DID YOU GET THE MEMO?

New York Times, Sunday, June 15, 2008

Author: Jeremy Newton
Editor: Will Shortz
Jeremy Newton
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {KQZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Newton. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Fills to almost overflowing : TOPSOFF
8. Unposed photo : CANDID
14. Search blindly : GROPE
19. What some shoot in a golf round : EVENPAR
20. Decked out : ADORNED
22. Alternatives to Yodels : HOHOS
23. Memo about Stephen King's "Christine"? : REPOSSESSEDAUTO
25. Bob Marley's "___ the Sheriff" : ISHOT
26. Drop from the invitation list, say : SNUB
27. Dig in : EAT
28. Staple figure in origami : CRANE
30. Emmy-winning Ward : SELA
31. Meeting of the minds? : ESP
32. Memo about an inveterate perjurer? : RELYINGONINSTINCT
37. Like the Honda Element : BOXY
38. BBC : Britain :: ___ : Italy : RAI
39. Part of 1/2 : SLASH
40. Want to undo : RUE
41. Absentee : TRUANT
44. Kind of line : CONGA
46. "Now I see!" : AHYES
48. Memo about a dating guide? : REPAIRMANUAL
50. Way around Paris : METRO
53. Contingencies : IFS
54. MSN rival : AOL
55. Board : MEALS
57. An essay may be on one : TEST
61. Loon : NUTCASE
64. Memo about where tariffs are imposed on incoming ships? : REPORTFORDUTY
68. In the slightest : ATALL
69. Mocks : JEERSAT
70. Apple gadget : CORER
71. Memo about stores for animal appendages? : RETAILOUTLETS
74. Falls on the border : NIAGARA
76. Strategic W.W. I river : YSER
77. Mower part : BLADE
78. Wee bit : TAD
79. D.C. bigwig : SEN
80. City on the Ruhr : ESSEN
82. Memo about a religious outpost for prisoners? : RECONMISSION
88. 1492 voyager : PINTA
91. Editorial take : SLANT
92. Have mercy (on) : GOEASY
93. Bearded beast : GNU
94. Source of wool : LLAMA
99. Timecard abbr. : HRS
100. Flirtatious sort : MINX
101. Memo about why to buy an air purifier? : REMOTEPOSSIBILITY
105. Box office sign : SRO
108. Canned : AXED
109. Lightly moisten : BEDEW
110. Journey part : LEG
111. "Right on!" : AMEN
112. Ready to roll? ... or not ready to roll? : TIRED
114. Memo about a lyricist? : REVERSEENGINEER
119. Top echelon : ELITE
120. Ignore the usual wake-up time : SLEEPIN
121. Clothing chain since 1994 : OLDNAVY
122. It's distracting : DECOY
123. John James Audubon, e.g. : ARTIST
124. "Ain't gonna happen!" : NOSIREE
1. Short and often not sweet : TERSE
2. Some are Dutch : OVENS
3. Give some zing : PEPUP
4. Hoity-toity type : SNOB
5. Special ___ : OPS
6. Fourth members of a musical group : FAS
7. At will : FREELY
8. Inflexible, as some rules : CASTIRON
9. Suffix with stock or block : ADE
10. Go-ahead signal : NOD
11. ___ Malfoy, Harry Potter antagonist : DRACO
12. Buries : INURNS
13. Special military assignment : DETAIL
14. 4, on a phone : GHI
15. "Arrested Development" actress Portia de ___ : ROSSI
16. Candy bar whose name is an exclamation : OHHENRY
17. It may be used for banking : POOLCUE
18. They're left behind : ESTATES
21. 1958 hit whose B-side was "La Bamba" : DONNA
24. Articulate : SAY
29. Biggest section in a dictionary : ESS
32. Rice-A-___ : RONI
33. All of a crowd, maybe : EXTRAS
34. When repeated, Mork's TV sign-off : NANU
35. Prefix with byte : GIGA
36. Whaling adverb : THAR
37. Kid's greeting : BAA
41. Threefold : TRINARY
42. Proves otherwise : REFUTES
43. Like Albany or Chicago : UPSTATE
44. Low-___ : CAL
45. Bordering on : ALMOST
47. Frank : HOTDOG
49. One of a comedic trio : MOE
50. LeBlanc of "Joey" : MATT
51. One with a pole position? : ELF
52. General on a Chinese menu : TSO
56. Long lines on a timeline : ERAS
58. Turkey is part of it : EURASIA
59. Music players : STEREOS
60. Rule before a revolution, maybe : TYRANNY
62. Popular table wine : CLARET
63. Clay, by another name : ALI
64. No longer working: Abbr. : RETD
65. Specialized fishermen : EELERS
66. Grand ___, setting for "Evangeline" : PRE
67. HDTV maker : RCA
69. King ___ Carlos of Spain : JUAN
72. Figure-watchers' figs. : LBS
73. World Cup cheer : OLE
74. Where Forrest Gump did a tour : NAM
75. "Gotcha," to a beatnik : IDIGIT
78. Boom maker : TNT
81. Put (away) : SALT
83. K-12 grades, collectively : ELHI
84. ___ loading : CARB
85. How a ringtone may be set : ONSILENT
86. Discman maker : SONY
87. ___ Ed : SEX
88. Like many nonanimated Disney films : PGRATED
89. Banished : INEXILE
90. Having digits : NUMERIC
95. Isr. neighbor : LEB
96. They do impressions : APERS
97. First Ford : MODELA
98. Invariably : ASEVER
100. Filet type : MIGNON
102. Schiller's "___ Joy" : ODETO
103. Babydoll : SWEET
104. Old western actor Van Cleef : LEE
105. Makeup applier's boo-boo : SMEAR
106. One of the Canterbury pilgrims : REEVE
107. Ham ___ : ONRYE
111. Years in old Rome : ANNI
113. Old Ottoman title : DEY
115. Univ. in Troy, N.Y. : RPI
116. Family nickname : SIS
117. Shine, in product names : GLO
118. Fingers : IDS

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