ENRICH

New York Times, Sunday, June 15, 2014

Author: Tony Orbach
Editor: Will Shortz
Tony Orbach
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 64 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Orbach. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

Tony Orbach notes: As with other puzzles that I've done with seemingly random added letters, this one came from having one of the phrases pop into my head — in this case, it was 32-Across (LEAVENING LAS VEGAS). That the ... more
Jeff Chen notes: An experienced constructor and fellow CrosSynergy member, Tony gives us a straightforward 'add-a-letter(s)' type theme today, ENRICH being construed as 'add richness by adding an EN.' Some funny resulting phrases, ... more
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© 2014, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sack lunch staple, for short : PBANDJ
7. Bumbling sergeant on "Hogan's Heroes" : SCHULTZ
14. Like a universal recipient : TYPEAB
20. Night lights : AURORA
21. Wyoming people : ARAPAHO
22. Chief Theban deity : AMENRA
23. Episode title for a cooking show featuring chicken recipes? : PREPARATIONHEN
25. Alex of "Blazing Saddles" : KARRAS
26. Nixon's veep : AGNEW
27. "Get ___!" : HIM
28. Lighten : EASE
30. Grub : FARE
31. Certain petty officer: Abbr. : YEO
32. Goal for a comic working the Strip? : LEAVENINGLASVEGAS
38. Ballet and others : ARTS
40. Court grp. : NBA
41. Awed : AGOG
42. Gere's wife in "Dr. T & the Women" : FAWCETT
43. Bit of needlework? : TAT
45. What a 9-5 worker worked on? : SAAB
46. Caper movie plot piece : HEIST
47. Informal advice to an overeager picker? : LETERRIPEN
52. "O.K." from Tom Sawyer : YESM
53. Spot, maybe : TVAD
57. Warning : ALERT
58. Floor : WOW
59. German geographical name suffix : STADT
61. "___ Street Blues" : BEALE
62. Jane ___, Helen Mirren's "Prime Suspect" role : TENNISON
64. Roberto Benigni's Oscar-winning role in "Life Is Beautiful" : GUIDO
65. Writing tip : PENNIB
66. Ill. neighbor : IND
67. Request to represent a Minnesota senator's side of a debate? : CANIBEFRANKEN
70. Word shouted immediately before "Feliz Año Nuevo" : UNO
71. Without exception : FORALL
73. Journalist Pyle : ERNIE
74. Well-maintained : INREPAIR
76. Go for ___ : ARIDE
77. Additions and subtractions, of a sort : EDITS
78. Lao-___ : TSE
79. Health care company in the Fortune 100 : AETNA
80. Command : HELM
81. Like one saying "I told you so!" : SMUG
82. Tarzan's response when asked if the noodles are cooked? : RAMENTOUGH
84. "You dig?" reply : IMHIP
86. Murder : DOIN
88. Philip of "Kung Fu" : AHN
89. Tries to hear better, say : LEANSIN
92. Either Abby or Martha in "Arsenic and Old Lace" : AUNT
93. Carrying one is part of a tour duty : AMP
95. Performer of tricks? : YOYO
99. Naval officer who's an expert in astrology? : ENSIGNOFTHEZODIAC
103. "I'll pass" : NAH
104. Lupino and Tarbell : IDAS
105. Scottish hillside : BRAE
106. Basketball goaltending locale : RIM
107. Nimble : LITHE
109. "Oh no? I'll show you!" : CANTOO
111. Religious ceremony for two Hollywood brothers? : COENORDINATION
116. Rearward : ASTERN
117. Portmanteau landmass : EURASIA
118. It comes as a shock : TREMOR
119. Whitfield of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" : SHEREE
120. Flower parts : STAMENS
121. Cause for burning at the stake : HERESY
1. Fruit popular in Thai salads : PAPAYA
2. Turkey ___ : BURGER
3. Playground retort : ARENOT
4. "I don't think so" : NOPE
5. One might say "y'all" with one : DRAWL
6. Rattle : JAR
7. Cannabis ___ (marijuana) : SATIVA
8. Fiction genre : CRIME
9. Vietnamese coin : HAO
10. Former "Veronica Mars" airer : UPN
11. "Well, ___-di-dah" : LAH
12. Option for "Which came first ...?" : THEEGG
13. Like London Tube pricing : ZONAL
14. Points : TAKESAIM
15. Diva Sumac : YMA
16. Beauty ideal : PERFECTTEN
17. Incense : ENRAGE
18. Genesis mount : ARARAT
19. Like the lowest of low blows : BASEST
24. Pequod captain : AHAB
29. Most conservative : SAFEST
33. ___'acte : ENTR
34. Indian bread : NAAN
35. Supermarket chain : IGA
36. Head : NOB
37. Bugs, of a sort : VWS
39. Severe : STERN
44. A, but not B or C : ARTICLE
45. Do some needlework : SEW
46. Pleasure seeking : HEDONISM
47. Queen of "Chicago" : LATIFAH
48. Title girl in a 1968 hit by the Turtles : ELENORE
49. Certain shoot : TENDRIL
50. When repeated, a happy cry : IWON
51. Forked over : PONIEDUP
52. When tripled, blah, blah, blah : YADA
54. South Pacific archipelago : VANUATU
55. Truing: Var. : ALINING
56. Kerr of "An Affair to Remember" : DEBORAH
59. Muslim mystics : SUFIS
60. Need spelling, say : TIRE
61. Not worthy of : BENEATH
63. Bando of baseball : SAL
64. Fellow : GENT
65. According to : PER
68. Jolly Roger in "Peter Pan," e.g. : BRIG
69. One might be brought up in a brawl : KNEE
72. Supervise : ADMINISTER
75. Showy bloom : PEONY
77. Key of Dvorák's Symphony No. 9 : EMINOR
78. M&M color replaced by blue : TAN
81. Shank : SHINBONE
82. Luxuriousness : RITZ
83. River whose source is Mount Saint Helena : NAPA
85. N.Y.C. sports venue : MSG
86. [Forehead slap] : DUH
87. 1300 hours, to a civilian : ONE
89. Classic German cameras : LEICAS
90. - : ENDASH
91. People of Ghana: Var. : ASANTE
92. Paid for dinner, say : ATEOUT
93. Title sneaker brand in a Run-D.M.C. hit : ADIDAS
94. Food critic Sheraton : MIMI
96. Punctually : ONTIME
97. Bozos : YAHOOS
98. Short story award : OHENRY
100. Mugs : FACES
101. Politico Hatch : ORRIN
102. County near Limerick : CLARE
108. Ancient artery : ITER
110. Iron ___ : ORE
112. Disco ___ : ERA
113. '60s service site : NAM
114. Sugar suffix : OSE
115. Ultimate : NTH

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