CRITIC'S VIEW

New York Times, Sunday, June 18, 2000

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 79 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 55 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Place to change : CABANA
7. Film festival site : CANNES
13. Powerful cliques : MAFIAS
19. Cottonwood trees : ALAMOS
20. Cousin of a meadowlark : ORIOLE
21. Feminine : WOMANLY
22. Some bomb squad members : ROBOTS
23. Lunar craft : LANDER
24. Moved with a davit : HOISTED
25. Start of a quote : IHAVENOOBJECTIONSTO
28. Home to many Swiss banks : BASEL
29. "___ Little Tenderness" : TRYA
30. Nautical ropes : TYES
31. Istanbul currency : LIRA
33. Leader of a flock : PASTOR
36. Itch cause, perhaps : BITE
40. Tore : SPED
44. Quote, part 2 : LONGTEDIOUSPLAYS
48. "L'chaim," literally : TOLIFE
50. 1943 conference site : TEHRAN
51. They're taken in punishment : LUMPS
52. Historian Durant : ARIEL
53. Elroy's pooch : ASTRO
54. Member of a sting operation? : KILLERBEE
58. Gentlemanly reply : YESMAAM
60. Accelerator bit : ION
61. Visits from Carry Nation : RAIDS
62. Atlanta-to-Miami dir. : SSE
63. With 65-Across, Irish writer and author of the quote : JOHNB
65. See 63-Across : KEANE
67. Legal ending : ESE
70. Gap : SPACE
72. Venue for the Blues Brothers, for short : SNL
73. Music shop fixtures : CDRACKS
76. Checkers masters : THENIXONS
80. Patricia of "Betrayal" : HODGE
82. They sit near the violas : OBOES
83. Two-handed lunches : HEROS
84. One who's not out of bounds? : LEAPER
86. Nervous ___ : NELLIE
87. Quote, part 3 : IALWAYSFEELFRESH
92. One, in Köln : EINS
93. Jeanne d'Arc et al.: Abbr. : STES
94. Cockeyed : ALLWET
95. Saddlery needs : AWLS
97. Aligned : TRUE
98. Stiff bristle : SETA
100. Allegro ___ (very fast) : ASSAI
105. End of the quote : WHENIWAKEUPATTHEEND
111. Like some elephants : ASIATIC
113. Environs : MILIEU
114. Runoff spot : RAVINE
115. In progress : NOTDONE
116. Like meringue : BEATEN
117. Sites for fights : ARENAS
118. Book of Changes : ICHING
119. Least hale : ILLEST
120. Sire, e.g. : PARENT
1. West Indies language : CARIB
2. Wahine's welcome : ALOHA
3. Cakes with kicks : BABAS
4. "Don't make ___!" : AMOVE
5. ___ motel (tryst site) : NOTELL
6. Part of N.A.A.C.P.: Abbr. : ASSN
7. Pigments : COLORANTS
8. Sheikdom of song : ARABY
9. Stealth warrior : NINJA
10. Network terminal : NODE
11. T.V.A. product : ELEC
12. Muralist José María ___ : SERT
13. End users? : MOONERS
14. Wacky : AMISS
15. Ramadan observance : FAST
16. Captivated by : INTO
17. Partner of steak : ALE
18. Lead role on TV's "Providence" : SYD
21. "...it's ___ know" : WHOYOU
26. Not esto or eso : OTRO
27. Put ___ (ask a hard question) : ITTO
32. Project conclusion? : ILE
33. LuPone role : PERON
34. Oklahoma county seat : ADA
35. Scuttle : SINK
36. Makes fuzzy : BLURS
37. Prosodic foot : IAMB
38. Play a key role? : TYPE
39. Caesar's existence : ESSE
40. Doesn't fold : STAYS
41. Pumice features : PORES
42. Name in a Beethoven opus : ELISE
43. Vietnam's Ngo Dinh ___ : DIEM
45. Gain entry : GETIN
46. Beat, as the heart : THROB
47. Entreated : PLED
49. Marco Isl.'s locale : FLA
53. British Petroleum acquisition : AMOCO
55. Something to cash in: Abbr. : IRA
56. Tilter's need : LANCE
57. Emulated Ananias : LIED
59. Comet competitor : AJAX
64. Biddy : HEN
65. Big name in book publishing : KNOPF
66. Venerable one : ELDER
67. Gastroenteritis cause : ECOLI
68. Knitter's buy : SKEIN
69. Test track features : ESSES
70. Winter blankets? : SNOWS
71. Council city of 1409 : PISA
72. Ten Commandments word : SHALT
74. Beluga yield : ROE
75. Skilled : ABLE
76. Michael Moore's "Downsize ___!" : THIS
77. Gun, slangily : HEAT
78. Colleague of Dashiell : ERLE
79. Horde : SLEW
81. Matriarchal figure : GREATAUNT
85. Really big shoe? : EEE
86. Vezina Trophy org. : NHL
88. Serving up whoppers : YARNING
89. Floodgate : SLUICE
90. Whooshed : FLEW
91. Smack : SWAT
96. Most of Libya : SAHARA
97. Grand name : TETON
98. Place for hospitality : SUITE
99. They're pointless : EPEES
101. Break off : SEVER
102. Île de la Cité locale : SEINE
103. The U.N.'s Kofi ___ : ANNAN
104. Clarification preceder : IDEST
105. Attached to : WITH
106. "___ known then..." : HADI
107. Prefix with valence : AMBI
108. Actor Martin of "Hill Street Blues" : KIEL
109. Carrier to Ben-Gurion : ELAL
110. Kind of door : TRAP
111. Violinist Kavafian : ANI
112. Rare polit. designation : SOC

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