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New York Times, Sunday, June 19, 2011

Author: Patrick Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 143 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2011, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Nursery sounds : WAILS
6. Bates's "Misery" co-star : CAAN
10. Compadre : AMIGO
15. Having more than one band : AMFM
19. Weapon, e.g., in military-speak : ASSET
20. Regarding : ASTO
21. Something well-preserved? : WATER
22. ___ avis : RARA
23. "I've heard enough, retail outlet!" : SHUTUPSHOP
25. "I agree completely, dog-eared bit of paper!" : AMENCORNER
27. What you might get by moving a head? : PEZ
28. "Stop right where you are, picture holder!" : FREEZEFRAME
30. "One if by land, two if by sea" and others : CODES
31. Extinguished, with "out" : SNUFFED
33. Spots before your eyes? : ADS
34. Alaska Purchase negotiator : SEWARD
35. Symbol of royalty in old Egypt : ASP
36. Skunk, e.g. : FUR
38. Big-screen canine : ASTA
40. Jeans brand : LEE
41. The majority : MOST
44. "You're in danger, tall hill!" : LOOKOUTMOUNTAIN
49. Surname in a Poe tale : USHER
51. Check out : OGLE
52. Like racehorses : SHOD
53. Objectivist Rand : AYN
54. "The chair doesn't recognize you, steakhouse and chophouse!" : SITDOWNRESTAURANTS
59. Before, to Byron : ERE
60. Scorecard blemish : BOGEY
61. Lift provider : RIDE
62. Vessels with spouts : EWERS
65. Light TV fare : SITCOMS
67. Sticky seedcase : BUR
68. Explorer Richard Byrd's plane : AMERICA
70. Writing surface : SLATE
71. Make nonsensical notes? : SCAT
73. Roast V.I.P. : EMCEE
75. Work in the field : SOW
76. "I'd be miserable without you, tapestry!" : DONTLEAVEMEHANGING
80. D.C.-based news source : NPR
82. Australia's Lake ___ National Park : EYRE
83. See 93-Across : ABLE
84. Inasmuch as : SINCE
85. "Goodbye, place I used to live!" : FAREWELLADDRESS
89. Philip with a 1975 best seller on C.I.A. secrets : AGEE
90. Sistine Chapel ceiling figure : EVE
91. Like many sunscreens : OILY
92. Cessation : END
93. Is 83-Across : CAN
95. Big name in California wine : MASSON
97. Endorser's need : PEN
99. Another name for Buddha : GAUTAMA
103. Speak for everyone in the room : ORATE
104. "Just keep doing what you're doing, suitcases!" : CARRYONBAGS
109. One of the Bobbsey twins : NAN
110. "I read you loud and clear, breakfast meat!" : ROGERBACON
112. "It was all my fault, gun attachment!" : SORRYSIGHT
114. Over again : ANEW
115. Pop singer Lopez : TRINI
116. Addition to café : LAIT
117. Keys in a chain : ISLES
118. Amount that's settled for : LESS
119. Caddie's offering : WEDGE
120. "This looks like trouble!" : OHOH
121. Manicurist's aid : EMERY
1. Some nest builders : WASPS
2. Lacking color : ASHEN
3. Diesel engine manufacturer : ISUZU
4. Rented out : LET
5. Packs : STUFFS
6. Checked out before robbing : CASED
7. Athlete who wrote "Off the Court" : ASHE
8. Complete : ATOZ
9. "You're mistaken" : NOPE
10. Certificate on a wall, maybe : AWARD
11. "___ Pearl" (Jackson 5 hit) : MAMAS
12. Gossip subject : ITEM
13. One that's passed along : GENE
14. Brute of fantasy : ORC
15. Sign symbol : ARROW
16. Kipling poem about Burma : MANDALAY
17. Lack of constraints : FREEREIN
18. James of "X-Men" films : MARSDEN
24. Lay the groundwork : PREP
26. Great body : OCEAN
29. Old West gambling game : FARO
32. Inevitable : FATED
34. "Rugrats" father : STU
36. ___ artist (film crew member) : FOLEY
37. Soprano pineapple and others, briefly : UKES
38. Con ___ (tenderly) : AMORE
39. Something that shouldn't be flat : SODA
41. Patrons of the arts : MUSES
42. Green-skinned god : OSIRIS
43. Old Jewish community : SHTETL
44. Pines : LONGS
45. "Puss in Boots" figure : OGRE
46. Former carrier name : USAIR
47. Land heavily : THUD
48. Acronymic weapon : TASER
50. "Mr. ___" (1983 Styx hit) : ROBOTO
55. 19th Amendment beneficiaries : WOMEN
56. Cable network with the motto "Not reality. Actuality." : TRUTV
57. Panhellenic Games site : NEMEA
58. Elementary school grads, typically : TWEENS
63. Ascendant : RISING
64. Torch bearer : SCONCE
66. Key group : CADRE
67. Objected to a shearing, possibly : BAAED
68. Pines : ACHES
69. "Shucks!" : AWGEE
71. With deviousness : SLYLY
72. Michael of "Juno" : CERA
73. Lodge : EMBED
74. Diner of 1970s-'80s TV : MELS
77. Giveaway at the poker table : TELL
78. Make : EARN
79. Not just big : GIANT
80. Fictional island in two Alistair MacLean novels : NAVARONE
81. Augurs : PRESAGES
85. Situated at the thigh : FEMORAL
86. Bearer of a dozen roses, maybe : WOOER
87. A, in Arnstadt : EIN
88. Turn down : DENY
93. Showing deviousness : CAGY
94. Person of Perth : AUSSIE
96. Nurses old grudges, say : STEWS
97. Runcible spoon feature : PRONG
98. Banks known as Mr. Cub : ERNIE
99. Wayne's pal in "Wayne's World" : GARTH
100. Fish : ANGLE
101. TV host with "New Rules" : MAHER
102. Unable to relax : ANTSY
104. Serious attention : CARE
105. Lemon juice, e.g. : ACID
106. Home of Hallvard's ruined cathedral : OSLO
107. Life saver? : NOAH
108. Vivacity : BRIO
111. "Incidentally," in chat rooms : BTW
113. Philosophy suffix : ISM

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