TEA FOR TWO

New York Times, Sunday, June 20, 1999

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 75 Missing: {JQV} This is puzzle # 87 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Much Ado About Nothing" friar : FRANCIS
8. Long Island town with a weather station : ISLIP
13. Diversified : WIDENED
20. Lake of the Four Forest Cantons : LUCERNE
21. Queen topper : TIARA
22. Quite a while back : AGESAGO
23. Without change : ASUSUAL
24. Pianist Claudio : ARRAU
25. To the extent that : SOFARAS
26. Chat : TETEATETE
27. The : DEFINITEARTICLE
29. Film frame : CEL
30. Kin to blackguards and knaves : CADS
32. Some coal carriers : SCOWS
33. Opening run : ABCD
35. Bill passers : ATMS
36. Boulez's New York Philharmonic successor : MEHTA
37. Psalm ender : SELAH
42. Pulitzer playwright Akins : ZOE
43. Carry out : EXECUTE
45. "I'm so glad!" : YAY
46. Biblical question : ISITI
47. Overlooked : UNNOTED
49. Purple shade : PUCE
51. Heavy-duty hauler : OXCART
52. Pretend : LETON
53. Gather with difficulty : SCRAPEUP
57. "Batman" sound effect : BAM
58. Language of Mexico : MAYA
61. A castle of Blackbeard overlooks its harbor : CHARLOTTEAMALIE
63. ["Oh my!"] : GASP
66. Russian name meaning "holy" : OLGA
68. "___ your disposal" : IMAT
69. Where Davy Crockett was born: Abbr. : TENN
70. Ghostlike : ASWHITEASASHEET
75. Word that's an accidental acronym of a Hemingway title : TSAR
77. Santa Fe-to-Roswell dir. : SSE
78. Overwraps : SMOTHERS
79. Oversight : LAPSE
83. Home with a view : PUEBLO
85. Great times : ERAS
87. Showed off, as biceps : RIPPLED
89. Substantial : AMPLE
90. Finish completely, with "up" : MOP
93. Juice providers? : OUTLETS
95. "___ then I said..." : AND
96. Doesn't work : RESTS
97. Become a member : ENROL
99. Shot maker : HYPO
100. Race place : INDY
101. Phony : FAKER
102. Experience : FEEL
103. Wedded : ONE
104. Slips, e.g. : INTIMATEAPPAREL
110. Uncomfortable : ILLATEASE
114. Gourmet sprinkle : SEASALT
115. "...___ in the affairs of men": Shak. : ATIDE
116. Offender : CULPRIT
117. Driving force : IMPULSE
118. Mission in "The Thin Red Line" : RECON
119. Short solo : ARIETTA
120. More lathered : SOAPIER
121. Downing Street family, 1955-57 : EDENS
122. Is displeased and then some : SEETHES
1. One way to fall : FLAT
2. Stratagem : RUSE
3. Soufflé ingredient? : ACUTEACCENT
4. Fit together : NESTED
5. Barbaric : CRUEL
6. ___ the finish : INAT
7. Kind of shorts : SELECTED
8. "That makes sense" : ITADDSUP
9. Begets : SIRES
10. 1968 British comedy "Only When I ___" : LARF
11. Poker player's declaration : IRAISE
12. Potbellied : PAUNCHY
13. Get way too thin : WASTEAWAY
14. Stravinsky and others : IGORS
15. Skillful : DEFT
16. Morales of "La Bamba" : ESAI
17. Bust maker : NARC
18. Alike: Fr. : EGAL
19. Two teaspoons, say : DOSE
28. Itty-bitty bit : IOTA
31. Car co. bought by Chrysler : AMC
33. Blue, in Baja : AZUL
34. Cut to the ___ : BONE
35. Can : AXE
36. Big drawer? : MECCA
37. When early-bird specials often end : SIXPM
38. Emergency PC key : ESC
39. At risk : LIABLE
40. Transport of song : ATRAIN
41. Offers? : HITMEN
43. Sicilian spouter : ETNA
44. Rear end : TUSH
48. Zing : OOMPH
50. Be off : ERR
51. Beats in a pie contest? : OUTEATS
54. Got off : ALIT
55. Little dog, briefly : POM
56. Pennsylvanie, e.g. : ETAT
59. "I love you, Juanita" : YOTEAMO
60. As well : ALSO
61. Like some transactions : CASH
62. Like a rat in ___ : ATRAP
63. One of a Christmas trio : GASPAR
64. Appropriate : ASSUME
65. Panoramas : SWEEPS
67. Roscoe : GAT
71. They rise above sea level : ISLES
72. Tee follower? : HEE
73. Flynn on screen : ERROL
74. Whom "she saw...on a seesaw," in a children's ditty : ESAU
76. Where to find Aletsch Glacier : ALPS
80. Our world : PLANETEARTH
81. Cause to go : SEND
82. Swirl : EDDY
84. Short order, for short : BLT
86. Mount in 1980 news : STHELENS
87. Clones, e.g. : REPLICAS
88. "Who am ___ judge?" : ITO
90. Many a dinosaur : MEATEATER
91. Doing kitchen duty, to a G.I. : ONKP
92. Set up : PREPARE
94. Caustic cleanser : LYE
98. Preached : ORATED
100. Sulking : INAPET
101. Kind of heart or teeth : FALSE
102. Was sustained by : FEDON
103. Stan's man : OLLIE
104. Goddess in "Aïda" : ISIS
105. "Little ___" : NEMO
106. Spanish appetizer : TAPA
107. "The Bronx ___..." : ISUP
108. French Sudan today : MALI
109. The Owls of the Western Athletic Conference : RICE
111. Come-on : LURE
112. Whereabouts : SITE
113. H H H : ETAS

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