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New York Times, Sunday, June 22, 2008

Author: Pamela Amick Klawitter
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Klawitter. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Third Crusade siege site : ACRE
5. Citadel trainee : PLEBE
10. Where houses traditionally have no walls : SAMOA
15. Isn't idle : ACTS
19. Leeway : ROOM
20. Like galleys : OARED
21. Run ___ of : AFOUL
22. Great Lakes salmon : COHO
23. FOOD COURT ___ CIRCUIT BOARD : CASECLOSED
25. CIRCUIT BOARD ___ ROOM SERVICE : FOOTLOCKER
27. Music may come in it : STEREO
28. Stock market worker : TRADER
30. Like some sacrifices : SUPREME
31. Stove option : GAS
32. Is for a group? : ARE
33. Clothing lines : CREASES
34. Life's partner : TIMES
37. ___-midi (French time of day) : APRES
41. Like many dorms nowadays : COED
42. Laughable : INANE
43. ROOM SERVICE ___ LIGHT TOUCH : ROADHAZARD
46. Code unit : DOT
49. Covert sound : PSST
50. "Beetle Bailey" character : SARGE
51. What greedy people want : MORE
52. Cause someone's insomnia, maybe : SNORE
54. "Git!" : OUT
55. LIGHT TOUCH ___ BELL PEPPER : SCREENDOOR
57. Pet animal of Salvador Dali : OCELOT
58. Sponge : FREELOAD
60. Sylvia Plath poem that begins "I know the bottom, she says. I know it with my great tap root" : ELM
61. Weightlifter's rep : CURL
62. Impassioned : FERVENT
63. Corporate division : SALES
65. Fabric border : SELVAGE
68. Give up : CEDE
69. Young newt : EFT
70. Some dates have one : CHAPERON
71. Long-armed Sumatrans : ORANGS
73. BELL PEPPER ___ BRUSH FIRE : SPRAYPAINT
76. Was idle : SAT
77. Track take : PURSE
78. "It's been real" : CIAO
79. Protection : AEGIS
80. Iota : MITE
81. "Father ___ ," hit 1990s British sitcom : TED
82. BRUSH FIRE ___ SMART CAR : WALLSTREET
84. Songwriter Carol Bayer ___ : SAGER
85. "Comin' ___ the Rye" : THRO
86. French word before deux or nous : ENTRE
87. Dialogue units : LINES
88. Bore : CALIBER
92. Third-century year : CCX
94. D-Day mo. : JUN
95. Tale of a trip to Ithaca : ODYSSEY
96. Shaped, as wood : LATHED
100. Julia who starred in "Sabrina," 1995 : ORMOND
104. SMART CAR ___ PIANO BAR : POOLPLAYER
106. PIANO BAR ___ TRAILHEAD : GRAPHPAPER
108. Composer Thomas : ARNE
109. Irving Berlin's "___ My Heart at the Stage Door Canteen" : ILEFT
110. Tennessee teammate : TITAN
111. Final Four game : SEMI
112. Tomorrow's opposite: Abbr. : YEST
113. Send : ELATE
114. Some seconds : VEEPS
115. Too: Fr. : TROP
1. Tennis lobs, e.g. : ARCS
2. Prince Albert, for one : COAT
3. Gift that might cut : ROSE
4. Newly developed, as technology : EMERGENT
5. Pullover shirts : POLOS
6. Dweller along the Mekong : LAO
7. Once, old-style : ERST
8. Mugful : BEER
9. Work of prose or poetry : EDDA
10. More conservative, as investments : SAFER
11. In front of, in dialect : AFORE
12. Farm call : MOO
13. Best, in a way : OUTSCORE
14. Played the enchantress : ALLURED
15. Gulf of Guinea capital : ACCRA
16. Alternatives to RCs : COKES
17. ___ park : THEME
18. Blisters, e.g. : SORES
24. "Stop it!" : CEASE
26. Place for an opinion : OPED
29. Code unit : DASH
34. Give insider info : TIPOFF
35. Protect : INSURE
36. TRAILHEAD ___ COUNTERTOP : MASTERCARD
37. Turkey's tallest peak : ARARAT
38. Read carefully : PORED
39. Throw a fit : RAGE
40. Heaven on earth : EDEN
41. Vikki who sang "It Must Be Him" : CARR
44. Soap plant : AMOLE
45. Some camera lenses : ZOOMS
46. COUNTERTOP ___ POST OFFICE : DOLLARSIGN
47. Oaxaca gold : ORO
48. Hanoi holiday : TET
50. Teahouse treats : SCONES
52. Cut decoratively : SCULPT
53. Brass : NERVE
55. Heavy hitter : SLEDGE
56. Area around the mouth : DELTA
57. A tremendous supply : OCEANS
59. 2, 4, 6, 8, etc. : EVENS
63. Calyx part : SEPAL
64. They were seen at Black Power meetings : AFROS
65. Like Iran's Ahmadinejad : SHIITE
66. Satan is often seen with one : GOATEE
67. Records : ENTERS
70. Bull or Buck, e.g. : CAGER
71. Make a choice : OPT
72. Paris's ___ La Fayette : RUE
73. Farm tower : SILO
74. Ball in a basket : YARN
75. "Syriana" actress Amanda : PEET
78. Tote : CARRYALL
80. It's in front of a mizzen : MAINMAST
82. Something to pop : WHEELIE
83. Write on a BlackBerry, maybe : TEXT
84. Eat noisily : SLURP
85. Recipe abbr. : TBSP
88. Fee for many a doctor's visit : COPAY
89. Put on a pedestal : ADORE
90. City on the Rhone : LYONS
91. Key : ISLET
92. Split : CLEFT
93. Garçon's handout : CARTE
94. Bordello patrons : JOHNS
97. Channel for interior decorators : HGTV
98. Buffalo's county : ERIE
99. Go out with : DATE
101. Button next to a * : OPER
102. Fictional captain : NEMO
103. IV ___ : DRIP
105. A way to vote : YEA
107. Drivel : PAP

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