EPITAPH FOR AN INVENTOR

New York Times, Sunday, June 25, 1995

Author: Frances Hansen
Editor: Will Shortz
Frances Hansen
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 73 Missing: {Q} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 87 for Ms. Hansen. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1995, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Check : IMPEDE
7. Fast time : RAMADAN
14. Baked desserts : CRISPS
20. Put through a strainer : SIEVED
21. It's much thanked in March : ACADEMY
22. Jinx : HOODOO
23. Start of the epitaph : HERELIESTHEFAMOUSWATT
26. Seventh-inning ritual : STRETCH
27. Type of whale : SEI
28. These can be lucky : BREAKS
29. Overly : TOO
30. One with a pitchfork : SATAN
32. Nevada town : ELY
33. Start of a well-known hymn : NEARER
37. Painter of waterlilies : MONET
38. Symbol of electric flux : PSI
39. Obtain : REAP
43. Down-home entertainment : OPRY
44. Late great Grant : CARY
45. "_____ oui!" (certainly): Fr. : MAIS
46. Gottfried's sister, in opera : ELSA
47. More of the epitaph : SOMEWHEREABOUTTHISLOT
53. Tiverton river : EXE
54. Pumped-up body : HULK
55. Rough, as a road : RUTTY
56. Simon and Diamond : NEILS
57. Stare at : EYEBALL
59. Beaut : DOOZIE
61. Ally of "St. Elmo's Fire" : SHEEDY
62. Sites for bookcases : ALCOVES
64. Having chairs, maybe : ENDOWED
66. Skullcap : BEANIE
69. How to draw an egg : OVALLY
71. Behan's "_____ Boy" : BORSTAL
75. Violinist Mischa : ELMAN
76. Connaught county seat : SLIGO
77. Japanese sandal : ZORI
78. Coded matter : RNA
79. More of the epitaph : AMONGTHESEPATIENTDEAD
84. Hospital supplies : SERA
85. Be held in esteem : RATE
86. Forbes profilees : CEOS
87. Years ago : ONCE
88. "_____ bien!" : TRES
89. Pacino and Gore : ALS
90. Boxer with a 90-9 career record : DURAN
92. Wasn't serious : JESTED
94. Puppeteer Baird : BIL
95. Steven of Aerosmith : TYLER
96. Half a sawbuck : FIN
97. Aware of : WISETO
100. Cricket sides : ONS
101. Move : MIGRATE
105. End of the epitaph : WHOKNOWSWATTLIESAHEAD
110. Less fleshy : BONIER
111. Regrouping tactic : TIMEOUT
112. 1992 Wimbledon winner : AGASSI
113. Takes it easy : COASTS
114. Computer memory : STORAGE
115. Hardy novel locale, usually : WESSEX
1. Kabibble of Kay Kyser's band : ISH
2. Architect _____ van der Rohe : MIES
3. Natty : PERT
4. At all : EVER
5. Kind of key : DELETE
6. Life support? : EDITOR
7. Multitude of occurences : RASH
8. Take steps : ACT
9. _____-jongg : MAH
10. Carol starter : ADESTE
11. Master : DEFEAT
12. With full force : AMAIN
13. Falstaff's rascally crony : NYM
14. Ill-natured : CHURLISH
15. Football's Grier : ROSEY
16. "Bridges of Madison County" setting : IOWA
17. Neighbor of 16-Down: Abbr. : SDAK
18. Big winnings : POTS
19. Boozehound : SOT
24. "Apocalypse Postponed" essayist : ECO
25. Tub's problem : OBESITY
30. Teed off : SORE
31. Novelist Seton : ANYA
33. "Long time _____!" : NOSEE
34. Adhesive : EPOXY
35. Paris' Musée de l'_____ : ARMEE
36. Jewish _____ : RYE
37. The "M" in M-1 rifle : MARK
38. Encouraged, in a way : PATTED
39. Tries again to make rain : RESEEDS
40. "Dallas" Miss : ELLIE
41. _____ as the hills : ASOLD
42. Sucker : PATSY
44. Food wrapping, informally : CELLO
45. Rebel : MUTINY
48. Good beating : WHALING
49. Actor Tom of "Amadeus" : HULCE
50. Buddy : BRO
51. European blackbird : OUZEL
52. Be left : INHERIT
58. Bats : BANANAS
59. Work out : DEVISE
60. Lake of the Ozarks tributary : OSAGE
61. Avowed : SWORN
63. Triptych side panels : VOLETS
65. Cousins of musettes : OBOES
66. Half of a Disney duo : BEAST
67. Inventor Sperry : ELMER
68. Dean Martin subject : AMORE
70. Truncate : LOP
72. E.C. Bentley detective : TRENT
73. Within _____ of (near) : ANACE
74. Filled a hold : LADED
76. Hardly intellectual : SHALLOW
77. Site of King David's royal residence : ZION
80. Rats : TRAITORS
81. Farm unit : ACRE
82. Well up : TEAR
83. Some fashion tips : DOS
90. Go-getter : DYNAMO
91. Lough Erne location : ULSTER
92. Common card-table project : JIGSAW
93. Incense : ENRAGE
94. "John Brown's Body" poet : BENET
95. Namely : TOWIT
96. "For shame!" : FIE
97. Owl's question? : WHOO
98. Gaels of college athletics : IONA
99. Nordica products : SKIS
101. Little bit : MITE
102. Puzzle solvers' cries : AHAS
103. 1994 title role for Shirley MacLaine : TESS
104. Facility : EASE
105. Pugilists' org. : WBC
106. Relatives of aves. : STS
107. Shelley's "_____ Skylark" : TOA
108. Schlep : LUG
109. Fort _____, N.J. : DIX

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