HEAR! HEAR!

New York Times, Sunday, June 27, 2004

Author: Peter Abide and Steven Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Abide
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Steve Kahn
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 75 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Abide. This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Locale for Bo-Peep : MEADOW
7. Noted ennead : MUSES
12. Sigmoid : SSHAPED
19. Offered as proof : ADDUCED
21. In concert : ASONE
22. Current flowing in the direction of the wind : LEETIDE
23. "Long live the king! Long live the king!," for example? : CHANTSOFREIGN
25. Pertinent : ONTOPIC
26. "Oh, puh-leeze!" : GETALIFE
27. Saturn, e.g. : DEUS
29. Ambient music composer Brian : ENO
30. Addition signs : CARETS
33. 1940's-50's leader with a palindromic name : UNU
34. 1962 war epic, with "The" : LONGESTDAY
37. Mixture : OLIO
38. Cotton pod in Santiago? : BOLLOFCHILE
40. Persian pleasures? : CATNIPS
44. Blockheads : OAFS
45. Seminary graduate : RABBI
49. It can be picked out : ORE
50. Prefix with natal : NEO
51. Advance, slangily : SPOT
53. Load : INSTALL
55. Latin lover's word : AMO
56. Author Bret's deceptive move? : FEINTOFHARTE
60. Missing, in a way : AWOL
61. Washout : FLOP
63. Witty Bombeck : ERMA
64. Movie mogul Marcus : LOEW
65. Amoeba, e.g. : BLOB
66. Chatterbox : JAWER
68. Sit (down) : PLOP
69. Down in the dumps : GLUM
70. Levee feature : SLOPE
71. ___ lot (gorged oneself) : ATEA
72. Washington locale, with "the" : MALL
73. Bookstore sect. : BIOG
74. Hebrew leader: Var. : ALEF
75. Footnote abbr. : IBID
76. Bridal procession area? : AISLEOFWHITE
79. F.D.R.-era agcy. : WPA
82. Chatterboxes : MAGPIES
84. Code signals : DITS
85. Former California fort : ORD
86. Frick collection : ART
87. Work ___ : ETHIC
88. Popular music magazine : SPIN
90. Consistent moneymaker : CASHCOW
92. Quiet before lions attack an animal herd? : PEACEOFGNUS
98. Home of 3-Down: Abbr. : OKLA
99. Vulnerable area : UNDERBELLY
102. She famously married in Gibraltar on 3/20/69 : ONO
103. Addict : ABUSER
105. Flying Cloud automaker : REO
106. Island east of Java : BALI
107. Lacking a sponsor : ORPHANED
109. Decorative shelters : GAZEBOS
112. Herb for one at the Round Table? : THYMEOFKNIGHT
117. Kick up a notch : ELEVATE
118. "Er ..." : IMEAN
119. Feature of the stratosphere : THINAIR
120. Abandons : DESERTS
121. Sore spots : CORNS
122. Curt : SNIPPY
1. Fellah : MAC
2. Old English letter : EDH
3. Town in 98-Across : ADA
4. "The Count of Monte Cristo" setting : DUNGEON
5. Chess pawns, e.g. : OCTET
6. Bridge positions : WESTS
7. Name with Dan or San : MARINO
8. Earning one's keep, say : USEFUL
9. Parisian silk : SOIE
10. Side in the War of 1812: Abbr. : ENG
11. Goodbye gala : SENDOFF
12. Swamp : SLOUGH
13. Judo master : SENSEI
14. Plenty ticked, with "up" : HET
15. ___ Z : ATO
16. Spoke (up) : PIPED
17. Suburb of Minneapolis : EDINA
18. Spurious aircraft : DECOY
20. ___ 180 : DOA
24. Bungle : FLUB
28. Letter attachments: Abbr. : ENCS
30. Ski lodge fare : COCOA
31. Door attachment : ALARM
32. Dieter's morning routine? : RITEOFWEIGH
34. Unwilling : LOATH
35. Certain cameras, for short : SLRS
36. Place to set cups : TEATABLE
39. Bath accessory : LOOFA
41. Guaranteed to get : INFOR
42. Wren's sound : PEEP
43. "___ lied!" : SOI
46. Outcry from an eccentric group? : BAWLOFWACKS
47. Weak hit : BLOOP
48. "Would you look at that?!" : ILLBE
51. Boardwalk diversion : STROLL
52. Ceremonial splendor : POMP
53. Couple of the week, e.g. : ITEM
54. Unfamiliar : NEW
57. Carter and others : NELLS
58. Concedes : ALLOWS
59. Unedited : ROUGH
62. Old-fashioned water conduit : LEADPIPE
66. Catalan composer ___ Nunó, who wrote the music for the Mexican national anthem : JAIME
67. In the box : ATBAT
68. España, por ejemplo : PAIS
69. ESP, they say : GIFT
70. Kid carriers : SLEDS
72. Flirty wife in "Of Mice and Men" : MAE
73. Spring sound : BOING
74. Razor brand : ATRA
77. Explain to : EDIFY
78. Summer Games grp. : IOC
80. Drudge : PROLE
81. Battling : ATWAR
83. Bakery employee : ICER
88. Bear's cry : SELL
89. Discreet : POLITIC
91. Escapist? : HOUDINI
93. Jack who wrote "In the Belly of the Beast" : ABBOTT
94. Breaks off : CEASES
95. 11th-century conqueror : NORMAN
96. Lets out : UNPENS
97. Manhattan area : SOHO
99. Exhorted : URGED
100. Aussie Wimbledon winner ___ Fraser : NEALE
101. Drops off : DOZES
103. Crosses with loops : ANKHS
104. Neighbor of Togo : BENIN
107. ___ and terminer (criminal court) : OYER
108. Like a jiggermast : AFT
110. First family member : EVE
111. High jump equipment : BAR
113. Dr.'s group : HMO
114. Interruption : GAP
115. Cool : HIP
116. Tax : TRY

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