AT THE DINER

New York Times, Sunday, June 28, 1998

Author: Fred Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
Fred Piscop
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 73 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 46 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Conduct, in a way : CHAIR
6. Innocent : LAMB
10. Pasta or potato, to an athlete : CARB
14. Saint in Italy : PAOLO
19. Showy flower : CALLA
20. Daminozide, commercially : ALAR
21. 'Hood : AREA
22. Edit, as a soundtrack : REDUB
23. The exterminator ordered ___ : SHOOFLYPIE
25. The horologist ordered ___ : MINUTERICE
27. Em, for example : AUNTIE
28. Song word after "Aba" : DABA
30. Cell division process : MITOSIS
31. Introduction to physics? : ASTRO
33. Disinfest : DERAT
36. Blue book filler : TESTEE
37. Razor-billed bird : AUK
40. Stampeders : HERD
42. Gray wolf : LOBO
43. Pantry pest : ANT
44. The inept furniture mover ordered ___ : CHIPPEDBEEF
48. The wild pitcher ordered ___ : BEANSALAD
53. Illegal parker's worry : TOWER
54. Petitions : ENTREATS
56. Liszt's "La Campanella," e.g. : ETUDE
57. Old shoe polish brand : SHINOLA
60. Discloses : SAYS
61. Withdraws, with "out" : OPTS
63. Beneficiary of nepotism: Abbr. : REL
64. Evening event : MOONSET
66. Rival of Helena : ESTEE
68. Domino, e.g. : TILE
69. The real estate agent ordered ___ : HOMEFRIES
72. The comedian ordered ___ : CORNBREAD
74. Politico Bayh : EVAN
75. Cremona craftsman : AMATI
77. River crosser, perhaps : TRESTLE
78. Campaign feature, maybe : MUD
79. Hardly a blabbermouth : CLAM
80. Pump, e.g. : SHOE
82. 1962 Paul Anka hit : ESOBESO
86. "The Last Command" locale : ALAMO
88. Giggled : TITTERED
91. Longer in the tooth : OLDER
92. The used-car dealer ordered ___ : LEMONSOLE
94. The mama's boy ordered ___ : CODDLEDEGGS
97. Initials since 1933 : TVA
98. Whence the Magi, with "the" : EAST
100. Port of Egypt : SAID
101. "Hoo" preceder : YOO
102. More cluttered : BUSIER
105. Fore-and-after : SLOOP
107. Like some questions : YESNO
110. Showstoppers? : ENCORES
112. One of TV's Mavericks : BRET
114. Vacillate : SEESAW
117. The panhandler ordered ___ : SPONGECAKE
120. The munitions expert ordered ___ : SHELLSTEAK
123. Crow's home : TEPEE
124. Ham's punctuation : OVER
125. Bit of fast food : TACO
126. Land : TERRA
127. He was a real dummy : SNERD
128. Channels : WAYS
129. Pack : STOW
130. Like smokestacks : SOOTY
1. Office dupes, for short : CCS
2. Result of a crack? : HAHA
3. Diamond family name : ALOU
4. Actress Massey : ILONA
5. Whole bunch : RAFTS
6. Like some coifs : LAYERED
7. Climber's challenge : ALP
8. Duster : MAID
9. Scratch : BREAD
10. Sporty car : CAMARO
11. "Exodus" role : ARI
12. Nickelodeon cartoon character : REN
13. Toto's creator : BAUM
14. Masks : PRETENSES
15. Balloon or dirigible : AEROSTAT
16. Milton, for one : ODIST
17. Saint ___ (Florida county) : LUCIE
18. Having made substantial gains? : OBESE
24. Flexible : LITHE
26. Two-stage missile : TITAN
29. Place for bats? : BELFRY
32. Kill ___ killed : ORBE
34. "SOS" singers : ABBA
35. Directly opposed : TOETOTOE
37. "Hamlet" quintet : ACTS
38. Unsettling comment from a pilot : UHOH
39. Apteryx australis : KIWI
41. Slowest on the uptake : DENSEST
45. Scribes : PENMEN
46. Smoking gun : PROOF
47. "L'___ c'est moi" : ETAT
49. Slander : ASPERSE
50. "Foreign Affairs" author Alison : LURIE
51. ___ Rogers St. Johns : ADELA
52. Took out : DELED
55. Oahu-to-Maui dir. : ESE
58. Major defense contractor : LORAL
59. Lively : ANIMATO
62. Caterpillar constructions : TENTS
65. Navigation units : SEAMILES
67. Diatribes : SCREEDS
68. Raise again...and again : TREBLE
69. Pertaining to 73-Down : HEMAL
70. Seed structure : OVULE
71. Word of politeness : MADAM
73. Hospital supply : BLOOD
76. Professional suffix : IST
77. Ring fighter : TORO
79. Reached the vanishing point : CONVERGED
81. Bully : HECTOR
83. Wired : EDGY
84. Utah state flower : SEGO
85. Give or take : ORSO
87. Gesturer : MOTIONER
89. Cousin of a canvasback : TEAL
90. Time of decision : DDAY
93. Goa garment : SAREE
95. Tries not to attract attention : LIESLOW
96. Car bomb? : EDSEL
99. Gets serious, with "up" : SOBERS
102. Vanquishes : BESTS
103. Let out : UNPEN
104. Halitosis fighter : SCOPE
106. Younger siblings, traditionally : PESTS
108. Crows' homes : NESTS
109. Prefix with -pathy : OSTEO
111. Square-ended vessel : SCOW
113. The "id" in "id est" : THAT
115. Sleekly designed : AERO
116. Flaw : WART
118. Hollywood autobiography subtitled "My Story" : AVA
119. Bit of Florida : KEY
121. Nonpolluting : ECO
122. El adjoiner : KAY

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