TEN GRAND SURPLUS

New York Times, Sunday, June 29, 2008

Author: Tony Orbach and Patrick Blindauer
Editor: Will Shortz
Tony Orbach
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Orbach. This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Blindauer. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. City once called Eva Perón : LAPLATA
8. Jim Belushi's costume in "Trading Places" : APESUIT
15. Cross stock : PENS
19. Napoleon's relatives : ECLAIRS
20. Woo : ROMANCE
21. Reform Party founder : PEROT
22. Impatient kid's plea at a zoo? : SHOWMETHEMONKEY
24. Minneapolis suburb : EDINA
25. Four: Prefix : TETR
26. Wipe out : ERASE
27. Animal with an onomatopoeic name : GNU
28. More kempt : NEATER
29. Big name in computer printers : EPSON
31. Worrisome type at a china shop? : TRIPLEKLUTZ
33. X-rated : PORNO
36. Sea route : STRAIT
39. "That hurt!" : OWIE
40. Count with a severe overbite : DRACULA
43. Villa ___ (town near Atlanta) : RICA
44. Dwellers along Lake Victoria : UGANDANS
48. Seeking the right women's tennis attire? : AFTERASKORT
50. Love overseas : AMOR
51. Maker of the old Royale : REO
52. "Get it?" : SEE
53. Insinuating : SNIDE
54. Warning sign on a pirate ship? : PLANKAHEAD
57. Gold medalist skier Hermann : MAIER
59. Miss Piggy's pronoun : MOI
60. "Presto!" : VOILA
61. Source of some inside humor? : WINKWINKSITUATION
67. Name on a plane : ENOLA
69. The dark side : YIN
70. Young hog : SHOAT
71. Tree doctor? : BARKTENDER
75. City WSW of Dortmund : ESSEN
77. Geom. point : CTR
80. 24-hr. convenience : ATM
81. Dope : DIRT
82. Your basic "So this guy walks into a bar ..."? : AVERAGEJOKE
85. Disastrous drop : NOSEDIVE
88. Rabbit's title : BRER
89. Certain hand-held : PALMTOP
90. ___-majesté : LESE
91. Brand-new to the language : COINED
93. Gulf : ABYSS
94. Use of steel wool, e.g.? : GUNKCONTROL
98. Palate appendage : UVULA
101. Butch Cassidy, for one : UTAHAN
102. ___ crow : EAT
103. Peaks : ACMES
105. Swingers' stats : RBIS
109. "Be that as ___ ..." : ITMAY
110. Cheez Whiz you could blow up? : INFLATABLEKRAFT
113. What a rake does : LEERS
114. Thaw : DETENTE
115. Traveler's temptation : MINIBAR
116. Once, in the past : ERST
117. Hellish : STYGIAN
118. Bears witness : ATTESTS
1. In case : LEST
2. Workout aftermath : ACHE
3. Churchyard unit : PLOT
4. Jack who wrote the lyrics to "Tenderly" : LAWRENCE
5. Intend (to) : AIM
6. Nursery items : TREES
7. Cartoon dog : ASTRO
8. Father of Deimos and Phobos : ARES
9. Apple or pear : POME
10. Comedic Philips : EMO
11. Punch with a kick : SANGRIA
12. Take apart : UNKNIT
13. Become blocked, in a way : ICEUP
14. Christie contemporary : TEY
15. Took a two-wheeler : PEDALED
16. "A Masked Ball" aria : ERITU
17. Music for a baseball team? : NONET
18. Movie lover's cable channel : STARZ
21. Have a quick look from the hallway, say : PEEKIN
23. Geiger of counter fame : HANS
28. Alternative to J.F.K. and La Guardia : NEWARK
30. Rain hard : POUR
31. "___ teaches you when to be silent": Disraeli : TACT
32. Prepare to chat, maybe : LOGON
33. Some hand-helds : PDAS
34. Golden pond fish : ORFE
35. Be something special : RATE
37. Padded : TROD
38. Laugh, in Lille : RIRE
41. Type of eye surgery : LASIK
42. Practically pristine : ASNEW
44. Thurman of "Kill Bill" : UMA
45. "When You ___ Love" (1912 tune) : AREIN
46. Actress Patricia : NEAL
47. Concession stand purchase : SODA
49. Opera's ___ Te Kanawa : KIRI
50. Settled (on) : ALIT
54. Luau fare : POI
55. Converse competitor : AVIA
56. Holler's partner : HOOT
57. Use shamelessly : MILK
58. Gray area?: Abbr. : ANAT
59. Co. with a butterfly logo : MSN
61. Nature's aerators : WORMS
62. Nikita's no : NYET
63. White wine apéritif : KIR
64. Soyuz launcher : USSR
65. Lots : AHEAP
66. South Pacific kingdom : TONGA
67. "Voice of Israel" author : EBAN
68. Org. with peace-keeping forces : NATO
72. Stock ticker's inventor : EDISON
73. 1958 Best Actor David : NIVEN
74. "___ Day" (1993 rap hit) : DRE
75. Flush (with) : EVEN
76. Arid : SERE
77. Perfume brand : COTY
78. Boxing stats : TKOS
79. There are 435 in Cong. : REPS
82. Seed cover : ARIL
83. Ben-Gurion carrier : ELAL
84. Author portrayed in the miniseries "The Lost Boys" : JMBARRIE
86. Indiana city near the Michigan border : ELKHART
87. Spoils : DECAYS
88. Illegal record : BOOTLEG
91. Sly : CRAFTY
92. Boneheaded : DUMB
94. Deceit : GUILE
95. Out-and-out : UTTER
96. When doubled, sings : NAMES
97. Something to believe : TENET
99. Roxie's dance partner in "Chicago" : VELMA
100. "___ or lose ..." : USEIT
103. Lead-in to girl : ATTA
104. Battle of Normandy city : CAEN
106. Streisand, to friends : BABS
107. "___ first you don't succeed ..." : IFAT
108. Orch. section : STRS
110. Wallet items, informally : IDS
111. Darth Vader's boyhood nickname : ANI
112. Chess piece: Abbr. : KNT

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