GONE FISHING

New York Times, Sunday, June 30, 1996

Author: R. Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 87 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 39 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Fruit beverage : CIDER
6. Nap : SHAG
10. Muddle : DAZE
14. Controted : ATWIST
20. "What's in___?" : ANAME
21. Classification in human evolution : HOMO
22. Finely ground quartz used as paint filler : SILEX
23. Intended : FIANCE
24. Spoiler : FLYINTHEOINTMENT
27. Two-time Pulitzer-winning journalist : RESTON
28. Dentist's target : TARTAR
29. Discomfort : UNEASE
30. Went beyond : OVERSHOT
32. Atty.'s org. : ABA
33. Using for subsistence : LIVINGON
36. Boorish : CRASS
37. Biblical suffix : ETH
38. A or B, e.g. : NOTE
40. Marketing ploy : BAITANDSWITCH
43. Advantage : PLUS
44. Bona fide : REAL
46. Incline : LIST
47. Bulgarian monetary unit : LEV
48. Golf shot : CHIP
49. Rambler, for one : ROSE
51. Hunk : ADONIS
54. Ruin : DOIN
55. Overseas network : BBC
58. Without planning : CATCHASCATCHCAN
63. Auto industry regulator: Abbr. : EPA
66. Mt. Blackburn locale : ALASKA
68. Egg-hatching elephant of children's lit : HORTON
69. Waterproof: England::___:U.S. : RAINCOAT
71. O.J. Simpson, once : RUSHER
72. Sen. Hatch : ORRIN
73. Features : ITEMS
75. ___importance : OFNO
76. Some radioactive electrons : BETAS
77. Asparagus unit : SPEAR
78. Expands : GROWS
79. Thick waterproof fabric used in cold climates : LODEN
80. Love, overseas : AMOR
81. Fat Albert's creator : COSBY
82. Plant appendage : FROND
83. Schoolmaster's rod : FERULE
84. First president of the Continental Congress : RANDOLPH
86. "Johnny Get Angry" singer Sommers : JOANIE
87. Cobbler's tool : LASTER
88. "Wheel of Fortune" purchase : ANE
89. Whatever it takes : BYHOOKORBYCROOK
93. QB's try to get them : YDS
94. Goblet feature : STEM
96. Party concerns : PLANKS
97. More than impressed : AWED
99. Modeler's medium : CLAY
100. Evidence in a paternity case : DNA
101. Poker holding : PAIR
104. Arp's movement : DADA
107. Plain of Jars locale : LAOS
108. Prepare for unpleasantness : BITETHEBULLET
114. "Edward Scissorhands" star : DEPP
116. Mtn. stat : ALT
117. First name in choreography : ALVIN
118. Dressed to the nines : DOLLEDUP
120. Dernier___ : CRI
121. Currently : NOWADAYS
123. Mania starter : MEGALO
125. Bungle, with "up" : BOLLIX
127. Alarm respondent : ARISER
128. Matt Dillon, e.g. : KEEPEROFTHEPEACE
132. 1963 N.F.L. passing leader : TITTLE
133. Broadway aunt : ELLER
134. Actress Thurman et al. : UMAS
135. Register : ENROL
136. Bounced back : ECHOED
137. Procter & Gamble brand since 1947 : TIDE
138. Subject : TEXT
139. Puts back : STETS
1. Full-length garment : CAFTAN
2. Expecting momentarily : INLABOR
3. Contractor's quote : DAYRATE
4. Let off : EMIT
5. Kind of artery : RENAL
6. Library sound : SHH
7. Weed : HOE
8. Is equivalent (to) : AMOUNTS
9. Attacking : GOINGAT
10. Turns down : DIMS
11. Opposite of a weather : ALEE
12. Kind of master : ZEN
13. Wrest by force : EXTORT
14. From the top : AFRESH
15. Stadium divisions : TIERS
16. Ted of TV's "Blossom" : WASS
17. While officially working : INTHELINEOFDUTY
18. Climb like a squirrel : SCOOTUP
19. Metric increments : TENTHS
22. Position : STAND
25. Tampa paper, familiarly, with "the" : TRIB
26. Brightly colored : NEON
31. Payroll record abbr. : VAC
34. Restaurant employee : VALET
35. Jr.'s Jr. : III
36. Like some responsibilities : CIVIC
39. Attention : EAR
41. "Backyards, Greenwich Village" artist : SLOAN
42. Traveled : WENT
43. Campus letter : PHI
45. Empiricist John and others : LOCKES
48. Didi of "Grease" : CONN
50. River to the Moselle : SAAR
51. Up and about : ASTIR
52. Raid alternative : DCON
53. More astute : SHREWDER
54. Honoree's spot : DAIS
55. Santa___ : BARBARA
56. Off Broadway's___Group : BLUEMAN
57. Join, for better or worse : CASTONESLOTWITH
59. Car thief's destination, often : CHOPSHOP
60. Biblical peak : HOREB
61. Lineup : ARRAY
62. Engine parts : CAMS
64. Covered, in a way : PANELED
65. Former sinners : ATONERS
67. Fragment : SHARD
70. The Rockies'___Field : COORS
73. O. Henry technique : IRONY
74. Picker-upper : TONIC
77. College student, for short : SOPH
78. Takes without warning : GRABS
79. Got out : LEAKED
81. ___Yeobright (Hardy's native) : CLYM
82. Divide : FORK
83. Run : FLOW
85. Word from a hypnotist : OBEY
86. One with quite a fish story : JONAH
90. Bygone : OLDEN
91. "Kritik der reinen Vernunft" author : KANT
92. Sculled : OARED
95. ___in tango : TAS
98. Pop : DAD
99. Like French fries and ice cream : CALORIC
101. Retreat : PULLOUT
102. 1984 Steve Martin film : ALLOFME
103. Quebec's___d'Orleans : ILE
105. Keep secret no longer : DECLARE
106. Brandy flavoring : APRICOT
107. Woolly : LANATE
108. Was loud : BLARED
109. Brown, e.g. : IVY
110. Nursery rhyme word : TISKET
111. Lawn-care equipment : EDGER
112. Old English Christmas Dish : BOAR
113. Narrow conduit : TUBE
115. Image components : PIXELS
117. 40's-50's actress___Mara : ADELE
119. Religious leaders : POPES
122. Regarding : ASTO
123. Pinochle play : MELD
124. Foil relative : EPEE
126. Advanced : LENT
129. New Haven collegian : ELI
130. Assess : TAX
131. Presidential monogram : HST

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