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New York Times, Sunday, June 30, 2002

Author: Joe DiPietro
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe DiPietro
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 73 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 57 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Requests : ASKSFOR
8. Rather : SORTOF
14. "General Hospital" actress Ramirez : MARISA
20. Antilles isle popular with scuba divers : BONAIRE
21. Take your pick : CHOOSE
22. Ancient meeting places : AGORAS
23. Bathrooms near some shaving detritus? : LOOSBYAWHISKER
25. Approve : RATIFY
26. Literary tree dwellers : ENTS
27. Senseless talk : HOOEY
28. Scrap : ORT
29. Once called : NEE
30. 1927 Literature Nobelist Henri : BERGSON
34. Juxtaposed body parts? : NOSEBYHEART
38. Plots : LAYSOUT
40. Lumberjack : AXEMAN
41. Time in history : ERA
42. Cry from a crib : WAAH
44. Fashion accessory : NECKTIE
47. Cry of pain : YOWL
51. One who selects arithmetically? : CULLERBYNUMBERS
54. Island ESE of 74-Across : LANAI
55. On : ABOARD
56. ___ d'Or (prize at Cannes) : PALME
57. Swiss river : AARE
59. Series opener or finale? : ESS
60. Indian royalty : RANI
61. Synthetic fiber used in bulletproof vests : KEVLAR
62. All's opposite : NOTABIT
64. Swiss relative : GRUYERE
67. Quickly elapses : RACESBY
69. Point on a line : BUSSTOP
71. Colorful candy that sticks to the teeth : JUJUBE
74. See 54-Across : OAHU
77. "___ Dien" (Prince of Wales motto) : ICH
78. "Darn it!" : NUTS
80. Slur over : ELIDE
81. Criticize harshly : RAILON
83. Sphere : GLOBE
85. Complain in front of a mirror? : WHINEBYTHEGLASS
88. See : DATE
89. Sticks : BOONIES
90. It might say "New Jersey" in Atlantic City : SASH
91. Org. for teachers : NEA
92. Charm : ENAMOR
94. Bissextile occurrence : LEAPDAY
96. Moisture around an architect's sketch? : DEWBYDESIGN
101. Dangerous flies : TSETSES
103. ___ corda (musical direction) : UNA
104. Itch : YEN
105. Refrain from farming? : EIEIO
107. River to the North Sea : ELBE
110. Whirlpool alternative : MAYTAG
112. Messenger's odorous emission? : SCENTBYCOURIER
117. Temporary : ACTING
118. Distinguished : OFNOTE
119. Available, but not at theaters : ONVIDEO
120. Portfolio component : STOCKS
121. Mercury, for one : PLANET
122. Stockbreeding devices : WEANERS
1. Skilled : ABLE
2. Possible answer to "When?" : SOON
3. Underdog's fastener? : KNOTBYALONGSHOT
4. Is discourteous to : SASSES
5. Do a little stretching? : FIB
6. Arm extension? : ORY
7. Irish actor Stephen : REA
8. "___ gut!" ("All right!"): Ger. : SCHON
9. Where Athens and Dublin are : OHIO
10. 1953 A.L. M.V.P. : ROSEN
11. ___ Rose : TOKYO
12. Verb ending : OSE
13. Not agin : FER
14. Words often said while kneeling : MARRYME
15. First name in mysteries : AGATHA
16. Humbug : ROT
17. Skater Slutskaya : IRINA
18. Not so unpredictable : SAFER
19. Hitherto : ASYET
24. U.N. arm headquartered in Switzerland : WHO
28. Bow or curtsy : OBEISANCE
31. Crew member : ROWER
32. There's one right and left of center : GUARD
33. Shot : STAB
35. Benefit : SAKE
36. Small role to play : EXTRA
37. "A Day Without Rain" singer : ENYA
38. Old Renault : LECAR
39. Island WNW of 20-Across : ARUBA
43. Jacked up : HYPER
44. Nonexistent : NULL
45. "Friends" baby : EMMA
46. "10-4" speaker : CBER
48. Mountaineer in peril? : ONEBYALANDSLIDE
49. "Where ___?" : WASI
50. Shopping aid : LIST
52. Hiding spots : LAIRS
53. Church area : NAVE
54. "___ go!" : LETS
58. Salmon ___ : ROE
61. Side dishes? : KEPTWOMEN
63. Full of excitement : ABOIL
65. ___ Reader (magazine) : UTNE
66. Word said while pointing : YOU
67. Former name in Gracie Mansion : RUDY
68. Plans a getaway for, maybe : ABETS
69. Cowboys' home, familiarly : BIGD
70. 1995 N.C.A.A. hoops champs : UCLA
71. Comic Richard ___ : JENI
72. 1997 Fonda role : ULEE
73. Sails : JIBS
75. Hebrew prophet : HOSEA
76. Take back, in a way : UNSAY
79. Drives away : SHOOS
81. Kind of button : RESET
82. Honorary titles : AGHAS
84. Overseas broadcaster, with "the" : BEEB
86. Religious inscription : INRI
87. Healthy : HALE
89. Nogoodniks : BADEGGS
93. Bronx player, in brief : NYYANK
95. Look through a keyhole : PEERIN
96. "The Count of Monte Cristo" author : DUMAS
97. Opposite of kill : ENACT
98. "___ go!" : WAYTO
99. Actress Davis : GEENA
100. Curtain fabric : NINON
101. Source of the Mekong River : TIBET
102. Oil source : SOY
106. Usher follower? : ETTE
108. It may have a big head : BEER
109. Desire : EROS
111. An X could represent it : TIC
112. Bread, at times : SOP
113. Sports org. with the Grey Cup : CFL
114. Daunt : COW
115. Top position : ONE
116. Charlottesville sch. : UVA

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