HIGHS AND LOWS

New York Times, Sunday, June 5, 1994

Author: Dean Niles
Editor: Will Shortz
Dean Niles
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 59 Missing: {JQZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Niles. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Soprano Teresa : STRATAS
8. Relieves : SALVES
14. Jalopies : CRATES
20. Get along peacefully : COEXIST
21. Common sweetener : PLEASE
22. Oust : REMOVE
23. Trattoria serving : ANGELHAIRPASTA
25. Choice word : EITHER
26. Stephen of "The Crying Game" : REA
27. Pied-a-_____ : TERRE
28. Die _____ (German elite) : REICHEN
30. Bambi's aunt : ENA
31. "_____ right with the world" : ALLS
33. At least R-rated : STEAMY
35. Inoperative : VOID
36. Kind of joint : CLIP
37. Nightclub : BOITE
39. 1955 Disney dog : LADY
40. Cheviot sounds : BAAS
41. "When We Were Very Young" writer : MILNE
42. Shaped roughly, as stone : SCABBLED
44. Laws-to-be : BILLS
46. Prison camps : GULAGS
47. Out for the night : ABED
48. Ballet move : PLIE
49. _____ the saddle (proud) : TALLIN
51. Site of the Piltdown man hoax : SUSSEX
54. Cliche-in-the-making : TRUISM
56. Chinese porcelain : CELADON
59. Highlanders pattern : PLAID
60. Word among Friends : THEE
61. Waistbands : SASHES
63. Buddy : BRO
64. Part of I.L.G.W.U.: Abbr. : INTL
65. Everglade : MARSH
66. Novel conclusions : ETTES
67. Hustler from Minnesota : FATS
68. Dept. of Transportation agcy. : FAA
69. Stand for : DENOTE
70. Things to pay : DUES
71. Java flavoring : MOCHA
72. Olympics event since 1896 : FENCING
74. John Wayne productions : OATERS
76. Starter of a sort : CARKEY
77. Brutalize : ILLUSE
79. On the qui _____ : VIVE
80. Outfit : TOGS
81. Vehicle stickers, e.g. : DECALS
83. Tractor name : DEERE
85. Certain acid salts : BROMATES
89. Widely sighted figure : ELVIS
90. "_____ for All Seasons" : AMAN
91. Sports org. : NCAA
93. Shumagin islander : ALEUT
94. Part of A.F.L.-C.I.O.: Abbr. : AMER
95. Sorority letters : TAUS
96. Kind of humor : ETHNIC
98. To be, to Babette : ETRE
99. June bug : DOR
100. Railroad mechanism : SHUNTER
102. TV workers' union, for short : AFTRA
104. Step on the gas : REV
105. Store fodder : ENSILE
107. Popular dessert : DEVILSFOODCAKE
110. Help around the office : STENOS
111. Ogata Korin painting : IRISES
112. Tutsi or Hutu national : RWANDAN
113. One who's quizzed : TESTEE
114. Tardy arriving : INLATE
115. Man-becomes-cobra flick of 1973 : SSSSSSS
1. Egyptian symbols : SCARABS
2. "Wild Thing" rapper : TONELOC
3. Royal duds : REGALIA
4. Jack's tool : AXE
5. Pinball goof : TILT
6. Residue : ASHES
7. All shook up : STARTLED
8. Difference between prices bid and asked : SPREAD
9. High point : ALP
10. 60's tripper Timothy : LEARY
11. Amphora : VASE
12. Summery : ESTIVAL
13. Littoral : SEACOAST
14. Something to believe in : CREED
15. Harness part : REIN
16. Quantity: Abbr. : AMT
17. 1955 Audie Murphy flick : TOHELLANDBACK
18. Prime-time time : EVENING
19. Shawls : SERAPES
24. "_____ the news today, oh boy" (Beatles lyric) : IREAD
29. Welcome words : HIS
32. Fourth-century church father : STBASIL
34. Gene Austin's five-million seller : MYBLUEHEAVEN
36. Eyelashes : CILIA
38. Fell off : EBBED
40. Birth, so to speak : BLESSEDEVENT
41. Meditates : MULLS
43. Superman foe Luthor : LEX
45. Three, of a kind : III
46. Chorus songs : GLEES
48. "Shazam!" : PRESTO
50. Feels (for) : ACHES
51. Neaten, with "up" : SPIFF
52. Forearm bones : ULNAE
53. 1989 best seller, with "The" : SATANICVERSES
54. "Comin' _____ the Rye" : THRO
55. Full-fledged : MATURE
57. One _____ other : ORTHE
58. Have _____ in the matter : NOSAY
60. Strong flavors : TANGS
62. Starts of many Quebec place names : STES
65. Screen lists : MENUS
67. Moving words : FORSALE
69. Particular pickles : DILLS
71. Source of igneous rock : MAGMA
73. Filmmaker Rene _____ : CLAIR
75. French shooting match : TIR
76. Whisper sweet nothings : COO
78. English king called Ironside : EDMUNDII
80. Quislings : TRAITORS
81. Least exciting : DEADEST
82. Los Angeles suburb : ELMONTE
84. American rival, once : EASTERN
85. Rocky Mountains park : BANFF
86. Double duos : TETRADS
87. Some vacuum cleaners : EUREKAS
88. Ginsburg colleague : STEVENS
90. Sports org. : AAU
92. Gliding step : CHASSE
95. "_____ Dream" (1986 pop hit) : THESE
96. 1974 pension provision: Abbr. : ERISA
97. Plains people : CROWS
100. _____-eyed : SLOE
101. Infamy : EVIL
103. Nabokov heroine et al. : ADAS
106. Savings acct. abbr. : INT
108. Permit : LET
109. Brain and spinal cord: Abbr. : CNS

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