Q & A SESSION

New York Times, Sunday, June 8, 2008

Author: Will Nediger
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 65 Missing: {JZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Nediger. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Bear-named villainess in Superman films : URSA
5. Cause of a full stop for sailing ships : DEADCALM
13. Ritzy Rio neighborhood : IPANEMA
20. Column on a questionnaire : NOES
21. Blasted, with "on" : UNLOADED
22. Wreaked havoc on : RAVAGED
23. They tremble in the slightest breeze : QUAKINGASPENS
25. Apple pie order : ALAMODE
26. Strip : UNROBE
27. Hoedown sites : BARNS
28. Geneviève, e.g.: Abbr. : STE
29. Beginning of a cowboy song refrain : YIP
30. Loathing : ODIUM
31. "Star Wars," e.g. : SAGA
32. Parliamentary measure of 1774 : QUEBECACT
35. It's pitched : TENT
36. Abbey area : APSE
37. Introductory course? : SOUP
39. Grassy plains : LLANOS
40. Ten-millionth of a joule : ERG
41. Too much ink : BLOT
42. Arctic bird : SKUA
43. Run out : OUST
44. Period in which we live : QUATERNARYAGE
47. Addams who created the Addams family : CHAS
51. Drang's counterpart : STURM
53. Sidesplitter : RIOT
54. Word before and after "yes" : SIR
55. Reason for lights going out : SHORT
56. Trio of comedy : STOOGES
58. Takes off : GOES
60. "All ___" : RISE
62. Mrs., abroad : SRA
63. Recoiling from : QUAILINGAT
65. Pursue : QUESTAFTER
68. Hikes : UPS
69. Compound that's subject to tautomerism : ENOL
70. Vending machine tricker : SLUG
72. Packard's partner : HEWLETT
73. Scintillas : IOTAS
75. Chess opening? : CEE
77. Canine cry : YELP
79. Cries shrilly : WAULS
80. ___ Mawr : BRYN
81. "The Spirit of Australia" sloganeer : QANTASAIRWAYS
84. Engorge : GLUT
86. Wildly : AMOK
87. Implements using fulcrums : OARS
88. Red, e.g., once : FOE
91. Credit card magnet : STRIPE
94. Birthstone for some Libras : OPAL
95. Stage direction : EXIT
96. Relative of Welsh : MANX
97. Daughter of James II : QUEENANNE
99. Shadow : TAIL
100. Attacks : HASAT
101. Tea holder : URN
102. Grasp : SEE
103. Teem : SWARM
105. Washing machine setting : GENTLE
106. Title girl of a Willa Cather novel : ANTONIA
109. Graham Greene novel set in Saigon, with "The" : QUIETAMERICAN
111. Woodworker, at times : STAINER
112. Without paraphrasing : VERBATIM
113. Pig product : LARD
114. Backwoods valleys : HOLLERS
115. Freezing mixtures : CRYOGENS
116. Scroll holders : ARKS
1. Two wiggling fingers, maybe : UNQUOTE
2. Drunkard : ROUNDER
3. White-hot : SEARING
4. Invite to a movie, say : ASKOUT
5. Classic 1965 novel set on the planet Arrakis : DUNE
6. Arts and Sciences major: Abbr. : ENG
7. Gypsum variety : ALABASTER
8. Amount to take : DOSAGE
9. "It Happened One Night" director : CAPRA
10. Mideast city that was once a British protectorate : ADEN
11. Monocle, basically : LENS
12. Members of 82-Down : MDS
13. Ready to blow : IRATE
14. Like forget-me-nots : PALEBLUE
15. Gardner of "Mogambo" : AVA
16. Where G.I.'s fought Charlie : NAM
17. "Ararat" director, 2002 : EGOYAN
18. Doc : MEDICO
19. Mavens : ADEPTS
24. Computing-Tabulating-Recording Co., today : IBM
28. Slangy greeting : SUP
31. Primer pooch : SPOT
32. Wharves : QUAYS
33. South African who twice won the U.S. Open : ELS
34. Hidden drawback : CATCH
36. El ___ (1942 battle site) : ALAMEIN
37. Glide : SKATE
38. "___ House," 1983 Madness hit : OUR
41. Is a second-story man : BURGLES
42. Stuffed shirts : SNOOTS
43. Really mean : OGRISH
44. What, to Camus : QUOI
45. Capital on the Dvina River : RIGA
46. Suffix with zillion : AIRE
48. Low-cost stopover : HOSTEL
49. Stops on le métro : ARRETS
50. Word next to an arrow, maybe : START
51. Daze : STUPOR
52. Cozy and warm : TOASTY
55. St. Lawrence and others : SEAWAYS
56. In Harry Potter books, nonmagical offspring of wizard parents : SQUIB
57. Treaded transport : SNOCAT
59. Sign of a brake problem : SQUEAK
61. Patrick of "X-Men" : STEWART
64. Place between hills : GLEN
66. Fruit named for its appearance : UGLI
67. Fever causes : FLUS
71. Spray under the sink : LYSOL
74. 1973 #1 hit for the Rolling Stones : ANGIE
76. Tour de France stage : ETAPE
78. Close : PROXIMATE
81. More upset : QUEASIER
82. Sawbones' org. : AMA
83. Play a sax solo, maybe : WAIL
85. Hosp. staffer : LPN
88. 1988 Tracy Chapman hit : FASTCAR
89. Just for the heck of it : ONALARK
90. Offers : EXTENDS
91. Sport with a service line : SQUASH
92. Seek aid from : TURNTO
93. Many a tux : RENTAL
94. Beginning of all New York ZIP codes : ONE
95. Wild animal ID : EARTAG
96. Battle of ___ Bay, 1898 : MANILA
98. Gets warmer : NEARS
99. Karate-like exercises : TAEBO
100. The Beatles' "And I Love ___" : HER
103. Plaintiff : SUER
104. Lean and sinewy : WIRY
105. Solitaires, e.g. : GEMS
107. It's well-supplied : OIL
108. Palm Springs-to-Las Vegas dir. : NNE
109. Home shopping channel : QVC
110. Watch unit: Abbr. : MIN

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