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New York Times, Sunday, June 9, 2013

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Horse Head
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {X} This is puzzle # 203 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

Notepad: Complete the puzzle. Then connect the circled letters alphabetically from A to S to get an image related to the puzzle's theme.
JimH notes: Ms. Gorski is the inventor and still the master of this ingenious connect-the-dots puzzle form. Is that an eye or maybe even a blinder on the horse? And reins?
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© 2013, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Insect's feeler : PALP
5. Double-platinum Steely Dan album : AJA
8. Kitten's sound : MEW
11. Sharp as ___ : ATACK
16. Like some stimuli : AURAL
17. Participated in a derby : RAN
18. One of several Louises : ROI
19. ___ Lauro (hijacked ship of 1985) : ACHILLE
21. Fountain site : PLAZA
22. Slightest idea : INKLING
24. Temple in Hollywood : SHIRLEY
25. Colorless sort : ALBINO
27. Parts of un archipel : ILES
28. Polite helper's question : MAYI
30. Coup d'___ : ETAT
31. Like 64-Across, in sports annals : CELEBRATED
33. Keep thinking about, as a victory : SAVOR
34. Bette Midler, e.g. : DIVA
35. Assessor : EYER
36. Nevertheless, briefly : THO
37. Lift : HIKEUP
38. Biblical dry measure : OMER
39. Rises up on two legs : REARS
41. Frankfurt's river : ODER
42. Like some Braten : SAUER
44. Lassie and Marmaduke, e.g. : PETDOGS
48. Circus employees : TAMERS
50. Super Bowl div. : QTR
51. Home of Odysseus : ITHACA
52. Star in the Swan constellation : DENEB
53. ___ neutrino : TAU
55. Parapsychological subj. : ESP
58. Pan handlers : CHEFS
59. Crosses : MEETS
60. Raw meat dish : CARPACCIO
63. Not duped by : ONTO
64. 95-Across who made the covers of Time, Newsweek and Sports Illustrated in the same week : SECRETARIAT
66. CD-___ : ROMS
67. They may be left by the side of the road : TIREMARKS
69. Like marshes : REEDY
70. Pats on the back, maybe : BURPS
71. Grade school subj. : SCI
72. Now or never: Abbr. : ADV
73. Some woods greenery : FERNS
74. Move like a penguin : WADDLE
75. The Eagles, on a scoreboard : PHI
77. Charlene who played Lucy on "Dallas" : TILTON
79. Stereotypical neighbors : JONESES
80. Third base coach's urging, maybe : SLIDE
82. "Ben-Hur," for one : EPIC
83. "Catch you later" : ADIOS
85. Jazz trumpeter Baker : CHET
86. Lack : DEARTH
88. "Regrets, ___ had a few" ("My Way" lyric) : IVE
89. Tit for tat? : SWAP
93. Bridge feature : ARCH
94. Set pieces? : GAMES
95. Time and Newsweek's cover description of 64-Across : SUPERHORSE
98. Bold Ruler, to 64-Across : SIRE
99. Those, to Jorge : ESOS
100. Mort who said "My life needs editing" : SAHL
101. Most peeved : SOREST
102. Out of this world? : INORBIT
104. Morale-boosting mil. event : USOSHOW
107. Bull or Celtic : NBAER
108. Units of force : NEWTONS
109. "Marry ___ Little" (Sondheim song) : MEA
110. Actress Thurman : UMA
111. "Same here" : DITTO
112. "Like it ___ ..." : ORNOT
113. Prominent part of Mickey Mouse : EAR
114. Hardly a knockout : HAG
115. Bonn exclamations : ACHS
1. Dumbwaiter part : PULLEY
2. Fit to be tilled : ARABLE
3. Less industrious : LAZIER
4. Alternative : PLANB
5. Name that's Hebrew for "lion" : ARI
6. Key employee? : JANITOR
7. Lowdown joint? : ANKLE
8. Drs. may order them : MRIS
9. Many a doctor's office wait, seemingly : EON
10. Expert with locks? : WIGMAKER
11. Yellowfin tuna, on menus : AHI
12. Wearied : TIREDOUT
13. What 64-Across holds in the three legs of 46-Down : ALLTIMERECORDS
14. One on the chopping block : CLEAVER
15. Hybrid musical instrument with a shoulder strap : KEYTAR
16. Quickly : APACE
19. "___ wish" : ASYOU
20. Smoke detector sounds when the battery runs low : CHIRPS
23. Was winning : LED
26. Taco sauce brand : ORTEGA
29. Declares : AVERS
32. Puzzle solvers' cries : AHAS
33. Backtrack? : SIDEB
37. Straightaway for 64-Across : HOMESTRETCH
39. Giants of the sky, in myth : ROCS
40. Turns this way and that : STEERS
43. A pastel : AQUA
44. Embroidery loops : PICOTS
45. Italian or Irish : ETHNIC
46. What 64-Across won on June 9, 1973 : THETRIPLECROWN
47. "Daybreakers" actor Willem : DAFOE
49. Not post- : ANTE
52. Really wallop : DECK
53. Dumbwaiter item : TRAY
54. On point : APT
56. "No sweat!" : SIMPLE
57. Rap stars often have them : POSSES
59. "Jeopardy!" creator Griffin : MERV
60. Richard of Rambo movies : CRENNA
61. Teleprompters, for speakers : AIDS
62. It needs refinement : CRUDE
64. Sorry : SAD
65. Commercial prefix with postale : AERO
68. Cleaner : MAID
70. Some dictators' proclamations : BANS
73. Moves like a moth : FLITS
74. Beaus : WOOERS
76. Until now : HITHERTO
77. Words from a Latin lover : TEAMO
78. "Supposedly" : IPRESUME
79. Baloney : JIVE
80. Certain templegoer : SHRINER
81. Enter stealthily : EDGEIN
84. Academic paper? : DIPLOMA
85. Game involving matching cards on the table : CASINO
87. Some bridge players : EASTS
89. ___ acid (food preservative) : SORBIC
90. Victory wear for 64-Across : WREATH
91. They're worth something : ASSETS
92. ___-Canada (northern gas station chain) : PETRO
95. Flier to Bergen : SAS
96. "Yep" : UHHUH
97. Passport producer : HONDA
100. Rise rapidly : SOAR
103. Ending with spam : BOT
105. Briny : SEA
106. Jokester : WAG

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