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New York Times, Sunday, July 11, 2004

Author: Randolph Ross
Editor: Will Shortz
Randolph Ross
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 132, Blocks: 63 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 81 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Dust picker-upper : DAMPMOP
8. Off one's game : INASLUMP
16. It's in a blind : SLAT
20. Semisweet sherry : OLOROSO
21. Big rubber exporter : MALAYSIA
22. ___ platter : PUPU
23. Makes sacrifices on behalf of a telecommunications company? : GIVESUPFORLUCENT
25. Kyoto treaty subj. : ECOL
26. Summons from the boss : SEEME
27. Growing old : SENESCENT
28. Young and Simon : NEILS
29. Shooter Adams : ANSEL
30. 2001 film for which Jim Broadbent was named Best Supporting Actor : IRIS
31. U.S.N. clerk: Abbr. : YEO
32. Auto introduced in 1928 : MODELA
33. In bounds : GOOD
34. One ___ (kids' game) : OCAT
35. Do some restaurant work : BUS
36. Used as sustenance : LIVEDON
37. West ender? : ERN
38. Deceive : GULL
39. Fathers and grandfathers : MEN
40. Serving from a garçon : SALADE
41. W.W. II nickname : DUCE
42. Soft stuff : TALC
43. See 44-Across : HULK
44. With 43-Across, comic book superhero : THE
47. Secret store : STASH
49. Dramatic procession : CAVALCADE
51. Euclidean subj. : GEOM
52. Sailboat poles : SPRITS
53. Some Xing crossers : RRS
54. Where to get down : EIDER
55. Prefix with plasm : ECTO
56. Dense fog : PEASOUPER
58. Important, in a way : REDLETTER
60. Tennis champion Roddick : ANDY
61. Teams : SIDES
63. Taper, for short : VCR
64. Wicked : UNHOLY
65. Closely monitored hosp. areas : ICUS
66. Slightly sour : ACIDULOUS
68. ___ Field, where the Rockies play : COORS
69. IBM competitor : NEC
70. 1.85 kilometers/hour : KNOT
71. Mad ones are bad : COWS
72. Weapon handle : HILT
73. News subjects : EVENTS
75. Puts down, in brief : KOS
76. ___ Hari : MATA
77. Result of a certain sacrifice, for short : RBI
80. Cold-blooded ones : IGUANAS
82. It's in the winter air : NIP
83. Part of a racetrack : LANE
84. Psychologist Piaget : JEAN
85. Subj. that's for the birds : ORNITH
86. One of Alcott's "Little Men" : DAN
87. He has manors : LORD
88. Gets the mood of : READS
89. Large pipes : MAINS
90. Cheapen : DEVALUATE
92. Adoption agcy.? : ASPCA
93. Relative of a Winnebago : OTOE
94. Pac 10 gossip column? : UCLACONFIDENTIAL
96. Cookie holders : TINS
97. "On the house" : NOCHARGE
98. Deep : INTENSE
99. Verb with thou : HAST
100. More highfalutin : SNOOTIER
101. Pests : NOODGES
1. Long time : DOGSAGE
2. Property seller : ALIENOR
3. Goes ahead : MOVESON
4. Like some biology majors : PREMED
5. Pulitzer Prize dramatist Tad : MOSEL
6. Buckeye sch. : OSU
7. It's licked on a stick : POPSICLE
8. "Everything's under control" : IMONIT
9. Holes in the head : NARES
10. "___ well" : ALLS
11. Impertinent relation? : SAUCYUNCLE
12. French schools : LYCEES
13. "___ hooks" (crate sign) : USENO
14. In perfect condition : MINT
15. Reward, as a dog : PAT
16. Risked a fine : SPEEDED
17. How Desi kept track of his daughter? : LUCIEDETECTOR
18. Its last mission was #17 : APOLLO
19. Certain Sooner : TULSAN
24. Untamed : FERAL
28. Partner of Evans in journalism : NOVAK
32. Plastic for beer bottles? : MILLERLUCITE
34. Response to an awful pun made by actress York? : OUCHSUSANNAH
35. Gymnastics coach Karolyi : BELA
36. Talked up : LAUDED
38. Relish : GUSTO
39. Dallas five : MAVS
40. Ones doing art finishing : SHADERS
41. "Blondie" dog and others : DAISYS
42. Repaired, as roads : TARRED
45. Monopoly purchases : HOTELS
46. University associated with the Carter Center : EMORY
47. 2001 Economics Nobelist Michael ___ : SPENCE
48. Malign the labor movement? : TRADUCEUNIONS
49. College units : CREDITS
50. Place for rings : CIRCUS
51. Go on a lucky streak : GETHOT
52. Home of the Alhambra : SPAIN
57. Lacy frills : PICOTS
59. ___ Gay (W.W. II plane) : ENOLA
62. Have an accident with a vacuum and a household pet? : SUCKINACAT
63. I do's, e.g. : VOWS
67. What goes around : LOOP
70. Smallville family : KENTS
72. Submitted : HANDEDIN
74. Most likely to stop at a mirror : VAINEST
76. Cuban patriot José : MARTI
77. Farm work : REAPING
78. Severe form, as of an illness : BADCASE
79. Working on commission : INSALES
80. Spotted insect : IOMOTH
81. The "g" in e.g. : GRATIA
82. Hogan dweller : NAVAHO
83. Deadbeat : LOAFER
84. Kidded around : JESTED
86. Battery brand : DELCO
87. Fencing move : LUNGE
88. Cost : RANTO
90. Popular insecticide : DCON
91. Loughlin of "Full House" : LORI
94. Wee ___ (small fry) : UNS
95. Rock musician Brian : ENO

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