WORKING PARADOXES

New York Times, Sunday, July 16, 2000

Author: David J. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 64 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. [I am shocked!] : GASP
5. Nogales nosh : TAMALE
11. More than impair : CRIPPLE
18. Completed : OVER
19. Popular salad ingredient : ARUGULA
21. They help catch criminals : BOUNTIES
22. A fact-finding civil court judge ___ : FIXESDAMAGES
24. Completed : INTHECAN
25. Settles on, in a way : ELECTS
26. Hockey Hall-of-Famer Francis : EMILE
28. Appeared : AROSE
29. Active starter? : RADIO
30. An improvising jazz musician ___ : DISREGARDSNOTES
35. Beeswax : POLISH
37. Compass heading : NNW
38. With 44-Across, a veteran : OLD
39. Spots : ADS
42. Gala : PAGEANT
44. See 38-Across : PRO
45. Corner : TREE
49. Directive : BEHEST
51. A helpful bridal shop clerk ___ : DISPLAYSVEILS
55. It may be forfeited : BAIL
56. Silicon Valley giant : INTEL
59. Writer Rand : AYN
60. Delayed : HELDUP
61. Piz Bernina group : ALPS
62. Small amount : SOU
63. Traffic signal, at times : ARROW
65. "Valley of the Dolls" girl : NEELY
66. A hard-working coal miner ___ : WITHDRAWSDEPOSITS
71. Doone of fiction : LORNA
73. Word with steak or search : STRIP
74. Bruce nicknamed "The Little Dragon" : LEE
75. Noted sprinter : HARE
78. Ring of color : AREOLE
80. French article : LES
81. ___ prayer : SAYSA
83. Was behind : OWED
84. A bottom line-oriented executive ___ : INCREASESCUTS
87. Split part : BANANA
89. Rum's partner : COKE
90. Last word of "Angela's Ashes" : TIS
91. Not so nice : NASTIER
94. ___ Kippur : YOM
95. Turned on : LIT
96. Dickensian complaint : BAH
98. Convictions : TENETS
100. A thorough insurance adjuster ___ : OBTAINSRELEASES
106. Like many Iranis : FARSI
110. Witch : CRONE
111. Ancient gathering place : AGORA
112. Like some stables of myth : AUGEAN
113. Supposes to be : TAKESFOR
116. A diligent police detective ___ : FOLLOWSLEADS
120. Exactly 3 hours for a marathon, e.g. : EVENTIME
121. 1997 film hit : TITANIC
122. Web destination : SITE
123. Bands of athletes? : TENDONS
124. End of an O'Neill title : COMETH
125. Horse race : TROT
1. Messenger : GOFER
2. Spanish tourist town : AVILA
3. Modern high school class, informally : SEXED
4. Slangy forecaster's word : PRECIP
5. Smidgens : TADS
6. The Altar constellation : ARA
7. Big bloom : MUM
8. Turkish pooh-bah : AGA
9. Winter Olympian : LUGER
10. Gold and silver, e.g. : ELEMENTS
11. Jailbird : CON
12. Track part : RUT
13. With you : INHAND
14. Wing: Prefix : PTERO
15. Decorative loop : PICOT
16. Where security is discussed : LEASE
17. Old laborers : ESNES
20. "It's ___ of the times" : ASIGN
21. Stand for the deceased : BIER
23. Bad postures : STOOPS
27. Kind of partner : LAW
30. Like a heap : DIG
31. Expert finish : ISE
32. Ghost : SHADE
33. Boat with a high bow : DORY
34. Not be careful with a bucket : SLOSH
36. In arrears : LATISH
39. "Fernando" singers : ABBA
40. "It's a ___!" : DEAL
41. "The Tempest" event : SHIPWRECK
43. Zilch : NIL
44. Wide-ranging display : PANOPLY
45. Big fund-raiser : TELETHON
46. Takes off, cowboy-style : RIDESAWAY
47. Month after Ab : ELUL
48. Sports award : ESPY
50. Where Hamlet cogitated : ELSINORE
52. One greeted on a ranch : PARD
53. Harp's cousin : LYRE
54. Start of a boast : VENI
57. Actions at auctions : NODS
58. Chocolate treats : TURTLES
63. Nasty biter : ASP
64. Bounced checks, hangnails, etc. : WOES
67. Rumor : TALE
68. Aphrodite's lover : ARES
69. Appleton locale: Abbr. : WISC
70. Navy worker : SEABEE
71. Secular : LAIC
72. "Yes ___?" : ORNO
76. City on the Truckee : RENO
77. Product encased in red wax : EDAM
79. Kind of kitchen : EATIN
81. Whistle-blowing spot: Abbr. : STA
82. 1-Down and others: Abbr. : ASSTS
85. Plops down : SITS
86. Timid : UNHEROIC
88. Double-dealing : ARTFUL
92. It may be hit by a driver : TEE
93. The elected : INS
95. Worse than tricks : LIESTO
96. Order to a dog : BEG
97. On high : ALOFT
99. Most discerning : SAGEST
100. Wedding band, perhaps : OCTET
101. Word in the Boy Scout Law : BRAVE
102. One of a kind? : TOKEN
103. Put ___ to : ANEND
104. Like some coins : RARE
105. Finlandia House architect : AALTO
107. Show again : REAIR
108. "___ say..." : SADTO
109. Atlas feature : INSET
112. "Moses" novelist, 1951 : ASCH
114. Fiver : FIN
115. Mantra sounds : OMS
117. Flee : LAM
118. Together : ONE
119. 1999 Pulitzer Prize-winning play : WIT

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