GOOD NEIGHBORS

New York Times, Sunday, July 21, 2002

Author: Trip Payne
Editor: Will Shortz
Trip Payne
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {V} This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Payne. NYT links: Across Lite

JimH notes: This could be considered a pangram since there is a V in the rebus answer at square 92.
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© 2002, The New York Times
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1. Chemical used in perfumes : ACETAL
7. Like bananas Foster : FLAMBE
13. Façade part : CEDILLA
20. 1954 title role for Audrey Hepburn : SABRINA
21. Pleasure trip vessels : LINERS
22. Clinton, once : OXONIAN
23. Fleshly : CARNAL
24. Socratic conclusions? : OMEGAS
25. Money in reserve : NESTEGG
26. Insect repellent ingredient : ALOE
27. April 25, Down Under : ANZACDAY
29. "Swingin' the Blues" songwriter : BASIE
30. Passage with a moral : PARABLE
32. Early afternoon time : ONETEN
34. Pulitzer Prize category : DRAMA
38. Bothers : EATSAT
41. Shipwreck cause, sometimes : REEF
42. Exiled Cambodian leader : LONNOL
43. Christmas decorations : LIGHTS
47. Featured vocalists' selections : SOLI
48. Caduceus creatures : SNAKES
50. Due follower : TRE
51. Grenoble's department : ISERE
52. At ___ (befuddled) : ALOSS
54. Draft picks : ALES
55. Dainty gem : BIJOU
56. Oscar nominee Zellweger : RENEE
57. "When I was a ___ ..." (storyteller's start) : LITTLEBOY
59. Hardly try : COAST
60. Took on again, as a problem : RETACKLED
62. Archipelago makeup: Abbr. : ISLS
63. Humiliates : SHAMES
64. Cartoonist Addams : CHAS
65. Hardy English sheep : ROMNEY
67. The Hardy Boys' sidekick : CHET
68. Unrushed pedestrian : AMBLER
71. Speck : MOTE
72. Play ball : COOPERATE
76. Bazookas, basically : TUBES
77. "I've had it!" inspiration : LASTSTRAW
80. Flavorful : SAPID
81. Command post: Abbr. : HDQRS
82. They may click with writers : PENS
83. Journalist Alexander : SHANA
84. Place for a professeur : ECOLE
85. It could be to the left of center : EPI
86. "Gunsmoke" star : ARNESS
88. Give an ___ effort : EFOR
89. "American Beauty" hero : LESTER
90. Bitty bite : NIBBLE
92. Pupil's place : UVEA
93. Must : NEEDTO
95. Group of gods led by Odin : AESIR
96. Medium setting : SEANCE
98. Chef Emeril : LAGASSE
103. Designer's concern : DECOR
105. Dentists may take them : JAWXRAYS
108. Rob of "The West Wing" : LOWE
109. Sweet Italian wine : MARSALA
112. Upstairs window : DORMER
113. In the center : MEDIAL
115. Mopey one : BROODER
116. Put on a pedestal : ESTEEM
117. Break down : ANALYZE
118. Léotard and Silhouette, e.g. : EPONYMS
119. Peewee : TEENSY
120. Egypt's Lake ___ : NASSER
1. Rights org. : ASCAP
2. Occult science : CABALA
3. Diamond flaw? : ERROR
4. Skin disease : TINEA
5. Collected sayings : ANA
6. Sung syllables : LALALA
7. Abbr. on a soda bottle : FLOZ
8. City founded by Pizarro : LIMA
9. Storyteller : ANECDOTIST
10. "Will & Grace" actress Mullally : MEGAN
11. Upset donkeys, often : BRAYERS
12. Winding path : ESS
13. Cinematic barbarian : CONAN
14. They've split : EXES
15. Barn dance moves : DOSIDOS
16. Lewinsky was one : INTERN
17. Tell it like it isn't : LIE
18. Not be up-to-date : LAG
19. Geom. measure : ANG
28. Store total : NETSALES
29. Low-fat meat providers : BEEFALOS
31. Petitions : BESEECHES
33. In a defensible manner : TENABLY
35. Preventing stoppages : ANTIJAM
36. Down in the dumps : MOROSE
37. Unalaska residents : ALEUTS
39. Unwavering : SOLID
40. Heaps : ALOT
42. "___ Girls" : LES
43. Transportation to N.Y.C. : LIRR
44. "Amazing Grace" ending : ISEE
45. Site of an 1814 treaty : GHENT
46. Sweet toppings : TREACLES
49. Cryptographer's need : KEY
53. Dieter's desire : SLIMNESS
55. Regatta : BOATRACE
58. Suffix with telegraph : ESE
59. Edible holiday gift : CHEESELOG
61. Bright, to Brecht : KLAR
63. Word with chop or swap : SHOP
65. Arm of the Antarctic Ocean : ROSSSEA
66. Giants legend : OTT
67. Yellow : COWARDLY
68. Parthenon honoree : ATHENA
69. Rich chocolate dessert : MUDPIE
70. Entree covered with sauce : BBQRIBS
71. Zig or zag, e.g. : MANEUVER
72. Slalom craft : CANOE
73. Deaf as ___ : APOST
74. Parquet alternative : TILE
75. German river : EDER
77. Sportscaster Berman : LEN
78. Marvel superhero group : THENEWXMEN
79. Ben Affleck, in "Pearl Harbor" : RAFE
82. Possessed leader? : PRE
86. "So soon?" : ALREADY
87. Costa Rica's capital : SANJOSE
91. Tries to buy : BIDSON
94. 17th-century explorer : TASMAN
96. Goes hang-gliding : SOARS
97. Café handout : CARTE
99. Actors Robert and Antony : ALDAS
100. Besmirches : SOILS
101. "Camel News Caravan" host, 1949-56 : SWAYZE
102. Sushi bar supplier : EELER
104. Red Skelton character : CLEM
106. Roger of "Cheers" : REES
107. Black Knights of college football : ARMY
109. U.K. honor : MBE
110. Cercle et Carré artist : ARP
111. Outback jumper : ROO
112. N.Y.P.D. employee : DET
114. Character in "Bambi" : ENA

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