A LOT OF CHOICES

New York Times, Sunday, July 24, 2005

Author: Frank Longo
Editor: Will Shortz
Frank Longo
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 68 Missing: none – this is a pangram Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 83 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Euripides heroine : ELECTRA
8. Soyuz cosmonaut Makarov : OLEG
12. Tending to radiate : EMISSIVE
20. Snow-white dog : SAMOYED
21. Part of N.B. : NOTA
22. Got going : ACTUATED
23. Risky marketing of sports jackets on a city's outskirts? [Chevrolet] : SUBURBANBLAZERVENTURE
26. It comes out in the wash : ODOR
27. "This guy walks into ___ …" : ABAR
28. Apollo mission vehicle : LEM
29. Cowpoke, often : ROPER
30. More than a sip : SWIG
32. "Bad Behavior" star, 1993 : REA
34. Result of teasing? : BIGHAIR
38. Understanding of how to keep peace in the community? [Honda] : CIVICACCORDINSIGHT
45. Fell : HEW
48. Dance springily : JIG
49. "Rock and Roll, Hoochie ___" : KOO
50. His "Parade" included parts for typewriter, foghorn and rattle : SATIE
51. Suffix with planet : OID
52. Western native : UTE
53. Storting meeting place : OSLO
55. Locale of some hangings: Abbr. : MUS
57. Zippo : NIL
58. Some underwear : BVDS
59. Aura surrounding a black mountain lion? [Mercury] : SABLECOUGARMYSTIQUE
64. One option for Hamlet : TOBE
65. Garage supply : OIL
66. Deck material : TEAK
67. N.H.L.'s ___ Trophy : NORRIS
70. Some claimants : LIENORS
73. Shooter Adams : ANSEL
75. Token : MEMENTO
76. "Bewitched" witch : ENDORA
77. Harsh call : BRAY
78. "Third Watch" actress Texada : TIA
80. Exiled African leader : AMIN
81. Search for poetry in the Old West? [Nissan] : FRONTIERSTANZAQUEST
86. Its point is guarded : EPEE
88. Sitter's acquisition : LAP
89. Volume 1 heading starter : ATO
90. Astronomer's study : NOVA
91. Eavesdropping org. : NSA
92. Story : LIE
93. Hotel employee : VALET
95. Subj. for U.S. newcomers : ESL
97. Half seas over : LIT
98. Deck (out) : TOG
99. Fearless group of traveling sheep? [Dodge] : INTREPIDRAMCARAVAN
104. Moralistic declaration : ITSASIN
105. Simile part : ASA
106. Prefix with cop, in a film title : ROBO
109. Grandma at a bar mitzvah : BUBBE
112. Noted apple pie baker : MOM
114. Stretch : AREA
117. Daughter of Saturn : JUNO
119. Accompany a horse researcher? [Ford] : ESCORTMUSTANGEXPLORER
125. Lobster may be served in it : REDSAUCE
126. Blue hue : CYAN
127. Glimpses : PEEKSAT
128. Lake Michigan arm : GREENBAY
129. Georgetown athlete : HOYA
130. Baptisms of fire : ORDEALS
1. Petrol brand : ESSO
2. Heaps kudos on : LAUDS
3. Form into an arch, old-style : EMBOW
4. TV personality with a voice in "Shark Tale" : COURIC
5. Norse war god : TYR
6. Musical McEntire : REBA
7. Not much at all : ADAB
8. Temporarily punched out : ONBREAK
9. Cyber-chortle : LOL
10. Card catalog abbr. : ETAL
11. Shady resting place : GAZEBO
12. Labyrinth locale : EAR
13. Early 12th-century year : MCV
14. Resident: Suffix : ITE
15. Daily event : SUNRISE
16. Zen goal : SATORI
17. "Give ___ for …" : ITUP
18. "Billy Budd" captain : VERE
19. Pulitzer-winning critic Richard : EDER
24. Figure in a bust : NARC
25. Mideast parley attenders : EMIRS
31. Fatigued action figure? : GIJOE
33. In ___ (really out of it) : ACOMA
35. Polish part : GDANSK
36. Number-starting cry : HITIT
37. Kind of dye : ANILINE
39. Baron's superior: Abbr. : VISC
40. Homes with domes : IGLOOS
41. Judiciary : COURTSYSTEM
42. "The whole of ___ consists in the art of being honest": Jefferson : GOVERNMENT
43. Lay low : HID
44. Lions' goals, briefly : TDS
45. Get the lead out : HUSTLE
46. ___ shrdlu : ETAOIN
47. Goose steppers? : WEBBEDFEET
54. Not non : OUI
56. Barrie buccaneer : SMEE
58. 42-Down division : BUREAU
60. Poe poem : LENORE
61. Hostile look : GLARE
62. Big Three meeting site : YALTA
63. Shiite center in Iran : QOM
68. "Yea" : ITISSO
69. Writer Susan : SONTAG
71. Treasure of the Sierra Madre? : ORO
72. Worked out at the track : RANLAPS
74. Japan's first capital : NARA
75. Big name in oil : MAZOLA
77. Humans, e.g. : BIPEDS
79. Travel guide listing : INN
82. Actress Shire : TALIA
83. Fictional diva Floria : TOSCA
84. Tel ___ : AVIV
85. Doha's land : QATAR
86. Y sporter : ELI
87. One with a sticking point : PIN
93. Experienced : VETERAN
94. Pares : TRIMS
96. Layered dish : LASAGNA
100. Biochemical sugar : RIBOSE
101. Amount to turn it up? : ANOTCH
102. Endangered : RARE
103. "Really!" : NOJOKE
107. Anatomical sac : BURSA
108. Best Supporting Actress for "Paper Moon" : ONEAL
109. Big chip off the old block? : BERG
110. Pusher's target : USER
111. Four after the first? : BCDE
113. Waldorf salad ingredient : MAYO
115. Big show : EXPO
116. Monkey : APER
118. Crumbs : ORTS
120. It has a certain ring to it : TUB
121. Longtime Elton John label : MCA
122. Driver's 180 : UEY
123. Demurral : NAY
124. Fronted : LED

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