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New York Times, Sunday, July 25, 2010

Author: Alan Arbesfeld
Editor: Will Shortz
Alan Arbesfeld
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 89 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2010, The New York Times
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1. "Silas Marner" foundling : EPPIE
6. They're schlepped on tours : AMPS
10. Bruce who played Watson in Sherlock Holmes films : NIGEL
15. Equal : PEER
19. PBS figure from 1968 to 2001 : FREDROGERS
21. Eyes : OCULI
22. As well : ALSO
23. Cause for Adam to refuse the apple? : FASTOFEDEN
24. Congested-sounding : NASAL
25. Weapon in Clue : ROPE
26. Feature of some Greek buildings : STOA
27. Feudal holding : FIEF
28. Precamping preparation? : TENTPACKING
30. Tests for srs. : GRES
32. One-time connection : ATA
34. BMI rival : ASCAP
35. Christmas, for Christians? : SEASONTOBELIEVE
41. Alibi, e.g. : CLAIM
45. Antique restorer's need, for short : TLC
46. Locale in a 1968 Beatles song : USSR
47. Beaks : NIBS
48. "Really?" : THATSO
49. British P.M. during the creation of Israel : ATTLEE
51. Bountiful harvest? : DREAMOFTHECROP
55. Good source of protein : TOFU
56. Saudi Arabian province : ASIR
57. ___ gin fizz : SLOE
58. Article in Die Zeit : EINE
59. Robert Downey Jr. title role : IRONMAN
62. Prom rental : LIMO
65. Place to pray : APSE
67. Independence Day barbecue serving? : CORNONTHEFOURTHOFJULY
74. Auel heroine : AYLA
75. Prefix with plasm : ECTO
76. Girl in a Willa Cather title : ANTONIA
77. Shelter grp. : SPCA
81. Cut : HEWN
83. Serving with gâteau, maybe : LAIT
85. P.T.A. member?: Abbr. : ASSN
86. Unnecessary part of a jacket? : HOODFORNOTHING
90. When streetlights go on : ATDUSK
92. Refuse : ESCHEW
93. The Road Runner, for one : TOON
94. Freezer brand : EGGO
96. Caviar : ROE
97. Makeshift stepladder : STOOL
98. Ultimatum from a spouse who wants nicer digs? : MOVEMEORLEAVEME
102. Single-celled organism : MONAD
104. PC key : ESC
105. Some chorus members : ALTI
106. Refusing to watch football on New Year's Day? : NIXINGBOWLS
111. Tijuana fare : TACO
113. Genesis victim : ABEL
117. 1970s-'80s horror film franchise, with "The" : OMEN
118. Lofty retreat : AERIE
119. Nathan's annual hot-dog contest, e.g.? : EATINGGAME
121. It may be framed : PANE
122. ___ Chaiken, creator and writer of "The L Word" : ILENE
123. Concerning : INREGARDTO
124. Eye ___ : EXAM
125. Grayer, perhaps : OLDER
126. Scorch : SEAR
127. Magnetic induction unit : GAUSS
1. Pair of ruffians? : EFFS
2. Rear end : PRAT
3. Coin with a profile of José María Morelos : PESO
4. Conference clip-ons : IDTAGS
5. Suffix with ranch : ERO
6. Ones prejudiced against 125-Across people : AGEISTS
7. One subjugated by Cyrus the Great : MEDE
8. Kind of housing, for short : PREFAB
9. 1040 datum: Abbr. : SSN
10. Bar ___ : NONE
11. Self-motivational mantra : ICAN
12. Composer Mahler : GUSTAV
13. Slip by : ELAPSE
14. Eye shadow shade : LILAC
15. Property that costs $350 : PARKPLACE
16. Patron saint of goldsmiths : ELOI
17. Where to find "Baseball Tonight" : ESPN
18. Nicolas who directed "The Man Who Fell to Earth" : ROEG
20. Umbrage : OFFENSE
28. Shire in Hollywood : TALIA
29. Treasure hunter's find : CACHE
31. See 110-Down : ROUE
33. It's WNW of Grand Canary Island : TENERIFE
35. Interference : STATIC
36. Figure at una corrida : ELTORO
37. Represent : ACTFOR
38. Municipal laws: Abbr. : ORDS
39. Maker of the trivia-playing computer program Watson : IBM
40. Those, in Toledo : ESOS
42. Longfellow's bell town : ATRI
43. "The heat ___" : ISON
44. Look down : MOPE
48. Trinity component : THESON
50. Sally ___ (teacake) : LUNN
52. Agitate : RILE
53. Needing tuning, maybe : FLAT
54. Mr. Peanut prop : TOPHAT
56. Hunting lodge decoration bit : ANTLER
60. Bird that is no more : MOA
61. "As I was saying ..." : ANYHOW
63. Casual slip-on, casually : MOC
64. Plans : OUTLINES
66. Young newt : EFT
68. "Cactus Flower" Oscar winner : HAWN
69. Alternative to chestnut : ROAN
70. 1940 Fonda role : JOAD
71. Hesitant : UNSURE
72. Willowy: Var. : LISSOM
73. Ruth, once : YANKEE
77. Does, say : SHES
78. Blog comment : POST
79. First name in fashion : COCO
80. Personal : ADHOMINEM
82. Alternative to grounding : NOTV
84. Media exec Robert : IGER
87. Person with a serious conviction : FELON
88. Sandal's lack : TOE
89. Great Lakes mnemonic : HOMES
90. Eternal : AGELONG
91. Perfectly : TOAT
95. There's a national park named for one : GLACIER
98. Old phone company nickname : MABELL
99. Scented : ODORED
100. Station identification? : OCTANE
101. Alternative to Cialis : VIAGRA
103. Marsh of mysteries : NGAIO
106. "Uh-uh" : NOPE
107. Big picture? : IMAX
108. Lawless role : XENA
109. Shiraz, for one : WINE
110. Look from a 31-Down : LEER
112. Gillette product : ATRA
114. "On&On" singer Erykah : BADU
115. CPR experts : EMTS
116. Some summer births : LEOS
119. Winter hazard in Munich : EIS
120. Stand-up staple : GAG

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