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New York Times, Sunday, July 27, 1997

Author: June Boggs
Editor: Will Shortz
June Boggs
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 80 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Boggs. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Steady : BRACE
6. Sauteed dish : HASH
10. Edison's middle name : ALVA
14. Dessert item : MELON
19. Silver Ghost, informally : ROLLS
20. Lohengrin's love : ELSA
21. Activist : DOER
22. Up : ALOFT
23. Title for a cleric's book? : ABOUTFAITH
25. Teen fantasy? : JUNIORMYTH
27. Do type : BEEHIVE
28. Gone : USEDUP
29. 1995 Pitt flick : SEVEN
30. Product of the press? : CIDER
32. Quickly apply : SLAPON
37. Goodfellow ___, Tex. : AFB
40. It may be black or green : TEA
41. Deep bell sound : BONG
42. Mr. Hyde, e.g. : ALTEREGO
44. Cybernetics pioneer ___ Wiener : NORBERT
46. Firm : ALDENTE
48. Pinochle combo : MELD
49. "Dirty dog," for one : SLUR
50. City discussed at the 1954 Geneva Conference : HANOI
52. Senate support : YEAS
54. Cows, maybe : AWES
55. Opposite of baja : ALTA
56. Black spot : DISGRACE
58. Kind of expression : PAINED
60. They cross the line : ROADHOGS
62. ___ one : NOTA
64. Bank deposit : LODE
65. Sewing tool : AWL
66. Masseuse's target : ACHE
67. "Was ___ blame?" : ITO
68. Program : SHOW
70. Ring org. : WBA
73. 70-Across weapon : FIST
75. Miss America attire : SASH
77. Dweller across the strait from Singapore : SUMATRAN
79. Stadium sight : POMPOM
81. Horrible : GRUESOME
84. Prefix with mechanics : AERO
85. Thick fog, in slang : SOUP
86. "___-Man" (1974 spy/sci-fi film) : ROBO
88. Center of activity : MECCA
89. Wit : CARD
90. Part of a W.W. II exclamation : TORA
91. Search for x : ALGEBRA
93. Bit of business attire : NECKTIE
96. Kind of apparel : INTIMATE
99. Foreign refusal : NEIN
100. Shower with flowers : WOO
101. Certain model railroads : HOS
102. Ardent and then some : RAHRAH
103. Cavern, in poetry : ANTRE
105. "Backdraft" concern : ARSON
107. Old piece : ROSCOE
109. Wedding locale in a Crosby film : WAIKIKI
112. Anorexic? : DEADLYTHIN
116. Simple beachwear? : PLAINTHONG
119. Provide, as with some quality : ENDUE
120. For fear that : LEST
121. Split, so to speak : EXIT
122. Pen patter : OINKS
123. Not thinking straight : WOOZY
124. Douay prophet : OSEE
125. Heart of the matter : PITH
126. Desert drainage basin : PLAYA
1. Support ___ : BRA
2. Virginia Senator : ROBB
3. Lily relative : ALOE
4. Hints : CLUES
5. Artsy one : ESTHETE
6. Engage in a food fight at KFC? : HEAVEATHIGH
7. Out of this world : ALIEN
8. Sight at Dulles : SST
9. "That'll show you!" : HAH
10. Deem : ADJUDGE
11. Screw (up) : LOUSE
12. Hero-worship : VENERATE
13. Like Australia's western plateau : ARID
14. Famous Tuesday Club member : MARPLE
15. ___ bark beetle : ELM
16. Actress Myrna : LOY
17. Repeatedly : OFT
18. Ultimate : NTH
24. Fin : FIVER
26. Bounce : OUST
30. Do a salon job : COLOR
31. Hitchhiker from Calcutta? : INDIANTHUMBER
33. Hammer in manufacturing : ARMAND
34. Tiny Christmas decoration? : PEEWEEWREATH
35. Was coquettish with : OGLED
36. Auction actions : NODS
37. Cochise player Michael in 50's TV : ANSARA
38. Succeed : FOLLOW
39. Unbearably hot holiday? : BRUTALFOURTH
41. Quite a thrill : BANG
43. Capriole : LEAP
45. Small fastener : BRAD
47. Foreign refusal : NYET
51. Jerks : ASSES
53. 1953 title role for Rita Hayworth : SALOME
56. Treat : DOCTOR
57. Talk fondly : COO
59. "Field of Dreams" setting : IOWA
61. What a padlock may fasten : HASP
63. Org. : ASSOC
67. Where Mt. Carmel is: Abbr. : ISR
69. Kindly spirit? : HUMANWRAITH
71. Inner-city area : BARRIO
72. Current terminals : ANODES
74. Disable : IMPAIR
76. With bated breath : AGOG
78. Small fastener : TACK
79. City ESE of Bombay : POONA
80. Water ring : MOAT
82. Chilling : EERIE
83. Go up and down the dial : SCAN
85. Budge : STIR
87. Whitens : BLEACHES
92. It might come out of a summit : ENTENTE
94. Rose-red dye : EOSIN
95. Stove workspace : COOKTOP
97. Fictional ghost : MARLEY
98. It passes between decks : AHOY
104. Clangor : NOISE
105. Be ready for : AWAIT
106. It meant nothing to Caesar : NIHIL
108. Capital of Manche : STLO
110. North or South district in Hawaii : KONA
111. Black : INKY
112. Drops outside : DEW
113. Musician Brian : ENO
114. Hubbub : ADO
115. Procter & Gamble soap : DUZ
116. Oomph : PEP
117. Year in Nero's reign : LXI
118. Agcy. overseeing Fed. records : GSA

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