GOING EVERY WHICH WAY

New York Times, Sunday, July 27, 2008

Author: Mike Nothnagel and David Quarfoot
Editor: Will Shortz
Mike Nothnagel
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David Quarfoot
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Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 90 Missing: {J} This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Nothnagel. This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Quarfoot. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. 2003 Stanley Cup champions : DEVILS
7. Portrays : LIMNS
12. It's found in many pockets nowadays : IPOD
16. Command to an overfriendly canine : DOWNBOY
20. Genus of poisonous mushrooms : AMANITA
22. Brewing : AFOOT
23. Pasta used in soups : ORZO
24. Actress Polo : TERI
25. Nickname for a bodybuilder : MUSCLES
26. Flip : SASSY
27. Junior in the N.F.L. : SEAU
28. Bunch : HEAP
29. Popular 1970s British TV series : UPSTAIRSDOWNSTAIRS
32. Bug : VWBEETLE
34. Fraternity letters : NUS
35. Dungeon items : IRONS
37. "Now you're talking!" : ALLRIGHT
38. Took the risk : LEFTITUPTOCHANCE
45. From ___ Z : ATO
47. Radiate : EFFUSE
51. When a second-shift employee may get home : ONEAM
52. City that overlooks a bay of the same name : HILO
53. Opening screen option on many an A.T.M. : ESPANOL
56. "Think big" sloganeer : IMAX
57. One inside another : NESTED
59. Spot alternative : FIDO
61. Fine-tunes : HONES
62. Split : LEAVE
63. Abbr. in a real-estate listing : BRS
64. Creator of the Tammany Hall tiger : NAST
66. Tic-tac-toe plays : XSANDOS
68. Warner Brothers shotgun toter : ELMER
69. "Whose woods these ___ think I know": Frost : AREI
71. Liberals : THELEFT
73. Actor Brynner : YUL
74. ___ rut : INA
75. Keats, e.g. : ODIST
76. Ilk : SORT
77. It may have two doors : SEDAN
79. Ralph who co-wrote "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" : BLANE
81. Cartoonist Keane : BIL
82. "The Praise of Folly" writer : ERASMUS
84. Cause of unemployment : DOWNSIZING
86. It might follow a slash mark : DIVISOR
90. "Amen!" : RIGHTON
91. Club alternative : SPADE
92. Slangy street greeting : SUPDOG
94. Ball with a yellow stripe : NINE
95. Arrangements : SETUPS
98. Four-star hotel amenity : SPA
99. J.F.K. info: Abbr. : ARR
101. Football defensive line position : RIGHTEND
102. Old musical high notes : ELAS
103. Deuce beaters : TREYS
104. Where to pick up pick-up sticks : TOYSHOP
106. Viking Ericson : LEIF
108. Summer Mass. setting : EDT
109. Bug : ANNOY
110. "We ___ please" : AIMTO
111. Nativity scene figures : MAGI
114. ___ Mae : GINNIE
116. Stead : LIEU
117. Like most apartments : ONLEASE
119. A hyperbola has two : FOCI
121. Having stars, say : RATED
122. Deliver, as a harsh criticism : LETRIP
124. "Star Trek" TV series, to fans : TNG
125. Exasperated teacher's cry : SITDOWNANDSHUTUP
128. Shade of blue : AQUA
130. Kids drink from them : TEATS
132. Comedian Margaret : CHO
133. Part of a shark's respiratory system : GILLSLIT
137. Missing glasses' location, usually : RIGHTWHEREYOULEFTTHEM
145. Genesis son : ABEL
146. Issue : EMIT
148. The second "R" in J. R. R. Tolkien : REUEL
149. Wrinkles : CREASES
150. Fan mag : ZINE
151. Pixar fish : NEMO
152. Africa's ___ Mountains : ATLAS
153. A super's may be supersized : KEYRING
154. Result of pulling the plug? : EDDY
155. Overflow : TEEM
156. Unesco World Heritage Site in Jordan : PETRA
157. Gives in return : REPAYS
1. Block : DAMUP
2. Birds that can sprint at 30 m.p.h. : EMUS
3. Extensive : VAST
4. One of a people conquered in 1533 : INCA
5. French orphan of film : LILI
6. Camper's aid : STERNO
7. Miss : LASS
8. "___ first ..." : IFAT
9. Arrangement of 40-Downs : MOSAIC
10. "Ain't gonna happen" : NOSIREE
11. Commercial prefix with foam : STYRO
12. Cyclades island : IOS
13. Before: Abbr. : PREV
14. Longtime Boston Symphony conductor : OZAWA
15. Hollow center? : DOUBLEL
16. Barely fair, maybe : DOWNTHERIGHTFIELDLINE
17. Sugar source : BEET
18. Read aloud : ORAL
19. Exclamation of surprise : YIPE
21. In itself : ASSUCH
30. Went from second to first, say : DOWNSHIFTED
31. Fasten with a pop : SNAPON
33. Will Ferrell title role : ELF
36. Erect : STANDINGUPRIGHT
38. Not brought home : LEFTONBASE
39. Off : INERROR
40. See 9-Down : TESSERA
41. Awake by : UPAT
42. Bootleggers' bane : TMEN
43. Son-in-law of Muhammad : ALI
44. Go-ahead : NOD
46. Common hockey score : ONEONE
48. Proposed "fifth taste," which means "savory" in Japanese : UMAMI
49. Keeps : SAVES
50. Put forth : EXERT
54. "Do you want me to?" : SHALLI
55. Tasmania's highest peak : OSSA
58. Z-car brand : DATSUN
60. International oil and gas giant, informally : OXY
62. Benedict III's predecessor : LEOIV
65. Misses, e.g. : SHES
67. Negative : SUBZERO
70. Sentiment suggesting "Try this!" : ITSRIGHTUPYOURALLEY
72. Secured, in a way, with "on" : LEFTADOWNPAYMENT
78. Cipher org. : NSA
80. T or F, e.g.: Abbr. : ANS
81. Construction project that gave rise to the Ted Williams Tunnel : BIGDIG
83. Sphagnous : MOSSY
85. Some taters : IDAHOS
86. Over : DONE
87. Building component? : SILENTU
88. Shrinking, perhaps : ONADIET
89. Took it easy : RESTEDUP
91. Gone bad : SPOILT
93. Frog legs, to some : DELICACY
95. Hold off : STALL
96. TV puppet : ERNIE
97. Precept : TENET
98. Pal of Kenny and Kyle : STAN
100. Tach reading : RPM
105. Common entry point : STAGERIGHT
107. Alpine sights : FIRS
112. Behind : AFT
113. Happen, slangily : GODOWN
115. "I'll pass" : NAH
117. Plush : OPULENT
118. Connoisseur : ESTHETE
120. Pawned : INHOCK
123. Head counts? : IQS
126. Tristram's love : ISEULT
127. More gloomy : DOURER
129. Singer Mann : AIMEE
131. "That's ___!" : AWRAP
133. Look : GAZE
134. Footnote abbr. : IBID
135. Impart : LEND
136. Player's call : TIME
138. Behind : REAR
139. "Bridal Chorus" bride : ELSA
140. Bazooka Joe's working peeper : LEFTEYE
141. Ground cover : TARP
142. Early Chinese dynasty : HSIA
143. Choice word : EENY
144. E-mail, e.g.: Abbr. : MSGS
147. Cartoon feline : TOM

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