DEBUT PROMOS AT THE WORLD'S FAIR

New York Times, Sunday, July 29, 2012

Author: Kevin G. Der
Editor: Will Shortz
Kevin G. Der
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {J} This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Der. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2012, The New York Times
Across Down
1. One of six World Cup qualifying zones : ASIA
5. Tickles : AMUSES
11. Visit : GOTO
15. Summer getaway : CAMP
19. Pedigree alternative : IAMS
20. Relative of a crow : MAGPIE
21. Shade darker than azure : ANIL
22. Gelatin substitute : AGAR
23. "Get an inside look at our booth" (Buffalo, 1901) : XRAYMACHINE
25. "Come by and chat at our booth" (Philadelphia, 1876) : TELEPHONE
27. White Rabbit's song in "Alice in Wonderland" : IMLATE
28. Do a pit job : REFUEL
30. Early 20th-century Modernist : MANRAY
31. Whiz : ACE
32. Two-time world figure skating champ Slutskaya : IRINA
33. Card : WIT
34. Back : AGO
35. Thruway warning : SLO
38. Double-check, in a way : AUDIT
41. "You've gotta get your hands on this" (Knoxville, 1982) : TOUCHSCREEN
44. "Puts the keys of the future at your fingertips" (Philadelphia, 1876) : TYPEWRITER
47. Inclusive pronoun : HESHE
48. Russian city and oblast : OREL
49. Thompson of "Family" : SADA
50. Day spa treatment : PEEL
52. Ones with natural curls? : ASPS
56. Veteran's award : WARMEDAL
59. "Bring your dogs to our booth" (Philadelphia, 1876) : HEINZKETCHUP
63. Queens neighborhood : ASTORIA
65. Dove's sign : VEE
66. Grand ___ : BAHAMA
67. Transcript meas. : AVG
69. "The fair's toughest man alive" (New York City, 1939) : HUMANOIDROBOT
73. Run into : RAM
74. Energizes : GOOSES
76. Ore. neighbor : IDA
77. Just for giggles : ONALARK
79. "Get the scoop on our new hand-held offering" (St. Louis, 1904) : ICECREAMCONE
83. Bob Marley tune made popular by Johnny Nash : STIRITUP
86. "Quo Vadis" role : NERO
87. Swarm : TEEM
88. Incredulous reply : WHAT
90. It's unavoidable : FATE
91. Battalions, e.g. : UNITS
94. "Fairgoers may be in for a shock" (St. Louis, 1904) : WALLOUTLET
97. "Starting a giant revolution at the fairgrounds" (Chicago, 1893) : FERRISWHEEL
103. Winter reading, say : TEENS
104. Pothook shape : ESS
105. Santa ___ : ANA
106. Muck : GOO
107. Fly without power : GLIDE
109. One that's hard to get ahold of? : EEL
111. It may receive a few pointers : KENNEL
113. Hullabaloo : BEDLAM
114. Densest natural element : OSMIUM
117. "Getting fairgoers moving on the right track" (Paris, 1900) : ESCALATOR
119. "Now showing our big vision of the future" (Osaka, 1970) : IMAXTHEATER
122. Pop ___ : ICON
123. Continue after landing : TAXI
124. Designer Pucci : EMILIO
125. Source of the Hulk's power : RAGE
126. Bull run participant? : TORO
127. "Shepherd Moons" Grammy winner : ENYA
128. Remove from the stock exchange : DELIST
129. ___ Daddy (N.B.A. nickname) : SHAQ
1. City where Cézanne was born : AIX
2. Bengalese wrap : SARI
3. Sermon leader : IMAM
4. Retreats : ASYLA
5. Like hams : AMATEUR
6. Eggnog ingredient : MACE
7. "Gross!" : UGH
8. Full of life : SPIRITED
9. Mussorgski's "Bilder ___ Ausstellung" : EINER
10. Judge to be suitable : SEEFIT
11. Bistro dessert : GATEAU
12. First-year law student : ONEL
13. 'Fore : TIL
14. Faulkner's alma mater : OLEMISS
15. "High Hopes" lyricist Sammy : CAHN
16. Greek squares : AGORAE
17. Pull through : MANAGE
18. Hunt for food : PREYON
24. Colorful parrot : MACAW
26. Small garden : PATCH
29. Game with Wild cards : UNO
33. Sea snail : WHELK
35. Lay away : STOW
36. Neighbor of Draco and Hercules : LYRA
37. Met somebody? : OPERAGOER
39. Sweet-talk, say : DISARM
40. Firenze's place : ITALIA
42. Part of many a bistro's name : CHEZ
43. Tennis player's asset : REACH
45. Group in many a park : ELMS
46. Small energy boost? : RAH
50. ___ Piper : PIED
51. Part of summer in Santiago : ENERO
53. 2004 Will Smith animated film : SHARKTALE
54. Deer hunter : PUMA
55. Online deluge : SPAM
57. Aristotle's "fifth element" : ETHER
58. Extinguish : DOUSE
60. Fiji alternative : EVIAN
61. Mezzo-soprano in "Don Carlos" : EBOLI
62. Onetime subject of the Mongols : TATAR
64. "Have ___ day" : ANICE
67. Fightin' : AGIN
68. Viva ___ : VOCE
70. Lamar of the N.B.A. : ODOM
71. Ready to move : ONSALE
72. Fight : BATTLE
75. Pore over : SCOUR
78. Divide : RIFT
80. When some lunches end : ATTWO
81. Go well together : MESH
82. "Gross!" : EWW
84. See 115-Down : UTES
85. Some allergy sources : PETS
89. Nastygrams : HATEMAIL
92. Actor Bruce : NIGEL
93. Sequester : ISOLATE
95. Single-issue publication : ONESHOT
96. 1972 Bill Withers hit : USEME
97. Act like an expert without being one : FAKEIT
98. "Romanian Rhapsodies" composer : ENESCO
99. Bad blood : RANCOR
100. Female counselor : EGERIA
101. Antiquity, once : ELD
102. Like some ponds : LILIED
108. Van ___ of "Timecop" : DAMME
110. Ones with fictional accounts : LIARS
112. "Small" prefix : NANO
113. Far from aerodynamic : BOXY
114. Williams of the Temptations : OTIS
115. With 84-Down, a Pac-12 team : UTAH
116. "Big" prefix : MEGA
118. Beach souvenir? : TAN
120. Year Claudius I became emperor : XLI
121. Course list abbr. : REQ

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