OVERCROWDING

New York Times, Sunday, July 3, 1994

Author: A.J. Santora
Editor: Will Shortz
A. J. Santora
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Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 82 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 183 for Mr. Santora. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1994, The New York Times
Across Down
1. 500, e.g. : RACE
5. Hubby, in Paris : MARI
9. Mountain in Turkey : ARARAT
15. Rifle peephole : BEAD
19. 21 or over, liquorwise : LEGAL
20. Revises : EDITS
22. Dress part : BODICE
23. Mr. Penzler of mystery fiction : OTTO
24. Actress Massey : ILONA
25. Leave : GOOUT
26. Newsman in the Sahara? : SUDANRATHER
28. Canal Zone film favorites? : PANAMAANDPAKETTLE
31. Answer to "Who's there?" : ITISI
32. Thrice a day, on prescriptions: Abbr. : TID
33. Nastase of tennis : ILIE
34. Oscar nominee for "Exodus" : MINEO
35. Apportions : ALLOTS
36. TV's "_____ with a 'Z'" : LIZA
37. Scale syllables : MIS
38. Fuzz : LINT
39. "Silkwood" actress : STREEP
41. It was first conquered in 1953 : EVEREST
43. Used up : GONE
44. Dart : SCOOT
46. Ink : SIGN
49. Harass : BESET
50. Actor who craved goulash? : HUNGARYCOOPER
54. Boxing legend : ALI
55. Holds : HAS
57. Winter air : NOEL
58. Sister of Euterpe : ERATO
59. Feminist Bella : ABZUG
61. 19th-century sea novelist : DANA
64. Prunes : TRIMS
66. Dining table decoration : DOILY
67. Pilot : AVIATE
68. North Carolina college : ELON
69. Aries or Taurus, e.g. : AUTO
70. Workers' _____ : COMP
71. Revisionist : AMENDER
72. See 88 Across : COR
73. Singer on a South American gig? : ARGENTINATURNER
77. 1-_____ (way to guard) : ONI
78. Withdraws : REMOVES
80. Soon after : ANON
81. Yearn : PINE
82. Melody : ARIA
83. Dodged : EVADED
84. Bush Secretary of State : BAKER
86. Title holder : OWNER
87. "Confessions of Felix Krull" author : MANN
88. Band instrument, with 72 Across : TENOR
89. Hawthorne locale : SALEM
90. Vaunt : BRAG
91. Match, in poker : SEE
93. Suffix with dull or drunk : ARD
94. Actress with an arty affectation? : BOHEMIAFARROW
98. Take out : ERASE
102. Tolkein's "The _____ of Beleriand" : LAYS
104. Clear of vermin : DERAT
105. Uninspiring : ARID
106. Does a brake job : RELINES
108. The Windsors, e.g. : ROYALS
110. Fr. holy women : STES
111. Parenthetical comment : SIC
112. "Jellicle Ball" musical : CATS
113. Pat and Debby : BOONES
115. Ex-Met Rusty : STAUB
117. Finely appointed : POSH
118. Some PC's : ATS
119. In with : AMONG
120. Singer with a Latin beat? : BOLIVIANEWTONJOHN
125. Washington V.I.P. in Dakar? : SENEGALGORE
127. Assayer's container : CUPEL
128. Sportscaster's details : COLOR
129. "_____ the picture" : IGET
130. Frog : PEEPER
131. First name in college football : KNUTE
132. Santa _____ : ANITA
133. The opposition : NAYS
134. Recognize : TWEEDS
135. Wool garments : SPOT
136. Angora notables : AGAS
1. Proportionate : RELATIVE
2. Struggles (over) : AGONIZES
3. "The Country Girl" up north? : CANADAREHAN
4. Susa's country : ELAM
5. Building block : MEGALITH
6. Hunk : ADONIS
7. _____ Janeiro : RIODE
8. Live _____ (enjoy the good life) : ITUP
9. Without : ABSENT
10. Way to go : ROUTE
11. Supplement : ADDTO
12. Irani money : RIAL
13. Benzoyl peroxide target : ACNE
14. Artist Gerard _____ Borch : TER
15. Carboys : BOTTLES
16. Singer / actress in Africa? : ETHIOPIAZADORA
17. 1946 Bikini event : ATEST
18. L.B.J. chronicler Kearns : DORIS
19. Edge : LIP
21. Lasting : STAMINAL
27. French wing : AILE
29. Intentions : AIMS
30. Home run hitter of the 40's : KINER
35. Commedia dell'_____ : ARTE
36. Neighbor of Isr. : LEB
38. Boxes : LOGES
39. Blackish : SOOTY
40. _____ Gigio ("Ed Sullivan Show" regular) : TOPO
42. Touchdown abbr. : ETA
43. Early astronomical instrument : GNOMON
44. Screenplay : SCRIPT
45. Ember : COAL
47. Protein in Wheaties : GLUTENIN
48. Hakeem Olajuwon, e.g. : NIGERIAN
51. Weld : UNITE
52. _____ of the guard : YEOMAN
53. Lunatic : RAVER
56. Looked wide-eyed : STARED
60. Hopper : BIN
61. Papal letter : DECRETAL
62. Lotion ingredient : ALOEVERA
63. "60 Minutes" D-Day reporter? : NORMANDYROONEY
65. Toupees : RUGS
66. Red Cross hero : DONOR
67. Dubai leaders : AMEERS
70. Flicks : CINEMA
71. Novelist Tyler : ANNE
73. "God is _____": Fuller : AVERB
74. Absorb abuse : TAKEIT
75. Acclivitous : UPWARD
76. 1964 Lorne Greene song hit : RINGO
79. "_____ you know the muffin man" (children's lyric) : ODO
82. Reluctant flier at home? : AMERICAJONG
84. Bugs and Buddy : BAERS
85. _____ mater : ALMA
86. Gold braid : ORRIS
89. Artist / author Silverstein : SHEL
90. Dramatic fashion look : BAREBACK
92. Long fish : EEL
95. Sultanas' rooms : ODAS
96. Ignes _____ (marsh lights) : FATUI
97. Handcuff, in slang : WRISTLET
99. Asiatic Turkey : ANATOLIA
100. Two-handed hoop attempts : SETSHOTS
101. Double twist : ESS
103. Browning works : SONNETS
107. Come back : ECHO
109. Peterman : YEGG
110. People of interest? : SAVERS
111. 1976 rebellion site : SOWETO
113. Sink : BASIN
114. The end : OMEGA
115. Hillside : SLOPE
116. Trite : TIRED
117. Enliven : PEPUP
120. Muffed : BLEW
121. Arch molding : OGEE
122. Superior ones? : NUNS
123. Final Four org. : NCAA
124. Washington power grp. : NRA
126. Inclined (to) : APT

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