BUSINESS CARDS

New York Times, Sunday, July 30, 2000

Author: Randolph Ross
Editor: Will Shortz
Randolph Ross
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 55 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Stadium walkways : RAMPS
6. Actress Blanchett of "Elizabeth" : CATE
10. Something to talk about : TOPIC
15. Postponement : STAY
19. Suffix with sect : ARIAN
20. Woody's role in "Annie Hall" : ALVY
21. Kansas City college : AVILA
22. It may be hard to get out of : COMA
23. ___, Insurance Salesman : JUSTINCASE
25. ___, Funeral Director : PAULBEARER
27. Remedy : ANTIDOTE
28. Party wear, maybe : HEELS
30. "Sabrina" star Julia : ORMOND
31. Royal Crown brand : NEHI
32. Winter woes : COLDS
33. Farmers' association : COOP
34. Five-time Derby winner : ARCARO
37. Western Pacific republic : PALAU
38. Dirt expert : GOSSIPER
42. Big blow : GALE
43. ___, International Mediator : WARRENPEACE
46. End of many e-mail addresses : EDU
47. A mean Amin : IDI
48. Noted Howard : MOE
49. Words before distance or discount : ATA
50. Dentist's request : RINSE
52. Schism : RIFT
54. ___, Travel Agent : WANDALUST
58. Boozed (up) : GINNED
59. Unending : LIFELONG
61. Trade : LINE
62. Make over : RESTYLE
63. Got the message : HEARD
64. They come after quarters : SEMIS
65. Center of Los Angeles : ONEAL
66. Matriarch : GRANDMA
68. Order in the court : WRIT
69. Some pipes : CORNCOBS
72. Indian queens : RANEES
73. ___, Children's Entertainer : PATTYCAKE
75. It's tall when exaggerated : TALE
76. R.P.I. grads : ENGRS
77. "Gee whiz!" : MAN
78. Torch lighter at the 1996 Olympics : ALI
79. Excess : FAT
80. Big diamond : ACE
81. ___, Charity Organizer : MARSHADIMES
86. Work well together : MESH
87. Long roads : THRUWAYS
90. Driving aids : IRONS
91. Calls off : ABORTS
93. Summer colors : TANS
94. Jobs, to friends : STEVE
95. Hearty cheers : OLES
96. 1950's tennis star Pancho : SEGURA
99. Search party : POSSE
100. How not to get caught : INTHEACT
104. ___, Towel Manufacturer : TERRYCLOTH
106. ___, Literary Agent : BESSSELLER
108. Resembling, with "to" : AKIN
109. Musical direction : LENTO
110. It's breaking out : ACNE
111. Item with a ladder : SLIDE
112. Dosage amts. : TSPS
113. Fund : ENDOW
114. Source : ROOT
115. French beans? : TETES
1. Indian king : RAJA
2. Get ___ for one's money : ARUN
3. Alcoholic drink served over cracked ice : MIST
4. Coatings : PATINAE
5. Duke of Flatbush : SNIDER
6. Spiny things : CACTI
7. Wings : ALAE
8. Tubes : TVS
9. Socket : EYEHOLE
10. Wrapped, as for a football game : TAPEDUP
11. Tracks : OVALS
12. Papal name first used in A.D. 140 : PIUS
13. Malicious : ILL
14. The very end : CABOOSE
15. Seafood dish : SCAMPI
16. Lawn mower brand : TORO
17. "I couldn't agree with you more!" : AMEN
18. Play area : YARD
24. At all, in dialect : NOHOW
26. Life force, to Freud : EROS
29. Brio : ELAN
32. Had a conscience : CARED
33. 1951 Best Actress Emmy winner : COCA
34. "It's ___!" : AGIRL
35. Sector sides : RADII
36. ___, Suspense Writer : CLIFFHANGER
37. Branch : PRONG
38. Intl. org. since 1948 : GATT
39. ___, Shoe Salesman : PENNYLOAFER
40. 1957 Detroit debut : EDSEL
41. ___ la Paix : RUEDE
44. British actress Holden : AMANDA
45. Simplifies : EASES
50. Up : RISEN
51. Still there : INTACT
53. Backstreet Boys fan, maybe : TEENER
54. Garden needs : WORMS
55. With it : ALERT
56. Cap : LIMIT
57. Accord : UNITY
58. Mystery or sci-fi : GENRE
60. Puts on : LADES
62. Tyro : ROOKIE
64. Pens, perhaps : SWANS
66. Four-star : GREAT
67. Russian alternative : RANCH
69. Storm preceders : CALMS
70. Fabulous time : BLAST
71. Clockmaker Thomas and others : SETHS
73. Shoots well : PARS
74. Oscar winner for "The Cider House Rules" : CAINE
77. Giant hero : MAYS
81. It might hold one back : MANACLE
82. Angel's desire : HITSHOW
83. Match for Mars : ARES
84. Popular chocolate snack : DOVEBAR
85. Navy men : SALTS
86. Light, white wine : MOSELLE
88. 180's : UTURNS
89. On guard : WARY
92. Bidding : BEHEST
94. ___ voce : SOTTO
95. Outbreak : ONSET
96. Pre-desktop publishing photo : STAT
97. Frightful sounds : EEKS
98. Understanding : GRIP
99. Swimming site : POND
100. "There ___ excuse!" : ISNO
101. Settled : ALIT
102. Turn over : CEDE
103. A Spanish crowd? : TRES
105. Barry who sang "1-2-3" : LEN
107. Prefix with -cide : ECO

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