FOURLOCKS

New York Times, Sunday, July 4, 1999

Author: Greg Staples
Editor: Will Shortz
Greg Staples
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 73 Missing: {JQXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Staples. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Buñuel collaborator : DALI
5. Satan, at first : ANGEL
10. Brought on board : HIRED
15. Stadium that seats 55,000+ : SHEA
19. Orwell's alma mater : ETON
20. Dog or hound : WORRY
21. Accustom : INURE
22. Jacks take them : TENS
23. Big boom boxes? : MONSTEREOS
25. Smoking settlements? : TOBACCORDS
27. Forger : SMITH
28. What dispensaries dispense : MEDICINES
30. Suffuse : IMBUE
31. ___ Lingus : AER
33. Stands for : DENOTES
34. Items for those seeking closure : CLASPS
35. Like some candles : SCENTED
39. Cub house : DEN
40. Secular : LAIC
41. Bach wrote over 200 of these : CANTATAS
43. 1773 jetsam : TEA
46. Moscow resident : IDAHOAN
50. Baseball's Vizquel : OMAR
51. Strip joint instruction? : TOPLESSONS
55. Like some fears : IDLE
56. Singer Clark : PETULA
59. Madonna, originally : BRUNETTE
60. They're exclusive : SNOBS
61. Sodium or chlorine : ELEMENT
63. Insurance co. employee : AGT
64. List abridgements : ETCETERAS
66. Like Life Savers : TORIC
68. A deliveryman may have one : ROUTE
69. Outstanding : PROMINENT
73. Hindu honorific : SRI
75. Readies, in a way : TUNESUP
80. Car owner's headache : LEMON
81. Brush : SKIRMISH
84. First-aid item : IODINE
85. Sleipnir's master : ODIN
86. Clucking clairvoyant? : PSYCHICKEN
88. Machu Picchu worshipper : INCA
89. Drink : POTABLE
91. Flexible fish : EEL
92. Toy for indoor play : NERFBALL
95. Jumpers, informally : ROOS
96. Pride : EGO
99. Puck stoppers : GOALIES
100. Swinger : HEPCAT
103. Michelangelo's marble source : CARRARA
107. Maui's ___ Crater : EKE
108. Oriental nursemaids : AMAHS
109. Uses a shortcut : SAVESTIME
111. 94-Down's faith : ISLAM
115. Binary language? : DIGITALIAN
117. F.B.I. director's side of the story? : HOOVERSION
119. Pole, e.g. : SLAV
120. Papal court : CURIA
121. Skater Stojko : ELVIS
122. Cubic Rubik : ERNO
123. Newcastle's river : TYNE
124. Bridge guardian : TROLL
125. Studio stock : REELS
126. Ocean : DEEP
1. G.O.P. opposers : DEMS
2. First half of the files? : ATOM
3. Burt's ex : LONI
4. What many a baby throws? : INSTANTRUM
5. Overpower : AWE
6. Convention : NORM
7. Classic 1925 Von Stroheim film : GREED
8. Undercut : ERODED
9. Basic amino acid : LYSINE
10. "Start playing!" : HITIT
11. "Seven ___ blow" (boast in a children's story) : INONE
12. Hicks : RUBES
13. History chapters : ERAS
14. Christmas time: Abbr. : DEC
15. Spare tire eliminator? : STOMACHINE
16. Seasonings : HERBS
17. Finish : ENDUP
18. Boobs : ASSES
24. Kind of radiation, in science fiction : THETA
26. Paramecium fringe : CILIA
29. Happy : CONTENT
32. Like Gen. Schwarzkopf : RET
34. No-goodniks : CADS
35. Aim improver : SCOPE
36. Great Pyramids sight : CAMEL
37. Related through a mother : ENATE
38. Cassette type: Abbr. : DAT
40. Black-and-white engraving : LINECUT
42. Break down, in a way : SOB
44. Ship's heading : ESE
45. Sign to look elsewhere : ASTERISK
47. Methane's lack : ODOR
48. Goya's duchess : ALBA
49. Noun suffix : NESS
52. Dry run : PRACTICE
53. Kind of nut : LUG
54. Stevenson's "Prince ___" : OTTO
57. Admit : LETIN
58. Quotation notation : ANON
60. Gregg grad : STENO
62. Locks : TRESSES
65. Needle case : ETUI
67. Pitch-dark : INKY
69. Make a splash : PLOP
70. Fix up : REDO
71. Drop a line? : OMIT
72. Royal records? : MONARCHIVE
73. People in photos, usually : SMILERS
74. Ocasek of the Cars : RIC
76. Mealtime prayer result? : EDIBLESSED
77. Site of 1967 fighting : SINAI
78. Tom or Sam : UNCLE
79. Carillon sounds : PEALS
82. Letters on a scoreboard : RHE
83. Female lobster : HEN
86. Novel creation : PLOT
87. Like certain battery terminals: Abbr. : NEG
90. Crow : BOAST
93. Unnamed litigant : ROE
94. Dervish : FAKIR
97. Muster : GATHER
98. Brooks Robinson, e.g. : ORIOLE
100. Biblical verb : HADST
101. "Our Town" heroine : EMILY
102. Heathen : PAGAN
103. Where the Mississippi meets the Ohio : CAIRO
104. Use : AVAIL
105. Kind of gland : RENAL
106. Get ___ on (hurry) : AMOVE
109. Innuendo : SLUR
110. Like Darth Maul : EVIL
112. Capital of Rome : LIRE
113. Top-notch : AONE
114. The L train? : MNOP
116. Be in a cast : ACT
118. Slalom curve : ESS

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