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New York Times, Sunday, July 8, 2001

Author: Michael S. Maurer
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael S. Maurer
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Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 86 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Maurer. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Feature of a murder mystery : CORPSE
7. It's often done by phone : POLL
11. Chocolate source : CACAO
16. Evanesces : FADES
21. Soporific : OPIATE
22. Bow to : OBEY
23. Hurdles to a degree? : ORALS
24. Take up room : EXIST
25. Classroom-supplies market report? : PENCILSLOSEPOINTS
28. Mustang catcher : RIATA
29. Family name with a checkered past? : UNSER
30. Passing comments? : AYES
31. Russian figure skater Sokolova : ELENA
32. Wood mill apparatus : PULPER
33. Unwanted look : LEER
34. Heidi's home : ALPS
35. Nike, e.g. : DEITY
36. Some eBay users : SELLERS
37. Recipe direction : ADD
38. Teacher of Samuel : ELI
39. Not hold it in : BURST
40. Pop up : APPEAR
41. Cutlery market report? : KNIVESUPSHARPLY
45. Site for spores : SAC
48. Kind of fork : SALAD
51. Rugged ridge : ARETE
52. First king of Phliasia, in myth : ARAS
53. Effuse : GUSH
54. Film job : EDITOR
56. Old Polo Grounds star : OTT
57. Ruined : SHOT
58. Wise guys? : MENSA
59. Put out : TAG
60. Bedding market report? : FEATHERSDOWN
65. Porter musical : CANCAN
66. 1968 champion at Forest Hills : ASHE
68. Conflict that ended at 11:00 on 11/11 : WWI
69. Singer Easton : SHEENA
70. Like an excellent game for a pitcher : ONEHIT
71. State bordering Veracruz : TABASCO
74. Parlor letters : OTB
75. Rabbi's alma mater : YESHIVA
78. Knee-slapper : GASSER
80. Actress Pia : ZADORA
83. Joan, e.g.: Abbr. : STE
84. Six-footers : ANTS
87. Fix, as a pipe joint : REWELD
88. Fruit market report? : BANANASSPLIT
91. Former Portuguese colony in India : GOA
92. "___ Like You" (1967 hit) : AGIRL
93. "Hee Haw" humor : CORN
94. It's usually 3, 4 or 5 : PAR
95. 500 cars : RACERS
97. 500 places : PITS
98. Manipulate, as the books : COOK
99. Memento : RELIC
101. Wiggle room, in a shoe : WIDTH
102. Computer key: Abbr. : ESC
103. Farm-stock market report? : HORSESBUCKTREND
108. Subjects for hypnotists : HABITS
111. Pirate's box : CHEST
112. Charley's love in "Where's Charley?" : AMY
113. Electricity source : DAM
116. Took an extra course? : OVERATE
118. Rafter's thrill : CHUTE
119. Downy : SOFT
121. Explorer's quest, with "the" : POLE
122. Agave fibers : SISALS
123. Preferred invitees : ALIST
124. Broadcast : EMIT
125. Bridge enthusiast? : TROLL
126. Feat of clay? : ADOBE
127. Metals market report? : LEADHEAVILYTRADED
130. Infidel, in Islam : KAFIR
131. Endured : BORNE
132. Sample : BITE
133. Power problem : OUTAGE
134. Soviet subs : ALFAS
135. Player against Player : SNEAD
136. Arctic transport : SLED
137. Exercised pull? : WEEDED
1. Linking verb : COPULA
2. In full bloom : OPENED
3. Washed off : RINSED
4. Many an expectant father : PACER
5. Recipe direction : STIR
6. Sushi fare : EEL
7. Growth : POLYP
8. Reeds section : OBOES
9. Nothing ___ : LESS
10. Eye burner : LYE
11. Distant : COOLISH
12. Short operatic piece : ARIETTA
13. Street-smart : CANNY
14. Utah ski resort : ALTA
15. Old spy org. : OSS
16. Schoolmarm's discipline dispenser : FERULE
17. Armpit : AXILLA
18. Nursery-supplies market report? : DIAPERSUNCHANGED
19. Ethyl acetate, e.g. : ESTER
20. Sky lights : STARS
26. Drivel : SALIVA
27. Barons and earls : PEERS
32. "___ Diary" : PEPYS
34. Pugilist poet : ALI
35. Gull : DUPE
36. Comics sound : SPLAT
38. ___ an era : ENDOF
39. Isolated locales : BUTTES
40. Table part : APRON
41. Kit ___ : KAT
42. Suggestive : EROTIC
43. See 57-Down : SETH
44. New Jersey city : RAHWAY
46. Very, in music : ASSAI
47. Sound from a monastery, maybe : CHANT
48. Stiff hair : SETA
49. County seats in Minnesota and Oklahoma : ADAS
50. Electrical equipment market report? : LIGHTSWITCHESOFF
53. League of Nations seat : GENEVA
55. Reason to rat : REWARD
57. 43-Down, to Adam : SON
58. "The ___ Love" (Gershwin tune) : MANI
61. Expressions of disbelief : AWS
62. Window dresser of TV sitcom : RHODA
63. ___ Hall : SETON
64. Actress Messing of "Will & Grace" : DEBRA
65. Sibling, often : COHEIR
67. Facilitators : EASERS
72. Unit of nautical time : BELL
73. Missouri vacation destination : OZARKS
76. Lively intelligence : ESPRIT
77. MO town : STL
78. Nehi flavor : GRAPE
79. Protection : AEGIS
81. Raggedy doll : ANN
82. Look : ASPECT
85. Slander, e.g. : TORT
86. Scarf : SASH
88. Yokels : BOORS
89. Polio scientist : SALK
90. Lion-colored : TAWNY
93. Robert of Broadway's "My Fair Lady" : COOTE
96. El ___ : CID
98. Notes of a sort : CHITS
99. Artifice : RUSE
100. Sly : CRAFTY
104. Animal that's fond of 84-Across : ECHIDNA
105. Like library talkers : SHUSHED
106. Balzac's "La Cousine ___" : BETTE
107. One rushing to a hosp. : EMT
109. Land bordering Mesopotamia : ARABIA
110. Some field workers : BALERS
113. Thingamajig : DOODAD
114. Claim : ALLEGE
115. As one : MELDED
116. Honshu city : OSAKA
117. "1876" author : VIDAL
118. County of Ireland : CLARE
119. Whomp, old-style : SMITE
120. Tipsy : OILED
121. Chatter : PRATE
123. It seems like forever : AEON
124. Dark doings : EVIL
125. Test choice : TRUE
127. N.F.L. positions : LBS
128. Exercise target : ABS
129. Exercise pull? : TOW

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