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New York Times, Sunday, July 9, 2000

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {JXZ} This is puzzle # 112 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Game equipment : PIECES
7. Part of the Northland peninsula : SWEDEN
13. Puzzled : ATALOSS
20. Open, in a way : UNROLL
21. Indiana University campus site : KOKOMO
22. In a disastrous way : FATALLY
23. Health-conscious fish? : NONSMOKINGGAR
25. Harmonize (with) : BLENDIN
26. Bow : KNOT
27. Spain's last King Ferdinand : VII
28. [Oh, well] : SIGH
30. Pier group work : LADING
31. European coin : PFENNIG
35. Roof problem : LEAK
37. Attack on a fort, maybe : SIEGE
38. Etcher's window work? : RULINGGLASS
41. Clinton Cabinet member William : COHEN
43. Kind of market : FUTURES
44. Trickster : IMP
45. Staple of Southern cuisine : OKRA
46. Madly in love : GAGA
50. Take for a while : LEASE
51. Inspiration : MUSE
52. Bank security : LIEN
53. Lump of clay, say : GLOB
54. See 79-Across : ASH
55. Information repository : CDROM
58. Comment from a scolded person : NAGNAG
60. 100 dinars : RIAL
61. Unhappy spectator : BOOER
62. Ring around the collar? : IDTAG
63. Canada's ___ Bay : GASPE
64. V-formation group : SQUADRON
67. Op. ___ : CIT
68. Told to shape up : GOTAFTER
71. Poker Flat chronicler : HARTE
72. "Gulliver's Travels" feature : IRONY
74. Keats was one : ODIST
75. Rat-___ : ATAT
76. See 77-Down : INNING
78. Tree with tanning bark : ALDER
79. With 54-Across, furnace emission : FLY
82. Eastern royal : RANI
83. Fixes, in a way : RIGS
84. Fish hook : GAFF
86. Half of an 80's TV duo : ALLIE
88. Smooth (out) : IRON
89. "A Loss of Roses" playwright : INGE
90. ___ tree : UPA
91. Most like Chianti, say : WINIEST
93. Relish : GUSTO
95. Hole in hosiery? : STOCKINGGAP
97. Do car wheels : ALIGN
100. Circle overhead : HALO
102. It's south of ancient Shiloh : DEADSEA
103. Lord in love with Lady Clare, in Tennyson : RONALD
105. Plug : TOUT
107. Ring around the collar? : LEI
108. Dead on target : TRUE
112. Backbreaking : ARDUOUS
114. Friendly sentry? : GREETINGGUARD
118. Outlaw : BRIGAND
119. Traps, as an Arctic ship : ICESIN
120. Business practice : HIRING
121. Breaks away : SECEDES
122. Cuddle up : NESTLE
123. Wee : TEENSY
1. Lousy : PUNK
2. Sit ___ : INON
3. Cubemaster Rubik : ERNO
4. Like a defense contractor's contract : COSTPLUS
5. Kind of beetle : ELM
6. Eastern European : SLOVENE
7. Activity for sunglass wearers : SKIING
8. Earned : WON
9. Part of a hosp. record : EKG
10. Kind of life : DOGS
11. Replies to a newsgroup : EMAILS
12. Scandinavian land, to natives : NORGE
13. 64-Across's locale: Abbr. : AFB
14. Unbelievable : TALL
15. Loose : ATEASE
16. Activity for a crooked politician? : LANDINGGRAFT
17. Any Platters platter : OLDIE
18. Armrest? : SLING
19. "Riders to the Sea" writer : SYNGE
24. Part of the Old Testament : KINGS
29. Poor links play, as they might say in England? : HACKINGGOLF
32. Building inspector's topic : FIRECODE
33. Troy, in poetry : ILIUM
34. Legs, slangily : GAMS
36. It has a line through it : KOREA
38. Is repentant : RUES
39. D-Day beach : UTAH
40. Really severe economizing? : SPENDINGGUT
42. Be undecided : HANG
43. Apalachee Bay locale: Abbr. : FLA
45. Russian saint : OLGA
47. Important guest group : ALIST
48. Flip out : GOAPE
49. More fit : ABLER
51. Butter at breakfast? : MORNINGGOAT
56. "Le Coq ___" : DOR
57. Maxwell competitor : REO
59. Ally McBeal, e.g.: Abbr. : ATTY
61. Mechanical device for baseball practice? : BATTINGGAUGE
62. Spot for a cursor, maybe : ICON
63. Kitchen appliance : GASRANGE
64. Emmy-winning Lewis : SHARI
65. Persian Gulf land : QATAR
66. Heavens: Prefix : URANO
69. "That's ___ . . . " : ODD
70. Lash : TIE
73. Hillock : RISE
76. Camera diaphragm : IRIS
77. With 76-Across, a game ender : NINTH
78. Make ___ (mug) : AFACE
79. Hopper : FLEA
80. Imperfect speech : LISP
81. Up to this point : YET
85. Like two peas in ___ : APOD
87. Blood vessel securer : LIGATURE
91. Open up : WIDEN
92. Perception : INSIGHT
94. Get off : UNLOAD
95. Informant : SOURCE
96. Tiger Hall-of-Famer Al : KALINE
97. Ishmael's people : ARABS
98. "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" actor, 1954 : LORRE
99. Of Nehru's land : INDIC
101. Gain computer access : LOGIN
104. View from an oasis : DUNE
106. Ball-bearing items : TEES
109. Reservoir filler : RAIN
110. Garden decorations : URNS
111. On pins and needles : EDGY
113. Vietnam War opposer: Abbr. : SDS
115. N.Y.C. clock setting : EST
116. Up to, informally : TIL
117. Bestow on, to Burns : GIE

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