WELL-TURNED PHRASES

New York Times, Sunday, August 10, 2003

Author: Cathy Millhauser
Editor: Will Shortz
Cathy Allis
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 79 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
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1. Scriptures reading : LESSON
7. 1970's-80's singer Ronnie : MILSAP
13. "You just missed!" : ALMOST
19. Adjust : ATTUNE
20. Colored ring : AREOLA
21. Wet : MOISTEN
23. British isle's textiles? : THECLOTHOFMAN
25. Ancient strategy game played with stones : MANCALA
26. Like many a parting : TEARY
27. Food, plates, silverware, etc.? : CONTENTSOFTABLE
29. Muppet who's tickled : ELMO
30. Renaissance artist Guido ___ : RENI
31. Wide-mouthed comic Martha : RAYE
32. Puppet ending : EER
33. Author/illustrator Silverstein : SHEL
35. European carrier : SAS
37. Encircle : GIRD
39. Hardly a mark to be proud of : DEE
42. What avid auctioneers have? : LOVEOFLOTS
46. Modem speed measure : BAUD
48. Take in the mail : READ
49. Expend : USE
50. Proper name in Masses : JESU
51. Food-swapping at a rooming house? : TRADEOFBOARD
55. Hollywood display : GLAMOR
57. Spiraling part : THREAD
59. "Babes in Arms" star, 1939 : ROONEY
60. Songs for one : SOLI
61. British poet laureate Tate : NAHUM
62. Cut corners : STINTED
64. Fishy idea? : THOUGHTOFSCHOOL
69. Surfeit : SATIATE
71. Artificial, after "in" : VITRO
72. Morales in movies : ESAI
76. Evangelist's imperative : REPENT
77. Word with big or blue : CHEESE
79. Sticks in pits : BATONS
81. What a brass band has? : PLENTYOFHORN
84. Milldam : WEIR
86. Factor in protein synthesis : RNA
87. Twix candy maker : MARS
88. Barre room bend : PLIE
89. When the prisoners will escape? : DAYOFBREAK
92. Short : SHY
93. Moving targets? : PREY
95. St. Louis sked abbr. : CST
96. "The Simpsons" saxophonist : LISA
97. Sob syllable : HOO
98. Jazz singer Anita : ODAY
101. Bust, of a sort : RAID
103. Immediately : STAT
107. Pencil-sharpening problem? : NORETURNOFPOINT
112. Part of a black suit : SPADE
113. Like the music in "Turkey in the Straw" : ANIMATO
114. Flute competition, e.g.? : WAROFTHEWINDS
116. Popular modern exercise system : PILATES
117. Ordered group of numbers in math : NTUPLE
118. Driving areas : RANGES
119. Choral group : TENORS
120. Approvals : YESSES
121. Wool source : ANGORA
1. Supply for a cappuccino machine : LATTE
2. "I Love Lucy" role : ETHEL
3. Cooking method : STEAM
4. C12H22O11 : SUCROSE
5. As recently as : ONLY
6. Opposite of paleo- : NEO
7. Capital of Minorca : MAHON
8. One who uses words in ways opposite of their literal meaning : IRONIST
9. Southpaw's side : LEFT
10. Actress Suzanne : SOMERS
11. Actress Stewart : ALANA
12. Undergarment : PANTY
13. It flies through barrels : AMMO
14. Slip-on shoe : LOAFER
15. Made, as money : MINTED
16. ___ fever (annual February/March phenomenon) : OSCAR
17. Attempt : STAB
18. Show's partner : TELL
22. Scottish refusal : NAE
24. Immune system lymphocytes : TCELLS
28. Smooth transition : SEGUE
30. Direct elsewhere : REFER
34. Chain hotel, for short : HOJO
36. Walking like a peacock : ASTRUT
38. Line before a reception : IDO
39. Silas of the Continental Congress : DEANE
40. Follower of lop or dog : EARED
41. Water whirl : EDDY
42. Hauls : LUGS
43. Winter Olympics site after St. Moritz : OSLO
44. Some white meat : VEAL
45. Power overload result : OUTAGE
46. Sheep's "Sheesh!" : BAA
47. Insert : ADD
48. Tiny plant part : ROOTLET
52. Cartage company, e.g. : REMOVER
53. Cold, in Colombia : FRIO
54. Pro ___ : BONO
56. They may be seen with snowballs : MITTENS
58. L.B.J.'s veep : HHH
61. Eccentric : NUT
62. Eccentric : SCREWY
63. Even if, briefly : THO
65. Charades gesture, e.g. : HINT
66. Like Cheerios : OATY
67. Ogres : FIENDS
68. Fleet, Wall, etc.: Abbr. : STS
69. Psalms interjection : SELAH
70. Mocking behavior : APERY
73. Resentful : SORE
74. Wife in "Finnegans Wake" : ANNA
75. Author Dinesen : ISAK
76. Tach readings, for short : RPMS
77. ___-Town (Midwest hub) : CHI
78. Furrow maker : HOE
79. Having two equal lobes : BIFID
80. Financial wheeler-dealers, briefly : ARBS
82. Unstop, poetically : OPE
83. Take, as an airline : FLYON
85. Crude stone artifact : EOLITH
90. To a small degree : ATRIFLE
91. Hoarse : RASPING
93. Vichyssoise ingredient : POTATO
94. Computer networking device : ROUTER
95. Locale of U.N. peacekeeping forces, 1964 : CYPRUS
97. Virile one : HEMAN
99. Soft : DOWNY
100. Suffer ___ worse than death : AFATE
102. New kitties? : ANTES
104. Letter after sierra, in radio lingo : TANGO
105. Viper : ADDER
106. "The Gondoliers" girl : TESSA
107. Afternoon treat, maybe : NAP
108. "Let me sleep ___" : ONIT
109. Stir : RILE
110. One of the friends on "Friends" : ROSS
111. Unwelcome word from a surgeon : OOPS
112. Whooper, e.g. : SWAN
115. Grand time : ERA

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