THE CRITICS AGREE

New York Times, Sunday, August 11, 1996

Author: M. Schneider
Editor: Will Shortz
Martin Schneider
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Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 84 Missing: none – this is a pangram This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Schneider. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Shells and elbows : PASTA
6. Taught : LESSONED
14. Miscellany : ETCETERA
22. Charts : DRAYS
23. One who's joined the club : INITIATE
24. Gateway Arch designer : SAARINEN
25. Chesebrough-Pond's products : QTIPS
26. "LETHARGIC" : LAZYSUSANSARANDON
28. Annotate excessively or absurdly : BENOTE
30. Liz has several : EXES
31. Averred : HELD
32. Montgomery bus rider Parks : ROSA
33. College knowledge : ARTS
34. 1960's TV lead : MRED
37. Pianist Gilels et al. : EMILS
40. Exchanged words : IDO
42. Type of eng. : CIV
43. N.Y.S.E. neighbor : AMEX
44. "Ode to Psyche" poet : KEATS
46. Celebrates in song : CAROLS
49. Cultivate : HOE
50. "SICKENING" : TYPHOIDMARYPICKFORD
55. Guns : REVS
57. Barrie's "___ Licht Idylls" : AULD
58. CBS logo : EYE
59. Jerusalem's ___ Dolorosa : VIA
60. Some gowns : DIORS
62. "WILD" : MUSTANGSALLYFIELD
69. Fleming and namesakes : IANS
70. Remainder of Rennes : RESTE
71. Crop up : ARISE
72. Casas grandes : VILLAS
73. Exuding, old-style : EMITTENT
75. Dispossess : DIVEST
77. Long Island town, home of William Cullen Bryant : ROSLYN
78. Common computer : MAC
79. Amerada ___ (oil giant) : HESS
80. Contest entry encl. : SAE
81. Horsefeathers : BUNK
82. Old film letters : RKO
84. Occult matter : CABALA
86. Site of Mark Twain National Forest : OZARKS
89. John Doe, maybe : AMNESIAC
91. One of the Society Islands : TAHITI
92. Bellowing : AROAR
93. See 117-Across : PALME
95. Matthew Arnold's "Empedocles on ___" : ETNA
96. "WONDERFUL" : AMAZINGGRACEKELLY
99. Pot : GRASS
100. "Shiny Happy People" band : REM
101. Not non : OUI
102. Supercomputer maker : CRAY
103. "I'll be!" : GOSH
104. "BEAUTIFUL" : PRETTYPENNYMARSHALL
112. It's just a waste : ASH
115. Start of a Carroll title : ALICES
116. Pick wild fruit : BERRY
117. With 93-Across, assassinated European leader : OLOF
118. Singer Sumac : YMA
119. Sorority letters : MUS
120. James Brown hit "My ___" : THANG
122. Ancient kingdom of Jordan : MOAB
123. Certain moviehouse : TWIN
124. "What ___!" : AHAM
127. Any chapter of the Koran : SURA
129. 1988 country album : REBA
132. Biblical priests' garments : EPHODS
134. "DISASTROUS" : CALAMITYJANEFONDA
140. Haydn's "___ Quartet" : LARGO
141. 21-Down and others : TSARINAS
142. Underground vegetable, in England : BEETROOT
143. Silicon Valley giant : INTEL
144. Honest : STRAIGHT
145. Language whose name means "perfected" : SANSKRIT
146. People: Prefix : ETHNO
1. Peter Schickele's alter ego : PDQBACH
2. Cousin of veno- : ARTERIO
3. "VENERABLE" : SAINTVERONICAHAMEL
4. Errata : TYPOS
5. Adjt. : ASST
6. Like Abner Yokum : LIL
7. Alfonso XIII's queen : ENA
8. Evaluated, with "up" : SIZED
9. River of Hell : STYX
10. River of France : OISE
11. Ad ___ : NAUSEAM
12. S.A.T. company : ETS
13. Narc's employer : DEA
14. Letters before Titanic : ESSES
15. Active Philippine volcano : TAAL
16. Emergency room case : CARDIAC
17. Mesozoic, e.g. : ERA
18. Shanty covering : TINROOF
19. Prefix with plasm : ENDO
20. Classic cars : REOS
21. Ruler of Russia, 1730-40 : ANNA
27. King's grp. : NHL
29. September TV special : EMMYS
35. Agent : REP
36. Wears out : EXHAUSTS
38. N.Y.C. subway org. : MTA
39. Country est. in 1948 : ISR
41. Dwight Gooden moniker : DRK
43. Dune buggies, for short : ATVS
44. Garbed, as a Glaswegian : KILTED
45. 13th-century literary work : EDDA
46. Heaven, in Le Havre : CIEL
47. "ENCHANTING" : LOVELYRITAHAYWORTH
48. 18 million Asians : SRILANKANS
51. Dislodge : OUST
52. Brewer's need : YEAST
53. "Here Is Your War" author : PYLE
54. 80's sitcom "My Two ___" : DADS
56. Start with while : ERST
60. Per ___ : DIEM
61. Play on which "Cabaret" is based : IAMACAMERA
62. The brainy bunch : MENSA
63. Old Iberian kingdom : NAVARRE
64. Rosetta stone language : GREEK
65. Cheer start : SIS
66. DeCarlo of "The Munsters" : YVONNE
67. Whitewater prosecutor Robert : FISKE
68. "___ say!" : ILL
70. Land : REELIN
74. "The Air ___ Breathe" (1974 hit) : THATI
76. Biblical forebear : ISAAC
77. Sot : RUMMY
81. Hype : BALLYHOO
83. Wood sorrels : OCAS
85. Commerce, colloquially : BIZ
86. Hatch on the Hill : ORRIN
87. Ending with proto- : ZOA
88. Gyrocompass inventor : SPERRY
90. Sun. speeches : SERS
91. Court protection : TARP
92. It gives you fits : AGUE
94. "___ for Man, so stealthily betrayed": Millay : ALAS
97. Quadrennial conventioners : GOPS
98. Former Chrysler offering : KCAR
99. Pro-am game : GOLF
103. Orb : GLOBE
105. Longtime Giants owner : TIMMARA
106. Fort Worth inst. : TCU
107. Acting the sycophant : YESSING
108. Draft org. : NBA
109. Daily financial quote : YEN
110. Suspect in the game Clue : MRGREEN
111. Camellia State: Abbr. : ALA
113. Bit : SMIDGEN
114. Role that made Ford a star : HANSOLO
120. Rendezvous : TRYST
121. Uris book, with "The" : HAJ
122. Batman's home : MANOR
123. U.N.'s U ___ : THANT
124. "Julius Caesar" has five : ACTS
125. "___ thou eaten of the tree?": Genesis : HAST
126. Winged : ALAR
128. Sundance Film Festival locale : UTAH
130. Newts : EFTS
131. Jurist Robert : BORK
133. Ballet movement : PLIE
135. Turn-of-the-millennium date : MII
136. Crunches work them : ABS
137. Org. in the Mapplethorpe flap : NEA
138. "How ___ love thee?" : DOI
139. Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT

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