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New York Times, Sunday, August 11, 2002

Author: Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Harvey Estes
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11612/29/199311/26/200845
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Nancy Salomon
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {FQX} This is puzzle # 68 for Mr. Estes. This is puzzle # 91 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. P. T. Barnum, notably : SHOWMAN
8. Some war forces : ARMADAS
15. Lapel label : IDTAG
20. Pudding ingredient : TAPIOCA
21. Stew : GOULASH
22. Twilled fabric : SERGE
23. Sheepish judgment? : EWESCOMMONSENSE
25. Range name : AMANA
26. Basic cable channel : TNN
27. New Deal program: Abbr. : REA
28. Harass, in a way : HAZE
29. Flying phenomenon : SAUCER
30. Gurus : PUNDITS
34. Elves? : SANTACREWS
36. Pets : SNITS
38. Canary's call : TWEET
40. Sample : TRY
41. "King Cotton" composer : SOUSA
42. Meddled : PRIED
43. Not neat : INAMESS
49. Round up some ruminants? : CATCHTHEGNUS
52. Makes lots of catcalls? : BOOSITUP
53. Hall of humor : ARSENIO
54. Dutch portrait painter : HALS
56. Start : SCARE
57. General ___ chicken : TSOS
58. Boom maker : TNT
60. Kind of bar : PIANO
62. Shut up : SEALED
63. Attacks in two different ways? : SHOOSANDSOCKS
66. Take on : TACKLE
70. Mary Poppins, for one : NANNY
71. Root paste : POI
72. Grp. : ASSN
76. Milo of "Only the Lonely," 1991 : OSHEA
77. "Star Wars" warrior : JEDI
78. Act like : EMULATE
80. Skinny couples? : LEANTWOS
82. Munches on fries and slaw? : CHEWSUPSIDES
87. Camping item : LANTERN
88. Close by, once : ANEAR
89. Oodles : HEAPS
90. Swiss stream : AAR
92. Reef ring : ATOLL
93. Trade-in value diminishers : DENTS
94. Brief sighs of relief? : SHORTPHEWS
100. Camel makers : SKATERS
102. Trojan War figure : AENEAS
103. Squush : MASH
105. Bien's opposite : MAL
106. Historic leader? : PRE
109. Critic, naturally : RATER
110. Lacking anywhere to go? : NOLOOSSITUATION
115. "Halt!" to a salt : AVAST
116. Pigged out : OVERATE
117. Brainiac : EGGHEAD
118. Plugs, plugs, plugs : HYPES
119. Shakedown : TESTRUN
120. Election data : RETURNS
1. Proofreader's instruction : STET
2. "Laugh-In" giggler : HAWN
3. Dentist's directive : OPEN
4. Madison's home: Abbr. : WIS
5. Soft shoe, briefly : MOC
6. Squirrel's stash : ACORNS
7. Having a handle : NAMED
8. Back : AGO
9. Director Howard : RON
10. Travel by sled : MUSH
11. Red Sox div. : ALEAST
12. Tony of TV's "Family Law" : DANZA
13. Nod : ASSENT
14. Seashell seller, in a tongue twister : SHE
15. Hayes who sang "Do Your Thing" : ISAAC
16. Object : DEMUR
17. Tiny amount : TRACE
18. Running mate of '68 : AGNEW
19. They're sometimes stripped : GEARS
24. French teacher : MAITRE
29. Refuse : SAYNO
30. Last sign : PISCES
31. One with an 801 area code: Var. : UTAHN
32. Bud site : TWIG
33. Dated : SEEN
35. Small groups : TRIOS
36. Takes off : SOARS
37. Batty : NUTSO
39. E-address ending : EDU
41. Jazz technique : SCAT
42. Platter player : PHONO
44. Dummkopfs : ASSES
45. It comes in sheets : MICA
46. Series finale : ETAL
47. "You betcha" : SURE
48. Tore : SPED
50. Amount given away : TITHE
51. Like some dealings : SHADY
52. Single, potentially : BLOOP
55. Retort: Abbr. : ANS
59. Modulates, with "down" : TONES
60. Go to pieces : PANIC
61. Stop by the roadside : INN
62. Strive to stay within budget : SKIMP
63. Offering to voters : SLATE
64. Blue : SAD
65. Heart of France : COEUR
66. Peal : TOLL
67. Not docked : ASEA
68. "Rush Hour" star, 1998 : CHAN
69. Longtime Lorillard brand : KENT
72. 29-Across fliers : ALIENS
73. Mideast peacemaker : SADAT
74. What doers take : STEPS
75. Capone's nemesis : NESS
77. One with a whale of a story? : JONAH
79. Theater guide : USHER
81. Finishes : WRAPS
83. Collection holder : HAT
84. Genesis grandchild : ENOS
85. "Wunnerful, Wunnerful!" autobiographer : WELK
86. Deli offering : SALAMI
91. Jettison : REMOVE
92. Group : ASSORT
93. Drought ender : DELUGE
94. Vaughan of jazz : SARAH
95. Suspension-busting : HEAVY
96. Coming up : ONTAP
97. Old Ebbets Field hero : REESE
98. The Queen of Hearts's output, in a nursery rhyme : TARTS
99. Dylan Thomas's home : WALES
101. Idaho, e.g. : TATER
104. Icy coating : HOAR
106. Place for a stroll : PIER
107. Stable color : ROAN
108. Pass catchers : ENDS
110. "Just kidding!" : NOT
111. Actor/comic Gilliam : STU
112. Clinton, for one: Abbr. : SEN
113. Writer's helper: Abbr. : AGT
114. Appointment book pg. : THU

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