LIGHTHEADED

New York Times, Sunday, August 12, 2007

Author: Cathy Millhauser
Editor: Will Shortz
Cathy Allis
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 71 Missing: {Z} This is puzzle # 84 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Illustrious : SHINING
8. She wrote "Under the Sign of Saturn" : SONTAG
14. Body of precepts : ETHIC
19. Dow product : CHEMICAL
20. Country whose leader has competed in five Winter Olympics : MONACO
21. Part of U.R.I. : RHODE
22. Tarot reading, crystals, spiritualism, etc. : NEWAGEMOVEMENTS
24. Arrive : GETIN
25. Jack who played a sawmill worker in "Twin Peaks" : NANCE
26. Mourn audibly : WEEP
27. "___ yellow ribbon ..." : TIEA
29. U.S.N. noncoms : CPOS
30. Wheel on a spur : ROWEL
33. Traditional English festival : HARVESTHOME
36. Caladryl: itch :: Bengay : ___ : ACHE
40. Partner of music : WORDS
42. Charlotte who played Mrs. Garrett on TV : RAE
43. Gaits out of the gate : TROTS
44. Little John's weapon in Robin Hood legend : QUARTERSTAFF
47. You are: Sp. : ERES
48. Does some file transfers : UPLOADS
49. Break-even enterprise : WASH
51. Basic way up a slope : ROPETOW
55. Comparable to a fiddle : ASFIT
56. Bootlicker : TOADY
59. You might play something by it : EAR
61. A current flows into it : ANODE
62. ___-deucy (game with dice) : ACEY
64. Brooke Shields movie, with "The" : BLUELAGOON
67. Bit of a snicker : TEE
68. Alma mater for Carol Burnett and Jim Morrison: Abbr. : UCLA
70. Keyboard instruments : MOOGS
72. Some contraband : IVORY
73. Fish that migrates from seawater to freshwater and back : SHAD
74. Playmate of Piglet : ROO
75. Its roar is worse than its bite : PAPERTIGER
77. It may be waved at the Olympics : EPEE
79. Learning level : GRADE
81. Language suffix : ESE
82. Overdone : BANAL
84. One of the Spice Girls and namesakes : EMMAS
87. Northernmost borough of London : ENFIELD
89. Well-planned : NEAT
91. Elongated marine fish : EELPOUT
93. Biathlon needs : SKIS
94. Dinner bun : CRESCENTROLL
97. Exempli gratia, e.g. : LATIN
99. Abbr. on Rockies skeds : MST
101. "Pride and Prejudice" beau : DARCY
102. Root canal, in dentist-speak : ENDO
103. Hair removal site : WAXINGSALON
106. Composer Franz : LEHAR
108. Seed cover : ARIL
109. Mrs. Chaplin : OONA
110. Egg : OVUM
112. "South Pacific" role : EMILE
117. Nabisco's ___ wafers : NILLA
119. 1987 Kubrick film : FULLMETALJACKET
123. Longtime Chicago mayor : DALEY
124. Capital of France's Aube department : TROYES
125. "Ta-ta" : TOODLEOO
126. Show awe, in a way : STARE
127. Fix firmly : CEMENT
128. Like a paradise : ELYSIAN
1. Attorney William after whom a stadium is named : SHEA
2. Given the ax? : HEWN
3. Apple on a teacher's desk? : IMAC
4. Neighbor of Chad : NIGER
5. Sculpting medium : ICE
6. Sen. John Kerry served there : NAM
7. Sullen looks : GLOWERS
8. Bob Hoskins's role in "Hook" : SMEE
9. Zip : OOMPH
10. Salem-to-Portland dir. : NNE
11. Spiritual path in Hinduism : TANTRA
12. Off the injured list : ACTIVE
13. Start of a referral : GOSEE
14. Work unit : ERG
15. Chaim Potok novel : THECHOSEN
16. Family-style Asian dish : HOTPOT
17. See red, talk a blue streak, etc. : IDIOMS
18. Perfume, in a way : CENSE
19. Where Bernard Shaw was an anchor for 21 yrs. : CNN
23. African grassland : VELDT
28. Space City baseballer : ASTRO
31. Had a bill, still : OWED
32. Most base : WORST
34. Pound sounds : ARFS
35. Boring tool : TREPAN
36. Greenish-blue : AQUA
37. Tarot suit : CUPS
38. Proverbial portion : HALFALOAF
39. Beethoven's Third : EROICA
41. Carpentry byproduct : SAWDUST
45. London gallery : TATE
46. Alice of "Hollywood Cavalcade" : FAYE
47. What "[sic]" may signify : ERROR
50. Paradise : HEAVEN
52. Ralph Kramden catchphrase on old TV ... and a hint to this puzzle's theme : TOTHEMOON
53. Ancient theaters : ODEA
54. Dandelion or goldenrod, e.g. : WEED
57. They're blown in the winds : OBOES
58. Nelson ___, author of "The Man With the Golden Arm" : ALGREN
60. Old Greek market : AGORA
63. Singer Sumac : YMA
65. Tied surgically : LIGATED
66. Santana's "___ Como Va" : OYE
68. Press : URGE
69. Base of some ethanol : CORN
71. Opinion pieces : OPEDS
73. Always: It. : SEMPRE
75. Quickly check (on) : PEEKIN
76. Certain girder : IBAR
78. Trapper's prize : PELT
80. Hiram Walker, for one : DISTILLER
83. Parasite : LEECH
85. "Should ___ acquaintance be forgot ..." : AULD
86. French town on the Vire : STLO
88. Jive, e.g. : LINGO
90. Outer: Prefix : ECTO
92. Singer with the double-platinum album "The Memory of Trees" : ENYA
95. French greeting : SALUT
96. Burn at the end? : CREMATE
97. Dogie catcher : LARIAT
98. Underarm : AXILLA
99. Garden fertilizer : MANURE
100. Zigzag, in a way : SLALOM
103. Airport screening equipment : WANDS
104. Centaur's head? : SOFTC
105. The "Claudius" in Tiberius Claudius Nero : NOMEN
107. Page-turners are good ones : READS
111. Life ___ : VEST
113. Mid 12th-century date : MCLI
114. Swedish retail giant : IKEA
115. Province NW of Madrid : LEON
116. W.W. II arena : ETO
118. "___, captain!" : AYE
120. Alkali in cleansers : LYE
121. Response to a funny text : LOL
122. Procter & Gamble detergent : JOY

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