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New York Times, Sunday, August 14, 1994

Author: Deborah Kathryn Trombley
Editor: Will Shortz
Deborah Kathryn Trombley
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Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 90 Missing: {JQXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Trombley. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1994, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Ancient Yemen : SHEBA
6. Domain : REALM
11. Basic wage : SCALE
16. Closes the gap? : DARNS
21. Certain angler : EELER
22. Mrs. Banks of "Father of the Bride" : ELLIE
23. Red dye : EOSIN
24. Prohibit : ESTOP
25. House of the Seven Gables site : SALEM
26. Imitate Crosby : CROON
27. Scholia : NOTES
28. Like caramel : CHEWY
29. 'Smiler's goal? : SLAPSAROUND
31. 'Smothering? : SKINCARE
33. Pinfold residents : STRAYS
34. Blond : FAIR
35. Is forthcoming : OPENSUP
39. Goggle boxes, so to speak : TVS
42. Scudded : RAN
43. Demesne : ESTATE
46. Born : NEE
47. Compass dir. : ENE
48. Knolls : HILLOCKS
51. Details handler : AIDE
52. Like a rainbow : ARCED
54. "Dreams and Projects" author : ARP
55. Galahad's mother : ELAINE
56. _____ spout (house part) : EAVE
58. "Eight Days _____" : AWEEK
59. Bikini part : BRA
60. Stuck (to) : CLUNG
61. 'Swine enthusiast? : SPORTSFAN
64. Spain's _____ del Sol : COSTA
66. Emilia's husband : IAGO
67. Let out, perhaps : ALTER
69. Like _____ of buffalo : AHERD
70. Pierced : LANCED
71. Mountain _____ : ASH
72. Sweetheart, in Savoie : AMIE
73. Sagacious : SHREWD
75. Proofs : REREADS
76. Dowers : TALENTS
79. Unified : ONE
80. Most dolorous : SADDEST
82. Cleopatra's Needle, for one : OBELISK
84. Running, but not getting anywhere : IDLING
87. Catches : BAGS
88. Uffizi contents : ART
91. Pulitzer-winner composer George et al. : PERLES
92. Parisians think of them : IDEES
93. Up the bet : RAISE
95. Part of a Civil War signature : ELEE
96. Contemporary author Canin : ETHAN
97. 'Slavish account? : SLUSHFUND
99. Ancient Roman gown : STOLA
100. Dale's favorite cowboy : ROY
101. Lightens up? : PALES
103. Stake : ANTE
104. They can be mental : IMAGES
105. "Hey _____!" : YOU
106. City on the Rhone : ARLES
107. Belted : GIRT
109. Firm : RESOLUTE
111. Diminutive suffixes : ETS
112. Centennial State: Abbr. : COL
113. Actor James : ARNESS
115. Noted Warhol subject : MAO
116. Tee neighbor : ESS
117. Cabbie's query : WHERETO
119. Verily : AMEN
120. Tenure of John Paul II : PAPACY
123. 'Slug off? : STOWAWAY
125. 'Smart money? : SMALLCHANGE
130. Onetime Clinton cause : NAFTA
133. Ammonia compound : IMINE
134. Ship's shipment : CARGO
135. The Supremes' "_____ a Symphony" : IHEAR
136. Nearby : ABOUT
137. Twerps : NERDS
138. Test : ASSAY
139. Standards : NORMS
140. Chutzpah : NERVE
141. "Swell" : GREAT
142. Words between Friends : THEES
143. Graylag or specklebelly : GOOSE
1. Mtg. of Congress : SESS
2. Make whole : HEAL
3. Singer Fitzgerald : ELLA
4. Warning sounds : BEEPS
5. Eagle flier : ARMSTRONG
6. Start a Model T again : RECRANK
7. One of the Jetsons : ELROY
8. Burns poem "To _____" : ALOUSE
9. Symbol of St. Mark : LION
10. Patch : MEND
11. Having esthesia : SENSATE
12. The _____ Monster : COOKIE
13. Up and around : ASTIR
14. Claim : LIEN
15. Settle snugly : ENSCONCE
16. Ordained : DECREED
17. Visibly frightened : ASHEN
18. Map abbr. : RTE
19. Immediately : NOW
20. Bond, for one : SPY
30. _____ to the finish : ARACE
32. Sneak _____ : APEEK
34. Rage : FAD
36. 'Scornful book? : SEARSCATALOGUE
37. Not G, PG, R or X : UNRATED
38. Life : PEP
39. Spook house? : THECIA
40. Country homes : VILLAS
41. 'Shah's palace? : SLAUGHTERHOUSE
44. Relishes : SAVORS
45. Row : TIER
49. Prefix with type : LINO
50. Sonnet's end : SESTET
52. Kind of ceremony : AWARDS
53. Tear : REND
57. Siamang, e.g. : APE
58. "_____ Good Men" : AFEW
59. "Treasure Island" captain Billy : BONES
62. Besmirch : TARNISH
63. Polish : SHEEN
64. Burdens : CARES
65. Blurbs : ADS
67. Make _____ of (muddle) : AMESS
68. 7.92 inches : LINK
70. Overhang : LEDGE
72. Tabloid cover topic, maybe : ALIEN
74. Golfer's goals : HOLES
75. Vitamin amts. : RDAS
77. Mollify : ALLAY
78. Moves furtively : SIDLES
81. Patient one : ABIDER
82. Unsealed, in poesy : OPE
83. Affiance : BETROTH
85. _____ ex machina : DEUS
86. Lowly laborers, in slang : GRUNTS
89. Fills a vacancy : RELETS
90. Ribs : TEASES
92. Key : ISLE
94. Colony member : ANT
95. Collective abbr. : ETAL
98. Diet : FARE
99. Some amorousness : SMOOCHING
101. Prefix with type : PROTO
102. Permissive : ALLOWING
104. Spanish composer Albeniz : ISAAC
105. Ground hemlock : YEW
106. Cellophane substitute : ACETATE
107. Most griseous : GREYEST
108. Auberge : INN
110. Puts to good use : EMPLOYS
113. Actress Blake : AMANDA
114. Uncrowded : SPARSE
118. Queue after Q : RSTUV
119. Hawn film "Bird on _____" : AWIRE
121. Spirogyras : ALGAE
122. Bumpkin : YAHOO
124. New World abbr. : AMER
125. Specialty of 3 Down : SCAT
126. Pound : MASH
127. "Camelot" co-star : NERO
128. Herds of humpbacks : GAMS
129. Celtic tongue : ERSE
130. Actress Grey : NAN
131. Basketball's Saperstein : ABE
132. In favor of : FOR

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