CATCH PHRASE

New York Times, Sunday, August 15, 2004

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 90 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 84 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. North Sea tributary : MEUSE
6. World Cup chant : OLEOLE
12. Lightning sound : ZAP
15. Govt. security : TBILL
20. "JFK" actor : ASNER
21. Ill-fated : DAMNED
22. Bounty competitor : VIVA
23. Songwriter Greenwich : ELLIE
24. Start of a quip by 58-Across : ISIGNEDWITHTHEMILWAUKEE
28. "No More I Love You's" singer, 1995 : LENNOX
29. 4 on a fax machine : GHI
30. "Holy Toledo!" : EGAD
31. Like some queens : APIAN
32. ___ many words : INSO
33. "Ta-da!" : THERE
36. Actress Zadora : PIA
37. Ones above 48-Acrosses : NCOS
38. Modern in Munich : NEU
39. Quip, part 2 : BRAVESFOR$3OOOTHAT
45. Change from an R, say : RERATE
47. Turning points : ELLS
48. See 37-Across : PVT
49. Bit of gel : DAB
51. Yoga position : ASANA
53. Birth-related : NATAL
55. Levels : TIERS
57. For dieters : LITE
58. Source of the quip : BOBUECKER
61. Quip, part 3 : BOTHEREDMYDAD
64. Sang-froid : CALM
65. "Dear ___ ..." : MADAM
67. ___ signum (here is the proof) : ECCE
68. Opening word? : SESAME
69. Pool wear : SPEEDOS
71. Meat-and-potatoes : BASIC
74. Audience : EAR
76. "Say ___" (1940 Andrews Sisters hit) : SISI
77. Former French president Coty and others : RENES
79. Quip, part 4 : ATTHE
81. Late start at work, maybe : TENAM
83. Remove, as from a habit : WEAN
85. It's bad in France : MAL
87. Thrown off : ATSEA
89. Potluck dinner staple : LASAGNA
93. Brand of writing implements : PENTEL
95. Buzzed : RANG
97. Top part of a form, usually : LINEA
99. Where to see le soleil : CIEL
100. Quip, part 5 : TIMEBECAUSEHE
104. Quip, part 6 : DIDNTHAVE
106. In a bottle for a long time : AGED
107. Major employer in Hiroshima : MAZDA
108. Krupp works city : ESSEN
110. "Lord of the Rings" letters : RUNES
111. Calls for silence : SHS
112. Word before an old name : NEE
113. Ural River city : ORSK
114. Least likely to attack : TAMEST
117. Quip, part 7 : THATKINDOFDOUGHBUT
123. Camel, e.g., for short : CIG
126. Saunter, e.g. : GAIT
127. Certain baseball positions: Abbr. : CFS
128. Leaves in the dust : LOSES
129. Kind of bean : FAVA
130. Celts play it : BBALL
132. Elite Eight org. : NCAA
134. Eskimo knife : ULU
135. Plays, in a way : ENACTS
137. End of the quip : HEEVENTUALLYSCRAPEDITUP
142. "The Tattooed Girl" author : OATES
143. Gumbo thickener : OKRA
144. Big event sites : STADIA
145. Its capital is Oranjestad : ARUBA
146. Bleep out : ERASE
147. Antiprohibitionist : WET
148. Places for buttons : LAPELS
149. Bandleader Kay : KYSER
1. Like some rebates : MAILIN
2. Ancient ascetic : ESSENE
3. Like drivers with records, maybe : UNINSURABLE
4. Sheet music symbol : SEGNO
5. Puzzlemaker Rubik : ERNO
6. Quaint : ODD
7. Judge's study : LAW
8. Asylum seeker, maybe : EMIGRE
9. Where "Quiet!" may be heard : ONTHESET
10. Where Samson defeated the Philistines : LEHI
11. Boston hrs. : EDT
12. Coors product : ZIMA
13. Fanlike : AVID
14. Buddy : PAL
15. It might be up to its neck in hot water : TEAPOT
16. Like bruises : BLUISH
17. Actress Chase : ILKA
18. Property law topic : LIEN
19. One of two Virginia signers of the Declaration of Independence : LEE
22. 1970's-80's Robert Urich show : VEGA$
25. Plus amount : EXTRA
26. They have it coming : HEIRS
27. City with a radio station that has the same call letters as the city's name : WACO
34. Milliner's sale : HAT
35. Flush, now : EVENED
36. Burrito meat : POLLO
37. Dame's introduction : NOTRE
39. Scottish hillside : BRAE
40. Workout target : FLAB
41. Like a suit with a vest : 3PIECE
42. Down too much : OVEREAT
43. Company with a good track record? : ADIDAS
44. Japanese mat : TATAMI
46. Listed : ENUMERATED
50. "Venerable" English monk : BEDE
51. Kindergarten stuff : ABCS
52. Daytime show : SOAP
54. Target Al Jazeera viewer : ARAB
55. Active ingredient in marijuana : THC
56. Old protest grp. : SDS
57. General under Alexander the Great : LYSIMACHUS
59. "Don't gimme that!" : CMON
60. Hit man? : KASEM
62. PC troubleshooters : TECHS
63. Badlands sights : MESAS
66. Goat's cry : MAA
70. Cygnus star : DENEB
72. Put on : STAGE
73. ___ Sheraton (hotel company) : ITT
75. Took the reins again : RELED
78. Golf legend Gene : SARAZEN
80. Migratory fish : EEL
82. Indian bread : NAAN
83. Shipping concern : WEIGHT
84. Catch : ENMESH
86. Acclaimed : LAUDED
88. Flag lieutenant : AIDE
90. Saguaro : GIANTCACTUS
91. Actress Campbell : NEVE
92. Saloon selections : ALES
93. Bake sale grps. : PTAS
94. Moon lander, for short : LEM
96. Ultrasecret org. : NSA
98. Critical innings : NINTHS
101. "Shut your mouth!" : CANIT
102. Grazing groups : HERDS
103. Classic brand name in an oval logo : ESSO
105. Waste allowance : TRET
109. Beanie : SKULLCAP
113. Rubbish : OFFAL
115. Old White House nickname : ABE
116. Louvre, par exemple : MUSEE
118. Century plants and others : AGAVES
119. "The Kingdom and the Power" author : TALESE
120. Oven : KILN
121. Central Florida city : OCALA
122. Haitian monetary unit : GOURDE
124. Dripper : IVTUBE
125. One of the Three Wise Men : GASPAR
129. Dust spreader : FAIRY
130. Tough test, slangily : BEAR
131. ___ blocker : BETA
132. Certain W.M.D. : NUKE
133. Transport in the country : CART
134. Court grp. : USTA
136. Garrison Dam's state: Abbr. : NDAK
137. Weed : HOE
138. Haul : TOW
139. Couturier inits. : YSL
140. Distress : AIL
141. Dance step : PAS

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