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New York Times, Sunday, August 20, 2000

Author: Charles M. Deber
Editor: Will Shortz
Charles M. Deber
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Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 92 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 29 for Mr. Deber. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Czech capital, to the Czechs : PRAHA
6. Take 5, clue 3 : GRAB
10. Private schools: Abbr. : ACADS
15. Stop, in Paris : ARRET
20. Mathematician with a formula named after him : EULER
21. ___ Kea : MAUNA
22. Harold of "Ghostbusters" : RAMIS
23. Distrustful : LEERY
24. Take 4, clue 1 : START
25. Hebrew fathers : ABBAS
26. Take 5, clue 5 : CHEAT
27. Orgs. : ASSNS
28. TAKE 1 : THEBULLBYTHEHORNS
31. Risks : BETS
32. Marriage and others : RITES
33. Connery successor : MOORE
34. Mother, colloquially, in Britain : MAM
35. Take 3, clue 1 : HIRE
39. How some pkgs. are sent : COD
40. Lots : PLENTY
42. Decay constants, in physics : LAMBDAS
46. Illegal bank practices : USURIES
48. Take 1, clue 1 : FACE
49. Musical quality : TONALITY
50. TAKE 2 : THEMONEYANDRUNAWAY
55. Those, in Tegucigalpa : ESOS
56. Neighbor of Liech. : AUS
57. Quaint verses : ODES
58. Ancient Italic people : SABINES
60. A-Team member : MRT
61. Auditor, e.g.: Abbr. : CPA
64. Hit the nose : SOCKED
66. Insurable item : AUTO
67. Chip dip : SALSA
69. Folk's Guthrie : ARLO
71. Francis or Henri : ROI
72. Vietnam War Gen. Creighton : ABRAMS
74. Sled piece : RUNNER
77. Pleasureful retreat : VILLA
79. TAKE 3 : ONFIVEPLACE
83. Underground : METRO
84. Discrimination against the elderly : AGEISM
86. Hulled grain : GROATS
87. Prepare for war : ARM
89. 60's Mets shortstop Chacon : ELIO
90. ___ this earth : NOTOF
92. Burden : ONUS
93. Versailles, for one : PALAIS
96. Suffix with absorb : ENT
97. No. of beachgoers? : SPF
99. Former Ugandan strongman : IDIAMIN
101. Award-winning Disney Broadway musical : AIDA
102. Family docs : GPS
104. Clark's girl : LOIS
106. TAKE 4 : EFFECTAFTERSHAPEUP
112. In a tizzy : ALLUPSET
114. Charlie Brown's exclamation : RATS
115. Algonquian tribe : OTTAWAS
116. Aussie marsupials : WOMBATS
117. Treacherous ones : VIPERS
120. Witching hour : XII
121. Colorful salamander : NEWT
122. "Don't give up!" : TRY
123. Singer Horne and others : LENAS
124. Brave one : DARER
126. "Let 'em have it!" : FIRE
128. TAKE 5 : HOLDDOWNOVEROFFIN
135. Kitschy 50's film monster : RODAN
136. Take 3, clue 3 : OCCUR
137. Supernatural : EERIE
138. Track gold medalist Rudolph : WILMA
139. Build, as a monument : ERECT
140. ___ que (because): Fr. : PARCE
141. Recovers from a flood : DRIES
142. Take 4, clue 4 : ADOPT
143. Certain entrance exams, for short : GMATS
144. Casino lure : SLOTS
145. Take 5, clue 4 : SOAR
146. Like Eric the Red : NORSE
1. Adamant ant? : PEST
2. Bride of Boaz : RUTH
3. Wings : ALAE
4. Thyme, e.g. : HERB
5. Recitalist Rubinstein : ARTUR
6. Gossiped : GABBED
7. Keeler and Dee : RUBYS
8. Med. sch. subject : ANAT
9. All-nighter, maybe : BASH
10. Athenian magistrate : ARCHON
11. Partnership : CAHOOT
12. "...___ old soul" : AMERRY
13. Sawyer or Keaton : DIANE
14. Concordes : SSTS
15. Crimson Tide : ALABAMA
16. Take 4, clue 2 : RESEMBLE
17. Take 3, clue 2 : REST
18. Sea eagles : ERNS
19. Cobb and others : TYS
21. Sugar for beer-making : MALTOSE
29. Legal trademark user : LICENSOR
30. Arab chieftain: Var. : EMEER
34. Work force measure : MANYEAR
35. Shelter in TV's "Survivor" : HUT
36. Relative of -esque : ISH
37. Paris street : RUE
38. Humorist Bombeck : ERMA
40. Like windows : PANED
41. Modern image makers, for short : LCDS
42. Bank department : LOANS
43. Take 5, clue 2 : DISMANTLE
44. Suffix with liquid : ATOR
45. Dewey Decimal ___: Abbr. : SYST
47. Chits : IOUS
48. Lose one's blush : FADE
49. ___-night doubleheader : TWI
51. Making a team : YOKING
52. Supplants : USURPS
53. South Africa's KwaZulu-___ province : NATAL
54. Certain constrictor : ABOMA
59. Tenement locale : SLUM
61. Vena ___ : CAVA
62. Unlikely Playboy Channel watcher : PRIG
63. Take 2, clue 1 : ALLENFILM
65. Murmur : COO
66. Encourages : ABETS
68. Snick-a-___ (combat with knives) : SNEE
70. Hodgepodge : OLIO
72. "Begone!" : AVAUNT
73. Graduated : SCALAR
75. Leprechaun's land : ERIN
76. Take 5, clue 1 : ROOT
78. ___ spumante : ASTI
80. Wharton hero : FROME
81. Charged : IONIC
82. Common ___ : ERA
85. Victorian virtue : MODESTY
88. More powerful : MIGHTIER
91. March instruments : FIFES
93. Elder and Younger English statesmen : PITTS
94. Citrus drinks : ADES
95. Tiff : SPAT
97. Picnic dish : SLAW
98. Prince Charles's avocation : POLO
100. Towards the tail : AFT
101. Many miles off : AFAR
103. Attention amount : SPAN
105. Take 2, clue 2 : SUBTRACT
107. "You ___ Beautiful" : ARESO
108. Memorable dos : SOIREES
109. Wool coat wearer : EWE
110. Detroit-based grp. : UAW
111. Calif. zone : PST
113. Mom and dad : PARENTS
117. Jacket fastener : VELCRO
118. Make a member : INDUCT
119. 1998 N.L. champs : PADRES
120. Bandleader Cugat : XAVIER
123. 110-Down part : LOCAL
124. Andrea ___ : DORIA
125. "Laugh-In" man : ROWAN
126. Take 4, clue 3 : FORM
127. The light bulb, to Edison : IDEA
128. Brewer's base : HOPS
129. Says "I do" : WEDS
130. Roman "fiddler" : NERO
131. Pet name : FIDO
132. Dona ___, 1978 Sonia Braga role : FLOR
133. Tricksters : IMPS
134. N.B.A.'s Archibald : NATE
135. Avg. size : REG

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