THE MAMAS AND THE PAPAS

New York Times, Sunday, August 21, 2005

Author: Byron Walden
Editor: Will Shortz
Byron Walden
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 71 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Walden. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. It's the top : ACME
5. Medieval chest : ARCA
9. Energy ___ : CZAR
13. Ideally : ATBEST
19. Puts in one's place : SLAPSDOWN
21. Rwandan people : HUTU
22. Place to store food : LARDER
23. Hardly snug attire : PARACHUTEPANTS
25. Take offense : BRIDLE
26. 1967 war participant: Abbr. : ISR
27. Harley, slangily : HOG
28. Walruses and whales : MARINEMAMMALS
30. Marker : CHIT
32. Alternatives to lattes : CHAIS
34. Messenger ___ : RNA
35. Hawaiian bigeye : AHI
37. Dove, for one : PASTPARTICIPLE
46. Some are hidden : AGENDAS
49. "If ___ you …" : IWERE
50. Light into : ASSAIL
51. The City of Churches : ADELAIDE
52. Basketball commentator Dick : VITALE
54. Face trouble : ACNE
55. Lustrous fabrics : DAMASKS
56. What major retailers do : MASSMARKETING
59. Discomfit : ABASH
60. Ram : BUTT
61. Suffix with cine : PLEX
62. Effeminate : FEY
63. Dramatic medium : THESTAGE
66. Car that won the 1939 and 1940 Indianapolis 500 : MASERATI
69. Journal ending : ESE
71. National symbol of Wales : LEEK
72. Whittle : PARE
73. Brown shade : MOCHA
76. Works on a car's alignment? : PARALLELPARKS
80. Arc producer : TOPSPIN
82. Impertinent one : SNIP
83. Friend of Peppermint Patty : MARCIE
84. Slip out of class : HALLPASS
85. Striped African animals : OKAPIS
88. Like the mumps : VIRAL
89. Trials : ORDEALS
90. Store overseers : MALLMANAGEMENT
93. Title of respect : SRI
94. Actress Meyers : ARI
95. "Mighty stream so deep and wide," in song : VOLGA
98. To be, to Brutus : ESSE
101. Sleepovers : PAJAMAPARTIES
109. Morgue, for one : RUE
111. Bill producer, for short : ATM
112. Literary critic Trilling : LIONEL
113. Tabloid nickname for Sydney Biddle Barrows : MAYFLOWERMADAM
116. Largest city on the island Fyn : ODENSE
117. AOL and others : ISPS
118. Remote power source? : AABATTERY
119. "The Kingdom and the Power" author : TALESE
120. "Out!" : SHOO
121. Article II subj. : PRES
122. Requires : ASKS
1. Glaze for fish dishes : ASPIC
2. Go at it : CLASH
3. Mr. Right, say : MARRIAGEMATERIAL
4. Grp. setting standards : EPA
5. Not standing : ADHOC
6. Approximate : ROUGH
7. 100 lbs. : CWT
8. Shortage of punch : ANEMIA
9. Blacken : CHAR
10. Tribe noted for its silver and turquoise jewelry : ZUNI
11. Env. directive : ATTN
12. Stratagem : RUSE
13. Neighbor of Macedonia : ALBANIA
14. Places for taking off : TARMACS
15. Cup part : BRIM
16. Source for Wagner's "The Ring of the Nibelung" : EDDA
17. Leave the shelves : SELL
18. "___ intéressant" : TRES
20. P.T.A. concern : SCH
24. Coat, as metal, to reduce its chemical reactivity : PASSIVATE
29. Actor who played Santa with Nancy Reagan in his lap : MRT
31. Flogging : THELASH
33. Abbey area : APSE
36. Emotionally withdrawn : INASHELL
38. See 101-Down : TWIST
39. Subject heading in a hotel brochure : PETS
40. Composer Khachaturian : ARAM
41. Disappointing return : RELAPSE
42. "The hour ___ hand" : ISAT
43. Community abutting Santa Monica : PACIFICPALISADES
44. Swedish taxonomist Carl von ___ : LINNE
45. Gray lines? : ELEGY
46. Very little : ADAB
47. Cartoonist Browne : DIK
48. Pitches : ADS
51. Computer pioneer Lovelace : ADA
53. Film director ___ C. Kenton : ERLE
56. Schnoz site : MUG
57. Plop preceder : KER
58. Case studies, e.g. : EXAMPLES
60. Treat with honey : BAKLAVA
64. Poivre's partner : SEL
65. Crawl (with) : TEEM
66. Even out : MAKELEVEL
67. Boston-accented Harvard dropouts? : ARS
68. Left over : TOSPARE
69. Derby locale : EPSOM
70. Name with instant brand recognition? : SANKA
72. Peter O'Toole's role in "Troy" : PRIAM
74. Cat sound : HISS
75. The difference between what he said and what she said : ANS
77. G.E. product: Abbr. : APPL
78. Bluenose : PRIG
79. Spread unit : ACRE
80. Camel hazard? : TAR
81. Fossilized : OLD
84. Lanford Wilson's "The ___ Baltimore" : HOTL
86. Declaration before washing up : IMAMESS
87. Hillshire Farm's parent company : SARALEE
91. Just beat : NIP
92. "Sorry, Charlie" : NOSOAP
96. Loonlike bird : GREBE
97. Superstars walk around with them : AURAS
99. Grim : STARK
100. Tube top honors : EMMYS
101. With 38-Down, common device on "The Twilight Zone" : PLOT
102. "O patria mia" source : AIDA
103. Follower of Hosea : JOEL
104. Poet Sexton : ANNE
105. "Yellow Dog" author Martin : AMIS
106. Itch cause : RASH
107. Toys for Tots, for example : TYPO
108. In case it's true : IFSO
110. 911 responder: Abbr. : EMT
114. Kind of cabinet : WAR
115. ___ clip : ATA

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