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New York Times, Sunday, August 21, 2011

Author: Alan Arbesfeld
Editor: Will Shortz
Alan Arbesfeld
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {BQZ} This is puzzle # 95 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

Notepad: When this puzzle is done, look for a name (hinted at by 37-Down) hidden 17 times in the grid, each reading forward, backward, down, up or diagonally, word search-style.
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© 2011, The New York Times
Across Down
1. One going into an outlet : PRONG
6. Sonata movement : RONDO
11. Org. for Lt. Columbo : LAPD
15. 33 1/3 and others : RPMS
19. Buzz : RUMOR
20. Huge quantity : OCEAN
21. Cross letters : INRI
22. "___ la Douce" : IRMA
23. Again : ONEMORETIME
25. "I before E except after C" and others : MNEMONICS
27. Tampa-to-Orlando dir. : ENE
28. Swelling of the head : EGOMANIA
30. Carry illicitly : SMUGGLE
31. Modern: Ger. : NEU
33. Old Turkish V.I.P.'s : AGAS
34. "Now you ___ ..." : SEEIT
35. Skippy alternative : JIF
38. Attachment points under the hood : ENGINEMOUNTS
42. Finnish city near the Arctic Circle : OULU
46. Oodles : AMILLION
48. Street on old TV : DELLA
49. Racketeer's activity? : TENNIS
51. "Ideas for life" sloganeer : PANASONIC
53. Skips on water : DAPS
55. "The Canterbury Tales" pilgrim : REEVE
56. Sight near a drain : EDDY
57. Also : NOTTOMENTION
61. Dues payer: Abbr. : MEM
62. Mark Twain, e.g., religiously speaking : DEIST
64. Sp. miss : SRTA
65. Human, e.g., foodwise : OMNIVORE
67. Salad orderer's request : NOOIL
70. Mercedes competitor : LEXUS
73. Bothered : ATEAT
74. Attractive : MAGNETIC
77. Mother of Horus, in Egyptian myth : ISIS
79. "Mona Lisa" feature : SMILE
82. Prince Valiant's son : ARN
83. Part of the Hindu Godhead : DIVINEMOTHER
88. Summer hangout : POOL
89. Italian 10 : DIECI
91. Organic compound : ENOL
92. Rights of passage : EASEMENTS
94. 1936 Loretta Young title role : RAMONA
96. Pioneering computer : ENIAC
99. Back end of a time estimate : LATEDATE
100. Carolina university : ELON
101. Terminology : NOMENCLATURE
104. ___ Banos, Calif. : LOS
105. Skipping syllables : TRALA
107. Edible Andean tubers : OCAS
108. Cousin on "The Addams Family" : ITT
110. Prepared for YouTube, say : VIDEOED
113. Tyson nickname : IRONMIKE
116. Suffix with planet : OID
119. "Just a sec" : ONEMOMENT
121. Hillary Clinton and Nancy Pelosi : STATESWOMEN
124. "Fargo" director : COEN
125. "This ___!" : ISIT
126. Inner tube-shaped : TORIC
127. Perplexed : ATSEA
128. Objectives : ENDS
129. Firm part: Abbr. : ATTY
130. Bag of chips, maybe : SNACK
131. Unlocked? : SHORN
1. Maven : PRO
2. Bit of Viking writing : RUNE
3. Sign : OMEN
4. Ladies' club restriction : NOMEN
5. Miracle-___ : GRO
6. Nicolas who directed "The Man Who Fell to Earth" : ROEG
7. Twice tetra- : OCTO
8. Big name in upscale retail : NEIMAN
9. Cracked or torn : DAMAGED
10. What Rihanna or Prince uses : ONENAME
11. City of the Kings : LIMA
12. Former Texas governor Richards : ANN
13. Like the alarm on many alarm clocks : PRESET
14. Least hopeful : DIMMEST
15. Notes to pick up on? : RINGTONE
16. Self-righteous sort : PRIG
17. Mid 22nd-century year : MMCL
18. Ed.'s convenience : SASE
24. French island WSW of Mauritius : REUNION
26. Non's opposite : OUI
29. Tryster with Tristan : ISOLDE
32. Slippery ones : EELS
34. Awake suddenly : SNAPTO
35. Teased : JAPED
36. "Have ___ myself clear?" : IMADE
37. 2003 Pixar film : FINDINGNEMO
39. "___ further ..." : GONO
40. U.S.A. or U.K. : INITS
41. ___ Bator, Mongolia : ULAN
43. Stoic : UNEMOTIONAL
44. Occasional ingredient in turkey dressing : LIVER
45. 1972 Bill Withers hit : USEME
47. Applies, as paint : LAYSON
50. Banks and Pyle : ERNIES
52. PC key : CTRL
54. Lower layer of the earth's crust : SIMA
58. Suffix with Capri : OTE
59. Magazine with an annual Hot 100 : MAXIM
60. Neighbor of Que. : ONT
63. Stood like a pigeon : TOEDIN
66. Improvised musically : VAMPED
68. "Lord, is ___?" : ITI
69. In concert : LIVE
71. Hope grp. : USO
72. Spot : SITE
74. One concerned with el niño : MADRE
75. Sans-serif typeface : ARIAL
76. Field of stars? : CINEMA
78. Will of the Bible : SHALT
80. Pick 6, e.g. : LOTTO
81. Someone ___ : ELSES
84. Zero : NONE
85. "Sense and Sensibility" sister : ELINOR
86. "___ Wood sawed wood" (old tongue-twister) : ESAU
87. Hears again, as a case : RETRIES
90. Treats with scorn : CONTEMNS
93. It often has dashes : MEET
95. Fatigue may be a symptom of it: Var. : ANAEMIA
97. Approaches boldly : ACCOSTS
98. O.K. Corral gunfighter : CLANTON
102. Senior : OLDEST
103. Capital of Eritrea : ASMARA
106. Little hopper? : ROO
109. Crown holder : TOOTH
110. Viva ___ : VOCE
111. Home ___ : INON
112. One may be good or dirty : DEED
113. Wee, informally : ITTY
114. Suffix with arthr- : ITIC
115. Sergeant in "The Thin Red Line" : KECK
117. "___ sorry!" : IMSO
118. One of them does? : DEER
120. Annual b-ball event : NIT
122. Has been : WAS
123. Palindromic girl's name : NAN

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