THAT'S FUNNERY

New York Times, Sunday, August 22, 2004

Author: Cathy Millhauser
Editor: Will Shortz
Cathy Allis
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 83 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Dual elec. designation : ACDC
5. Puts in proper order, nautically : RIGS
9. TV boss of Flo and Alice : MEL
12. Modern home of ancient Knossos : CRETE
17. Brave : DARE
18. "Orphée, Le Repos" painter : COROT
19. Skunk River city : AMES
21. Less taut : LAXER
22. Blue dye : ANIL
23. Winning bird colony? : ROOKERYOFTHEYEAR
26. Mexican muralist : RIVERA
28. Some grandkid spoilers : NANAS
29. Crosspiece : TRAVERSE
30. Company whose name is pig Latin for an insect : EBAY
31. Tolkien Moria warriors : ORCS
32. Over : ABOVE
33. Williams of Boston : TED
34. Mayo to mayo : ANO
36. Invitation from a rogue nation? : JOINTHEKNAVERY
40. Chorus line dances : CANCANS
42. Silas of the Continental Congress : DEANE
43. Eliot Janeway subj. : ECON
47. Civil rights leader Medgar : EVERS
48. Manipulative sort : USER
52. Lodge member : ELK
53. Sheen formed with age : PATINA
55. Self-titled WB sitcom : REBA
56. Artemis's twin : APOLLO
58. Steinbeck's birthplace, in California : SALINAS
59. Young 'un at a hash house? : BEANERYBABY
63. Grave plunderer : GHOUL
65. Forensic ID : DNA
66. Restraint cord : TETHER
67. Chem., for one : SCI
69. Smitten : INLOVE
71. E-mail address suffix : NET
73. Aspirations : HOPES
75. Prizes for manicurists? : EMERYAWARDS
79. Cricket teams, e.g. : ELEVENS
81. It's broken at mixers : THEICE
83. Eagles hit "___ Eyes" : LYIN
84. Studly : VIRILE
85. Diner cuppa : JOE
86. Advent song : NOEL
88. Lawn ball game : BOCCI
89. "___ sow, so shall ..." : ASYE
90. "Pagliacci" role : TONIO
92. Incited : SPURRED
94. Result of a cat hitting the sauce? : WHISKERYBOTTLE
100. Suffix with grape : ADE
101. Aetna's bus. : INS
104. Thoreau work "Faith in ___" : ASEED
105. Suspenseful part of "Survivor" : VOTE
106. Over : ANEW
108. Some teens just hanging out : MALLRATS
110. Clear, in a way : DEFOG
111. Strongbox : COFFER
114. Request to hear a certain audiobook genre? : PLAYMYSTERYFORME
117. "La Dolce Vita" setting : ROMA
118. Ancient Roman magistrate : EDILE
119. Finnish painter Järnefelt : EERO
120. Troy story : ILIAD
121. Girl's name (or a hint to this puzzle's theme) : ERIN
122. Like a weather-worn face : LINED
123. Emulate the Beastie Boys : RAP
124. Endangered goose : NENE
125. Year of Boris Godunov's birth : MDLI
1. Month before Nisan : ADAR
2. Kid's plea : CANI
3. What a few volts might be enough to do? : DRIVEONEBATTERY
4. Star : CELEB
5. Playmate of Piglet : ROO
6. Like some patches : IRONON
7. Kiddie racer : GOKART
8. Cause for nose-holding : STENCH
9. The Say Hey Kid : MAYS
10. Modern rock genre : EMO
11. Parisian art district : LEFTBANK
12. Artful : CLEVER
13. Martha in denture ads : RAYE
14. Apply with might : EXERT
15. Josh : TEASE
16. Was off : ERRED
18. Preschooler's medium : CRAYON
20. Endeavored : STROVE
24. Demolished, in Derby : RASED
25. Experience : HAVE
27. Punjabi royals : RAJAS
32. Like clocks with hands : ANALOG
34. Bitter : ACERB
35. H.M.S. Pinafore force : NAVEE
37. Sch. in 19-Across : ISU
38. Frigate part : KEEL
39. Mythical Himalayan beast : YETI
41. Origami bird : CRANE
44. President Bush's hometown after a fire? : CINDERYCRAWFORD
45. Go ___ outing : ONAN
46. Explorers' org. : NASA
49. Buffalo hockey player : SABRE
50. Org. concerned with PCB's : EPA
51. Holds up : ROBS
53. Newscaster Zahn : PAULA
54. O.K. : ALLOW
57. French school : LYCEE
58. Matsushita competitor : SONY
60. Lucy's pal : ETHEL
61. Lake Geneva feeder : RHONE
62. Uh-huh's : YEPS
64. New staffer : HIREE
68. Poker player's declaration : IMIN
70. Heroic trait : VALOR
71. St. Petersburg's river : NEVA
72. "Boola Boola" singers : ELIS
74. Out of it : STONED
76. Prefix with tourism : ECO
77. In big bits : DICED
78. Cutting : SNIDE
80. Perspective : VIEW
82. Focus of one who's willing? : HEIR
85. Wag : JOKESTER
87. Mil. amphibian : LST
88. Good, in Guadalajara : BUENO
90. Scourge of the African savanna : TSETSE
91. Kvetcher's cry : OYVEY
93. Took a second? : PLACED
95. Impaired : HARMED
96. Bloke's "Well, well!" : ISAY
97. Tech expert, in British lingo : BOFFIN
98. Hepburn's "The Lion in Winter" co-star : OTOOLE
99. Medicated shampoo brand : TEGRIN
101. Drive : IMPEL
102. Silents star Nita : NALDI
103. Gotten rid of : SLAIN
107. Violinist Zimbalist : EFREM
109. Cy Young award winner Sparky : LYLE
110. Trapdoor : DROP
112. Pianist Gilels : EMIL
113. Punjabi royal : RANI
115. Time gone by : ERA
116. West of "Go West, Young Man" : MAE

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