E.U. DOINGS

New York Times, Sunday, August 23, 2009

Author: Phil Ruzbarsky
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {QZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Ruzbarsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
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1. Shepherd : TEND
5. Logical beginning? : PATHO
10. Regs. : STDS
14. Curio : OBJET
19. Langston Hughes poem : ITOO
20. Who said "No good movie is too long, and no bad movie is short enough" : EBERT
21. House Republican V.I.P. Cantor : ERIC
22. Windblown soil : LOESS
23. Used a push-button toilet? : PRESSEDTHEFLUSH
26. Difficult surface for high-heel shoes : GRATE
27. The Jaguars, on scoreboards : JAX
28. "White trash," e.g. : SLUR
29. Been in bed : LAIN
30. Kind of school : MAGNET
31. Stop on ___ : ADIME
33. "Julius Caesar" role : CASCA
36. 12-time Pro Bowl player Junior : SEAU
38. Super ___ (game console) : NES
39. Neural network : RETE
40. "I can't drink beer this late"? : ITSPASTMYBUDTIME
44. Operates : RUNS
46. Flu symptom : ACHE
47. Ovid's love poetry : AMORES
48. Green : NAIVE
50. Largest city paper in the U.S.: Abbr. : NYT
51. Narrow estuary : RIA
54. Arg. neighbor : URU
55. Dairy regulator? : BUTTERBUSINESSBUREAU
61. Mil. unit : RGT
62. "Up and ___!" : ATEM
63. It was destroyed by Godzilla in "Godzilla Raids Again" : OSAKA
64. Cans : TINS
66. "Zounds!" : EGADS
68. Yeoman of the British guard : BEEFEATER
71. Sci-fi writer's creation : WORLD
72. Like Rockefeller Center : DECO
73. Cantilevered window : ORIEL
74. "The Hallucinogenic Toreador" artist : DALI
76. Extinct relative of the emu : MOA
77. Baseball official gets revenge? : THEUMPIRESTRIKESBACK
83. ___ Chinmoy (late spiritual leader) : SRI
84. Toon frame : CEL
85. Poetic dark period : EEN
86. "Concentrate!" : THINK
87. Govt.-issued securities : TBONDS
90. Pelé was its M.V.P. in '76 : NASL
92. Shadow : TAIL
93. "The bolt alone is sufficient"? : WORKSWITHOUTANUT
97. Stiff drink : BELT
101. Mil. address : APO
102. Medicinal succulent : ALOE
103. Native of Leipzig : SAXON
104. One looking for a ticket, maybe : VOTER
105. Spruce : SPIFFY
108. Added value : PLUS
110. Sons of, in Hebrew : BNAI
112. Nashville-based awards org. : CMA
113. Pitcher Reynolds of the 1940s-'50s Yankees : ALLIE
114. Story of a small Communist barbarian? : THELITTLEREDHUN
118. Designer Geoffrey : BEENE
119. Eric of "Munich" : BANA
120. Gettysburg general under Lee : EWELL
121. Hammer part : PEEN
122. "The East ___," song of the Chinese Cultural Revolution : ISRED
123. Egyptian solar disk : ATEN
124. Catch in a ring, maybe : LASSO
125. Without much thought : IDLY
1. Bill collector? : TIPJAR
2. Online brokerage : ETRADE
3. Sartre play set in hell : NOEXIT
4. Fetes : DOS
5. Plastic surgeon's procedure : PEEL
6. Shanghais : ABDUCTS
7. Colorful fish : TETRAS
8. Regal inits. : HRH
9. Native: Suffix : OTE
10. Emmy-winning Ward : SELA
11. Platitude : TRUISM
12. Miramax owner : DISNEY
13. P.T.A. meeting place: Abbr. : SCH
14. Sister in Chekhov's "Three Sisters" : OLGA
15. Five-time Wimbledon champ : BORG
16. 1960s sitcom title role : JEANNIE
17. Prizes : ESTEEMS
18. Transmitter of nagana : TSETSE
24. Reno-to-L.A. dir. : SSE
25. News bulletin : FLASH
30. Hawaiian attire : MUUMUU
32. Basis of a Scouting badge : MERIT
34. Neuters : SPAYS
35. Peyotes, e.g. : CACTI
37. Litigators' org. : ABA
40. Chemically quiet : INERT
41. Mother ___ : TERESA
42. U.S. rebellion leader of 1842 : DORR
43. Loyally following : TRUETO
45. Eye layers : UVEAS
48. McDonald's chicken bit : NUGGET
49. Affix : ATTACH
50. Having digits : NUMERIC
52. "The wolf ___ the door" : ISAT
53. Welcomed, as a visitor : ASKEDIN
55. Mated : BRED
56. Jazz genre : BEBOP
57. End-of-year numbers : NOELS
58. P.M. between Netanyahu and Sharon : BARAK
59. Aviator : AIRMAN
60. Open : UNLOCK
65. Neb. neighbor : SDAK
67. Gets a C, say : DOESOK
69. Where Guinness originates : EIRE
70. ___ pain : FEELNO
71. Words before may or might : WISHI
75. The French state : LETAT
78. Mantel pieces : URNS
79. Convenient meeting place? : MIDWAY
80. Seed coat : TESTA
81. "Put your feet up" : RELAX
82. Tolkien hobbit : BILBO
87. Overthrows : TOPPLES
88. Oven option : BROILER
89. Part of R.S.V.P. : SIL
91. Also, in Arles : AUSSI
92. Places for moles : TUNNELS
93. Mustardy condiment : WASABI
94. Cane accompanier, maybe : TOPHAT
95. Curtis of cosmetics : HELENE
96. Aristocrats : NOBLES
98. Fixed for all time : ETCHED
99. Gulliver of "Gulliver's Travels" : LEMUEL
100. Gearshift mechanism, informally : TRANNY
104. Contend : VIE
106. "O.K. then" : FINE
107. Network signal : FEED
109. ___ Bator : ULAN
111. Author/poet Bates : ARLO
114. TV schedule abbr. : TBA
115. 10-digit no. : TEL
116. Former rival of USAir : TWA
117. Printer specification: Abbr. : DPI

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