BIG NAMES IN BUSINESS

New York Times, Sunday, August 24, 2003

Author: Patrick Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 68 Missing: {QV} Scrabble average: 1.71 This is puzzle # 52 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. It's held during an opening : KNOB
5. Family sitcom role : DAD
8. Tooth care grp. : ADA
11. Chariot rider of myth : EOS
14. Test section : MATH
18. Popping up all over : RIFE
19. Past : AGO
20. Stocking material : FISHNET
22. Western New York county : ERIE
23. Part of a neuron : AXON
24. Travel service started by a Spanish-born actress? : PENELOPECRUZLINE
27. Hard drive item : FILE
28. Ritz shelfmate : HIHO
29. Wistful comment, after "a" : PITY
30. Little contraption : DOODAD
31. Studio started by a TV actor? : TEDDANSONSTRUCTION
35. "What's ___ for me?" : INIT
36. Villain in "David Copperfield" : HEEP
37. "Stand" band : REM
38. Five or ten gallons' worth : KEG
41. Small flowering tree : ACACIA
44. Gelatin substitute : AGAR
46. Astronomer who discovered Uranus : HERSCHEL
48. Little piggies : RUNTS
49. "Te ___" (hymn) : DEUM
50. Mating game : CHESS
52. It has curved arms : LYRE
53. Fancy grocery started by a nightclub singer? : EYDIEGORMEFOODS
56. Meir's successor : RABIN
57. I.R.S. deadline mo. : APR
58. Cat call : MEOW
59. Disney's "___ & Stitch" : LILO
60. Heavy drapery fabric : MOREEN
61. Transportation agency started by a fashion designer? : OSCARDELARENTACAR
66. Subordinate : MINION
68. Noisome smell : REEK
69. "Gangs of New York" actress : DIAZ
70. Army E-3 : PFC
73. Passing with ease : ACING
74. Orphanage started by an Oscar-winning actress? : JODIEFOSTERCARE
78. Win margin : NECK
79. "The Metamorphosis" character Gregor ___ : SAMSA
80. Guitar forerunner : LUTE
81. Collectible plate holder : EASEL
82. Gen. Garibaldi : GIUSEPPE
84. Parts of un livre : MOTS
85. Curtain froufrou : TASSEL
86. Roll-___ : ONS
87. ___ culpa : MEA
88. Meister ___ (beer brand) : BRAU
90. Sets (on) : SICS
91. Plant nursery started by a football Hall-of-Famer? : MEANJOEGREENEHOUSE
98. Tintoretto's "The Miracle of ___ Freeing the Slave" : STMARK
101. Didn't have enough : OWED
102. "Zounds!" : EGAD
103. Orsk's river : URAL
104. Pastry shop started by a televangelist? : TAMMYFAYEBAKKERY
107. Lean : LIST
108. "One-touch" sport : EPEE
109. Treaded sneaker part : OUTSOLE
110. Make sure : SEE
111. Sound effect : ECHO
112. It underwent the Enlightenment, with "the" : WEST
113. "Cimarron" studio : RKO
114. Starr of song : KAY
115. Stadium stirrers, for short : TDS
116. Comparative word : THAN
1. Old "Television Theatre" sponsor : KRAFT
2. Water sprite : NIXIE
3. Gone by : OFOLD
4. Pope during the siege of Rome by Lombards : BENEDICTI
5. Genus of crustaceans named for a classical nymph : DAPHNIA
6. One without proper respect for elders : AGEIST
7. "Tiny Bubbles" singer : DONHO
8. Samuel Gompers's org. : AFL
9. Unit of refractive power of a lens : DIOPTER
10. Aim : ASPIRE
11. Multivolume ref. : ENCYC
12. Poetic preposition : OER
13. Diligent pupils : STUDIERS
14. It might get a thumping : MELON
15. Dry : ARID
16. Media honcho Brown : TINA
17. Follow : HEED
21. In a flutter : HETUP
25. Long time : EON
26. Speeds : ZOOMS
32. Liqueur flavoring : ANISE
33. It causes redness : SHAME
34. Lock : TRESS
38. Mountainous route once used by Alexander the Great : KHYBERPASS
39. Unnatural : EERIE
40. Close on stage : GLENN
41. Neighborhood : AREA
42. Dutch landscapist Aelbert ___ : CUYP
43. Name in a Shakespeare title : ANDRONICUS
44. British landing field : AERODROME
45. Plants known as "sticky-heads" : GUMWEEDS
46. Good-time Charlies : HEDONISTS
47. Santa ___ : CLARA
49. Active sort : DOER
50. Fiber made from coconuts : COIR
51. Putted successfully : HOLEDOUT
54. Gangster follower : GMAN
55. Come off, as paint : FLAKE
56. Big bird : ROC
60. Windy locale? : MAZE
62. Goes kaput : SINKS
63. Minor functionary : COG
64. Sci-fi princess : LEIA
65. "Soap" family name : TATE
66. Tropical fruit : MANGO
67. Isolate, possibly : ICEIN
71. Remove from isolation : FREE
72. Modern phone : CELL
74. Black varnish : JAPAN
75. Fine meal : FLOUR
76. Get to : REACH
77. White-bean dish of France : CASSOULET
79. Represent : SPEAKFOR
83. It may be at your fingertips : EMERY
84. Birthplace of a biblical Mary : MAGDALA
85. Decorates 60's-style : TIEDYES
88. Old radio's Major ___ : BOWES
89. Nike competitor : REEBOK
90. Got unexpectedly : SNARED
91. "State and Main" director, 2000 : MAMET
92. "___ the World" : JOYTO
93. Mock-scared cry : EEK
94. Discharge : EGEST
95. Star of TV's "Vega$" : URICH
96. Popular English doll : SASHA
97. John knighted in 1998 : ELTON
98. 77-Down, for one : STEW
99. Race finish : TAPE
100. "Dangerous Liaisons" ladies: Abbr. : MMES
105. North Sea diver : AUK
106. Essential : KEY

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