COME FLY WITH ME

New York Times, Sunday, August 24, 2008

Author: Kevin G. Der
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 104 Missing: {XZ} Spans: 1 Grid has mirror symmetry This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Der. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Dish that's often roasted : LAMB
5. U.K. counterespionage agcy. : MI5
8. Belonging to : AS1OF
13. July holiday, with "the" : 4TH
16. Spell caster : MAGE
20. Declare : AVER
21. PC key : ESC
22. Silents star Bara : THEDA
23. Agent Gold of "Entourage" : ARI
24. Teensy bit : ATOM
25. Think the world of : VENERATE
27. "Now I remember" : AHYES
28. Leaves in the kitchen : CILANTRO
30. Start of instructions for what to do when this puzzle is done : CUTALONGTHEDOTTEDLINE
33. "Moving forward" sloganeer : TOYOTA
34. Galilee's locale : ISRAEL
35. G.I. addresses : APOS
38. Soft-shoe, e.g. : TAP
41. "___ in cat" : CAS
43. Something to go in ... or on : AUTO
47. ___-de-sac : CUL
48. With 67- and 97-Across, second part of the instructions : FOLDTHROUGHEACH
57. "___ won't!" : NOI
58. Sequoyah, for one : CHEROKEE
60. Victim of Hercules' second labor : HYDRA
61. Given directly : SPOONFED
63. Ones caught in a maze? : LABRATS
64. Little squirt, maybe : OIL
65. Lachrymose : TEARFUL
66. "___ et manus" (M.I.T.'s motto) : MENS
67. See 48-Across : PAIROFNUMBERS
72. Brag : CROW
74. Digs : PAD
75. In and of ___ : ITSELF
76. Most liable to sunburn : PALEST
77. Call on a pitch : LOW
78. Need for the winner of a Wimbledon men's match : 3SETS
81. Young 'un : TAD
82. "___ Ba Yah" (campfire song) : KUM
83. It follows the initial part of a procedure : STEP2
85. Beethoven's Third : EROICA
88. Forecast for improved weather : CLEARER
92. College ___ : BOARDS
94. Religious image: Var. : IKON
95. Seasonal activity : HARVEST
96. Capital of Italy : EURO
97. See 48-Across : INTHEGRIDSEQUENTIALLY
103. Baby kangaroos : JOEYS
104. Start of a counting rhyme : EENY
105. BlackBerrys, e.g., for short : PDAS
106. Blackthorn pickings : SLOES
108. Request for Vanna : ANE
109. Staples of early education : 3RS
110. "The War of the Worlds" invaders, briefly : ETS
113. How one must win in Ping-Pong : BY2
115. "Rubbish!" : BAH
116. Some corner stores : BODEGAS
119. Orange and green fruits : PAPAYAS
123. Rock candy, essentially : SUCROSE
126. Einstein's birthplace : ULM
127. Common hockey power play : 5AGAINST4
129. Author mentioned in the Beatles' "I Am the Walrus" : POE
130. Trillionth: Prefix : PICO
132. Study of the heavens: Abbr. : ASTR
133. Bias : TILT
135. Collaborative Web document : WIKI
138. Final part of instructions : GOTHROWTHEPAPERAIRPLANE
145. Something you later might think better of : POORIDEA
146. Consumer : EATER
147. "Death in Venice" and "Of Mice and Men" : NOVELLAS
148. Machine used to maneuver manure : SPREADER
149. Slay somebody : DO1IN
150. Thoreau, e.g. : ESSAYIST
1. Head : LAV
2. With: Fr. : AVEC
3. A small one helps the indecisive : MENU
4. QB Favre and others : BRETTS
5. Like corn bread : MEALY
6. Childish retort : ISTOO
7. Costing a nickel : 5CENT
8. Rat-___ : ATAT
9. "Zip it" : SHHH
10. Cyclops' feature : 1EYE
11. Experimented too much? : ODED
12. Burkina ___ : FASO
13. Structure of Chekhov's "The Cherry Orchard" : 4ACTS
14. Court figure : TRIER
15. "Broom-___" : HILDA
16. ___ Bay, 1898 battle site : MANILA
17. Memo abbr. : ATTN
18. 2007 Peace Nobelist : GORE
19. Subgenre of punk rock : EMO
26. 1990s Indian P.M. : RAO
29. Mugful : ALE
31. Commerce treaty starting 1947 : GATT
32. "Oh, pooh!" : TISH
35. Big Ten rival: Abbr. : ACC
36. "Stupidest thing I ever heard!" : PUHLEASE
37. Poisonous shrub : OLEANDER
39. Sound at a sauna : AHH
40. Remove with effort : PRYOFF
41. Assume the fetal position : CURLUP
42. Ottoman big shot : AGA
44. Opened, as a flag : UNFURLED
45. Skating jumps : TOELOOPS
46. Suffix with planet : OID
48. Pro : FOR
49. Safari sight : OKAPI
50. Unleash upon : LETAT
51. "Avast!" : DESIST
52. Pantheon head : ODIN
53. Respect : ESTEEM
54. Copycats : APERS
55. Succeed effortlessly : COAST
56. Bygone TV control: Abbr. : HOR
59. 62-Down carriers: Abbr. : RBS
62. Gridiron grp. : NFC
66. File on an iPod : MP3
68. Access the contents of, say : REACHIN
69. Mother, slangily : OLDLADY
70. Invents : MAKESUP
71. Let slip : BLURTED
73. 1940s conflict: Abbr. : WW2
79. Hoity-___ : TOITY
80. Punjabi believers : SIKHS
83. "A Little Princess" heroine and others : SARAS
84. Internet forum rabble-rouser : TROLL
86. Iowa college : COE
87. Brings to a boil : ANGERS
89. Audible pauses : ERS
90. Greeting to Gaius : AVE
91. Necessary: Abbr. : REQ
92. "___ Wedding," Alan Alda film : BETSYS
93. Overseas O.K. : OUI
97. Prefix with sphere : IONO
98. Sine qua non : NEED
99. Dos' followers : RES
100. Pick up : NAB
101. Western wolf : LOBO
102. Some hand-raisers : YEAS
103. Alternative to a cross : JAB
107. "___ Cried" (1962 hit) : SHE
109. N.Y.C. time when it's midnight in L.A. : 3AM
110. Emissions org. : EPA
111. ___ chi : TAI
112. Thesaurus offering: Abbr. : SYN
114. Like a team that's ahead by a safety : 2UP
117. Trick-taking game : EUCHRE
118. Girl's name that's Latin for "fame" : GLORIA
119. Walk : PATH
120. "I concur" : AGREED
121. Behind : ASTERN
122. Hubbub : STIR
124. Black-eyed legume : COWPEA
125. Comic Charles Nelson ___ : REILLY
127. Highest-rated, as a hotel : 5STAR
128. Like the majority of Interstate highways : 4LANE
130. Tire (out) : POOP
131. "Like ___ not ..." : ITOR
132. Bide-___ : AWEE
134. Monterrey kin : TIOS
136. Many-armed Hindu goddess : KALI
137. Old actresses Claire and Balin : INAS
138. Traveler's aid, for short : GPS
139. Funny : ODD
140. Kung ___ chicken : PAO
141. In accord (with) : AT1
142. Eastern Canadian prov. : PEI
143. Campers, briefly : RVS
144. Id ___ : EST

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