GETTING AHEAD

New York Times, Sunday, August 26, 2007

Author: Andrew M. Greene and Craig Kasper
Editor: Will Shortz
Andrew M. Greene
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Rows: 21, Columns: 20, Words: 136, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Greene. This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Kasper. NYT links: Across Lite

JimH notes: Todd McClary and Jeffrey Harris are uncredited co-authors of this puzzle.
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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. See 7-Across : EMBLEM
7. Product whose 1-Across is a 61-Across : IMAC
11. Posh part of Boston : BACKBAY
18. Heavy-duty hand soap : BORAXO
19. Like some upset stomachs : ACIDY
20. Showed relief, in a way : EXHALED
21. Toddler's mealtime accessory : BOOSTERCHAIR
23. Ceramists, at times : GLAZERS
24. Battle report? : RATATAT
25. Slam : DIS
27. Hatchery supply : ROE
28. Danger in a uranium mine : RADON
29. Quarters for a business, e.g. : FISCALPERIODS
35. Lorre's "Casablanca" role : UGARTE
37. Crew members : OARS
38. "It's been ___" : AGES
39. Defense contractor whose stock symbol is the same as its name : ITT
41. Alluring : SEXY
42. Grinch disguise : SANTA
44. Annual Pebble Beach tournament : PROAM
45. ___-noir (modern film genre) : NEO
46. Place for a mud bath : SPA
47. Thanksgiving fare : YAMS
49. Rough : RAGGED
51. Crawl space? : PUB
54. Safari, e.g. : WEBBROWSER
57. Worrywart's cry : OHNO
58. Idiot : CRETIN
60. Lacking a partner : LONE
61. Snack item : APPLE
64. Persuaded with flattery : BLARNEYED
66. Noted explorer of Polynesia : HEYERDAHL
70. 1940s-'50s Dodger who was a 10-time All-Star : REESE
71. Particle created by a cosmic ray : MUON
73. A stone's throw away : NEARBY
74. Comedy show that once featured John Candy and Martin Short : SCTV
76. Time in which light travels one foot, approximately : NANOSECOND
80. Sandal's lack : TOE
81. Creatio ex ___ (Christian tenet) : NIHILO
84. A few : SOME
85. ___ fix : INA
86. Prayer opener : AVE
87. Put into effect : ADOPT
89. Nurse : SIPON
91. Misstep : SLIP
95. Entrance to the Medit. : GIB
96. Knight time? : YORE
97. "Quit your crying!" : HUSH
98. Teahouse floor covering : TATAMI
100. Astronomical events that occur twice or more a year : LUNARECLIPSES
104. Mark down, say, as a sale item : RETAG
105. Univ. aides : RAS
106. Best : TOP
107. Filmed over : RETAPED
109. Minnesota's state tree : REDPINE
113. Nested set of containers : CHINESEBOXES
117. License : FREEDOM
118. Yearned (for) : HOPED
119. Tell : CLUEIN
120. Stupidest : DENSEST
121. Relative of Rover : SPOT
122. Begins : SETSTO
1. Point of decline : EBB
2. Dock payment : MOORAGE
3. Dungeons & Dragons weapon : BROADAX
4. Steve Martin romantic comedy : LASTORY
5. Like seven of Sophocles' 123 plays : EXTANT
6. Champagne name : MOET
7. First person in Austria : ICH
8. Italian possessive : MIA
9. Puma rival : ADIDAS
10. Saint for whom the Russian alphabet is named : CYRIL
11. Panhandle : BEG
12. ___ Rose : AXL
13. Political asset : CHARISMA
14. Skiffle instrument : KAZOO
15. Empathetic one, derisively : BLEEDINGHEART
16. ___ Lingus : AER
17. Dash units: Abbr. : YDS
19. Worth trying? : ACTIONABLE
22. Org. with the motto "Per Ardua ad Astra" : RAF
26. In short supply : SPARSE
28. 1904-'05 foe of Japan: Abbr. : RUS
30. Didn't move : SAT
31. Tool for many a homemade Mother's Day card : CRAYON
32. Bigheadedness : EGO
33. Trunk location : REAR
34. Dutch painter Jan : STEEN
36. Dead Sea Scrolls sect : ESSENES
40. Kerfuffle : TODO
43. Certain emergency call, briefly : APB
44. 10 Downing St. residents : PMS
48. Knock over : AWE
50. First name in Israeli history : GOLDA
51. Outlawed pollutant, for short : PCB
52. http://www.myspace.com, e.g. : URL
53. Be weighed down : BEARTHEBURDEN
54. Bouquet source : WINE
55. Reactor part : ROD
56. Bit of sunshine : RAY
59. ___ Fountain : TREVI
62. Sports bar wall decoration : PENNANT
63. Subj. follower : PRED
65. Coin with kanji writing : YEN
66. Long-handled implement : HOE
67. Secret : ENCIPHERED
68. "There's No Place Like ___" (old TV slogan) : HBO
69. Oven cleaner ingredient : LYE
71. Pop's partner : MOM
72. Goes through : USESUP
74. It might produce a run : SNAG
75. Polite : CIVIL
77. Mien : ASPECT
78. Part of N.A. : NOT
79. "Yes, I'm a Witch" musician : ONO
82. Save for later : LAYASIDE
83. ___-Eaters : ODOR
88. Blast furnace material : ORE
90. Magazine no. : ISS
91. Leave : STEPOUT
92. Rubbery compounds : LATEXES
93. Cry of triumph after "Whew!" : IMADEIT
94. Truffle finder : PIG
97. Music of Kanye West : HIPHOP
99. Suitable for farming : ARABLE
101. Kittens' "handles" : NAPES
102. Fishing spots in Fife : LOCHS
103. French possessive : SES
108. Shadows : TECS
109. "Mayberry ___" : RFD
110. Poetic preposition : ERE
111. They were worth $5 each on "What's My Line?" : NOS
112. 911 responder : EMT
114. W.S.J. news item : IPO
115. Shrimper's aid : NET
116. ___-Caps (candy) : SNO

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