PUT A LID IN IT

New York Times, Sunday, August 26, 2012

Author: Amanda Yesnowitz and Doug Peterson
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 77 Missing: {JQ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Yesnowitz. This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Peterson. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2012, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Common exclamation after "Well" : ILLBE
6. Some G.I.'s : PFCS
10. Like the Beatles : FAB
13. Norah Jones or Cher : ALTO
17. Land in South America : TIERRA
19. Big employer in Moline, Ill. : DEERE
20. Bitterness : ACRIMONY
22. It's salty : SEAAIR
23. Storied C.S.A. commander : RELEE
24. Onetime Ethiopia colonizers : ITALIANS
25. Banned book of 1928 : LADYCHATTERLEYSLOVER
28. "___ Baby" (song from "Hair") : ABIE
29. Group that's got your no.? : SSA
30. Hawaiian priest : KAHUNA
31. Gender abbr. : FEM
34. Leans : TENDS
36. Bad way to run : AMOK
39. It's madness : IRE
40. Put up with : ABIDE
42. Mag. wheels : EDS
43. Source material for Broadway's "Seussical" : HORTONHATCHESTHEEGG
48. "___ dreaming?" : AMI
49. Oscar-winning role for Cotillard : PIAF
50. "Anne of Green Gables" town : AVONLEA
51. End of the line? : ETC
54. Paradoxical one : ZENO
56. Seaman's swig : GROG
58. Like some communities : GATED
59. Time's 1930 Man of the Year : MAHATMAGANDHI
62. Slap-happy sort? : MOE
64. Razor handle? : ATRA
67. Japanese model : ALTIMA
68. Bad service result? : LET
69. Away's partner : FAR
70. Kind of heart valve : MITRAL
72. English author Elinor : GLYN
73. Word that keeps the same meaning if you move its first letter to the end : AYE
74. 1955 Grant/Kelly thriller : TOCATCHATHIEF
76. References : CITES
79. Western climax : DUEL
81. Spike : LACE
82. Smokey the Bear spot, e.g., in brief : PSA
83. With repercussions : ATACOST
85. Sorority letters : PSIS
87. Like one saying "Who, little old me?" : COY
88. World's first certified gold record, 1942 : CHATTANOOGACHOOCHOO
92. A couple of : TWO
95. Adobe shade : OCHRE
96. Reactor safety org. : NRC
97. Judge's issuance : STAY
98. Bolt from Jamaica : USAIN
100. Kid's repeated rejoinder : WHY
101. Ecologists' study : BIOMES
104. Kanga's offspring : ROO
106. Fort Sill's home: Abbr. : OKLA
107. Source of the line "They say miracles are past" : ALLSWELLTHATENDSWELL
112. "Sing a Song of Watergate" comic : MORTSAHL
115. Former General Motors vehicles : SAABS
116. Toddler's wear : ONESIE
117. Where to park a parka? : COATTREE
118. Others: Sp. : OTROS
119. No-goodnik : ROTTER
120. Planted : SOWN
121. Announcer Hall : EDD
122. Former Mercury : LYNX
123. Up : BOOST
1. "I really should be going" : ITSLATE
2. Lazybones, maybe : LIEABED
3. Preambles : LEADINS
4. Sounded like an ass : BRAYED
5. "South Park" boy : ERIC
6. Look through some blinds, say : PEER
7. Take an ax to : FELL
8. Place to find a crawdad : CREEK
9. "Bye" : SEEYA
10. Bomb : FAILURE
11. Behave : ACTONESAGE
12. Shout to a diva : BRAVA
13. "The Kite Runner" protagonist : AMIR
14. Mauna ___ : LOA
15. Spike, once : TNN
16. Verbal groans : OYS
18. Nirvana achievers : ARHATS
19. Cooked (up) : DREAMT
21. Any of the French Antilles : ILE
26. Russian royal : TSARINA
27. ___ Tzu (dog) : SHIH
31. Class action? : FIELDTRIP
32. Nose out : EDGE
33. The "M" of MB : MEGA
35. It may be said with the wave of a hand : SHAZAM
37. Alley ___ : OOP
38. One of the Canterbury pilgrims : KNIGHT
40. "Cat on ___ Tin Roof" : AHOT
41. Not worthy of : BENEATH
44. Swiss watch brand : OMEGA
45. 1962 John Wayne film : HATARI
46. Main $$$ overseer : CFO
47. F.D.R. program : TVA
51. Some online reading : EMAG
52. Starbucks size : TALL
53. Talking doll that debuted in 1960 : CHATTYCATHY
55. "___ You" (1955 Platters hit) : ONLY
57. Org. for vehicle financing, once : GMAC
60. It's relatively easy to find a parking spot for : MINICAR
61. Title : DEED
63. Spoken : ORAL
65. Charlotte and others : RAES
66. ___ Romeo : ALFA
69. Leaves : FOLIOS
70. "Solid Gold" host Marilyn : MCCOO
71. Mock response to a friend who pulls a practical joke : IHATEYOU
73. Blown away : ASTONISHED
74. Radio host John : TESH
75. Speedy subatomic particle : TACHYON
77. Voice quality : TONE
78. Paul Anka's "___ Beso" : ESO
80. Series of bars, for short : UPC
83. "Don't have ___, man!" : ACOW
84. Hut cover : THATCH
86. Lush : SOT
89. Warned someone off, in a way : GROWLED
90. This above all? : ACME
91. Loving feeling? : CARESS
92. Starts liking : TAKESTO
93. Acute uneasiness, with "the" : WILLIES
94. Watchful : ONALERT
99. Johannesburg area : SOWETO
101. Be on high? : BLARE
102. La estrella mas brillante : ELSOL
103. Bluish-gray : SLATY
105. What the nose knows : ODOR
107. Start of a memo heading : ATTN
108. D-Day transport: Abbr. : LST
109. Mountain lake : TARN
110. Storage item ... or one of six in this puzzle? : HATBOX
111. Uppity sort : SNOB
112. Mike holders : MCS
113. Hugs, in a love letter : OOO
114. Unedited : RAW

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