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New York Times, Sunday, August 27, 2000

Author: Dana Motley
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Ms. Motley. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Michener best seller : ALASKA
7. Fed. loan agency : SBA
10. Nolan Ryan, for one : ASTRO
15. Where to do some bodywork? : SPA
18. Gets the red out? : REPAYS
19. National League division : EAST
21. Limonite's pigment : OCHER
22. Legend on the ice : ORR
23. Temporarily : FORNOW
24. Certain partner: Abbr. : ATTY
25. They come on the 25th : NOELS
26. It may be tidy : SUM
27. Ending with Juan : ITA
28. "The Carpet-Bag," in "Moby-Dick" : CHAPTERII
30. With 63-Down, a New Mexico county : DONA
31. Confectioner's goof? : BONBONBOOBOO
35. Introduced : PREFACED
37. Merle Haggard, self-admittedly : OKIE
38. Troubadour's tune : LAI
39. One of Thor Heyerdahl's boats : RAI
41. Snap brim, e.g. : FEDORA
42. Washington dingbat? : WALLAWALLAYOYO
47. They're cross-shaped : TAUS
48. Lixivium : LYE
49. London's Old ___ : VIC
50. 60's campus news : SITIN
51. Forceful group? : COPS
52. Men in the hood? : MONKS
54. Part of P.S.T.: Abbr. : STD
55. Mexican sandal : HUARACHE
59. Texas state tree : PECAN
62. Street that hosts a music festival : BEALE
64. Slash, for one : MARK
65. Meal for a moth : WOOL
66. "Magnum, P.I." setting : OAHU
67. Occasion to use the good china : DINNERPARTY
69. Kisser : PUSS
70. Victorian : PRIM
71. Major introduction? : URSA
72. Serial novel's start : BOOKI
73. It gets into hot water : PASTA
74. Stunt : ESCAPADE
76. X into MXX : CII
77. Kind of propeller : SCREW
79. Load line locale : HULL
80. N.F.L. coach with 347 career victories : SHULA
82. Castle site? : AIR
83. Keep in a cellar, maybe : AGE
86. ___ colada : PINA
87. Dress decoration? : MUUMUUFROUFROU
90. With 118-Across, part of a child's schooling : SECOND
92. Tech stock choice : IBM
93. You, to Yves : TOI
94. Inventor Sikorsky : IGOR
95. Trips : TRANSITS
97. Samoan simpleton? : PAGOPAGODODO
102. Physics Nobelist Penzias : ARNO
103. One with unusually fine hands? : CARDSHARP
105. Goon : APE
106. Lighter producer : BIC
107. Outmoded copier : MIMEO
108. Trans ___ (Asian range) : ALAI
109. Like some nuts : SALTED
113. Hertfordshire river : LEA
114. Calyx segment : SEPAL
115. Jiffs : SECS
116. Dominican's dwelling : PRIORY
117. Southwest extension : ERN
118. See 90-Across : GRADE
119. Book before Esth. : NEH
120. Line feeder, of a sort : STOOGE
1. Fido's greeting : ARF
2. ___ Minor (northern constellation) : LEO
3. Spring time: Abbr. : APR
4. Florida island : SANIBEL
5. Doshisha University locale : KYOTO
6. It spans the 33-Down : ASWAN
7. Fossil fuel found in coastal veins : SEACOAL
8. Aromatherapeutic additives : BATHOILS
9. Take ___ at : ASTAB
10. Five-star : AONE
11. Autumn arrival : SCORPIO
12. Churchill's "___ Finest Hour" : THEIR
13. It may bring on a sigh : RELIEF
14. Hosp. sites : ORS
15. Mediocre steamed dish? : SOSOCOUSCOUS
16. Branch managers? : PRUNERS
17. Philip II dispatched it : ARMADA
20. Letter drop, e.g. : TYPO
29. Circular tube : TOROID
30. 20th-century tree painting? : DADAPAWPAW
31. Play in an alley : BOWL
32. Not spectacular : OKAY
33. Blue preceder or follower : NILE
34. Crow, e.g. : BLACKBIRD
36. Reek : FETOR
40. Author Rand : AYN
43. It's known for its bell ringers : AVON
44. Sports stat : WIN
45. Window alternative : AISLE
46. One of the rare earths : YTTERBIUM
51. Like some face powders : CAKY
52. Terrorist's taboo? : MAUMAUNONO
53. See 84-Down : SENSE
55. Uses one's 60-Down : HARKS
56. Hives, medically : URTICARIA
57. A party to a party? : HOST
58. Novelist Morante : ELSA
59. Swift contemporary : POPE
60. Side flaps : EARS
61. Flashy dance? : CHICHICANCAN
63. See 30-Across : ANA
64. Cultural Revolution leader : MAO
67. Like some controls : DUAL
68. Kepi-sporting soldier : POILU
73. Fujimori's land : PERU
75. They may be laid out : PLANS
76. Easy dupes : CHUMPS
78. Spain's Guadalquivir, e.g. : RIO
80. Stand in : SUB
81. 500 : AUTORACE
83. Jason's charge : ARGO
84. With 53-Down, smarts : GOOD
85. Speculator's target : EURO
86. Teetotaler's order : PERRIER
87. See see as sea, say : MISREAD
88. Like a coxcomb : FOPPISH
89. Vienna premiere of 1805 : FIDELIO
90. Pacer's place : STABLE
91. Less certain : DICIER
96. Snowbird's destination, perhaps : TAMPA
98. Recognition responses : AHAS
99. Physician to Marcus Aurelius : GALEN
100. Shows shock : GASPS
101. Bridget Riley's genre : OPART
104. Lott's predecessor : DOLE
107. Chinese menu letters : MSG
110. Besides : TOO
111. Unit of energy : ERG
112. Turn red, perhaps : DYE

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