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New York Times, Sunday, August 28, 2005

Author: Nancy Nicholson Joline
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Nicholson Joline
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Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 98 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 106 for Ms. Joline. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
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1. Turkic people : TATARS
7. Series of movements : SONATA
13. Patient form info : HMO
16. Baron von Trapp : GEORG
21. It may be folded for breakfast : OMELET
22. Part of Isabella I's realm : ARAGON
23. Sch. in Kingston : URI
24. Connecticut or Delaware : RIVER
25. How this answer is situated : NEXTTONOTHING
27. Nothing : NIL
28. "Gladiator" setting : ARENA
29. Cookout aid : STERNO
30. Eyelid afflictions : STYES
32. Eventually : LATERON
34. Thatching material : REEDS
36. Irene ___ ("A Scandal in Bohemia" woman) : ADLER
38. Seventh-century Arab caliph : ALI
39. March cry : HUT
40. Paul Anka #1 hit : DIANA
43. Must : HASTO
46. Flighty sort? : AIRMAN
48. Fuel suffix : ANE
49. Up : ATBAT
50. How this answer is situated : FOLLOWINGUP
52. Purplish : PUCE
53. Water carrier : DUCT
54. Cassini and others : OLEGS
55. Some mil. careerists : NCOS
56. Decorative fabrics : TOILES
58. Basilica feature : APSE
59. Shave : PARE
60. How this answer is situated : AFTERSHAVE
63. Beer bash need : KEG
64. Like Nehru jackets : RETRO
66. Made known : IMPARTED
70. Possible backache cause : LIFTING
74. "Dies ___" : IRAE
75. Shepherd's pie ingredients : PEAS
77. It gets a licking : CONE
78. Goof-offs : IDLERS
79. Out of memory? : AMNESIC
81. Rennes resident : BRETON
83. Gaze dreamily : MOON
84. Sight from Taormina : ETNA
86. Messieurs' mates: Abbr. : MMES
87. Belly-dancers' accouterments : TASSELS
88. "Heat" co-star, 1995 : ALPACINO
91. Gounod opera : FAUST
92. "If the ___ is concealed, it succeeds": Ovid : ART
93. How this answer is situated : BEFORELONG
96. Long : ACHE
98. Certain sorority member : ZETA
102. Summer Olympics racers : SCULLS
105. Wannabe, often : APER
106. Got up : STOOD
107. "What a pity!" : ALAS
108. Normandy river : ORNE
109. How this answer is situated : AHEADOFTIME
112. Time : EPOCH
113. Topper : LID
114. Faculties : SENSES
116. Finish second : PLACE
117. Resembling a beanpole : LANKY
118. Suffix with Capri : OTE
119. Identify : PEG
120. Prefix with comic : SERIO
122. Reference book for a writer : ROGET
125. Charles who founded an investment firm : MERRILL
127. Start of many sequel titles : SONOF
129. Derelict : REMISS
132. "That's an ___!" : ORDER
133. Oneself : EGO
136. How this answer is situated : BESIDEONESELF
140. Weeper of myth : NIOBE
141. Pal of Rover : REX
142. Prayer : ORISON
143. Two-timing : UNTRUE
144. Thick novels : SAGAS
145. Censor's target : SEX
146. African scourge : TSETSE
147. Ostensible : STATED
1. Boatload : TON
2. Actor Leon of "Life With Father" : AMES
3. Sermon's basis : TEXT
4. Sub : ALTERNATE
5. Camp David, e.g. : RETREAT
6. Curling item : STONE
7. ___ Paulo : SAO
8. Leftover  morsel : ORT
9. Casual turndowns : NAHS
10. Hurried, musically : AGITATO
11. "Leave It to Beaver" actor : TONYDOW
12. Sweetheart : ANGEL
13. Barbarian : HUN
14. Diagnostic aid, for short : MRI
15. Wick holder : OILLAMP
16. Au ___ : GRATIN
17. Limerick locale : EIRE
18. How this answer is situated : OVERHAUL
19. Give up : RENOUNCE
20. Scholarship winners : GRANTEES
26. Doze : NOD
31. Rap session? : SEANCE
33. ___ maison (indoors): Fr. : ALA
35. Farrier : SHOER
37. Severity : RIGOR
40. 1910's-20's movement : DADA
41. Live ___ : ITUP
42. Fundamentals : ABCS
44. Zouave, by birth : ALGERIAN
45. Some Mercedes-Benzes : SLS
47. Seller of Alaska, 1867 : RUSSIA
50. Ernest who designed Washington's Corcoran gallery : FLAGG
51. Fascinated by : INTO
52. Goes through : PIERCES
54. Starts the betting : OPENS
56. Cask control : TAP
57. Reproductive cells : OVA
60. ___ impasse : ATAN
61. Ex-con : FREEMAN
62. ___ Bounty : HMS
63. Red apéritif : KIR
65. Columnist Bombeck : ERMA
67. Haul : TOTE
68. Organic compound : ENOL
69. Vulpine abodes : DENS
70. City founded by Pizarro : LIMA
71. Teen ___ : IDOL
72. Dog : FLOP
73. Not easily debunked : TENABLE
75. Burlesque props : PIES
76. Transported : ECSTATIC
80. Feeling superior : SMUG
81. Revealed : BARED
82. Q-U connection : RST
84. Musician Brian : ENO
85. Holy scrolls : TORAHS
87. Western resort area : TAHOE
89. Cartoonist's medium : CEL
90. Suppositions : IFS
91. Negotiator at Vladivostok, 1974 : FORD
94. Sports equipment waved in the air : EPEES
95. Lets : LEASES
97. Rising star : COMER
98. Mexican rebel : ZAPATISTA
99. Carolina university : ELON
100. Yachter's heading : TACK
101. Far from flushed : ASHY
102. ___ seal (six-pointed star) : SOLOMONS
103. Yardsticks : CRITERIA
104. How this answer is situated : UNDERDOG
106. "Come ___?" (Italian greeting) : STA
109. Reel people : ANGLERS
110. Willing interviewees, say : OPINERS
111. Tart: Var. : FLOOSIE
112. Copper or nickel : ELEMENT
114. Oxford's "dreaming ___" : SPIRES
115. It may be smoked : EEL
121. One with abs of steel? : ROBOT
123. Colombian gold : ORO
124. Trivial Pursuit edition : GENUS
126. Sitcom about the Hart family : REBA
128. One pounder : FIST
130. Muralist José María ___ : SERT
131. Swing around : SLUE
134. Ten C-notes : GEE
135. Tic-tac-toe loser : OXX
137. Couple in Cancún : DOS
138. Springfield-to-Boston dir. : ENE
139. Satiated : FED

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