CATCH-ALL

New York Times, Sunday, August 3, 2003

Author: Jim Page
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 80 Missing: {FJX} This is puzzle # 84 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
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1. Like the acid in apples : MALIC
6. Neckline? : LASSO
11. Deserving a thumbs-up : GOOD
15. Certain cookie : SNAP
19. Idealized view of a parent, say, in psychology : IMAGO
20. Oil-well capper Red ___ : ADAIR
21. Morales of "La Bamba" : ESAI
22. What an imp never wears : HALO
23. ___ chairman : MADAM
24. Hero after whom eight U.S. counties are named : BOONE
25. ___ the Great, juvenile detective : NATE
26. Ties around the middle : OBIS
27. "The nerve!" : INEVER
29. High-level course planners? : GOURMETCOOKS
32. General assembly? : CADETCORPS
36. Alice who won an Emmy for "Bewitched" : PEARCE
37. Waggle dancer : BEE
38. Nutritional info : CALORIES
40. Trinity component : SON
41. Dramatist Fugard : ATHOL
45. William Kennedy Pulitzer-winning novel : IRONWEED
48. Coin with the image of St. George the Warrior : KOPECK
53. Servant : HOUSEBOY
55. Take care of : GETDONE
57. Prefix with lateral : EQUI
58. East Indian sailors : LASCARS
59. Sulphur Island, for short : IWO
60. Makes flush : TRUES
61. Dilutes : THINS
62. One attacking a colony, maybe : ANTEATER
67. Taliban mullah and others : OMARS
68. Metric liquid meas. : MLS
69. It may have big ears : SWEETCORN
70. Mine : PIT
71. Swiped a mink? : STOLE
73. English court : CHANCERY
74. Port in the Punic Wars : OSTIA
76. Kind of probe : LUNAR
77. Feel queasy, e.g. : AIL
78. Dwellers along the Bay of Biscay : BRETONS
80. Encourage, in a way : ABET
81. 1904 Olympics site : STLOUIS
85. Thief : LARCENER
86. Superlatively festive : GAYEST
88. Envelope stuffer : ENCLOSER
90. Lies : RESTS
91. Meyers of "Kate & Allie" : ARI
93. Los Angeles suburb next to Torrance : LAWNDALE
95. Get battle-ready : ARM
98. "You ___!" : BETCHA
101. One who can't cope : BASKETCASE
106. A small price to pay : POCKETCHANGE
109. Like many fish and mountains : SCALED
110. All over the media : HUGE
111. ___ soi (at home): Fr. : CHEZ
112. "Alice" director, 1990 : ALLEN
116. Zoo critter : ORANG
117. List part : ITEM
118. On earth : HERE
119. Satisfy, in a way : SLAKE
120. Blockheaded : DENSE
121. Like some football passes : DEEP
122. Flanders river : YSER
123. Overblown : HYPED
124. Some curlicue parts : ESSES
1. Take off on : MIMIC
2. Company named after its hometown : AMANA
3. Put on : LADED
4. "___ at the office" : IGAVE
5. Rival of Ajax : COMETCLEANSER
6. The Clintons' Buddy, e.g. : LAB
7. Flap : ADO
8. ___ Tiago (one of the Cape Verde islands) : SAO
9. Old jug : SINGSING
10. Certain cookie : OREO
11. Rap or country : GENRE
12. Noted cave-dweller, informally : OSAMA
13. "Colorado Serenade" and others : OATERS
14. "Just for the taste of it" sloganeer : DIETCOKE
15. "Git!" : SHOO
16. Bigwig : NABOB
17. Correspondently : ALIKE
18. It might be mounted in the West : POSSE
28. Widescreen choice : RCA
30. In turmoil : UPSET
31. Recent: Prefix : CENO
33. Jumbles : OLIOS
34. One of the Kennedy clan : RORY
35. ___ Tour : PRO
39. Milk supplier : EWE
41. Sports org. with the Calder Cup : AHL
42. Just so : TOAT
43. Counterpart of a speaking fee? : HUSHMONEY
44. Swing : OSCILLATE
46. Daily V.I.P. : EDITOR
47. Woman's marriage gift: Var. : DOWERY
49. Tavern owner, e.g. : PERMITTEE
50. Algebra work : EQUATIONS
51. Stage assistant : CUER
52. Rodin sculpture, with "The" : KISS
54. Abbr. in real estate ads : BRS
56. Norse goddess of fate : NORN
60. It's classified : TOPSECRETCODE
62. For a bit : AWHILE
63. Kevin of "S.N.L." fame : NEALON
64. Toe count : TEN
65. Hidden element in this puzzle's theme : ETC
66. It gets to the point quickly : ACE
69. "Git!" : SCAT
71. Refuse to get rid of : SLAG
72. Band member : TUBA
74. Two-time Art Ross Trophy winner : ORR
75. Turn ___ profit : ANET
78. One Israel party leader : BARAK
79. Yearbook inkers: Abbr. : SRS
81. Elastic : STRETCHY
82. Bruin athlete : UCLAN
83. Pier grp. : ILA
84. Salt pork : SOWBELLY
85. Digital-display types : LEDS
87. Kemo ___ : SABE
89. White stuff, in Dundee : SNA
92. They're produced by hives : ITCHES
94. ___ Cayes, Haiti : LES
95. Greenfly, e.g. : APHID
96. Way to go : ROUTE
97. John D. MacDonald sleuth Travis ___ : MCGEE
99. Like une amie : CHERE
100. Stereotypical fraternity member : HAZER
102. Troubles : CARES
103. Philosopher Watts and others : ALANS
104. Pick up : SENSE
105. Head starts : EDGES
107. Shawn of the N.B.A. : KEMP
108. Band-Aid site : GASH
113. Baby seat? : LAP
114. Just make, with "out" : EKE
115. Nascar racer Jarrett : NED

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