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New York Times, Sunday, August 4, 2002

Author: Robert Malinow
Editor: Will Shortz
Robert Malinow
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Malinow. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Comin' ___ the Rye" : THRO
5. Inscribed stone, maybe : SLAB
9. "Master" : SAHIB
14. Person with answers : SWAMI
19. Tough : HOOD
20. Brief denial : NOTI
21. Carlo Levi's novel town : EBOLI
22. Ireland's De Valera : EAMON
23. Musical comedy of 1947 : ROADTORIO
25. Part of a jet : TAILSECTION
27. It's received at a warehouse : ORDER
28. Italian suffix : ETTA
30. Breaks up hurriedly : SCATTERS
31. Rodeo sight : BARREL
33. Film director Hal : ASHBY
37. "Battle Cry" novelist : URIS
38. Moo ___ pork : SHU
39. Geometric sets : LOCI
42. Trigger, e.g. : PALOMINO
44. Publishers' hirees, for short : EDS
47. Trafalgar Square honoree : NELSON
49. Lead-in to "Five Dollars" and "Sixpence" in song titles : IVEGOT
50. Author Marsh : NGAIO
52. Conscious : SENTIENT
54. Myrrh, for one : RESIN
55. Country whose official language is Dzongkha : BHUTAN
56. Not teetotalers : USERS
57. Nags : SHREWS
59. Tolstoy heroine : KARENINA
61. Yielded : BORE
62. Cousin of "Hasta luego" : CIAO
63. Antipoverty agcy. : OEO
65. Classic bank giveaway : TOASTER
66. "Goodbye" and "amen," usually : LASTWORDSSAID
69. Isaac Asimov, notably : ATHEIST
73. Word before and after "over" : END
74. Discern : TELL
75. Relatives of calories: Abbr. : BTUS
79. Overmodest : PRIGGISH
81. "Ad Astra per ___" (Kansas' motto) : ASPERA
83. Sad sounds : MOANS
84. Cab Calloway catchphrase : HIDEHO
85. Washington or Phoenix : ACTOR
87. Desk item : INBASKET
89. Like a couch potato : INERT
90. Yearn (for) : STARVE
91. Quickly : ATONCE
92. Bad-mouth : DIS
93. Halves : MOIETIES
95. "O, gie me the ___ that has acres o' charms": Burns : LASS
96. Did not stir : SAT
99. William Cowper composition : HYMN
100. Bout of indulgence : SPREE
102. Tea brand since 1892 : SALADA
104. Archaeologist's prize : ARTIFACT
108. 1/2 fluid oz. : TBSP
111. Part of a spur : ROWEL
112. Stravinsky ballet : THEFIREBIRD
116. Go preceder : BOARDWALK
118. Race of Norse gods : AESIR
119. Unbuilt : RAZED
120. By that reasoning : ERGO
121. Author Wiesel : ELIE
122. Cup of café : TASSE
123. Build : ERECT
124. Believe : DEEM
125. TV exec's work : SKED
1. Pounds : THROBS
2. Old-fashioned "Yippee!" : HOORAH
3. Geococcyx californianus : ROADRUNNER
4. More suitable for Robert Ripley : ODDER
5. ___-cone : SNO
6. Historian's interest : LORE
7. Going ___ : ATIT
8. Ecological group : BIOTA
9. Stiffen : SET
10. The New York Nets were its last champs: Abbr. : ABA
11. ___ polloi : HOI
12. Misfortunes : ILLS
13. Ritz, e.g., to Brits : BISCUIT
14. Middle management title : SECTIONHEAD
15. Number of bulbs : WATTS
16. French pal : AMIE
17. Poor drainage area : MOOR
18. Days ___ (business chain) : INNS
24. Morning glory aid : TRELLIS
26. Pull down : EARN
29. Long for, with "to" : ASPIRE
32. Alternative to draw : LOSE
34. Argue : HAVEWORDSOVER
35. Lucky, so to speak : BLESSED
36. Oft-quoted athlete : YOGI
40. Has the ingredients, with "of" : CONSISTS
41. Because : INTHAT
43. Brother : MONK
44. Lose ignominiously, in slang : EATIT
45. "Cheers" regular : DIANE
46. 52-Down gear : SONAR
48. Word repeated in a French Hamlet's soliloquy : ETRE
51. Magazine contents : GUNS
52. K-19, for one : SUB
53. That, to an hombre : ESO
55. Not be just warm : BROIL
58. English poet who wrote "Lady Jane Grey" : ROWE
60. Woman in Ovid's "Metamorphoses" : ATALANTA
62. Big name in watches : CASIO
64. Bone: Prefix : OSTE
66. 1967 hit that begins "You know that it would be untrue" : LIGHTMYFIRE
67. Vacationing : ONATRIP
68. "Soap," for one : SERIAL
69. Sap sucker : APHID
70. Singer Lopez : TRINI
71. Pelts : HIDES
72. River to the Elbe : EGER
75. Pear type : BOSC
76. Perambulates : TAKESAWALK
77. French article : UNE
78. Fast one, for short : SST
80. Kind of mail : HATE
82. Like default figures : PRESET
83. Roof style : MANSARD
86. "Cool" ones : CATS
88. Cool, once : BOSS
90. Open : SINCERE
94. Taliban leader : OMAR
97. Antarctic penguin : ADELIE
98. Turned state's evidence : TALKED
99. They played Ricky Nelson and Bobby Darin : HIFIS
101. Went out : EBBED
103. Home Depot rival : LOWES
104. Rat-___ : ATAT
105. Three-toed bird : RHEA
106. Harper of "Tender Mercies" : TESS
107. Structural piece : TBAR
109. Ticked off : SORE
110. Beep : PAGE
113. Suffix with magnet : IZE
114. Kind of hall : REC
115. Old agricultural letters : DDT
117. CD finale? : ROM

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