WINGING IT

New York Times, Sunday, August 5, 2007

Author: Caroline Leong
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 69 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Leong. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Downtown" singer Clark : PETULA
7. Wheat ___ : BRAN
11. Kohada, on a sushi menu : SHAD
15. Ernst & Young employees, for short : CPAS
19. Up : ARISEN
20. Kind of speculation : IDLE
21. "___ fan tutte" : COSI
22. Actress Wood of "Diamonds Are Forever" : LANA
23. Nurse Florence sells adventures? : NIGHTINGALEHAWKSLARKS
27. Crackerjack : ACE
28. French silk : SOIE
29. Manual reader : USER
30. Coca-Cola Co. drinks : FRESCAS
31. Actor Steve repeats what geezers say? : MARTINPARROTSCOOTS
35. T or F: Abbr. : ANS
36. "___ Wolf," Michael J. Fox film : TEEN
37. Annual event celebrated outdoors : ARBORDAY
41. Croak : RASP
44. Hideaways : DENS
45. Smutch : GRIME
47. Kansas county seat on the Neosho River : IOLA
48. Bow site : OBI
49. Static : INERT
51. Designer Geoffrey : BEENE
52. Hot flash : ANGER
53. Ratiocinative : LOGICAL
55. Play opener : ACTI
56. Overate, with "out" : PIGGED
57. Lawyer Atticus avoids crazies? : FINCHDUCKSCUCKOOS
62. "Anything ___?" : ELSE
63. ___ fatuus : IGNIS
64. Word game popularized by James Thurber : GHOST
65. Fund-raising letter, e.g. : PLEA
69. Architect Christopher gobbles banisters? : WRENSWALLOWSRAILS
72. Picks up : SENSES
76. Cabinet member: Abbr. : SECY
77. Futile : AIMLESS
78. Some military helicopters, familiarly : HUEYS
79. Cuts out : FLEES
81. Plantation inventory : BALES
83. 1970s-'80s supermodel Carangi : GIA
84. Smart ___ : ALEC
85. Acceleration : BOOST
86. Siberian : COLD
87. Sound : SEEM
88. Conversed : HADATALK
90. "Hold your horses!" : WHOA
91. Early 10th-century year : CMI
93. Famed magician cheats chumps? : MERLINROOKSBOOBIES
100. "Stop equivocating!" : YESORNO
103. Prefix with 94-Down : AERO
104. Go-___ : KART
105. Rapa ___ (Easter Island) : NUI
106. Disney's Captain Jack dupes church leaders? : SPARROWGULLSCARDINALS
110. A, in Austria : EINE
111. "Swell!" : NEAT
112. "Monster" actor, 2003 : DERN
113. Runs off (with) : ELOPES
114. Some stereos : RCAS
115. Troubadour's inspiration : EROS
116. Indian titles of respect : SRIS
117. Title hero of a classic western : DESTRY
1. ___ Games : PANAM
2. Longtime "All My Children" role : ERICA
3. Go-getter : TIGER
4. Show to a seat, briefly : USH
5. Admits : LETSIN
6. Particles in electrolysis : ANIONS
7. Gourmand : BIGEATER
8. Food packaging abbr. : RDA
9. Charms : ALLURES
10. "Les Misérables" star, 1998 : NEESON
11. Lasting marks : SCARS
12. "Lord, ___ long?": Isaiah : HOW
13. Personal offer to help : ASKFORME
14. Strip : DISROBE
15. School souvenir : CLASSRING
16. ___ zoologique (French zoo) : PARC
17. "Lonely Boy" singer/writer : ANKA
18. Guff : SASS
24. Chill in the air : NIP
25. Worked (up) : HET
26. Actor Jared : LETO
32. Select : TAP
33. Payment in Monopoly : RENT
34. Lord Byron biblical drama : CAIN
38. Snoop ___ : DOGG
39. How a ship may be turned : ALEE
40. It may be behind a picket fence : YARD
41. Jamestown colonist : ROLFE
42. Bubbling : ABOIL
43. Some campaign expenses : SIGNS
44. 40 days and 40 nights event : DELUGE
45. Turn unpleasant : GETUGLY
46. Food writer Ruth : REICHL
49. Freud's ego : ICH
50. Bottoms : NADIRS
51. Abbr. on top of some e-mails : BCC
52. Sue Grafton's "___ for Alibi" : AIS
54. Word before maker or breaker : ICE
55. How a rose by any other name would smell, according to Shakespeare : ASSWEET
56. "Happy Days" boy : POTSIE
58. "The Situation Room" airer : CNN
59. Rejects, with "off" : KISSES
60. Hootchy-___ : KOO
61. Warren Commission subject : OSWALD
65. Familiar : PAL
66. Feudal lord : LIEGE
67. ___ Janis, star of Broadway's "Puzzles of 1925" : ELSIE
68. Tea-growing area of the Himalayas : ASSAM
69. Gen. Clark, informally : WES
70. Window boxes, for short? : ACS
71. Abbr. in an apt. ad : RMS
72. Bygone monarch : SHAH
73. Faulkner femme fatale ___ Varner : EULA
74. Straits : NEED
75. Graceful trees : SYCAMORES
79. Copyist : FOLLOWER
80. Norse deity of mischief : LOKI
81. Musical credit : BOOK
82. Ones with the motto "North to the Future" : ALASKANS
85. Without exception : BARNONE
86. Voter, e.g. : CHOOSER
87. Household member, for short : SIB
89. Australia's Northern ___: Abbr. : TERR
90. ___ apart : WORLDS
91. Like some tires : CORDED
92. Capable of getting around, biologically : MOTILE
94. Voyagers: Suffix : NAUTS
95. Faith: Abbr. : REL
96. Kind of exam : BAR
97. Not fitting : INAPT
98. Mathematician who introduced the function symbol f(x) : EULER
99. Wuss : SISSY
100. River in W.W. I fighting : YSER
101. Sweeping : EPIC
102. Mideast capital : SANA
107. Fed. auditor : GAO
108. ___ du coeur : CRI
109. Rejections : NOS

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