IT'S GOING TO COST YOU

New York Times, Sunday, September 12, 2010

Author: Paula Gamache
Editor: Will Shortz
Paula Gamache
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 72 Missing: {JQVX} This is puzzle # 62 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Obstinate type : ASS
4. Electronic music pioneer Robert : MOOG
8. Boost : ADDTO
13. Straw hat : BOATER
19. Cry after poor service? : LET
20. River with the Reichenbach Falls : AARE
21. Some commercial signs : NEONS
22. Remove ropes from : UNLASH
23. Bad news on Wall Street : BEARMARKET
25. What Fels-Naptha banished, in old ads : TATTLETALEGRAY
27. Where N.B.A. coach Rick Pitino played college ball : UMASS
28. Relating to songbirds : OSCINE
30. Boost : INCREASE
31. French ice cream flavorer : MENTHE
33. "So nice!" : AHH
34. Excited call to a crew : LANDHO
36. Three squares : REGULARMEALS
39. Classic camera maker : LEICA
44. How to address a brother : FRA
47. Large group in a 23-Across : SELLERS
48. Heavenly body that humans will never set foot on : GASPLANET
52. Alderaan royal : LEIA
54. Jet boat brand : SEADOO
55. Alternatively, in Internet lingo : OTOH
56. When said three times, a W.W. II cry : TORA
57. Followers : ACOLYTES
59. Like some doughnuts and windows : DOUBLEGLAZED
61. Unit of star measurement : SOLARMASS
62. Beckett's "Krapp's Last Tape," e.g. : MONODRAMA
65. Deli nosh : KNISH
66. High-fiber, low-fat cereal ingredient : OATBRAN
67. Mandela's presidential successor : MBEKI
72. Hazards for marine life : OILSLICKS
75. Blow it : BUBBLEGUM
77. Arc de Triomphe and Nelson's Column : WARMEMORIALS
81. Bet in craps : PASSLINE
82. Strong : HALE
83. Part of MHz : MEGA
84. Company that introduced NutraSweet : SEARLE
87. Botanical bristle : SETA
88. Tough rubber? : INKERASER
90. Relax : UNLOOSE
92. Angelo or Antonio : SAN
93. Connect with : TIETO
94. Neutral space : MIDDLEGROUND
97. Diminish : LESSEN
101. Mezzanotte is one : ORA
102. Crime scene evidence : PRINTS
106. Merely routine : PROFORMA
110. Levels : STRATA
113. Works in the music business : OPERA
114. April, May and June : CALENDARMONTHS
116. Blah-blah-blah : IDLEGOSSIP
118. Subject of the 2008 biography "Somebody" : BRANDO
119. Bête ___ : NOIRE
120. "Super!" : NEAT
121. Object of many a court order : TAP
122. Some flowering shrubs : SENNAS
123. Overthrow, e.g. : ERROR
124. Hair goops : GELS
125. Like a three-card monte player : SLY
1. Contents of a sleeve : ALBUM
2. Request for face time : SEEME
3. David Bowie single with the lyric "If we can sparkle he may land tonight" : STARMAN
4. Reed sites : MARSHES
5. Flavor associated with Chardonnay : OAK
6. Treat in a blue wrapper : OREO
7. Contends for valedictorian, say : GETSALLAS
8. See 9-Down : ANTIHERO
9. James known for playing an 8-Down : DEAN
10. "Let's hear it!" : DOTELL
11. It does a bang-up job : TNT
12. Singer K. T. ___ : OSLIN
13. Relative of Rover : BUTCH
14. Doing really well : ONAROLL
15. Assert without proof : ALLEGE
16. Butler's place : TARA
17. Those, to Tomás : ESAS
18. "Seven Seas of ___" (early Queen hit) : RHYE
24. Galaxy sci. : ASTR
26. Squelch : END
29. "___, I'm sure" : CHARMED
32. Disgorges : EGESTS
35. About equal to : ASGOODAS
37. "___ Gold" : ULEES
38. Kyushu volcano : ASO
40. "Do I dare to ___ peach?" : EATA
41. "Rinkitink ___" (L. Frank Baum book) : INOZ
42. Smear with wax, old-style : CERE
43. Slightly : ATAD
44. Hooch holder at a ballgame : FLASK
45. Intel mission : RECON
46. Provençal sauce : AIOLI
49. Take ___ for the worse : ATURN
50. Japanese noodle : SOBA
51. Throat stuff : PHLEGM
53. Frightens : ALARMS
58. Swiftian brute : YAHOO
59. Unhip sort : DORK
60. Farm newborns : LAMBS
62. "L'Après-midi d'un faune" poet Stéphane ___ : MALLARME
63. Lift innovator : OTIS
64. "ER" network : NBC
66. ___ orange : OSAGE
68. Crude qty. : BBLS
69. Mournful songs : ELEGIES
70. ___ Kinte of "Roots" : KUNTA
71. "Um ... well ... it's like ..." : IMEAN
73. "___ la Douce" : IRMA
74. Fabrications : LIES
75. He taught Mowgli the law of the jungle : BALOO
76. Depletes : USESUP
77. Slightest amount : WHIT
78. Emporio ___ : ARMANI
79. Actress Sommer : ELKE
80. Sports competition : MEET
81. Dividing fairly, say : PRORATING
84. South of France : SUD
85. Check person : ENDORSER
86. Brand for hay fever sufferers : ALLEGRA
89. Watts who hosted a 1990s talk show : ROLONDA
91. Implants : ENROOTS
95. Behind bars : INSTIR
96. Quick swims : DIPS
98. Mathematician Paul : ERDOS
99. Smugness : SMARM
100. It joins the Rhône at Lyon : SAONE
103. Places for some newborns : NESTS
104. "Perry Mason" scene : TRIAL
105. Tear-jerking : SAPPY
106. Chem. pollutants : PCBS
107. In short supply : RARE
108. Pearl Buck heroine : OLAN
109. George Manville ___, English adventure writer : FENN
111. "Comin' ___ the Rye" : THRO
112. Chick's tail? : ADEE
115. Neither's partner : NOR
117. Permitted : LEGAL

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