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New York Times, Sunday, September 14, 2008

Author: Jeremy Newton
Editor: Will Shortz
Jeremy Newton
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 77 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Newton. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Portraitist of George Washington : STUART
7. Robot maid on "The Jetsons" : ROSIE
12. Sorority chapter : OMEGA
17. Leader of a flock : PASTOR
18. Do away with : ERASE
19. Spreader of holiday cheer : CAROLER
21. Singer who said "At least I had that, one guy understood me" : YOKOONO
22. Possible punishment for steroid use : LIFEBAN
23. Enhance : AUGMENT
24. When Cannes heats up : ETE
25. Native tongue of R&B singer Rihanna : BAJAN
26. Bow to : OBEY
27. Wise guy : SMARTY
28. Ear part : COB
29. "Esq." titleholders : ATTS
31. Keep an eye out for : AWAIT
33. Meager : POOR
34. Prefix with sphere : ATMO
35. Fuming : SEEINGRED
38. Daring : GUTSY
39. Alvin and the Chipmunks, e.g. : TRIO
40. Experts at exports : TRADECOMMISSIONS
43. Genre explored by Run-D.M.C. and Aerosmith : RAPROCK
44. Diurnally : ADAY
45. "Hop ___!" : TOIT
46. Mexican mouse chaser : GATO
48. Inner circle : CADRE
51. Proust title character : SWANN
53. Job interview topic : BENEFITS
57. Sioux tribe member : OTO
58. State capital on the Colorado River : AUSTIN
61. Economy-size : GIANT
63. Langston Hughes poem : ITOO
64. Cry at sea : MANOVERBOARD
66. Cancún resident, once : ANCIENTMAYAN
68. Farm call : BRAY
69. Hall's partner in pop : OATES
70. "This is how it's done" : LIKESO
71. Worth mentioning : BIG
72. Pattern for light or sound : SINEWAVE
74. Soft hat materials : FELTS
76. Actors Max and Max Jr. : BAERS
78. See : DATE
79. ___ Taylor, co-host of "Make Me a Supermodel" : NIKI
80. It appears when things go bad : MOLD
82. Boils down : DECOCTS
85. Thrill seeker : ADRENALINEJUNKIE
91. "If you ask me," online : IMHO
92. The "A" of James A. Garfield : ABRAM
94. Some exams for joint pain sufferers : BONESCANS
95. Litigant : SUER
96. Symptom of catarrh : HACK
97. Focused (on) : DWELT
99. Brisk pace : TROT
100. Cavs, on a scoreboard : CLE
101. Nativity figure : JOSEPH
102. "Was it ___ I saw?" (classic palindrome) : ARAT
103. Samuel L. Jackson's character in "Pulp Fiction" : JULES
106. Were present? : ARE
107. It might run in the rain : MASCARA
109. Filled (with) : FRAUGHT
110. Part of a serial : EPISODE
112. Eroded : ATEAWAY
113. It's usually said with the eyes closed : ACHOO
114. Wig : PERUKE
115. Egg holders : NESTS
116. Kind of skill : MOTOR
117. Farm machine : SEEDER
1. Weightlifter's helper : SPOTTER
2. Have a break at 4:00, say : TAKETEA
3. Troop troupe: Abbr. : USO
4. Basic travel path : ATOB
5. First name in gossip : RONA
6. Paris was part of it : TROJANARMY
7. Equips with new clips : RELOADS
8. Small African antelope : ORIBI
9. It's darn likely : SAFEBET
10. "My, my, old chap!" : ISAY
11. Dusk, to Donne : EEN
12. Unlikely event for puritans : ORGY
13. MADD member : MOM
14. Foe of Spider-Man : ELECTRO
15. Like some modern maps : GENOMIC
16. Coffee table item : ARTBOOK
19. Mustang rivals : CAMAROS
20. Gene who sang "Back in the Saddle Again" : AUTRY
21. Cause of many uprisings : YEAST
27. Members of the bar? : SOTS
30. Biker's add-on : SIDECAR
32. Early Chinese dynasty : WEI
33. Admit defeat, in a way : PUNT
34. Lucratively : ATAPROFIT
36. Polite disclaimer : NODEAR
37. ABC a.m. show, briefly : GMA
38. Last resort in poker, often : GOINGALLIN
41. Doesn't waver : STANDSFIRM
42. Euripides drama : ION
43. G.P.S. suggestion : RTE
46. Bottle opener's surprise : GENIE
47. Vegas openings? : ANTES
48. Untangles, in a way : COMBS
49. Cyberball maker : ATARI
50. Pop singer who appeared in the movie "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" : DONOVAN
51. It's called in a political convention roll call : STATE
52. Undercover device : WIRE
53. Campaigns for : BACKS
54. "Quite possibly" : ITMAYBE
55. Surface-___ : TOAIR
56. Singles and jingles : SONGS
59. Sub with sauerkraut? : UBOAT
60. White wine from Verona : SOAVE
62. W., e.g.: Abbr. : INIT
65. Professional with many contacts? : EYEDOCTOR
67. Lords and ladies : NOBLES
73. Is past? : WAS
75. Scrape (out) : EKE
77. Like some professors : ADJUNCT
79. Sask. neighbor : NDAK
80. Drinks in frosted glasses : MINTJULEPS
81. Married : ONE
82. Hit Sony product introduced in 1984 : DISCMAN
83. Model after : EMULATE
84. American, Swiss, etc. : CHEESES
85. Design feature of many a viaduct : ARCH
86. Lookout, maybe : ABETTOR
87. "OMG, that's sooo funny!" : LOL
88. Kind of bar : KARAOKE
89. Squared away : INORDER
90. First name in cosmetics : ESTEE
92. Now, in Nogales : AHORA
93. Wages, before overtime : BASEPAY
97. Beer serving in a pub : DRAUGHT
98. "Yippee!" : WAHOO
101. Jabbers : JAWS
102. U.S. gas chain : ARCO
104. Triple-edged sword : EPEE
105. Part of a horse's genealogy : SIRE
108. Cool ___ : CAT
109. Genealogical grp. : FAM
111. S, on a French compass : SUD

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