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New York Times, Sunday, September 16, 2007

Author: Mike Nothnagel
Editor: Will Shortz
Mike Nothnagel
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: none – this is a pangram Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Nothnagel. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Grand Ole Opry sight : BANJO
6. "Huh?" : WHAT
10. Style of Japanese writing : KANJI
15. N.H.L. great from the Czech Republic : JAGR
19. Buddy on TV : EBSEN
20. James Joyce's home : EIRE
21. Be gaga (over) : DROOL
22. Jai ___ : ALAI
23. Annual "Movie Yearbook" author since the 1990s : EBERT
24. Bit of news at the aviary? : ASTARLINGISBORN
27. Nag : RACEHORSE
29. Settle (into) : EASE
30. Servings from a grill : KABOBS
31. "Love ___" : MEDO
32. Cry from a selfish child : MINE
33. Chant at a basketball game : DEFENSE
34. Notion of an underwater creature? : SQUIDINKLING
39. Load bearer? : DRYER
40. Least populous U.N. member : TUVALU
41. Fluoride, for one : ION
42. Pet in old cartoons : DINO
43. TripTik provider: Abbr. : AAA
46. Tombstone word : DIED
47. Fraternization on an army base? : MILITARYCOUPLING
53. East German secret police : STASI
55. Range part: Abbr. : MTN
56. Accumulate, with "up" : PILE
57. Speed : HASTE
58. 1980 N.F.L. M.V.P. Brian : SIPE
60. Org. that established the Legends Tour in 2001 : LPGA
61. 1992 Oscar-nominated title role for Robert Downey Jr. : CHAPLIN
63. How courteous swordsmen fight? : WITHALLDUELINGRESPECT
69. With geniality : AMIABLY
70. Wagered : LAID
71. Elegance : LUXE
72. Particular purpose : NONCE
73. Regarding : INRE
74. Saturn, for one : GOD
75. Gwen ___, Spider-Man's first love : STACY
80. Farm young 'un with a blanket? : DUCKLINGANDCOVER
85. Inflammation reducer : ALOE
86. Esq., usually : ATT
87. Jordanian queen : NOOR
88. Veneration : AWE
89. Fishing with traps, maybe : EELING
91. Early ___ : RISER
93. Local cutie pie? : TOWNDUMPLING
96. Calf feature : SILENTL
99. Charges (up) : REVS
100. Je ne ___ quoi : SAIS
101. Start of an itinerary : POINTA
102. Superior : AONE
103. Junked : DEEPSIXED
108. Capture of a Mafia runner, e.g.? : UNDERLINGARREST
111. Ultraviolet filter : OZONE
112. Midway attraction : RIDE
113. Go from dawn to dusk : LATEN
114. Early version : BETA
115. Tied, in a way : DEUCE
116. They may prevent passage : NAYS
117. "Hägar the Horrible" dog : SNERT
118. "Think big" company : IMAX
119. Ethyl cinnamate, for one : ESTER
1. It should have a head and a good body : BEER
2. "Voulez-Vous" pop group : ABBA
3. Small interval of time: Abbr. : NSEC
4. Prolonged complaints : JEREMIADS
5. Injured, in baseball lingo : ONTHEDL
6. Bother : WEARON
7. Cat's warning : HISS
8. Work of Michelangelo, e.g. : ARTE
9. Leaves after dinner? : TEA
10. Singer who spells her name in all lowercase letters : KDLANG
11. Emanate (from) : ARISE
12. Survey choice : NONE
13. Stir : JOG
14. Comment to a new friend : ILIKEYOU
15. Go on and on : JABBER
16. Crazy as ___ : ALOON
17. Get-ups : GARBS
18. Instruction before "repeat" : RINSE
25. Coachman's line : REIN
26. Sound's partner : SAFE
28. Dishonor : ODIUM
32. Mouthwash flavor : MINT
33. Literary preceder of "Goldfinger" : DRNO
34. Benchmarks: Abbr. : STDS
35. Renounce : QUIT
36. Anatomical part whose name comes from the Latin for "grape" : UVEA
37. Like many Scots : KILTED
38. Cut above the flank : LOIN
39. "No ___!" : DICE
42. "Knockin' on Heaven's Door" songwriter : DYLAN
43. What a train goes down : AISLE
44. Bit of tomfoolery : ANTIC
45. One may be double or free : AGENT
48. Hint at : IMPLY
49. Stuck on : APPLIED
50. Unforgiving : RIGID
51. Kids go through them : PHASES
52. Scandinavian native : LAPP
54. Sanford of "The Jeffersons" : ISABEL
59. Feeling much less than 100% : ILL
60. Master : LEARN
61. Primitive : CRUDE
62. Something bad that may be put on you : HEX
63. Comic actress Sykes : WANDA
64. Poker declaration : IMOUT
65. Coloring : TINCT
66. Succeed, with "it" : HACK
67. ___ artery (blood vessel of the arm) : ULNAR
68. Protected, as a surgeon's hands : GLOVED
73. Russian conductor/composer Markevitch : IGOR
74. Order for Oscar night : GOWN
76. What a specialist men's store may offer : TALLSIZES
77. Et ___ : ALII
78. Fifth state to ratify the Constitution: Abbr. : CONN
79. One trying to find the right combination? : YEGG
81. Gives the oath of office, e.g. : INSTALLS
82. "Away in a Manger," for one : NOEL
83. Field calls : CAWS
84. Plot again : REMAP
90. Part of a season : EPISODE
91. Zellweger and Adorée : RENEES
92. Like some verbs: Abbr. : INTR
93. Lodger : TENANT
94. Supervising : OVER
95. Amount paid on some out-of-state purchases : USETAX
96. Reject : SPURN
97. Land bordering ancient Lydia : IONIA
98. Radio talker G. Gordon ___ : LIDDY
99. "Copy that" : ROGER
102. It might get your kitty going : ANTE
103. Judge : DEEM
104. "Dónde ___ ...?" : ESTA
105. Delete : XOUT
106. Suffix with insist : ENCE
107. Bucks, e.g. : DEER
109. Singer Janis : IAN
110. Diamond stat. : RBI

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