PUT IT IN WRITING

New York Times, Sunday, September 2, 2007

Author: Lee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Lee Glickstein
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Nancy Salomon
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 75 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Glickstein. This is puzzle # 177 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Heart of a bus. district : MAINST
7. High-end watches : OMEGAS
13. Mexican state east of Veracruz : TABASCO
20. Squeezed at the ends, as leaves : OBLATE
21. Crumb catchers, often : BEARDS
22. Some unwritten rules : ORALLAW
23. Quentin Tarantino paperback about a minister's stories? : PULPITFICTION
25. Exposé : TELLALL
26. Bottom-of-letter abbr. : ENCL
27. State where Geo. W. Bush was born : CONN
28. Became fully evident : SANKIN
29. Randy Shilts exposé of an outlaw musician? : ANDTHEBANDITPLAYEDON
35. Kind of boost : EGO
36. Deborah's "The King and I" co-star : YUL
37. "My dear fellow" : SIR
38. Get out : DELE
39. Prepare to frame again, maybe : REMAT
42. Attack : RUNAT
46. Champagne grape : PINOT
50. Car introduced in 1905 : REO
51. Warning signal, once : ALARUM
53. Triangular kerchief : FICHU
55. "Just because" : NOREASON
57. Susan Howatch novel about protesting clergy? : SITINSOFTHEFATHERS
60. Rescue squad V.I.P. : EMT
61. Years ___ : AGO
62. Be down : MOPE
63. Money maker : MINT
66. 63-Across device : DIE
67. Mexican Indians : OTOMIS
71. Composer Prokofiev : SERGEI
74. Hardly glowing reviews : EHS
76. Disney movie with a hacker hero : TRON
78. Paraffin-wrapped cheese : EDAM
80. Old presidential inits. : RMN
81. Bad news : WOE
82. Marlo Thomas storybook for liberated vampires? : FREETOBITEYOUANDME
89. Piddling : PICAYUNE
92. "In ___" (#1 Nirvana album) : UTERO
93. Is out : SLEEPS
94. Blowup: Abbr. : ENL
95. Rye malady : ERGOT
97. One way to think : ALOUD
99. Saucy dance : SALSA
100. Love child? : EROS
102. "Frasier" role : ROZ
104. Social type : TEA
106. "And ___!" : HOW
107. Grimm Brothers story about a sorry leader, with "The"? : PITIEDPIPEROFHAMELIN
116. Medal-worthy : HEROIC
117. "I don't think so" : NOPE
118. He was chased by the Cowardly Lion : TOTO
119. Copycat : EPIGONE
121. Shakespearean play about a monarch who writes bad checks? : KITINGHENRYIV
126. Owner of a stud farm : BREEDER
127. This second : ATONCE
128. Second ___ : BANANA
129. Goes downhill : WORSENS
130. Crowds, it is said : THREES
131. One way to live transsexually : ASAMAN
1. Big job for a barber : MOP
2. ___ Ghraib, Iraqi prison : ABU
3. "___ bite" : ILL
4. Red-___ sapsucker : NAPED
5. Be frugal : STINT
6. Peevish : TETCHY
7. Japanese band : OBI
8. Believer's goal : MECCA
9. Stationery name : EATON
10. Rat race : GRIND
11. Hunk : ADONIS
12. W-2 info: Abbr. : SSN
13. Wreck : TOTAL
14. Bowl : ARENA
15. Obstinate : BALKY
16. In something together : ALLIED
17. Doesn't just bad-mouth : SLANDERS
18. Oriole Ripken : CAL
19. Symbol of Minerva : OWL
24. Bloom of Paris : FLEUR
28. One on the fast track? : SPRINTER
29. Little League issue : AGELIMIT
30. "Don't sweat it" : NOMATTER
31. Putting all the poker chips in the pot, maybe : BLUFF
32. Line just above the total : TIP
33. Table spread : OLEO
34. City light : NEON
35. Did away with : ERASED
40. Former White House press secretary Fleischer : ARI
41. Deli order : TUNAONRYE
43. Petty peeve : NIT
44. Essen exclamation : ACH
45. Joyce Carol Oates novel : THEM
47. Japanese theater : NOH
48. Buried treasure : ORE
49. United places : TERMINALS
52. Certain NCO : MSGT
54. Alien craft : UFOS
56. "Take me ___ am" : ASI
58. Win in a children's game : OOO
59. Siamang, for one : APE
64. City served by Indira Gandhi International Airport : NEWDELHI
65. Hunter of literature : THOMPSON
68. Transiently brilliant : METEORIC
69. Union words : IDO
70. "Elephant Boy" boy : SABU
72. Miracle-___ : GRO
73. Birds as big as people : EMUS
75. Go one way, then the other : SEESAW
77. One-kind connector : OFA
79. Canon alternative : MITA
83. Where 84-Down is: Abbr. : EUR
84. Where London is: Abbr. : ENG
85. No. on a business card : TEL
86. Leandro's love : ERO
87. "___ has no age": Picasso : YOUTH
88. Grant grp. : NEA
89. Least complaint : PEEP
90. Cross letters : INRI
91. One whose work may suit you : CLOTHIER
96. Best : TOP
98. Necrophobiac's fear : DEATH
101. Some war plans : SIEGES
103. Climax : ZENITH
105. Study in multiplication and division? : AMOEBA
108. Undermine : ERODE
109. "Funny Face" director Stanley : DONEN
110. Places to drop a line : PIERS
111. Chopper part : ROTOR
112. Speak out : OPINE
113. Cross swords (with) : FENCE
114. Old lab burners : ETNAS
115. "___ Doone" : LORNA
119. "Charlotte's Web" initials : EBW
120. Backing : PRO
121. Kit ___ Club : KAT
122. Kenmore alternatives : GES
123. Candied vegetable : YAM
124. ___ quandary : INA
125. Camper, e.g. : VAN

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