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New York Times, Sunday, September 22, 1996

Author: C. Millhauser
Editor: Will Shortz
Cathy Allis
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 79 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 27 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Mountain lion : PUMA
5. Kind of jet : PROP
9. Slangy thrill : BANG
13. Dishearten : DEJECT
19. Buckinghamshire town : ETON
20. "Casablanca" actress Gruning : ILKA
21. Friend to Colette : AMIE
22. Eyepiece, in jargon : OCULAR
23. Where to find pay dirt? : SAVINGSANDLOAM
26. Guardian spirits of ancient Rome : NUMINA
27. Lonely place : THETOP
28. Ford of old : PINTO
29. Customized : ADAPTED
30. Nation of citrus addicts? : AMERICAONLIME
34. Dried up : SERE
35. Measure marker : BAR
38. U.S.N. division : ONI
39. Turkish inn : IMARET
41. Uttered a taradiddle : LIED
43. Chasse : GLIDE
48. M-G-M motto start : ARS
49. The "id" in "id est" : THAT
52. Loathing : ODIUM
54. Arithmetic teacher's announcement? : HERECOMESTHESUM
58. Boozing musicians? : BANDONTHERUM
60. Powering force : ENGINE
61. La Scala locale : MILAN
62. Levene and Levenson : SAMS
65. More flashy : LOUDER
66. W.W. II Brit. group : WAAF
70. Saint a k a Apostle to the Slavs : CYRIL
72. Birth-related : NATAL
74. Bollix (up) : MESS
75. Mistreat : ILLUSE
77. Rip off : SCAM
79. Back, to entomologists : NOTUM
81. Sheer fabrics : TOILES
82. Bunch of steamed-up hobos? : HOTCROSSBUMS
88. Bottom of Miss Riding Hood's cloak? : THELITTLEREDHEM
92. Fifth century invader : SAXON
93. By and by : ANON
94. Balderdash : ROT
95. Hebrew letter before koph : TSADI
96. Grammy-winning Braxton : TONI
97. Hat with a creased crown : FEDORA
99. Ella or elle : SHE
102. Arrested Development offering : RAP
103. Union betrayer : SCAB
106. Words to a charades-playing woman? : OMISTRESSMIME
113. Firms, as abs : TONESUP
115. Ancient Greek colony : IONIA
116. Offensive, in a way : SMELLY
120. Historical records : ANNALS
121. Warped? : ASCRAZYASALOOM
124. Dorm mate : ROOMIE
125. Not crumbly : CAKY
126. "The NeverEnding Story" writer : ENDE
127. Grand : EPIC
128. Guarded get-togethers : TRYSTS
129. The middle son, on 60's TV : HOSS
130. Ostiary's post : DOOR
131. TV actress Dietrich : DENA
1. Nudnik : PEST
2. Delta Center team : UTAH
3. Actuate : MOVE
4. One of the Pointer Sisters : ANITA
5. "Peanuts" character : PIGPEN
6. Dr. Jekyll's creator, for short : RLS
7. Giraffelike beast : OKAPI
8. Stampede stimulus : PANIC
9. Sled dog of a 1995 film : BALTO
10. O'Neill's "___ for the Misbegotten" : AMOON
11. Actress Long of "Boyz N the Hood" : NIA
12. Cat's-eye : GEM
13. One of Santa's team : DONDER
14. Neighbor of Peru: Abbr. : ECUA
15. Avoids a sticky situation? : JUMPSTHEGUM
16. In crowd : ELITE
17. Chair fixer, perhaps : CANER
18. Part of Nafta : TRADE
24. Pitcher Hideo : NOMO
25. Forensic letters : DNA
29. Pile up : AMASS
31. With justice : RIGHTLY
32. Neeson of "Nell" : LIAM
33. 50's Hungarian leader Nagy : IMRE
35. Out-of-focus picture : BLOB
36. Opera set in Memphis : AIDA
37. Control : REIN
40. People: Prefix : ETHNO
42. Bomb : DUD
44. "Paganini" composer Franz et al. : LEHARS
45. Pacific : IRENIC
46. Meistersinger's article : DER
47. French coins of yore : ECUS
50. Digression : ASIDE
51. Medley material : TUNES
53. Pop idol? : MOM
55. Mideast's Gulf of ___ : OMAN
56. Roman earth goddess : TELLUS
57. Bodies of eau : MERS
59. Most like Nelly : NICEST
63. La ___, Spain : MANCHA
64. Kept in the attic : STORED
66. Two-time skating gold medalist : WITT
67. Hello or goodbye : ALOHA
68. Exotic : ALIEN
69. All smiles? : FULLOFBEAMS
71. Lion of Hollywood : LAHR
73. Particle-based philosophy : ATOMISM
76. Rouen's river : SEINE
78. Champagne name : MOET
80. Ed.'s trayful : MSS
83. Receivers make them, for short : TDS
84. Be up : BAT
85. Pompeia, to Caesar : UXOR
86. Pulitzer poet Van Duyn : MONA
87. Impudent imp : SNIP
89. Tread heavily : TROMP
90. Loughlin of "Full House" : LORI
91. Greek letters : ETAS
98. Drenches : DOUSES
100. Cat, at times : HISSER
101. Oscar-winning Thompson : EMMA
103. Tee off : START
104. Irish author/diplomat O'Brien : CONOR
105. Tee off : ANNOY
107. Tees (off) : TICKS
108. Actors Calhoun and O'Brien : RORYS
109. Granddaughter of Queen Victoria : ENA
110. Judged, with "up" : SIZED
111. Refuse : SAYNO
112. Caught congers : EELED
114. Incision : SLIT
117. Relaxed gait : LOPE
118. Chop cut : LOIN
119. 1978 Village People hit : YMCA
121. Innsbruck interjection : ACH
122. Francisco or Paulo lead-in : SAO
123. Bustle : ADO

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