BOOK BINDING

New York Times, Sunday, September 23, 2001

Author: Randolph Ross
Editor: Will Shortz
Randolph Ross
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 72 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 63 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Stinkers : BADEGGS
8. Desirable guests : ALISTS
14. Renders harmless : UNARMS
20. Like some algebra : BOOLEAN
21. Framework over railroad tracks : GANTRY
22. Phrase meaning "in order to" : SOTHAT
23. Collins/Tarkington book about winning a game of roulette? : LUCKYSEVENTEEN
25. Full : ENTIRE
26. Peter, Paul and Mary: Abbr. : STS
27. Hoskins's role in "Hook" : SMEE
28. Start of an idea : GERM
29. Team manager : SANTA
30. Ephron/Kerouac book about rest stop fast food? : HEARTBURNONTHEROAD
35. Election night info : RETURNS
38. Computer grp. : LAN
39. You've seen them before : RERUNS
40. The "A" of 38-Across : AREA
41. React to gravity : SAG
42. Halloween supplies : WIGS
43. A.C. unit : BTU
46. Stoker/Wallace book about an unappreciated vampire? : DRACULATHEMAN
53. Prized ones : KEEPERS
55. Co. in a 2001 merger : AOL
56. Reveals : BARES
57. Say "y'all," say : ELIDE
59. Serves well done : ACES
60. 19th-century literary inits. : RLS
61. ___ years (old) : ONIN
62. With 63-Across, Stele : STONE
63. See 62-Across : MARKER
65. Morrison/Dinesen book about musical roots? : JAZZOUTOFAFRICA
68. It's paid in el país : PESETA
71. Skedaddle : SCOOT
72. Y to the max? : IEST
73. Giant star of the 1930's-40's : OTT
76. Church exchange? : IDOS
77. Ball girl : BELLE
78. Product introduced by a North Carolina pharmacist in 1898 : PEPSI
79. ___ Spiegel : DER
80. Total : ADDUPTO
83. Hailey/King book about flight delays? : AIRPORTMISERY
86. Safety grp. : FAA
87. Switch extension : EROO
89. Naval intro : USS
90. New money : EURO
91. Like some clocks : ANALOG
93. Atl. crosser : SST
94. Member of a wedding party : BESTMAN
97. Dershowitz/Shute book about badly fitting bikinis? : CHUTZPAHONTHEBEACH
102. One who sees Ethiopia as the promised land : RASTA
103. Old comics flapper : BOOP
104. Lyricist Harbach : OTTO
105. Farm female : EWE
108. Zeus' favorite child : ATHENA
110. Terkel/Updike book about two-income families? : WORKINGCOUPLES
113. From what source : WHENCE
114. Like a good argument : COGENT
115. They're overcome : HURDLES
116. Pantry : LARDER
117. 007 foe : SMERSH
118. On the line : ATSTAKE
1. OPEC units : BBLS
2. Hot time on the Riviera : AOUT
3. People who are practicing : DOCS
4. Civic supporter : ELK
5. It blows off steam : GEYSER
6. Certain meter reader : GASMAN
7. Shows contempt : SNEERS
8. It may bring wisdom : AGE
9. More than a few words : LANGUAGE
10. Future resident : INTERN
11. Unbending : STERN
12. Sign of nervousness : TREMOR
13. Lex. entry : SYN
14. Have no ___ for : USE
15. Baloney : NONSENSE
16. Perfumes : ATTARS
17. Animal followed by a tickbird : RHINO
18. Atlanta's subway and bus system : MARTA
19. Position : STEAD
24. 11/11 honoree : VET
30. Old Red scare grp. : HUAC
31. Depression : BLAHS
32. Novel : NEW
33. Sidewalk racer : TRIKE
34. Monster, so to speak : HUGE
35. Weathercaster's tool : RADAR
36. Film star Flynn : ERROL
37. Sitting ducks : TEALS
41. Constrict, as a passage : STENOSE
43. Call's partner : BECK
44. Part of a copse : TREE
45. SALT signatory : USSR
47. It may give a sinking feeling : UBOAT
48. Caruso player in "The Great Caruso" : LANZA
49. Mex. neighbor : ARIZ
50. Copycat : METOOER
51. Up : ALOFT
52. Mexican child : NINA
54. Professional prefix : PARA
58. Rebels : DEFIERS
62. Smirnoff rival, informally : STOLI
63. Divine name in showbiz : MISSM
64. When Juliet is compared to the sun : ACTII
65. Name in many a hymn : JESU
66. Five-time Rose Bowl winner : UCLA
67. Weather info: Abbr. : REPT
68. "La Vie en Rose" singer : PIAF
69. Old literary collection : EDDA
70. Cream ___ : SODA
73. Concert hall : ODEUM
74. Latin land : TERRA
75. Author of "The Other" : TRYON
77. "Yale ___" (1901 song) : BOOLA
78. Mail, in Marseille : POSTE
81. Pirate's place : PENZANCE
82. Big mouth : TRAP
84. Bulletin board items : PUSHPINS
85. ___ Arnold's Balsam (old patent medicine) : SETH
88. "How wonderful!" : OOH
91. Show : ATTEND
92. Explode : GOBOOM
93. Furnace tender : STOKER
94. "You ___!" ("Yessiree") : BETCHA
95. Not cook, say : EATOUT
96. Searches high and low : SCOURS
97. Swim stroke : CRAWL
98. ___ yoga : HATHA
99. Poe family : USHER
100. Scandinavian country, to its citizens : NORGE
101. Wetland : BOG
105. Name in the Jazz Hall of Fame : ELLA
106. TV Guide span : WEEK
107. ___ in re: Lat. : ESSE
109. ___ Lingus : AER
110. Loos : WCS
111. Unspecified power : NTH
112. S.F. is on it in the summer : PDT

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