ONE FOR THE BOOKS

New York Times, Sunday, September 24, 2000

Author: Randolph Ross
Editor: Will Shortz
Randolph Ross
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 70 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 56 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Airline info : ROUTES
7. It may be caught in winter : THEBUG
13. Ice cream shop employee : SCOOPER
20. Ron of CNBC : INSANA
21. Rocker Dee Dee, Tommy, Joey or Johnny : RAMONE
22. With a creamy cheese sauce : ALFREDO
23. Redbook (1848) : THECOMMUNISTMANIFESTO
26. Home (in on) : ZERO
27. Princess tester : PEA
28. Final bit : TAILEND
29. They may be B.C. or A.D. : YRS
30. Owl hangouts : BARNS
32. Present prefix : OMNI
33. Runner Devers and others : GAILS
37. Yearbook (1949) : NINETEENEIGHTYFOUR
41. 1953 Emmy-winning actress : ARDEN
44. Wrong : SIN
45. Prefix with cortical : NEO
46. Brown of Talk magazine : TINA
47. Beetles may be found in them : GARAGES
50. Never gone : NOTBEEN
54. Tap idly with the fingers : THRUM
55. Guidebook (1994) : AMAPOFTHEWORLD
57. Nest noises : CHEEPS
58. Rice and Robbins : TIMS
59. Org. with inspectors : FAA
60. Singer Zadora : PIA
61. Place for splints : SHIN
62. Meandering curve : ESS
63. Bible book (1977) : SONGOFSOLOMON
67. Area between center and right, say : GAP
70. Bean ___ : CURD
71. French collagist : ARP
72. CD-___ : ROM
73. Ex-Cosmos great : PELE
74. Souvenir stand item : TSHIRT
77. Comic book (1997) : BRAINDROPPINGS
81. When some people eat lunch : ATONE
82. Erich ___, author of "Emil and the Detectives" : KASTNER
83. "Mr. Apollinax" writer : TSELIOT
84. "The West Wing" actor : LOWE
85. Not a thing : NIL
86. Fathers and sons : HES
88. Songs sung by candlelight : NOELS
89. Law book (1866) : CRIMEANDPUNISHMENT
96. Thirst (for) : YEARN
97. Bibliophile's suffix : IANA
98. Bach composition : SUITE
99. Setting for many jokes : BAR
102. Visibly peeved : INASNIT
104. Eyesore : STY
105. New money : EURO
106. Review book (1982) : 5OO1NIGHTSATTHEMOVIES
113. Curtainlike fish snarer : GILLNET
114. Charge, British-style : IONISE
115. Chilling words : ORELSE
116. Marine food fish : SEABASS
117. Fills in : ENTERS
118. Big name in antivirus software : NORTON
1. Posh : RITZY
2. "___ Majesty's Secret Service" : ONHER
3. False friends : USERS
4. ___ Bell : TACO
5. Rock producer Brian : ENO
6. Hong Kong harbor sight : SAMPAN
7. Cutters : TRUANTS
8. ___ Solo of "Star Wars" : HAN
9. London label : EMI
10. Setting for "The Practice" : BOSTON
11. Feral : UNTAME
12. Program until 1966 : GEMINI
13. Commonsensical : SANE
14. Don't let go of : CLINGTO
15. 0-for-5 performance for Mark McGwire, e.g. : OFFDAY
16. You can dig it : ORE
17. Foot, to Fabius : PES
18. What N.Y./Phila. baseball games are usually played in : EDT
19. Children's character in the Hundred Acre Wood : ROO
24. ___ mortals : MERE
25. Straight : ALIGNED
30. Cry in a crowded hall : BINGO
31. Angler's gear : SEINE
34. Kind of proposition, in logic : IFTHEN
35. Noted wine valley : LOIRE
36. Early time : SUNUP
37. Some tides : NEAPS
38. Sufficient, old-style : ENOW
39. Lady lobster : HEN
40. Super Bowl XXXIV champs : RAMS
41. 5 1/2-point : AGATE
42. "Ghostbusters" co-star : RAMIS
43. Small amounts : DRAMS
48. Struggle : EFFORT
49. Politician's declaration : STAND
51. Ball bearing? : TOPSPIN
52. Vigor : BRIO
53. It lands at Lod : ELAL
54. Slicing request : THIN
56. Sorceress : HAG
57. Chews on : CHOMPS
61. ___-Hawley Tariff Act of 1930 : SMOOT
63. "O.K." : SURE
64. They may be arranged in banks : OARS
65. Greek group, for short : FRAT
66. #4 on ice : ORR
67. Wish granter : GENIE
68. Star in Perseus : ALGOL
69. Pains, so to speak : PESTS
70. Field of stars? : CINEMA
73. Kitchen light : PILOT
74. Locker room supply : TALC
75. Child's bedtime treat : STORY
76. Actor Mandel : HOWIE
77. Barely covered : BALDISH
78. Classic drink : NEHI
79. Code subject : DRESS
80. Tubular food : PENNE
82. Cousins : KIN
85. Child watchers : NANNIES
87. Quiets : SHUSHES
90. Sappho's poet friend : ERINNA
91. Undergarment : PANTIE
92. Something to sing in : UNISON
93. Swimming : NATANT
94. Small thing : MITE
95. Word source : ETYMON
99. Well-muscled : BUILT
100. Response to "Am not" : ARESO
101. 1953 A.L. M.V.P. : ROSEN
103. F.B.I. workers: Abbr. : AGTS
105. Word prefixed by who, what or when : EVER
106. 1,000 fins : 5GS
107. French goose : OIE
108. Suffix with pay : OLA
109. 16 oz. : 1LB
110. Indecisive end : TIE
111. Dungeons & Dragons game co. : TSR
112. Acapulco gold : ORO

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