BAD PITCHING

New York Times, Sunday, September 28, 2003

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 68 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 70 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Attacked : CAMEAT
7. State bordering Arizona : SONORA
13. When some newspapers are delivered : FOURAM
19. Supplement : ADDONTO
20. They do Windows : CLONES
21. Punctual : ONTIME
22. Elate : GLADDEN
23. Start of a quote by 115-Across : ADVERTISINGIS
25. Country music's LeAnn : RIMES
26. Calendar abbr. : FRI
27. Gogol's "___ Bulba" : TARAS
28. Seeming eternity : EONS
29. Quote, part 2 : AVALUABLEECONOMIC
34. Powell's co-star in 1930's film : LOY
35. Sleeper's difficulty : APNEA
36. Sign of success : SRO
37. Tablecloth material : LACE
39. Navy noncoms : CPOS
42. Trawling equipment : NETS
44. Secret : INNER
48. Noted 1992 convictee : GOTTI
51. ___ Fleischer, who was known as Mr. Boxing : NAT
52. Quote, part 3 : FACTORBECAUSEITIS
55. Comic actress Tessie : OSHEA
57. Old-fashioned camp resident : HOBO
58. Concerning : ASTO
59. Wyle of "ER" : NOAH
60. Quote, part 4 : THECHEAPESTWAY
64. Requirements for some postgrad work, briefly : BAS
66. Noble state : EARLDOM
67. Sports stat that's best when low : ERA
68. Wet blanket : KILLJOY
72. Night class subj. : ESL
73. Quote, part 5 : OFSELLINGGOODS
77. "Kudlow & Cramer" channel : CNBC
80. Pulitzer winner for "Picnic" : INGE
82. Legal scholar Guinier : LANI
83. Befuddled : ATSEA
84. Quote, part 6 : PARTICULARLYIFTHE
89. Suffix with superficial : ITY
90. Not touch : AVOID
91. Title for a French monarch : LEROI
92. Facts : DATA
93. ___-majesté : LESE
94. See 17-Down : ACID
96. Select : TAP
98. Vice ___ : VERSA
100. One way to send merchandise: Abbr. : PPD
102. End of the quote : GOODSAREWORTHLESS
110. Zone : AREA
112. Play host to : TREAT
113. Thrice, in prescriptions : TER
114. Finnish architect Alvar ___ : AALTO
115. Source of the quote : SINCLAIRLEWIS
118. Comparatively luxurious : SILKIER
120. Be unstable : TEETER
121. Pilot : AVIATE
122. Short song : ARIETTE
123. Swirled : EDDIED
124. Easily chewable : TENDER
125. Tour de France distances : METRES
1. Mid fifth-century date : CDLIV
2. "Battlestar Galactica" commander : ADAMA
3. New cars of 1928 : MODELAS
4. Finishes : ENDSUP
5. Tucked in : ATE
6. Long ___ : TON
7. Heart-pounding episode : SCARE
8. Reunion tour set list : OLDIES
9. Peanut Butter Lovers Mo. : NOV
10. Corresponding, in a way : ONETOONE
11. Did an encore of : RERAN
12. 1960's TV dog : ASTRO
13. Old-fashioned one : FOSSIL
14. Clandestine maritime org. : ONI
15. Magazine founder Eric : UTNE
16. Opera set in Mantua : RIGOLETTO
17. With 94-Across, protein part : AMINO
18. Piglike : MESSY
19. Uttar Pradesh city : AGRA
24. Cartesian conclusion : IAM
26. Bygone coif : FLATTOP
30. Tennis's Kournikova : ANNA
31. London Philharmonic founder Sir Thomas ___ : BEECHAM
32. Cheater's secret : CRIB
33. Bar site : CAGE
38. Something in need of change : COINSLOT
39. A Franklin : CNOTE
40. Turkish officer : PASHA
41. Survey choice : OTHER
43. Pepsi-owned juice drink : SOBE
45. Final Four org. : NCAA
46. "'Tain't nothin'!" : EASY
47. Grind : RUT
49. Spanish relative : TIA
50. Like: Suffix : ISH
52. Saudi royal and others : FAHDS
53. Florists' staples : ROSES
54. 1925 Pulitzer-winning novel : SOBIG
56. Varied : ECLECTIC
61. Ancient Greek tongue: Var. : EOLIC
62. It's past due : TRE
63. Boston Red Sox mascot : WALLY
65. Plankton components : ALGAE
68. Dickens's Madame Defarge, e.g. : KNITTER
69. "___ and the Pussycats" (1970's cartoon) : JOSIE
70. "The Country Girl" playwright : ODETS
71. Belgian violin virtuoso Eugene ___ : YSAYE
73. Stare at : OGLE
74. Cause of goosebumps : FEAR
75. Put down : LAID
76. Voting aye : INFAVOR
77. Worker with books, for short : CPA
78. Part of U.S.N.A.: Abbr. : NAV
79. Opened up : BROADENED
81. Void, in Vichy : NUL
85. "Gotcha" : IDIG
86. Add gradually during a cycle : ROTATEIN
87. Baloney producer : LIAR
88. "Pal Joey" lyricist : HART
93. Magic Johnson, for years : LALAKER
95. Senile sort : DOTARD
97. Small : PETITE
99. Critic Gene : SHALIT
100. Faux baubles : PASTE
101. Snooped : PRIED
103. "... ___ quit!" : ORI
104. Rid of vermin : DERAT
105. Restorative : SALVE
106. River into which the Fulda flows : WESER
107. Gentry : ELITE
108. Restores, in a way : STETS
109. Put out : SORE
111. Dramatic opening : ACTI
116. Abstract painter ___ Krasner : LEE
117. Walletful : WAD
118. Uncle ___ : SAM
119. Fiery reaction : IRE

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