PUZZLE OF THE FUTURE

New York Times, Sunday, September 29, 1996

Author: M. Reagle
Editor: Will Shortz
Merl Reagle
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 78 Missing: {KQX} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Reagle. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Dove home : COTE
5. Futuristic genre : SCIFI
10. Sweet : SUGARY
16. Heart hurt : ACHE
17. "Is Paris Burning?" co-star : CARON
18. "Who controls the past controls the future" book, with 22-Across : NINETEEN
20. "Future Indefinite" autobiographer : NOELCOWARD
22. See 18-Across : EIGHTYFOUR
24. Quiz feature: Abbr. : ANS
25. Put ___ to (squelch) : ANEND
26. 1958 Ritchie Valens hit : DONNA
27. "We ___ please" : AIMTO
28. Did salon work : SNIPPED
30. Castle strongholds : DONJONS
32. Does hand shuttle work : TATS
33. They can give you fits : TENONS
34. Utah park : ZION
36. Alpaca's home : ANDES
38. Nevada county : NYE
39. Jai ___ : ALAI
40. The Mariners' airport : SEATAC
42. Night sight : STAR
44. She wrote "The Wave of the Future" : LINDBERGH
47. Kind of lighting : ARC
50. Soft palate extensions : UVULAS
54. Overly : TOOTOO
55. S. C. Johnson's Future, for one : FLOORPOLISH
57. "The Once and Future King" setting : CAMELOT
60. To fly on Alitalia : VOLARE
61. 1945 conference site : YALTA
62. "Do Ya" rock grp. : ELO
63. "Future noir" film of 1982 : BLADERUNNER
67. Sheet music abbr. : ARR
68. The bucking stops here : RODEO
71. Opts : ELECTS
72. "The future of law enforcement" : ROBOCOP
75. "He's a little worried about his future" : THEGRADUATE
77. Having magnitude only : SCALAR
79. Pacific islander : SAMOAN
80. 6 on your dial : MNO
81. Futurity : HORSERACE
84. Dove home : SLID
86. Flat friend : ROOMIE
88. Colombia city : CALI
90. Egypt's ___ Simbel : ABU
93. Pot emission : STEAM
96. Not be discreet : BLAB
97. Classic Burris-Smith song "___ the Jack" : BALLIN
99. Greeting for Legree : HISS
101. Reason for an identity crisis : AMNESIA
103. Relates again : RETELLS
104. Certain berth : UPPER
106. Cove : INLET
107. Southernmost city in Illinois : CAIRO
109. Canine command : SIT
110. They released "Days of Future Passed" in 1967 : MOODYBLUES
112. "Back to the Future" figure : MARTYMCFLY
114. Author of "The Army of the Future" : DEGAULLE
115. Will Durant's wife : ARIEL
116. Question session : POLL
117. Future et al. : TENSES
118. Reunion group : CLASS
119. Ex-"Ellen" actor Gross : ARYE
1. Double-deck game : CANASTA
2. Big Band singer Helen : OCONNELL
3. Fought-over peninsula : THESINAI
4. Orinoco shocker : EEL
5. Muffin alternatives : SCONES
6. Fulfilled a crowing need : CAWED
7. Where Qum is : IRAN
8. Futura maker : FORD
9. Party outsider: Abbr. : IND
10. Enlist : SIGNON
11. Takes one's mitts off : UNHANDS
12. Lay one's mitts on : GET
13. "Comin ___!" (3-D western of 1981) : ATYA
14. Attach anew, as lug nuts : REFIT
15. Navy enlistee : YEOMAN
18. Black-clad mercenary : NINJA
19. Bats : NUTTY
21. Crunch's rank : CAPN
22. Awfully long time : EON
23. White house bud, in the future : ROSE
26. Lady of Brazil : DONA
29. Grosse ___, Mich. : POINTE
30. "The lady ___ protest too much": Shak. : DOTH
31. Trap : SETUP
34. Today's dodo count : ZERO
35. Literary plotter : IAGO
37. Old Italian royal house : SAVOY
40. Alit : SETTLED
41. It's hard, on your feet : CALLUS
43. Actress Lenska : RULA
45. Abbr. at an exchange office : DOL
46. Chucklehead : BOOB
48. Horse color : ROAN
49. "Hee Haw" fodder? : CORN
51. Cousin of Corinthian pink : LILAC
52. 105-Down, notably : ASTRO
53. Tacky? : SHARP
55. Long suit : FORTE
56. Wipe out again : REERASE
57. Popular mints : CERTS
58. Isle be seeing you? : ALOHA
59. On-line need : MODEM
60. Missile's heading : VECTOR
64. Reuniongoer : ALUM
65. Admissions post : DEAN
66. Character : ROLE
69. They may clash on the set : EGOS
70. Future doctors' tests : ORALS
73. No, in circular signs : BAR
74. Future teller : ORACLE
76. A Pointer sister : ANITA
77. "Brave New World" joy juice : SOMA
78. Manger upgrade : CRIB
81. Hidalgo hi : HOLA
82. Summons : CALLSFOR
83. Maker of Darvon and Prozac : ELILILLY
85. "Fall River Legend" choreographer : DEMILLE
87. Passing piece : OBIT
89. Chic : INSTYLE
90. Extremely busy : AHUM
91. Two-legged rifle mount : BIPOD
92. e.e. cummings, e.g. : USPOET
94. Invalidates : ANNULS
95. Soccer game outcome? : MELEE
97. Greenish blues : BERYLS
98. Pile particle : ATOM
100. Papyrus's family : SEDGE
102. French possessive : SES
103. Standard practices : RITES
105. Strikeout king : RYAN
107. Journalist Bernstein : CARL
108. "Turandot" tune : ARIA
111. Airport shuttle : BUS
112. Bud : MAC
113. Spreadsheet pro : CPA

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