THE ARGONNE

New York Times, Sunday, September 6, 2009

Author: Robert H. Wolfe
Editor: Will Shortz
Robert H. Wolfe
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 78 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "This answer ends in a T," e.g. : HINT
5. Site of Daniel Webster College : NASHUA
11. Ninnies : TWITS
16. ___ Vincent, former Major League Baseball commissioner : FAY
19. Jesus, for one : ALOU
20. Internal settler? : BICARB
21. Postgame discussion : RECAP
22. "___ Maris Stella" (Latin hymn) : AVE
23. Pub quantity : PINT
24. Some skiing stars? : CROSSCOUNTRYACES
27. Tell ___ story : ASOB
29. Bluesy James : ETTA
30. Importune, informally : HITUP
31. Make waves? : PERM
32. Teen leader? : PRE
33. Sault ___ Marie : STE
34. Schools of thought : ISMS
35. Charge up : ROUSE
36. Word of leave-taking : PEACE
38. Far out? : INACOMA
41. Hampshire's home : PIGPEN
42. Neptune, e.g. : SEAGOD
43. French town in W.W. II fighting : STLO
44. Threnody : DIRGE
46. Defiant challenge to an order : MAKEME
47. To whom Mortimer declares "They were the footprints of a gigantic hound!" : HOLMES
50. Stuck : COHERED
54. William Tell's canton : URI
55. "Dies ___" : IRAE
57. "___ expert, but ..." : IMNO
58. Winter hrs. in Winter Haven : EST
59. ___-lacto-vegetarian : OVO
60. "Henry & June" author : NIN
62. Jiffy : SEC
64. Start of a German goodbye : AUF
65. Slung mud at : DEFAMED
67. One of a pair of biblical nations : MAGOG
69. Unadulterated truth : PLAINFACT
72. Something of great interest? : USURY
73. Bartholomew, for one : APOSTLE
75. Reprimand to a dog : BAD
76. "Norma ___" : RAE
77. Rapper ___ Jon : LIL
78. Person in a race : POL
79. Laugh half : HAR
80. Speck : ATOM
82. Transportation option : RAIL
84. "Anytown, ___" : USA
87. Volcanoes, e.g. : SPEWERS
89. Result in : LEADTO
91. Brings with great difficulty : LUGSIN
93. Rich people : HAVES
95. Reykjavik's home: Abbr. : ICEL
96. "Shadowland" singer, 1988 : KDLANG
97. The Charioteer constellation : AURIGA
100. Big name in escapism? : HOUDINI
103. Fictional village visited by Major Joppolo : ADANO
104. Window cover : DRAPE
105. Hotel supply : COTS
106. Nascar event airer : TNT
108. Hall-of-Fame outfielder Roush : EDD
109. Light shade : ECRU
110. Pro Football Hall-of-Famer Long : HOWIE
111. Blacken : CHAR
112. Cambodian money : RIEL
114. Departure call from a Spanish vessel? : SHIPTOSHOREADIOS
118. Mideast sultanate : OMAN
120. Contents of a stannary mine : TIN
121. Notes : MEMOS
122. Leaves at the base of a flower : BRACTS
123. Long-tailed moth : LUNA
124. High-school subj. : ENG
125. Cameron who directed "Jerry Maguire" : CROWE
126. Most sardonic : WRYEST
127. Stat : ASAP
1. W.W. II general ___ Arnold : HAP
2. Pelvic bones : ILIA
3. Word signed for a deaf toreador? : NONSPEAKINGOLE
4. Educational work after school : TUTORAGE
5. "Wagon Train" network, 1957-62 : NBC
6. Buenos ___ : AIRES
7. Fish in a firth? : SCOTTISHEEL
8. Reach in a hurry : HASTENTO
9. "Superman" villainess : URSA
10. "Wagon Train" network, 1962-65 : ABC
11. Obvious statement : TRUISM
12. Lost it : WENTMAD
13. Metrical accent : ICTUS
14. Base protector : TARP
15. "Alias" type : SPY
16. Unlike the cards in a draw pile : FACEUP
17. Opposed : AVERSE
18. Toadies : YESMEN
25. River into which the Big Sandy flows : OHIO
26. High point : APOGEE
28. Reaching 21? : BECOMINGTHEAGE
35. What an unevenly milked cow might have? : RIGHTFULLUDDER
36. Dentiform : tooth :: pyriform : ___ : PEAR
37. Singer/actress Linda : EDER
39. "___ Have to Do Is Dream" : ALLI
40. Camouflage? : COMMANDOAID
41. Simple writing : PROSE
42. Dallas sch. : SMU
45. Cooler in the summer : ICEDTEA
48. Sufficient, informally : ENUF
49. Until now : SOFAR
51. Mythical twin's bird tale? : ROMULUSANDEMUS
52. Incessantly : EVER
53. Goodman of "Splash" and "Grease" : DODY
56. Sling mud at : ASPERSE
61. One of the Cyclades : IOS
63. Power seekers, maybe : CABAL
66. "Just ___ thought!" : ASI
67. Google service : MAPS
68. Each : APOP
70. "Must've been something ___" : IATE
71. What the N.H.L.'s Hurricanes skate on? : CAROLINAICE
74. Immature stage : LARVA
81. Year the mathematician Pierre de Fermat was born : MDCI
83. Chase in films : ILKA
85. ___-Japanese War : SINO
86. Lee who directed "Brokeback Mountain" : ANG
88. Create quickly : WHIPUP
90. Part of Christmas when lords a-leaping are given : TENTHDAY
92. Relative of an iris : GLADIOLA
94. Demonstrate : SHOWHOW
97. Carol starter : ADESTE
98. The Artful Dodger, e.g. : URCHIN
99. Eager : RARING
101. Lazy : OTIOSE
102. ___-friendly : USER
105. Hearst mag : COSMO
107. Brings (out) : TROTS
110. Garden worker : HOER
111. Novelist Caleb : CARR
113. Actress Turner : LANA
115. Cable station owned by Showtime : TMC
116. "Charlotte's Web" author's monogram : EBW
117. Onetime boom maker : SST
119. Time out? : NAP

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