FAMILY TIES

New York Times, Sunday, September 7, 1997

Author: Randolph Ross
Editor: Will Shortz
Randolph Ross
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 68 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 38 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Cry of relief : ATLAST
7. Actress Campbell of "Martin" : TISHA
12. Greenery : LEAFAGE
19. Stainless : CHASTE
20. Bony : OSTEAL
21. Mammals like camels : ALPACAS
22. Minnie's mama : MOTHEROFPEARL
24. Amount of fun : BARRELS
25. James Whitcomb Riley's "___ I Went Mad" : ERE
26. Make waves, for short? : PERM
27. Request for permission : MAYI
29. A small one is white : LIE
30. Jodie's mom or dad : FOSTERPARENT
34. Unmannered : CRASS
38. Changing places : CABANAS
41. Tops : AONE
42. Lawn mower maker : TORO
44. Where area code 813 is: Abbr. : FLA
45. Pad, so to speak : ABODE
46. Zip : NIL
47. Partridge locales? : PEARTREES
49. Side-channel, in Canada : SNYE
50. Mel's daughters : GIBSONGIRLS
54. Farm females : EWES
55. Tentativeness : HESITANCE
57. Synthetic fiber : ARNEL
58. Mawkish : SAPPY
59. Life's strange turns : IRONIES
60. Throws off : EMITS
61. Not esto or eso : OTRO
62. Univ. grant source : NSF
63. Member of Glenn's family : CLOSERELATIVE
67. Elemental ending : IUM
70. Competitor of Bloomies : SAKS
72. Part of a candlelight ceremony, maybe : CAROL
73. Where zebras and giraffes graze : SAVANNA
75. They travel on foot : SPURS
77. Subatomic particle : BOSON
78. Unruffled : COLLECTED
80. Soprano in "Louise" : IRMA
81. Michael J.'s kids : LITTLEFOXES
83. Understand : READ
84. Gym equipment : DUMBBELLS
86. One for Juan : UNO
87. Kind of alphabet : MORSE
88. Hurricane heading: Abbr. : ENE
89. 50's-60's teen idol : ANKA
90. French bench : BANC
92. Hoarder : AMASSER
94. Side in a Euro conflict : SERBS
96. Jasmine's family member : ONEOFTHEGUYS
99. Uranians, e.g. : ETS
101. Kind of exhaust : DUAL
102. Provide, as with legal authority : VEST
103. Lizard, old-style : EFT
106. Hitched : MARRIED
110. Member of Joyce's family : BROTHERSINLAW
114. Sautéed fish dish : ABALONE
115. Lots of potatoes : IDAHOS
116. Designer Pucci : EMILIO
117. Follows a sidewalk preacher : REPENTS
118. First name in cosmetics : ESTEE
119. Holds off : DETERS
1. Tip : ACME
2. God with iron gloves : THOR
3. Midnight or beyond : LATE
4. Hair color : ASH
5. Initial instruction : STEPONE
6. Cherished name in Calcutta : TERESA
7. Kitchen meas. : TSP
8. Suffix with Manhattan : ITE
9. "Able" one : SEAMAN
10. Capital once known as Salisbury : HARARE
11. Masefield's "___ That Pass By" : ALLYE
12. Testing site : LAB
13. Ben-Gurion carrier : ELAL
14. Liqueur flavor : APRICOT
15. Traveler : FARER
16. Close friend, in slang : ACE
17. Hoedown date : GAL
18. Squiggly shape : ESS
20. "What's to become ___?" : OFME
23. Dog bowl bits : ORTS
28. Investor's concern : INTEREST
30. Certain camera shot : FADEIN
31. Union demand : RAISE
32. Charles's game : POLO
33. "...___ a good-night!" : TOALL
35. Anita, Bonnie, Ruth and June : AFEWPOINTERS
36. Sore labour's bath, to Shakespeare : SLEEP
37. Flip, in a way : SASSY
38. Return, as chips : CASHIN
39. Doubleday et al. : ABNERS
40. Donna's sons : BOYSOFSUMMER
43. Penn Sta. traffic : RRS
46. Big Apple's 30 Rock occupant : NBC
47. Ship commanded by Martin Pinzón : PINTA
48. Caboose : REAR
50. Highlanders : GAELS
51. ___ many words : INSO
52. "Give me an example, smarty" : NAMEONE
53. Bar's partner : GRILL
56. Sounds of time passing : TICKS
58. Allen or Martin : STEVE
60. He played Robin and Don Juan : ERROL
61. Tracks : OVALS
64. "Braveheart" setting : SCOTLAND
65. Bridge positions : EASTS
66. Tropical spot : ISLE
68. Nervousness : UNEASE
69. Climbing plant with a dye-yielding root : MADDER
71. Burnoose wearer : ARAB
74. Straddling : ACROSS
75. Deliveries to a butcher : SIDES
76. Cut back : PRUNE
77. Silvers role : BILKO
78. Shell : CONCH
79. Tic-tac-toe failure : OXO
81. Football Hall-of-Famer Ford : LEN
82. Candid Allen : FUNT
85. Fortification : BASTION
87. Spring part : MAYTIME
90. S.A.T.'s : BOARDS
91. Solvent : AFLOAT
92. Stress, for one : AGER
93. Tousled : MUSSED
95. Old Texaco star : BERLE
97. Broadway salute to Blake : EUBIE
98. Times to call, in classifieds : EVES
100. Elated : SENT
103. Vogue rival : ELLE
104. So-so : FAIR
105. Terrible time : TWOS
106. Vandalize : MAR
107. Honest name : ABE
108. Grammy category : RAP
109. Paris's Parc ___ Princes : DES
111. Not just any : THE
112. Ground breaker : HOE
113. Tiny carp? : NIT

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