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New York Times, Sunday, September 7, 2003

Author: Alan Arbesfeld
Editor: Will Shortz
Alan Arbesfeld
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 66 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 55 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Hearty response? : PITAPAT
8. Flutist Jean-Pierre : RAMPAL
14. Wife of Priam : HECUBA
20. Japanese art form : ORIGAMI
21. Beethoven's Symphony No. 3 : EROICA
22. Emulates Hyperides : ORATES
23. Cartoon comrade of Boris : NATASHA
24. Fail to hit in the clutch : STRANDRUNNERS
26. Chain letters? : DNA
27. On the level : SERIOUS
29. Popular ice cream : EDYS
30. Rodgers and Hammerstein's "___ It Kinda Fun?" : ISNT
31. Bocelli, of the Italian opera : SINGERANDREA
34. Is apparently : SEEMS
36. Show stoppers? : ADS
37. Wagner soprano : ISOLDE
39. In love : SMITTEN
43. Engine sound : PING
46. Kid's game : TAG
48. Any of the Dolomites : ALP
50. Gertrude who swam the English Channel : EDERLE
51. Center of Athens, with "the" : AGORA
53. High-priced designer wear : DONNAKARANDRESS
58. Like some crystal balls : CLOUDED
60. Time on end : EON
61. Mrs. Herbert Hoover : LOU
62. So far : ASYET
63. Worked : TOILED
64. Sites of some minibars : LIMOS
66. Scold severely : FLAY
68. Lemon ___ : SOLE
69. Midwest city famous for furniture manufacturing : GRANDRAPIDS
72. Rat-___ : ATAT
76. Euclid's element?: Abbr. : GEOM
77. Suffer an embarrassing defeat, slangily : EATIT
78. Washington locale : TACOMA
80. "___ Teen-age Werewolf" (1957 flick) : IWASA
84. Where Dr. J first operated professionally : ABA
86. Understanding : KEN
87. Abated : EASEDUP
88. Noted 20th-century mathematician, philosopher and pacifist : BERTRANDRUSSELL
92. Happen : ARISE
93. Fleet : ARMADA
94. Summer coolers, for short : ACS
95. Psi category : ESP
97. Miller, for one : BEER
98. Fishers, at times : REELERS
100. Hair attachment : HATPIN
104. Defendants, in old law : REI
106. Put an ___ : ENDTO
108. 1990's sitcom star : FRANDRESCHER
113. 84-Across, e.g.: Abbr. : ASSN
116. Aloe ___ : VERA
118. Naive : ARTLESS
119. Thrilla in Manila participant : ALI
120. Longtime Indy 500 competitor, say : VETERANDRIVER
123. 1992 Disney hit : ALADDIN
125. It may help when changing your mind : ERASER
126. Current event? : ELNINO
127. Cacti used for hallucinogens : PEYOTES
128. Agrees : SAYSOK
129. Honors, in a way : ROASTS
130. Part of a heartbeat : SYSTOLE
1. Swimming sites : PONDS
2. Qum native : IRANI
3. Magnate : TITAN
4. Turkish title : AGA
5. Was successfully disguised (as) : PASSED
6. New England college whose mascot is the Lord Jeff : AMHERST
7. Crown : TIARA
8. Does more garden work, maybe : RESODS
9. ___ Fuente cigars : ARTURO
10. Choice bit : MORSEL
11. Singer Zadora : PIA
12. Teen spots? : ACNE
13. Actresses Cheryl and Diane : LADDS
14. Bouncers : HOUSEMEN
15. Coastal flier : ERN
16. Jars : CANISTERS
17. Western tribe : UTES
18. European capital : BERN
19. ___ prof. : ASST
25. Bakery selections : RYES
28. Architect Jones : INIGO
32. Debate stopper : GAGRULE
33. Aleutian island : ADAK
35. Hot time? : MIDDAY
38. Mideast carrier : ELAL
40. Four's inferior : TREY
41. If not : ELSE
42. It may go out on a limb : NEST
43. Agreements : PACTS
44. Northern residence : IGLOO
45. Reason for engine trouble, perhaps : NOOIL
47. Put in : ADD
49. Learn : PROFIT
52. Summer refreshment : ADE
54. Turndown in Munich : NEIN
55. ___ plume : NOMDE
56. Arctic wear : ANORAKS
57. Part of a seasonal song : AULD
59. Beat, but barely : EDGE
64. Sorority letter : LAMBDA
65. Fills up : SATES
67. "The Thin Man" role : ASTA
70. Horse color : ROAN
71. Long : PINE
72. Biting : ACERBIC
73. Gus Van Sant film "___ For" : TODIE
74. Divert : AMUSE
75. Part of a Christmas decoration : TAPER
76. Arboretum : GARDEN
79. Botanist Gray : ASA
80. Support beam : IBAR
81. As it ___ : WERE
82. French weapon : ARME
83. It may leave a bad taste : STALENESS
85. Cunning : ARCH
87. 2002 British Open champion : ELS
89. First animal? : AARDVARK
90. Insignia on some fighters : USAF
91. Three-time U.S. Open champion : LENDL
96. One with many imitators : PRESLEY
99. British rifle : STEN
101. Country singer Randy : TRAVIS
102. Source : PARENT
103. Preliminaries : INTROS
105. Lamb products : ESSAYS
107. Stability : ORDER
109. Clears the field : REAPS
110. Couldn't not : HADTO
111. Architect Saarinen : ELIEL
112. Salon activity : RINSE
113. Welcomes : AVES
114. Evening in Rome : SERA
115. Collar support : STAY
117. Woody's son : ARLO
121. Classic car : REO
122. Suffix with concert : INA
124. Part of a URL : DOT

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