PUN-DITRY

New York Times, Sunday, September 7, 2008

Author: Randolph Ross
Editor: Will Shortz
Randolph Ross
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 82 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 92 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Goes on TV : AIRS
5. Kublai Khan and others : MONGOLS
12. Barkeep's supply : OLIVES
18. Transports, in a way : TRUCKS
21. Place to make an omelet : SKILLET
22. Studio behind the original "Star Trek" : DESILU
23. Protected : IMMUNE
24. Program on which pundits talk about marinara and such? : RELIABLESAUCES
26. Easily makes the hole with, in golf : TAPSIN
27. Trapper's ware : PELT
28. Walloped, quickly : KOD
29. Hydroelectric org. : TVA
30. Venice's Bridge of ___ : SIGHS
32. Program on which pundits say dumbfounding things? : FAZETHENATION
37. You might not be able to stand this : PAT
39. Big winner at the casino : HOUSE
41. Home of 14-Down : AMES
42. All: Prefix : OMN
43. Bass ___ : ALE
44. Possessor of many rings : TREE
45. Late bloomer : ASTER
47. Suffix with viol : IST
49. Easily concealed weapon : SMALLARM
51. Program on which pundits talk about hangings? : THENOOSEHOUR
56. Sulu player on "Star Trek" : TAKEI
57. "The Wild Duck" dramatist : IBSEN
59. Got dark : LATENED
60. At all : ANY
62. Leave rubber, with "out" : PEEL
63. Indians play it : RAGA
65. Exasperated exclamations : OYS
66. Program on which pundits express indignant surprise? : THEOHREALLYFACTOR
71. Kwik-E-Mart clerk : APU
73. Earring type : HOOP
74. Afternoon hour : FOUR
75. Personal ad abbr. : SWF
76. Kind of winds : MONSOON
79. Tuscan province : SIENA
80. Old Dodges : OMNIS
84. Program on which pundits slug it out with reporters? : BEATTHEPRESS
87. Passed out in a bad way : MISDEALT
90. Start of a Vol. 1 heading : ATO
91. I do's : OATHS
92. Whence Zeno : ELEA
93. Life overseas : VIE
94. Brooding sort : HEN
96. Pollster Roper : ELMO
97. Analyze : ASSAY
98. Wood for bows : YEW
99. Program on which pundits kvetch? : SUNDAYMOANING
104. Buffoons : ASSES
106. "Who ___?" (song from "Les Miz") : AMI
107. Mens ___ (criminal intent) : REA
108. Works at a museum : OILS
110. Worrier's words : OHDEAR
113. Program on which pundits deride the power of the federal government? : WASHINGTONWEAK
118. Old cash register key : NOSALE
119. Answer the call : ENLIST
120. It may be a lot : ONEACRE
121. Waxes : SWELLS
122. Commentator Myers : DEEDEE
123. Have : NOTNEED
124. Would-be J.D.'s exam : LSAT
1. Words after hard or keep : ATIT
2. ___ Thomas, the Soul Queen of New Orleans : IRMA
3. Cut of beef : RUMPSTEAK
4. "Pardon me, Pasquale" : SCUSI
5. Sticker abbr. : MSRP
6. Michael of "Caddyshack" : OKEEFE
7. Nabisco ___ wafer : NILLA
8. Ostentation : GLITZ
9. Commercial suffix with Motor : OLA
10. Med. country : LEB
11. The Cards, on scoreboards : STL
12. Has way too much of, slangily : ODSON
13. ___ double life : LEADA
14. Cyclones' sch. : ISU
15. A role some people play : VICTIM
16. Control surface on a plane's wing : ELEVON
17. NPR newswoman Stamberg : SUSAN
19. Program on which pundits talk about Camelot? : KNIGHTLINE
20. Lady of Brazil : SENHORA
25. Just makes, with "out" : EKES
31. One who says "See you in court!" : SUER
33. In the stomach : EATEN
34. Govt. gangbusters : TMEN
35. Lifesaver, e.g. : HERO
36. ___ max : TOTHE
37. History : PAST
38. Michigan college : ALMA
40. Not quite good enough for the majors, say : SEMIPRO
45. Addled : ATSEA
46. Nonkosher food : SHELLFISH
47. Actor Jason of the Harry Potter films : ISAACS
48. Volleyball action : SET
50. Matriarch of six of the 12 Tribes of Israel : LEAH
52. One of Chekhov's "Three Sisters" : OLGA
53. ___ before : ONOR
54. 180 : UEY
55. Map lines: Abbr. : RDS
58. Attention getter : BEEP
61. Start of a pirate chant : YOHOHO
63. Miler turned congressman : RYUN
64. Many ski chalets : AFRAMES
66. Sushi staple : TUNA
67. Improve : HONE
68. Loamy soil : LOESS
69. Program on which pundits talk for 48 straight hours? : TWODAYSHOW
70. "All ___" (Tomlin film) : OFME
71. State dept. figure : AMB
72. Dupin's creator : POE
77. Strong position : STAND
78. Giant star of the 1930s and '40s : OTT
79. Big East's ___ Hall : SETON
81. Specialists in special ops : NAVYSEALS
82. "Why would ___?" : ILIE
83. Dither : STEW
85. Sport with a 4 1/2-ounce ball : POLO
86. Cine- suffix : RAMA
88. "The most beautiful woman ever to visit Casablanca" : ILSA
89. Years on the diamond : SEASONS
94. Decent : HUMANE
95. Isolate : ENISLE
96. Time online, for example : EMAG
97. Harshly bright : AGLARE
99. Cut a cord, say : SAWED
100. Present itself : ARISE
101. Musical matchmaker : YENTE
102. Certain caucuser : IOWAN
103. Beatrice, to Leonato, in "Much Ado About Nothing" : NIECE
105. Subject of the book "Disaster in Dearborn" : EDSEL
109. Tube lineup : SKED
111. "... and to ___ good-night" : ALLA
112. What's left : REST
114. Covered up : HID
115. Big load : TON
116. "Double Fantasy" singer : ONO
117. Safety equipment : NET

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