PLAIN GEOMETRY

New York Times, Sunday, September 8, 1996

Author: R. H. Wolfe
Editor: Will Shortz
Robert H. Wolfe
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 78 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 29 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. ___ Na Na : SHA
4. Capitoline Museum site : ROME
8. ___ blank : DRAWA
13. Flying Eagle, 1856-58 : CENT
17. TV/film director Averback et al. : HYS
18. Pre-fax transmission : TELEX
19. "O Sanctissima," e.g. : CAROL
20. 1934 Douglas Freeman biography : RELEE
21. Post-___ (surgical follow-ups) : OPS
22. "___ Street Blues" : BEALE
23. Fireplace : INGLE
24. Writer Wiesel and others : ELIES
25. "Independence Day" setting : THEOVALOFFICE
28. Clique : CIRCLEOFFRIENDS
30. Cheek : PERTNESS
31. Remainder of Rennes : RESTE
33. Foot comforter : INSOLE
34. Loose : UNTIED
35. Go one better : SURPASS
37. Scotland yards? : METRES
38. "The Wonder Years" years : TEENS
39. Charity event : BAZAAR
40. Mademoiselle's mother : MERE
41. W.W. II hero : DDE
42. Stayed at home : WASIN
43. "Odyssey" peak : OSSA
46. 229-year-old TV alien : ALF
49. Word with care or mare : DAY
50. Axioms : TRUTHS
52. ___ nothing : ALLOR
54. Twisted entertainment? : RUBIKSCUBES
59. Early computer : ENIAC
60. Produce foliage : LEAVE
61. Bully : MENACE
62. Add more lanes to : REWIDEN
64. Millay work : SONNET
65. ___ a minute : AMILE
66. Seattle player, for short : SONIC
67. Sunken treasure site : BERMUDATRIANGLE
69. One who can't get out : LIFER
70. Shells : CONCHS
72. Some library vols. : OED
73. Suffix with practical : ITY
74. Where Navajo Mountain is : UTAH
75. ___ du jour : CARTE
78. Giant's word : FUM
81. First of all : ADAM
84. Type inclined to stress : ITALIC
86. Optimist : HOPER
88. Buddhist sermons : SUTRAS
91. Clad : ATTIRED
93. Dishevel : TOUSLE
94. Jack-in-the-pulpits, e.g. : AROIDS
95. Part of a Gilbert and Sullivan chorus : TRALA
96. Travels overseas : ISABROAD
98. Puts at risk : LAYSONTHELINE
100. Starting over : BACKTOSQUAREONE
102. Bond : UNITE
103. Large quantity : REAMS
105. Mendelssohn's "A Midsummer Night's Dream," e.g. : SUITE
106. Actress Peeples : NIA
107. Film producer De Laurentiis et al. : DINOS
108. Temple pilasters : ANTAS
109. Harmony parts : ALTOS
110. Sharp-nosed fish : EEL
111. Isn't robust : SAGS
112. "Miracle on 34th Street" actor John : PAYNE
113. Mexican bread : PESO
114. Q's tail : RST
1. Randy Barnes's Olympic gold-winning event : SHOTPUT
2. Like A-frames : HYPHENED
3. Maintained : ASSERTED
4. Lowered, as a mast : REEFED
5. Five Norwegian kings : OLAFS
6. Singer Etheridge and others : MELISSAS
7. Suit, so to speak : EXEC
8. Seventh-century date : DCI
9. Easily beat : RANCIRCLESAROUND
10. Special vocabularies : ARGOTS
11. Tom and Thomas : WOLFES
12. A as in Absalom : ALEF
13. Popular pizza brand : CELESTE
14. "Sense and Sensibility" sister : ELINOR
15. Razz : NEEDLE
16. Title roles for MacLaine and Kinski : TESSES
18. Hearty entrees : TBONES
20. Conductor Fritz : REINER
26. Chocolate drink : OVALTINE
27. Wandering : ERRANT
29. Coleridge poem : RIME
32. Auto indus. regulator : EPA
36. Weapon of war : UZI
39. Howls : BAYS
40. Like some pronouns: Abbr. : MASC
42. U.S. Pacific atoll : WAKE
44. Toronto All-Star pitcher Dave : STIEB
45. 1953 Paramount hit : SHANE
46. TV host Stewart : ALANA
47. "Jules and Jim" situation : LOVETRIANGLE
48. Stew : FRET
49. Kitchen gizmo : DICER
51. First, Second or Third state : REICH
52. Not just in the head : ALOUD
53. Advance : LEND
54. Send : REMIT
55. Consolidate : UNIFY
56. Farm unit : BALE
57. Two to eight : CUBEROOT
58. Cathartic drug : SENNA
61. French Sudan, today : MALI
63. Campbell song : WICHITALINEMAN
64. Fictional pirate : SMEE
66. Riffraff : SCUM
68. Cadet's course, for short : ROTC
71. Ancient charm : SCARAB
76. It may take some hops : ALE
77. Twit : RIDICULE
78. Frank : FOURSQUARE
79. Awake before another : UPSOONER
80. Griffith and others : MELANIES
81. Nobles, colloquially : ARISTOS
82. Pedestal parts : DADOES
83. League: Abbr. : ASSN
85. "___ I Kissed You" (Everly Brothers song) : TIL
86. Drifters : HOBOES
87. Like some card hands : REDEALT
88. Toast words : SALUDS
89. Muse with a globe : URANIA
90. Acting idly : TOYING
91. Parthenon sculpture : ATHENA
92. Concord : TREATY
93. Portable art : TATTOO
97. Blackouts : SKITS
99. Quicksand, e.g. : TRAP
101. "Now!" : ASAP
104. Capt.'s direction : SSE

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