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New York Times, Sunday, September 21, 2003

Author: Randolph Ross
Editor: Will Shortz
Randolph Ross
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 68 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 77 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Dangerous carnivores : MANEATERS
10. Risk taker : DARER
15. Qualcomm Stadium player : PADRE
20. Quick to cry : EMOTIONAL
21. Musical character singing "Some Enchanted Evening" : EMILE
22. Miscalculated : ERRED
23. "Raise the Titanic!" as read by actor ___ : TOMCRUISE
24. "The Gangs of New York" as read by actress ___ : LUCYLAWLESS
26. Farm group : HERD
27. What an athlete may turn : PRO
29. "In my opinion" : ASISEEIT
30. Laid bets at a casino : GAMED
33. Loads : ATON
34. Fortune : RICHES
35. Sister of Nephthys : ISIS
36. Curling broom : BESOM
38. Nabokov heroine and others : ADAS
39. Putin's yeses : DAS
42. Have : OWN
43. "Green Eggs and Ham" as read by actor ___ : KEVINBACON
45. Kelly a k a Weary Willie : EMMETT
48. Results of sunbathing : TANLINES
50. Charity : ALMS
51. SUNY college town : ONEONTA
52. Old TV tubes : TRIODES
53. Whine : PULE
54. Equiangular : ISOGONAL
55. Some sorority women : OMEGAS
56. One in a white hat : CHEF
57. Model material : BALSA
58. Get to : IRK
59. Golden, in France : DOR
60. "Who Moved My Cheese?" as read by actor/comedian ___ : RAYROMANO
62. Degs. for English or history majors : BAS
64. Abbr. on old Asian maps : SSR
66. Starts : OPENS
68. Winery choices : REDS
69. Lex of "Superman" : LUTHOR
72. Luxurious livers : EPICURES
74. Put an edge on : HONE
75. Cause of some intolerance : LACTOSE
76. Runoff sites : RAVINES
77. Novelist Morrison : TONI
78. Cartoon character whose debut film was "Golddiggers of '49" : PORKYPIG
79. Never satisfied : GREEDY
80. "The Light in the Forest" as read by actor ___ : JAMESWOODS
82. Baseball throw : PEG
83. Sonnet ending : EER
84. Goggle : GAPE
85. Johnny Unitas's team : COLTS
86. Norm's wife, on "Cheers" : VERA
87. Pipes up : SPEAKS
90. Easy two-pointer : DUNK
91. Intrinsically : PERSE
92. Biblical symbol of wickedness : GOMORRAH
94. "For the Boys" subj. : USO
95. Noggin : BEAN
97. "Golf for Dummies" as read by actor ___ : JEREMYIRONS
99. "The Little Engine That Could" as read by actor ___ : VINDIESEL
104. Fish : ANGLE
105. Hearty entree : STEAK
106. 1998 Best Screenplay nominee for "Primary Colors" : ELAINEMAY
107. Tops : BESTS
108. Like some retreats : HASTY
109. Stress, in a way : REITERATE
1. Satisfied : MET
2. Word from a Latin lover : AMO
3. What you're called at Notre Dame : NOM
4. Uses a stylus : ETCHES
5. Was on TV : AIRED
6. Hit the road : TOUR
7. Oklahoma county seat : ENID
8. Dorm employees: Abbr. : RAS
9. Thought about for a while : SLEPTON
10. Actor Alain : DELON
11. ___ Darya river : AMU
12. TV family of the 1950's : RICARDOS
13. Blissful : ELYSIAN
14. Archaeological booty : RELICS
15. Bird also called a flycatcher : PEWEE
16. Van Gogh painted here : ARLES
17. Teutonic trio : DREI
18. Break : REST
19. Bradley and Burns : EDS
25. Shade of gray : ASH
28. "The Joy of Cooking" author : ROMBAUER
30. Uffizi artist : GIOTTO
31. Teeming : ASWARM
32. "On the Road" as read by actress ___ : MINNIEDRIVER
33. With warts and all : ASIS
36. Elaine's last name on "Seinfeld" : BENES
37. Anticipatory times : EVES
38. Ne plus ultra : ACME
39. "Rabbit Redux" as read by actor ____ : DENNISHOPPER
40. Fragrant oil : ATTAR
41. Follow feloniously : STALK
43. Joke : KIDAROUND
44. United : ALLFORONE
45. Baseball Hall-of-Famer Slaughter : ENOS
46. Big money : MEGABUCKS
47. Bossy remark? : MOO
49. Stylized U.S. flag, often : LOGO
51. Cold capital : OSLO
53. ___ ed. : PHYS
54. Hunter and Holm : IANS
56. Fires : CANS
57. Summoned : BADE
60. Roger of "Nicholas Nickleby" : REES
61. Crescent-shaped section of a lens : MENISCUS
63. Dept. of Justice employee : ATTY
64. Suit material : SERGE
65. Have mercy on : SPARE
67. Quarry : PREY
69. Embellishes : LARDS
70. Willow trees : OSIERS
71. Wailers' music : REGGAE
73. Co. in Cannes : CIE
74. Main Web page : HOME
75. Ransack : LOOT
77. They click : TAPSHOES
78. Prestigious journalism award : POLK
80. City once known as Batavia : JAKARTA
81. Persuaded : WONOVER
84. Loud : GARISH
86. Superficiality : VENEER
87. Silvery fish : SMELT
88. Apples, but not oranges : POMES
89. Suffix with mock : ERY
90. Getting dark : DUSKY
91. "Common Sense" writer : PAINE
92. It may be dominant : GENE
93. WHO and NOW: Abbr. : ORGS
95. ___ B'rith : BNAI
96. Tinker with, in a way : EDIT
97. Poke : JAB
98. Insurrectionist Turner : NAT
100. Land in la mer : ILE
101. Little, in Leith : SMA
102. Put away : EAT
103. Caustic chemical : LYE

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