HALF AND HALF

New York Times, Sunday, January 12, 2003

Author: Patrick Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 40 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Fluffy accessory : BOA
4. San Antonio landmark : ALAMO
9. Military org. with the motto "Per ardua ad astra" : RCAF
13. Intensified, as sound : AMPED
18. Telephone man : BELL
19. Second part : TIGER
20. First name in jazz : ELLA
21. Thomas of 1960's-70's TV : MARLO
22. Like some adapters : ACDC
23. It makes your face red : ROUGE
24. High time? : NOON
25. "The results ___!" : AREIN
26. First part : GASOLINE
28. President who won a Nobel Peace Prize : SADAT
29. When most people retire : NIGHT
30. For example : SUCHAS
31. First part : PRIM
33. Second part : FABULOUS
35. Hard drive needs? : SHOCKS
37. Simplifies : EASES
39. Chop ___ : SUEY
40. Earth sci. : GEOL
41. Pays attention : HARKS
43. Occurring every other leap year, say : OCTENNIAL
48. "___-hoo!" : YOO
49. Redeye : WHISKEY
51. Diamond and Simon : NEILS
52. Telephoto lens user, maybe : SPY
53. Patriots' org. : NFL
54. Violet of many colors : PANSY
55. Time magazine called him "The Texan Who Conquered Russia" : VANCLIBURN
57. Rapidity : HASTE
58. Monastery sound : CHANT
60. Like most store-bought clothing : SIZED
61. Up in the air : IFFY
64. Blend of two parts : PORTMANTEAU
68. Dodge : RUSE
69. Window hider : DRAPE
71. Take-home for Bowser : TBONE
72. Expensive violin, for short : STRAD
74. First part : TELEVISION
77. Bandleader's call : HITIT
78. Rte. that'll cost you : TPK
81. Two-time loser to D.D.E. : AES
82. Cornice bracket : ANCON
83. Philosophical theory first advanced by Leucippus and Democritus : ATOMISM
85. Amber, e.g. : ALE
86. Eric the Red explored it : GREENLAND
88. First part : MOTOR
89. Planner's problem : SNAG
90. New-___ : AGER
91. Suffix with land or sea : SCAPE
93. Service lines? : EULOGY
96. Built up : ACCRETED
100. Scott Turow's first book : ONEL
101. Second part : POMELO
103. R. J. Reynolds brand : DORAL
104. First part : DRAMA
106. Vine with large flower clusters : WISTERIA
108. Early calculators : ABACI
109. Tributary of the Seine : OISE
110. Popular "jam band" : PHISH
112. Harrow blade : DISK
113. Closet eaters : MOTHS
114. Decamped : FLED
115. Jiggly comestible : JELLO
116. Some soldiers : ANTS
117. Fall of winter : SLEET
118. Skin : FLAY
119. Piece of candy : SWEET
120. "Indubitably" : YES
1. Owing to : BECAUSEOF
2. Group that dislikes whippersnappers : OLDSCHOOL
3. Second part : ALCOHOL
4. In a bad spot : ATRISK
5. First part : LION
6. Shivery fever : AGUE
7. Columnist Greenfield : MEG
8. Tramcar load : ORE
9. Change the identity of : RENAME
10. Dummkopf : CLOD
11. "Half ___ is better than none" : ALOAF
12. First part : FANTASTIC
13. Helper who takes dictation : AMANUENSIS
14. Noted Andy Warhol subject : MARILYN
15. Ragú rival : PREGO
16. Diplomat Root : ELIHU
17. List of house rules, maybe : DONTS
18. Trousers, slangily : BAGS
27. Fond du ___, Wis. : LAC
28. Second part : SISSY
31. Like morning news people : PERKY
32. Toothed tool : RAKE
34. Union general at Shiloh : BUELL
36. Literally, "way of the gods" : SHINTO
38. Voiced : SONANT
40. Ob-___ : GYN
42. Claim : ASSERTION
44. Hundredth of a lira : CENTESIMO
45. Axiom developer : ISUZU
46. ___-ski : APRES
47. Old "Hollywood Squares" celeb : LYNDE
49. F.D.R. creation of 1935 : WPA
50. Door securer : HASP
55. Rooftop sight : VANE
56. Country singer? : BIRD
57. It's hard to live up to : HYPE
58. "Follow us!" : CMON
59. Dynasty after the Ch'in : HAN
61. Convention handout : IDTAG
62. Less controlled : FREER
63. F on a test paper : FALSE
65. Low-risk investment choice : TBONDS
66. Habiliments : ATTIRE
67. "Mila 18" author : URIS
70. Second part : EVANGELIST
73. Distributor of rcpts. : ATM
75. Entrance : INLET
76. Cowed : SCAREDOFF
77. Second part : HOTEL
78. First part : TANGERINE
79. Deejays consult them : PLAYLISTS
80. Beer holder : KEG
83. Appliance company in Iowa : AMANA
84. Drink heavily : TOPE
87. Otalgia : EARACHE
89. In the foreseeable future : SOMEDAY
92. Second part : COMEDY
94. Result : UPSHOT
95. Tract : LOT
96. "1776" role : ADAMS
97. Old programming language : COBOL
98. Farmer's market container : CRATE
99. It turns a bit : DRILL
102. Fair ___ (Civil War battle site) : OAKS
105. On a brig : ASEA
106. Trick : WILE
107. "Survivor" setting : ISLE
110. What to wear while out? : PJS
111. Hack : HEW

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