MAGIC SQUARE

New York Times, Sunday, January 13, 2013

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 132, Blocks: 80 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 200 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2013, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sting : CONJOB
7. Makes a love connection? : HOOKSUP
14. Like Big Mama Thornton's "Hound Dog" : BLUESY
20. Inclined : ASLOPE
21. Mollify : APPEASE
22. Limestone variety : OOLITE
23. Middle row : THREEFIVESEVEN
25. Ones getting hit on at salsa clubs? : BONGOS
26. File extensions : TABS
27. Gen. Bradley : OMAR
28. Sledge who sang "When a Man Loves a Woman" : PERCY
30. Master : SAHIB
31. Stretched, in a way : CRANED
33. Nesting place for a bird : EAVE
35. Horned Frogs' sch. : TCU
36. Like magic squares : MATHEMATICAL
42. Investor's bottom line : NETCOST
44. "Spider-Man" director Sam : RAIMI
45. Numerical prefix : TETRA
46. Eco-conscious : GREEN
47. Like letters marked "Return to sender" : UNREAD
49. Pizza topper : SAUSAGE
51. Author of "Unto the Sons" : TALESE
54. Poison hemlock or Queen Anne's lace : BIENNIAL
56. When the Festival de Cannes opens : MAI
58. "Peace ___ hand" : ISAT
59. Comic actor Jacques : TATI
63. Company closing? : INC
64. Silent screen star Naldi : NITA
65. Winging it? : INFLIGHT
70. Back door : REAREXIT
72. Lift : BUOY
73. "I'm impressed!" : OOH
75. Woodstock artist Guthrie : ARLO
76. P.T.A.'s concern: Abbr. : EDUC
77. Atlanta Braves' div. : NLE
78. Knee-length hip-hop shirts : TALLTEES
83. Mother who was a Nobelist : TERESA
85. Skeleton section : RIBCAGE
91. Rotating surveying tool : YLEVEL
92. Hollywood's Patricia and others : NEALS
94. "It Happened One Night" director : CAPRA
95. Abruptly calls off plans, say : BAILS
96. Show some irritation : BRISTLE
98. See 119-Across : HORIZONTALLY
102. Published : RAN
103. Chorus after "All in favor" : AYES
105. Road sign that may elicit a groan : DETOUR
106. Used, as a dinner tray : ATEON
108. Dance instruction : STEPS
112. Ditch-digging, e.g. : TOIL
113. ___-Seltzer : ALKA
117. Hip : WITHIT
119. With 98-Across, 34-Down and 48-Down, what each line in the center square should do : ADDUPTOFIFTEEN
122. Like some unexciting bids : LOWISH
123. One who's beyond belief? : INFIDEL
124. Revolutionary figure? : PLANET
125. High-hat : SNOOTY
126. Tennis Hall-of-Famer born in Bucharest : NASTASE
127. Get ready to ride, with "up" : SADDLE
1. Women's suffrage leader Carrie Chapman ___ : CATT
2. Workplace welfare org. : OSHA
3. Workplace rights org. : NLRB
4. "Eat at ___" (classic sign) : JOES
5. Unlock, to a poet : OPE
6. One of two photos in an ad : BEFORE
7. Where Ponce de León died : HAVANA
8. Bernstein's "Candide," for one : OPERETTA
9. Black ___ : OPS
10. Stay fresh : KEEP
11. Pitcher's datum : SAVE
12. Friendly introduction? : USER
13. Parts of pounds : PENCE
14. Short cut : BOB
15. Leaves out of the bag? : LOOSETEA
16. Bone connected to the oblique cord : ULNA
17. Top row : EIGHTONESIX
18. Ancient Greek school : STOICS
19. Start of an agreement that's not really an agreement : YESBUT
24. Muslim leader : IMAM
29. Light side : YANG
31. Tuscan export : CHIANTI
32. Prie-___ (kneeling bench) : DIEU
34. See 119-Across : VERTICALLY
36. Gershwin's "The ___ Love" : MANI
37. Suffix with zillion : AIRE
38. Fed. agents : TMEN
39. Price abbr. : CTS
40. Coach Parseghian : ARA
41. Trail : LAG
43. Singer Dion : CELINE
44. Hitch : RUB
48. See 119-Across : DIAGONALLY
49. Snake along : SLITHER
50. Oil-rich land : EMIRATE
52. H.S. senior's exam, once : SATI
53. Division politique : ETAT
55. Playwright Fugard : ATHOL
57. Beginning of ___ (watershed moment) : ANERA
65. "Yeah, that'll happen" : IBET
66. Many a Rubens subject : NUDE
67. Bottom row : FOURNINETWO
68. Parisian schools : LYCEES
71. Sports car feature : ROLLBAR
79. Greenish shade : TEAL
80. 84-Down's doings : EVIL
81. Slippery : EELY
82. Mercedes models : SLS
84. Worshiper with a pentagram : SATANIST
86. German pronoun : ICH
87. Steamed bun in Chinese cookery : BAO
88. E.M.T. training : CPR
89. Drought-prone : ARID
90. Newspapers : GAZETTES
93. Dates : SEES
96. Donnybrooks : BRAWLS
97. Mete out : RATION
99. Co-star of "The Stunt Man" : OTOOLE
100. "There Is ___ ..." (song by the Cure) : NOIF
101. Monet's Dutch subjects : TULIPS
104. Laundry problem : STAIN
107. The Wright brothers' home : OHIO
109. "Hairspray" role : EDNA
110. Some e-mail attachments : PDFS
111. Diamonds, e.g. : SUIT
113. Somewhat : ATAD
114. Impart : LEND
115. Bow attachment : KEEL
116. Price to play : ANTE
118. Commandment adjective : THY
120. Hand-held organizer, in brief : PDA
121. Hollywood's home: Abbr. : FLA

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