LISTEN CLOZE-LY

New York Times, Sunday, January 14, 1996

Author: C. Millhauser
Editor: Will Shortz
Cathy Allis
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 80 Missing: {JX} This is puzzle # 20 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Use a juicer : REAM
5. Kind of polish : KIWI
9. With a bow, to Stern : ARCO
13. Ill-suited : UNFIT
18. Laura's lover in "La Gioconda" : ENZO
19. Turkey neighbor : IRAQ
20. Tom Arnold's in-laws, once : BARRS
22. City on the Arkansas : TULSA
23. Francis Bacon question to Shakespeare? : YOURPLAYSORMINE
26. Doctor : TREAT
27. Long-winded speeches : SCREEDS
28. Utensils for overgrilled steaks? : BARBECUESAWS
30. Hagar the Horrible's wife : HELGA
31. Captain once played by Omar Sharif : NEMO
32. H.S.T. was one : PRES
33. Thalia and sisters : GRACES
36. Items to be cut : DECKS
40. Space for a ship : SLIP
43. Bette Davis's era? : THEEYESAGE
47. South American ostriches : RHEAS
49. Provoke : IRE
50. Casts : HURLS
51. "Up, up and away" company : TWA
52. Knack : FLAIR
54. Bluefin et al. : TUNAS
56. Elm City collegians : ELIS
57. One of TV's Mavericks : BRET
58. What "-vore" means : EATER
59. Regarding : ANENT
60. Train, as some sheep? : MAKEGOODEWESOF
63. Kind of couch : STUDIO
64. E. R. cases : ODS
65. They loop the Loop : ELS
66. Cinque follower : SEI
67. How some vaccines are given : ORALLY
71. Orchard worm's average diet? : PARFORTHECORES
79. Decided collectively : VOTED
80. Sal of "Exodus" : MINEO
81. Violinist Leopold : AUER
82. Blacktop : PAVE
83. "Dallas" mom : ELLIE
84. "Pomp and Circumstance" composer : ELGAR
85. Year in Leo IX's reign : MLI
86. 1965 Tony winner for "Marat/Sade" : MAGEE
87. Model T contemporary : REO
88. English actor Davenport : NIGEL
90. Niagara barrel-rider's reaction? : FALLSALARM
92. Puppet : TOOL
94. Emits powerful beams : LASES
96. Models : IDEALS
97. Dropped in the drink : SANK
99. 1939 film site : TARA
101. King Arthur's father : UTHER
105. Farmers' specialty group? : THEPEASCORPS
110. Maligned : SMEARED
112. Beauty parlor procedure : RINSE
113. Black-and-blue Scot of yore? : ROBERTTHEBRUISE
116. Extra : ADDED
117. Simon Legree's creator : STOWE
118. Carry on : WAGE
119. Abound : TEEM
120. Disheveled : MESSY
121. Hankerings : YENS
122. Poet translated by FitzGerald : OMAR
123. "___perpetua" (Idaho's motto) : ESTO
1. "Curious George" co-authors : REYS
2. Cain raised him : ENOCH
3. Blue shade : AZURE
4. Truffle relative : MOREL
5. County of eastern Ireland : KILDARE
6. Tax-deferred svgs. : IRAS
7. Manner : WAY
8. Wechsler test figures : IQS
9. Pianist Chasins : ABRAM
10. Muzzle loading aid : RAMROD
11. Tot spot : CRIB
12. Caen's river : ORNE
13. Voice : UTTER
14. I. V. league? : NURSES
15. Like some dogs' coats? : FLEASLINED
16. The Beatles' "___Her Standing There" : ISAW
17. Makes lace : TATS
21. Like Chianti : SEC
24. Fleming and Guggenheim, e.g. : PEGGYS
25. Bigger than big : OBESE
29. ___-daisy : UPSA
31. Wipe out : NEGATE
34. Nolan Ryan team : ASTROS
35. Emulated a raven : CAWED
37. One of a mythical ennead : ERATO
38. Powhatan, e.g. : CHIEF
39. The Galloping Gourmet : KERR
41. Afghani's neighbor : IRANI
42. Linguine topper : PESTO
43. 1969 Oates novel : THEM
44. Work off some poi, perhaps : HULA
45. Swedish poet Karlfeldt : ERIK
46. Differently : ELSE
48. Inactive : STATIC
52. Have empathy with : FEELFOR
53. Noosecaster's need : LASSO
55. 50's Burmese P.M. : UNU
57. Wine or hair quality : BODY
61. Destined for success : GOLDEN
62. "If I___Rich Man" : WEREA
63. Mystic : SEER
66. Aussie lassie : SHEILA
67. Manifest : OVERT
68. Lumberjacks' contest : ROLEO
69. In the rear of some johns? : ATLOOSENDS
70. Wahine's accessory : LEI
71. Naps : PILES
72. Perspective : ANGLE
73. Sheraton competitor : RAMADA
74. Meshy material : TULLE
75. Libran's stone, maybe : OPAL
76. Tabla player's music : RAGA
77. By any chance : EVER
78. Come across as : SEEM
80. Start of something big? : MEGA
86. Perfect : MASTER
89. Actress Chase : ILKA
90. Walk destination : FIRST
91. Dormancy : SLUMBER
93. Backslides : LAPSES
95. Scattered : STREWN
98. Sans resources : NEEDY
100. ___-ski : APRES
102. Champagne "high" : HAUTE
103. Some native New Yorkers : ERIES
104. Bowling alley button : RESET
105. Roosevelt Island transport : TRAM
106. Tanning target : HIDE
107. A.A.R.P. members : SRS
108. Perfumery name : COTY
109. Shawm descendant : OBOE
110. Nintendo rival : SEGA
111. Take it out for a spin : DEMO
114. Afternoon hour : TWO
115. Prosciutto : HAM

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