TRIANGULATION

New York Times, Sunday, January 20, 2008

Author: Natan Last
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {J} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Last. NYT links: Across Lite

JimH notes: Natan Last was a 17-year-old Brooklyn high school student when he became the youngest ever Sunday NYT constructor with this puzzle. The record lasted until 15-year-old Caleb Madison broke it on August 17, 2008.
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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Magazine that features "Alfred's Poor Almanac" : MAD
4. I.R.S. form 1099-___ : MISC
8. Early pulpit : AMBO
12. "The Simpsons" character who often refers to himself in the third person : DISCOSTU
18. Speedy steed : ARAB
20. "___ tale's best for winter": Shak. : ASAD
21. Reddish-brown : ROAN
22. How Mulan dresses in much of "Mulan" : ASAMAN
23. Fielder's cry : MINE
24. Something to play : CATANDMOUSE
26. Numbers game : SUDOKU
27. They're left behind : ESTATES
29. Turns in : REDEEMS
31. Old infantry spears : PIKES
32. Saw things : TEETH
33. "___ Blas" (Lesage novel) : GIL
34. "Where ___ go wrong?" : DIDI
36. Procter & Gamble brand : ERA
37. One succumbing to 6-Down : SINNER
39. Bird: Prefix : AVI
40. It might be silver : LINING
42. Be in another form : ARE
44. "Don't worry about me" : IMFINE
46. Archbishop Tutu : DESMOND
48. Censures : BLAMES
50. Some players in a kids' game : SEEKERS
52. Single, for one: Abbr. : SYN
53. As quickly as possible : SOONEST
54. Sinai borderer: Abbr. : ISR
55. King in a Steve Martin song : TUT
56. Star in old westerns : BADGE
58. Home of Canadian P.M. Stephen Harper : ALBERTA
59. Freight weight : TON
60. "Great" boy detective : NATE
62. When the sun is directly overhead : ATMIDDAY
64. Combined : INONE
67. Facilities : RESTROOMS
69. Creepy sort : LETCH
73. Thin-framed, big-footed woman of cartoons : OLIVEOYL
75. Indian bread : NAAN
77. Lilliputian : WEE
78. Chest protector : RIBCAGE
81. Subject of this puzzle [and proceeding counterclockwise] : TRIGONOMETRY
83. Summons: Abbr. : CIT
85. Words of honor? : ODE
86. Thought : IDEATED
87. "Notes ___ Scandal," 2006 film : ONA
88. Skateboarder's accessory : KNEEPAD
90. Rim in which a gem is set : COLLET
91. Guessing game : HANGMAN
95. Flat ___ (some proponents of I.R.S. reform) : TAXERS
96. Big picture?: Abbr. : ENL
97. Jazz singer Nina : SIMONE
99. Songwriters' org. : BMI
100. Gag reflex? : HAHA
101. Córdoba kinswoman : TIA
103. Bring (out) : TROT
104. Bagel topper : LOX
105. Strip joints? : CASINOS
108. Buttonholes : ACCOSTS
110. New York governor after Pataki : SPITZER
113. Place : SITUATE
115. Drink whose name is Tahitian for "good" : MAITAI
117. Like any points on a circle, from the center : EQUIDISTANT
119. X-ray ___, joke shop offering : SPEX
120. Sandinista leader : ORTEGA
121. Pipsqueak : RUNT
122. Judge, with "up" : SIZE
123. Went like the dickens : TORE
124. Mixed economy advocate : KEYNES
125. Salty septet : SEAS
126. Disney World transport : TRAM
127. Galas : DOS
1. "Speed-the-Plow" playwright : MAMET
2. Greet the day : ARISE
3. Whence the line "Into the eternal darkness; into fire and into ice" : DANTESINFERNO
4. Medieval weapon : MACE
5. "That ___ it should be" : ISAS
6. See 37-Across : SATAN
7. PC data reader : CDDRIVE
8. Three-time A.L. M.V.P., familiarly : AROD
9. Pouty look : MOUE
10. Working out of : BASEDIN
11. What those in agreement are said to be of : ONEMIND
12. Court figs. : DAS
13. Bats : ISUP
14. ___ Hawkins Day : SADIE
15. "Seinfeld" character : COSMOKRAMER
16. "Catch your breath" : TAKEAREST
17. "___ pro omnibus, omnes pro uno" : UNUS
19. 1950s stereotype : BEATNIK
25. Joan Rivers's daughter and TV co-host : MELISSA
28. Place for surfing : THENET
30. Star Wars, initially : SDI
33. Flit (about) : GAD
35. Highlighted, as text : INBOLD
38. Second showing : RERUN
40. Wish one could : LONGTO
41. Comprehensive : GLOBAL
43. Spanish pronoun : ESTA
44. Query to the Lord in Matthew : ISITI
45. Quark-plus-antiquark particle : MESON
47. "Love of loves" : MYDARLING
49. In the blink of ___ : ANEYE
51. Not just hungry : STARVED
53. Oaf : SADSACK
56. Inebriate : BESOT
57. See 81-Across : EMONO
61. Place for a swing : TEE
63. Maria Muldaur's "___ Woman" : IMA
65. Like some diet colas, in brief : NOCAL
66. Makes up? : ELATES
68. Power in Hollywood : TYRONE
70. Like things : TWOPEASINAPOD
71. Chest material : CEDAR
72. Listens to : HEEDS
74. "That makes sense!" : IGETIT
76. Bottom of the ___ : NINTH
78. The Owls of the N.C.A.A. : RICE
79. "Do what you want" : IDONTCARE
80. Aggressiveness : BELLICOSITY
82. Played : GAMBLED
84. It was passed in May 1773 : TEAACT
89. Poop : EXHAUST
91. Store on "Sesame Street" : HOOPERS
92. Relic : ANTIQUE
93. Don Juan : AMORIST
94. Put the kibosh on : NIX
98. "___ Miniver" : MRS
102. When some nighttime news begins : ATTEN
106. Alamogordo's county : OTERO
107. Makes attractive, with "up" : SEXES
108. Every which way : AMOK
109. Wizard : SAGE
111. Kind of melt : TUNA
112. Jerry Scott/Jim Borgman comic : ZITS
113. Anthem part : STANZA
114. Tabloid twosome : ITEM
116. "___ in Icarus" (1979 French thriller) : IAS
118. How every letter to The Economist begins : SIR

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