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New York Times, Sunday, January 21, 2001

Author: Con Pederson
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQX} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Pederson. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Flap : STIR
5. Billiard shot : MASSE
10. Shipping worries : BERGS
15. Push-ups strengthen them : PECS
19. New Rochelle college : IONA
20. Old road to Fairbanks : ALCAN
21. Fancy pourers : EWERS
22. Server's edge, on the court : ADIN
23. STATE FAILS BID FOR FEDERAL FUNDING : GRANTSPASSOREGON
26. Falafel holder : PITA
27. Assign odds for : HANDICAP
28. Attorney follower : ATLAW
29. Shocker stick? : TASER
30. Stevie Wonder's "___ Three Words" : THESE
31. STATE DESTROYED BY MOUNTAIN LIONS : CATSKILLNEWYORK
35. Grp. concerned with clubs : PGA
37. Pink : ROSE
38. "Von ___ Express" (1965 film) : RYANS
39. Bossa nova's Mendes : SERGIO
43. It's left to an ox : HAW
44. Is behind : TRAILS
47. STATE TOURISM INCREASES AMONG ORDINARY FOLK : PLAINVIEWNEBRASKA
51. Wall Streeter's deg. : MBA
54. Of the same sort : AKIN
55. Plus more: Abbr. : ETAL
56. Pretty up : PRIMP
57. "___ Herr" ("Cabaret" tune) : MEIN
58. Heap : TON
59. One wearing pyjamas? : BRIT
60. When all hands meet : NOON
61. Ostentatious : GLITZY
63. PARISIAN TEAM HANDILY DEFEATS ALL-STATE SQUAD : FRENCHLICKINDIANA
68. Wal-Mart and Walgreens : CHAINS
70. Connors contemporary : ASHE
71. New coin : EURO
72. University offering : PHD
75. Symbol of goodness : HALO
76. Jazz pianist with eight Grammys : COREA
78. Alternative to Kodak or Fuji : AGFA
79. Longtime Big Apple restaurateur : SHOR
80. Poorly : ILL
81. CITY AGENCY DECEIVES STATE LEGISLATURE : COUNCILBLUFFSIOWA
85. Bestows, biblically : GIVETH
86. "The X-Files" extras, briefly : ETS
87. Search (out) : FERRET
88. Toro competitor : DEERE
90. Emphatic no : VETO
92. Routine perfection? : TEN
93. RELIGIOUS PILGRIMAGE UNDER WAY THROUGHOUT STATE : HOLYCROSSALASKA
98. "___ Calloways" (Disney film) : THOSE
103. Begin a revolt : ARISE
104. Closes up, perhaps : HEALS
105. Places for some pairs : ICERINKS
107. A dime a dozen, e.g. : RATE
108. TRIBE MEMBERS HOLD RAUCOUS STATEWIDE CELEBRATION : PAWNEEROCKKANSAS
111. River to the Fulda : EDER
112. Hall-of-Famer with 3,154 hits : BRETT
113. Turning point? : ANKLE
114. French bean : TETE
115. It reproduces by spores : MOSS
116. Actress Allgood and others : SARAS
117. Acted (as) : POSED
118. "Nana" star Anna : STEN
1. Pupils take part in it : SIGHT
2. Numbers holder? : TORAH
3. Ludicrous : INANE
4. Shoemakers' leather strips : RANDS
5. Like some names: Abbr. : MASC
6. Silky-fleeced animal : ALPACA
7. ___ Flow (British naval base site) : SCAPA
8. Intl. carrier : SAS
9. Starfleet Academy grad. : ENS
10. Irish Prime Minister Ahern : BERTIE
11. "The Seven Year Itch" co-star Tom : EWELL
12. Far from base : REGAL
13. Unlike a child : GROWN
14. W-2 info : SSN
15. Thick-rinded fruits : PAPAYAS
16. Prolific patentee : EDISON
17. Some ticket writers : CITERS
18. Carroll quarry : SNARK
24. Dresser-top item : TIEPIN
25. Dumbarton ___ (D.C. estate) : OAKS
29. Choreographer Tharp : TWYLA
32. Dragnet : TRAWL
33. In the ground, in a way : SOWN
34. Quarterback Kramer : ERIK
36. Wields a scepter : GOVERNS
39. Have words, so to speak : SPAT
40. City on the Humboldt : ELKO
41. Drops from above : RAINFALL
42. Become empty-handed? : GIN
43. Blueberry's family : HEATH
44. Lopez of pop : TRINI
45. Butter : RAM
46. Slithering striker : ASP
48. Suffix with arthr- : ITIC
49. Momentous : EPOCHAL
50. Strapped : BROKE
51. "A mighty fortress is our God," e.g. : METAPHOR
52. Show ___ : BIZ
53. At-cost connection : ANY
57. Like some mus. keys : MIN
59. Poor Richard, really : BEN
60. Japanese-American : NISEI
61. One with a great view of a zoo? : GIRAFFE
62. Thai tongue : LAO
64. Océano feeder : RIO
65. Tough, durable wood : LARCH
66. Warm, sweetened wine drink : NEGUS
67. Heinie : DUFF
68. Bears' home, briefly : CHI
69. Prince of the theater : HAL
73. Victor at Brandywine : HOWE
74. "Phooey!" : DRAT
76. Prompt : CUE
77. Mich. neighbor : ONT
78. A chorus line? : ALTOS
79. Round Table address : SIR
81. Irresistibly fascinating woman : CIRCE
82. In preference to : OVER
83. Kind of test : BETA
84. Nissan offering : SENTRA
85. Wonders of nature : GEYSERS
88. El ___ : DORADO
89. Power groups : ELITES
90. Parking meeters? : VALETS
91. If not : ELSE
92. Take on : TACKLE
93. Part of a Mideast palace : HAREM
94. "Ten North Frederick" writer : OHARA
95. Ratty place : SEWER
96. Sack toter : SANTA
97. Thrills : KICKS
99. Some people can't take them : HINTS
100. Inception : ONSET
101. Play in the N.H.L. : SKATE
102. Bad ___ (Lower Saxony city) : ESSEN
106. Scratched (out) : EKED
108. It doesn't air ads : PBS
109. Talk to a beat : RAP
110. John Lennon's middle name : ONO

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