SNOW WHITE'S EMPLOYMENT AGENCY

New York Times, Sunday, January 22, 2012

Author: Adam Fromm
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JX} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Fromm. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2012, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Colo. ___, Colo. : SPR
4. 1040 preparer, for short : CPA
7. Heartbeat : MOMENT
13. Plied with spirits : WINED
18. Shakespeare : THEBARD
20. National Forensic League skill : ORATION
22. Rare violin : AMATI
23. Royal house until the early 20th century : ROMANOV
24. Bad occupation for Sleepy? : NIGHTWATCHMAN
26. One : UNITED
27. Head of ancient Sparta? : SIGMA
28. Hardest to ship, say : BULKIEST
29. Bad occupation for Happy? : GOTHMUSICIAN
31. Bit of wear for a fop : ASCOT
32. Hero who debuted in Weird Tales magazine in 1932 : CONAN
33. M.A. hopeful's ordeal : GRE
34. Like Oscar Wilde's humor : WRY
37. Ruler in a robe : EMIR
41. Touch while running : TAG
42. Home of two M.L.B. teams : CHI
44. Villains in 1939's "Stagecoach" : APACHES
48. Last ___ : RITES
50. Ones running away with the game? : POACHERS
54. Mrs. Robinson's daughter : ELAINE
55. Having hands, maybe : ANALOG
57. Bad occupation for Sneezy? : FLORALARRANGER
59. More than a quarter of the earth's crust, by mass : SILICON
61. Longtime Yankee nickname : AROD
62. Spot for a flame : WICK
63. Bad occupation for Grumpy? : MOTIVATIONALSPEAKER
69. 2000 musical with the song "Fortune Favors the Brave" : AIDA
70. Diplomatic, say : NICE
71. Some juices : ENZYMES
73. Bad occupation for Dopey? : ALGEBRATEACHER
79. Grippers : TALONS
80. Spanish dish : PAELLA
81. Classic figure in a top hat : UNCLESAM
83. It needs to be fed frequently : METER
84. Best in the market : OUTSELL
86. Last word of "Finnegans Wake" : THE
87. ___ Canals : SOO
89. Gives a darn? : SEWS
90. Bridge maker's deg. : DDS
91. Biblical mount : ASS
93. Singer John : ELTON
95. Common tattoo spot : CHEST
98. Bad occupation for Doc? : VILLAGEIDIOT
105. Hippocampus hippocampus, e.g. : SEAHORSE
108. Mishmashes : OLIOS
109. Employee of the month award, say : PLAQUE
110. Bad occupation for Bashful? : TVPERSONALITY
112. Waldorf salad ingredients : WALNUTS
113. Sports anchor Rich : EISEN
114. Attacked ground units, in a way : STRAFED
115. Honchos : BIGGIES
116. Lands in a puddle, maybe : PLOPS
117. Accent : STRESS
118. ___-Magnon : CRO
119. ___-la-la : TRA
1. Kerri ___, U.S. gymnastics star at the 1996 Olympics : STRUG
2. 45 player : PHONO
3. Pay up : REMIT
4. Cave ___ : CANEM
5. One going to market : PRODUCT
6. Daily or weekly: Abbr. : ADV
7. "Friends" role : MONICA
8. (0,0), on a graph : ORIGIN
9. Eruption sight : MAGMA
10. "___ Frome" : ETHAN
11. A picky person may pick one : NIT
12. Trailer attachment : TOWBAR
13. Bananas : WACKO
14. "Somebody shot me!" : IMHIT
15. Questionnaire blank : NAME
16. Airport postings, for short : ETAS
17. Force : DINT
19. Subject of dozens of Degas paintings : BATH
21. Vertigo symptom : NAUSEA
25. Group with the 1995 #1 hit "Waterfalls" : TLC
27. Honor like a troubadour : SINGOF
30. Bar that shrinks : SOAP
33. Miss : GIRL
34. Like four U.S. presidents : WHIG
35. Mathematician Descartes : RENE
36. River to the North Sea : YSER
37. Chapters in history : ERAS
38. Half note : MINIM
39. Novelist Calvino : ITALO
40. Like lanterns at the start of evening : RELIT
42. Log : CHRONICLE
43. Big bother : HEADACHE
45. Degree of interest? : PERCENT
46. "Voilà!" : ALAKAZAM
47. Fire : CAN
49. Convivial : SOCIABLE
51. Jai ___ : ALAI
52. Funeral song in Scotland : CORONACH
53. Cuts : SAWS
56. Become a YouTube sensation : GOVIRAL
58. Finally edible : RIPE
60. Zip : NADA
64. Duo with the 2003 hit "All the Things She Said" : TATU
65. Levi's alternative : LEES
66. Actors MacLachlan and Chandler : KYLES
67. Serve up some ham? : EMOTE
68. Extend, in a way : RENEW
72. Georgia and Moldova, once: Abbr. : SSRS
73. Like two peas in ___ : APOD
74. Hail : LAUD
75. Is allowed (to) : GETS
76. Overhead transports : ELS
77. Tolkien's tree creatures : ENTS
78. Some Jamaicans : RASTAS
82. "Switched-On Bach" instrument : MOOG
85. Snares : LASSOS
88. Not a great hand for raising : ONEPAIR
92. Surgical inserts : STENTS
93. Aristocracies : ELITES
94. Big name in insurance : LLOYDS
95. [Give me the worm! Give me the worm!] : CHEEP
96. Hallmark of the Philadelphia sound : HORNS
97. Sounds of hesitation : ERS
98. Relating to the palm of the hand : VOLAR
99. Apple software bundle that includes GarageBand : ILIFE
100. Volunteer's cry : ILLGO
101. "Shoot!" : DANG
102. Disgruntled worker's parting cry : IQUIT
103. External : OUTER
104. "The Gondoliers" bride : TESSA
105. Ballet bit : STEP
106. Malevolent : EVIL
107. Lhasa ___ : APSO
111. "Either plagiarism or revolution," per Paul Gauguin : ART
112. Fighters' org. : WBC

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