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New York Times, Sunday, January 23, 2000

Author: Joe DiPietro
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe DiPietro
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 75 Missing: {JX} This is puzzle # 29 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Prized clam : QUAHOG
7. Take back, in a way : UNSAY
12. Big trouble : HOTWATER
20. Too firm, perhaps : UNRIPE
21. Ristorante offering : POLLO
22. Parenthetical figure : AREACODE
23. Come to : AWAKEN
24. Valuable game tiles : DOUBLEDOMINOES
26. Reason to look in a rear-view mirror : SIREN
27. Poison conduit : FANG
28. 1970 Medicine Nobelist Bernard : KATZ
29. Fish in a tank : TETRA
30. Comparison center : ASA
31. Auto that debuted in 1899 : FIAT
33. Wallop : SOCK
35. Big name in computers : DELL
36. Mailer's request : RETURNRECEIPT
42. Wildcatter's find : OIL
44. Jay preceder : DEE
45. Soccer announcer's cry : SAVE
46. It parallels a radius : ULNA
47. It is contracted : TIS
49. Some chocolates : CREMES
51. Dissect, in a way : PARSE
53. Gets a glimpse of : PEEKSAT
57. Surreptitious stock buyer : RAIDER
58. Pageant contender : MISSMISSOURI
60. Scratch post? : ATM
61. Super-duper : TOPS
65. Harrow rival : ETON
66. Postpone : TABLE
67. Celebrity : FAMOUSFACE
71. Puzzle contestant who eschews aid : SOLOSOLVER
73. Play kneesies, maybe : FLIRT
74. Room to swing ___ : ACAT
75. Shut (up) : PENT
76. Letter abbr. : ENC
77. Places with tapes : LANGUAGELABS
81. Dictate : DECREE
84. Match-opening cry : ENGARDE
85. Invitation word : PLAIT
87. Spartan serfs : HELOTS
88. Vane dir. : NNE
89. Memorial Day event, for short : INDY
90. Rara avis : ONER
91. Car co. purchased by Chrysler : AMC
94. Stratego piece : SPY
96. They were hot in Detroit in 1984 : TIGERSTICKETS
101. Road crew's supply : SALT
103. Ghana neighbor : TOGO
105. Termite, e.g. : PEST
106. Dry ___ : ROT
107. Work translated by Pope : ILIAD
109. Corner : NOOK
111. Magwitch of "Great Expectations" : ABEL
113. Lecherous : RANDY
115. One with animal magnetism? : DOCTORDOLITTLE
118. "Forget it!" : NODEAL
119. Touched up : ENHANCED
120. Mythical swimmer : NAIAD
121. Carol opener : ADESTE
122. Feel dizzy : SEESTARS
123. Survived : GOTBY
124. Beat : BESTED
1. Astronomical discovery of the 1960's : QUASAR
2. Foolish : UNWISE
3. Noted landfall : ARARAT
4. Raise : HIKE
5. Split result, usually : OPENFRAME
6. ___-X : GEN
7. Headline News news : UPDATE
8. Hands-together time : NOON
9. Bullet : SLUG
10. Linen vestment : ALB
11. Central part : YOLK
12. "Couldn't help it!" : HADTO
13. "Prometheus" muralist : OROZCO
14. Pro ___ : TEM
15. Links annoyance : WAIT
16. Blemished : ACNED
17. Blew : TOOTED
18. Swimming sensation of 1926 : EDERLE
19. Junkyard deal : RESALE
25. It may be due : EAST
27. Cabbies' targets : FARES
32. Flips : INVERTS
34. Hawks' kin : KITES
37. Inured : USED
38. Trophy : CUP
39. 63-yard field goal kicker Jason : ELAM
40. Cross characters : INRI
41. Annie Oakleys : PASSES
43. Misinforms : LIESTO
48. Toast : SKOAL
49. Andorran's tongue : CATALAN
50. Lining : RIMMING
52. Legally prevent : ESTOP
53. Assign to, as blame : PINON
54. Corrupt : SUBVERT
55. Dahl and others : ARLENES
56. Defensive position in fencing : TIERCE
57. Something to take a chance on : RAFFLE
59. C.I.A. worry : MOLE
62. Legal, so to speak : OFAGE
63. Show worry : PACE
64. Frontier trophy : SCALP
68. Kind of transplant : ORGAN
69. Reversals : UTURNS
70. Bibliographical phrase : ETALII
72. First bishop of Paris : STDENIS
78. Expert : ADEPT
79. Attention getter : BANG
80. Fries, maybe : SIDE
82. Conductor of a sort : ELECTRODE
83. Stopper : CORK
86. Norse war god : TYR
87. Borscht belt locale : HOTEL
91. Muttered comments : ASIDES
92. Jazz star : MALONE
93. Bromide : CLICHE
95. Over there : YONDER
96. Level, e.g. : TOOL
97. Prompt : SPEEDY
98. ___ Lawrence, inventor of the cyclotron : ERNEST
99. Until now : TODATE
100. Didn't merely cut : STYLED
102. Goodbyes : TATAS
104. Incriminating evidence, with "the" : GOODS
108. Prohibition : DONT
110. Bed choice : KING
111. Fighting : ATIT
112. Give away : BLAB
114. Sidewalk stand sales : ADES
116. Electronics giant : RCA
117. Central truth : TAO
118. Bag : NAB

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