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New York Times, Sunday, January 23, 2005

Author: Joe DiPietro
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe DiPietro
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 68 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 70 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Place to buy ice cream : MILKBAR
8. Family subdivisions : GENERA
14. Go after : ATTACK
20. Taking a break : ONLEAVE
21. The one that got away? : ELUDER
22. 1959 #1 hit for the Fleetwoods : MRBLUE
23. Stick-in-the-mud types : STODGES
24. Rich man's wife, often : LADYOFLEISURE
26. Jacks and such : TOYS
27. Whirlpools : EDDIES
29. Schubert's Symphony ___ Minor ("Unfinished Symphony") : INB
30. Yahoo competitor : MSN
31. LAX listing: Abbr. : ETD
32. Common locales for film brawls : SALOONS
34. Bel ___ cheese : PAESE
36. A new start? : NEO
37. Consequence of war : LOSSOFLIFE
39. Kind of bean : FAVA
40. Stone memorial : CAIRN
42. "What have I done?!" : OHNO
43. Flutter : SKIPABEAT
46. Italian car, briefly : ALFA
48. Mil. fliers : USAF
52. See 69-Across : NEALON
53. Word on a shoppe sign : OLDE
57. Tab : BILL
58. Usually low-paying work : LABOROFLOVE
60. Amazon menaces : BOAS
61. Impassive : STOIC
63. Copy, in a way : XEROX
64. Fictional captain : NEMO
66. Duchamp contemporary : ARP
67. Like some windows : TINTED
69. With 52-Across, former "Saturday Night Live" cast member : KEVIN
72. Out there : YONDER
74. "Go on" : AND
75. Boobs : OAFS
78. "Happy Anniversary" writers : ICERS
81. Egypt's Mubarak : HOSNI
82. Langston Hughes poem : ITOO
84. Opulence : LAPOFLUXURY
88. Barfly's binge : TOOT
89. Versailles votes : NONS
90. Creation of 1948 : ISRAEL
91. The Fleetwoods, for example : TRIO
92. Pond youngsters : EFTS
93. Gotten slower with age : LOSTASTEP
96. Contracted group : YALL
98. Cap ___ in the Baseball Hall of Fame : ANSON
101. Snack : BITE
102. Chop alternatives : LEGSOFLAMB
108. Pull : TOW
109. Pens, possibly : SWANS
111. Most rough, at sea : WAVIEST
112. Nasser's org. : UAR
113. Kind of particle : PSI
114. "Shallow ___" (2001 Jack Black movie) : HAL
115. Most withdrawn : SHYEST
116. "Finnegans Wake" wife : ANNA
117. Illinois : LANDOFLINCOLN
121. Work unit without much work : SLOWDAY
124. Classic Darrell Hammond impersonation : ALGORE
125. Office buildings often have them : LEASES
126. French inn : AUBERGE
127. Prefix with day or year : YESTER
128. Not prompt for : LATETO
129. Psychedelic, in a way : TIEDYED
1. Zero on the screen : MOSTEL
2. Completely : INTOTO
3. English policy makers : LLOYDSOFLONDON
4. Some sneakers : KEDS
5. Favorite activity, slangily : BAG
6. Columbus, in N.Y.C. : AVE
7. Turn over : RESELL
8. Live Aid founder Bob : GELDOF
9. Famed New York eatery : ELAINES
10. Certain posers : NUDES
11. Popular ice cream : EDYS
12. Antique auto : REO
13. Speak to the owner? : ARF
14. Words of agreement : AMENS
15. Trendy New York area : TRIBECA
16. USA competitor : TBS
17. Ones with degrees : ALUMNI
18. Foul-mouth : CURSER
19. Enamored of : KEENON
25. Rest on top of : LIEABOVE
28. "And how!" : DOI
32. Mama's boy : SON
33. In an entangled state : AFOUL
34. Like some crosses : PAPAL
35. Luxury Toyota : AVALON
38. Critic with big sideburns : SHALIT
39. Feudal estate : FIEF
41. Get from ___ (progress slightly) : ATOB
44. City served by McGhee Tyson Airport : KNOXVILLE
45. Opposing force : ENEMY
46. Forbear : ABSTAIN
47. Ripped : LITINTO
49. Smooth jazz feature : SAX
50. Visage on a fiver : ABE
51. Part of a road : FORK
54. Stuff in baskets : LOADSOFLAUNDRY
55. Be afraid to : DARENOT
56. Lively wits : ESPRITS
59. Eggs : ROE
62. Fortune profilee, for short : CEO
65. "That's gotta hurt!" : OOH
68. "Sleep" and "Spain," for two : DALIS
70. Post-E.R. spot : ICU
71. On deck : NEXT
73. Kind of motel, slangily : NOTELL
76. Heater : FASTBALL
77. Here's a twist : SPRAIN
79. Play with robots : RUR
80. Jaipur title : SRI
83. 1952 Olympics host : OSLO
85. Brewers' equipment : OASTS
86. Celebration : FETE
87. Goes up and down : YOYOS
94. Back from boating : ONSHORE
95. Short drama : PLAYLET
97. Back from boating? : AFT
98. Enjoying some fun : ATPLAY
99. It's hit when making change : NOSALE
100. Playground section : SWINGS
103. Still : EVENSO
104. M-1 firers : GIS
105. Assails : SETSAT
106. Get by : MANAGE
107. Sounded like an ass : BRAYED
110. Kit-Kat component : WAFER
111. "___ fault is it?" : WHOSE
115. "Git!" : SCAT
116. Stunned : AWED
118. Braille bit : DOT
119. Bedridden : ILL
120. PBS supporter : NEA
122. Him, to Henri : LUI
123. U.K. award : OBE

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