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New York Times, Sunday, January 26, 1997

Author: S. Elliott
Editor: Will Shortz
Suzie Elliott
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 84 Missing: {JQXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Elliott. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Alternative to orchestra : LOGE
5. Indispensables : MUSTS
10. Puts in stitches : SEWS
14. 1965 jazz album : ELLA
18. Where Innsbruck is : TYROL
19. Bubbling : ABOIL
20. One of the Baldwin brothers : ALEC
21. Thwart : FOIL
22. City NNE of Tampa : OCALA
23. Jefferson's portrayer in a 1995 film : NOLTE
24. Java neighbor : BALI
25. Kind of collar : FLEA
26. Mangles : RENDS
27. Dickens novel transmuted : DAVIDGOLDFIELD
30. Bargain : NEGOTIATE
32. Hale : FIT
33. ___ Fein : SINN
34. Effort : DINT
35. Boxing titlist with 57 KO's : DURAN
37. 60's Secretary of the Interior : UDALL
41. More to the point : DIRECTER
45. U.S. ship transmuted : OLDGOLDSIDES
48. Prefix with -gram : IDEO
49. Music hall : ODEUM
51. Opening word? : SESAME
52. Believer, informally : IST
53. City on the Rhein : KOLN
54. Eagerly expectant : ATIP
56. Bandar ___ Begawan (Brunei's capital) : SERI
57. Addition column : ONES
58. "L.A. Law" lawyer : ELI
59. Native of the Land of the Thunder Dragon : BHUTANI
62. Write painstakingly : ETCH
64. 1955 play transmuted : CATONAHOTGOLDROOF
70. Schoolmarm's hairdos : BUNS
71. Spread ingredient : OLEOOIL
72. Ottoman authority : AGA
75. Bettors bet on them : NAGS
78. "___ la guerre" : CEST
81. Billionth: Prefix : NANO
82. Drink on the drink : GROG
83. Fab competitor : ERA
84. Atheist Madalyn et al. : OHAIRS
86. Rock's opposite, often : DORIS
89. Fiend : OGRE
90. 50's TV catch phrase transmuted : HIYOGOLDAWAY
93. Deer playmate, in song : ANTELOPE
95. Consummate : IDEAL
96. Idyllic spots : EDENS
97. Twosome : DYAD
98. C minor and others : KEYS
101. "Xanadu" rock group : ELO
102. Water-skier's need : POWERBOAT
107. Cary Grant movie transmuted : GOLDANDOLDLACE
111. German poet Heinrich : HEINE
112. Astronomer's sighting : NOVA
113. Lounge : LOAF
114. Story subtitled "The Yeshiva Boy" : YENTL
115. Tuckered out : ALLIN
116. Another time : ANEW
117. Stylish gent, in Britain : TOFF
118. Knobby : NODAL
119. Like non-oyster months? : RLESS
120. Ivy League team : PENN
121. Want ad listings: Abbr. : APTS
122. "Holy cow!" : EGADS
123. Storied Phoenician port : TYRE
1. Ecole : LYCEE
2. Clint's "co-star" Clyde, for one : ORANG
3. Cable channel transmuted : GOLDODEON
4. Adaptable : ELASTIC
5. Decreed : MANDATED
6. W.W. II menace : UBOAT
7. Crack : SOLVE
8. Small, reddish monkey : TITI
9. Santa's load : SLEDFUL
10. Throws a monkey wrench into : SABOTAGES
11. Airline name drawn from Hosea : ELAL
12. Joins : WELDS
13. Some Asimov books : SCIFI
14. Eastern pooh-bah : EFFENDI
15. Lounge : LOLL
16. Produced fiction : LIED
17. ___ maison (indoors): Fr. : ALA
18. No longer mint : TORN
28. Prepares for action : GIRDS
29. Not free : INUSE
31. Passionate about : INTO
35. Masquerade mask : DOMINO
36. Rose bouquet : NOSE
38. Deuce follower : ADIN
39. ___-majeste : LESE
40. Amphibious vehicles, for short : LSTS
41. Dutch tourist attraction : DIKE
42. What's all the screaming about? : IDOL
43. Holdover : RELIC
44. Rope used to hang banditos : REATA
46. Town in many an oater : LAREDO
47. One of the Karamazov brothers : DMITRI
50. Jazz players are found here : UTAH
55. Scaler's spike : PITON
57. "Well, well, well!" : OHO
59. Furnace measure, for short : BTU
60. El jefe : HONCHO
61. Open : UNSEAL
63. Maj.'s superior : COL
65. Sit-ups strengthen them : ABS
66. Cooper of "My Fair Lady" : GLADYS
67. Wine: Prefix : OENO
68. Irish lullaby syllables : LOORA
69. 1996 Coen brothers film : FARGO
73. Trail mix : GORP
74. "The Night of the Hunter" screenwriter : AGEE
75. Soft drink brand : NEHI
76. Lifeless : ARID
77. Singer Marvin : GAYE
79. Incidental : SIDE
80. Considerations pro and con : TRADEOFFS
82. Blues singer transmuted : GOLDBELLY
84. Eyeballed : OGLED
85. Jim-dandy : SWELL
87. Exists as an activating force : INDWELLS
88. Case for an ophthalmologist : STYE
91. Chicago suburb : OAKLAWN
92. Pain reliever : ANODYNE
94. "Lady Lindy" : EARHART
99. Resort east of Sevastopol : YALTA
100. Prier : SNOOP
102. Non-bear bear : PANDA
103. Rowing team : OCTAD
104. Dorothy, for the Tin Man : OILER
105. Cordial flavoring : ANISE
106. Addition column : TENS
107. Vanished : GONE
108. Where Hansel was headed : OVEN
109. A penny short of a dime : DAFT
110. Actor ___ Carroll : LEOG
112. Drop off for a bit : NAP

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