HAVING PULL

New York Times, Sunday, January 28, 2007

Author: Victor Fleming and Bruce Venzke
Editor: Will Shortz
Victor Fleming
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Bruce Venzke
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Fleming. This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Venzke. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Shoots : SPEWS
6. Wicker willow : OSIER
11. Bee Gees brother : GIBB
15. Cry from a butterfingers : OOPS
19. Words sung "with love" in a 1967 hit : TOSIR
20. Band of fighters : CADRE
21. ___ vez (again, in Spanish) : OTRA
22. "Fudge!" : DRAT
23. They may be pulled : ALLNIGHTERS
25. It may be pulled : GUARDDUTY
27. Visibly showed displeasure with : GLAREDAT
28. "Falstaff" and others : OPERAS
29. Contest of wills? : PROBATE
32. Member of the familia : TIA
34. Lady from Ipanema : SENHORA
38. Neutral shade : LINEN
39. Half of a 1970's TV duo : STARSKY
43. Traveled (along) : TOOLED
44. Cookout staple : STEAK
45. ___-mo : SLO
46. Goethe play : FAUST
48. Cusp : EDGE
49. One may be pulled : STARTINGPITCHER
54. Scripture topic : SIN
55. Mil. mail drop : APO
57. Appeared : CAMEOUT
58. Roasted snacks : CASHEWS
60. Lincoln, maybe : TOWNCAR
63. Hibernation site : DEN
64. Water holder : DAM
65. Select group : ELITE
67. Bank holdings : MONEYS
68. They may be pulled : MUSCLES
70. Place for a beer and a bite : BISTRO
71. Stu of early TV : ERWIN
72. Dandy : FOP
73. She-demon : HAG
74. Like some Roman tragedies : SENECAN
75. Feature of many a hospital rooftop : HELIPAD
77. Saw-edged : SERRATE
79. Day divs. : HRS
80. "___ see" : SOI
81. It may be pulled : CLIENTSCASEFILE
85. Blockheads : LUGS
87. Half of a 1980's TV duo : ALLIE
88. Sot's affliction : DTS
89. Lyndon Johnson, by birth : VIRGO
92. Fireplace receptacle : ASHPAN
94. Brandy glass : SNIFTER
97. Some jackets : ETONS
98. Women's apparel department : PETITES
100. "Count me out" : NAH
101. Convertibles : RAGTOPS
103. Fundamental figure in geometry : EUCLID
106. Tiger Beat topic : TEENIDOL
109. It may be pulled : HANDBRAKE
112. They may be pulled : WISDOMTEETH
116. Pizazz : BRIO
117. Always : EVER
118. Syrian leader : ASSAD
119. Grasshopper stage : IMAGO
120. Arab League member : OMAN
121. Break off : WEAN
122. Content of some rings : SMOKE
123. Far from enthusiastic : TEPID
1. Place to sell tkts. : STA
2. Campaign pro : POL
3. Immigrant's class: Abbr. : ESL
4. A hummingbird has a fast one : WINGBEAT
5. Country that styles itself a "democratic socialist republic" : SRILANKA
6. Yellowish shade : OCHRE
7. Fill : SATE
8. Fingered, briefly : IDED
9. Text miscues : ERRATA
10. Not let settle : RESTIR
11. Kind of dancer : GOGO
12. "Live ___!" : ITUP
13. Highland hillsides : BRAES
14. Hair clasps : BARRETTES
15. Worthless loafer? : ODDSHOE
16. Sch. in Tulsa : ORU
17. Stroke : PAT
18. Dump : STY
24. Hood's rod : GAT
26. Linda of soaps : DANO
29. Abbr. of politeness : PLS
30. Gradually slower, in mus. : RIT
31. It may be pulled : ONESOWNWEIGHT
33. ___ as a fiddle : ASFIT
35. It may be pulled : OLDSWITCHEROO
36. University official : REGISTRAR
37. Gulf of ___, off the Horn of Africa : ADEN
39. Diet : SLIM
40. Worked out : TONEDUP
41. "Krazy ___" : KAT
42. Desert bloomers : YUCCAS
45. Chinese checkers board shape : STAR
47. Counterfeit : SHAM
50. Some VCR's : RCAS
51. Pushes off : GOES
52. They may be pulled : PUNCHES
53. Köln's river : RHEIN
55. "Look ___!" : ATME
56. Oliver Twist's birthplace : POORHOUSE
59. Besides that : ELSE
61. Pulitzer-winning writer Sheehan : NEIL
62. Diogenes, for one : CYNIC
64. Put down : DEGRADE
66. Major stretches : EONS
68. Posers : MODELS
69. Prix de ___ de Triomphe (annual Paris horse race) : LARC
70. Kick : BEEF
72. Strike out : FAIL
74. Marie and others: Abbr. : STES
76. Pilot, flight attendants, etc. : PLANECREW
77. Lager holder : STEIN
78. Observatory observer: Abbr. : ASTR
80. Sharp rebuke : SLAP
82. Diarist Anaïs : NIN
83. "Aha!" : IVEGOTIT
84. 1962 musical  co-directed by Bob Fosse : LITTLEME
86. Secretly watched : SPIEDON
90. Econ. measure : GNP
91. C.I.A. ancestor : OSS
93. Swift's "A Tale of ___" : ATUB
95. Mullahs' calls : FATWAS
96. Basic belief : THEISM
99. Freedman, once : SLAVE
101. ___ Janeiro : RIODE
102. Naval V.I.P. : ADM
104. Furniture retailer since 1943 : IKEA
105. Laura of "I Am Sam" : DERN
107. Petrol brand : ESSO
108. Sask. neighbor : NDAK
109. "Deadwood" carrier : HBO
110. Tentacle : ARM
111. Actress Long : NIA
113. Literary monogram : EAP
114. ___ Friday's : TGI
115. Brick holder : HOD

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