SIGN SUBSTITUTION

New York Times, Sunday, January 29, 1995

Author: Bryant White
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 158, Blocks: 97 Missing: {J} This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. White. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1995, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Muezzin's call at a mosque : AZAN
5. Bottomless pit : ABYSS
10. Escapade : LARK
14. Cutlass cut : GASH
18. Hitachi competitor : SONY
19. Give a price : QUOTE
20. Unsteady on one's feet : AREEL
22. One of the Furies : ALECTO
24. TV knob : TONE
25. Proponent : URGER
26. Nun, e.g. : HEBREWLETTER
28. Demographic datum : AGE
29. Captain of the Sáo Gabriel : DAGAMA
30. Earth-moving equipment? : TAURUSDOZERS
31. _____ publica : RES
32. Cinnabar and barite : ORES
33. Overrefined : PRISSY
35. Speakeasy customer : WET
36. Joey _____ and the Starliters : DEE
37. Burns' "_____ Mouse" : TOA
38. Laugh: Fr. : RIS
39. Start of a laugh : HEE
40. Hindu gentlemen : BABOOS
42. Kind of timer : EGG
43. "Enough, Giuseppe!" : BASTA
45. Foreshadow : BODE
49. Ancient Roman priests : FLAMENS
51. "All _____!" (court phrase) : RISE
53. Nightmare : INCUBUS
55. Broadcast : AIRED
56. Gate-crasher? : BATTERINGARIES
59. Ivan, e.g. : CZAR
60. "Ben-Hur" studio : MGM
63. Exams for would-be workers : APTITUDETESTS
64. People with lists : DEANS
65. Sale-price abbr. : IRR
66. Noted spokestuna : CHARLIE
67. Social hangers-on : ISTS
68. Cherished one : PET
69. Computer company : NEC
70. Geom. figure : CIR
71. Bambi's aunt : ENA
72. Barker and Kettle : MAS
73. South China, e.g. : SEA
74. Balancer, of sorts : CPA
77. 1958 song "_____ Blu, Dipinto di Blu" : NEL
78. Handel's "_____, Galatea e Polifemo" : ACI
79. Celtic Neptune : LER
80. 1995 House chant : NEWT
81. Greek : HELLENE
83. Kind of cross : TAU
84. "Odyssey" fruit : LOTUS
87. 1960 John Wayne movie : NORTHTOALASKA
89. Ernie of the P.G.A. : ELS
90. Match king Kreuger : IVAR
91. Patsy? : SCAPECAPRICORN
92. Printer's daggers : OBELI
93. Smash hit : HOMERUN
94. Case worker: Abbr. : ATTY
95. Like a drunk's speech : SLURRED
97. Professional soc. : ASSN
98. Song of joy : PAEAN
101. Auto ad abbr. : APR
103. Hypnotic ingredient in medicine : ACETAL
104. QB's goals : TDS
106. "Oranges & Lemons" rock group : XTC
107. Telecommunications corp. : GTE
108. "We Do Our Part" org. : NRA
109. Darker than chestnut : BAY
111. Jellyfish : MEDUSA
115. Fortune : FATE
116. Years and years : EON
117. Sidling arachnid? : CANCERSPIDER
120. Pieces of pieces of eight : REALES
122. Phone dial trio : MNO
123. Lorgnettes : OPERAGLASSES
124. Loses vigor : WILTS
125. Clock hour : VIII
126. Conspectus : RESUME
127. First name in silents : THEDA
128. Atlas picture : INSET
129. Verb type: Abbr. : INTR
130. Jocular Johnson : ARTE
131. Otherwise : ELSE
132. Has to have : NEEDS
133. Architect _____ van der Rohe : MIES
1. Aphrodite's Semitic counterpart : ASTARTE
2. Re the science of animal distribution : ZOOGEOGRAPHICAL
3. "Patriot Games" actress? : ANNESAGITTARIUS
4. Humorist Bill : NYE
5. Locales for swordtails : AQUARIA
6. "1985" novelist : BURGESS
7. Meditative methods : YOGAS
8. Check : STEM
9. Shawl for siestas : SERAPE
10. Actress Christine : LAHTI
11. Tracts : AREAS
12. Picture puzzle : REBUS
13. Dairy cattle breed : KERRY
14. Tenor sax great : GETZ
15. Followed, as a tip : ACTEDON
16. Sound investments : STEREOS
17. Engine power, informally : HORSES
21. 100 bani : LEU
22. Brilliant orange star of the northern sky : ALDEBARAN
23. Circus stars? : LEOTAMERS
27. Storm heading : WSW
29. June bug : DORBEETLE
34. Breaks violently again : REBURSTS
39. Measures for punts : HANGTIMES
41. Bunk : BED
44. Trident feature : TINE
46. Final notices : OBITS
47. They're often paid : DUES
48. Pluralizer : ESS
49. Aspect : FACET
50. 1929 Gershwin song : LIZA
52. To-do : STIR
54. Shaw's "_____ and Cleopatra" : CAESAR
56. Berrylike : BACCATE
57. Havoc : RUIN
58. "The very _____!" : IDEA
60. Diamond club? : MINNESOTAGEMINI
61. Superman's bane : GREENKRYPTONITE
62. Bald man of advertising : MRCLEAN
64. Poisonous mushrooms : DEATHCUPS
68. Kin of silverware : PEWTER
73. Ancient marine "hazards" : SERPENTS
74. Whack : CHOP
75. Bergamot, e.g. : PEAR
76. Leagues : ALLIANCES
79. Attention-grabbing : LURID
80. Linguist Chomsky et al. : NOAMS
82. Milk: Prefix : LACT
84. Gymnastic apparatus? : LIBRABEAM
85. Baggy, as clothes : OVERLARGE
86. Scheherazade's recital : TALE
87. Mil. members : NCOS
88. Lake from whcih the Blue Nile springs : TANA
91. Akihito's temple : SHA
92. Unconscious : OUT
95. Windshield clearer : SCRAPER
96. Least fat : LEANEST
99. Noble : EXALTED
100. Gives proof : ATTESTS
102. "La Loge" and "La Grenouillère," e.g. : RENOIRS
103. Mooring for a Spanish galleon : ANCORA
105. Noted naturalist : DARWIN
110. Designer's monogram : YSL
111. _____-Mokwa ("Hiawatha" bear) : MISHE
112. Corsair or Ranger : EDSEL
113. 1936 Cooper role : DEEDS
114. Alpha _____ Minoris (Polaris) : URSAE
115. Counterfeit : FALSE
118. Rock's Mötley _____ : CRUE
119. Perfectly : PAT
121. Article written by Nietzsche : EINE
125. Get-up-and-go : VIM

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