SOUNDS OF NEW ENGLAND

New York Times, Sunday, January 29, 2006

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 84 Missing: {JQZ} Scrabble average: 1.76 This is puzzle # 178 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
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1. Printing array : FONTS
6. Eats : SUPS
10. Not very bright : DRAB
14. Eighty-six : TOSS
18. Like tinned fish : INOIL
19. Pointer's pronoun : THAT
20. Sommelier's prefix : OENO
21. Fixes holes, say : DARNS
22. Important part of mayo : CINCO
23. Site for stretchers : YOGACLASS
25. U-shaped river bend : OXBOW
26. Raise money using heavenly messengers? : HOCKTHEHERALDANGELS
29. "Romanian Rhapsodies" composer : ENESCO
30. Something may be taken in it : STRIDE
31. TNT alternative : USA
32. ___-Seltzer : ALKA
35. Defense  grp. formed in Bogotá : OAS
36. Farm workers : PLOWMEN
40. Like a phobic longshoreman? : AFRAIDOFTHEDOCK
45. Suffix with ranch : ERO
46. Mid-seventh century date : DCL
47. Tip, in a way : DOFF
48. Appetizer or entree : DISH
49. Geiger with a counter : HANS
50. Here, in Juárez : ACA
51. Cross inscription : INRI
52. Close encounter : BRUSH
54. Tax check : AUDIT
55. Portrait of an explorer with his timepiece? : LEWISANDCLOCK
58. One expressing the same thoughts : ECHOER
59. ___ Clemente : SAN
60. Kind of pass : VIP
61. Agcy. spawned by the Manhattan Project : AEC
62. Brewpub staple : ALE
63. F.D.R. program : WPA
64. Erasers? : HITMEN
66. Force a physician and a "Star Trek" officer into a plane? : MAKESPOCKSFLY
71. "Stand and Deliver" star, 1987 : OLMOS
72. Hydra, for one : POLYP
73. Dash : RACE
74. Can. money : DOL
75. Sangre de Cristo Mountains resort : TAOS
76. "It's Impossible" singer : COMO
77. Middle: Prefix : MESO
78. "Rocks" : ICE
79. Onetime Jeep mfr. : AMC
80. Result of wires down in a blizzard? : GREATWHITESHOCK
85. Prepare for firing : TAKEAIM
87. Cock and bull : HES
88. Restrain : STEM
89. Québec's Côte-St.-___ : LUC
90. Works together : COACTS
93. Not fooled by : WISETO
98. Brews in an elm instead of an oak? : BOCKSUPTHEWRONGTREE
102. The Wall Street Journal visual : GRAPH
104. Draft, basically : AIRSTREAM
105. "Them" author : OATES
106. European capital, in song : PAREE
107. ___ B'rith : BNAI
108. Alternative to Breyers : EDYS
109. Surgical tube : STENT
110. Blown away : AWED
111. Short pans : UGHS
112. Secretary, for one : DESK
113. Wiesbaden's state : HESSE
1. Archives unit : FICHE
2. Bagel flavor : ONION
3. Time being : NONCE
4. Seconds on a watch : TICKS
5. Toy racer : SLOTCAR
6. It's found on a lid : STYE
7. "Whoops!" : UHOH
8. House gofers : PAGES
9. Begin : STARTOFF
10. Akin to Ken? : DOLLISH
11. Check the total : READD
12. Looped handles : ANSAE
13. Cap'n's underling : BOSN
14. Accountant's concern : TAXLAW
15. Planets, to poets : ORBS
16. ___-Globe (common paperweight) : SNO
17. Jacksonville-to-Tampa dir. : SSW
21. Makes out : DOESOK
24. One of diamonds? : CARAT
27. Guadalajara greeting : HOLA
28. Deep ravine : GULCH
33. Take illegally : KIDNAP
34. Sew on sequins, say : ADORN
36. Fancy-schmancy : POSH
37. Herd containment device? : MEADOWLOCK
38. 1944 Pulitzer-winning journalist : ERNIEPYLE
39. Cosa ___ : NOSTRA
40. Ridicule of a foreign speaker? : ACCENTMOCK
41. It might be only a scratch : FLAW
42. "The Wizard ___" : OFID
43. Cabinet dept. : EDUC
44. Poker chip, e.g. : DISK
46. 1989 Peace Prize recipient : DALAILAMA
49. "Say what?" : HUH
51. "The fix ___" : ISIN
52. One may replace an oath : BLEEP
53. Fabled fliers : ROCS
54. Super-duper : ACES
56. "Concord Sonata" composer : IVES
57. Encrusted : CAKY
58. Sommer of "The Prize," 1963 : ELKE
59. Like clay pigeons : SHOTAT
62. Buttonhole : ACCOST
65. Calendar pages: Abbr. : MOS
66. N.Y.C. cultural center : MOMA
67. Like crazy : ALOT
68. ___-à-porter (ready-to-wear) : PRET
69. Havens : OASES
70. Bank regulating org. : FDIC
72. Work with feet : POEM
76. Pain in the neck : CRICK
77. 1960's TV show set on a farm : MISTERED
80. Lacking tact : GAUCHE
81. Thingy : WHATSIS
82. Author/screenwriter Ben : HECHT
83. Chopped down : HEWN
84. Valley Girl exclamation : OMIGOSH
86. Chose the window instead of the aisle? : ELOPED
90. Giving a line to : CUING
91. Book club name : OPRAH
92. Nobel, for one : SWEDE
94. Condition : STATE
95. Some Deco works : ERTES
96. Cold temps : TEENS
97. 270° from norte : OESTE
98. Stripped : BARE
99. Indian-born actor in "A Tiger Walks," 1964 : SABU
100. They're caught at the shore : RAYS
101. City on the Irtysh River : OMSK
102. Univ. stat : GPA
103. Damp and chilly : RAW

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