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New York Times, Sunday, January 3, 2010

Author: Jeremy Newton
Editor: Will Shortz
Jeremy Newton
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 82 Missing: none – this is a pangram This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Newton. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Singer with the compilation "A Box of Dreams" : ENYA
5. Well-running group?: Abbr. : OPEC
9. Boom box setting : BASS
13. Charmer's subject? : COBRA
18. Drop anchor : MOOR
19. Block in Washington : VETO
20. Run in "The Alphabet Song" : LMNOP
22. "Power corrupts," e.g. : AXIOM
23. Wins a bridge hand? : TRUMPETHPLAYERS
26. iPod sound? : LONGI
27. Salon appliance : DRYER
28. Fertility goddess : ISIS
29. Object of many 1950s jokes : EDSEL
31. Whirlpool alternatives : GES
32. Car with "three deuces and a four-speed," in a 1964 song : GTO
33. Fame fades? : CELEBRITYDIETH
36. Like cases on "The X-Files" : STRANGE
40. Western capital: Abbr. : USD
41. A in German class : EIN
42. Modern home of ancient Persepolis : IRAN
43. It ends in septembre : ETE
45. ___ of Attalos (Greek museum site) : STOA
47. Exquisite curio : BIJOU
51. Stuns experts after new findings? : ROCKETHSCIENTISTS
57. Let go : CUT
58. Inventor of alternating current : TESLA
59. Resistance units : OHMS
60. Cry on game day : RAH
61. Mex. title : SRTA
62. "S.N.L." veteran Gasteyer : ANA
64. Newborn puppies enjoy the sun? : LITTERBASKETH
68. Not moving smoothly : SPASTIC
72. Rejuvenation site : OASIS
73. Local fan of the N.H.L.'s Senators : OTTAWAN
74. Recruits people to sell stolen goods? : PICKETHFENCES
76. General on Chinese menus : TSO
77. H. G. Wells people : ELOI
78. Talk as lovers do : COO
79. They're dedicated : ODES
81. Winter coats? : HOARS
85. Setting in the film "Tropic Thunder" : NAM
86. A lace starts to come undone? : SHOESTRINGBUDGETH
91. Real downer, for short? : TRANQ
93. "All righty ___!" : THEN
94. Spray-can art : TAG
95. Airborne irritant : GNAT
96. Ship-to-shore aid : TUG
98. Agent Gold of "Entourage" : ARI
99. Exchange of spies, maybe : SECRETS
101. Words escape President Karzai? : AFGHANBLANKETH
109. Slip behind : LAG
110. Not, to Scots : NAE
111. Words before a deadline : DUEBY
112. His twin duped him : ESAU
113. Never-before-seen : NOVEL
115. Viking garment : TUNIC
117. Rebels against military forces? : BUCKETHBRIGADES
121. Fictional Doolittle : ELIZA
122. Questionnaire line : EMAIL
123. It has an expiration date : OBIT
124. Shot, as a photo : TOOK
125. Turn left or right, say : STEER
126. Govt. bodies may issue them : STDS
127. Place where leaves are collected : EAVE
128. "As rust corrupts iron, so ___ corrupts man": Antisthenes : ENVY
1. Mouth-to-mouth pro, briefly : EMT
2. N, on a French map : NORD
3. What to call an archbishop : YOURGRACE
4. Periscope users : ARMYTANKS
5. Just a memory now : OVER
6. Prized : PET
7. Set of morals : ETHIC
8. Thicket of trees : COPSE
9. Been-there-done-that : BLASE
10. Grant with Grammys : AMY
11. Pooh-poohs : SNEERSAT
12. Seamy : SORDID
13. Stake a claim : CALLDIBS
14. Tic-tac-toe line : OXO
15. Opposite of fast : BINGE
16. Reference volume, informally : ROGET
17. People without power, often : AMISH
21. [Nudge] : PSST
24. Lowly sort : PEON
25. Short, for short : LIL
30. Size up : EYE
34. "___ appetito!" : BUON
35. Pasta suffix : INI
36. U2's Bono, since 2007 : SIR
37. Bring (out) : TROT
38. Start hankering : GETANITCH
39. Neighbor of Sudan: Abbr. : ETH
44. Anka's "___ Beso" : ESO
45. Like chimpanzees : SIMIAN
46. Datum in a college application : TESTSCORE
48. National clothing chain based in New York's Greenwich Village : JCREW
49. "Get ___ here!" : OUTTA
50. Many a Mormon : UTAHN
52. Tickle to pieces : ELATE
53. Actress Webb or Sevigny : CHLOE
54. Half-price bin abbr. : IRR
55. Footwear that's hard to run in : SABOT
56. "Wow, congrats!" : THATSHUGE
61. Reggae relative : SKA
63. Allergic response : ACHOO
65. Linked : TIEDIN
66. City SSW of Münster : ESSEN
67. Endured : STOOD
68. Wiped out : SPENT
69. Pertaining to hair : PILAR
70. In ___ (unconscious) : ACOMA
71. Sea's partner, commercially : SKI
75. Bizarro, to Superman : FOE
80. "Ten-hut!" yeller: Abbr. : SGT
82. Worsen : AGGRAVATE
83. Broke, as a promise : RENEGEDON
84. "Like, now!" : STAT
86. Black-and-white : SQUADCAR
87. Pound escapee, maybe : STRAYCAT
88. Weak, as a plot : THIN
89. Degrees in hist. or social sci. : BAS
90. Brooklyn ___, N.Y. : HTS
92. Ridiculous degree : NTH
97. White-bearded Kenyan : GNU
98. Photo groups on Facebook : ALBUMS
100. Cousin of a 55-Down : CLOG
101. Gets in the game : ANTES
102. Wimbledon no-no : FAULT
103. Coming-out party? : GENIE
104. Tiny addition to la familia : BEBE
105. Topples : KEELS
106. E, on a French map : EST
107. Chevy S.U.V. : TAHOE
108. When repeated, a luster's cry : HUBBA
113. When the stars come out, in ads : NITE
114. Benedict IV's successor : LEOV
116. Suffix with capital : IZE
118. A little butter? : KID
119. Colorado or Delaware, e.g.: Abbr. : RIV
120. Where to aim a telescope : SKY

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