THE PEOPLE

New York Times, Sunday, October 1, 1995

Author: Frank A. Longo
Editor: Will Shortz
Frank Longo
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 84 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1995, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Mosaic tile : ABACULUS
9. Flowery perfume : ATTAR
14. Where Nejd is : ARABIA
20. Almost : WELLNIGH
21. Kentucky county : BOONE
22. Calls, in a way : RADIOS
23. The King : ELVISTHEPELVIS
25. Sings lullabies : CROONS
26. Opposite of sans : AVEC
27. The King's Head order : ALE
28. Old-time journalist Bugs : BAER
29. Weak English king : ETHELREDTHEUNREADY
38. Article on a rack : HAT
41. Fish of the carp family : IDE
42. Lunchbox item : ORANGE
43. Blackthorn fruit : SLOE
44. Kind of wood : ALOES
47. Bother, with "at" : GNAW
50. Immemorial : OLD
51. Mel of the diamond : OTT
52. Skyscraping center? : WILTTHESTILT
55. Kansas city on the Santa Fe Trail : OLATHE
59. Bristly : SETOSE
60. Important interval : ERA
61. Even : SOMUCHAS
63. Chemical suffix : ENE
64. "_____ Little Teapot" : IMA
67. Simply because of that : IPSOFACTO
69. 1923 Wallace Beery portrayal : RICHARDTHELIONHEARTED
76. Ballot-related : ELECTORAL
77. Put in one's _____ (meddle) : OAR
78. Laugh syllable : HAR
79. Île St.-Louis native : PARISIAN
81. Bard's contraction : TIS
83. Punctilio : NICETY
86. Clare of _____ : ASSISI
87. 1959 #1 song : MACKTHEKNIFE
90. Symbol of safety : ARK
91. School org. : PTA
93. Aisne tributary : AIRE
94. Bacon work : ESSAY
95. Exploit : DEED
97. Soothsayers : AUGURS
100. 122-Down - 2 : UNO
102. Félicité, e.g.: Abbr. : STE
103. First king buried in Westminster Abbey : EDWARDTHECONFESSOR
109. Slog (through) : WADE
110. Pester : NAG
111. Like most colleges : COED
113. Primitve conveyance : SLEDGE
116. Last of the Hebrew prophets, in Christian belief : JOHNTHEBAPTIST
123. Spoon-bending psychic : GELLER
124. Inception : ONSET
125. Colander : STRAINER
126. They're not serious : TOYERS
127. Peace Nobelist Williams : BETTY
128. City east of Montgomery : TUSKEGEE
1. Stun : AWE
2. Author Kaufman : BEL
3. Edison's middle name : ALVA
4. The "C" in C.S. Lewis : CLIVE
5. Still runny : UNSET
6. Soapberry's kin : LITCHI
7. "Phew!" : UGH
8. Word for a lady : SHE
9. Whitle poplar : ABELE
10. Glass Capital of the World : TOLEDO
11. Hasidism founder Baal Shem-_____ : TOV
12. Black cuckoo : ANI
13. _____ judicata : RES
14. Esoteric : ARCANE
15. Harder to find : RARER
16. Has a crush on : ADORES
17. Who's Who piece : BIO
18. Kind of storm, in sci-fi : ION
19. Plow puller : ASS
24. Shoot as expected on : PAR
28. Hacker's headache : BUG
30. Lip : EDGE
31. Microscope part : LENS
32. Ending with fox or dog : TROT
33. Shakespearean prince : HAL
34. Wind up : END
35. Hello or goodbye : ALOHA
36. Lavishes care (on) : DOTES
37. So far : YET
38. Mooring rope : HAWSER
39. _____ generis (of another kind): Lat. : ALIENI
40. Ancient Mexican : TOLTEC
45. W.W. II abbr. : ETO
46. Rds. : STS
48. Supped : ATE
49. In better fighting shape : WIRIER
53. Fortune hunter's catch? : HEIRESS
54. City ESE of Buenos Aires : LAPLATA
55. Siouan tongue : OMAHA
56. Lake of the Four Forest Cantons : LUCERNE
57. Official records : ACTA
58. Marvel Comics superhero : THOR
61. "Barney Miller" actor : SOO
62. _____ concern : OFNO
65. Year in Elizabeth I's reign : MDCII
66. Heine poem "_____ Troll" : ATTA
68. Glass component : SILICA
70. Towel word : HERS
71. Et _____ : ALII
72. Sugar pie : HON
73. TV actress Brooke : THEISS
74. Emulate Sprat's wife : EATFAT
75. Sign of impassiveness : DRYEYE
79. Skinned : PARED
80. Cockeyed : ASKEW
82. Kind of jump : SKI
84. Tina's ex : IKE
85. Brain and spinal cord: Abbr. : CNS
87. _____ Antony : MARC
88. Align : TRUE
89. Some party attenders : HENS
90. "Fables in Slang" author : ADE
91. The Steel City, for short : PGH
92. Calendar abbr. : TUE
96. Loiter : DAWDLE
97. Vipers : ADDERS
98. Shoshonean : UTE
99. Spenserian work : SONNET
101. Star's statuettes : OSCARS
104. Fuming one : RAGER
105. Dapper : NATTY
106. Alphabetic sequence : FGH
107. Black tea variety : OOPAK
108. Make the knot tighter : RETIE
112. Dent : DING
113. Pepper, e.g. : SGT
114. Sign of a leader, it is said : LEO
115. Tarzan portrayer : ELY
116. "Get a _____" : JOB
117. Self starter : ONE
118. Inits. of 1948 : HST
119. '70s training : EST
120. Heat measure : BTU
121. Comprehend : SEE
122. 100-Across + 2 : TRE

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