FOOD FOR THOUGHT

New York Times, Sunday, October 14, 2001

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 81 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
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1. Jack's love in "Titanic" : ROSE
5. Bug : FLU
8. Certain school grade : PASS
12. First name in 50's TV : DESI
16. Rating : EVALUATION
20. Words from 113-Across : BONAPPETIT
22. Where 113-Across's creations may appear : PATISSERIE
23. Contents of the Uffizi Gallery : ITALIANART
24. Like some refugees : STATELESS
25. It comes with strings attached : UKE
26. Suffix with persist : ENT
27. Calendario page : ENERO
28. Devotes : SPENDS
30. Basketmaking need : ISTLE
35. Start of a quote : IWASTHIRTYTWOWHEN
40. Hopping mad : LIVID
44. Compares : LIKENS
45. Bonny lass's reply, maybe : NAE
46. In a state of reverence : AWED
47. Actor Bates : ALAN
48. Compliments, as to the chef : KUDOS
49. Words : TEXT
50. Kind of lock : YALE
51. Psychological manipulation : MINDGAMES
53. Head of England : LOO
55. Ornamental shrub : SPIREA
57. Buzzer : BEE
58. Soprano Moffo : ANNA
59. "Stay!" : DONTGO
62. Doorkeeper's reply : ENTER
63. Middle of the quote : ISTARTEDCOOKING
66. See 71-Across : BEAME
69. Surface : EMERGE
70. Salon job : TINT
71. With 66-Across, former New York politician : ABE
74. Swear (to) : ATTEST
76. Chemical suffix : ANE
77. Got through to : CONTACTED
79. 1988 platinum-selling country album : REBA
80. Out of control : AMOK
83. It connects to the stem : SEPAL
84. Posterior : HIND
85. Mullah's land : IRAN
86. Tube top : CAP
87. Was almost out of stock : RANLOW
89. Old ___ (Davy Crockett's rifle) : BETSY
90. End of the quote : UNTILTHENIJUSTATE
94. Melancholy, in music : MESTO
95. Sore ankle application : ICEBAG
96. "Whether times are good ___, happy ..." (1971 song lyric) : ORBAD
100. Flock member : RAM
102. General Assembly topic : WAR
103. Shrimp, lobsters, etc. : CRUSTACEA
107. Deli order : PLAINBAGEL
112. 113-Across, e.g. : FRENCHCHEF
113. Speaker of the quote : JULIACHILD
114. "The Godfather" actress : TALIASHIRE
115. "You said it!," in Sonora : SISI
116. Is idle : SITS
117. Farm outbuilding : STY
118. Gush : SPEW
1. Account execs : REPS
2. Like lilac leaves : OVATE
3. "Paradise Lost" figure : SATAN
4. First-class : ELITE
5. Cone makers : FIRS
6. Novelist Gould : LOIS
7. 1981 film "___ Jeunesse" : UNE
8. Packing a punch : POTENT
9. Literary olio : ANA
10. State capital? : SALESTAX
11. Turn in many a children's game : SPIN
12. TV site : DEN
13. In-flight info, for short : ETA
14. Charlie Chaplin title : SIR
15. Onetime communications giant : ITT
17. Log-on code : USERID
18. "Must be ___ news day" : ASLOW
19. Kind of shirt : TEE
20. Some gang members : BIKERS
21. Place for a grilling : PATIO
25. ___ smoke : UPIN
28. Spike Lee's "___ Gotta Have It" : SHES
29. Unit of force : DYNE
31. Like palm trees in a storm : SWAYING
32. Foil : THWART
33. Actress Sobieski of "Joan of Arc" : LEELEE
34. Make beloved : ENDEAR
36. Certain homecoming attendees : ALUMNAE
37. Pitching style : SIDEARM
38. Fight enders, briefly : TKOS
39. Soaks : WETS
40. Gentle one : LAMB
41. "Would ___ to you?" : ILIE
42. Windmill part : VANE
43. N.Y.C. subway : IND
48. Philosophy 101 subject : KANT
49. Oz visitor : TOTO
52. Subject of Avogadro's law : GASES
53. Rustic digs : LODGE
54. Formerly : ONCE
56. Prefix with -hedron : PENTA
59. "Jurassic Park" actress : DERN
60. Crumble : GOTOPOT
61. Landing site of 4/1/45 : OKINAWA
63. "This is no joke!" : IMEANIT
64. Shipbuilder's stock : TEAK
65. Like the Olympics: Abbr. : INTL
66. Metal in witherite : BARIUM
67. Ceaseless, in poetry : ETERNE
68. Diamond stats : ATBATS
71. Plugging away : ATIT
72. Uncle ___ : BENS
73. Swirl : EDDY
75. Sign of refinement : TACT
77. Warner Bros. inventory : CELS
78. What's that, Carlo? : CHE
81. Hawaiian foodfish : MAHIMAHI
82. Syndicate since 1960 : OPEC
83. Tight : SNUG
87. Bringing a blush to the cheek, maybe : RIBALD
88. Just open : AJAR
89. Docking spots : BERTHS
91. Singer Luft : LORNA
92. Posts on the stairs : NEWELS
93. Famed Leontyne Price role : TOSCA
97. German musical family : BACHS
98. Like ___ off the old block : ACHIP
99. Plow pioneer : DEERE
101. Rudiments : ABCS
103. Suffix with techno- : CRAT
104. Lean (on) : RELY
105. Prefix with colored : UNI
106. Not many : AFEW
107. Bedwear : PJS
108. French men's magazine : LUI
109. Gore and others : ALS
110. It's right on a clock : III
111. "Skedaddle!" : GIT
112. Garrisons: Abbr. : FTS

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