GETTING IN SHAPE

New York Times, Sunday, October 16, 2011

Author: Joel Fagliano
Editor: Will Shortz
Joel Fagliano
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 146, Blocks: 73 Missing: {JXZ} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Fagliano. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2011, The New York Times
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1. Small amount : TRACE
6. Nab, as a base runner : PICKOFF
13. Well-known maze traveler : PACMAN
19. Slings : HURLS
20. "I kid you not!" : TRUEFACT
22. "Things Fall Apart" author Chinua ___ : ACHEBE
23. Full-length : UNCUT
24. See shaded letters intersected by this answer : ARTIFICIALHEART
26. Game hunters : SETTERS
28. Business card abbr. : TEL
29. Friend of Fifi : AMIE
30. Fleur-de-___ : LIS
31. Frozen beverage brand : ICEE
32. One in debt : OWER
34. Author ___ Hubbard : LRON
35. Guess on a tarmac: Abbr. : ETD
36. Geological feature on a Utah license plate : ARCH
38. Polite : CIVIL
40. Some batteries : AAAS
41. Speak horsely? : NEIGH
43. ___ hall : REC
44. Tennis's Berdych : TOMAS
45. Type : ILK
46. Golfer nicknamed "The King" : PALMER
47. Year Michelangelo began work on "David" : MDI
48. As ___ (usually) : ARULE
49. Charades participant, e.g. : GUESSER
52. Newsroom workers, for short : EDS
53. "Unfortunately, that's the case" : AFRAIDSO
55. "Hurry!" : COMEQUICK
57. Obedient : DOCILE
58. Umpire's ruling : FAIR
60. "I ___ the day ..." : RUE
61. Priestly garment : ALB
64. Folkie Guthrie : ARLO
65. Repeated musical phrases : RIFFS
67. Mazda model : MIATA
69. Facility often closed in the winter : POOL
71. Home state for 86-Across: Abbr. : DEL
72. Soviet space station : MIR
73. Zig or zag : VEER
74. Home to the Venus de Milo : LOUVRE
76. "Easy as pie" : ITSACINCH
80. Majority figure? : EIGHTEEN
82. Texans' org. : NFL
85. Palindromic vehicle : RACECAR
86. Cheney's successor : BIDEN
87. 82-Across stats : TDS
88. Launch : PROPEL
90. Jack or jenny : ASS
91. Beginning of un año : ENERO
92. Eggs in a sushi restaurant : ROE
93. Freshen, as a stamp pad : REINK
94. Isn't wrong? : AINT
96. Popular pie flavor : PECAN
97. Ends : AIMS
98. PC key : ESC
99. 1977 thriller set at sea : ORCA
100. Comedy Central's "___.0" : TOSH
101. Prefix with -gon : OCTA
103. Pointed tool : AWL
104. "... ___ saw Elba" : EREI
105. Co. that owns Moviefone : AOL
106. Commonly called : KNOWNAS
109. See shaded letters intersected by this answer : DIAMONDNECKLACE
114. Child's pet : DOGGY
115. Phenomenon associated with the Southern Oscillation : ELNINO
116. Message seen after 13-Across dies : GAMEOVER
117. Setting for van Gogh's "Cafe Terrace at Night" : ARLES
118. Phillies div. : NLEAST
119. Drama has it : TENSION
120. Shooting sport : SKEET
1. So : THUS
2. Character in "The Hobbit" : RUNE
3. See shaded letters intersected by this answer : ARCTICCIRCLE
4. Critical situation : CLUTCH
5. Cosmetician Lauder : ESTEE
6. They have mtgs. in schools : PTAS
7. Not std. : IRR
8. Share : CUT
9. Harvey of "Reservoir Dogs" : KEITEL
10. Two-for-one, e.g. : OFFER
11. Flunk : FAIL
12. Media watchdog org. : FCC
13. "Going Rogue" author : PALIN
14. Rheumatism symptom : ACHE
15. 1969 film with an exclamation point in its title : CHE
16. When the table is set : MEALTIME
17. Missing parts : ABRIDGED
18. Realizes : NETS
21. Jewel holder : TIARA
25. Book after Joel : AMOS
27. Cousin of an oboe : RECORDER
32. See shaded letters intersected by this answer : OVALOFFICE
33. Sassy : WISE
34. Site of a key battle in the War of 1812 : LAKEERIE
35. Flotsam or Jetsam in "The Little Mermaid" : EEL
36. Fleet : ARMADA
37. He played the candidate in "The Candidate," 1972 : REDFORD
39. "___ in the Morning" : IMUS
40. '10 or '11 person, now : ALUM
41. Buster : NARC
42. Shop posting: Abbr. : HRS
44. Follow : TAIL
45. Aviation pioneer Sikorsky : IGOR
46. Designer of the pyramid at the 74-Across : PEI
50. See shaded letters intersected by this answer : SQUAREINCH
51. It's for the birds : SUET
54. Garlicky mayonnaise : AIOLI
55. "___ for Cookie" ("Sesame Street" song) : CIS
56. Totaled : KAPUT
59. Ashanti wood carvings, e.g. : AFRICANA
62. See shaded letters intersected by this answer : LOVETRIANGLE
63. Reason to doodle : BOREDOM
66. Apple debut of 1998 : IMAC
67. "I'm less than impressed" : MEH
68. Mouse in a classic Daniel Keyes book : ALGERNON
70. Contact ___ : LENSES
73. RCA products : VCRS
75. "I didn't mean to do that!" : OHNO
77. Quite a schlep : TREK
78. "Do the Right Thing" pizzeria owner : SAL
79. Thomas who lampooned Boss Tweed : NAST
81. "You have no ___" : IDEA
82. "Tell Me More" network : NPR
83. Age-old philosophical topic : FREEWILL
84. Fictional reporter : LOISLANE
86. Buzzers : BEES
89. ___ Park, home for the Pittsburgh Pirates : PNC
94. Cézanne's "Boy in ___ Vest" : ARED
95. Bonus to something that's already good : ICING
96. Spanish chickens : POLLOS
97. Active : ATWORK
99. Doubting words : ORNOT
100. Representative : TOKEN
102. Musical symbols that resemble cross hairs : CODAS
103. Gulf of ___ : ADEN
104. A very long time : EONS
105. Top : ACME
106. "Show Boat" composer : KERN
107. Writer James : AGEE
108. The "S" of TBS: Abbr. : SYST
110. Unaccounted for, briefly : MIA
111. Take sides? : EAT
112. Prefix with culture : AVI
113. Boss of bosses : CEO

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