WHAT THEIR NAMES MEAN

New York Times, Sunday, October 20, 1996

Author: R. Ross
Editor: Will Shortz
Randolph Ross
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 89 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 35 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Fix firmly : RIVET
6. Galileo's birthplace : PISA
10. Part of a communications company's 800-number : ATT
13. Moolah : KALE
17. Focal point of the Reformation : GENEVA
18. Uncomplimentary comments : UGHS
19. Libertine : ROUE
21. Mideast title : IMAM
22. "Gimme ___" : ABREAK
23. FLORIDA : FEASTOFFLOWERS
26. KANSAS : PEOPLEOFTHESOUTHWIND
28. Items in Gray's country churchyard : ELMS
29. ___ blanco (polar bear) : OSO
30. Check : STEM
31. Clerical error? : SIN
32. Pilot's heading : SSE
33. Follow : ENSUE
35. Member of the wedding : USHER
40. MASSACHUSETTS : GREATMOUNTAINPLACE
48. Anna of "Nana" : STEN
50. Going in the right direction : ONCOURSE
51. Enveloping glow : AURA
52. Patently amazed : MOONEYED
56. Tipped off : ALERTED
57. Horner's find : PLUM
58. Datum for an economic indicator : AUTOSALE
59. Many Muslim men : ALIS
60. OHIO : GREATRIVER
63. NEVADA : SNOWCAPPED
71. Joie de vivre : ELAN
73. Half-cocked : NOTREADY
74. Spy in '94 headlines : AMES
78. They're found on reservations nowadays : CASINOS
81. Hamlet's mother : GERTRUDE
82. Neighbor of Sonoma : NAPA
83. Bags more game than : OUTHUNTS
85. Southeast Kansas town : IOLA
86. ILLINOIS : TRIBEOFSUPERIORMEN
91. Shine : EXCEL
92. Dismissive visage : SNEER
93. "___ My Party" : ITS
96. H : ETA
99. Frankfurt's river : ODER
103. Business letter abbr. : ENC
104. Home to billions : ASIA
105. MISSOURI : TOWNOFTHELARGECANOES
111. MINNESOTA : SKYTINTEDWATER
112. Cover stories? : ALIBIS
113. M-G-M founder : LOEW
114. Ocean flier : ERNE
115. Hirschfeld's girl : NINA
116. The absolute minimum : NOTANY
117. ___ buco : OSSO
118. Banking convenience : ATM
119. Sentence : DOOM
120. Chicago's ___ Tower : SEARS
1. Rises up : REBELS
2. Where to do as others do : INROME
3. Some execs : VEEPS
4. Assessment: Abbr. : EVAL
5. "Here..." : TAKEONE
6. Expand, as the chest : PUFFOUT
7. Beach Boys' "___ Around" : IGET
8. Peacock Throne occupants : SHAHS
9. Plus : ASSET
10. 1954 show tune "___ in Bloomsbury" : AROOM
11. Vegetarian staple : TOFU
12. Campus in Medford, Mass. : TUFTS
13. Apteryx : KIWI
14. Cry from the flock : AMEN
15. Fat : LARD
16. Mommy's triplets : EMS
17. Rubbernecks : GAPES
20. K-12, scholastically speaking : ELHI
24. Literary monogram : TSE
25. Confess : OWNUP
27. Greek peak : OSSA
33. Papa's real name : ERNEST
34. Funnyman Philips : EMO
36. Blow : SLAP
37. Cargo : HAUL
38. Hosiery shade : ECRU
39. Stationer's order : REAM
40. Medieval rival of 6-Across : GENOA
41. ___ toot : ONA
42. 1995 N.C.A.A. basketball champs : UCLA
43. Carols : NOELS
44. First capital of unified Italy : TURIN
45. Lied : ARTSONG
46. Real ending in London : ISE
47. Sparks on the screen : NED
48. Bar order : SOUR
49. Convey : TOTE
52. GQ, e.g. : MAG
53. Yevtushenko's "Babi ___" : YAR
54. Samuel's mentor : ELI
55. Takes away, in law : DEVESTS
61. Root of diplomacy : ELIHU
62. Incurred : RANUP
64. Trouble : WOE
65. Hub: Abbr. : CTR
66. More bohemian : ARTIER
67. Descamisados' leader : PERON
68. Epistle apostle : PAUL
69. Audrey Hepburn's real first name : EDDA
70. Processed food additive : DYE
72. The absolute minimum : NONE
74. Do this if you want to get a hand : ANTE
75. "Capital" fellow : MARX
76. Of enormous import : EPIC
77. Kemo ___ : SABE
78. Cote quote : COO
79. Strauss's "Ariadne ___ Naxos" : AUF
80. Orch. section : STR
84. Spanish ayes : SIS
87. Kate Nelligan title role : ELENI
88. .035 ounce : ONEGRAM
89. Kevin's co-star in "Tin Cup" : RENE
90. Holy City populace : MECCANS
93. Front line : ISOBAR
94. Marketing ploys : TIEINS
95. Fresh : SASSY
97. Vocal quality : TONE
98. Network employees' union : AFTRA
99. "___ Golden Slippers" : OHDEM
100. Condensation : DEW
101. Largest living antelope : ELAND
102. Cosine or secant : RATIO
104. "West Side Story" role : ANITA
105. Fight enders : TKOS
106. Court cry : OYES
107. Tax filer's form : WTWO
108. Oxygen ___ : TENT
109. Seat of Washoe County : RENO
110. Burn treatment : ALOE
111. Sign of caution : SLO

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