FIELD OF DREAMS

New York Times, Sunday, October 23, 2005

Author: David J. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 115 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Recovers, with "up" : SOBERS
7. Delibes opera : LAKME
12. Wrinkle, maybe : AGELINE
19. Noted support group : ALANON
20. Gibson garnish : ONION
21. Caffeine source: Var. : COLANUT
22. A man goes for a walk and … : FINDSABOTTLEONABEACH
25. Bird: Prefix : AVI
26. "Let's not go there" : SKIPIT
27. Mother of Pollux and Helen : LEDA
28. ___ cheese : BLEU
30. Break : REST
32. Like Bruckner's Symphony No. 7 : INE
33. Upper hand : EDGE
36. Activists : DOERS
37. When he pops the cork, a genie appears and says, "…" : ISHALLGRANTYOUONEWISH
43. 2004 biopic that was a Best Picture nominee : RAY
44. Pronunciation difficulty : LISP
45. Like the sugar in cotton candy : SPUN
46. Piedmont wine city : ASTI
48. Lorelei Lee's creator : LOOS
50. Have a hunch : FEEL
51. Some health info ads, for short : PSAS
55. The man says, "I want to see …" : PEACEINTHEMIDDLEEAST
60. Kind of leather : ROAN
61. Fighting Tigers' sch. : LSU
62. John : LAV
63. Totaled : RANTO
64. 2003 Will Ferrell title role : ELF
65. He then hands the genie … : AMAPOFTHEAREA
71. Springy steps : JIG
72. It's measured by the meter : POESY
74. Big-league : PRO
75. Scoundrel : CUR
76. One who's out of touch : FOGY
77. The genie studies it for a while and finally says, "This is impossible. So …" : IGRANTYOUANOTHERWISH
84. ZIP code 10001 locale: Abbr. : NYNY
85. Radiation units : REMS
86. Above, in Aachen : UBER
87. Support, in a way : ABET
88. Composer ___ Carlo Menotti : GIAN
89. Rye alternative : PITA
91. Fretted strings : UKE
92. The man says, "I always wanted to see …" : THECUBSINAWORLDSERIES
102. See 50-Down : HOURS
103. Starting : ASOF
104. "Sweet!" : OOH
105. Go bonkers : SNAP
106. "Three Sisters" sister : OLGA
107. Exertion : DINT
110. Grab some chow? : DOGNAP
113. "The Waste Land" monogram : TSE
114. The genie replies, "…" : LETMESEETHATMAPAGAIN
119. See 94-Down : ONEILLS
120. Double order, perhaps : LATTE
121. Conjured up : EVOKED
122. Some terriers : WESTIES
123. Jones of the Miracle Mets : CLEON
124. Scares off : DETERS
1. Bush activity : SAFARI
2. Big Turkish export : OLIVES
3. Outlaw : BANISH
4. Put a stopper on : END
5. "Mahogany" star, 1975 : ROSS
6. How some rivers proceed : SNAKILY
7. Sewing machine gizmo : LOOPER
8. Con : ANTI
9. Coyly playful : KITTENISH
10. Small particle: Abbr. : MOL
11. Dir. of I-64 going up Ky. : ENE
12. Tough problem to face? : ACNE
13. Push : GOAD
14. Noted exile site : ELBA
15. Papua New Guinea port : LAE
16. How shoelaces are often tied : INABOW
17. Central parts : NUCLEI
18. Bygone numbers : ETHERS
23. Cherry variety : BING
24. Spread out on a table? : OLEO
29. Seat, slangily : USH
31. Highlander pattern : TARTAN
34. Sot's problem : DTS
35. Swindle : GYP
36. Remote location : DEN
38. Like some church matters : LAIC
39. Stacks : ALOT
40. Brought into play : USED
41. Kind of column : OPED
42. Invalid : NULL
46. Fight stopper : APOLOGY
47. Branching marine growth : SEAFERN
48. Phoebe's player on "Friends" : LISA
49. "Movin' ___" : ONUP
50. With 102-Across, London-New York time difference : FIVE
51. ___-green : PEA
52. City in a 1968 Dionne Warwick top 10 hit : SANJOSE
53. Comparably tense : ASTIGHT
54. Smelly smoke : STOGY
56. Popular street name : ELM
57. John of England : ELTON
58. ___-jongg : MAH
59. Eisenhower years, e.g. : ERA
60. Beat again in wrestling : REPIN
65. Writer Rand : AYN
66. Work : OPUS
67. Man in an order : FRA
68. Masseur's target : ACHE
69. One having second thoughts : RUER
70. Not set things right : ERR
73. By the way : SAY
76. Threads : FIBERS
78. Chicago daily, with "the" : TRIB
79. Parliamentary nods : YEAS
80. Old Dodge : OMNI
81. Old : OUTOFDATE
82. Mountain lift : TBAR
83. Bring around : WAKE
88. Astronaut Grissom : GUS
89. ___ de trois (dance) : PAS
90. W.W. II battle site, familiarly : IWO
91. Like a horseshoe : USHAPED
92. Granting that, in brief : THO
93. Meaningless : HOLLOW
94. With 119-Across, 1920's literary couple on Cape Cod, with "the" : EUGENE
95. Jalopies : CRATES
96. "Six Feet Under" role : NATE
97. Lumberjacks : LOGMEN
98. "___ Flor and Her Two Husbands" : DONA
99. Food : INTAKE
100. Not as strenuous : EASIER
101. Lays out : SPENDS
107. Place for a counter claim? : DELI
108. 14-Down, for one : ISLE
109. Good ending? : NESS
111. Art patron Kahn : OTTO
112. Macadamize, e.g. : PAVE
115. Benjamin Netanyahu's alma mater, for short : MIT
116. Mom's forte, quickly : TLC
117. Movie computer : HAL
118. Contracted : GOT

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