FOLLOW DIRECTIONS CAREFULLY

New York Times, Sunday, October 4, 1998

Author: Frank Longo
Editor: Will Shortz
Frank Longo
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 69 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 43 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. They emerge in the spring : GEMINIS
8. 1997 Peter Fonda title role : ULEE
12. Haunted house décor : WEBS
16. Mil. award : DSM
19. Reprimander's reading : RIOTACT
20. Settled, as a quarrel : PATCHEDUP
22. Explorer of the Canadian Arctic : RAE
23. Parent's ploy : ESREVERPSYCHOLOGY
25. Sue Grafton's "___ for Alibi" : AIS
26. Kind of fire : ENEMY
27. Chemist Remsen, discoverer of saccharin : IRA
28. Soupçon : HINT
29. Displays displeasure : SCOWLS
31. Old-fashioned cold remedy : TEA
32. Racer's path : OVAL
33. W.W. II gen. : DDE
34. Ear-piercing pooch : YAPPER
35. Irritate : RUBTHEYAWGNORW
41. Shepherds' woolen plaids : MAUDS
42. Rhone's capital : LYONS
43. Chromatin component : RNA
44. Overcome utterly : WHELM
46. God-___ : AWFUL
49. Royal irritant of lore : PEA
50. Motor-driven : POWER
52. Raised-eyebrow remarks : OHS
55. 1940 John Wayne drama : THREEFACESTSEW
60. William ___, the Father of Photography : TALBOT
62. Cause for a shootout : TIE
63. Red-blooded : ROBUST
64. "___ soit qui mal y pense" : HONI
66. Word in four French department names : SEINE
67. "Momo" author Michael : ENDE
69. Stand in an atelier : EASEL
70. Neoprene gasket : ORING
72. It's served in shreds : SLAW
73. More than desires : NEEDS
75. Stuff : SATE
76. Ad-lib : WINGIT
78. Dockworker's org. : ILA
79. "Sex for Dummies" author : DRRUTH
81. Typewriter feature : CARRIAGENRUTER
84. Fed. stipend : SSI
85. Mimics 113-Across : OINKS
87. Appetite : YEN
88. "The best ___ to come!" : ISYET
89. Tre ___ (piano player's direction) : CORDE
91. More, in Madrid : MAS
92. Stephen King's home : MAINE
95. Creation of Burr Tillstrom : KUKLA
97. Completely mistaken : OUTINTFELFIELD
103. In heaven : ONHIGH
105. Sloth, for one : SIN
106. Refuse visitors : RATS
107. Part of some E-mail addresses : AOL
109. "Master of the World" director William : WITNEY
110. Disney's "___ and the Detectives" : EMIL
112. Hydrocarbon suffix : ANE
113. Cloven-hoofed animals : SWINE
115. Content of some pits : TAR
116. Exert oneself to the utmost : BENDOVERSDRAWKCAB
120. ___-Manguean (Indian language group) : OTO
121. Hypnotized : INATRANCE
122. Mideast entity : EMIRATE
123. Cyst : WEN
124. Cold war force : NATO
125. Grand duke's father : CZAR
126. Like a golf ball : DIMPLED
1. Receive : GREET
2. Disney's Michael : EISNER
3. Dr. in an H. G. Wells novel : MOREAU
4. Checklist part : ITEM
5. With 36-Down, like some service uniforms : NAVY
6. Broomball surface : ICE
7. Tried hard : STRIVEN
8. College in East Orange, N.J. : UPSALA
9. Ballad : LAY
10. Impress clearly : ETCH
11. Spiny anteater : ECHIDNA
12. Certain boxer, informally : WELTER
13. Shogun's capital : EDO
14. Classic gangster nickname : BUGSY
15. Surveillance equipment : SPYCAMERAS
16. Climbing the corporate ladder : DRAWPUMOBILITY
17. Breezed : SAILED
18. Abbr. preceding multiple surnames : MESSRS
21. 1953 movie that shares the name of a Texas town : HONDO
24. Participates in a vigil, maybe : PRAYS
30. Hydrophane or isopyre : OPAL
32. "Look here!" : OHO
36. See 5-Down : BLUE
37. Steve of Aerosmith : TYLER
38. One with pin tales? : WRESTLER
39. Picnic pest : GNAT
40. Part of the Net, for short : WWW
45. Indignant, with "up" : HET
46. Sits in on : ATTENDS
47. They cant : WHINERS
48. British P.M. during the American Revolution : FREDERICKHTRON
49. Spanish specie : PESETAS
50. Average American, they say : PEORIAN
51. Holding : OWNING
53. Where Puff frolicked : HONALEE
54. Eisenhower appointee to the Supreme Court : STEWART
56. Nemesis : FOE
57. "___ le roi!" (Bastille cry) : ABAS
58. "Eight Men Out" star : CUSACK
59. Like peacocks, among all birds : SHOWIEST
61. Start of many French titles : LES
65. "Splendor in the Grass" screenwriter : INGE
68. Part of some E-mail addresses : EDU
71. Card player's cry : GIN
74. Hutch : STORAGEBIN
77. One of the Power Rangers : TRINI
80. Cached : HID
82. No-hitter king : RYAN
83. Certain plaintiff, at law : USEE
86. Colonial leader? : NEO
90. Actress Lena : OLIN
91. Little sucker : MINIVAC
92. "___ Mrs. Jones" (#1 hit of 1972) : MEAND
93. Let down, perhaps : ALTERED
94. Contingencies : IFS
95. Bow (to) : KOWTOW
96. Eastern Christian : UNIATE
98. Familiar with : USEDTO
99. Indonesian island : TIMOR
100. Chief river of British Columbia : FRASER
101. Not of the cloth : LAICAL
102. Philanthropize : DONATE
104. Spotted ___ : HYENA
108. Russian politician Alexander : LEBED
111. "Breezy" star, 1973 : LENZ
113. Thick of things : SWIM
114. Dr. Johnny Fever's station : WKRP
117. Adderley of hard bop : NAT
118. Victrola mfr. : RCA
119. Last words of Little Jack Horner : AMI

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