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New York Times, Sunday, October 7, 2001

Author: Patrick Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 76 Missing: {J} This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. What to do after a vacation : UNPACK
7. Bathroom problem : MILDEW
13. Unit measured by a gauge : AMPERE
19. Longfellow's words before "O Ship of State!" : SAILON
20. Peevish : SPLEENY
21. Language named for a mathematician : PASCAL
22. Texas' ___ State University : ANGELO
23. Church donation? : CHECKFORPRIORS
25. "Arsenic and Old Lace" director, 1944 : CAPRA
27. Rap sheet abbr. : AKA
28. Electrical bridge : ARC
29. Light-Horse Harry's surname : LEE
30. Corporate bribe? : BUCKSFORAPROMOTION
37. Doctors' org. : AMA
38. Pell-___ : MELL
39. Lithographer James : IVES
40. Apple of a sort : IMAC
44. Increases : STEPSUP
48. It may go across the board : SAWBLADE
51. Delicious leftover : CORE
52. Home of Pennsylvania's Lafayette College : EASTON
53. Book of Samuel character : SAUL
54. Like something written in 21-Across : CODED
55. Magazine stands? : STALLSFORTIME
59. Like some triangles : SCALENE
61. Hull sealant : TAR
62. Puts on a pedestal : DEIFIES
63. Clinton cabinet member for all eight years : SHALALA
64. Outhouse? : HEADFORTHEHILLS
67. Odysseus' father : LAERTES
69. A can of soda might contain one : CALORIE
70. ___ The Fifth (1910's auto) : REO
73. Right : REDRESS
74. Garrote? : STOPFORBREATH
77. Had an eye (to) : AIMED
78. Tide type : NEAP
79. Like fingerprints : RIDGED
80. Pass quickly : FLIT
81. Haddock's home : ATLANTIC
85. Possible result of pathological lying? : BEDSORE
86. It's metered : TAXI
87. Small bay : NOOK
88. Informality : EASE
90. Italian article : UNA
91. Poker chips? : CHANGEFORTHEBETTER
98. Variety : ILK
101. Put away : ATE
102. Simple card game : WAR
103. Modern-day Mesopotamian : IRAQI
104. Wedding band? : RINGFORSERVICE
109. Took along : LUGGED
113. First name in cooking : EMERIL
114. Said word for word : RECITED
115. About 30% of Africa : SAHARA
116. Cold sound : SNEEZE
117. Carol starter : ADESTE
118. "Kansas City" director, 1996 : ALTMAN
1. Inits. on a rocket : USA
2. Photographer Goldin : NAN
3. Overeater : PIG
4. Smart ___ : ALECK
5. Fountain offerings : COLAS
6. Publisher with a canine logo : KNOPF
7. Stat. for a pitch : MPH
8. ___ du Diable : ILE
9. 70's compact : LECAR
10. Glimpse, in British slang : DEKKO
11. At home: Fr. : ENFAMILLE
12. Neb. neighbor : WYO
13. Make aware : APPRISE
14. Polo, for one : MARCO
15. Telepathy and such : PSI
16. Environmentalist's maj. : ECOL
17. Reddish, perhaps : RARE
18. "Anything ___?" : ELSE
20. Spook : SCARE
24. Like bonds : RATED
26. Madcap comedy : ROMP
30. Least honorable : BASEST
31. Nelson Mandela's South African birthplace : UMTATA
32. Gallic Wars hero : CAESAR
33. Olympian Oerter and others : ALS
34. Bandage coating : PLASTER
35. Eggs : OVA
36. French artist Poussin : NICOLAS
41. Example : MODEL
42. It may be provided concessions : ARENA
43. Give up : CEDE
45. "The ___ Club" : PTL
46. Fused together : SOLDERED
47. Topples : UNSEATS
49. Garment under a doublet : WAISTCOAT
50. Depress, with "out" : BUM
54. Something checked before answering : CALLERID
56. Bona ___ : FIDES
57. Does in : OFFS
58. Guanabara Bay city : RIO
59. Bake in a shallow dish : SHIRR
60. Measure of an English firearm : CALIBRE
63. "Begone!" : SHOO
64. Freethinker, perhaps : HERETIC
65. Not so gloomy : HAPPIER
66. "A Midsummer Night's Dream" extra : ELF
67. Antonio Fogazzaro novel : LEILA
68. Blend : ADMIX
70. Seasoned stew : RAGOUT
71. Never-ending, old-style : ETERNE
72. Cry of dismay : OHDEAR
73. Item that may be blown up : RAFT
74. Plant used as an astringent : SNAKEWEED
75. Part of a split, perhaps : TEN
76. Mag. employees : EDS
81. France from France : ANATOLE
82. Copying stuff : TONER
83. Write down : LOG
84. Russian Blue, e.g. : CAT
85. It has a head but no shoulders : BEER
89. Started : SHIED
92. Muslim who knows the Koran by heart : HAFIZ
93. Madcap comedy : FARCE
94. Big name in fishing gear : ORVIS
95. Model's makeup, maybe : BALSA
96. Measure up to : EQUAL
97. Affording no leeway : TIGHT
98. Furies : IRES
99. Sketch : LIMN
100. Kilts stopping point : KNEE
105. M.A. pursuer's test : GRE
106. Sp. title : SRA
107. Addams family relation : ITT
108. Rounded letter : CEE
110. Herd of whales : GAM
111. Block of time : ERA
112. Pitcher Quisenberry : DAN

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