A LITTLE EXTRA

New York Times, Sunday, November 25, 2012

Author: Jeff Chen
Editor: Will Shortz
Jeff Chen
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 73 Missing: {JQW} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Chen. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

Notepad: Fourteen symmetrically placed answers in this puzzle are each missing a part ... which can be found elsewhere in the grid.
JimH notes: The giant X in the middle of the grid forms part of the 14 highlighted answers.
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© 2012, The New York Times
Across Down
1. It might appear on a spine : TITLE
6. In the thick of : AMID
10. The "C" of FDIC: Abbr. : CORP
14. Muslim moguls : AGHAS
19. "The Wrestler" actress : TOMEI
20. Trio on camels : MAGI
21. The brother in "Am I my brother's keeper?" : ABEL
22. Monosyllabic state : MAINE
23. Bialys : ONIONROLLS
25. Fussy about rules : LEGALISTIC
27. Wrestling achievement : PIN
28. Cup holder : SAUCER
29. Rain forest flora : LIANAS
30. Contrail source, once: Abbr. : SST
31. Jurassic suffix : SAUR
33. Novel writing, e.g. : PROSE
34. Key in a chain, maybe : ISLET
35. Two of them make a sawbuck : ABES
36. Having everything one needs : SET
38. Victoria's Secret purchase : SLIP
39. Walk, e.g. : GAIT
40. Whiz : PRO
41. Tormentors of a sort : HAZERS
44. Goat's cry : MAA
45. Carrier letters? : RNA
46. Je ne sais quoi : XFACTOR
49. His tomb is a pilgrimage site for both Muslims and Jews : EZEKIEL
51. Occupy, as a booth : SITAT
53. To whom it is said "Something is rotten in the state of Denmark" : HORATIO
54. Danish, e.g. : EUROPEAN
56. Grave letters : RIP
57. Big Red Machine hustler : PETEROSE
58. Four-time role for Patrick Stewart : PROFESSORX
60. Almost every man in the world has one : XCHROMOSOME
62. Myrna of "Cheaper by the Dozen" : LOY
64. Indeed : YEA
65. Followers of a boom? : GENERATIONX
72. More precise alternative to scissors : XACTOKNIFE
80. Largest moon in the solar system : GANYMEDE
81. Bottom line, maybe : SUM
83. "You try!" : HAVEATIT
84. Decrees : ORDAINS
85. Neighbor of Niger : BENIN
87. One of a pair of drums : TIMBALE
88. Lunar mission commanded by Thomas P. Stafford : APOLLOX
89. Ad ___ : REM
90. Frat.'s counterpart : SOR
92. Cousins of honey badgers : SABLES
93. Morgan le ___ (Arthurian sorceress) : FAY
94. "The Labors of Hercules" painter Guido : RENI
95. Marquee name : STAR
97. Kauaian ring : LEI
98. Mmes. of España : SRAS
100. Wipe out, in surfing lingo : EATIT
101. Converted into bundles for a loft : HAYED
103. Thwarter of HAL : DAVE
106. Spank but good : TAN
107. Allure : ENTICE
108. 1970s-'80s F.B.I. sting : ABSCAM
110. Xanthippe, e.g. : NAG
111. A spy will often cross them : ENEMYLINES
113. Widely used term declared "undignified" by John Paul II : POPEMOBILE
115. Liquefy : PUREE
116. Part of N.B. : NOTA
117. Squared up : EVEN
118. Nutcases : LOCOS
119. Centuries, e.g. : SPANS
120. Grab, with "onto" : GLOM
121. "What ___?" : NEXT
122. Wield, as influence : EXERT
1. Features of some sports cars : TTOPS
2. Area conquered by Alexander the Great : IONIA
3. Liftoff point : TMINUSZERO
4. Excommunicator of Martin Luther : LEOX
5. German one : EINS
6. Dangerous liaisons, often : AMOURS
7. 1992 Denzel Washington title role : MALCOLMX
8. Spanish churches : IGLESIAS
9. Sorry state : DISREPAIR
10. Script writer's study? : CALLIGRAPHY
11. Like a good butler : OBEISANT
12. King's things : REGALIA
13. Quest of the astronomer Percival Lowell : PLANETX
14. Athos, Porthos and Aramis, e.g. : AMIS
15. Beano competitor : GASX
16. Reaches a nadir : HITSBOTTOM
17. Ouzo herb : ANISE
18. Quakers and Shakers : SECTS
24. Snoop Lion's genre : RAP
26. Muscle below a delt : LAT
32. Smell like : REEKOF
35. Triple Crown jockey Eddie : ARCARO
37. Rubbish : TRIPE
40. Cuts back on : PARES
41. Dickens schemer : HEEP
42. Shade of bleu : AZUR
43. Dates : SEES
46. Pic : FOTO
47. Seine tributary : OISE
48. Sushi bar topping : ROE
50. Part of U.N.L.V. : LAS
52. One of the X's in X-X-X : TIC
53. Hesitate in speech : HEM
55. Nick of "Cape Fear" : NOLTE
57. Hunt in the wrong place? : POACH
59. Révolution target : ROI
61. Actor Stephen : REA
63. Mustachioed cartoon character : YOSEMITESAM
65. Fictional writer in a John Irving best seller : GARP
66. Historical transition point : ENDOFANERA
67. South African antelopes : NYALAS
68. Simon & Garfunkel's "For ___, Whenever I May Find Her" : EMILY
69. City near Virginia City : RENO
70. YouTube video lead-ins : ADS
71. Hebrew N : NUN
73. Bit of ink, slangily : TAT
74. Sheep's genus : OVIS
75. Turkey's Atatürk : KEMAL
76. Caught : NABBED
77. Summer cooler : ITALIANICE
78. Clichéd prison contraband item : FILE
79. Verb with "vous" : ETES
80. Indian tourist haven : GOA
82. Malformed : MISSHAPEN
85. Pamper, say : BENICETO
86. Willing to consider : NOTABOVE
89. Vitamin A : RETINOL
91. Novelty glasses : XRAYSPEX
94. G's opposite : XRATING
96. Fresh : RECENT
98. Measures : STEPS
99. Accumulated : RANUP
100. Print option: Abbr. : ENL
102. Part of a horse's pedigree : DAM
104. Knight's attribute : VALOR
105. Discharge : EGEST
107. Observes : EYES
109. Plant, maybe : MOLE
112. Comic book mutants : XMEN
114. Wii alternative : XBOX

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