HEARD IN NEW ENGLAND

New York Times, Sunday, November 26, 1995

Author: Harvey Estes
Editor: Will Shortz
Harvey Estes
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1995, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sage : SAVANT
7. Circus surface : SAWDUST
14. Ask for identification : CARD
18. Alfalfa : CLOVER
19. For whom appearance is important : PREENER
20. Heretofore : SOFAR
21. Best : OPTIMAL
23. Monopoly property : UTILITY
24. 1966 movie or song : ALFIE
25. Graveyard shift physician : THEDOCOFNIGHT
27. "I'm _____!" ("Ta-ta!") : OFF
29. Capp and Capone : ALS
30. Heartsick : SAD
31. Prefix with gram : EPI
32. X : CHI
33. Remedy : CURE
34. Apr. 15 harrier : IRS
35. Conditions : IFS
37. Cabbage : GELT
39. One that turns either way? : ROTOR
40. Wade opponent : ROE
41. "Jane Eyre" girl _____ Varens : ADELE
44. Skillful : ABLE
45. Sparklers : GEMS
46. Mikhail, for one : TSAR
47. Reb's anthem : DIXIE
48. Hightail it : LAM
49. _____ on (spoil) : DOTE
50. Families living on chicken feed : BROODS
52. Drive away : REPEL
53. Curtain fabrics : BROCADES
55. Musical phrase : RIFF
56. Follower's end : ITE
57. Mustangs of coll. football : SMU
59. Rated NC-17 : ADULT
60. More sharp : ACUTER
63. Interest group, with "the"? : FED
64. Elk : MEMBERATLODGE
68. "Say again?" : HUH
69. Concerning Comanches, e.g. : TRIBAL
71. Shenanigan : ANTIC
72. Nile biter : ASP
73. Vanity case? : EGO
74. Car's steering option : TILT
75. Kind of class : FRESHMAN
78. Hurt : ACHED
80. Drops drops : SPILLS
82. _____ Hood, Tex. : FORT
83. Series end : ETC
84. Unpiloted plane : DRONE
85. Kind of ball or hall : POOL
86. Angled pieces : ELLS
87. Stuff : SATE
88. Circled items, sometimes : DATES
89. Directional ending : ERN
90. Judges' group : PANEL
92. Beatles girl : RITA
93. High school class : GYM
94. Inclined : APT
95. Black verse rhyme scheme : ABCD
96. Embargo : BAN
97. _____-Magnon : CRO
99. Postgraduate deg. : MBA
102. Friend of Pooh : ROO
103. Indeed : YEA
104. Pawn a newspaper : HOCKTHEHERALD
108. Short putt, in slang : GIMME
110. _____ rice : SPANISH
112. Ran : POWERED
113. Employment : USAGE
114. U.N. member since 1991 : ESTONIA
115. Underling : MENIAL
116. 1987 Costner role : NESS
117. Frankfurter piece : DISSENT
118. It's left behind : ESTATE
1. McIntoshes, e.g. : SCOTS
2. The beginning : ALPHA
3. Cast a ballot : VOTED
4. Fervent : AVID
5. King of early comics : NEMO
6. Clues for detectives : TRACES
7. Wheeled around : SPUN
8. Time piece : ARTICLE
9. Confidential statistic : WEIGHT
10. Where many Indians live : DELHI
11. Kind of price : UNIT
12. Go down : SET
13. Auditions : TRYOUTS
14. Eagle wearer: Abbr. : COL
15. Sexy trysts : AFFAIRSOFTHEHOT
16. Steamroller : RAILROAD
17. Chiffoniers : DRESSERS
20. Less hairy : SAFER
22. Cut : LOP
26. Fruit snack : FIGBAR
28. Return swing : FRO
33. Awakens : COMESTO
35. Nasty at court : ILIE
36. Suffer embarrassment : FEELSMALL
38. Naples's Castle of St. _____ : ELMO
39. Give old news : RETELL
41. At the current's mercy : ADRIFT
42. Faster : DIETER
43. Trip back for Thanksgiving, maybe : EXPEDITIONTOMAS
44. Autograph _____ : ALBUM
45. Get separate checks : GODUTCH
46. Protein source : TOFU
49. Marcel Duchamp, e.g. : DADAIST
50. Crows : BRAGS
51. Oriental workplace : RICEPADDY
54. Just Plains folks : CARTERS
58. Goes soft : MELTS
61. Poet Field : EUGENE
62. Big statue isle : RHODES
65. Stuck : BAFFLED
66. Wrap up : ENROLL
67. Shuffle : DANCE
70. "Show Boat" tune : BILL
76. Nut's best part : MEAT
77. Stick : ATTACH
79. Learn in a hurry : CRAM
80. Diver's weapon : SPEARGUN
81. Navy trainee : PORPOISE
86. Fully packed : ENCASED
87. Becomes evident : SINKSIN
90. One who's got it coming : PAYEE
91. Tall prez, for short : ABE
92. Molière rival : RACINE
93. Yankee followers? : GOHOME
96. Sonny and Cher, once : BONOS
98. Public regard, informally : REP
99. Baroness von Trapp : MARIA
100. Reply sheepishly : BLEAT
101. Befuddle : ADDLE
104. Rug covers : HATS
105. Just one of those things : THAT
106. Lambies' mammies : EWES
107. Let : RENT
109. Small sports cars : MGS
111. _____ particle : PSI

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