PUTTING ON HEIRS

New York Times, Sunday, December 10, 2006

Author: David J. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 74 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 118 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Many applications : GELS
5. Miss : GIRL
9. Tudor queen, informally : BESS
13. Rafting area : RAPIDS
19. Final, e.g. : EXAM
20. To be played in unison : ADUE
21. Horse ridden by Hotspur in "King Henry IV, Part I" : ROAN
22. Shrewdness : ACUMEN
23. Jazzy James : ETTA
24. Breakdown on a Hyundai assembly line? : SONATASTANDSTILL
27. Edit for TV, say : RECUT
29. Birthplace of 41-Across: Abbr. : RUS
30. Reason for a flood of calls to the police dept., maybe : UFO
31. "Wheel of Fortune" purchase : ANI
32. Rev. Jesse on Sundays? : JACKSONINTHEPULPIT
38. ___ florentine : ALA
39. Author Bagnold : ENID
40. Till bill : TEN
41. "Nemesis" novelist : ASIMOV
45. Stickers : BARBS
47. Old Roman's boast after a deer hunt? : VENISONVIDIVICI
52. Town north of Anaheim : BREA
53. Seat of Washoe County, Nev. : RENO
54. Runners at the corners, say, in baseball : TWOON
55. Chow : EATS
56. Long in the tooth : AGED
57. Go on stage : ENTER
59. Bluish gray : SLATY
62. "Oh, give ___ home …" : MEA
63. Check for typos, e.g. : REREAD
65. Some of Shakespeare's income? : SONNETPROFITS
69. Astroturf alternative : GRASS
72. Truss : TIE
73. Popular vodka, informally : STOLI
74. Newly mortared bricks and stones? : VIRGINMASONRY
79. Decrees : UKASES
83. With 74-Down, unanimity : ONE
84. Grisham's "___ to Kill" : ATIME
85. Obstruct : DAMUP
88. Become unhinged : SNAP
89. Words of confidence : ICAN
91. Go ___ (start fighting) : TOWAR
94. Person making unauthorized reports : MOLE
95. Oscar-winning Irene : CARA
96. November through April, to vacationers? : CARIBBEANSEASON
100. World Series game : POKER
101. Decorate with pointy figures : ENSTAR
102. Unveil, in poetry : OPE
103. Instance : CASE
105. Mad staff: Abbr. : EDS
106. One needed to bestow a blessing on a golf club? : PARSONFORTHECOURSE
112. Leaves at a luau : LEI
114. Mad., e.g. : AVE
115. 1950 World Cup host, with a stadium for 180,000+ people : RIO
116. Musical with the song "N.Y.C." : ANNIE
117. Advice to Claudius, in "Hamlet"? : WATCHYOURSTEPSON
123. Memorable 2004 hurricane : IVAN
125. Spoke in a poke? : OINKED
126. Spoils : LOOT
127. Dubai or Houston : PORT
128. TV part : TELE
129. Gets rid of : ERASES
130. Big petrol seller : ESSO
131. Chop ___ : SUEY
132. Formerly, once : ERST
1. "Is that a fact?!" : GEE
2. Supersized : EXTRALARGE
3. Phase of life before retirement : LATECAREER
4. Buss : SMACK
5. "Beauty and the Beast" role : GASTON
6. Words said with a raised hand : IDO
7. Reward for going home? : RUN
8. Pick up : LEARN
9. Most insolent : BRASHEST
10. Volkswagen model : EOS
11. Took notice : SATUP
12. State of confusion : SNAFU
13. Far out : RAD
14. Coolers, for short : ACS
15. Commonly accepted as such : PUTATIVE
16. Comment after looking at one's cards : IMIN
17. Submarine base? : DELI
18. NBC inits. : SNL
25. ___-frutti : TUTTI
26. Cambodia's Lon ___ : NOL
28. Applications : USES
32. N.B.A. legend Kareem Abdul-___ : JABBAR
33. Oscar winner for "Separate Tables" : NIVEN
34. Driver's lic., e.g. : IDENT
35. Adequate, old-style : ENOW
36. Tablet : PAD
37. See 117-Down : ISI
42. Home of El Nuevo Herald : MIAMI
43. Wedding band, maybe : OCTET
44. Travel items : VISAS
46. Dishonest sort : BADEGG
48. Rejections : NOES
49. Jet part : NOSE
50. Battery number : VOLTS
51. Out of place : INAPT
53. Pharaoh, for one : REDANT
58. ___-Rooter : ROTO
60. Company on the move : TROUPE
61. Yellow ball : YOLK
64. "Di quella pira," e.g. : ARIA
66. Palindromic writer : NIN
67. Eggheady sort : NERD
68. Flop : FIASCO
70. Hit hard : SMITE
71. Where "yes" is "ioe," pronounced in three syllables : SAMOA
74. See 83-Across : VOICE
75. Like the emperor Atahualpa : INCAN
76. Backs : REARS
77. Like baseball covers : SEWN
78. Thanksgiving dishes : YAMS
80. It starts in Yellowstone National Park : SNAKERIVER
81. Barrel-shaped marine mammals : EAREDSEALS
82. Meager : SPARSE
86. Sponge : MOOCH
87. Long bones : ULNAE
90. Splits hairs : NITPICKS
92. On and after : ASOF
93. Be under, as an officer : REPORTTO
97. Ewe said it : BAA
98. Cold response? : BRR
99. High point : AERIE
100. V.I.P.'s opposite : PEON
104. Meager : SCANTY
107. Africa's ___ Tomé : SAO
108. Future seed : OVULE
109. ___ Circus (ancient Roman arena) : NEROS
110. Big name in trading cards : TOPPS
111. Put together : UNITE
112. Hidey-hole : LAIR
113. 10,900-foot European peak : ETNA
117. With 37-Down, popular book on grammar : WOE
118. Laugh syllable : HEE
119. Tailback's stat: Abbr. : YDS
120. Call for help : SOS
121. Symbol of worthlessness : SOU
122. It's found in seams : ORE
124. Celtic rival : NET

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