COLD CURE

New York Times, Sunday, December 23, 2001

Author: Frances Hansen
Editor: Will Shortz
Frances Hansen
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 75 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 117 for Ms. Hansen. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. 1984 Paul McCartney hit : SOBAD
6. Subject of a clipping? : TOENAIL
13. ABC's : BASICS
19. Nocturnal insect : EARWIG
21. TV exec Roone : ARLEDGE
22. Soluble mineral salt : ALKALI
23. Start of a verse : WHENSANTASPOLARCLIMES
26. Tanning agent : SUNSHINE
27. G.I. mailing address : APO
28. Like many scolders' arms : AKIMBO
29. When Christmas comes in Polynésie : ETE
30. Largest city in Md. : BALTO
32. Letter add-ons: Abbr. : PSS
33. They need to be chewed : SOLIDS
37. Sizable skirts : MAXIS
38. Tailor's concern : FIT
39. Picket line ignorer : SCAB
43. Russia's ___ Mountains : URAL
44. Rani's wear : SARI
45. Zeno's home : ELEA
46. "Eugene Onegin" mezzo : OLGA
47. Verse, part 2 : MAKESANTASOBFORBIMINI
53. Diminutive suffix : ULE
54. Duke Ellington's "___ It Bad and That Ain't Good" : IGOT
55. Groucho's "Duck Soup" role : RUFUS
56. Not just "no!" : NEVER
57. A pop : PER
58. Scratch : MAR
59. Big name in book publishing : FARRAR
61. Canny : SHREWD
62. "Bon ___!" : APPETIT
64. They cut quite a swath : SCYTHES
66. Make a chess move : CASTLE
69. Pharmaceutical ointment : OLEATE
71. Epitome of lightness : AIR
72. Connect to secretly : TAP
75. Hold forth : ORATE
76. Make ___ for : APLAY
77. Abruzzi bell town : ATRI
78. Infamous Amin : IDI
79. Verse, part 3 : HEWARMSHIMSELFATTIMES
84. ___ spumante : ASTI
85. "Two owls and ___ ...": Lear : AHEN
86. Place for a patch : TEAR
87. 1989 Literature Nobelist : CELA
88. Zenith, metaphorically : NOON
89. "Krazy ___" : KAT
90. Carrier : TOTER
92. Karen ___ (Isak Dinesen) : BLIXEN
94. Skin defect : WEN
95. Some bays : MARES
96. Motor suffix : OLA
97. Chart : MAPOUT
100. Black bird : ANI
101. Ogled : STAREDAT
106. End of the verse : BYJUMPINGDOWNACHIMINI
110. Turkish hospice : IMARET
111. Get a sense of : FEELOUT
112. Margaret Mead interviewee : SAMOAN
113. Christopher Plummer's Tony-winning title role of 1973 : CYRANO
114. Fuses : CEMENTS
115. Toothsome : TASTY
1. Plies a needle : SEWS
2. Site of "interstates" H1, H2 and H3 : OAHU
3. Gas-operated machine gun : BREN
4. Beards : AWNS
5. Gossiped : DISHED
6. Poet laureate of 1700 : TATE
7. ___ pro nobis : ORA
8. Cousins of monorails : ELS
9. Gurkha, e.g. : NEPALI
10. Takes in : ADOPTS
11. Hardly a summer house : IGLOO
12. Pasture : LEA
13. Discredit sneakily : BACKSTAB
14. Words before "calm" and "bright" : ALLIS
15. Not fully digest : SKIM
16. Foot : IAMB
17. 1917 role for 30-Down, informally : CLEO
18. Affectionate family name : SIS
20. Steps : GAITS
24. Natchez-to-Memphis dir. : NNE
25. Certain swords : RAPIERS
30. See 17-Down : BARA
31. X, Y or Z : AXIS
33. Recap : SUMUP
34. Papal vestment : ORALE
35. Staples Center player : LAKER
36. ___ du Diable : ILE
37. Houston, for one : MATT
38. Like a breadmaker's hands, maybe : FLOURY
39. "Three's Company" actress : SOMERS
40. Novelist Barker : CLIVE
41. 10/10/73 resignee : AGNEW
42. Puppeteer Bil : BAIRD
44. Make a little "night music" : SNORE
45. Wipe out : EFFACE
48. Like olden times, supposedly : SIMPLER
49. Yawning : AGAPE
50. Hall-of-Famer Bobby : ORR
51. Explode : BURST
52. Get without effort : INHERIT
59. Substitute : FILLIN
60. 1980's TV group : ATEAM
61. Polo, e.g. : SHIRT
62. Reach : ATTAIN
63. Biblical place of punishment : TOPHET
65. Native of the Steppes : TATAR
66. George M. ___ : COHAN
67. Joe Cocker's "You ___ Beautiful" : ARESO
68. Took care of : SAWTO
70. Cries on ships : AYS
72. Company that cares for the face and hands : TIMEX
73. An Astaire : ADELE
74. Galileo, for one : PISAN
76. Onetime West African kingdom : ASHANTI
77. In the distance : AFAR
80. Win back the favor of : MAKEUPTO
81. Kitchen suffix : ETTE
82. Noted Virginia family : LEES
83. French roll call response : ICI
90. Many a tractor-trailer : TANDEM
91. Bobolink's kin : ORIOLE
92. Ennui, with "the" : BLAHS
93. Cow-catcher : LARIAT
94. Restroom door sign : WOMEN
95. Patrick who won a 1966 Tony for "Marat/Sade" : MAGEE
96. Like some stocks: Abbr. : OTC
97. "Oh, dear!" : MYMY
98. Cracked a bit : AJAR
99. Aqua ___ : PURA
101. H.S. hurdles : SATS
102. Austen novel : EMMA
103. Spanish Almighty : DIOS
104. Biol. subject : ANAT
105. Wee : TINY
106. Razor brand : BIC
107. Giants' grp. : NFC
108. Swept : WON
109. Crackpot : NUT

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