FROM THE PRESIDENTIAL RECORD BOOKS

New York Times, Sunday, December 5, 2004

Author: David J. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 71 Missing: {X} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 109 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sharp-billed diver : LOON
5. Home of Russell Cave Natl. Monument : ALA
8. Mediterranean resort island : IBIZA
13. Made off with : STOLE
18. Sicilian mount : ETNA
19. Frank Delano Roosevelt’s phrase “New Deal” came from a book by … : MARKTWAIN
21. Like the north wind : BOREAL
22. Theodore Roosevelt, who was never known as the modest type, is the only U.S. president ever to give an inaugural address ... : WITHOUTSAYINGTHEWORDI
25. Homer Simpson outburst : DOH
26. Camera lens setting : FSTOP
27. Ocean floor : SEABED
28. Fort Smith-to-Little Rock dir. : ESE
29. Target MTV viewer : TEEN
30. Horned viper : ASP
33. One-armed bandit : SLOT
34. Educational cable network : TLC
37. Puts through again, as paper in a copier : REFEEDS
39. “When ___ hear from you?” : WILLI
41. Extremely significant : EPOCHAL
43. Eggs : OVA
44. Kingston resident, e.g. : JAMAICAN
46. Self-titled WB sitcom : REBA
47. Together, musically : ADUE
49. One-named singer/actress : CHER
51. Abound : TEEM
52. 1994 Peace Nobelist Peres : SHIMON
54. Go bad : TURN
55. Some fund-raisers : RAFFLES
57. Global divide : EQUATOR
59. 911 responders, for short : EMTS
60. Below-the-belt : UNFAIR
61. Really beats : DRUBS
62. Sorority letters : NUS
64. Hate : ABHOR
66. Architect of Spain’s Miró museum : SERT
67. Early sixth-century year : DIII
68. “Stormy Weather” singer : HORNE
70. It’s due in Venice : TWO
71. Love : ADORE
73. Like weightlifters : MUSCLY
75. Enter : GOIN
76. States positively : AFFIRMS
78. Baroque piece : CANTATA
79. Revolutionary Trotsky : LEON
80. 1997 Demi Moore title role : GIJANE
81. Circus reactions : OOHS
83. Work ___ many levels (succeed) : ONSO
84. Tracy’s mom, in “Hairspray” : EDNA
85. Needle case : ETUI
86. Dirty Harry, e.g. : ANTIHERO
88. Maven : PRO
89. Bears, on Wall Street : SELLERS
92. Country singer Black : CLINT
93. Some Diego Rivera works : FRESCOS
97. Tax : TRY
98. Glove : MITT
100. Ushered : LED
101. One going to the dogs? : FLEA
102. Rum ___ Tugger (“Cats” cat) : TUM
103. It may be hard to keep : SECRET
105. Newspapers : PRESS
106. Road map no. : RTE
107. Calvin Coolidge lived up to his reputation as a man of few words when he … : WROTEAONESENTENCEWILL
114. Sweden’s largest lake : VANERN
115. George W. Bush, as a managing general partner of baseball’s Texas Rangers, traded away ... : SAMMYSOSA
116. Without ___ (unprotected) : ANET
117. The only U.S. president whose vice president ran against him to succeed him was John .... : ADAMS
118. Get rid of : ERASE
119. Ace reliever Robb : NEN
120. Understands : GETS
1. More lascivious : LEWDER
2. Slothful : OTIOSE
3. Presidents 117-Across and 44-Down both died the same day in 1826 … : ONTHEFOURTHOFJULY
4. “Ixnay” : NAH
5. Tickled : AMUSED
6. Coffee orders : LATTES
7. Bad lighting? : ARSON
8. Suffix with odd : ITY
9. Anguilla is part of it: Abbr. : BWI
10. Writer Fleming : IAN
11. Takes a jog : ZIGS
12. Pot creators : ANTES
13. 1976 uprising site : SOWETO
14. Stepped (on) : TROD
15. Anthem contraction : OER
16. Young fellow : LAD
17. QB Manning : ELI
20. Cover, in commercial names : KAP
21. Cat sound? : BEBOP
23. Have a spot ___ : OFTEA
24. Rock’s Van ___ : HALEN
30. Object : AIM
31. Roofer, at times : SLATER
32. Works at : PLIES
34. John Quincy Adams, as U.S. secretary of state, was the man who actually drafted … : THEMONROEDOCTRINE
35. Ronald Reagan is the only U.S. president who was also president of a … : LABORUNION
36. The Kennedys, e.g. : CLAN
38. Neverthless : EVENSO
39. Peace interrupter : WARFARE
40. Rocks, so to speak : ICE
42. See 56-Down : CRIT
44. A U.S. president who was also an architect, musician and inventor was … : JEFFERSON
45. Yanqui : AMERICANO
47. Annoyed no end : ATEAT
48. A labor-saving device invented by 44-Down was the … : DUMBWAITER
49. French vineyard : CRU
50. Kind of cab : HANSOM
52. Grinder : SUB
53. Discuss, with “over” : HASH
56. With 42-Down, college course, slangily : LIT
58. Comforters : QUILTS
61. Twist : DISTORT
63. Drug-yielding plant : SENNA
65. Pour : RAIN
67. Demand payment : DUN
69. Long lookers : OGLERS
72. Hip-hop’s Dr. ___ : DRE
73. Number five iron : MASHIE
74. N.B.A.’s ___ Ming : YAO
77. Go belly-up : FAIL
78. “Relax, man!” : CHILL
80. Medieval romance tale : GEST
82. Like some stocks and drugs: Abbr. : OTC
86. Nolan Ryan, notably : ASTRO
87. Object : END
88. “___ Porridge Hot” : PEASE
90. Some heads of state : EMEERS
91. Costa ___ : RICAN
93. Strip off, as blubber : FLENSE
94. Look over again : RESCAN
95. Discount store : OUTLET
96. Fuses, as ore : SMELTS
99. Strained : TENSE
101. Obsolescent refrigerant : FREON
103. Fruit holder : STEM
104. Sprint : TEAR
105. Hoops stat: Abbr. : PTS
107. Robt. Byrd’s home : WVA
108. “Far out!” : RAD
109. ___ roll : ONA
110. Diminutive, in Dundee : SMA
111. Type widths : EMS
112. Largest county of Nevada : NYE
113. Comic : WAG

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