"HEY!"

New York Times, Sunday, December 7, 2008

Author: Jim Page
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 68 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 101 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
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1. Nailed : ACED
5. ___ diagram : VENN
9. Is in the Vatican : EST
12. Stubborn response : IREFUSE
19. Contact sport with a purification ritual : SUMO
20. Jobs offering of 1998 : IMAC
21. Start of the seventh century : DCI
22. Paws : TEARSAT
23. *Distinguishes : KEEPSSTRAIGHT
26. Languished : SATIDLE
27. Little fingers : MINIMI
28. Brightest star in Auriga, from the Latin for "little she-goat" : CAPELLA
30. Plant with two seed leaves : DICOT
31. Literary wrap-up : ENDNOTES
33. *Does a hostler's work : SWEEPSSTALLS
36. ___ onto : GLOM
37. Bar product : SOAP
38. Make a choice : OPT
39. Sharp rebuke : SLAP
40. "Taking Heat" memoirist Fleischer : ARI
43. Played out : TRITE
45. San ___, locale just north of Tijuana, Mexico : YSIDRO
47. "The Story-Teller" storyteller : SAKI
48. *Participates in a bear market : DUMPSSTOCKS
51. Word of dissent : NAY
52. English actor Sir ___ Jacobi : DEREK
53. Suffix with disk : ETTE
54. Burn cause : LYE
55. Card's insignia : STL
56. Formal : DRESSY
57. Like many root vegetables for the winter : STORABLE
61. Home of the Wright Brothers Natl. Memorial : NCAR
63. It may be illegal to hang one : UEY
64. Start of an announcement ... or a hint to what's hidden in the answers to the six starred clues : YOURATTENTIONPLEASE
70. Empty (of) : RID
71. Landscaper's locale : YARD
72. Free of mistakes : INERRANT
74. Dutch artist Theo : JANSEN
78. TV pooch with a temper : REN
79. Alley-___ pass : OOP
81. Ancestor of a banjo : LUTE
82. President-___ : ELECT
83. Cross shape : TAU
84. *Plays at a pond, in a way : SKIPSSTONES
88. Speak carelessly : SLUR
89. Ellen of "Grey's Anatomy" : POMPEO
91. "Dune" director David : LYNCH
92. Emerson's "jealous mistress" : ART
93. When said three times, a 1970 film : TORA
94. "___ Mutual Friend" : OUR
95. Seasonal time, in store signs : XMAS
97. Provokes : IRES
99. *Engages in some mutual gossip : SWAPSSTORIES
102. Loser of a footrace with Hippomenes : ATALANTA
106. "Christopher Robin went down with ___": Milne : ALICE
107. Queens neighborhood near La Guardia : DITMARS
109. Subjects of many bets : PONIES
110. Clique : INGROUP
112. *Commits knitting boo-boos : DROPSSTITCHES
114. Actress Annabella of "The Sopranos" : SCIORRA
115. Brit's oath : GOR
116. Conceited : VAIN
117. Sticker? : TINE
118. Most grinchlike : MEANEST
119. Merino mother : EWE
120. Worrisome engine sound : PING
121. "___, how love can trifle with itself!": Shak. : ALAS
1. The Beatles' "___ Why" : ASKME
2. Give a hint : CUEIN
3. Correct : EMEND
4. Olympics no-no : DOPING
5. Scoreboard side : VISITORS
6. 911 respondent : EMT
7. Busters? : NARCS
8. Sweet 16 org. : NCAA
9. How to put a coin in a coin slot : EDGEWAYS
10. Lugs : SCHLEPS
11. "A Visit From St. Nicholas," e.g. : TITLE
12. "___ a living" : ITS
13. Entertains, as a child at bedtime : READSTO
14. Accept a bad defeat, in slang : EATIT
15. Chicken dish : FRICASSEE
16. Medium of OPEC transactions : USDOLLARS
17. Some landlocked bodies of water : SALTLAKES
18. Vacation time in Valois : ETE
24. Silvery salmon : SMOLTS
25. ___ facto : IPSO
29. Lacking limbs : APODAL
32. Give off : EMIT
34. Moving easily : SPRY
35. Like Bart Simpson's hair : SPIKY
37. Cabinet head: Abbr. : SECY
40. Summer drinks : ADES
41. Like some dirt paths : RUTTY
42. "___ old for this!" : IMTOO
44. Residential sign : TOLET
46. "He-e-ere's Johnny!," e.g. : INTRO
49. Equatorial land : PERU
50. Pulitzer winner for "Russia Leaves the War" : KENNAN
52. Load bearer? : DRYER
55. Caved in : SAIDOK
56. Proofreader's mark : DELE
58. Québec traffic sign : ARRET
59. Barbara of "Mission: Impossible" : BAIN
60. Co. name ender : LTD
62. Midpoint: Abbr. : CTR
63. Bygone TV inits. : UPN
65. Examine covetously : EYEUP
66. Brisk : NIPPY
67. Guthrie with a guitar : ARLO
68. Sweater's place : SAUNA
69. Make a record of : ENTER
73. Try : TEST
74. Isn't serious : JESTS
75. Stipend : ALLOWANCE
76. Pain along the course of a nerve : NEURALGIA
77. Junkyard junk : SCRAPIRON
78. Strict disciplinarian : RAMROD
80. Bribes : OILS
83. Ballyhoo : TOUT
84. Seconds, say : SOMEMORE
85. Temper tantrum : SNIT
86. Removing, as paint : SCRAPING
87. Everything : THELOT
89. Frauds : POSEURS
90. Plane seating specification : EXITROW
96. Right away : ASAP
98. Retreats : SANCTA
100. Make it home safely : SCORE
101. Fingerprint feature : RIDGE
102. Very, in music : ASSAI
103. Nothing : NIHIL
104. "Lady T" singer ___ Marie : TEENA
105. Lunkheads : ASSES
108. Answer, shortly : RSVP
110. Doctrine : ISM
111. Overly rehearsed : PAT
113. ___ soldier : TIN

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