COUNTER INTELLIGENCE

New York Times, Sunday, December 8, 2002

Author: Peter Gordon
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Gordon
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Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 94 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 94 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Rolaids rival : TUMS
5. "All in the Family" daughter : GLORIA
11. Register button : NOSALE
17. Block : BAN
20. Part of l'union : ETAT
21. Mathematician John Von ___ : NEUMANN
22. Genesis locale : ARARAT
23. Article in Le Soir : UNE
24. Deli spread : MAYO
25. Crew member : OARSMAN
26. He hit a home run to end the 1960 World Series : BILLMAZEROSKI
28. Big company hookup : PHONENETWORK
30. Mideast grp. : PLO
31. Turned on by : INTO
32. Stuff : FILL
33. ___-guided : LASER
34. West Indian musical pieces : CALYPSOS
36. Quick breads : SCONES
38. Special, perhaps : ENTREE
40. One in a pen : CON
41. N.C. State is in it : ACC
42. Place for Chicago touchdowns : OHARE
43. Lyric poet who wrote "Tears," 1899 : LIZETTEWOODWORTHREESE
49. N. Calif. peak : MTSHASTA
54. Greetings : HIS
55. Kind of sch. : ELEM
56. Word part: Abbr. : SYL
58. Star : CELEB
59. Friend of Porthos : ARAMIS
62. J. P. Morgan offering, for short : IRA
64. Contract addenda : RIDERS
66. Soap set in Salem : DAYSOFOURLIVES
68. Ceaselessly : ONEND
70. Just beat (out) : NOSED
71. Frosts : ICESUP
72. ___ Barton (first Triple Crown winner) : SIR
73. Big cheese : BOSS
74. Sign : OMEN
76. Maximilian I's realm: Abbr. : HRE
77. Start of an exaggeration : IFIVETOLDYOUONCE
81. G.I. rank : PFC
84. Actress Suvari of "American Beauty" : MENA
86. Commercial time of day : NITE
87. French pronoun : LUI
88. Actress Bloom : CLAIRE
91. Religious figures : LAMAS
94. Big pipes : MAINS
96. French monarch who ordered the St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre, 1572 : KINGCHARLESIX
98. "___ Unplugged" (hit 1999 album) : ALANIS
100. Mac rivals : PCS
101. Crow's-nest cry : LANDHO
102. In other words : IDEST
103. Hole goal : PAR
104. Opposite of "Hurray!" : ALAS
106. Kiddie ___ : LIT
107. Dynamite : TOPNOTCH
109. 1807 Wordsworth poem : ITISABEAUTEOUSEVENING
115. Decreases? : IRONS
116. Honorary deg. that Harvard awarded George Washington : LLD
117. Prosecute : SUE
118. Waylay : AMBUSH
124. Letter? : TENANT
126. Gets fuel : GASSESUP
129. Blood line : AORTA
130. One of Dostoevsky's "Brothers Karamazov" : IVAN
131. Compound W's target : WART
132. To be, in Bolivia : SER
133. Long hauler : FREIGHTTRAIN
136. "Gender blender," e.g. : FEMININERHYME
139. ABC, for one : TRIGRAM
141. Lodges : INNS
142. When TV's "Route 66" aired: Abbr. : FRI
143. Heat maker : BOILER
144. Throwing style : OVERARM
145. Goddess on a trophy : NIKE
146. Draft org. : SSS
147. Future stars : COMERS
148. Coin replaced by the euro : PESETA
149. Kind of house, in England : GAOL
1. Glasses part : TEMPLE
2. Jazz fan? : UTAHAN
3. Noted parade day : MAYONEST
4. Rioter, maybe : STONER
5. Tackle : GEAR
6. Read but not post, in a chat room : LURK
7. Meditation sounds : OMS
8. Runaway : RAMPANT
9. Completely : INALL
10. Bug : ANNOY
11. Mallomars maker : NABISCO
12. Puerto Ayacucho's river : ORINOCO
13. Seasons : SALTS
14. "___ & Janis" (comic strip) : ARLO
15. Hasty escape : LAM
16. Capt.'s prediction : ETA
17. Trades : BUSINESSES
18. It's covered by a high top : ANKLE
19. Simon and Diamond : NEILS
21. Pencil inscription : NOTWO
27. Bad day's record for a batter : ZEROFORTHREE
29. Poet's preposition : ERE
34. Iowa college : COE
35. Cats' dogs : PAWS
36. Blacksmith : SHOER
37. Ruby : CARMINE
39. 1997 U.S. Open champ : ELS
40. Foe of Lenin : CZARIST
42. Rice University player : OWL
44. Not roman: Abbr. : ITAL
45. "Get ___!" : THIS
46. Frozen Wasser : EIS
47. Watergate figure : DEAN
48. Rochester's love : EYRE
49. Start of the 15th century : MCDI
50. Do schoolwork? : TEACH
51. More cunning : SLYER
52. Howard of "WKRP in Cincinnati" : HESSEMAN
53. "___ Ben Adhem" : ABOU
57. Acid : LSD
60. Relating to high-tech flight : AVIONIC
61. Small falcons : MERLINS
62. Injection material : INSULIN
63. Echo : RESOUND
65. Longtime "Saturday Night Live" announcer : DONPARDO
67. It's on the left side of the third row back : FOURPIN
68. Queenside castle, in chess notation : OOO
69. White dwarf : DOC
73. "Later" : BYE
75. Kind of engr. : MECH
78. Time in D.C. when it's noon in Cairo : FIVEAM
79. Sot's problem : DTS
80. Lingerie item : NIGHTIE
82. Butcher's cut : FILET
83. Dimin.'s opposite : CRESC
85. Former "Monday Night Football" commentator : ESIASON
89. Stretched out : LAIN
90. Street two blocks south of St. Marks Pl. in N.Y.C. : ESIXTH
91. Small dog's spot : LAP
92. Jai ___ : ALAI
93. "Time's Arrow" author : MARTINAMIS
95. Church area : APSE
96. The Green Hornet's sidekick : KATO
97. Maine ___ cat : COON
99. Bias : SLANT
101. Mendacity : LIE
105. Situps' target : ABS
106. Old Fords : LTDS
108. Links letters : PGA
110. Farsi speaker : IRANI
111. Four-___ (big fire) : ALARMER
112. Woolen overcoats : ULSTERS
113. Loan sharks' practices : USURIES
114. Schweppes brand : SEVENUP
119. Framer's need : MAT
120. Dull : BORING
121. Astronomy Muse : URANIA
122. Bombed : STINKO
123. Grimm boy : HANSEL
124. Spats : TIFFS
125. Hall-of-Fame second baseman Johnny : EVERS
126. "Talking in Your Sleep" singer : GAYLE
127. Prevent : ESTOP
128. Start a point : SERVE
131. Caprice : WHIM
133. Greek house, for short : FRAT
134. ___ avis : RARA
135. Kind of film, in brief : EIGHTMM
137. When the Roman general Drusus Senior died : NINEBC
138. Milne character : ROO
140. Test for a sr. : GRE

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