IN-FLIGHT MOVIES

New York Times, Sunday, December 9, 2001

Author: Cathy Millhauser
Editor: Will Shortz
Cathy Allis
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 72 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 68 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Overwhelm : SWAMP
6. Quickly, after "in" : AFLASH
12. Gas leak site in 1984 world news : BHOPAL
18. Realm of Cyrus the Great : PERSIA
19. Isotope of hydrogen : TRITIUM
21. Piper of "Twin Peaks" : LAURIE
22. Certain discriminator : AGEIST
23. 2000 in-flight movie? : MEETTHEPARROTS
25. World septet : WONDERS
27. O'Hare posting: Abbr. : ETA
28. Tears with force : RENDS
29. 2000 in-flight movie? : HERONBROCKOVICH
33. Dot follower : COM
36. Spring : SPA
38. Blackthorn : SLOE
39. "It Must Be ___" : HIM
40. Delhi stuffed pastry : SAMOSA
42. On one's guard : WARY
44. ___ speak : SOTO
46. Tic-___-toe : TAC
48. It may be French : TOAST
49. Pres. Garfield's middle name : ABRAM
51. 1998 in-flight movie? : THRUSHHOUR
56. One year into Claudius's reign : XLII
57. White House family of 1849 : TAYLORS
59. 43-Down student : ELI
60. With a bow, to Stern : ARCO
61. Dennis the Menace types : IMPS
62. Poetic pond : MERE
63. Berlin output : SONGS
65. Some pikes : WALLEYES
67. H. Rider Haggard title : SHE
69. 1998 in-flight movie? : PHEASANTVILLE
72. Clinton ___ Rodham : NEE
73. Miscellany : CATCHALL
75. Sleep ender, maybe : SIREN
76. Wit Bombeck : ERMA
78. Seine tributary : OISE
79. St. Petersburg's river : NEVA
81. It's a pleasure : FUN
82. Wakens : AROUSES
85. City WSW of Algiers : ORAN
86. 1966 in-flight movie? : GEORGYGULL
89. 12-Across's locale : INDIA
90. ___-Whirl : TILTA
92. Transient's qtrs. : SRO
93. Exec : SUIT
95. Kind of warfare : GANG
96. Sniggler's activity : EELING
98. Honour given to J. K. Rowling: Abbr. : OBE
100. Riffle : LEAF
102. Don't waste : USE
103. Prohibitionist : DRY
104. 1997 in-flight movie? : GOODWILLBUNTING
110. Tropical fruit : GUAVA
111. French pronoun : TOI
112. Big East powerhouse : STJOHNS
115. 2000 in-flight movie? : SMALLTIMEROOKS
121. Moved gracefully : LILTED
122. Fibulae neighbors : TIBIAE
123. Popular 7-11 drink : SLURPEE
124. Consumers : EATERS
125. Gloomy, in Gloucester : SOMBRE
126. Peak in NE Greece : MTOSSA
127. He took the words out of Bergen's mouth : SNERD
1. Flower that's most often white : SEGO
2. 1989 in-flight movie? : WRENHARRYMETSALLY
3. Parenthetical bit : ASIDE
4. Nickel-nursers : MISERS
5. Covers one's beat : PATROLS
6. Bread source, in brief? : ATM
7. Less inhibited : FREER
8. Be dishonest with : LIETO
9. Tack on : ATTACH
10. Canine command : SIT
11. Bewildered response : HUH
12. Chenin ___ (French wines) : BLANCS
13. Construction worker : HARDHAT
14. It makes "mine" a double : OURS
15. Quid-quo link : PRO
16. Islet : AIT
17. Berlioz's "___ Nuits" : LES
18. Kit mitt : PAW
20. First name in game show production : MERV
24. Mile High Center architect : PEI
26. Uppity types : SNOOTS
30. First letter in Bathsheba : BETH
31. Kin's partner : KITH
32. Where Union Pacific is headquartered : OMAHA
33. 1980 in-flight movie? : COALMYNASDAUGHTER
34. New Hampshire lake, river or town : OSSIPEE
35. Fauvist painter Henri : MATISSE
36. Babe Ruth's "sultanate" : SWAT
37. Sunscreen label abbr. : PABA
41. Nerve : MOXIE
43. See 59-Across : YALE
45. Cookies 1 3/4" in diameter : OREOS
47. N.F.L.'s ___ Brown : CORWIN
50. Be transformed : MORPH
52. Forelimb parts : ULNAS
53. Mean : SIGNIFY
54. Sch. with a branch in Irvine : UCAL
55. Furniture feature, maybe : ROLLER
58. Put back on the wall : REHANG
63. Discharges : SALVOS
64. Olympic gymnast Kerri : STRUG
66. Object of an old French cheer : LEROI
67. Hightailed it : SCOOTED
68. More scary : HAIRIER
70. Robt. ___ : ELEE
71. Ruler of Taurus and Libra, in astrology : VENUS
74. Prefix with grade : CENTI
77. Kind of bean : MUNG
80. Turn indicator : ARROW
82. They upset xenophobes : ALIENS
83. German cardinal : EINS
84. Learned : SAGE
87. Mongolian expanse : GOBI
88. Humdinger : LULU
91. Sharp-cornered : ANGULAR
94. Rats : TATTLES
97. Col. Sanders feature : GOATEE
99. Target of los banderilleros : ELTORO
101. Pacific islander : FIJIAN
105. Prefix with duct : OVI
106. Blocks : DAMS
107. Tops of ankhs : LOOPS
108. Items in a rack : BIKES
109. Nick of "The Prince of Tides" : NOLTE
110. Overly smooth : GLIB
113. Bully's prey, traditionally : NERD
114. Old protest grp. : SDS
115. Ave. crossers : STS
116. Italian possessive : MIO
117. 1972 treaty subj. : ABM
118. Street shader : ELM
119. Furrow : RUT
120. One of a world septet : SEA

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