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New York Times, Sunday, February 13, 2005

Author: Daniel C. Bryant
Editor: Will Shortz
Daniel C. Bryant
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Bryant. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. "That's ___" : AMORE
6. Clear the tables : BUS
9. They stand by doors : JAMBS
14. See 120-Down : BABA
18. Untrustworthy one : JUDAS
19. Word to a team : MUSH
20. Glory : ECLAT
21. Outback runners : EMUS
22. Checking the help wanted ads? : UNEMPLOYMENTRITE
25. Duke of ___, Shakespearean character : YORK
26. Surround : GIRD
27. Curse : EXECRATE
28. Personal histories : MEMOIRS
30. Have a change ___ : OFAIR
32. Oldest technological univ. in America : RPI
33. County across the bay from San Francisco : MARIN
34. Scrabble piece in a retirement home? : OLDWIVESTILE
38. Speech enlivener : ANECDOTE
42. Quint's name : DIONNE
43. ___ Pieces : REESES
45. Archaeologists, by profession : DATERS
46. Pudding ingredient : EGG
47. Where to find teachers and students : INCLASS
50. School grp. : PTA
52. Spooks : SHIES
53. Send : SHIP
55. Protected, in a way : SHOD
56. ___ Garcia (Indian Ocean atoll) : DIEGO
58. Actress Sommer : ELKE
59. One meter x one meter x one meter : STERE
61. Still : EVENSO
64. Catch up to again : RELAP
66. Birthplace of the Roman poet Sextus Propertius : ASSISI
68. "Roots" Emmy winner : EDASNER
70. Certain believers : DEISTS
74. Defiant cry : NEVER
76. Free : GRATIS
78. Former Crayola color : FLESH
79. Trading grp. : OPEC
82. Some hooks : ESSES
84. Sent duplicates to, briefly : CCED
86. ___'acte : ENTR
87. Certain outbreak : HIVES
89. Title acronym of 1980's TV : ALF
90. Hay fever sufferer, e.g. : SNEEZER
93. Indian title : SRI
94. They can make a strong person weep : ONIONS
96. Summer complaint : ITSHOT
98. "Wine-dark" sea : AEGEAN
100. Ajar : HALFOPEN
102. Complaint precipitating the American Revolution? : CONCORDGRIPE
105. Poor prognosis : WORSE
106. MSN competitor : AOL
107. Vatican masterpiece : PIETA
108. Relating to a mystic Jewish sect : HASIDIC
111. Like some robes : PRIESTLY
113. First name in linguistics : NOAM
117. Caspian tributary : URAL
118. For turning a screw when you lack a screwdriver, there's : NOTHINGLIKEADIME
121. Peevishness : BILE
122. "Good ___!" : GRIEF
123. Top-notch : AONE
124. He said "A lie told often enough becomes truth" : LENIN
125. Bloomingdale's rival : SAKS
126. Displaying no emotion : STONY
127. Stage : LEG
128. Miffed : IRKED
1. "___ of Wine, a Loaf of Bread ?" : AJUG
2. Certain bond, slangily : MUNI
3. German/Polish border river : ODER
4. Force into : RAMDOWN
5. Mysterious gift : ESP
6. Clientele : BUYERS
7. Mil. branch : USMC
8. Spanish wines : SHERRIES
9. Breakwaters : JETTIES
10. It can be a lot : ACRE
11. Year in Edward the Confessor's reign : MLI
12. Cape wearer : BATMAN
13. Guided : STEERED
14. Where pa took his boy for a whipping? : BEYONDTHEPILE
15. Mine, to Mimi : AMOI
16. 1973 Gore Vidal political novel : BURR
17. Interrogates : ASKS
19. Nerve : MOXIE
23. Lightens : LEAVENS
24. City due west of the Everglades Parkway : NAPLES
29. Certain silicates : MICAS
31. It's done in France all the time : FINI
33. How football's Jerry was addressed as a boy? : MASTERRICE
34. Site of the Potemkin mutiny : ODESSA
35. Part of an auto safety inspection : LIGHTS
36. Plains orphans : DOGIES
37. Worked on the Street : TRADED
39. Trompe l'___ : OEIL
40. Long haul : TREK
41. To be at the Colosseum : ESSE
44. Prefix with center : EPI
48. Italian question starter : CHE
49. "I only have eyes for you," e.g.? : LOVERSLINE
51. With 57-Down, ancient : AGE
54. Lothario? : PRINCEOFWILES
56. Spanish lady : DONA
57. See 51-Down : OLD
60. Erie-to-Phila. dir. : ESE
62. Rosinantes : NAGS
63. Former map inits. : SSR
65. W.W. I army: Abbr. : AEF
67. "___ had it!" : IVE
69. Yadda yadda yadda : ETCETC
71. Judo teacher : SENSEI
72. Woman's shoe : TSTRAP
73. Pilgrim's destination : SHRINE
75. Hockey's Tikkanen : ESA
77. "___ who?" : SEZ
79. Expectant cry : OHOH
80. ___ colada : PINA
81. "___ falls on him who goes to seek it": Cervantes : EVIL
83. Young newt : EFT
85. Marksman : DEADEYE
88. Hair net : SNOOD
90. Winner, for sure : SHOOIN
91. Outside the law : NONLEGAL
92. Grp. of battalions : REGT
95. Helps out quickly? : SPRINGS
97. Severely criticize : SCARIFY
99. More vast : GRANDER
101. Take : ESCORT
103. Checking a box, say : OPTING
104. "The Sonnets of Orpheus" poet : RILKE
108. Centers : HUBS
109. Solo : ARIA
110. Virologist Jonas : SALK
111. Weight-loss drug combo fen-___ : PHEN
112. Wild plum : SLOE
114. Farm cry : OINK
115. Jeanne to Jean, peut-être : AMIE
116. Fix : MEND
119. Mañuel's uncle : TIO
120. With 14-Across, a famous "cave man" : ALI

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