LEADING SINGERS

New York Times, Sunday, February 14, 1999

Author: Elizabeth Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 75 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 38 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Followings : CULTS
6. "___ Luxemburg" (1986 film biography) : ROSA
10. E-mail : MESSAGE
17. Joined : CAMEON
18. Carried furniture : SEDAN
19. Epoch from 10 to 2 million years ago : PLIOCENE
21. 50's-90's jazz singer : ABBEYLINCOLN
23. Circumstance of living : HIGHCOST
24. Foreign currency : MARKS
25. Cheer : HEARTEN
27. Plastic ___ Band : ONO
28. Downhill slope : RUN
29. Times old and new : ERAS
30. Daimler-Chrysler products : JEEPS
31. Loses it : RANTS
33. Indian tourist stop : AGRA
34. Turkey helping : LEG
35. Pair at sea : OARS
36. Ship danger : MINES
37. Skips bail : FLEES
38. Thieves : STEALERS
41. Kind of ball : BOCCE
42. Key letters : ESC
43. Like a certain key: Abbr. : MAJ
44. False, like some talk : JIVEY
45. Imported vodka : ABSOLUT
49. Appliance brand : AMANA
51. Throw : FAZE
52. Taxes : WEARS
54. Like Chopin's Scherzo (Op. 54) : INE
55. Criticism, so to speak : STATIC
56. Continental abbr. : AMER
57. "___ me down to rest me" (old prayer start) : ILAY
58. Bond-issuing org. : GNMA
59. On the line : ATRISK
60. Whodunit solver: Abbr. : DET
61. Lilly, the drug maker : ELI
62. Holy person : AVATAR
64. But, in Bordeaux : MAIS
65. Fr. holy women : STES
67. Tabula ___ : RASA
68. Celebrity's opposite : NOBODY
69. Year in Louis VII's reign : MCL
70. A goner : TOAST
71. Book of prophecies : AMOS
72. In accord : ATONE
73. Horizon : SKYLINE
75. Extrinsic : ALIEN
77. German article : DER
78. Big Apple inits. : NYC
79. Center of Beaujolais country : LYONS
80. Elegant one : CLASSACT
85. Denounces : DAMNS
87. Bagel purveyors : DELIS
88. "Excuse me..." : AHEM
89. Stagewear for Madonna : BRA
90. Reflecting no light : EBON
91. Start of a caution : DONOT
92. "Dynasty" actress : EVANS
93. Some cereal : BRAN
94. Physicist's study : ION
95. Kitty : POT
96. Fix the walls : REPAINT
98. Cast one's lot (with) : ALIGN
99. Ones sitting tight? : SARDINES
102. Pop singer known as "The Delta Lady" : RITACOOLIDGE
104. Ticket dispensers : TROOPERS
105. Top echelon : ELITE
106. Like many a Western bandit : HANGED
107. Most populated : DENSEST
108. Québec's Levesque : RENE
109. Amplified : MIKED
1. Singer's locale : CABARET
2. Offense : UMBRAGE
3. Vichyssoise needs : LEEKS
4. Puppets, e.g. : TOYS
5. Where the Blues Brothers debuted: Abbr. : SNL
6. Summaries : RECAPS
7. Offenses : ODORS
8. Highway department supply : SALT
9. Author whose novels span 6,000 years : ANNERICE
10. Dashboard inits. : MPH
11. George and others : ELIOTS
12. Warnings : SIGNS
13. TriBeCa neighbor : SOHO
14. Univ. of Md. competes in it : ACC
15. Singer with Parliament and Funkadelic : GEORGECLINTON
16. Guarantee : ENSURE
17. Popular packs : CAMELS
18. Bad looks : SNEERS
20. Small heaters : ETNAS
22. "That's not what ___!" : IHEAR
26. "(You Don't Know) How Glad I Am" singer : NANCYWILSON
30. "Steppin' Out" singer : JOEJACKSON
32. Born : NEE
33. To boot : ALSO
36. V.I.P. : MOVER
37. Come clean, with "up" : FESS
39. Valuable strings : AMATIS
40. Legal scholar Guinier et al. : LANIS
41. "L'Arlésienne" composer : BIZET
44. "How Sweet It Is" singer : JAMESTAYLOR
45. Battery type : AAA
46. Singer with an Oscar-nominated song from "Robin Hood" : BRYANADAMS
47. Like some beds : UNMADE
48. All choked up : TEARY
49. Paroxysm : ATTACK
50. "Happy Birthday, Mr. President" singer : MARILYNMONROE
51. Becomes a whiter shade of pale : FADES
53. Inventor Howe : ELIAS
55. Actress Emma : SAMMS
58. Hollywood sisters : GABORS
61. Kind of chair : EAMES
63. Primary goal : VOTES
66. Menlo Park monogram : TAE
67. Torrents : RAINS
70. Uncontrollable motions : TICS
74. Boston suburb : LYNN
76. Loafer : LOITERER
79. Football Hall-of-Famer Dawson : LEN
80. Lottery ticket : CHANCE
81. Slowly, to Masur : LENTO
82. Cut : ABRIDGE
83. Rough : CRAGGED
84. No longer pale : TANNED
85. Believer : DEIST
86. On : ABOARD
87. Grandparents, traditionally : DOTERS
88. Fly : AVIATE
91. Beneficiary : DONEE
92. Dine at home : EATIN
93. Lose one's nerve : BLINK
95. Show of hands? : PIPS
97. Good amount of money : PILE
98. Jai ___ : ALAI
100. Opposite of remove : DON
101. Atl. crosser : SST
103. Man with a law : OHM

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