GOING ABROAD FOR A SPELL

New York Times, Sunday, February 25, 1996

Author: D. Niles
Editor: Will Shortz
Dean Niles
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 71 Missing: none – this is a pangram This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Niles. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Some "A-Tisket, A-Tasket" renditions : SCATS
6. Sleeper's easer : PAD
9. Sleeper's woe : BEDBUGS
16. Wrap up : SWATHE
17. Media exec Roger : AILES
19. Turn off : ALIENATE
21. Unpaid activity, generally : LABOUROFLOVE
23. Unobtrusive way in : SIDEDOOR
24. Get___of : AHOLD
25. Ho-hum : PROSAIC
27. Steal : COP
28. Alphabet string : LMN
29. Six-string : VIOL
30. Subject of Shelley's "Adonais" : KEATS
31. 3-D coordinate : ZAXIS
33. Certain cuisine : THAI
34. High ways? : ELS
35. Contract's contents : TERMS
36. To___mildly : PUTIT
37. X'ed, in a way : CHOSE
38. Hymnal standard : DIESIRAE
40. Modern Persian : FARSI
41. Chinese premier, 1949-76 : CHOU
42. Eyes, in poetry : ORBS
43. "Candid Camera" sound : BLEEP
44. 60's Canadian P.M. : PEARSON
47. A lot of "Deck the Halls" : LALAS
49. Yale Bowl hosts : ELIS
50. Things sailors bring back : YARNS
52. Testing org. : EPA
53. Like some solutions : SALINE
54. Ruination : BANE
55. One-liner, e.g. : JEST
56. Mojavelike : ARID
57. Even more tasteless : CRUDER
58. Minn. neighbor : ONT
59. Family V.I.P.'s : MAS
60. Helen Hunt Jackson romance, 1884 : RAMONA
62. CD-___ : ROMS
63. People in Germany : VOLK
65. Emmy-winning show host, 1955-56 : COMO
66. Draws forth : EDUCES
67. "Just___thought!" : ASI
68. Formerly besieged Bosnian town : BIHAC
69. Pronto! : ASAP
70. Kin : FOLKS
71. Crazies : MANIACS
73. Maximizes effectiveness, as of skills : HONES
75. Like some losers : SORE
76. Lay off : IDLE
77. Look-alike, maybe : DECOY
78. Striking out : DELETING
82. Word with sign or time : EQUAL
84. Brimless topper : TOQUE
85. Thrills : SENDS
86. The "S" in R.S.V.P. : SIL
87. Autumn bouquet : MUMS
88. Big shot : MOGUL
89. Roman martyr of A.D. 304 : AGNES
90. Ascetic : YOGI
91. Lummox : OAF
92. Helping hand : AID
93. Of vivid mental imagery : EIDETIC
95. Like Cheerios : OATEN
96. Sweltering : TROPICAL
99. Much-decorated W.W.I. hero : SERJEANTYORK
101. Drain of color : ETIOLATE
102. The Supremes and others : TRIOS
103. Goddess whom Milton called "heavenly born" : URANIA
104. Tipsy : SLOSHED
105. Name part : NEE
106. "Sailor's Song" start : TOSEA
1. Literally, coast people : SWAHILI
2. Limited end? : CABOOSE
3. Wake Island, e.g. : ATOLL
4. Sound of collapse : THUD
5. Indian weight : SER
6. American workers : PILOTS
7. Throw for___ : ALOSS
8. Vedic deity : DEVA
9. Many college grads : BAS
10. Bring to light : ELICIT
11. Pranks : DIDOS
12. Page sound : BEEP
13. Berlin connection : UND
14. 1957 Elvis hit : GAOLHOUSEROCK
15. Leaf apertures : STOMAS
16. Toiled : SLAVED
17. Skiers' rental, maybe : AFRAME
18. Fit : SEIZURE
20. Football Hall-of-Famer Stautner : ERNIE
22. Wagner oeuvres : OPERAS
26. Humdinger : CATSPYJAMAS
30. Carhop's offering : KERBSERVICE
32. I's predecessor, at times : XII
33. Cartoon superhero : THOR
35. Balkan capital : TIRANE
36. Bel___cheese : PAESE
37. Cartoonist Addams : CHAS
39. Some patients' intake : SOLIDS
40. Fire starter : FLINT
41. Places for bunnies? : CENTREFOLDS
43. Dishonest person's temptation : BLANKCHEQUE
44. 7 on a dial : PRS
45. Reckons : OPINES
46. Nothings : NADAS
47. 50's singer Julius : LAROSA
48. Restaurant roll? : ALUMINIUMFOIL
49. "The Hot Zone" virus : EBOLA
51. Early moralist : AESOP
53. Beat it : SCRAM
56. Gri-gri : AMULET
59. Stroll : MOSEY
61. Worships : ADORES
64. Cries at a circus : OHS
65. Birchbark : CANOE
68. "Cinderella" event : BALL
72. Castor's slayer : IDAS
74. Iris fancier? : OCULIST
75. Philosopher implicated in a conspiracy against Nero : SENECA
77. Nipper or Checkers : DOG
78. Disallows : DENIES
79. One of a related set of atoms : ISOTONE
80. OPEC member : NIGERIA
81. "Ivan Susanin" composer : GLINKA
82. Gush feeling : EMOTE
83. Dairy deliveries : QUARTS
84. So far : TODATE
85. ___Friday : SGTJOE
88. Book after Jonah : MICAH
89. Mountain home : AERIE
90. "Get Yer___Out" (Rolling Stones album) : YAYAS
92. Is bedbound : AILS
94. Bruce of "That Championship Season" : DERN
95. Other, to Ortega : OTRO
97. Nanki-___ (Mikado's son) : POO
98. Fronted : LED
100. Kook : NUT

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