THE MORNING AFTER

New York Times, Sunday, February 8, 1998

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 72 Missing: {XZ} This is puzzle # 70 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Some calisthenics : SQUATS
7. Hardly stars : NONAMES
14. Promote : FOSTER
20. Avid : GUNGHO
21. Japanese art of flower arranging : IKEBANA
22. Take away : REMOVE
23. Gave in church : TITHED
24. Indexed early man? : CLASSIFIEDADAM
26. Ancient porch : STOA
27. "___ of troubles": Hamlet : ASEA
29. Secret devices : CODERS
30. It may lead to a strike : LANE
31. Twisted person : SICKO
33. Some campers : VANS
34. Wall Street worker : ANALYST
36. Reply to "Is it Mr. or Professor Chomsky?" : JUSTSAYNOAM
40. Together : ASONE
41. Hill climber : ANT
42. Like fabric by the yard : UNSEWN
43. How some people seem to know : ESP
45. Old despot : TSAR
48. Hugs : CLASPS
50. Staten Island Ferry litter? : NEWYORKJETSAM
55. Enterprise log signature : KIRK
56. Toast for the holidays : WASSAIL
58. Long time : EON
59. Its cap. is Charleston : WVA
60. Showed, with "out" : TROTTED
63. Kind of test : DNA
64. They battle the Indians : YANKEES
66. Reply to "How many Senators are there, child?" : AHUNDREDGRANDAM
70. Big name in computers : HEWLETT
73. Friction easer : OIL
74. Wire : MESSAGE
77. One of the Whitneys : ELI
78. From ___ Z : ATO
79. Oxford university since 1844 : OLEMISS
82. Part : ROLE
84. Molly Pitcher, for example? : FIGHTINGMADAM
87. Sang : RATTED
89. Indochine locale : ASIE
90. East, in Essen : OST
91. Electronic snoop : HACKER
94. Words with word or way : INA
95. Low voice : BASSO
98. What the overheated passengers called the airline? : FRYINGPANAM
100. Nightclub charge : MINIMUM
103. Line up well : TRUE
105. Static : NOISE
106. Brews : ALES
107. Site for Seurats : MUSEUM
109. Chairs for prayers? : PEWS
110. Answer, in brief : RSVP
114. Question about a flashlight that lacks batteries? : HOWCANTHATBEAM
117. Precisely : TOATEE
119. Sharp as a tack : ASTUTE
120. "I like that!" : OOHLALA
121. Family split? : ESTATE
122. Like the other evil : LESSER
123. Some kids' bedtime reading : DRSEUSS
124. Nike rival : REEBOK
1. NCO club members : SGTS
2. Vacate : QUIT
3. "For ___ us a child..." : UNTO
4. Shocked : AGHAST
5. Common article : THE
6. Some recyclables : SODACANS
7. "Great shot!" : NICEONE
8. Tex. neighbor : OKLA
9. School org. : NEA
10. F.B.I. sting of the late 70's : ABSCAM
11. Wall builder : MASON
12. Author Bagnold and others : ENIDS
13. Sometimes cracked container : SAFE
14. City whose name is Spanish for "ash tree" : FRESNO
15. Library ref. : OED
16. Least of all : SMALLEST
17. TV debut of 1/14/52 : TODAY
18. "Luann" cartoonist Greg ___ : EVANS
19. Held another session : REMET
25. Portfolio contents, for short : IRAS
28. "The ___ the limit!" : SKYS
32. Goes to bat : ISUP
33. Some pointers : VANES
35. Wave catchers : ANTENNAS
36. Moolah : JACK
37. In the dark : UNLIT
38. "Wheel of Fortune" songstress, 1952 : STARR
39. Has : OWNS
40. Abbr. in car ads : APR
43. Sizing up : EYING
44. Like some deities : SOLAR
46. "...___ forgive our debtors" : ASWE
47. Go crazy : RAVE
49. "Bottoms up!" : SKOAL
51. Walked awkwardly : WADDLED
52. Bloomsbury group member : KEYNES
53. "The Grapes of Wrath" family : JOADS
54. More, in Monterrey : MAS
56. Continued : WENTON
57. Sum (up) : ADD
61. 80's TV adventure : THEATEAM
62. Full chorus, in music : TUTTI
65. The first one opened in Detroit in 1962 : KMART
67. Occupies quarters : ROOMS
68. Israeli city on the Gulf of Aqaba : EILAT
69. Some radios : AMS
70. Bunny boss, briefly : HEF
71. Director Kazan : ELIA
72. Pate toppers : WIGS
75. Was admitted to : GOTIN
76. "Maria ___" (1933 song) : ELENA
80. 1984 skiing gold medalist : MAHRE
81. "If ___ be so bold..." : IMAY
83. Cracker cheese : EDAM
85. China rose, e.g. : HIBISCUS
86. Infantile remark : GOO
87. Make an impression : REGISTER
88. Dadaist collection : ARPS
92. Modern mall features : CINEMAS
93. Feel in one's bones : KNOW
96. Fort ___ (where Billy the Kid was gunned down) : SUMNER
97. Dirty stuff : SMUT
98. Mishandle : FUMBLE
99. Bubble : AERATE
100. Taj ___ : MAHAL
101. Admission of defeat : ILOSE
102. Tiny amphibians : NEWTS
103. "___ coffee?" : TEAOR
104. Babe and Baby : RUTHS
108. Like workhorses : SHOD
109. Jokes (around) : PALS
111. Pin, in a way : STAB
112. Clinton denial : VETO
113. Look-see : PEEK
115. Got into a jam? : ATE
116. Seine contents : EAU
118. Full of: Suffix : OSE

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