THINKING GREEN

New York Times, Sunday, March 11, 2007

Author: Eric Berlin
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 29 for Mr. Berlin. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Prefix with red : INFRA
6. Denpasar is its capital : BALI
10. "Concord Hymn" writer's inits. : RWE
13. Green ___ : CHEESE
19. Green, for instance : COLOR
20. Christmas team : REINDEER
22. Trunk lines : AORTAS
23. Green 55-Down : KNACKFORGROWINGPLANTS
26. "Me too" : SAMEHERE
27. Make messy : SOIL
28. Enzyme ending : ASE
29. Gremlins and Pacers : AMCS
33. Codger : COOT
34. Fella : MAC
36. Rat follower : ATAT
38. A hero might have it : SALAMI
40. Box in many homes : TIVO
41. Bracelet : BANGLE
44. Green 83-Down : SPECIALFORCESSOLDIER
49. Like : ALA
50. Trademarked chilled drink : SLURPEE
51. Neighbor of Lanai : MAUI
52. Live : ARE
54. Ding : DENT
56. Be listless : MOPE
57. Lot of money : MINT
58. Channel for debates : CSPAN
60. Fast runners : HARES
63. Some socials : TEAS
65. Corroding, with "into" : EATING
66. Green 58-Down : DOCUMENTFORIMMIGRANTS
72. Cry from a balcony : OROMEO
73. Neat as ___ : APIN
74. Legless creatures : APODS
75. Quarter of a deck : CLUBS
76. Skid row sounds : HICS
78. Yves's eve : SOIR
80. Natural flavoring : HERB
84. His or her, to Henri : SES
85. Computer connection : PORT
86. Destruction : CARNAGE
89. The third of September : PEE
90. Green 8-Down : SIGNALTODRIVEYOURCAR
95. Cartoon character with a big nose : SNOOPY
96. Mideast money : RIAL
97. Old TV part : TRIODE
98. Map parts: Abbr. : AVES
99. Still : YET
100. Kathryn of "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" : ERBE
103. "Put it back in" : STET
104. The sun : SOL
107. Utah city : OREM
109. Like turncoats : DISLOYAL
112. Green 13-Across : WHATTHEMOONISNTMADEOF
119. Tony-winning actress Martin : ANDREA
120. Inferior : LOWGRADE
121. Server of Norm, Cliff and Frasier, on "Cheers" : CARLA
122. Not overdone : MODEST
123. Stopover : INN
124. Those caballeros : ESOS
125. Cap sites : KNEES
1. "Eww!" : ICK
2. Dijon denial : NON
3. Part of Dixie: Abbr. : FLA
4. Bird in the "Arabian Nights" : ROC
5. Sacred chests : ARKS
6. Stomach settler : BROMO
7. Correo ___ (airmail) : AEREO
8. Green ___ : LIGHT
9. About : INRE
10. Fix, as a rug : REWEAVE
11. Early Chinese dynasty : WEI
12. Marine birds : ERNS
13. First person indicator : CAPITALI
14. Early colonizer of America : HOLLAND
15. Great time : ERA
16. Mountain whose name in Greek means "I burn" : ETNA
17. Hurdles for high schoolers, for short : SATS
18. Being, to Brutus : ESSE
21. Furry-tailed rodents : DORMICE
24. Spa treatment : FACIAL
25. Tend to : GOABOUT
29. Syrian president : ASSAD
30. Word before or after sugar : MAPLE
31. Scrub : CLEAN
32. Egg holder : SAC
35. Philosophical study of the universe : COSMISM
37. ___ Friday's : TGI
39. Bad start? : MIS
40. Mountain view : TREETOPS
42. Not think things through first : LEAPIN
43. Off course : ERRANT
45. Measure of light : LUMEN
46. Cold coat : FROST
47. Enemy: Abbr. : OPP
48. Start of many a city name : SAN
53. Some M.I.T. grads: Abbr. : ENGS
55. Green ___ : THUMB
57. It's connected to a boom : MAINSAIL
58. Green ___ : CARD
59. Hideaway : STASH
61. NASA's ___ Research Center : AMES
62. Old truck maker : REO
64. Verdi's "___ tu" : ERI
65. ___ trip : EGO
66. Bone setters : DOCS
67. End of an estimate : ORLESS
68. Close relative : COUSIN
69. Place with a moving line : FACTORY
70. Ship in 1898 headlines : MAINE
71. Start of a supplication : IPRAY
76. Papal court : HOLYSEE
77. N.Y.C. subway line : IRT
79. One of the Wright brothers, for short : ORV
81. Center of entertainment : EPCOT
82. "The Cloister and the Hearth" author : READE
83. Green ___ : BERET
85. Kindergarten handicraft : PAPERHAT
86. Preparing for shipment : CRATING
87. "Rah!" : GOTEAM
88. E.E.C. part: Abbr. : EUR
91. Indian tourist destination on the Arabian Sea : GOA
92. They're not pro : NOVOTES
93. Fade out : DIEDOWN
94. Loire laugh : RIS
100. Actress Lanchester and others : ELSAS
101. Repetitive musical piece : RONDO
102. Storage units : BYTES
104. Did laps : SWAM
105. "Yikes!" : OHNO
106. Actor Alan : LADD
108. Year in the middle of this century : MMLI
110. Father : SIRE
111. Need : LACK
113. One-fifth of quindici : TRE
114. Suffix with ball : OON
115. Best-selling author Brown : DAN
116. "___ Sleep Comes Down to Soothe the Weary Eyes" (Dunbar poem) : ERE
117. "Rah!" : OLE
118. Points on a scale : FAS

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