BOOK BINDING

New York Times, Sunday, March 14, 2010

Author: Caleb Madison
Editor: Will Shortz
Caleb Madison
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Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 96 Missing: none – this is a pangram This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Madison. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Window boxes, for short? : ACS
4. Prefix with business : AGRI
8. F.B.I. scandal of the 1970s-'80s : ABSCAM
14. Actress Fox of "CSI" : JORJA
19. "Let's Talk About Sex" hip-hop group : SALTNPEPA
22. Tony who directed "Michael Clayton" : GILROY
23. Not just a little bow : SALAAM
24. Plot of a Willa Cather novel? : STORYOFOPIONEERS
26. Cool-looking : SNAZZY
27. Río contents : AGUA
28. "Look what ___!" : IDID
29. Not so dry : WETTER
31. Lb. parts : OZS
32. Desert bloomers : YUCCAS
35. Ship to the New World : NINA
38. Beachgoer's item : PAIL
39. Tennis star nicknamed "Ice Man" : BORG
41. Unabridged version of a Philip Roth novella? : THELONGGOODBYECOLUMBUS
47. Maneuver : PLOY
48. Prepare for planting : TILL
49. "Don't believe that!" : ITSALIE
50. Warts and all : ASIS
54. Bobby and others : ORRS
56. Drifting : AIMLESS
60. "Authority is never without ___": Euripides : HATE
61. Pocket edition of a D. H. Lawrence novel? : LITTLEWOMENINLOVE
65. Singer Lambert : ADAM
66. Trapped : SNARED
67. Things that go through tubes : OVA
68. Analogy part : ISTO
69. Ed who provided the lead voice in "Up" : ASNER
71. Eyes : OGLES
72. Most likely : APTEST
75. "The Closer" star Sedgwick : KYRA
77. "Frost/Nixon" director's copy of a Graham Greene novel? : HOWARDSENDOFTHEAFFAIR
85. No longer fresh : GAMY
86. Takeoff : PARODY
87. Bachelor's end? : ALTAR
89. Weary : JADED
92. It's molded : CLAY
96. Ear part : COB
97. Not casual : DRESSY
98. Convertible, maybe : SOFA
99. Final copy of a Cervantes novel? : THELASTDONQUIXOTE
103. O.T. book read at Purim : ESTH
104. It's read to the rowdy : RIOTACT
105. Suffix at a natural history museum : SAUR
106. Literary collections : ANAS
107. 1948 Literature Nobelist : TSELIOT
109. Red ___ : HOTS
112. Form of many Tin Pan Alley tunes : AABA
114. Creased copy of a Jack Finney novel? : AWRINKLEINTIMEANDAGAIN
122. Tennis star Tommy : HAAS
123. One-named supermodel : EMME
124. Sky: Fr. : CIEL
125. C. S. Lewis land : NARNIA
127. Louvre article? : LES
128. Mass producer, for short : JSBACH
130. Himalayan legend : YETI
133. Community hangout, informally : THEY
134. "Same here" : IDOTOO
137. Illustrations in a Leo Tolstoy novel? : ARTOFWARANDPEACE
142. Sour : MOROSE
143. Brought up : REARED
144. 1957 film dog : OLDYELLER
145. How a call may be picked up at the office : ONTWO
146. They get added to pounds : STRAYS
147. "A Serious Man" co-director, 2009 : COEN
148. Head of state? : ESS
1. Mineralogist's job : ASSAY
2. String once used for cellos : CATGUT
3. Not sit up : SLOUCH
4. Whatever : ANY
5. Mailing HQ : GPO
6. Altered mortgage, briefly : REFI
7. Touch, for one : IPOD
8. Past : AGO
9. Storage unit : BIN
10. Plethora : SLEW
11. Unsettling : CREEPY
12. Blood lines : AORTAE
13. Seer : MYSTIC
14. Start of the yr. : JAN
15. Suffix with Cray- : OLA
16. Fuzz buster? : RAZORBLADE
17. Duke Ellington band instrument : JAZZGUITAR
18. Carter and Adams : AMYS
20. Slightest residue : TRACE
21. Mimicry : APING
23. Lith., e.g., once : SSR
25. Boob : IDIOT
30. Kay Thompson title character : ELOISE
33. Savoy peak : ALP
34. Was helpless? : SOLOED
36. "There is ___ in 'team'" : NOI
37. Stevenson of Illinois : ADLAI
39. Kind of line : BUS
40. Marlon Brando, by birth : OMAHAN
42. Neighbor of Swed. : NORW
43. Spinner : GYRO
44. Russian pancakes : BLINI
45. Some blockers: Abbr. : LTS
46. Feel like : SEEM
50. Too : ALSO
51. Indian P.M. Manmohan ___ : SINGH
52. Author Calvino : ITALO
53. Throw around : STREW
55. Hit hard : SMOTE
57. Goal-oriented grp.? : MLS
58. Shooting site : LOT
59. Brought to mind : EVOKED
62. "Gil Blas" author : LESAGE
63. Still : EVEN
64. Former Wall St. inits. : NASD
69. Toy sound? : ARF
70. Firefox alternative : SAFARI
72. Byrd's rank: Abbr. : ADM
73. Film with the line "Oh, we have 12 vacancies. 12 cabins, 12 vacancies" : PSYCHO
74. Beat : TOP
76. Celebratory cry : YAY
78. "Lovely!," in dated slang : RAD
79. It's undeniable : FACT
80. Stepped : TROD
81. Vagrants : HOBOS
82. Vega of "Spy Kids" : ALEXA
83. Fight announcement : ITSON
84. Bob Marley, e.g. : RASTA
88. Deli supplies : RYES
89. "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" creator : JOSSWHEDON
90. Roughly : AFTERASORT
91. Flower once cultivated for food : DAHLIA
93. Rent : LET
94. ___ mode : ALA
95. Marina sight : YACHT
97. South African city of 2.5+ million : DURBAN
98. Biological bristle : SETA
99. Mr. and Mrs. : TITLES
100. Giving nothing away, in a way : STOIC
101. Bread with chicken tikka masala : NAAN
102. College locale : QUAD
104. Seoul soldier : ROK
108. Election winners : INS
110. "I don't need to hear that!," informally : TMI
111. "Ciao!" : SEEYA
113. Ottoman honorific : AGA
115. Locks up : EMBARS
116. Ottoman hospice : IMARET
117. Sweet drink : NECTAR
118. Old Olds : ALERO
119. Soviet co-op : ARTEL
120. Not just puff : INHALE
121. "Uncle!" criers, perhaps : NIECES
126. Australia's ___ Rock : AYERS
127. Stretch ___ : LIMO
128. One of the Jonas brothers : JOE
129. Dance typically done to "Hava Nagila" : HORA
131. Rash preventer : TALC
132. Intro to Chinese? : INDO
135. Drag : TOW
136. Bolivian bear : OSO
138. Noted Palin impressionist : FEY
139. O.E.D. entries: Abbr. : WDS
140. Coloring : DYE
141. Where you might find a long sentence? : PEN

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