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New York Times, Sunday, March 20, 2005

Author: Patrick Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 69 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 72 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Tunnel of love vehicle : BOAT
5. St. Crispin's Day mo. : OCT
8. Antarctic explorer Sir Vivian : FUCHS
13. Scarlett's heartthrob : ASHLEY
19. In hopeless shape : UNUSABLE
21. Pasty : ASHEN
22. George who directed "Creepshow," 1982 : ROMERO
23. Home of the Houdini Museum : SCRANTON
24. Drawing ___ (two, please) : ROOMANDBOARD
26. Lost ___ (two, please) : HEARTANDSOUL
28. Hooked letter : CEE
29. "The Premature Burial" author : POE
30. The "I" of I. M. Pei : IEOH
31. Hard ___ (two, please) : ROCKANDROLL
35. From ___ on (two, please) : HEREANDNOW
41. Pipe residue : SOOT
42. [This is heavy!] : OOF
43. City on the Mohawk : UTICA
44. Area north of Leicester Square : SOHO
46. San Antonio-to-Ft. Worth dir. : NNE
47. European capital whose name is Greek for "wisdom" : SOFIA
50. Bygone women's magazine : MCCALLS
53. Omar of "The Mod Squad," 1999 : EPPS
55. "Cyrano de Bergerac" author : ROSTAND
57. ___ on (two, please) : SHORTANDSWEET
60. Highly reactive metal : CESIUM
61. As well : TOBOOT
62. Simón Bolívar's birthplace : CARACAS
65. Cycle starter : TRI
66. Cotton press output : BALE
69. Appian Way traveler : ROMAN
71. Speak at length : RUNON
72. Stimulate : WHET
73. Ring from Hawaii : LEI
74. Wedding hiree : CATERER
76. Send over the edge : ENRAGE
78. Besides : ATTHAT
80. White ___ (two, please) : BREADANDWATER
85. Extreme : INTENSE
87. Frigg's husband : ODIN
88. Refuse : SAYNOTO
89. Get one's second wind : RALLY
90. Return filler, maybe: Abbr. : CPA
92. "Secret Window" star, 2004 : DEPP
95. Tree houses : NESTS
96. Prima donna problem : EGO
97. Münster Mister : HERR
99. ___ it out (two, please) : WAITANDSEE
102. Religious ___ (two, please) : LAWANDORDER
106. Sewed up : ICED
107. Comedian Philips : EMO
108. Frightened sound : EEK
109. Roller ___ (two, please) : BALLANDCHAIN
116. ___ capsule (two, please) : TIMEANDSPACE
120. Be too hasty about : RUSHINTO
121. Assurance to a jokester : IGETIT
122. They may be irresistible : URGES
123. Set right : ORIENTED
124. Generic, as products : NONAME
125. Western coalition? : POSSE
126. Steppingstone to pres., maybe : SEN
127. Torch bearer? : DIME
1. Australian wild : BUSH
2. A while ago : ONCE
3. Mystique : AURA
4. Ruler of yore : TSAR
5. Pick up : OBTAIN
6. Back from the dead, maybe : CLONED
7. Strings you might pull : TENDONS
8. Popular game in Old West saloons : FARO
9. "Forgive ___ trespasses …" : USOUR
10. Barrio hooligans : CHOLOS
11. Sew up? : HEM
12. Have in the interim : SNACKON
13. Tennyson's "Enoch ___" : ARDEN
14. Blubber : SOB
15. 67-Down offering: Abbr. : HMO
16. Acceptance sans proof : LEAPOFFAITH
17. "My Wicked, Wicked Ways" author Flynn : ERROL
18. Tyrolean cry : YODEL
20. Certain soldier : ANT
25. More elegant : NEATER
27. Order to disperse : SHOO
32. Taken : CONSTRUED
33. Beds (down), in Britain : DOSSES
34. Hometown ties : ROOTS
35. Drones : HUMS
36. Cut, as glass : ETCH
37. "Little Caesar" character : RICO
38. Game similar to euchre : ECARTE
39. Architect Alvar ___ : AALTO
40. Forehead wiper's exclamation : WHEW
45. Grp. that includes Nigeria : OPEC
48. Condition : INURE
49. Come clean about : ADMIT
51. Test subjects : LABRATS
52. High-hat type : SNOOT
54. Popular brandy flavor : PEAR
56. National anthem adopted in 1980 : OCANADA
58. Planetarium roof : DOME
59. It's never left at sea : STARBOARD
63. Actress Faris of the "Scary Movie" movies : ANNA
64. Skin ailments : CORNS
66. First Labor P.M. to win consecutive terms : BLAIR
67. Humana or Cigna competitor : AETNA
68. Novel that begins "'Christmas won't be Christmas without any presents'" : LITTLEWOMEN
70. Unlikely prom king : NERD
72. Independent, as young : WEANED
74. Colorado creation : CANYON
75. Journalist Whitelaw ___ : REID
77. Tony who led the N.L. in batting eight times : GWYNN
79. Wyeth portrait subject : HELGA
81. Over again : ANEW
82. Flip : TOSS
83. Suffix with lay : ETTE
84. Gift on "The Bachelor" : ROSE
86. Had lingering effects : ECHOED
91. Starts to show interest : PERKSUP
93. Milkmaid's need : PAIL
94. Vagabonds : PICAROS
98. Arranges again, as groceries : REBAGS
100. Professor plum? : TENURE
101. Contributes : ADDSIN
102. Grant access to : LETIN
103. Buddy : AMIGO
104. Al ___ : DENTE
105. Makes circuits, possibly : RACES
110. ___-majesté : LESE
111. "Evita" role : CHE
112. Posterior : HIND
113. Con : ANTI
114. One on a list : ITEM
115. Intersection : NODE
117. Seventh letter : ETA
118. Ready follower? : AIM
119. Not con : PRO

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