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New York Times, Sunday, March 26, 2000

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 130, Blocks: 64 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 104 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. 1983 film comedy with Bill Maher : DCCAB
6. Lovelies : DOLLS
11. Arguments : POLEMICS
19. Now, in Nogales : AHORA
20. Old drugstore name : REXALL
21. Equivalent : ANALOGUE
22. Bona fide : VALID
23. Mother in "The Glass Menagerie" : AMANDA
24. Sawbucks : TENSPOTS
25. Subject of "The Haj" : ISLAM
26. Warehouse function, maybe : COLDSTORAGE
28. ___ T : TOA
29. Old-time actress Frances : DEE
30. With the situation thus : ASITIS
32. Popular fruit drink : HIC
33. Wine additive : STUM
34. Starting points : GENESES
36. South Dakota : COYOTESTATE
40. Female donkeys : JENNETS
41. "Haystacks" painter : MONET
42. However, briefly : THO
43. They usually have yellow centers : ASTERS
44. Start of a count : BALLS
45. Mine carrier : TRAMCAR
49. Edits : ALTERS
50. In toto : FULLY
51. Tall, skinny guy : BEANPOLE
52. Turns : SOURS
53. ___ Maples Trump : MARLA
54. Washington's Sen. ___ Gorton : SLADE
55. Bad start? : MAL
56. Things to chew on : CUDS
57. Neighborhood convenience : CORNERSTORE
59. ___-American : AFRO
60. Computer add-on? : ESE
61. Items hit with hammers : GONGS
62. Actor Keach : STACY
63. Plant pore : STOMA
64. Maker of NBA Pro and NFL Blitz : NINTENDO
66. Baby carrier : STORK
67. Showy : FLORID
68. Pause for cold warriors : DETENTE
69. Bubbler : FOUNT
70. Migrating geese : BRANTS
71. Kind of chart : PIE
72. Displaying 5-Down : CRUDE
73. First in courage : BRAVEST
74. They have panels : COMICSTRIPS
78. Least dull : KEENEST
79. Fruitless : ARID
80. Kayoed : OUT
81. Sports shoes, informally : SNEAKS
82. Galoot : APE
85. Zilch : NIL
86. It's not preferred : COMMONSTOCK
90. Valet employer : HOTEL
92. Drop off : TAKEANAP
94. Get ready to bite : TEETHE
95. "Lord, ___?" : ISITI
96. Weaken : ENERVATE
97. Payton of football : WALTER
98. Faint dead away : PLOTZ
99. Is unwilling to risk : DARESNOT
100. Playing cards : TREYS
101. "Crime and Punishment" heroine : SONYA
1. Florentine art treasure : DAVID
2. Take after : CHASE
3. This rises by degrees : COLLEGESTUDENT
4. Air on stage : ARIA
5. Boor's trait : BADMANNERS
6. Bumps : DEMOTES
7. Wood sorrel : OXALIS
8. Domain : LANDS
9. Some legal scholars, for short : LLDS
10. Blind feature : SLAT
11. Certain missile : PATRIOT
12. Like Beckett's "Endgame" : ONEACT
13. "The Big Heat" director : LANG
14. Apart from this : ELSE
15. Challenge for a barber : MOP
16. "Who Do ___ Kill?" (1992 movie) : IGOTTA
17. Skedaddle : CUTOUT
18. Halvah ingredient : SESAME
20. They think they're superior : RACISTS
27. "Indeed" : OHYES
31. Mediums : SEERS
33. Early jazz composition : STOMP
35. Puts down, in a way : ENTERS
36. Men's fashion accessories : COLLARSTUDS
37. Just : ONLY
38. On-line brokerage : ETRADE
39. "Come back, ___" (western line) : SHANE
40. Shutter : JALOUSIE
41. Director Louis : MALLE
44. They're measured by degrees : BURNS
45. Not dry : TEARY
46. Rest stop amenity : COMFORTSTATION
47. Chicken Little, for one : ALARMIST
48. Post-firing task : RELOAD
49. Lift off : ASCEND
50. Best Picture nominee of 1996 : FARGO
51. Urban area : BLOCK
53. Matisse's world : MONDE
54. Word on many a button : START
57. "Les Trois Mousquetaires" and others : CONTES
58. Bit of rubble : STONE
59. Deals with guilt : ATONES
61. Photo finish? : GENIC
63. The Amistad and others : SLAVESHIPS
65. Unenthusiastic : TEPID
66. Extra horsepower, in slang : SOUP
67. Open : FRANK
69. Popular corn chip : FRITO
70. Swell : BREAKER
72. English tidbit : CRUMPET
73. Calvin Coolidge's estate, with "The" : BEECHES
74. Aslope : CANTED
75. Writer Fallaci : ORIANA
76. Dairy machine : MILKER
77. Kind of vine : TOMATO
78. Problematic : KNOTTY
81. Commemorative marker : STELE
83. Of no importance : PETTY
84. Henry's tutee : ELIZA
86. Cleveland cagers : CAVS
87. Son of Judah : ONAN
88. Abbr. on a food label : NTWT
89. Brand : SEAR
91. Northerner's home : OSLO
93. Before, of yore : ERE

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