GAINING MOMENTUM

New York Times, Sunday, March 3, 1996

Author: B. Klahn
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {JXZ} This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Klahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Crockett's partner on "Miami Vice" : TUBBS
6. Turquoise : AQUA
10. 1982 best seller on sexuality, with "The" : GSPOT
15. In-tents experience? : CAMP
19. To smithereens : APART
20. Crescent : LUNE
21. Freedom, in Swahili : UHURU
22. "Jewel Song," e.g. : ARIA
23. Codicil : RIDER
24. Monkeyshine : DIDO
25. Table game for brooders? : MOPINGPONG
27. Symbol on French V.I.P.'s cars? : FLEURDELIMOS
30. Ascribe : IMPUTE
31. Hard-rock connection : ASA
33. Elvis's "A Fool Such___" : ASI
34. Umbrella part : RIB
35. Social worker : ANT
36. One of the family : SIB
37. Dish in a cream sauce to remember? : CHICKENALAMOKING
43. He follows the news : LENO
44. CH3 (chemical) : METHYL
45. ___Tin Tin : RIN
46. Mideastern jambalaya : PILAF
47. Snappish : EDGY
48. Like some textbook publishers : ELHI
49. Name in a Salinger title : ESME
51. Dispatch : KILL
52. On one's___ : OWN
54. Angel hair, e.g. : PASTA
56. Early South African P.M. Jan : SMUTS
57. Coins in a Spanish treasure : REALES
61. Affianced : PROMISED
64. Watered down : TAME
65. Japanese emperor beginning 1989 : AKIHITO
66. Scuttlebutt : RUMOR
67. Bit of dew : WATERDROP
70. Very, to Verdi : MOLTO
71. Habitual liar : ANANIAS
73. Harness part : HAME
74. Situated along a river : RIPARIAN
76. "The Look of Love" pianist, 1968 : MENDES
77. Sported : HADON
78. Fear : ALARM
79. Emerson's "jealous mistress" : ART
80. Battling : ATIT
81. Secures : ICES
82. Stinky : OLID
86. Some game : FOWL
89. Baseball's Little Colonel : REESE
91. NBC prog. since 1975 : SNL
92. Marbles, so to speak : SANITY
94. Ron Howard's first TV role : OPIE
95. Fashion designer who loves an old Ford? : OSCARMODELARENTA
98. Cartoon Chihuahua : REN
99. Complete : ONE
100. Horned Frogs of coll. football : TCU
101. Coddled item : EGG
102. Jupiter or Saturn : GOD
103. Long-distance auto race : ENDURO
105. Hit song by a Beatles janitor? : MOPSILOVEYOU
110. Cat's mealtime lament? : ITSNOMOUSE
112. Malaria symptom : AGUE
113. What a dhoti covers : LOINS
116. B, gradewise : GOOD
117. Moliere miss : ELISE
118. Literally, "injured" : LESE
119. "The Untouchables" composer Morricone : ENNIO
120. Ustinov in "Quo Vadis?" : NERO
121. Hurried over? : RERAN
122. Fleet fleet : SSTS
123. Doer of good deeds : SAINT
1. Seafarer : TAR
2. Name in the news : UPI
3. Treachery : BADFAITH
4. "If We Only Have Love" composer : BREL
5. Unevenly colored : STREAKY
6. Buzz in space : ALDRIN
7. Piccadilly pound : QUID
8. Be the basis of : UNDERLIE
9. Wind-blown : AEOLIAN
10. Judy Garland's real last name : GUMM
11. Wave away : SHOO
12. Small boxers : PUPS
13. Mouth: Prefix : ORI
14. Utensil of note : TUNINGFORK
15. Fearless Fosdick's creator : CAPP
16. Fired up : AROUSED
17. Moneymaking operation : MINTING
18. Shoulder-length do : PAGEBOY
26. Prime meridian std. : GMT
28. Like a fifth wheel : USELESS
29. "Think" tank? : IBM
31. Crown : ACME
32. Satirist Silverstein : SHEL
35. Japanese airline : ANA
38. Cartoon about a Veep? : CHIPMONDALE
39. Loss of 1588 : ARMADA
40. High spot? : OPIUMDEN
41. Good working condition : KILTER
42. Reformers' targets : ILLS
43. Stimulating jazz singer? : LENAHORMONE
50. Cassoulet and others : STEWS
51. Where a groundhog shops? : KMARMOT
53. Goethe National Museum site : WEIMAR
55. Better ventilated : AIRIER
56. Stabilizer : STEADIER
58. Film on which "Carnival" was based : LILI
59. Sundance's heartthrob : ETTA
60. Gershwin song of 1930 : SOON
61. It's pushed in Hyde Park : PRAM
62. Viking character : RUNE
63. Mideast's Gulf of___ : OMAN
65. Make___of money : APILE
68. Irving Berlin's "___Good Girl" : THATSA
69. Magic 8 Ball, e.g. : ORACLE
72. Celsius, for one : ASTRONOMER
75. Paragraph, perhaps : PASSAGE
77. Middle of a Latin trio : HAEC
81. Caters to : INDULGES
83. "Little tongues" : LINGUINI
84. "Do___Me" (1992 #1 hit) : ITTO
85. Couple : DYAD
86. Unfamiliar : FOREIGN
87. Shoe style : OPENTOE
88. Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, since 1917 : WINDSOR
90. Needle point? : ESE
91. Teas : SOCIALS
93. They may have a pair of diamonds : ARGYLES
96. Washington, McKinley et al.: Abbr. : MTS
97. Overflow controls : LEVEES
99. Treasure of the Sierra Madre : ORO
104. Destroy : UNDO
105. Sierra Club founder John : MUIR
106. Peak in myth : OSSA
107. Spherical striker : PEEN
108. Boot : OUST
109. Chaplin's widow : OONA
111. ___Miss : OLE
114. "House of Incest" author : NIN
115. One who can't pass the bar? : SOT

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