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New York Times, Sunday, March 30, 1997

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 78 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 13 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. One may be checkered : PAST
5. Night light : NEON
9. April honoree : FOOL
13. Fairy tale figures : HAGS
17. Baseball's Tommie : AGEE
18. Devour : EATUP
20. ___ Fjord : OSLO
21. Part of a monk's title : DALAI
22. Beginning of a thought by the 72-Across 102-Across 80-Across : WHENIPRONOUNCETHEWORD
26. Bedtime genie : SANDMAN
27. Stamp of approval?: Abbr. : USDA
28. Patsies : SUCKERS
29. Sushi supplies : EELS
30. Scrooge's look : SNEER
31. Quilters' klatch : BEE
32. "Dr. Zhivago" name : LARA
34. Type choices : PICAS
35. Mocking : DERIDING
40. End of the thought : SILENCEIDESTROYIT
44. ___-de-sac : CUL
45. Seat of Garfield County, Okla. : ENID
46. Olympics jump : AXEL
47. Not theirs : OURS
48. Canon competitor : MITA
49. P.M. hours, to a bard : EEN
50. 80-Across's field : LITERATURE
54. Practices girth control : DIETS
55. With grace : PRETTILY
58. ___-class (airplane section) : ECONO
59. Two Tudors : HENRYS
60. Regatta : RACE
61. Catch of the day, maybe : SCROD
62. Somewhat, to Salieri : POCO
63. Part of a rainbow : INDIGO
66. Palestrina piece : MOTET
67. Ale, e.g. : PUBORDER
71. Tearjerkers, sometimes : SOAPS
72. Like 80-Across : POLISHBORN
74. Lacto-___-vegetarian : OVO
75. Beer variety : LITE
76. Lady Macbeth, for one : ROLE
77. Crazy quilt : OLIO
78. Corp. V.I.P.'s : CEOS
79. "Peer Gynt" character : ASE
80. See 22-Across : WISLAWASZYMBORSKA
85. E-mail : MESSAGES
87. Bar, at the bar : ESTOP
88. Taxi door info : RATE
89. Personals, e.g. : ADS
90. Isle on which Apollo was born : DELOS
91. Protection for some I.R.A.'s : FDIC
93. Item on a list : AGENDUM
97. Each : APOP
98. Vexes : RANKLES
102. What 80-Across became in 1996 : NOBELPRIZEWINNINGPOET
106. Start of a Dickens title : ATALE
107. River to the Fulda : EDER
108. Certain string ensemble : NONET
109. "Eugene Onegin" mezzo-soprano : OLGA
110. Famous tiger : TONY
111. Root beer brand : DADS
112. Eliot character : BEDE
113. Old news agency : TASS
1. Dog's "dogs" : PAWS
2. Mideast title : AGHA
3. Spotted : SEEN
4. Bid : TENDERED
5. Only U.N. member whose flag is not rectangular : NEPAL
6. Clears : EARNS
7. Ear: Prefix : OTO
8. Mother Teresa, for one : NUN
9. Most enamored (of) : FONDEST
10. Pianist Levant : OSCAR
11. 1982 country hit "Same ___ Me" : OLE
12. Gobs : LOTS
13. Peddled : HAWKED
14. ___ vera : ALOE
15. "Dumb & Dumber" actress : GARR
16. Caesar and others : SIDS
19. Jump (on) : POUNCE
21. Trickery : DECEIT
23. "That is..." : IMEAN
24. "___ directed" : USEAS
25. Chutzpah : HUBRIS
30. Not go directly : SIDLE
32. Eye makeup : LINER
33. Dress style : ALINE
34. Godliness : PIETY
35. Oporto's river : DOURO
36. Young Fontaine role : EYRE
37. With increased reserve : ICIER
38. Cuckoo : NUTTY
39. Bar request : GLASS
40. Trickle : SEEP
41. Black, yellow and white : CALICO
42. Jean-Claude Duvalier, e.g. : EXILE
43. Big bar order : ROUND
48. Second-fiddle : MINOR
51. Prefix with linear : RECTI
52. Plottage : ACRES
53. Liking : TOOTH
54. Art style, familiarly : DECO
56. Rubbish : TRIPE
57. Yard sale staples : TAGS
59. Associate : HOBNOB
61. Roman sandal : SOLEA
62. Jewish holiday : PURIM
63. Faith in Turkey : ISLAM
64. Static : NOISE
65. Historical info : DATES
66. Gangster's gals : MOLLS
67. Nodule : POLYP
68. Verb for thou : DOEST
69. Call to mind : EVOKE
70. Santa ___, Calif. : ROSA
72. Sit for a photo : POSE
73. Nincompoops : BOZOS
76. Erects, as a contraption : RIGSUP
78. Loon : CRACKPOT
80. Duck walk : WADDLE
81. Sorry sorts : WEEPERS
82. "It must have been ___ news day" : ASLOW
83. Visit : STOPIN
84. Bit of NASA equipment : ORING
86. With a level head : SANELY
90. In a fog : DAZED
91. Overexposed to the sun : FRIED
92. T.S. Eliot book-essay : DANTE
93. Premed class: Abbr. : ANAT
94. Computer programming phrase : GOTO
95. Israel's Abba : EBAN
96. He once had stable work on TV : MRED
99. Degas's "Miss ___ at the Cirque Fernando" : LOLA
100. Brain scans, for short : EEGS
101. Timetable listings: Abbr. : STAS
103. Rhoda's TV mom : IDA
104. Head, in slang : NOB
105. Liverpool-to-Newcastle dir. : NNE

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