"MY TREAT"

New York Times, Sunday, April 14, 2013

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 79 Missing: {QVZ} This is puzzle # 201 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2013, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Parrot : ECHO
5. Jumping-on-a-mattress sound : BOING
10. What hist. and econ. majors get : BAS
13. Pelé's given name : EDSON
18. Jesus, for one : ALOU
19. Some navels : INNIES
21. It starts every March in N.Y.C. : EDT
22. New Age pianist : YANNI
23. "Bummer!" : RATS
24. One paying a flat rate : TENANT
25. Mountain-climbing hazard : LOOSEROCK
27. Actress Lorna : LUFT
28. Contracted agreement : TIS
29. No longer fit in : OUTGROW
31. "Kitchy-___!" : KOO
32. Lead-in to meter : ODO
33. 2012 film title character who was computer-generated : TED
34. Italian Renaissance composer Giovanni : GABRIELI
35. Provoke : SPUR
37. It's high in West Africa : BIRTHRATE
40. Some rechargeables : AAS
41. Worldly figure? : SPHERE
43. Odor-___ : EATERS
44. Naval flier : ENSIGN
47. Reach, as new heights : SOARTO
48. Sufficient, in "Macbeth" : ENOW
49. Other-worldly? : EXOTIC
50. Govt. agent : FED
51. Surveillance org. : CIA
53. Join, in a way : WELD
55. Lasagna cheese : RICOTTA
58. "Love Me, I'm a Liberal" singer : OCHS
62. Party org. : DNC
63. "The Matrix" hero : NEO
64. Lb. and oz. : WTS
65. Linguist Chomsky : NOAM
66. "Say that again?" : WHAT
67. Chicago mayor Emanuel : RAHM
69. Sitting area? : TUSH
71. Broadway title role for Audrey Hepburn : GIGI
72. TriBeCa neighbor : SOHO
73. "The ___ Love" (R.E.M. hit) : ONEI
74. "Of course, señor!" : SISI
75. ___ Balls (bygone snack cakes) : SNO
77. Sevilla cheer : OLE
79. Topper : CAP
80. Blackbird : MERL
81. Archer's wood source : YEWTREE
83. Panther figurine material : ONYX
84. 51-Across forerunner : OSS
85. Carrier to Amsterdam : KLM
87. More spine-tingling : EERIER
89. OPEC nation currency : RIAL
91. Circus tent : BIGTOP
94. Burns in the kitchen, maybe : SCALDS
95. Pontiac's tribe : OTTAWA
98. "I know the answer!" : OHOHOH
99. Writer Santha Rama ___ : RAU
100. Response to "I promise I will" : YOUBETTER
102. Words of denial : NOTI
103. Where cruisers cruise : OPENSEAS
107. Free : RID
108. Pkg. insert : ENC
109. Phone pad letters : PRS
110. Pushy types? : NUDGERS
111. Dutch painter Vermeer : JAN
112. Collection of Norse tales : EDDA
113. Aunt of 1960s TV : BEETAYLOR
115. Knitter's stash : SKEINS
117. Dry as a bone : ARID
118. "The pleasure ___ mine" : ISALL
119. Fragrant necklace : LEI
120. Estevez of Hollywood : EMILIO
121. Rice-A-___ : RONI
122. Apartment rental sign : TOLET
123. Benefits agcy. : SSA
124. "They are," in Spanish class : ESTAN
125. Org. for some good drivers : LPGA
1. Ring site : EARLOBE
2. Lady Bird Johnson's real first name : CLAUDIA
3. 1984 "educational" Van Halen song : HOTFORTEACHER
4. Bump : OUST
5. 1998 Grammy-nominated song by the Verve : BITTERSWEETSYMPHONY
6. New York native : ONEIDA
7. Quaint stopovers : INNS
8. Actress Long : NIA
9. Paganini's birthplace : GENOA
10. Setting of Barbara Kingsolver's "The Poisonwood Bible" : BELGIANCONGO
11. Idolizes : ADORES
12. It can have three or four legs : STOOL
13. Lump of coal, to Frosty : EYE
14. 2012 film starring Johnny Depp as a bloodsucker : DARKSHADOWS
15. Buttinsky : SNOOPER
16. Like many basketball drills : ONCOURT
17. No-good end? : NIK
20. Theater keepsake : STUB
26. Classic novel subtitled "Adventures in a Desert Island," with "The" : SWISSFAMILYROBINSON
30. "How sad" : TRAGIC
33. Discombobulated : THROWN
34. MTV's early fan base : GENX
36. Vintage vehicle : REO
38. A VHF channel : TEN
39. Ready, with "up" : TEED
42. "The Black Cat" writer : POE
45. Collate : SORT
46. Medical suffix : ITIS
51. Flat storage site : CDROM
52. Daft : INANE
54. When repeated, a 1963 #2 hit : LOUIE
56. French 101 pronoun : TOI
57. Attach : TAGON
59. Kiss alternative ... or a hint to the starts of 3-, 5-, 10-, 14-, 26-, 64- and 68-Down : CHOCOLATEDROP
60. Good laughs : HAHAS
61. Points on a bus route : STOPS
64. Light, fruity alcoholic drink : WHITESANGRIA
68. Flowering plant used to treat liver ailments : MILKTHISTLE
70. Waco-to-Austin dir. : SSW
75. Vial fluids : SERA
76. Actor ___ Patrick Harris : NEIL
78. Got off the stage : EXITED
82. Step aside, judicially : RECUSE
83. Approximately : ORSO
86. John, to Elton John : LOO
88. Breyers competitor : EDYS
90. "The Good Wife" fig. : ATT
91. Kind of voyage? : BON
92. "With any luck!" : IHOPESO
93. Stopped playing games : GOTREAL
96. Making, as one's way : WENDING
97. Place of peace and simplicity : ARCADIA
99. Makes over : REDOES
101. Muse of astronomy : URANIA
104. Plays tug of war : PULLS
105. Scot's language : ERSE
106. "I'll answer your questions" : ASKME
111. Spurn, as a lover : JILT
112. Monroe of the N.B.A. : EARL
113. Comedy routine : BIT
114. ___-rock : ALT
116. "___ for Evidence" : EIS

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