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Author: Matt Ginsberg
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 76 Missing: {Q} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Ginsberg. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Screen grp.? : TSA
4. Solzhenitsyn subject : GULAG
9. Dives (into) : WADES
14. Song accompanied by a harp : PSALM
19. Huffington Post buyer in 2011 : AOL
20. Lyric muse : ERATO
21. Wear down : ERODE
22. Tree-lined path in une forêt : ALLEE
23. "I used to do drugs. ___": Mitch Hedberg : ISTILLDOBUTIUSEDTOTOO
27. Invent : COIN
28. Ignores : SNUBS
29. Dam result, often : RESERVOIR
30. Sends one out of the park : HOMERS
33. Alone, in Paris : SEUL
35. Lady of Lammermoor : LUCIA
36. "The car stopped on a dime. Unfortunately, the dime was ___": Anonymous : INAPEDESTRIANSPOCKET
42. Mexican Valentine's greeting : TEAMO
43. Madre's hermano : TIO
44. Recuperate : RESTUP
46. Kind of diet : FAD
49. "Never mind" : SKIPIT
52. Asian flatbread : NAAN
55. Mystifying Geller : URI
56. Biblical name meaning "hairy" : ESAU
58. "I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it ___": Woody Allen : THROUGHNOTDYING
63. Like Jack, it's said : NIMBLE
66. Some doors : INS
67. Exploding stars : NOVAE
68. "Whoever named it necking was ___": Groucho Marx : APOORJUDGEOFANATOMY
75. Sci-fi film with a hatching egg on its poster : ALIEN
76. Cork's place: Abbr. : IRE
77. More moist : DEWIER
79. "You know what I hate? Indian givers. ___": Emo Philips : NOITAKETHATBACK
86. Affix carelessly, with "on" : SLAP
87. Crush, sportswise : OWN
88. Whisked mixture : ROUX
89. Send continuously, as video : STREAM
92. Physicist Georg : OHM
93. Cut off : DETACH
97. Dinner table command, with "up" : SIT
99. Above : ONTOP
101. "I don't mean to sound bitter, cold or cruel, but I am ___": Bill Hicks : SOTHATSHOWITCOMESOUT
109. Fool's deck : TAROT
110. Fashionable '70s dress : MIDI
111. Breastbones : STERNA
112. Saint's place : SUPERDOME
116. Essentials : NEEDS
119. Con Ed, e.g.: Abbr. : UTIL
120. "I have the heart of a small boy. It ___": Stephen King : ISINAGLASSJARONMYDESK
124. Classic role-playing game, for short : DANDD
125. Dairy mascot : ELSIE
126. Slate, for one : EZINE
127. Fooled : GOT
128. Out-line? : ERASE
129. Perform à la Shakespeare : DOEST
130. Place for military supplies : DEPOT
131. Mayo container? : ANO
1. Feature of many a Jet Li film : TAICHI
2. "Already?" : SOSOON
3. Stanza successor : ALTIMA
4. Get fixed? : GEL
5. 19-Across has a much-used one : URL
6. The Beatles during Beatlemania, e.g. : LADS
7. Heaps : ATON
8. Totally fail : GOBUST
9. Diving duds : WETSUIT
10. J.F.K.'s successor : ARI
11. Forbidding : DOUR
12. 1960s doo-wop group with an automotive name, with "the" : EDSELS
13. Escorts to a second-floor apartment, say : SEESUP
14. First Congolese P.M. Lumumba : PATRICE
15. Czech neighbors : SLOVAKS
16. Liza Minnelli, for one : ALTO
17. First pope to be called "the Great" : LEOI
18. "Love ___ leave ..." : MEOR
24. Like Inspector Clouseau : INEPT
25. Superlative prefix : UBER
26. Inside look? : DECOR
31. Roger of "Cheers" : REES
32. Pierre is there: Abbr. : SDAK
34. Scottish psychiatrist R. D. : LAING
37. Squirt, e.g. : EMIT
38. '13 grad in '11, e.g. : SOPH
39. Biblical patriarch "righteous in this generation" : NOAH
40. Decorative kit : ETUI
41. Become a traitor : TURN
45. Glutton : PIG
46. Wet lowland : FEN
47. ___ Minor : ASIA
48. Wettish : DAMP
50. Crocus or freesia, botanically : IRID
51. Chinese gang : TONG
53. Eugene O'Neill's "___ Christie" : ANNA
54. Palindromic time : NOON
57. Battle of the Atlantic vessel : UBOAT
59. Start of a fitness motto : USEIT
60. Spot : TVAD
61. Fruit that grows in a cluster : DATE
62. Cries of pain : YEOWS
64. Bugs Bunny's girlfriend : LOLA
65. The Phantom of the Opera : ERIK
69. Taunt : JEER
70. A law ___ itself : UNTO
71. Venus and others : ORBS
72. Grand slam, e.g. : FEAT
73. Whence Venus? : MILO
74. When said three times, "Of course, obviously!" : YEAH
78. Record stat : RPM
79. Sleep precursor : NOD
80. Gets charged up? : OWES
81. Really liking : INTO
82. "Quit your crying" : HUSH
83. It's assumed : AXIOM
84. Nile menace, informally : CROC
85. Vegas attraction : KENO
90. Cashpoints : ATMS
91. Vintner Claude : MOET
94. Doesn't cut : ATTENDS
95. Empty pretense : CHARADE
96. Garage opener? : HARDG
98. F-15, e.g. : TWINJET
100. Ann Landers or Ayn Rand: Abbr. : PSEUD
102. Drove (along) : TOOLED
103. French walled city on the English Channel : STMALO
104. Something that can't be patented : IDEA
105. Like stadium seating : TIERED
106. Daniel of Nicaragua : ORTEGA
107. Simultaneity : UNISON
108. Admonish, as a child : TALKTO
112. Aspect : SIDE
113. Org. for part-time soldiers : USAR
114. Colada fruit : PINA
115. Latin 101 verb : ESSE
117. What you might do after retiring : DOZE
118. Fabric scrap, say : SNIP
121. Family girl : SIS
122. 6 letters : MNO
123. Thus far : YET

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