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New York Times, Sunday, April 20, 2003

Author: Bill Zais
Editor: Will Shortz
Bill Zais
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Zais. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Playground section : SWINGS
7. Canonized monk who introduced the custom of dating events from the birth of Christ : STBEDE
13. Lowered : DEMOTED
20. Poe called her "the most lovely dead / That ever died so young!" : LENORE
21. Indulged in good feeling : PRIDED
22. Boost : ELEVATE
23. Naked : UNCLAD
24. Calculate good commissions? : FIGUREAFINECUT
26. URL ending : EDU
27. Cry of disgust : YAH
29. Trickster : SCAMP
30. Bit of progress : STRIDE
31. Run naked through a pornographer's presentation? : STREAKABLUETALK
36. Rehem : ALTER
37. Off-the-set living quarters : TRAILER
38. Five in the morning, say : EARLY
40. Chilling : ONICE
43. White House nickname : RON
44. Not long ago : OFLATE
47. ___-pitch : SLO
50. Become sticky, as piano keys? : GETHARDTOPLAY
53. Newsman in a bow tie : OSGOOD
56. Treaty grp. : OAS
57. Canon camera : EOS
58. John Waterhouse painting "The Awakening of ___" : ADONIS
61. Football Hall-of-Famer Herber : ARNIE
62. "Annus Mirabilis" poet : DRYDEN
65. Light bark : ARF
66. Paternity test factor : DNA
67. Civic group : LIONS
68. Pack up election materials? : BOXTHEBALLOTSTUFF
73. Corrupt : TAINT
75. Reuters alternative : UPI
76. Department of Bourg, France : AIN
77. Get : ATTAIN
80. Fur tycoon : ASTOR
81. Chairwomen : MADAMS
83. "Sunrise at Campobello" subj. : FDR
85. High-shouldered animal : GNU
86. Trattoria stock : PASTAS
88. Look at a traffic problem? : EYEABLINDTURN
92. Shadow, maybe : SPY
93. Individually wrapped candies : KISSES
96. Suffix with Euclid : EAN
97. Arrest : RUNIN
98. Coat material? : PAINT
100. Low-altitude cloud : STRATUS
102. Bears, to Brutus : URSAE
105. Catches sight of a homer? : SPOTSTHEHIGHHIT
112. Brownie ___ : POINTS
114. Fighting : ATWAR
115. Lose oomph : SAG
116. Memphis-to-Nashville dir. : ENE
117. Spar rhythmically? : PUNCHTOTHEBEAT
121. Magazine contents : RIFLES
123. Cerebral one : EGGHEAD
124. Slips : ERRATA
125. Maintain : ASSERT
126. Beachfront locales : RESORTS
127. Didn't just criticize : REAMED
128. Double features? : STUNTS
1. Turns about : SLUES
2. George of "Cheers" : WENDT
3. Run up : INCUR
4. Lon ___ of Cambodia : NOL
5. Middle ground : GRAYAREA
6. Singer of the 1975 #1 hit "Laughter in the Rain" : SEDAKA
7. It prevents burn out: Abbr. : SPF
8. Prefix with sodium : TRI
9. California state park south of Monterey : BIGSUR
10. Bring out : EDUCE
11. Clear of vermin : DERAT
12. Diuretic target : EDEMA
13. Excellent, in 80's-90's slang : DEF
14. Ivy League squad : ELIS
15. Kind of health : MENTAL
16. Too : OVERLY
17. Not in so many words : TACIT
18. Opening play? : ETUDE
19. Scare off : DETER
25. Cop ___ : APLEA
28. Bob, for one : HAIRDO
32. Make some designs : ETCH
33. Bad marks : BLOTS
34. Member of a long-running TV duel : LENO
35. "Krazy" one : KAT
39. The Flying Cloud, of old autodom : REO
40. Prayer start : OGOD
41. Around : NEAR
42. Wee : ITSYBITSY
44. Exes, of a sort : OLDFLAMES
45. ___ Schwarz : FAO
46. Landslide ___ (impolite presidential nickname) : LYNDON
47. "I'll be darned!" : SONOFAGUN
48. Cut of beef : LOIN
49. Paeans : ODES
51. Not own, say : RENT
52. Legal aide, briefly : PARA
54. French greeting : SALUT
55. Swindle, in a way : GRIFT
59. Football turnover: Abbr. : INT
60. Copenhagen flier : SAS
63. Prohibition opener : DONOT
64. Add-on : EXTRA
65. Tolerates : ABIDES
69. Be busy : HUM
70. Org. with a superfund : EPA
71. 1990's pop singer Stansfield : LISA
72. Lake formed by glaciation : TARN
73. Begins to use : TAPS
74. Order request : ASAP
78. Cross reference? : INRI
79. Former Georgia senator : NUNN
82. "Check, mate" : AYE
83. Emergency equipment : FLARE
84. Washington and others : DINAHS
87. Item on a car rack : SKI
89. ___ Israel : BETH
90. Apothecary : DRUGGIST
91. Rear : TUSH
94. Party in power : INS
95. Hist. figure with a holiday named after him : STPAT
98. Cisco Kid's sidekick : PANCHO
99. Heavens: Var. : AETHER
100. Bedmaker? : STREAM
101. Bridal goods : TIARAS
102. Certain berth : UPPER
103. Blush : ROUGE
104. Squeals : SINGS
106. Questionnaire choice : OTHER
107. Quaint contraction : TWERE
108. Native Israeli : SABRA
109. Beauty who was born from an egg, in Greek myth : HELEN
110. Still : INERT
111. Diagnostics : TESTS
113. Boxer's reach, e.g. : STAT
118. Some hosp. cases : ODS
119. Stopped fasting : ATE
120. Jot : TAD
122. Seminoles' sch. : FSU

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