LETTING GO OF

New York Times, Sunday, April 22, 2012

Author: Paula Gamache and Ed Stein
Editor: Will Shortz
Paula Gamache
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Ed Stein
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 68 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 79 for Ms. Gamache. This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Stein. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2012, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Spiderwoman? : ARACHNE
8. Phony laugh : HARHAR
14. Possible barrier to romance : AGEGAP
20. Dwells : RESIDES
21. Natural gas component : ETHANE
22. Wife of Alexander the Great : ROXANA
23. Diet? : BATTLETHEBULGE
25. Tea, e.g. : SOCIAL
26. Plains Indian : OTOE
27. Part of the Dept. of Justice : DEA
28. Wee creature : AMOEBA
30. Sign on a British restroom door : GENTS
31. Be very successful at fishing? : LANDPLENTY
34. Site : LOCALE
36. Actor Paul of "American Graffiti" : LEMAT
37. Do a clerk's work at a morgue? : BOOKTHEDEAD
42. Unborn, after "in" : UTERO
46. Cardinal from New York : EGAN
48. Prussian pronoun : SIE
49. Something further? : ADO
50. Throw large bank notes around? : CASTTHOUSANDS
55. O : OMICRON
58. It begins "Forasmuch as many have taken in hand ..." : LUKE
59. What sisters often are : AUNTS
60. Net : EARN
62. ___ Dame : NOTRE
63. "___ mentioned ..." : ASI
64. How albums may be stored : ONCD
65. Beige : ECRU
66. Conditional construct in programming : IFTHEN
67. Take advantage of good Samaritans? : MILKHUMANKINDNESS
72. Desert homes : ADOBES
74. Amount in the back of a pickup, e.g. : LOAD
75. Cloudless : FAIR
76. Bunny man, for short : HEF
79. Bathroom fixture : BIDET
80. Abbr. in many a party invitation : BYOB
81. It may be broken on a ranch : BRONC
83. Kind of bean : SOYA
84. It may be raw : FOOTAGE
86. Forge some personal notes? : DOCTORLETTERS
89. Director Lee : ANG
90. Edwards or Andrews: Abbr. : AFB
92. Whatchamacallit? : NOUN
93. Breaking sports news, maybe : UPSET
94. Outdo one's buddies? : BESTFRIENDS
98. Cloudless : CLEAR
102. #2 in a prosecutor's off. : ASSTDA
103. Be a sadistic masseuse? : POUNDFLESH
108. Without enough money : SHORT
111. Coca-Cola brand : SPRITE
114. Wee, to a Scot : SMA
115. Anent : ASTO
116. Dr. Seuss title character : HORTON
118. Send for a special bridal accessory? : ORDERTHEGARTER
121. Breakout : ESCAPE
122. Swank do : SOIREE
123. Chorus, e.g. : SINGERS
124. Thin in supply : SPARSE
125. Like many a Broadway play : TWOACT
126. One getting roasted or toasted : HONOREE
1. Chile de ___ (hot pepper) : ARBOL
2. Lariat : REATA
3. ___ Martin, British sports car : ASTON
4. Given a ticket : CITED
5. "Good" cholesterol, for short : HDL
6. Razz : NEEDLE
7. Regard : ESTEEM
8. ___-haw : HEE
9. Held off : ATBAY
10. Baba au ___ : RHUM
11. Overhead light? : HALO
12. Ali trainer Dundee : ANGELO
13. Some sports footwear : REEBOKS
14. Word in the MGM logo : ARS
15. Owner of YouTube : GOOGLE
16. Go over : EXCEED
17. Put on weight : GAIN
18. Cadaver study: Abbr. : ANAT
19. Mates : PALS
24. Tennis champ Mandlikova : HANA
29. Director's "start" : ACTION
32. Garden ___ : PLOT
33. Statistics method for checking means : TTEST
35. "Excuse me" : AHEM
37. Heavy-handed measure : BAN
38. Next at bat : ONDECK
39. Faddish 1970s footwear : EARTHSHOES
40. Eat up, so to speak : ADORE
41. Film director Stanley : DONEN
42. Where Bertrand Russell taught philosophy, for short : UCLA
43. Some crosses : TAUS
44. They're mushed : ESKIMODOGS
45. Itinerary abbr. : RTE
47. Many an anesthetic : GAS
51. Oscar winner Tom : HANKS
52. Response to a shot, maybe : OUCH
53. Too much : UNDULY
54. Gandhi garment : SARI
56. Figure out : INFER
57. Foldable furniture : COTS
61. Seek election to : RUNFOR
64. Adams with the 1991 hit "Get Here" : OLETA
65. Windup : END
66. One way to be trapped during winter : INICE
68. "Yeah, sure" : IBET
69. It may be set with candlelight : MOOD
70. Relatively safe investment : AABOND
71. Frontiersman Boone, informally : DANL
72. Award-winning British sitcom, to fans : ABFAB
73. Moon of Saturn : DIONE
77. Brontë heroine : EYRE
78. Unfading : FAST
80. Is suitable for : BEFITS
81. HVAC measure : BTU
82. Veg-O-Matic maker : RONCO
83. 500 initials : STP
85. Needlefish : GARS
87. Abbr. in trig : COS
88. Gang land : TURF
91. It helps support a canopy : BEDPOST
95. ___ sauce : TARTAR
96. Camera settings : FSTOPS
97. Like some minds and margins : NARROW
99. Sot : LUSH
100. Tangle up : ENMESH
101. Slowly : ADAGIO
103. Georges who wrote "Life: A User's Manual" : PEREC
104. Slowly : LARGO
105. Animal or vegetable fat, e.g. : ESTER
106. Volume unit : STERE
107. Play (around) : HORSE
108. Steve Perry hit "___ Mine" : SHES
109. O.R. or E.R. site : HOSP
110. Ocean menace : ORCA
112. Peculiar: Prefix : IDIO
113. Trillion: Prefix : TERA
117. Born as : NEE
119. Vietnamese holiday : TET
120. Mrs. Romney : ANN

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