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New York Times, Sunday, April 23, 2000

Author: Nancy Nicholson Joline
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Nicholson Joline
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 73 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 93 for Ms. Joline. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Redemptions : CASHINS
8. Mitterrand's successor : CHIRAC
14. 1950's-60's Big Apple mayor : WAGNER
20. Classic ball game : ONEOCAT
21. Treasure State city : HELENA
22. Make it : ARRIVE
23. Wobbly band members? : ROCKYMUSICIANS
25. 1960's "Death Valley Days" host : REAGAN
26. Punta del ___, Uruguayan resort : ESTE
27. 911 respondent : EMT
28. Done for : KAPUT
29. Apollo loved her : DAPHNE
30. Easy ___ : ASPIE
32. American Revolutionary leader Deane : SILAS
34. Visitors from afar : ETS
35. Follow : ACTON
39. Subject of war propaganda : ENEMY
42. Hill, to an Arab : TEL
43. It covers ground rapidly : IVY
44. Wily style of diplomacy? : TRICKORTREATY
47. A little behind : LATISH
50. Shell thrower : MORTAR
51. Harmony : SYNCH
52. Amazon dangers : PIRANHAS
54. Curse : SWEARAT
56. Land with a queen in Kings : SHEBA
58. Extracts : GLEANS
59. Caesar's farewell : VALE
60. Plumbing problem abroad? : WATERYLOO
62. Member of a force: Abbr. : DET
63. One in swaddles : BABE
66. Pentagon concern, for short : MIA
68. Rodgers and Hart's "What ___ Man?" : ISA
69. Mare's-nest : MESS
70. Questionnaire datum : AGE
71. Halloween mask? : SCARYFACE
76. Like New York's Radio City Music Hall, informally : DECO
79. Sighter of the Pacific Ocean, 1513 : BALBOA
81. Capri, e.g. : ISOLA
82. Reruns, to summer TV : STAPLES
86. Place of legend : ATLANTIS
88. Position in 20-Across : ATBAT
91. Tarzan's pet : CHEETA
92. Mountain fortresses: Var. : EYRIES
93. Like an Englishman in the desert? : BLOODYTHIRSTY
95. Bond rating : CCC
96. George W. Bush, as a collegian : ELI
98. Quantity : STORE
99. Paths of some streams : ESSES
100. Pool necessity : CUE
101. Attention-getters : BEEPS
103. Sea salvage aid : SONAR
105. Word with car or game : PARLOR
107. Mata Hari was one : ALIAS
110. Hound : NAG
111. Together, musically : ADUE
115. Call for : INVOKE
116. Assault with crêpes suzette? : PANCAKEBATTERY
119. Wynn of "Dr. Strangelove" : KEENAN
120. It's west of Sherman Oaks : ENCINO
121. Extraction : LINEAGE
122. Attempts : ESSAYS
123. Conveyed, in a way : DEEDED
124. Made a record of : ENTERED
1. Rights org. : CORE
2. Long times in Lima : ANOS
3. Spinoff group : SECT
4. Make artificially better, with "up" : HOKE
5. Distant : ICY
6. Pins down : NAMES
7. Quite a puzzle : STUMPER
8. Midwest city, familiarly : CHI
9. "Shucks" : HECK
10. Pelvic parts : ILIA
11. Realizes : REAPS
12. Fixed payment : ANNUITY
13. Fairy tale locale : CASTLE
14. Some are critical : WARDS
15. Part : AREA
16. Means of communication : GRAPEVINE
17. Ivory or pink? : NIGHTYSHADE
18. "Dynasty" star : EVANS
19. Actor Auberjonois : RENE
24. Turns, so to speak : STINTS
30. Modern name for the capital of ancient Galatia : ANKARA
31. Odd, spelled oddly : EERY
33. "___ Desire" (1953 Barbara Stanwyck film) : ALLI
35. They're pressed for cash : ATMS
36. Exult : CROW
37. Bore : TIRE
38. Musical interval : OCTAVE
40. Measurer of brightness : MENSA
41. Millionaire's toy : YACHT
43. ___-Ethiopian War, 1935-36 : ITALO
45. Like some surgery : ORAL
46. "America, the Beautiful" pronoun : THEE
48. Constellation with Canopus : ARGO
49. Some stockings : HANES
52. Settles : PAYS
53. Alternatives to 747's : SSTS
55. Subject of a composition : TEMA
57. Relative of Camembert : BRIE
60. Directions : WAYS
61. Chaps : LADS
63. ___ ghanouj (eggplant dish) : BABA
64. Marble : AGATE
65. What pregnancies produce? : BELLYCURVES
67. Pupil's place : IRIS
69. They're blue : MOPERS
71. Seattle athlete, for short : SONIC
72. Actress Blanchett : CATE
73. Young zebra : FOAL
74. Los ___, Calif. : ALTOS
75. ___ Cove ("Murder, She Wrote" locale) : CABOT
77. Delineate : ETCH
78. French journal : CAHIER
80. XXV Olympics site : BARCELONA
83. Minus : LESS
84. Little ending : ETTE
85. "___ who?" : SAYS
87. "Gotcha" : ISEE
89. Hoo-has : ADOS
90. Power of old films : TYRONE
93. Wright brothers' craft, e.g. : BIPLANE
94. Like a well-grounded argument : TENABLE
97. Didn't hesitate : LEAPED
100. Yuletide handouts : CANES
101. W.W. II guns : BRENS
102. Subsequently : SINCE
104. "Not ___!" : AGAIN
105. Main road : PIKE
106. Initial : OKAY
108. Kind of rock : ACID
109. Sound : SANE
111. Suit to ___ : ATEE
112. Not cheap : DEAR
113. Press : URGE
114. Blue-___ : EYED
117. Decked : KOD
118. USA alternative : TNT

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