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New York Times, Sunday, April 24, 2011

Author: Caleb Madison and J.A.S.A. Crossword Class
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 69 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Madison. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2011, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Fix, as a program : DEBUG
6. Water skimmers : OARS
10. Nickname for Baryshnikov : MISHA
15. Gds. : MDSE
19. Steve McQueen's ex-wife and co-star in "The Getaway" : ALIMACGRAW
21. Vogue's Wintour and others : ANNAS
22. Kind of torch : TIKI
23. Electrical paths in New York City? : BIGAPPLECIRCUITS
25. They're always charged : FEES
26. Flap : ADO
27. Poet's "before" : ERE
28. D preceder : CSHARP
29. Divert : AMUSE
31. Deux of these are better than un : TETES
33. Spill a Cuban drink? : LOSEONESMOJITO
36. Shelter that's often octagonal : GAZEBO
39. Housing for the homeless: Abbr. : SRO
40. Pit crew's supply : TIRES
41. One who says "Beg your pardon" after stepping on your toes? : POLITEDANCER
47. Mordant Mort : SAHL
49. "Exodus" hero : ARI
50. Father of Deimos and Phobos, in myth : ARES
51. Seedcase that inspired Velcro : BUR
52. Scot's "own" : HAE
53. Noblewoman : PEERESS
55. Dorm heads, for short : RAS
56. Mmes., in Iberia : SRAS
57. Speak on C-Span, say : ORATE
60. Burn cause : LYE
61. Gentleman's partner : SCHOLAR
63. Preachers' lies? : PULPITFICTION
68. Get up? : ELATE
69. Subj. of modern mapping : DNA
71. Bust planner, in brief : DEA
72. Sly sort? : RAMBO
73. What a mashed potato serving may have? : CENTEROFGRAVY
78. "Sock it to me!" show : LAUGHIN
80. Unbar, to the Bard : OPE
81. High-end camera : LEICA
82. Superior body? : LAKE
83. Abbr. unlikely to start of a sentence : ETC
84. Revolutionary? : ORBITAL
88. Continuing plot in a TV series : ARC
89. "___ Did It" (2007 memoir) : IFI
90. Cookie first baked in Manhattan's Chelsea district : OREO
91. "Confiteor ___ omnipotenti" (Latin prayer starter) : DEO
92. "Understood, man" : IDIG
94. Hairdresser's first do? : LEARNERSPERM
97. Luggage attachment : IDTAG
99. Cartoon exclamation : EEK
101. One way to serve café : AULAIT
102. Author Amy's family squabble? : CLASHOFTHETANS
107. Our sun's type : GSTAR
111. Baker or Loos : ANITA
112. Pizza topping : SALAMI
113. FICA fig. : SSN
115. Prefix with metric : ISO
116. "It won't hurt ___" : ABIT
117. The Miracles? : SMOKEYANDTHEBAND
121. Ball boy? : DESI
122. Like a bagel : TORIC
123. Homey's rep : STREETCRED
124. Mtn. stats : ALTS
125. Shakespeare's "spot" : SEEST
126. Tofu sources : SOYS
127. Spine-tingling : SCARY
1. Blot with gauze, say : DABAT
2. Pass over : ELIDE
3. One who sees everything in black and white? : BIGOT
4. Actress Thurman : UMA
5. Regards in wonderment : GAPESAT
6. Rubberneck : OGLE
7. Art, nowadays : ARE
8. Rocky of song : RACCOON
9. Tell, e.g. : SWISS
10. Asian gambling mecca : MACAO
11. Stores after cremation : INURNS
12. Long-range shooters : SNIPERS
13. Word after high or top : HAT
14. Source of Indian tea : ASSAM
15. Volcano near Aokigahara forest : MTFUJI
16. Mass part : DIESIRAE
17. Bitin' things : SKEETERS
18. ___ for elephant : EIS
20. Red Cross course, briefly : CPR
24. Line score inits. : RHE
30. Group with the 6x platinum album "Dr. Feelgood" : MOTLEYCRUE
32. Backing: Var. : EGIS
33. Bent beams : LBARS
34. Some flakes : SOAP
35. Suffix with psych- : OSIS
37. Whistle-blower, in slang : ZEBRA
38. Facebook co-founder Saverin : EDUARDO
41. 3.26 light-years : PARSEC
42. Sibyl, for one : ORACLE
43. Writer Eda : LESHAN
44. Chinese dynasty during the time of Confucius : CHOU
45. Marquess's subordinate : EARL
46. Sow's counterpart : REAP
48. Prefix with port : HELI
54. Change the price on : RETAG
56. Bedtime comment : SLEEPTIGHT
58. Neaten : TIDY
59. Season in le soleil? : ETE
62. First German emperor of Italy : OTTOI
63. Runner : PAGE
64. Mideast nosh : FALAFEL
65. Announcement upon arriving : IMHERE
66. ___ dictum (incidental remark) : OBITER
67. Sarge, e.g. : NONCOM
70. CBS's "The ___ Today" : NFL
74. Audition (for) : READ
75. 100 Iranian dinars : RIAL
76. Israeli seaport : ACRE
77. Cow, in Cádiz : VACA
79. Director Kurosawa : AKIRA
82. Comics character who said "Big sisters are the crab grass in the lawn of life" : LINUS
84. Keatsian, e.g. : ODIC
85. Johnnie Walker variety : REDLABEL
86. Plant manager? : BOTANIST
87. Willingly : LIEF
90. Chooses : OPTS
93. Start to boil over? : GETSORE
95. Met by chance : RANINTO
96. Intaglio seals : SIGNETS
98. If nothing changes : ASITIS
100. Base wear? : KHAKIS
103. They have hops : OASTS
104. Choose : ELECT
105. Scotland's Firth of ___ : TAY
106. Rake in : AMASS
108. Sash go-with : TIARA
109. "Rich Man, Poor Man" Emmy winner : ASNER
110. Actor McDowall : RODDY
113. Jeanne et Julie, e.g.: Abbr. : STES
114. Any boat : SHE
116. ___ Lovelace, computer programming pioneer : ADA
118. ___ Szyslak of "The Simpsons" : MOE
119. Dull : DRY
120. E-mail add-on : BCC

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