TV FAVORITES

New York Times, Sunday, April 27, 2003

Author: Jon Delfin
Editor: Will Shortz
Jon Delfin
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: none – this is a pangram Spans: 2 Scrabble average: 1.72 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Delfin. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
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1. TV host with the instrumental theme "I-M-4-U" : PAAR
5. Deft : ADROIT
11. Knickknack spot : SHELF
16. ___-ons : ADD
19. "___ expert, but ..." : IMNO
20. Bathtub item : LOOFAH
21. Dravidian language : TAMIL
22. At no time, in Neuss : NIE
23. FLIPPER : PINBALLGAMEDEVICE
26. Cough syrup amt. : TSP
27. Turkish title : AGA
28. "Drums Along the Mohawk" hero : GIL
29. Convinced : SURE
30. Exuberant cry : WAHOO
32. HAZEL : GOLDENORGREENISHBROWN
39. European gas brand : ESSO
40. Atelier item : PALETTE
41. Hot stuff : CAYENNE
42. Name suffix: Abbr. : ESQ
45. Half of Mork's greeting : NANU
46. "Perfect" : AOK
47. "Swiss Family Robinson" author : WYSS
48. CHEERS : PEPSQUADREPERTOIRE
55. Response to a minister : IDO
56. Anglican bishop's headgear : MITRE
57. Start of a tryster's message : MEETME
58. Biological duct : VAS
61. Japan's emperor beginning 1989 : AKIHITO
63. Pants material : CHINO
65. Marine snail : WHELK
67. Smacking one's lips while eating, e.g. : NONO
68. COACH : ONEWAYTOFLY
73. Deep black : INKY
74. Stravinsky's "___ for Wind Instruments" : OCTET
76. Insect's sense organs : PALPS
77. Shade of brown : OATMEAL
79. Withdrawn : SHY
80. Whence St. Clare : ASSISI
83. Rotgut : BOOZE
85. Samuel's teacher, in the Bible : ELI
86. CHIPS : FRENCHFRIESTOABRIT
90. Prefix with business : AGRI
93. Fraternity letters : XIS
94. List-ending abbr. : ETAL
95. "___ en paz, fierro en guerra" (motto of San Francisco) : ORO
96. Beacon mounted on a pole : CRESSET
98. Nickname for a gym rat : MUSCLES
101. Ocean swimmer's worry : ORCA
105. FRIENDS : QUAKERSTOOTHERQUAKERS
109. Let out, as horses : UNPEN
110. Name from the Latin for "nourishing" : ALMA
111. Cable network inits. : USA
112. Stovetop utensil : WOK
113. Follower's suffix : ITE
114. ER : SOUNDOFHESITATION
121. Dutch painter Gerard ___ Borch : TER
122. Puff up : ELATE
123. It might be perfect : FUTURE
124. The Ponte Vecchio crosses it : ARNO
125. Old activist org. : SDS
126. Laid off : IDLED
127. Under a canopy : SHADED
128. Witty remark : JEST
1. Conveyance system, as for water or oil : PIPAGE
2. Palenque pals : AMIGOS
3. Scholarly writings : ANNALS
4. Finish a mugging : ROB
5. Exhausted : ALLIN
6. Spoonful : DOLLOP
7. Yankee Maris, informally : ROG
8. ___ sort : OFA
9. Words before and after "what" : IAM
10. 1949 Robert Ryan boxing film : THESETUP
11. Tristram Shandy's creator : STERNE
12. "___ got a girl for you!" : HAVEI
13. Big recording label : EMI
14. Driver's need: Abbr. : LIC
15. Went quickly : FLEWBY
16. Saint who lent his name to a cross : ANTHONY
17. Rejects, in a way : DISOWNS
18. Testifies under oath : DEPONES
24. It "goeth its way on triple feet": Aeschylus : AGE
25. Irving Berlin's "You're Just in Love," e.g. : DUET
31. "___ there yet?" : AREWE
33. Accomplishes : DOES
34. Downtime, so to speak : RANDR
35. Dirty look : GLARE
36. Actor Auberjonois : RENE
37. Skedaddle : SCOOT
38. Muslim judge : HAKIM
43. Map meas. : SQMI
44. Capital at the foot of the Pichincha volcano : QUITO
46. Consumed, biblically : ATEOF
48. Some bar features : PIANOS
49. "Mayor" author : EDKOCH
50. Like some little heads : POINTY
51. Like ___ of bricks : ATON
52. Lets off : EMITS
53. City named for a Union general : RENO
54. VCR button : REW
58. Plywood layer : VENEER
59. Acid neutralizer : ALKALI
60. Like an atrium : SKYLIT
62. Ground breaker : HOE
63. It's about 10 mi. from 53-Down : CALIF
64. Right-triangle leg: Abbr. : HYP
66. "A Hymn to ___" ("My Fair Lady" song) : HIM
69. Major works : EPICS
70. Basketful, maybe : WASH
71. Hot stuff : LOOT
72. ___ City, Miss. : YAZOO
75. Besmirch : TAR
78. Rampage : TEAR
81. Certain poultry worker : SEXER
82. Huffs : SNITS
83. Memphis street : BEALE
84. Canadian physician Sir William ___ : OSLER
86. Justice Harlan ___ Stone : FISKE
87. Hires a new set of employees : RESTAFFS
88. Restlessness : ITCH
89. TV-Turnoff Week option : BOOK
90. Lets off : ACQUITS
91. Acknowledged, but just barely : GRUNTED
92. Scythe wielders : REAPERS
97. Karate instructor : SENSEI
98. Like Jell-O, e.g. : MOLDED
99. Match for una donna : UOMO
100. Escort : SQUIRE
102. Update electrically : REWIRE
103. Sings like Nat King Cole : CROONS
104. Start of a J.F.K. challenge : ASKNOT
106. French aunt : TANTE
107. You: Sp. : USTED
108. Battery size : AAA
115. Something ___ (bride's need) : OLD
116. Initials at O'Hare : UAL
117. "What?" : HUH
118. Posting at O'Hare: Abbr. : ETA
119. French direction : SUD
120. ___ Mahal : TAJ

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