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New York Times, Sunday, May 11, 1997

Author: Nancy Nicholson Joline
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Nicholson Joline
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 80 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 81 for Ms. Joline. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Device : GADGET
7. Crescent features : CUSPS
12. 1986 P.G.A. Championship winner : BOBTWAY
19. Tell el ___, Nile excavation site : AMARNA
20. Richards of "Jurassic Park" : ARIANA
22. Fair : AVERAGE
23. 1980 Oscar winner : TIMOTHYHUTTON
25. Makes available : LINESUP
26. Faint : SWOON
27. Alvarado of "Little Women," 1994 : TRINI
29. Primatologists' subjects : APES
30. More like Mrs. Rumpole of books and TV : BOSSIER
33. Some are deciduous : TEETH
34. London park name : HYDE
36. Scarlett's mother : ELLEN
37. Three-time Pulitzer-winning playwright : EDWARDALBEE
41. Tiny one of fiction : TIM
44. Candy counter name : REESE
45. "___ go bragh" : ERIN
46. Mark of uncertainty : ERASURE
48. Tombstone letters : RIP
49. Like a streaker : BARE
51. ___ Na Na of rock : SHA
54. St. Francis ___ (French prelate) : DESALES
55. Prevarication : ACTOFLYING
59. View from Chamonix : ALPES
61. Indian prince : RANA
62. Perkins's killer role : BATES
63. ___ Detoo, "Star Wars" android : ARTOO
65. They blow with the wind : VANES
66. Boggy land : FEN
67. Form of ID : SIGNATURE
70. Tolkien forest giant : ENT
71. Insults : SLURS
73. Where Diana Vreeland reigned : VOGUE
74. Milne creature : KANGA
76. Like some stories : TALL
77. Special-care job at the cleaner's : SUEDE
79. Reads the riot act to : REPROACHES
84. Accommodates : OBLIGES
86. Dallas-to-San Antonio dir. : SSW
88. Contest in "Ivanhoe" : TILT
89. Bachelor's last words : IDO
90. One in an incubator : NEONATE
91. Uffizi attraction : ARTE
93. Storage area : ATTIC
95. Fairy tale creature : ELF
96. Sailor's top : MIDDYBLOUSE
101. Bit of earthenware : CROCK
102. Tax ___ : LIEN
104. Waterfall : SAULT
105. Museum guides : DOCENTS
107. 1960 #1 hit "___ Angel" : TEEN
109. First name on "Saturday Night Live" : LORNE
110. Deficiency : MINUS
111. Mother-of-pearl source : ABALONE
114. It might make a report for a construction crew : DYNAMITESTICK
120. Duped : TAKENIN
121. More crushed : SADDER
122. "South Pacific" nurse : NELLIE
123. Pedal parts : INSTEPS
124. Yucky : NASTY
125. Requiring a tie : DRESSY
1. Hood's rod : GAT
2. Aramis, to Athos : AMI
3. Weir : DAM
4. Brings in : GROSSES
5. What vines do : ENTWINE
6. Deepest lake in the continental U.S. : TAHOE
7. "All the Way" lyricist Sammy : CAHN
8. Neighbor of Arg. : URU
9. Word to a boxer, maybe : SIT
10. Paisleys, e.g. : PATTERNS
11. Rumbled, in a way : SNORED
12. Hope-Crosby film destination : BALI
13. Prefix with duct or form : OVI
14. Gunn of "Treasure Island" : BEN
15. Escalator feature : TREAD
16. Sulked : WASPETULANT
17. Flu feature : AGUE
18. Cowboy affirmatives : YEPS
21. Santa ___, California track : ANITA
24. Time past : YORE
28. Whaler's org. : NHL
30. "The game ain't over till it's over" speaker : BERRA
31. Kind of acid : OLEIC
32. Was quiescent : SLEPT
33. Red ___ (sushi order) : TAI
34. "___ Johnny!" : HERES
35. Senate sounds : YEAS
38. Mocking : DERISIVE
39. St. Paul's architect : WREN
40. Eliot hero : BEDE
42. Personification of peace, in myth : IRENE
43. Painted Desert features : MESAS
47. New York's ___ Lakes : SARANAC
49. Lunch counter order : BLT
50. Passing remarks? : AYES
52. Mad one of fiction : HATTER
53. Santo Domingo-born All-Star : ALOU
56. First U.S. college to award degrees to women : OBERLIN
57. Strikes out : FANS
58. Hindus' holy river : GANGES
60. They may be felt on the head : PORKPIES
64. Writer Santha Rama ___ : RAU
65. Dramatist Lope de ___ : VEGA
66. Like Watergate-era Washington : FULLOFLEAKS
68. Balder and Odin : GODS
69. Knicks great Monroe : EARL
71. Problem for a lawn mower : STONE
72. Classify : LABEL
75. Sondheim's "___ While I'm Around" : NOT
77. Like some stoves : SETIN
78. Worn : USED
80. Cry of Caesar : ETTU
81. Arrive at, as a solution : HITON
82. It's the law : EDICT
83. Drawer oddments? : SOCKS
85. Word with park or plan : GAME
87. Big circus name : WALLENDA
92. Bunk : ROT
93. Whistle-blower : ACCUSER
94. Valley crosser : TRESTLE
97. British mil. decoration : DSO
98. Feet containers : YARDS
99. Maker of the Grand Canyon, in myth : BUNYAN
100. Touch up : EDIT
103. Shoreline feature : INLET
106. Upright : ONEND
107. M. Hulot's creator : TATI
108. "My People" author : EBAN
109. Eye : LENS
110. Not solid : MIRY
112. Lunch time, maybe : ONE
113. Chill : NIP
115. Spots : ADS
116. Crossed : MET
117. They, in Toulon : ILS
118. U.S.S.R., today : CIS
119. Essential : KEY

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