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New York Times, Sunday, May 13, 2007

Author: Jim Page
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 95 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
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1. Like windows and geishas : SASHED
7. Subject of a David McCullough political biography : ADAMS
12. Copper head? : ABE
15. Staying power : GRIT
19. Chevy introduced in 1958 : IMPALA
20. Time's 1977 Man of the Year : SADAT
21. Strong draft horses : BELGIANS
23. *What someone who looks at Medusa does : TURNSTOSTONE
25. Act of putting into circulation : ISSUANCE
26. Private line : ASIDE
27. "___-La-La" (Al Green hit) : SHA
28. "A Lonely Rage" autobiographer : SEALE
30. "Star Trek" series, to fans : TNG
31. Laws, informally : REGS
32. *1850 American literature classic : THESCARLETLETTER
37. From ___ Z : ATO
39. Suffix with convention : EER
40. Faulkner hero : ANSE
41. Shakespearean question after "How now!" : ARAT
42. *Demonstrate the method : SHOWHOWITSDONE
48. Staying power? : TENURE
50. Bus. card abbr. : TEL
51. Your highness?: Abbr. : ELEV
52. ___-mo : SLO
53. Stuffs : SATES
54. Area of authority : REALM
56. It has gutters on each side : LANE
59. "The Lord of the Rings" creature : ENT
61. Mary of "Where Eagles Dare" : URE
62. Cost of time or space : ADFEE
63. Without a break : ONEND
65. Succeed : REPLACE
69. Agnus ___ (Mass prayers) : DEIS
70. *Push aside : SHOVEOVER
73. TV's "___-Team" : THEA
75. Meets, as a challenge : RISESTO
78. Kind of patch : BRIER
79. Received, as a message : HEARD
80. Eydie Gormé's "___ Es el Amor" : ESO
81. Hair-raising cry : EEK
84. Boxer Trinidad : TITO
85. Becker on "L.A. Law" : ARNIE
86. Verve : GUSTO
88. Run down : DIS
90. ___ 88 : OLDS
92. State with the fewest counties (three): Abbr. : DEL
93. John who hosted TV's "Talk Soup" : HENSON
94. *Walk in the park, say : SIMPLEPLEASURE
98. "Wouldn't ___ Loverly?" : ITBE
99. House calls? : YEAS
101. Battery size : AAA
102. High-school dept. : ATH
103. *Put at bay : PAINTINTOACORNER
108. Appointees confirmed by Cong. : AMBS
112. Did not go fast? : ATE
113. Film noir, e.g. : GENRE
114. ___ Schwarz : FAO
115. "Well, look ___!" : ATYOU
116. "Hamlet" setting : ELSINORE
119. *Miami baseball list : MARLINLINEUP
122. British composer Robert : STEADMAN
123. Have ___ in mind : AGOAL
124. Gertrude who swam the English Channel : EDERLE
125. Not included: Abbr. : ADDL
126. 9-1-1 grp. : EMS
127. Percolates : SEEPS
128. They may be light or free : VERSES
1. Relative of a mandolin : SITAR
2. Tickle : AMUSE
3. Cutting : SPRIG
4. It goes back and forth in a workshop : HANDSAW
5. Further : ELSE
6. "Gimme ___!" : DAT
7. "Steady ___ goes" : ASSHE
8. Computer input : DATASET
9. Big flap : ADO
10. Victorian roofs : MANSARDS
11. Leather source : STEER
12. McMurry University site : ABILENE
13. Lays siege to : BESETS
14. Mass transit choices : ELS
15. *Toothless South American animal : GIANTANTEATER
16. Seemed right : RANGTRUE
17. Money rival : INC
18. Bisected fly? : TSE
22. "___ Nacht" (German words of parting) : GUTE
24. Kyrgyzstan city : OSH
29. Support group : ALANON
32. Diligent student, in slang : TOOL
33. These: Fr. : CES
34. Eases off : LETSUP
35. Head set : EARS
36. MapQuest request: Abbr. : RTE
38. English class assignment : THEME
42. Pricey strings : STRAD
43. Attentive one : HEEDER
44. Sainted king called "the Stout" : OLAFII
45. Defeatees' comment : WELOST
46. Son of Cedric the Saxon : IVANHOE
47. Word of encouragement : OLE
49. Banjo-picker Scruggs : EARL
55. *Not so important : LESSESSENTIAL
57. Opposite of paleo- : NEO
58. P.O. item : ENV
60. Place for a star : TREETOP
64. Girl in a gown : DEB
66. "Misty" composer Garner : ERROLL
67. "___ the Magician" (old radio series) : CHANDU
68. More chilling : EERIER
71. Table scrap : ORT
72. Sundial hour : VII
74. Gustav Klimt's "Portrait of ___ Bloch-Bauer I" : ADELE
76. Start of Idaho's motto : ESTO
77. Woody's partner : SOONYI
79. Sets upon : HASAT
82. Kinetoscope inventor : EDISON
83. Mrs. Doonesbury, in the comics : KIM
86. "___ life!" : GETA
87. Fair-minded : UNBIASED
89. Modern and technologically advanced : SPACEAGE
91. Pricey : DEAR
93. Smart : HIP
94. Lush fabrics : SATEENS
95. ___-tzu : LAO
96. Deerstalker fold-down : EARFLAP
97. "Boston Legal" Emmy winner : SHATNER
100. Memory trace : ENGRAM
104. Oversee : TEND
105. 1980s major-league slugger Tony : ARMAS
106. Accomplishes perfectly, as a dismount : NAILS
107. Lot of time : EON
109. Fort ___, Fla. : MYERS
110. Synthetic gem : BOULE
111. Film extras, for short : SUPES
115. Page, for one : AIDE
116. Conductor ___-Pekka Salonen : ESA
117. Old Ford : LTD
118. East End abode : OME
120. Fish eggs : ROE
121. Pentateuch book: Abbr. : LEV

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