WORDS TO THE Y'S

New York Times, Sunday, May 15, 2005

Author: Patrick Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 66 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 75 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Persian for "king" : SHAH
5. Former life : PAST
9. March : TRAMP
14. "___ no idea!" : IHAD
18. At this point : HERE
19. Ticket buyer's choice : AISLE
20. One going around the office : RUMOR
21. Big star : NAME
22. Sigmund Freud's daughter : ANNA
23. Pirating some data from? : TAKINGABYTEOUTOF
26. Used, as notepaper : WRITTENON
28. Rapper ___ Kim : LIL
29. Complicated : TRICKY
30. Ill-advised method of dental whitening? : LYETHROUGHONESTEETH
34. Room furnishing : RUG
35. Russian line : TSARS
36. Film container : CAN
37. Stuffing ingredient : SAGE
40. Dijon is its capital : COTEDOR
44. It's cut and dried : HAY
45. Commando operations : RAIDS
47. Little green ball : PEA
48. Strains to hear at the Met? : ARIAS
49. Flutters : ADOS
51. Left, right and hairpin? : TURNSTYLES
53. Conveyed : SENT
54. "What rotten luck!" : DRAT
55. Parker in the hotel business : VALET
56. Large herbivore : MOOSE
57. Better heated : TOASTIER
59. Like jewelry boxes : LINED
60. Recovered from a run : PANTED
61. Winona in a halter top? : BAREBACKRYDER
64. Robot shape, maybe : PERSON
68. Harrow blades : DISKS
69. Daybreak : COCKCROW
74. Wasatch County resident : UTAHN
75. Lap dogs : PEKES
76. Guys' chat topic : CARS
77. Dance party : RAVE
78. Sgt. Carter, in 60's TV? : PYLEDRIVER
80. Certain sorority chapter : ZETA
81. Engender : BEGET
82. Evil spirit : IMP
83. Assured : SOLID
84. Battery designation : AAA
85. Construction site machines : LOADERS
87. Bert of "The Wizard of Oz" : LAHR
89. ___ soda : SAL
90. With 31-Down, Viennese-born photographer who pioneered in journalism : ERNST
92. CBS cop show : CSI
93. Belief that getting gray hair is no big deal? : NEVERSAYDYEATTITUDE
100. World Cup match venues : STADIA
102. Advanced deg. hunter's hurdle : GRE
103. 1850's Republican rallying cry : FREELABOR
104. What Jekyll would prefer not to have? : HYDEINPLAINSIGHT
108. Pro ___ : BONO
109. Sport with a mask : EPEE
110. Easily fooled : NAIVE
111. Skiing hazards : TREES
112. Acclaim : LAUD
113. Place to sleep : DORM
114. Pole staff? : ELVES
115. Basketball star Maravich : PETE
116. Kitchen extension : ETTE
1. Wrap : SHAWL
2. First Tudor king : HENRY
3. ___ Becker, "L.A. Law" role : ARNIE
4. Tempers, as metal : HEATTREATS
5. Set of keys : PIANO
6. Begin courting : ASKOUT
7. Y-shaped weapon : SLINGSHOT
8. Mark of perfection : TEN
9. They're on track : TRAINS
10. 100 kopecks : RUBLE
11. Youngest March sister : AMY
12. Quotable remark : MOT
13. Goes through the motions : PRETENDS
14. Canadian natives : INUITS
15. Conspire : HATCHAPLOT
16. Frenziedly : AMOK
17. Stand up to : DEFY
19. From behind: Lat. : ATERGO
24. "___ follows virtue as if it were its shadow": Cicero : GLORY
25. Prospector's interest : ORE
27. Heavy sounds : THUDS
31. See 90-Across : HAAS
32. Timid one : SCAREDYCAT
33. Corrupt : TAINT
38. V formers : GEESE
39. Relieved : EASED
40. Put in a part : CAST
41. Snack in a stack : OREO
42. A Sinatra : TINA
43. Less typical : RARER
45. Pencil box top, often : RULER
46. Tintoretto's "The Miracle of ___ Freeing the Slave" : STMARK
50. Thrill-seekers : DAREDEVILS
51. Ground force group : TANKS
52. Pointer's direction : YON
54. Gorilla researcher Fossey : DIAN
55. NyQuil maker : VICKS
58. They mature slowly : TBONDS
59. Surgical instrument : LASER
60. They're big among bodybuilders : PECS
62. Did part of a triathlon : BIKED
63. Noted Miami golf resort : DORAL
64. Trainee : PUPIL
65. Linguistic roots : ETYMA
66. "Who's Poisoning America" author : RALPHNADER
67. Boat, to its captain : SHE
70. Praiseworthy : CREDITABLE
71. Storm : RAGE
72. Throughout : OVER
73. Licks, maybe : WETS
75. Pertaining to hair : PILAR
76. Engagement breaker? : CEASEFIRE
79. Sitcom about the Conner family : ROSEANNE
80. Screwball : ZANY
81. So-called "royal herb" : BASIL
84. Warwickshire's Forest of ___ : ARDEN
86. Sonnet starters : OCTETS
88. Cash in : REDEEM
90. Eagles' nests: Var. : EYRIES
91. Dartboard : TARGET
94. Evening hour, on a clock : VII
95. Mojave plant : AGAVE
96. Snicker : TEHEE
97. Q-ship's quarry : UBOAT
98. Jelly container, perhaps : DONUT
99. Wash away : ERODE
100. Mower stower : SHED
101. Book slip : TYPO
105. Cohort : PAL
106. Actress Tyler : LIV
107. Longtime Nascar sponsor : STP

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