THE STARS ARE OUT

New York Times, Sunday, May 19, 1996

Author: C.M. Deber
Editor: Will Shortz
Charles M. Deber
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {JKQX} This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Deber. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. W.W. II female fliers : WASPS
6. Rice dish : PILAF
11. Sub sinker, maybe : BERG
15. Equestrian need : CROP
19. Fully up-to-date : AWARE
20. Answer to "Who's there?" : ITISI
21. Grounds : AREA
22. Symbol on Pakistan's flag : LUNE
23. SC* : RECONNOITER
25. CL* : INFLUENCE
27. Ones going to court : BEAUS
28. Alternative to Prell : PERT
30. Relative of the zebra : ONAGER
31. Has consequences on : IMPACTS
34. ___time : ATNO
35. "___With Love" : TOSIR
37. Basque port : BILBAO
38. B* : PRIZEFIGHT
40. K.C. zone : CST
43. Artist Steinberg et al. : SAULS
44. "You Don't Mess Around With Jim" singer : CROCE
45. Urban scavengers : ALLEYCATS
47. Prize for Oprah : EMMY
48. Surf : FOAM
49. Things tied up in knots? : MILES
50. "Present" : HERE
51. Penpoint : NIB
52. UNC*H : ILLMANNERED
55. ___were : ASIT
56. Key : ISLET
58. "Stagecoach," e.g. : OATER
59. Where some drives end : TRAPS
60. Dakota Indian tribe : SANTEE
62. Horror film staples : SPIDERS
64. Stowe villain : LEGREE
65. Beat by a nose : EDGED
66. Scandinavian gods : AESIR
67. They may be shafted : MINES
68. Noose maker : ROPE
69. R*ES : INTERSTATES
72. Typewriter key : TAB
75. Asia's ___Sea : ARAL
76. Icelandic literary works : EDDAS
77. Squeezes : HUGS
78. Like some orders : TOGO
79. Year-after-year : PERENNIAL
81. "Come back, ___" (1953 movie line) : SHANE
83. Barbecues badly : CHARS
84. Presidential inits. : HST
85. Y*H : ADOLESCENT
87. Intergalactic distance : PARSEC
88. "Awake and Sing!" dramatist : ODETS
89. River past Interlaken : AARE
90. Grants : DONATES
91. Throat soother : HOTTEA
94. Word with look or back : INTO
95. Large halls : SALAS
96. DEV* : OBSERVANT
99. C*URE : HIGHFASHION
104. Take off : SOAR
105. Architect's curve : OGEE
106. ___the line : ENDOF
107. Brief : TERSE
108. Actress Austin : TERI
109. Board go-with : ROOM
110. New Hampshire town : DERRY
111. "Got___With an Angel" (1931 song) : ADATE
1. "The Red Badge of Courage" topic : WAR
2. Paralyze, in a way : AWE
3. Pouch : SAC
4. Not for sure : PROBABLY
5. Iroquoian people : SENECAS
6. Epithet for Louis I, with "the" : PIOUS
7. End of an affliction : ITIS
8. Eng. course : LIT
9. Hospital-clean : ASEPTIC
10. Home of the Medicis : FIRENZE
11. Fish food : BAIT
12. Directional suffix : ERN
13. Officiate : REF
14. Snow shoes : GALOSHES
15. Remove trees from : CLEAR
16. Pealed : RUNG
17. How some cousins are removed? : ONCE
18. Duke, e.g. : PEER
24. Kind of forces : NATO
26. Kwanzaa principle : UNITY
29. Eggs : ROE
31. "The Master Builder" playwright : IBSEN
32. Super Bowls VII and VIII champs : MIAMI
33. SP* : PLUMBINGPART
34. Spice, e.g. : AROMA
35. Farmhands : TILLERS
36. Closely observed : OGLED
38. Buggy : PRAM
39. Comparatively cloudless : FAIRER
40. CR*ON : CAESARSTOAST
41. Magnetic card feature : STRIPE
42. Trypanosome carrier : TSETSE
44. .45, e.g. : COLT
46. Bugle's signal : CHARGE
48. Disappear : FLEE
49. Coin takers : METERS
52. Early TV's "___Three Lives" : ILED
53. Ruckuses : NOISES
54. It's the pits : NADIR
57. Brosnan TV role : STEELE
59. Jacks take them : TENS
60. Milton's Abdiel, e.g. : SERAPH
61. Likes a lot : ADORES
62. Flip-flops : SANDALS
63. Fleur-de-lis feature : PETALE
64. Fabrications : LIES
67. Bank deal: Abbr. : MTGE
69. Dolt : IDIOT
70. Clan head, of old : THANE
71. Reuniongoer : AUNT
73. Square (with) : AGREE
74. Certain pears : BOSCS
76. Undertaking : ENDEAVOR
78. Clobbered : THRASHED
80. 1996 third party organizer : NADER
81. Blistered : SCATHED
82. Anne of Green Gables, e.g. : HEROINE
83. Game with 12 wild cards : CANASTA
86. ___Lorenzo : SAN
87. Vamp Negri : POLA
88. Actress Cheri of "Saturday Night Live" : OTERI
90. Fast talking duck : DAFFY
91. Central computer : HOST
92. ___d'amour : OBOE
93. Mikhail, e.g. : TSAR
94. Paragraph : ITEM
95. Renowned restaurateur : SHOR
97. "Give it___" : AGO
98. Revivalist, of sorts : NEO
100. Former Warsaw Pact member: Abbr. : GDR
101. C.P.A. recommendation : IRA
102. German direction : OST
103. Born : NEE

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