REPRESENTATIVE GOVERNMENT

New York Times, Sunday, May 21, 2000

Author: Matt Gaffney
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {Q} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 57 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Fixes : JAMS
5. Many a Sri Lankan : TAMIL
10. Herring family members : SHADS
15. Visibly shaken : PALE
19. "By yesterday!" : ASAP
20. ___ Kane of "All My Children" : ERICA
21. Former Energy Secretary O'Leary : HAZEL
22. Alpine climber : IBEX
23. Cooperstown nickname : YOGI
24. Capital on the Willamette : SALEM
25. Stripling : ADOLESCENT
27. F.B.I. : FINDSBADINDIVIDUALS
30. Poor marks : DEES
31. Born abroad : NEE
32. Dangerous job : SPY
33. Not so new : STALER
36. Become less tense : THAW
38. Classified ad abbr. : RMS
41. Baseball manager Tony La ___ : RUSSA
45. N.A.S.A. : NAMEDASHUTTLEATLANTIS
49. Sharp feller : AXE
50. Cabeza, north of the Pyrenees : TETE
51. One way to enter : ONCUE
52. Causes an unearned run, perhaps : ERRS
53. Pitch makers : PINETREES
57. Vietnamese neighbor : LAO
58. Vamp's accessory : BOA
60. Blood pressure raiser : IRE
61. Like oak leaves : LOBED
62. Pie cuts, essentially : RADII
64. Salvager's gear : SONAR
66. I.R.S. : INCOMINGRETURNSSOUGHT
72. Kvetches : MOANS
73. Really enjoy : EATUP
74. Term : STINT
75. Digital clock settings : AMS
76. Big belts : KOS
79. G.R.E. takers : SRS
80. Any of Yalta's Big Three : STATESMAN
84. Groks : GETS
86. Daytime talk show name : RICKI
88. Filmmaking family name : COEN
89. Prefix with sphere : ECO
90. E.P.A. : EARTHSPRIMARYADVOCATE
96. Some may mind this : STORE
97. Prefix with fuel : SYN
98. Pewter component : LEAD
99. "___ Unplugged" (1999 album) : ALANIS
100. When it's low, it's good : ERA
102. One way to go : APE
103. Flier to J.F.K. : ELAL
104. U.S.A.F. : USUALLYSTOPSALLFOES
113. When printings begin : PRESSTIMES
114. Debussy contemporary : SATIE
115. Casino tool : RAKE
117. Act the letch : OGLE
118. Interviewer, perhaps : EMCEE
119. Kwanzaa principle : UNITY
120. It's in the eye of the beholder : IRIS
121. Reagan sentence starter : WELL
122. Mortimer Adler's "How to ___ Book" : READA
123. Rose and Rozelle : PETES
124. Quits : ENDS
1. "Saturday Night Live" alum Mohr : JAY
2. From : ASOF
3. Travelers in Matthew : MAGI
4. Record holder : SPINDLE
5. Bit of floorwork, maybe : TESSERA
6. Nejd desert dwellers : ARABS
7. Leon Uris's "___ 18" : MILA
8. Clinched : ICED
9. Protect, as a document : LAMINATE
10. Protect, as a seedling : SHADE
11. "___ but known..." : HADI
12. Sea of ___ (Don River's receiver) : AZOV
13. It may be kosher : DELI
14. Runners carry them : SLEDS
15. Paltry : PICAYUNE
16. First shepherd : ABEL
17. Zoom, e.g. : LENS
18. Something to dial: Abbr. : EXT
26. Toyota offering : SUPRA
28. Doing : DEED
29. Japanese ____ (popular pet) : NEWT
33. Like some judgments : SNAP
34. Place for a checkered career? : TAXI
35. Strong second? : AMEN
36. It's hard to live on : THEEDGE
37. Rancho units : HUTS
38. "Dance in the Country" painter : RENOIR
39. Bit of raingear : MAC
40. Usher's request : STUB
42. Series : STRING
43. Buster, old-style : SIRRAH
44. Declare : ASSERT
46. "The Dancing Couple" painter : STEEN
47. Get one's fill : LOADUP
48. Where Regulus is : LEO
54. Tar Heel State campus : ELON
55. Siberian industrial center : TOMSK
56. Possible result of a sacrifice : RBI
57. Wide, to Cicero : LATUS
59. In harmony : ASONE
62. Add more ornaments to : RETRIM
63. As a preferred alternative : INSTEAD
65. Publicizes, in a way : OUTS
66. Some are mental : IMAGES
67. Vegetarian's demand : NOMEAT
68. Bearded leader : CASTRO
69. "The Westing Game" author Ellen ___ : RASKIN
70. Lose a lap? : STAND
71. Gain a lap? : SIT
77. Hosp. areas : ORS
78. Nurses : SIPS
80. Source of sauce or milk : SOYA
81. Penny-pinching : MEAN
82. Dramatic beginning : ACTI
83. Turndowns : NOES
85. Coffeecake topping : STREUSEL
87. Yip or yelp : CRY
88. Approaches stealthily : CREEPSUP
91. ___ Gallery of Immortals (Greek pantheon) : HERAS
92. "Generations of healthy, happy pets" sloganeer : ALPO
93. Colder spots, often : VALLEYS
94. Canute expelled him : OLAF
95. A can of soda may have one : CALORIE
101. Fix : ALTER
102. Flummoxed : ATSEA
103. Silk-stockings : ELITE
104. Basic impulse : URGE
105. Hawk : SELL
106. Kiln output : LIME
107. Pool site, maybe : YMCA
108. Nut, basically : SEED
109. All there : SANE
110. Toiling : ATIT
111. Bring in : EARN
112. Cargo platform : SKID
113. John McCain, once : POW
116. Sweden's capital? : ESS

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