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New York Times, Sunday, May 23, 2010

Author: Yaakov Bendavid
Editor: Will Shortz
Yaakov Bendavid
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 74 Missing: none – this is a pangram This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Bendavid. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Frozen dessert in France : GLACE
6. Vise parts : JAWS
10. Personnel IDs : SSNS
14. Michelle Robinson, now : OBAMA
19. Nearby school, maybe : RIVAL
20. Jai ___ : ALAI
21. "While you're ___ ..." : ATIT
22. First sign : ARIES
23. Where ETs do knitting and art? : ALIENCRAFTSPACE
26. Country singer Chesney : KENNY
27. Old fogy : FOSSIL
28. Bell site : STEEPLE
29. David, for one : STATUE
30. Give ___ (say O.K.) : ANOD
32. Current regulator : RHEOSTAT
34. Thug living next to humorist Will? : MRROGERSHOODNEIGHBOR
42. Org. for Venus and Serena Williams : WTA
43. Comical Johnson : ARTE
44. Keats's nightfall : EEN
45. Place for grain : SILO
46. "Get that first down ... and don't fumble"? : HANDOFFREMARK
53. Book contents: Abbr. : PGS
55. Home of the N.C.A.A. Spartans : MSU
56. Wine city north of Lisbon : OPORTO
57. Pacific atoll in 1943 fighting : TARAWA
59. Frozen dessert : SORBET
61. Shortish piano piece : SONATINA
64. Home of the N.C.A.A. Minutemen : UMASS
66. Bright lights : NEONS
67. Watching over Warsaw's national emblem? : POLEFLAGSITTING
71. Relevant, in law : ADREM
74. Former Yankee pitcher Hideki : IRABU
75. Biennial golf competition : RYDERCUP
79. "Parade de Cirque" artist : SEURAT
81. Future seeds : OVULES
84. Verdi tragedy : OTELLO
85. Ill-mannered one : CAD
86. "Platoon" setting, for short : NAM
88. Waiting in line for hooch? : ATASTILLSTAND
91. Alan of Hollywood : ALDA
93. Pen name : BIC
95. Skin ___ : TONE
96. Dorm V.I.P.'s : RAS
97. Competition among shrinks? : PSYCHOLOGICALFAREWAR
105. Paid attention to, with "of" : TOOKNOTE
106. Santa ___ : ROSA
107. Long bones : FEMURS
110. Halloween purchase : COSTUME
114. Fireplace cavity : ASHPIT
118. Gave heartburn, say : ATEAT
119. Visitors' fair warning? : WESHALLCOMEOVER
121. Capital city more than 9,000 feet above sea level : QUITO
122. Prefix with logical : IDEO
123. Maintain : AVOW
124. Start of the French Lord's Prayer : NOTRE
125. Temptress : SIREN
126. Relish : ZEST
127. Round of golf, informally : NINE
128. County of Newark, N.J. : ESSEX
1. Five-time U.S. Open champ : GRAF
2. Disney title character from Hawaii : LILO
3. Hertz rival : AVIS
4. Husband of Pompeia : CAESAR
5. Cause of some storms : ELNINO
6. Big bump : JAR
7. Word said with a tear, maybe : ALAS
8. Ride the breeze : WAFT
9. Web presence : SITE
10. Plato's "tenth Muse" : SAPPHO
11. Lost zip : STALED
12. "Good comeback!" : NICEONE
13. Chateau ___ Michelle winery : STE
14. Art supply store stock : OAKTAG
15. Inspirations : BREATHS
16. "___ No Woman," 1973 hit for the Four Tops : AINT
17. Computer offering : MENU
18. "___ sow ..." : ASYE
24. Jam : CLOG
25. Blood fluid: Prefix : SERO
29. Undercover jobs : STINGS
31. Not to be persuaded : DEAF
33. Ooze : SEEP
34. Philippines' highest peak: Abbr. : MTAPO
35. Blathered : RANON
36. Growling sound : RRR
37. [Ignore edit] : STET
38. Blood: Prefix : HEMA
39. Airhead : BIMBO
40. Colleague of Lane and Kent : OLSEN
41. No contests : ROUTS
42. "___ next?" : WHOS
47. Clothier, in Cambridge : DRAPER
48. Hassock : OTTOMAN
49. Thwart : FOIL
50. Salad green : ARUGULA
51. Super Bowl XXXIV champs : RAMS
52. Famous movie river : KWAI
54. Milton works : SONNETS
58. Observatory subj. : ASTR
60. Kick oneself over : REGRET
62. "In the," in Italy : NEI
63. Place to stick a comb : AFRO
65. "Charlotte's Web" setting : STY
68. Pumice source : LAVA
69. Be flush with : ABUT
70. Pedestal topper : IDOL
71. Royalties org. : ASCAP
72. Passes out : DEALS
73. Like some complexions : RUDDY
76. "Bewitched" aunt : CLARA
77. ___ nerve : ULNAR
78. Sci-fi escape vehicles : PODS
80. They're just not done : TABOOS
82. Spanish demonstrative : ESTA
83. Small-runway aircraft, briefly : STOL
87. Standard part of a food pyramid : MILK
89. Like Saint-Saëns's "Urbs Roma" Symphony : INF
90. Norman of TV fame : LEAR
92. Impel : ACTUATE
94. Say "I lost," say : CONCEDE
98. Dr. Seuss title animal : HORTON
99. Spurs : GOOSES
100. "Boy, am I shvitzing!" : ITSHOT
101. Job legislation estab. in 1973 : CETA
102. Stray : ROAM
103. Dead Sea Scrolls writer : ESSENE
104. Exuberant cries : WAHOOS
107. Recommended reading for newbies : FAQS
108. Thread holder : ETUI
109. Kiev-born Israeli P.M. : MEIR
111. ___ Bator, Mongolia : ULAN
112. 10 years before the Battle of Hastings : MLVI
113. Nobel Prize category: Abbr. : ECON
115. A lot of mil. personnel : PVTS
116. "Able was ___ ..." : IERE
117. Creature in a "King Kong" fight : TREX
119. Guru : WIZ
120. Fall behind : OWE

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