MIDDLE MANAGEMENT

New York Times, Sunday, May 26, 2002

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 77 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 92 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Splendid : REGAL
6. Classes : ILKS
10. Inits. in TV comedy : SNL
13. Here and there, in footnotes : PASSIM
19. Play area : ARENA
20. Caught some Z's : TOOKANAP
22. Go by : ELAPSE
23. Cadets, eventually : POLICEOFFICERS
25. Mosaic items : TORAHS
26. Hard-to-make decision : TOSSUP
27. Musician's liability : TINEAR
28. Passes : ENACTS
29. Zip : NIL
31. Nutritional info : RDAS
33. Try again : REHEAR
34. Double back : RETRACEONESSTEPS
42. Hosp. areas : ORS
43. "A Hard Road to Glory" writer : ASHE
44. In ___ (confined) : ABOX
45. "Walking on Thin Ice" singer : ONO
46. World view : MAP
48. Place : STEAD
50. Coffee order : NOSUGAR
53. Like the most expensive chopped meat : LEANEST
57. Holiday wish : PEACEONEARTH
59. Quick movements : ALLEGROS
60. New Deal program: Abbr. : TVA
61. Wall St. deals : LBOS
62. Theme of this puzzle : CEOS
63. Diving bird : AUK
64. "Give ___ go" : ITA
67. Words after "Pssst!" : ITSME
70. Kind of pay : MERIT
71. Yearbook sect. : SRS
72. "Exodus" hero : ARI
73. Zaire's Mobuto Sese ___ : SEKO
74. See 8-Down : ATTA
77. B'way producer's favorite sign : SRO
79. Like many Sue Grafton characters : MURDERED
81. "Thanks so much!" : HOWNICEOFYOU
87. Lead : BEFIRST
88. Utter capitulations : CAVEINS
89. Tries : STABS
90. C.I.A. forerunner : OSS
91. French vineyard : CRU
93. Historical character in John Ford's "My Darling Clementine" : EARP
94. "Night" author Wiesel : ELIE
95. ___ supuesto (of course): Sp. : POR
97. Charles, formally : THEPRINCEOFWALES
102. Package : ENCASE
105. Prosperity : BOOM
106. Madre's kin : TIA
107. Catch, as a catch-of-the-day : REELIN
108. Angola's capital : LUANDA
112. Gets around : SKIRTS
117. 1966 Mary Martin musical : IDOIDO
118. Ballroom players : DANCEORCHESTRA
120. Reproductive rights pioneer Margaret : SANGER
121. Ziti topping : REDSAUCE
122. "___ Gold" : ULEES
123. Spotted animals : HYENAS
124. Law firm hirees, for short : JDS
125. 1982 cyberflick : TRON
126. Out : PASSE
1. Spellbound : RAPT
2. Suffix with smack : EROO
3. They can be hair-raising : GELS
4. Cuckoos : ANIS
5. Gap in a manuscript : LACUNA
6. Olympic medalist Midori : ITO
7. Room at the top : LOFT
8. With 74-Across, U.N. chief Annan : KOFI
9. Scrape : SKIN
10. Golfer Sam and family : SNEADS
11. Part in many a documentary : NARRATOR
12. Platters, briefly : LPS
13. "Silent Movie" co-star : PETERS
14. Single-handedly : ALONE
15. Hymnist Adams, who wrote "Nearer, My God, to Thee" : SARAH
16. "Battlestar Galactica" and "Dune," e.g. : SPACEOPERAS
17. Film flop of 1987 : ISHTAR
18. Abbr. at the head of a letter : MESSRS
21. They provide excellent service : ACERS
24. "Lawrence of Arabia," for one : EPIC
30. Singer Rimes : LEANN
32. Person in a chamber: Abbr. : SEN
34. Hoarse talk : RASP
35. Noble Italian family name : ESTE
36. Mother of Helios : THEA
37. Make a move : REACT
38. It has finger holes : OBOE
39. Cash register key : NOSALE
40. Community outside the city : EXURB
41. Person with questions : POLLER
46. Score keepers? : MAESTROS
47. Film director Lee : ANG
49. Strategists : DEVISERS
51. In a '64 song it's "really lookin' fine" : GTO
52. Starts of sneezes : AHS
54. Fictional girl with the dog Weenie : ELOISE
55. Grumpy : SOUR
56. Reproachments : TSKS
58. "Laramie" and "Laredo" : OATERS
59. Top gun : ACE
64. Metric unit : IAMB
65. "That's right!" : TRUE
66. Harrison Ford thriller : AIRFORCEONE
68. Draw the line : SKETCH
69. Stylish, in the 60's : MOD
70. More than a kook : MANIAC
74. "Well, well, well ..." : AHA
75. Mazel ___ : TOV
76. 12-year-old, say : TWEEN
78. Not one's cup ___ : OFTEA
80. Put down, slangily : DIS
82. About : INRE
83. 100 clams : CSPOT
84. Dixie pronoun : YALL
85. Award for "Six Degrees of Separation" : OBIE
86. Applies : USES
88. Like many state capitols : CUPOLAED
92. Johnny ___ : REB
95. Disappear forever : PERISH
96. Sometime : ONEDAY
97. Met men : TENORS
98. Doctors make them : ROUNDS
99. Apples in some schoolrooms : IMACS
100. Person easily duped : FISH
101. "Rise and shine!" : WAKEUP
103. Even : ALIGN
104. "Don't Be Cruel" as opposed to "Hound Dog" : SIDEA
109. Marvy : NEAT
110. Moody : DOUR
111. With the bow, to a violinist : ARCO
113. Hispaniola, e.g. : ISLA
114. Post office chart: Abbr. : RTES
115. Very, in Vichy : TRES
116. Postpaid encl. : SASE
118. Erving, in headlines : DRJ
119. 100 yrs. : CEN

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