REVERSE EFFECTS

New York Times, Sunday, May 28, 2006

Author: Timothy Powell
Editor: Will Shortz
Timothy Powell
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {GQ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Powell. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Voyaging : ASEA
5. Hitchhiker : RIDER
10. Percentage : SHARE
15. Somewhat : ABIT
19. Writes quickly : SENDSANOTE
21. Plaque, e.g. : HONOR
22. Volcanic formation : CONE
23. Show a Woody Allen feature? : PROJECTMANHATTAN
25. Heart : CRUX
26. Mangy mutt : CUR
27. Medical research org. : NIH
28. Not a substitute : STARTER
29. Thomas Paine, for one : DEIST
30. Magazine supply : AMMO
32. Certain spawner : EEL
34. Quick trip : SPIN
35. Bryologists' study : MOSSES
36. What ageists do? : DISCOUNTSENIORS
41. Sad : LAMENTABLE
44. One side in a debate : ANTI
45. Kung ___ chicken : PAO
48. Off the mark : AMISS
49. Razzes : NEEDLES
53. Ties up : TETHERS
55. 3.26 light-years : PARSEC
57. Abandon the Centennial State? : DESERTCOLORADO
59. Sound from a hot tub : AAH
60. Yellow flag : ALERT
61. Env. science : ECOL
62. Night school subj. : ESL
65. Not-so-Big Apple? : MINUTENEWYORK
72. Lead-in for long : ERE
73. Abbr. on an envelope : ATTN
75. Words of concession : ILOSE
76. Airline abbr. : DEP
78. Cut an awful demo? : RECORDBADTRACK
84. Sot's state : STUPOR
88. Saw : PROVERB
89. Feel extreme discouragement : DESPOND
91. Sports page news : TRADE
92. Show featuring many alumni of L.A.'s Groundlings comedy troupe : SNL
93. Mineral residue : CALX
95. Made multiple : PLURALIZED
97. Drink at a Kyoto reunion? : SAKEFOROLDTIMES
101. Certain Arab : DAPPLE
104. Each : APOP
105. Book before Phil. : EPH
106. Make a mad dash : TEAR
110. On the range, say : RURAL
111. Summertime quaffs : ICETEAS
114. Like about half the world's pop. : FEM
116. God, in Roma : DIO
117. Insipid : ARID
118. What a hypnotist might do for help? : ENTRANCESERVANTS
121. Construction financed by a hedge fund? : MAZE
122. Eastern European : CROAT
123. Happens : TAKESPLACE
124. Tavern selections : ALES
125. To the point : TERSE
126. Köln or Nürnberg : STADT
127. Like a spent campfire : ASHY
1. Org. for pound watchers? : ASPCA
2. Flu fighter : SERUM
3. Vast, in verse : ENORM
4. Descriptive wd. : ADJ
5. Most spicy : RACIEST
6. Wrapped up : INTHECAN
7. Monk's title : DOM
8. Greek vowels : ETAS
9. Best Musical of 1996 : RENT
10. Experts, slangily : SHARPS
11. Babe or fox : HOTTIE
12. Alternative to a dish : ANTENNA
13. Big laugh : ROAR
14. West end? : ERN
15. Public ___ : ACCESS
16. Czar in a Mussorgsky opera : BORIS
17. Busy : INUSE
18. Transcripts : TEXTS
20. Capitol Hill abbr. : SEN
24. Biblical verb : HAST
29. Crunchy chip : DORITO
31. The Pearl of the Black Sea : ODESSA
33. Like ears : LOBED
35. Traveler's stop : MOTEL
37. It runs down the leg : INSEAM
38. Peter Fonda title role : ULEE
39. Actor Beatty and others : NEDS
40. Completely : INTOTO
41. Baby's resting spot : LAP
42. G.P.'s grp. : AMA
43. 45-Down in Russian : MIR
45. 43-Down in English : PEACE
46. Fire : ARDOR
47. "___ Mio" : OSOLE
50. One-pointers : LEANERS
51. First name in courtroom drama : ERLE
52. Stay up nights : STEW
54. Charlemagne's realm: Abbr. : HRE
56. A.L. or N.L. Central city : CHI
58. Ejaculate : CRY
62. Tombstone brothers : EARPS
63. Place for an outboard motor : STERN
64. Maj.'s superior : LTCOL
66. Just a bite : NIBBLE
67. Suffix with form : ULA
68. Mary in the White House : TODD
69. Longtime Ferrara family name : ESTE
70. Places for forks: Abbr. : RDS
71. Where something may be brewing : KETTLE
74. Mo. with topaz as its birthstone : NOV
77. Precisionist : PURIST
79. Automaker's bane : RECALL
80. Donald Duck, e.g. : DRAKE
81. Stove or washer: Abbr. : APPL
82. How you may know something : COLD
83. All-American name : KNUTE
85. La ___, Bolivia : PAZ
86. Ben Jonson wrote one to himself : ODE
87. Like Twizzlers, usually : RED
90. Hospital hook up : DRIPFEED
94. Unknown element : XFACTOR
96. Emily Dickinson's home : AMHERST
97. Bidding card game : SPADES
98. Cultural entertainment : OPERAS
99. Spin : ROTATE
100. Candid : OPEN
101. Kind of queen : DRAMA
102. Acoustic : AURAL
103. Cup, maybe : PRIZE
107. Best and Ferber : EDNAS
108. Common aspiration : AITCH
109. Grier of the gridiron : ROSEY
111. Memo starter : INRE
112. Makes a move : ACTS
113. Politician's goal : SEAT
115. Star athlete, briefly : MVP
118. Outer: Prefix : ECT
119. Reggae relative : SKA
120. In the manner of : ALA

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