CRITIQUING THE CRITICS

New York Times, Sunday, May 30, 2004

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 72 Missing: {Q} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 79 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Carrier to Kyoto, in brief : JAL
4. Strike gently : PUTT
8. Voice : SONANCE
15. Map lines: Abbr. : RDS
18. Liberal D.C. group : ADA
19. Actor Morales : ESAI
20. Woodcutter in folklore : ALIBABA
21. Leave in a hurry, with "out" : PEEL
22. Start of a quote by 102-Across : MOSTROCK
24. Carpenter, at times : TENONER
25. Present opener? : OMNI
26. Inner: Prefix : ENTO
27. Impose (upon) : FOIST
29. Quote, part 2 : JOURNALISM
31. Slobber : SALIVA
33. "Wassup?!" : HIYA
35. Base lines : XAXES
36. Lab sights : VIALS
37. Whiskey ___ : AGOGO
39. Spat : GAITER
43. Quote, part 3 : ISPEOPLEWHOCANTWRITE
48. Least ruddy : PALEST
49. Sayings of Jesus : LOGIA
50. "Take ___!" : THAT
52. Stretches : AGES
56. Pell-mell : RASH
57. Solidifies : JELLS
58. Fragrance used in perfumes : MYRRH
59. Fix at the blacksmith's : RESHOE
61. Szczecin's river : ODER
63. Conoco rival : ESSO
65. Monet oil "Vétheuil en ___" : ETE
66. Quote, part 4 : INTERVIEWINGPEOPLEWHO
71. Father's talk: Abbr. : SER
72. Furnish : LEND
73. Greek goddess of war : ENYO
74. More squirmy : EELIER
75. Where troops camp after a day's march : ETAPE
77. ___ Rebellion of 1857-59 : SEPOY
79. Tex's friend : PARD
82. Annual May event, for short : INDY
83. Insect nests : NIDI
84. Stroke in calligraphy : SERIF
85. Kind of membrane : MUCOUS
87. Quote, part 5 : CANTTALKFORPEOPLEWHO
94. River through Toledo, Ohio : MAUMEE
95. Kindle : SPARK
96. Showing evidence of fright : ASHEN
97. "The Boondocks" cartoonist McGruder : AARON
100. Like some college volleyball : COED
101. Theseus' land : ATTICA
102. Source of the quote : FRANKZAPPA
107. Ed who played Santa Claus in "Elf" : ASNER
110. Abbr. on an envelope : ATTN
111. Whistler's whistle : TUNE
112. Pigged out : ATEATON
114. End of the quote : CANTREAD
116. Collectibles source : EBAY
117. Upwardly mobile type : PARVENU
118. "Mi chiamano Mimi," e.g. : ARIA
119. Letters of success : SRO
120. Snitch : RAT
121. Pooh-pooh : SNEERAT
122. "Potpourri for 1,000, ___" : ALEX
123. Count in a full count : TEN
1. King of Scotland, 1567-1625 : JAMESVI
2. Keats, to Shelley : ADONAIS
3. Exciting time at 82-Across : LASTLAP
4. A pop : PER
5. Stars and Stripes land, for short : USOFA
6. Chalupa alternative : TACO
7. Kind of torch on "Survivor" : TIKI
8. Waited patiently : SATTIGHT
9. World Cup cry : OLE
10. Martial arts expert : NINJA
11. "Peek-___!" : ABOO
12. Half of a TV alien's send-off : NANU
13. One with a handle : CBER
14. Rake in : EARN
15. New version of a song, maybe : REMIX
16. Doltish : DENSE
17. Pares pounds : SLIMS
21. A field may have one : POLARITY
23. Patterned fabric : TOILE
28. Demonstrates : SHOWSHOW
30. Ruthless boss, perhaps : AXER
32. Letters on a cognac bottle : VSOP
34. "___-hoo!" : YOO
37. ___ breve : ALLA
38. Orders to plow horses : GEES
39. Reading pen : GAOL
40. "Sense and Sensibility" director, 1995 : ANGLEE
41. "Yes" : ITISSO
42. Eero Saarinen's ___ Terminal at J.F.K. : TWA
44. Prepared without meat or milk : PAREVE
45. The cloth : CLERGY
46. Added for free : THREWIN
47. Drove to hiding in the ground : EARTHED
51. It's just an idea : THEORY
52. Up : ARISEN
53. Like some traits : GENETIC
54. Spanish highway : ESTRADA
55. See 57-Down : SHE
57. 55-Down donkey : JENNY
58. Blemish : MOLE
60. Heraldic border : ORLE
62. Go extinct : DIEOFF
64. Accelerated : SPEDUP
67. Line of clothing : INSEAM
68. 1924 Olympics star Gertrude : EDERLE
69. Internet annoyances : POPUPADS
70. Quarterback Manning : ELI
76. Fund for a little fun : PINMONEY
78. Toll road : PIKE
80. Maple genus : ACER
81. Rip off : ROOK
84. Good name for a flight attendant? : STU
85. Advertising figure with a cane : MRPEANUT
86. Narrow strip : SLAT
88. Place for a turret : TANK
89. Spanish bear : OSO
90. To be, in Toledo : ESTAR
91. Like the best-looking teeth : WHITEST
92. Land measure : HECTARE
93. Endlessly : ONANDON
97. Label on a certain advertising photo : AFTER
98. Oranjestad's island : ARUBA
99. Rushed : RANAT
100. Humor, with "to" : CATER
101. 1970's sitcom : ARNIE
103. Blasts with a ray gun : ZAPS
104. Get ___ (bronze) : ATAN
105. ___ Noël : PERE
106. Make way? : PAVE
108. Sweet 16 org. : NCAA
109. Peer : EARL
113. ___ whim : ONA
115. Line on a cash register receipt : TAX

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