BASKETRY

New York Times, Sunday, June 10, 2001

Author: Cathy Millhauser
Editor: Will Shortz
Cathy Allis
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 66 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. They're wrapped in wool : LAMBS
6. Addis ___ : ABABA
11. One treating swelling, perhaps : ICER
15. Doll's cry : MAMA
19. Like Kublai Khan : ASIAN
20. Command that "tracks" Santa : NORAD
21. Inkling : CLUE
22. Debate position : ANTI
23. With 25-Across, what happens when a basket maker drinks too much? : SHECANTHOLD
25. See 23-Across : HERWICKER
27. Nissan sedan : SENTRA
28. Like graduates : ROBED
30. How to dress for a ball : FORMALLY
31. Overhaul : REDO
33. Encumbrance : ONUS
35. Superior residence? : ABBEY
36. Mata ___ : HARI
39. Aspiring basket maker's song? : IFIHADAHAMPER
44. Terrain : AREA
45. High-profile hairdo : AFRO
46. Painkiller made by Bayer : ALEVE
47. Singer Boone : DEBBY
51. Certain encumbrance : LIEN
52. Females with pig-tails : SOWS
54. Army uniform fabrics : DRABS
56. Barcelona Olympics quest : ORO
57. ___ Navy : OLD
58. Make, then use, a picnic basket? : TWINEANDDINE
62. Roller coaster unit : CAR
63. Play with clay : KNEAD
65. Sunbather's need : TOWEL
66. Rub off : ABRADE
69. Don't believe it! : MIRAGE
70. Under Helios's influence : SOLAR
71. Monastery, maybe : PRIORY
72. Italian treat : GELATO
73. Atomizer output : SPRAY
74. Home of the ancient city Colophon : IONIA
75. Piercing tool : AWL
76. Basket worker's motto? : NOPAINNOCANE
80. Co. founded as Western Air Express : TWA
83. Detective story writer Manfred : LEE
84. Lion in "Narnia" tales : ASLAN
85. Actor McGregor : EWAN
86. Wing: Prefix : PTER
87. "What ___!" ("Ho-hum") : ADRAG
89. Spring : ARISE
92. Part of an oratorio : ARIA
94. Sound worked up : RANT
95. Basketry pattern book? : WEAVESOFGRASS
98. Purposes : ENDS
99. Nixon Commerce Secretary Maurice : STANS
101. Bygone player : HIFI
102. W.B.A. stats : TKOS
104. Bitterness : ACRIDITY
107. Consumer reading : LABEL
110. Invisible : UNSEEN
114. Compliment on basketry? : WHATAMESH
116. Fish-basket makers? : CREELPEOPLE
118. French pen pal, maybe : AMIE
119. Promise and such, in brief : OLEO
120. Nets : EARNS
121. Liqueur flavorer : ANISE
122. Basket-of-___ (yellow perennial) : GOLD
123. Give or take : VERB
124. Hair net : SNOOD
125. Former Renault : LECAR
1. Filly : LASS
2. Queens stadium name : ASHE
3. Personal air : MIEN
4. Kind of camel : BACTRIAN
5. Pitfall : SNARE
6. "A Bug's Life" bug : ANT
7. Nuclear theorist Niels : BOHR
8. King of 50's-60's comics : AROO
9. Panama port : BALBOA
10. Supplemental material : ADDENDA
11. Freud's ego? : ICH
12. G, maybe : CLEF
13. Shared currency unit : EURO
14. Cover over : REWRAP
15. Ghastly : MACABRE
16. Bracelet site : ANKLE
17. 7,300-ft. Nev. peak : MTELY
18. Light and open : AIRY
24. Music teacher/conductor Boulanger : NADIA
26. Fixes firmly : IMBEDS
29. ___-purpose : DUAL
32. Illegally ahead of the puck : OFFSIDE
34. Loser : SHEDDER
36. Charismatic glow : HALO
37. Seed covering : ARIL
38. Hit man for the basketry supplier? : REEDKILLER
40. Vitamin pill addition : IRON
41. British commander who captured New York City, 1776 : HOWE
42. Printemps month : AVRIL
43. Aim : MEAN
48. Basket workers' retirement locale? : BOCARATTAN
49. ___ bill, opposed by 64-Down : BRADY
50. Long ago : YORE
53. Zen illumination : SATORI
55. Have a relation to : BEARON
58. An udder thing : TEAT
59. Prairie schooners : WAGONS
60. Atari founder Bushnell : NOLAN
61. Hickman who played Dobie Gillis : DWAYNE
64. See 49-Down : NRA
67. Twining stem : BINE
68. Lyon king : ROI
69. Sounded plaintive : MEWED
70. Cordovan, e.g. : SPANISH
71. Key person? : PIANIST
72. Ball : GALA
73. Lean : SPARE
77. Norwegian king : OLAV
78. Man ___ : OWAR
79. Cherished, as a bambina : CARA
81. Proceed : WEND
82. Foundations may support them : ARTS
84. To-be-covered list : AGENDA
86. Start of a touch-tone telephone instruction : PRESSONE
88. Was expecting : AWAITED
90. Dirty : SOIL
91. Expunges : EFFACES
93. Invite to a penthouse : ASKUP
96. Famed sci-fi writer : ASIMOV
97. "The Prophet" poet : GIBRAN
99. Jerk : SCHMO
100. Pursue : TRAIL
103. 1993 N.B.A. Rookie of the Year : ONEAL
104. Like gossiping tongues : AWAG
105. Prefix with conference : TELE
106. Nieuwpoort's river : YSER
108. First name in architecture : EERO
109. Jay seen at night : LENO
111. "Titanic," e.g. : EPIC
112. Designer Schiaparelli : ELSA
113. Poetic adverb : NEER
115. Elf : HOB
117. It's dropped on trips : LSD

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