OH, NO!

New York Times, Sunday, June 11, 2000

Author: Nelson Hardy
Editor: Will Shortz
Nelson Hardy
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {KX} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Hardy. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. His last film was "The Night They Raided Minsky's," 1968 : LAHR
5. Work ___ : ETHIC
10. Gold bug? : MIDAS
15. Utter a few choice words : CUSS
19. Part of a C.S.A. signature : ELEE
20. Rear : RAISE
21. As ___ resort : ALAST
22. Squabbling : ATIT
23. Comedian who has only one-liners? : CURTJESTER
25. Neighbor of Fiji : TONGA
26. "Bye!" : TATA
27. Do-gooder's quality : ALTRUISM
28. Instructions for a bottle cap? : TWISTANDSHUT
31. Dynamited, maybe : RAZED
32. Neur. readout : EEG
34. Office squawker : INTERCOM
35. Walkman batteries : AAS
37. Beguilement : RUSE
39. Cut out : DELETED
43. Where many allowances come from? : FUNDINGFATHERS
50. Like rail vis-à-vis air : SLOWER
51. Diminutive suffix : ULE
52. Gauche : COARSE
53. South Africa's ___ Paul Kruger : OOM
55. "ER" actor : WYLE
56. Rent : GASH
58. "That's a ___!" : WRAP
59. Sandbags, often : BALLAST
63. Shepherd's locale : LEA
64. Premature : UNTIMELY
66. Silver-tongued TV newsman? : BULLETINBARD
68. Duchamp's "Mona Lisa," e.g. : DADA
69. Gold braid : ORRIS
70. Together, in music : ADUE
71. Very cold draft? : FREEZINGPINT
75. Washington display : RHETORIC
79. Clear : RID
80. Takes : ENDURES
81. Basketful : LOAD
82. Who's minding the baby, maybe : NANA
83. 60's TV boy : OPIE
85. It has many benefits: Abbr. : SSA
86. New Zealand minority : MAORIS
88. Remote target : VCR
89. Ranch wear : DENIMS
92. Exoneration for a group of actors? : THECASTISCLEAR
96. Rampaging : ONATEAR
98. "Uh-uh" : NOPE
99. Row producer : HOE
100. Not this again! : HEREWEGO
103. Alternative to a Maxwell : REO
106. Adventurer's stock : TALES
110. Like Erato when writing poetry? : QUIETASAMUSE
114. Garrison Keillor specialty : ANECDOTE
116. Feodor I, e.g. : TSAR
117. 1920's-30's film star Conrad : NAGEL
118. What many pitched baseballs do? : MISSTHEBAT
120. ___ many words : INSO
121. "Half ___ is better..." : ALOAF
122. In a tough position : TREED
123. ___ v. United States (classic Supreme Court obscenity case) : ROTH
124. Weak poker hand : PAIR
125. Coppers : CENTS
126. Gobs : SALTS
127. Not a good sound for a balloonist : SSSS
1. Bygone Renault : LECAR
2. "Be-Bop-___" (Gene Vincent hit) : ALULA
3. Budget alternative : HERTZ
4. Unimaginative sequel, say : RETREAD
5. "...___ saw Elba" : EREI
6. Café cup : TASSE
7. Casino request : HITME
8. British verb ending : ISE
9. Dick Francis book "Dead ___" : CERT
10. Theatergoer's choice : MATINEE
11. Johnny Mercer's "___ My Sugar in Salt Lake City" : ILOST
12. "La vita nuova" poet : DANTE
13. Home of the Norse gods : ASGARD
14. Positions : STANCES
15. Living end : CATSMEOW
16. Golden Spike locale : UTAH
17. In ___ (as found) : SITU
18. "Immediately" : STAT
24. Like the laws of kosher food : JUDAIC
29. Well product? : WISH
30. Dreamboat : DOLL
33. See : GRASP
36. Stranded on a mountain, say : SNOWEDIN
38. Sporty truck, for short : UTE
40. First name in modern dance : TWYLA
41. Certain fishermen : EELER
42. The willies : DREAD
43. Japanese fish delicacy : FUGU
44. ___ Bator : ULAN
45. Crane site : NEST
46. Daisy chains : GARLANDS
47. Scuffle : FRAY
48. Free restaurant serving : ROLLS
49. Exclusive : SOLE
54. Infamous traitor : MATAHARI
57. Mask : HIDE
59. Scams but good : BURNS
60. Touched ground : ALIT
61. Baked beans, e.g. : SIDEDISH
62. Threaded metal fastener : TNUT
65. London streets, in a manner of speaking : MAZE
66. Hors d'oeuvre topper : BRIE
67. "___ the lookout!" : BEON
69. Big name in book clubs : OPRAH
71. "The Lord of the Rings" hero : FRODO
72. Flower : RIPEN
73. Patsy's "Absolutely Fabulous" pal : EDINA
74. Heavy blow : GUST
75. Origin : ROOT
76. Four-star : RAVE
77. Holder of ancient riches : INCA
78. "It Must Be Him" singer, 1967 : CARR
81. ___-guided : LASER
84. "Take your pick" : EITHEROR
86. Plan (out) : MAP
87. Nix : SCOTCH
90. Satisfy : MEET
91. New York's ___ Lakes : SARANAC
93. Swallows up : ENGULFS
94. Engages in baby talk : COOS
95. Heads : LEADERS
97. Antique shop deal : RESALE
101. Part of a train : WAGON
102. "Let ___ Cake" : EMEAT
104. Stand for a portrait : EASEL
105. Word go : ONSET
107. Chihuahua canines : LOBOS
108. ___-Unis : ETATS
109. Actor Green and others : SETHS
110. Canal cleaner : QTIP
111. Annapolis sch. : USNA
112. Former capital of Romania : IASI
113. Stretcher carriers, briefly : EMTS
115. Sked figures : ETDS
119. Playwright Levin : IRA

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