PERSONALS

New York Times, Sunday, June 15, 2003

Author: Cathy Millhauser
Editor: Will Shortz
Cathy Allis
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 76 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 77 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. It's found on a casino table : FELT
5. Ship part : HOLD
9. Overly stiff : PRIM
13. Thrash : WHALE
18. Literally, the God : ALLAH
19. This and that : OLIO
20. Facing extinction : RARE
21. Like an anathema : HATED
22. PLAYGIRL, soft-hearted, huggable. Red hair, brown eyes, great smile. Loves kids ... : RAGGEDYANN
24. Taliban mullah : OMAR
25. ___ friends : AMONG
26. Must-do : PRIORITY
27. TIRED OF BREAKING UP! Separated white male, looking for togetherness ... : HUMPTYDUMPTY
30. Detected : SENSED
31. "___ fan tutte" : COSI
32. Skip : ELIDE
33. Popular Mazda : MIATA
36. Subject of a psych. experiment : ESP
38. Biblical units : VERSES
42. CATCH ME IF YOU CAN! Warm, sweet, well-rounded guy. Into running ... : THEGINGERBREADMAN
49. Computer key : ALT
50. Homebuyer's concern : RADON
51. Bank take-back : REPO
52. Bank claim : LIEN
53. Stat starter : RHEO
54. Intestinal parts : ILEA
55. Form of shiatsu : ZEN
56. Italian sub layer : SALAMI
59. Isabel II was one : REINA
60. Lookouts : SENTRIES
62. CUTE, NAUGHTY vegetarian seeks female for fuzzy times in underground digs. Large family not a problem ... : PETERRABBIT
64. ___ Canals : SOO
65. Water tower? : BARGE
67. "The Simpsons" regular : APU
68. MATURE, FUN-LOVING man, smoker, music lover. Come share a palatial home ... : OLDKINGCOLE
73. Teakettle, e.g. : WHISTLER
78. Iceberg, for some : PERIL
79. A Gallo brother : ERNEST
81. Sweets : HON
82. Uncle Remus offering : TALE
83. "The ___ Boating Song" : ETON
84. Stimulus : PROD
85. God attended by Valkyries : ODIN
87. Curved nail : TALON
88. The Everly Brothers, e.g. : DUO
89. ENGLISH GIRL, cat lover, party-goer, seeks fellow-adventurer to share dreams ... : ALICEINWONDERLAND
93. Slat : SPLINE
95. Test material? : DNA
96. Bait : TEASE
97. Bigwig : NABOB
100. Apple cores?: Abbr. : CPUS
102. Squeal : TATTLE
107. COUNTRY GAL, petite, hopes to recapture what's been lost ... : LITTLEBOPEEP
111. Like some steps : MEASURED
113. Valuable dentine : IVORY
114. Privy to : INON
115. BABE MAGNET. Very tall, rugged outdoorsman. Enjoys cutting-edge technology ... : PAULBUNYAN
117. Old LP's : MONOS
118. I problems? : EGOS
119. Big Bad Wolf's doing : EVIL
120. Mrs. Gorbachev : RAISA
121. French naval station site : BREST
122. It's under a foot : SOLE
123. Appear on "Fear Factor," say : DARE
124. Town near Padua : ESTE
1. Bell-bottom feature : FLARE
2. Hoopster Baylor : ELGIN
3. Former African capital : LAGOS
4. Early electronic musical instrument : THEREMIN
5. Hall-of-Fame pitcher Waite ___ : HOYT
6. Oil of ___ : OLAY
7. Architect Maya : LIN
8. Crooner from Kakaako : DONHO
9. "You swear?" : PROMISE
10. Car ferry need : RAMP
11. Seeing red : IRATE
12. Sophie's player in "Sophie's Choice" : MERYL
13. "The Age of Anxiety" poet : WHAUDEN
14. Ear's malleus, nonmedically : HAMMER
15. On : ATOP
16. Fast time : LENT
17. Uptight : EDGY
18. Certain Dadaist works : ARPS
23. Iced : DIDIN
28. One who isn't "clean" : USER
29. Parlor piece : DIVAN
31. Beef : CARP
34. Match : AGREE
35. Parenting challenges : TEENS
37. Anatomical roof : PALATE
39. Sir : SAHIB
40. Kate Nelligan title role of 1985 : ELENI
41. Brown fur : STOAT
42. Speaker on the diamond : TRIS
43. Revolutionary with a regret : HALE
44. Starting place : EDEN
45. Flask material : GOATSKIN
46. A.L. city on scoreboards : BOS
47. Kind of store, once : DIME
48. Predecessor of Rabin : MEIR
53. Lawyer's argument : REBUTTAL
55. Heaven : ZION
57. ___-midi (French time of day) : APRES
58. It may be pulled : LEG
59. Emulates Eminem : RAPS
61. Stir up : ROIL
63. Pour : RAIN
65. Adhered : BONDED
66. Steinful : ALE
68. Commentators' columns : OPEDS
69. Abatement : LETUP
70. Drivel : DROOL
71. Spice Girl a k a Ginger : GERI
72. How Capt. Hook lost his right hand, informally : CROC
73. Kvetch : WHINE
74. Civic leader? : HONDA
75. Fa followers : LALA
76. Carolina college town : ELON
77. Tear : REND
80. Emergency job : TOW
84. Military school newbie : PLEBE
86. Pixels and such : DOTS
87. The ___ State (Montana) : TREASURE
89. Shrink : ANALYST
90. Burn up : INCENSE
91. Occiput neighbor : NAPE
92. Cornerstone abbr. : ESTAB
94. Emcees' deliveries : INTROS
98. Theater awards : OBIES
99. Beat it : BONGO
101. Increased : UPPED
103. Bluefin and others : TUNAS
104. Ad urging : TRYIT
105. Not buy, maybe : LEASE
106. Mrs. Garrett of "The Facts of Life" : EDNA
107. Life's partner : LIMB
108. Actor Novello : IVOR
109. General flavor : TONE
110. Shooting game : POOL
111. Naturalist John : MUIR
112. Fashion monthly : ELLE
116. Ex of Artie, Frank and Mickey : AVA

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