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New York Times, Sunday, June 17, 2012

Author: Kyle T. Dolan
Editor: Will Shortz
Kyle T. Dolan
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 83 Missing: {J} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Dolan. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Grp. with an alphabet : NATO
5. Message from police HQ : APB
8. It makes bubbly bubbly : YEAST
13. Tar : SWAB
17. Eastern nurse : AMAH
18. Brooklyn, e.g., informally : BORO
20. Hoi ___ : POLLOI
21. Mammy's place : TARA
22. Falter while imitating Jay-Z? : BUMBLERAP
24. Something thrown in "West Side Story"? : RUMBLEPUNCH
26. Underworld deity : OSIRIS
27. "Is that clear?" : GETIT
29. Dickensian setting : LONDON
30. Trick-taking game : BELOT
31. Like pumice : IGNEOUS
33. Game-ending cry : GIN
34. See 107-Down : THAN
36. Sing high notes? : WARBLEONDRUGS
42. 1970s exile : SHAH
45. Noted 2011 TV retiree, popularly : REGIS
47. Reduce marks? : ERASE
48. Kind of column : OPED
49. Nesting site : EAVE
50. Wall Street type : TRADER
52. Develops slowly : GESTATES
54. Cry upon arriving at an earthquake site? : THERESTHERUBBLE
58. In a frenzy : AMOK
59. Dines on : HAS
60. X, on campuses : CHI
61. Bridge locale : NOSE
62. It may follow "forever and ever" : AMEN
63. Didn't conceal one's smugness : GLOATED
67. Region of 70-Across for which a type of wool is named : KASHMIR
69. Animal stomach : CRAW
70. See 67-Across : ASIA
72. Suffix with ball : OON
73. "All systems go" : AOK
76. Tuition and others : FEES
77. What the turnover-prone football player had? : DROPPINGTROUBLE
82. Fountain location : MALTSHOP
84. El Pacífico, e.g. : OCEANO
85. Ball-shaped part : PEEN
86. "Hmm ..." : ISEE
87. Knock for ___ : ALOOP
90. W.W. I battle locale : YPRES
91. A bad one may contain holes : PLOT
92. Shenanigans at the royal court? : NOBLENONSENSE
95. Not a lot : SOME
97. Mil. leader : CDR
98. Points in the right direction : ORIENTS
100. Ball partner : ARNAZ
104. Begin a tour : DEPLOY
108. He wrote "Knowledge is the food of the soul" : PLATO
109. Senescence : OLDAGE
110. Nickname for a hard-to-understand monarch? : QUEENMUMBLE
114. Lens cover for a large telescope? : HUBBLECAP
116. Classical bow wielder : EROS
117. Eats up : ADORES
118. Outer: Prefix : ECTO
119. Blood rival : CRIP
120. Oxford profs : DONS
121. Feature of grocery purchases, often : NOTAX
122. Coral, e.g. : HUE
123. Numbers game : KENO
1. Bigwig : NABOB
2. Put a smile on : AMUSE
3. Source of the words "mulligatawny" and "catamaran" : TAMIL
4. "Are you kidding me?!" : OHBROTHER
5. Fives : ABES
6. ___ favor : POR
7. Fort ___, N.C. : BRAGG
8. Source of a viral outbreak : YOUTUBE
9. American ___ : ELM
10. Robe for one tending a flock : ALB
11. Fa-la connector : SOL
12. Telephone system connectors : TIELINES
13. Taser, say : STUN
14. Airport security item : WAND
15. "Giovanna d'___" (Verdi opera) : ARCO
16. German train track : BAHN
19. Dentist's directive : OPENWIDE
20. Record listing : PRIOR
23. Neighbor of Poland: Abbr. : LITH
25. The Atlantic, in a common phrase : POND
28. Quick preview : TEASER
31. Subject of Newton's first law of motion : INERTIA
32. Canon product, for short : SLR
33. "Have a look!" : GOSEE
35. Where pieces are put together? : ARTSHOW
37. Most holes in one : EAGLES
38. Nomad : ROAMER
39. Baseball's Justin or B. J. : UPTON
40. Many a Silicon Valley hiree : GEEK
41. Radical '60s org. : SDS
42. Genesis son : SETH
43. "Ver-r-ry funny!" : HAHA
44. Some Monopoly properties: Abbr. : AVES
46. Exasperated outburst : GAH
51. Cry just before disaster strikes : RUN
53. "The Magic Flute" protagonist : TAMINO
55. Mercedes-Benz luxury line : ECLASS
56. ___ choy (Chinese vegetable) : BOK
57. Troop grp. : BSA
62. Lovingly, to a musician : AMOROSO
63. Fairy tale girl : GRETEL
64. Big game fish : TARPON
65. That, in Tijuana : ESO
66. Fiesta bowl? : DIP
68. Sex appeal : HOTNESS
69. A tabloid keeps tabs on one : CELEB
71. G.I.'s address : APO
73. Genesis son : ABEL
74. Promise, e.g. : OLEO
75. Alter ego who carries a notepad : KENT
76. Burkina ___ : FASO
77. Sorrow : DOLOR
78. Arctic waters, on historical maps : ICYSEA
79. Mythical elixir of forgetfulness : NEPENTHE
80. Long-jawed fish : GAR
81. Where cheap seats are in a baseball stadium : UPPERDECK
82. Part of r.p.m.: Abbr. : MIN
83. Useful husband, say : HANDYMAN
88. Spanish bear : OSO
89. Befuddle : PERPLEX
93. Nobel Prize subj. : ECON
94. "Frasier" character : NILES
96. Outdoor promenade : MALL
99. iPod ___ : TOUCH
101. Brooch feature, maybe : NACRE
102. Over : AGAIN
103. One of the Marx Brothers : ZEPPO
104. Threw out of a contest, informally : DQED
105. Prefix with zone : EURO
106. Lowly laborer : PEON
107. With 34-Across, what "<" means : LESS
109. Concerto soloist, perhaps : OBOE
111. Its stem is used in miso soup : UDO
112. Witticism : MOT
113. Cup holder? : BRA
115. Energy meas. : BTU

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