HITTING THE SAUCE

New York Times, Sunday, June 19, 2005

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 78 Missing: none – this is a pangram Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 218 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sci-fi carrier : STARSHIP
9. Birds with green eggs : EMUS
13. Like a record : GROOVED
20. Pasta ingredient : SEMOLINA
21. At sea : LOST
22. Strong and proud : LEONINE
23. Brewer's container : TEACADDY
24. Saucy political group of the 1840's and 50's? : FREESOYPARTY
26. Jazz pianist Jarrett : KEITH
28. Per ___ (how budgets may be planned) : ANNUM
29. Some football linemen: Abbr. : RTS
30. Classic saucy love song? : AIOLIHAVEEYESFORYOU
37. Sharp cheese : ROMANO
38. Cheep accommodations? : NEST
39. How anchovies are packed : INOIL
40. Due : OWING
41. Be undecided : HANG
43. Without a shirt : TOPLESS
47. Pal : MATE
48. Saucy health threat, according to the surgeon general? : TABASCOSMOKE
53. "___ interested" : NOT
54. Choice on a multiple-choice test: Abbr. : ANS
55. Nods : DOZES
56. Modern ice cream flavor : OREO
57. Unique : ONLY
58. Carried away : GAGA
59. Gulps down : SWILLS
61. Sustenance for Oliver Twist : GRUEL
62. Saucy yuletide plan? : HOMEFORTHEHOLLANDAISE
68. Spaced out? : APART
69. Muffle : DEADEN
70. Whom Jezebel worshiped : BAAL
71. Rant and rave : VENT
72. Dover domestic : CHAR
73. Ask (about) : QUERY
75. Ranting and raving : MAD
78. It may be found in a pocket : ORE
79. Saucy payment system? : CASHANDCURRY
83. Guitarist Hendrix : JIMI
84. Get scolded : CATCHIT
86. Chicks follow them : HENS
87. Prancer's partner : VIXEN
88. ___ a beet : REDAS
90. Mmes. of Madrid : SRAS
92. Driveway surface : PAVING
93. Had a saucy relationship? : WERETHEPESTOFRIENDS
97. Where clover grows : LEA
98. Ghostlike : EERIE
99. One of the Seven Wise Men of ancient Greece : SOLON
100. Saucy playground apparatus? : TEETERTARTAR
104. Go off : MOVEAWAY
109. Riders : ADDENDA
110. "Able was ___ ?" : IERE
111. Phone-answering instruction : PRESSONE
112. Low wind instrument : BASSSAX
113. ID's sought in phishing : SSNS
114. Where William the Conqueror conquered : HASTINGS
1. Air France flier until '03 : SST
2. Ball-bearing item : TEE
3. Health standards org. since 1847 : AMA
4. Sindbad hid behind its egg : ROC
5. Thirst-relieving : SLAKING
6. Cab Calloway's signature line : HIDEHO
7. Frequent customer support locale nowadays : INDIA
8. Cable for money : PAYTV
9. Little green man : ELF
10. Lamprey relatives : MORAYS
11. Online newsgroup system : USENET
12. Old British guns : STENS
13. Seize, slangily : GLOMONTO
14. El ___ (title for Juan Carlos) : REY
15. Alley ___ : OOP
16. Hot, in Vegas : ONAROLL
17. Art appreciation : VIRTU
18. Middle-earth beings : ENTS
19. TV actress Susan : DEY
25. Muslim mystic : SUFI
27. Reddish hair dyes : HENNAS
30. Cook's drawer : AROMA
31. Ann Landers was one : IOWAN
32. Drops : OMITS
33. Word with turning or memory : LANE
34. Head lines, for short? : EEGS
35. Man in a corner : ROOK
36. "Gosh!" : YIPE
41. Thin ice, e.g. : HAZARD
42. Copper head? : ABE
44. The blahs : ENNUI
45. Foot pads : SOLES
46. Do : STYLE
48. Restaurant option : TOGO
49. One who's brand-conscious : COWHERD
50. Pleiades pursuer : ORION
51. Hawk : SELL
52. Fictional Flanders : MOLL
55. Ditzy : DAFT
57. Uttered : ORAL
58. What Hamlet never called his mom : GERT
59. DeVille or Bonneville : SEDAN
60. They may get rattled : SABERS
61. ___ : hello :: hooroo : goodbye : GDAY
62. Ruination : HAVOC
63. Bizet work : OPERA
64. "The Fife Player" painter : MANET
65. Part of M.I.T.: Abbr. : TECH
66. "That's hysterical!" : HAHA
67. ___ a one : NARY
73. Knightly pursuits : QUESTS
74. Cemetery sight : URN
75. Add to, then stir : MIXIN
76. Alter : AMEND
77. Makes an impression? : DINGS
79. "Bang Bang" singer, 1966 : CHER
80. "West Wing" extra : AIDE
81. School supporter : STATETAX
82. Cartoonist Addams : CHAS
83. Baloney : JIVE
85. Whips up : CREATES
87. Most apt to preen : VAINEST
89. View from New York's Grand Central Parkway : SHEA
90. Is venomous to : SPITES
91. Merit twice : REEARN
92. Bears out : PROVES
93. Their virtues "have not yet been discovered," wrote Emerson : WEEDS
94. "To ___ human ?" : ERRIS
95. Get-up-and-go : OOMPH
96. Plant life : FLORA
97. Yeats's "___ and the Swan" : LEDA
100. Text pusher : TAB
101. Pulver's rank in "Mister Roberts": Abbr. : ENS
102. Amt. usually shown in grams : RDA
103. Hi-___ monitor : RES
105. "___ always say ?" : ASI
106. Wooed very well : WON
107. Director Lee : ANG
108. "Absolutely!" : YES

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