GOING TO EXTREMES

New York Times, Sunday, June 2, 1996

Author: R. Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 77 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 36 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Club name since 1892 : SIERRA
7. Leave___for (give room) : ASPACE
13. Venice's Ponte di___ : RIALTO
19. Stabilize : ANCHOR
20. Bronze : STATUE
21. Magazine : ARMORY
22. 1959 Johnny Mathis hit : ITSYBITSYWORLD
25. Small rock combo? : GRAVEL
26. Riga native : LETT
27. Habituate : ENURE
28. Emmy-winning TV host of 1949 : BERLE
30. Reception : TEA
31. Approving sound : RAH
32. Land ruled by Sargon : SUMER
33. Genetic transmitter : RNA
34. Jungle weather phenomena : MISTS
36. HBO alternative : TMC
38. Whip but good : TAN
39. Shakespearean comedy : ASYOULOVEIT
42. Pen : PRISON
45. Leave on shore : BEACH
47. Waiver : RELEASE
48. VCR button: Abbr. : REC
49. Winter time : NOEL
51. Rockefeller, for one: Abbr. : CTR
52. Line div. : SEG
53. Pro___ : TEM
54. Pair connector : AND
55. Thomas Hardy novel : JUDETHEUNKNOWN
60. New Deal org. : TVA
61. Merkel of the movies : UNA
62. Half-soled shoe : WEDGIE
63. Some chasers : SHOTS
66. Trifler : TOYER
68. Actress Clarke of "The Front Page" : MAE
70. Signs, sort of : XES
72. "Some Like___" : ITHOT
74. Cut off from the mainland : ISLED
76. Seed coatings : TESTAE
80. L.A. clock setting: Abbr. : PST
82. Show one's humanity? : ERR
83. 1967 Newman film : FRIGIDHANDLUKE
86. Slew : SEA
87. Mil. titles : LTS
90. Self starter? : AUT
91. 70's discipline : EST
92. Hibernia : ERIN
93. Sir___of Arthurian legend : KAY
94. Rubbers : ERASERS
97. Listing : ATILT
99. Important points in a legal case : MERITS
101. Early Eastwood film : FILTHYHARRY
104. Subject of psych. research : ESP
106. Cartoon canine : REN
107. Some are tall : TALES
108. Foerster opera : EVA
109. Cock and bull : MALES
111. ___-Cat : SNO
113. Potash : LYE
114. Capriccio : PRANK
116. One of the Carolines : ATOLL
117. Enter, in a way : TYPE
119. Baseball rarity : TRIPLE
121. 1992 Best Picture nominee : STENCHOFAWOMAN
124. Bright : SUNLIT
125. Work of Ovid : AMORES
126. "The Fugitive" lieutenant : GERARD
127. Marx collaborator : ENGELS
128. Gone : NOMORE
129. Covered : SEENTO
1. Breeze (along) : SAIL
2. Put under : INTER
3. Hits 70's-80's sitcom : ECSTATICDAYS
4. Beats : RHYTHMS
5. Take : ROB
6. One of the bold ones? : ARIES
7. Like some obligations : ASSUMABLE
8. Component of synthetic rubber : STYRENE
9. Cat, at times : PAWER
10. From___Z : ATO
11. Check : CURB
12. Marine abode : EELERY
13. Latest : RAGE
14. Kind of verb: Abbr. : IRR
15. Affectionate : AMATIVE
16. Parlor piece : LOVESEAT
17. Monograph : TREATISE
18. Olive___ : OYL
23. Hardware item : TNUT
24. Bond adversary : DRNO
29. Big name in fashion : LAUREN
34. Elem. particle : MOL
35. Florist's unit : STEM
37. Wizard : CONJURER
39. Had a part (in) : ACTED
40. Show uncertainty : SHRUG
41. Toys since the 1940's : LEGOS
42. Brooklyn's___Institute : PRATT
43. Expulsion from a country : RENVOI
44. Praser's concern : NOUN
46. Result of a strain : ACHE
50. Cocktail party offering : EDAM
52. ___-Ball : SKEE
56. Suit fabric : TWEED
57. Put the kibosh on : NIXED
58. Tide component : WHITENER
59. "Just kidding!" : NOT
64. Hammett novel : THESKINNYMAN
65. Angry with : SOREAT
67. Seasonal worker? : ELF
69. Working hard : ATIT
71. Instigate : SPUR
73. Waiter's weights : TRAYS
75. Frank document : DIARY
77. Wind___ : SHEAR
78. Delectable : TASTY
79. Con : ANTI
81. Look at the highlights : SKIM
84. Well driller's joy : GUSHER
85. Frees : LETSLOOSE
87. Unused : LEFT
88. Test : TRIALRUN
89. Setting out : SALLYING
95. Skyline sight : STEEPLE
96. Words from gramps, maybe : EHS
98. Some upholstery : LEATHER
100. Bring back : RESTORE
102. Gardner and others : AVAS
103. Riotous spree : RANTAN
105. Loot : PELF
109. Software convenience : MACRO
110. Steel impurities : SLAGS
112. Albers's "Homage to the Square," e.g. : OPART
114. Apple polishers : PETS
115. Word from Tonto : KEMO
118. Prefix with scope or spore : ENDO
119. Poetic monogram : TSE
120. Diamond gal : LIL
122. Nice name : NOM
123. Like some hours : WEE

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