ELEMENT OF SURPRISE

New York Times, Sunday, June 24, 2012

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Carbon footprint
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 195 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

JimH notes: Connect the atomic symbols for Carbon to see the shape of a footprint.
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© 2012, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Went easy on : SPARED
7. Went 90, say : SPED
11. Pop's relative? : BANG
15. Nurse : SIP
18. 18th-century Russian emperor : PETERII
20. "___ homo" : ECCE
21. Media executive Bob : IGER
22. Mobile info organizer : PDA
23. Every chemical element has one : ATOMICSYMBOL
25. Stalks in a soup kitchen : CELERIES
27. "Tough-actin'" medication : TINACTIN
28. Ginger cookie : SNAP
30. Eye salaciously : LEERAT
31. Bare : STARK
32. 2012 Mark Wahlberg comedy : TED
34. Load to bear : ONUS
36. Present from birth : INNATE
37. Antlered animal : ELK
38. Goggled : GAZED
40. Worrisome Arctic and Antarctic developments : OZONEHOLES
42. ___ anglais (English horn) : COR
43. Congratulations indicator : PAT
45. Have loans : OWE
46. Sue Grafton's "___ for Outlaw" : OIS
47. Popular Caribbean destination, informally : STBARTS
51. "___ 1138" (1971 sci-fi film) : THX
53. Search with a fine-tooth comb : SCOUR
55. Realm : SPHERE
56. Sommelier's pick : CLARET
59. Drapery adornments : TASSELS
63. Backup procedure : PLANB
64. Chorus line leader? : TRA
65. Seeing someone socially : ONADATE
67. Fan sound : RAH
68. Cost : RANTO
69. Conservationist's catchphrase : SAVEWATER
71. Slope : GRADE
73. Pose : ASK
74. Falls for married women? : NIAGARA
76. Roker and Pacino : ALS
77. Supermarket datum : AISLE
78. To date : THUSFAR
80. Like puns among all forms of humor, it's said : LOWEST
82. In the arms of Morpheus : ASLEEP
83. Place : POSIT
85. ___ Diego : SAN
86. Harangues : SCREEDS
88. Arm of the U.S. Cong. : GAO
89. Big tippler : SOT
91. Financial page abbr. : YTD
93. Some nods : OKS
94. Arborist's catchphrase : PLANTATREE
98. Gemini and Virgo : SIGNS
100. Exchange purchase: Abbr. : STK
103. Dutch exports : TULIPS
104. Sight on an Alaskan cruise : ORCA
106. Animal pouch : SAC
107. Transnational cash : EUROS
109. Farm machines : BALERS
110. N.Y.C. home of van Gogh : MOMA
112. Cause panic in a theater, perhaps : YELLFIRE
114. Seltzer bottle capacity : ONELITER
117. Environmentalist's catchphrase : CONSERVEFUEL
119. Hubbub : ADO
120. Neighbor of Sask. : NDAK
121. Band with a juiced-up name? : ACDC
122. Tokenish : NOMINAL
123. Vacation acquisition, maybe : TAN
124. Edible root : TARO
125. ___ Hashana : ROSH
126. Flirtatious lot : VIXENS
1. Tiffs : SPATS
2. Tiny : PETITE
3. Like much avant-garde music : ATONAL
4. Comment : REMARK
5. Dampier of the N.B.A. : ERICK
6. Webster's ref. : DICT
7. Theological inst. : SEM
8. Potential landfill pollutants, for short : PCBS
9. Car opener? : ECONO
10. Presidential middle name : DELANO
11. Signature piece? : BIC
12. Century, say : AGE
13. Nervous ___ : NELLIE
14. Atmospheric worries : GREENHOUSEGASES
15. Pasta shapes : SPIRALS
16. Brainstorm : IDEATE
17. Wallops : PASTES
19. Question to a museum visitor : ISITART
24. California's Santa ___ Mountains : YNEZ
26. "Girl With a Hoop" and "The Umbrellas" : RENOIRS
29. "The Last Don" author : PUZO
33. Bank statement abbr. : DEP
35. Farm females : SOWS
38. 45th American vice president : GORE
39. Processed material : DATA
41. Fruity drinks : NECTARS
42. Global warming calculation whose shape is suggested by connecting 14 squares in this puzzle in a closed loop based on the appropriate 23-Across : CARBONFOOTPRINT
44. Kind of society that is careless of the environment : THROWAWAY
47. Éclat : SPLASH
48. 1998 Alanis Morissette hit : THANKU
49. Out of line? : BENT
50. Beanpole : SCRAG
52. Woman warrior : XENA
54. Nibble for Dobbin : OAT
55. Jack who's a picky eater : SPRAT
57. Montreal suburb : LAVAL
58. Farewells : TATAS
60. Cleared : ERASED
61. Soup servers : LADLES
62. Followers : SHEEP
64. Like pre-1917 Russia : TSARIST
66. Shoulder muscles, in gym-speak : DELTS
70. Love personified : EROS
72. Antagonize : RILE
75. ___ in igloo : IAS
79. Droopy-eared pet : SPANIEL
81. Tolkien forest creatures : ENTS
82. Scroll holders : ARKS
84. One frequently being waved at : TORO
87. Worry : CONCERN
88. Part of the Spanish Armada : GALLEON
90. Semester, e.g. : TERM
92. Put down : DIS
94. Mosquito fleet vessel : PTBOAT
95. Angola's capital : LUANDA
96. "Law & Order" figure: Abbr. : ASSTDA
97. Green vehicle : ECOCAR
99. Marvin who sang "Let's Get It On" : GAYE
100. Follow-up letters? : SUFFIX
101. Father, Son and Holy Spirit : TRIUNE
102. Seoul soul : KOREAN
105. Old brand whose logo featured a torch : AMOCO
107. Varnish ingredient : ELEMI
108. Unloads : SELLS
111. English connections : ANDS
113. Ukrainian city, formerly : LVOV
115. Bud holder : EAR
116. "King Kong" studio : RKO
118. Educ. facility : SCH

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