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New York Times, Sunday, June 28, 2009

Author: Barry C. Silk
Editor: Will Shortz
Barry C. Silk
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 69 Missing: {X} This is puzzle # 40 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Blade for blades : SCYTHE
7. Pandemonium : BEDLAM
13. 1965 title role for Peter O'Toole : LORDJIM
20. Rip into : TEARAT
21. Loose : ATEASE
22. Cow : OVERAWE
23. Battle of Trafalgar hero : ADMIRALNELSON
25. Last king of a united Israel, in the Bible : SOLOMON
26. Chinese export : TEA
27. Sleep like ___ : ALOG
28. Kind of track : TENURE
30. Proceed : WEND
31. "God's ___ heaven, all's right with the world" : INHIS
33. Manhattan neighborhood : NOHO
35. Two-time host of the Olympics : ATHENS
38. Oak or ash : COARSEGRAINEDWOOD
43. Antique, say : AGE
46. Obama cabinet member Salazar : KEN
47. Silents star Renée : ADOREE
48. Platypus, e.g. : MAMMAL
50. Hasty escape : LAM
53. Not so civil : RUDER
56. Slate, e.g., informally : EMAG
57. Computer letters : EMAILS
58. "She's ___ doll" (4 Seasons lyric) : ARAG
60. Lucifer, notably : FALLENANGEL
63. ESPN topic : NCAA
64. It was flown by James Bond in "Dr. No" : PANAM
66. Investor's concern : YIELD
67. Mimic of a sort : MYNAH
69. Site of many a fountain : PLAZA
70. ___ Club : SAMS
71. You may work on it : SPEC
74. Container that's hoisted : STEIN
77. Costume : GETUP
79. Kid : TEASE
80. Title girl of a 1964 Beach Boys song : WENDY
81. Runner Zátopek : EMIL
83. Suffer for acting unwisely : PAYTHEPIPER
88. Spiny ___ (aquarium fish) : EELS
89. The Brady Bill is one : GUNLAW
91. Elvis's middle name : ARON
92. "Me too" : SODOI
94. Bar stock : RYE
95. German chancellor Merkel : ANGELA
96. 1983 Peace Nobelist : WALESA
98. Magazine department : ART
100. Stop : DIE
101. New Jersey ecumenical institution : PRINCETONSEMINARY
108. Daydreamer's doing : DOODLE
110. Biblical kingdom : MOAB
111. Fifth-century pope : STLEO
112. Medical suffix : ITIS
114. Party to a financial transaction : DRAWEE
118. Transaction option : CASH
120. Upper limit : LID
121. Co-star of "Grumpy Old Men," 1993 : MATTHAU
124. Tiny friend of Dumbo : TIMOTHYQMOUSE
127. Amorphous : AMOEBIC
128. Like a yellow polka dot bikini in a 1961 #1 hit : TEENIE
129. The Father of Genetics : MENDEL
130. Eat away : CORRODE
131. Tumult : UNREST
132. Lays low? : INTERS
1. Interference : STATIC
2. Cesar ___, five-time Gold Glove winner, 1972-76 : CEDENO
3. Kawasaki competitor : YAMAHA
4. Numerical prefix : TRI
5. Tormentor : HARASSER
6. Abbr. after some names : ETAL
7. City on the Penobscot : BANGOR
8. When école is not in session : ETE
9. Shoulder muscle : DELTOID
10. Perform high-tech surgery on : LASE
11. "And she shall bring forth ___": Matthew 1:21 : ASON
12. It may be written on a blackboard : MENU
13. Finish behind : LOSETO
14. Egg: Prefix : OVO
15. Brother or brother-in-law: Abbr. : REL
16. Be covered with, with "in" : DROWN
17. "The World Is My Home" memoirist, 1991 : JAMESAMICHENER
18. Cry of glee : IWON
19. Heal : MEND
24. Time-consuming : LONG
29. Possible source of salmonella poisoning : RAWEGG
32. Bug : IRK
34. Tulip-exporting city : HAARLEM
36. Plain : HOMELY
37. Cheese town : EDAM
39. Ample, informally : ENUF
40. ___ in sight : NOEND
41. Witty Bombeck : ERMA
42. School appointment : DEAN
44. Bash : GALA
45. Designer Schiaparelli : ELSA
49. Sighting off the Florida coast : MANATEE
50. Dweller on the Arctic Circle : LAPP
51. Uzbekistan's ___ Sea : ARAL
52. Deadline maker : MANAGINGEDITOR
54. Place for a masseuse : DAYSPA
55. "Dream Children" essayist : ELIA
59. Swift runner : GAZELLE
61. 2002 British Open champ : ELS
62. Made introductions, say : EMCEED
65. Gymnast's need : MAT
68. Australian state: Abbr. : NSW
71. Equinox mo. : SEP
72. Buddy : PAISANO
73. Former Orr teammate, familiarly : ESPO
75. Without purpose : IDLY
76. It has 1,366 seats: Abbr. : NYSE
78. To the stars : UPWARD
79. Principle : TENET
81. Old expletive : EGAD
82. Bond type, briefly : MUNI
84. Big bore : YAWNER
85. Gillette's ___ II : TRAC
86. Argument weakness : HOLE
87. Meander : ROAM
90. Purina brand : ALPO
93. Ones whose symbol is a harp : IRISHMEN
97. A person : SOMEONE
99. Coyote's supply in Road Runner cartoons : TNT
102. Axis leader : ILDUCE
103. Bag in a closet : SACHET
104. Web site with the headings "Toys & Hobbies" and "Music" : EBAY
105. Refer : ALLUDE
106. Paul of "Mad About You" : REISER
107. Snack food made by Drake's : YODELS
109. Blender brand : OSTER
112. G4 or G5 : IMAC
113. ___-shanter : TAMO
115. North Pacific island : ATTU
116. Locale for Apfelstrudel and Sachertorte : WIEN
117. Like 911: Abbr. : EMER
119. 640 acres: Abbr. : SQMI
122. "Curb Your Enthusiasm" airer : HBO
123. First ___ : AID
125. Poetic contraction : TIS
126. Home of Point Pelee Natl. Park : ONT

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