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New York Times, Sunday, July 13, 1997

Author: Fred Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
Fred Piscop
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 65 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 33 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Cutaneous : DERMAL
7. Rock group that sang "Let's Go" : THECARS
14. Splendid : REGAL
19. Conductor Toscanini : ARTURO
20. Like some shoes : RESOLED
21. Grammy-winning single of 1958 : VOLARE
22. Groundskeeper's bagful at an Atlantic City newspaper? : PRESSCLIPPINGS
24. Armpit : AXILLA
25. Companion : COHORT
26. Oregon ___ : FIR
27. Playboy Khan : ALY
28. Library ref. : OED
29. Where "Falstaff" premiered, 1893 : MILAN
32. Start of a string of 13 Popes : LEOI
34. Dish alternative, maybe : CABLE
36. Loudness measure : SONE
37. Musician who co-starred in "Trespass" : ICET
38. Descartes conclusion : IAM
39. Horse owned by a Boston newspaper? : GLOBETROTTER
42. Hired hands at Microsoft : CODERS
44. Sponsorship : EGIS
46. Camera since 1924 : LEICA
47. Bank sitters : ANGLERS
49. Some picture frames : OVALS
52. Used rubber : RETREAD
56. Garden, in a way : HOE
57. Correspondence to the editor of an Allentown newspaper? : CALLLETTERS
60. Allan-___ : ADALE
61. Obviously sleep-deprived : REDEYED
63. End of a Burns title : SYNE
64. Prepare to get juice : PLUGIN
65. Madonna's "La ___ Bonita" : ISLA
67. Kind of law : LEASH
69. Yeshiva product : RABBI
71. Off, so to speak : SLAY
72. Drink with 87-Across : MAITAI
74. Concert memento : STUB
76. Like a clover leaf : TERNATE
78. Take over, in a way : ANNEX
79. Columbia, S.C., newspaper's security department? : STATEPOLICE
81. Vane dir. : SSW
84. Like a mule : STERILE
86. Mars, to Aries, in astrology : RULER
87. Ingredient in a 72-Across : CURACAO
89. Thunderstruck : INAWE
91. ___ facto : IPSO
93. Like Chippendale furniture : ROCOCO
94. Way into the bathroom at a Macon newspaper? : TELEGRAPHKEY
99. Start to function? : MAL
101. Snake oil, purportedly : CURE
102. Hungary was a member of it : AXIS
103. Suffix with sect : ARIAN
104. Named before : SAID
106. Do some roadwork : RETAR
107. Automobile sticker fig. : MPG
108. Jack-in-the-box part : LID
109. I.Q. recordholder Marilyn ___ Savant : VOS
111. Prize : STAKES
113. Associated : TIEDIN
115. Shell shot at a Harrisburg newspaper? : PATRIOTMISSILE
120. Come : ARRIVE
121. Nobel physicist Becquerel : ANTOINE
122. Frank : WIENER
123. Rather awkward : MESSY
124. Mouthing off more : SASSIER
125. Crackers : INSANE
1. Skip, as a stone on water : DAP
2. Muff : ERR
3. Hwy. : RTE
4. Sweet wine : MUSCATEL
5. Some insurance fraud : ARSON
6. ___ Tay, Scotland : LOCH
7. Part of an old Greek fleet : TRIREME
8. In the know about : HEPTO
9. Subject of a psych. experiment : ESP
10. Do : COIF
11. Permanent-magnet alloy : ALNICO
12. Seize again : REGRAB
13. 60's campus grp. : SDS
14. Popular theater name : ROXY
15. Bulldog : ELI
16. Big goon : GALOOT
17. 50's-60's "What's My Line?" panelist : ARLENE
18. Beginning of a tape : LEADER
21. Harper, for one : VALERIE
23. "Come Back, Little Sheba" wife : LOLA
27. Edits : ALTERS
29. Book before Nahum : MICAH
30. Likeness: Prefix : ICONO
31. Come-on at a Lakeland newspaper? : LEDGERLINE
33. "Enough!" : IGIVE
35. Handsome, as Henri : BEL
36. Carmichael classic : STARDUST
38. Sharon, for one : ISRAELI
40. Attorney-to-be's exams : LSATS
41. In base 8 : OCTAL
43. Shipping dept. stamp : RECD
45. Pupil's reward : GOLDSTAR
48. Roy Rogers's real surname : SLYE
50. A great dist. : LTYR
51. "...and last in the American League" team : SENATORS
53. Recruiter at a Wichita newspaper? : EAGLESCOUT
54. Inter ___ : ALIA
55. Say it ain't so : DENY
58. ___ squares (statistical method) : LEAST
59. Malcontent : REBEL
62. They're full of beans : EATERIES
64. A bobby pin may hold it : PINCURL
65. "Look at me, ___..." : IMAS
66. Start of some Italian church names : SANT
68. Tutsi foe : HUTU
70. ___-a-brac : BRIC
73. Cutting down : AXING
75. Misrepresent : BELIE
77. Eddie Rickenbacker's 94th ___ Squadron : AERO
79. Alaska air base : SEWARD
80. Great Fire of London diarist : PEPYS
82. Pelvic bones : SACRA
83. Tempter : WOOER
85. Acting Day : LARAINE
88. Gets via computer : ACCESSES
90. Prefix with 1-Across : EPI
92. Name dropper? : OMITTER
94. Gong in an orchestra set : TAMTAM
95. Run out : EXPIRE
96. Hybrid cats : LIGERS
97. Humidor item : HAVANA
98. Fife player : KNOTTS
100. "As You Like It" servant : ADAM
105. In unison : ASONE
106. "Jurassic Park" mosquito preserver : RESIN
108. Roman historian : LIVY
110. Some B'way shows : SROS
112. Bird whose male hatches the eggs : KIWI
114. Bad-mouth : DIS
115. Stage setups, for short : PAS
116. "Superman ___" : III
117. ___ bind : INA
118. Baseball's Dykstra : LEN
119. Before, once : ERE

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