NATURAL PAIRS

New York Times, Sunday, July 22, 2001

Author: Patrick Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 69 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. San Antonio brewer : PABST
6. Home of El Greco : TOLEDO
12. Broad bean : FAVA
16. Catch : BAG
19. To go, to Godot : ALLER
20. Departed without ceremony? : ELOPED
21. Mosque bigwig : IMAM
22. Clamor : ADO
23. Order at a Vegas pizzeria? : SLICEANDDICE
25. Not absolute : RELATIVE
27. Two Oscar winners for best acting? : HUNTANDPECK
28. "Star Wars" knight : JEDI
29. Colorado natives : UTES
30. Gopher wood vessel : ARK
31. Suffix with prank or trick : STER
32. Positioned, as artillery : SITED
33. Unkind comment : BARB
34. Handle the arrangements for : SEETO
36. Ingredients in a Flintstones sandwich? : ROCKANDROLL
41. Code-breaking govt. group : NSA
42. It'll open your trap : DRANO
44. 1981 miniseries set in A.D. 72-73 : MASADA
45. Surrounded by lawn : YARDED
47. Two features of interest on the sunken Titanic? : BOWANDSCRAPE
51. In medias ___ : RES
52. U.P.S. delivery : PAK
55. Reverse : UNDO
56. ___ choy : BOK
57. Eisenhower's successor at NATO : RIDGWAY
61. Not right : AMISS
63. "Never Cry Wolf" author Farley ___ : MOWAT
65. Set down : LAND
67. Wisecrack : GIBE
68. Kind of metal : BASE
69. Singer Washington : DINAH
70. Father-to-son bequests : GENES
71. Gillette brand : ATRA
72. Sax-playing Simpson : LISA
73. Draft picks? : OXEN
74. Execs : SUITS
75. Ice cream flavor : PECAN
76. Out, socially : ONADATE
78. Nobel area: Abbr. : SCI
79. "Believe ___ not!" : ITOR
81. Initials at sea : HMS
82. Guy Fawkes Day mo. : NOV
83. Raw materials for a feather pillow? : DUCKANDCOVER
88. Sponge : CADGER
91. Evening do : SOIREE
92. Troubled : ATEAT
95. Dashboard abbr. : RPM
96. Types of gemstones? : CUTANDPASTE
100. Islamic chiefs : EMIRS
102. Oman man : ARAB
104. Observer's record : NOTES
105. Actor Ken : OLIN
107. New Deal program: Abbr. : REA
108. Coupler : YOKE
109. Couples : TWOS
110. Theater show that follows a commercial? : PLUGANDPLAY
114. You might be asked to keep one : OPENMIND
116. Items in a Victoria's Secret marketing presentation? : SLIPANDSLIDE
117. Vocalist Rawls : LOU
118. ___ Minor : ASIA
119. Went alone : SOLOED
120. Canon fodder? : TONER
121. Egyptian headdress symbol : ASP
122. Byproduct of cheesemaking : WHEY
123. Seating area : STANDS
124. Articles by nonstaffers : OPEDS
1. Ottoman V.I.P.'s : PASHAS
2. Led on : ALLURED
3. Something you use at every turn : BLINKER
4. Splinter group : SECT
5. Disloyal to the state : TREASONOUS
6. Fuel car for a steam locomotive : TENDER
7. Veteran : OLDPRO
8. Miner's quest : LODE
9. Large-scale : EPIC
10. It's not damaged by cutting : DECK
11. Ben Jonson wrote one to himself : ODE
12. Object of condemnation : FIRETRAP
13. Italian artist Modigliani : AMEDEO
14. On good grounds : VALIDLY
15. Org. with a caduceus logo : AMA
16. Fishing lure attached to a rod? : BAITANDSWITCH
17. Hostile : ADVERSE
18. Spoils : GOESBAD
24. Grasshopper's teacher, in Aesop : ANT
26. Dilapidated boat : TUB
28. Red Sea port : JIDDA
32. Carroll creature : SNARK
35. Typewriter key : TAB
37. Mil. officer's position : CMD
38. Algiers quarter: Var. : KASBAH
39. English racing village : ASCOT
40. Cooking fat : LARD
43. Have : OWN
46. Jamaican export : REGGAE
48. Blended : ADMIXED
49. Who leads an anarchy? : NOONE
50. Che Guevara's first name : ERNESTO
52. Nobelist Neruda : PABLO
53. At full speed : AMAIN
54. Things linked in the minds of 70's music fans? : KISSANDMAKEUP
58. Checks for ages, say : IDS
59. The "A" of James A. Garfield : ABRAM
60. Has kids : YEANS
62. Jack-tar : SEADOG
64. Pallid : WAN
65. Floral wreath : LEI
66. Madcap : ANTIC
69. Part of a Web address : DOT
70. Former British money : GUINEA
74. Clifflike ridge : SCARP
75. Claims, as the throne : PRETENDSTO
77. "___ plaisir, monsieur" : AVEC
78. Road to ruin : SKIDS
80. Eggs : OVA
84. Colorful newspaper : USATODAY
85. They get scoops : CONES
86. "Der Ring ___ Nibelungen" : DES
87. ___ sleep : REM
88. Big name in kindergarten : CRAYOLA
89. Fit : APROPOS
90. Small and weak : RUNTISH
93. Delta, for one : AIRLINE
94. Like tires : TREADED
97. Nonuniversity type : TOWNIE
98. Like Roman senators : TOGAED
99. African herd animals : ELANDS
101. "The Nine Tailors" author : SAYERS
103. Big ___ : BEN
106. Person with a 114-Across?: Abbr. : IND
110. Garden area : PLOT
111. Reader's Digest co-founder ___ Wallace : LILA
112. Familiar with : UPON
113. Sit (down) : PLOP
115. Big mouth : MAW
116. Sound after a pinprick : SSS

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