A.A. MEETINGS

New York Times, Sunday, July 22, 2012

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 155 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. During which : WHILST
7. Chooses : OPTSFOR
14. Unlike terra incognita, say : MAPPED
20. Olive oil alternative : CANOLA
21. Sexual drive : THEURGE
22. "Me! Me!" : IDOIDO
23. Like the winner of the Miss Influenza pageant? : SICKANDTIARAED
25. "Blast!" : DARNIT
26. Tiki bar order : MAITAI
27. Dons for the first time : TRIESON
29. Indulged in some capers? : ATE
30. Hovering falcon : KESTREL
33. Some cake slices : EIGHTHS
36. "I can see Mexico's southernmost state from this ship!"? : CHIAPASAHOY
41. Tapas bar order : SANGRIA
43. Quixote's pal : PANZA
44. Art philanthropist Broad : ELI
45. Lend for a short while : SPOT
47. Day during the dog days : HOTONE
50. When some coffee breaks begin : ATTEN
51. Bring in, as a big client : LAND
53. Like one who has gone green? : ILL
54. Rate setter, informally : THEFED
55. Scoundrel : RAT
57. Place to get a learner's permit, for short : DMV
58. Fall guys : GOATS
60. Some Kellogg grads : MBAS
61. Literally, "fire bowl" : HIBACHI
65. Stand sales : ADES
67. ___ dish : SOAP
69. Before, to a poet : ERE
70. Article in Hoy : UNA
71. With 41-Down, Ford part : HAN
72. Like the Battle of Trafalgar : NAVAL
74. Kick oneself over : RUE
75. Kabayaki base : EEL
76. Entertainer with a Mandinka warrior haircut : MRT
77. French verb with a circumflex : ETRE
79. Pro accompanier? : RATA
80. Guts : INNARDS
82. Danish Nobelist : BOHR
84. Cousin to "Roger that" : WILCO
86. Target of thieves who do card skimming : ATM
88. Some trailers : ADS
89. Vanidades magazine reader : LATINA
91. Words before and after "what" : IAM
92. They vote first : YEAS
94. "Look who's back!" : ITSME
98. Brings out : EDUCES
99. "___ like a Maelstrom, with a notch" (Emily Dickinson poem) : TWAS
101. Old Polly Holliday sitcom : FLO
102. Company with the slogan "At the heart of the image" : NIKON
103. Is mannerly : BEHAVES
105. Funding for a Spanish seafood dish? : PAELLAGRANT
108. Lucidness : CLARITY
110. "Babette's Feast" author : DINESEN
111. Gas pump abbr. : REG
112. North by northwest, e.g. : HEADING
115. For years on end : INAGES
120. Game whose lowest card is the 7 : ECARTE
123. Far Easterners signed to a St. Louis ball team? : CARDINALASIANS
127. Bleach : WHITEN
128. Top to bottom, say : ANTONYM
129. Lick but good : LARRUP
130. Philosopher forced by Nero to commit suicide : SENECA
131. Kids' summer activity center : DAYCAMP
132. Like mushroom heads : SPONGY
1. Wee rooms, for short? : WCS
2. Onetime teen idol Corey : HAIM
3. Their empire was the Land of the Four Quarters : INCA
4. "The Avengers" villain : LOKI
5. Furniture piece : SLAT
6. Tomoyuki ___, creator of Godzilla : TANAKA
7. Mel who was portrayed in "Field of Dreams" : OTT
8. N.L. East team, on scoreboards : PHI
9. Venice's La Fenice, for one : TEATRO
10. Fringed carriages : SURREYS
11. Easily injured : FRAIL
12. Double curve : OGEE
13. Some M&M's : REDS
14. Steam bath enjoyed just before bedtime? : MIDNIGHTSAUNA
15. Nabokov novel : ADA
16. ___ ejemplo : POR
17. Dos Equis-filled item at a birthday party? : PINATAOFBEER
18. Poet Sitwell : EDITH
19. Is grandmotherly, in a way : DOTES
24. Pump choice : DIESEL
28. Wine: Prefix : OEN
31. McDonald's offering since 1985 : SALAD
32. Dashiell Hammett's last novel, with "The" : THINMAN
34. "Rhoda" co-star David : GROH
35. "___ where it hurts" : HITEM
36. Estate-planning pro : CPA
37. Place for a band : HAT
38. Gridiron stat. : INT
39. Hyundai model : AZERA
40. Style : PANACHE
41. See 71-Across : SOLO
42. World ___ : ATLAS
46. Pork-on-a-stick? : PIGSATAY
48. Came close to : NEARED
49. Line in the 1950s : EDSELS
52. Scent coming from a Netflix envelope? : DVDAROMA
56. Answer to "Did you see which Greek goddess walked by?"? : THATWASATHENA
59. Doughnuts, mathematically : TORI
61. Kind of pie : HUMBLE
62. Foray : INROAD
63. Filthy kid's laconic question? : BATHTUBAGAIN
64. Calvary initials : INRI
66. Actress ___ Marie Saint : EVA
68. Like some Facebook friend requests : PENDING
73. Visa charge : LATEFEE
78. 1% group : ELITE
81. Moving : ASTIR
83. Baby food preparation device : RICER
85. Ravens' cries : CAWS
87. Store keepers? : MALLS
90. Soda with a Blue Cream flavor : NEHI
93. Sun, on the Riviera : SOLEIL
95. Jamaican music : SKA
96. Jamaican fellow : MON
97. Adenoidectomy specialist, for short : ENT
100. P.R. pro : SPINDOC
104. Eustacia ___, "The Return of the Native" woman : VYE
106. Chest pain : ANGINA
107. Historical records : ANNALS
108. Rappers' posses : CREWS
109. Café additive : LECHE
110. Like some tricks : DIRTY
113. Many a prep sch. : ACAD
114. Funny Carvey : DANA
116. "This is a priority!" : ASAP
117. Copter's forerunner : GIRO
118. Make : EARN
119. Tight : SNUG
121. A U.P.S. driver may have one: Abbr. : RTE
122. Private eye : TEC
124. N.L. East team, on scoreboards : NYM
125. Stage item : AMP
126. Dangerous job : SPY

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