FOLLOWING ORDERS

New York Times, Sunday, July 23, 2000

Author: Patrick Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JX} This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Rule-breaker : IMP
4. Certain residue : FILM
8. Sumer, nowadays : IRAQ
12. Broker's advice : INVEST
18. Gist : MAINIDEA
20. Star impersonator? : VENUS
22. Such that one might : SOASTO
23. Gag order? : PIPEDOWN
24. 1973 Rolling Stones #1 hit : ANGIE
25. Winston Cup org. : NASCAR
26. British exam taken at the end of secondary school : ALEVEL
27. Postal order? : HANDLEWITHCARE
30. Mentions : CITES
31. Word-word link : FOR
32. Registering, as a dial : SETAT
33. Exclusive : SOLE
34. Atlanta-based cable channel : TNT
35. Ward of "The Fugitive" : SELA
36. They're found in veins : ORES
38. Writer ___ Louise Huxtable : ADA
40. Religious order? : GETTHEEBEHINDMESATAN
48. Noblemen : EARLS
49. Imperfection : WART
50. "Keystone Kops" producer : SENNETT
51. Pecking order? : KISSME
54. Washington and Shore : DINAHS
56. Detachable container : POD
57. Got off : ALIT
58. Indian Ocean swimmer : DUGONG
61. Reef lurkers : EELS
63. Bank : RELY
67. One year in a trunk : RING
68. Becomes intertwined : TANGLESUP
70. Cookie with a crunch : OREO
71. Sly look : LEER
72. Fly, e.g. : PEST
73. Threatening words : ORELSE
75. Expensive trim : MINK
76. Stroked item : OAR
78. Small military vessel : PTBOAT
80. Restraining order? : FREEZE
82. Gravedigger : INHUMER
86. Red-brown : RUST
87. New England catch : SCROD
89. Batting order? : KEEPYOUREYEONTHEBALL
94. Eternally, in poetry : EER
95. Courtroom entry : PLEA
96. Kingdom on old Asian maps : SIAM
97. Word to a doctor : AAH
99. Stout, freshwater fish : DACE
102. Money in the music business? : EDDIE
105. "Foucault's Pendulum" author : ECO
106. Odd-numbered page : RECTO
108. Shipping order? : ALLHANDSONDECK
111. Fake ID holders : MINORS
112. Collected : SEDATE
113. In conclusion: Fr. : ENFIN
114. Rush order? : STEPONIT
116. God depicted holding a crook : OSIRIS
117. Rephrase : AMEND
118. Part of a tennis court : BASELINE
119. ___ Fitzgerald : FSCOTT
120. Periods : ERAS
121. Chinese money : YUAN
122. Warner Bros. collectible : CEL
1. It's striking : IMPACT
2. Batch of solicitations, maybe : MAILING
3. Lab tube : PIPETTE
4. Bona ___ : FIDES
5. Darling : IDOL
6. Basketball's ___ Alcindor : LEW
7. They may be uncovered on a street : MANHOLES
8. Tolstoy's ___ Ilyich : IVAN
9. Sunders : RENDS
10. Hidden motive : ANGLE
11. Direct order? : QUIETONTHESET
12. "___ She Lovely" : ISNT
13. Whose ark? : NOAHS
14. Explorer ___ Núñez de Balboa : VASCO
15. Heat up : ESCALATE
16. Eyeballed : STAREDAT
17. Split : TORE
19. Campbell of "Party of Five" : NEVE
21. Lincoln's Secretary of State : SEWARD
28. Bazaar merchant, maybe : ARAB
29. Short pieces : ITEMS
31. Believe : FEEL
35. Tiniest bit : SHRED
37. Gets (through) : SEEPS
39. Food for a doodlebug : ANT
41. Audience research focus : TESTGROUP
42. Wool cap : TAM
43. 1970's-80's TV family name : EWING
44. Nonworking order? : HANGLOOSE
45. Golden yrs. cache : IRA
46. ___-Cat : SNO
47. Constellation near Cassiopeia : ANDROMEDA
51. Patriarch of the Flying Wallendas : KARL
52. Tennis's Nastase : ILIE
53. Kind of curve : SINE
54. New World order? : DONTTREADONME
55. Pas ___ (dance solo) : SEUL
59. Western Amerind : UTE
60. Recover from a run : GASP
62. Whirled records? : LPS
64. Part of the U.S./Canada border : ERIE
65. Kay of "Physical Evidence" : LENZ
66. Team need : YOKE
69. Daughter of Mnemosyne : ERATO
72. Before the opening, say : PREOP
74. Either Zimbalist : EFREM
77. Youngest March sister : AMY
79. Accept : BUY
81. Sack : ROB
82. 1950's G.O.P. name : IKE
83. Uncalled-for : NEEDLESS
84. Like some decorations : HERALDIC
85. Held the top spot : RULED
87. Stays with : STICKSBY
88. ___ Phraya (Asian river) : CHAO
90. Jidda's locale : REDSEA
91. Tiny fraction of a min. : NSEC
92. Terse : LACONIC
93. G.I. John? : LATRINE
98. Overnight spot : HOSTEL
100. Single-named singer : CHARO
101. Suffer defeat, slangily : EATIT
103. Gather : INFER
104. Minneapolis suburb : EDINA
106. Gain succulence : RIPEN
107. Carbon compound : ENOL
108. Since : ASOF
109. Twiggy digs : NEST
110. Runs out : ENDS
111. Arizona city : MESA
115. Cross shape : TAU

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