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New York Times, Sunday, July 23, 2006

Author: Fred Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
Fred Piscop
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {FJQ} This is puzzle # 106 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Corp. honcho : PRES
5. Some Filipinos : MOROS
10. Starter's need : GUN
13. TV alien : MORK
17. Storyteller of Samos : AESOP
19. Virtuous sort : SAINT
20. Duration of many a TV show : ONESEASON
23. Wine that causes incoherent talk? : RAMBLINROSE
25. Vietnamese city painted in soothing colors? : PASTELHUE
26. Pseudopod formers : AMEBAS
27. Capital on the Mississippi : STPAUL
29. "Missed it!" : TOOLATE
30. Literary governess : EYRE
32. Girl's name that's a Texas county seat : EDNA
33. Second word of many limericks : ONCE
34. What a dummy! : SNERD
37. French priest born in early July? : CANCERCURE
41. Worry, it's said : AGER
45. Calif. hub : LAX
46. Not quite right? : ACUTE
48. Mint hardware : DIES
49. Fillet : DEBONE
51. Poppy derivative : OPIATE
53. W.W. II-era enlistee : WAC
55. They're trident-shaped : PSIS
57. Dries, in a way : BLOTS
58. Popular British society magazine : TATLER
59. Steamed : IRATE
61. Authorize : ACCREDIT
63. Life of ___ : EASE
64. Monologist of note : LENO
65. Start of Montana's motto : ORO
66. Source of iron : ORE
67. Defeats regularly, in sports lingo : OWNS
69. Cracker spread that's a little sparse on top? : BALDINGPATE
74. Shook down : BLED
75. Game with matchsticks : NIM
76. Yearbook sect. : SRS
77. Brownie, e.g. : GIRL
78. ___' Pea : SWEE
80. Dasher, to Dancer : TEAMMATE
83. Gave in : CAVED
84. Haberdashery item : TIEBAR
87. Put out : ISSUE
88. It melts in your mouth : OLEO
90. Journal add-on? : ESE
91. Attire : ENROBE
92. Bungled, with "up" : MESSED
94. Common order, with "the" : SAME
96. Bit of sports news : TRADE
98. Foreign exchange option : YEN
99. Kind of engr. : ELEC
100. Discontinued investigative series? : OVEREXPOSE
103. Chanson de ___ : GESTE
105. Some choristers : ALTI
107. Spot in a Manilow tune : COPA
108. Ad headline : SALE
110. Centers of squares, maybe : STATUES
113. Brute : ANIMAL
116. Deli offering : SALAMI
120. Expert in ornamental fabrics? : LAMEBRAIN
122. Rate at which a personnel manager works? : RESUMESPEED
124. Orchard starter : APPLESEED
125. Cream : ELITE
126. "Not my problem!" : SORRY
127. 1940's first lady : BESS
128. Rehabilitated, in a way : DRY
129. Boxer-turned-actor : DANZA
130. Ring : TOLL
1. Jumper, briefly : PARA
2. Enlarge, in a way : REAM
3. Salinger dedicatee : ESME
4. Lamenting one : SOBBER
5. Common Internet letters : MSN
6. Bireme gear : OARS
7. Sidesplitter : RIOT
8. With no guarantees : ONSPEC
9. Was of use to : STEADED
10. Make it big : GOPLACES
11. ___ corda (music marking) : UNA
12. Trojan War sage : NESTOR
13. Like pure gold : MALLEABLE
14. Dept. of Labor div. : OSHA
15. Romp : ROUT
16. Place for a pad : KNEE
18. After-school arrangements : PLAYDATES
21. Punished, in a way, in the Bible : STONED
22. Fair-hiring org. : EEOC
24. U.S. ally since '48 : ISR
28. Green : UNRIPE
31. Old five-franc coin : ECU
34. Place on the schedule : SLOT
35. Auto parts giant : NAPA
36. Trick shot that knocks the balls off a French pool table? : EXITENMASSE
38. Freely : ATWILL
39. Drew nigh : NEARED
40. Old "public diplomacy" org. : USIA
42. Enthusiastic cheering section at a bullfight? : GOODOLEBOYS
43. Unbroken : ENTIRE
44. Just back from vacation, say : RESTED
47. They do the thinking : CEREBRA
50. River whose delta is Cape Tortosa : EBRO
52. [sigh] : ALAS
54. "Please?" : CANI
56. St. Andrews golf club member : SCOT
60. Pacific kingdom : TONGA
62. Like a cardinal : CRESTED
67. Promptly : ONTIME
68. Peace Nobelist called a "messenger to mankind" : WIESEL
70. Concerning : ASTO
71. "Had enough?" : GIVE
72. Lively tempo : PRESTO
73. Catkin bearers : ALDERS
74. Kind of blast : BEER
76. J. M. Barrie pirate : SMEE
79. Flute, e.g. : WINEGLASS
81. Sweet after-dinner drinks : MUSCATELS
82. Additionally : ELSE
83. "You've got to be kidding!" : COMEON
85. Lend support to : ABET
86. ___ Coty, predecessor of Charles de Gaulle : RENE
89. Simple, pretty songs : EARCANDY
93. Grandparents, often : DOTERS
95. No longer good : EXPIRED
97. He hoped to succeed H.S.T. : AES
101. Authorized to travel : VISAED
102. Actress Anderson : PAMELA
104. Fishing gear with fine mesh wire : EELPOT
106. Garage job : LUBE
109. Enzyme suffix : ASE
110. Simple headstone : SLAB
111. Put on record, but not actually on a record : TAPE
112. Intensifies, with "up" : AMPS
114. Clarifying phrase : ASIN
115. Rink leap : LUTZ
117. Sleek, for short : AERO
118. Jazzman Saunders : MERL
119. Tranquil scene : IDYL
121. Suffix with front : IER
123. Apology starter : MEA

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