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New York Times, Sunday, July 27, 2003

Author: Michael Grudzielanek
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {Q} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Grudzielanek. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Neglect : DISUSE
7. It may be called : BLUFF
12. Suffix with problem : ATIC
16. Mo. of George W. Bush's birthday : JUL
19. Isolate : ENISLE
20. Plunder : RIFLE
21. Drive-___ : THRU
22. Methyl or ethyl follower : ENE
23. Restaurant options #1 : BUTTERORSOURCREAM
26. Author LeShan : EDA
27. Tested, as duds : TRIEDON
28. Guileless : NAIVE
29. Subject of the lyric "A horse is a horse, of course, of course" : MRED
30. Elates : SENDS
31. Detectives' aids : LEADS
36. Tire meas. : PSI
37. Sibyls : SEERS
38. "So what?!" : BIGDEAL
40. 1948 Bogart/Bacall film : KEYLARGO
42. Restaurant options #2 : SMOKINGORNON
47. Serves at a restaurant : WAITSON
48. Restaurant options #3 : SAUSAGEORBACON
50. ___ Blount in the Football Hall of Fame : MEL
51. Sequentially : INTURN
52. Marshal at Waterloo : NEY
53. Oman man : ARAB
55. Crucifixes : ROODS
59. ___ la la : TRA
60. Bekaa Valley locale: Abbr. : LEB
62. City SW of Ithaca : ELMIRA
64. Opposite of sans : AVEC
65. Western lily : SEGO
67. Restaurant options #4 : SOUPORSALAD
71. Occupy : FILL
72. Prophet's reading : OMEN
73. Oil source : SESAME
74. 12/24, e.g. : EVE
76. Domingo, for one : DIA
77. Some etiquette rules : NONOS
79. Fashion craze : RAGE
80. ___ clip : ATA
83. Swamp : ENGULF
85. Cousin of a mandolin : UKE
87. Restaurant options #5 : REGULARORDECAF
90. Tony-winning writer of "Evita" : TIMRICE
94. Restaurant options #6 : TABLEORBOOTH
95. Like most tutoring : ONEONONE
97. Cylindrical totes for sailors' gear : SEABAGS
98. Broadway fare : SHOWS
99. Take, as tea : SIP
101. TV's Morgenstern : RHODA
102. Toxin combatant : SERUM
107. One may be placed before a king : PAWN
108. Serious fan groups : CULTS
110. Popular Web service provider : NETZERO
112. "Prince ___" ("Aladdin" song) : ALI
113. Restaurant options #7 : FRIESORONIONRINGS
118. Former TV dog : REN
119. Renaissance musicmaker : LUTE
120. Push off : REPEL
121. Recipients : DONEES
122. Physics unit : ERG
123. Chinese calendar animals : OXEN
124. Praise : EXTOL
125. Fleet : SPEEDY
1. Figures shown in red : DEBTS
2. Habituate : INURE
3. Cause of some arrests : SITIN
4. You, in the Yucatán : USTED
5. Makes tracks, in a way : SLEDS
6. Architect Saarinen : EERO
7. Arctic interjection : BRR
8. Fleur-de-___ : LIS
9. Aerial anomaly, for short : UFO
10. Sneeze's cause, perhaps : FLU
11. Plant with fiddleheads : FERN
12. In harm's way : ATRISK
13. Popular morning talk show : THEVIEW
14. "Dies ___" : IRAE
15. ___ laude : CUM
16. Vocal opponents : JEERERS
17. Experience : UNDERGO
18. Entices : LEADSON
24. Wired : ONLINE
25. Limit : CAP
29. Home-style entree : MEATLOAF
32. Incite : EGGON
33. Revere : ADORE
34. Chaplin's chapeau : DERBY
35. Arabian capital : SANA
37. Less straightforward : SLIER
38. Immensity : BIGNESS
39. Townsfolk : LOCALS
41. Starchy food : YAM
42. City east of Monaco : SANREMO
43. Radiation, e.g. : MUTAGEN
44. Buckeyes' sch. : OSU
45. Jazz's Malone : KARL
46. Early actress Talmadge : NORMA
48. Squelches : SITSON
49. Digital protection : NAIL
54. Mill Hole ___ (home for Robert Burns) : BRAE
56. Egg conveyor : OVIDUCT
57. 1949 title role for Hedy Lamarr : DELILAH
58. Scrape the ground with a golf club before hitting the ball : SCLAFF
61. Orange Free State settler : BOER
62. "That will be ___ the set of sun": "Macbeth" : ERE
63. Hither and yon : ADVERBS
66. 1990's sitcom starring a real-life rap/R & B family : ONOUROWN
68. Companion of the Natl. Guard : USAR
69. Actress ___ Brewster : PAGET
70. Some sorority women : OMEGAS
75. Prefix with skeleton : ENDO
78. Hides : SKINS
80. One who's much praised : ALLAH
81. Modern workout system : TAEBO
82. Rachel Field verse "___ Might Lead to Anywhere" : AROAD
84. Auto introduced in 1989 : GEO
86. "The Island of the Day Before" writer : ECO
88. "Deutschland ___ alles" : UBER
89. Prefix with genesis : ORGANO
90. Beyond what's necessary : TOSPARE
91. Nicotrol device : INHALER
92. Cat's activity : MEOWING
93. As part of a set : ENSUITE
96. Ford of fashion fame : EILEEN
100. Liq. measures : PTS
102. Sharpener : STROP
103. Mag published without paper or ink : EZINE
104. Soprano Fleming : RENEE
105. Pushed : URGED
106. Antiquated : MOSSY
108. Essence : CRUX
109. Disgruntled : SORE
111. "Tight" ones : ENDS
113. Mrs. Andy Capp : FLO
114. Leader in old Rome : REX
115. Go (for) : OPT
116. Start of some art movement names : NEO
117. Not in the pink : ILL

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