UNTREATABLE CONDITIONS

New York Times, Sunday, July 29, 2001

Author: Michael Ashley
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Ashley
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 76 Missing: {QZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Ashley. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Put on : ADDED
6. Close relatives of a 5-Down : EDICTS
12. Like a dove : ANTIWAR
19. Payee, perhaps : BEARER
21. Snappy item? : CAMERA
22. "Buck up!" : COURAGE
23. Builder's condition? : OFFICECOMPLEX
25. Kind of gland : ADRENAL
26. Cite : REFERTO
27. Cold place : POLE
28. Coal place : BIN
29. Like some humor : DRY
30. Stab : TRY
31. Subject of TV's "Life and Legend," 1955-61 : EARP
33. Psychologist Lee and others : SALKS
36. Langley outfit : CIA
38. The Father of Science Fiction : VERNE
39. Actress Alvarado of "Little Women" : TRINI
40. Sign up : ENROL
43. Jest : JAPE
46. Vietnamese leader deposed in 1963 : DIEM
48. Schneider : SKUNK
50. "Between two ___, which hath the merriest eye": Shak. : GIRLS
52. Love : AMOR
53. Study, study, study : CRAM
55. Behold, to Pilate : ECCE
56. Not common : REGAL
57. Loudly laments : KEENS
59. The good life : EASE
60. Mauna ___ : KEA
61. National competitor : ALAMO
62. Hails : EXTOLS
64. Ain't it the truth : GOSPEL
67. Doze : NOD
69. Doze : NAP
70. Schoolteacher's condition? : INATTENTIVEPUPILS
74. Mil. honor : DSC
76. Boat that's ready to be mothballed : TUB
77. Open-sided beach shelter : RAMADA
78. Get ready for a big game : SUITUP
81. Ransack : RIFLE
83. Word with ground or Japanese : IVY
85. Bayes who sang "Shine On, Harvest Moon" : NORA
87. Was crooked : STOLE
88. Fancies : IDEAS
89. Designer Rowan : RENA
91. Big gulp : SWIG
92. Many a tournament : OPEN
93. Kind of nut : BEECH
94. This may work on your block : DRANO
96. "Traffic" cop : NARC
98. Like some bookstores : USED
99. Dined à la maison : ATEIN
101. Patron saint of dancers and actors : VITUS
103. Action movie plot device : HEIST
105. Kind of test : DNA
106. Influential set : ELITE
107. Clockmaker Thomas : SETH
108. Mock, in a way : APE
111. Blast : GAS
114. 60's muscle car : GTO
116. Decline with age : DOTE
118. Got ready for a big game : TRAINED
120. Midwest college or its town : OBERLIN
122. Road paver's condition? : SOFTSHOULDERS
124. Take over for : RELIEVE
125. Indolent : OTIOSE
126. Comfort : SOLACE
127. Slips by : ELAPSES
128. Reveals : LETSON
129. Actress Streep : MERYL
1. Scrub : ABORT
2. Put off : DEFER
3. Off the wall : DAFFY
4. War of 1812 port : ERIE
5. Ruling : DECREE
6. Prefix with terrorism : ECO
7. Not all wet? : DAMP
8. Duty : IMPOST
9. Refuges during tornadoes : CELLARS
10. Tall and branching : TREELIKE
11. It's heard in "Besame Mucho" : SAX
12. Hail ___ : ACAB
13. "Forget it!" : NODICE
14. Driver's condition? : TURNINGRADIUS
15. Dudgeon : IRE
16. Magician's need : WAND
17. Chinese gelatin : AGAR
18. Count : RELY
20. Slow up : RETARD
24. Architectural band : CORNICE
32. British book of genealogies : PEERAGE
34. Floor scrubber's condition? : KNUCKLEDOWN
35. "___ when?" : SINCE
37. Moon of Uranus : ARIEL
38. Mount ___ : VERNON
41. Church musician's condition? : ORGANSTOPS
42. Beast of burden : LLAMA
43. O.K. : JAKE
44. Visa competitor : AMEX
45. Versifier's condition? : POETICFEET
47. Bricklayer's condition? : MASONRYNAIL
49. Reeves of "The Matrix" : KEANU
51. Lousy food : SLOP
54. Famous hostess : MESTA
58. Roofer's condition? : SLATESHINGLES
63. Erwin of early TV : STU
65. A. A. Milne play "Mr. ___ Passes By" : PIM
66. Queen of the Cowgirls : EVANS
68. Rhea's Roman counterpart : OPS
71. Rival of 114-Across : TBIRD
72. Lowest of the low : PARIAHS
73. Took it on the lam : LITOUT
74. Minute amount : DRIB
75. LP part : SIDEA
79. Peter Fonda title role : ULEE
80. Remain unsettled : PEND
82. Spiked : LACED
84. Liveliness : VERVE
86. Accept : AGREETO
90. First-aid info : ANTIDOTE
95. Dazed and confused : OUTOFIT
97. Vitamin C source : CITRUS
100. Intrinsic : NATIVE
102. Fracases : SETTOS
104. Hello or goodbye : SHALOM
108. Draw nigh to : ANEAR
109. "Love in the Ruins" author Walker ___ : PERCY
110. Collectible car : EDSEL
111. Reason for an R rating : GORE
112. The third man? : ABEL
113. Actress Ward : SELA
115. Individuals : ONES
117. Bygone brand on U.S. highways : ESSO
119. Leave in neutral : IDLE
121. Cheat, slangily : RIP
122. Fifth of eight : SOL
123. Motherly type : HEN

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