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New York Times, Sunday, July 31, 2011

Author: Pamela Klawitter
Editor: Will Shortz
Pamela Amick Klawitter
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Ms. Klawitter. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2011, The New York Times
Across Down
1. When repeated, advantageous to both sides : WIN
4. 71 answers in this puzzle : DOWNS
9. Get used to it : ADAPT
14. Several CBS dramas : CSIS
18. "___ Story: A Journey of Hope" (Jenna Bush best seller) : ANAS
20. Expect : AWAIT
21. French toast piece? : VOTRE
22. It might be pulled : RANK
23. Pompeii, e.g. : RUIN
24. Bride in "The Gondoliers" : TESSA
25. "What the Butler Saw" playwright, 1969 : ORTON
26. Noted diamond family name : ALOU
27. See circled letters in 76-/109-Down : DIVIDEDHIGHWAY
30. Restless walker : PACER
32. Title character in a 2009 Sandra Bullock crossword film : STEVE
33. "Well, I'll be!" : GEE
34. "Told ya so!" looks : SMIRKS
36. "Fear is pain rising from the anticipation of ___": Aristotle : EVIL
39. Wampum, e.g. : BEADS
41. Endangered : INPERIL
44. ... in 119-/120-Across : FALLENAPART
48. Sweetheart : LASS
50. Sweetheart : DOLL
51. Part of a pack? : LIE
52. Panamanians and Peruvians : LATINS
53. 1960 Olympics host : ROME
54. Duel tool : SWORD
55. Radii, e.g. : ARMBONES
57. Cut : SEVER
58. Some drink garnishes : LIMES
59. Place for some animal baiting : BEARPIT
60. Sharpness : ACUMEN
62. Bit of physics : ION
63. Hostess's ___ Balls : SNO
64. ... in 116-/117-Across : TORNASUNDER
67. Summer letters : DST
70. Enter, for one : KEY
72. Give a hard time : HARASS
73. Check, as one's numbers : RETOTAL
76. Huntee in a game : HIDER
79. Mounted : GOTON
80. Authorizes : EMPOWERS
81. "Of thee" follower : ISING
82. Michael Jordan, e.g. : IDOL
83. Conservative side : TORIES
85. Comparison's middle : ASA
86. T. S. of literature : GARP
87. Neither more nor less, in France : EGAL
88. ... in 39-/60-Down : BANANASPLIT
90. Item in a restaurant basket : HOTROLL
92. Virus named for a river : EBOLA
94. French CD holder : ETUI
95. Enemy of a Medici : BORGIA
97. Composition of many a cask : OAK
98. Techie's hangout : PCLAB
102. It may have sand in it : TIMER
103. ... in 17-/43-Down : FRACTUREDSKULL
109. User-edited Web site : WIKI
110. Words on a sandwich board : EATAT
112. Emerson's "___ Beauty" : ODETO
113. "The Neverending Story" writer : ENDE
114. Upper class? : AVES
115. First woman to teach at the Sorbonne : CURIE
116. "Think" or "Think different" : MOTTO
117. They're stranded, briefly : RNAS
118. Times past : YORE
119. Best ___ : OFALL
120. Rear's rear? : ENDER
121. Radiator sound : SSS
1. Hospital wings : WARDS
2. Language akin to Kalaallisut : INUIT
3. Like Gomer Pyle : NAIVE
4. See : DATE
5. Had a balance : OWED
6. Dry's partner : WASH
7. Not yet final, at law : NISI
8. Leaves a crooked trail : STAGGERS
9. Owned up to : AVOWED
10. ___ Marquez, Nickelodeon cartoon girl : DORA
11. ___-at-law: Abbr. : ATTYS
12. Master : PRO
13. Game with a setter : TENPINS
14. ... in 1-/4-Across : CRACKEDWINDOW
15. Pitcher's place : SALESROOM
16. "___ out?" (poker query) : INOR
17. Merchandise ID : SKU
19. Cowardly sound : SNIVEL
28. Unfold : DEVELOP
29. Miami squad : HEAT
31. Dada figure : ARP
35. Tightfisted sort : MISER
37. Silliness : INANITY
38. Missing, as the start of a party : LATETO
39. The U.N.'s ___ Ki-moon : BAN
40. Definitely not Felix Unger types : SLOVENS
42. "___ Pastore" (Mozart opera) : ILRE
43. Honorary law degs. : LLDS
44. Inches for pinches : FLAB
45. Buenos ___ : AIRES
46. Lake ___, Switzerland/France separator : LEMAN
47. Some tails, for short : PIS
49. Add to, perhaps : AMEND
53. Uncle ___ : REMUS
54. Brief word of caution : SLO
56. ... in 12-/35-Down : BROKENPROMISE
57. Pulitzer-winning Sheehan : SUSAN
60. France from France : ANATOLE
61. "Do You Hear What I Hear?," e.g. : CAROL
62. "In case you didn't hear me ..." : IREPEAT
65. 1970s TV spinoff : RHODA
66. Wrap for a queen : ERMINE
68. Big bargain : STEAL
69. Ankle supports : TARSI
71. Piece of work? : ERG
74. Even chances : TOSSUPS
75. A perfect score on it is 180: Abbr. : LSAT
76. Daily weather datum : HIGH
77. Aoki of the World Golf Hall of Fame : ISAO
78. Off-road specialist : DIRTBIKER
79. 2003 Affleck/Lopez flick : GIGLI
80. Century 21 competitor : ERA
83. "I'm listening" : TALKTOME
84. ___ leash : ONA
87. "View of Toledo" artist : ELGRECO
88. U.K. carrier, once : BOAC
89. Word with cherry or cotton : PICKER
91. Rush igniter : ORE
93. Offshore accommodations : BOATEL
96. Actors' grp. : AFTRA
99. Sally ___ (teacakes) : LUNNS
100. Show-biz father and son : ALDAS
101. Graceful word? : BLESS
102. Program coordinator? : TIVO
104. Vituperate : RAIL
105. Japanese noodle : UDON
106. Part of AARP: Abbr. : RETD
107. Small: Suffix : ETTE
108. Outlet : DOOR
109. Mode : WAY
111. Strauss's "Ariadne ___ Naxos" : AUF

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