MAKING ENDS MEET

New York Times, Sunday, July 4, 2010

Author: Patrick Blindauer and Tony Orbach
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Blindauer
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Tony Orbach
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 38 for Mr. Blindauer. This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Orbach. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Routine responses? : HAHAS
6. 1961 Charlton Heston/Sophia Loren film : ELCID
11. "Who ___?" : ELSE
15. Goes back : EBBS
19. Words of certainty : IMUST
20. Unit of energy : JOULE
21. Sculpture garden setting in N.Y.C. : MOMA
22. Response to freshness? : SLAP
23. Technical trouble : COMPUTERROR
25. Uncle of Levi : ESAU
26. Author John Dickson ___ : CARR
27. Puts together : DEDUCES
28. Items at one's disposal? : ORTS
29. Prefix with thesis : ANTI
30. Actor/comic Brad : GARRETT
32. Helper in herding : ENGLISHEEPDOG
37. Bird with meat high in protein : EMU
38. Not e'en once : NEER
40. Not straight up : ATILT
41. Sideshow features : FREAKS
42. Collectible book : LIMITEDITION
45. Block legally : ESTOP
47. Carrier in the Star Alliance : SAS
48. Cassette knob abbr. : VOL
49. Yokel's laugh : HAW
50. Big name in trading cards : TOPPS
54. Indonesian vacation spot : BALI
56. Bao ___ (former Vietnamese emperor) : DAI
57. Line in London : PRIMERIDIAN
60. Symbol of a boring routine : TREADMILL
62. Special ___ : OPS
63. Cassette button abbr. : REC
64. Key: Fr. : CLE
65. Split : RAN
66. Like many an online password : CASENSITIVE
69. World Cup cry : OLE
70. Service : USE
71. Rose who rose to fame in the 1980s : AXL
72. 50-50, e.g. : TIE
73. Small carriage : ONESEATER
76. It might have a theater and planetarium : SCIENCENTER
79. Campers, for short : RVS
80. "Love surfeits not, ___ like a glutton dies": Shak. : LUST
81. Show expanded to four hours in 2007 : TODAY
82. Chess opening? : CEE
83. Itinerary word : VIA
84. Marxist, e.g. : RED
85. Bars : SHUTS
87. Singer who played Cyrano in "Cyrano de Bergerac" : PLACIDOMINGO
93. Caesar, e.g. : ORATOR
96. When daylight saving begins: Abbr. : TWOAM
98. Commercial time of day : NITE
99. "___ House," 1970 Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young hit : OUR
100. Introvert or extrovert : PERSONALITYPE
103. Grenache, for one : VINROSE
105. ___ fruit : UGLI
106. They may be flipped : LIDS
107. Off : TAINTED
109. Start : SEED
110. "Come here often?", e.g. : LINE
111. Protector : GUARDIANGEL
115. Kin of -ess or -trix : ENNE
116. Future platypi : EGGS
117. Offer one's thoughts : OPINE
118. "Somewhere in Time" actor : REEVE
119. Suffix with prank : STER
120. Part of 58-Down: Abbr. : INST
121. In a stack : PILED
122. Approvals : YESES
1. Boozehound's sound : HIC
2. "Just ___!" ("Hold on!") : AMO
3. Prosaic : HUMDRUM
4. On the say-so of : ASPER
5. Gift from the well-endowed : STUDENTAID
6. Bounced : EJECTED
7. Old tales : LORE
8. What a mummy might have : CURSE
9. Agcy. of the U.N. : ILO
10. "___ Kommissar" (1983 hit) : DER
11. "Bam!" man in the kitchen : EMERIL
12. Petered out : LOSTSTEAM
13. Very successful : SMASH
14. Seine filler : EAU
15. Way out in space : ESCAPEPOD
16. Football Hall-of-Famer George : BLANDA
17. Composer of "The Miraculous Mandarin" : BARTOK
18. Parsley parts : SPRIGS
24. Some pupils : TUTEES
28. Swedish-born "Chocolat" actress : OLIN
30. Cowlick tamer : GEL
31. Confidant, peut-être : AMI
33. Get exactly right : NAIL
34. 'Vette alternative : GTO
35. Little newt : EFT
36. Hot : EROTIC
39. Play featuring Mrs. Malaprop, with "The" : RIVALS
43. Española, e.g. : ISLA
44. Demoiselle's dressing : TOILETTE
46. Sudden turns : SWERVES
49. Not just noteworthy : HISTORIC
51. Embroidery loops : PICOTS
52. What a forklift may lift : PALLET
53. Disapproving look : SNEER
54. Depp title role : BRASCO
55. Famous 12-book story : AENEID
56. Brooklynese, e.g. : DIALECT
57. Wannabe : POSER
58. Alma mater of some engrs. : RPI
59. "Cheers" actor Roger : REES
60. Word in many bank names : TRUST
61. Year that Emperor Frederick I died : MCXC
67. Not even once, in Nürnberg : NIE
68. For nothing : INVAIN
71. "Moving on then ..." : ANYHOO
74. Simple : ELEMENTARY
75. German import : AUDI
77. Resident of New York's Murray Hill, e.g. : EASTSIDER
78. Batch that's hatched : NESTLINGS
83. Seductress : VAMP
84. Relative of fusilli : ROTINI
86. Vessel in an alcove : URN
87. Kitchenware : POTS
88. Not in the profession : LAY
89. Made fractions ... or factions : DIVIDED
90. Pests : NOODGES
91. T. S. Eliot's "Theatre Cat" : GUS
92. What's mined to keep? : ORE
93. Sonatas and such : OPUSES
94. University V.I.P. : REGENT
95. Dahl of "A Southern Yankee," 1948 : ARLENE
97. Most outspread : WIDEST
101. True : ALIGN
102. Brick-and-mortar alternative : ETAIL
104. Dancer Jeanmaire : RENEE
108. "Rule, Britannia" composer : ARNE
110. Bit of neckwear : LEI
111. Herd of elephants? : GOP
112. Initials in news : UPI
113. 1950 Anne Baxter title role : EVE
114. Évian-___-Bains, France : LES

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