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New York Times, Sunday, July 7, 2002

Author: Lloyd E. Pollet
Editor: Will Shortz
Lloyd E. Pollet
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 80 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Pollet. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Convoke : CALL
5. Lasting periods : ERAS
9. Elevator innovator Otis : ELISHA
15. Segment covered by a test, perhaps : UNIT
19. Comic strip dog : ODIE
20. Streaked : TORE
21. More junglelike : VINIER
22. Minor wound : NICK
23. Smoke a funny cigarette? : PUFFTHEMAGICDRAG
26. Sound rebound : ECHO
27. Parlor piece : SETTEE
28. Sound : HALE
29. "The Fountainhead" hero : ROARK
31. Weekend outdoor event : YARDSALE
34. Items in an ed.'s in-box : MSS
36. Reagan attorney general : MEESE
39. Teutonic cry : ACH
42. Transportation in and around Des Moines? : IOWASTATECYCLES
45. ___ Paulo, Brazil : SAO
46. Sign of an absent mind : BLANKSTARE
48. 1904 presidential candidate Parker and others : ALTONS
49. Encircle : CLOSEIN
51. Kind of drop : LEMON
53. Scooby-___ : DOO
54. Autocrat's chutzpah? : IMPERIALGALL
59. One may be plotting : MAPPER
62. ___ Malvinas (the Falklands) : ISLAS
63. Diamond Head locale : OAHU
64. Evangeline's home : ACADIA
66. What Andy Capp's bartender serves him? : ALEAGAINNATURALLY
71. Wide of the mark : ERRANT
72. It may need dusting : CROP
73. Tropical growth : LIANA
76. Pacino's "Sea of Love" co-star : BARKIN
78. What Santa's elves rode when the sleigh broke down? : CHRISTMASBUS
81. Sun, e.g. : ORB
82. Furry frolicker : OTTER
85. Bedroom furniture : HIGHBOY
86. Certain tributes : ROASTS
89. Song from Sondheim's "Company" : BEINGALIVE
94. First mate? : EVE
95. Give Attila his walking papers? : CANTHEBARBARIAN
97. Judas : RAT
98. One working on a column : ADDER
99. Suffix with function : ARY
100. Light lager : PILSENER
104. "There's a Wocket in My Pocket!" writer : SEUSS
106. ___-Ball : SKEE
107. Prayer book selection : ORISON
111. Comic Mort : SAHL
113. Autobiography of a soused romantic? : TIGHTIFELLINLOVE
118. Foreign pen pal : AMIE
119. Astuteness : ACUMEN
120. TV's Science Guy and others : NYES
121. Spirit : ELAN
122. Org. in an ABC drama : NYPD
123. Camera lens settings : TSTOPS
124. Hot : SEXY
125. Handout : DOLE
1. Sting participants : COPS
2. Together, to Toscanini : ADUE
3. See 83-Down : LIFT
4. Southpaw : LEFTY
5. Old hospital administration : ETHER
6. School of the future? : ROE
7. One may be in a cast : ARM
8. Navy helicopter : SEAHAWK
9. Least good : EVILEST
10. Vermin : LICE
11. Like Pachelbel's Canon : IND
12. Camelot honorific : SIR
13. Final transport : HEARSE
14. It had 50 oars, in mythology : ARGO
15. Having poor posture : UNERECT
16. Poem that isn't worth much? : NICKELODE
17. First person in Germany? : ICH
18. Fight finisher : TKO
24. It may be iced or spiced : TEA
25. Grand opening events : GALAS
30. ___ nitrite : AMYL
32. 1997 best seller subtitled "Her True Story" : DIANA
33. "Favorite" one : SON
34. Colt producer : MARE
35. Bud holder : STEM
37. Monsieur, across the border : SENOR
38. Sinclair rival : ESSO
39. Some computer characters are written in this : ASCII
40. Composes : CALMS
41. Big buildup : HOOPLA
43. Unbelievable : TALL
44. Where Labour Day is observed : CANADA
46. Wild : BERSERK
47. Caesar's card count? : LII
50. Wax, perhaps : SEALER
52. Former Army chief of staff Bradley : OMAR
55. Gift alternative : LOAN
56. Way to go : GAIT
57. "Kung Fu" actor Philip : AHN
58. Pail contents, perhaps : LUNCH
60. Sack : PILLAGE
61. Rather wan : PALISH
64. Yours, to Yvette : ATOI
65. Quart quartet : CUPS
67. Melodious : ARIOSE
68. "Look Homeward, Angel" hero Eugene : GANT
69. Airport info: Abbr. : ARR
70. Chatter, to an Aussie : YABBER
74. Dante's "La Vita ___" : NUOVA
75. To date : ASYET
76. Like some humor : BROAD
77. Musical group's regatta entry? : ABANDSHIP
78. Cheater's preparation : CRIB
79. Biblical possessive : THINE
80. Early 11th-century date : MIV
81. Marine menace : ORCA
83. With 3-Down, way up for a downhiller : TBAR
84. Like Serling tales: Var. : EERY
87. Toughened : STEELED
88. By way of, briefly : THRU
90. They sit on laps : NAPKINS
91. Heartache : GRIEF
92. "Annie" portrayer Quinn and others : AILEENS
93. Part of U.N.L.V. : LAS
96. ABC's : BASICS
101. Raucous : NOISY
102. Directional ending : ERN
103. Angry : RILED
105. A.S.A.P. in an E.R. : STAT
106. Flight segment : STEP
108. Lacking backup : SOLO
109. Indy path : OVAL
110. Wild goose : NENE
111. ___ Lorenzo, Calif. : SAN
112. U.S. Olympic gymnast Chow : AMY
114. Dieter's target : GUT
115. Cigna plan: Abbr. : HMO
116. Strong cleaner : LYE
117. Law of ancient Rome : LEX

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