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New York Times, Sunday, August 10, 2008

Author: Will Nediger
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 73 Missing: none – this is a pangram Scrabble average: 1.79 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Nediger. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Big name in baked beans : VANCAMP
8. Neighbor of Oakland : ALAMEDA
15. Gilberto's partner on "The Girl From Ipanema," 1964 : GETZ
19. Earsplitting : OVERLOUD
21. Cicero or Publius : SENATOR
22. Light shade : AQUA
23. 21 : LEGALDRINKINGAGE
25. Neighbor of a Georgian : TURK
26. Filled out : GREW
27. Exchanged vows : IDOS
28. Knocker's request : LETMEIN
30. Off-road wheels, for short : ATV
31. Vespasian's successor : TITUS
33. Command ctrs. : HQS
36. One of an old film trio : SHEMP
37. Way out : ESCAPEROUTE
40. Los ___ : ALAMOS
43. Anna of "X-Men" : PAQUIN
45. Humans, e.g. : SIMIANS
47. Like a butterfingers : INEPT
48. Temperaments : NATURES
49. Rock's ___ Folds Five : BEN
50. Cries of agony : YOWS
52. Viva-voce vote : NAY
53. Pastry shop treat : ECLAIR
54. Conductors' aids : MUSICRACKS
57. Quick expression of gratitude : THX
58. Gets better : HEALS
59. Natty dresser : FOP
60. Grant-giving org. : NEA
61. Butterfly relative : CRAWL
63. "___ She Lovely" : ISNT
64. Cereal killer : ERGOT
66. Rather inclined : STEEP
68. Breakfast spot, briefly : HOJO
71. "Vissi d'arte" singer : TOSCA
73. "N.Y. State of Mind" rapper : NAS
75. Yossarian's tentmate, in "Catch-22" : ORR
76. Curl performer : BICEP
77. Part of some three-day weekends: Abbr. : FRI
79. Number one : TOPRANKING
82. Athos's arm : MUSKET
83. Ontario, par exemple : LAC
84. "Generations of healthy, happy pets" sloganeer : ALPO
85. Small songbird : TIT
86. Chopsticks eschewers, informally : FORKERS
87. Razor handle? : OCCAM
89. The ___ Band, with guitarist Little Steven : ESTREET
92. Choir supports : RISERS
93. He played 2,130 consecutive games : GEHRIG
95. "Sire" : YOURMAJESTY
97. The Desi of Desilu : ARNAZ
99. Middle of summer? : EMS
100. Certain people buried in Westminster Abbey : POETS
101. Black-and-white broadcast? : APB
104. Divine epithet : CREATOR
106. Cut made by a saw : KERF
107. Gilpin of "Frasier" : PERI
108. Sticks (out) : JUTS
109. Ignore, as a problem : SWEEPUNDERTHERUG
115. Assist in evil : ABET
116. Freaky : BIZARRE
117. Dimming : LOWERING
118. They may be revolutionary : WARS
119. The very beginning : YEARONE
120. 1967 pop sensation, with "the" : MONKEES
1. Europe's longest river : VOLGA
2. Turn aside : AVERT
3. Beersheba's desert : NEGEV
4. Sticking point : CRAW
5. Unilever detergent : ALL
6. Chic, in the '60s : MOD
7. People who no what they like? : PURITANS
8. Emulates a reporter : ASKS
9. Kona keepsake : LEI
10. Brashares who wrote "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" : ANN
11. Zine : MAG
12. And others, in a list : ETAL
13. Old Venetian officials : DOGES
14. Self-titled album of 1980 : ARETHA
15. St. Peter, e.g.? : GATEMAN
16. High-school gym feature : EQUIPMENTLOCKER
17. Chance to play : TURN
18. Ringo's drummer son : ZAK
20. Styled : DIDUP
24. Mr. Potato Head features : NOSES
29. Infamous 1999 computer virus with a woman's name : MELISSA
31. Woes, to a Yiddish speaker : TSURIS
32. More aloof : ICIER
33. Target, with "on" : HOMEIN
34. Marmalade ingredients : QUINCES
35. Stop: Abbr. : STA
37. On a par with : EQUALTO
38. Barbecue order : RIBS
39. "Watermark" vocalist : ENYA
41. Brightly colored fish : OPAH
42. Charon's workplace : STYX
43. Wears out the carpet? : PACES
44. Declaration of August 14, 1941 : ATLANTICCHARTER
46. Activity in which people get their kicks : SOCCER
48. NuGrape competitor : NEHI
51. Call letters on 1970s-'80s TV : WKRP
54. Pet cat, in British lingo : MOG
55. "Once ___ midnight dreary ..." : UPONA
56. Betray, in a way : RATON
59. Soda shop order : FRAPPE
62. Single malt, for instance : WHISKEY
64. Rachel Carson's sci. : ECOL
65. Hissy fit : TANTRUM
67. Joule division : ERG
69. Raspberries : JEERS
70. Takes, with "for" : OPTS
72. Legs : STAMINA
74. Their business is going downhill : SKIERS
76. Explodes : BURSTS
77. Aggressively promote : FLOG
78. Put the pedal to the metal : RACE
80. Promising : ROSY
81. Couple : ITEM
82. Dampish : MOIST
86. Not burdened by : FREEFROM
88. Record list : ARRESTS
90. Nail site : TOE
91. Not live : TAPED
94. "Great" guy : GATSBY
96. Superman's father : JOREL
98. "Holy smokes!" : ZOWIE
101. Place with an eagle's-eye view : AERIE
102. Someone who just got out of a long bath, facetiously : PRUNE
103. Jason of "American Pie" : BIGGS
104. International baseball powerhouse : CUBA
105. Former shah ___ Pahlavi : REZA
106. Banjo supporter : KNEE
107. Executive's extra : PERK
108. Paleontologist's discovery : JAW
110. Musician's gift : EAR
111. Active leader? : PRO
112. Subject of a Keats ode : URN
113. Couple : TWO
114. Egg source : HEN

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