DISPOSSESSED

New York Times, Sunday, August 17, 1997

Author: Cathy Millhauser
Editor: Will Shortz
Cathy Allis
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 76 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is puzzle # 33 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Mailing supply : LABELS
7. Leaves of metal : FOILS
12. Coped : MANAGED
19. A Musketeer : ARAMIS
20. Cliched movie ending : SUNSET
21. Better : IMPROVE
22. Most ghastly : PALEST
23. Hose-wielding serf, perhaps? : THELORDSPRAYER
25. Slangy acumen : SMARTS
26. 1977 film killer : ORCA
27. "The Clan of the Cave Bear" author : AUEL
28. Charlotte's web site : BARN
29. Developmental period : AGE
30. Trumpeter Ziggy : ELMAN
31. Rabin's successor : PERES
33. Fact about unladylike habits? : WOMENSWEARDAILY
37. Chow : EATS
41. Cries akin to "Shucks!" : AWS
42. Clingmans Dome locale: Abbr. : TENN
43. T or F, e.g.: Abbr. : ANS
44. Overhauled : REDONE
46. Charleston dancer : FLAPPER
49. "This means ___!" : WAR
51. Expert witness at a trial : CORONER
52. Samplers : TESTERS
53. Ones peeking at rams and ewes? : SHEPHERDSPIES
56. Winter Palace dweller, once : TSAR
57. Loser to Braddock, 1935 : BAER
58. Emollient source : ALOE
59. Rent : TORE
60. Famed Chicago boat? : MRSOLEARYSCOW
65. Invitation word : COME
69. "Help!" in France : AMOI
70. Pilgrim's pronoun : THEE
71. Blood: Prefix : HEMA
75. Long-winded oration of Andrew, e.g.? : APOSTLESCREED
78. Heavenly host : CHERUBS
81. Bureaucratic stuff : REDTAPE
82. John Dos Passos trilogy : USA
83. Pass in some bowls : LATERAL
84. Yak in the pulpit : PREACH
85. Qt. couple : PTS
87. More than chuckle : ROAR
89. The Nittany Lions: Abbr. : PSU
90. Early pulpit : AMBO
91. Stifling of a happy bird? : WHISTLERSMOTHER
96. Hotfoot it : SCOOT
98. Refreshing spot : OASIS
99. Get nosy : PRY
100. Vacation sites : SPAS
104. Ancient Roman wheel : ROTA
105. Lt. Kojak : THEO
106. Prefix with -graph : SEISMO
109. Seedy place? : AROOMOFONESOWN
112. Live, as a game ball : INPLAY
113. Pen : CONFINE
114. Habituates : INURES
115. The Green Wave : TULANE
116. Popular Christmas gift : SWEATER
117. Like Batman : CAPED
118. Volcano, e.g. : SPEWER
1. Napkin holders : LAPS
2. Composer Khachaturian : ARAM
3. Back talk, to one prophet? : BALAAMSASS
4. Crop up : EMERGE
5. Conversation starter : LISTEN
6. J.F.K. jet set : SSTS
7. 1995 cop on the spot : FUHRMAN
8. Like some garages : ONECAR
9. Montreal, for one : ISLAND
10. Guitar designer Fender : LEO
11. Buckle up : STRAPIN
12. Stephen King title : MISERY
13. Capacious : AMPLE
14. Member-supported org. : NPR
15. Abu Dhabi denizen : ARAB
16. "Naked Maja" painter : GOYA
17. By any chance : EVER
18. Laura or Bruce of film : DERN
20. Hot : STOLEN
24. Political debates, often : DUELS
30. Washstand toppers : EWERS
32. Palmists, e.g. : SEERS
33. Go with the wind : WAFT
34. Certain fledgling : OWLET
35. Suffix with hoop : STER
36. Modern Maturity grp. : AARP
38. Emulate Mia : ADOPT
39. Thomas Mann's "___ Kroger" : TONIO
40. Mean grin : SNEER
44. Event for those who know the ropes : RODEO
45. Irish offshoot : ERSE
47. Span. coin: Abbr. : PTA
48. Short wave? : PERM
49. Coaster rider's cry : WHEE
50. Makes bubbly : AERATES
51. Swamp critter : CROC
53. ___ law (ancient code) : SALIC
54. Worked with alfalfa : HAYED
55. Additionally : ELSE
57. Hecklers' chorus : BOOS
61. Nobel-winning Bunche : RALPH
62. Captain Hook's sidekick : SMEE
63. Ostrich cousin : RHEA
64. Sharpen : WHET
65. Kvetch : CARP
66. Kind of hat or house : OPERA
67. Web user's need : MODEM
68. Cornerstone abbr. : ESTAB
72. Afore : ERE
73. Irish side dish? : MURPHYSLAW
74. Humble : ABASE
76. Guadalajara lunch : TACOS
77. "Tom Thumb" star Tamblyn, 1958 : RUSS
78. Kind : CLASS
79. Ruin : HARM
80. Cast aspersions on : SLUR
85. It's a snap : PHOTO
86. Huge : TITANIC
87. Mended : RESEWED
88. ___ Hound (Canis Major) : ORIONS
91. Low-frequency speaker : WOOFER
92. Tallies : TOTSUP
93. Pakistani city : LAHORE
94. Unfold : OPENUP
95. Big hit : TRIPLE
97. Hag : CRONE
100. Bursae : SACS
101. Fore-and-after's fore : PROW
102. Tops : AONE
103. Remote location : SOFA
106. Rests : SITS
107. Silver hair : MANE
108. ___ and terminer : OYER
110. Weimar "with" : MIT
111. Spanish queen until 1931 : ENA

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