WHAT'S MY LINE?

New York Times, Sunday, August 18, 1996

Author: F. and L. Sabin
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 5 This is puzzle # 12 for Ms. Sabin. This is puzzle # 116 for Mr. Sabin. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Actress Thompson : SADA
5. Punk : BLAH
9. Peggy Wood title role on early TV : MAMA
13. Static : NOISE
18. Carolina ___ : WREN
19. Oh, what a relief it is! : BROMO
20. King Harald's predecessor : OLAF
21. Tee off : ANGER
22. Assist in malfeasance : ABET
23. Powerful voting bloc : LABOR
24. Loll : REST
25. Floorer : TILER
26. Picket line : MOREMONEYSHORTERHOURS
30. Brendan Behan's home : IRELAND
31. Side in an all-star game : EAST
32. Horse of a certain color : ROAN
33. Chances : ODDS
34. Something to build on : ACRE
35. Style : ELAN
36. Horse of a different color : DUN
39. "His face could ___ clock" : STOPA
42. Modern kind of room : CHAT
43. "Them" of the 40's : AXIS
44. Bingo-like game : KENO
45. Transportation line : MOVETOTHEREAROFTHEBUS
50. Dollar alternative : AVIS
51. Clerihews, e.g. : POEMS
52. Spot : SITE
53. Words on a Wonderland cake : EATME
54. Bled : RAN
55. Goofus : SAP
56. "___ fan tutte" : COSI
57. Prince Valiant's eldest : ARN
58. Reception line : THEYAREAPERFECTCOUPLE
67. Colonist : ANT
68. Bridges of Hollywood : BEAU
69. Sounds of indecision : UHS
70. Tractor-trailer : RIG
71. Dr. or Mr. : SPOCK
74. Henry VIII's sixth : PARR
75. Row : SETTO
78. Council city of 1409 : PISA
79. Telephone line : ILLHAVETOPUTYOUONHOLD
83. Appropriate : MEET
84. First place : EDEN
85. Model : NORM
86. Buenos ___ : AIRES
87. Prelude to a kiss : IDO
88. Years on the Yaqui : ANOS
89. Hairsplitting : FINE
90. Greenpeace subj. : ECOL
92. Smidgen : ATOM
93. Pigeon pad : COTE
94. "Raging Bull" : LAMOTTA
98. Clothing line : TRUSTMETHISDRESSISYOU
104. Hawk's home : AERIE
105. Sweat and strain : TOIL
106. 1978 Broadway revue : EUBIE
107. Tennis event : OPEN
108. "___ Love Song" (1929 hit) : PAGAN
109. Deco doyen : ERTE
110. "A Lesson From ___" : ALOES
111. Kind of bog : PEAT
112. Better : EMEND
113. Library poster message : READ
114. Low peaty lands : FENS
115. Bretons, e.g. : HATS
1. Pundit : SWAMI
2. Shady spot : ARBOR
3. Corporation headquartered in Moline, Ill. : DEERE
4. Bushbucks : ANTELOPES
5. Consumer selections : BRANDS
6. Leaf part : LOBE
7. Fukien seaport : AMOY
8. Early trolleys : HORSECARS
9. In the dumps : MOROSE
10. Storm posting : ALERT
11. Captain's ___ (shipboard hearing) : MAST
12. Edgar Cayce topic : AFTERLIFE
13. Detroit from New York : NATHAN
14. Bretonne sauce ingredient : ONION
15. Ice house: Var. : IGLU
16. Psychic networker : SEER
17. Goes wrong : ERRS
19. Strawberry ___ : BLOND
27. Not happy with : MADAT
28. "Plain Language from Truthful James" writer : HARTE
29. Outdoor dinner : ROAST
34. "Excuse me" : AHEM
35. Rarely seen : EXOTIC
36. Kind of financing : DEBT
37. One of the U.S. coins : UNUM
38. Investigate, with "around" : NOSE
39. Natty : SMART
40. Actress Feldshuh : TOVAH
41. Ewelike : OVINE
42. Revolutionary name : CHE
43. Get ___ out of : ARISE
44. Actor Reeves : KEANU
46. Modern designs : OPART
47. Guzzle : TOPE
48. Beginning : ASOF
49. Deli offerings : HEROS
55. General Foods product : SANKA
56. French vineyard : CRU
57. Cause for a blessing, maybe : ACHOO
59. Stars & Stripes, e.g. : YACHT
60. Moderates : ABATES
61. 1996 Madonna role : PERON
62. Holliday companion : EARP
63. Tarlatan skirt : TUTU
64. Westminster Abbey poet : PRIOR
65. Hosiery thread : LISLE
66. "Holy smokes!" : EGADS
71. ___ Valley, Calif. : SIMI
72. Argued, as a claim : PLED
73. Innkeeper's spread : OLEO
74. It picks up the pace : PEDOMETER
75. Unhearing : STONEDEAF
76. Governess of Thornfield : EYRE
77. Nursery rhyme boy : TOM
78. Diderot or Voltaire: Var. : PHILOSOPH
80. Mean words : VENOM
81. Rightmost column : UNITS
82. Campbell, of fashion : NAOMI
88. Wait on : ATTEND
89. Villain's lament : FOILED
90. Holmes girl and others : ELSIES
91. Brewery output : CASES
92. Like the yak : ASIAN
93. Tony-winning Rivera : CHITA
95. Like some personalities : TYPEA
96. "The better ___ you with" : TOEAT
97. Some female reuners : AUNTS
98. Video : TAPE
99. Chew out : REAM
100. Prompt : URGE
101. Went lickety-split : TORE
102. Decree : RULE
103. Sable : EBON

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