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New York Times, Sunday, August 20, 2006

Author: Richard Silvestri
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Silvestri
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 136 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pop group with a hit Broadway musical : ABBA
5. "Dido and Aeneas," for an early English example : OPERA
10. Three-time Masters winner : SNEAD
15. Smack : BUSS
19. Pastelería offering : FLAN
20. Had : DUPED
21. Challenger's quest : TITLE
22. Agitated, after "in" : APET
23. Affectionate aquarium denizen? : CUDDLEFISH
25. Opposed to getting more angry? : ANTIMADDER
27. Changes a mansard : REROOFS
28. Popular women's fragrance : ESTEE
30. Force in the Trojan War : ARMADA
31. French department : ORNE
32. Glyceride, e.g. : ESTER
33. Hatched : CREATED
34. Monty Python member : PALIN
37. Two-time L.P.G.A. Championship winner Laura : DAVIES
39. Grime fighter : CLEANER
40. Dark suit : SPADES
42. Hub of a wheel : NAVE
43. Grade enhancer : PLUS
44. Does one's part : AIDS
45. "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" invaders? : PODDEDPLANTS
49. Trombonist Winding : KAI
52. Tiny amount : TAD
53. Preceder of Peter in a phonetic alphabet : OBOE
54. Ear flap? : HUSK
55. Listing : ATILT
57. Less taxing : EASIER
60. They're all that matter : ATOMS
62. A little flat? : STUDIO
63. At a slow pace : TARDILY
65. Evening thing : PLANE
66. Sub : STANDIN
67. Wannabe surfers : HODADS
68. Pluvial : RAINY
69. Cot on wheels : GURNEY
70. "There's ___ for that" : ANAME
71. Rhine feeder : AARE
72. Peach or beech : TREE
73. Panama, e.g. : HAT
76. "Miss Pym Disposes" author, 1946 : TEY
77. Lettuce in the spring? : BUDDINGHEADS
81. It's long in fashion : MAXI
82. Actress Long and others : NIAS
83. Beef cut : RUMP
84. Discharged : SPEWED
86. Stink : MALODOR
90. It might raise a stink : HAMPER
92. ___-length : ANKLE
93. Ranchero wraps : SERAPES
94. Sine or cosine : RATIO
95. Author of "Chaim Lederer's Return" : ASCH
97. One offering compensation, maybe : ATONER
98. Fit : TONED
99. Calm : APPEASE
102. Very scared insect? : SHUDDERBUG
104. Tainted tapioca? : OFFPUDDING
107. Start of the Order of the Garter's motto : HONI
108. Bring down : ABASE
109. Not done as well? : RARER
110. Switch attachment? : EROO
111. Puts on : ADDS
112. Beat : TIRED
113. Sty sound : SNORT
114. Home, informally : NEST
1. Patriots' grp. : AFC
2. Memory, sometimes : BLUR
3. Invited : BADE
4. Sci-fi figures : ANDROIDS
5. Concert hall : ODEON
6. Made pants? : PUFFED
7. Certain Prot. : EPIS
8. Low-___ : RES
9. Stuff on tape : ADHESIVE
10. Union members : STATES
11. Number in C.B. lingo : NINER
12. Suffix with novel : ETTE
13. Iran's Ayatollah ___ Khamenei : ALI
14. Actor William of "My Three Sons" : DEMAREST
15. Desperado : BADMAN
16. Newscast segment : UPDATE
17. Sowing machine : SEEDER
18. Cremona product, for short : STRAD
24. TV's Michaels : LORNE
26. Stretch : AREA
29. Part of many a Civil War statue : STEED
32. Get out of : EVADE
33. Blockhead : CLUNK
34. It's administered in H.S. : PSAT
35. Capital whose Parliament house is called Fale Fono : APIA
36. The best time to elope? : LADDERDAY
38. Choice words : ANDOR
39. First or economy : CLASS
41. Loot : SPOILS
43. Feather in one's cap : PLUME
46. Hypnotist's directive : OBEY
47. Deceiving : PHONY
48. Old Nick : SATAN
49. Young warmonger? : KIDDYHAWK
50. Others, in the Forum : ALII
51. Pour ___ : ITON
56. Lyricist's need : TUNE
58. Faithful servant in "As You Like It" : ADAM
59. Lesser cut, usually : SIDEB
60. Not native : ALIEN
61. It fades in the fall : TAN
62. Play up : STRESS
63. Pointer's reference : THAT
64. Primo : AONE
65. Oenone's husband, in myth : PARIS
66. Like a defendant in court : SUED
68. Police car feature : RADAR
69. Purplish : GRAPE
71. "So long" : ADIOS
72. Beat : TEMPO
74. Bit of skating practice : AXEL
75. Marigraph activator : TIDE
78. Take in too little : UNDEREAT
79. Rub the wrong way : GRATE
80. Cubans' locations : HUMIDORS
81. Cousin of a herring : MENHADEN
85. Went back and forth : PACED
86. Kind of acting : METHOD
87. Near : AROUND
88. Tour de France cyclist Floyd : LANDIS
89. Newspaper piece : OPED
90. Like Captain Kidd : HANGED
91. Modern-day rhymer : RAPPER
93. Olympic skater Cohen : SASHA
94. Awaken : ROUSE
96. End of many a race : SPURT
98. Way up : TBAR
99. ___-Asiatic : AFRO
100. King : SIRE
101. Hazzard County lawman : ENOS
103. Category in baseball's Triple Crown: Abbr. : RBI
105. Athletic supporter : FAN
106. Caught on to : GOT

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