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New York Times, Sunday, August 22, 1999

Author: Raymond Hamel
Editor: Will Shortz
Raymond Hamel
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {JXZ} This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Hamel. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Prima Ballerina" artist : DEGAS
6. Hill of law : ANITA
11. Chester Arthur's middle name : ALAN
15. Marvel Comics superhero : THOR
19. Betel nut tree : ARECA
20. Confined to one part of the body : LOCAL
21. U-shaped instrument : LYRE
22. How some things strike : HOME
23. Using tape on a bulletin board? : WITHHOLDINGTACKS
26. Part of the eye : UVEA
27. Charades, basically : GESTURES
28. Most clever : KEENEST
29. Pell-___ : MELL
30. Be near bankruptcy : AIL
31. Early 70's sitcom : ARNIE
32. Logo : EMBLEM
34. Kind of twist : REVERSE
38. Some Brahms works : TRIOS
39. They probably don't think much of you : EGOISTS
40. Convex molding : OVOLO
41. Furniture material : CEDAR
42. About 1% of the atmosphere : ARGON
43. Headline about the Rolling Stones' leader's recovery? : MICKSWELL
46. Noted work? : SONG
48. Way out : DOOR
52. Order at the George & Dragon : ALE
53. Sea bordering Kazakhstan : ARAL
54. Huge : VAST
55. Come into one's own : EMERGE
57. Certain chord : TRIAD
59. Library material : FICHE
60. Memory : RECALL
61. A-mazing animals : LABRATS
64. It involves many sharp turns : POLKA
65. Big paperback publisher : BERKLEY
66. Hit the big time : ARRIVE
67. Chucks : HURLS
68. Color wheel display : TONES
69. Kitchen tool : SLICER
70. Neighbor of Mont. : ALTA
71. It's said with a wave of the hand : SHOO
72. Compass heading : SSE
75. Catch : HOOK
76. Fleece : BILK
77. Blows to the head? : EARWHACKS
80. Wallace cohort : SAFER
83. Woman from Bethlehem : NAOMI
86. Sit up for : AWAIT
87. Dog treat : BISCUIT
90. Brimless bonnet : TOQUE
91. Nixon policy : DETENTE
93. 1980's Sandinista leader : ORTEGA
94. Director's option : RECUT
95. Lister's abbr. : ETC
96. Gloomy : DOUR
97. Having less shading : STARKER
99. Game resembling pinball : PACHINKO
104. "Civilization" director Thomas : INCE
105. Soft drinks revealed? : COKESOUTOFHIDING
107. She found success with Caesar : COCA
108. Purcell's "___ and Welcome Songs" : ODES
109. #2 Bill Withers hit of 1972 : USEME
110. Like some stocks : NOPAR
111. Acetylacetone form : ENOL
112. Common mixer : SODA
113. It may reflect well on you : SHEEN
114. Driving problem : GLARE
1. "Hi and Lois" family pet : DAWG
2. Old railroad name : ERIE
3. Contracts : GETS
4. One more than sieben : ACHT
5. Towering desert plants: Var. : SAHUAROS
6. Certain gene : ALLELE
7. Silent votes : NODS
8. Here, but not here : ICI
9. Serving of 52-Across : TANKARD
10. Atlas Mountains locale : ALGERIA
11. Pop star Morissette : ALANIS
12. Université preceder : LYCEE
13. Synagogue chests : ARKS
14. Kitty : NESTEGG
15. Cardsharp's technique? : THUMBINDECKS
16. Shantytown composition : HOVELS
17. Food that may be folded : OMELET
18. Spheres : REALMS
24. "...___ You Ain't My Baby?" (1944 hit) : ORIS
25. Pavarotti's football feats? : TENORSACKS
33. What Mr. Brown can do, in a Dr. Seuss title : MOO
34. Tomato variety : ROMA
35. Ungodliness : EVIL
36. Viva ___ : VOCE
37. Source of a bugle call : ELK
38. "Do ___!" : TELL
39. Centimeter-gram-second unit : ERG
41. Wrapped up : CLAD
42. Advance amount : ANTE
44. One taking orders : WAITER
45. The Depression and others : ERAS
47. Org. with many rules : OSHA
49. Kind of thermometer : ORAL
50. Hungry look : OGLE
51. Lean (on) : RELY
54. Fancy home : VILLA
55. Previously : ERENOW
56. Simple : MERE
57. "The Breakfast of Charlatans"? : TRICKSCEREAL
58. Teen party : RAVE
59. "We're constantly attacked" and "the stockades are rotting"? : FORTKNOCKS
61. Punishment unit : LASH
62. Janis's comic strip mate : ARLO
63. Get-up-and-go : BRIO
64. Influence : PULL
65. Philistine : BOOR
67. Locks : HAIR
68. Language with mostly monosyllabic words : THAI
71. Covered with many small figures, in heraldry : SEME
72. View electronically : SCAN
73. Stage presentation : SKIT
74. Italian duchess Beatrice d'___ : ESTE
76. Red or black, e.g. : BET
78. Incubator activity : HATCHING
79. Cow, maybe : AWE
81. Hot time: Abbr. : AUG
82. Bombs : FIASCOS
84. Like the oceans : AQUEOUS
85. Beat in yardage : OUTRUSH
87. Lace site : BODICE
88. Affixable, in a way : IRONON
89. It may be laid on thick : STUCCO
90. Mother ___ : TERESA
91. What thunder may do : DEAFEN
92. Make permanent : ETCH
94. Like many gardens : RAKED
98. Fuss : TODO
99. Fleshy fruit : POME
100. Favorite one : IDOL
101. Palm used for basketry : NIPA
102. Tree trunk bulge : KNAR
103. Ghoul : OGRE
106. Small peg : TEE

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