CLOTHES CALL

New York Times, Sunday, August 24, 1997

Author: Michael S. Maurer
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael S. Maurer
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 74 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Maurer. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Kindergarten stuff : ABCS
5. Deduce : GATHER
11. Like some socks : ODD
14. Outdoes : BESTS
19. Loser in an upset : HARE
20. Part of the iris bordering the pupil : AREOLA
21. Implant : SOW
22. Grammar subject : USAGE
23. Dancer's apparel? : ALITTLESOFTSHOE
26. Money substitute : SCRIP
27. Preacher's apparel? : BIBLEBELT
28. Factory worker's apparel? : EARLYSHIFT
30. Florida's ___ National Forest : OCALA
31. "Cheers" setting : BAR
33. Start of many criminal case names : STATE
34. The universe on day one : CHAOS
37. Unexpected blows : GUSTS
39. Actor Peter et al. : LORRES
43. Home, to Hans : HAUS
44. Psychiatrist's apparel? : FREUDIANSLIP
49. Brutally dismiss : AXE
50. Suffix with disk : ETTE
51. Kansas town : IOLA
52. Amount to be raised, maybe : ANTE
53. A regular type : PICA
54. Cable network, briefly : SHO
55. Miner's apparel? : CLAIMJUMPER
59. Burns's partner : ALLEN
60. "Ditto" : SAMEHERE
62. Send : ELATE
63. Earthy deposits : MARLS
64. Conners : USERS
65. Saki, really : MUNRO
66. Author Marsh : NGAIO
68. Separates, in a way : SIFTS
70. Now : TODAY
71. Election times : TUESDAYS
74. ___ as a pig : ASFAT
75. Projectionist's apparel? : MOVIESHORTS
77. One of the 13 orig. colonies : DEL
78. Rhineland town heavily bombed in W.W. II : HULS
79. Apt family name in "The Wizard of Oz" : GALE
80. Constellation animal : URSA
81. "___ cost to you!" : ATNO
82. Suffix with special : IZE
83. Entomologist's apparel? : YELLOWJACKET
87. Silent actress Naldi : NITA
88. Highly seasoned stew : BURGOO
90. TV Mr. : NOVAK
91. Joyous hymn : PAEAN
92. Country : RURAL
95. Govt. intelligence org. : NSA
96. Meeting room staple : EASEL
99. Referee's apparel? : BOXINGRING
103. Pro athlete's apparel? : SALARYCAP
107. ___ friends : AMONG
108. Lawyer's apparel? : CLASSACTIONSUIT
111. Compact matter : ROUGE
112. Elevs. : HTS
113. Flower part : STAMEN
114. Mountain known locally as Mongibello : ETNA
115. Kind of skill or home : MOTOR
116. Luggage marking : YSL
117. Restful : SERENE
118. Barrier breakers : SSTS
1. 1956 Peck role : AHAB
2. Island south of Borneo : BALI
3. Plagiarize : CRIB
4. Free : SETLOOSE
5. Nero's successor : GALBA
6. Dizzy : AREEL
7. Edison contemporary : TESLA
8. Holler's partner : HOOT
9. Polar worker : ELF
10. Snitch : RAT
11. Fed. watchdog : OSHA
12. Opportunities, so to speak : DOORS
13. Resided : DWELT
14. 1956 Marilyn Monroe film : BUSSTOP
15. Collectible Dutch print : ESCHER
16. Hindu garment : SARI
17. Letters of rejoicing : TGIF
18. Library Card Sign-Up Mo. : SEPT
24. Gumshoes : TECS
25. Sealy competitor : SERTA
29. Ivy Leaguer : YALIE
31. Fella : BUD
32. "___ Lay Dying" : ASI
34. Castle locale : CHESS
35. Kind of yoga : HATHA
36. Mechanic's apparel? : AUTOMUFFLER
37. One of the Marianas : GUAM
38. Become suddenly aware : SNAPTO
40. Engineer's apparel? : RAILROADTIE
41. Shine : EXCEL
42. Penn and others : SEANS
44. Certain office worker : FILER
45. Surf sounds : ROARS
46. Composer Siegmeister : ELIE
47. Old dagger : SNEE
48. Paper size: Abbr. : LTR
53. Highlander's pride : PLAID
55. Treasure site : CHEST
56. Day after mercredi : JEUDI
57. Skeletal parts : ULNAE
58. Saint ___ College of California : MARYS
59. Stock up : AMASS
61. Form of Spanish "to be" : ESTAS
65. Continue : MOVEON
66. Sip : NURSE
67. Intimate : GETAT
68. Master : SAHIB
69. 4x4 name : ISUZU
70. E-Z Pass payment : TOLL
71. One of the Monkees : TORK
72. Nosy one : YENTA
73. Longtime G.M. chief Alfred : SLOAN
75. Evil, to Yves : MAL
76. 1884 literary hero, informally : HUCK
79. Physicist Ohm : GEORG
81. Lab reports : ANALYSES
83. Son's designation, with "the" : YOUNGER
84. Hollywood's B. D. and Anna May : WONGS
85. Certain H.S. teams : JVS
86. Good bond rating : AAA
89. Yankee : GRINGO
91. Anne McCaffrey's dragon land : PERN
93. Don Marquis character : ARCHY
94. Airs : LILTS
96. Wonderland message : EATME
97. "Men in Black" menace : ALIEN
98. River at Lyon : SAONE
99. Malt liquor yeast : BARM
100. South Seas adventure story : OMOO
101. Delete : XOUT
102. Onetime athletic org. : NASL
103. Lasting effect : SCAR
104. Belt-tightening : CUTS
105. 1971 Grammy song "___ No Sunshine" : AINT
106. Child welfare grps. : PTAS
109. It's got your no. : SSS
110. Downed : ATE

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