PARDON "E" INTERRUPTION

New York Times, Sunday, August 28, 2011

Author: Patrick Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 79 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 147 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2011, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Director : ARROW
6. Stereo syst. component : RCVR
10. Recipe abbr. : TBSP
14. Number crunchers, for short : CPAS
18. State capital whose name comes from the French for "wooded area" : BOISE
19. Mississippi River's largest tributary : OHIO
20. The Hermit Kingdom, once : KOREA
21. Lie a lot : LOLL
22. Island from which Tiberius ruled : CAPRI
23. Lively dance performed as a six-pack is being laid to rest? : BEERBURIALPOLKA
26. Canine king's regime? : REIGNOFTERRIER
28. Small chain component : ISLET
29. Baker of jazz : CHET
30. Dominant theme : MOTIF
31. West African monetary unit : LEONE
32. Ones crunched during crunch time? : ABS
35. Tanned skin : HIDE
38. Hostile feelings : ENMITIES
41. Eco-warriors? : BOTANICALGUARDIANS
48. Grammatical topic : USAGE
49. Earth tone : SIENNA
50. Smoke : CIG
51. Web address component : DOT
54. Beat soundly : THRASH
56. Encounter with an Alaskan bear? : KODIAKMOMENT
59. Beneficiary of a 2008 bailout : CITIBANK
63. Expected : DUE
64. Very unpleasant : NASTY
65. Red Scare prosecutor Roy : COHN
67. Mr. of old cartoons : MAGOO
68. 1813-14 vice president : GERRY
70. Fan club focus : IDOL
71. Stockpile : AMASS
73. Hundred Acre Wood young 'un : ROO
74. Not permanent : ERASABLE
76. Set of shot glasses for Christmas? : PARTYINGGIFT
80. A man or a mouse : MAMMAL
83. ___ equivalent (measure of explosive strength) : TNT
84. Eggs served raw : ROE
85. W.W. II title : ILDUCE
88. Native New Zealander : MAORI
89. Sharpshooter Oakley when she was a charming young musician? : LITTLEORPHEANANNIE
93. Have an emotional impact : RESONATE
96. "Or ___ what?" : ELSE
97. Interject : ADD
98. Canning seal : ORING
99. Paterson's successor as New York governor : CUOMO
104. Newborn on a ranch : CALF
107. Sneaky trick : DODGE
108. Interstellar valet's job? : PARKINGMETEORS
113. Ship info kept for the Spanish Armada? : MILESPERGALLEON
115. Foo Fighters frontman Dave : GROHL
117. Golf rarities : ACES
118. Drew on a screen : CAREY
119. A.L. M.V.P. in 2005 and 2007, informally : AROD
120. House that won't catch fire : IGLOO
121. Old Harper's Weekly cartoonist : NAST
122. Wheelless vehicle : SLED
123. Desires : YENS
124. Bygone communication : TELEX
1. 1970 #1 hit for the Jackson 5 : ABC
2. Waterfall sound : ROAR
3. Sufficiently aged : RIPE
4. "Hamlet" courtier : OSRIC
5. Consider carefully : WEIGH
6. Stiffly awkward. as movement : ROBOTIC
7. One doing course work : CHEF
8. ___ Minh (1940s independence movement) : VIET
9. "Miss Julie" composer Ned : ROREM
10. Shinto shrine entrance : TORII
11. Filled in : BRIEFED
12. Cook so as to lock in the flavor, say : SEAR
13. Comrade : PAL
14. Bogeymen's hiding places : CLOSETS
15. Hoi ___ : POLLOI
16. Compound also called an olefin : ALKENE
17. Puts on the ballot : SLATES
20. Mathematician Gödel : KURT
24. Comrade : BRO
25. Continuing to criticize unnecessarily : PILINGON
27. Pop name : NEHI
32. Border : ABUT
33. "What nonsense!" : BOSH
34. Plan for the evening? : STARCHART
36. Start of a Wagner title : DAS
37. Biblical priest at Shiloh : ELI
39. Stable sounds : NICKERS
40. Hurt badly : MAIM
42. Opposing : AGAINST
43. Snug retreat : NEST
44. "Wall Street" character Gordon ___ : GEKKO
45. ___ Chicago Grill : UNO
46. Far-away connector : AND
47. Notorious investor : RAIDER
51. Brabantio's fair daughter : DESDEMONA
52. Not deceived by : ONTO
53. "Gotta go," in chat rooms : TTYL
55. "Last Time I Saw ___" (Diana Ross song) : HIM
57. Seer's perception : AURA
58. Blue uniform wearer : MAILMAN
60. All-Star Dick of the 1960s-'70s Knicks : BARNETT
61. Dumbfounded : AGOG
62. Knuckle-headed action? : NOOGIE
65. U.S.N. rank : CAPT
66. It's due south of Iran : OMAN
68. "C'mon, sleepyhead!" : GETUP
69. Starchy staple of Africa : YAM
72. Bloodmobile supply : SYRINGES
75. Tuscaloosa university, for short : BAMA
77. Smidgen : IOTA
78. Workers' rights agcy. : ILO
79. W.P.A. initiator : FDR
81. Like the climate of 66-Down : ARID
82. "So I ___" : LIED
86. "Evita" narrator : CHE
87. Predatory fish : EEL
89. Like the day of the summer solstice : LONGEST
90. Smiley's creator : LECARRE
91. Is caught up in the Rapture, e.g. : ASCENDS
92. "Cool" : NEAT
93. Dennis of the court : RODMAN
94. Orchestral work premiered in 1805 : EROICA
95. Moves laterally : SIDLES
100. Tried to convince : URGED
101. "That's fine" : OKAY
102. Thousand thou : MIL
103. Certain dental repair : ONLAY
105. Aboveboard : LEGIT
106. Valley ___ : FORGE
108. Ring : PEAL
109. Richard of "Bee Season" : GERE
110. Outhouse door symbol : MOON
111. Take turns? : ROLL
112. One going on foot? : SHOE
114. HP products : PCS
116. Salty fillet : LOX

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