MAGAZINE MERGER MANIA

New York Times, Sunday, August 31, 1997

Author: David J. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 130, Blocks: 78 Missing: {KQZ} Spans: 5 This is puzzle # 33 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Routine responses? : HAHAS
6. Least amiable : ICIEST
12. One who sets up shots : BARMAN
18. Make ___ for : APITCH
20. Radiators and such : HEATERS
22. Camden Yards player : ORIOLE
23. One of the Beverly Hillbillies : JETHRO
24. The World ___ : ALMANAC
25. Lab vessel : AMPULE
26. View surreptitiously : PEEPAT
28. Concubine's room : ODA
29. Tart : ACRID
30. How the celebrity's mom and dad survived? : STARWIREDPARENTSMONEY
37. Contemptible one : WORM
38. Theme park transport : GYROCAR
39. Hit man, so to speak : ICER
40. Novelist Nin : ANAIS
42. Name of three English rivers : OUSE
43. Be against change : STANDPAT
47. How the case of commercial espionage is halted? : MADCONSUMERREPORTSSPY
52. ___ du Diable : ILE
53. Cry of delight : OOH
54. Bitter, to a Brit : ALE
55. Chatter : YAP
56. Nonplussed : ATSEA
58. Birchbark : CANOE
60. Bowling game : BOCCIE
63. Commute overseas regularly? : JETTHEATLANTICMONTHLY
68. Quit : EXITED
69. Top : OUTDO
70. More monumental : HUGER
71. Short test for brains? : EEG
72. Base figure: Abbr. : NCO
73. Annual hoops event, familiarly : NIT
74. Taste : BIT
77. Evening hours, to Larry King? : PREMIEREINTERVIEWTIME
87. Ready for a vacation : STRESSED
88. Sundance's girl : ETTA
89. Pour ___ troubled waters : OILON
90. Where the Via del Corso runs : ROMA
91. Elath resident : ISRAELI
94. Small toymakers: Var. : ELFS
95. President Bush writes part of his autobiography? : GEORGEDETAILSHOMELIFE
101. Andretti, for one : MARIO
102. 1920's White House nickname : CAL
103. Greenish-yellow hue : ACACIA
104. Sit in on : ATTEND
106. "King Rat" novelist : CLAVELL
110. Birdie of Broadway's "Bye Bye Birdie" : CONRAD
113. Diving instructions, maybe : TOESIN
114. Barely perceptible : LIMINAL
115. Heavy hammer : SLEDGE
116. Lay hold of : SNATCH
117. ___ verite : CINEMA
118. Krupp family city : ESSEN
1. Muslim pilgrimage: Var. : HAJ
2. Cousin of a lemur : APE
3. Weekly radio program : HITPARADE
4. Heatless : ATHERMIC
5. It can go in brackets : SCREW
6. Angry words : IHATEYOU
7. Animator's sheet : CEL
8. Words before and after "what" for Popeye : IAM
9. LAX abbr. : ETA
10. Counterpart for madame : SENORA
11. Wall Street figure : TRADER
12. Stole : BOA
13. Hardware : ARMAMENT
14. Chutists' needs : RIPCORDS
15. Keen : MOURN
16. 80's TV divorcee : ALLIE
17. Strapped : NEEDY
19. Arizona native : HOPI
21. Mayo Clinic test : SCAN
27. S.A. country : ARG
30. Master : SWAMI
31. Not dissonant, musically : TONAL
32. Beat it! : DRUM
33. Emulate Tyra Banks : POSE
34. Agassi, at times : ACER
35. Challenger of Stalin : TITO
36. Sign of damage : SCAR
41. Mollify : SOOTHE
43. When repeated, cry at a celebratory party : SPEECH
44. Intimidate, with "out" : PSYCH
45. "To fetch ___..." : APAIL
46. Combining the ideal characteristics of its variety : TYPEY
48. Nipped, with "out" : NOSED
49. 1973 World Series stadium : SHEA
50. Reached in amount : RANTO
51. "The Time Machine" people : ELOI
56. Letters on a telephone bill : ATT
57. Redressed, with "for" : ATONED
58. Williams title start : CATON
59. "So then what?" : AND
60. Specter : BOGIE
61. Left and right, maybe : ONETWO
62. Midpoint: Abbr. : CTR
63. Camp vehicles : JEEPS
64. Strain : EXERT
65. Big name in golf : TIGER
66. Light: Prefix : LUCI
67. Tax-free bond, briefly : MUNI
74. Banking game : BILLIARDS
75. "See ya!" : IMOFF
76. English 101 subject : TENSE
78. Most gamesome : MERRIEST
79. Having equal angles : ISOGONIC
80. Salinger dedicatee : ESME
81. Interpret : READ
82. She had a "Tootsie" role : TERI
83. List ender : ETAL
84. Tpkes. : RTES
85. "Das Rheingold" locale : VALHALLA
86. Telephone connections : TIELINES
91. Leaning to the right : ITALIC
92. Corned beef alternative : SALAMI
93. Important sports org. : IOC
95. Exams for advanced study, briefly : GMATS
96. Noted stationer : EATON
97. "Coffee ___?" : ORTEA
98. Churchly: Abbr. : ECCL
99. Some office equipment : MACS
100. Eleve's place : ECOLE
105. Letters after Gov. Jeanne Shaheen's name : DNH
107. Sportscaster Scully : VIN
108. Compass heading : ENE
109. Thrash : LAM
111. Sensitive subject, often : AGE
112. Stereo site : DEN

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