SHOULD I CALL THE REPAIRMAN?

New York Times, Sunday, August 4, 2013

Author: Steven Ginzburg
Editor: Will Shortz
Steven Ginzburg
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 75 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Ginzburg. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2013, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Shows worry, in a way : PACES
6. Times before eves : AFTS
10. Ice cream truck music, e.g. : LILT
14. Military hat : KEPI
18. Curved connector : UBOLT
19. Conquest of Caesar : GAUL
20. Where woolly mammoths once roamed : ASIA
21. Does some kitchen prep work : DICES
22. Harder to come by : RARER
23. Tree experts : ARBORISTS
25. Part of IV : INTRA
26. Span : RANGE
27. The jigsaw ... : KEEPSCUTTINGOUT
29. Antiglare wear : EYESHADES
31. Ruling classes : ELITES
32. The F.D.I.C. was created during his presidency : FDR
34. Genteel affairs : TEAS
35. Sports venue : ARENA
36. Folklore figures : IMPS
40. The elevator ... : JUSTWENTDOWN
45. Pottery decorators : GLAZERS
47. Get : OBTAIN
48. Tilted : UNEVEN
51. Don José in "Carmen," e.g. : TENOR
52. Column on a Clue notepad : ROOMS
53. The mosquito zapper ... : HASSTILLGOTBUGS
57. Conversation inhibiter : DIN
58. He said "Every great film should seem new every time you see it" : EBERT
60. Not the inside track? : SLOWLANE
61. Wrap (up) : SEW
63. Fire : AXE
64. Take in : EAT
65. T, by telegraph : DAH
68. Glands on top of the kidneys : ADRENALS
73. Of Nineveh's home: Abbr. : ASSYR
75. Muslim headdress : TAJ
77. The quiz-grading machine ... : FAILEDSOMETESTS
81. Express, as a deep sigh : HEAVE
83. Coin with a two-headed eagle : RUBLE
84. London weights : TONNES
85. Agent on "The X-Files" : MULDER
86. Having a knack for : ADEPTAT
89. The crosswalk signal ... : ISONTHEBLINK
92. Naldi of film : NITA
93. Like the samba and salsa : LATIN
96. Sinuous dance : HULA
97. "Charlotte's Web" setting : STY
98. 1972 musical or its 2013 revival : PIPPIN
100. Quirky : ECCENTRIC
104. The film-processing machine at the movie studio ... : DEVELOPEDASHORT
108. Curling implement : BROOM
111. Arkansas's ___ National Forest : OZARK
112. Impossible to tell apart : IDENTICAL
113. Comes down hard : POURS
114. Essays : TRIES
115. Vladimir's veto : NYET
116. Capitol Hill sight : DOME
117. Kind of beauty : INNER
118. Smooth, in a way : SAND
119. Certifications on some college apps : GEDS
120. "Calm down now" : EASY
121. Bar, at the bar : ESTOP
1. Result of some heavy petting? : PURR
2. Quatrain rhyme scheme : ABAA
3. Place to find a date : CORNERSTONE
4. Words of farewell : ELEGY
5. Savvy, in a way : STREETWISE
6. High Muslim honorific : AGAKHAN
7. China setting : FAREAST
8. Rode down a river, in a way : TUBED
9. Soapbox derby necessity : SLOPE
10. Nonclerical : LAIC
11. Provider of passports, e.g. : ISSUER
12. Minute : LITTLE
13. With 37-Down, restaurant offering with many small dishes : TASTING
14. Part of a honeymoon suite, perhaps : KINGSIZEBED
15. Prefix with -plasm : ECTO
16. Paddington Bear's country of origin : PERU
17. Attends : ISAT
21. Wine's partner : DINE
24. Online news aggregation inits. : RSS
28. Right-leaning: Abbr. : ITAL
30. Caught : SEEN
32. Coastal feature : FJORD
33. "The Souls of Black Folk" author, 1903 : DUBOIS
35. Item dropped on Wile E. Coyote in Road Runner cartoons : ANVIL
37. See 13-Down : MENU
38. ___ rock : PROG
39. Parts of Eastern Eur., once : SSRS
41. Highland headwear : TAM
42. Tidy up, in a way : DUST
43. Carry-___ : ONS
44. Licks, e.g. : WETS
46. Mailing label abbr. : ATTN
49. "Can't Get It Out of My Head" band, briefly : ELO
50. S.F.'s division : NLWEST
53. Spells badly? : HEXES
54. Childish retort : ARENOT
55. Much-hyped Google product : GLASS
56. Like some hot cereals : OATY
59. Teller of tales : BARD
62. Hung some strips : WALLPAPERED
66. On sale : ATADISCOUNT
67. Lack : HAVENT
69. It makes a flea flee : DEET
70. "Te ___" (Rihanna song) : AMO
71. Biography subtitled "A Revolutionary Life" : LENIN
72. Platform locales: Abbr. : STNS
73. A.M.A. part: Abbr. : ASSN
74. Tart dessert : RHUBARBPIE
76. Stop-and-start, start-and-stop : JERKY
77. Funny Drescher : FRAN
78. Car make whose name sounds like a Cockney greeting : AUDI
79. "Uh-huh, sure" : IBET
80. Job listing letters : EEO
82. Kay's follower : ELL
85. Go soft : MELT
87. Dinner in a can, maybe : ALPO
88. Haunted house sound : TAPPING
90. Pride of St. Louis : THERAMS
91. Onetime NBC news anchor : HUNTLEY
94. Hippie T-shirt technique : TIEDYE
95. "I agree!" : INDEED
99. Classes : ILKS
100. "Laborare ___ orare" (Freemason motto) : EST
101. Chasten : CHIDE
102. Hot ___ : COCOA
103. Caddie selections : IRONS
104. Braille, essentially : DOTS
105. Biblical prophet : EZRA
106. Useless : VAIN
107. Echidna food : ANTS
109. It may get dipped in milk : OREO
110. Fig. near an m.p.g. rating : MSRP

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