HOMONAMES

New York Times, Sunday, August 5, 2001

Author: Peter Gordon
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Gordon
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 63 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Street on a snow-covered hill : PICABO
7. Agitated : ABOIL
12. Farm animals : SOWS
16. Highway sign abbr. : JCT
19. A Gandhi : INDIRA
20. Writer with the pen name Saki : MUNRO
21. Magician in "The Tempest" : PROSPERO
23. Tote a narrow opening? : CARRYFISSURE
25. Worked the soil, in a way : HARROWED
26. Intervals of an octave and a second : NINTHS
27. Ruins a good book? : WRECKSREAD
29. Start to fix? : PRE
32. ___-Ball : SKEE
33. Modern June birthstone : PEARL
34. Popular street name : ELM
35. Onion made of a sturdy cotton fabric? : JEANSHALLOT
38. Noblewoman : PEERESS
41. Japanese dog : AKITA
42. Tiny bit : DAB
44. Like many a first-grader : SIX
45. Zine reader : FAN
48. Engine : MOTOR
49. Some sprays : AEROSOLS
54. Hun-armed bandit? : ATTILA
56. Bookie? : BETMIDDLER
58. Fire : ZEAL
60. "___ ed Euridice" (Gluck opera) : ORFEO
61. Carrot, e.g. : ROOT
62. Stealin' from a bloodsucker? : ROBBINLEECH
64. One of the Challenger astronauts : MCNAIR
68. Occupied : INUSE
70. Letter abbr. : MESSRS
71. Satiate a ghost? : FILLSPECTER
73. Friend of Françoise : AMIE
75. Bradley and Epps : OMARS
76. Closing act? : SALE
77. Terse crackling sound? : CURTRUSTLE
83. Internet novice : NEWBIE
85. Second versions : REDRAFTS
87. Add more lubricant : REOIL
88. Attorney General nominee Baird : ZOE
89. NATO member: Abbr. : GER
91. Have an evening meal : SUP
92. In the slightest degree : ATALL
93. Most humid : DANKEST
97. Vacation by a pier? : DOCKHOLIDAY
102. Wall St. worker : ARB
103. Abu ___ : DHABI
105. Apparatus with pedals : LOOM
106. Big Apple inits. : NYC
107. Praying actions cause ennui? : KNEELSBORE
110. Flugelhorn's cousin : CORNET
112. Washing machine part : AGITATOR
113. People who live next to a Y? : GYMNEIGHBORS
119. Rampages : RUNSRIOT
120. Icicles' starting points : EAVES
121. Turkish mountain : ARARAT
122. C.I.A.'s forerunner : OSS
123. Torah holders : ARKS
124. Alternative nickname to Pat : TRISH
125. Two-seater : SURREY
1. Photo : PIC
2. ___ flash : INA
3. Mil. chief : CDR
4. Part of A.F.B. : AIR
5. ___ Mawr, Pa. : BRYN
6. Like a palooka : OAFISH
7. Brand of light beer : AMSTEL
8. Orchard unit : BUSHEL
9. Blame : ONUS
10. Not std. : IRR
11. "Camelot" composer : LOEWE
12. Ball : SPHERE
13. Consultation sites : ORACLES
14. Function : WORK
15. Azerbaijan and Ukraine, once: Abbr. : SSRS
16. Puts gems on a flute player? : JEWELSFIFER
17. Best part : CREAM
18. One of Taylor's eight : TODD
22. Tiny openings : PORES
24. 1934 hit "___ Dinka Doo" : INKA
28. Grammy category : RAP
29. Kind of tea : PEKOE
30. Singer Bonnie : RAITT
31. Sci. of insects : ENTOM
33. Sch. groups : PTAS
35. Door part : JAMB
36. Indian dress : SARI
37. Methane's lack : ODOR
39. Narrow inlet : RIA
40. Eulogizes : EXTOLS
43. Numbskulls : BOZOS
46. Guinness and others : ALECS
47. Sodium hydroxide, to a chemist : NAOH
49. Idolizes : ADORES
50. "Hold On Tight" group : ELO
51. Switch heads? : RETITLE
52. Sabrina of "The Cosby Show" : LEBEAUF
53. Rest time: Abbr. : SAB
55. Half of seis : TRES
57. Stalactite former : DRIP
59. Figures for poker players : LIMITS
62. Capek play : RUR
63. Not e'en once : NEER
64. Certain copy : MIMEO
65. Scratched-up leather straps? : CLAWEDREINS
66. Workers' rights grp. : NLRB
67. Give out : ASSIGN
69. Calls for : NEEDS
71. Potsie's pal, with "the" : FONZ
72. Jaguar, e.g. : CAR
74. "Rocky III" actor : MRT
77. Crime boss : CAPO
78. River to the Caspian : URAL
79. Arrive, as darkness : SETIN
80. Sycophant : TOADY
81. Reddish purple : LILAC
82. ___ May of "The Beverly Hillbillies" : ELLY
84. Sound of fright : EEK
86. Fashion designer Gernreich : RUDI
90. Hearst magazine : REDBOOK
94. Helps in a heist : ABETS
95. Cinema showings : SHORTS
96. Gob : TAR
98. Some computers : CLONES
99. Branch Davidians leader : KORESH
100. ___ soit qui mal y pense : HONI
101. Series enders : OMEGAS
102. Black ___ cattle : ANGUS
104. Sire : BEGET
107. Corn syrup brand : KARO
108. Zhivago's love : LARA
109. Commotion : STIR
110. Year in Sergius III's papacy : CMVI
111. See-___ : THRU
114. Shostakovich's "Babi ___" Symphony : YAR
115. Place to get a screwdriver : BAR
116. 1967 Rookie of the Year : ORR
117. Scottish explorer John : RAE
118. Hog haven : STY

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