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New York Times, Sunday, August 6, 2000

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 72 Missing: {JVXZ} This is puzzle # 114 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. G : THOU
5. Select, with "for" : OPT
8. Ah follower : CHOO
12. Atomic pile : REACTOR
19. Moroccolike leather : ROAN
20. Dramatic court action : SLAMDUNK
22. Vital engine conduit : OILLINE
23. Working in a mess : ONKP
24. Vain mountaineer's motto? : PIKESPEAKORBOAST
26. Didn't come to terms : DISAGREED
28. Rank in the 40-Down : CPO
29. Disney V.I.P. : EISNER
30. Inactivity : INERTIA
32. Auxiliary : AIDE
34. Like mesh : NETTY
35. People who love baths? : ALLDAYSOAKERS
39. Part of Q.E.D. : QUOD
41. "When in ___ tell the truth": Twain : DOUBT
42. Soldier material? : TIN
43. Some fraternity men : NUS
44. Poke holes in : STAB
48. Like a monster : OGRISH
50. Wiretap victim's wish? : GOODCLEANPHONE
54. Seethe : BOIL
55. Belgian river : YSER
57. U-___ : HAUL
58. Actor Greene : LORNE
59. Düsseldorf donkey : ESEL
60. Put on : DON
61. Part of some gym exercise equipment : STAIR
63. The very best : TIPTOP
64. Problem for the Shanghai police? : ORIENTALROGUE
67. James Michener opus : IBERIA
71. "Something of Value" author Robert : RUARK
72. Blink of an eye : SEC
73. Abe's Mary : TODD
77. Lush material : SATIN
78. "___ Ha'i" : BALI
79. Defraud : BILK
80. Switch add-on : EROO
81. Graffiti? : BLACKWALLNOTES
85. Coils : SKEINS
87. Rembrandt's land: Abbr. : NETH
88. High rollers? : ELS
89. Like a good bond : AAA
90. Make reparations : ATONE
91. Sign seen in Times Square : TKTS
93. Pirate flag in the summer sun? : HOTCROSSBONES
98. Alexander, to friends : SASHA
101. Like : ASIF
103. Stop listening : TUNEOUT
104. Praline ingredient : ALMOND
106. Suffix with honor : ARY
107. Spoiled brat's display : PETULANCE
111. Policy of a strict naval blockade? : NOIFSANDSORBOATS
115. Superman's mother : LARA
116. Spanish valentine sentiment : YOTEAMO
117. Give up : CRYUNCLE
118. Grandson of Eve : ENOS
119. It's far out : OPENSEA
120. Take note of : HEED
121. Turner in Atlanta : TED
122. Suggestive : RACY
1. Trampled : TROD
2. ___ soit qui mal y pense (classic motto) : HONI
3. Squirrels' haunts : OAKS
4. Matter of growing interest : UNPAIDBILL
5. Fish hawk : OSPREY
6. Electrician's need : PLIERS
7. Become attracted by : TAKETO
8. Some savings accts. : CDS
9. Drillmaster's syllable : HUP
10. Kind of garage : ONECAR
11. Nocturnal animals of the upper Congo : OKAPIS
12. Aussie hopper, for short : ROO
13. Revolutionary Michael Collins's country : EIRE
14. Pink-eyed panther, say : ALBINO
15. Union site : CLOSEDSHOP
16. 1960's-70's All-Star Luis : TIANT
17. Start : ONSET
18. Hear again : RETRY
21. Go-between : MEDIATOR
25. Decked : KOD
27. No-see-ums : GNATS
31. Sony founder Morita : AKIO
33. Identical : EQUAL
35. Big name in Web software : ADOBE
36. Symbols of industry : LOGOS
37. Pulitzer winner Alison : LURIE
38. Call a halt to : END
40. Service for a 28-Across : USN
43. Freudian topic : NEUROSIS
45. Civil wrong : TORT
46. Part of A.D. : ANNO
47. Page : BEEP
49. Victim of Hercules : HYDRA
50. Big brass : GENERALS
51. Billiards need : CHALK
52. Retreat : LAIR
53. Ballet bend : PLIE
56. "___ lied!" : SOI
61. One may be taken to the cleaners : STAIN
62. Besmirch : TAR
63. Plastic surgeons' work : TUCKS
64. Piggish remark : OINK
65. Zero : NULL
66. It may get in your hair : GEL
67. Novel ID : ISBN
68. Farm wagon item : BALE
69. Maine, e.g., in Metz : ETAT
70. Manfred von ___ (The Red Baron) : RICHTHOFEN
73. Dry : TEETOTALER
74. Stars with a belt : ORION
75. Clergyman/poet John : DONNE
76. Medicates : DOSES
78. Light wood : BALSA
79. Be relevant to : BEARUPON
82. Dripping : WET
83. Meal starter? : OAT
84. Playing to someone's vanity, maybe : TACT
86. War-torn capital of the 1980's-90's : KABUL
92. Big Twelve school : KANSAS
93. Judd of "Taxi" : HIRSCH
94. Long past : OFYORE
95. Like O'Neill's "Bound East for Cardiff" : ONEACT
96. Avoid a trial, say : SETTLE
97. Blotto : SOUSED
98. Hitachi competitor : SANYO
99. Knock for ___ : ALOOP
100. Lay low : SMITE
102. Regrettable : SAD
105. Gentlewoman : DAME
108. Zola heroine : NANA
109. Leathery sunbather : CROC
110. "No sweat" : EASY
112. "...___ thousand times..." : NOA
113. Deli choice : RYE
114. Early development : BUD

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