SWITCHING SIDES

New York Times, Sunday, August 6, 2006

Author: Mark Feldman
Editor: Will Shortz
Mark Feldman
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQVZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Feldman. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. See 131-Across : MAN
4. Root holders : SCALPS
10. End of "Lohengrin" : ACTIII
16. Minor player : COG
19. Manning the quarterback : ELI
20. Good to go : ALLSET
21. Perfume bottle : FLACON
22. Itinerary info: Abbr. : ARR
23. Yo-yo : NUT
24. Demonstration against a Miss America pageant? : BEAUTYPROTEST
26. Riddle-me-___ : REE
27. One making calls from home : UMPIRE
29. Off one's feed : ILL
30. Tourist's aid : MAP
31. Fingerprint feature : RIDGE
33. Multiplying rapidly? : INASTATEOFPROFUSION
38. Legendary elephant eaters : ROCS
40. Sinuous swimmer : EEL
41. It maddens MADD : DWI
42. Italian innkeeper : PADRONE
43. Loose rope fiber used as caulking : OAKUM
45. Ruckus : ADO
47. Shoebox letters : EEE
50. Grant-giving grp. : NEA
51. Collection of publications about historical advances? : THELIBRARYOFPROGRESS
58. Rush violently : HURTLE
59. Interstice : GAP
60. Northern Ireland politician Paisley and others : IANS
61. Dog it : LOAF
63. Follower of Shakespeare? : ANA
65. Matter of aesthetics : ART
66. Honored Fr. woman : STE
67. Fab Four forename : RINGO
68. One who accidentally blurts out "I did it!"? : ABSENTMINDEDCONFESSOR
75. De ___ : FACTO
76. Do-do connector : ASI
77. In excelsis ___ : DEO
78. Perp prosecutors : DAS
79. ___ B'rith : BNAI
80. Is indisposed : AILS
81. Use as a resource : TAP
82. Nobel-winning poet Heaney : SEAMUS
87. Nose-picking and belching in the White House? : GROSSNATIONALCONDUCT
92. L.A.P.D. part : LOS
93. Work for eds. : MSS
94. Untilled tract : LEA
95. Coil inventor : TESLA
96. Where people travel between poles? : SKIAREA
100. "Little Birds" author : NIN
103. Twisted letter : ESS
105. Person who's not straight : LIAR
106. Competitor's dedication to hard training? : CONTESTANTWORKETHIC
111. Shaded spots : OASES
112. Carnation or rose : HUE
113. Gray spray : ASH
114. Come back again : REECHO
117. Bird ___ : FLU
118. Item to be checked on a census form? : PROFESSIONBOX
123. Bit for an accelerator : ION
124. Considerably : FAR
125. Taking prescription drugs, informally : ONMEDS
126. Put something on : ENROBE
127. Ki ___ (Korea's legendary founder) : TSE
128. Antigua-to-Barbados dir. : SSE
129. What to see in a Chevrolet, in old ads : THEUSA
130. Got as a result : REAPED
131. With 1-Across, an agreeable guy : YES
1. Course offerer : MENU
2. '06 class member, e.g. : ALUM
3. Hairsplitter : NITPICKER
4. One born on a kibbutz : SABRA
5. "Splitting Heirs" actor : CLEESE
6. Patterned after : ALA
7. Tiger Stadium's sch. : LSU
8. Minor, at law : PETIT
9. Like some hair : STYLED
10. Recipient of much intl. aid : AFR
11. Opposite of tiptoe : CLOMP
12. Turkic language : TATAR
13. Fruity frozen treat : ICEPOP
14. Cyclades island : IOS
15. Unwelcome visitor : INTRUDER
16. Healthful exercise, informally : CARDIO
17. Home of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument : OREGON
18. "The Quiet American" author : GREENE
25. Bulldoze : PLOW
28. Dig : INSULT
32. 4-Downs, e.g. : ISRAELIS
34. Really run : TEAR
35. "Jenny" co-star, 1970 : ALDA
36. Feudal estate : FIEF
37. Canines to beware of : FANGS
38. "Zuckerman Unbound" novelist : ROTH
39. Locale of Interstate H1 : OAHU
44. Teatro alla Scala locale : MILANO
46. Players for prayers : ORGANISTS
48. Like some sees : EPISCOPAL
49. Sister of Thalia : ERATO
52. Contorted : BENT
53. Sometime sale site : YARD
54. Decided one would : OPTEDTO
55. Continuously : ONEND
56. Male issue : SONS
57. Starchy foodstuff : SAGO
62. In place of : FOR
64. With great strength : AMAIN
67. Take as an affront : RESENT
68. Flyboys' hdqrs. : AFB
69. Pow! : BANG
70. Leave a mark on : SCAR
71. Drain of color : ETIOLATE
72. Faith of fakirs : ISLAM
73. V.I.P. at V.P.I., say : DEAN
74. Burkina ___ : FASO
80. Stubborn sorts : ASSES
83. Penguin variety : ADELIE
84. Nashville nickname : MUSICCITY
85. Where Lew Alcindor played : UCLA
86. Critic's award : STAR
88. Touchy subject : SORESPOT
89. Fails to be : ISNT
90. Garlic relative : LEEK
91. Whodunit title word : CASE
96. Gibes : SCOFFS
97. Down Under denizens : KOALAS
98. Have covered : INSURE
99. In : ATHOME
101. "___ robbed!" : IWAS
102. More prone to pry : NOSIER
104. Flash light? : STROBE
107. Pot-___ (French meat-and-vegetables dish) : AUFEU
108. Must have : NEEDS
109. Lyon is its capital : RHONE
110. Under a spell : HEXED
115. Watering aid : HOSE
116. Some till fill : ONES
119. Abbr. after Sen. Judd Gregg's name : RNH
120. Nine-digit ID issuer : SSA
121. Org. that publishes American Hunter : NRA
122. Knock : BOP

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