SHINING EXAMPLES

New York Times, Sunday, September 10, 2000

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 60 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Crushing blow : SUNDAYPUNCH
10. Cook, for one: Abbr. : CAPT
14. Shoot for, with "to" : ASPIRE
20. Size up again? : REMEASURE
21. Suburb south of Paris : ORLY
22. They may be in trunks : SPARES
23. Blocks : OBSTRUCTS
24. Daytime Emmy winners : SOAPOPERASTARS
26. Stable staple : OAT
27. Columnist Thomas : CAL
28. More frosted : RIMIER
29. Jai alai basket : CESTA
30. ___ Gailey, of "Miracle on 34th Street" : FRED
32. Car dealer's offering : LEASE
35. Needy people? : ADDICTS
37. Play analyzer : REF
39. "___ cost you" : ITLL
40. Most cloying : SUGARIEST
44. Zany : MADCAP
47. A heap : LOADS
50. Architectural feature : PILASTER
51. Some bullets : TRACERS
53. Pool party? : STENO
55. Draft org.? : NFL
56. Stable staple : HAY
57. River from Superior to Huron : STMARYS
58. Curtis and others : HELENES
60. Sites for some analyses : LABS
61. One of the Cyclades : IOS
62. More than miffs : IRES
63. Belief : TENET
64. Best Song of 1961 : MOONRIVER
68. Everything, to a lyricist : SUNMOONANDSTARS
71. Morning glories : SUNRISES
72. Traffic directors : CONES
73. He beat Arthur at the 1972 U.S. Open : ILIE
74. "To Autumn," e.g. : ODE
75. Include : HAVE
76. Lively, in scores : ANIMATO
79. Early 50's game fad : CANASTA
84. Chemical suffix : IDE
85. Oyster's place : BED
87. Wyoming's Grand ___ : TETON
88. Hardly exciting : TEDIOUS
89. Oil producers : LINSEEDS
92. Out of this world : EERIE
94. Clinic supplies : SERUMS
95. All, for one : DETERGENT
97. Recipe direction : BOIL
99. Viña ___ Mar, Chile : DEL
100. Catch : ENSNARE
102. Disestablish : ANNUL
104. Kind of aerobics : STEP
107. Valuable viola : AMATI
110. À la Thurber : DROLLY
112. ___ de trois : PAS
114. "King Kong" studio : RKO
115. Cry from Ralph Kramden : TOTHEMOONALICE
117. It may be tucked in : SHIRTTAIL
120. For one : APIECE
121. Cognate : AKIN
122. Clementine, e.g. : TANGERINE
123. Called for : NEEDED
124. "Et voilà!" : TADA
125. Sky streaker : SHOOTINGSTAR
1. Auto option : SUNROOF
2. Prevent : DEBAR
3. Anne Frank's hiding place : AMSTERDAM
4. Even : YET
5. Paris picnic place : PARC
6. Like some suspects : USUAL
7. Core groups? : NUCLEI
8. Computer monitor, for short : CRT
9. Peggy Lee's "___ a Tramp" : HES
10. Mozart opera title starter : COSI
11. Appetite arouser : AROMA
12. Kilt patterns : PLAIDS
13. Prepared a manuscript : TYPEDUP
14. Desert menace : ASP
15. Phantom : SPECTRAL
16. Neurological problem : PARESIS
17. Some savings : IRAS
18. Software installation requirement, often : RESTART
19. It, in Italy : ESSA
25. Evolutionist's interest : ORIGINS
28. Tie in : RELATE
31. Bing Crosby's record label : DECCA
33. One of the coasts: Abbr. : ATL
34. Move in mire : SLOSH
36. Delivery in the field : CALF
38. Spenserian beings : FAERIES
41. Allen and others : ETHANS
42. Luther Billis of "South Pacific," e.g. : SEABEE
43. Assignations : TRYSTS
44. Chain units: Abbr. : MTS
45. Know-how : ART
46. "Bustin' Loose" star : PRYOR
48. Sketch : DELINEATE
49. Bergen spoke for him : SNERD
52. Onetime lottery org. : SSS
54. Poor rating : ONESTAR
59. Hook shape : ESS
60. Muumuu go-with : LEI
63. Drifted : TRENDED
64. Cancer, astrologically : MOONCHILD
65. Band aide : ROADIE
66. Make up : INVENT
67. Sign of a winner : VEE
68. Brand of hair lightener : SUNIN
69. Like a romantic evening, maybe : MOONLIT
70. "Justine" star : AIMEE
71. Dairy Queen offerings : SUNDAES
74. Leaves time?: Abbr. : OCT
76. Book ends? : ADDENDA
77. English seaside resort : TORBAY
78. Big Mac ingredient : ONION
80. Buenos ___ : AIRES
81. R & B music showcase : SOULTRAIN
82. "The Rum ___ Tugger" (song from "Cats") : TUM
83. Silly one : ASS
85. Children's author ___ Rabe : BERNIECE
86. Hosp. tests : EEGS
90. Was more than miffed : SEETHED
91. Threaten, like a dog : SNARLAT
93. Hegelian article : EIN
96. Threesome : TROIKA
98. "High Sierra" star : LUPINO
101. 1961 Heston role : ELCID
103. Slow movement : LARGO
105. Squeezing (out) : EKING
106. Guiding principle : POLESTAR
107. ___ all-time high : ATAN
108. Gloomy Gus : MOPE
109. Force ___ (draw) : ATIE
111. "Gossip" co-star Headey : LENA
113. Galley order : STET
116. Showed signs of being in love : MOONED
117. John, Paul and George: Abbr. : STS
118. "Told ya!" : HAH
119. ___-state : TRI

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