RARE BIRDS

New York Times, Sunday, September 12, 1999

Author: Nancy Scandrett Ross
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy S. Ross
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 52 for Ms. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Drams : NIPS
5. Step on it! : SCALE
10. Anjou alternative : BOSC
14. Acted like a baby : COOED
19. Flu source : ASIA
20. ___ legomenon (word that appears only once in a manuscript) : HAPAX
21. "...___ dust shalt thou return" : UNTO
22. "Step on it!" : HURRY
23. Bird with a devoted following? : FANTAILEDPIGEON
26. "___ of Winter" (1992 Eric Rohmer film) : ATALE
27. Endures abuse : TAKESIT
28. Cowardly bird? : YELLOWWARBLER
30. Not taboo : ACCEPTED
32. Word in alumni notes : NEE
33. Kind of flute : ALTO
34. What's place, in a comedy routine : ONSECOND
36. Howls : BAYS
38. Masterful : ABLE
42. Paradigm of easiness : ABC
44. ___ polloi : HOI
45. Nasty fall? : HAIL
47. Be extremely expectant : DROOL
48. Zapping : NUKING
52. Bird barber? : RAZORBILLEDAUK
56. ___ Smith : GRANNY
57. Climb : GOUP
58. Exchanged items, maybe : IONS
59. Look up to : ESTEEM
60. Carson National Forest locale : TAOS
61. They may be left hanging : FILES
63. Creature mentioned by Marco Polo : ROC
66. It's in 19-Across : LAOS
67. Embarrassed bird? : SCARLETIBIS
70. Tony winner Neuwirth : BEBE
71. Letters that please 42-Down : SRO
72. Six-time Super Bowl coach : SHULA
73. Stand for : MEAN
74. Part of many a disguise : SHADES
76. Fabric finish? : ATOR
77. "Death in Venice" author : MANN
78. They use horseshoe crabs as bait : EELERS
79. Bird with a severe drinking problem? : DOUBLEBARFINCH
85. Swear by : RELYON
86. Mt. Apo's locale, in the Philippines : DAVAO
87. Piecrust ingredient : LARD
88. Cologne cubes? : EIS
90. Bambi's aunt : ENA
91. Quarterback Humphries : STAN
92. Make out : ESPY
94. Ravel wrote a piano concerto for it : LEFTHAND
98. 1995 British Open winner John : DALY
100. You might say it when you get it : AHA
102. 1954 Edgar Award winner : IRALEVIN
105. Celebratory bird? : WHOOPINGCRANE
111. "Steps in Time" autobiographer : ASTAIRE
112. 1938 hit "I ___ Anyone Till You" : HADNT
113. Bird on the links? : CHIPPINGSPARROW
115. Moon of Uranus : ARIEL
116. "Women and Love" author : HITE
117. Library lack : NOISE
118. Like some ears and elbows : BENT
119. 70's-80's sitcom title role : MINDY
120. Breeze (through) : SAIL
121. Like wheat and barley : AWNED
122. Show wild instability : YOYO
1. It took effect on Jan. 1, 1994 : NAFTA
2. Father of biblical twins : ISAAC
3. Healthy-looking bird? : PINKCOCKATOO
4. It has a lustrous face : SATEEN
5. Certain Muslim : SHIITE
6. Jet Propulsion Laboratory site : CALTECH
7. It has long arms : APE
8. Dance partner : LADY
9. Lay out : EXPEND
10. Base caller : BUGLE
11. Clock or cat preceder : ONEO
12. Pack : STOW
13. "The Private Eyes" co-star : CONWAY
14. Perot prop : CHART
15. Some boat motors : OUTBOARDS
16. Kind of testimony : ORAL
17. Perry's progenitor : ERLE
18. Unnatural blonde, e.g. : DYER
24. Slithering strikers : ASPS
25. Land in un lac : ILE
29. Golfer Geiberger and others : ALS
31. "In" place : DOOR
35. Honeymoon haven : NIAGARA
36. 47-Across catcher : BIB
37. Sports Illustrated's 1974 Sportsman of the Year : ALI
39. Part of a vamp's costume : BOA
40. First Lady before Eleanor : LOU
41. Pliable leather : ELK
42. Backers : ANGELS
43. Tuition check taker : BURSAR
45. Domestic : HOUSEMAID
46. "Der Blaue Reiter" artist : ARP
47. Studies : DENS
49. Poet Sor Juana ___ de la Cruz : INES
50. Navigation abbr. : NNE
51. Sneaker : GYMSHOE
53. Branch of sci. : ZOOL
54. French orphan of film : LILI
55. "Once in Love With Amy" songwriter : LOESSER
60. 1960 chess champion : TAL
61. Wedding planner : FIANCEE
62. Arab name part : IBN
63. Bird on a night flight? : REDEYEDVIREO
64. Moon of Uranus : OBERON
65. Plane producer Clyde : CESSNA
68. Rain drain locale : CURB
69. Cherokee Natl. Forest locale : TENN
70. Wax unit? : BALL
72. Town on the Vire : STLO
75. Bit of a bray : HEE
76. Like some warehouses : ABANDONED
77. Producer: Abbr. : MFR
79. Drilling expert: Abbr. : DDS
80. Horse bit : OAT
81. Charlottesville sch. : UVA
82. Yodeler's place : ALP
83. Bit of hope : RAY
84. Audiophile's purchase : HIFI
89. Bonn boulevard : STRASSE
92. Father of Phinehas : ELI
93. Harmonizes, briefly : SYNCHS
94. Cause of weird weather : LANINA
95. Fastened, in a way : HASPED
96. Cruz ___, Brazil : ALTA
97. In the neighborhood : NEARBY
99. Felicitously : APTLY
100. Adrien of skin care products : ARPEL
101. W.W. II general ___ Arnold : HAP
103. Often-missed humor : IRONY
104. Not yet familiar with : NEWTO
105. "Kapow!" : WHAM
106. Kumar of "The Jewel in the Crown" : HARI
107. His horse had eight legs : ODIN
108. Karmann ___ (car) : GHIA
109. Big prefix in banking : CITI
110. Sufficient, once : ENOW
114. Alexander ingredient : GIN

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