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New York Times, Sunday, September 23, 2007

Author: David Levinson Wilk
Editor: Will Shortz
David Levinson Wilk
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Wilk. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Kicked off : BEGUN
6. Pill : PAIN
10. Jacket-and-tie affair : GALA
14. Afternoon fare : SOAPS
19. Good, to Guido : BUONO
20. Comedy Central's "___ 911!" : RENO
21. Jubilant cries : OLES
22. Unadulterated : TOTAL
23. Rolled sixes while on Water Works, in Monopoly? : BROKEFORGO
25. 552, on a cornerstone : DLII
26. Whirlpool alternative : AMANA
27. Co-star on TV's "Taxi" : DEVITO
28. Doesn't throw away, as a stage prop? : KEEPSFORPLAY
31. Element that's liquid at room temperature : BROMINE
33. Remote : FAR
34. Kings' lands : REALMS
35. What a sushi chef loves to hear? : COMPLIMENTSFORFISH
41. "Say Say Say," say : DUET
42. Royal jelly maker : BEE
43. Hi-___ : RES
44. Nasdaq listings: Abbr. : COS
47. Opposite of morn, to a poet : EEN
48. "8 Minute Abs," according to some? : THEBESTFORWORKOUT
56. Wilson of Tinseltown : OWEN
57. BlackBerry nos. : TELS
58. Vatican emissary : NUNCIO
59. Extra-large : JUMBOSIZE
64. Webster and Wyle : NOAHS
67. Canon competitor : NIKON
68. Till : UPTO
69. January 15? : ADAYFORKING
72. Bond : GLUE
73. Pull a ___ : GROIN
75. Unit of yarn : SKEIN
76. Historical separation : APARTHEID
78. Dish : GOSSIP
80. Volume by Horace : ODES
82. History : PAST
83. Was late to an appointment at the cosmetician? : LOSTTIMEFORMAKEUP
88. Stroke : PET
91. Flight attendant's announcement, for short : ETA
92. German name part : VON
93. "Shine a Little Love" grp. : ELO
94. Arcade : WALK
95. What scientists working for Gatorade have? : KNOWLEDGEFORTHIRST
103. Some moonrocks : BASALT
106. Three-day holiday : TET
107. Hero of Sophocles' "Electra" : ORESTES
108. Dylan not liking Dell computers? : APPLESFORBOB
112. Grosse ___, Mich. : POINTE
113. Opera ___ : SERIA
114. Not closed all the way : AJAR
115. Like pro bono work? : ALLFORFREE
119. Part of TWA : TRANS
120. "___ known then ..." : HADI
121. Gladness: Fr. : JOIE
122. Andropov and Gagarin : YURIS
123. To date : ASYET
124. Darkens, maybe : DYES
125. Let go : AXED
126. Actress Graff : ILENE
1. Fraud finder: Abbr. : BBB
2. Grand tour locale: Abbr. : EUR
3. A bird flying by on the right, to the Greeks : GOODOMEN
4. Disheveled : UNKEMPT
5. Words following see, hear and speak : NOEVIL
6. For now : PROTEM
7. Start of many airline names : AERO
8. Like Mozart's Symphony No. 10 : ING
9. Cozy spot : NOOK
10. Develop anacusis : GODEAF
11. Gridiron star : ALLPRO
12. Rings of islands : LEIS
13. "Like that'll ever happen!" : ASIF
14. Indications of anger : STARES
15. Kind of band : OOMPAH
16. One bit : ATALL
17. The Beatles arrived in New York in 1964 on this : PANAM
18. Does in : SLAYS
24. Done, in Dijon : FINI
29. 40% of fifty? : EFS
30. Prayer : ORISON
31. A following? : BCDE
32. Wolf : ROUE
36. Withdraw : EBB
37. Born as : NEE
38. Try : TEST
39. Basics of grade school learnin'? : RRR
40. Small number : FEW
44. Certain shell : COCKLE
45. "But of course, Monsieur!" : OUIOUI
46. More than buzzed : STONED
48. Deuce : TWO
49. "___ Tramp," Peggy Lee song in "Lady and the Tramp" : HESA
50. Bagnold and others : ENIDS
51. Carpenter, at times : TENONER
52. Spanish bloom : FLOR
53. Honshu port : OSAKA
54. "Danger! Danger!" : RUN
55. Dungeons & Dragons figure : KNIGHT
56. Mitch Miller, e.g. : OBOIST
59. What multitaskers do with things : JUGGLE
60. Displace : UPROOT
61. Greek peak : MTOSSA
62. Ringo's eldest : ZAK
63. ___ newt (witches' brew ingredient) : EYEOF
65. With it : HIP
66. Hogwarts professor : SNAPE
70. Paul Bunyan's dog : FIDO
71. Pulitzer-winning novelist Shirley Ann ___ : GRAU
74. Little complaint : NIT
77. Recipe amt. : TSP
79. Moves around : PIVOTS
81. "Peter Pan" pirate : SMEE
84. Cut (down) : MOW
85. 8 x 10, say: Abbr. : ENL
86. TV character from the planet Melmac : ALF
87. "Rock and Roll, Hoochie ___" : KOO
88. Rear seating section in a theater : PARTERRE
89. "What ___?" : ELSE
90. B'way buys : TKTS
94. Yearning : WISTFUL
95. Al in Cooperstown : KALINE
96. The Braves' div. : NLEAST
97. Online investing site : ETRADE
98. Ruins : DEBRIS
99. Classic Ferrari : GTO
100. Laid some tiles : ROOFED
101. The Police, e.g. : TRIO
102. Son of William the Conqueror : HENRYI
103. "No more, Luigi!" : BASTA
104. Parrots : APERS
105. Nozzle choice : SPRAY
109. Late Saudi king : FAHD
110. Any member of a 1970s R & B group : OJAY
111. Low: Sp. : BAJA
112. "Swan Lake" bend : PLIE
116. Nova, e.g. : LOX
117. German article : EIN
118. Wind dir. : ESE

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