"SUB" TITLES

New York Times, Sunday, September 26, 1999

Author: Randolph Ross
Editor: Will Shortz
Randolph Ross
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Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 82 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 51 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Plantation workers : BALERS
7. Where Renata Scotto debuted : LASCALA
14. Like some eggs : POACHED
21. Heartthrob's fan : ADORER
22. Call up, as reservists : ACTIVATE
24. Having missed the boat? : ONSHORE
25. "Goose Feathers of Monte Cristo" by Alexandre Dumas : DOWNFORTHECOUNT
27. Cook's collection : RECIPES
28. Finger ___ : LAKES
29. Many a millennia : AEON
30. Company : TROOP
32. Traffic director : CONE
33. Wallet fill : ONES
34. Accounting acronym : LIFO
35. "Exodus" hero : ARI
36. Chocolate treat : OREO
38. J.F.K. regulators : FAA
41. More than zero : ANY
42. Soybean paste : MISO
43. "Liberate My Sons" by Arthur Miller : FREEFORALL
46. Two-time Smythe Trophy winner : ORR
47. Never, in Nürnberg : NIE
48. Blanket : OVERLIE
50. Bikini, e.g. : ATOLL
51. Urban bell site : TRAM
52. Unruffled : SEDATE
54. Filmdom's Mr. Chips : DONAT
56. Grimace : MOUE
57. Remain unmoved : SITBY
58. ___ Gatos, Calif. : LOS
59. Hydrolysis atom : ION
60. Iroquois foes : ERIES
62. Old potentate : SHAH
63. Horrible one : HAGAR
66. Printers' problems : INKSTAINS
68. Stay glued to : STAREAT
71. Busby Berkeley's real last name : ENOS
72. Actress Archer : ANNE
73. Steve Martin's "All ___" : OFME
74. In working order : OPERABLE
75. Carnival city : RIO
76. Papal hat : MITER
77. Whoop-de-___ : DOO
78. Munchkin : GNOME
79. Loop loopers : ELS
80. Veteran : OLDTIMER
82. Milky Way maker : MARS
83. Classic cars : REOS
84. "From where ___..." : ISIT
85. Mudslinger : DEFAMER
86. Having the upper hand : BETTEROFF
88. Bohemian : ARTSY
89. Newspaper page : OPED
90. Hall-of-Famer born in Panama : CAREW
91. System starter : ECO
92. Grp. making case studies? : ABA
93. Reduces : PARES
95. Wise guys : MAGI
96. Edmonton skater : OILER
98. Hit the tarmac : LANDED
102. Produce protection : RIND
103. Singer Neville : AARON
104. Stewart and Washington : MARTHAS
106. Siam suffix : ESE
107. Acapulco gold : ORO
108. "The Leap Luck Club" by Amy Tan : JUMPFORJOY
111. ___ free : HOME
112. Geom. point : CTR
113. Lovey : PET
114. "Oh, uh-huh" : ISEE
115. Suffix with ball or bass : OON
116. Wine combiner : OENO
117. O'Hara estate : TARA
118. Publisher Henry : HOLT
120. Jamaican sectarian : RASTA
123. Hendrix hairdo : AFRO
124. Mexican art : MAYAN
125. Cheapskate : STINTER
128. "The Second Gratitude" by Walker Percy : THANKSFORCOMING
131. Earnest : SINCERE
132. Oldest permanent settlement in Ohio : MARIETTA
133. Right, in a way : AVENGE
134. Steamed : ANGERED
135. Natural tint source : DYEWOOD
136. Joined : MERGED
1. Bankers' errors : BADLOANS
2. "Oklahoma!" girl : ADOANNIE
3. Not flashy : LOWKEYED
4. Marine eagles : ERNES
5. Makes the calls : REFS
6. B.O. sign : SRO
7. "Tardy at Eight" by George S. Kaufman : LATEFORDINNER
8. It's said with a snap of the head : ACHOO
9. Tommy gun : STEN
10. Pres. Clinton, to the Joint Chiefs : CIC
11. "___ santé" : AVOTRE
12. Emmy-winning actress Metcalf : LAURIE
13. 26 for Fe: Abbr. : ATNO
14. ___ favor : POR
15. Amoeba feature : ONECELL
16. Comparable to a cucumber : ASCOOL
17. Gab : CHIN
18. "Aspiration Man" by Gore Vidal : HOPEFORTHEBEST
19. Previous to : ERE
20. ___ Plaines : DES
23. D.D.E.'s oversight, once : ETO
26. Grow, in a way : RAISE
31. Leaky : POROUS
34. Feline ennead : LIVES
35. Neck of the woods : AREA
37. Breathing sound : RALE
39. Riyadh resident : ARAB
40. Host : ARMY
42. D.M.V. part : MOTOR
43. Mickey and Huck : FINNS
44. Woe of Genesis 12:10 : FAMINE
45. Siouan tribesmen : OTOES
49. Dazzling eyeful : LOOKER
51. Miss America accessory : TIARA
53. Word of regret : ALAS
55. "The Pekoe Towers" by J. R. R. Tolkien : TEAFORTWO
57. Percentage : SHARE
61. Full of chinks : RIMOSE
62. Holds back : STEMS
63. King of Judea : HEROD
64. Old-womanish : ANILE
65. "Much Ado About Virtue" by William Shakespeare : GOODFORNOTHING
66. Bury : INTER
67. So far : TODATE
68. Parody : SPOOF
69. "___ well" : ALLIS
70. Cross : TESTY
72. Pointed : AIMED
74. "An Individual Not Taken" by Robert Frost : ONEFORTHEROAD
76. Street performers : MIMES
78. Food processor : GROCER
81. Not live : TAPED
82. Spanish wool : MERINO
84. Locale for 1999 solar eclipse watchers : IRAN
86. ___ tricks : BAGOF
87. Track event : RELAY
88. Put down : ABASE
90. Nag : CARPER
92. Budget rival : ALAMO
93. Stage piece : PROP
94. Frigid finish : AIRE
95. "If He Walked Into My Life" musical : MAME
97. "___ a roll!" : IMON
99. Going to seed : DECAYING
100. Put off : ESTRANGE
101. Nuts : DERANGED
103. Spartan : AUSTERE
105. Pay tribute to : HONOR
108. "Dear John" letter writer : JILTER
109. Community club : ROTARY
110. Erin Moran TV role : JOANIE
116. ___ the races : OFFTO
117. Circus performer : TAMER
119. Fairy tale start : ONCE
121. Banking convenience : ATM
122. Roe source : SHAD
123. About : ASTO
124. Bring to tears : MOVE
125. Nine-digit no. issuer : SSA
126. Word before ear or horn : TIN
127. Embarrassed : RED
129. ___ Gardens : KEW
130. Vietnam's ___ Ranh Bay : CAM

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