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New York Times, Sunday, September 27, 1998

Author: Randolph Ross
Editor: Will Shortz
Randolph Ross
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 68 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 44 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Playwright Norman : MARSHA
7. 1943 Bogart film : SAHARA
13. Where suits are put on : CABANAS
20. Colorless ketone : ACETOL
21. Canadiens and Canucks : ICEMEN
22. Milieu : ELEMENT
23. He should have written "What Makes Sammy Run" : JONATHANSWIFT
25. TV role for Penny : LAVERNE
26. Kind of chance : SPORTING
27. Suffix with human : OID
29. Toot : BENDER
30. Fork-tailed flier : TERN
31. He should have written "Fear of Flying" : NOELCOWARD
35. Handle, as insurance claims : ADJUST
38. Like some heads : DOMED
39. Explorer Vasco da ___ : GAMA
40. ___ Lobos : LOS
43. Sprang : LEAPT
44. Magnate : TITAN
45. Sight at post offices : FLAGPOLE
47. Robbins and Russert : TIMS
48. Coach : TRAIN
49. "Yikes!" : EGAD
51. ___ vie : EAUDE
52. What candles may signify : AGE
53. He should have written "Green Eggs and Ham" : FRANCISBACON
56. Social reformer Jacob : RIIS
57. O.R. workers : RNS
58. Erskine Caldwell title character : AIMEE
59. Seaman's description : ABLE
60. Start : OUTSET
62. Blade attachments : HILTS
64. Tommy Dorsey's "___ Always You" : ITS
65. Seeress : SIBYL
66. Wasted : STINKO
68. Rancher's enemy : PUMA
70. Stuffy : CLOSE
72. Frequent direction givers: Abbr. : AAA
75. Challenge, metaphorically : HILL
76. He should have written "Postcards From the Edge" : NORMANMAILER
79. Certain fighter : MIG
80. Many a Gary Cooper pic : OATER
82. Canadiens or Canucks : TEAM
83. Crash locale in "Alive" : ANDES
84. V-chips block it : PORN
85. Strong objections : PROTESTS
87. Oodles : SCADS
88. 72-Across recommendation : ROUTE
89. José or Juan : SAN
90. Kind of collar : FLEA
91. Where Jimmy Carter taught after his Presidency : EMORY
92. Nosebleed seats : TOPROW
93. She should have written "On the Beach" : GEORGESAND
95. Lorelei Lee's creator : LOOS
96. Communicate : IMPART
99. U.S.N.A. grad : ENS
100. Piece of dust : PARTICLE
104. Gang of Four members : MAOISTS
106. He should have written "Arrowsmith" : JEFFREYARCHER
110. Cabalist : PLOTTER
111. Temporarily away : ONLOAN
112. More virtuous than thou : HOLIER
113. Common cleanser : SALSODA
114. Eats one's heart out : YEARNS
115. Barbecue offerings : STEAKS
1. They report to lt. cols. : MAJS
2. Reynolds film "Rent-___" : ACOP
3. Civil War major general Jesse : RENO
4. Business undertakings : STARTUPS
5. Most popular : HOTTEST
6. "Java" man : ALHIRT
7. Blab : SING
8. B.T.U. producers : ACS
9. Chop down : HEW
10. Friend of mon frère : AMI
11. Fix some origami : REFOLD
12. Marxlike : ANTIC
13. Disney Store purchase : CEL
14. Bart Starr's alma mater : ALABAMA
15. Libation : BEVERAGE
16. Touch up : AMEND
17. Social misfit : NERD
18. Sister of King Arthur : ANNE
19. Suffix with pun : STER
24. Cape ___ : ANN
28. Grunt : Vietnam :: ___ : W.W. II : DOGFACE
31. Foreknowledge : NOTICE
32. Muscateer? : OMANI
33. When dark comes o'er the land : EEN
34. He was lost in books : WALDO
35. Hitching post : ALTAR
36. Condescend : DEIGN
37. He should have written "Hotel" : JAMESHILTON
38. 1928 hit with the lyric "I'm in heaven when I see you smile" : DIANE
40. He should have written "Love Story" : LOUISLAMOUR
41. Song of the past : OLDIE
42. View à la Shakespeare : SEEST
44. They have their own lines : TRAMS
46. Telephone user : PARTY
48. Moon of Neptune : TRITON
49. Fades : EBBS
50. Square dance partner : GAL
53. TV's Peter : FALK
54. "Paradise Lost" character : SATAN
55. Pops, e.g. : NOISES
61. Over in Germany : UBER
63. Coastline feature : INLET
64. Mosque V.I.P. : IMAM
65. Pumps have them : SOLES
66. Goes to market : SHOPS
67. Miss's accessory : TIARA
68. Be prophetic : PRESAGE
69. John's "Pulp Fiction" partner : UMA
70. Hoax : CANARD
71. Plain-speaking radio talk show host : LIDDY
73. ___-ground missile : AIRTO
74. Ford predecessor : AGNEW
77. Sea ___ : OTTER
78. Little Richard's hometown : MACON
81. Mentions : REFERSTO
84. It gets a licking : POPSICLE
86. On the schedule : SLOTTED
87. Wee, to Burns : SMA
88. Tree trauma : ROOTROT
91. Sect member during the time of Christ : ESSENE
92. Ark contents : TORAHS
93. Ways of walking : GAITS
94. Benefit from : ENJOY
95. Not in the profession : LAY
96. Baby sitter's banes : IMPS
97. ___ fide (in bad faith) : MALA
98. Combine : POOL
100. Parker and Waterman : PENS
101. Minty Mexican plant : CHIA
102. Soup vegetable : LEEK
103. Slips : ERRS
105. Title for Mrs. Perón : SRA
107. Panama City's home: Abbr. : FLA
108. Pro : FOR
109. Didn't hold : RAN

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