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New York Times, Sunday, September 3, 2006

Author: Lee Glickstein and Ben Tausig
Editor: Will Shortz
Lee Glickstein
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Ben Tausig
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Glickstein. This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Tausig. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Thwacked but good : PASTED
7. Come to one's senses : AWAKEN
13. Trial case : ATTACHE
20. Needing crackers, say : INCODE
21. Spotted cat : CALICO
22. More than tanned : BRONZED
23. Is acquainted with a quartet of wildebeests? : KNOWSFOURGNUS
25. Consummate skill : MASTERY
26. Have coming : EARN
27. Poetic contraction : TWAS
28. Religious sch. : SEM
30. Clears for liftoff : DEICES
31. What is that in Mexico? : ESO
33. Community character : ETHOS
36. Drill one more time : RETEACH
38. Early run? : ABC
40. Booby-trapped nudist resort? : BAREINNMINED
43. Soul buddy? : BRO
46. Skin ___ : BRACER
48. Cornmeal creation : POLENTA
49. Like 60% of people : ASIAN
51. Prudent time to get to the airport : EARLYISH
54. ___ Dinh Diem of Vietnam : NGO
55. Old guy, slangily : GRAMPS
56. Young guy, slangily : DUDE
57. Subject of some gossip : MISTRESS
61. Busy : ORNATE
62. Poet ___ García Lorca : FEDERICO
65. Had plenty : ATEALOT
66. "Once in Love With ___" : AMY
69. Vegetarians' supermarket protests? : MEATBUYCHANTS
73. "Um" cousins : ERS
74. Sulking more : POUTIER
76. One who's fallen : APOSTATE
78. Home of the world's second-oldest written constitution, after America's : POLAND
79. Make it big : GOPLACES
82. Traveling : AWAY
86. Old Olds models : ALEROS
87. Record producer Brian : ENO
88. Belief in disbelief : CYNICISM
91. Contractions : LABOR
92. Outskirts of the outskirts : BOONIES
96. Italian, e.g. : ETHNIC
97. ___-wolf : SHE
98. Transported a couple of Porta-Potties? : BORNETWOLOOS
101. C.S.I. evidence : DNA
102. Zoom in on : ENLARGE
105. Sought morays : EELED
106. Foolish talk : YAP
108. "Fanny Hill," supposedly : MEMOIR
110. Hockey's Tikkanen : ESA
112. Fifth and Mad. : AVES
114. Skip it : ROPE
117. City on the Smoky Hill River : ABILENE
119. Rose raised by a sardonic gardener? : WRYBREDFLOWER
123. Less considered : HASTIER
124. Title heroine of a hit 2001 French film : AMELIE
125. Diplomat Harriman : PAMELA
126. Emotional : INTENSE
127. Busybodies : YENTAS
128. Towers above : DWARFS
1. Expressway : PIKE
2. Trollope's "Lady ___" : ANNA
3. Place for strikes or strokes : SCORECARD
4. Dots on a map : TOWNS
5. Salon workers, for short? : EDS
6. Nimble : DEFT
7. Pointed : ACUATE
8. Main threat? : WARSHIP
9. Calc. prerequisite : ALG
10. Blood sharers : KIN
11. Old French coins : ECUS
12. Results of piercing pain? : NOSERINGS
13. 1972 treaty subj. : ABM
14. Available on the stock exchange : TRADED
15. "And they went ___ in a Sieve": Edward Lear : TOSEA
16. Robin Williams-esque : ANTIC
17. Eastern European guy who loves both sexes? : CZECHBIMALE
18. Word turned into its own opposite by putting a T in front : HERE
19. Big name in ice cream : EDYS
24. Shy person? : OWER
29. Candy billed as "The Freshmaker" : MENTOS
32. Heed : OBEY
34. She was famously married 3/20/69 at the Rock of Gibraltar : ONO
35. Initials for two Belushis : SNL
37. Bagged leaves : TEA
38. Horizontal, perhaps : ABED
39. Oktoberfest serving : BRAU
41. "Exodus" hero : ARI
42. Word on a wall, in the Bible : MENE
44. Vulture, e.g. : RAPTOR
45. Beginnings : ONSETS
47. Symbol on the front of some bars : CLEF
49. Halt : ARREST
50. Mideast capital : SANA
52. Campaign dirty trick : SMEAR
53. Trumpeter on the "Kill Bill" soundtrack : HIRT
55. "___ go!" : GOTTA
58. Sis, e.g. : SIB
59. Horned Frogs' sch. : TCU
60. Kind of pain : ROYAL
63. Key of "The James Bond Theme" : EMINOR
64. List for St. Peter : DEEDS
65. Fidgety : ANTSY
66. Horrifies : APPALS
67. Cabbage : MOOLAH
68. Christmas quilters' haze? : YULEBEEMIST
70. Number cruncher, for short : CPA
71. Ad follow-up? : HOC
72. "Wait ___!" : ASEC
75. Poi source : TARO
77. Individually : EACH
79. One-spot : GEORGE
80. En route : ONONESWAY
81. Oval-shaped loaf : PONE
83. Alternative energy source : WINDPOWER
84. Speller's phrase : ASIN
85. Community ctr. : YMCA
89. Prefix with realist : NEO
90. Teeny, slangily : ITSY
92. Manhattan, for one: Abbr. : BOR
93. Follower of Manhattan : ITE
94. Milk source : EWE
95. Convalescent sites : SOLARIA
98. Noble partner : BARNES
99. Current resisters : LEVEES
100. Had too much : ODED
103. "The Prince of Tides" co-star : NOLTE
104. Certain 60's protest : LIEIN
107. Bouquet : AROMA
108. When repeated, a dolphinfish : MAHI
109. Abba of Israel : EBAN
111. French weapon : ARME
113. Calif. force : SFPD
115. Ill-gotten gains : PELF
116. Mound stats : ERAS
118. Poetic preposition : ERE
120. Long : YEN
121. Place for a toothpick : BLT
122. Postgrad field : LAW

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