CAR TALK

New York Times, Sunday, September 30, 2012

Author: Elayne Cantor and Victor Fleming
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {FJQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Cantor. This is puzzle # 33 for Mr. Fleming. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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1. First name in the White House : BARACK
7. Old Navy's owner : THEGAP
13. Dandy : ACE
16. Like one battery terminal: Abbr. : POS
19. Start of a seasonal song : ADESTE
20. Tribute : HOMAGE
21. Source of some intolerance : LACTOSE
23. What Katie Holmes lost in divorce court? : CRUISECONTROL
25. Unsteady : ERRATIC
26. Money of Laos : KIP
27. Shoots in the foot : LAMES
28. Commuter on a crowded bus, e.g.? : REARBUMPER
30. Huck Finn's father : PAP
31. Knicks venue, for short : MSG
32. Throw in the towel : BAGIT
33. "Sing of old ___ and the ancient ways": Yeats : EIRE
34. Prefix with -meter : ANEMO
36. Some modern memos : ENOTES
40. 1946 Best Supporting Actor nominee William : DEMAREST
43. Bro's greeting : YODUDE
45. Beam of support : IBAR
46. Leon who won a Pulitzer for his biography of Henry James : EDEL
47. Actor Patel of "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" : DEV
48. Dealy-bobs : GIZMOS
51. Digit in military lingo : NINER
55. Epiphany? : HEADLIGHT
59. Some August newborns : LEOS
62. Slaw, e.g. : SALAD
64. Strep treater, for short : ENT
65. Preschooler : TOT
66. "Dreaming of You" singer : SELENA
68. Sholem Aleichem protagonist : TEVYE
69. What "Send" triggers? : AUTOMATICTRANSMISSION
74. Family : TRIBE
75. Giggles : TEHEES
76. Noise in a nest : COO
77. They tend IVs : RNS
78. Judea's ___ the Great : HEROD
79. Home for a 123-Across : ASIA
80. Legal proceeding over a meth bust? : CRANKCASE
83. Hero makers : DELIS
85. Programming behind computer pop-ups : ADWARE
88. "___ second" : INA
89. 1950s coup site : CUBA
92. Gen. Robt. ___ : ELEE
93. Thickly cover : CARPET
97. With one's heart, if nothing else : INSPIRIT
101. Vice-presidential family : BIDENS
103. TV excerpts : CLIPS
104. Spot for a farm laborer's sunburn : NAPE
105. More lighthearted : GAYER
107. Theologian Johann : ECK
109. Potentially slanderous remark : LIE
110. Smell of sour milk? : TURNSIGNAL
113. English king ___ the Peaceful : EDGAR
116. Suffix with balloon or cartoon : IST
117. Harebrained : ASININE
118. Bling-bling? : HOODORNAMENTS
122. Bleepers : CENSORS
123. Wild equine of 79-Across : ONAGER
124. Company with a 2004 I.P.O. : GOOGLE
125. Word before sale or after sales : TAG
126. ABC, e.g., in Variety-speak : NET
127. Feared folklore figure : OGRESS
128. Picks up : SENSES
1. Wrongful discharge award : BACKPAY
2. One-named Brazilian soccer star : ADRIANO
3. Extended one's stint : REUPPED
4. "___ said ..." : ASI
5. Price abbr. : CTS
6. Bases for boats : KEELS
7. ___ McAn shoes : THOM
8. Practice, as skills : HONE
9. 911 V.I.P.'s : EMTS
10. Elongated swimmer : GAR
11. Ancient assembly sites : AGORAS
12. Genesis man who lived 239 years : PELEG
13. Tipped off : ALERTED
14. Dual-___ : CARB
15. Shade akin to almond : ECRU
16. Round entree : POTPIE
17. Weavers' willows : OSIERS
18. Diary tidbit : SECRET
22. Circus employee : TAMER
24. Lock up : CAGE
29. Iago, to Othello : AIDE
31. Word before A or T : MODEL
32. Side of a road : BERM
35. California's Harvey ___ College : MUDD
37. Some sleepwear : NIGHTIES
38. Life after death? : OBIT
39. Looney Tunes toon, informally : TAZ
41. Restroom sign : MEN
42. Preferred groups : ALISTS
44. "The Lady's Got Potential" musical : EVITA
49. Unglazed ceramic jars : OLLAS
50. Comprehended : SEEN
52. Scottish turndowns : NAES
53. Mozart's Donna ___ : ELVIRA
54. Synthetic fabrics : RAYONS
55. ___ bar : HEATH
56. Accustomed (to) : ENURED
57. Coat and tie, e.g. : ATTIRE
58. "We ___ Get Out of This Place" : GOTTA
60. Viewed remotely? : ONSCREEN
61. About 90% of its land is owned communally : SAMOA
63. Like dunderheads : DENSE
66. Lieu : STEAD
67. Odist's "before" : ERE
70. One-sixth of a drachma : OBOL
71. Borgia enemy : MEDICI
72. ___ Pet : CHIA
73. Greek architectural style : IONIC
80. Northern Plains people : CREE
81. Facility : KNACK
82. Lenny's friend on "The Simpsons" : CARL
84. Spanish direction : SUR
86. Dam that aids in fish-catching : WEIR
87. Local council member: Abbr. : ALD
90. Number-one : BIGGEST
91. ___ all-time high : ATAN
94. Pier group? : PILINGS
95. Pauline work : EPISTLE
96. Ones reliant on the local blood supply : TSETSES
97. Whole : INTACT
98. Dramamine user's fear : NAUSEA
99. Oasis, often : SPRING
100. ___ Landing (part of Philadelphia) : PENNS
101. Fit in : BELONG
102. One of the Lennons : SEAN
106. Company with a 1996 I.P.O. : YAHOO
108. Rock-climbing challenges : CRAGS
111. Capital of the Swiss canton of Valais : SION
112. About : INRE
113. Nose out : EDGE
114. Effectuates : DOES
115. Toy warnings? : GRRS
119. It fits in a lock : OAR
120. Skiing gold medalist Tommy : MOE
121. Almost forever : EON

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