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Sunday, October 7, 2012
SPACE INVASION
by Zoe Wheeler
Sun 10/7/2012SPACE INVASION
TRANQSCHISMDAMAGES
MOOSHUPROSEDEMINENT
ANGOLAHORNETOFPLENTY
YSERGLEASONPYLETIL
BIRTHMARKETATIEYETI
ELSEINESKINGAELS
PARESITTINGBULLET
SHERESCORINGOLE
EWERSLOONIESLUCSTR
RACKETOFLAMBHIGHFIVE
ETTUALIDBATHLEST
CHIPOTLECABINETFEVER
TECKTSPARADESOWETO
HALMUSCLESTRUSS
ESCAPEHATCHETHEMP
VALLIADIASOLABTU
ERIEGMENTRUMPETCARD
NAPDEMOTOELOOPASAD
PLANETOFATTACKOFFICE
AEROBICBOOTEERIFLER
RETHINKSPEARSTRESS
© 2012, The New York Times
1.Downer, for short : TRANQ
6.Big break : SCHISM
12.Something to seek in court : DAMAGES
19.___ pork (Asian dish) : MOOSHU
20.Did ordinary writing : PROSED
21.Renowned : EMINENT
22.Namibia neighbor : ANGOLA
23.Old AMC car that came fully loaded? : HORNETOFPLENTY
25.Belgian river to the North Sea : YSER
26.Minnesota Fats's player in "The Hustler" : GLEASON
28.Writer Ernie : PYLE
29.Before, in brief : TIL
30.Good locale for adoptions? : BIRTHMARKET
32.Play to ___ : ATIE
33.Mysterious figure : YETI
34.Windy City trains : ELS
35.Berlin article : EINE
36.Scrape : SKIN
37.Highlanders : GAELS
38.Trim : PARE
39.Ammo that's still on the store shelf? : SITTINGBULLET
43.___ Khan (villain in "The Jungle Book") : SHERE
45.Getting on the board : SCORING
46.Root word? : OLE
47.Pitchers : EWERS
48.Nuts : LOONIES
49.Director Jean-___ Godard : LUC
50.Orch. section : STR
53.Some bleating? : RACKETOFLAMB
55.Little victory celebration : HIGHFIVE
57.Dying words, in Shakespeare : ETTU
58."Put ___ on it!" : ALID
59.It may be drawn at night : BATH
60.For fear that : LEST
61.Salsa ingredient : CHIPOTLE
63.Excitement over some presidential selections? : CABINETFEVER
67.Gumshoe : TEC
68.Gold units: Abbr. : KTS
69.Many-banded displays? : PARADES
70.Have a loan from : OWETO
71."Shallow ___" (Jack Black film) : HAL
72.He-man's nickname : MUSCLES
73.Bind tightly : TRUSS
74.Avoid a scalping? : ESCAPEHATCHET
78.Sackcloth material : HEMP
79."Grease" singer : VALLI
80.1998 Sarah McLachlan hit : ADIA
81.Alone, as a female on stage : SOLA
82.A/C meas. : BTU
85.Fort ___, Ontario : ERIE
86.Feds : GMEN
87.ID for a certain band member? : TRUMPETCARD
91.Go out for a while? : NAP
92.Show, quickly : DEMO
93.Jump on the ice : TOELOOP
94."___ Child" (Margaret Atwood poem) : ASAD
95.Earth, in "Independence Day"? : PLANETOFATTACK
98.___ hours : OFFICE
100.Kind of exercise : AEROBIC
101.Infant's shoe : BOOTEE
102.One rummaging : RIFLER
103.Take a fresh look at : RETHINK
104."... Baby One More Time" singer : SPEARS
105.Lock : TRESS
1.Lump in the throat : TONSIL
2.Dancer Ginger : ROGERS
3.Of ___ (somewhat) : ASORT
4.People wear masks in this: Abbr. : NHL
5.Sticking point? : QUAGMIRE
6.Field : SPHERE
7.Kick the bucket : CROAK
8.Basketball shooting game : HORSE
9.Playground retort : ISNOT
10.Caught : SEEN
11.Summer hrs. in Denver : MDT
12.Challenging : DEFYING
13.Sufficient : AMPLE
14.Runner's unit : MILE
15.Good "Wheel" buy for WHERE'S THE BEEF : ANE
16.Refined : GENTEEL
17.Authorize : ENTITLE
18.Salon worker : STYLIST
19.Third of three choices : MAYBE
24.Going (for) : OPTING
27."Penny ___" : LANE
31.Last ride? : HEARSE
32.Actor Claude of "Lobo" : AKINS
33.Alma mater of presidents #41, 42 and 43 : YALE
36.Moundsman Dave : STIEB
37.Deep ravine : GULCH
38.Get excited : PERKUP
39.Shrew : SCOLD
40.College in New Rochelle, N.Y. : IONA
41.Barber's job : TRIM
42.Accepted as true : BOUGHT
43.Wrap up : SWATHE
44.Rushed : HECTIC
45.1992 Liv Ullmann film : SOFIE
47.Be constructive? : ERECT
48.Hangs out : LOLLS
49.Some Millers : LITES
50.Strainers : SIEVES
51.Tellies : TVSETS
52.Like wide belts, fashionwise : RETRO
54.Rat : TATTLE
55.Brand name on a waistband : HANES
56.Took off, as a bird : FLEWUP
59.Bathroom fixture : BIDET
62.Striped safari sight : OKAPI
63.Brutus abettor : CASCA
64.Move up, as an eyebrow : ARCH
65.Christian of "The Dark Knight Rises" : BALE
66.Providing of questions for answers on "Jeopardy!," e.g. : FORMAT
69.Vladimir of Russia : PUTIN
71.Fit : HALE
72.Comprising : MADEOF
73.Use a futuristic mode of transit : TELEPORT
74.Golf round result : EVENPAR
75.Frozen food brand : SARALEE
76.Illustrator's shortcut : CLIPART
77.Good place to 91-Across : HAMMOCK
78.___-my-thumb : HOPO
81.Lights up : SMOKES
82.Some herbs : BASILS
83.Remnants : TRACES
84.Something to milk for all its worth? : UDDER
86.Be admitted : GETIN
87.Head-___ : TOTOE
88.Rodeo rope : REATA
89.Bad feeling in the pit of one's stomach? : ULCER
90.___ latte : CAFFE
92.Actress Mazar : DEBI
93.Sports car option : TTOP
96.Eastern drama : NOH
97.Things used during crunch time? : ABS
99.Christmas purchase : FIR

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