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Sunday, November 11, 2012
BOTTOMS UP!
by Elizabeth C. Gorski
Sun 11/11/2012BOTTOMS UP!
MAJHASTOSGTSSCAR
OPUSORLONTIKIPUMA
AINTTRADESLATERISER
TAKEACABPATONSARTRE
RETRYGATOTATTOO
OTELLOHIGUYPTASMTM
ROWESTOVERTETSTERI
BOARSINEDARTHVADIS
IRRSSLOTANOSEERATO
TADANDROGYNYGNOMES
FLUESONASCOUT
NEWJOBSWINGVOTEVPS
ATHOSTSENGREMOPART
CHARSHARSHOLAYAMMO
RETDSOFATHATSOSPAR
ELSACREDEANEURSINE
UNSENTAVGSCRIER
INPAINYADIGSOMBRERO
TACOSTANDLATINOBTEN
ATOMELIERINGOYALL
LODIDIPSDONORBOY
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1.Coll. student's declaration : MAJ
4.Must : HASTO
9.Three-stripers: Abbr. : SGTS
13.Cut line : SCAR
17.Big score, maybe : OPUS
19.Leisure suit fabric : ORLON
20.Carved Polynesian talisman : TIKI
21.Shoe brand : PUMA
22."It ___ right" : AINT
23.Pipe-fitting and others : TRADES
25.Lie-abed : LATERISER
27.Not hoof it, maybe : TAKEACAB
29."Too Late the Phalarope" novelist : PATON
31.He wrote "Words are loaded pistols" : SARTRE
32.Subject to double jeopardy, say : RETRY
33.Animal in una casa : GATO
34."___ You" (#1 Rolling Stones album) : TATTOO
36.Verdi opera : OTELLO
38.Informal greeting : HIGUY
39.H.S. support groups : PTAS
40.'70s TV production co. : MTM
43."Dirty Jobs" host Mike : ROWE
44.Candy man Russell : STOVER
46.Asian holidays : TETS
47.Actress Garr : TERI
48.Tusked animal : BOAR
49.Periodic function : SINE
50.Villainous "Star Wars" title : DARTH
52."Quo ___?" : VADIS
53.Bargain basement markings : IRRS
54.Casino machine : SLOT
55.Narrowly, after "by" : ANOSE
56.Sonneteer's Muse : ERATO
57.Tiny amount : TAD
58.Subject explored in "The Crying Game" : ANDROGYNY
60.Little garden guardians : GNOMES
61.Draft raisers : FLUES
62.___ lark : ONA
63.Jamboree attendee : SCOUT
65.Bored employee's quest : NEWJOB
68.Target for many a political ad : SWINGVOTE
70.Some execs : VPS
73.One of Dumas's Musketeers : ATHOS
74.2010 and 2011 L.P.G.A. Tour Player of the Year Yani ___ : TSENG
76.San ___ (Italian seaport) : REMO
77.Auditioner's hope : PART
78.Burns black : CHARS
79.Abrasive : HARSH
80.Neutrogena competitor : OLAY
81.Cartridges, e.g. : AMMO
82.Part of AARP: Abbr. : RETD
83.Spouse's sleeping place after a fight, maybe : SOFA
84."Really?" : THATSO
86.Wrangle : SPAR
87.Some Chi-town transportation : ELS
88.Sizable garden : ACRE
89.Silas of the Continental Congress : DEANE
90.Bearish : URSINE
92.Like draft e-mails : UNSENT
94.Stock market figs. : AVGS
95.Announcer of yore : CRIER
96.Doubled over, maybe : INPAIN
98."Capeesh?" : YADIG
100.Kahlúa and cream over ice : SOMBRERO
103.Place that sells shells? : TACOSTAND
105.Like about 7% of the U.S. electorate : LATINO
107.Bingo call : BTEN
108.Split bit : ATOM
109.Writer Wiesel : ELIE
110.Title gunfighter of a 1964 #1 hit : RINGO
111.Southern pronoun : YALL
112.Battle of ___, 1796 Napoleon victory : LODI
113.Guacamole and salsa : DIPS
114.Name on a college dorm, perhaps : DONOR
115."Gee!" : BOY
1.Defense against a siege : MOAT
2.Pacific capital : APIA
3.Cash for trash? : JUNKREWARD
4.Angry slight? : HOTCROSSSNUB
5.Assortment : ARRAY
6.Sidewalk square, e.g. : SLAB
7.The fox in Disney's "The Fox and the Hound" : TOD
8.Suggested résumé length : ONEPAGE
9.Battle of Normandy site : STLO
10.Great Danes, e.g.? : GIANTPETS
11.Sta. purchase : TKT
12.Times out in Mexico? : SIESTAS
13.Politico Agnew : SPIRO
14.One-of-a-kind Dutch cheese? : CUSTOMEDAM
15.Part of AARP: Abbr. : AMER
16.Like a four-leaf clover : RARE
18.Super Bowl XLIII champs : STEELERS
24.Demon's weekend plans? : SATURDAYNIGHTEVIL
26."Curses!" : RATS
28.Canaries locale: Abbr. : ATL
30.Cracker Jack box bonus : TOY
33.Hand : GIVETO
35."___ Ballet" ("A Chorus Line" song) : ATTHE
36.Revolutionary path : ORBIT
37.Irish lullaby opener : TOORA
38.Kind of class : HONORS
41.Shopworn : TRITE
42.Sushi bar bowlfuls : MISOS
45.Piñata part : TILDE
46.Ancient siege site : TROY
47.Gypsy's aid : TAROT
51.United Nations chief from Ghana : ANNAN
52.Concert hall, e.g. : VENUE
58.Throw for ___ : ALOSS
59.Ball coverings? : GOWNS
60.Catherine's demand of Heathcliff in "Wuthering Heights"? : GOTOYOURMOOR
61.Glacier site, maybe : FJORD
63.Sleek and graceful : SVELTE
64.Head cases? : COMAS
65.Mosaic material : NACRE
66.Lucy's TV pal : ETHEL
67."How's it going, fish?"? : WHATSUPCOD
68.Vital fluids : SERA
69.Haunted house sounds : GROANS
70.Dracula's bar bill? : VAMPIRETAB
71.Hired spinmeister : PRMAN
72.Stash : STORE
74.Briar part : THORN
75.Celebratory swig after a football two-pointer? : SAFETYNIP
77.Random witness : PASSERBY
83.Odoriferous : SCENTED
85.Drawn : HAGGARD
88.Caveat to a buyer : ASIS
89.Ward, to Beaver : DAD
91.Josh : RIB
93.One of the Judds : NAOMI
95.Michael Crichton novel about diamond-hunting : CONGO
96.Right-leaning type: Abbr. : ITAL
97.Peacekeeping grp. : NATO
99.Fruity drinks : ADES
100.___ Fein (Irish group) : SINN
101.Move, in Realtor lingo : RELO
102.Just : ONLY
104."Lawrence of Arabia" role : ALI
106.Spanish uncle : TIO

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