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Sunday, December 23, 2012
BYWORDS
by Joe DiPietro
Sun 12/23/2012BYWORDS
MENDERSCUMAHMEGLAM
ICEAXETHRUDAMNNANA
DOWNEDRENTMONEYANDS
ANYCIGARSTANDATWORK
SOOTDOINAESRISES
RHOANCSHILOANEW
BAKESLEANTOSUSCG
ORNATEDROOLLEADTO
STEREOPENNERMORTARS
NEWTONEEEEEDITSYAO
SYSCANTFDICNSW
MIOCAUSEHAGSAGEOLD
BARCODEDIALUPSETFEE
ANKARASISALUNWORN
NAMEFORERANROUST
ACDCBRIMSDYEERR
ABOILBANEIAMKLEE
MOSDEFKERRISTRUGIRS
IDEAINESSENCESLAVES
CELTRBISSCAMSENECA
ISLEMANETABSYEASTY
© 2012, The New York Times
JimH notes: Side-by-side circled words combine with "by" to form new phrases like KNEW by HEART.
1.Sewer, at times : MENDER
7.Dregs of society : SCUM
11."I'm not doing so well" : AHME
15.___ it up (dress flamboyantly) : GLAM
19.Sherpa's tool : ICEAXE
20.Kind of street : THRU
21.Accurse : DAMN
22.Grams : NANA
23.Drank quickly : DOWNED
24.Allocated dollars for digs : RENTMONEY
26.&&& : ANDS
27."___ time now" : ANY
28.Smoker's convenience : CIGARSTAND
30.Toiling away : ATWORK
32.Santa's bootblack? : SOOT
34."___ ever!" : DOI
35.Paisley refusals : NAES
37.Gets up : RISES
38.Density symbol : RHO
40.Anti-apartheid org. : ANC
42.1970 hit for Neil Diamond : SHILO
43.De novo : ANEW
44.Lies in the hot sun : BAKES
46.Shacks : LEANTOS
48.Marine rescue grp. : USCG
50.Fancified : ORNATE
52.Really desire, with "over" : DROOL
53.Precipitate : LEADTO
57.House of the speaker? : STEREO
58.Writer : PENNER
60.Big guns : MORTARS
61.F = ma formulator : NEWTON
62.Very wide shoe spec : EEEE
63.Text changes : EDITS
65.Rocket center, once : YAO
66.___ admin : SYS
67."Not doable" : CANT
68.Govt. money guarantor : FDIC
69.Its capital is Sydney: Abbr. : NSW
70."O Sole ___" : MIO
71.Just ___ ... or "Just '___" : CAUSE
73.Crones : HAGS
74.From way back : AGEOLD
77.It's needed for self-checkout : BARCODE
79.Alternative to broadband : DIALUP
81.Fixed rate : SETFEE
82.Capital north of Cyprus : ANKARA
83.Mat material : SISAL
84.Not yet out of the closet? : UNWORN
85.Attach a handle to : NAME
87.Preceded : FORERAN
89.Give a rude awakening, say : ROUST
90.Flexible, electrically : ACDC
92.Derby features : BRIMS
94.Turn blue, say : DYE
95.Do wrong : ERR
96.Bubbling up : ABOIL
97.Ruination : BANE
98.Leonard Nimoy's "___ Not Spock" : IAM
100."Fish Magic" painter : KLEE
103.Rapper who played Brother Sam on "Dexter" : MOSDEF
105.1996 Olympian noted for performing on an injured ankle : KERRISTRUG
110.Form letters? : IRS
111."No ___" ("Don't ask me") : IDEA
112.Basically : INESSENCE
114.Breaks one's back : SLAVES
116.Boston player, for short : CELT
117.Triple Crown winners must lead their league in these : RBIS
118.Too-good-to-be-true offer, often : SCAM
119.Roman tragedy writer : SENECA
120.Florida's Sanibel, e.g. : ISLE
121.Zebra feature : MANE
122.They're run up : TABS
123.Like some dough : YEASTY
1.Unhappy king of legend : MIDAS
2.Prefix with -metrics : ECONO
3.Vegas casino : NEWYORKNEWYORK
4.Roseanne's husband on "Roseanne" : DAN
5.Suit : EXEC
6.Made de novo : REDID
7.Certain baby food : STRAINEDPEAS
8.So-called "Goddess of Pop" : CHER
9.Samovars : URNS
10.It's part this, part that : MUTT
11.Whom Shelley wept for : ADONAIS
12."Water Music" composer : HANDEL
13.Fr. title : MME
14."Watermark" vocalist : ENYA
15.Really bugging : GNAWINGAT
16.Woolly : LANOSE
17.English royal : ANDREW
18.Covers up : MASKS
25.Street opening : MANHOLE
29.Sports announcer's scream : GOAL
31.Lost-parcel inquiries : TRACERS
33.Newspaper section : THEARTS
36.It's almost nothing : SOU
39.Prefix with -porosis : OSTEO
41.Took turns recklessly : CAREENED
42.Things may be written in it : STONE
44.Cap'n's mate : BOSN
45.Kind of well : ARTESIAN
47.Piece for nine : NONET
49.Hockey area in front of the crease : SLOT
51.Seemingly forever : EON
54.Long-running TV show featuring the Hortons and the Bradys : DAYSOFOURLIVES
55.Fishing boats : TRAWLERS
56.South American zoo animal : OSO
59.Revolutionary 1960s Chinese youth : REDGUARD
60.Open ___ : MIC
64.They're often behind glass : DISPLAYITEMS
67.Prompt : CUE
68.Apocryphal : FALSE
69.ABC, for one : NETWORK
70.Wall St. credential : MBA
71.Small boat made of wickerwork : CORACLE
72."___ / Had 'em" (classic two-line poem about fleas) : ADAM
73.Quibblers split them : HAIRS
74.The Sun Devils' sch. : ASU
75.Sci-fi or western : GENRE
76.Result of a bang-up job? : DENT
78.One running : CANDIDATE
80.Beta carotene and others : ISOMERS
86.Go out : EBB
87.Trick-winning attempt in bridge : FINESSE
88.___ beer : NEAR
90.Dwellings : ABODES
91.TV announcer who broke the news of John Lennon's murder : COSELL
93.Earn hand over fist : RAKEIN
96.Firenze friends : AMICI
99.Rumpled : MUSSY
101.Put up : ERECT
102.Lamb specialty : ESSAY
104.Unwilling to budge : FIRM
106.Kick back : REST
107.People conquered by the Spanish : INCA
108.Wound protector : SCAB
109.Much merriment : GLEE
113.Heat org. : NBA
115.Got ___ (did great) : ANA

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