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Sunday, September 30, 2012
CAR TALK
by Elayne Cantor and Victor Fleming
Sun 9/30/2012CAR TALK
BARACKTHEGAPACEPOS
ADESTEHOMAGELACTOSE
CRUISECONTROLERRATIC
KIPLAMESREARBUMPER
PAPMSGBAGITEIRE
ANEMOENOTESDEMAREST
YODUDEIBAREDEL
DEVGIZMOSNINER
HEADLIGHTLEOSSALAD
ENTTOTSELENATEVYE
AUTOMATICTRANSMISSION
TRIBETEHEESCOORNS
HERODASIACRANKCASE
DELISADWAREINA
CUBAELEECARPET
INSPIRITBIDENSCLIPS
NAPEGAYERECKLIE
TURNSIGNALEDGARIST
ASININEHOODORNAMENTS
CENSORSONAGERGOOGLE
TAGNETOGRESSSENSES
© 2012, The New York Times
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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