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This puzzle appeared on Sunday, March 31, 2013 in syndication. The original New York Times publication date is shown below.
Sunday, March 24, 2013
YOU'LL KNOW IT WHEN YOU SEE IT
by Dan Schoenholz
Sun 3/24/2013YOU'LL KNOW IT WHEN YOU SEE IT
STARANNASCHAOSACTV
CABOSTENTSUNNIBARE
ABEDTHEGREATDEMOCRAT
BOTHERDIORREINRMS
BUTAVISIONOFREALITY
ELEMENTGILARETRACE
DIDGASPCANAEWOK
AREVOLTAGAINSTFATE
WELLINEVERTREESYES
ITSPATNOVOEXTRA
MATHWHATISARTZOOM
AUDIOHEAPDOUBLE
ABENITREGETMARRIED
SELFISHANDPERVERSE
IAMIEDIESARKADO
FUSSPOTUNASCHUGGED
THEPROPERTASKOFLIFE
WARAPARLIENROUTES
AJEALOUSMISTRESSTARS
GAELSMEARCELIEETTA
EXTSEARNSHOLESNEON
© 2013, The New York Times
1.Map symbol : STAR
5.Tolstoy and O'Neill heroines : ANNAS
10.Original state of the universe, in myth : CHAOS
15.When Macbeth dies : ACTV
19.Baja vacation spot, familiarly : CABO
20.Vessel opener : STENT
21.Islamic denomination : SUNNI
22.Expose : BARE
23.Lying, maybe : ABED
24.Answer to 67-Across, per John F. Kennedy : THEGREATDEMOCRAT
27.Spam, e.g. : BOTHER
29.New Look designer : DIOR
30.Pull (in) : REIN
31.Real estate abbr. : RMS
32.Answer to 67-Across, per Yeats : BUTAVISIONOFREALITY
37.One of over 100 on a table : ELEMENT
38.River of Phoenix : GILA
39.Go back over : RETRACE
42.Accomplished : DID
43.[Shocking!] : GASP
46.Water-into-wine site : CANA
48."Star Wars" biped : EWOK
49.Answer to 67-Across, per Malraux : AREVOLTAGAINSTFATE
55.Indignant reply : WELLINEVER
58.Oranges and lemons : TREES
59.Cry with a fist pump : YES
60.1994 film based on an "S.N.L." skit : ITSPAT
61.Porto-___ (capital of Benin) : NOVO
64.Terrestrial opening? : EXTRA
66.What's nothing but problems? : MATH
67.Classic question answered six times in this puzzle : WHATISART
70.Camera shop item, informally : ZOOM
74.Certain feed : AUDIO
77.Rustbucket : HEAP
78.Stiff drink, maybe : DOUBLE
80.Fiver : ABE
83.KNO3, in Britain : NITRE
85.End an engagement? : GETMARRIED
88.Answer to 67-Across, per Beethoven : SELFISHANDPERVERSE
92."___ Said" (Neil Diamond hit) : IAMI
93.Pop singer Brickell : EDIE
94.Cutty ___ (clipper ship) : SARK
95.Kerfuffle : ADO
98.Particular sort : FUSSPOT
102.Some, in Sevilla : UNAS
104.Moved along, as an old train : CHUGGED
107.Answer to 67-Across, per Nietzsche : THEPROPERTASKOFLIFE
111.See 111-Down : WAR
113.On ___ with : APAR
114.Property encumbrance : LIEN
115.Courses : ROUTES
116.Answer to 67-Across, per Emerson : AJEALOUSMISTRESS
121.Besmirches : TARS
122.Iona College athlete : GAEL
123.Defame : SMEAR
124.Whoopi's role in "The Color Purple" : CELIE
125.Rock and Roll Hall-of-Famer James : ETTA
126.Office nos. : EXTS
127.Pulls in : EARNS
128.What darners darn : HOLES
129.Like many highlighter colors : NEON
1.Crossed a picket line : SCABBED
2.Mediterranean salad with bulgur wheat, chopped tomatoes and parsley : TABOULI
3.Gave a hand where one shouldn't? : ABETTED
4.Hillary, once : RODHAM
5.Harsh : ASTRINGENT
6.Advanced degree? : NTH
7."___ say more?" : NEEDI
8.Hospital procedure, for short : ANGIO
9.Undiluted : STRONG
10.Davis's domain: Abbr. : CSA
11.Hardly a mansion : HUT
12.Composer Previn : ANDRE
13.Like most Bluetooth headsets : ONEEAR
14.As easy as pie, say : SIMILE
15.As easy as ___ : ABC
16.Haul off : CARRYAWAY
17.Chairlift alternative : TRAM
18.Some November paraders, for short : VETS
25.1804 symphony that includes a funeral march : EROICA
26."Get ___!" : ONIT
28.Notable mother of estranged brothers : EVE
33.Barrel part : STAVE
34.Wane : FLAG
35.Barreled toward : RANAT
36.Not kosher : TREF
40.___ d'Ivoire : COTE
41.Squeezes (out) : EKES
44.U.S.S.R. part: Abbr. : SOV
45.Legislative assemblies : PLENA
47.NBC vis-à-vis "Meet the Press" : AIRER
49.Greek vowel : ALPHA
50.Narrow inlet : RIA
51.Fidelity : TROTH
52.Service call? : NEXT
53.Match part : SET
54.Dungeons & Dragons co. : TSR
55.Director Wenders : WIM
56.Greek vowel : ETA
57.W.W. II transport: Abbr. : LST
62.Compete : VIE
63.Traditional enemies of the Kiowa : OSAGE
65.Like good water for snorkeling : AZURE
67.Beside : WITH
68.Greek goddesses of the seasons : HORAE
69.Mimics : APERS
71.Fancy tie : OBI
72.Christiansen who founded Lego : OLE
73.What a dispensary dispenses, for short : MED
75.Lead-in to -tard : UNI
76.Slam : DIS
78.Those not favored : DARKHORSES
79.Hosp. areas : ORS
80."Yeah, right!" : ASIF
81.Bridges of note : BEAU
82.Nightmarish thoroughfare? : ELMSTREET
84.Reach, with "at" : ENDUP
86.Tellico Dam agcy. : TVA
87.Pfizer competitor : MERCK
89.Menu heading : FISH
90.Eat by candlelight, say : DINE
91.Necklace makeup, maybe : PEARLS
95.Roil : AGITATE
96.Not challenge : DEFERTO
97.Certain Ukrainian : ODESSAN
99.Carillon sound : PEAL
100.Challenge : OPPOSE
101.Big shock : TRAUMA
103.Funny sort : STITCH
105.Sky light, for short? : UFO
106.Wheat protein : GLUTEN
108.Two-time Olympic ice-skating medalist Brian : ORSER
109.Word on mail from Spain : AEREO
110.Angler's line : SNELL
111.With 111-Across, do battle : WAGE
112.Prince in "Troilus and Cressida" : AJAX
117.Green and Gore : ALS
118."Golly gee!" : MAN
119.Returns letters? : IRS
120.German pronoun : SIE

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