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CHANGELINGS

New York Times, Sunday, January 18, 2015

Author:
Joe Krozel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe Krozel

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 136, Blocks: 80 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 73 for Mr. Krozel. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Joe Krozel notes:
The six 20-letter theme entries in this puzzle contain roughly two thirds consonants ... with letters like H, G, K, W and F among them restricting fill choices. I normally like to infuse ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Loved this concept. Word ladders got overdone a while back, so Will doesn't run them very frequently. And when he does, they usually require an additional layer of clevereness. This one ... read more
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© 2015, The New York TimesNo. 0118 ( 23,812 )
Across
1
Hirer/firer : BOSS
5
Iron setting : STEAM
10
Food processor setting : CHOP
14
One with accounts, for short : ADREP
19
Darn, e.g. : OATH
20
Jets or chargers starter : TURBO
21
Doozy : LULU
22
Revolutionary patriot Silas : DEANE
23
Asian cuisine : THAI
24
Put in the minimum stake : ANTED
25
Actress Lena : OLIN
26
Willing to do : UPFOR
27
Gigantic sled hauls firewood quite a bit : HUGELUGELUGSLOGSLOTS
31
1970s-'80s TV sheriff : LOBO
32
Tell a story : LIE
33
Grub : EATS
34
Domestic worker claimed shifting beach engulfed basin : MAIDSAIDSANDSANKSINK
43
Hong Kong, e.g.: Abbr. : ISL
44
No-no on gym floors : CLEATS
45
Voting no : ANTI
46
Band news : TOUR
48
Put an end to : SCOTCH
51
Catastrophic start or end? : CEE
52
Word after camper or before Camp's : VAN
53
Fused : ONE
54
It may go from sea to shining sea : CANAL
55
Word in many California city names : SAN
56
Blue : RIBALD
59
"You wish!" : ASIF
60
Friends who have never been to the beach don't walk by the girl so often : PALEPALSPASSLASSLESS
64
Characteristic times : ERAS
65
Driver's assignment: Abbr. : RTE
66
Arrangement of hosing? : SCAM
67
Children show their affection for model Kate above all others : KIDSKISSMISSMOSSMOST
76
Comics canine : ODIE
77
Energetic sort : DYNAMO
78
"That's ___-brainer" : ANO
79
Stuffing ingredient : ONION
81
"Waking ___ Devine" (1998 movie) : NED
82
Hubbub : ADO
83
Solution for some housework : LYE
84
Villain : BADDIE
85
[I am shocked!] : GASP
87
___ Romeo : ALFA
89
Generic : NONAME
91
Lines around Chicago : ELS
92
Boisterous oaf confused the previous set of actors : LOUDLOUTLOSTLASTCAST
97
Outdoor party : LUAU
98
Info for a limo driver : ETA
99
"Ta-ta" : CIAO
100
Mr. Chamberlain intends to top off his gas tank : WILTWILLFILLFULLFUEL
109
Capital where snail noodle soup is popular : HANOI
110
Pew, for one : SEAT
111
Coquette : TEASE
112
Sly : FOXY
113
When prompted : ONCUE
114
Sleeveless item, for short : CAMI
115
Like some brewing containers : OAKEN
116
Mosque leader : IMAM
117
Bog accumulations : PEATS
118
Head of a Tatar group : KHAN
119
Comics canine : SNERT
120
Early 1900s gold rush locale : NOME
Down
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This and that : BOTH
2
Home of Hanauma Bay : OAHU
3
Solo, in a way : STAG
4
BP logo shape until 2000 : SHIELD
5
QB who led the Cowboys to victories in Super Bowls VI and XII : STAUBACH
6
Varnish ingredient : TUNGOIL
7
Art Deco artist : ERTE
8
First person to die in the Bible : ABEL
9
Adjust, as pitch : MODULATE
10
Shut : CLOSED
11
Oceanic body : HULL
12
This and that : OLIO
13
Strong and sharp : PUNGENT
14
Majority group : ADULTS
15
Silt, e.g. : DEPOSIT
16
Whole bunch : RAFT
17
Nephew of 8-Down : ENOS
18
As stated in : PER
28
"Was ist ___?" : LOS
29
Bombay and Boodles : GINS
30
H. H. Munro pseudonym : SAKI
34
This and that: Abbr. : MISC
35
Music grp. : ASCAP
36
Actress Massey : ILONA
37
Model add-on : DECAL
38
Composer Camille Saint-___ : SAENS
39
Cars once advertised with the slogan "Find your own road" : SAABS
40
Record of the year : ANNAL
41
"Necktie" : NOOSE
42
Mila of "That '70s Show" : KUNIS
47
Court V.I.P.'s : REFS
49
Literature's Nan or Gay : TALESE
50
Supply room worker : CLERK
52
Metaphors for serious headaches : VISES
55
Flip : SASSY
56
"Midnight Cowboy" role : RATSO
57
Loop around the West? : LASSO
58
Mil. decorations : DSCS
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"Sometimes you feel like a nut" nut : ALMOND
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Not free : PAID
62
Super : PRIMO
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Pago Pago locale : SAMOA
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"King ___" : KONG
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Toy company that made Betsy Wetsy : IDEAL
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Playground comeback : DIDSO
70
Bungle : SNAFU
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Upset with : MADAT
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Quaint contraction : MAYNT
73
"Love Story" co-star : ONEAL
74
The Beach Boys' "Surfer Girl" vis-à-vis "Little Deuce Coupe" : SIDEA
75
Works : TOILS
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Egg holder : NEST
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California city where the first Apple computer was built : LOSALTOS
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"Hush!" : BESILENT
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Retreat : PULLOUT
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"There oughta be ___" : ALAW
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Comedian who said "Every day starts, my eyes open and I reload the program of misery" : LOUISCK
89
Cry of innocence : NOTI
90
Non-PC person : MACUSER
93
Border payments : DUTIES
94
Kept : LEFTIN
95
1960s chess champion Mikhail : TAL
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Halloween prop : COFFIN
100
Die down : WANE
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Early cultivator of potatoes : INCA
102
Mrs. Rabin of Israel : LEAH
103
"Rama ___ Ding Dong" (1961 hit) : LAMA
104
Show bias : LEAN
105
Like some lashes and tans : FAKE
106
Fendi ___ (men's cologne) : UOMO
107
Activity at a doctor's office : EXAM
108
Tick-borne affliction : LYME
109
Leapfrog : HOP

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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