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New York Times, Sunday, January 2, 2011

66-Across : Light on the top?

Author:
David Levinson Wilk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Levinson Wilk
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Three Across clues as they appear in print.

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Wilk.
Notepad: In the regular print version of this puzzle, the clues for 27-, 38- and 47-Across include words in foreign alphabets which cannot be displayed in Across Lite. In these cases, English-letter transliterations have been substituted.
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© 2011, The New York Times1/2/11 ( No. 22,335 )
Across
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Polite, old-fashioned assent : YESM
5
Court action : PLEA
9
Baby bird? : STORK
14
Inventory : STOCK
19
It's high in Peru : ALTO
20
Rear : HIND
21
Where Gerald Ford went to law sch. : YALEU
22
E-mail button : REPLY
23
Like some points : MOOT
24
Royal Norwegian Order of St. ___ : OLAV
25
Slur : SMEAR
26
Like boxers' hands : TAPED
27
1934 novel "Maw'id" : APPOINTMENTINSAMARRA
31
Harold's car in "Harold and Maude" : HEARSE
32
Subj. of the 2005 book "Many Unhappy Returns" : IRS
33
Greeting in Lisbon : OLA
34
___ shui : FENG
36
Creative sort : ARTISTE
38
1968 hit song "Nazad" : BACKINTHEUSSR
43
NPR host Conan and others : NEALS
45
___ for owl : OIS
46
Pitcher of milk? : ELSIE
47
1985 hit song "Neung Keun" : ONENIGHTINBANGKOK
55
Portland-to-Spokane dir. : ENE
56
"Ben-___" : HUR
57
One of the Pac-Man ghosts : INKY
58
Impassive : STOIC
59
Cath. title : MSGR
60
Reactions from the hoity-toity : SNIFFS
64
Electrophorus electricus, for one : EEL
66
Light on the top? : BLOND
68
2003 film "Érase una Vez" : ONCEUPONATIMEINMEXICO
76
Constellation next to Ursa Major and Ursa Minor : DRACO
77
Paisano : PAL
78
Film worker : EDITOR
79
Spanish liqueur : ANIS
82
___-Turkish War, 1911-12 : ITALO
85
Brilliant display : RIOT
88
Sweet suffix? : OSE
89
Pep : VIM
90
1951 film "Une Personne des États-Unis" : ANAMERICANINPARIS
95
Robin Hood portrayer in "Robin Hood: Men in Tights" : ELWES
97
Little pocket : SAC
98
Reveler's cry : SKOAL
99
1912 novella "Morte" : DEATHINVENICE
105
"You're on!" : ITSABET
109
Irish Rose's guy : ABIE
110
___ pond : KOI
111
It contains uracil : RNA
113
90% off? : SENILE
114
1943 novel "Whaddya Tink? A Sapling Stays a Sapling Fuhevah?" : ATREEGROWSINBROOKLYN
120
Hit CBS series beginning in 2004 : CSINY
121
"The Story of ___" (1945 war film) : GIJOE
122
All's partner : EACH
123
German photographer ___ Bing : ILSE
124
Bahraini buck : DINAR
125
Actress Massey : ILONA
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Prefix with sphere : ATMO
127
Classic brand of hair remover : NEET
128
2003 Economics Nobelist Robert : ENGLE
129
Forest homes : NESTS
130
Abbr. in many a mail-order address : DEPT
131
Tests for coll. seniors : GRES
Down
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Bike brand : YAMAHA
2
One forming a secret union? : ELOPER
3
Visit during a trip : STOPAT
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It's often visited during a trip : MOTORINN
5
Failure to communicate? : PHONETAG
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Music on a carnival ride : LILT
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As a friend: Fr. : ENAMI
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Daily or weekly : ADVERB
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Part of GPS: Abbr. : SYST
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Novelist Hoag : TAMI
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Author Steinhauer with the 2009 best seller "The Tourist" : OLEN
12
Use logic : REASON
13
"On the Road" journalist : KURALT
14
Muchacha: Abbr. : SRTA
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Like some goodbyes : TEARFUL
16
Puts under the yoke : OPPRESSES
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Purifying : CLEANSING
18
English dramatist Thomas : KYD
28
Immigrant from Japan : ISSEI
29
Ultrasecret org. : NSA
30
___-jongg : MAH
35
Feminist Germaine : GREER
37
Pre-college yrs. : ELHI
39
Cookout discard : COB
40
Some Korean exports : KIAS
41
"And who ___?" : ISNT
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"Yikes!" : EEK
44
D.C.'s Union ___ : STN
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Très : OHSO
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Senate Armed Services Committee chairman after Goldwater : NUNN
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Hockey's Lindros : ERIC
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Retail giant whose logo has blue letters in a yellow oval : IKEA
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Dostoyevsky's denial : NYET
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Area crossed by Marco Polo : GOBI
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Pottery need : KILN
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Carol start : OCOME
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Year of the first Spanish settlement in Cuba : MDXI
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A.T.F. agents, e.g. : FEDS
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Some trim : FUR
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Home of Galicia : SPAIN
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Something that may be glossed over : LIP
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"Waking ___ Devine" (1998 comedy) : NED
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Numerical prefix : OCTA
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Linguist Chomsky : NOAM
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Jacobs of fashion : MARC
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"The Praise of Chimney-Sweepers" essayist : ELIA
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"Like ___ not ..." : ITOR
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Mozart opera title opening : COSI
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Rich rocks : ORES
79
Skin care brand : AVEDA
80
About 10% of Africa : NILEBASIN
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"Any day now" : IMWAITING
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___-majesté : LESE
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Setting for Cervantes's "El Gallardo Español" : ORAN
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Turn-___ : ONS
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Kind of torch : TIKI
90
Bat wood : ASH
91
Starting point on a French map : ICI
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1990s Toyota coupe : PASEO
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Comic who said "A short summary of every Jewish holiday: They tried to kill us. We won. Let's eat" : ALANKING
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Everlasting : ETERNAL
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"South Park" sibling : IKE
101
Gourd : NOGGIN
102
Manly : VIRILE
103
___ de coeur : CRI
104
The Supreme Court, e.g. : ENNEAD
106
Invoice issuer : BILLER
107
Parisian palace : ELYSEE
108
Dogmata : TENETS
112
Drop off : ABATE
115
"Reader, I married him" heroine : EYRE
116
Iberian eyes : OJOS
117
Custom : WONT
118
They may be high or heavy : SEAS
119
Forces on horses: Abbr. : RCMP
120
Alphabet trio : CDE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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