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## New York Times, Sunday, October 22, 2006

Author:
Harvey Estes
Editor:
Will Shortz
Apostle who wrote "Ye see how large a letter I have written"
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## This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 131, Blocks: 93 Missing: {JZ} Grid has both left-right and up-down symmetry. This is puzzle # 104 for Mr. Estes.
Jim Horne notes:

The central H is an integral part of seven crossing answers. For example, 67 Across is TENDER HEARTED and 13 Down is OLD AS THE HILLS.

 1A 2T 3A 4L 5O 6S 7S 8C 9R 10O 11C 12I 13O 14C 15A 16N 17A 18D 19A 20S H R I V E L 21A L T H O 22L O W E R E D 23P E N N A M E 24R E S A W 25D A L L I E D 26S O O T 27I D 28O L S 29R E 30L A X 31L A P S 32G U Y S 33D Y E S 34M 35A 36R 37G 38B E S S 39O A T 40S 41S 42L 43U 44E 45G L O R 46I A 47T I 48S 49E U P E 51M I S M S 52M A K E S T E M O 54S T O F 55N A S D A Q 56A R T 57R O S S A N O 58A N T 59G 60R 61A T A E 62S N A R L E R 63T O E 64I 65N 66G 67T E N D E R E A R T E D 69E A S I L Y 70V 71A 72N 73E 74S 75S 76A 77S M I T E S 78V I P 79A P O G E E S 80E A N 81R 82O 83S I T A 84L A R G E R T A N L 86I 87F 88E 89P O W D E R O R N 91A V A 92T O A T E E 93T H E E 94K A R T 96I R E S 98W O N G 99M E M 100O 101B E T H 102T 103O 104A 105D 106E M M E T 107A T E I 108N 109F 110O 111P 112S 113I N R A 114N G E 115N E 116T W T 117L O 118L I T A S 119N U C L E A R 120T R A D E 121L A Y S O U T 122A S S I G N S 123S O N Y S 124S H E K E L S
© 2006, The New York Times10/22/6 ( No. 20,802 )
Across
1
How sale goods may be sold : ATALOSS
8
Hardy bulbs : CROCI
13
Hockey game starter, often : OCANADA
20
Contract : SHRIVEL
21
Even if, briefly : ALTHO
22
Humbled : LOWERED
23
Ann Landers, e.g. : PENNAME
24
Further shorten, maybe : RESAW
25
Fooled around : DALLIED
26
Dirty coat : SOOT
27
Hollywood stars, e.g. : IDOLS
29
Hang loose : RELAX
31
Swim routine : LAPS
32
Chaps : GUYS
33
Henna and others : DYES
34
Helgenberger of "C.S.I." : MARG
38
Heroine of a Gershwin opera : BESS
39
Horse course : OATS
41
Swing around : SLUE
45
Praise from a choir : GLORIA
47
"Here ___" : TIS
49
"Holy mackerel!" and others : EUPHEMISMS
52
Utilizes fully : MAKESTHEMOSTOF
55
Where to find an eBay listing : NASDAQ
56
It's often left hanging : ART
57
___ Brazzi, star of "South Pacific" : ROSSANO
58
Harvester ___ : ANT
59
Personae non ___ : GRATAE
62
Cur : SNARLER
63
Conforming to : TOEING
67
Sympathetic : TENDERHEARTED
69
Hands down : EASILY
70
Williams with a crown, once : VANESSA
77
Hits hard : SMITES
78
Mr. Big, e.g. : VIP
79
High points : APOGEES
80
81
Bilingual Muppet : ROSITA
84
Legendary : LARGERTHANLIFE
89
Soldier's accessory of old : POWDERHORN
91
Actress Gardner : AVA
92
Precisely : TOATEE
93
Hymn pronoun : THEE
94
Small racer : KART
96
Honks off, so to speak : IRES
98
B. D. ___ of Broadway's "M. Butterfly" : WONG
99
Staff note : MEMO
101
Henley who wrote "Crimes of the Heart" : BETH
102
106
Irish revolutionary Robert : EMMET
107
Had dinner at home : ATEIN
109
Natty sorts : FOPS
113
Vulnerable to fire : INRANGE
115
Product label abbr. : NETWT
117
Teases : LOLITAS
119
Kind of family : NUCLEAR
120
121
Shows : LAYSOUT
122
Hands out, as homework : ASSIGNS
123
Some HDTV's : SONYS
124
Haifa money : SHEKELS
Down
1
Hieroglyphic figures : ASPS
2
Huxtable boy, on "The Cosby Show" : THEO
3
Florence is on it : ARNO
4
Trap contents : LINT
5
Some ducts carry them : OVA
6
Highway behemoth : SEMI
7
Heavy hitters : SLEDGEHAMMERS
8
"Haven't Got Time for the Pain" singer, 1974 : CARLYSIMON
9
Like non-oyster months : RLESS
10
Some score notations, for short : OTS
11
Leafy green : CHARD
12
"Thanks, pal" : IOWEYOUONE
13
Ancient : OLDASTHEHILLS
14
Soft-soap : COAX
15
Leather sticker : AWL
16
Carter of sitcomdom : NELL
17
Part of a score : ARIA
18
Heavy : DEEP
19
28
Heave-hos : OUSTERS
30
Go after, as a rebound : LEAPFOR
34
Hepburn, Garbo and Gable employer, once : MGM
35
Huntsville's home: Abbr. : ALA
36
Seoul soldier : ROK
37
Rocky Mountains line : GREATDIVIDE
38
Tip of Manhattan : BATTERYPARK
40
Very expensive contest prizes? : SENATESEATS
41
Hera, to Persephone : SISTERINLAW
42
Drug once available under the commercial name Delysid : LSD
43
Emma player in "The Avengers" : UMA
44
Fancy name appendage : ESQ
46
Hebrew of old : ISRAELITE
48
Diamond cutter? : SOSA
49
Series terminal : ETAL
51
Macho way to fight : MANOAMANO
54
Old atlas abbr. : SSR
59
Former high-tech co. : GTE
60
"Citizen X" star, 1995 : REA
61
Response: Abbr. : ANS
64
Cousin ___ of "The Addams Family" : ITT
65
Name separator : NEE
66
Dept. store stuff : GDS
70
Ad ___ (how tariffs may be assessed) : VALOREM
71
Homes, for some : APARTMENTS
72
Norse goddess of fate : NORN
73
Heckler's missile : EGG
74
"I ___ bad moon rising" : SEEA
75
Hand cleaners at the dinner table : SERVIETTES
76
Phoenician fertility deity : ASTARTE
81
Bit of sch. writing : RPT
82
"How exciting!" : OOH
83
86
"How was ___ know?" : ITO
87
Place for a duck : FEN
88
100
County with the White Sands National Monument : OTERO
101
Blue : BAWDY
102
Howe who wrote "Pride's Crossing" : TINA
103
Weight : ONUS
104
Hyperbola parts : ARCS
105
106
New York cardinal : EGAN
108
First name in a dictionary : NOAH
109
Hall-of-Fame catcher Carlton : FISK
110
Plains native : OTOE
111
Apostle who wrote "Ye see how large a letter I have written" : PAUL
112
Heathrow sights, once : SSTS
114
Photog's image : NEG
116
Spank : TAN
118
Heavy-duty cleanser : LYE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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