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MAKING A FACE

New York Times, Sunday, December 31, 2000

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski
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This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 81 Missing: {JKQX} This is puzzle # 66 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
Jim Horne notes:

Connect the numbers in order to "make the face."

1
P
2
L
3
A
4
C
5
A
6
R
7
D
8
S
9
C
10
R
11
A
12
M
13
O
14
F
15
F
16
T
17
O
18
I
O
L
A
N
T
H
E
19
TWELVE
H
O
U
R
20
N
A
I
A
D
21
M
O
T
L
I
E
S
T
22
S
M
U
D
G
E
23
A
R
N
I
E
24
P
S
A
L
M
ELEVEN
25
L
A
I
R
D
26
D
27
ONE
D
E
A
L
S
28
V
E
E
29
W
30
E
I
R
D
L
Y
31
L
I
S
L
E
S
32
S
33
D
I
34
S
H
A
M
A
N
S
35
S
36
H
A
M
37
E
D
A
38
H
A
S
39
TEN
40
L
A
T
I
N
I
41
S
C
E
N
E
42
TWO
43
O
R
T
E
44
G
A
45
S
T
A
G
46
E
N
A
M
E
47
O
48
P
49
S
50
D
N
A
T
E
S
51
T
52
S
C
H
L
E
P
53
I
F
A
L
54
L
55
S
O
H
O
56
T
E
L
E
57
S
58
I
S
59
R
A
E
60
C
61
A
62
NINE
63
R
E
T
64
O
65
L
66
D
67
E
L
D
E
R
S
68
THREE
B
S
69
A
L
P
70
G
R
O
S
S
E
71
S
72
R
E
U
73
S
74
R
A
I
75
S
E
76
T
A
M
O
77
R
78
A
79
S
L
E
E
80
P
81
O
82
N
83
S
N
L
84
S
85
A
L
T
I
N
E
S
86
S
87
A
R
T
E
R
Y
88
EIGHT
89
S
I
D
E
S
90
A
P
P
I
91
A
N
92
FOUR
T
H
S
93
A
94
L
95
B
96
T
Z
A
R
97
S
T
E
E
R
E
D
98
C
E
E
99
L
E
E
100
L
E
E
101
P
L
A
N
N
E
R
102
C
103
E
L
104
T
H
R
O
W
SEVEN
105
S
106
A
U
N
T
S
107
FIVE
A
L
I
108
V
109
E
110
A
M
A
N
A
111
I
112
N
T
R
O
S
113
C
114
O
M
B
I
N
E
R
115
R
A
T
E
R
116
D
E
E
P
SIX
117
B
R
A
I
D
I
N
G
118
S
N
E
R
D
119
S
A
S
S
120
C
O
N
N
E
C
T
S
© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 1231 ( 18,681 )
Across
1
Show bills : PLACARDS
9
Pull an all-nighter : CRAM
13
"___ the races!" : OFFTO
18
Gilbert & Sullivan operetta : IOLANTHE
19
Like some cold medicines : TWELVEHOUR
20
Water nymph : NAIAD
21
Most varicolored : MOTLIEST
22
Fingerprint, say : SMUDGE
23
Links legend, informally : ARNIE
24
It begins "In the Lord I take refuge" : PSALMELEVEN
25
Member of Nixon's cabinet : LAIRD
26
Signed contracts : DONEDEALS
28
Notch : VEE
29
In an odd way : WEIRDLY
31
Fine threads : LISLES
32
Star Wars letters : SDI
34
Tribal V.I.P.'s : SHAMANS
35
Fake : SHAM
37
Writer LeShan : EDA
38
Rush : HASTEN
40
Where "amo, amas, amat" is learned : LATINI
41
Part of an act : SCENETWO
43
Former head of Nicaragua : ORTEGA
45
Rudolph Valentino, e.g. : STAGENAME
47
Photo ___ : OPS
50
This may prove one's innocence : DNATEST
52
Not a quick jaunt : SCHLEP
53
Patsy Cline's "___ to Pieces" : IFALL
55
Coventry Street locale : SOHO
56
Intelligently planned progress : TELESIS
59
Comic Charlotte : RAE
60
Like some faithful friends : CANINE
63
Like old jokes : RETOLD
67
Grandparents, e.g. : ELDERS
68
Bach, Beethoven and Brahms : THREEBS
69
Yodeler's perch : ALP
70
Film industry data : GROSSES
72
Defendant at law : REUS
74
Bring up : RAISE
76
Villainous queen in "Titus Andronicus" : TAMORA
79
Think about : SLEEPON
83
The Blues Brothers sang here: Abbr. : SNL
84
Potato chip feature : SALTINESS
87
Heart line : ARTERY
88
Stop sign feature : EIGHTSIDES
90
___ Way : APPIAN
92
Quarters : FOURTHS
93
Father's wear : ALB
96
Palace ruler: Var. : TZAR
97
Navigated : STEERED
98
Century starter? : CEE
99
Actress Sobieski : LEELEE
101
Datebook : PLANNER
102
Animation sheet : CEL
104
Do well at craps : THROWSEVENS
106
Some doters on babies : AUNTS
107
Popular citrus drink : FIVEALIVE
110
Appliance maker : AMANA
111
Opening remarks : INTROS
113
Mix master? : COMBINER
115
Critic : RATER
116
Dispose of : DEEPSIX
117
Uniform's decoration : BRAIDING
118
What a dummy! : SNERD
119
Lip : SASS
120
Links : CONNECTS
Down
1
Go-between, of sorts : PIMP
2
Stops in London : LOOS
3
Much-visited Web site : ALTAVISTA
4
Street, in San Juan : CALLE
5
Japanese cartoons : ANIME
6
Way from Syracuse, N.Y., to Harrisburg, Pa. : RTEELEVEN
7
Baseball figures: Abbr. : DHS
8
Congeal : SET
9
Rude ones : CHURLS
10
Actor McDowall : RODDY
11
Time-off time, maybe: Abbr. : AUG
12
Four-footed TV star : MRED
13
One way to stop : ONADIME
14
Travelocity.com info : FARES
15
Grand time? : FINALE
16
Shadowed : TAILED
17
German victory site, October 1941 : ODESSA
19
When the ball drops at Times Square : TWELVEMIDNIGHT
22
River to Lake Champlain : SARANAC
25
Maximums : LIMITS
27
Narrow, in a way : ONELANE
29
Former N.H.L. rival : WHA
30
Chows down : EATS
32
Like show horses : SHOD
33
"Oh, crumb!" : DARN
34
Horror film figure : SLASHER
35
Flew the coop, old-style : SCAPED
36
Bottom line? : HEM
39
Beliefs : TENETS
41
Fishhook attachment : SNELL
42
___ a kind (pair) : TWOOF
44
Fab Four member : GEORGE
46
Gen. Robt. ___ : ELEE
48
Many a golf course hole : PARTHREE
49
Generous slice of the pie : SLAB
51
1939 movie dog : TOTO
53
Mint, e.g. : ISSUER
54
Guitar master Paul : LES
57
Talks on Sun. : SERS
58
St. Columba's locale : IRELAND
60
Word with mail or rail : CAR
61
"Ah, me!" : ALAS
62
It's in the back row, right of center : NINEPIN
64
Stable worker : OSTLER
65
Future litigators' exams: Abbr. : LSATS
66
Bruce's ex : DEMI
71
Beethoven's violin piece in A, Op. 30 : SONATANOSIX
73
When some Wimbledon matches are won : SETFOUR
75
Trickiness : SLEIGHT
77
Is self-reproachful : REPENTS
78
Poplars : ASPENS
80
Animal house? : PETCLINIC
81
"What's Hecuba to him ___ to Hecuba": Hamlet : ORHE
82
Wall Street table heading: Abbr. : NYSE
84
It's smallish, dresswise : SIZESEVEN
85
Oklahoma city : ADA
86
Court addressee : SIRE
89
Airline worker : STEWARD
91
___ Lingus : AER
93
Hitching posts? : ALTARS
94
___ Brothers : LEHMAN
95
Dress down : BERATE
97
Fine restaurant no-nos : SLURPS
100
Soloist? : LONER
101
Spreads : PATES
102
Rustic digs : CABIN
103
Pass over : ELIDE
105
Caesar and others : SIDS
107
Like an N.B.A. team : FIVEMAN
108
Blazer's detail : VENT
109
Work units : ERGS
112
Museum funder: Abbr. : NEA
113
Respected media inits. : CBC
114
Spanish treasure : ORO

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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