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TWO BY THIRTEEN

New York Times, Sunday, March 29, 1998

Author:
Robert H. Wolfe
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Robert H. Wolfe

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 142, Blocks: 81 Missing: {JZ} This is puzzle # 35 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0329 ( 17,673 )
Across
1
Rikki-Tikki-___ : TAVI
5
1990's group Salt-N-___ : PEPA
9
Headpiece? : HORN
13
Off : ASKEW
18
February 1991 headline : IRAQROUTED
20
Jordanian tongue : ARABIC
22
Like un ami to une amie : CHERI
23
___ Foundation (leading philanthropic organization) : MACARTHUR
24
Mrs. Yeltsin : NAINA
25
Join for a ride : HOPIN
26
60's-70's German chancellor : BRANDT
27
Charleson of "Chariots of Fire" : IAN
29
Highway caution : NARROWXING
31
Ushered (in) : RANG
32
Southern Mexican : OAXACAN
36
Kind of plan : FLOOR
37
Suffix with room : ETTE
38
Much-discussed 1991 film : BOYZNTHEHOOD
40
Outlet type : ACDC
43
Composer Bartók : BELA
44
Bar sounds : HICS
45
Rein : STRAP
47
"Theogony" poet : HESIOD
51
Angle, in a way : FLYFISH
55
Low tie : ONEONE
56
NASA connector : ORING
57
Happening : AFOOT
58
Cruise catcher : KIDMAN
59
Settles : LIGHTS
60
Hot shots : MARKSMEN
64
Govt. investigation grp. : ATF
65
Former TV host John : TESH
66
High riser : SPIRE
67
Milton's "Lycidas," for one : ELEGY
69
"Oh, sure!" : IBET
73
Dweller in Shiloh : ELI
75
Friendly questioning, in court : REDIRECT
77
Religious leader ___ Muhammad : ELIJAH
78
Treat : PAYFOR
81
Clink : TINKLE
82
What that is, in a 1953 song : AMORE
83
Skirts : AVOIDS
84
Ancient land west of the Rhine : ALSATIA
87
Author ___ Le Guin : URSULA
88
Converted palace : LOUVRE
89
Dance move : PLIE
90
Axes : CANS
92
Communism battler, with "the" : WEST
93
Not a job for a claustrophobe : CHIMNEYSWEEP
97
Inits. on a Soyuz rocket : CCCP
101
1964 Streisand song : PEOPLE
103
"She-Goat" artist : PICASSO
104
Home of Wheeler Air Force Base : OAHU
105
Certain hammers : BALLPEENS
109
Ratio symbols : PIS
110
Decreaser? : IRONER
112
Name after a name : ALIAS
113
Go's mate : GETUP
115
Buzzers : HOUSEFLIES
118
Polo man? : MARCO
119
Reagan adviser : MEESE
120
Add up : MAKESENSE
121
Relevant : ADREM
122
Fictional pirate : SMEE
123
Squeezed (out) : EKED
124
Epitome of thinness : REED
Down
1
Sound quality : TIMBRE
2
Ham saver : ARARAT
3
Undeveloped : VACANT
4
90-110, normally : IQRANGE
5
Finish : PUTTOBED
6
Afr. nation : ETH
7
Little, in Lyon : PEU
8
Pope of 772 : ADRIAN
9
Role for Mia : HANNAH
10
Openings : ORA
11
1994 Peace Nobelist : RABIN
12
"Spartacus" actress : NINAFOCH
13
It calls for a blessing : ACHOO
14
What some theaters won't do : SHOWXRATEDFILMS
15
Visored cap : KEPI
16
A Walton : ERIN
17
Flight : WING
19
Like some numbers: Abbr. : ORD
21
Terrorist of renown : CARLOS
28
Do something : ACT
30
Line carrier : ROD
33
Netcom competitor : AOL
34
1797-8 to-do : XYZAFFAIR
35
Soft drink brand : NEHI
39
Greetings : HIS
41
Information source : CDROM
42
Site of Jesus' first miracle : CANA
43
Slows (down) : BOGS
45
It's unpleasant to be in : SNIT
46
Figurative powerhouse : PEN
47
Big name in book publishing : HOLT
48
Jolliet's 1669 discovery : ERIE
49
Expires : SIGHS
50
To begin with : INTHEFIRSTPLACE
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"Casablanca" actor : LORRE
53
As a team : YOKED
54
N.B.A. stats : FTS
55
Endorse : OKAY
57
Rock blaster : AMP
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Kind of raise : MERIT
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1985 Nelligan title role : ELENI
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Some jewelry : NECKLACES
66
Letter opener : SIRS
68
Airfone corporation : GTE
70
Jewel : BIJOU
71
Nobleman : EARL
72
Certain Brooklyn-Manhattan train : THEA
74
Treasure-trove : LODE
76
"Make ___ good one" : ITA
77
They perform a balancing act : EARS
78
Bud : PAL
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Acknowledge : AVOW
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"___ lost me" : YOUVE
84
Property receivers : ALIENEES
85
Draw : LIMN
86
Escape, in a way : SEEP
87
Off-balance : UNPOISED
89
Speaking block : PHLEGM
91
His "E" was the same as J. R.'s : AES
93
Deal (with) : COPE
94
Ardent cry : YIPPEE
95
Fi lead : SCI
96
Message on a dirty car : WASHME
97
Picnic staple : COOLER
98
Harrier, for one : CANINE
99
V.I.P. : CHEESE
100
Puckered : PURSED
102
Downs spot : EPSOM
105
1993 Sugar Bowl winner, for short : BAMA
106
"When I Was ___" : ALAD
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Way to get to N.Y.C. : LIRR
108
Supporter of botany : STEM
111
Calls : REFS
114
Operation : USE
116
Sturdy one : OAK
117
Small music-maker : UKE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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