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# INFRACTIONS

## 89-Down : Death personified, in ancient Greece

Author:
Tracy Gray
Editor:
Will Shortz
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## This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Gray.
Jim Horne notes:

I've highlighted the numerical components of the various in-fractions. Do the division to get the answer. So, for example, "like grandchildren" is 1/3 GENERATION or THIRD GENERATION and "high-end retail chain" is SAKS 1/5 AVENUE for SAKS FIFTH AVENUE. At 33-Across, "execute in a way" is not DRAW AND FOURTH. You have to go with the grislier interpretation of "execute." The answer is DRAW AND QUARTER. Clever puzzle!

 1S 2P 3U 4D 5G 6O 7E 8S 9G 10A 11G 12A 13C 14A 15S 16U 17I 18S 19T 20P E S O 21U K U L E L E S 22O V E R D U E 23O N E G 24E N E R A T I O N 25L O T I O N S 26T H R E E 27A T T I R E 28D W I 29T U T 30R 31E 32D S E A 33D R 34A W A N 35D O N E 36H 37A 38W 39K 40T R I 41K 42O I 43V A L 44F O U R 45I N O N 46E H E A 47V E N 48T A R S 49A L 50S E V E N 51A N A 52C I N 53B A 54H 55A 56I 57S T E E L 58I 59E 60S T 61A T T 62H 63E S T A R T 64S I S S Y 65A 66R V O 67A R C S I N E 68T 69W 70P 71S A K S 72O N E A V 73E N U E 74R O M 75A R I 76S T A E 77F I V E 78C O P S 79E 80D I X I E C R 81A T S 82S O I T S E 83E 84M 85S 86S T Y L E 87S H E 88E 89T S 90E L I O T 91E S 92T 93A T E 94T H E 95O 96N 97E S E N S E 98A 99S 100S N 101I R E 102M C A 103S I X 104R E S T 105M E E T 106O N E W 107A Y 108N 109O T N O 110W 111E X P 112T W O 113T H 114R A C E 115O 116I 117L 118E 119D 120L I T 121E R A L 122B E E T H O 123V 124E N S O N E 125I S A D O R A 126A R M O R I E S 127N I N E 128A T L A S E S 129T O S S E D T O 130T S A R
© 2012, The New York Times4/29/12 ( No. 22,818 )
Across
1
It has eyes that can't see : SPUD
5
Flips : GOESGAGA
13
Student of morality : CASUIST
20
Philippine money : PESO
21
Pacific strings : UKULELES
22
Fine word for libraries? : OVERDUE
23
With 26-Across, like grandchildren : THIRDGENERATION
25
Beach bottles : LOTIONS
26
See 23-Across : THREE
27
Deck out : ATTIRE
28
Bad record part, for short : DWI
29
"For shame!" : TUT
30
Ancient parting place : REDSEA
33
With 44-Across, execute, in a way : DRAWANDQUARTER
36
Keen observer : HAWK
40
Prefix with cycle : TRI
41
Pond fish : KOI
43
___-d'Or, Québec : VAL
44
See 33-Across : FOUR
45
With 50-Across, euphoric : INSEVENTHHEAVEN
48
Ankle bone : TARSAL
50
See 45-Across : SEVEN
51
Product with the old ad catchphrase "Mother, please, I'd rather do it myself!" : ANACIN
53
Faith that celebrates both Jesus and Muhammad : BAHAI
57
Superlatively strong : STEELIEST
61
Initially : ATTHESTART
64
Scaredy-cat, maybe : SISSY
65
Sacred music composer ___ Pärt : ARVO
67
Trig inverse : ARCSINE
68
County subdivision: Abbr. : TWP
71
With 77-Across, high-end retail chain : SAKSFIFTHAVENUE
74
Neighbor of Bulg. : ROM
75
Botanical beards : ARISTAE
77
See 71-Across : FIVE
78
Grove : COPSE
80
Political party that won 39 electoral votes in 1948 : DIXIECRATS
82
"Apparently" : SOITSEEMS
86
Panache : STYLE
87
They're fit for kings and queens : SHEETS
90
Poet who wrote "In the room the women come and go / Talking of Michelangelo" : ELIOT
91
What's left behind : ESTATE
94
With 103-Across, 1999 Shyamalan thriller : THESIXTHSENSE
98
Part of AARP: Abbr. : ASSN
101
Fury : IRE
102
___ Records (old music label) : MCA
103
See 94-Across : SIX
104
What's left : REST
105
With 112-Across, compromise : MEETHALFWAY
108
Later : NOTNOW
111
Abbr. on many food labels : EXP
112
See 105-Across : TWO
113
Ancient Balkan region : THRACE
115
Stinko : OILED
120
Like some interpretations : LITERAL
122
With 127-Across, classical work that's the source of the European Union's anthem : BEETHOVENSNINTH
125
126
Military depots : ARMORIES
127
See 122-Across : NINE
128
They have scales : ATLASES
129
Gave, as a hot potato : TOSSEDTO
130
Peter, e.g. : TSAR
Down
1
Bind : SPOT
2
Phnom ___ : PENH
3
Possible candidate for rehab : USER
4
Old Italian magistrate : DOGE
5
Word with top or pop : GUN
6
Fine, in old slang : OKE
7
"1984" superpower : EURASIA
8
Blue-gray : SLATE
9
Be fooled : GETTAKEN
10
Et ___ (and others) : ALII
11
"Star Trek: T.N.G." role : GEORDI
12
"The Mary Tyler Moore Show" Emmy winner : ASNER
13
The West was part of it : COLDWAR
14
Promises : AVOWALS
15
Become fixed : SETIN
16
The Rams of the N.C.A.A. : URI
17
"Ditto!" : IDOTOO
18
George Bush's chief of staff John : SUNUNU
19
Person doing a practice run : TESTER
24
Poetic "always" : EER
31
Biblical suffix : ETH
32
Dr. ___ : DRE
34
___-garde : AVANT
35
Neighbors of C notes : DFLATS
36
What letting off steam might result in : HISS
37
Operating without ___ : ANET
38
Zigzagged : WOVE
39
Trouser parts : KNEES
42
___ mission : ONA
46
New faces on bases : ENLISTEES
47
Brewer's vessel : VAT
48
Gherman ___, cosmonaut who was the second human to orbit the earth : TITOV
49
Jobs for dentists : ABSCESSES
52
Venae ___ : CAVAE
54
Musical with the song "Easy to Be Hard" : HAIR
55
The Piazzale Michelangelo affords a view of it : ARNO
56
Detail : ITEM
58
R&B singer Hayes : ISAAC
59
Glacial formation : ESKER
60
Part of A.B.S.: Abbr. : SYS
62
World capital once occupied by France : HANOI
63
Fly off the handle : ERUPT
65
Flavor akin to fennel : ANISE
66
Quickly accelerate : REV
68
69
Order in the court : WRIT
70
Sprite : PIXY
72
___ same mind : OFTHE
73
Prefix with resort : ECO
76
Muted : SILENT
79
Fisher with a grig : EELER
81
Agitated, after "in" : ASTEW
82
Beijing-to-Shanghai dir. : SSE
83
One from Germany : EINE
84
Nature's pillow? : MOSS
85
Put back : STET
88
And everything else, for short : ETC
89
Death personified, in ancient Greece : THANATOS
92
Colonial service : TINWARE
93
Colored parts : AREOLAS
95
Bonelike : OSTEOID
96
"Henry & June" role : NIN
97
Outside: Prefix : EXO
98
2009 Hilary Swank biopic : AMELIA
99
Gender offender : SEXIST
100
Like a nasal membrane : SEPTAL
102
Rescued damsel's cry : MYHERO
106
Others, in Oaxaca : OTROS
107
Up : ATBAT
109
Cousin of rust : OCHRE
110
Korean money : WON
114
Sleep stages : REMS
116
"Freedom ___ free" : ISNT
117
___ Lowry, children's writer : LOIS
118
City in Sicily : ENNA
119
Silhouette on many a yellow sign : DEER
121
Child-care author LeShan : EDA
123
Cat scanner? : VET
124
"___ Beso" : ESO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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