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I.E., NOT I

New York Times, Sunday, September 19, 2004

Author:
Kyle Mahowald
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kyle Mahowald

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 71 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Mahowald. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0919 ( 20,039 )
Across
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Many Bob Marley fans : RASTAS
7
Criticized severely : BASHED
13
Call it quits : BREAKUP
20
No holds barred : ALLOUT
21
Big Ten team : ILLINI
22
Cause for delay : REDTAPE
23
The Good Witch of the North : GLINDA
24
Key of Mozart's Symphony No. 40 : GMINOR
25
"This is serious!" : IMEANIT
26
DNA sample for lab analysis? : GENEINABOTTLE
28
Fixes : BINDS
29
Civic group : ELKS
30
Football Hall-of-Famer Ford : LEN
31
Cause for an R rating : SEX
32
Continue : ADD
35
"L.A. Law" actress : DEY
36
Librarian? : SOUNDBARRER
42
Big name in watches : CASIO
44
Al dente : FIRM
45
On the ball : AWARE
46
Pressure unit equal to one newton per square meter : PASCAL
47
Good-for-nothings : BADEGGS
50
Checkout procedures : SCANS
51
Venom : ILLWILL
52
Saucers may hold them : ALIENS
53
Zeno, notably : STOIC
54
Noted 2000 guest at Camp David : ARAFAT
55
Sidekick of radio, TV and film : TONTO
56
Airline's exercise program? : PEINTHESKY
58
"___ Blue" : NYPD
61
Atlanta's ___ Center : CNN
62
TV Land showing : RERUN
64
Up : AHEAD
66
Revolutionary Guevara : CHE
67
Lab instruction? : HEEL
69
Recently nicked? : JUSTMARRED
73
Hollywood's Hawke : ETHAN
75
N.F.L. team named after a poem : RAVENS
77
Gifts on October birthdays : OPALS
78
Uncovered the most : BAREST
79
Regatta : SEARACE
81
Beatnik's exclamation : CRAZY
82
Wine vessels : CARAFES
83
Proceed without a game plan : WINGIT
84
"___ yourself!" : BRACE
85
Rear : RUMP
86
Shakespearean forest : ARDEN
87
Dictator's snide remark? : SOILEDSUEME
90
Poet's monogram : TSE
93
Popular soup ingredient : PEA
94
It may get glossed over : LIP
95
1863 German invention, for short : TNT
96
Holdings of some banks : DATA
97
Lady of honor : MADAM
100
Pajama sellers? : BEDTIMESTORES
106
"God willing" : IHOPESO
108
Ring of color : AREOLA
109
"Want to grab a bite?" : HUNGRY
110
Neanderthals : CAVEMEN
111
Tourists' counterparts : LOCALS
112
Favorite daughter of Zeus : ATHENA
113
Garbage dump, say : EYESORE
114
"Shame!" : TSKTSK
115
Sales reps' goals : QUOTAS
Down
1
Uneven : RAGGED
2
Cause of hereditary variation : ALLELE
3
Spring toy : SLINKY
4
Softens, with "down" : TONES
5
Maker of the A4, A6 and A8 : AUDI
6
1972 Wimbledon winner Smith : STAN
7
London landmark : BIGBEN
8
Popular candy bar ingredient : ALMOND
9
Crack : SLIT
10
Touch : HINT
11
Hydroxyl compound : ENOL
12
Life-or-death : DIRE
13
Underhanded one : BRIBER
14
Dance version of a record, say : REMIX
15
First family's home : EDEN
16
Slightly : ATAD
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Midwest cook? : KANSASCITYCHEF
18
News inits. : UPI
19
Honeybunch : PET
27
Graduates, briefly : ALUMS
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"Was that so hard!?" : SEE
33
Dove competitor : DIAL
34
Honeybunch : DOLL
36
Mister in Milan : SIGNOR
37
Grps. : ORGS
38
Part of an Atkins breakfast : BACON
39
Look forward to : AWAIT
40
Italian alternative : RANCH
41
Some transp. stocks : RRS
42
Leg part : CALF
43
City just north of Lake Nasser : ASWAN
44
Leg ends : FEET
46
Spanish beach : PLAYA
47
Baker's unit : BATCH
48
Peerless : ALONE
49
Playboy's agenda? : DINNERANDAMOVE
50
Time on the job : STINT
51
Teed off : IRKED
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Writer/illustrator of the story "Gertrude McFuzz" : SEUSS
54
Smoking result : ASHES
56
Bush whack? : PRUNE
57
With time to spare : EARLY
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Full moon, e.g. : PHASE
60
Dings : DENTS
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Give the heave-ho : EJECT
65
"Goodness gracious!" : DEARME
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Goodly : LARGE
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Tale end : MORAL
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With celerity : APACE
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Leveled : RAZED
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Sting, of sorts : TRAP
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Puffed up : VAIN
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Creator of 23-Across : BAUM
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Switch : SWAP
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Leprechaun's land : EIRE
81
Dernier ___ : CRI
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Domain of King Minos : CRETE
84
Thwack : BOP
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2002 film about a virtual actress : SIMONE
88
Movie shots : STILLS
89
Expose : UNMASK
90
Mega-retailer based in Minneapolis : TARGET
91
Breastbones : STERNA
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Snap courses : EASYAS
94
Vision-improving device : LASER
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"Tiny Bubbles" singer : DONHO
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Makes like : APES
99
Try it : DEMO
100
Estonian or Lithuanian : BALT
101
Olympic archer : EROS
102
Knock down : DECK
103
Just so : TOAT
104
Self-proclaimed "The Big Aristotle" : SHAQ
105
You might go for a spin in it : TUTU
106
Kind of beer or bag : ICE
107
Stable staple : HAY

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle.

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