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The Charlotte Observer (Sunday) - - Pastimes - “BUT IS IT ART?” By GARRYMORSE

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1 Ohm re­cip­ro­cal 8 With 123-Across, speaker of the quip 14 Hy­brid table­ware 19 Black Sea coun­try 20 Poke holes in, as a lawn 21 Judge of the Yan­kees 22 Start of a quip 23 Beauty god­desses 24 Crunchy snack 25 Big Ap­ple res­tau­ra­teur 26 Chef’s amts. 28 Dex­ter­ity 30 “Wed­ding Bell Blues” soloist Mar­i­lyn 32 Org. with an Acid Rain Pro­gram 35 Three be­fore kappa 36 Quip, part 2 45 Monotony metaphor 46 Heads of the Sor­bonne 47 Sticker 48 Evil Luthor 49 Bring out 52 NYC line that stops at Yan­kee Sta­dium, fa­mil­iarly 53 Truce 55 Quip, part 3 58 Glee club mem­ber 59 Ex­pected re­sults 60 “__ so you!” 61 Out of shape 62 Boise’s st. 65 Email af­ter­thoughts 66 Quip, part 4 68 Short alias? 71 Euro­pean car­rier 72 Ki­lauea Point Na­tional Wildlife Refuge denizen 74 Sa­fari beast 75 Mae­stroOzawa 77 Shrek cre­ator Wil­liam 79 Quip, part 5 85 “My­mom’s gonna kill me!” 87 Air traf­fic mgmt. group 88 Arts sec­tion reg­u­lar 89 __-fi 90 Frayed 91 Ei­ther of two hearth bor­ders? 93 Al­tar con­stel­la­tion 94 Quip, part 6 99 Rhyming boxer 100 Work with thread 101 Cal­ris­sian of “StarWars” films 102 Putting out 106 Laker or Rap­tor, briefly 109 Bass-bari­tone Si­mon 113 Trol­ley sound 114 Low­est points 117 End of the quip 119 “War of the Worlds” tar­get 120 Play ar­eas 121 En­tered stealth­ily, per­haps 122 __ tie 123 See 8-Across 124 Let­ters-to-theed­i­tor writ­ers

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1 In­dian ti­tles 2 State ad­mit­ted to the Union af­ter Texas 3 Hosp. “room” 4 400+ mil­lion of them are pro­duced daily 5 Drawin 6 In­signif­i­cant point 7 Príncipe’s is­land part­ner 8 Droops 9 For­mer ACC Cav­a­lier ri­val 10 Old-fash­ioned edit­ing tool 11 Lit­tle sucker? 12 Seine sum­mer 13 Loch with a leg­end 14 Cir­cus se­cu­rity 15 Out­cast 16 One­may be left in a copier: abbr. 17 __ IRA 18 One in a sailor’s reper­toire 27 Dressy pasta? 29 Creepy looks 31 Fast sail­ing ships 33 Sub­jects of many on­line videos 34 Balkan cap­i­tal 36 Ge­o­graph­i­cal mea­sure 37 Think (over) 38 Elec., e.g. 39 Mount Olym­pus VIP 40 Town line sign abbr. 41 1950s ten­nis great Lew 42 Dior cre­ations 43 Shake­spearean ti­tle city 44 Ap­plies, as pres­sure 50 Whse. unit 51 Chain with syrup choices 54 Short­estmo. 56 Eng. ship ti­tle 57 __City: com­puter game 62 Refuse to bar­gain 63 Sep­a­rate 64 Lethargy cause 66 Pain re­liever 67 Daiquiri liquor 68 DDE op­po­nent 69 Cook­ing show ti­tle word 70 Barely open 73 Köln cooler 74 Free 75 Mariner’s home 76 “Lord, is __?”: Matthew 78 Match­less one’s ques­tion 79 Many a po­lit­i­cal party 80 Gi­ant in non­stick pans 81 Call from the curb 82 Six-sided state 83 Coun­try name that in­cludes its own ab­bre­vi­a­tion 84 Per­ma­nent mark 86 “Splish Splash” singer 92 Con artist, of­ten 95 Jeers 96 Street shader 97 City east of El Paso 98 How un­cut grass goes 102 “Law & Or­der: SVU” ac­tor 103 Sand­wich side 104 In­dian gar­ment 105 Work on, as a bone 107 Buddy, in slang 108 No. 2 110 Bit of de­fi­ance, in slang 111 Gulf States prince 112 “Last four” ID ver­i­fiers 115 Sea-Tac abbr. 116 Agnus __ 118 Oil-rich fed.

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