ABOUT FRANKLIN'S LIGHTNING

New York Times, Sunday, October 2, 1994

Author: Frances Hansen
Editor: Will Shortz
Frances Hansen
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 79 Missing: {Q} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 84 for Ms. Hansen. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1994, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Hercules feats : LABORS
7. Alphonse's friend, in the comics : GASTON
13. Legendary name in bridge : JACOBY
19. Turkish hospice : IMARET
20. Merlin's stock-in-trade : SORCERY
21. European airline : IBERIA
22. Start of a verse : SAIDBENTOMRSBENMYDEAR
25. Informer, informally : STOOLIE
26. "_____ live and breathe!" : ASI
27. Cars with Teletouch transmission : EDSELS
28. Means of enlightenment : ZEN
29. Specifically : TOWIT
31. Undergrad degrees : BAS
32. Baking potatoes : IDAHOS
36. Greenland air base : THULE
37. Of city govt. : MUN
38. Gasp of delight : OOH
41. Allgood of stage and screen : SARA
42. Husband of Ruth : BOAZ
43. Shape : MOLD
44. _____ Domini : ANNO
45. More of the verse : ANOTHERSTORMYDAYIFEAR
51. Kind of dye : AZO
52. Site of the first Olympics : ELIS
53. Clearance : SALE
54. Symbol of hardness : NAILS
55. Thin white linen fabric : CAMBRIC
57. Old Blood and Guts : PATTON
59. Sportscaster Vin : SCULLY
60. Greenhorns : ROOKIES
62. Moil and toil : TRAVAIL
64. Shipping route : STRAIT
67. Enlivened : SPICED
69. Trollope's "The _____ Diamonds" : EUSTACE
73. Presses : IRONS
74. Colorful fish : OPAH
75. First name in folk music : ARLO
76. Mimi's dissent : NON
77. More of the verse : SAIDMRSBENITISNTRIGHT
83. Arms recipient, maybe : ALLY
84. On _____ with : APAR
85. Architect Mies var der _____ : ROHE
86. _____ jet : LEAR
87. Madrigal : LAY
88. Women's grp. since 1890 : DAR
89. Repeat oneself, in a way : CLONE
91. "Tristam Shandy" author : STERNE
93. Hang out : AIR
94. Piqued : IRATE
95. Scandanavian actress Aulin : EWA
96. In _____ res : MEDIAS
99. Untried : NEW
100. Neighbor of Oakland : ALAMEDA
104. End of the verse : TOWASTEADAYGOFLYAKITE
109. Verdi opera, 1887 : OTELLO
110. Apportion : METEOUT
111. Football unit : ELEVEN
112. Facade : VENEER
113. Goes all out : EXERTS
114. Forwarded : RESENT
1. French flower : LIS
2. Conjugation bit : AMAS
3. Switch's partner : BAIT
4. Church calendar : ORDO
5. Senora's long scarf : REBOZO
6. Stone pillars : STELES
7. Maudlin sentimentality : GOO
8. Usher's offering : ARM
9. Write badly : SCRAWL
10. Comedienne O'Shea : TESSIE
11. Circle : ORBIT
12. Comic author Bill : NYE
13. Hunky-dory : JIMDANDY
14. 1989 underwater thriller, with "The" : ABYSS
15. Grant : CEDE
16. City south of Moscow : OREL
17. It's not fair! : BIAS
18. Maneuverable, as a ship : YAR
20. Jeanne or Bernadette, e.g.: Abbr. : STE
23. "A Spy in the House of Love" author : NIN
24. Mount Palomar sighting : NEBULA
29. "_____ said,..." : THAT
30. Anise-flavored liquer : OUZO
32. Shorthand inventor Pitman : ISAAC
33. Tony of "Who's the Boss?" : DANZA
34. Woolf's "_____ of One's Own" : AROOM
35. Beaver, for one : HAT
36. Eight-six : TOSS
37. Pavarotti's birthplace : MODENA
38. Newsman Roger : ONEIL
39. Start for fours or sides : ONALL
40. Heavy and awkward looking : HORSY
42. Third little pig's material : BRICK
43. Old servant's phrase of address : MYLORD
44. To _____ (excessively) : AFAULT
46. Valor : HEROISM
47. "The Cocktail Party" poet : ELIOT
48. Alphabet trio : RST
49. Paint choice : MATTE
50. Canine's neighbor : INCISOR
56. Snifter's contents, maybe : BRANDY
57. Bombard : PEPPER
58. Flu type : ASIAN
59. Waterfall : SAULT
61. Front line? : ISOBAR
63. Prophetic writer : VERNE
64. Cordage fiber : SISAL
65. Skipping syllables : TRALA
66. Turbulent : ROILY
68. Windy City, breezily : CHI
70. Displease : ANGER
71. "Twenty Years on Broadway" autobiographer : COHAN
72. Among: Fr. : ENTRE
75. Wimbledon winner, 1975 : ASHE
78. Heater : RADIATOR
79. Scattered : SPARSE
80. Hanover Stake, e.g. : TROT
81. "Last Days of Pompeii" girl : IONE
82. Seine sight : ILE
89. Father : CREATE
90. Person with unwashable briefs : LAWYER
91. Pitchman : SWAYER
92. Steamed dish : TAMALE
93. Bride's beat : AISLE
94. The Dow, e.g. : INDEX
95. Draper's measure : ELL
96. Speck : MOTE
97. Gershwin biographer David : EWEN
98. Hill's opposite : DALE
100. Back : AFT
101. Makes do, with "out" : EKES
102. Bathyspheric mission : DIVE
103. Ancient sun disk : ATEN
104. "Mazel _____!" : TOV
105. 1952 hit "Botch-_____" : AME
106. Caught : GOT
107. Suffix with rigor or vigor : OUS
108. Tolkein tree-man : ENT

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