FOR PEANUTS

New York Times, Sunday, November 23, 1997

Author: Christopher Hurt and Derek Tague
Editor: Will Shortz
Christopher Hurt
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Hurt. This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Tague. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Shakespearean prince : HAL
4. In stitches : SEWN
8. Lacked, briefly : HADNT
13. Footnoted : CITED
18. Moscow's locale: Abbr. : IDA
19. Swift Malay boat : PROA
20. Grammy-winning Carey : MARIAH
21. One of the 12 tribes of Israel : ASHER
22. Strip's bête noire : REDBARON
24. Poppy plant derivative : OPIATE
25. Seasonal songs : NOELS
26. Experienced one : ELDER
27. Plug : DAMUP
29. She follows an order : NUN
30. Math branch: Abbr. : ALG
31. They may be just : DESERTS
33. More apt to bore : TRITER
35. Early alias of 68-Across : SPARKY
38. Snow construction : FORT
39. "Finnegans Wake" wife : ANNA
40. Prime : AONE
42. Évian, notably : EAU
43. Best Director of 1992 : EASTWOOD
47. Fashion designer Pucci : EMILIO
49. Noble : EARL
50. Direction at sea : ALEE
51. Bra specification : DCUP
53. Promotes : SELLS
54. "___ Davis Eyes" (1981 #1 song) : BETTE
55. News broadcast closer : RECAP
57. Maynard G. of 60's TV : KREBS
59. Peeper pleaser : EYEDROP
61. Revulsion : NAUSEA
63. "Dallas" Miss : ELLIE
65. Counting aid : ABACUS
67. Old geographical inits. : SSR
68. Strip's creator, born 11/26/22 : CHARLESSCHULZ
72. Door sign : MEN
74. Having a gap : HIATAL
76. Depth: Prefix : BATHO
77. Clean-lined : SIMPLE
79. Manhattan neighborhood : TRIBECA
82. Loud, resonant sound : WHANG
84. Great Western Forum player : LAKER
85. "The Prince and the Pauper" star, 1937 : FLYNN
87. ___ profit : TURNA
89. Pound sound : WOOF
91. Giving : KIND
92. Western wolf : LOBO
93. Grease pencil, for one : MARKER
94. Skaters do them : ROUTINES
96. Wing : ELL
97. Stove or washer: Abbr. : APPL
98. Gremlins, Pacers, etc. : AMCS
101. Fluid ___ : DRAM
102. Strip's cry of disgust : AAAUGH
104. "Hooray!" : YIPPEE
106. Monorail vehicle : GYROCAR
110. Mariner's dir. : NNE
111. Checkup sounds : AHS
112. Fully anesthetized : UNDER
114. "...two mints ___!" : INONE
115. Adam of "Chicago Hope" : ARKIN
117. Short shots : LAYUPS
119. Predecessor of the strip : LILFOLKS
121. Clark's big role : RHETT
122. French town opposite Brighton : DIEPPE
123. First name in exploration : LEIF
124. The Lion of God : ALI
125. Particles : MOTES
126. Cloyingly charming : ARTSY
127. Young newts : EFTS
128. Capitol Hill V.I.P.: Abbr. : SEN
1. Brought on : HIRED
2. Designer Simpson : ADELE
3. Alan and Cheryl : LADDS
4. Song ___ : SPARROW
5. Slip up : ERR
6. Strip's smallest character : WOODSTOCK
7. Baby caretaker : NANA
8. Popular proverb from the strip : HAPPINESSISAWARMPUPPY
9. Greek nickname : ARI
10. Steak ___ (flambéed dish) : DIANE
11. With 80-Down, Frieda's do in the strip : NATURALLY
12. Next : THEN
13. Treat on a toothpick : CANAPE
14. Sicilia or Capri : ISOLA
15. Strip's apparition : THEGREATPUMPKIN
16. Sushi offering : EEL
17. E.R. figures : DRS
20. Wear black, perhaps : MOURN
23. Old-fashioned cold remedies : BEEFTEAS
28. Training overseer?: Abbr. : MTA
32. Stepped : TROD
34. Unracy : TAME
35. Start with Cone or Cat : SNO
36. Playmobile : KART
37. When to sing 25-Across : YULE
41. Petit chanteur : OISEAU
43. Brings in : EARNS
44. Restrained, after "on" : ALEASH
45. Strip's comforter : SECURITYBLANKET
46. "Melancholia" engraver : DURER
48. Seine sight : ILE
49. Govt. antidiscrimination org. : EEOC
52. ___-mell : PELL
54. 1992 Earth Summit host : BRAZIL
56. Jelly ingredient : PECTIN
58. Blister : BLEB
60. R.B.I. producers, often : DBLS
62. Whale of a captain? : AHAB
64. Book before Job: Abbr. : ESTH
66. Sister of Helios : SELENE
69. Pub fixture : ALETAP
70. Tobacco mouthful : CHAW
71. Kind of card : HONOR
73. They're not cool : NERDS
75. River known for disastrous floods : ARNO
78. Japanese hand scroll : MAKIMONO
80. See 11-Down : CURLYHAIR
81. Indy quest : ARK
83. Strip's trademark remark : GOODGRIEF
85. Dog hounder : FLEA
86. "Damn Yankees" vamp : LOLA
88. Type of tide : NEAP
90. Fierceness : FURY
93. Abbr. on a ticket : MPH
95. Schedule listings : TARIFFS
97. Airline employees : AGENTS
99. Perfume, as at Mass : CENSE
100. But, to Brutus : SED
103. Pool : UNITE
105. "The best ___ to come" : ISYET
107. Rum mixers : COLAS
108. Hopping joint? : ANKLE
109. Gum : RESIN
111. Pierce player on TV : ALDA
113. Stylish magazine : ELLE
115. Humerus site : ARM
116. Density symbol : RHO
118. DHL alternative : UPS
120. Plastered : LIT

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