HIGH JINKS

New York Times, Sunday, November 27, 2005

Author: Peter Abide
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Abide. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2005, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Peter ___ : RABBIT
7. Awakens : COMESTO
14. Hot coffee hazard : SCALD
19. Queen of mystery : ELLERY
20. Bits of shells : SHRAPNEL
21. Advice-giving sort : ELDER
22. One who may give you fits : TAILOR
23. Upper crust of the N.B.A.? : HIGHTOPSOCIETY
25. Mideast capital : AMMAN
26. They may carry antibodies : SERA
27. Cold one : BEER
28. "Hot" one : MAMA
29. One cautioning about opening a soda can? : POPTOPWARNER
33. Made heroic : ENNOBLED
35. Sports stat : ERRORS
36. "You don't say!" : GEE
38. Big lug : APE
39. Antlered animal of the Old World : REDDEER
42. Mail-in for a toy ninja? : BOXTOPTURTLE
48. "___ Little Girl," Shirley Temple film : OUR
49. Football officials, slangily : ZEBRAS
52. Makes even : TRUES
53. Wine holder : VAT
54. As ___ resort : ALAST
57. Prefix with reading : MIS
58. Borden who founded the Borden Co. : GAIL
59. High-performance Camaro : IROC
60. One who opts for a convertible? : RAGTOPPICKER
64. Thrown together : SLAPDASH
67. Fast Eddie's girlfriend in "The Hustler" : SARAH
68. Prefix with centric : HELIO
70. It has a nut on each end : UBOLT
71. Tossed : GOTRIDOF
74. Playwright in rare form? : TIPTOPONEILL
78. About : INRE
79. Pronoun with "sommes" : NOUS
81. Symbols used in angle measurement : PIS
82. Jim Henson gave him voice : ERNIE
83. "Fantasy Island" prop : LEI
84. Plaintiffs : SUERS
86. Order member since 1534 : JESUIT
89. Baseball C.E.O.'s : GMS
90. Part of Santa's team on a computer? : LAPTOPDANCER
93. Papal court : HOLYSEE
96. Scrap for Rover : ORT
97. I.R.S. worker: Abbr. : AUD
98. Future ferns : SPORES
100. Hot dog : SHOWBOAT
105. Waikiki ringmaster? : BIGTOPKAHUNA
110. Afghan makeup : YARN
111. Tennyson work : IDYL
113. Sound heard through a stethoscope : RALE
114. Tools with teeth : RAKES
115. Miss Road Pavement? : BLACKTOPBEAUTY
119. Hocked : INPAWN
120. ___ ease : ILLAT
121. "Star Trek" directive : BEAMMEUP
122. Handles : SEESTO
123. Villainous looks : LEERS
124. Serious scoldings : EARFULS
125. Furthest out there : ODDEST
1. Draw on again : RETAP
2. Budget rival : ALAMO
3. It's often seen over a bowl : BLIMP
4. After the fact : BELATED
5. Magnetite, for one : IRONORE
6. Norse god of war : TYR
7. Cricket sounds : CHIRRS
8. Club publication : ORGAN
9. ___-jongg : MAH
10. Capable, jocularly : EPT
11. "Superior" one : SNOB
12. Dakota dwelling : TEPEE
13. The ___ twins of "New York Minute," 2004 : OLSEN
14. League for L.S.U. and Mississippi St. : SEC
15. Socialite wannabe : CLIMBER
16. "You've got ___!" : ADEAL
17. "I'll help!" : LETME
18. Woods nymph : DRYAD
20. Wind phenomenon : SHEAR
24. Baroque : ORNATE
26. Talked a blue streak? : SWORE
30. W, for one : PREZ
31. They may clash among titans : EGOS
32. Mardi Gras royal : REX
34. Work : OPUS
37. Kett of the comics : ETTA
39. Den din : ROAR
40. Faulkner's femme fatale ___ Varner : EULA
41. Rubber-burning area : DRAGSTRIP
42. Jazz scores : BASKETS
43. "___ my flesh of brass?": Job : ORIS
44. Bar exercise : PULLUP
45. Important info for advertisers : TVRATINGS
46. Mekong River locale : LAOS
47. Delineate : ETCH
50. Ascap alternative : BMI
51. On easy street : RICH
55. It may be fixed : STARE
56. Famous Amos : TORI
58. Vise : GRIPPER
59. Slugabed : IDLER
61. Shock absorber : PAD
62. Dropped a dime, so to speak : PHONED
63. Judge in I Samuel : ELI
65. Blood classification : ABO
66. Corn cake : PONE
69. Man's name meaning "One who hears well" : OTIS
71. Underwater breathing apparatus : GILL
72. Most likely to be called up : ONEA
73. Places of open discussion : FORA
75. Buckeye sch. : OSU
76. Cola additive : LIME
77. Suffix with Congo : LESE
80. Inst. for midshipmen : USNA
84. Gather on the surface, chemically : SORB
85. Able : UPTOIT
86. Knight at the movies : JEDI
87. Start of a wish : IHOPE
88. One of the Monkees : TORK
91. Chauffeur's vehicle : TOWNCAR
92. Newbie : CUB
94. Sagelike : LEARNED
95. Like a slingshot : YSHAPED
98. Situation : STATUS
99. Surgery target : POLYP
100. Emmy-winning role for Sally Field, 1976 : SYBIL
101. Luscious Berry : HALLE
102. Papal attire : ORALE
103. Southwestern home : ADOBE
104. Competitive and impatient, say : TYPEA
106. Orphanage fare, once : GRUEL
107. Imperial pronouncement : UKASE
108. Earthworm eaters : NEWTS
109. Words following "often" : ASNOT
112. Iron brace : LBAR
116. Gold units: Abbr. : KTS
117. Band with the 1991 #1 hit "Unbelievable" : EMF
118. Asia's ___ Darya river : AMU
119. Prefix with metric : ISO

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