A LOT OF HOGWASH

New York Times, Sunday, December 17, 1995

Author: Dean Niles
Editor: Will Shortz
Dean Niles
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
156/5/19946/27/19970
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
8011023
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.58001

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 74 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Niles. NYT links: Across Lite

1
A
2
D
3
E
4
P
5
T
6
A
7
C
8
D
9
C
10
G
11
L
12
O
13
M
14
S
15
M
16
I
17
T
18
E
19
L
E
R
O
I
20
N
O
A
H
21
R
A
P
A
22
M
I
L
O
S
23
F
L
A
P
D
24
O
O
D
L
E
25
E
L
A
N
26
A
S
S
E
T
27
P
E
W
28
A
E
C
29
B
A
L
D
30
E
R
D
A
S
H
31
J
32
U
33
B
I
L
E
34
E
35
K
36
N
E
W
37
R
A
T
E
38
I
L
L
N
E
S
S
39
S
U
A
40
S
A
U
S
A
41
G
42
E
43
S
44
G
L
A
S
S
45
P
46
O
P
P
Y
47
C
48
O
C
K
49
L
O
C
I
50
S
A
T
51
S
52
P
O
K
E
S
53
A
S
H
E
54
S
55
B
O
D
56
A
G
H
57
A
58
O
U
S
E
59
B
R
I
O
60
H
61
U
62
M
B
L
E
63
W
E
E
V
64
I
L
S
65
D
66
R
I
E
S
T
67
O
B
E
L
I
A
68
R
A
N
E
E
69
S
70
A
L
E
71
T
72
E
R
E
T
E
73
E
74
N
S
I
G
N
75
E
76
M
I
G
R
77
E
78
M
I
R
A
D
79
O
80
R
81
A
U
K
L
E
T
82
N
O
S
E
83
T
84
W
I
N
85
L
Y
C
O
86
S
R
I
87
A
88
S
T
R
O
89
T
H
O
N
G
90
S
91
G
T
O
92
E
S
T
93
A
94
M
O
O
N
95
S
H
I
N
E
96
A
97
F
O
A
M
98
D
E
E
R
99
S
100
K
I
N
101
P
E
C
102
N
103
O
T
A
O
N
E
104
A
W
O
L
105
A
106
R
A
M
107
T
R
I
C
K
E
D
108
A
109
P
110
P
L
E
S
A
111
U
C
E
112
A
113
P
114
T
115
A
R
A
116
C
A
U
S
A
117
X
R
A
Y
118
T
A
R
119
A
D
I
D
120
D
121
L
122
E
123
E
G
R
E
T
124
E
D
G
E
125
I
B
E
X
126
S
E
N
A
T
127
D
E
L
A
Y
128
S
U
E
S
129
C
A
K
E
130
T
S
A
R
S
© 1995, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Crack : ADEPT
6. Current choice : ACDC
10. Latch (onto) : GLOM
14. Knock hard : SMITE
19. "Vive _____!" : LEROI
20. First name in Websters : NOAH
21. _____ Nui (Easter Island) : RAPA
22. Film director Forman : MILOS
23. Hogwash : FLAPDOODLE
25. Vim : ELAN
26. Capital, e.g. : ASSET
27. Seat on the aisle : PEW
28. Early nuclear org. : AEC
29. Hogwash : BALDERDASH
31. Golden time : JUBILEE
35. Had down : KNEW
37. Miles per hour, e.g. : RATE
38. Susan Sontag's "_____ as Metaphor" : ILLNESS
39. "Apologia pro vita _____" : SUA
40. Bangers : SAUSAGES
44. Tumbler : GLASS
45. Hogwash : POPPYCOCK
49. Centers of activity : LOCI
50. Academic benchmark : SAT
51. Rim supports : SPOKES
53. Ruins : ASHES
55. Physique, slangily : BOD
56. Turkish title : AGHA
58. Northamptonshire river : OUSE
59. Pizazz : BRIO
60. Kind of pie : HUMBLE
63. Farm vermin : WEEVILS
65. Most thirsty : DRIEST
67. Mosslike growth on marine rock : OBELIA
68. Eastern court members : RANEES
70. It may have a big head : ALE
71. Cylindrical : TERETE
73. Badge : ENSIGN
75. Refugee, for one : EMIGRE
78. Scenic balcony : MIRADOR
81. Small sea bird : AUKLET
82. It may really smell : NOSE
83. Hayley Mills role in "The Parent Trap" : TWIN
85. Wolf: Prefix : LYCO
86. _____ Lanka : SRI
87. Nolan Ryan, notably : ASTRO
89. Beachwear : THONGS
91. Old Pontiac : GTO
92. "Cómo _____ usted?" : ESTA
94. Hogwash : MOONSHINE
96. Frothy : AFOAM
98. Hide among pioneers? : DEERSKIN
101. Chest muscle : PEC
102. Opposite of all : NOTAONE
104. Gone but not forgotten : AWOL
105. Composer Khachaturian : ARAM
107. Hoodwinked : TRICKED
108. Hogwash : APPLESAUCE
112. Seemly : APT
115. Celestial Altar : ARA
116. ____ sine qua non (requisite) : CAUSA
117. Dental exam part : XRAY
118. Hogwash : TARADIDDLE
123. Snowy _____ : EGRET
124. Borderline : EDGE
125. Mountain denizen : IBEX
126. Foreign assembly : SENAT
127. Shelve : DELAY
128. "Laugh-In" regular Alan : SUES
129. Anniversary item : CAKE
130. Boris Godunov and others : TSARS
1. Franklin's 1936 foe : ALF
2. Atl. coast state : DEL
3. Feminist measure : ERA
4. Banks family nanny : POPPINS
5. Not rising or falling, as a sea : TIDELESS
6. "Wheel of Fortune" purchase : ANO
7. Musician's _____ mark : CODA
8. Common town name ending : DALE
9. Physicals : CHECKUPS
10. Diving bird : GREBE
11. McKenzie, Brackman TV series : LALAW
12. Form of silica : OPAL
13. Herb once thought to be an aphrodisiac : MANDRAKE
14. Street _____ : SMARTS
15. Bridge boo-boo : MISDEAL
16. Rick's film love : ILSA
17. Low digits : TOES
18. O.T. book : ESTH
24. Has a tab : OWES
30. _____ Claire, Wis. : EAU
31. Fitting work : JIGSAW
32. Empty portion of a bottle : ULLAGE
33. Hogwash : BLATHERSKITE
34. Champion : ESPOUSE
36. No for an answer : NAY
39. Film specification : SPEED
40. Reds' owner Marge : SCHOTT
41. Hogwash : GOBBLEDYGOOK
42. Escherich's medical discovery : ECOLI
43. The hit, usually : SIDEA
46. Endorses : OKS
47. Go full-bore : CAREER
48. Medical suffix : OSIS
52. Thick mush of cornmeal : POLENTA
54. Dry-dock support : SHORING
57. Have efficacy : AVAIL
59. Hogwash : BILGE
61. Above, in Berlin : UBER
62. Get a lode of this! : METAL
64. 1953 Pulitzer playwright : INGE
66. Answer to "Pourquoi?" : RAISON
69. Forwarded : SENTON
72. High-ranking : EMINENT
73. Let up : EASED
74. Infirmary call : NURSE
76. 70's Italian P.M. : MORO
77. Group value : ETHIC
79. 93, e.g. : OCTANE
80. Stayed (with) : ROOMED
84. Took the spoils : WON
88. Popular potted plants : SMILAXES
89. Pertaining to the subject : THEMATIC
90. Juvenal, for one : SATIRIST
93. Amu Darya's outlet : ARALSEA
95. Baden-Baden is one : SPA
97. Exteriors : FACADES
99. Sudoriparous : SWEATY
100. Clobbers : KOS
103. Toward the mouth : ORAD
105. "Nor iron bars _____": Lovelace : ACAGE
106. Spanish royalty : REYES
108. Scored 100 on : ACED
109. Summon : PAGE
110. Knitting stitch : PURL
111. Language in Lahore : URDU
113. Coppertone ingredient : PABA
114. Take a hike : TREK
119. Pink-slip : AXE
120. Some trial evidence : DNA
121. Roman domestic deity : LAR
122. French connections : ETS

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Previous puzzle | Next puzzle