BEANS, BEANS, BEANS

New York Times, Sunday, December 27, 1998

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 82 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 94 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Clown's supply : WIGS
5. Tore : SPED
9. Border : SIDE
13. Comedian's supply : JESTS
18. Part of F.D.R.: Abbr. : INIT
19. "Your ___" : MOVE
20. Sewed up : ICED
21. Root of government : ELIHU
22. Pest-removal word? : SCRAM
24. Scott Turow book : ONEL
25. Molasses cookie : GINGERSNAP
27. Practice area, of a kind : PUTTINGGREEN
30. Sound for Old MacDonald : OINK
31. Lansing-to-Flint dir. : ENE
32. Safari sight : RHINO
33. R.&B./jazz singer James : ETTA
34. One abroad : UNO
35. Still-life subject : EWER
36. Hipsters : CATS
38. Gum predecessor : SEALINGWAX
41. Tanning lotion abbr. : SPF
44. Found a new tenant for : RELET
46. Richie's dad, to the Fonz : MRC
47. Extremely easy shot : GIMME
51. Applied, as a patch : IRONEDON
53. Come to : AWAKEN
56. George Sand, for one : ALIAS
57. Worth : MERIT
58. "The wicked flee when ___ pursueth": Proverbs : NOMAN
60. Give out : DISPENSE
62. Augur : BODE
63. During the knight-time? : FEUDAL
65. Inn crowd : GUESTS
66. "Human Concretion" sculptor : ARP
67. Stiff, hot drink : IRISHCOFFEE
71. President Madison: Abbr. : JAS
73. Drive off : DISPEL
76. How some papers are presented : ORALLY
77. Item for a Mexican pot? : PESO
78. Only insects that can turn their heads to look behind them : MANTISES
80. In ___ (unborn) : UTERO
81. Some shirts : POLOS
82. Climber's spike : PITON
83. Acts frugally : STINTS
85. Tea source : CAMELLIA
88. Stall call : SNORT
89. Black civil rights org. since 1912 : ANC
90. Well-wisher's word : SKOAL
91. Col. in a profit-and-loss statement : YTD
92. "Nashville" actress : KARENBLACK
97. Narc's find : KILO
99. Certain rainwear : MACS
102. Much-used : OLD
103. Dept. of Labor division : OSHA
104. Not too swift : DENSE
107. With 112-Down, a pale shade : ASH
108. 1930's comics girl : BOOP
109. One of six, usually : GUITARSTRING
113. Winter Olympics event : SKIJUMPING
116. Madre's baby : NENE
117. ___-toothed : SABER
118. One who pulls strings : TUNER
119. Triple-edged sword : EPEE
120. They may be put on pedestals : URNS
121. Keyboardist Hess : MYRA
122. Give rise to : SPAWN
123. Origin : SEED
124. Jr.'s exam : PSAT
125. Stratagem : PLOY
1. Puff : WISP
2. Provoke : INCUR
3. Circumference : GIRTH
4. Interference : STATIC
5. Alert subject : SMOG
6. "Turandot" tenor : PONG
7. Conquest of 5/29/53 : EVEREST
8. Erase : DELETE
9. Military communications expert : SIGNALMAN
10. Here, in Le Havre : ICI
11. Condemned publicly : DENOUNCED
12. Trim : EDGING
13. Ding-a-ling : JERK
14. Two-time U.S. Open winner : ELS
15. Strength : SINEW
16. Clan chief of old Scotland : THANE
17. Extremely : SUPER
23. Source of many calls : MINARET
26. Sufficient, in verse : ENOW
28. Written down : NOTED
29. In-flight P.A. announcement : ETA
35. Prolonged separations : EXILES
37. Pavement caution : SLO
39. Trouble : IRK
40. Yawning : AGAPE
41. 1928 movie subtitled "The King of the Beasts" : SIMBA
42. Doom : PREORDAIN
43. Subject of numerous 70's lawsuits : FORDPINTO
45. Lassitude : ENNUI
48. Lamb chops accompanier : MINTJELLY
49. Chief who negotiated peace with the Pilgrims : MASSASOIT
50. Language ending : ESE
52. Never, in Nuremberg : NIE
53. Oriental nurse : AMAH
54. "O Babylon!" playwright Derek : WALCOTT
55. Actor Bruce : NIGEL
59. Some E.R. cases : ODS
61. Chop ___ : SUEY
63. Cries of disgust : FIES
64. Gardner and others : ERLES
68. Vein pursuits : ORES
69. Partner of away : FAR
70. Flying group : FLOCK
72. 1960 Everly Brothers hit : SOSAD
74. They have big bills : STORKS
75. One of an old threesome : PINTA
77. Person in a race : POL
78. AWOL pursuers : MPS
79. Fire hose water source : STANDPIPE
80. Open : UNCLOGGED
81. Granules : PELLETS
84. Like Brahms's Piano Trio No. 1 : INB
86. Perfect : AOK
87. Hotel force : MAIDS
90. Some Olympians : SKATERS
93. Capacity : ROOM
94. Runs off (with) : ELOPES
95. Sun Devils' sch. : ASU
96. "Don't be discouraged" : CHINUP
98. Artery connection : ONRAMP
99. Caravel features : MASTS
100. Invite, as to one's apartment : ASKUP
101. 20th anniversary symbol : CHINA
105. Soothsayer : SIBYL
106. When the año nuevo begins : ENERO
108. Squander : BURN
110. Ballerina Pavlova : ANNA
111. Scorer's mark : REST
112. See 107-Across : GRAY
114. Marlowe's "The ___ of Malta" : JEW
115. Wedding page word : NEE

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