ANAGRAMS '95

New York Times, Sunday, December 31, 1995

Author: Bob Klahn
Editor: Will Shortz
Bob Klahn
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Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 158, Blocks: 84 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 5 This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Klahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1995, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Breath protector : GASMASK
8. Young chicken : BROILER
15. Write mediocre literature : POTBOIL
22. 1979 Caine-Ustinov film : ASHANTI
23. Day at the movies : LARAINE
24. Strauss opera heroine : ARIADNE
25. "T.J. Hooker" star : SHATNER
26. Song heard at Sky-Dome : OCANADA
27. Munsel of the Met : PATRICE
28. HIS NEW RANK'S SAME: "TOP ACTOR" : TOMHANKSWINSREPEATOSCAR
31. It's of miner concern : ORE
32. Has a bawl : SOBS
33. Pumpernickel ingredient : RYE
34. Serpentine nickname : NESSIE
38. Fanny Brice's theme song : MYMAN
41. Triple Crown winner, 1937 : WARADMIRAL
48. Gulf of Guinea port : ACCRA
50. TV joker : ROMERO
52. "A Night at the Opera" tune : ALONE
53. OH-H NICE! TELL ARISTIDE FOES... : HAITIHOLDSFREEELECTIONS
60. Occasional : ODD
61. Harmful : NOXIOUS
62. Raiders' strikes : TDS
63. Tickles : PLEASES
64. Green : NAIVE
66. Raucous speech : YAWP
67. Uninteresting : DRY
68. Stinging : ACID
69. George Meredith novel, with "The" : EGOIST
71. Conductor Ozawa : SEIJI
73. Knowledgeable about : UPON
74. Piece of eight : PESO
78. I'VE GOT COUNTRY'S MIND SPLIT : SIMPSONVERDICTNOTGUILTY
83. Eighty-six : TOSS
84. One with will power? : HEIR
85. Succeed : ENSUE
86. Snobs' looks : SNEERS
87. Ancient Persian : MEDE
88. Sought office : RAN
89. "Buffalo _____" (old song) : GALS
92. Patois : ARGOT
93. Stuck : STYMIED
97. Jack of clubs : PAM
98. "Paper Chase" subject : CASELAW
100. Man with an alibi : IKE
101. CALAMITY! I SHOOK, SHATTERED : THEOKLAHOMACITYDISASTER
105. In a huff : IRATE
106. Poet-novelist Wylie : ELINOR
107. Japanese porcelain : IMARI
108. Scotch and Drambuie drinks : RUSTYNAILS
111. Feel nostalgic : YEARN
114. Foreign correspondent? : PENPAL
118. Lily Tomlin's Edith _____ : ANN
119. Lets touch them : NETS
121. Contemporary art : ARE
122. PULL BIG STREAK! O'S CHEERING : CALRIPKENBESTSLOUGEHRIG
135. Excitement : AROUSAL
136. Tough guy of filmdom : ALDORAY
137. Island on which Father Damien worked : MOLOKAI
138. Birthplace of grunge rock : SEATTLE
139. "Annie" choreographer Peter : GENNARO
140. Buddy : PAISANO
141. Transports for Holmes : HANSOMS
142. Australian hobo : SWAGMAN
143. He 88-Across and 88-Across and 88-Across : STASSEN
1. Half an early comics duo : GASTON
2. Having missed the boat : ASHORE
3. Mortifies : SHAMES
4. High school requirement : MATH
5. With 6-Across, "Nana" actress, 1934 : ANNA
6. See 5-Across : STEN
7. Douglas and Cameron : KIRKS
8. Auto engine leakage : BLOWBY
9. Bigotry : RACISM
10. Algerian port : ORAN
11. Scottish playwright Hay et al. : IANS
12. Makeup artist? : LIAR
13. "Momo" author Michael : ENDE
14. Cut the mustard? : REAP
15. Exotic punch flavor : PAPAYA
16. Waxed eloquent : ORATED
17. Jackson 5 member : TITO
18. Lush settings? : BARS
19. Pindaric : ODIC
20. Machu Picchu native : INCA
21. Sideways look : LEER
29. Gulf of Aden abutter : SOMALIA
30. Cedric _____ of "Little Lord Fauntleroy" : ERROL
35. Gained a lap : SAT
36. Chill : ICINESS
37. Bounce back : ECHO
39. Pound's sounds : ARFS
40. Easter starter : NOR
41. Overgrown : WEEDY
42. Homer's "scourge of mortals" : ARES
43. Dovetailed : MATED
44. Pelvis parts : ILIA
45. Hoppers : ROOS
46. Mrs. Shakespeare : ANNE
47. Off : LESS
49. Classic theater name : ROXY
51. Science of poetic rhythm : METRICS
53. Square : HONEST
54. Love-duet sequence in ballet : ADAGIO
55. Eat crow and talk turkey, e.g. : IDIOMS
56. One with a rod : DOWSER
57. Top-drawer : SUPER
58. Center of Florida : EPCOT
59. Holds tight : CLINGS
65. Honchos : VIPS
67. Islamic folklore figure : DJINN
68. G.I. address : APO
70. Under control : TOHEEL
72. Think tank member : IDEAMAN
73. On pins and needles : UNEASY
74. Berth place : PIER
75. Creditor's writ : ELEGIT
76. Flatter : STROKE
77. Pearl harborer : OYSTER
79. "Pagliacci" soprano : NEDDA
80. Do battle : VIE
81. Pull on : TUGAT
82. In the dark : UNAWARE
87. Cereal eater of old ads : MIKEY
88. Harold of "Ghostbusters" : RAMIS
90. Guided beyond the threshold of : LEDINTO
91. Twiggy : SLIM
93. Calaboose : STIR
94. Kind of street : THRU
95. Endorsements : YEAS
96. Rock's _____ the Hoople : MOTT
97. Campaign aid : POLL
98. Wax-glazed fabric : CIRE
99. Now! : ASAP
102. "Die Lorelei" poet : HEINE
103. Playfully noncommittal : COY
104. Peccancy : SIN
109. It's incendiary : NAPALM
110. Footholds? : ANKLES
112. Cochise player on 50's TV : ANSARA
113. Trust : RELYON
115. Winter coats : PARKAS
116. French satellite launcher : ARIANE
117. Innumerable : LEGION
120. Drainage sites : SUMPS
122. Fives and tens, e.g. : CASH
123. Side by side figure? : AREA
124. Kind of office : LOAN
125. Channels : RUTS
126. Colon, in analogies : ISTO
127. Emulates Xanthippe : NAGS
128. Squandered : BLEW
129. Mystery writer Buchanan : EDNA
130. Dance partner : SONG
131. Car on rails : TRAM
132. Satyr, in part : GOAT
133. "A Chapter on Ears" essayist : ELIA
134. Brother of Little Joe : HOSS

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