DAYDREAMS

New York Times, Sunday, March 20, 1994

Author: Joel Davajan
Editor: Will Shortz
Joel Davajan
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 68 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Davajan. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1994, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Kind of court : PAPAL
6. Like good cheese : AGED
10. Noncom: Abbr. : MSGT
14. Secret scheme : CABAL
19. Deflate : ABASE
20. Cleave : RIVE
21. It may come in pats : OLEO
22. Redolence : AROMA
23. Author's dream : BESTSELLER
25. Farmer's dream : BUMPERCROP
27. Levied : ASSESSED
28. Workshop fixtures : VISES
30. They can knock you out : ETHERS
31. Goes to waste : ROTS
32. Handles : HILTS
33. Without plans : FREE
34. Endorse publicly : SECOND
37. Riveting name? : ROSIE
38. Proverbial starting point on the corporate ladder : MAILROOM
42. Part of a French countdown : TROIS
43. Prospector's dream : MOTHERLODE
45. Govt. seed agcy. : SBA
46. "_____, Our Help in Ages Past" (old hymn) : OGOD
47. Venetian magistrate : DOGE
48. "The College Widow" playwright : ADE
49. Formula One car : RACER
51. Art style : POP
52. Scientist's dream : NOBELPRIZE
56. Pollute : DEBASE
57. "Hurry up!" : STEPONIT
59. Ancient symbol : RUNE
60. Yens : DESIRES
61. Honey badgers : RATELS
62. Coach Parseghian : ARA
63. Social strata : CASTES
64. Stress, in a way : RESTATE
66. Kenton of jazz : STAN
67. Quack: Var. : IMPOSTER
70. Matriculates : ENTERS
71. Politician's dream : REELECTION
73. In the manner of : ALA
74. Tusks, to a bounty hunter : IVORY
75. Any ship : SHE
76. Smell _____ (be suspicious) : ARAT
77. British automatic : STEN
78. Noted rights grp. : NOW
79. Prosecutor's dream : SMOKINGGUN
83. Intimidate : DAUNT
84. Word elisions, as in "forecastle" to "fo'c'sle" : SYNCOPES
87. Ethos : MORES
88. Corpus header : HABEAS
89. Tuneful pipe : OBOE
90. Celerity : SPEED
91. It's often held in diners : MAYO
92. Dispenser : ISSUER
95. Climb : SCALE
96. Practical jokers : GAGSTERS
100. Optimist's dream : HAPPYTIMES
102. Solver's dream : NOMISTAKES
104. Good on one's feet : AGILE
105. Isn't colorfast : RUNS
106. Anthony or Barbara : EDEN
107. Professional negotiator : AGENT
108. Old hat : DATED
109. Cigar tip : ETTE
110. 20's tennis champion Lacoste : RENE
111. Musical marks : RESTS
1. Sunscreen ingredient : PABA
2. Playwright Burrows et al. : ABES
3. Ticket : PASS
4. Belt type : ASTEROID
5. Studies : LESSONS
6. City on the Rhone : ARLES
7. Decorate, as a book : GILD
8. "_____ of Destruction" (1965 hit) : EVE
9. Muslim ascetic : DERVISH
10. Person with a racket : MOBSTER
11. Turns : SLUES
12. Ring highlights? : GEMS
13. Zenith : TOP
14. Business bloc : CARTEL
15. George of the Senior P.G.A. : ARCHER
16. Yawn producer : BORE
17. Cupid : AMOR
18. Children's seats : LAPS
24. Abbr. on company letterheads : ESTD
26. Weird : EERIE
29. Netman Nastase : ILIE
32. Concierge's place : HOTEL
33. Dim : FADE
34. Subway stations : STOPS
35. Grass fungus : ERGOT
36. Baseball player's dream : COOPERSTOWN
37. Book next to a dictionary : ROGETS
38. Method : MODE
39. Actor's dream : OSCARSTATUE
40. Too plump : OBESE
41. Stable residents : MARES
43. Ambulatory : MOBILE
44. Loaf : LAZE
47. _____ Basin (Ukranian coal region) : DONETS
49. Journalist James : RESTON
50. "_____ Irish Rose" : ABIES
52. Legal clerk : NOTARY
53. Chatter : PRATE
54. Pastoral : RURAL
55. Silly : INANE
56. Tyrant : DESPOT
58. Plymouth pop : PATER
60. Physician's group saint : DAMIAN
63. Lemon, e.g. : CITRUS
64. Means of control : REINS
65. Messenger : ENVOY
66. Search : SEEK
68. Turgenev heroine : ELENA
69. Harangues : RANTS
71. Greek letters : RHOS
72. Incarcerated : CAGED
75. Hook's henchman : SMEE
77. Deliberately gum up the works : SABOTAGE
79. Good-natured fellow : SPORT
80. Deadlock : IMPASSE
81. Coward of films : NOEL
82. More inexperienced : GREENER
83. The sun : DAYSTAR
85. Twosome : COUPLE
86. Complied with : OBEYED
88. Halloween figures : HAGS
90. Tracker's guide : SCENT
91. A ship to remember : MAINE
92. '56 song "If _____ My Druthers" : IHAD
93. Heroic narrative : SAGA
94. BBQ rod : SPIT
95. Indecent literature : SMUT
96. Hoover's force : GMEN
97. Supplements, with "out" : EKES
98. Torn : RENT
99. Fast fliers, briefly : SSTS
101. Choler : IRE
103. Lyrical poem : ODE

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