KLUTZ

New York Times, Sunday, April 9, 1995

Author: Cathy Millhauser
Editor: Will Shortz
Cathy Allis
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 79 Missing: {X} This is puzzle # 15 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1995, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Jackson 5 hit of 1970 : ABC
4. Mexican dictator Porfirio : DIAZ
8. Get with the tines : SPEAR
13. Ernie Banks' team : CUBS
17. Exclamations from Ebenezer : BAHS
19. Oxford's ''Gloomy Dean'' : INGE
20. Lamented : MOANED
22. _____ were (so to speak) : ASIT
23. Every morning the klutz _____ : SLIPPEDONHISROBE
26. California wine region : NAPA
27. Cite : QUOTE
28. Got down : ALIT
29. Address : ORATION
31. Drink rudely : SLURP
33. At dance marathons the klutz _____ : BROKETHERECORDS
37. Holdup : HEIST
38. Hardly feisty : TAME
39. Looped crosses : ANKHS
40. Work on a submarine : EAT
41. Rotund plus : OBESE
43. Book with St. Paul's story : ACTS
46. Average : PAR
49. One by one the klutz _____ : DROPPEDHISFRIENDS
55. Suffix with fail : URE
56. Application : USE
57. Press : IRON
58. Decked : ADORNED
60. Comedian Mort : SAHL
63. As a day-care worker the klutz _____... : FELLDOWNONTHEJOB
68. Faultily : AMISS
70. Chow mein chaser : TEA
71. Foreign market, for short : EEC
72. Florida city : OCALA
73. ...and in so doing the klutz _____ : UPSETTHECHILDREN
79. Sanction misdeeds : ABET
80. Mosaic piece : TESSERA
81. Whit : IOTA
82. Music center? : ESS
84. Poetic preposition : ERE
85. On the way home the klutz often _____ : RANINTOHISBROTHER
93. But: Lat. : SED
94. Ones: Abbr. : SGLS
95. Opponent of Tom and Harry in 1948 : STROM
96. Eggs : OVA
97. Wagon alternative : SEDAN
101. Color of le ciel : BLEU
102. Dogpatch denizen : ABNER
104. At surprise dinners the klutz _____ : SPILLEDTHEBEANS
110. Freetown money : LEONE
111. ''Guernica'' painter : PICASSO
112. Epithet of Athena : ALEA
113. Peeping Tom : SPIER
115. Café addition : LAIT
116. In a final desperate move the klutz _____ : KNOCKEDOVERABANK
122. Archer of film : ANNE
123. Become understood : SINKIN
124. Mauna Loa locale : HILO
125. Mr. Rubik : ERNO
126. Threads : TOGS
127. ''Bells Are Ringing'' composer : STYNE
128. Bollix (up) : MESS
129. ''Sure!'' : YES
1. Tummy muscles : ABS
2. Cotillion: Fr. : BAL
3. Little boy, in Barcelona : CHIQUITO
4. Losing proposition : DIET
5. Obliged : INDEBTED
6. Past : AGO
7. Satori-seeking sect : ZEN
8. Canine show? : SMILE
9. Assume as fact : POSIT
10. Her day is April 22 : EARTH
11. It ends in diciembre : ANO
12. Like some Christians : REBORN
13. Unfinished Pound epic : CANTOS
14. Allegheny, today : USAIR
15. Rifle stand, e.g. : BIPOD
16. Athletes Mikita and Musial : STANS
18. Incites : SPURS
21. Moore's ''10'' co-star : DEREK
24. Ring tab successors : POPTOPS
25. Cod kin : HAKE
30. ''Alas'' in Augsburg : ACH
31. Get rid of : SHED
32. Cordelia's father : LEAR
34. Impulsive : RASH
35. Buddhists' sacred peak : OMEI
36. Lessen : EASE
42. Complain : BEEF
43. Place for a pick : AFRO
44. Brag : CROW
45. Plated, in a way : TINNED
46. State of India : PUNJAB
47. Anatomical ring : AREOLE
48. Certain chiropter : REDBAT
50. Beats : PULSES
51. Rock's _____ Vicious : SID
52. John _____ Garner : NANCE
53. Banned insecticide : DDT
54. Noted art district : SOHO
59. Phrase in an entirely new way : RECAST
60. Stir-fries : SAUTES
61. Volt-_____ (watt's equivalent) : AMPERE
62. Sounded angry : HISSED
64. Revolutionary Allen : ETHAN
65. Shelter, on ships : LEE
66. Shoestrings : LACING
67. National anthem contraction : OER
69. Suffix with trick or prank : STER
74. Song syllable : TRA
75. Off-Broadway's ''_____ Baltimore'' : HOTL
76. Skater Midori et al. : ITOS
77. _____-di-dah : LAH
78. Stout's sleuth Wolfe : NERO
83. 1990s peacekeeping site : SOMALIA
86. ''_____ It a Pity?'' : ISNT
87. Mallorca, e.g. : ISLA
88. Filmdom's Anna : STEN
89. Vegetable capital? : BRUSSELS
90. Like some memberships : HONORARY
91. Fair : EVEN
92. One-in-a- million : RARE
97. Schedules : SLATES
98. Chicago Loop group : ELS
99. They get into rows at school : DESKS
100. Aphrodite's beloved : ADONIS
101. Droplet : BEAD
103. Pioneer bathyspherist William : BEEBE
104. Water balloon sound : SPLAT
105. It provides a sounding board : PIANO
106. Aeronautical worry : ICING
107. _____ Sack (beanbag toy) : HACKY
108. ''The Magic Kingdom'' novelist Stanley : ELKIN
109. Designer Geoffrey : BEENE
114. Specialists : PROS
117. Mich. neighbor : ONT
118. Resistance unit : OHM
119. Contend : VIE
120. Compass point : NNE
121. Bests, in bouts : KOS

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