GREEN EGGS AND HAMLET

New York Times, Sunday, May 17, 1998

Author: David J. Kahn and Hillary B. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
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Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 102 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 8 This is puzzle # 39 for Mr. Kahn. This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Be unwarrantably bold : PRESUME
8. Occultism : CABALA
14. Modus operandi : METHOD
20. One seen at trackside : RACEGOER
22. Moonstruck : BANANAS
23. Lizard with a serrated crest : IGUANA
24. Start of an imaginary soliloquy : IDONOTLIKEMYDADSBROTHER
27. Inoffensive : MILD
28. Accepted : OKD
29. Kind of ticket : MEAL
30. Enzyme suffix : ASE
31. Part 2 of the soliloquy : POISONEDKINGWEDMYMOTHER
41. Walker's aid : CANE
42. Uris novel "___ 18" : MILA
43. Buddhist who has attained Nirvana : ARHAT
44. Sitter's charge : TOT
47. Halfwit : ASS
48. Tierra-Fuego bridge : DEL
49. Spirited meeting? : SEANCE
52. Part 3 of the soliloquy : ILETTHEMTHINKTHATIAMMAD
61. Ref's call : TIME
62. Part of many Arab names : ABOU
63. Favorite : TOAST
64. International money : EURO
65. Part 4 of the soliloquy : OOPSISTABBEDOPHELIASDAD
72. Prefix with nucleotide : TRI
73. French cleric : ABBE
74. Controversial teachings : EST
75. Promising words : IDO
76. Part of a G.I.'s address : APO
79. 50's baseball nickname : KLU
81. Samantha's daughter on TV : TABITHA
85. 1976 album "Olé ___" : ELO
86. Declinations : NOS
87. 1939 Humphrey Bogart role : DRX
88. Rattling trains : ELS
89. Catch, as flies : SHAG
90. Type : ILK
92. Part 5 of the soliloquy : NOBODYHELPSMEINMYPLIGHT
103. To me, to Mimi : AMOI
104. Psychoanalyst Fromm : ERICH
105. Introduction to marketing? : TELE
106. Picnic spoiler : RAIN
107. Part 6 of the soliloquy : NOWLAERTESANDIWILLFIGHT
114. Popular van Gogh painting : IRISES
115. She's a deer : DOE
116. Kind of tin : PIE
117. Brillo rival : SOS
118. Entanglement : SKEIN
120. Holds : OWNS
122. Pickle place : DELI
123. Part 7 of the soliloquy : SWORDSARESWITCHEDINAJAM
133. Took place : WAS
134. Airport feature : RAMP
135. Nasser's org. : UAR
136. Genoan V.I.P., once : DOGE
137. End of the soliloquy : ATHEATRICALENDINGHAMIAM
147. Put on ice : SHELVE
148. Arbitrates : DECIDES
149. Bawl out : SAILINTO
150. One of the Munsters : HERMAN
151. It has its ups and downs : SEESAW
152. African menaces : TSETSES
1. Smarten up : PRIMP
2. Ham's need : RADIO
3. Dangerous bacteria : ECOLI
4. Lets fly : SENDS
5. Actor Tognazzi : UGO
6. Zinger : MOT
7. Elusive one : EEL
8. Word with wheel or engine : CAM
9. At all : ANY
10. Dog-scolding word : BAD
11. "What's in ___?" : ANAME
12. Put aboard : LADED
13. Land around the Brahmaputra Valley : ASSAM
14. Station in space : MIR
15. Something to stroke : EGO
16. King of song : TUT
17. "Very funny!" : HAHAHA
18. Quick round of tennis : ONESET
19. Stunt man, e.g. : DARER
21. ___ la Plata : RIODE
22. Obfuscate : BEDIM
25. "The Birth of a Nation" grp. : KKK
26. Journalist Nellie : BLY
32. One ___ (ball game) : OCAT
33. "I'm a Stranger Here Myself" poet : NASH
34. Put on the throne : ENSEAT
35. Insect nests : NIDI
36. Narrow valley : GLEN
37. Reach on foot : WALKTO
38. "The ___ Love" : MANI
39. Killer whale : ORCA
40. Classical music features : THEMES
44. Noted Yugoslav patriot : TITO
45. Mixed dish : OLIO
46. Fill-in : TEMP
49. 1979 exile : SHAH
50. Naturalness : EASE
51. Churchill contemporary : ATTLEE
53. Checkup : TEST
54. Second degree? : MBA
55. Go ___ for : TOBAT
56. When repeated, an old-fashioned cry : HUBBA
57. Spinner : TOP
58. "Here's ___ your eye!" : MUDIN
59. Southwest land : ARADO
60. Dummies : DODOS
66. Grated on : IRKED
67. Fatuous : SILLY
68. Abate : EBB
69. Theological belief : DEISM
70. Long Island community : ISLIP
71. Reef, maybe : ATOLL
76. Oilman Kashoggi : ADNAN
77. Blurb, e.g. : PROMO
78. Part of a yoke : OXBOW
80. Flashlight carriers : USHERS
82. Definitive word : THE
83. Cacao exporter : HAITI
84. Veep before Ford : AGNEW
91. First name in opera : KIRI
93. More smooth : OILIER
94. Artist with collectible lithos : ERTE
95. Equivocator's forte : LIES
96. Some I.B.M. products : PCS
97. Tail : SHADOW
98. A year in the life of St. Anselm : MLI
99. Barked : YELPED
100. Muzzles : GAGS
101. Popular snack cracker : HIHO
102. Explosives : TNTS
108. Parched : ARID
109. Oberhausen one : EINS
110. "___ lay me down..." : NOWI
111. Target of a bang-up job? : DENT
112. Actress Taylor : LILI
113. Sinn ___ : FEIN
118. Bandage : SWATHE
119. Legit : KOSHER
121. Gulf war weapons : SCUDS
122. Father-and-daughter actors : DERNS
123. Swagger : SWASH
124. Depot abbr. : ARR
125. Narc activities : RAIDS
126. Person with a mike : EMCEE
127. 1982 Michener epic : SPACE
128. "Bali ___" : HAI
129. Word on a ticket : ADMIT
130. Teams up with : JOINS
131. Type size : AGATE
132. Reminders : MEMOS
138. "Nightmare" street : ELM
139. Kitty in "The Killers," 1946 : AVA
140. Hamilton is on it : TEN
141. Flower on a French shield : LIS
142. Author LeShan : EDA
143. Just-hired : NEW
144. Rod : GAT
145. Common possessive : HIS
146. It has a bite and hops : ALE

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