O CAPTAIN, MY CAPTAIN

New York Times, Sunday, June 11, 1995

Author: Coral Amende
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQZ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Amende. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1995, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Little" person : RASCAL
7. Qualifies : ENTITLES
15. Calyx division : SEPAL
20. To land : ASHORE
21. Brownish-yellow to the extreme : TAWNIEST
22. Astronaut Schirra : WALLY
23. "I may be _____, but..." : BIASED
24. Captain Kirk : SPOCKSSUPERIOR
26. Excommunicates : BANS
27. Binders : TIES
28. Say it's so : ALLEGE
29. Whole : INTACT
32. Peter of rock's Kiss : CRISS
34. Clever remark : SALLY
36. Ancient X : CHI
37. San _____, Italy : REMO
38. Cookout fare : RIBS
39. Other : ELSE
43. Captain America : MASKEDSUPERHERO
48. _____-flow turbine : AXIAL
49. Suffix with magnet or meteor : ITE
50. Grew aware of : SENSED
51. Once more or no more : OVER
52. Lick : SPANK
53. Common side dishes : SLAWS
55. Waiting period, seemingly : EON
56. Captain Bligh : BOUNTYBLOKE
58. Moon phenomenon : HALO
59. Novelist _____ Easton Ellis : BRET
60. Scratches (out) : EKES
61. "Old MacDonald" syllables : EIO
62. Kind of name : ASSUMED
64. Happy as a lark : GAY
65. Less happy : ANGRIER
69. Nanny's charge : KID
70. Green scene : PARK
72. Hires a crew, perhaps : MANS
74. Linen hue : ECRU
75. Captain Hook : PANSNEMESIS
79. Health care lobby, for short : AMA
80. Aunt Jemima or Uncle Ben's, e.g. : BRAND
81. Subject of "The Last Command" : ALAMO
82. Put up : ANTE
83. Brio : ENERGY
85. Not dawdle : HIE
86. _____ Orbiter (1960s craft) : LUNAR
87. Captain Nemo : SCIFISUBMARINER
90. Barbra's "Funny Girl" co-star : OMAR
91. So-so : FAIR
92. Sports org. : NCAA
93. Bundle of money : POT
94. Be behind : TRAIL
96. Days-old : STALE
97. Muffs : SNAFUS
101. Less of a struggle : EASIER
104. It should be even : KEEL
105. Pocket liner : LINT
106. "Captain Blood" : FLYNNMELODRAMA
111. Manifest : EVINCE
113. Docked, in a way : FINED
114. Without a doubt : PATENTLY
115. Bygone flag symbol : SICKLE
116. Keeps in : STETS
117. "Mean Streets" director : SCORSESE
118. Whole bunch : PASSEL
1. Browning's "_____ Ben Ezra" : RABBI
2. Flu variety : ASIAN
3. Obsolescent contraction : SHANT
4. Famed horseman : COSSACK
5. "Be" conjugate : ARE
6. Forewent : LED
7. Connections in old Rome : ETS
8. Fluff : NAP
9. Cheated on : TWOTIMED
10. Denture part : INCISOR
11. Tots: Var. : TIKES
12. Take away, in a way : LESS
13. Double-hook shape : ESS
14. Erwin of old TV : STU
15. Fab : SWELL
16. Captain Cook : EARLYEXPLORER
17. Balletic bend : PLIE
18. Sleep like _____ : ALOG
19. Swan's neighbor, in the night sky : LYRE
25. Is friendly, with "around" : PALS
30. 1988 Tim Rice musical : CHESS
31. It comes after Easter : TIDE
32. Fictional mariner from York : CRUSOE
33. Word in a street-corner sermon : REPENT
34. "The Divine Comedy" creatures : SIRENS
35. "Stop it!" : ABORT
38. Vaudeville offering : REVUE
40. Manchurian river : LIAO
41. Settled : SANK
42. Actress Sommer : ELKE
43. Baryshnikov, to friends : MISHA
44. Road _____ : ATLAS
45. Shuts up : SEALS
46. Mortimer the dummy : SNERD
47. It's never played in school : HOOKY
48. Of equal size : ASBIG
54. Captain Queeg : WOUKSMARTINET
56. Schnozzes : BEAKS
57. Cravings : YENS
59. Early English historian : BEDE
63. Student's declaration, maybe : MINOR
64. "Good _____!" : GRIEF
65. Cost _____ and... : ANARM
66. Airline exec Carl : ICAHN
67. "Sesame Street" regular : ERNIE
68. More of a boor : RUDER
70. It may be mechanical : PENCIL
71. About : ASTIR
72. Repairman's reading : MANUAL
73. Marine biology subject : AMEBAE
75. Stick: Sp. : PALO
76. Styptic substance : ALUM
77. 1934 film seductress : NANA
78. Kenyan native : MASAI
80. Lord of poetry : BYRON
83. Step up : ESCALATE
84. Breaches : GAPS
88. "ER" sights : INTERNS
89. Emphatic type : ITALICS
91. Croft : FARM
95. Splits : RENDS
96. Passover feast : SEDER
98. Stoolies : FINKS
99. Tom or Sam, e.g. : UNCLE
100. Bluish-gray : STEEL
101. Report card woes : EFFS
102. Got off : ALIT
103. Auld lang _____ : SYNE
104. Instrument with 13 strings : KOTO
107. Mini-albums, for short : EPS
108. Varnish base : LAC
109. Metric volumes: Abbr. : MLS
110. "Yes, sir!" : AYE
111. Wordless communication : ESP
112. Through : VIA

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