TEEN-AGE Q. & A.

New York Times, Sunday, June 7, 1998

Author: Randolph Ross
Editor: Will Shortz
Randolph Ross
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 6 This is puzzle # 42 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. ___ salad : CHEFS
6. Attempts : HASAT
11. Churchill's "few" : RAF
14. Cassius's costume : TOGA
18. Welcome sight : OASIS
19. The Sorbonne, e.g. : ECOLE
20. Paella pot : OLLA
22. Comet competitor : AJAX
23. Q: ___ A: Later : WHATTIMEWILLYOUBEHOME
27. Café additive : LAIT
28. "Beverly Hills 90210" restaurant owner and others : NATS
29. Passionate desire : LUST
30. Originate : ARISE
31. Sister of Terpsichore : ERATO
33. Happy-lark go-between : ASA
34. Open, in a way : SLIT
35. Q: ___ A: Out : WHEREWILLYOUBETONIGHT
44. It's charged : ION
45. Egg manufacturer : HEN
46. Hallow ending : EEN
47. ___ Bator : ULAN
48. Indian Prime Minister, 1991-96 : RAO
49. The others : THOSE
51. Sch. supporters : PTA
52. River of Tours : LOIRE
53. Aeronautical feat : SOLO
54. Q: ___ A: O.K. : HOWWASYOURDAYATSCHOOL
59. Some computer keys : ARROWS
60. Med. drips : IVS
61. Comprise : HAVE
62. Payments for releases : RANSOMS
64. Genetic inits. : RNA
65. Took off a ship : UNLADED
68. Just beat : EDGE
69. Play to the camera : MUG
70. Five-time Kentucky Derby winner : ARCARO
71. Q: ___ A: Friends : WHOAREYOUGOINGOUTWITH
79. "B.C." creator : HART
80. Teased teen-agers : NERDS
81. Laugh syllable : HEE
82. First name in cosmetics : ESTEE
83. Charlottesville-to-Richmond dir. : ESE
84. Romanian ruler known as "the Impaler" : VLAD
85. Rye filler : HAM
86. Craggy peak : TOR
88. Part of X-X-X : TAC
89. Q: ___ A: I don't have any : WHENWILLYOUDOHOMEWORK
95. "Jug handles" : EARS
96. Bond rating : AAA
97. Descriptive words for Ben Jonson : ORARE
98. Painter El ___ : GRECO
100. "Makin' Whoopee" songwriter : KAHN
102. Vault : ARCH
103. Tierra del Fuego, e.g. : ISLA
107. Q: ___ A: I don't need one : WHYDONTYOUGETAHAIRCUT
111. Tuner : DIAL
112. Crewmate of Scotty : SULU
113. Instant : TRICE
114. Words of wisdom : ADAGE
115. Not rash : SANE
116. Vegas action : BET
117. Bury : INTER
118. Code name : MORSE
1. Hood : COWL
2. A few laughs : HAHA
3. Actor Morales : ESAI
4. Tailor, at times : FITTER
5. Atl. speedster : SST
6. Blood component : HEMATIN
7. Colorless ketone : ACETOL
8. Farm females : SOWS
9. Frazier foe : ALI
10. Gets into trouble, maybe : TELLSON
11. Popular fast-food chain, informally : ROYS
12. Very much : ALOT
13. Winter woe : FLU
14. Exotic vacation spot : TAHITI
15. Spanish eyes : OJOS
16. Willing : GAME
17. Fire : AXE
21. Button sources : ABALONES
24. Greatly admiring : INAWE
25. Poi party : LUAU
26. Joyce's homeland : ERIN
32. One who believes "practice makes perfect" : REHEARSER
33. Per annum : AYEAR
34. Genesis : START
35. On the same side as : WITH
36. Santa sounds : HOHO
37. Poetically sufficient? : ENOW
38. "___ pray" : LETUS
39. Harbor markers : BUOYS
40. He directed Marlon : ELIA
41. Good routine : GROOVE
42. Like an angel : HALOED
43. Bushwhacker, e.g. : TOOL
50. Tried to hit, in dialect : SWANGAT
51. Geneva Convention concern : POWS
52. Hot rocks : LAVA
53. Trails : SHADOWS
55. Like some shows : SRO
56. Israeli day : YOM
57. Dog, Down Under : DINGO
58. Tour operator, at times : CHARTERER
62. Go over old territory? : REHASH
63. Renée of the silents : ADOREE
64. Area covers : RUGS
65. Press : URGE
66. Staff sgt., e.g. : NCO
67. Charlie of the 60's Orioles : LAU
69. Confuse : MUDDY
70. Weather prefix : ANEMO
71. "That was close!" : WHEW
72. Neighborhood : ENVIRONS
73. Cheers : YELLS
74. Master's ordeal : ORAL
75. "If ___ nickel..." : IHADA
76. Put ___ (ask hard questions of) : ITTO
77. Eye drop : TEAR
78. "Darn it!" : HECK
85. China's Yellow Emperor : HUANGTI
86. Arsonist : TORCHER
87. N.C.A.A. World Series site : OMAHA
90. Irk : NEEDLE
91. Western city or its radio station : WACO
92. Diamond Head locale : OAHU
93. "Well begun is half done" writer : HORACE
94. Nut : WEIRDO
98. Classic Italian car : GHIA
99. Tom Clancy hero : RYAN
100. Actor MacLachlan : KYLE
101. Month of l'été : AOUT
102. Busy : ATIT
104. Capone trademark : SCAR
105. Totes : LUGS
106. Suit to ___ : ATEE
107. O.E.D. entries : WDS
108. Container : TUB
109. Directional suffix : ERN
110. Cartesian conclusion : IAM

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