BEASTLY PUNS

New York Times, Sunday, September 25, 1994

Author: Nancy Nicholson Joline
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Nicholson Joline
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Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 94 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 68 for Ms. Joline. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1994, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Corrupt : TAINT
6. Dupe : REPRO
11. Rope materials : HEMPS
16. Measures : STEPS
21. Li'l one : ABNER
22. San Antonio attraction : ALAMO
23. Profit : AVAIL
24. De Valera of Ireland : EAMON
25. Creature not yet found? : MISSINGLYNX
27. Celebrated tightwad of old : BENNY
28. Meander : AMBLE
29. Zurich's and Zug's locale : ALPS
30. North Carolina college : ELON
31. K follower : MART
32. "West Side Story" girl : MARIA
33. Actress Thompson : LEA
34. Meat, fruit, honey? : BEARESSENTIALS
40. Wall fixture : RACK
41. It may be dead : END
42. TV's Dame _____ Everage : EDNA
43. Up-to-the-minute : LATE
44. Photo add-on : STAT
45. Gets an A : ACES
46. Escort : SEE
47. Sailor's interjections : AYS
48. De Brunhoff's pachyderm : BABAR
49. Spiritualist's device : TRANCE
51. Sequel title start : SON
53. Cluck, crow, gobble, peep? : FOWLLANGUAGE
56. Poop deck's place : AFT
59. Tool handle wood : ASH
61. Forfeit : LOSE
62. Directional suffix : ERN
63. Fixed : STABLE
65. Pharisees, e.g. : SECT
68. Not nearby : AFAR
70. Rings : ECHOES
73. Some game pieces : TILES
74. Yups' opposites : NAHS
75. Workman's wheels : VAN
76. Sardines players : HIDERS
78. Kind of call : COLLECT
80. Ear: Prefix : OTO
81. Crystallize : GEL
82. Misbehaving antelopes? : BADGNUS
83. Galena, e.g. : ORE
84. Scratch (out) : EKE
85. Auto summonses? : RECALLS
87. They hardly give a hoot : OWLETS
88. Defect : BUG
89. Still-life subject : EWER
90. _____ Gay (W.W. II plane) : ENOLA
91. Lamb products : ESSAYS
93. Kind of bread : PITA
94. See 58 Down : BEDS
95. "The _____ Class" (O'Toole) : RULING
97. "_____ on parle francais" : ICI
98. One-on-one sport : EPEE
100. Easter preceder : NOR
102. Hot-tub locale : SPA
103. Uninvited swine? : CRASHINGBOAR
107. Daily index, with "the" : DOW
109. Cleric, e.g. : THEIST
111. Spreads : OLEOS
112. Oda _____ (Whoopi's role in "Ghost") : MAE
114. Hoo-ha : ADO
117. Nautical heading : ALEE
119. Follwers of printemps : ETES
121. Jurist Robert : BORK
122. Piquancy : SALT
123. Stole : FUR
124. Cougar : PUMA
125. Biting, chest-thumping, roaring? : GORILLATACTICS
128. Brother : FRA
129. Choreographer Moiseyev et al. : IGORS
131. Track competition : MEET
132. Ship sailed by Tiphys : ARGO
133. Rock 'n' roll pioneer Freed : ALAN
134. Former "Masterpiece Theatre" host : COOKE
135. Keys in : TYPES
137. Ranching that's growing by leaps and bounds? : HARERAISING
140. Advantages : ASSET
141. Hilly districts, to Brits : WOLDS
142. Saw : ADAGE
143. Al _____ (way to cook pasta) : DENTE
144. Bank claims : LIENS
145. More than big : OBESE
146. Reach : GETAT
147. Pundits : SAGES
1. "Hot" ones : TAMALES
2. Chisholm Trail stop : ABILENE
3. Without restraint : INSPADES
4. Capone foe : NESS
5. Chemical prefix : TRI
6. Loose overcoats : RAGLANS
7. Cave temple site in India : ELLORA
8. Golfer _____ Stewart : PAYNE
9. Presidential monogram : RMN
10. Near miss in tic-tac-toe : OOX
11. Aria for Carmer : HABANERA
12. Six-time U.S. Open champ : EVERT
13. Praying one : MANTIS
14. A.T.M. access : PIN
15. Vulpine : SLY
16. Fashion line : SEAM
17. South Florida city : TAMARAC
18. Cuddly farm animal? : EMBRACEABLEEWE
19. "Every Breath You Take" group, with "the" : POLICE
20. Dastards : SNEAKS
26. Impoverished : NEEDY
31. _____ detector : METAL
34. The slightest amount, informally : BEANS
35. Deli dishes : SLAWS
36. Marten : SABLE
37. Adjust : ATTUNE
38. Actress _____ Flynn Boyle : LARA
39. Some parties : STAGS
48. Churl : BOOR
50. Irritate : NETTLE
52. Toasted _____ : OATS
53. Spanish dessert : FLAN
54. Political family of India : NEHRUS
55. Flagrant : GROSS
57. Spotted : FLECKED
58. Canopies for 94 Across : TESTERS
60. First president of the Czech Republic : HAVEL
64. Distress : AIL
65. Sleep disturbers : SNORERS
66. Consumed : EATENUP
67. Brown ruminant? : CHOCOLATEMOOSE
69. Bogus : FALSE
70. Bounds : EDGES
71. Minimal change : CENT
72. Reconnoiter : SCOUT
76. Michener novel : HAWAII
77. Without forethought : IDLY
79. It has many stops : ORGAN
81. Ricochet : GLANCE
82. "The Garden of Earthly Delights" artist : BOSCH
86. Clay today : ALI
88. Catafalque : BIER
89. Zaragoza's river : EBRO
92. Carrie, for one : SISTER
93. Pierre's pois : PEAS
96. "Peer Gynt" composer : GRIEG
98. Film critic Roger : EBERT
99. Sprite of Irish folklore : POOKA
101. "The Country Girl" playwright : ODETS
104. Concerning : ASTO
105. _____ oblige : NOBLESSE
106. Show smugness : GLOAT
108. Equivocating : WAFFLING
110. Give heed : HEARKEN
112. Simenon sleuth : MAIGRET
113. Giant automaker supplier : ALCOA
115. He said "Everybody wants to get into da act" : DURANTE
116. Sevilles, e.g. : ORANGES
117. Of a summit : APICAL
118. "The Count" biographee : LUGOSI
120. _____ Simon : SIMPLE
122. Italian liquer : STREGA
126. Yorkshire city : LEEDS
127. Gem weight : CARAT
130. Units for Sampras : SETS
133. Perplexed : ASEA
135. Sophia Loren's "_____ Women" : TWO
136. London lout : YOB
137. Harridan : HAG
138. Juice drink : ADE
139. Driver's lic. and others : IDS

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