KID STUFF

New York Times, Sunday, October 6, 1985

Author:A. J. Santora
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.35, Missing: { J V Z }, Scrabble score: 552 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 129, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 17, XRef: 0
A. J. Santora has 111 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1985, The New York Times
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1. Publicize : PLAYUP
7. Llama's cousin : ALPACA
13. Gallant : AMORIST
20. Brewer from Toledo : TERESA
21. Higher up : TALLER
22. Crescent-shaped figure : LUNETTE
23. More precious : DEARER
24. Dr. Seuss book : MCELLIGOTSPOOL
26. Donahue from N.Y.C. : TROY
28. Oriental : EASTERN
29. Port ___, scene of Allied landing on Guam : APRA
30. Security : BAIL
33. Annealing ovens : LEHRS
35. Some newspaper ads : LEGALS
37. Second shelf : ALTEREGO
39. Fit : APT
42. Existence, to Aquinas : ESSE
43. Shaver : TAD
46. Dr. Seuss's "___ Stole Christmas" : HOWTHEGRINCH
48. Pinch : NIP
49. Pitch : TONE
50. "Esto Perpetua" state : IDAHO
51. Raggedy : TATTERED
53. This (girl), to Livy : HAEC
54. African fox : ASSE
55. Benefit : BOON
57. Week's pay : WAGES
59. Jane Austen heroine : EMMA
60. Prickle : THORN
62. Soak : STING
64. Timorous : AFRAID
66. Hand down to heirs : BEQUEATH
69. Forage plant : ERS
70. Projection : SALIENCE
72. Some commuters' destinations : EXURBS
73. Book about Ann Landers : EPPIE
75. Chips in chips : ANTES
76. Improvisation by Ella : SCAT
77. Drink to : TOAST
79. Gibb of songdom : ANDY
80. Part of a Latin paradigm : AMAS
84. Linden : TEIL
85. Ordained : PRIESTED
88. Locale for an airboat : SWAMP
89. Underling of the 11th century : ESNE
90. ___ Moines : DES
91. Dr. Seuss story : THESHAPEOFME
94. Summertime in N.Y.C. : DST
95. Frances H. Burnett heroine : SARA
96. Expanse : SEA
97. "Ode on ___ Urn" : AGRECIAN
98. Soricines : SHREWS
100. Bess follower : MAMIE
102. "Critique of Pure Reason" writer : KANT
103. One of the Jackson 5 : TITO
105. " . . . autumn turned to ___": Shak. : THERAMS
108. Bone: Comb. form : OSTE
110. Dr. Seuss's "I Can Lick 30 ___ Other Stories" : TIGERSTODAYAND
113. Exercises : SITUPS
117. Passivity : INERTIA
118. What Pearl White did in films : EMOTED
119. One of Willie Morris's roles : EDITOR
120. Deposes : ATTESTS
121. They do seeding : RATERS
122. Bundle of energy : DYNAMO
1. Relative of publ. : PTD
2. Liberace : LEE
3. Altar of the skies : ARA
4. Dr. Seuss story : YERTLETHETURTLE
5. Customer : USER
6. He's conditionally loose from the calaboose : PAROLEE
7. Air: Abbr. : ATM
8. Football-factory employee : LACER
9. Nice : PLEASANT
10. Start of a Shakespearean title : ALLS
11. Breton or Briton : CELT
12. A moon of Uranus : ARIEL
13. Next to : ALONGSIDE
14. Egyptian ocean goddess : MUT
15. Ad come-on : ONSALE
16. Ribbed fabrics : REPPS
17. "Believe ___ Not" : ITOR
18. Zeno's porch : STOA
19. Hill, to an Arab : TEL
25. Dr. Seuss book : GREENEGGSANDHAM
27. Peteman : YEGG
30. State of Brazil : BAHIA
31. Anglo-Saxon estates : ALODS
32. First words of "A Tale of Two Cities" : ITWAS
34. Dr. Seuss book : HORTONHEARSAWHO
36. The ___ ("Orphan Annie" character) : ASP
38. Pi follower : RHO
40. Agt.'s cut : PCT
41. A word to ___ : THEWISE
43. With no exceptions : TOAMAN
44. Weak : ANEMIC
45. Thomas Beer's "The Mauve ___" : DECADE
47. Singer Janis : IAN
49. Dr. Seuss's "___ My Pocket" : THERESAWOCKETIN
52. Dr. Seuss's "If I ___ The Circus" : RAN
55. Rodomontade : BOAST
56. Leftover scrap : ORT
58. Piquant : SALTY
61. Lang. at a yeshiva : HEB
62. Rhyme royals : SEPTETS
63. Kind of cycle : TRI
65. Hamlet's cry of disgust : FIE
66. Outdid : BESTED
67. Overindulgence : EXCESS
68. Picturesque : QUAINT
71. Dr. Seuss's "Bartholomew ___ the Oobleck" : AND
74. "___ Love You," 1934 song : PSI
78. Herbert offerings : OPERETTAS
79. D.D.E.'s opponent : AES
81. Puzo subject : MAFIA
82. Jordan town, once called Philadelphia : AMMAN
83. Exhausted : SPENT
86. Pronoun for a calico cat : SHE
87. Mantle, to Maris : TEAMMATE
88. Grasp : SEE
90. Nabokov novel : DAR
92. Money changing : AGIO
93. Harassed a dribbler : PRESSED
95. Causes for re-fusing : SHORTS
98. Solid: Comb. form : STERE
99. Passover feast : SEDER
101. "Gunn" actor in 1967 : ASNER
103. Color : TINT
104. "___ Ideas," 1951 song : IGET
106. Author Santha ___ Rau : RAMA
107. ___ St. Lawrence (home of G.B.S.) : AYOT
109. In order : TIDY
110. Charo's aunt : TIA
111. Command to Fido : SIT
112. Canine examiner's deg. : DDS
114. Western lizard : UTA
115. A dog, for short : POM
116. B'way sign : SRO

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