OH PSHAW!

New York Times, Sunday, October 18, 1992

Author:Grace M. Gordon
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 102, Avg Word Len: 4.91, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 651 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 118, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 19, XRef: 2
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© 1992, The New York Times
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1. Updike title word : RABBIT
7. Mast support : STAY
11. Lunar New Year in Vietnam : TET
14. Protozoan : AMOEBA
20. " . . . nature's copy's not ___": Shak. : ETERNE
21. River in NE England : OUSE
22. Mouthward : ORAD
24. Birthplace of 99 Across : DUBLIN
25. Swindle : FLEECE
26. ___ Stoker, Dracula's creator : BRAM
27. Desire to eat chalk, clay, etc. : PICA
28. Thais, e.g. : ASIANS
29. Center the cross hairs : AIM
30. Start of a quote : THEFICKLENESS
33. Cobblers' aids : LASTS
36. Treasure State capital : HELENA
38. "Le Roi d'Ys" composer : LALO
39. Part of the job, for 136 Across : TLC
42. Quote: Part II : OFTHEWOMENILOVEIS
46. Dostoyevsky's "The ___" : IDIOT
48. Send money : WIRE
49. Hwy. : RTE
50. The Red Baron, e.g. : ACE
51. Sprain applications : ARNICAS
53. Mesozoic or Cenozoic : ERA
54. Western range : SIERRAS
58. Interlaken's river : AARE
61. Donovan's agcy. : OSS
62. Morning deposit : DEW
63. Quote: Part III : ONLYEQUALLEDBYTHE
67. Drag : LUG
68. Gogol's "Taras ___" : BULBA
69. Relating to thread : FILAR
70. Dickens, sometimes : BOZ
73. Word with book or load : CASE
76. "Greetings" org. : SSS
79. Dockworkers' org. : ILA
80. Bristly : SETAL
81. Word with star or stone : LODE
82. Movie dog : ASTA
83. Source of the quote, with "The" : PHILANDERER
86. Lulu : ONER
87. Penultimate Hebrew letter : SHIN
88. Refrain syllables : TRALA
89. Hindu god : DEV
90. Coll. award : DEG
92. Firebug : PYRO
93. Understanding : KEN
94. Dervish movement : WHIRL
95. "The ultimate aphrodisiac" : POWER
97. McClellan adversary : LEE
99. Author of the quote : GEORGEBERNARDSHAW
104. Rearward : AFT
107. Anonymous Richard : ROE
108. A TV Ricky : DESI
109. Orchestrate anew : RESCORE
110. Scand. land : NOR
111. Flub : BLUNDER
115. ___ Canals : SOO
117. Cinnabar or galena : ORE
118. "Le ___ Goriot": Balzac : PERE
119. In the doldrums : MOPEY
120. Quote: Part IV : INFERNALCONSTANCY
127. "High ___": Anderson : TOR
128. "___ mio dulce ardor," Gluck aria : ODEL
129. Tocsins : ALERTS
130. ___ Park, Colo. town : ESTES
131. Quote: Part V : OFTHEWOMENWHO
136. E.R. personnel : RNS
137. Pavarotti's paese : ITALIA
139. Sinn Fein homeland : ERIN
140. Author of "Jake's Thing" : AMIS
142. Dramatic devices : ASIDES
146. Go at full speed : CAREER
147. Laundry residue : LINT
148. Easily handled, as a ship : YARE
149. End of the quote : LOVEME
150. Mad : INSANE
151. ___ volente : DEO
152. Dirk of yore : SNEE
153. Place of nether darkness : EREBUS
1. N.H.L. whistler : REF
2. Pt. of A. & P. : ATL
3. Buzzer : BEE
4. Respire : BREATHE
5. Engrave : INCISE
6. Pullulate : TEEM
7. Julie Andrews film: 1981 : SOB
8. Diamondback or hawkbill : TURTLE
9. " . . . even ___ gathereth her chickens . . . ": Matt. 23:37 : ASAHEN
10. Man from Sana : YEMENI
11. Masai Mara antelope : TOPI
12. Famous redhead : ERIC
13. Paraphernalia : TACKLE
14. Hersey town : ADANO
15. Parnassus figure : MUSE
16. Eastern accessories : OBIS
17. Like a bungee jumper's cord : ELASTIC
18. Crib of a sort : BIN
19. Ques. opposite : ANS
23. ___ Lama : DALAI
31. Part song : FALA
32. Steber role : ELSA
33. Made a bovine sound : LOWED
34. Full of zeal : AFIRE
35. Proverbial backbreaker : STRAW
36. Hailey best seller: 1965 : HOTEL
37. Hard abrasive : EMERY
40. Mauna ___ : LOA
41. Pts. of dollars : CTS
43. Twists : WRINGS
44. Orange-shipping city in Fla. : OCALA
45. ___ scaloppine : VEAL
46. Tchr. : INSTR
47. Kind of antenna : DISH
52. Part of H.R.H. : ROYAL
54. Trifle : SOU
55. C.S.A. man : REB
56. Eagle on high : AQUILA
57. Roman dictator: 82-79 B.C. : SULLA
59. Advert : REFER
60. Worked on galleys : EDITED
64. Desert : ABANDON
65. Din : BLARE
66. "___ and Ivory," 1982 hit song : EBONY
67. Like Miniver Cheevy : LEAN
71. Silesian river : ODER
72. Broadway's Tevye : ZERO
73. Tun : CASK
74. Wimbledon champ: 1975 : ASHE
75. Con artfully : STING
77. Garnish unit : SPRIG
78. Was altruistic : SHARED
80. Stringent : SEVERE
81. Canter's cousin : LOPE
84. "___ Seeing You," 1938 song : ILLBE
85. ___ flask (thermos prototype) : DEWAR
88. Cube root of 27 : THREE
91. Angry looks : GLARES
94. One of the Allens : WOODY
95. Abbot's right-hand man : PRIOR
96. Parts of a mi. : RDS
98. Ram's mate : EWE
100. He fought Joe Gans : ERNE
101. Start of motto of N.C. : ESSE
102. Skedaddle : SCOOT
103. Tooters : HORNS
104. Concerning : ANENT
105. Word with meat or feed : FORCE
106. Playing cards : TREYS
111. N.Y.C. subway syst. : BMT
112. Trevanian's "The ___ Sanction" : LOO
113. Tumults : UPROARS
114. First American female astronaut : RIDE
116. Judah's second son: Gen. 38:4 : ONAN
118. Kind of resistance : PASSIVE
121. Banister terminus : NEWEL
122. Rococo : FLORID
123. Berlin hit: 1925 : ALWAYS
124. New York Governor: 1932-42 : LEHMAN
125. To believe, in Bretagne : CROIRE
126. Type of muscle : TENSOR
128. Chicago terminal : OHARE
132. Dog's bane : FLEA
133. ___ Shan, central Asian range : TIEN
134. Golconda : MINE
135. Inner: Comb. form : ENTO
136. Chest sound : RALE
137. Here, to Henri : ICI
138. Whip : TAN
141. Bishopric : SEE
143. Society newcomer : DEB
144. Rhea's cousin : EMU
145. His or her: Fr. : SES

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