"BAH! HUMBUG!"

New York Times, Sunday, December 18, 1983

Author: Martha J. De Witt
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.23, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 575 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 127, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Stack : HEAP
5. S.F.B., the inventor : MORSE
10. Impofo : ELAND
15. Octagonal sign : STOP
19. Maumee Bay feeder : ERIE
20. He wrote "The Hollow Men" : ELIOT
21. Of the cheek : MALAR
22. Buzzy place : HIVE
23. Nonsense : BALDERDASH
25. Nonsense : BILGEWATER
27. Piths : ESSENCES
28. Complete : EVERY
30. Recoil : SHRINK
31. Suffix with hip or tip : STER
32. Foxx : REDD
33. Placebo : SOP
34. Walking on air : ELATED
37. Gibes : JEERS
39. Pug's vulnerability : GLASSJAW
44. Having rounded projections : LOBAR
45. Its capital is Khartoum : SUDAN
46. Wearying time : SIEGE
47. Opposite of dep. : ARR
48. Jeune fille : GIRL
49. Nonsense : FIDDLEDEDEE
51. Shelter: Fr. : ABRI
52. Southern constellation : ARA
53. Not bright or clean : DINGY
54. Tots : ADDS
55. Euphoniums, e.g. : TUBAS
56. What a weak battery needs : RECHARGE
58. Wine variety : TOKAY
60. Enthusiastic : ARDENT
61. ___ Semple McPherson : AIMEE
62. Apollyon : SATAN
63. ___ obscure (chiaroscuro) : CLAIR
64. Dipped out : LADLED
66. Metric measure of capacity : LITER
67. Put a tail on : SHADOWED
70. Menilites, e.g. : OPALS
71. Andrews from Miss. : DANA
72. Goggle : STARE
73. Wood sorrel : OCA
74. Spiny-finned fish : GOBY
75. Nonsense : GIMCRACKERY
78. Acidity : ACOR
79. Drop a fly : ERR
80. Simile or metaphor : TROPE
81. Kind of cow : DAIRY
82. Tarsus : ANKLE
83. Sci-fi movie : STARWARS
85. Sudra, for one : CASTE
86. Entreated : PRAYED
87. German article : EIN
88. Hoover and Roosevelt : DAMS
89. One means of travel : FEET
90. Post again : RESEND
93. Compendious : TERSE
94. Possible victim of xenophobia : NEWCOMER
98. Nonsense : APPLESAUCE
100. Nonsense : TRIVIALITY
102. Players, in the cat's absence : MICE
103. "Like it ___!" : ORNOT
104. Dogma : TENET
105. Toward the center : INTO
106. Part of U.S.N.A. : ACAD
107. Comes close : NEARS
108. Tinker's target : EVERS
109. Medical subj. : ANAT
1. Ganymede's predecessor : HEBE
2. Time periods : ERAS
3. Is not in the pink : AILS
4. Hero's spot : PEDESTAL
5. Yosemite river : MERCED
6. Senior : OLDER
7. U.S. radio station in Berlin : RIAS
8. Mayday's cousin : SOS
9. Delicate : ETHEREAL
10. Fixes firmly : EMBEDS
11. Scotch landowner : LAIRD
12. Confederate : ALLY
13. Carp : NAG
14. Horse-training art : DRESSAGE
15. Sings above true pitch : SHARPS
16. Monkey, marmoset or tree : TITI
17. Pizzeria's sine qua non : OVEN
18. Freshen, with "up" : PERK
24. Put in a ledger : ENTER
26. Sayers's "___ Body?" : WHOSE
29. Early sci-fi author : VERNE
34. "Pomp and Circumstance" composer : ELGAR
35. Nantes's river : LOIRE
36. Nonsense : ABRACADABRA
37. Deem : JUDGE
38. Nelson, the singer : EDDY
39. Lightheaded : GIDDY
40. Cobb and Marvin : LEES
41. Nonsense : JABBERWOCKY
42. Island off Scotland : ARRAN
43. Carpus : WRIST
45. Char : SINGE
46. Kind of chair : SEDAN
49. Lit : FIRED
50. Senegal's capital : DAKAR
51. Complement of video : AUDIO
53. "South Pacific" group : DAMES
55. Kind of mark or wind : TRADE
57. Having grades : HILLY
58. Medieval invader of eastern Europe : TATAR
59. Suffix with Capri : OTE
60. Wing-shaped : ALARY
62. Subsequently : SINCE
63. Cautious : CHARY
64. Theater sections : LOGES
65. Opposite of "to starboard" : APORT
66. Illuminators : LAMPS
67. Cordwood measure : STERE
68. College, in Calais : ECOLE
69. Belled the cat : DARED
71. Fashion name : DIOR
72. Part of a revue : SKIT
75. Enos, to Adam : GRANDSON
76. Smith and Bede : ADAMS
77. Tape holder : CASSETTE
78. Asiatic Turkey : ANATOLIA
80. Package security : TWINE
82. Betel palm : ARECA
84. Staggered : REELED
85. Proofreaders' marks : CARETS
86. Phoebes : PEWITS
88. Ornamental scheme : DECOR
89. Temperature over 98.6 degrees : FEVER
90. Hindu hero : RAMA
91. Monumental : EPIC
92. Humane org. : SPCA
93. Kind of sandwich : TUNA
94. Number of inches in a span : NINE
95. Where H.H.H. lived : MINN
96. Cartoonist Hulme : ETTA
97. Indian peasant : RYOT
99. "Chances ___," Mathis hit : ARE
101. Preacher, familiarly : REV

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