JINGLE, JINGLE

New York Times, Sunday, December 20, 1981

Author: Ruth N. Schultz
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 541 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 107, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 9, XRef: 1
Ruth N. Schultz has 21 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Bowl off. : REF
4. Greet the shogun : SALAAM
10. Luxuriate : BASK
14. Suffix with canon : ICAL
18. Fadiman's "Party of ___" : ONE
19. Matriarch in "The Glass Menagerie" : AMANDA
20. Author Leffland : ELLA
21. These are bleeped on TV : NONOS
23. Suffix for dull : ARD
24. Arthur's bewitching sister : MORGANLEFAY
26. Consider pros and cons : WEIGH
27. Biblical mother-in-law : NAOMI
29. Not often : SELDOM
30. Pirates' cry : YOHO
32. Christmas gift : TIE
33. King of the "topless towers" : PRIAM
35. Fall fallers : LEAVES
37. Seasoned : SAVORED
39. Kind of acid : TANNIC
41. Pre-Pasch periods : LENTS
43. Soft-palate sound : VELAR
44. Erasmus was one : SCHOLAR
47. Go to mass : ATTEND
49. Saga name : LEIF
53. Kunta Kinte scion : HALEY
54. Extorted : WRUNG
55. Vestige : DREG
59. Oeillade : OGLE
60. Sailing : ASEA
61. Begin to enjoy a feast : FALLTO
62. " . . . gently ___ perfumed sea": Poe : OERA
63. Gay and family : TALESES
65. Decree in Canada : ARRET
66. Penny-pinch : NIGGLE
68. Words by Lorenz Hart: 1937 : LITTLEVALENTINESTAY
72. Clever imitation : HITOFF
73. Gardner et al. : ERLES
74. Gift for a gypsy : EARRING
76. Osiris's crown : ATEF
77. Taken down several pegs : ABASED
79. Bad Ems and Bath : SPAS
81. Henry's second or fourth : ANNE
82. Offspring: Abbr. : DESC
83. He wrote "Rhymes of Childhood" : RILEY
84. Herod's place : COURT
85. North Sea feeder : YSER
86. Color of a stormy sky : LEADEN
88. Poppaea in "The Sign of the Cross": 1932 : COLBERT
90. Stigma : BRAND
92. Ready to greet the day : RISEN
94. Salary hikes : RAISES
98. Carter : DRAYMAN
100. OPEC, e.g. : CARTEL
103. Baker's need : YEAST
104. Ball-park verdict : OUT
105. Votes for : AYES
107. Like some postcards : SCENIC
109. Cellist Jacqueline : DUPRE
111. Feminine endings : ETTES
113. Poet's "wonderful" vehicle : ONEHOSSSHAY
116. Skate : RAY
117. Golden and slide : RULES
118. Type of star : NOVA
119. Home of the Green Wave : TULANE
120. Suffix with Bethlehem : ITE
121. Withered : SERE
122. Influence : SWAY
123. Percolated slowly : SEEPED
124. Moppet : TAD
1. Reddish brown : ROAN
2. On cloud nine : ENRAPT
3. Giordano opera : FEDORA
4. Greek islanders : SAMIANS
5. Opposite of odi : AMO
6. Porsena : LARS
7. Crèche figure : ANGEL
8. Allan-___ of legend : ADALE
9. Road's end for Kipling : MANDALAY
10. Hive operators : BEEMEN
11. Landon : ALF
12. Do in : SLAY
13. Ring victories : KAYOS
14. Entwined : INWOVEN
15. Great miler : COE
16. "Peer Gynt" enchantress : ANITRA
17. More sluggish : LOGIER
22. Lean-to : SHED
25. Hero, to Leander : LOVER
28. Mrs. Gump : MIN
31. "All we like sheep ___": Isaiah : HAVEGONEASTRAY
34. Diamagnetism discoverer : MICHAELFARADAY
36. Winters in 1944 : STARLET
38. Stephen Foster song : OLDDOGTRAY
40. Dance step : CHASSE
42. Fools, to Fabius : STULTI
45. Comedian Olsen : OLE
46. Pasture : LEA
48. Explosive : TNT
49. Piece of land : LOT
50. "Liberté! ___! Fraternité!" : EGALITE
51. Group of clay minerals : ILLITES
52. Idol's disappointing features : FEETOFCLAY
54. Emulates Cassandra : WARNS
56. Gets back : REGAINS
57. Mrs. ___, in "Lady Windermere's Fan" : ERLYNNE
58. Go, in Scotland : GAE
61. "How About You?" lyricist : FREED
64. Gen.'s aides : STF
65. Tin Pan ___ : ALLEY
67. Jerusalem is its cap. : ISR
69. Calf : VEALER
70. Insecticide ingredient : ARSENIC
71. Start of an Adams hymn : NEARER
72. "It ___ to Be You" : HAD
75. Neighbor of Aust. : GER
78. Auction action : BID
79. Hurok : SOL
80. The "local" : PUB
84. Events for puzzle solvers : CONTESTS
87. In a group : ENMASSE
88. Tail: Prefix : CERCO
89. Hand-colored, as fabric : TIEDYED
90. Famed conspirator : BRUTUS
91. Gift for a baby : RATTLE
93. Alteration of 40 Down : SASHAY
95. Belgrade's river, to a Berliner : SAU
96. ___ de corps : ESPRIT
97. Layers : STRATA
98. Facient : DOER
99. Lights on a marquee : NEONS
101. Result : ENSUE
102. Material for socks : LISLE
106. White Christmas sight : SNOW
108. Fellow : CHAP
110. Like a peacock's feathers : EYED
112. Poetic contraction : EER
114. Lehár work : EVA
115. Onager, in Oise : ANE

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