John M. Samson
John M. Samson 

LET IT SNOW . . .

New York Times, Sunday, December 20, 1987

Author:John M. Samson
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 94, Avg Word Len: 5.18, Missing: { J Q V X }
Open Squares: 147, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
John M. Samson has 47 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Edible pod : SNOWPEA
5. Astronomer Brahe : TYCHO
10. Like Joe Greene : MEAN
14. Accumulate rapidly : SNOWBALL
19. Dupe : GULL
20. Kind of duck or grass : BAHAMA
22. Corkwood : BALSA
23. Capital of ancient Ethiopia : MEROE
24. Richard Roberts's father : ORAL
25. Keglers make them : SPARES
26. Throw forth : ERUPT
27. Japanese P.M.: 1978-80 : OHIRA
28. Gallimaufries : OLIOS
30. Monkeyshine : PRANK
31. Inc. relative : LTD
32. Demeaned : ABASED
33. Watchful ones : SENTINELS
35. Hawkins and Thompson : SADIES
38. Closet articles : LINENS
39. City NW of Arnhem : EDE
40. ___ Salaam, capital of Tanzania : DARES
41. Nicolás, e.g. : SAN
42. Drag : HAUL
44. Like the tropics : SNOWLESS
45. Himalayan hulk : ABOMINABLESNOWMAN
52. Backslides : LAPSES
55. Korean seaport : PUSAN
57. Boat in "Jaws" : ORCA
58. Toy that made a comeback? : YOYO
59. Moonfish : OPAHS
60. Attain : REACH
61. Pules : CRIES
63. Heads-up : SMART
64. Field game : POLO
65. Sawfly's saw : SERRA
66. Double-edged dagger : KRIS
67. Penitent : ATONER
68. Selective : ECLECTIC
70. She sang "Poetry Man" : PHOEBESNOW
73. Chilled dessert : MOUSSE
74. Psyched-up : READY
75. Oola's Alley : OOP
76. Unsheathed : DRAWN
78. Do a tinker's job : REPAIR
81. Mary Mapes Dodge poem : SNOWFLAKES
85. Petalous ornaments : ROSETTES
89. Make feasible : ENABLE
90. Towering : AIRY
91. Isotopes : ATOMS
93. Wagnerian solo, to Wagner : ARIE
94. Wends : SORBS
95. "Jude the Obscure" novelist : HARDY
97. Take flight to unite : ELOPE
98. Aphrodite's mother : DIONE
99. Pres. Carter's birthday : OCTI
100. Devitalizes : SAPS
101. Jacopo Peri work : OPERA
102. Defeat decisively : SNOWUNDER
103. Yuletide gift from Berlin : WHITECHRISTMAS
107. Some museum unveilings : NUDES
109. Billionth: Comb. form : NANO
110. Orinoco tributary : ARO
111. Chewing leaf : BETEL
112. Watering place : SPA
115. Whittier poem : SNOWBOUND
119. Crusader Carry : NATION
122. ___ grises (confidential agents) : EMINENCES
124. ___ Christi : CORPUS
125. Pound sound : ARF
126. Matriculate : ENROL
128. Mends argyles : DARNS
129. ___ poley: Var. : ROLEY
130. Principled : MORAL
132. Request to a mystery guest : SIGNIN
134. Silent actor : MIME
135. Peerless : ALONE
136. Fumble for : GROPE
137. Allergic symptom : SNEEZE
138. "My People" author : EBAN
139. Stoops : BENDS
140. Numerous : MANY
141. Start : ONSET
142. Headway : DENT
1. Bird of Baffin Bay : SNOWGOOSE
2. Inverted a stitch : PURLED
3. May or Malbin : ELAINE
4. Apportion : ALLOT
5. Recipe abbr. : TBS
6. Chatterboxes : YAPPERS
7. "Strangers and Brothers" novelist : CHARLESPERCYSNOW
8. Plague : HARASS
9. Foreboding : OMEN
10. Gibson is one : MARTINI
11. Avoid adroitly : ELUDE
12. Cerastes : ASP
13. Actor Pendleton : NAT
14. Vehicle with runners : SNOWMOBILE
15. "Borstal Boy" author : BEHAN
16. Crop up : ARISE
17. "Two Women" star : LOREN
18. Shepherds : LEADS
21. Queries : ASKS
22. Hag : BELDAM
29. Moves like a rattler : SIDLES
32. Spurious wing : ALULA
34. Dumfries denials : NAES
36. " . . . unto us ___ is given" : ASON
37. What Scrooge learned to do : SHARE
43. "Sesame Street" teachings : ABCS
44. Nonburrowing hare : SNOWSHOERABBIT
45. Tin Pan Alley org. : ASCAP
46. Ebenezer's exclamation : BAH
47. Racket : NOISE
48. Australian Alps range : SNOWYMOUNTAINS
49. Soughs : MOANS
50. Lew in "Holiday" : AYRES
51. Our, to Père Noël : NOTRE
52. Dramatist de Vega : LOPE
53. Rev. : APOC
54. Lose strength : PALL
56. Pol. union of 1958 : UAR
60. The real Lone Ranger : REID
61. ___ de Chine : CREPE
62. Kid : RIB
63. Vt. ski resort : STOWE
65. Gawk : STARE
66. Off the wall : KOOKY
67. Pile up : AMASS
69. Does some wallboard work : CEILS
71. Gray with age : HOARY
72. Fragrant windflowers : SNOWDROPANEMONES
77. Lateran's locale : ROME
78. Seminate anew : RESOW
79. Methuselah's father : ENOCH
80. ___-colored (variegated) : PARTI
82. An Iranian language : FARSI
83. Cover : LID
84. Garage goings-on : SALES
86. Moved on foot : TROD
87. "___ Nacht in Venedig": Strauss : EINE
88. Soothsayer : SEER
92. Rocky pinnacle : TOR
95. Nobelist chemist: 1944 : HAHN
96. Raggedy Ann wears one : APRON
97. M.P.G.-rating org. : EPA
98. Fenced, but not for fun : DUELED
100. Gobs : SCADS
101. Melville's second book : OMOO
102. British statesman: 1864-1937 : SNOWDEN
104. Bored ones : ENNUYES
105. Despot's province : SATRAPY
106. Paltry matter : TRIFLE
108. Employ : UTILIZE
111. Effie Klinker's creator : BERGEN
112. Author : SCRIBE
113. Author : PENMAN
114. Concurrence : ASSENT
115. Specially equipped railroad car : SNOWCRAB
116. English mathematician: 1815-64 : BOOLE
117. Acrylic fiber : ORLON
118. Topple : UPEND
120. A brother of Miriam : AARON
121. Suffix for peaceful : NESS
123. Christened : NAMED
127. Child, in Cádiz : NINO
130. Leo the Lion's co. : MGM
131. "___ pro nobis" : ORA
133. Trawl : NET

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