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Nancy Nicholson Joline
Nancy Nicholson Joline

HOLIDAY RX'S

New York Times, Sunday, December 31, 1989

Author: Nancy Joline
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 545 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Nancy Nicholson Joline has 61 pre-Shortz puzzles and 48 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,663
Across Down
1. Ballerina's balancing aid : BARRE
6. Jar of antiquity : AMPHORA
13. Commotions : FLAPS
18. Sci-fi character : ALIEN
19. Headgear for a peer : CORONET
20. Woodworking tool : LATHE
21. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu's Rx? : CHAMPAGNEANDACHICKEN
24. Cartoonist Fisher : HAM
25. Israeli seaport : ACRE
26. ___ off (angry) : TEED
27. Pacific islands : OCEANIA
29. Diva Galli-Curci : AMELITA
31. Hôtel ___ Invalides, Paris : DES
32. Chit : IOU
34. S. Africa's ___ Paul Kruger : OOM
35. Ellery Queen portrayer on TV: 1958-59 : NADER
36. John Milton's Rx? : FEASTANDREVELRY
42. "___ It Again," 1926 song : SAY
43. Brace : STAY
44. Opposite of sml. : LGE
45. Butter at Fordham : RAM
46. One of a Vegas twosome : DIE
48. Change: Comb. form : TROPO
51. Samples : TASTES
54. John Fletcher's Rx? : TOBEDGOSOBER
58. Literary monogram : TSE
59. Former A.L. team : NATS
62. Like dark clouds : OMINOUS
63. Midnight fluid : OIL
64. Cry of triumph : HAH
65. Sunny side of a mountain : ADRET
66. Kind of jet : GAS
67. Place for a puttee : LEG
68. General at Gettysburg : MEADE
70. River in E England : CAM
72. Gob : TAR
73. Attention getters : AHEMS
75. Cricket sides : ONS
77. O'Neill's "The Great ___ Brown" : GOD
78. France of France : ANATOLE
80. Me. city : SACO
81. Author of "Ulalume" : POE
82. Tennyson's Rx? : RINGINTHENEW
84. Groups of three : TRIADS
86. Emulated Edwin Booth : ACTED
87. Guidonian note : ELA
88. Where to find a cochlea : EAR
89. Personal quirk : TIC
91. Kind of tax : HEAD
93. Toulouse-Lautrec's "Au ___ du Moulin de la Galette" : BAL
96. Sir Henry Wotton's Rx? : AWELLCHOSENBOOK
102. Carp : CAVIL
104. Honey, in prescriptions : MEL
105. Conquistador's booty : ORO
106. Rec. of brain waves : EEG
107. Picture : IMAGINE
109. Calif. observatory : PALOMAR
113. Abbr. in grammar : MASC
115. Director Flaherty's "Man of ___" : ARAN
116. Computer-programming language : ADA
117. Byron's Rx? : SODAWATERTHEDAYAFTER
121. Expunge : ERASE
122. Jill or John of films : IRELAND
123. Part of a stage : APRON
124. Shoemakers' forms : LASTS
125. States : ASSERTS
126. Tower name : SEARS
1. West Indian resort group : BAHAMAS
2. City near San Francisco : ALAMEDA
3. Lip : RIM
4. Fix : REPAIR
5. Represent on the stage : ENACT
6. Cause of eruptions : ACNE
7. One of the Three Stooges : MOE
8. Imitates Polonius : PRATES
9. Foursquare : HONEST
10. Cousin of vague or flot : ONDE
11. Bacon's Rx for becoming "a full man"? : READING
12. F.A.A. airport serv. : ATC
13. French flatfoot : FLIC
14. Spike the punch : LACE
15. Aleutian island : ATKA
16. Carbolic acid : PHENOL
17. Kind of partner : SENIOR
21. Biggers's sleuth : CHAN
22. Attach : GRAFT
23. "___ of the Wolf," Bergman film : HOUR
28. One of the "Little Women" : AMY
30. Rembrandt's birthplace : LEYDEN
31. Base or hospital areas : DAYROOMS
33. Famed folk singer : ODETTA
37. Truck-stop sign : EATS
38. Indonesian island : ALOR
39. Gaelic : ERSE
40. Winery container : VAT
41. Correct : EMEND
43. Musician's transition : SEGUE
47. Teraphim : IDOLS
49. Tony's relative : OBIE
50. Pertaining to the open seas : PELAGIC
52. Early 1900's school of painters : ASHCAN
53. Poet-novelist May : SARTON
54. Garb for Wapner, Sirica et al. : TOGAS
55. D-day beach : OMAHA
56. Geometry verb : BISECT
57. Perkins of the theater : OSGOOD
60. Novelist Edwin Way ___ : TEALE
61. Broadcast : STREW
64. Wonderland croquet ball : HEDGEHOG
65. Menotti role : AMAHL
69. "___ Explain," Billie Holiday song : DONT
71. ___ up (paid) : ANTED
74. "Sons and Lovers" hero : MOREL
76. Sage of Greek myth : NESTOR
79. Work-break item : TEABAG
81. Bois du Boulogne, e.g. : PARC
82. Grand National or Iditarod : RACE
83. Gram or logic preceder : IDEO
85. Screenwriter ___ Diamond : IAL
90. Chemical compounds : ISOMERS
92. Film director Kurosawa : AKIRA
94. Odom or Post : AVIATOR
95. Basswoods : LINDENS
96. Elec. unit : AMP
97. Stool pigeon : WEASEL
98. Site of cave temples in India : ELLORA
99. Israeli dance : HORA
100. Settle snugly : NESTLE
101. City in W Algeria : BECHAR
102. Cocktail accompaniment : CANAPE
103. Limericks man : LEAR
108. They lived in Chichén Itzá : MAYAS
110. Harem rooms : ODAS
111. A sloop has one : MAST
112. Inspires reverence in : AWES
114. Husband of Otrera : ARES
115. Tots : ADDS
118. Pedro's aunt : TIA
119. Tolkien creature : ENT
120. ___ Filippo Lippi : FRA

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