STARTLING STATEMENTS

New York Times, Sunday, December 9, 1990

Author: Dorothea E. Shipp
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 81, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 537 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 118, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 9, XRef: 2
Dorothea E. Shipp has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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1. State in E India : ORISSA
7. Shaped like an oak leaf : EROSE
12. Teddy, for example : STEPIN
18. Roll : ROSTER
19. Occasional TV fare : SPECIAL
21. Small cavity : AREOLE
22. Regard : ESTEEM
23. Type of cheese : PIMENTO
24. Bigoted : NARROW
25. Mr. Bumble's declaration in "Oliver Twist!" : THELAWISAASSAIDIOT
28. Chokes; stifles : DAMPS
29. Muscle protein : ACTIN
30. Custard dessert : FLAN
31. One's companion : ALL
34. Former Ringling star : UNUS
35. Burgeon : SWELL
36. Relieve : SPELL
38. Seat of Wayne Co., Utah : LOA
39. Begley and Lopat : EDS
40. Dweller in Hades : SHADE
41. "Messe de Requiem" composer : FAURE
42. Roll-call answer : ADSUM
44. Kind of shooter : PEA
45. Business abbr. : INC
46. Tree of C. America : EBO
47. According to Kipling, "The ___" : ELEPHANTSAGENTLEMAN
57. Hound's strong point : SCENT
58. "But never ___ my love": Shak. : TAINT
59. Amatory : EROTICAL
61. Merry, to a Basque : ALAI
62. Avian brood : COVEY
63. Like a ghost : ASHEN
65. Granular snow : NEVE
66. Lozenge : PASTILLE
68. Repudiate : SPURN
69. Shankar's companion : SITAR
70. Statement preceding 47 Across : THEBULLOCKSBUTAFOOL
74. Never, in Nürnberg : NIE
75. ___ polloi : HOI
76. Colorless : WAN
77. Kronborg Castle features : MOATS
80. Syncope : FAINT
82. Message medium : TELEX
85. Monogram of a suffragette : SBA
88. Prop, e.g. : AID
89. Orale : FANON
90. Actresses Bonet and Eilbacher : LISAS
91. Fox hunter's goad : SPUR
92. Year in the reign of Antoninus Pius : CLV
93. Anguish : PAIN
94. Recoils : KICKS
95. Has-been's place : SHELF
96. Statement made by Alice : ACATMAYLOOKATAKING
101. Screenwriter Lehman : ERNEST
103. Course participant : LEARNER
104. Offensive : RANCID
106. Give a rendition of a poem : RECITE
107. Suave British actor: 1906-72 : SANDERS
108. Listen : ATTEND
109. Pertaining to a cenotaph : STELAR
110. Makes sound again : HEALS
111. First name of 107 Across : GEORGE
1. Pay dirt : ORE
2. "Cyrano de Bergerac" playwright : ROSTAND
3. Mexico's ___ of Tehuantepec : ISTHMUS
4. Escarpments : STEEPS
5. Closes a falcon's eyes : SEELS
6. "Aeneid" starter : ARMA
7. Lection : EPISTLE
8. Forward a letter : REMAIL
9. Billy ___, pop singer : OCEAN
10. Confessor's earful : SINS
11. Grub : EATS
12. Patten, e.g. : SANDAL
13. Retinue : TRAIN
14. Architect Saarinen : EERO
15. Impressive entries : PORTALS
16. U.N. arm : ILO
17. Just out : NEW
19. Flavorsome : SPICED
20. Informal footwear : LOAFER
26. Muted trumpet sound : WAWA
27. Lenard's "Winnie ___ Pooh" : ILLE
28. Scheduled : DUE
32. Costello or Gossett : LOU
33. Hood's exit : LAM
35. Pahlavi was one : SHAH
36. Told all to the fuzz : SANG
37. Dark purple : PUCE
40. MacDonald branch, e.g. : SEPT
41. Decree : FIAT
42. Give a leg up to a yegg : ABET
43. Canada, once : DOMINION
44. Regretful : PENITENT
46. College of N.C. : ELON
47. Brilliance : ECLAT
48. This makes Rover no rover : LEASH
49. Great Barrier Reef sight : ATOLL
50. Kind of orange : NAVEL
51. Dogfall, in wrestling : TIE
52. Curve of a ship's plank : SNY
53. Motilal or Jawaharlal : NEHRU
54. E. C. Bentley's sleuth : TRENT
55. Vinegary: Comb. form : ACETO
56. Type of engagement : NAVAL
57. Drain : SAP
60. Celtic Neptune : LER
62. What this is : CLUE
63. SST's, e.g. : APS
64. Ashcan target : SUB
67. Heron's kin : IBIS
68. Burlesque act : SKIT
69. Tunisian port : SFAX
71. A hit song of 1922 : OHIO
72. Do some piloting : CONN
73. Dazzles a disciple : AWES
77. Brit. raincoat : MAC
78. Shipment from Saudi Arabia : OIL
79. Loan : ADVANCE
80. Hunger, to Henri : FAIM
81. History : ANNALS
82. Watches : TICKERS
83. Glacial deposits : ESKARS
84. "Krapp's ___ Tape": Beckett : LAST
85. Family name of Princess Diana : SPENCER
86. Like sumo competitors : BULGING
87. Sandy's remark : ARF
89. More like Arbuckle : FATTER
90. Hampton of jazz : LIONEL
91. Japanese religion : SHINTO
93. ___ fagioli (Neapolitan dish) : PASTA
94. Producer Sir Alexander : KORDA
95. Emulate Katarina Witt : SKATE
97. Do a plasterer's job : CEIL
98. Nope's opposite : YEAH
99. Scene of many a strike : LANE
100. Berlin's "He's ___ Picker" : ARAG
101. Forage plant : ERS
102. Macerate : RET
105. E.T.O. leader : DDE

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