BUMPER STICKERS

New York Times, Sunday, February 10, 1985

Author: Bert H. Kruse
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 77, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 564 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 106, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 11, XRef: 0 Grid is asymmetric.
Bert H. Kruse has 55 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sword's old superior : QUILL
6. He commits grave crimes : GHOUL
11. Pyramids' features : TOMBS
16. Tendon adjuncts : BURSAE
17. Designer Oscar de la ___ : RENTA
18. Northern Indians : ALEUTS
20. For nudists : GRINANDBAREIT
22. For South Pole drivers: ADOPT A ___ : PENGUIN
24. Taylor, to friends : LIZ
25. Cornwall's wife : REGAN
26. Hannibal's nemesis : SCIPIO
28. Manageable a-sea : YARE
29. Wood trimmer : ADZE
31. Site of Phillips U. : ENID
33. Origin enders : ATORS
34. Odd, in Scotland : ORRA
35. Bobs : SLEDS
37. Kind of rocket : RETRO
39. Hikes : UPS
40. More huggable : CUTER
41. Abounding in marsh plants : SEDGER
43. Coast : SEASIDE
45. Carrousel units : HORSES
46. "Yes, ___," by Sammy Davis Jr. : ICAN
48. Scuppernong, e.g. : WINE
49. Vex; fret : CARK
50. For certain chauvinists : SAVETHEMALES
55. For bakers : BANDIETS
59. Omnipotent potentates : TSARS
60. Whalers' get-together : GAM
61. Compensated : REPAID
63. Tie : DRAW
64. It's west of Eur. : ATL
65. Pilsener : LAGER
67. Choleric : TESTY
68. Can : AXE
69. Kind of ball or tip : FOUL
71. Cleaned the slate : ATONED
73. "___ live and breathe!" : ASI
74. Emulated Kean : ACTED
76. For Angelinos : FREESMOG
78. For bird watchers : HONKIFAGOOSE
81. Bat : TEAR
82. Japanese merchant ship : MARU
83. Stoke : FUEL
84. Spillane's "eye" : HAMMER
87. "Make mine ___" : VANILLA
90. Bauble : DOODAD
94. E.T., e.g. : ALIEN
95. Shake : JAR
96. Shows approval : CLAPS
98. Mattie Silver's love : FROME
99. Powder : TALC
100. Upright : MORAL
102. One of Lendl's rivals : ARIAS
104. Diamond inits. : STL
105. Ostrich's cousin : EMEU
106. Marbles : AGATES
108. Soho fireplace : INGLE
110. Goddess of vengeance : ARA
111. Finishing i's : DOTTING
113. For bonbon lovers : HAVEAGOODYDAY
116. Native of Genève : SUISSE
117. Manifest : OVERT
118. Flaherty subject : NANOOK
119. Turn up one's nose : SNEER
120. Infants, in Avila : NENES
121. Hindu land grants : ENAMS
1. Asked : QUIZZED
2. Ossuary : URN
3. Munich's river : ISAR
4. London's Petticoat ___ : LANE
5. Bank book : LEDGER
6. Vt. product : GRANITE
7. Former White House dog : HER
8. People : ONES
9. N.Y. city : UTICA
10. Freedom : LATITUDE
11. S.A. mammals : TAPIRS
12. Spreads : OLEOS
13. Hands : MEN
14. For frustrated parents : BUGYOURKID
15. British royal family : STUARTS
16. Repress : BRIDLE
19. "No, ___!" : SIRREE
20. What a toaster lifts : GLASS
21. Causes of distress : BANES
23. Comes close : NEARS
27. Homer translator : POPE
30. More nervous : EDGIER
32. Extend the vowels : DRAWL
36. Conventicle groups : SECTS
38. Willow : OSIER
40. Auto of the 30's : CORD
42. Dit's pal : RAH
44. Gore : INSET
45. Like Mr. Fix-it : HANDY
47. A Russian anarchist : NEGATOR
49. Villain : CAITIFF
50. Alpenstock : STAFF
51. One of the 400 : ASTOR
52. Treasure : VALUE
53. Gog's companion : MAGOG
54. Sign-off : AMEN
55. Chaliapin and Moscona : BASSI
56. A dryad or Danaid : ERATO
57. Strains : TAXES
58. Charles XII was one : SWEDE
62. K2, for one : PEAK
65. President of Texas: 1838–41 : LAMAR
66. John Drew co-star : REHAN
70. For foes of road hogs : LETMECUTIN
72. Column style : DORIC
74. Durant's "The ___ Faith" : AGEOF
75. Misrepresent : COLOR
77. Spotted : SEEN
79. Australian hardwood club : NULLA
80. C.P.A. : AUD
82. Event for Salazar : MARATHON
84. Loathed : HATED
85. Los ___, N.M. : ALAMOS
86. Great, ruined Asia Minor city : MILETUS
87. Spanish length measure : VARA
88. Rodeo tools : LARIATS
89. Frye activity : APING
91. Type of sofa : DOSADOS
92. Train name : AMTRAK
93. Stall : DELAY
95. Central Park figure : JOGGER
97. Bay of ___, Corsica : SAGONE
100. Preacher's place : MANSE
101. Sabbatical : LEAVE
103. U.S. painter-etcher-illustrator : SLOAN
107. Explorer Hedin : SVEN
109. Purviance of silents : EDNA
112. Ending for expert : ISE
114. Palindromic conjunction : ERE
115. ___ Kippur : YOM

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