OSCARS ACROSS

New York Times, Sunday, March 22, 1992

Author: Bernard Meren
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 81, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 523 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 114, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 15, XRef: 0
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Triton : NEWT
5. Meat on a stick : KABOB
10. Word with stick or happy : SLAP
14. Dull finish : ARD
17. Jane Fonda's Oscar-winning role in "Klute" : BREE
18. "___ Ben Jonson" : ORARE
19. Burn ___ in one's pocket : AHOLE
20. Opposite of apterous : ALAR
21. "Cal's cabana" : CASABLANCA
23. "Fly army aid" : MYFAIRLADY
25. Shantung province port: Ger. : TSINGTAU
26. Italian innkeeper : OSTE
27. Huckster : ADMAN
28. Puzzling problem : POSER
30. Onset : START
32. Bumper coating : CHROME
33. Convict falsely and quickly : RAILROAD
37. Calchas or Mopsus : SEER
39. Playwrights' ploys : ASIDES
40. LAX advisory : ETD
41. Lustrous : GLOSSY
44. Norma and Charlotte : RAES
46. Headland : NESS
47. "Heed that frog" : THEGODFATHER
51. Building beam : IBAR
53. Lesions : SORES
54. Falls : AUTUMNS
56. Tiny colonizers : ANTS
60. Apt rhyme for gain : ATTAIN
62. This sometimes needs a fix : PRE
63. Hoar frost : RIME
64. Sierra Nevada resort : TAHOE
66. Penned : WROTE
67. "___ the King's Men" : ALL
68. Staff : MAN
69. Parrots : APERS
70. Best Actress: 1961 : LOREN
71. Match : PAIR
73. "Art thou a woman's ___ . . . ": Shak. : SON
74. Surveying method : STADIA
75. Russian refusal : NYET
76. Bears witness : ATTESTS
78. Graduate : SCALE
79. Tortosa's river : EBRO
81. "A ten P.M. threat" : THEAPARTMENT
85. Ursine females, in Ávila : OSAS
89. Siouan Indian : OTOE
91. Higher part : UPSIDE
92. Cartoonist Gardner ___ : REA
93. Salad ingredient : RADISH
95. Map abbr. : NLAT
97. Meat carver's board : TRENCHER
100. Warning signal of old : ALARUM
101. Notions, in Nantes : IDEES
104. As ___ (usually) : ARULE
105. Name : NOMEN
106. ___ California : BAJA
108. Sculptor Jo ___: 1883-1952 : DAVIDSON
112. "Yo, mangy wig" : GOINGMYWAY
114. "Golden hart" : GRANDHOTEL
117. Tolkien creatures : ENTS
118. Western Indians : UTAHS
119. Fiat : EDICT
120. "Quo Vadis?" emperor : NERO
121. Vane dir. : SSE
122. Rulers whose day is done : DEYS
123. Andrews and Carvey : DANAS
124. Hit signs : SROS
1. Johnny's here : NBC
2. Stat for Jack Morris : ERA
3. "It's Roy's tweeds" : WESTSIDESTORY
4. Nap-raising plant : TEASEL
5. Stadt on the Rhein : KOLN
6. "He's ___ Picker": Berlin : ARAG
7. Diet, in a way : BANT
8. One of the San Juan Islands : ORCAS
9. Lollapalooza : BEAUT
10. Pettifogger : SHYSTER
11. Golf shot : LOFT
12. Pair on an angelus : ALAE
13. Kennedy Library designer : PEI
14. Thin silk fabric : ALAMODE
15. Verdi's equivalent to Romeo : RADAMES
16. Xerosis : DRYNESS
19. Love, Italian style : AMORE
20. Moon man #2 : ALDRIN
22. Energy : BIRR
24. Huzzahs' cousins : RAHS
28. A past tense: Abbr. : PRET
29. Curse : OATH
31. Till now : ASYET
32. Building in Bologna : CASA
34. Weber State College site : OGDEN
35. Landon and a TV alien : ALFS
36. Quaid film: 1988 : DOA
38. "Ma ran in" : RAINMAN
42. Like a bright night : STARLIT
43. "The Nerd" playwright : SHUE
45. TV's Barnaby Jones : EBSEN
48. Vandyke's relative : GOATEE
49. Castro's home ground : ORIENTE
50. Capek classic : RUR
52. Drum beat : RATATAT
55. Champagne-orange juice cocktails : MIMOSAS
57. Firebomb material : NAPALM
58. "Need truth here" : THEDEERHUNTER
59. Spore clusters : SORI
60. Bodkin : AWL
61. Disney sci-fi film: 1982 : TRON
62. "L.A. on top" : PLATOON
65. Christie character : ESA
67. Unrelated : APART
72. Macerate : RET
73. Flight unit : STEP
74. Rocky rubble : SCREE
77. "On the Beach" author : SHUTE
78. Bani- ___ of Iran : SADR
80. Austrian opera conductor: 1894-1981 : BOHM
82. Security-exchange area : PIT
83. Alice ___, noted portraitist : NEEL
84. Darnel : TARE
85. Mandarin and temple : ORANGES
86. Carry Nation's targets : SALOONS
87. Nudist : ADAMITE
88. Irresistibelles : SIRENS
90. ___cup (setting at a seder table) : ELIJAHS
94. Chinese dynasty: 960-1279 : SUNG
96. All in ___ work : ADAYS
98. "Liquor is quicker" man : NASH
99. Sings like Columbo : CROONS
102. Trenchant : EDGED
103. River in N India : SARDA
106. Computer unit : BYTE
107. Out of town : AWAY
109. Nugatory : VAIN
110. Machu Picchu native : INCA
111. Insecticides : DDTS
113. Goner's name : MUD
115. Mancinelli's "___ e Leandro" : ERO
116. ___ Alamos : LOS

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