CHUG-A-LUG

New York Times, Sunday, May 26, 1985

Author: Kathryn Righter
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 89, Avg Word Len: 4.96, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 523 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 100, Cheaters: 22, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Kathryn Righter has 56 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Word on a towel : HERS
5. Satanists, e.g. : CULT
9. Tax-deferment plan, for short : IRA
12. Child's marble : TAW
15. Shanty : HOVEL
16. Arrow poison : INEE
17. Antonym of pos. : NEG
18. A Met score : ARIA
20. Monte Cassino monk : BENEDICTINE
22. Former province of France : CHAMPAGNE
25. Press : IRON
26. "Plaisir d'Amour" composer : MARTINI
28. Archeozoic, Paleozoic, etc. : ERAS
29. Radio's "Our ___ Sunday" : GAL
30. Civil wrong : TORT
31. Manner : MIEN
32. Characteristic : TRAIT
34. Cinder follower : ELLA
35. U.S.N. officer : ENS
36. Rudiments : ABCS
37. Put down; suppress : SCOTCH
38. Civil disturbance : RIOT
39. Calumet, e.g. : PIPE
41. Sounds of laughter : HAHAS
42. Joint : HINGE
43. Meara's partner : STILLER
46. Arno or Nero : PETER
47. Chimps' cousins : ORANGS
49. Smooth breathing : LENIS
50. Kingdom of Burgundy : ARLES
51. Chapeau ___ (a cocked hat) : BRAS
52. Medieval chest : ARCA
53. Goat antelopes : GORALS
55. Most courteous : POLITEST
59. Battle of Sept. 11, 1777 : BRANDYWINE
61. Epithet for a daughter of Henry VIII : BLOODYMARY
63. Reference mark : ASTERISK
64. Surpasses : TRUMPS
65. Supplication : PLEA
66. Vomer, for one : BONE
67. Pillow cases : SHAMS
68. Fig tree of India : PIPAL
69. Kind of soda : BAKING
72. Weapons for Boisse : EPEES
73. Run : OPERATE
75. Book of the Apocrypha : TOBIT
76. Mine entrances : ADITS
77. Practice that can't be wrong? : RITE
78. River in Brittany : OUST
79. Maple seed : SAMARA
81. Languish : FADE
83. Non compos mentis : MAD
86. G.R.F. was one : PRES
87. Resin used in varnish : ELEMI
88. Water plant : ALGA
89. Tear : RACE
90. Son (of) in Arabic names : IBN
91. Lunar crater : BEER
92. Oberon's spouse : TITANIA
95. School Orwell attended : ETON
96. A 1793 invention : COTTONGIN
99. Met battery in 1969 : TOMANDJERRY
101. Exigency : NEED
102. Symbol of excellence : ACE
103. A contemporary of Loti : ANET
104. Breed of cattle : DEVON
105. English cathedral city : ELY
106. Bandicoot : RAT
107. ___-majesté : LESE
108. "Nana" star in 1934 : STEN
1. Exalts : HONORS
2. Occurrence : EVENT
3. Part of A.R.C. : RED
4. Slender : SLIM
5. Of lemons, limes, etc. : CITRIC
6. Links : UNITES
7. "Since ___ Died": Max Eastman : LENIN
8. Lillums Lovewell's beau : TEEN
9. Business abbr. : INC
10. Warms over : REHEATS
11. Common edible mushroom : AGARIC
12. Removes a bung : TAPS
13. Altar in the sky : ARA
14. Squirmy : WIGGLING
15. Shore bird : HERON
19. Similar things : ANALOGS
20. Orthodontist's concern : BITE
21. Arch slightly : CAMBER
23. School subj. : MATH
24. Make one's day : ELATE
27. Minor irritations : ITCHES
33. Noise at Niagara : ROAR
34. Hibernia : ERIN
36. Gelada or siamang : APE
37. Fills to repletion : SATES
39. Flexible : PLIANT
40. French pronoun : ILS
41. Girl for whom a strait was named : HELLE
42. Kind of pudding : HASTY
43. Spot for Guidry's toe : SLAB
44. ___ alba (gypsum) : TERRA
45. Viracocha was their chief god : INCAS
46. Gambado : PRANK
47. Warship's lowest deck : ORLOP
48. Francis Marion's forte : RAIDS
50. Grow up : ARISE
51. TV studio devices : BOOMS
53. Heraldic charge : GYRON
54. Attributable (to) : OWING
55. Fruits for politicians? : PLUMS
56. A 19th-century decorative style : EMPIRE
57. Oceanic tunicate : SALPA
58. Deal with : TREAT
60. Account entry : DEBIT
61. Scottish hillsides : BRAES
62. Mythical beast : YALE
64. Greek's "unlucky" letter : THETA
67. Fairy, sprite or elf : SPIRIT
68. Fit of peevishness : PET
69. Royal family of France : BOURBON
70. Kind of landlord : ABSENTEE
71. Young raccoons : KITS
72. Cheese made backward? : EDAM
73. Decree : ORDAIN
74. Bird allied to a jay : PIE
75. Subject : TOPIC
76. Ernest Bloch symphony : AMERICA
79. Viewed : SEEN
80. Type of vinegar : ALEGAR
81. Sights in Chicago in 1871 : FLAMES
82. Related on Dad's side : AGNATE
83. Female guard : MATRON
84. Faller on Chicken Little : ACORN
85. Controvert : DENY
88. Make reparation : ATONE
89. Steward at a manor : REEVE
91. Fullness of flavor : BODY
93. Type of type: Abbr. : ITAL
94. Appends : ADDS
97. ___ Aviv : TEL
98. Malines, e.g. : NET
100. Namath in 1969 : JET

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