"LOOK, MA! ..."

New York Times, Sunday, May 10, 1992

Author:Michael J. Parris
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q X Z }
Open Squares: 116, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 15, XRef: 0
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. On ___ (in reserve) : ICE
4. Dict. entry : DEF
7. Change : ALTER
12. Pinched a nose : TWEAKED
19. Stuporous : NARCOSE
21. "Now I ___ . . . " : LAYME
22. Irish county or TV doctor : KILDARE
23. Mother's Day treats, perhaps : SUNDAYMATINEES
25. Oily esters : OLEATES
26. Peter the Great, e.g. : TSAR
27. Fickle lady : LUCK
28. Large shoe width : EEE
30. "___ mia! I forgot the flowers!" : MAMMA
31. Poetic time : EEN
32. Debussy work : IBERIA
34. ___ Luirc, County Cork town : RATH
36. Like argon or krypton : INERT
40. Mother on Mother's Day? : PRIMADONNA
42. Long, deep bow : SALAAM
44. "___ Abby" : DEAR
45. Certain naval ordnance : MINES
46. Furrow : RUT
47. Baton Rouge inst. : LSU
48. Director Kazan : ELIA
49. U.K. legislative branch : COMMONS
52. Stares in wonder : GAPES
54. Expression of surprise : HEAVENS
56. Provokes : INCITES
57. One, in Dumfries : ANE
58. Tornadoes : TWISTERS
60. Peaceful bird : DOVE
61. Spanish anesthetic : ETER
62. Usher's work station : AISLE
63. "M ___ . . . " : ISFORTHEMANYTHINGS
70. Maternally related : ENATE
71. Female ruffs : REES
72. Chooses : OPTS
75. Amusing one : DIVERTER
78. Asian nation: Abbr. : KOR
79. Most corpulent : FATTEST
82. Distillation leftovers : RESIDUE
83. British guns : STENS
85. Environmental subspecies : ECOTYPE
86. "Deutschland ___ Alles" : UBER
87. An NCO : SGT
89. Alts. : HTS
90. Worthless stuff : TRIPE
91. Historically, a fortified town : BURG
92. Viral skin ailment : HERPES
94. Ultimate asst. for Mom? : LIVEINMAID
98. "Three Lives" author : STEIN
100. Supporters of spectacles : EARS
101. Term projects : PAPERS
102. Vitamin qty. : RDA
103. De la Mare poem : NOD
105. Shamus : TEC
106. Egyptian deity : AMON
107. Assert : AVER
108. English boy's best friend? : HISMATEY
112. Title for Mother? : WOMANOFTHEYEAR
116. Turned away : AVERTED
117. Hammer associated with Russia : ARMAND
118. Royce subject : LOYALTY
119. Certain millworkers : SAWYERS
120. Dancer Jeanmaire : RENEE
121. Chemical suffix : YNE
122. Nice seasoning : SEL
1. Shoe part : INSTEP
2. One having an effect : CAUSER
3. Verdi opera : ERNANI
4. Edmond O'Brien film: 1949 : DOA
5. Ending for court : ESY
6. Essence of motherhood or womanhood : FEMALENESS
7. Ballerina Alonso : ALICIA
8. Sri ___ : LANKA
9. Ship's chain : TYE
10. Dubai or Kuwait: Var. : EMEERATE
11. Close again : RESEAL
12. Ring ref's decision : TKO
13. Pebbles's mother on TV : WILMA
14. Anagram for Emile : ELEMI
15. First Mother's Day celebrants? : ADAMANDEVE
16. Krazy ___ of comics : KAT
17. Prior to Prior : ERE
18. ___ Moines : DES
20. Naval off. : CDR
24. Revolves : TURNS
29. And others: Abbr. : ETAL
32. Dostoyevsky's "The ___" : IDIOT
33. Parisienne's maidservant : BONNE
35. Marijuana relative : HASHISH
37. Sniggler : EELER
38. Star of "The Invisible Man" : RAINS
39. Refrain syllables : TRAS
41. Mothers: Colloq. : MAMMIES
42. Places to keep Mother out of today? : SUPERMARKETS
43. Granolalike breakfast food : MUESLI
46. Indian queen : RANEE
49. El ___, Spanish hero : CID
50. A top Japanese golfer : ONO
51. Year in the reign of Henry I : MCVI
52. Assembles : GATHERS
53. Those with endurance : STAYERS
55. Solar disk : ATEN
59. They have Attic salt : WITS
61. Rock attachment : ETTE
64. Oats for Arazi, e.g. : FEED
65. Spate : ONRUSH
66. Almond-flavored liqueur: Var. : RATEGEE
67. Broadway lights : NEONS
68. Obtained : GOTTEN
69. Highland river : SPEY
73. Cookbook amt. : TSP
74. Jeanne d'Arc, e.g. : STE
75. First appearance : DEBUT
76. Grenoble's river : ISERE
77. Noel mother : VIRGINMARY
79. With zeal : FERVENTLY
80. Quaker gray : ACIER
81. Sun helmets : TOPIS
82. Massages : RUBS
84. Knows ___ (is hip) : THESCORE
88. Supporter of: Comb. form : TRAT
90. On the ___ my tongue : TIPOF
93. Before hostilities : PREWAR
94. À ___ (dessert style) : LAMODE
95. Mothers, certainly : MARVELS
96. Imagine : IDEATE
97. Strawberry of baseball : DARRYL
99. Napoli night : NOTTE
101. Lustrous velvet : PANNE
104. Cervine creature : DEER
107. Akihito's second son : AYA
108. Owns : HAS
109. Marsh elder : IVA
110. Stitch : SEW
111. Measures of lgth. : YDS
113. Sound from a poupée : MAMAN
114. Sweetie : HON
115. Storm part : EYE

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