OCCUPATIONAL ODDITIES

New York Times, Sunday, June 14, 1992

Author:Bert H. Kruse
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 565 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 117, Cheaters: 20, FITB: 9, XRef: 1
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Goldie of movies : HAWN
5. Malayan craft : PROA
9. Gynt's mother : ASE
12. One ___ (child's game) : OCAT
16. Additional : OTHER
18. Wheel of fortune : ROULETTE
20. Lake Maggiore town : STRESA
22. Plumber's major job? : WHITEHOUSELEAK
24. On time : PROMPT
25. Court call : LET
26. Down Under sea mile : NAUT
27. McKellen and Fleming : IANS
28. Cassin and Clair : RENES
29. Prisoners : INMATES
31. "___ Triplex," famous R.L.S. essay : AES
32. Actor in "Odd Man Out" : MASON
33. Tearful mother : NIOBE
34. Drama critics' baseball delights? : TRIPLEPLAYS
39. Famed inventor's monogram : TAE
42. Attires : GARBS
43. "A Chorus Line" finale : ONE
44. Kind of comb or bear : HONEY
45. Year in Henry VII's reign : MDV
46. Bess Truman, ___ Wallace : NEE
47. Milk, in Metz : LAIT
49. Collapsed, with "in" : CAVED
50. Jackknife, e.g. : DIVE
51. Divorce lawyer's suit? : PILLOWCASE
54. Poison : TOXIN
55. Degree for a future C.E.O. : BBA
58. Birds that utter booming notes : EMUS
59. Took off like a rabbit : HARED
60. Mysost or pecorino : CHEESE
61. Rescue : RECLAIM
63. Ways : MODES
64. Whisky-barrel worker : CHARRER
65. Shocked : AGHAST
66. Demi or Dudley : MOORE
67. In a jiffy : SOON
68. Dated student org. : SDS
69. Western capital : BOISE
70. Broker's Swiss shares selection? : ALPENSTOCK
72. Meara or Murray : ANNE
73. Palm Springs mayor and family : BONOS
75. Aaron or Greenberg of baseball : HANK
76. "H. M. Pulham, ___": Marquand : ESQ
79. Bridge no-no, for short : NIG
80. Boom variety : SONIC
81. Eternally, in poesy : EER
82. Arctic surname : CLAUS
84. ___ Mahal : TAJ
85. Psychiatrist's favorite veggie? : COUCHPOTATO
89. Survival : RELIC
90. "The Flowering Peach" playwright : ODETS
92. Common Great Lakes cargo : ORE
93. Phony medicine : PLACEBO
95. Jungle vine : LIANE
96. Do the sights : TOUR
98. Old English court : LEET
99. Browning's "___ Vogler" : ABT
100. Comedienne Pearl : MINNIE
101. Modiste's notable outfit for a stripper? : STRINGENSEMBLE
105. Early people of Mexico : AZTECS
106. Can : PRESERVE
107. Measure : RULER
108. Annie Oakley : PASS
109. In the dumps : SAD
110. Like certain maidens : FAIR
111. Spreads alfalfa : TEDS
1. Kind of success or monkey : HOWLING
2. Aristophanes was one : ATHENIAN
3. Actor James ___ : WHITMORE
4. Fishermen's profit? : NET
5. Swann's creator : PROUST
6. Swamp : ROUT
7. The end of joy and humor : OUS
8. Brew : ALE
9. Military command : ATEASE
10. Ollie's pal : STAN
11. Screams in the comics : EEKS
12. Home of the Black Bears : ORONO
13. Mortar men's get-togethers? : CEMENTMIXERS
14. Kin of daboias : ASPS
15. Use a shuttle : TAT
17. Revenues, in Rennes : RENTES
19. One of the Saarinens : ELIEL
20. Zapped, as bugs : SPRAYED
21. Remindful of Rapunzel : TRESSY
23. Own, to Burns : HAE
30. Title Liszt held : ABBE
31. Wou-wou : APE
32. Leonine locks : MANE
35. Stirs up : ROILS
36. Obsessed by : INTO
37. Stages : PHASES
38. "I ___ a lass . . . ": Wither : LOVED
40. Counseled : ADVISED
41. Textile-machine devices : EVENERS
47. Restrict : LIMIT
48. Styptic : ALUM
49. Tip : CAREEN
50. Activist : DOER
51. Kind of porridge : PEASE
52. Cries of glee : WHOOPS
53. Core, as of a regiment : CADRE
54. Express gratitude : THANK
55. Its capital is Brussels : BRABANT
56. Shade of rose : BEGONIA
57. Carpenters' affliction? : ACHINGJOINTS
60. As close as possible : CHOCK
62. Emit an intense beam : LASE
63. Australian lizard : MOLOCH
64. Garden raider, for short : COON
66. Frenzied : MANIC
67. Square one : START
71. Actor Farrell : SHEA
73. Attire for neonates : BOOTEES
74. Burden : ONUS
76. An interest of 39 Across : ELEC
77. Fit to be marketed : SALEABLE
78. Equivocated : QUIBBLED
80. Picturesque : SCENIC
81. Hiver's opposite : ETE
82. Famed Ore. lake : CRATER
83. Sea ducks : SCOTERS
86. Handled the tea : POURED
87. Aromatic root : ORRIS
88. Early April game : OPENER
91. Horatio and Claudius, e.g. : DANES
94. "___ Misérables" : LES
95. Entertainer Minnelli : LIZA
96. Cooking amts. : TSPS
97. Skagerrak feeder : OTRA
98. Jacob's third son : LEVI
100. Puss : MAP
102. Ship-shaped table utensil : NEF
103. Irish sweetheart : GRA
104. Wife of Theban god Amen-Ra : MUT

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