NUTTY NUGGETS

New York Times, Sunday, June 26, 1988

Author: Dale O. Burgener
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 77, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 554 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 132, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Holdups at sea? : MASTS
6. Young salmon : PARR
10. Messy mass : GLOB
14. Push-button predecessors : DIALS
19. Make trouble : ACTUP
20. Sun-tan lotion ingredient : ALOE
21. N.Y. college : IONA
22. Fisher in a whirl? : EDDIE
23. Soprano Mitchell : LEONA
24. It goes "oom" but not "pah, pah" : TUBA
25. Took a powder : FLED
26. "___ her to heaven": Shak. : LEAVE
27. Unemployed renter? : IDLEROOMER
29. Lassie or Elsie? : TAILBEARER
31. Serpentine dagger : KRIS
32. Little Red Book author : MAO
34. Subject of a sedimental journey : SILT
35. Flopsy and Mopsy : RABBITS
39. Resort near Lake Louise : BANFF
41. Honey-loving deer at the rear? : BEEHIND
46. Roman officials : EDILES
47. One excited by Dukakis? : DEMAGOG
49. Steve's flop : BRODIE
50. Haymaker : DAZER
51. Bug : RILE
52. Leonine lingo : ROAR
54. Manner of expression : STYLE
55. My gosh, it's molding! : OGEE
56. Concerning wrongdoing? : RESIN
57. World lifter : ATLAS
59. Cinder chaser : ELLA
60. Wimbledon forecaster? : NETPROPHET
62. Subject of sommeliers' argument? : BESTCELLAR
64. All-purpose vehicle : UTE
65. Savings for a rainy day : IRA
66. What some maids have? : GOODMANORS
73. Berlin's Christmas-eve dream? : WHITENIGHT
80. ___ dixit : IPSE
81. Emulate an ecdysiast : STRIP
82. Unusual peep show? : RAREE
83. Obscure : BLUR
84. Happen again : RECUR
86. Official stamp : SEAL
87. Currier's colleague : IVES
88. Sordid : SEAMY
89. Copied painstakingly : TRACED
91. David in the valley of Elah : SLINGER
93. "O, ___ when we cry . . . ": U.S. Navy Hymn : HEARUS
94. Twitch of a rabbit's nose? : HARETIC
96. Originator of the phlogiston theory : STAHL
97. Most serene : CALMEST
98. Sheepskin morocco : ROAN
100. Elev. : HGT
101. HBO, e.g. : CATV
102. Computer bug's danger? : SPIDERBYTE
107. The good doctor? : WARDHEALER
113. A Chad neighbor : LIBYA
114. Italian seaport : BARI
115. Operatic prince : IGOR
116. Medic who monkeys around? : DRAPE
117. Upright : ONEND
118. Cake decorator : ICER
119. Nearly gone goose : NENE
120. Saucy charmer : GAMIN
121. Necessary evils : TAXES
122. Supplements, with "out" : EKES
123. Turns right : GEES
124. Choose : ELECT
1. W African country : MALI
2. Made a hole-in-one : ACED
3. Versatile plane, for short : STOL
4. Styne song : TUNE
5. More animated : SPARKIER
6. Jargon : PATOIS
7. Grads : ALUMS
8. Toga : ROBE
9. Venus de Milo's concern? : REARMAMENT
10. Mugger's forte? : GIFTOFGRAB
11. Poet Ridge : LOLA
12. "___ so near . . . ": Job 41:16 : ONEIS
13. Thoughtless remark? : BADLIB
14. Censors : DELETERS
15. Thought : IDEA
16. Jewish month : ADAR
17. "No evil deed ___ on" : LIVE
18. Divination is his vocation : SEER
28. Scraps of a sort : ORTS
30. Blister : BLEB
33. Actress Alicia : ANA
35. Odilon ___, French painter : REDON
36. Era of commercials? : ADAGE
37. "Carmen" composer : BIZET
38. TV censor's signal : BLEEP
39. Prove false : BELIE
40. U.S. composer who's on his toes? : FOOTE
42. Long-running TV program : HOTEL
43. Romantic interlude : IDYLL
44. Tot's favorite, after "choklit" : NILLA
45. Dr., spelled out? : DEEAR
47. Bubble and squeak is one : DISH
48. Molls and dolls : GALS
51. Feels contrite : REPENTS
53. Ostriches, e.g. : RATITES
56. Rosters : ROTAS
58. Rock debris : SCREE
61. Jamaican export : RUM
63. Suffix with nectar : EAN
66. Circumference : GIRTH
67. The works, to Cato : OPERA
68. Wild writer? : OSCAR
69. Two-spot : DEUCE
70. Mined matter : ORES
71. Iranian coins : RIALS
72. What a bad will might do? : SPLITHEIRS
73. Part of Orville's machine? : WRIGHTWING
74. German river : HAVEL
75. Cockney employer? : IRER
76. Girder : IBEAM
77. Angry look : GLARE
78. Soil component : HUMUS
79. Lovers' meetings : TRYST
85. Make-overs : RETREADS
88. Ravel preventer : SELVEDGE
90. Designing man : DIOR
92. Shrew : NAG
93. "Greater love ___ no man . . . " : HATH
95. Hack : CABBIE
97. Nuclei of experts : CADRES
99. N.Y. destination in a song : NYACK
101. Hag : CRONE
102. One-armed bandit : SLOT
103. ___ colada : PINA
104. Wild goat : IBEX
105. Unit of force : DYNE
106. What Kilmer couldn't make : TREE
108. Pulitzer Prize author : AGEE
109. Huge Russian lake : ARAL
110. Gold cloth : LAME
111. "Beowulf" is one : EPIC
112. Budget item : RENT

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