BLOWING HOT AND COLD

New York Times, Sunday, July 19, 1992

Author: Kevin Boyle
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 75, Avg Word Len: 5.15, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 554 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 112, Cheaters: 3, FITB: 16, XRef: 1, Spans: 6 Grid is asymmetric.
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Keen : SHARP
6. Thrashes : TANS
10. Half: Comb. form : HEMI
14. Booze : HOOCH
19. Central : POLAR
20. Cold confections : ICES
21. Persia today : IRAN
22. Maxwell and Oakland : AUTOS
23. HOT : TUBHEADCORNERCOMBSHOT
27. Mrs., in Ávila : SRA
28. Applies heat to damp clothes : DRIES
29. Poppins, in Beijing : AMAH
30. Vain: Ger. : EITEL
31. Is solicitous : CARES
32. "Less ___ Zero," Bret Ellis novel : THAN
33. Roscoe : GAT
34. COLD : CASHWARSHOULDERTURKEY
43. Stonecrop-family plants : ORPINS
44. Police-report inits : AKA
45. ___ Lanka : SRI
46. Have an ___ the ground : EARTO
47. A Dumas : PERE
48. Ancient seat of Irish kings : TARA
50. Electees : INS
52. Strip of land between rivers : DOAB
53. HOT : STUFFTODDYWIRESPRINGS
60. Unusual shoe width : EEE
61. Teed off : IRED
62. Foofaraws : ADOS
63. Take another look : RESEE
64. Her temple was at Philae : ISIS
65. "Cold ___ Tree," Olive Burns novel : SASSY
67. Fourth man : SETH
68. Batting posture : STANCE
71. Examine closely : SIFT
72. Actor Baldwin : ALEC
73. Certain A.L. batters : DHS
76. COLD : CUTSSNAPCREAMFISHFEET
81. Parisian's shelter : ABRI
82. Petition : SUE
83. Hired an atty. : RETD
84. "Woe ___!" : ISME
85. Establish radio communication : RAISE
87. Center of a simple game : TAC
89. High fashion : TON
90. Surinamese pidgin language : SRANAN
92. HOT : SEATAIRRODHOUSEPOTATO
97. Poland China's enclosure : STY
98. Furrow : SEAM
99. Fruit pies : TARTS
100. Extinct cousin of NATO : SEATO
103. ___ impasse : ATAN
104. Shinto shrine gateway : TORII
105. Bug's relative : TAP
108. COLD : COMFORTDUCKFRONTFRAME
112. Celestial Hunter : ORION
113. Bombs, etc. : AMMO
114. Fulminate : RAGE
115. Boccaccio's "The ___ Heart" : EATEN
116. Whittles : PARES
117. Carriage : MIEN
118. Followed slavishly : APED
119. Brings up baby : REARS
1. Balt. and N.Y.C. : SPTS
2. Compline or sext : HOUR
3. Provençal troubadour's love song : ALBA
4. Pep-rally cry : RAH
5. Before the crowing starts : PREDAWN
6. More like Felix Unger : TIDIER
7. Passageway : ACCESS
8. Modernists : NEOS
9. Georgia, once: Abbr. : SSR
10. Wintry : HIEMAL
11. What gofers run : ERRANDS
12. ___ number (speed ratio) : MACH
13. She rescued Odysseus at sea : INO
14. Regular : HABITUE
15. Winkle out : OUST
16. Will-___-wisp : OTHE
17. Not friendly : COOL
18. He defeated T.E.D. : HST
24. Rich tapestry : ARRAS
25. Aztec or Toltec : NAHUA
26. Gist : MEAT
31. Cardinal : CHIEF
32. Fermented Furmints : TOKAY
33. Beams : GRINS
34. Thicket : COPSE
35. Aggregate of good qualities : ARETE
36. Waste metal : SPRUE
37. Kind of rock or candy : HARD
38. Hurons' cousins : ERIES
39. Mustard-family plant : RADISH
40. Dane's monetary unit : KRONE
41. Story in un bâtiment : ETAGE
42. British hooligans : YOBS
48. Drives nails obliquely : TOES
49. Do sums : ADD
51. Toots : SPREES
54. Exchequers : FISCS
55. Coin for Cato : TRIENS
56. Cause want : WASTE
57. Parts of psyches : IDS
58. Singer Acuff : ROY
59. Express nausea : RETCH
64. Persevere : INSIST
65. "___ semper tyrannis" : SIC
66. The Dark Cont. : AFR
67. Went home feet first : SLID
68. Isolated rocks : SCARS
69. Roman trumpets : TUBAE
70. Kin of peristyles : ATRIA
71. Shoot : SPEAR
72. At the tail : AFT
73. Russian river : DESNA
74. Blood: Comb. form : HEMAT
75. Shorthand pro : STENO
77. Gene from Tioga, Tex. : AUTRY
78. "___ of One's Own": Woolf : AROOM
79. Dish list : MENU
80. Orders : FIATS
86. Towns in Conn. and Md. : EASTONS
88. Ensemble : COSTUME
89. ___ -you-ma'am (pothole) : THANK
90. Nautical spar : SPRIT
91. Aquatic animalcule : ROTIFER
93. "Take ___ Leave It," old radio show : ITOR
94. Package deceptively : DEACON
95. Butt of jokes : STOOGE
96. Deserved : EARNED
100. Carolina rail : SORA
101. Arabian bigwig : EMIR
102. "___ to the public weal": Shak. : AFOE
103. Gazelle of 66 Down : ADMI
104. Football play : TRAP
105. British bye-bye : TATA
106. Part of N.A. : AMER
107. Corrals : PENS
108. Collar maker : COP
109. This has a pompom : TAM
110. ___ Angelico : FRA
111. Actress ___ Dawn Chong : RAE

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