BUGABOOS

New York Times, Sunday, July 22, 1990

Author:Joy L. Wouk
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 547 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 108, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Former Turkish official : PASHA
6. European flatfish : DAB
9. Append : ADD
12. Sandal part : STRAP
17. Anew : AGAIN
18. Bruce of N.F.L. fame : ELIA
20. Oahu souvenirs : LEIS
22. Sacramento's ARCO, e.g. : ARENA
23. Plantation owners' enemies? : COTTONBOLLWEEVILLAINS
27. German measles : RUBELLA
28. Ancient weight : MINA
29. ___ the finish : INAT
30. Spicy sausage : SALAMI
33. Grown-up grig : EEL
34. Katmandu native : NEPALESE
36. Frowning elater? : CLICKBEETLEBROWED
40. Palpebras on the eyes : LIDS
41. Goad : NEEDLE
42. Ljubljana native : SLOVENE
47. Arabian commander : AGA
48. Warm oneself pleasantly : BASK
51. Peruvian plant : OCA
53. Yearned : PINED
54. Lepidopteran structure? : MONARCHITECTURE
60. Roman fountain : TREVI
61. Newspaper sec. : ROTO
62. Egg: Comb. form : OVI
63. Mandelas's gp. : ANC
65. Soak flax : RET
66. Hyde Park locusts? : GRASSHOPPERAMBULATORS
74. At the age of: Lat. abbr. : AET
75. RR stop : STA
76. Half of CCCII : CLI
77. Vishnu incarnation : RAMA
78. Exaggerated comedy : FARCE
81. Egyptian demagogue? : SCARABBLEROUSER
88. Small handbill : FLIER
89. Botanist Gray : ASA
90. Ghazels : ODES
91. Latin I verb : AMO
92. Catherine or Josephine : EMPRESS
95. Kettledrum : TIMBAL
99. One's own: Comb. form : IDIO
100. Future moth for Lot's wife : CATERPILLAROFSALT
105. Site of Cromwell's first victory : GRANTHAM
109. Operate : RUN
110. Cuts short : ABORTS
111. Delicate : AIRY
112. Japanese family and admiral : ITOS
114. Lift ___ (make a slight effort) : AFINGER
116. Untrustworthy Puccini heroine? : MADAMBUTTERFLYBYNIGHT
123. Have ___ for news : ANOSE
124. Ego : SELF
125. Fencing cry : SASA
126. Historic Pueblo Indian village : ACOMA
127. Worthless : STRAW
128. Polka follower : DOT
129. Kind of storehouse: Abbr. : MAG
130. Gas used in TV tubes : XENON
1. Larrigan's kin : PAC
2. Past : AGO
3. Posed : SAT
4. Struck : HIT
5. Eskimo jacket : ANORAK
6. Reynolds or Gibson : DEBBIE
7. Lotion ingredient : ALOE
8. Corrida ticket : BILLETE
9. Cakes' companion : ALE
10. Judge : DEEM
11. Holy, to Dante : DIVINO
12. Bando of baseball : SAL
13. Follow : TRAIL
14. "At the Sign of the ___ Pédauque": A. France : REINE
15. Christie and Held : ANNAS
16. Glue : PASTE
19. One of a pair of genes : ALLELE
21. Tendons : SINEWS
24. Insensible : NUMB
25. Like corduroy : WALED
26. Jacket feature : LAPEL
30. Connacht county : SLIGO
31. A seventh-century Irish bishop who became a saint : AIDAN
32. Certain bank offerings: Abbr. : LCS
35. Vote to accept : ADOPT
36. Quahog : CLAM
37. Sumerian god of wisdom : ENKI
38. Rorschach item : BLOT
39. French cashier's stamp : RECU
43. Man, to Brutus : VIR
44. First month, in Lima : ENERO
45. At no time : NEVER
46. Redacts : EDITS
48. The Wrights: Abbr. : BROS
49. Pituitary hormones : ACTHS
50. New growths : SHOOTS
52. Omani, e.g. : ARAB
55. "___ gratia artis" : ARS
56. Peak : TOP
57. A pome caused her to leave home : EVE
58. About : CIRCA
59. Habituated : ENURED
64. A Munster county : CLARE
66. Blunder : GAFFE
67. Kingdom : REALM
68. Anchor position : ATRIP
69. S.A. rodent : PACA
70. Vestment : ALB
71. Tad's marble : MIB
72. TV role for Alvin Childress : AMOS
73. Greek letter : TAU
79. Wax: Comb. form : CER
80. Build : ERECT
82. Copernicus's field: Abbr. : ASTR
83. Scottish rope : RAIP
84. Actress Montez : LOLA
85. Co-Nobelist for Peace: 1978 : SADAT
86. Ludwig and Jannings : EMILS
87. Core : ROOT
93. Master, in India : SAHIB
94. Position : STATUS
96. To look, to Miguel : MIRAR
97. Broad-faced banks : BLUFFS
98. Star in Orion's belt : ALNILAM
99. Neighbor of Syr. : ISR
101. Overacted : EMOTED
102. Miscellaneous assortment : RAGBAG
103. Heed : OBEY
104. Southern constellation : FORNAX
105. Family of a Portuguese navigator : GAMAS
106. Cheerful : RIANT
107. Zeal : ARDOR
108. Former name of Lake Malawi : NYASA
113. W.W. II battle site : STLO
115. Polish river : NYSA
117. European gull : MEW
118. Newt : EFT
119. Bar need : ICE
120. Ending with penta or deca : GON
121. Med. group : HMO
122. Thrash : TAN

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