PARTICIPIAL PUNS

New York Times, Sunday, August 10, 1986

Author: Louis Sabin
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 530 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 125, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Lou Sabin has 92 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. W Afr. republic : LIB
4. Awed chap : GAPER
9. W.W. I plane : SPAD
13. Applies : USES
17. Maui or Molokai : ISLE
19. Where Black Bears study : ORONO
20. Audience response : HAND
21. ___ nous : ENTRE
22. Kindergarten hazards? : STUMBLINGBLOCKS
25. Exhaust, as strength : DRAIN
26. Taurus cluster : PLEIADES
27. Nautical home : BERTH
28. Pullulated : TEEMED
29. Puts in order : SETTLES
30. Inclinations : BENTS
31. Plat anew : REMAP
32. Louganis score : TEN
33. Bald eagle's cousin : ERNE
34. Greene or Shatner : CANADIAN
37. "My Name Is ___ Lev": Potok : ASHER
40. Wee picnicker, after tasting spilled rye? : FLYINGANT
42. Blue Eagle monogram : NRA
43. Winter headwear : HOODS
44. Golfer Peete : CAL
45. Blame : ONUS
46. Composer of "Happy Days Are Here Again" : AGER
47. Wing that can't fly : ELL
48. Haylift? : RIDINGCROP
52. Hasso of films : SIGNE
53. Calm : MODERATE
56. "Stormy Weather" composer : ARLEN
57. Dress fabric : MADRAS
58. Reflection : IMAGE
59. Manifest : PLAIN
60. Brief role : CAMEO
61. Loses control : PANICS
63. ___ mind (considered) : HADIN
64. Kind of Congressman : LAMEDUCK
67. Perspective : ANGLE
68. Buck going out with doe? : DATINGGAME
70. Teacher's org. : NEA
71. Cry of alarm : YIPE
72. Filly's brother : COLT
73. Elec. unit : AMP
74. Passover feast : SEDER
76. U.N. member : USA
77. Don Juan's prize? : LOVINGCUP
81. "Rinaldo" poet : TASSO
82. Favorite boutique? : PETSTORE
85. Young or Hale : ALAN
86. Where to see olas : MAR
87. Salad days : TEENS
88. Horace, e.g. : ODIST
89. Golfer Willie or Jimmy : TURNESA
93. Unwilling : AVERSE
95. Fire starter : FLINT
96. Holes in space? : AIRVENTS
97. Thierry's topper : BERET
98. Crowds of typographers? : PRINTINGPRESSES
100. Singer Ross : LANNY
101. Roof section : EAVE
102. Scandinavian : NORSE
103. Bulrush : TULE
104. Over and above : ELSE
105. Zees' forerunners : WYES
106. Asa and Thomas : GRAYS
107. Gormandize : EAT
1. Speech defects : LISPS
2. Weaver's fiber : ISTLE
3. Plant with four-lobed flowers : BLUET
4. Kind of mean : GOLDEN
5. Zodiacal sign : ARIES
6. Lyrical Lily : PONS
7. Siamese twin : ENG
8. Highway ___ : ROBBERY
9. Abbreviate : SHORTEN
10. Covenants : PACTS
11. Egyptian key of life : ANKH
12. Shingle letters : DDS
13. Illiterate : UNREAD
14. Post office? : STAMPINGGROUNDS
15. N.Y. canal : ERIE
16. Convey : SEND
18. Shed : EMITTED
21. Plant problem : EDEMA
23. Plantation crew : BALERS
24. ___-Lenape (Delaware Indians) : LENNI
28. Jamboree units : TENTS
30. Lawyer Melvin : BELLI
31. Hoisted, as a flag : RANUP
34. Decree : CANON
35. N.B.A. site : ARENA
36. Breathing passages : NARES
37. Attention-getter : AHEM
38. Han of "Star Wars" : SOLO
39. Wrestlers' methods? : HOLDINGPATTERNS
40. Diminish : FADE
41. Bridge master : GOREN
44. Refer to : CITE
46. Played the paraclete : AIDED
48. Shipment to a paper mill : RAGS
49. Nita of the silents : NALDI
50. Silo filler : GRAIN
51. What limpets do : CLING
52. Ditto : SAME
54. Rousseau boy : EMILE
55. Event for Atalanta : RACE
57. Ball role : MAME
59. A Reagan daughter : PATTI
60. Something to break : CAMP
61. Settle accounts : PAYUP
62. Aromatic herb : ANISE
63. Split : HALVE
64. Mine gear : LAMP
65. So-so grades : CEES
66. N.Z. shrub or tree : KARO
68. Swinging things : DOORS
69. All bones : GAUNT
72. Reasonable facsimile? : CLONE
74. Antithesis of surfeit : STARVE
75. Serious : EARNEST
78. Author Gordimer and singer Conner : NADINES
79. Flash : GLINT
80. Studio department : CASTING
83. Tranquil : SERENE
84. Snappish : TESTY
86. Guillemots : MURRES
88. Oil source : OLIVE
89. Half crocked : TIPSY
90. Follow : ENSUE
91. Inscribed pillar : STELA
92. Resource : ASSET
93. Fit : ABLE
94. Meat order : VEAL
95. Melee : FRAY
96. Site of Shah Jahan's memorial : AGRA
98. Pepe Le ___ of cartoons : PEW
99. Easter preceder : NOR

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