DAFFY DILLIES

New York Times, Sunday, September 21, 1986

Author:Dale O. Burgener
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.41, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 569 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 133, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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© 1986, The New York Times
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1. Put on a happy face : SMILE
6. Latvian or Estonian : BALT
10. Tall, coarse grass : GAMA
14. Triggered : FIRED
19. Heathen : PAGAN
20. Lamb who followed a Mary : ELIA
21. Mr. Thicke : ALAN
22. ___ Harbor, N.Z. : OTAGO
23. Proboscis-pleaser : AROMA
24. Sausage segment : LINK
25. Reverse gear : RAEG
26. Ancient Italian : OSCAN
27. Gsge : SCRAMBLEDEGGS
30. Triangular sails : LATEENS
32. Bravo! : OLE
33. Fourth person : ABEL
34. Kind of suit : CIVIL
35. Producer of insulin : PANCREAS
40. "Glorious" sight : AMERICANFLAG
45. Essence or incense : ODOR
46. Cashews' kin : SUMACS
48. Sealing gasket : ORING
49. His ring cycle has ended : ALI
50. It's never done : WOMANSWORK
52. Sun dial? : FIRSTTIMER
54. Muse with a lyre : ERATO
55. Lebanese weight : OKE
56. Land, to a lawyer : SOLUM
57. What pack rats do : HOARD
58. Shuffle troops : REDEPLOY
60. Purplish colors : PUCES
61. Card game : HEARTS
62. Append : ADD
63. Pedro's "Cheers!" : SALUD
64. Type of cap : MOB
65. AMPAS awards : OSCARS
69. Some status symbols : MINKS
70. Mollifier : MITIGANT
75. Cut of beef : SHANK
76. Candy stripers : AIDES
77. Shadow loser : PAN
78. Hawaiian tree or flower : LEHUA
79. Formal dance at Wimbledon? : TENNISBALL
81. Group of evil looks? : BANDOLEERS
83. Plural ending : IES
84. Church-music symbol : NEUME
85. Place to see stars? : MALIBU
86. Canadian prov. : SASK
87. Little colonizer in torment? : ANTAGONISTIC
90. Prisoner yields? : CONCEDES
92. Showy displays : GAUDS
93. Jewish youth org. : YMHA
95. Landing with tower assistance: Abbr. : GCA
96. City in the dough? : BAKERLA
99. Top group on which Peg serves? : CRIBBAGEBOARD
105. What to drop on a tour : ALINE
106. Town near Napoli : NOLA
108. Anthony of the alleys : EARL
109. Cheeseparer : MISER
110. ___ Meir : GOLDA
111. Rap : CHIN
112. Tasso's patron : ESTE
113. Work from S.A.? : ESSAY
114. Zeno's outdoor classrooms : STOAS
115. Let forth : EMIT
116. Area for some admirals? : REAR
117. Wants : NEEDS
1. Rest-and-restoration spots : SPAS
2. Brandy for Chagall? : MARC
3. Stravinsky : IGOR
4. Prayer-wheel user : LAMA
5. Charm : ENAMOR
6. French golfer's driver? : BELLEAUWOOD
7. What G.W. couldn't tell : ALIE
8. Evans or Ronstadt : LINDA
9. Sack Montana? : TAKEBACK
10. Ahgr-r-r-r : GARGLE
11. Cry said with a sigh : ALAS
12. West from the East : MAE
13. Fisherman's creed? : ANGLICISM
14. Giving Cody the boot? : FOOTINGTHEBILL
15. "Charity vaunteth not ___ . . . ": I Cor. 13:4 : ITSELF
16. It's sometimes a drag : RACE
17. Actor Richard : EGAN
18. Juan and Quixote : DONS
28. Hallow : BLESS
29. Shining examples : GEMS
31. ___-garde : AVANT
34. Wispy cloud : CIRRUS
35. "Rawhide" actor: 1951 : POWER
36. Revere : ADORE
37. Wanderer : NOMAD
38. Jalopy : CRATE
39. Fireman's nickname : SMOKY
41. Muddied : ROILED
42. Second Republic of Texas president : LAMAR
43. Red chaser : ALERT
44. Prepares for action : GIRDS
47. Modern art : ARE
51. The Buick can't stop here! : NOPARKINGAREAS
52. Center of attention : FOCUS
53. Frigate bird : IOA
56. Mulligrubs : SULKS
59. Followers of Jos. Smith : LDS
60. Tailor's lapboard : PANEL
61. Like a gangster's ice : HOT
63. Moves like a crab : SIDLES
64. Poser, but not in a studio : MINDBOGGLER
65. Ancient Roman port : OSTIA
66. Actor Martin : SHEEN
67. "Give all thou ___ . . . ": Wordsworth : CANST
68. Raggedy one : ANN
69. Ind. Indians : MIAMIS
70. Hyperactive : MANIC
71. Honkers : GEESE
72. Out in front : AHEAD
73. Maid preceder : NURSE
74. Chores : TASKS
76. A cotillion in a pastry shop? : ABUNDANCE
77. Buddy : PAL
80. S. Korean capital : SEOUL
81. Composer's spring brew? : BACHBEER
82. Sixteen drams : OUNCE
85. Heroine of "La Bohème" : MIMI
88. Committee's program : AGENDA
89. Autocrat : TYRANT
91. They hack their way : CABMEN
94. Degrade : ABASE
96. Black sheep's trio : BAGS
97. "Thanks ___!" : ALOT
98. What precedes watt : KILO
99. Romans' 19 x 8 : CLII
100. Gulf in the Ionian Sea : ARTA
101. Seine feeder : OISE
102. African fox : ASSE
103. Librarian's advice : READ
104. Prohibitionists : DRYS
107. German physicist: 1787–1854 : OHM

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