AGE 35: AAUGH!

New York Times, Sunday, September 29, 1985

Author:Bert Rosenfield
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 94, Avg Word Len: 5.12, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 676 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 133, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 14, XRef: 13
Bert Rosenfield has 57 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Eyeball coating : SCLERA
7. Best ___ tucker : BIBAND
13. Utah ski center : ALTA
17. Columbus Day mo. : OCT
20. The S.D. Ladd : CHERYL
21. Chaplet : ANADEM
22. ___-être (comfort, in Châlons) : BIEN
23. ½ or 1/3 of a Latin dance : CHA
24. Creator of 79 Across : CHARLESMSCHULZ
26. Destructive : VANDALIC
28. Flying machine : AERO
29. Medicinal infusion : TISANE
30. Airborne member of 79 Across : WOODSTOCK
31. Moola : GELT
32. Gussets : GORES
33. ___-mehola, Elisha's birthplace: I Kings : ABEL
35. Between siete and nueve : OCHO
36. A dropping-out : ELISION
38. Fall phenomenon of 79 Across : THEGREATPUMPKIN
44. Chester's river : DEE
45. Defensive ditch : FOSS
47. Child of the Highlands : BAIRN
48. Nest-egg initials : IRA
49. Park of the N.H.L. : BRAD
51. Rorschach yardstick : INKBLOT
54. Amazonian crusher : ANACONDA
59. Kind of avis : RARA
61. Lamp resident : GENIE
63. Archenemy of a 79 Across member : THEREDBARON
65. . . . peas in ___ : APOD
66. Circular niche : ROUNDEL
69. From a distance : AFAR
70. Do a classroom chore : ERASE
71. Hawaiian honeycreeper : IIWI
72. Officeholders : INS
73. Like some statistics : GRIM
75. Jack or David : FROST
77. Woolly : LANOSE
79. 35-year funnies stalwart : PEANUTS
81. Contribute to a fund : CHIPIN
86. ___ a fashion : AFTER
89. Japanese wrestling : SUMO
90. Loser to R.M.N.: 1968 : HHH
92. Winter Olympics site: 1952 : OSLO
93. Wild sheep of India : URIAL
97. He wrote "I Like It Here" : AMIS
99. Third wife of Henry VIII : SEYMOUR
101. Color-change specialist : DYER
102. Waspish member of 79 Across : LUCYVANPELT
105. Have an ___ the ground : EARTO
106. Sacred representation : ICON
107. Some 40th-anniversary gifts : EMERALDS
108. Peaceful place : ARCADIA
111. Apiece : EACH
113. Go, in Glasgow : GAE
114. Ouzo component : ANISE
115. Hallucinogens, for short : LSDS
117. A neighbor of Leb. : ISR
120. Nonscholarly member of 79 Across : PEPPERMINTPATTY
127. Disposed of in a will : TESTATE
129. Kind of hemp : ALOE
130. Radiator sound : SISS
131. The Pied Piper's river : WESER
133. City once called Hadria Picena : ATRI
134. Canine supply farm for 79 Across : DAISYHILL
138. Bore of a sort : PROSER
140. Where Kerman is : IRAN
141. Aversion : DISTASTE
142. Anthropomorphic members of 79 Across : SNOOPYANDSPIKE
146. Rock producer-musician Brian : ENO
147. Artist Mondrian : PIET
148. Hit song from "Funny Girl" : PEOPLE
149. Ready for shipment : ENCASE
150. Kind of mother : DEN
151. Waterston and Donaldson : SAMS
152. Some of Clive's soldiers : SEPOYS
153. New Orleans gridders : SAINTS
1. Swedish discoverer of chlorine : SCHEELE
2. Wishy-washy member of 79 Across : CHARLIEBROWN
3. Dormice : LEROTS
4. "The ___-King," Goethe poem : ERL
5. Underpinning for ham : RYE
6. Former L.A. manager and family : ALSTONS
7. Hound or horn : BASSET
8. How some bills are paid : INCASH
9. Ending for auto or eisen : BAHN
10. Together or separately, in music : ADUE
11. Palermo preposition : NEL
12. Nonbelligerent mil. area : DMZ
13. Electrical-potential unit : ABVOLT
14. Long Chinese river : LIAO
15. Shepherd : TEND
16. No ifs, ___ or buts : ANDS
17. "Well, but what's ___?": Richard III : OCLOCK
18. Golfer Rodriguez : CHICHI
19. Add as a rider : TACKON
24. Mewed up : CAGED
25. Indian chief : MIR
27. On : ATOP
30. Estrange : WEAN
32. Interjection in 79 Across : GOODGRIEF
33. Running wild : ARIOT
34. Biggie of W.W. I : BERTHA
37. "___ man answers, hang up" : IFA
39. "Zorba" lyricist : EBB
40. Sal or Susie of songdom : GAL
41. Creator of Mrs. Tanqueray : PINERO
42. Indian legume : URAD
43. The Thane of Glamis : MACBETH
46. Otolaryngologist's concern : SINUS
50. Ted Husing's medium : RADIO
52. "Ladders to Fire" author : NIN
53. Small anchor : KEDGE
54. Sandarac tree : ARAR
55. Scull : OAR
56. Hugh Johnson's org. : NRA
57. Partners of don't's : DOS
58. Beauvais beast of burden : ANE
59. Objurgate : RAIL
60. Western Samoa capital : APIA
62. Very, very long time : EON
64. Gee antecedents : EFFS
67. Stats for hurlers : ERAS
68. Philosophical member of 79 Across : LINUS
74. Japanese apricot : MUME
76. Ludwig-loving member of 79 Across : SCHROEDER
78. Rescue, in a way : SALVAGE
79. ___-dieu, prayer bench : PRIE
80. Dallied amorously : TOYED
82. Containing element 53 : IODIC
83. Avocation of 102 Across : PSYCHIATRIST
84. Former Congolese prime minister : ILEO
85. Skuld is one : NORN
87. Bike or plane : TANDEM
88. Vict. or Cath. II : EMPS
90. Hourly : HORAL
91. Cadence-counting word : HUT
93. Rubber tree : ULE
94. Daiquiri ingredient : RUM
95. "Floor" for an Orr score : ICE
96. Scottish county, river or port : AYR
98. Distorts reports : SLANTS
100. Mois de printemps : MAI
103. Pteroid : ALAR
104. Catches and detents : TRIPS
109. Monogram of 1861 : CSA
110. Aged: Latin abbr. : AET
112. Ninny or jenny : ASS
114. Indigo : ANIL
116. Author Laurence and archbishop Richard : STERNES
118. Hull planking bands : STRAKES
119. Anne or Marguerite : REINE
120. Like some expense accounts : PADDED
121. The lady from Astolat : ELAINE
122. Borgia potion : POISON
123. Nudnik : PEST
124. Current separators : ISLETS
125. Kind of carpets : TWOPLY
126. "There's ___ in Your Eyes," 1924 song : YESYES
128. James Clavell novel : TAIPAN
132. R. Carson subject : SEA
135. Kennel din : YAPS
136. First recorded Chinese dynasty : HSIA
137. Gossip-column component : ITEM
138. ___ royal, highest rear deck : POOP
139. El ___, cheap cigar : ROPO
142. Cops of the U.S.N. : SPS
143. Society-page word : NEE
144. Genetic letters : DNA
145. Zool. or biol. : SCI

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