CHICKEN LITTLE

New York Times, Sunday, January 25, 2004

Author: Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Harvey Estes
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Nancy Salomon
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 82 for Mr. Estes. This is puzzle # 114 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Kid's name : CISCO
6. Behind : TAIL
10. Montana tribe : CROW
14. Half of a classic comedy duo : MEARA
19. Ready to be drawn : ONTAP
20. ___ point (never) : ATNO
21. Monster-sighting spot : LOCH
22. Car bars : AXLES
23. "Moon River" composer : HENRYMANCINI
25. Bite site? : EATINKITCHEN
27. Daring deed : EXPLOIT
28. Fleece : SCAM
30. Staggered : REELED
31. Threatening sign : FIST
32. Looks to the future : PLANS
33. Shoot a ray : LASE
34. Dragster's pride : ENGINE
37. Comes close : NEARS
38. Important constituent of igneous rocks : FELDSPAR
42. "Casablanca" actor : LORRE
43. "Casablanca" music maker : PIANO
44. Blockbuster offering : VIDEO
45. Pint in a pub : ALE
46. "Gotcha" : ISEE
47. The Joker and Batman, e.g. : ARCHENEMIES
49. Bounce : LILT
50. Allegiance : TIE
51. Mario ___ of the N.B.A. : ELIE
52. Medical research grp. : NIH
53. One who says "one club," e.g. : OPENER
55. Carmaker Maserati : ERNESTO
57. Not very : HARDLY
60. Nixon impeachment hearings chairman : RODINO
61. No-cal drink : WATER
62. Hitchcockian : EERIE
63. Loose : UNPIN
64. Chip off the old block : SLIVER
66. Got together : MASSED
67. Point in a space shuttle's trip : REENTRY
70. Provides provender : CATERS
71. Area of 1940's mil. activity : ETO
72. Pair at sea : OARS
73. Skater of cinema : HENIE
74. Mediterranean capital : ATHENS
75. "That'll be the day!" : WHENPIGSFLY
79. Boxing's Oscar ___ Hoya : DELA
80. "My Name Is Asher ___" (Chaim Potok novel) : LEV
81. Manhandles : MAULS
84. Studies late : CRAMS
85. Sends up : MOCKS
86. Plasterboards : DRYWALLS
88. Needle : TEASE
89. Hair holder, sometimes : LOCKET
90. "Walk ___" (1964 Warwick hit) : ONBY
91. St.-Germain's river : SEINE
92. Windshield option : TINT
93. Jacket materials : SUEDES
95. Applause : HAND
96. Very fat cats : TYCOONS
99. Spray with bouquet : AIRFRESHENER
101. Author who covered the Spanish-American War for New York newspapers : STEPHENCRANE
104. Court site, with "The" : HAGUE
105. Linen hue : ECRU
106. Cry made with a head-slap : OHNO
107. Mass communication? : LATIN
108. Stink : SMELL
109. Slip through the cracks : SEEP
110. Silent signals : NODS
111. Bolt to bond : ELOPE
1. "Suzanne" songwriter : COHEN
2. Memo starter : INRE
3. Ferry river : STYX
4. Scout warmer : CAMPFIRE
5. Like a certain birthstone : OPALINE
6. Understood : TACIT
7. Feuding : ATIT
8. Setting for TV's "Newhart" : INN
9. Fictional reporter : LOISLANE
10. Wins big, with "up" : CLEANS
11. Ranges : ROAMS
12. 10, in a way: Abbr. : OCT
13. Spun : WHIRLED
14. Gets by : MAKESDO
15. Ones with homes away from home : EXILES
16. Der ___ (Adenauer) : ALTE
17. In-basket stamp: Abbr. : RECD
18. Visibly shaken : ASHEN
24. Reporter's asset : NOSE
26. Writer Zora ___ Hurston : NEALE
29. Off-the-wall play : CAROM
32. Farmyard female : PEAHEN
34. Select : ELITE
35. Private reply : NOSIR
36. Covetous : GREENWITHENVY
37. "I'm impressed!" : NICE
38. Questionable : FISHY
39. Big bother : PAININTHENECK
40. Kind of wrench : ALLEN
41. Back in : RETRO
43. Rap sheet listing : PRIOR
44. Like some threats : VEILED
47. Takes in or lets out : ALTERS
48. Not one of the majors : INDIE
49. Escorted : LEDIN
51. Perfume part : ESTER
53. Cantankerous : ORNERY
54. Innocents, e.g. : POPES
56. Gutter site : EAVES
57. Conversion targets : HEATHENS
58. Fabulous storyteller : AESOP
59. Monopoly grp. : RRS
63. Russian range : URALS
64. Burn : SCALD
65. "I'm outta here" : LATER
66. Cries like a baby : MEWLS
68. "Duino Elegies" poet : RILKE
69. It's good at raising dough : YEAST
72. "For the life ___ ..." : OFME
76. Isolate during the winter : ICEIN
77. Junior's junior : GRANDSON
78. Postpaid encl. : SASE
79. Kind of candidate : DOCTORAL
81. Spindle for a grinding wheel : MANDREL
82. "Seascape" playwright : ALBEE
83. Novel banned in the U.S. until 1933 : ULYSSES
85. Lord Peter Wimsey accessory : MONOCLE
87. Very sorry : WOEFUL
88. Shred : TEARUP
89. Rock cruster : LICHEN
91. Sex researcher Hite : SHERE
92. Evidence of sloppiness : TYPOS
93. Gulf of ___ (Joseph Conrad story setting) : SIAM
94. Push : URGE
96. Watch : TEND
97. Alliance acronym : NATO
98. Salon sound : SNIP
99. Sounds of understanding : AHS
100. Therefore : HENCE
102. Howe'er : THO
103. Toronto-to-Ottawa dir. : ENE

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