MOTHERING

New York Times, Sunday, October 11, 1998

Author: Nancy Salomon, Marjorie Richter and Kelly Clark
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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1.581521
Marjorie Richter
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510/11/19983/5/20021
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1.63000

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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 15 for Ms. Salomon. This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Richter. This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Clark. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Discrimination : TASTE
6. 1967 U.S. clay court champion : ASHE
10. Divine : DOWSE
15. Two caplets, e.g. : DOSE
19. Persian Gulf sight : OILER
20. Dreadlocks feature : PLAT
21. Had a row? : OARED
22. Party times : EVES
23. Mother a pasty vassal? : BRINGUPASTICKYSUBJECT
27. Got on : AGED
28. D.C. body : SEN
29. Art Deco illustrator : ERTE
30. Not cultured : COARSE
31. Sudden burst : GUST
32. Deal preceder : ANTE
34. Cookie ___ : MONSTER
37. Not fooled by : ONTO
38. Prevent from practicing : DISBAR
40. Sots : TOSSPOTS
45. Easily tamed bird : EMU
48. Command for D.D.E. : ETO
49. Toast topper : OLEO
51. Poet Thaxter : CELIA
52. Straw-colored : FLAXEN
55. Mother a pane in the backside? : REARWINDSHIELD
58. Rotten : RANCID
59. Part of a pilot's plan: Abbr. : ETA
60. Big display : ECLAT
61. Computer typesetter : ENTERER
63. Hand holder? : MITT
65. Suffix with hotel : IER
66. "Is that a ___?" : FACT
70. They're big in boardrooms : EGOS
71. CD-___ : ROM
73. "No sirree" : NAW
74. City in central Israel : LOD
75. Edvard Munch Museum site : OSLO
76. Scout groups : DENS
77. Salty sauce : SOY
78. Pontiac classics : GTOS
80. Whaler's wear : OILSKIN
82. Aquarium fish : TETRA
84. Absorbed, as a cost : ATE
85. Record making : NOTING
86. Mother someone who's really awful? : RAISEABIGSTINK
92. Doings : EVENTS
93. Basketwork fiber : ISTLE
94. Near ___ : EAST
95. See 17-Down : MIN
96. It's often heard on Sun. : SER
97. Crimson : BLOODRED
99. Brought (in) : REELED
102. Cup part : BRIM
106. Physicist who pioneered electromagnetism : OERSTED
108. Holliday partner : EARP
110. Make over : REDO
111. Eats voraciously : SCARFS
115. Ferocity : RAGE
117. John in court : DOE
118. European auto import : OPEL
119. Mother a small fry? : CAREFORSOMETHINGTOEAT
124. Parodies : APES
125. Bequeath : LEAVE
126. Top-drawer : AONE
127. Glide : SKATE
128. Rock and roll prerequisite : BEAT
129. Mothering sort : DOTER
130. Stamina, so to speak : LEGS
131. Phosphate, e.g. : ESTER
1. Island southeast of Grenada : TOBAGO
2. Hand tool that uses compression : AIRGUN
3. Like the fox among all beasts : SLIEST
4. Mother too much? : TENDTOEXCESS
5. Work unit : ERG
6. Add : APPEND
7. More sloping : SLANTIER
8. Is down with : HAS
9. Follower of Jean? : ETTE
10. "Ragtime" writer : DOCTOROW
11. Like many an old bucket : OAKEN
12. Twisted : WRY
13. French possessive : SES
14. Draws out : EDUCES
15. Already in Paris : DEJA
16. Kaput : OVER
17. Parts of a 95-Across : SECS
18. Ferrara family name : ESTE
24. Inits. on a rocket : USA
25. Soprano in "Louise" : IRMA
26. Kind of belt : BORSCHT
33. Prize : ESTEEM
35. "M*A*S*H" logo, e.g. : STENCIL
36. "Bye!" : TOODLEOO
39. Lake activity : BOATING
41. Javits Center architect : PEI
42. Cheer at the end of a dance : OLE
43. Up to, informally : TIL
44. Deplorably poor : SAD
46. 1970's P.M. : MEIR
47. Like the Titanic : UNDERSEA
50. Golf ball position : LIE
52. Loose : FREED
53. Jessica or Hope : LANGE
54. Dutch landscapist ___ Mauve : ANTON
56. Gunfire sound : RATATAT
57. Pack-'em-in children's game : SARDINES
62. Hires, e.g. : ROOTBEER
64. Cheat on : TWOTIME
66. Mother some babblers? : FOSTERBROOKS
67. Greet warmly at the door : ASKIN
68. First name in westerns : CLINT
69. Graspers : TONGS
72. Lots and lots : MYRIADS
79. More than forgetful : SENILE
81. Nothing on the court : LOVE
82. Hot under the collar : TEEDOFF
83. Reno and Kennedy, e.g.: Abbr. : AGS
86. Tease : RIB
87. Soundless communication: Abbr. : ASL
88. Four-time Japanese prime minister : ITO
89. ___-mo : SLO
90. Parade decoration : STREAMER
91. Working, in a way : KNEADING
98. Like antiques at an auction : RESOLD
100. Leg up : EDGE
101. They have no sting : DRONES
103. Meaning of two dots and a bar, in music : REPEAT
104. Conceive : IDEATE
105. One that sheds : MOLTER
107. Collector's stash : TROVE
109. Classify : PEG
111. Sign of healing : SCAB
112. Superhero accessory : CAPE
113. See 114-Down : AREA
114. With 113-Down, a roadside sight : REST
116. List ender : ETAL
120. Rock's ___ Speedwagon : REO
121. Remained : SAT
122. Ground breaker : HOE
123. Literary inits. : TSE

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