YUKS IN THE HENHOUSE

New York Times, Sunday, November 30, 2003

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 70 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 188 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Layers underground : SUBSOILS
9. Shampoo brand : PRELL
14. 8th-century B.C. preacher : AMOS
18. Warning cry : CHEESEIT
19. Film genre : ACTION
21. Neuralgia : PAIN
22. Sound the fox-in-the-henhouse alarm? : RAISEONESCACKLES
25. Home of Pauley Pavilion: Abbr. : UCLA
26. Field of energy : AURA
27. Grinders : HEROS
28. Last Chance Gulch city : HELENA
30. Put it to : ASK
31. Depth checker : PLUMB
33. Challenger to D.D.E. : AES
34. Went (with) : SIDED
35. U.S. 101, e.g.: Abbr. : RTE
36. Dimethyl sulfate, for one : ESTER
37. Competition between henhouses? : GOODCOOPBADCOOP
42. Things tunnelers look for : ORES
44. When said three times, a crew member's fraternity? : RHO
45. "The Professor and the Madman" subj. : OED
46. Dik Browne cartoon girl : HONI
47. Thick and sticky : VISCOUS
51. Bubble to the surface : BOILUP
53. Reno in Miami : JANET
54. Cups, at times : AWARDS
55. Classic yo-yo maker : DUNCAN
56. Hacienda hand, maybe : PEON
58. ___ his word : MANOF
59. Actor Jacobi, star of "I, Claudius" : DEREK
60. Sang-froid : POISE
62. Forum 300 : CCC
65. Joke going around the henhouse? : OLDCOCKANDPULLETSTORY
69. Pilot's domain : SKY
70. The Amazing ___ (magician) : RANDI
71. Broadcasting : ONAIR
72. Midwest tribe : IOWAS
73. Streep's "___ in the Dark" : ACRY
74. Gradually 29-Down, as new ingredients : STIRIN
76. Degree : EXTENT
77. "Understand?" : GETME
80. Darer's question : WHYNOT
81. Slows down : IMPEDES
82. Webster's first river : AARE
83. ___-jongg : MAH
85. W.W. II war zone: Abbr. : ETO
86. Size up : RATE
87. Act like a hen after grain is thrown on the ground? : STANDONONESFEED
91. Like a yahoo : CRASS
96. It's easy to swallow : PAP
97. Jungle family : PRIDE
98. Certain corp. takeover : LBO
99. ___ Kinte of "Roots" : KUNTA
100. Subway alternatives : ELS
101. Biblical book I or II : SAMUEL
103. Impolite dinner sound : SLURP
105. Thérèse and others: Abbr. : STES
106. Qatar's capital : DOHA
108. Plucking ground, to a hen? : LANDOFMYFEATHERS
111. In a while : ANON
112. Actress Langtry : LILLIE
113. Make just right : FINETUNE
114. Riga resident : LETT
115. Ride : TEASE
116. Tablet : STENOPAD
1. Skin : SCRAPE
2. Some movers : UHAULS
3. Mediterranean capital : BEIRUT
4. Opening word? : SESAME
5. Full of: Suffix : OSE
6. The "I" of I. M. Pei : IEOH
7. Trees reveal them : LINEAGES
8. Speaker arrangements : STEREOS
9. Subjects of fed. election regulations : PACS
10. Zenith rival : RCA
11. Impress, as in memory : ETCH
12. Thus : LIKESO
13. Sucker : LOLLIPOP
14. Kwik-E-Mart employee on "The Simpsons" : APU
15. Nutty treat : MACAROON
16. Sharpener : OILSTONE
17. Dangerous place : SNAKEPIT
20. Should it be required, after "if" : NEEDBE
23. Not bad : SOSO
24. "Golf Begins at Forty" author : SNEAD
29. See 74-Across : ADD
32. Show of henhouse power? : BROODFORCE
38. Went on and on and ... : DRONED
39. Scores by a henhouse newcomer? : CHICKPOINTS
40. Green-skinned dancer in "Star Wars" : OOLA
41. "The Chinese Parrot" hero : CHAN
43. U.S.S.R. state: Abbr. : RUS
47. "Let's go, amigo!" : VAMOS
48. Johnny Cash's "___ the Line" : IWALK
49. Hair color : SANDY
50. Toothy menace : CROC
51. Buff : BURNISH
52. Straighten, as braided hair : UNPLAIT
53. Light eater at the henhouse? : JOESIXPECK
55. Done for : DEAD
56. Quay : PIER
57. Fig. at a body shop : EST
59. Fashion initials : DKNY
61. Lena of "Chocolat" : OLIN
62. Hardly bold : COWED
63. Lifter-upper : CRANE
64. Wens and such : CYSTS
66. Teen's wish : CAR
67. Blow the top off? : UNROOF
68. Big bag : TOTE
73. Word said before looking up : AMEN
75. Prized salmon : TYEE
76. R.N.'s colleague : EMT
77. Step on it : GASPEDAL
78. Have a table for one : EATALONE
79. Tough effort in golf : TRAPSHOT
80. Movie genre : WHODUNIT
81. "It's absolutely terrific!" : IADOREIT
83. Certain lesson : MORAL
84. Sloth, e.g. : ANIMAL
86. Snubs : REBUFFS
88. Get-two-out situations: Abbr. : DPS
89. Christmas debris : NEEDLE
90. Mom in "For Better or for Worse" : ELLY
92. Hurry in the direction of : RUSHTO
93. Pay a stud fee? : ANTEUP
94. Breastbones : STERNA
95. Disrespected : SASSED
102. "Damn Yankees" vamp : LOLA
103. Hook hand : SMEE
104. Glazier's fitting : PANE
107. Six-footer? : ANT
109. Hi-___ : FIS
110. Phil Rizzuto's retired number : TEN

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