AS ELMER FUDD WOULD SAY...

New York Times, Sunday, February 11, 1996

Author: Harvey Estes
Editor: Will Shortz
Harvey Estes
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 70 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Bumps one's gums : GABS
5. Miles of film : SARAH
10. Barefaced : BOLD
14. Model for the writer La Fontaine : AESOP
19. I.R.S.'s tax portion, seemingly? : ALLTHEWAGE
21. The buck private stops here : ENCAMPMENT
23. Fridge device : EVAPORATOR
24. Marry feisty lady? : WEDHOTMAMA
25. Gizmos for office files : LABELERS
26. ___Fernando : SAN
27. Friendless : LONELY
28. Mind : TEND
29. Retiring : TIMID
31. Sandra Bullock film, with "The" : NET
32. Jenny Lind, e.g. : SWEDE
34. Show overanticipation : DROOL
35. "Henry IV" role : FALSTAFF
40. Kind of jacket : NEHRU
41. Street vendor's offering : FRANK
42. Abductor of Helen : PARIS
43. Start of a drive : TEE
44. Summer abroad : ETE
45. Slalom markers : POLES
47. George Meredith novel, with "The" : EGOIST
49. Ominous cloud : PALL
50. Check : STEM
52. Day's end : NIGHTFALL
54. Red River delta city : HANOI
55. Musical standouts : SOLOISTS
57. Inclines : HILLS
58. Speaker's aid : LARYNX
59. Runs in place : IDLES
60. Lounges : LOLLS
61. Overhaul : RENEW
62. Manhattan buyer : MINUIT
64. Monte___ : CARLO
65. Sleeper's problem : BADDREAM
68. Word of surrender : UNCLE
69. Tacking on : APPENDING
71. Madonna's record label : SIRE
72. White sheet : FLOE
73. Like some teeth : CAPPED
75. Rubes, in old slang : OKIES
77. Metro vehicle : GEO
78. Like words after la: Abbr. : FEM
79. Big leaf containers : TOMES
80. Dry up and shrink : WIZEN
82. Skeptical comment : PSHAW
84. Hie : STEPONIT
86. Pack extra : JOKER
87. Batters : BEATS
88. Go (for) : OPT
89. Nation reunited in 1990 : YEMEN
90. ___of faculty : DEAN
91. Gives lip service : KISSES
94. Yugo. neighbor : ALB
95. Big barker : GUARDDOG
99. Condemned inventor? : WATTINHELL
101. Tentacled creature : SEAANEMONE
103. Unseemly : INBADTASTE
104. Newton's choreography? : WAYNEDANCE
105. Inscribed pillar : STELE
106. Pasture, in poetry : MEAD
107. Something to believe in : CREED
108. Beginning to do well? : NEER
1. Iona College athlete : GAEL
2. Edison's middle name : ALVA
3. Let it all out : BLAB
4. Writer of two biblical epistles : STPETER
5. Unperturbed : SERENE
6. Star, e.g. : AWARD
7. "Darn!" : RATS
8. Long___ : AGO
9. "And I Love___" : HER
10. Bawl over : BEWAIL
11. Upright : ONEND
12. Calculator feature: Abbr. : LCD
13. "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" author : DAHL
14. Relevance : APTNESS
15. Clown Kelly : EMMETT
16. Letter closer : SEAL
17. "___word..." : ONMY
18. Educ. org. : PTA
20. In hiding : HOLEDUP
22. Like an evening landscape : MOONLIT
26. Where baby dragons come from? : SMOKEFILLEDWOMB
29. Refuse : TRASH
30. Kind of exchange : ION
32. Spat : SETTO
33. Roulette profit? : WHEELINCOME
34. Last sip bits : DREGS
35. Misses the boat : FAILS
36. ___Nova (old musical style) : ARS
37. No matter how heavy? : ATANYWEIGHT
38. One in a pen : FELON
39. Name of three popes : FELIX
40. Stack part : NESS
41. Darts : FLITS
42. Canvasses : POLLS
46. Kickoff : ONSET
48. Jug size : GALLON
49. Kitchen utensils : PARERS
51. Lunar___ : MODULE
53. 1912 Olympic decathlon champ : THORPE
54. Card collection : HAND
56. Nasty, formally : ILIE
58. Projection : LEDGE
60. Nordland natives : LAPPS
61. Took to jail : RANIN
62. Bungles : MUFFS
63. Place to beach a boat : INLET
64. Hugh le roi : CAPET
65. One on two wheels : BIKER
66. They fill perimeters : AREAS
67. Word purrfect? : MEOW
70. Quantity purchase : DOZEN
73. What's in it : CONTENT
74. Bon or mon follower : AMI
76. Stuck : SPEARED
79. Highest level : TOPSIDE
81. Turner of tunes : IKE
83. Unlicensed anesthesiologist : SANDMAN
85. Kind of service : POSTAL
86. Solidified : JELLED
87. Hit on the head : BEANED
89. 1945 trio's site : YALTA
90. Eddy of "Rebel-'Rouser" : DUANE
91. "Critique of Pure Reason" writer : KANT
92. "Let___Me" : ITBE
93. Counterfeit : SHAM
95. "Sexual Healing" singer, 1982 : GAYE
96. Contest winner's cry : DONE
97. In years past : ONCE
98. Will of "The Waltons" : GEER
99. Minn. neighbor : WIS
100. Compass dir. : ESE
101. U. of Texas teams play in it : SWC
102. Pitch sensitivity : EAR

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