WING NUTS

New York Times, Sunday, February 18, 1996

Author: Norma Steinberg
Editor: Will Shortz
Norma Steinberg
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 82 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 43 for Ms. Steinberg. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Ball : ORB
4. Handouts : AID
7. "Like, stupid!" : DUH
10. Reprimand viciously, in slang : STRAFE
16. Make suitable for family viewing, e.g. : BLEEP
18. Close-fitting clerical garment : SOUTANE
20. Chest : THORAX
21. 70's White House name : TRICIA
22. Less compromising : STERNER
23. Kickback : REBATE
24. Crazy bird? : RAVENLUNATIC
26. Tied article of apparel : OBI
28. "Happy Birthday" writer : ICER
29. Doesn't forgive and forget : AVENGES
30. Concluded : SEWNUP
32. "___-ce pas?" : NEST
33. Computer interface jack : PORT
34. Forecast info, for short : TEMPS
38. Attendance notation : ABSENT
40. Silver or blue follower : STREAK
41. Belly : GUT
42. "Butterfield 8" author : OHARA
46. Geronimo and kin : APACHE
50. Hudson Bay settlers : TRAPPERS
53. Brash : NERVY
54. Secure by tying down : BELAY
55. Recorder abbr. : MIC
56. Mister abroad : HERR
57. Play period : RECESS
58. Barbara, to friends : BABS
59. Dressing ingredient : VINEGAR
61. Kama___ : SUTRA
62. "Bummer!" : ALAS
63. Bird's privileges? : EAGLERIGHTS
66. Kind of test : ACID
69. Nubs : CORES
71. Election results : TALLIES
72. Numbskull : DODO
73. Outdo : SHOWUP
75. The Andrews Sisters, e.g. : TRIO
77. Part of an Egyptian headdress : ASP
78. Colonial suitor : ALDEN
79. Subjects of New Age study : AURAS
80. 1989 Winona Ryder movie : HEATHERS
82. Comic John : CLEESE
83. Marquises, e.g. : PEERS
84. Jackie's second : ARI
85. "The___Tale" (Chaucer segment) : REEVES
87. Pines : YEARNS
89. Car with Teletouch transmission : EDSEL
90. Polish's partner : SPIT
94. Schlep : TOTE
97. Duplicity : DECEIT
100. The sea personified : NEPTUNE
102. Kind of game : AWAY
103. Spanish bear : OSO
104. Cultural bird-geoning? : WRENAISSANCE
108. Like some reasoning : LINEAR
110. Helped : AVAILED
112. Perthshire pattern : TARTAN
113. Vocalize : INTONE
114. Was excited : TINGLED
115. Fairy folk : ELVES
116. Reps : AGENTS
117. Convened : SAT
118. Personal___ : ADS
119. Ile surrounder : MER
1. "Food, Glorious Food" musical : OLIVER
2. New-sprung : RECENT
3. Since, colloquially, with "as" : BEING
4. Grp. : ASSN
5. Trace : IOTA
6. Something one can't do : DUET
7. Step lively : DANCE
8. A, as in Arles : UNE
9. Dueling bird? : HERONBURR
10. Sort : STRIPE
11. "What___..." (cry of surprise) : THE
12. Dating a young bird? : ROBINTHECRADLE
13. "It's___to the finish" : ARACE
14. Clotho, Lachesis and Atropos : FATES
15. Push : EXERT
16. "Superb!" : BRAVO
17. Artist's range of options : PALETTE
19. Speaker of baseball : TRIS
21. Police operation : TRAP
25. ___-friendly : USER
27. Arrests : BUSTS
31. Reno transaction : WAGER
35. Measuring (out) : METING
36. Shopper's burden : PARCEL
37. Relative of reggae : SKA
39. Multipart composition : NONET
40. Short : SHY
43. Prefix, of sorts : AREACODE
44. Vacation homes, for short : RVS
45. Old-style exclamations : AYS
46. Group that did "I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do" : ABBA
47. Knell : PEAL
48. Long-finned tuna : ALBACORE
49. What a suspicious bird will do? : CASSOWARYEYEON
51. Ruler in Exodus : PHARAOH
52. Cause of worry : PERIL
55. War statistics : MIAS
57. Old bandleader Morgan : RUSS
59. No. 2 : VEEP
60. Understand : GETIT
61. Part of a process : STEP
64. Expressed anger, in a way : GLARED
65. Villain's earful : HISSES
67. March time : IDES
68. Ready to eat : DONE
70. Ballet___ : RUSSE
73. It runs in the woods : SAP
74. Vietnamese city : HUE
75. Treacherous birds? : TERNCOATS
76. Hike : RAISE
78. TV's Bundy and others : ALS
80. Symbols of speed : HARES
81. Prior to : ERE
82. Madame___, French dancer of old : CELESTE
86. Start of Caesar's boast : VENI
88. Flips over, so to speak : ADORES
90. More than fast : STARVE
91. Special team member, in football : PUNTER
92. Conquerees of 1533 : INCAS
93. YM competitor : TEEN
94. Actress Shire : TALIA
95. Due (to) : OWING
96. French relation : TANTE
98. "___my Maypo!" : IWANT
99. High school math : TRIG
101. Song of David : PSALM
105. First name in jazz : ELLA
106. Impecuniosity : NEED
107. Puts on : ADDS
109. Certain soldier : ANT
111. Trajan's way : VIA

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