ZOOSPEAK

New York Times, Sunday, July 31, 1994

Author: Richard Silvestri
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Silvestri
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 69 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 51 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1994, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Key state: Abbr. : FLA
4. Ending for mom or dada : ISM
7. Calculates astrologically : CASTS
12. Keeps expenses low : SKIMPS
18. Take another sip : RETASTE
20. Intense dislike : ODIUM
21. Indy problem : SPINOUT
22. One more : ANOTHER
23. It's hit on the head : BONGO
24. Sophisticated : WORLDLY
25. Why crows band together? : COMMONCAWS
27. Nabisco treat : OREO
29. Rebel follower : YELL
30. Running amok : ARIOT
31. Charlemagne's dom. : HRE
32. Bugs : BOTHERS
35. Female ruff : REE
36. Instant : SEC
37. Sheep-shearing spot? : BAABAASHOP
39. Has a yen for : WANTS
41. Lost one's balance? : SPENT
43. Items in a march? : DIMES
44. Trodden way : PATH
45. Heartfelt : EARNEST
48. Swamp critter : GATOR
49. Filling fellow : DENTIST
52. Swells : BLOATS
53. Units of loudness : SONES
54. Maneuvered : FINESSED
55. "In Cold Blood" star : BLAKE
56. Pigeon-killing blow? : COODEGRACE
58. Airline to Oslo : SAS
59. Script addition : URE
60. Bakery product : LOAF
62. ___ - majesté : LESE
63. North and south: Abbr. : PTS
64. Spots on TV : ADS
65. Cat on the stage? : PURRFORMER
69. Sunday singers : CHOIR
71. Talks : LECTURES
73. Leave off : CEASE
74. Beehive, for one : HAIRDO
75. Sticks : ADHERES
76. Laurel and Lee : STANS
77. Put off : DELAYED
78. Opposite of flunked : ACED
79. A lot : SCADS
80. The Little Mermaid : ARIEL
81. Bank robber's secret : CACHE
83. Hollywood cow? : MOOVIESTAR
85. Chest protector : BIB
88. German I : ICH
89. Strudel kin : STOLLEN
91. Bit of work : ERG
92. Early mall : AGORA
94. Precious : CUTE
96. TV's "___Three Lives" : ILED
97. Negative horse? : NEIGHSAYER
99. Enduring : ETERNAL
101. Conclude : INFER
104. Private's privy : LATRINE
105. They often lie : RESTERS
106. Leader of Herman's Hermits : NOONE
107. Goes by : ELAPSES
108. Spanish philosopher ___ y Gasset : ORTEGA
109. Von Stroheim epic : GREED
110. Cry out loud : SOB
111. T.E.D. defeater : HST
1. Scrap : FRACAS
2. "Raven" maiden : LENORE
3. Minute : ATOMIC
4. 1974 hit "___the Sheriff" : ISHOT
5. British gun : STEN
6. Shopkeeper : MERCHANT
7. Bit of haunted-house décor : COBWEB
8. Flaps : ADOS
9. Sermon subject : SIN
10. Drawer of ships : TUG
11. Less bumpy : SMOOTHER
12. Animal trail : SPOOR
13. White wine aperitif : KIR
14. Deeply : INLY
15. The story of snakes, updated? : MODERNHISSTORY
16. Coop youngster : PULLET
17. Coifs : STYLES
19. Sphere starter : ATMO
21. Lottery, for short : SWEEP
26. What the suspicious smell : ARAT
28. Platonic P's : RHOS
32. Badgered : BAITED
33. Absorb gradually : OSMOSE
34. Jolson song : SWANEE
37. Mamie's predecessor : BESS
38. Hersey locale : ADANO
40. A.B.A. members : ATTS
41. Moccasin without laces : SNAKE
42. Sneaky guy? : PETE
44. Change at Oxford : PENCE
45. A drop in the ocean? : EBB
46. Referred indirectly : ALLUDED
47. Inkblots for lions? : ROARSCHACHTEST
48. Explode : GOOFF
49. "Buenos ___" : DIAS
50. Tidewater : SEASIDE
51. N.F.L. scores : TDS
53. Marks for life : SCARS
54. Jacques, in the round : FRERE
57. Daly's onetime co-star : GLESS
60. Drew : LURED
61. Rock group : ORES
63. Medicine bottle : PHIAL
64. In the manner of : ALA
65. Uses the blender : PUREES
66. Do to do : OCTAVE
67. Enter data : READIN
68. Parson's home : MANSE
69. Rock musician John : CALE
70. Staff associate : ROD
72. Georgia ___ : TECH
74. He succeeds : HEIR
76. Chewing out : SCOLDING
77. Trails along : DRAGGLES
79. Boot bottom : SOLE
80. Longfellow's bell town : ATRI
81. Roman orator : CICERO
82. More critical : ACUTER
83. Gangland gals : MOLLS
84. Get mad : SEERED
85. Engagingly innocent : BOYISH
86. Cara and Ryan : IRENES
87. Least cluttered : BAREST
90. Pageant prize : TIARA
92. Take ___at : ASTAB
93. Irving hero : GARP
95. Art Deco illustrator : ERTE
97. Hawaiian honker : NENE
98. Light headwear? : HALO
100. Pos. canceler : NEG
102. Hide-hair connector : NOR
103. Adversary : FOE

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