WISECRACKS

New York Times, Sunday, September 10, 1995

Author: David J. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 71 Missing: {BJQ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1995, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Card game with four jokers : CANASTA
8. Lovebird's phone question : MISSME
14. Spinning : AWHIRL
20. '70s tennis star from Spain : ORANTES
21. All the same : ATTHAT
22. Short-skirted garment : COATEE
23. White or gray mineral : LEUCITE
24. Longhorns : STEERS
25. Ivanhoe's love : ROWENA
26. _____ Alamos : LOS
27. Part of a shuffle and three steps : CHA
28. Monopoly landings: Abbr. : RRS
29. Subsidy : AID
30. Dallas player, for short : MAV
31. Spring _____ : ALEAK
33. What Lola did in "Damn Yankees"? : GAVEAHARDYTIME
38. Rehearse stand-up comedy? : READYTHERIOTACT
41. Dry up : WIZEN
42. Feeling unworthy : ASHAMED
43. Swell on el oceano : OLA
44. Pulled a lever, maybe : VOTED
45. Small number : FEW
48. Milk cow : HOLSTEIN
50. Janis Joplin, to her fans : PEARL
52. Believer of spirits in plants : ANIMIST
54. Ad _____ : HOC
55. Old infantry soldier : PIKEMAN
59. Friction : STRIFE
60. Took notice : SATUP
62. Precious : HON
63. "Chances _____" : ARE
64. October alternative : TREAT
65. Model : POSE
66. Big hand? : ACES
68. "Missing" locale : CHILE
70. Command ending : EER
71. Annoy : VEX
72. Kind of copy : XEROX
74. Ready to spring : COILED
75. House transactions : RESALES
78. Pencil partner : PAD
79. Sensible : PRUDENT
80. Hugo play "_____ s'amuse" : LEROI
82. Exhibitor's place : PAVILION
84. Old car make : REO
85. Comedy writer Pat _____ : PROFT
87. Capek play : RUR
89. Protective sheet for artwork : ACETATE
91. Kind of stream : TROUT
92. How to use excess cotton or silk? : MAKEANIGHTYOFIT
97. Attracted to the wrong men? : HEADYOVERHEELS
99. "Do I _____ Waltz?" : HEARA
100. 4-point Scrabble tiles : EFS
101. Marching cadence word : HUP
102. Neighbor of Ger. : AUS
103. With 16-Down, old TV show : HEE
105. Together: Prefix : COM
106. Math figures : RATIOS
108. Bolivar and Legree : SIMONS
111. Resembling a birthstone : OPALINE
113. Texas wildcat : OCELOT
114. Peevish : INAPET
115. Colosseum officials : AEDILES
116. Actor Jacobi et al. : DEREKS
117. Picked up on : SENSED
118. Finisher of a sort : DESSERT
1. Word with white or dog : COLLAR
2. Botanical space : AREOLE
3. Queasy feeling : NAUSEA
4. Mandela's polit. party : ANC
5. Work period in a glue factory? : STICKYSHIFT
6. Ninth Hebrew letter : TETH
7. Not landbound : ASEA
8. "No _____!" (Spanish boxer's cry) : MAS
9. Communications corp. : ITT
10. Auto option : STEREO
11. Subsidiary of 9-Down : SHERATON
12. Bring together : MARSHAL
13. S.A.T. company : ETS
14. Pungent : ACRID
15. Angst-filled movie? : WOODYWORK
16. See 103-Across : HAW
17. One way to reduce taxes : ITEMIZE
18. Like Saigon, today : RENAMED
19. Raise, in a way : LEAVEN
29. Know-how : ART
32. Oklahoma town : ADA
33. Beauties : GEMS
34. Franklin et al. : ARETHAS
35. High-tech communication : VIDEOTEX
36. Put _____ on (limit) : ACAP
37. Boxer's quest : TITLE
39. More than that : THOSE
40. Sentry's cry : HALT
44. Full of oneself : VAIN
45. "Step on it!" : FASTER
46. Menu item : ENTREE
47. Electricians : WIRERS
49. Hosp. area : ICU
51. Narrative poetry : EPOS
53. Frank's third : MIA
56. 1980 Pulitzer novelist : MAILER
57. Longtime "What's My Line" name : ARLENE
58. Must : NEEDTO
60. Either of two A.L. teams : SOX
61. Minesweeping device : PARAVANE
62. Spell : HEX
65. Devalued currency : PESO
67. Legal add-on : CODICIL
68. Local politicians? : COUNTYHEADS
69. Camouflaged : HID
71. Green, in heraldry : VERT
73. Car-emissions agcy. : EPA
74. European in the news : CROAT
76. Vocally : ALOUD
77. Trick Sandy Koufax pitch? : LEFTYHOOK
79. Core : PITH
81. Latin hymn word : IRAE
82. Like the Mesozoic Era : PREHUMAN
83. Mr. Diamond : LEGS
85. Introduction : PREFACE
86. Friars Club member, often : ROASTER
88. Lira:Italy::karbovanet:_____ : UKRAINE
90. Classified ad inits. : EOE
91. This may be spared : THEROD
92. Sports award : MVP
93. Descriptive of some fables : AESOPS
94. Uncomplicated : FACILE
95. Homemaker, sometimes : IRONER
96. Least feral : TAMEST
98. Removes : OUSTS
103. '50s Davis Cup player : HOAD
104. Abbe de l'_____ (sign language pioneer) : EPEE
107. Seine sight : ILE
108. Family member : SIS
109. Society page word : NEE
110. Car size abbr. : STD
112. Flower on a French shield : LIS

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