04.24 Sun (calendar)

April 24, 2011
Merl Reagle

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Theme: "Easter Egg Hunt" — The word EGG is hidden throughout the grid.

Theme answers:

  • 11A: Beer bash (KEGGER).
  • 23A: Actress in "The Collector" (SAMANTHA EGGAR).
  • 34A: Cyborg portrayer (SCHWARZENEGGER).
  • 42A: Expecting, in England (PREGGERS).
  • 46A: Connecticut resident (NUTMEGGER).
  • 57A: Be unwanted (GO BEGGING).
  • 74A: Walking: slang (LEGGING IT).
  • 90A: German philosopher Martin (HEIDEGGER).
  • 94A: 1960s game-show regular (PEGGY CASS).
  • 104A: Swiss composer (ARTHUR HONEGGER).
  • 118A: Former editorial page editor of The Washington Post and Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for Newsweek (MEG GREENFIELD).
  • 123A: Marley's music (REGGAE).
  • 3D: A.m. order (HAM AND EGGS).
  • 8D: Waffle-ad words (MY EGGO).
  • 12D: Deli drink (EGG CREAM).
  • 16D: Decent person (GOOD EGG).
  • 29D: Omelet need, often (THREE EGGS).
  • 48D: Moussaka need (EGGPLANT).
  • 52D: Savings (NEST EGGS).
  • 61D: Bomb (LAY AN EGG).
  • 75D: Zeroes (GOOSE EGGS).
  • 91D: Helicopters: slang (EGGBEATERS).
  • 105D: Audience missiles (RAW EGGS).
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Everything Else 1A: AIn (AT HOME); 7A: Its main ingredient is ozone (SMOG); 15A: Stare at (OGLE); 19A: Sniggering MTV teen (BEAVIS); 20A: Covergirl Banks (TYRA); 21A: Where Pooh lives, Hundred ___ Wood (ACRE); 22A: Atlas line (ROAD); 25A: London stroller (PRAM); 26A: CD selection (SONG); 27A: Acted like acid (ATE); 28A: "Bed-In" participant of 1969 (ONO); 29A: "Little piggie" (TOE); 30A: Sidestep (DODGE); 31A: Candy shape (CANE); 33A: Arabian-tale avian (ROC); 38A: Sound: abbr. (AUD.); 39A: Mitchum or De Niro film (CAPE FEAR); 41A: Faucet brand (MOEN); 44A: Bard work (SONNET); 51A: Attach, in a way (PASTE ON); 53A: Fertilizer ingredients (NITERS); 55A: Doorknob freebie (SAMPLE); 56A: "Take this" ("HERE"); 59A: Mrs. Munster et al. (LILYS); 60A: Utah ski area (ALTA); 63A: "This ___ stickup!" (IS A); 65A: Bring back (RESTORE); 67A: "Right you ___" (ARE); 68A: Place for an egg roll (LAWN); 69A: Jet trackers in towers: abbr. (ATCS); 71A: Well-drawn character? (TOON); 72A: Bad mood (SNIT); 73A: Caustic stuff (LYE); 78A: Expressed (PUT); 79A: Greek letters (ETAS); 80A: Positive, as an attitude (CAN-DO); 83A: Turned up one's nose at (SNOOTED); 85A: Apple or berry lead-in (CRAN-); 87A: Marc of distinction (ANTONY); 89A: Suspicious, as a dog (GROWLY); 96A: Big Sur institute (ESALEN); 98A: Good for growing (ARABLE); 99A: Call's mate (BECK); 101A: Dirksen and Sloane (EVERETTS); 103A: Outback sight (EMU); 109A: "There once" follower (WAS); 110A: It stings (WASP); 111A: Metro city (PARIS); 112A: Some advice (DO'S); 113A: It may smear (INK); 114A: Took a rest or a test (SAT); 115A: Kool-Aid ad container (EWER); 116A: ___ accompli (FAIT); 124A: LSAT, for one (EXAM); 125A: Crowd noise? (BOOS); 126A: Batman's butler (ALFRED); 127A: Fast fliers, once (SST'S); 128A: Bert's role in Kansas, not Oz (ZEKE); 129A: Blyth and Sothern (ANNS); 130A: Okays (PASSES); 1D: Infomercial muscles (ABS); 2D: British East India Co. monopoly (TEA); 4D: Egg-shaped (OVATE); 5D: Silver container? (MINE); 6D: Founded: abbr. (EST.); 7D: Positions (STANCES); 9D: "... good witch ___ bad witch?" (OR A); 10D: Elongated fish (GAR); 11D: Gunshot sound, in the comics (KAPOW); 13D: Geologist's span (ERA); 14D: Sleep-clinic study (REM); 15D: Screen Bean (ORSON); 17D: "Tootsie" co-star (LANGE); 18D: Trimming tool (EDGER); 24D: Hula helper? (HOOP); 30D: Of canines? (DENTAL); 31D: Yokum family artist (CAPP); 32D: Halo (AURA); 33D: Scratching the ground, as chickens (RASORIAL); 34D: Grad-to-be (SENIOR); 35D: "Impossible!" ("CAN'T BE!"); 36D: Richie portrayer on "Happy Days" (RON); 37D: Chief Olympian (ZEUS); 39D: Language whence "pemmican" came (CREE); 40D: Hawaii's Hiram (FONG); 43D: Ira Allen's brother (ETHAN); 45D: Singer Travis (TRITT); 47D: Copyright year on "A Beautiful Mind" (MMI); 49D: City near Cleveland (ELYRIA); 50D: Turns to 000 (RESETS); 54D: Pry (SNOOP); 58D: Curmudgeon (GROUCH); 60D: Uppercase only, to eds. (ALL CAP); 62D: Double sawbuck (TWENTY); 64D: Doing easily (ACING); 66D: Implores (ENTREATS); 70D: Dozer's din (SNORE); 72D: ___ message (SEND A); 76D: "Long may ___" (IT WAVE); 77D: Penn pal (TELLER); 81D: "How is he?" addressee (DOC); 82D: Patronizing Greyhound, e.g. (ON A BUS); 84D: Colorist (DYER); 86D: Televises (AIRS); 88D: Belgian river (YSER); 92D: Shady group? (ELMS); 93D: Enlist again (RE-UP); 95D: MIT, e.g. (SCH.); 97D: Novelty (NEWNESS); 100D: Type of bear (KODIAK); 102D: Tolerate (TAKE); 104D: They mimic (APERS); 106D: Sundae, e.g. (TREAT); 107D: Employs (HIRES); 108D: Terse denial (NOT ME); 110D: Oliver Twist et al. (WAIFS); 113D: Pressing need? (IRON); 114D: Everglades location, in gazetteers (SFLA); 116D: Shriner topper (FEZ); 117D: Tree feller (AXE); 118D: George W.'s degree (MBA); 119D: Incite (EON); 120D: Tot's break (NAP); 121D: Spider-Man's creator (LEE); 122D: License to drill?: abbr. (DDS).

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