24A. Unsteady walk while using social media?: TWEETER TOTTER. Teeter-totter.
38A. Lowly short-order cook?: FRYING PAWN. Frying pan.
58A. Bawdier Bavarian britches?: LEWDER HOSEN. Lederhosen.
79A. Beefcake's breakfast: BRAWN FLAKES. Bran flakes.
98A. Return from a salamander farm?: NEWT PROFIT. Net profit.
116A. Drawback of the best place to watch the fight?: RINGSIDE SWEAT. Ringside seat.
3D. Dessert for a large legal firm?: TRIPLE-LAWYER CAKE. Triple-layer cake.
42D. Number for the weight-conscious?: LOW-CAL ANESTHETIC. Local anesthetic.
Can anyone explain the title to me? I don't get it.
We have a relative theme-heavy grid again. Total 100 theme squares. Themage under 95 probably won't cut it for Rich these days.
40 three-letter entries is a bit high. Rich prefers them to be in the low 30s.
1. Beginning: OUTSET. Apt start.
7. Arnold's Terminator, e.g.: CYBORG.
13. Arboretum feature: SHADE.
18. Some ski lodges: A-FRAMES.
20. Longhorn rivals: SOONERS.
22. __ Island: CONEY.
23. Pratt & Whitney helicopter engine with two power sections: TWIN-PAC. Learning moment for me.
26. Fuel for a lorry: PETROL.
28. Leslie Caron title role: LILI.
29. "Count me in!": I'M THERE.
30. Field in acting: SALLY. Sally Field.
32. Detroit labor org.: UAW. United Automobile Workers. We also have 2D. Agric. labor group: UFW. United Farm Workers.
34. Prefix meaning "billionth": NANO.
36. In reserve, with "on": ICE.
37. It tops a deuce: TREY.
41. 24 minutes, in the NBA: HALF.
44. Tommy's kid brother on "Rugrats": DIL. Wiki says "The show focuses on a group of toddlers, most prominently Tommy, Chuckie, twins Phil and Lil, and Angelica, and their day-to-day lives..."
45. Marquis __: DE SADE.
46. Enjoy courses: EAT.
48. 1840s Rhode Island rebellion leader Thomas: DORR. Unknown to me.
50. In short order: ANON.
52. Nasty storm: NOR'EASTER.
56. Popeye's __'Pea: SWEE.
57. Victorious shout: I WON.
60. X x XXX: CCC. Fun clue.
61. Storage compartments: BAYS. New meaning to me.
62. Sandburg's "little cat feet" arrival: FOG.
63. Mauna __: KEA.
64. Trembling: ASHAKE. Not a word I use.
66. Intellectual: IDEAMONGER. Not a word I use.
70. Deficiencies: SHORTFALLS.
73. Words with a gift: FOR YOU. So in love with this cleansing balm.
74. Lambaste: RIP.
76. Yield as a return: PAY.
77. Fannie __: securities: MAES.
78. Frodo pursuer: ORC.
84. Ilsa __: "Casablanca" heroine: LUND. Such a sweet movie.
85. "... giant __ for mankind": LEAP.
87. Like top Michelin ratings: THREE-STAR. Never been to a Michelin-rated place. You?
88. Toondom's Le Pew: PEPE.
89. Flood barrier: DIKE.
90. "Ahem" relative: HEY.
91. Spoke: ORATED.
93. Maple extract: SAP. Santa loved their locally produced maple syrup.
96. Big top, for one: TENT.
102. Work unit: Abbr.: FT LB.
103. __ Bo: TAE.
105. Stadium reaction: ROAR.
106. PC hookup: LAN.
107. Thai currency: BAHTS. They don't pluralize Baht in Bangkok. Ask Oo.
108. Easily bent: PLIABLE.
112. Kristen of "Bridesmaids": WIIG. She will be in the next "Wonder Woman".
114. Nullify: NEGATE. Also 125. Contradictory word: WASN'T.
119. Dispute decider: ARBITER.
122. En pointe, in ballet: ON TOE.
123. Give an oath to: SWEAR IN.
124. Enlarging, as a hole: REAMING.
126. Some Dadaist paintings: ERNSTS.
127. Brings honor to: GRACES.
1. Bit in a horse's mouth?: OAT. Spitzboov has oatmeal every morning.
4. In a reasonable manner: SANELY.
5. What "E" may mean: EMPTY.
6. Get emotional, with "up": TEAR.
7. Wisconsin winter hrs.: CST. D-Otto grew up in Marion, WI.
8. Distressed cry: YOWL.
9. Enola Gay manufacturer: BOEING.
10. Track circuit: ONE LAP.
11. Eye layer: RETINA.
12. M.A. seeker's hurdle: GRE.
13. Ben Nevis, e.g.: SCOTCH. Not familiar with the brand.
14. Easily riled types: HOTHEADS. Boomer is one.
15. It's tossed into a pot: ANTE.
16. Road sign ruminant: DEER. We spot a deer roaming in Springbrook trails a few times. Haven't been there after Boomer tripped on a tree root and fell down a few weeks ago. Too many tree roots there.
17. Thornfield Hall governess: EYRE.
19. Searches carefully: SCOURS.
21. Indian term of respect: SRI.
25. "Didn't wanna know that!": TMI.
27. Bomb big-time: LAY AN EGG.
30. Like A/C in most cars: STD.
31. Radio host Shapiro: ARI. "All Things Considered" co-host.
35. Have credit from: OWE TO.
38. Marshland: FEN.
39. Uncool one who lately is sort of cool: NERD. GEEK too.
40. Scot's nots: NAES. Also 51. Lack of influence: NO SAY.
43. Like Howdy Doody's face: FRECKLED.
45. Crime boss: DON. We also have 67. Crowd around: MOB.
47. Accord: TREATY.
49. Judge's announcement: RECESS.
53. Comics scream: EEK.
54. Warring son of Zeus: ARES. God of war.
55. Bygone Persian title: SHAH. Abejo worked in Iran for some time. Was the Amazon job too stressful, Abejo?
57. "Don't change anything!": I ADORE IT.
58. Actor Chaney: LON.
59. Disturbing bank msg.: NSF.
61. Like some closet doors: BI-FOLD. OK, like this.
62. Last down: FOURTH.
65. Exaggerate on stage: HAM UP.
68. Coastal raptor: ERNE.
69. Overflowing: RIFE.
71. Met regular: OPERA FAN. We have different kinds of operas in China. The most famous is Beijing opera. We also have local operas in Guangzhou and Xi'an. They sing in Cantonese and local Xi'an dialect.
72. Dorm VIPs: RAS.
75. Polite online letters: PLS.
80. "Two owls and __": Lear limerick line: A HEN.
81. More twisted: WRYER.
82. Suffix for fabric: ATOR. Just fabricator. Not a suffix that meaning "fabric".
83. Pope John Paul II's given name: KAROL. Forgot.
84. Went before: LED.
86. Big brass container?: PENTAGON. Another great clue.
88. Favored one: PET.
92. Karaoke performer's problem: TIN EAR.
94. PC key under Z: ALT.
95. "Masterpiece" airer: PBS.
97. Word processing function: TAB SET.
99. Humdinger: WOWSER. Same letter count as DOOZIE.
100. Formosa, now: TAIWAN. Jayce's old haunt. Taiwan has the best snacks. Guangzhou has the best food.
101. Buttinskies: PRIERS.
102. Bluebeard's last wife: FATIMA. Did not know the name. Read the story here. Quite scary.
104. Rooter for the Bulldogs: ELI.
107. Picture book pachyderm: BABAR.
108. Figurehead spot: PROW.
109. Director Wertmüller: LINA.
110. QBs' stats: INTS. Intersections. (Correction: Interceptions.)
111. Mag honchos: EDS.
113. Walk or trot: GAIT.
115. Norman on the links: GREG. "The Shark".
117. Girl in the pasture: EWE.
118. Shipping wts.: TNS.
120. Vegas-to-Denver dir.: ENE.
121. Some NFL linemen: RGS. Right guards.
Does anyone have a tip on how to get rid of a small yellow food stain on white pants? I tried baking soda, vinegar, even spray on with WD 40, the stain is still there. I don't even know how I got the stain. I don't eat curry or use turmeric in cooking.