ISN'T IT ROMANTIC?

New York Times, Sunday, January 16, 1994

Author: Ernst Theimer
Editor: Will Shortz
Ernst Theimer
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 70 Missing: {FJQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 51 for Mr. Theimer. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1994, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Urania, e.g. : MUSE
5. Drug _____ : CZAR
9. Made a suborbital flight : ARCED
14. "Rob Roy'' author : SCOTT
19. _____ errand of mercy : ONAN
20. Closet : HIDE
21. Oil source : SHALE
22. En _____ (roulette bet) : CARRE
23. 504 marbles : DIVAGATES
25. Bar staple : TONIC
26. Electrolysis particle : ANION
27. Saint of Hollywood : EVAMARIE
28. Illustrate : LIMN
29. "Best of . . .'' volume : OMNIBUS
31. With intelligence : SAGELY
32. Capital near the Murrumbidgee River : CANBERRA
34. Whereabouts : SITE
35. D, for one : CELL
36. Leeway : ROOM
38. Small porch : STOOP
40. Is partly redundant : OVERLAPS
44. Like Russia : EURASIAN
49. Angela Lansbury role : MAME
53. Son of Bani, in the Bible : IMRI
54. Bellwether's belle? : EWE
56. Golden quality : SILENCE
57. Ape : IMITATE
59. False rumor : CANARD
62. Horse of 50's TV : SILVER
63. Some fractions : DECIMALS
65. Fracases : SETTOS
67. Spectate : SEE
68. Proverb giving a clue to this puzzle : INROMEDOASTHEROMANSDO
73. Stadium cry : OLE
74. Surgeon's work : SUTURE
75. Is a forerunner of : PREDATES
76. Incentive of a sort : REBATE
79. Pulverize the spuds some more : REMASH
81. Dwellers by the English Channel : BRETONS
82. Forecast : PRETELL
84. Dealer's price : NET
85. Acronym in 70's news : OPEC
87. Proof word : ERGO
88. Scheherazade's string of tales? : MISERIES
90. Tyrannical : DESPOTIC
93. Resell, in a way : SCALP
95. November honorees : VETS
96. One of the Cartwrights : HOSS
100. French Lick and others : SPAS
104. Worshiper : IDOLATER
107. Freshen : AERATE
109. Finale of a 151-move chess game : CLIMATE
111. Tennis score : ADIN
112. 1,001 log holders : MIGRATES
114. Pay : REMIT
115. Brazilian port : NATAL
117. 1,049 steamships : MILLINERS
118. Like krypton : INERT
119. Chew the scenery : EMOTE
120. Gaze amorously : OGLE
121. Kind of pool : GENE
122. 1,000 boats : MARKS
123. Groups of pills, e.g. : DOSES
124. Secretary: Abbr. : ASST
125. Cardinal Slaughter : ENOS
1. 1,000 poems : MODES
2. Pioneering computer of 1951 : UNIVAC
3. Doc of 30's pulps : SAVAGE
4. Pottery surface : ENAMEL
5. Cautious : CHARY
6. Tubular pasta : ZITI
7. "Zip-_____-Doo-Dah" : ADEE
8. Judge's matter : RES
9. Star of TV's "Addams Family'' : ASTIN
10. Squished square : RHOMB
11. Bancroft, Meara and 98 others : CANNES
12. _____ Lilly & Co. : ELI
13. Well-behaved : DECOROUS
14. Survey : SCAN
15. Four and twenty blackbirds (and 76 more) : CANIS
16. Antelope with snakelike horns : ORIBI
17. Lake catch : TROUT
18. Itchy, in a way : TENSE
24. Noted wine family : GALLO
28. Persecuted priest : LAMA
30. New Zealand woodcarvers : MAORIS
32. Mulligrubs : COLIC
33. Hwy. : RTE
36. Combines again : REMELDS
37. Boston sports legend : ORR
39. Fort's defense : PALISADE
41. Autobiographies : VITAE
42. Gore, for example : PENETRATE
43. Bundles up : SWATHES
45. Chemical salt : SELENATE
46. Wall Street figure : INVESTOR
47. Good hole card : ACE
48. Saul's grandfather : NER
49. 70's dress : MIDI
50. Revival cry : AMEN
51. 1,099 regal garments : MICROBES
52. Whiten, as a plant : ETIOLATE
55. Noted Folies Bergère designer : ERTE
58. Electrical gauges : AMMETERS
60. Like an alias : ASSUMED
61. Village : DORP
64. Tart : SOUR
66. Frozen desserts : SORBETS
69. Amenhotep IVs sole deity : ATEN
70. Word of thanks : MERCI
71. Tiananmen Square crusher : DENG
72. _____ buco : OSSO
76. Dashboard reading: Abbr. : RPM
77. Silkworm : ERI
78. Draw forth : ELICIT
80. Optimist : HOPER
83. Made heavy : LEADENED
86. Big belly : POT
89. Highway caution : SLO
91. Cinematographer Nykvist : SVEN
92. Darling : CHERI
94. "_____ Republic'' : PLATOS
97. Vitamin C source : ORANGE
98. Shiny fabric : SATEEN
99. Caterer's food warmer : STERNO
100. Curtain fabric : SCRIM
101. Full assemblies : PLENA
102. Pointer : AIMER
103. Brat's smile : SMIRK
105. "..._____ which will live in infamy'' : ADATE
106. Bathroom decor : TILES
107. Shoelace tip : AGLET
108. Curves : ESSES
110. Bar members, for short : ATTS
112. A little over a million dollars? : MIGS
113. Afflictions : ILLS
116. Latin I word : AMO
117. Bird that's an anagram of 116 Down : MOA

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