PROPHECY

New York Times, Sunday, January 18, 1998

Author: Ed Early and Bob Klahn
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 88 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Early. This is puzzle # 31 for Mr. Klahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Theater worker : PROPMAN
8. Hank Aaron or Jesse Owens, e.g. : ALABAMAN
16. "Wild Thing" group, with "the" : TROGGS
22. Day in Hollywood : LARAINE
23. Breakdown : COLLAPSE
24. Capital of Zimbabwe : HARARE
25. Part 1 of a prophecy by Martin Luther King Jr. : IHAVEADREAMTHATONEDAYON
28. Marshal Dillon portrayer : ARNESS
29. Cone-shaped heaters : ETNAS
30. Grocery area : AISLE
31. More than suggestive : LEWD
32. Track pick, informally : NAG
33. Sharp : SLY
34. Jalopy : HEAP
36. Fr. holy woman : STE
37. Prophecy, part 2 : THEREDHILLSOFGEORGIATHE
48. Holmes girl : ELSIE
49. Soup holder : TUREEN
50. What Moses did : LED
51. Prophecy, part 3 : SONSOFFORMERSLAVESAND
58. Bob Hope's "___ Russia $1,200" : IOWE
59. 1/6 fl. oz. : TSP
60. Extinct New Zealanders : MOAS
61. Brown of renown : LES
62. Sludge : GOOK
64. Swindle : CONGAME
67. Seesaw quorum : TWO
69. Prepare to surf, perhaps : LOGON
71. Category : GENRE
72. Joint protection : KNEEPAD
73. Unpopular slice : END
75. Wreck : TOTAL
77. "___ here" (store sign) : PAY
78. Time to act : DDAY
79. Prophecy, part 4 : THESONSOF
83. Big name in games : SEGA
85. Mer makeup : EAU
87. Riveter of song : ROSIE
89. Some wait for this : TIP
90. Cooperative interaction : SYNERGY
93. Hundred smackers : CSPOT
95. Halfhearted : TEPID
98. Charisse of "Silk Stockings" : CYD
100. Laszlo player in "Casablanca" : HENREID
101. Kin's partner : KITH
102. Child's play : TAG
103. Grape brandy : MARC
105. Kind of trip : EGO
107. Pretense : AIRS
108. Prophecy, part 5 : FORMERSLAVEOWNERSWILL
114. Salad topper : OIL
115. Where suits are pressed : TRIALS
116. Laundry woe : STAIN
117. Prophecy, part 6 : BEABLETOSITDOWNTOGETHER
126. Split : RAN
127. Memorable 1995 hurricane : OPAL
128. Buffoon : OAF
129. Half and half : ONE
130. Famous redhead : ERIC
132. Make sense : ADDUP
135. Poker challenge : ICALL
138. Shade : NUANCE
141. End of the prophecy : ATTHETABLEOFBROTHERHOOD
145. Whip : THRASH
146. Bête noire : ANATHEMA
147. Correction, of sorts : ERASURE
148. "Grand" hotels : HYATTS
149. Well-worn : TATTERED
150. Biased : COLORED
1. Yielding : PLIANT
2. Enthusiastic : RAHRAH
3. Moon shade : ORANGE
4. Make way? : PAVE
5. Architect ___ van der Rohe : MIES
6. Literary olios : ANAS
7. "___ Kelly" (Jagger film) : NED
8. Vinegar radical : ACETYL
9. Item of interest : LOAN
10. Mrs. Alfred Hitchcock : ALMA
11. Short orders : BLTS
12. "Wonderful!" : AAH
13. Film rating org. : MPAA
14. Spot of wine? : ASTI
15. Missouri town near the George Washington Carver National Monument : NEOSHO
16. "Lyin' Eyes" singers : THEEAGLES
17. "Awesome!" : RAD
18. Like some votes : ORAL
19. Most festive : GAYEST
20. Wall Street analysts' concern : GROWTH
21. Letter getter : SENDEE
26. Cameo carvings : RELIEFS
27. Red or Card, for short : NLER
33. Geared down, perhaps : SHIFTED
35. Crusty ones : PIES
38. Had a heart but used a club? : RENEGED
39. Some trains : ELS
40. Brit. award : DSO
41. 8 1/2" x 11" size: Abbr. : LTR
42. It's often served at home : SUMMONS
43. Two-toned treat : OREO
44. Savage : FERAL
45. Plaster of paris : GESSO
46. Fotomat abbr. : ENL
47. "Love thy neighbor" is one : ADAGE
51. Speedily : SOON
52. Admitted : OWNEDUPTO
53. Make up one's mind : OPT
54. Detached : ALOOF
55. Hole in the wall? : VENT
56. Unrivaled : NONPAREIL
57. The first Mrs. Copperfield : DORA
58. "E-w-w-w!" : ICK
63. Code breaker : KEY
65. Here and there? : APART
66. 11-Down extra : MAYO
68. Very early : WEE
70. Old car with a 389 engine : GTO
71. Senator who made the rounds : GLENN
74. "i" lid : DOT
76. "For ___ sow..." : ASYE
79. Model Cheryl : TIEGS
80. Cool, once : HEP
81. Violinist Paganini : NICCOLO
82. Operative : SPY
84. Tennyson's "___ and Enid" : GERAINT
85. Theologian who opposed Martin Luther : ECK
86. "Oh, right!" : ASIF
88. Wishing spot : STAR
90. Excluding : SHORTOF
91. Tomorrow's woman : GIRL
92. Giant gains: Abbr. : YDS
94. Mary Tyler Moore catch phrase on "The Dick Van Dyke Show" : OHROB
96. Elaborate Japanese porcelain : IMARI
97. Lifeboat support : DAVIT
99. Snuggery : DEN
102. Clairvoyants : TELEPATHS
104. Soothsay : READ
106. Unified whole : GESTALT
109. Venus's home : MILO
110. Shavetails: Abbr. : LTS
111. Berlin-to-Cologne dir. : WSW
112. Problem of the middle ages? : SAG
113. "___ geht's?" : WIE
117. Something to catch or save : BREATH
118. Unrefined : EARTHY
119. "Peer Gynt" dancer : ANITRA
120. Fake fanfare : TADA
121. Dracula's mother-in-law? : OLDBAT
122. Mutually fee-free : NOLOAD
123. O.B.E., for one : HONOUR
124. Performance extension : ENCORE
125. Thatched : REEDED
131. Powwow : CHAT
133. Wrist attachment : ULNA
134. Swamp thing : PEAT
135. "___ hollers..." : IFHE
136. Rubber Duck, for one : CBER
137. Baïonnette, e.g. : ARME
138. Prowling Wolfe : NERO
139. River to the Caspian : URAL
140. "Now I see!" : AHSO
142. It goes to extremes : EST
143. Polo Grounds legend : OTT
144. "___ Ramsey" (70's western) : HEC

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