THREESOMES

New York Times, Sunday, October 8, 1995

Author: Nancy Nicholson Joline
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Nicholson Joline
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Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 83 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 73 for Ms. Joline. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1995, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Abraham's Oscar role : SALIERI
8. Some Oklahomans : ARAPAHO
15. Compel compliance of : ENFORCE
22. First name in the ring : EVANDER
23. Where drinks are not a treat : CASHBAR
24. Trays : SALVERS
25. Random threesome : TOMDICKANDHARRY
27. Comedic threesome : STOOGES
28. As originally positioned : INSITU
29. Polynesian wreath : LEI
30. "_____ Darlin'" (1959 song) : LIL
31. Realize : REAP
32. Telecom giant : GTE
33. Spanish things : COSAS
35. Red, white and blue team : USA
37. Caps for chaps : ETONS
39. Composer _____ Carlo Menotti : GIAN
40. Bad luck threesome : CIGARETTESONAMATCH
45. Clint's "In the Line of Fire" co-star : RENE
46. Assist : ABET
47. '60s fashion : MOD
48. Year in Trajan's reign : CXI
49. El _____ : CHEAPO
51. Justice chief : RENO
52. Dwarfed tree : BONSAI
54. Sports page abbr. : RBI
56. Bizarre : OUTRE
60. Reconnaissance groups : PATROLS
62. Shakespearean threesome : MACBETHWITCHES
67. Bad _____, Germany : EMS
68. Absolute worst : PITS
70. Verbally : ALOUD
71. Bass attachment : OON
72. Weight : HEFT
73. Med. printout : EEG
74. Chucks : TOSSES
76. Item in a chest : LUNG
77. "Now it's clear!" : ISEE
78. Yuletide threesome : FRENCHHENS
82. Literary threesome : MUSKETEERS
84. Galley features : OARS
85. Flooring : TILE
86. Kind of abrasive : PUMICE
89. G.R.F.'s Veep : NAR
90. Rose fancier : ABIE
91. Grown-up elver : EEL
92. Horne and Olin : LENAS
93. Rabbit's tail : SCUT
95. Spook group : CIA
98. Old TV threesome : MACMURRAYSSONS
101. Kind of room : READING
103. Attempts : STABS
104. '60s-'70s record label : ODE
105. Street shaders : MAPLES
108. A Karamazov brother : IVAN
109. Jumper : LEAPER
113. Kind of bag : TEA
115. Dog command : SIC
116. Napa Valley sight : VINE
117. "Sighted sub, sank _____" : SAME
120. Deli threesome : CLUBSANDWICHSLICES
125. Barbra's "A Star Is Born" co-star : KRIS
126. Attacks : HASAT
127. Hymn word : DEI
128. Dressy wear : HEELS
129. Hems : ERS
130. German article : EINE
131. Energy unit : ERG
133. Born : NEE
135. Olympic swimmer Rowdy : GAINES
139. Religious threesome : WISEMEN
141. Digital threesome : AREACODENUMBERS
144. Equivocating : EVASIVE
145. Radiant : BEAMING
146. Dreamer's opposite : REALIST
147. Struck out : DELETED
148. Mañana : SOMEDAY
149. Concurs : ASSENTS
1. King of ancient Egypt : SETI
2. Cosmetic name : AVON
3. Hightails : LAMS
4. Dashboard item : INDICATOR
5. Tina Brown, e.g. : EDITOR
6. Withdraw as a judge : RECUSE
7. Bug : IRK
8. Teen trial : ACNE
9. Range of operation : RADIUS
10. Silvery-gray : ASH
11. Finger bone : PHALANX
12. Dugout : ABRI
13. 1929 Wallace Thurman play : HARLEM
14. Jazz trombonist : ORY
15. Core : ESSENCE
16. Actress Richardson : NATASHA
17. Bomb : FLOP
18. Ab _____ (from the top) : OVO
19. A Jackson : REGGIE
20. Canea resident : CRETAN
21. Early ascetic : ESSENE
26. Hall-of-Fame Dodger manager : ALSTON
31. "Letting Go" novelist : ROTH
34. Maximally : ATMOST
36. Parties : SOCIALS
38. Implied : TACIT
39. More like TV's Oscar : GROUCHIER
40. _____ diem : CARPE
41. Construction member : IBEAM
42. Washroom sign : GENTS
43. Begley Sr. and Jr. : EDS
44. Shuttle-service plane : AIRBUS
50. Poker need : POT
52. Bloke : BLIGHTER
53. Aggregate : AMASS
55. Board's partner : BED
57. "_____ Dreams" (1986 song) : THESE
58. Allude : REFER
59. _____ Park, Colo. : ESTES
61. Unpopular org. in the '70s : OPEC
63. Iowa college : COE
64. Legislative bodies : HOUSES
65. Grind : WONK
66. Sweet young things of stage : INGENUES
69. Blanche DuBois' sister : STELLA
73. Performing groups : ENSEMBLES
75. See 130-Across or 87-Down : ONE
76. Violinist Jean _____ Ponty : LUC
78. Shaving products : FOAMS
79. National capital whose name means "military post" : RABAT
80. Heath plant : ERICA
81. Yesterday, on the Yonne : HIER
82. Beethoven's "_____ Solemnis" : MISSA
83. Soho "so long" : TATA
86. 100 centimos : PESETA
87. 75-Down Spanish-style : UNO
88. Synthetic : MANMADE
92. Bit of psychedelia : LSD
94. Holiday scene : CRECHE
95. Kind of center or duty : CIVIC
96. Fatuous : INANE
97. Keats' "The Eve of St. _____" : AGNES
99. Exploit : USE
100. _____ Linda, Calif. : YORBA
102. Like some real estate parcels : DIVISIBLE
106. Campus letter : PSI
107. Nut from a Chinese tree : LICHEE
110. Gain : ACHIEVE
111. Kind of economy : PLANNED
112. Chant ending : EUSE
114. Chess finale : ENDGAME
117. Oblique : SKEWED
118. Hit it big : ARRIVE
119. Book of prayers : MISSAL
121. Two-channel : STEREO
122. Actress Ryder : WINONA
123. Musicians' transitions : SEGUES
124. Two-l creatures : LLAMAS
130. Issue : EMIT
132. Defraud : REAM
134. Wired : EDGY
136. Nürnberg negative : NEIN
137. Formerly, formerly : ERST
138. J.F.K. sights : SSTS
140. Pilot's heading : ESE
141. Report card abbr. : ABS
142. 1961 Heston role : CID
143. New Deal agcy. : NRA

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