SAYING THE ALPHABET

New York Times, Sunday, July 30, 1995

Author: Charles M. Deber
Editor: Will Shortz
Charles M. Deber
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Deber. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1995, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Davos denizens : SWISS
6. Profess : AVER
10. Environs of 1-Across : ALPS
14. Seasons : SALTS
19. Appropriate : COOPT
20. Poet laureate Nahum : TATE
21. Butterflies : FEAR
22. March : TROOP
23. BBBB : HONEYBUNCH
25. EEEE : FACILITATE
27. "I was at my girlfriend's," e.g. : ALIBI
28. In flight : ALOFT
30. Straight : ALINED
31. Turn to twilight : DARKEN
34. One, of a kind : LONER
36. Graf _____ : SPEE
37. Ring shouts : OLES
38. TTTT : GOLFGADGETS
42. Common dog's name : SPOT
46. "Dear old _____" : DAD
47. Clouds : BEDIMS
48. Actress Gilbert of "Roseanne" : SARA
49. Fur piece : STOLE
50. Certain postings : EMAIL
52. Captain's heading : ENE
53. 1969 Medicine Nobelist Salvador _____ : LURIA
55. Scene of vice : DEN
56. Comportment : CONDUCT
58. Stadium parking lot activity : SCALPING
61. Game item : DIE
62. Caribou and elk : DEERS
63. Let slip : FORGOT
64. Gift : TALENT
66. Addis _____ : ABABA
67. QQQQ : LINEUPS
68. Niacin and others : ACIDS
69. Early round : PRELIM
70. Greets the day : ARISES
71. Pinch pennies : SKIMP
72. Member of the crew : OAR
73. Beef, venison et al. : REDMEATS
75. Settled : PEOPLED
78. Batter's stat : RBI
79. R2D2, for one : DROID
80. Bridge builder's deg. : BCE
82. Boeing customer : USAIR
83. Salon offerings : TINTS
85. _____ about (approximately) : ONOR
87. It's over from Dover : CALAIS
89. Start of many movements' names : NEO
90. Michener genre : SAGA
91. IIIII : IMAGEMAKERS
93. Medical suffix : ITIS
94. Ballad subject, maybe : LASS
96. Truth _____ : SERUM
97. Catches, in a way : LASSOS
99. Kickback, of a sort : RECOIL
102. Overseas friend : AMIGO
104. Boot : EVICT
106. OOOO : ISINDEBTED
108. UUUU : MANIPULATE
113. First name in makeup : ESTEE
114. Maison follower : ETTE
115. Deco illustrator : ERTE
116. Midmorning : TENAM
117. Misses : NEEDS
118. Easter supplies : DYES
119. Was attractive : DREW
120. Block : ESTOP
1. Educ. edifice : SCH
2. It may be pitched : WOO
3. One of Plato's "Dialogues" : ION
4. Lectures : SPEAKS
5. Phraseology : STYLE
6. "Three men in _____" : ATUB
7. Bean flavoring : VANILLIN
8. Nonspecific abbr. : ETC
9. Shifts a portrait : REHANGS
10. Yields : AFFORDS
11. Green piece : LEAF
12. Tontine, e.g. : PACT
13. _____ Lanka : SRI
14. Steps over a fence : STILE
15. Most showy : ARTIEST
16. It could be a credit to anyone : LOAN
17. Shopping aid : TOTE
18. Scurried : SPED
24. All-nighter : BINGE
26. Pool exercise : LAPS
29. Kirkconnell, in ballad : LEA
31. Numerical prefix : DODEC
32. "13 Days to Glory"subject : ALAMO
33. CCCC : REDANDBERING
35. "All _____," (1984 comedy) : OFME
36. "First see..." : STARI
39. "The Country Girl" dramatist : ODETS
40. Races : GALLOPS
41. Goes ballistic : ERUPTS
43. PPPP : PODDEDPLANTS
44. Liquid fats : OLEINS
45. Something to believe in : TENET
47. JJJJ : BLUEBIRDS
49. YYYY : SAGACIOUS
51. Nonpareil : IDEAL
54. Type of value : INTAKE
57. Floyd of the Grand Ole Opry : CRAMER
58. Actress Braga : SONIA
59. Flood point : CREST
60. Feverish fits : AGUES
63. Andiron : FIREDOG
65. Walks awkwardly : LIMPS
66. Sheba's locale : ARABIA
67. Thin layer : LAMINA
69. They receive many calls : PORTS
71. Lance : SPEAR
74. Sentences : DOOMS
76. Children's song refrain : EIEIO
77. Refuse : DROSS
80. Azerbaijan's capital : BAKU
81. Hall-of-Fame Pirate : CLEMENTE
84. Like eagles : TALONED
86. Abides : RESIDES
87. Was deflected : CAROMED
88. Long Island airport town : ISLIP
91. Skye, e.g. : ISLE
92. One of the March sisters : MEG
93. Carpet fibers : ISTLES
95. Attaches : AIDES
98. More than serious : ACUTE
99. Opposite of tout : RIEN
100. To be: Lat. : ESSE
101. Commend, as for honors : CITE
102. Court sort, for short : ATTY
103. Apportion : METE
105. Prospect : VIEW
107. Sleep on it : BED
109. Flightboard abbr. : ARR
110. Model Aesop character : ANT
111. _____ Te Ching : TAO
112. Sovereign ruler: Abbr. : EMP

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