PHRACTURED FONETICS

New York Times, Sunday, July 6, 1997

Author: Robert H. Wolfe
Editor: Will Shortz
Robert H. Wolfe
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {JKQWXZ} This is puzzle # 31 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. It comes in a scoop : INFO
5. Small club, say : TREY
9. Underlying : BASAL
14. Essential parts : PITHS
19. Butcher's cut : LOIN
20. Luxembourg town where George Patton is buried : HAMM
21. Daughter of William the Conqueror : ADELA
22. On ___ (reveling) : ATOOT
23. First name in mystery : ERLE
24. Grand : EPIC
25. Tree knots : BURLS
26. ___ Domingo : SANTO
27. Seat setting : DAIS
28. 1997 Stanley Cup finals player : FILADELFIAPHLYER
31. Unexplained skill : ESP
32. Harried : RODE
33. Scraps : ORTS
34. "Little House on the Prairie" co-star Karen : GRASSLE
35. Counts, e.g. : PEERS
37. 20's-50's papal name : PIUS
38. Transfer and messenger materials : RNAS
39. Yoga practitioner : HINDU
40. Film maker Gus Van ___ : SANT
41. What to call a lady : MAAM
42. Letter trio : EFG
45. F-4's : FANTOMPHIGHTERS
48. Former Toronto pitching ace : STIEB
50. Noted name in civil rights : EVERS
51. Dark times, briefly : EENS
52. Good cheer : OLE
53. Where Europe was divided : YALTA
54. Sales worker : REP
55. Country name, 1937-49 : EIRE
57. With 17-Down, a temporary urban home : SRO
58. Characters in "Julius Caesar" and "The Merchant of Venice" : PORTIAS
60. Stadium sounds : RAHS
62. Close one : FOTOPHINISH
66. Spa: Abbr. : SPRS
67. Like a prize-winning witch's costume : UGLIEST
69. Rightful : DUE
70. Financial page inits. : NYSE
72. ___ kwon do : TAE
73. Reams : LOADS
74. Zip : NIL
75. Former Eur. carrier : BOAC
77. Like very few games : NOHIT
79. Aldrin's craft : EAGLE
80. Strength : FYSICALPHITNESS
83. Lao-___ : TSE
84. Sugar ___ : BEET
85. Somewhat : ABIT
86. Kick : GRIPE
87. Handful, maybe : BRAT
88. It may be laid on thick : OLEO
89. Scythe handle : SNATH
90. Ogle : STAREAT
94. Word with pepper or paper : MILL
95. Covering : ATOP
96. Intl. group since 1948 : OAS
99. Voltaire, e.g. : PHRENCHFILOSOFER
102. Color of some hummingbird throats : RUBY
103. Noted Civil War biography : RELEE
104. Big name now out : ELLEN
105. Start of a cheer : VIVA
106. Site of a 70's revolution : IRAN
107. "___ my case" : IREST
108. Violate a treaty, perhaps : REARM
109. Land of literature : ERIN
110. One of the Ringling Brothers : OTTO
111. They run in the blood : GENES
112. Pick up : SENSE
113. Depilatory brand : NEET
114. Throw off : SHED
1. ___ France : ILEDE
2. Charles and others : NORAS
3. They have suns and red, white and blue fields : FILIPPINEPHLAGS
4. Small roll : ONES
5. Title site in a Sondheim musical : THEFORUM
6. Tippy canoe area : RAPIDS
7. Microphone inventor Berliner : EMILE
8. Place to play b-ball : YMCA
9. Charter Baseball Hall-of-Famer : BABERUTH
10. "___ only" : ADULTS
11. They're bound to work : SERFS
12. "___ Have to Do Is Dream" : ALLI
13. Pasta dishes : LASAGNAS
14. Turkish pooh-bahs : PASHAS
15. W.W. II Axis members: Abbr. : ITALS
16. Prizes for Tommy Tune : TONYS
17. See 57-Across : HOTEL
18. Outlet : STORE
29. Accomplishments : DOINGS
30. A pusher may push it : PRAM
32. Give more medicine : REDOSE
36. ___'acte : ENTR
37. Annoyance : PAIN
38. Recherche : RARE
39. Try : HAVEAGOAT
40. Basic Halloween costume : SHEET
41. Breakfast offering : MELON
42. Divisions politiques : ETATS
43. King called "le Bel" : FILIPTHEPHOURTH
44. Be rewarded at work : GETARAISE
45. Ring around the end of a post : FERRULE
46. 1996 biography "Citizen ___" : PEROT
47. Spelling on TV : TORI
48. Med. nation : SYR
49. Hounds : BASSETS
56. Conditions : IFS
57. Any vessel : SHE
58. Coll. course : PSYCH
59. Ahas : OHS
61. Edge : SIDLE
63. Horace, for one : ODIST
64. Sheepdog with fine matted hair : PULI
65. Wrong for the situation : INAPT
68. Yacht's dir. : ESE
71. Catch slyly : ENTRAP
74. Reply from Boris : NYET
75. Dins : BABELS
76. This and that : OLIO
78. "Step ___!" : ONIT
80. Headdress, maybe : FEATHERS
81. 1974 hit by Chicago : CALLONME
82. Unaware : IGNORANT
84. Bric-a-___ : BRAC
87. ___ Reader's Encyclopedia (classic literary reference) : BENETS
88. Their home is the Astrodome : OILERS
89. Rock guitarist ___ Ray Vaughan : STEVIE
90. Shoot : SPRIG
91. "Voila!" : THERE
92. "I Love a Parade" composer : ARLEN
93. "Touched by an Angel" co-star : REESE
94. Where to see "The Last Supper" : MILAN
95. Lit : AFIRE
97. Decrease : ABATE
98. Bishops' group : SYNOD
100. Beat it : FLEE
101. Broiler : OVEN
102. Guadalquivir and others : RIOS

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