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New York Times, Sunday, January 11, 1987

Author:Derrick C. Niederman
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 597 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 0
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Griddle offering : HOTCAKE
8. Black-tie accessory : STUD
12. Military advance : ANABASIS
20. Crane : ICHABOD
21. Egg on : URGE
22. Fragrant : REDOLENT
23. Yell about owning beard softener : SHAVINGCREAM
25. Meat found in dessert at shore outing : CLAMBAKE
26. Spread seeds : SOWED
27. Chinese official's office : YAMEN
28. Degrees of merit : CALIBERS
29. Aboriginal Chinese people : MEO
31. Pierced repeatedly : RIDDLED
33. Ukr. is one : SSR
34. Humiliate : EMBARRASS
38. Top-notch : AONE
39. Sun ___ of China : YATSEN
43. Legal right : LIEN
44. Fugard's "A Lesson from ___" : ALOES
46. Play quoits : TOSS
48. Rock elm : WAHOO
49. Compass pt. : SSW
50. Outside range, sandwich is least tasty : BLANDEST
52. Finished : ATANEND
54. "___ was saying . . . " : ASI
55. Suffix for certain acids : OLIC
56. Noah's units : TWOS
58. Myrna : LOY
59. ___ Tinto, city in Brazil : RIO
60. Slothlike : LAZY
62. Nastase : ILIE
64. Macadamize : PAVE
66. Spanish landladies : AMAS
67. Wireless : RADIO
69. Plates are reordered anew in shop : STONEWARE
71. Whittle down : PLANE
72. Same, to Seneca : IDEM
73. Brother of Moon Mullins : KAYO
74. Orch. section : PERC
75. Have a gabfest : CHIN
76. Military decoration : BAR
77. Tailor's goal : FIT
78. Comportment : MIEN
80. Storied upset runner : HARE
82. Many lbs. : TNS
85. Litheness : AGILITY
87. Bird takes family inside to make a coat : MACKINAW
89. Becker boomer : ACE
90. Flaxen fabric : LINEN
91. ___ Shah Pahlevi : REZA
94. ___ rye (deli order) : HAMON
95. Corrode : GNAW
96. Tenets : DOGMAS
98. Wooden blocks : NOGS
100. Aleksandropol, today : LENINAKAN
102. Tor. locale : ONT
103. Holdup man : FOOTPAD
105. Have the flu : AIL
106. Guinevere's lover : LANCELOT
109. Astronaut's milieu : ETHER
111. Michael Jordan, for one : CAGER
115. Storekeeper is one who complains about hit movie : RETAILER
116. Search results when certain barbarian breaks up treat : TREASUREHUNT
118. Widespread : EPIDEMIC
119. Austrian title : HERR
120. Church discipline : PENANCE
121. Red leader : PETEROSE
122. MI : IOOI
123. Fund-raisers' rewards : PLEDGES
1. Kettle emission : HISS
2. Dos x cuatro : OCHO
3. January warm spell : THAW
4. B.C., e.g. : CAVEMAN
5. Resident : ABIDER
6. Part of a Heyerdahl craft's name : KON
7. Up-tight : EDGY
8. Conjectured : SURMISED
9. Wooded : TREED
10. Kampala is its capital : UGANDA
11. L.B.J. was one : DEM
12. Pinball sites : ARCADES
13. Mistress Quickly : NELL
14. Fresh as ___ : ADAISY
15. War cry spotted in Indian city : BOMBSAWAY
16. Canadian Ladd Parks inside : ALBERTAN
17. Scorch : SEAR
18. Puts into law : INKS
19. Sault ___ Marie : STE
24. Child in auto-Mobile gets capital : CARSONCITY
28. Recent: Comb. form : CENO
30. How some exams are given : ORALLY
32. Bingo relative : LOTTO
34. One of the pride of Joy : ELSA
35. Fan : MISS
36. Existing around author is confusing : BEWILDERING
37. Turkish regiment : ALAI
40. Smelled Woody inside armored vehicle : SHERMANTANK
41. Eternal : EONIAN
42. Knobby : NODOSE
45. Recessed : SETIN
47. Ointment : SALVE
50. Galoot's cousin : BOZO
51. Popeye's kid could cry in the ocean : SWEEPEA
53. Dactyl or hallux : TOE
57. Bandy words : SPAR
61. Archery requisite : AIM
63. Impend : LOOM
65. Greek war god chimed in : ARCHIMEDES
66. He was a thriller in Manila : ALI
67. Coarse : RIBALD
68. Ballet duet : ADAGIO
69. Bacchus attendant : SATYR
70. Strumpet : WENCH
71. Sigh sound : PHEW
73. Little fox : KIT
75. Skulls : CRANIA
77. Tycoon found in more lavish surroundings : FINANCIER
79. Adult insect : IMAGO
81. Soon : ANON
83. Sponsor of a court tourn. : NCAA
84. Like a baseball's seams : SEWN
86. Drink made from simple organism, in general : LEMONADE
88. Bushman's milieu : KALAHARI
92. Put teeth in a law : ENFORCE
93. Suit type : ZOOT
95. Grail retriever : GALAHAD
97. Sailor's guide : STELMO
99. Hi-fi must : STEREO
101. Christian creed : NICENE
104. Wing: Comb. form : PTERO
106. Saber más que ___ (to be wide-awake) : LEPE
107. Keep ___ (persevere) : ATIT
108. Floral wreaths : LEIS
110. Adolph of coaching fame : RUPP
112. ___-ho : GUNG
113. Suffix with defer : ENCE
114. 1 and 66, e.g. : RTES
115. Fabric for ties : REP
116. Sulfurous: Comb. form : THI
117. Epis., e.g. : REL

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