HOMONYMIC SEXTET

New York Times, Sunday, January 20, 1985

Author: William Lutwiniak
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 160, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 658 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 161, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 6
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Rivera the painter : DIEGO
6. Detent : PAWL
10. Gaiters : SPATS
15. Languishes : WILTS
20. Reference aid : INDEX
21. Palmer the golfer : ARNIE
22. Prorate, in a way : ALLOT
23. The Gem State : IDAHO
24. Start of the sextet : ALWAYSCONTINUALLYOREVER
28. Hiding place : LAIR
29. La Douce et al. : IRMAS
30. Projecting window : ORIEL
31. Change the title : RENAME
32. Def., maybe : SYN
33. Hitler's father : ALOIS
34. Saline : BRINY
35. Gene the golfer : LITTLER
36. Intelligence : NEWS
37. Theda the siren : BARA
38. Long, detailed account : SAGA
39. Second of the sextet : SUFFIXDENOTINGRECIPIENT
50. Noted netman : ARIAS
51. Rams' dams : EWES
52. TV staple : RERUN
53. Emulate a marmot : GNAW
54. Bombast : RANT
55. Ending with myth or poet : ICAL
57. Took part at a conference : SATIN
58. Graham of the gridiron fame : OTTO
59. Third of the sextet : UNDEVELOPEDBUDOFAPOTATO
66. Jan. and Feb. : MOS
67. Windmill sails : AWES
68. Beam : GIRDER
69. U.S.S.R. river : ANADYR
70. Seed coating : TESTA
72. Goner's name : MUD
73. Mather product : TRACT
76. Interrupt : DERAIL
80. Ate or drunk : DOWNED
83. ___ strut (plane part) : OLEO
84. Worth: Abbr. : VAL
87. Fourth of the sextet : ANEXCLAMATIONOFSURPRISE
92. Punjabi queen : RANI
93. Resist : FIGHT
94. Side : TEAM
95. Indo-European : ARYA
96. Counterfeiter-catcher : TMAN
97. Shaw the bandsman : ARTIE
98. Wilbur or Merrill : POET
100. Difficulty : RIGOR
101. Fifth of the sextet : SINGULARORPLURALPRONOUN
107. Indistinguishable : SAME
108. First woman director of the U.S. Mint : ROSS
109. Murdoch the writer : IRIS
110. Avail : BEOFUSE
114. Validate : PROVE
116. Creation of Archilochus : EPODE
117. Loop loopers : ELS
120. Busy : ATWORK
121. Musical offering : PIECE
122. Restaurant list : CARTE
123. Meas. of area : SQIN
124. Last of the sextet : THEREASONPURPOSEORCAUSE
128. U. of Mo. athlete : TIGER
129. External : OUTER
130. Poseidon's realm : OCEAN
131. Springy : AGILE
132. The Bruce's men : SCOTS
133. Shoplifted : STOLE
134. Had effect : TOLD
135. Pot-valiant one, possibly : TOPER
1. Tunes in : DIALS
2. Dental construct : INLAY
3. Olympic star Moses : EDWIN
4. Paraphernalia : GEAR
5. Chemical prefix : OXY
6. Foretoken : PROMISE
7. Karenina and Pavlova : ANNAS
8. Gatherers at Will's Coffee-House: 18th century : WITS
9. Luau décor : LEI
10. Lizard : SAURIAN
11. Manifest : PLAIN
12. Large playing marble : ALLEY
13. Kind of call : TOLL
14. Hampshire's home : STY
15. Bug : WIRETAP
16. Dog tag, e.g. : IDENT
17. Vichy quisling : LAVAL
18. Motif : THEME
19. More painful : SORER
21. TV's "Three's ___" : ACROWD
25. Tripoli, e.g. : SILEX
26. Kathleen the writer : NORRIS
27. Source : ORIGIN
33. Flavoring for a Cannes cordial : ANIS
34. Let up : BATE
35. Gap : LACUNA
37. Crooked limb : BOWLEG
38. Type feature : SERIF
39. Old ___, rotten borough of yore : SARUM
40. Sky: Comb. form : URANO
41. Talent scouts' delights : FINDS
42. Clotho, e.g. : FATE
43. A tide : NEAP
44. Rank : GRADE
45. Comeback : RETORT
46. "___ Woman," Ray Charles hit : IGOTA
47. Toward the center : ENTAD
48. Spruce : NATTY
49. ___ three (several) : TWOOR
55. Miquelon and Oléron : ILES
56. Outlay : COST
57. Unexpected : SUDDEN
60. Oracular : VATIC
61. Blackwell the pitcher : EWELL
62. Chucklehead : DIMWIT
63. Walter the conductor : BRUNO
64. Pack leader : PACER
65. Successful : ONTOP
71. Slowly, in music : ADAGIO
74. Ponselle the singer : ROSA
75. Styptic substance : ALUM
76. Board game : DARTS
77. As a friend: Fr. : ENAMI
78. Joseph the historian : RENAN
79. Lumberman's activity : AXING
81. What allo- means : OTHER
82. Indulgent ones : DOTERS
84. Where Spica is : VIRGO
85. Pay-___-go : ASYOU
86. Get the word : LEARN
88. Triangular building : AFRAME
89. Topper for Cosmo G. Lang : MITRE
90. Greek cheese : FETA
91. Colton-Randolph play: 1922 : RAIN
97. Where the Tanana flows : ALASKA
98. Killdeer : PLOVER
99. River to The Wash : OUSE
100. What Waller told to go : ROSE
102. Sharks having vigorish : USURERS
103. Obtain : PROCURE
104. Visually recognize speech : LIPREAD
105. An object of Bohr's research : PROTON
106. Allonge : RIDER
110. Quilt stuffing : BATTS
111. Of morality : ETHIC
112. Village on the Susquehanna : OWEGO
113. Pierre's woodland : FORET
114. Spotted equine : PINTO
115. Drive back : REPEL
116. Prop for E. Hopper : EASEL
117. Fit out : EQUIP
118. Cotton thread : LISLE
119. Nasty look : SNEER
121. Sulky look : POUT
122. James the actor : COCO
123. Starch from a gomuti : SAGO
125. Help! : SOS
126. Crock : POT
127. Grimalkin : CAT

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