Jim Page
Jim Page 

HO-HUM COUPLES

New York Times, Sunday, January 3, 1993

Author:Jim Page
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.23, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 525 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 108, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 12, XRef: 1
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. French sculptor-painter : ARP
4. Male swan : COB
7. H.S. test : PSAT
11. Campus org. in the 60's : SDS
14. Muslim scholar : IMAM
18. Espy : SEE
19. N.H.L. great : ORR
20. Sphere starter : ATMO
21. Three, in Torino : TRE
22. "Emergency" author: 1964 : RIVE
23. Beatty movie : SHAMPOO
25. Faller on Bacharach's head : RAINDROP
27. "Off ___, on . . . ": Gillilan : AGIN
28. Architect Saarinen : EERO
29. Bizarre : WEIRD
31. Police team : RIOTSQUAD
33. Fanciful, as a yarn : TALL
34. Fleabag? : UNSAVORYFLAT
36. Season in Tours : ETE
37. Goes out with again : REDATES
39. Bolt together : ELOPE
40. Danube feeder : ILLER
42. "Funny Girl" composer : STYNE
43. Carthage loc. : AFR
45. French possessive : TES
46. ___ Lanka : SRI
47. "___ strange place, this Limbo!": Coleridge : TISA
49. Syrian V.I.P. : ASSAD
51. Hand warmers : MUFFS
54. Numbers named for an Austrian physicist : MACHS
57. TV's Mary Richards: Abbr. : MTM
59. Capri ending : OTE
60. Held a spear in "Aïda" : SUPERED
62. Juliet's emotion : AMORE
63. Architect I. M. ___ : PEI
64. Wise old man : NESTOR
66. Spoon or spinner : LURE
67. London district : SOHO
68. Uninteresting secondhand garment? : DULLCASTOFF
70. Elbe tributary : EGER
71. Great number : SLEW
72. Jane ___, soap-opera actress : ELLIOT
73. Hogwash : ROT
74. Ethiopian lake : TSANA
75. Charges with gas : AERATES
77. Wanted-poster letters : AKA
78. Brooklyn follower : ITE
79. Key : ISLET
80. Darn good worker? : SEWER
81. Pause, in Pisa : RESTA
83. Lynda Johnson ___ : ROBB
85. Chemical suffix : ANE
86. W.W. II landing craft : LST
87. Actress Claire : INA
89. Gambling game : BEANO
92. Muammar el-Qaddafi's realm : LIBYA
95. Slanted : ATILT
97. Seamstress, at times : SHIRRER
99. Jazz, for one : ERA
100. Scarecrow topper? : COMMONOLDHAT
104. Sugar Bowl noise : ROAR
106. Lacking intrepidity : NONHEROIC
108. Rundown : TIRED
109. "___ homo" : ECCE
110. Cocteau's "L'___ Heurtebise" : ANGE
111. Fisherman's rig : BANKLINE
113. Actress in "Forever Amber" : DARNELL
116. Soccer great : PELE
117. Alfonso's queen : ENA
118. Gear teeth : COGS
119. Ram's mate : EWE
120. Rebecca Crawley, ___ Sharp : NEE
121. Cather biographer : EDEL
122. Female hare : DOE
123. Cousin of an acad. : INST
124. Beatty from Louisville : NED
125. Journal attachment : ESE
1. Brains or beauty : ASSET
2. Tries anew : REHEARS
3. Necklace part : PEARLET
4. Friday, for one : COP
5. Loot for Cortés : ORO
6. Pop singer Jackson ___ : BROWNE
7. Caribbean's Gulf of ___ : PARIA
8. Overzealous dieters : STARVERS
9. Photographic-developer compound : AMIDOL
10. Smart set : TON
11. Fights, quarrels, etc. : STRIFES
12. A bib catches this : DROOL
13. Plant membranes : SEPTA
14. Where Baghdad is : IRAQ
15. Author ___ de Cervantes Saavedra : MIGUEL
16. Emulate Earhart : AVIATE
17. Fence repairer? : MENDER
24. Stale bread, e.g.? : MOLDYTHROWAWAY
26. Walker under an umbrella? : DRYPEDESTRIAN
30. Italian pronoun : ESSA
32. Turmoil : STIRUP
34. Colo. Shoshones : UTES
35. What Earth does : ROTATES
38. Liqueur ingredient : ANISE
41. Inanimate land tract? : LIFELESSBARREN
44. A.T.&T. or I.B.M.? : FAMILIARSTOCK
46. TV cartoon character : SMURF
48. Small glass vials : AMPULS
50. Beethoven output : SONATAS
52. Thrifty : FRUGAL
53. Unruffled : SERENE
54. He's in "de cold, cold ground" : MASSA
55. Soap plants : AMOLES
56. Hold together : COHERE
58. Notify : TELL
60. Easier, as a job : SOFTER
61. Rid of pests : DERAT
65. Whistle : TOOT
68. Farm-implement pioneer : DEERE
69. Metal plate : COKETIN
74. River through Rome : TIBER
76. Hand holding, in bridge : TENACE
82. Book-cover displays : TITLINGS
84. R.I.P. notice : OBIT
86. Thin layers : LAMINAE
88. He wrote "Off the Court" : ASHE
90. Geologic-time division : NEOCENE
91. Infallible forecasters : ORACLES
92. Delaware Indian : LENAPE
93. Pressed : IRONED
94. Type of bracelet or anklet : BANGLE
96. Cosmetic liquid : LOTION
98. Time co-founder : HADDEN
101. Round : ORBED
102. Hawaiian food fish : MOANO
103. Clad, to the Bard : DREST
105. D. S. Freeman subject : RELEE
107. Lean to one side : HEEL
112. Kin of 86 Across : LCI
114. Reverent fear : AWE
115. Incarnadine : RED

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