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New York Times, Sunday, January 5, 1992

Author: Jim Page
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 530 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 106, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Conger catcher : EELER
6. Honey of a drink? : MEAD
10. Helen Mirren film: 1984 : CAL
13. Actor Tamiroff : AKIM
17. Shoot from ambush : SNIPE
18. Vince, to Gomer : SARGE
19. Making iridescent : OPALIZING
22. Bracing : TONIC
23. Arboreal knots : KNARS
24. Marksmen : SHOOTISTS
25. Grantadvance : SECUREDLOANS
28. Oodles : SCADS
29. Thundering : AROAR
30. Shem's father, in Lourdes : NOE
31. "The Broken Jug" playwright : KLEIST
34. Protruding rock : SCAR
37. Conditionsituation : UNITEDSTATES
42. Degree type : NTH
43. Magical conveyance : CARPET
45. Quay : LEVEE
46. Actor Eisenberg : NED
47. "The Morning Watch" author : AGEE
48. Perspire : EGEST
49. Fizzwater : SODA
50. Muslim cap : TAJ
51. Card game : SKAT
52. Teachers' org. : NEA
53. Erode : ABLATE
57. Chum : PAL
59. Disentangle, in football : UNPILE
61. Stumbles : ERRS
63. W. Hemisphere org. : OAS
64. Prefix for form : AERI
65. Checks : REINS
66. Sagatale : TOUCHINGSTORIES
71. "Fickle and restless as ___": Heine : AFAWN
73. Pea petals : ALAE
74. Scot's veto : NAE
75. "The Jolly Toper" artist : HALS
79. Lit up : SMILED
80. U.S.N.A. part : NAV
81. Most sordid : BASEST
84. Porcine parent : SOW
85. One less than septi- : HEXA
86. Cistern : VAT
88. Korean boundary river : YALU
90. Davis in "The Hill" : OSSIE
92. Spy Penkovsky : OLEG
93. Mouth: Comb. form : ORI
94. Bellow : BLARE
96. Where to soul search : INWARD
97. Free (of) : RID
98. Pawpaw : CLASPEDHANDS
101. ___ fixe : IDEE
102. Bahamian resort : NASSAU
104. Sweep : OAR
105. Contaminate : TAINT
107. "The Other Side of the Rainbow" author : TORME
109. Punchpoke : KNITTEDSOCKS
114. Call into question : CHALLENGE
117. Odd job : CHORE
118. Its capital is Lyon : RHONE
120. Me. storm : NOREASTER
121. Toast start : HERES
122. Pioneer film producer: 1864-1948 : SELIG
123. Nitti's nemesis : NESS
124. Urban rails : ELS
125. Forward : SEND
126. A sister of Calliope : ERATO
1. Valuation: Abbr. : EST
2. Enoch's cousin : ENOS
3. Job : LINE
4. Peach peels : EPICARPS
5. Happen again : RECUR
6. Lathe spindle : MANDRIL
7. Epochal : ERAL
8. Earth: Comb. form : AGRO
9. Removed grit : DESANDED
10. Pamper : COSSET
11. Away from: Prefix : APH
12. Vientiane's local : LAOS
13. Chem. compound : AZIDE
14. Cousincousin : KISSINGKIN
15. Opposite of ext. : INT
16. Booker T.'s group : MGS
18. Dagger of yore : SKEAN
20. Committeepanel : LOCKEDJURIES
21. Catania citizens: Abbr. : ITALS
26. Put to flight : ROUT
27. Proboscis monkeys : NOSEAPES
32. Bargains : STEALS
33. Ancient Athenian freeman : THETE
34. Prospect : SCENE
35. Hoopster : CAGER
36. Trailing : AREAR
38. Rorschach, for one : TEST
39. Bacchanal cry : EVOE
40. Adult doodlebugs : ANTLIONS
41. High ___ : TEA
44. Zeta follower : ETA
47. Viperous : ASPISH
54. Pintquart : BOUNDVOLUMES
55. Fond du ___ : LAC
56. Some Ghanaians : ASHANTIS
58. Expertise : ART
60. Born : NEE
62. P.O.W. camp of W.W. II : STALAG
64. Lifetime : AGE
67. See red? : OWE
68. Dockers' org. : ILA
69. Seafood? : NAVYBEAN
70. She was Edna Garrett : RAE
71. Earhart : AMELIA
72. Veganova : FIXEDSTARS
76. Syrian President : ASSAD
77. Tours river : LOIRE
78. Borg, e.g. : SWEDE
79. Clipped : SHORN
81. Dull : BLAH
82. Soft breeze : AURA
83. Suffix for simple : TON
87. A neighbor of Norma : ARA
89. "Henry ___ Little Secret," 1944 film : ALDRICHS
91. No rod sparer : SWITCHER
95. Joined : ENTERED
96. Wife of Osiris : ISIS
98. Ballerina Fracci : CARLA
99. Hearth tools : POKERS
100. Counties in Fla. and Ga. : DADES
103. Walk-ons? : SOLES
106. They wrote in runes : NORSE
108. Dresden duck : ENTE
110. "Nearer, My God, to ___" : THEE
111. Cleft : TORN
112. Caffeine source : KOLA
113. Stew : SNIT
114. Crier's ntwk. : CNN
115. Weed killer : HOE
116. A semisolid : GEL
119. Amour-propre : EGO

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