CONTRAS

New York Times, Sunday, January 6, 1985

Author:Stanley Glass
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 538 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 129, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 12, XRef: 0
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. A ___ (deductive) : PRIORI
7. Wetland : FEN
10. Target for Trevino : HOLE
14. Gift housing : WRAP
18. Unter den ___ : LINDEN
19. News agcy. : UPI
20. Biblical prophet : AMOS
21. Ancient Crimean people : TAURI
22. Acquiesce : ASSENT
23. Irwin Shaw novel : RICHMANPOORMAN
26. Admen's come-ons : TEASERS
28. Phil Mahre's forte : SKIING
29. A Tarzan : CRABBE
30. Cape in Mass. : ANN
31. "I ___ Rhythm" : GOT
32. Where to see a memorial : CENT
33. Japanese woman diver : AMA
35. Dissents : NAYS
36. Kingsley's "The Sands of ___" : DEE
38. Role for Flagstad : ISOLDE
40. Moved ahead cautiously : NOSED
42. Eject roughly : BOOT
44. Hangs gracefully : DRAPES
45. Banned pesticide : DDT
46. Opening to a mold : SPRUE
50. Border on : ABUT
51. Jumped an electric gap : ARCED
52. Billy or Tokyo : ROSE
53. Lachrymose : TEARY
54. A.E.F. after Nov. 1918 : RETURNERS
56. Channel island : WIGHT
57. Extent : RANGE
58. Passes, in card games : BYS
59. Being, to Baudelaire : ETRE
60. He sings,"Ridi, Pagliaccio" : CANIO
61. Fired : SACKED
62. Employ : USE
63. Canal maker : DREDGER
65. An article for André : UNE
66. Sir Stafford ___, British statesman : CRIPPS
69. Culex's kin : AEDES
70. Go oystering : TONG
72. Gullet : MAW
75. Roundup item : LASSO
76. Register scorn : SNEER
77. "Bonanza" ranch : PONDEROSA
79. Bass-baritone Monk : ALLAN
80. Seems reasonable, with "up" : ADDS
81. Wallace colleague : SAFER
82. Actress Gray : ERIN
83. Hammers : PEENS
84. Brit. legislators : MPS
85. " . . . there ain't no ___ Clause": Chico Marx : SANITY
86. Sans mixer : NEAT
87. Interior styling : DECOR
89. Antal ___, conductor-composer : DORATI
90. Bill's partner : COO
91. Footless : APOD
94. Indo-Chinese people : LAO
95. Sister of Baal : ANAT
96. Fannie chaser, in bank lingo : MAE
98. Johnny ___ : REB
101. Down at the mouth : MOROSE
103. Not interminable : FINITE
105. Actress Parsons : ESTELLE
107. Vacillate : BLOWHOTANDCOLD
110. Food named for a goddess : CEREAL
111. Singer Ross : LANNY
112. Story's start : ONCE
113. Writer Talese : GAY
114. Awn : ARISTA
115. Status taken down from Piccadilly in '84 : EROS
116. Deteriorate : WEAR
117. Peer Gynt's mother : ASE
118. Annie Oakleys : PASSES
1. Río de la ___, Uruguayan border : PLATA
2. Gone heavenward : RISEN
3. Ramifications : INSANDOUTS
4. Keats works : ODES
5. Err at bridge : RENEGE
6. Prefix with version : INTRO
7. Baum marten, e.g. : FUR
8. Certain projectors : EPISCOPES
9. Plated, as some coins : NICKELED
10. One of Noah's descendants : HAMITE
11. Arabian sultanate : OMAN
12. The whole story : LONGANDSHORTOFIT
13. Sixth sense : ESP
14. Book also called "Voina i mir" : WARANDPEACE
15. Cugat specialty : RUMBA
16. Sheik of ___ : ARABY
17. Longfellow's murmurers : PINES
21. Crag : TOR
24. Stags' mates : HINDS
25. Wood sorrels : OCAS
27. Swizzle stick : STIRRER
34. Choral composition : MOTET
37. "___, Brute" : ETTU
39. Iris Murdoch's "The ___ Love Machine" : SACREDANDPROFANE
41. Alienate : ESTRANGE
42. Part of a fishhook : BARB
43. Nuptial verb, at times : OBEY
44. Count of Monte Cristo : DANTES
45. Motherless calf : DOGIE
47. Standing : RANK
48. Prod : URGE
49. Observed : EYED
52. Grommets : RINGS
55. Comeback : RESPONSE
56. He may be fording : WADER
60. Grants : CEDES
61. Divers : SUNDRY
62. Vicissitudes : UPSANDDOWNS
64. Walter and Willis : REEDS
66. This goes like claque work : CLAP
67. Famed missionary in Maine : RALE
68. Swinburne, e.g. : ISLE
71. Former : ONETIME
72. Approximately : MOREORLESS
73. Where Bhutan is : ASIA
74. Desire : WANT
76. Margaret Mead's laboratory : SAMOA
77. Slender cigars : PANATELAS
78. Custer's last major : RENO
81. Home of the Whitney Handicap : SARATOGA
85. Type of boom : SONIC
88. Elmer Gantry's wife : CLEO
89. Temper : DANDER
90. Otherwise, to Ovid : CETERA
91. Stroll : AMBLE
92. Central and guiding : POLAR
93. Bangor neighbor : ORONO
97. B.M.I. rival : ASCAP
99. Overjoy : ELATE
100. Bartók and Lugosi : BELAS
102. Diffident : SHY
104. Early Peruvian : INCA
106. A Trojan War precipitator : ERIS
108. Drag : TOW
109. Woad : DYE

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