ORTHOGRAPHER'S HOLIDAY

New York Times, Sunday, January 10, 1993

Author:June A. Boggs
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 710 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 1
June A. Boggs has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Dis Pater : HADES
6. Polled : SHORN
11. Neighbor of Silver Springs : OCALA
16. Quahog : CLAM
20. " . . . ___ that kings/Have lipp'd . . . ": Shak. : AHAND
21. Blender yield : PUREE
22. Bytom natives : POLES
23. Madrid's Fifth Ave. : PRADO
24. Loft members' need? : RECHOIRMENT
26. Band : TROOP
27. Arrested : RANIN
28. Spotted cavy : PACA
29. Luke in "The Dukes of Hazzard" : WOPAT
30. Songstress Nina ___ : SIMONE
31. Giant grass : OTATE
32. Speer was jailed here : SPANDAU
34. That's a fact : DATUM
36. Rural apothecary? : FARMACIST
38. Coppers : CENTS
40. Freesia, e.g. : IRID
42. A faja is one : SASH
43. Influence : AFFECT
46. Colleague of an alim : IMAM
49. Day or Holiday : SINGER
52. " . . . whatever ___ right": Pope : ISIS
56. Independent org.: 1935-55 : CIO
57. Climbing palm : RATTAN
59. Galvanize : STIR
60. Region surrounding Athens : ATTICA
62. T. Gray opus : ELEGY
64. Outdoor storage fee : YARDAGE
67. Bon ton : TASTE
69. Meas. equaling 3.7854 liters : GAL
70. Astrolabe plate : RETE
71. Light-footed : SPRY
72. The Devil : OLDNICK
74. Statesman Motilal ___ of India : NEHRU
76. Inner tubes : BRONCHI
78. Missile housing : SILO
80. Yemeni seaport : ADEN
81. Rhythmical : PACED
82. Ellás : GREECE
84. Snug apparel : VESTS
86. Advocating détente, e.g. : DOVISH
88. Folkways : MORES
90. Type of jerk : KNEE
92. Tower : SOAR
94. Exploded : WENTOFF
97. Dishonor : ABASE
98. Department-store plan : LAYAWAY
100. Ne plus ultra : ACME
102. Jewish month after Av : ELUL
103. Sheriff's asst. : DEP
104. Beatrice, to Leonato : NIECE
106. Sediments : RESIDUA
108. Cooper's tool : CROZE
109. Clinkers collector : ASHMAN
111. Cafeteria item : TRAY
113. Site of Kinabalu : BORNEO
115. Evade : GEE
116. Phoenix neighbor : MESA
117. He directed "Never on Sunday" : DASSIN
119. Start of a 1936 best seller's title : GONE
120. Orison : PRAYER
122. Sally : RAID
124. Dramatist de Vega : LOPE
126. Knockabout : SLOOP
128. Doctor Bubbles? : FIZZICIAN
133. "The Myth of Sisyphus" author : CAMUS
136. Transport: Var. : ENTHRAL
140. Skirt : AVOID
141. Was babbling : PRATED
143. Divagate : STRAY
145. Kyushu seaport : OITA
146. Clumsy, in Callao : TORPE
147. Paravane : OTTER
148. Like an impartial inheritor? : FHEIRMINDED
150. Stage curtain : ARRAS
151. Former defense gp. : SEATO
152. Umbrette's relative : HERON
153. Watch : VIGIL
154. Actress in "The Flim Flam Man" : LYON
155. French pronoun : ELLES
156. Israeli ambassador to U.S.: 1982-83 : ARENS
157. "Street ___," Elmer Rice play : SCENE
1. Arctic seals : HARPS
2. All of ___ (abruptly) : AHEAP
3. Bangladesh's capital, old spelling : DACCA
4. Upgrade : ENHANCE
5. Noted Justice's monogram : SDO
6. Pullulate : SPROUT
7. Zebu feature : HUMP
8. Attendant on Artemis : OREAD
9. Income for Julio : RENTA
10. Clear : NET
11. Overlooked Pollyanna? : OPTIMISSED
12. Bulbous stem base : CORM
13. Standoffish : ALOOF
14. Soprano Mitchell : LEONA
15. Slander : ASPERSE
16. Scrooge's clerk : CRATCHIT
17. Hawaiian veranda : LANAI
18. Colliery entrances : ADITS
19. "Haystack at Giverny" painter : MONET
23. Indonesian boats : PROAS
25. "___ Girl Just Like . . . ": 1911 song : IWANTA
30. Charge opener : SUR
33. Disparage : DECRY
35. Son of 16 Down : TIM
37. He opposed Girondists : MARAT
39. Ravi Shankar's companion : SITAR
41. Code word : DIT
43. Harsh : ACERB
44. Plumber, at times : FILER
45. Enemy snaps? : FOETOGRAPHS
47. Martin and Astor : MARYS
48. Song from "A Chorus Line" : AND
50. Lustrous : NITID
51. Adorned : GRACED
53. Pine strategy? : SIGHCHOLOGY
54. "___ for naebody": Burns : ICARE
55. Toledo toast : SALUD
58. Similar to a common cornichon? : TYPICKLE
61. Alley target : TENPIN
63. Styles; kinds : GENRES
65. Not at all, in Oahu : AOLE
66. Insects' tongues : GLOSSAE
68. Be acquainted with Frosty? : SKNOWMAN
71. Andress film: 1965 : SHE
73. Space Age acronym : NASA
75. Island also called Rapa Nui : EASTER
77. City in N Italy : CESENA
79. "___ neater, sweeter maiden . . . ": Kipling : IVEA
83. Represents : ENACTS
85. Kringle's burden : TOYS
87. Churchillian sign : VEE
88. Palindromic title : MADAM
89. Corpulent : OBESE
91. Voyeurs : EYERS
93. Gaseous element : RADON
95. Colored flare: Var. : FUZEE
96. Deride : FLEER
99. Lopsided perissodactyl? : WRYNOCEROS
101. Kippers herring : CURES
105. Sanskrit or Hindi : INDIC
107. Nigerian native : IBO
108. He painted "Sens Cathedral" : COROT
110. Almondy confection : MARZIPAN
112. Be valetudinarian : AIL
114. Name source : EPONYM
118. Fatty : ADIPOSE
119. Bijou : GEM
121. Voiceless : APHONIC
123. Health-care personnel : AIDES
125. Highwayman : PAD
127. Ascertains : LEARNS
128. Mortiferous : FATAL
129. A base of bone turquoise : IVORY
130. Power role in a 1940 film : ZORRO
131. Soviet workers' cooperative : ARTEL
132. Province in South Africa : NATAL
134. Gentleman ___ of the Black Rod : USHER
135. Firewood measure : STERE
137. Arris : RIDGE
138. Fressed at the hearthside : ATEIN
139. Punch drinker's essential : LADLE
142. Place for a casquette : TETE
144. Black Sea feeder : RION
148. An arm of H.U.D. : FHA
149. Hosp. feeders : IVS

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