HIGHLY PROPER

New York Times, Sunday, January 12, 1992

Author:Barbara Springer
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 96, Avg Word Len: 5.09, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 687 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 150, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 1
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Across Down
1. One of the Canary Islands : PALMA
6. Parrot : MACAW
11. Kentucky Derby winner: 1955 : SWAPS
16. Box : SPAR
20. Argot : PATOIS
21. "Free Wheeling" auth. : ONASH
22. A unit of weight : CARAT
23. The Nile, as a god : HAPI
24. Storm : ATTACK
25. "The Duino Elegies" poet : RILKE
26. Israeli coin : AGORA
27. Another, in Acapulco : OTRA
28. Part of A.L.U. : ARITH
29. Aerie resident : EAGLET
30. Dud : LEMON
31. Sign of pleasure : GRIN
32. Two-wheeled transport? : RICHARDSHAW
34. Carelessly constructed? : GERALDBUILT
36. Regards : EYES
37. Germ : BUD
38. Seat for a judge : BANC
39. Sign language : AMESLAN
43. Rocker John : ELTON
46. Silenus, e.g. : SATYR
49. Suffix for boy : ISH
52. Nev. neighbor : CALIF
53. Fancy dive? : JOHNKNIFE
55. Cornhusker city : OMAHA
57. Packer : CASER
58. Means : AVENUE
60. Verve : ELAN
61. More accurate : NICER
62. Fountain of Rome : TREVI
63. Cut : DICED
64. Sincere : HEARTY
66. Part of Muslim prayers : RAKA
67. Selfish one : EGOIST
69. Threads : DUDS
70. Summons : EVOKES
72. Dallas-to-San Antonio dir. : SSW
75. Sharpen : HONE
76. Distinction : GLORY
78. Kirghizian mountains : ALAI
80. Certain railroads : ELS
81. A cotton fabric : CHINTZ
83. Sentence : DOOM
84. Dash : SCURRY
86. Gloriole : HALO
87. Trouble : EFFORT
90. Adlai's running mate: 1956 : ESTES
92. City W of Erfurt : GOTHA
96. A literary Bell : ELLIS
98. Eskimo knives : ULUS
99. Send abroad : EXPORT
100. Impressions : IDEAS
101. Ballerina Shearer : MOIRA
102. Hair clasp? : ROBERTPIN
104. Approximates : NEARS
105. Org. for Spock : AMA
106. Coat rack : VALET
108. Make amends : ATONE
109. Some carriers : MAILMEN
111. Problematic : MOOT
113. Indonesian islands : ARU
114. Prickly pear : TUNA
115. Pasta request? : ALBERTDENTE
120. Brawl? : DONALDBROOK
127. Selene's realm : MOON
128. Forgive : REMIT
129. Cheeks like roses, e.g. : SIMILE
130. Light entertainment : REVUE
131. Hillside near a loch : BRAE
132. White poplar : ABELE
133. Vapid : INANE
134. Grave : SEDATE
135. Color of raw silk : ECRU
136. Troubles : CARES
137. Massenet opera : MANON
138. Stretch : TAUTEN
139. Extremists, for short : RADS
140. Rendezvous : TRYST
141. Publish : PRINT
142. Lawn tool : EDGER
1. Father: Comb. form : PATRI
2. Kind of salt or wit : ATTIC
3. Unwilling : LOATH
4. Broadcaster's problem? : MICHAELFRIGHT
5. Quiz : ASK
6. Slough : MORASS
7. Nearby, poetically : ANIGH
8. Arum lily : CALLA
9. Out of line : ASKEW
10. Stimulate : WHET
11. Mounted : SCALED
12. Hazard : WAGER
13. Bouquet : AROMA
14. Something stated : PAROL
15. Fill-in : STANDBY
16. James Clavell novel : SHOGUN
17. Hand game? : PATRICIACAKE
18. Eliot's "cruellest month" : APRIL
19. Merry : RIANT
20. Carson predecessor : PAAR
29. Tree-of-life site : EDEN
33. Swedish rug : RYA
34. Goo : GUNK
35. Magnate : BARON
37. Fillet : BONE
39. I.R.S. employee : ACCT
40. Volcanic crater : MAAR
41. Otherwise : ELSE
42. Strainer : SIEVE
43. Oust : EJECT
44. Unique : LONE
45. Clunk : THUD
46. "___ Marner" : SILAS
47. Nomadic Ethiopian : AFAR
48. Roomy dress style : TENT
50. See 26 Across : SHEKEL
51. Hector : HARASS
54. Strapped : NEEDY
56. Painter Joan ___ : MIRO
58. Score for Steffi : ADIN
59. Workbench adjunct : VISE
64. Judah Ben-___ : HUR
65. Four seasons : YEAR
68. Exude : OOZE
69. Title for a Benedictine : DOM
71. Spicy dessert? : VIRGINIABREAD
72. Plan : SCHEMA
73. Aloha's cousin : SHALOM
74. Advertising medium? : WILLIAMBOARD
76. Furze : GORSE
77. Share : LOT
78. Box-elder genus : ACER
79. Hunger : LUST
82. Film ___ : NOIR
83. Question : DOUBT
84. Chief Justice: 1941-46 : STONE
85. Tyrolean song : YODEL
88. Roll up : FURL
89. Ice mass : FLOE
90. Fair : EXPO
91. English : SPIN
93. Bullets, e.g. : TEAM
94. Constellation Lepus : HARE
95. Org. : ASSN
97. Relish : SAVOR
99. Famous last words : ETTU
103. Exceptional : RARE
107. Magnetize : ATTRACT
109. Slipper : MULE
110. Common connective : AND
112. Meleager's father : OENEUS
113. Certify : ATTEST
114. Knack : TALENT
115. Winsor's "Forever ___" : AMBER
116. "Romancero gitano" poet : LORCA
117. Interdict : DEBAR
118. Abrasive : EMERY
119. McKinley's birthplace : NILES
120. Money of the Mid East : DINAR
121. Native of Muscat : OMANI
122. A sturdy chiffon : NINON
123. Spaded anew : REDUG
124. Like Humpty Dumpty : OVATE
125. Peripheral : OUTER
126. Piercing : KEEN
129. Lamebrain : SIMP
134. Ecological org. : STE

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