COLLABORATIONS

New York Times, Sunday, January 18, 1987

Author: Bert Rosenfield
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 657 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 126, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 16, XRef: 0
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1. Four New Testament books : GOSPELS
8. Mascagni or Leoncavallo : VERIST
14. U.S. mil. award : DSM
17. Bomb shelter : ABRI
21. Cliff Edwards played it : UKULELE
22. Give power : ENABLE
23. Southwestern lizard : UTA
24. Cowboys or Indians : TEAM
25. Work by Nathaniel Rattigan : SEPARATEGABLES
27. Loose, boxy overcoat : BAL
28. Law N of the border : RCMP
29. "To die: to sleep,/___": Hamlet : NOMORE
30. Theodor Geisel a k a Dr. ___ : SEUSS
32. Colorful Indonesian fabric : BATIK
34. Angela Lansbury role : MAME
37. One of the Pointer Sisters : ANITA
39. Snit's cousin : TEW
40. Display man : ARRAYER
43. Denizens of tropical forests : SLOTHS
45. Work by Eugene Zola : NANACHRISTIE
49. Ten cees make one : GEE
50. Kind of jib or salami : GENOA
51. Floor covering in the U.K. : LINO
52. Pk. or 5th : AVE
53. Goggling : ASTARE
55. Certain notes : AFLATS
59. One of the Pleiades : MAIA
61. Iffy Const. amendment : ERA
63. Hindu honorifics : SHRIS
64. ___ bower (spare anchor) : BEST
66. Novel by Dashiell Wouk : THEDAINMUTINY
70. Salle d'armes implement : EPEE
71. Carroll creature : RATH
72. Black nightshades : MORELS
73. Felon of a sort : ARSONIST
75. "___ Your Face Before Me," 1937 song : ISEE
76. Tosspot, in Torino : OTRE
77. ___ phenomena (ESP, telepathy, etc.) : PSI
78. Vantage point : POUSTO
82. Gertrude and Patty : BERGS
84. Work by Sinclair Yerby : HARROWSMITH
90. "What the Butler Saw" playwright : ORTON
91. City WSW of Cleveland : ELYRIA
93. Eur. country : AUS
94. Plant also called avens : GEUM
96. Nose: Comb. form : NASI
97. Charity workers : ALMONERS
101. Creature seen on a slide : AMOEBA
103. Football Hall of Famer Graham : OTTO
104. Ronald Reagan screen role : GIPP
107. Work by F. Scott Marquand : THELATEGATSBY
109. Sinn ___ (Irish society) : FEIN
110. "Abdul, the Bulbul ___" : AMEER
112. Have a marker out : OWE
113. Plug away : SLOG
114. Cards for a fortuneteller : TAROTS
116. Starter's phrase : GETSET
118. Kind of roll : EGG
120. Individu céleste : ANGE
122. Van Dine's crime-solver Vance : PHILO
125. Hiver's antithesis : ETE
126. Work by Erica Faulkner : ASILAYFLYING
130. Thatch-covered : REEDED
131. Crusader's foe : SARACEN
133. Hugh Johnson's org. : NRA
134. Caesar, at one time : EDILE
136. Proverbial septet : SEAS
137. Napoli or Milano : CITTA
138. ___ Mountains of the Carpathians : TATRA
141. He fought against Baal worship : ELIJAH
143. Basso in "Der Rosenkavalier" : OCHS
145. Sad letters for latecomers : SRO
147. Work by Edith Sherwood : THEROADTOFROME
152. Kind of tone : DIAL
153. They or them, in Thiers : EUX
154. More elusive : EELIER
155. Employs : HIRESON
156. Borge or Bering : DANE
157. Shoat pad : STY
158. Wood nymphs : DRYADS
159. Arctic flier : SNOWOWL
1. Lyricist Kahn : GUS
2. Taro liquor, for short : OKE
3. Take refection : SUP
4. Work by Pierre Steinbeck : PLANETOFTHEGRAPES
5. First name in architecture : EERO
6. Cousins of guanacos : LLAMAS
7. Instigate : SETON
8. Of peas, carrots, etc. : VEGETAL
9. Spanish queen: 1906-31 : ENA
10. Mortar beaters : RABS
11. Ending for collect : IBLE
12. Olivier-Caine thriller : SLEUTH
13. Mosaic tile : TESSERA
14. Name : DUB
15. "___ Mater" : STABAT
16. Anopheline affliction : MALARIA
17. Roman sitting rooms : ATRIA
18. William Makepeace Irving character : BECKYGARP
19. Butter on a meadow : RAM
20. Rowdy moppet : IMP
26. Actress Moran : ERIN
31. Tizzies : SWIVETS
33. Snood filler : TRESS
34. Flavor-enhancing letters : MSG
35. Tavern quaff : ALE
36. Monte Cassino, e.g. : MONASTERY
38. A certain kingdom : ANIMAL
41. Hair-raising : EERIE
42. Robinson's keystone partner : REESE
44. Boar's Head Tavern habitué : HAL
46. Author Nin : ANAIS
47. Invent : COIN
48. Comic preceder : SERIO
54. Work by Henry Shakespeare : THETURNOFTHESHREW
56. Air: Comb. form : ATMO
57. Ibis-headed god : THOTH
58. Sawfish beak : SERRA
60. Garner : AMASS
62. Mickey's Broadway costar : ANN
64. Apply palm grease : BRIBE
65. Atelier adjunct : EASEL
67. Sambar, e.g. : DEER
68. ___ and Thummim : URIM
69. Lyricist Harburg, to pals : YIP
74. Late TV comic Jack : SOO
77. G.I.'s in stalags : PWS
79. Home, to Yanks abroad : STATESIDE
80. "At Vespers" composer : TOSTI
81. Tear-jerker, of a sort : ONION
83. ___ vous plaît : SIL
85. ___ avis : RARA
86. Expels : OUSTS
87. Gershwin's "___ Plenty o' Nuttin'" : IGOT
88. Small anvil : TEEST
89. Half a G.I. wolf call : HUBBA
92. Qty. : AMT
95. Opera composer–Donizetti's teacher : MAYR
98. "So that's your game!" : OHO
99. Staircase post : NEWEL
100. Posh or polished : ELEGANT
101. Ecstasy's antithesis : AGONY
102. Rolling-pin wielder in comics : MAGGIE
104. Combat pledges : GAGES
105. "___ man with seven wives" : IMETA
106. Sir James Biggers character : PETERCHAN
108. Ben Gurion departer : ELAL
111. Block a punch, e.g. : REACT
115. Unbar, to Keats : OPE
117. Nagana transmitters : TSETSES
119. Performed pirouettes : GYRATED
121. Renders esteemed : ENDEARS
123. Where cows browse : LEA
124. "___ bodkins!" : ODS
127. Plodding the treadmill : INARUT
128. "You are old, ___ William" : FATHER
129. Embellish : GILD
130. Answer : REJOIN
132. Usher's beat : AISLE
135. Certain prints: Abbr. : LITHS
139. Count (on) : RELY
140. "Una voce poco fa" is one : ARIA
142. Striking hairdo : AFRO
143. Like a splacknuck : ODD
144. Casey's org. : CIA
146. Dull and bovine : OXY
148. A ref. book : OED
149. Bilbao bruin : OSO
150. Do a greens job : MOW
151. Sign up for three yrs. : ENL

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