Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci 

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New York Times, Sunday, January 20, 1980

Author:Alfio Micci
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 538 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 117, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 11, XRef: 0
Alfio Micci has 71 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1980, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Greeks' ligneous ruse : HORSE
6. Plied with potions : DOSED
11. Turn left : HAW
14. Hit, old style : SMIT
18. Mythical Greek hunter : ORION
19. Apocopate : ELIDE
20. Harem room : ODA
21. Singer Cantrell : LANA
22. Some disks : LAMBDAPIRECORDS
25. "___ on her toes" : BELLS
26. "What ___ is new?" : ELSE
27. Bellow work : NOVEL
28. Certain shoe sizes : TRIPLEETAS
30. Caner's material : RATTAN
32. Louis XIV and XVI : ROIS
33. Algonquian : OTTAWA
34. Conclamation : SHOUT
37. Oboist's concern : REED
38. "Masterpiece" on wheels : SHAY
39. G.I. fare : KAPPARATIONS
44. Do a sailor's job : SWAB
45. Rye beard : AWN
48. Devilkin : IMP
49. Ballerina Alicia : ALONSO
50. Olive shade : STONEGRAY
52. Cravat : TIE
53. Eskimo craft : UMIAKS
54. Ruminant : DEER
55. Sheer fabric : TOILE
56. Bare : STRIPPED
58. Used a mangle : IRONED
60. Ornamental stud : AGLET
61. Former draft org. : SSS
62. Dakar is its capital : SENEGAL
64. Public Health agcy. : SGO
65. Prefix with gram or meter : MILLI
68. Top floors : ATTICS
69. Stained : MACULATE
74. Of an eye part : UVEAL
75. Sticky substances : GOOS
76. Netherlands city : LEIDEN
78. Race the motor : REV
79. To-do : COMMOTION
81. Legendary magician : MERLIN
82. Pasture sound : MAA
83. Kin of secs. and mins. : HRS
84. Partner of void : NULL
85. Vintage car : MODELTAUFORD
88. French cleric : ABBE
89. A one : TOPS
90. Laconic : TERSE
91. Ultra : TOOTOO
94. Table d'___ : HOTE
95. Bed item : SPREAD
99. Kind of house : ALPHAFRAME
101. Fable ending : MORAL
102. Bridge position : EAST
106. Swift : FLEET
107. Frederick Knott melodrama : DIALMUFORMURDER
110. Granular snow : FIRN
111. Frequently, to poets : OFT
112. Silly : INANE
113. Bambino's parent : MADRE
114. Certain votes : YEAS
115. ___ Paulo : SAO
116. Lament : DIRGE
117. Food portion : PLATE
1. Burrow : HOLE
2. Buccal : ORAL
3. Fellies : RIMS
4. Recover from a wassail : SOBERUP
5. Fragment : END
6. Warehouse : DEPOT
7. Tony of A.L. fame : OLIVA
8. Lorelei : SIREN
9. Pulitzer Prize biographer : EDEL
10. Nov. follower : DEC
11. Frightful : HORRID
12. ___ Ababa : ADDIS
13. Vespid : WASP
14. Like a hibernal glaze : SLEETY
15. Gozo's neighbor : MALTA
16. Family member : INLAW
17. Tax, in Torino : TASSA
23. Pismire : ANT
24. Siouan Indians : OTOES
25. Air rifle : BETABETAGUN
29. Buddhist monk, free from karma : LOHAN
31. One ___ time : ATA
32. Gambling mecca : RENO
34. Vaudeville offerings : SKITS
35. ___ up (emote) : HAMIT
36. "Happy Hooligan" cartoonist : OPPER
37. "La Cenerentola" composer and family : ROSSINIS
38. Excalibur : SWORD
40. Highway features : RAMPS
41. "I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
42. Poisonous mushroom : TOADSTOOL
43. Sign : INK
44. Bethlehem sight : STEELMILL
45. Seed covering : ARIL
46. Weave wickerwork : WALE
47. Red refusal : NYET
50. The Seine, to Spaniards : SENA
51. "The Overcoat" author : GOGOL
53. W.W. II menace : UPSILONBOAT
54. Arctic transport : DOGSLEDS
57. Eastern religion : ISLAM
59. Kind of room, for short : REC
63. Harrow's rival : ETON
64. Part of an opera : SCENA
65. Start of a Shakespearean title : MUCH
66. Novello : IVOR
67. Moon vehicles : LEMS
68. Lively : AGILE
70. Mine entrance : ADIT
71. Arthurian wear : ARMOR
72. Lacerates : TEARS
73. Dodge : EVADE
77. " . . . ___ I saw Elba" : ERE
80. Like a ___ lard : TUBOF
81. Be gloomy : MOPE
85. Roadside sign : MOTEL
86. Western lizard : UTA
87. Kind of case : FEDERAL
88. Georgia city : ATHENS
89. Part of b.l.t. : TOMATO
91. Molasses confection : TAFFY
92. Stan's partner : OLLIE
93. ___ buffa : OPERA
94. City on the Bay of Acre : HAIFA
95. To date : SOFAR
96. Antler tip : PRONG
97. Peep show : RAREE
98. Shade giver : ELM
100. TV predecessors: Abbr. : RDOS
101. Actor who played Zola : MUNI
103. Egyptian skink : ADDA
104. Painter José Maria : SERT
105. Family lineage : TREE
108. Word with rib or riff : MID
109. Fenway Pk. figure : UMP

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