MUSIC BOX

New York Times, Sunday, January 22, 1978

Author: Walter Webb
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { Z }, Scrabble score: 513 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 89, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 10, XRef: 0
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© 1978, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Witty bit : JEST
5. Field yield : CROP
9. Caesar : SID
12. "___ Death": Grieg : ASES
16. New slant : IDEA
17. Israeli dance : HORA
18. Although: Lat. : ETSI
19. Course of a sort : LINKS
21. Kerouac's contemporaries : BEATGENERATION
24. Make precious : ENDEAR
26. Made a debut : ENTERED
27. Aspen, e.g. : POPLAR
29. Dupes : GULLS
30. Bouquets : AROMAS
33. Drill command : PARADEREST
35. Tests of Sills' skills : ARIAS
39. Tristram's beloved : ISEULT
41. Galley symbol : CARET
42. Base runner's delight : WILDPITCH
45. Farm implement : SEEDER
47. U.S.S.R. silk city : OSH
50. Mascagni flirt : LOLA
51. " . . . gem of purest ray ___": Gray : SERENE
53. Rage : IRE
54. Quechuan : INCA
55. Crystalline sugar : MALTOSE
57. Health club : SPA
59. Railroad car : SMOKER
61. Organic pigment : TONER
62. Admit : LETIN
64. Concerning : ANENT
65. Fuss : ADO
67. Noncom : STAFFSERGEANT
72. "The People, ___": Sandburg : YES
73. Dangerous damsel : CIRCE
75. Soprano Mitchell : LEONA
76. Supply for Bench : MITTS
78. Get by threat : EXTORT
80. Possess : OWN
81. Sec. Brown's concern : DEFENSE
84. Danish-American writer : RIIS
85. Suffix with cloth : IER
87. Opera by Thomas : HAMLET
88. Ponselle or Raisa : ROSA
92. ___ canto : BEL
93. Ella in Hartford : GRASSO
96. Maine resort : BARHARBOR
98. "Mein ___," Wagner's autobiography : LEBEN
101. Hood's case : QUIVER
103. Composer ___-Saëns : SAINT
104. Qualifies : MEASURESUP
107. Dreams of youth : IDEALS
110. Presents : GIFTS
111. Lathered : SOAPED
113. Kind of plain : COASTAL
118. Spin a yarn : RELATE
120. Financial agreement : PROMISSORYNOTE
123. One making the grade : RATER
124. City on the Wabash : PERU
125. Hirt's companion : HORN
126. Stravinsky ballet: 1957 : AGON
127. Japanese monastery : TERA
128. Least old: Abbr. : YST
129. Best of movies : EDNA
130. Schools of whales : GAMS
1. Agree : JIBE
2. Jack London hero : EDEN
3. Membership : SEAT
4. London gallery : TATE
5. Gaiety : CHEER
6. Sonata finale : RONDO
7. Blende or sphalerite : ORE
8. N.Y.S.E. term : PAR
9. Fleck : STIPPLE
10. Pinpoint : ISOLATE
11. Yugoslav coin : DINAR
12. Porter : ALE
13. Gorme or Torme : SINGER
14. Tolerate : ENDURE
15. Whodunit devices : SKELETONKEYS
18. W.W. II initials : ETO
20. Bando and Maglie : SALS
22. Comprehend : GRASP
23. Church section : APSE
25. Alphabetic trio : RST
28. Rutherford, for one : RACER
31. Tiny moth : MICRO
32. Fire residue : ASHES
34. Bells the cat : DARES
35. Saddler's tool : AWL
36. Branco or Bravo : RIO
37. Kind of wind : ILL
38. First man: It. : ADAMO
40. Application : USE
43. Key : ISLET
44. Tropical fish : TETRA
46. Keaton : DIANE
48. Diorama : SCENE
49. Lorenz and Moss : HARTS
52. Senator from Wis. : NELSON
54. Plato dialogue : ION
56. Goose genus : ANSER
57. Fellini's "La ___": 1954 : STRADA
58. Dr. Doolittle's Gub-Gub : PIG
60. Dillon and Snell : MATTS
61. Steinbeck novel : TORTILLAFLAT
63. Poetic time : EEN
65. Like green apples : ACERB
66. Emmett song : DIXIE
68. Vegetation : FLORA
69. Not many : FEW
70. Afghan V.I.P. : AMEER
71. Beethoven's "___" : NINTH
74. Romaine lettuce : COS
77. ___ alba (gypsum) : TERRA
79. A.L. player : TIGER
82. Inlay : EMBED
83. Skirt style : FLARE
86. Sea birds : ERNES
87. ___ polloi : HOI
89. Sash for Yum-Yum : OBI
90. Sohrab, to Rustum : SON
91. Skill : ART
94. Sixty-four, in chess : SQUARES
95. Backing : SUPPORT
97. Analyze : ASSAY
99. Social rank : ESTATE
100. Another Keaton : BUSTER
102. Middle of Caesar's report : VIDI
104. Dept. store figure : MGR
105. Eggs, in Berlin : EIER
106. Saturated : SOPPY
108. It fell on Chicken-Little : ACORN
109. Blackmore beauty : LORNA
112. Ratite bird : EMU
114. Catch : SNAG
115. Pompey's mufti : TOGA
116. Basic particle : ATOM
117. Avedon's concern : LENS
119. Letters for equality : ERA
121. Haggard novel : SHE
122. Grassy patch : SOD

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