JOURNALIST DOUBLESPEAK

New York Times, Sunday, January 22, 1989

Author:Ernst Theimer
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.35, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 520 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 10, XRef: 0
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Vista : SCENE
6. Ready : RIPE
10. 007 creator Fleming : IAN
13. Hillbilly's chaw : BACCO
18. Northern N.D. town : ALSEN
19. Case : INSTANCE
21. Largest Garden State city : NEWARK
22. Dan and Fred are somewhat amicable : RATHERFRIENDLY
24. Word-of-mouth bettor : ORALER
25. Company V.I.P. : DIR
26. Masculine : MALE
27. Cutting tools : DIES
28. Russian peninsula : CRIMEA
29. Conceive : IMAGINE
31. Suffix with press or fail : URE
32. Simon's "Plaza ___" : SUITE
33. Shoe size : NINEE
34. With William, singer Dinah props burning logs : SHORESAFIRE
39. Literary monogram : RLS
42. Eat : INGEST
44. Gametes : OVA
45. Dock worker : LADER
46. Arabic letter : WAW
47. Periods : AGES
48. Drugstore cowboys : OGLERS
51. Wire measure : MIL
52. Blackboard : SLATE
54. Stephen T. takes Harry to Plato, for one : EARLYREASONER
58. To ___ (precisely) : ATEE
59. Indian weight : SER
62. Kind of virus : RNA
63. Declaim : RANT
64. Loser to Richard in '68 : HUBERT
66. Brigadier general's insignia : ONESTAR
68. Vital fluid : BLOOD
70. One of the brass : GENERAL
71. Fastened : LASHED
72. Presently : SOON
73. Indian of Tierra del Fuego : ONA
74. Foxy : SLY
75. Westernmost of the Aleutians : ATTU
76. Former Giant great Mel joins Charles and George for emperor's favor : OTTOSGOODWILL
82. Public disorders : RIOTS
84. Bricklayer's burden : HOD
85. Wise legislators : SOLONS
86. Baseball Hall-of-Famer Rixey : EPPA
90. Charged particle : ION
91. "Set me as ___ upon thine heart . . . ": Song of Solomon : ASEAL
93. Asian holiday : TET
94. Moods : HUMORS
96. Opposite of ques. : ANS
97. William Allen needs Ted to make Looking-Glass character : WHITEKNIGHT
101. Clio and Terpsichore : MUSES
102. Open a cage : UNBAR
104. Doze : NOD
105. Inform : APPRISE
107. Older : SENIOR
109. Eager : AVID
111. Three, in Berlin : DREI
112. Solmization syllables : TES
113. Decorated anew : REDONE
114. Why Morley, Glenn and Claude prefer snakes to lye : SAFERFORDRAINS
118. Emulates Cicero : ORATES
119. Put up : PRESERVE
120. Ham it up : EMOTE
121. Bushy legumes : SOYAS
122. Blue : SAD
123. Tinted : DYED
124. Thick : DENSE
1. Cagliari is its capital : SARDINIA
2. Kind of horse race : CLAIMING
3. Alienate : ESTRANGE
4. O.T. book : NEH
5. Montcalm and Wolfe, e.g. : ENEMIES
6. Plunders : RIFLES
7. As to : INRE
8. Last Greek consonant : PSI
9. Nice hot time : ETE
10. West ___ (American archipelago) : INDIES
11. Philippine timber tree : ACLE
12. Napoleon's marshal's family : NEYS
13. Currant pickers : BERRIERS
14. Expect : AWAIT
15. Ned and Lou make harbor : CALMERWATERS
16. Algonquian Indian : CREE
17. A soup base : OKRA
20. M. Gide : ANDRE
21. "There is ___ for birth and death . . . ": Santayana : NOCURE
23. Operated : RAN
30. Simpletons : GEESE
31. S.A. arrow poison : URARE
32. Go edgewise : SIDLE
35. Sacred : HOLY
36. Finished : OVER
37. Marzipan base : ALMOND
38. Dim : FAINT
40. Kind of pass : LATERAL
41. In a pleasant manner : SWEETLY
43. Destructive windstorm : TORNADO
49. Mire, in Ayr : GLAR
50. Malayan skirts : SARONGS
53. The Elbe, to a Czech : LABE
55. "Vissi d'___," Puccini aria : ARTE
56. ___ Paulo, Brazil : SAO
57. Kind of wine : RHENISH
59. Sun parlors : SOLARIA
60. Maternal kinship : ENATION
61. What James and evangelist Billy rarely were wont to do : RESTONSUNDAY
65. Single : UNAL
67. Closed : SHUT
68. Swag : BOODLE
69. ___ Alamos : LOS
70. Graduation costume : GOWN
72. Ermine in summer : STOAT
77. "___ Wedding Journey": Howells : THEIR
78. Egg cell after meiosis : OOTID
79. Designer Cassini : OLEG
80. "How use ___ breed a habit . . . ": Shak. : DOTH
81. Aye-aye, for one : LEMUR
83. Surgeon: Slang : SAWBONES
87. Stance : POSITION
88. Gifts : PRESENTS
89. Taxpayer : ASSESSEE
92. Stock holdings : SHARES
95. Officiated at Shea : UMPIRED
98. Stabbed : KNIFED
99. Central points : NODES
100. Paved, in a way : TARRED
103. E. Indian tree : NIOTA
106. Foot: Comb. form : PED
107. Angel's delights, in short : SROS
108. Architect Saarinen : EERO
109. Nile serpents : ASPS
110. Spanish linear measure : VARA
111. Peace symbol : DOVE
115. Roulette bet : RED
116. Fingerlings : FRY
117. Soul, in Savoie : AME

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