HELLENIC

New York Times, Sunday, January 29, 1978

Author: James & Phyllis Barrick
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 662 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 138, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 0
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© 1978, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Miami's county : DADE
5. Fit : APT
8. Macadamized : PAVED
13. Short snort : NIP
16. Poker prize : POT
19. Writer Paton : ALAN
20. ___ bono : CUI
21. Happen : BETIDE
22. Biological subdivision : ECOTYPE
24. Reading desks : LECTERNS
26. Personality disorder : ELECTRACOMPLEX
28. Like some dividends : ACCRUED
29. Declaims wildly : RAVES
30. Diamond calls : OUTS
31. Lear's faithful follower : KENT
32. Stern or Singer : ISAAC
33. Man from Meshed : IRANI
35. One of the Graces : AGLAIA
37. Nonerotic relationship : PLATONICAFFAIR
41. Swelter : ROAST
46. Sic ___ : PASSIM
49. Gee-tar's cousin : UKE
50. Hounds : BAITS
51. ___ franca : LINGUA
52. Atalante, to the Aegean : ARM
53. Pub game : DARTS
55. Art category : GENRE
56. Trig functions : COSINES
57. ___ Paulo : SAO
58. German article : EINE
59. Two-winged fly : MIDGE
60. Ink drinkers : BLOTTERS
61. Losers to Agamemnon : TROJANS
63. Conjunction : NOR
64. A daughter of Mnemosyne : ERATO
65. Compass heading : SSE
66. Boccaccio's "The ___ Heart" : EATEN
67. Kids' dads : GOATS
69. Uprights : SPINETS
71. Part of a Poe poem : THEGLORYTHATWASGREECE
77. Showy blossoms : PEONIES
78. Fissure : CRACK
79. Hawaii's state flower : LEHUA
81. Part of a Euripides opus : ACT
84. Hot spots : OVENS
85. A.F.B. in Colorado : ENT
86. Aegean activity : SAILING
88. Visionaries : DREAMERS
90. Grim Greek god : HADES
93. Where Greeks were enslaved : ROMA
94. Racket : DIN
95. Terpsichorean group : DANCERS
96. Breastplate of Zeus or Athena : AEGIS
97. Composer of "The Rosary" : NEVIN
98. French coin: 1929–38 : ECU
99. Grist for Homer's mill : EVENTS
100. Alarm : SCARE
101. ___ rosa : SUB
102. Playground equipment : SLIDES
104. Inhibit : DETER
105. Certain series of questions : SOCRATICMETHOD
108. Vociferated : YELLED
110. Iphigenia, to Menelaus : NIECE
111. Painting material : GESSO
115. S.A. rodent : PACA
119. Uris or Trotsky : LEON
120. Of a grain : OATEN
122. Flew : AVIATED
124. Hamstring : ACHILLESTENDON
127. Tensible : TRACTILE
128. Benchley opus : THEDEEP
129. Range : EXTENT
130. Scamper : RUN
131. Roper : ELMO
132. Baste : SEW
133. One or another : ANY
134. Outlaw of fiction : DOONE
135. Gelada or pongo : APE
136. O'Casey or O'Kelly : SEAN
1. ___ Lama : DALAI
2. Templeton and Guinness : ALECS
3. Capital of Bangladesh : DACCA
4. Snares : ENTRAPS
5. Parcel of land : ACRE
6. Nestorian type : PUNDIT
7. "___ the season . . . " : TIS
8. Kind of girdle : PELVIC
9. To ___ (on the nose) : ATEE
10. Damone and Morrow : VICS
11. Timetable abbr. : EDT
12. Belittle : DEROGATE
13. Olympian quaff : NECTAR
14. Twenty: Comb. form : ICOSI
15. Lap dog, for short : POM
16. Author of "Men of Iron" : PYLE
17. Do what Pandora did : OPEN
18. Item in a schoolbag : TEXT
21. Skullcap : BEANIE
23. Toll road: Abbr. : TPK
25. Trig prerequisite, often : EUCLIDEANGEOMETRY
27. Where Agamemnon embarked : AULIS
29. Lines of hoplites : RANKS
34. Way described in the "Anabasis" : ROUTE
35. Like Troy when the Greeks won : AFIRE
36. Method of reasoning : ARISTOTELIANLOGIC
38. With full force : AMAIN
39. Under covers : ABED
40. Tooth : FANG
42. Step ___ (hie) : ONIT
43. A De Mille : AGNES
44. Litigants : SUERS
45. Armor part : TASSE
46. Fatty dough : PASTE
47. Historic landfall : ARARAT
48. Glabrous : SMOOTH
51. Blackout thief : LOOTER
54. Medical personnel: Abbr. : RNS
55. Circumference : GIRTH
56. Alarm-bell sound : CLANG
59. Watery trenches : MOATS
60. Peppy : BRISK
62. Vehicle for Patton : JEEP
63. "Drake" is his epic poem : NOYES
64. Solar-year excess : EPACT
67. Beams : GRINS
68. Micmac's relative : SAC
69. Pens and cobs : SWANS
70. Blind, as a hawk : SEEL
72. Hero and Leander : LOVERS
73. Lollapaloozas : ONERS
74. Dryads' homes : TREES
75. Reproved : CHIDED
76. Mrs. Shriver : EUNICE
80. ___ Dei : AGNUS
81. Made calculations : ADDED
82. Have a yen for : CRAVE
83. Principle : TENET
86. Soho coin, for short : SOV
87. Mennonite sect : AMISH
89. Teen-ager's problem : ACNE
90. Got wind of : HEARD
91. Noted mausoleum site : AGRA
92. Regimen : DIET
93. Old stringed instrument : REBEC
96. Emphasized : ACCENTED
97. Local deity : NUMEN
100. Goes it alone : SOLOS
101. Knowing : SCIENT
103. Has thoughts : IDEATES
105. Ready for Morpheus : SLEEPY
106. Chant : INTONE
107. Shred : TEARUP
109. Soprano Shade of the Met : ELLEN
112. Set of steps : STILE
113. Southern city : SELMA
114. Famed Parisian theater : ODEON
115. Hingle and Boone : PATS
116. Smart : ACHE
117. Munch : CHEW
118. Lend a hand : AID
120. Not fooled by : ONTO
121. Arabian seaport : ADEN
123. Weathercock : VANE
125. Grassland : LEA
126. Outer: Comb. form : EXO
127. Refrain syllable : TRA

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