ANONYMOUS ADMONITION

New York Times, Sunday, January 29, 1989

Author: Jeanne Wilson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 559 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 113, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 20, XRef: 0
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© 1989, The New York Times
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1. Expressed by word of mouth : PAROL
6. Kind of kit or jacket : MESS
10. Spring water, e.g. : AQUAPURA
18. Writer Calvino : ITALO
19. " . . . I obeyed as ___": Gibbon : ASON
20. Beach baskers : SUNBATHERS
23. Substitute : QUIDPROQUO
25. Horror film : HAIRRAISER
26. Beat the incumbent : UNSEAT
27. Boorish one : SLOB
29. "Play ___ It Lays," 1972 film : ITAS
30. Actress Talbot : NITA
31. Width for Big Foot? : EEE
32. Happy syllable : TRA
34. "Tristram Shandy" author and family : STERNES
36. Galena and prill : ORES
37. Grenoble's river : ISERE
39. Torrid : HOT
40. Gilbertian princess : IDA
43. Has-___ (faded star) : BEEN
46. "In vino ___" : VERITAS
49. Asps : VIPERS
53. Sharp-witted : ACUTE
55. A case for Cicero : DATIVE
56. Board a Concorde : ENPLANE
58. Extravagantly ornate : BAROQUE
60. Einstein's "The World ___ See It" : ASI
61. Hot rods and hot shots travel in these : FASTLANES
63. Summer quaff : ADE
64. Soviet river : URAL
66. Below the Mason-Dixon line : SOUTH
68. Map-in-a-map : INSET
69. Theme of this puzzle : MINDYOURPSANDQS
73. " . . . from ___ dream of peace": Hunt : ADEEP
76. Swerves : SKEWS
77. Ancient Irish king : BORU
78. Jackie's second : ARI
81. "We are ___": Queen Victoria : NOTAMUSED
84. Eureka! : AHA
86. QB Bradshaw was one : STEELER
88. Neptune's scepter : TRIDENT
89. Propose : BROACH
91. One in a pool : STENO
92. Like some railways : SCENIC
93. Menu listings : ENTREES
95. The yoke is on them : OXEN
96. Philosopher Lao-___ : TSE
97. Cheerful, in Cherbourg : GAI
98. "Over the Rainbow" composer : ARLEN
100. Colorful fish : OPAH
104. Gregorian plain songs, old style : CHAUNTS
108. Dr. Ruth's topic : SEX
109. Nabokov novel : ADA
112. Hearty's partner : HALE
113. Well, in Madrid : BIEN
114. Barbarian : GOTH
116. French schools : ECOLES
118. "And the crack in the tea cup ___ . . . ": Auden : OPENSALANE
121. A Dionne, e.g. : QUINTUPLET
123. Signs of middle age? : SPARETIRES
124. Ruin : UNDO
125. Mall unit : STORE
126. Sauce ___ (interest stimulator) : PIQUANTE
127. Sorbonne summers : ETES
128. Chemical compound : ESTER
1. Woven cotton fabric : PIQUE
2. In harmony : ATUNE
3. Rear : RAISE
4. Ye ___ tea shoppe : OLDE
5. Ex-pitcher Eddie and family : LOPATS
6. Former Chinese dictator : MAO
7. Some members of the Eng. gentry : ESQS
8. Nov. 2 is their day : SOULS
9. Beak : SNOOT
10. Kind of blonde : ASH
11. Antiquated : QUAINT
12. Bring together : UNITE
13. Pumice, etc. : ABRASIVES
14. Links norms : PARS
15. Lizard of the western U.S. : UTA
16. Mammal of Afr. or Ind. : RHINO
17. Odin led them : AESIR
21. Neural network : RETE
22. Titles in Mex. : SRAS
24. Form of address for an abbot: Abbr. : RTREV
28. Theme definition : BEHAVIORWARNING
33. " . . . after the people ___": Proust : AREDEAD
35. Subject of a Stein line : ROSE
37. Division word : INTO
38. Historic period : ERA
41. Force : DINT
42. Fabric decorations : APPLIQUES
43. ___ au rhum : BABA
44. Plant form : ECAD
45. River at Chartres : EURE
47. City in Paraguay : ITA
48. Interwoven series : TISSUE
50. Zesty feelings : ELANS
51. Also ___ (losers) : RANS
52. Snicker chaser : SNEE
54. Gear : EQUIPMENT
57. Superlative suffix : EST
59. Subject of a Keats ode : URN
61. Dix and Bragg: Abbr. : FTS
62. Moby Dick was his nemesis : AHAB
65. Destroy cells by certain antibodies : LYSE
67. Result : UPSHOT
69. A Gettysburg general : MEADE
70. Approved, for short : OKD
71. They attack snacks : NOSHERS
72. Inst. at Hanover, N.H. : DRT
73. Colonizer : ANT
74. British actress Diana ___ : DORS
75. Diet follower : ETIC
78. Author Haley : ALEX
79. Tale by Chateaubriand : RENE
80. Ferrum : IRON
82. Les Etats-___ : UNIS
83. Patron of musicians : STCECILIA
85. Bern's stream : AAR
87. College or collar : ETON
89. Boyfriend : BEAU
90. Economics org. : CEA
94. Dangerous downpour : SLEET
97. Web-footed sea bird : GANNET
99. This might be lame : EXCUSE
100. Sounds of surprise : OHOS
101. N.Y. Shakespeare Festival producer : PAPP
102. ___ in the dark : ALEAP
103. Artist Matisse : HENRI
105. Lafcadio ___, U.S. journalist-author : HEARN
106. Tight topper : TOQUE
107. Perilous performance : STUNT
109. Ration : ALLOT
110. Farm-machine name : DEERE
111. Late bloomer : ASTER
113. ___ Khan, Mongol conqueror : BATU
115. Secrete : HIDE
117. Goes for : OPTS
119. "Omoo" to "Typee": Abbr. : SEQ
120. Suffix with Siam : ESE
122. "___ Knife," Beckett book : NOS

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