SOUND ORTHOGRAPHY

New York Times, Sunday, January 6, 1991

Author: Daniel Girardi
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 89, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 515 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 106, Cheaters: 26, FITB: 5, XRef: 2
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. ___ dixit : IPSE
5. Actor Gulager : CLU
8. Turnery gear : LATHE
13. Reflexive pronoun : ITSELF
15. Precarious spot : THINICE
19. Ghastly : ASHEN
20. Norman Mailer book, with "The" : RMIESOFTHENIGHT
22. Small sandpipers : PEEPS
23. Bitter disagreement : IMBROGLIO
24. Socagers, e.g. : TENANTS
26. Year in Alexius I Comnenus's reign : MCI
27. Ancient wall word : MENE
28. Rhinoceros beetle : UANG
30. Mascara neighbor : ORAN
31. Menilite is one : OPAL
32. A son of Gad : ERI
33. Burt Lancaster role: 1960 : LMERGANTRY
37. Slightly tapering : TERETE
39. City in Tuscany : SIENA
40. Lunar plain : MARE
41. Long-beaked fish : GARS
42. Like many needs of the needy : UNMET
43. Mother superior : ABBESS
45. Pisa divider : ARNO
46. More pious : HOLIER
48. Opposite of saludos : ADIOS
49. Rapid movements in music : ALLEGROS
53. " . . . blue ribbons ___" : ONIT
54. Book by President Carter : YNOTTHEBEST
56. Diamond man : JIM
57. Slicks, e.g. : MAGS
58. Ditty : AIR
59. Indian of N.M. : SIA
60. "Star Wars" role : SOLO
61. Ordinal suffix : ETH
62. Actor who produced a director : WALTERUSTON
67. Town west of 91 Down : ANET
68. Servant : RETAINER
70. Writer Gardner's namesakes : ERLES
71. Rigorous : SEVERE
73. Sky Bear : URSA
74. Sour ale : ALEGAR
76. Folkways : MORES
77. German admiral : SPEE
78. Uniform : EVEN
79. Kind of battery : SOLAR
80. Gospel author : STMARK
82. Benjamin Britten opera : PTERGRIMES
84. Its symbol is a lion : MGM
87. Remunerates : PAYS
88. Fraction : PART
90. Nimble : YARE
91. Theda contemporary : POLA
92. Photog. abbr. : ENL
93. Slopes : ESCARPS
96. Priest saying Mass, e.g. : VENERATOR
99. Cato the Elder was one : EDILE
101. Setting for a Christie classic : THEORIENTXPRESS
103. "Roxana" author : DEFOE
104. English poet-novelist: 1886-1967 : SASSOON
105. Slant a certain way : UPTILT
106. Small springs : SEEPS
107. Inst. at Nashville : TSU
108. Arnold ___, memorable actor-puzzler : MOSS
1. Ship that brought Miss Liberty to the U.S. : ISERE
2. Tijuana tender : PESO
3. Toil : SLOG
4. Outflowing branch of a lake : EFFLUENT
5. Fidel's compadre : CHE
6. Scourge of serge : LINT
7. One-horned fish : UNIE
8. Track circuits : LAPS
9. Ibsen character : ASE
10. O'Neill play: 1920 : THEMPERORJONES
11. Swingers of the 40's : HEPCATS
12. Store fodder : ENSILE
13. Always, in Aachen : IMMER
14. Throne of Israel contender: I Kgs. 16 : TIBNI
15. Babiche : THONG
16. Doesn't heed : IGNORES
17. Circumspect : CHARY
18. A suburb of Pittsburgh : ETNA
20. Hoarfrost : RIME
21. Pope's crown : TIARA
25. Explosive initials : TNT
29. Opening maneuver : GAMBIT
31. Chimp's cousin : ORANG
33. Gimlet ingredient : LIME
34. ___ van Delft, Dutch painter : MEER
35. Midget, in Marseille : NABOT
36. Baseball's Mike or Tom : TRESH
38. Stalker in a salt marsh : EGRET
39. Agitated fits : SNITS
42. Song popularized by Debby Boone : ULIGHTUPMYLIFE
43. Idolize : ADORE
44. Sevilla savants : SABIOS
45. Capp and Hirt : ALS
46. "Launching the Boat" painter : HOMER
47. Explorer of N.M.: 16th century : ONATE
48. Grieg dancer : ANITRA
50. Gaunt : LEAN
51. Edmonton athlete on ice : OILER
52. Whacked : SMOTE
54. Bush's alma mater : YALE
55. Glyceride, e.g. : ESTER
60. Life guard, at times : SAVER
62. More sapient : WISER
63. Literary scraps : ANA
64. Superman portrayer : REEVE
65. One who prods : URGER
66. Like street talk : SLANGY
69. Environs : AREAS
71. Pump part : SOLE
72. Notable periods : ERAS
75. Belles-___ : LETTRES
76. Impetus : MOMENTUM
77. Victim of 95 Down : STANDEE
79. Parthenope, for one : SIREN
80. Emulates Jehu : SPEEDS
81. G.I.'s, at times : KPS
82. Czech capital, to Czechs : PRAHA
83. Prowl after prey : RAVEN
84. Norman Bates's place : MOTEL
85. Kind of oven : GLOST
86. Father of Remus and Romulus : MARS
89. St. John follower : ACTS
91. Gauguin's birthplace : PARIS
93. Shoe widths for Bigfoot? : EEES
94. Military station : POST
95. Hit signs : SROS
97. Montreal player : EXPO
98. Accts. : RPTS
100. Truncate : LOP
102. Chit : IOU

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