INTERNATIONAL FOLLOWERS

New York Times, Sunday, October 25, 1987

Author:June A. Boggs
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 89, Avg Word Len: 5.30, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 687 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 152, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 12, XRef: 0
June A. Boggs has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Props for Chaplin : CANES
6. Black varnish : JAPAN
11. Group character : ETHOS
16. Tally on a gun handle : NOTCH
21. Menen's "The ___ of Love" : ABODE
22. Pigment for Constable : OCHRE
23. Purple dye : MAUVE
24. Convex molding : OVOLO
25. Indian : PUDDINGHEMPSUMMER
28. Close, as a deal : SEWUP
29. Indolent : OTIOSE
30. Gore : INSET
31. "___ appétit" : BON
32. Peaceful name : IRENE
33. Be dispirited : MOPE
35. On-dit : REPORT
37. Fuselage part : BELLY
38. Actor Jamie : FARR
42. Of warships : NAVAL
45. More authentic : TRUER
46. Graceful horse : ARAB
47. It precedes Taurus : ARIES
49. Museum piece : RELIC
51. Trying experience : ORDEAL
53. Warsaw ___, 1955 alliance : PACT
56. Spanish : RICEMOSSONION
59. Looped handle : ANSA
61. God: Comb. form : THE
62. Rosette worn on a hat as a badge : COCKADE
63. Ruhr city : HERNE
64. Greek porticoes : STOAI
65. Sweetie : HON
66. Isolate : ENISLE
67. Pic : LANCE
68. ___ Sauk Mountain, Mo. : TAUM
69. Mother of the Nereids : DORIS
71. Fail to pass the bar : TOPE
73. Pasta dish : LASAGNA
75. Bring out : EDUCE
76. Snack : BITE
80. Slight variation : NUANCE
83. Consultant at Delos : ORACLE
85. Became mellow : AGED
86. Mother's brother, e.g. : ENATE
88. Inside out : EVERTED
90. Turtle-shell instrument : LYRE
92. Advanced gradually : EDGED
93. Turns a motor over : REVS
94. ___ de la Pascua, Venezuela : VALLE
97. Indian viceroys : NAWABS
102. Santa Lucia, e.g. : FIR
103. Type size : ELITE
105. Mandan tent : TEPEE
106. Shoaly : NERITIC
107. Afore : ERE
108. Missile housing : SILO
109. Scotch : BROTHMISTPINE
111. Arp art : DADA
113. ___ retreat (withdraws) : BEATSA
116. Rejuvenated boatman of myth : PHAON
117. Typical Wayne role : HEMAN
118. Purplish brown : PUCE
120. Delft fragment : SHERD
122. A meaning for X : ERROR
124. Printer's "take out" : DELE
125. Of law : JURAL
126. Certain muscle : TENSOR
128. ___ were (so to speak) : ASIT
130. Beguile : COZEN
131. "___ Kapital" : DAS
132. Jupiter's dozen : MOONS
135. Site of Pacific College : FRESNO
140. New Zealand soldier, e.g. : ANZAC
141. Irish : POTATOWHISKEYSTEW
144. Conference site: 1945 : YALTA
145. Channel #1, for humans : AORTA
146. Cosmetics name : ARDEN
147. Be conspicuous : STARE
148. Radiance : SHEEN
149. Dress fur : PREEN
150. Next, in Dundee : NEIST
151. Division of the Dakota : TETON
1. Guitarist's fastening device : CAPO
2. Join at the edge : ABUT
3. Intricate plots : NODI
4. Taro corm : EDDO
5. Earthquake : SEISM
6. Steady trot : JOG
7. Makes it to the top : ACHIEVES
8. Showing: Comb. form : PHEN
9. "___ and the Man": Shaw : ARMS
10. Logarithm unit : NEPER
11. Ostrich's look-alike : EMU
12. Embroidery frame : TAMBOUR
13. Satisfied another's whim : HUMORED
14. Dutch : OVENTREATUNCLE
15. One-fortieth of a maund : SER
16. More inquisitive : NOSIER
17. Partial superimposition : OVERLAP
18. Turkish : TOWELBATHRUG
19. Lace town : CLUNY
20. Leslie Townes ___ : HOPE
26. Tubular lamp filler : NEON
27. Proof direction : STET
34. Describe grammatically : PARSE
36. Recumbent : PRONE
37. Model wood : BALSA
38. Forcemeat : FARCE
39. Dithyramb inventor : ARION
40. Noted Jesuit missionary in China: 1582-1610 : RICCI
41. Exudes fumes : REEKS
43. Niihau greeting : ALOHA
44. Flaxen fabric : LINEN
48. Coloring agent : SMALT
50. Ornamental headband : CIRCLET
52. Peculiar situation : ANOMALY
54. Alternative : CHOICE
55. Became strained : TENSED
57. Ancient theater in the round : ODEON
58. Draft status : ONEA
60. Brass subordinate : AIDE
64. Roman-fleuve : SAGA
67. French : LEAVETOASTDOOR
68. Salt : TAR
70. Sequestered room : ODA
72. Childishly foolish : PUERILE
74. Frank complement : SODAPOP
76. Had a gripe : BEEFED
77. A memorable Gandhi : INDIRA
78. Chinese : TAGREDPUZZLE
79. Printemps follower : ETE
81. Glacial snow : NEVE
82. Mil. leaders : CRS
84. Common birds, in puzzles : ERNES
87. Greek resistance group of W.W. II : EDES
89. At any time : EVER
91. "The right place for love," to Frost : EARTH
95. Forgetfulness : LETHE
96. "Merry Widow" composer : LEHAR
98. Performed a kitchen chore : WIPED
99. " . . . and ___ to pluck up . . . ": Eccl. 3 : ATIME
100. Twofold : BINAL
101. Embarrassing display : SCENE
104. Calumny : LIBEL
105. Builders' beams : TBARS
106. Children, in Toledo : NINOS
110. Swampy tracts : MORASSES
112. Golden : AUREATE
114. Haymarket attraction : THEATRE
115. Endowed with physical feelings : SENSATE
119. Dance for kickers : CANCAN
121. Major follower : DOMO
123. In widespread use : RIFE
125. Biblical whale bait : JONAH
127. Mountain ash : ROWAN
129. Rendezvous : TRYST
130. Low islets : CAYS
133. River rising in Bavaria : OHRE
134. Nests : NIDI
136. Roman-ruins site : ESTE
137. Immediately, to a pharmacist : STAT
138. Agrippina's son : NERO
139. ___ Bieber, U.A.W. head : OWEN
141. Baby food : PAP
142. Pongee color : TAN
143. Mail man: Abbr. : KNT

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