TAILS FROM LITERATURE

New York Times, Sunday, October 3, 1993

Author: Warren W. Reich
Editor: Mel Taub
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 540 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 117, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Irons's prize in 1990 : OSCAR
6. Turnpike maneuver : MERGE
11. Gluttony and sloth : SINS
15. Combo : BAND
19. Scene of two big W.W. I battles : MARNE
20. Lyonnaisc ingredient : ONION
21. Work leather : TOOL
22. Sandusky's lake : ERIE
23. Baldwin's try : ANOTHERCOUN
25. Pushkin's gin : EUGENEONE
27. Catches a pass : RECEIVES
28. Advances : LOANS
30. Part of e.r.a. , in baseball : EARNED
31. Eris's twin : ARES
32. Picasso : PABLO
33. Saturn's wife : OPS
34. Gyve : FETTER
37. Magnetic induction unit : TESLA
38. Like Albee's "Zoo Story" : ONEACT
41. Remains : ASHES
42. Brecht's age : MOTHERCOUR
44. Interrogative interjections : EHS
46. Road, to a centurion : ITER
47. Pith helmet : TOPI
48. Raises : UPS
49. P.G.A. champ: 1951 : SNEAD
51. Moo : LOW
52. Hardy's cure : JUDETHEOBS
56. Couch or hot follower : POTATO
57. Turkish saber : SCIMITAR
59. Galley gear : OARS
60. Catapult : ONAGER
61. Seedless oranges : NAVELS
62. Big-league : PRO
63. Body building : MORGUE
65. Stew with crust : POTPIE
67. High schooler : TEEN
68. One of racially mixed ancestry : OCTOROON
71. Thin pancakes : CREPES
72. Golding's lies : LORDOFTHEF
74. Calendar abbr. : FRI
75. Having less cover : BARER
76. Hoosegow : JUG
77. Porters, e.g. : ALES
78. Third: Comb. form : TRIT
79. Ukr., e.g. , formerly : SSR
80. Lewis's lane : CASSTIMBER
84. "All that we ___ seem": Poe : SEEOR
85. Souvenir garment : TSHIRT
87. Sister of Anne and Charlotte : EMILY
88. A convert in Torquemada's day : MARANO
89. Whilom spy gp. : OSS
90. Expire : LAPSE
91. Arab chief : AMIR
92. Clips : SHEARS
96. Gentled : TAMED
97. Socially inferior : DECLASSE
101. Shakespeare's hens : TIMONOFAT
103. Dickens's field : DAVIDCOPPER
105. Related : AKIN
106. Yesterday, to Luigi : IERI
107. Practice piece for Chopin : ETUDE
108. Prepares potatoes : RICES
109. ___ noire : BETE
110. Campus administrator : DEAN
111. Utah lilies : SEGOS
112. Plumber's device : SNAKE
1. Actor Sharif : OMAR
2. Compos mentis : SANE
3. Nile reptile, informally : CROC
4. Feaster at a formicary : ANTEATER
5. Takes on again : REHIRES
6. Folkways : MORES
7. Ref. works : ENCS
8. Ebro, e.g. : RIO
9. Magyar mishmash : GOULASH
10. Exalt : ENNOBLE
11. Gregg grad : STENO
12. Markers : IOUS
13. Laced egg drink : NOG
14. Pullman : SLEEPER
15. Stein filler : BEER
16. EIvis ___ Presley : ARON
17. Prime time : NINE
18. Achievement : DEED
24. Continuously : EVER
26. Out-of-this-world org. : NASA
29. Wing-shaped : ALAR
32. Kind of jury trying a kind of larceny : PETIT
33. Where the burden rests? : ONUS
34. Gets an "F" for effort : FAILS
35. Blade of yore : ESTOC
36. Shakespeare's ale : THEWINTERST
37. Tosspots : TOPERS
38. Sound of embarrassment : OOPS
39. Sagittarius figure : CENTAUR
40. Paine's son : THEAGEOFREA
42. Type of auxiliary verb : MODAL
43. Small Scouts : CUBS
45. Cloy : SATE
47. Pupils : TUTEES
49. "___ Myself," Whitman poem : SONGOF
50. Buzzing bug : DOR
52. More swingy : JIVIER
53. Expectant one : HOPER
54. Like most cups : EARED
55. Town near Bangor : ORONO
56. French doors : PORTES
58. Cartographers : MAPPERS
63. Heterogeneous : MOTLEY
64. Yellowish pigment : OCHER
65. A water pollutant : PCB
66. Anglo-Saxon coins : ORAS
67. Riding habit, e.g. : TOGS
69. Celestial hunter : ORION
70. Part of TNT : NITRO
72. Craving : LUST
73. Apologue : FABLE
76. Disturbs : JARS
78. Diamondback, e.g. : TERRAPIN
80. Geometric curve : CISSOID
81. Brood of ducks : TEAM
82. Causes a bottleneck : IMPEDES
83. Show the wrong time of month : MISDATE
84. Salts : SAILORS
86. Warning signal : HORN
88. DL x IV : MMCC
90. Parisian quarter : LATIN
91. Yellow-fever mosquito : AEDES
92. Thrust : STAB
93. Backpack : HIKE
94. Discharge : EMIT
95. Top-drawer : AONE
96. Home of old Irish kings : TARA
97. A sister of Pygmalion : DIDO
98. Humane gp. : SPCA
99. Hide's counterpart : SEEK
100. Hebrides tongue : ERSE
102. Charge : FEE
104. Rock cavity : VUG

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