LITERARY ANATOMY

New York Times, Sunday, October 5, 1986

Author: Joy L. Wouk
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 550 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 112, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York Times
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1. Do a tailoring job : ALTER
6. Cpl.'s boss : SGT
9. Robsart or Carter : AMY
12. A Belmont bet : PLACE
17. Patronage solicitor : TOUTER
19. Professor's milieu : ACADEMIA
21. Helicopter part : ROTOR
22. Golf-ball cover gum : BALATA
23. Hemingway opus, with "A" : FAREWELLTOARMS
25. Expanse east of N.A. : ATL
26. Collect condensed gas on a surface : ADSORB
28. An Oakley : ANNIE
29. Japanese assembly : DIET
30. Wilder opus : THESKINOFOURTEETH
34. Permitted : LICIT
35. Some coll. linemen : RTS
36. Swiss poet-philosopher: 1821–81 : AMIEL
41. Presidential selections : CABINET
44. Haggard opus : SHE
46. Rudimentary stem of a seedling : CAULICLE
49. Antler parts : PRONGS
50. Butler opus, with "The" : WAYOFALLFLESH
53. A bad way to run : AMOK
54. Lower Rhine branch : WAAL
56. Spree : BINGE
57. "___ Freischütz," von Weber opera : DER
58. Become prevalent : SETIN
60. Fovea : PIT
61. Kind of capital : RISK
62. My, in Metz : MES
65. Greene opus : THEHEARTOFTHEMATTER
71. ___ Tin Tin : RIN
72. Encircle : GIRD
73. Eur. republic : IRE
74. Biblical spy : CALEB
76. What epigones do : APE
79. Town near Sevilla : OSUNA
81. Lapel clutcher : PEST
82. Taboo word : NONO
83. Jean Webster book : DADDYLONGLEGS
87. Sport of a sort : ODDITY
89. Winter vehicles : ICEBOATS
90. H.S. subject : LAT
91. Pitched woo : SPOONED
92. "Tanglewood ___" : TALES
93. Bk. parts : PGS
95. On the ___ (not in use) : SHELF
96. Hawthorne story : THEGREATSTONEFACE
105. Portico in Athens : STOA
109. "___ in Portugal," 1953 song : APRIL
110. Escapes artfully : ELUDES
111. State off. : GOV
112. Caroline Miller novel: 1934 : LAMBINHISBOSOM
115. "___ for Comedy," Behrman play : NOTIME
117. In the least : ATALL
118. Early Christian missionaries : APOSTLES
119. Burr, at times : DUELER
120. Emerald, e.g. : BERYL
121. Layer : HEN
122. Gp. established at Bogotá: 1948 : OAS
123. Weight allowances : TRETS
1. In the box, at Shea : ATBAT
2. Unwilling : LOATH
3. Veil fabric : TULLE
4. Greek letter : ETA
5. Capturing again : RETAKING
6. Boa : SCARF
7. "Anna Christie" star : GARBO
8. An insecticide, for short : TDE
9. Catkins : AMENTS
10. Pooh's creator : MILNE
11. "Whiffenpoof" singer : YALIE
12. Con's opponent : PRO
13. Cargo : LOAD
14. Longfellow town : ATRI
15. Arrive : COME
16. Once, once : ERST
18. Rudimentary roots : RADICES
19. In progress : AFOOT
20. William ___ Gladstone : EWART
24. Asian holiday : TET
27. Fit of pique : SNIT
31. More furtive : SLINKIER
32. Chemistry Nobelist: 1934 : UREY
33. Equal share for two : HALF
37. Wire measure : MIL
38. Froze : ICED
39. Different : ELSE
40. Glass oven : LEHR
41. I.R.S. experts : CPAS
42. Medieval helmet : ARMET
43. Fair structure : BOOTH
44. Antimosquito activity : SWATTING
45. Film computer : HAL
46. Diseased parts of wood : CANKERS
47. H.S. subject : ALG
48. Moslem scholars : ULEMA
51. R.I.P. item : OBIT
52. Most questionable : FISHIEST
54. New Deal agcy. : WPA
55. Spraying devices : AIRGUNS
59. British med. coverage : NHI
61. P.O. service : RFD
63. List ending: Abbr. : ETC
64. Tie : STANDOFF
66. ___ Gay, W.W. II plane : ENOLA
67. Kind of exam : ORAL
68. Encountered : MET
69. Convey to a distance: Var. : ELOIN
70. French income : RENTE
75. Red Sox pitcher : BOYD
76. Mine entrance : ADIT
77. S.A. rodent : PACA
78. Biographer Leon : EDEL
80. Barfly : SOT
81. Links org. : PGA
84. Letters for Whitty or Hess : DBE
85. Wolverine's former coach : YOST
86. Famous lioness : ELSA
87. Allowing for modification : OPENEND
88. Gives sparingly : DOLESOUT
91. Did a blacksmith's job : SHOD
93. Newgate, e.g. : PRISON
94. They wrote "O'Neill" : GELBS
95. Partly fermented grape juices : STUMS
97. Chinese dynasty : HAN
98. Hebrew dry measure : EPHAH
99. Beef : GRIPE
100. Famed electrician-inventor : TESLA
101. Blackthorns : SLOES
102. Spry : AGILE
103. Heavenly body : COMET
104. Tinker's partner : EVERS
105. Thick piece : SLAB
106. London gallery : TATE
107. Literary first name : OMAR
108. With competence : ABLY
113. Indisposed : ILL
114. Winnebago member : OTO
116. Pre-1959 Haw. : TER

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