POSSESSIVE PERSONALITIES

New York Times, Sunday, October 16, 1977

Author: Louis Baron
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 546 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 123, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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© 1977, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Large amount : GOBS
5. Physician: Comb. form : IATRO
10. Wine word : SEC
13. Ruthian clout : SWAT
17. Further : ABET
18. Synopsis : BRIEF
19. S.A. land : URU
20. Impassive : STOLID
22. Newsman's brain : HARRYSREASONER
25. Three-horse shay : TROIKA
26. Casey Jones : ENGINEER
27. Talk-show mascot : MERVSGRIFFIN
29. Fender bender : DENT
30. Gait, in Grenada : PASO
31. Talk gibberish : RAVE
32. Beknighted women : DAMES
35. Florida's discoverer : DELEON
37. Battologize : ITERATE
41. V.I.P. at Entebbe : AMIN
42. Singer's sea mate : ETHELSMERMAN
45. Anatomical duct : VAS
46. Pulse, in music : TAKT
47. Snooker, e.g. : POOL
48. Old Hebrew avenger : GOEL
49. Dramatis personae : CAST
50. After printemps : ETE
51. Playwright's chicken : NOELSCOWARD
55. Waste maker : HASTE
56. Hand out : DISPENSE
58. Accord : AMITY
59. Worsteds : SERGES
60. Kodály's "___ János" : HARY
61. Pitfall : SNARE
62. ___-day : TWOA
63. Aloha, in Israel : SHALOM
65. Gawk : STARE
66. Pedigreed animal : PUREBRED
70. Chair name : EAMES
71. Dancer's costumer : PAULSDRAPER
73. Key to heredity : DNA
74. Ideologies : ISMS
75. Beatles' movie : HELP
76. Nadia's rival : OLGA
77. Chew at : GNAW
78. Sault ___ Marie : STE
79. Explorer's chef : CAPTAINSCOOK
83. Plexus : RETE
84. Biting : MORDANT
86. Nosher's desire : SNACKS
87. Column moldings : TORES
88. Today, in Rome : OGGI
89. "___ Named Sue" : ABOY
90. Flourish : GROW
92. Comic's choirmaster : EDDIESCANTOR
97. Flying boat : SEAPLANE
101. When, in Spain : CUANDO
102. Cyberneticist's hot dog : NORBERTSWIENER
104. Source : ORIGIN
105. Items ab gallinis : OVA
106. Channel : ROUTE
107. Soprano Elinor : ROSS
108. Soc. or org. : ASSN
109. Snooze : NAP
110. Judgelike : SOBER
111. Surfeit : SATE
1. Apache masked dancers : GAHE
2. Role in "The Iceman Cometh" : OBAN
3. Floe : BERG
4. Grating : STRIDENT
5. "The Wild Duck" playwright : IBSEN
6. Canadian court decree : ARRET
7. Row : TIER
8. Electrifying agcy. : REA
9. "Optimism is the content ___ men in high places": Fitzgerald : OFSMALL
10. Solarium : SUNROOM
11. Jewish holiday eve : EREV
12. Surly, churly men : CURS
13. Struggled : STRIVEN
14. Stereo speaker : WOOFER
15. Arabic A : ALIF
16. Heyerdahl's "Kon-___" : TIKI
20. Laminar : STRATAL
21. Fancy one : DAN
23. Chemical suffixes : YNES
24. Lab wire loops : OESES
28. Besmeared : GRIMED
30. Decorticates : PEELS
32. "Old hat" : DATED
33. Super fiddle : AMATI
34. Sleuth's weapon : MIKESHAMMER
35. Indian wild dog : DHOLE
36. Deny : NEGATE
38. Actress's mystery man : AVASGARDNER
39. Discernment : TASTE
40. Park in Colorado : ESTES
42. Name giver : EPONYM
43. Halluces : TOES
44. Calhoun : RORY
49. St.-John's-bread : CAROB
51. Emperor and Wolfe : NEROS
52. Kiel or Suez : CANAL
53. Khayyám et al. : OMARS
54. Like a bionic man : WIRED
55. Lumberman : HEWER
57. Dims : PALES
59. Run of luck : STREAK
61. Buddhists : STUPAS
63. Earthquake : SEISM
64. Must : HASTO
65. Seagoer : SALT
66. Port of Aug. 3, 1492 : PALOS
67. Ascent : UPGO
68. Mother's relative : ENATE
69. Coolidge's V.P. : DAWES
71. Aiding digestion : PEPTIC
72. The Italian Stallion : ROCKY
75. Refuses to quit : HANGSON
77. Angry dogs : GROWLERS
79. Confined, redundantly speaking : CAGEDIN
80. "Caught like a rat ___" : INATRAP
81. Mogul : NABOB
82. They cross the plate : SCORERS
85. Activities : DOINGS
87. African antelope : TOPI
90. Part of a P.C. Wren title : GESTE
91. Less trained : RAWER
92. Habitat: Prefix : ECO
93. Brain covering : DURA
94. Podium : DAIS
95. Shortly : ANON
96. Milky Way sphere : NOVA
97. Half a ticket : STUB
98. Wild ox : ANOA
99. Nutcracker's suite : NEST
100. Irish Gaelic : ERSE
103. Aussie animal : ROO

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