B MAJORS

New York Times, Sunday, October 17, 1993

Author: Jeanette K. Brill
Editor: Mel Taub
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.23, Missing: { F Q W X Y }, Scrabble score: 653 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 145, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 15, XRef: 0
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Composer Schoenberg : ARNOLD
7. Chatters : PRATES
13. Kind of jet : PROP
17. Far from factory-fresh : USED
21. Translucent playing marble : MOONIE
22. Outcome : RESULT
23. Cast : HURL
24. Country that's almost pure? : PERU
25. 19th-century Austrian composer of nine symphonies : ANTONBRUCKNER
27. Composer of "Lulu" : ALBANBERG
29. Disheartens : DAUNTS
30. Honkers : GEESE
32. Punter's asset : TOE
33. Early 12th-century date : MCV
36. Uncertain : ATSEA
37. Nonglossy finish : MATTE
38. Beverage : POTABLE
42. Operatic melody : ARIA
44. Musket end : EER
45. Tinged in the past : TINCT
46. Painting the town red : ONATEAR
47. Responsive detection devices : SENSORS
49. Italian composer-cellist: 1743-1805 : BOCCHERINI
52. Ewing's org. : NBA
53. Stockpiles : CACHES
54. Character actor Eric ___ : BLORE
55. Current ref. on some appliances : ACDC
56. A bro. of Benjamin : JOS
57. Islamic chieftain : AMEER
58. Former multinational gp. : SEATO
59. "___ a biped without feathers": Plato : MANIS
61. Time of alarm : SCARE
63. Sunder : REND
64. Ruth's second : BOAZ
65. Erie Canal craft : BARGE
66. Juicer : REAMER
67. Wood-trimming tool : ADZ
68. Pulitzer Prize composer 1958 and 1963 : SAMUELBARBER
71. Reversed : UNDID
72. Take to the soapbox : ORATE
74. Reed or Mills : DONNA
75. Forcefully : AMAIN
76. Over : ABOVE
77. "L'Arlesienne" composer : GEORGESBIZET
81. "___ Mir Bist Du Schoen" : BEI
84. Anne of ___, Henry VIII's IVth : CLEVES
85. ___ Maritimes, French department : ALPES
86. Islands off Galway : ARAN
87. High-fiber food : BRAN
88. Fritz's everything : ALLES
89. Campaign ploy : SMEAR
90. Cato's tongue : LATIN
92. Dank : MOIST
93. 0 : NIL
94. "Pictures ___ exhibition" : ATAN
95. City-state in ancient Greece : POLIS
96. Neb. river : PLATTE
97. "Do ___ say, not . . . " : ASI
98. Composer of "Duke Bluebeard's Castle" : BELABARTOK
101. Lash with words : BLISTER
102. County in N Eire : DONEGAL
105. Native of Kiska : ALEUT
106. Gp. that abducted Ms. Hearst : SLA
107. Sea swallow : TERN
108. Perk up : ANIMATE
109. Brinks : BRIMS
110. Railroad switch : SHUNT
112. Compass dir. : NNE
113. Giant giant : OTT
114. Short-legged dog : CORGI
115. Card game for two : ECARTE
116. "The Shakespeare of music" : BEETHOVEN
120. Composer of "Les Troyens" : HECTORBERLIOZ
126. Beginning pot : ANTE
127. Hercules' captive : IOLE
128. Company of actors : TROUPE
129. Branching : RAMOSE
130. Use tea leaves : READ
131. Backward star : RATS
132. Continuing TV fare : SERIES
133. Did wrong : SINNED
1. Van Druten's "I ___ Camera" : AMA
2. Actor Silver : RON
3. "We are ___ amused" : NOT
4. Yoko ___ : ONO
5. Girl in a 1944 song : LINDA
6. Clinton and Bush, one-on-one : DEBATERS
7. Tree surgeon : PRUNER
8. Cyma ___ (a molding) : RECTA
9. Sets a price : ASKS
10. Heavy cask? : TUN
11. Refined grace : ELEGANCE
12. Seventh-inning tradition : STRETCH
13. Aspect : PHASE
14. Decide judiciously : RULE
15. Eyeball : ORB
16. Purely spiritual : PLATONIC
17. Optimistic : UPBEAT
18. Diocese : SEE
19. Blunder : ERR
20. Broke ground : DUG
26. Artifices : RUSES
28. ___ bene : NOTA
31. Kitchen ending : ETTE
33. Lash darkener : MASCARA
34. Lambasted : CREAMED
35. Composer of "Norma" : VINCENZOBELLINI
37. Kind of film or wave : MICRO
38. Meres : PONDS
39. Composer of "Billy Budd" : BENJAMINBRITTEN
40. Strained : LABORED
41. School-board standby : ERASER
43. Burned thoroughly : ASHED
45. Binge : TOOT
48. "___ the ramparts . . . " : OER
49. Flame : BLAZE
50. Missile-testing area : RANGE
51. Not so cordial : ICIER
54. Dandy : BEAU
58. Finish for hand or win : SOME
59. Seine feeder : MARNE
60. Turkish carriages : ARBAS
61. French legislature : SENAT
62. Muslim magistrate : CADI
64. Lewiston campus : BATES
65. Forward hairdo : BANGS
66. First stomach of a cow : RUMEN
68. Hoards : SAVES
69. Drug used in treating parkinsonism : LDOPA
70. Invasive insect : BORER
73. Wander : ROVE
75. Muslim call to prayer : AZAN
76. Fran ___, Kukla's friend : ALLISON
77. ___ Abdel Nasser : GAMAL
78. Actress Verdugo : ELENA
79. Hand-dyeing technique : BATIK
80. Pupil's site : IRIS
82. Part of E.S.T. : EASTERN
83. Impound for the duration : INTERNE
84. British North America, today : CANADA
87. Reason for pride : BOAST
89. Stone pillar : STELE
90. Dreamy fruit of myth : LOTUS
91. Plenty : ALOT
92. Livys' 1,051 : MLI
94. Slaughterhouse : ABATTOIR
95. First showing : PREMIERE
96. Decorative flower pots : PLANTERS
99. Reno's predecessor : BARR
100. Dismounts : ALIGHTS
101. Book-jacket ad : BLURB
103. Hammed it up : EMOTED
104. Philistine city : GATH
106. Stock units : SHARES
109. Galloping dominoes : BONES
110. Free play : SCOPE
111. Broad-brimmed sun hat : TERAI
114. Welshman or Irishman : CELT
115. Ornamental case : ETUI
116. Stand in the way : BAR
117. Chemical ending : ENE
118. Airport abbr. : ETA
119. U.S.I.A. div. : VOA
121. Either of two N.T. books : COR
122. K-O filler : LMN
123. Charged atom : ION
124. Verb ending : OSE
125. Last letter from London : ZED

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