PUNTHEON

New York Times, Sunday, October 21, 1984

Author:Richard Silvestri
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { F Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 532 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 117, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 11, XRef: 0
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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Bit of smoke : WISP
5. Obeys the coxswain : ROWS
9. Eucharistic plate : PATEN
14. Meager : SLIM
18. Sky blue : AZURE
20. Area east of the Urals : ASIA
21. Without companions : ALONE
22. Prong : TINE
23. Flavor : SAPOR
24. Carnival prizes? : CUPIDDOLLS
26. Grimm beginning : ONCE
27. Get ready : PREPARE
29. Gave the slip to : ELUDED
30. Menace : THREAT
32. Wars of the ___ : ROSES
33. Corrida accolade : OLE
34. Shinny up : CLIMB
35. Droopy-eared dog : BASSET
37. Diamond event? : WORLDCERES
41. Escort's offering : ARM
44. Sheltered at sea : ALEE
45. Part of a molecule : ATOM
47. Cattle unit : HEAD
48. Fair grade : CEE
49. Shane portrayer : LADD
50. Concise : SHORT
52. Togs : GARB
53. Mohammed's birthplace : MECCA
55. Before, to Hamlet : ERE
56. Gelati? : ITALIANISIS
58. Pale : ASHEN
59. "Golden Boy" playwright : ODETS
60. Street show : RAREE
61. Acrobatic feat : STUNT
62. Tatters : SHREDS
64. Former Malabar Coast colony : GOA
65. Most vile : BASEST
67. Gardner's "___ Calls It Murder" : THEDA
68. Clerihew and idyll : POEMS
70. Nightclub charge : COVER
71. Insurrectionist : REBEL
72. Reference works on wars? : DICTIONARES
74. J.F.K. visitor : SST
77. Bakery personnel : ICERS
78. Greek vowels : ETAS
79. McDowell or Pope, at Bull Run : LOSER
80. Stoic philosopher : CATO
81. ___ Mahal : TAJ
82. Item often filed : NAIL
83. Norwegian river : OTRA
84. ___ impasse : ATAN
85. When Nancy gets hot : ETE
86. A state capital? : JUNOALASKA
90. Auto barn : GARAGE
92. Tinker–Chance connection : EVERS
94. Anne Baxter role : EVE
95. Unstable nuclear particle : MESON
96. Ledger entries : DEBITS
98. Hold in esteem : ADMIRE
101. Love to excess : IDOLIZE
104. Entebbe event : RAID
105. Like some injections? : INTRAVENUS
108. Prepared potatoes : RICED
109. Words from a soothsayer : ISEE
110. "___ is an island": Donne : NOMAN
111. Rhinologist's study : NOSE
112. Related maternally : ENATE
113. Cuban coin : PESO
114. Waxes : GROWS
115. Washstand item : EWER
116. King of comedy : ALAN
1. Hornet : WASP
2. Star in Bootes : IZAR
3. Supplant : SUPERSEDE
4. Popped the question : PROPOSED
5. Belmont card : RACES
6. Initials at Columbus : OSU
7. Clean the windshield : WIPE
8. Masefield or Melville : SAILOR
9. Tramped : PADDED
10. Drug plant : ALOE
11. Recounted : TOLD
12. Darkroom abbr. : ENL
13. Snuggled : NESTLED
14. Tempest : STORM
15. Football players? : LINEBACCHUS
16. Native of Machu Picchu : INCA
17. Assemble : MEET
19. Rub out : ERASE
25. Not sharp : DULL
28. Took another sip : RETASTED
31. Towel inscription : HIS
34. Bellyaches : CRABS
35. Bundle of hay : BALE
36. Pteroid : ALAR
37. Fleeces : WOOLS
38. Biblical king : OMRI
39. Run after : CHASE
40. Ghostly : EERIE
42. Current : RECENT
43. Had in mind : MEANT
46. "___ Entertainment" : THATS
51. Objects of attack : TARGETS
52. Fire opal : GIRASOL
53. Lumps : MASSES
54. Glyceride : ESTER
56. Standards of perfection : IDEALS
57. Ruth's mother-in-law : NAOMI
59. Religious body : ORDER
62. Female feline : SHECAT
63. Nervousness? : HEBEJEEBIES
65. Shipworm : BORER
66. Figured the mean : AVERAGED
67. Vapid : TRITE
68. Whistling: Sp. : PITIO
69. Fla. city : OCALA
70. "___ diva," Bellini aria : CASTA
72. Campus administrators : DEANS
73. Recess : NOOK
74. Wicked in the extreme : SATANICAL
75. Kind of party : STAG
76. Variation in color : TONE
80. "___ Moon," 1928 hit song : CAROLINA
82. Nightingale's line : NURSING
86. Glossy black : JET
87. Capital of Sarthe : LEMANS
88. Tel ___ : AVIV
89. Placid : SERENE
91. Stick out like ___ thumb : ASORE
93. Television : VIDEO
95. Molière's Harpagon, e.g. : MISER
96. Sink problem : DRIP
97. Naturalness : EASE
98. Vapor: Comb. form : ATMO
99. Sketch : DRAW
100. Sufficient, formerly : ENOW
102. Follower of epsilon : ZETA
103. P.M. before Macmillan : EDEN
106. "___ any drop to drink": Coleridge : NOR
107. Put to work : USE

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