SVITTLES

New York Times, Sunday, October 21, 1990

Author: Phyllis Fehringer
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 95, Avg Word Len: 5.23, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 630 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 144, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 13, XRef: 1
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Supergiant in Scorpio : ANTARES
8. Put two and two together : ADDEDUP
15. Agreement : PACT
19. Arrowhead, e.g. : NEOLITH
20. Bleach : ETIOLATE
21. Gate City of the West : OMAHA
23. Cassava grains : TAPIOCA
24. Dinner course, dressed up? : SMOCKTURTLESOUP
27. News nugget : ITEM
28. "Get ___ the Church . . . " : METO
30. Gaelic : ERSE
31. Brazilian dance : SAMBA
32. Putting salt in one's coffee, e.g. : BOOBOO
35. Lincoln's "Cap'n ___" : ERI
38. Tipples : NIPS
40. Cowpoke's poker : SPUR
41. Switch positions : ONS
44. Work : OPUS
45. Make ___ in (progress) : ADENT
47. Have the flu : AIL
48. ___ Lanka : SRI
49. Energy : VIM
50. Debussy's sea : MER
51. Grilled fare gets splintered? : SLIVERANDONIONS
55. Like good news : ELATING
57. Cliques : COTERIES
58. Apprizes : WARNS
59. Free : RELEASE
60. Marathon winner: 1972 Olympics : SHORTER
61. A Borgia in-law : ESTE
62. Donees : TAKERS
64. Ictus syllable : ARSIS
65. Jaeger : SKUA
66. Bad Soden is one : SPA
69. Dame Myra ___ : HESS
71. Hammett dog : ASTA
73. Restaurants? : SEATINGPLACES
76. Yearn : ACHE
77. Question : ASK
79. Ethyl's end : ENE
80. Spore clusters : SORI
81. Ears catch note of derision? : SCORNONTHECOB
88. Capone nemesis : NESS
91. Calculator key : PLUS
92. Featherweight champ: 1942-48 : PEP
93. Burden : ONUS
94. Lanyards : ROPES
96. Put away : STORED
98. Pitcher Saberhagen : BRET
99. Bestow a right upon : ENTITLE
101. Fined : AMERCED
104. Shutter parts : SLATS
106. Washer's swasher : AGITATOR
107. Reply to "Why?" : BECAUSE
108. Inebriated vege-taters? : SMASHEDPOTATOES
110. Chance : LOT
111. Macadam stickum : TAR
112. Lennon's "___ Do You Sleep?" : HOW
113. Kind of sided : LOP
114. German river and Hungarian city : EGERS
115. Game of chance : KENO
116. Result of 8 Across : SUM
117. Cosmic times : EONS
119. Uke ridge : FRET
121. It opens sesame : ESS
122. Crude vessels? : OILERS
124. Heart chambers : ATRIA
126. Medley : STEW
128. Arena for the Hawks : OMNI
129. Sonora sandwich : TACO
133. Easter quarry fragment? : SHARDBOILEDEGGS
138. Unaffected : NATURAL
141. Flock of geese : SKEIN
142. Skier's turn : TELEMARK
143. Put into law : ENACTED
144. Tolkien tree creatures : ENTS
145. Squeeze out : EXTRUDE
146. Diapers, in Dover : NAPKINS
1. Oppositionist : ANTI
2. Undiluted : NEAT
3. Drink without moderation : TOPE
4. Out on ___ : ALIMB
5. One Grande : RIO
6. List extender : ETC
7. Grill counterfeits? : SHAMBURGERS
8. Kind of sphere? : ATMO
9. God, in Genoa : DIO
10. Johnny's bandleader : DOC
11. Grand Exalted Ruler, e.g. : ELK
12. Go together : DATE
13. Intersection maneuver : UTURN
14. Darius's subjects : PERSIANS
15. Campaigner, for short : POL
16. Nice souls in Iowa? : AMES
17. Chihuahua houses : CASAS
18. Sadie of "Rain" : THOMPSON
20. This, in Spain : ESTO
22. Hair colors : AUBURNS
25. Warmish : TEPID
26. Achilles' killer : PARIS
29. Aurora, in Greece : EOS
33. Attu canoe : OOMIAK
34. Marine area : OPENSEA
35. Diaskeuasts : EDITORS
36. Numismatic tails : REVERSE
37. Immovability : INERTIA
39. Decelerates : SLOWSUP
41. Finished : OVER
42. Ramses' river : NILE
43. Shake center, colored blue? : SMALTSHOP
45. Kauai hi : ALOHA
46. Adriatic gulf : TRIESTE
51. Act pts. : SCS
52. Gas: Comb. form : AER
53. South African province : NATAL
54. Choler : IRE
56. Madison Avenue come-on : TEASER
61. Heart track, initially : EKG
63. Candlestick Park info : STATS
65. Dirks of yore : SNEES
66. Sarcastic remarks from the deli? : SCOLDCUTS
67. Cuzco country : PERU
68. Broadway play: 1985 : ASIS
69. Chest fastener : HASP
70. "___ homo" : ECCE
72. Cigarette end : ASH
74. "Holiday ___," Crosby film : INN
75. "Ad astra per ___" : ASPERA
78. Important ore of boron : KERNITE
82. Realm of Boreas : NORTH
83. "Hell is ___": T. S. Eliot : ONESELF
84. Filbert : NUT
85. Kind of pudding : COTTAGE
86. Narcotics : OPIATES
87. Reno raisers : BETTORS
89. Fabric for a filly? : STABLELINEN
90. "Make ___ Happy," 1960 song : SOMEONE
95. Blackthorns : SLOES
97. Principal's cousin : RECTOR
98. Kind of relief : BAS
99. One kind of maniac : EGO
100. Forage plant : ERS
102. Isaac's first-born : ESAU
103. Corium : DERM
104. Evens out : SMOOTHS
105. Fall tool : LAWNRAKE
106. Desire, in this puzzle : APPETITE
108. Butter trees : SHEAS
109. Not ventro : DORSO
115. Relations : KIN
118. Traffic stopper : SIREN
120. Fax predecessor : TELEX
122. Siberian city : OMSK
123. Adhered : STUCK
125. Colliery access : ADIT
127. Whip lash : WELT
128. Huge hideosity : OGRE
130. Esthetic course for freshmen : ARTI
131. Calvados capital : CAEN
132. Auto maker : OLDS
134. Infantry gps. : BNS
135. Weber's "___ Freischutz" : DER
136. Rhea's relative : EMU
137. Chisel : GAD
139. Literary oddments : ANA
140. Spigot : TAP

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