NUMEROLOGY

New York Times, Sunday, October 24, 1976

Author: John Willig
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 649 (avg 1.47)
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© 1976, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Frolic : CAVORT
7. Do a party job : CATER
12. Moonfish : OPAH
16. Road to Fairbanks : ALCAN
21. Spain and neighbor : IBERIA
22. Like Sprat's wife? : OBESE
23. Unless, in law : NISI
24. Rivera : DIEGO
25. Five : OCLOCKSHADOW
27. Nine : DAYSWONDER
29. Maritime agcy. : NSA
30. Bondsmen : HELOTS
31. Ammonia compound : IMINE
33. Cabinet-wood tree : ALDER
34. Belgian ___ : HARE
35. Maine town : ORONO
36. Ernie or Gomer : PYLE
37. ___ sci. : POL
40. " . . . compares with ___ Street" : MOTT
41. Hit hard : SMITE
42. Checks' partners : BALANCES
46. Summary : EPITOME
48. Be sparing : STINT
49. System or year : SOLAR
50. Buffalo's relative : YAK
51. Record a TV show again : RETAPE
52. One : THATGOTAWAY
54. Korbut : OLGA
55. Loosen : UNTIE
56. Betty of song et al. : COEDS
57. Aleutian nearest Japan : ATTU
58. Hog fare : SWILL
59. Broker's advice, at times : SELL
60. Tientsin's province : HOPEI
61. CB ___ : RADIO
63. Repeated excessively : DINNED
64. " . . . was I ___ I saw . . . " : ERE
65. Three : MENONAHORSE
67. Nicene and Athanasian : CREEDS
68. "Sumer is ___ in" : ICUMEN
70. Blanc, for one : ALP
71. ___-chef (Fr. headgear) : COUVRE
72. Flavoring seeds : ANISES
73. Seven : HILLSOFROME
77. Users of stas. : RRS
80. "This is so ___!" : SUDDEN
81. Computers' cousins, for short : TOTES
82. Asian range : URALS
83. Babysitter in Bombay : AMAH
84. Makes an effort : TRIES
85. Military org. : ROTC
86. Adjective suffixes : OTICS
87. Ecologist's concern : FLORA
88. Home-run accompaniment : ROAR
89. Four : LANEHIGHWAY
92. Zero : MOSTEL
93. Receptacle : URN
94. Deli item : BAGEL
95. "___, don't mean maybe" : NOSIR
96. Tail-ender : CABOOSE
97. Overcame : MASTERED
99. Posed again : RESAT
100. Viking landfall : MARS
101. Privileges: Abbr. : RTS
102. Musical for Aquarians : HAIR
103. "___ Doodle," '30's song : DIPSY
104. Shankar : RAVI
105. Cassandras : SEERS
107. River of India : TAPTI
108. Vespers' opposite : MATINS
110. Cry of distaste : FIE
113. Two : ONTHEAISLE
115. Three : POINTLANDING
118. Need for 104 Across : SITAR
119. V.I.P.'s spot : DAIS
120. Follow : ENSUE
121. Chaperon : DUENNA
122. Restores : STETS
123. Word with while : ERST
124. Oceans of poetry : DEEPS
125. Urges : EGGSON
1. Plant shoot: Var. : CION
2. Rudiments : ABCS
3. Southern constellation : VELA
4. "___ y plata" : ORO
5. Mimic Little : RICH
6. Kind of pay : TAKEHOME
7. Follower : COHORT
8. Ease : ABATE
9. Does a farm job : TEDS
10. Inner: Prefix : ESO
11. Part of a home-repair program : REWIRING
12. Riviera water sprite : ONDINE
13. Kind of bar : PIANO
14. "So long ___ both shall . . . " : ASYE
15. Greetings : HIS
16. Rhyme for a nursery scholar : ADOLLAR
17. TV's Hal : LINDEN
18. Grant : CEDE
19. Time, e.g. : AGER
20. Scand. land : NOR
26. Roofing material : SLATE
28. Ambush : WAYLAY
32. All 50 have one : MOTTO
35. Passes over : OMITS
36. Caroline Islands group : PALAU
37. Scrutinize : PERUSE
38. Poker player, at times : OPENER
39. Ten : LITTLEINDIANS
40. Brood : MOPE
41. Colosseum et al. : STADIA
42. Knuckle under : BOWTO
43. Eight : CYLINDERMOTOR
44. Golf scores : EAGLES
45. Norse bard : SKALD
47. Light or spin : TAIL
48. Patina : SHEEN
49. French composer : SATIE
52. Put a ___ (refresh) : TOPON
53. Small boys : TADS
54. One who has : OWNER
56. Pine fruit : CONES
58. Kitchen help : SIEVE
60. Virile ones : HEMEN
61. Jelly and egg : ROLLS
62. Dada founder and family : ARPS
63. Krupa's forte : DRUMS
65. Nine : MUSES
66. Vigorous : HALE
67. Slows down : COOLS
69. Sweet or hard : CIDER
71. Suffix for demo or auto : CRACY
72. Sky sight : AURORA
73. Component of the Strip : HOTEL
74. Craving : ITCH
75. Be too clever for : OUTWIT
76. Tuck, for one : FRIAR
78. Choicest : RAREST
79. Layered rocks : SHALES
80. Play idly on : STRUM
81. High ___ (superior) : TONED
83. As well as : ALSO
85. Fume, in France : RAGER
86. "___, can you . . . " : OHSAY
87. ___ off (foists upon) : FOBS
89. City of Greece : LARISA
90. Bumbling : INEPT
91. Told tales : GOSSIPED
92. Pickling liquid : MARINADE
94. Safari aides : BEARERS
96. Nit-pick : CAVIL
98. Pass ___ : THEHAT
99. Most mature : RIPEST
100. Dull finishes : MATTES
103. Salvador et al. : DALIS
104. "The mouse ___ the clock" : RANUP
105. In a ___ (irritable) : SNIT
106. Kitchen or major : ETTE
107. Nicholas, e.g. : TSAR
108. ___-en-scene : MISE
109. Tight-fitting : SNUG
110. Stabilizers : FINS
111. ___ way! (impossible) : INNO
112. Actor Richard : EGAN
113. W.W. II agency : OSS
114. Chemical suffix : IDE
116. ___ no-trump : ONE
117. Extent: Abbr. : DEG

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