MADISON AVE. LEFTOVERS

New York Times, Sunday, October 30, 1983

Author:Barry L. Cohen
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 682 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 131, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 14, XRef: 0
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. ___ de Boulogne, Paris : BOIS
5. Prefix with medic : PARA
9. Flaccid : LIMP
13. Grant : ADMIT
18. Sports news : UPSET
20. Nile bird : IBIS
21. " . . . a bone and a hank ___": Kipling : OFHAIR
23. Lorna of fiction : DOONE
24. Philippine island : SAMAR
25. Sandy's utterances : ARFS
26. Bobby Thomson's victim : BRANCA
27. Prefix with state : INTRA
28. Sales slogan of certain spice vendors : THYMEISOFTHEESSENCE
32. "Leave ___ to Heaven" : HER
33. Yiddish gossips : YENTAS
34. ___ Major : URSA
35. "Irma la ___" : DOUCE
37. Priest's robe : ALB
40. T-man, e.g. : FED
41. Opponent of Muhammad: 1978 : LEON
42. Reputed to be : SAID
44. Broadway's Ellis : RABB
47. Wheedle : PALAVER
50. Slogan of a rosary vendor? : BUYNOWPRAYLATER
53. Adman's come-on : TEASER
54. Cockboats : COGS
55. Monticle : HILL
56. ___ barrel (at one's mercy) : OVERA
57. Basketball pos. : CTR
58. Yawn : GAPE
59. Circus Maximus official : EDILE
61. Like street talk : SLANGY
62. Fedora-industry slogan? : MAKEYOURPRESENTSFELT
67. Hebrew measure : OMER
68. Sharp : FINE
69. Infinitive in Finistère : ETRE
70. Charleston forerunner : ONESTEP
74. Deighton's Needle, e.g. : SPY
75. Fitted with a glass sheet : PANED
76. Island garland : LEI
77. Fine fiddle : STRAD
79. Actor Vigoda : ABE
80. ___ of Baltimore (H. L. Mencken) : THESAGE
82. Put on a Little act : APED
83. The Great Commoner : PITT
84. Ruy or Gil : BLAS
85. U.S.M.A.'s polite invitation? : PLEASECOMETOTHEPOINT
90. Products of a certain boom : BABIES
93. Diamond wear : MITTS
94. Disraeli, to Arliss : ROLE
95. ___ Gatos : LOS
96. Type of U.S. radar plane : AWACS
97. Kelly character : POGO
98. Whimper : PULE
99. Nemesis of The Joker : BATMAN
102. Baking firm's gift-wrap slogan? : SAYITWITHFLOURS
106. Not cerebral : SENSATE
107. Gridiron's Rote : KYLE
108. Vinegar: Prefix : ACET
109. Therefore : ERGO
110. Helios : SOL
111. Find fault often : NAG
112. Put up : ERECT
114. Zoological suffix : INAE
115. Braid, in a way : SPLICE
118. Drs.' group : AMA
120. Hotel contractor's lure? : YOUVEGOTTOHAVEANINN
127. Presidential reception : LEVEE
129. Longfellow hero : REVERE
130. Intertwine : LACE
131. Courtyard : PATIO
132. Nigh : ANEAR
133. Emended a manuscript : EDITED
134. Tied : EVEN
135. Attends Choate, e.g. : PREPS
136. Powders : DUSTS
137. Casa part : SALA
138. Actor Frobe : GERT
139. Sybarite's delight : EASE
1. Turkey : BUST
2. Silvery fish : OPAH
3. Doctrinaire : ISMY
4. Sordid : SEAMY
5. Turkish coin : PIASTER
6. Twain's "A Tramp ___" : ABROAD
7. Jazz figures : RIFFS
8. Kind of dir. : ASST
9. Holy city : LHASA
10. Fleming and McKellen : IANS
11. Timid souls : MICE
12. Of dinner : PRANDIAL
13. Ta-ta, in Tours : ADIEU
14. Put on : DON
15. Passé : MOTHEATEN
16. As to : INRE
17. Lachrymose drop : TEAR
19. Kind of surgeon : TREE
21. Fairy king : OBERON
22. California city : FRESNO
29. Deduce : INFER
30. Long namesakes : HUEYS
31. Famous scout : CODY
36. Ties : CRAVATS
37. Fitting : APT
38. Town north of Port Moresby : LAE
39. Shiner : BLACKEYE
41. German pistol : LUGER
42. Overturned a milk can : SPILT
43. City on the Rhone : ARLES
45. Titanic sinker : BERG
46. Asinine sound : BRAY
48. Composite flower : ASTER
49. Exceedingly : VERY
50. Rumbled, as a gang : BOPPED
51. Complain childishly : WHINE
52. Drooped : LOLLED
54. Chili's partner : CARNE
58. Kind of hen or pig : GUINEA
59. Regards highly : ESTEEMS
60. Ridicule : DERIDE
61. Where whips keep watch : SENATE
62. Part of M.V.P. : MOST
63. Abbr. for a frog or newt : AMPH
64. "Rock ___" : OFAGES
65. Moray trap : EELPOT
66. "Two ___ Seesaw" : FORTHE
71. Charm : TALISMAN
72. Israel's Abba : EBAN
73. Gadfly or aphid : PEST
75. Most wan : PALEST
77. Winds thread : SPOOLS
78. Kind of search, in realty : TITLE
81. More piquant : SPICIER
82. Words before war or God : ACTOF
84. Kipling opus : BOOTS
86. Hit : SMOTE
87. Shell crew, at times : EIGHT
88. Cape Cod town : TRURO
89. Draft : PLAN
90. Enjoy a beach : BASK
91. Off : AWAY
92. Popular seasonings : BAYLEAVES
97. Imagines : PICTURES
98. Sound of the West : PUGET
99. Misrepresent : BELIE
100. One ___ time : ATA
101. Darkroom prod. : NEG
103. Jane Russell film: 1966 : WACO
104. Poe maiden : LENORE
105. Waxed eloquent : ORATED
106. In the black : SOLVENT
110. Printer's device : SPACER
113. Witnesses : EYERS
114. "___ Kick Out of You" : IGETA
115. Figaro's specialty : SHAVE
116. Creator of Marryin' Sam : CAPP
117. Finnish lake, to Swedes : ENARE
118. "When I Was ___": G. & S. : ALAD
119. Waiter's presentation : MENU
121. Hindu scripture : VEDA
122. Malefic : EVIL
123. Cassini : OLEG
124. Willow : ITEA
125. Pinches : NIPS
126. Cyrano's outstanding feature : NOSE
128. Erode : EAT

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