Alfio Micci
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New York Times, Sunday, October 31, 1993

Author: Alfio Micci
Editor: Mel Taub
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.06, Missing: { J Q X }
Open Squares: 114, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 15, XRef: 1 Grid is asymmetric.
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Golf stroke : BAFF
5. Latin-class word : ERAT
9. Deli order : HERO
13. Device used in 106 Across : CESTA
18. Teacher of Heifetz : AUER
19. Altercation : CLASH
20. Sacred representation : ICON
21. "The main's the gowd for _____": Burns : ATHAT
22. Jazz style : BOOGIEWOOGIE
24. Crack down : LOWERTHEBOOM
26. Macabre : EERIE
27. Mobilize : RALLY
29. Full house, e.g. : HAND
30. Crews' cars on freights : CABOOSES
33. French yearly income : RENTE
34. Judge-priest in Samuel : ELI
35. Yupik : ESKIMO
36. Cookout spot : PATIO
37. Bombarded : ATTACKED
42. Where Greeks met Greeks : STOAS
43. Jovial pal : BOONCOMPANION
45. Tax-deferred acct. : IRA
46. Remark from Sandy : ARF
47. _____-dieu (kneeling bench) : PRIE
48. Berber : MOOR
49. "Pictures _____ Exhibition" : ATAN
50. Nancy's man : RON
51. Subterfuges : BLINDS
53. Covers : LIDS
54. Inspirit : ELATE
55. Stewpots : OLLAS
57. At hand : CLOSE
59. Pool parties? : STENOS
60. Unworthy of : BENEATH
62. Cogs : TEETH
63. Bout segment : ROUND
64. Having a handle : ANSATE
65. Sinker : DONUT
66. Persuasive one : INDUCER
69. Kind of code : DRESS
70. Philatelist's block : PANE
71. Slip by : ELAPSE
74. Enzyme ending : ASE
75. Departed : GONE
76. "_____ fan tutte": Mozart : COSI
77. Mind : OBEY
78. Kipling favorite : BOOTS
79. Womanizer? : ESS
80. Far Eastern ideological barrier : BAMBOOCURTAIN
84. Set upon : HADAT
86. Do another stretch : REENLIST
88. Rich cake : TORTE
89. _____ quarters (G.I. summons) : CALLTO
90. "_____ the fields we go..." : OER
91. Psalms word : SELAH
92. Diva Farrell : EILEEN
93. Hunter of books : EVAN
94. Cambric : LINEN
95. "The Most Happy _____": Loesser : FELLA
97. Vaccine supplements : BOOSTERSHOTS
100. TV's Hazel : SHIRLEYBOOTH
105. Ben of "Bonanza" : LORNE
106. Jai _____ : ALAI
107. Surpass : OUTDO
108. Basso Pinza : EZIO
109. Draw _____ on (take aim) : ABEAD
110. A soil fertilizer : MARL
111. Big butte : MESA
112. Heartfelt : DEEP
1. Hindu gentleman : BABOO
2. Summer mo. : AUG
3. Polynesian wild banana : FEI
4. Iris's cousin : FREESIA
5. French saint: Dec. 1 : ELOI
6. Storm : RAGE
7. "_____ Lay Dying": Faulkner : ASI
8. To that : THERETO
9. Height of a height : HILLTOP
10. Eleve's milieu : ECOLE
11. Streaked : ROWY
12. "A Chorus Line" number : ONE
13. Native of Barcelona : CATALAN
14. Cultural : ETHNIC
15. Molt : SHED
16. Forbidden : TABOO
17. Cash dispenser, initially : ATM
19. Beat poet Gregory _____ : CORSO
23. Bandleader Ted _____ : WEEMS
25. Orator : RHETOR
28. Lively, to Lalo: Abbr. : ANIM
30. Composer Franck : CESAR
31. Nolan Ryan, once : ASTRO
32. Edward Lear volume : BOOKOFNONSENSE
33. Sped : RACED
36. Nabokov book : PNIN
37. Voltaic-cell terminal : ANODE
38. Pedro's uncles : TIOS
39. The lot : KITANDCABOODLE
40. Odist's Muse : ERATO
41. Viborg natives : DANES
43. Coarse : BOORISH
44. Mennonite sect : AMISH
47. Diamond rubber : PLATE
49. Jewish prayer : ALENU
51. Sheepish comments : BLATS
52. Landscape : SCENE
53. Memorable soprano Lehmann : LOTTE
54. Chopin piece : ETUDE
56. Charter : LEASE
58. Romanian monetary unit : LEU
59. Attractive, in dialect : SONSY
60. Annoy : BADGER
61. "La Vie _____," Piaf favorite : ENROSE
62. Pick-me-up : TONIC
63. Mature : RIPEN
65. Jurgen Prochnow film: 1981 : DASBOOT
67. Will subject : ESTATE
68. Columnist James _____ : RESTON
70. Short dogs, for short : POMS
72. Averse : LOATH
73. Rose lover : ABIE
76. Stone heaps : CAIRNS
80. Indistinct : BLEARED
81. Tool : UTENSIL
82. Hamlet, to Olivier : ROLE
83. Lintel : TRANSOM
84. _____ Selassie : HAILE
85. Moderated : ALLAYED
87. Nine days' devotion : NOVENA
89. Yo-Yo Ma plays it : CELLO
91. Raga-time instrument? : SITAR
93. To be, in Toulouse : ETRE
94. Mascagni flirt : LOLA
95. Partner of starts : FITS
96. "Ring" earth goddess : ERDA
97. Yale Bowl refrain word : BOOLA
98. Convulsive sigh : SOB
99. Scenery chewer : HAM
101. Cry's companion : HUE
102. Hooch : BOOZE
103. Draw : TIE
104. School dance : HOP

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