CALLING THE ROLE

New York Times, Sunday, October 4, 1987

Author: Caroline G. Fitzgerald
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.32, Missing: { Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 565 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 131, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Fruit on a strawberry : ACHENE
7. Humbled : ABASED
13. Mottled : DAPPLED
20. Hymn tune : CHORAL
21. Sandbox edifice : CASTLE
22. Effacement : ERASURE
23. Justice Thurgood : COURTMARSHALL
25. Steinbeck's birthplace : SALINAS
26. Vocalized pauses : ERS
27. Actress Ruby : DEE
28. Steep hemp : RET
29. Auditor, for short : CPA
30. Solicit : ASK
31. Pinto : PIEBALD
35. Blackmore heroine : LORNA
37. What a backward star may cry : RATS
39. Puget Sound seaport : TACOMA
40. A conifer, to Fernando : PINO
41. Resident of Patna : BIHARI
43. Ethically neutral : AMORAL
44. Provided that, to Shakespeare : ANIF
45. P.G.A. Hall of Famer Jones : BOBOLINKS
48. Bird's org. : NBA
49. Hot milk and ale concoctions : POSSETS
51. Intimidates : AWES
52. Toque or gibus : HAT
53. ___ rug (jitterbugs) : CUTSA
55. Notes added to notes: Abbr. : PSS
56. Money box : TILL
58. Pilose : HAIRY
60. Chimney, in Cottbus : ESSE
61. ___ de coeur : CRI
62. Strikeout artist Morris : JACKINTHEBOX
65. Obvious : PLAIN
67. Ideal or trip preceder : EGO
68. ___ ark : NOAHS
69. Hubert of the P.G.A. : PUTTINGGREEN
73. The horned horse : GNU
74. Explorer Johnson et al. : OSAS
78. Famed leading lady Ada : REHAN
79. First known variable star : MIRA
80. Roguish : SLY
81. Worn out : SPENT
82. Ferber's "___ Basket" : ONE
83. ___ Islands, off Ireland : ARAN
85. Sainted wife of St. Adrian : NATALIA
88. V.P. under 89 Across : NAR
89. Gerald R., in his youth : MODELFORD
92. River celebrated by Burns : DOON
93. Medicinal ointment : OLEATE
95. Arctic parka : ANORAK
96. Steady : SURE
97. Apache tribesmen : TONTOS
98. Clement C. Moore opening : TWAS
99. Nice agreement : PACTE
101. Bikes for Daisy? : TANDEMS
102. Kid's cry : BAA
105. Good sense : WIT
106. Peace Nobelist: 1949 : ORR
107. Stop!: Var. : WOA
109. Puppeteer Baird : BIL
110. Hit song in 1953 : EBBTIDE
112. A Pulitzer Prize winner in Letters: 1980 : POETICJUSTICE
117. Hyde Park hostess : ELEANOR
118. Sham : PSEUDO
119. Prentiss and Stone of films : PAULAS
120. High, low and comic followers : RELIEFS
121. Distaff busybodies : YENTES
122. Guzzles : SWILLS
1. Belief in : ACCEPTANCE
2. Four-syllable foot : CHORIAMBUS
3. Fort Wayne's Congressman Dan R. : HOUSECOATS
4. Muff : ERR
5. Cole or Turner : NAT
6. One of the wahoos : ELM
7. Ten square chains : ACRE
8. Extremes at Wimbledon : BASELINES
9. Silvery gray : ASH
10. Ringo : STARROFSTAGEANDSCREEN
11. Oscar winner Burstyn : ELLEN
12. Kind of ray or wing : DELTA
13. Portray : DESCRIBE
14. Some Algonquians : ARAPAHOS
15. Sounded like the y in yet : PALATAL
16. Letter from Levkás : PSI
17. Selene, to a Roman : LUNA
18. Greek and Roman : ERAS
19. Lectern : DESK
24. Tot : ADD
32. Staten Isl. forms one : BOR
33. Its capital is Macapá : AMAPA
34. "Symphonie Espagnole" composer : LALO
36. Step ___ (hurry) : ONIT
38. ___ Lanka : SRI
40. Quarterback Malone : PASSINGMARK
41. Dennis of the P.B.A. : BOWLINGLANE
42. Restraint of emotions: Abbr. : INHIB
45. Thwart : BALK
46. N.Z. tree : KARO
47. Charon's river : STYX
50. Youth : SPRIG
54. Partitions : SEPTA
57. Representation : ICON
58. L.B.J.'s V.P. : HHH
59. Fabulous fabulist : AESOP
61. Pokey : CAN
62. Gibe : JEER
63. Alcohol of perfumery : NONYL
64. Kind of cross : TAU
66. "Chinatown Family" author ___ Yutang : LIN
69. Ball for juniors : PROM
70. City east of Osaka : UENO
71. ___ Bara, née Goodman : THEDA
72. Sweet part of a kumquat : RIND
75. Lawmaker Bradley of N.J. : SENATEBILL
76. Structural : ANATOMICAL
77. Not accented : STRESSLESS
80. Kind of sale : STOREWIDE
81. Gallery : SALON
83. "Who's ___ Virginia Woolf?" : AFRAIDOF
84. Some chickens : ROASTERS
86. Le huitième mois : AOUT
87. Particle : IOTA
90. Tolkien's Treebeard, e.g. : ENT
91. First run of the still : LOWWINE
94. Peroration : END
99. Flanders flower : POPPY
100. Stood : AROSE
101. Mahal leader : TAJ
102. Bock, e.g. : BEER
103. Talented : ABLE
104. Explorer Tasman : ABEL
108. Guatemalan port : OCOS
111. Siamese : TAI
113. For shame! : TUT
114. Good times : UPS
115. Proverb : SAW
116. Parson bird : TUI

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