IT'S ALIMENTARY!

New York Times, Sunday, October 6, 1991

Author:Gloria Evans
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 538 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 117, Cheaters: 11, FITB: 10, XRef: 0
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1. African republic or lake : CHAD
5. Attempt : STAB
9. Caravel or coaster : SHIP
13. Nephrite : JADE
17. Son, in Sonora : HIJO
18. Greenhorns : TYROS
20. Blue shade : ALICE
21. Inky, poetically : EBON
22. Thyroid cartilage projection : ADAMSAPPLE
24. Doctor Mirabilis : ROGERBACON
26. Athenian statesman : PERICLES
27. Fierce anger : WRATH
29. Treeless plain : TUNDRA
30. Kind of walk : CAKE
31. ___ Taylor, memorable musicologist : DEEMS
32. Curdle : TURN
33. Saar ___, German territory : BASIN
36. Many: Comb. form : MULTI
37. Collected : GARNERED
41. Nuncupative : ORAL
42. "Dream Children . . . " author : CHARLESLAMB
45. In the manner of : ALA
46. Widely prevalent : RIFE
47. Baltic island : AERO
48. Seine land masses : ILES
49. Gyre : SPIN
50. WNW's reciprocal : ESE
51. A bit at a time : PIECEMEAL
55. Hustlers after rustlers : POSSE
56. Ten-sided figures : DECAGONS
59. "A Passage to India" director : LEAN
60. They're often wild : DEUCES
61. Catherine de Médicis, e.g. : REINE
62. Organization for high-I.Q. folk : MENSA
63. City of NW Turkey : BURSA
64. Meager : SPARSE
66. Gallic girlfriend : AMIE
67. Circular, towerlike fort : MARTELLO
70. Implied : TACIT
71. Chancy social engagement : BLINDDATE
73. ___ Gatos, Calif. : LOS
74. Actress Sommer : ELKE
75. Scheme : PLOT
77. Subject of Plato's Symposium : EROS
78. Steadfast : FIRM
79. Highlands uncle : EME
80. Tatterdemalions : RAGAMUFFINS
84. An O'Neill : OONA
85. Spanish inns, English style : PARADORS
88. Kind of wrench : ALLEN
89. Province of SE China : HUNAN
90. Metropolitan thrush : DIVA
91. Sub's "ears" : SONAR
92. Mashhad money : RIAL
94. "___ for tennis?" : ANYONE
97. Central Asian range : ALTAI
98. Pacific island group : MARIANAS
102. Pretended disdain for the unattainable : SOURGRAPES
104. Misleading clue : REDHERRING
106. Sported : WORE
107. Needlework loop : BRIDE
108. Gannet : SOLAN
109. First-act finale in "La Bohème" : DUET
110. Home of Vance A.F.B. : ENID
111. Without : SANS
112. World's longest river : NILE
113. Emulates Dorcas : SEWS
1. Fellow : CHAP
2. Coati's coat : HIDE
3. "Momo" author: 1978 : AJAR
4. Residence : DOMICILE
5. Pursue stealthily : STALK
6. Melville work : TYPEE
7. Some Dadaist works : ARPS
8. N.B.A. stringbean : BOL
9. Cotterways : SLOTS
10. Companion of mighty : HIGH
11. Frazil : ICE
12. Troubles : PERTURBS
13. Patroness of France since 1922 : JEANNE
14. Initial quartet : ABCD
15. Kind of prize or post : DOOR
16. Composer of "The Princess on the Pea" : ENNA
19. "Black Beauty" author : SEWELL
20. One of a Dumas trio : ARAMIS
23. Analyze verse : SCAN
25. Dissipate : BURN
28. Plexus : RETE
31. Breed of hog : DUROC
32. Milky : TAME
33. Used a gimlet : BORED
34. Originate : ARISE
35. Yegg : SAFECRACKER
36. ___-nest (hoax) : MARES
37. Effrontery : GALL
38. Scaramouch : RAPSCALLION
39. Beethoven's "Für ___" : ELISE
40. Jutlanders : DANES
42. Head over heels? : CAPONE
43. "Die Lorelei" poet : HEINE
44. Climbing vine : LIANA
49. Drench : SOUSE
52. Lacquer ingredient : ELEMI
53. Kingsley's "___ White" : MENIN
54. Alleviated : EASED
55. Procacious : PERT
57. John Denver album : AERIE
58. Essential part : GIST
60. Coercion : DURESS
62. Its people were decorated for bravery: 1942 : MALTA
63. Long loaf of bread : BATON
64. Use a teapot : STEEP
65. Majorca's capital : PALMA
67. "Lower Manhattan" painter : MARIN
68. Half sister of Liza : LORNA
69. Ottoman dynasty founder : OSMAN
71. Quagmires : BOGS
72. Put off : DEFER
75. Old Testament book : PROVERBS
76. Narrative poem by Byron : LARA
78. Tie fabrics : FOULARDS
81. ___-tung, former Chinese leader : MAOTSE
82. Bone below a humerus : ULNA
83. Knacks : FLAIRS
86. Doted on : ADORED
87. Bell sound : DING
89. "Age of Aquarius" musical : HAIR
91. Komatiks : SLEDS
92. Indy 500 winner: 1986 : RAHAL
93. One of the Horae : IRENE
94. May Sarton's "___ Are Now" : ASWE
95. High time : NOON
96. Cosmonaut Gagarin : YURI
97. Neat as ___ : APIN
98. DXVII x III : MDLI
99. Savage Island : NIUE
100. Once more : ANEW
101. York and Friday: Abbr. : SGTS
103. Celestial Altar : ARA
105. Ages and ages : EON

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