A. & Q.

New York Times, Sunday, October 9, 1977

Author: Elaine D. Schorr
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 98, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 668 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 147, Cheaters: 19, FITB: 11, XRef: 1
Elaine D. Schorr has 47 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Role for Price : TOSCA
6. Electrical units : FARADS
12. Having the know-how : ABLE
16. Made corvine sounds : CAWED
21. "The homage of ___": Byron : ATEAR
22. Western ___ : OMELET
23. Bird's crop : CRAW
24. Lenten symbol : ASHES
25. Big Apple with no worms : WHATMAKESABEBEAME
28. Young salmon : SMOLT
29. Court team : NETS
30. Sage and thyme : MINTS
31. Author Jong : ERICA
32. Put-on : SHAM
33. Parts of a cen. : YRS
34. Diana ___: 1934–73 : SANDS
35. Singlehanded : LONE
36. "___ Bulba" : TARAS
38. Takes advantage of : USES
39. Blathers : GABS
41. Romancer's offering : SERENADE
44. Gunpowder Plot conspirator : FAWKES
48. A.k.a. : ALIAS
49. Artery : ROAD
50. Before tee : ESS
52. Son of Jacob : ASHER
53. Yes, in her private writings : WASANNEFRANK
57. Penalty : COST
58. ___ share : LIONS
59. Demeaned : ABASED
60. Pittance : IOTA
61. Count of jazz : BASIE
62. Levene and Levenson : SAMS
63. Bank deals : LIENS
64. As well : ALSO
65. Where GUM is : MOSCOW
66. Wrap up : END
67. His peers think so : ISRAYNOBLE
70. Quechua : INCAN
71. "___ to Live," 1958 film : IWANT
74. "Exodus" name : ARI
75. Comedian Richard : PRYOR
76. Apothegm : ADAGE
77. Only when his funny films failed : WASBENBLUE
82. Jasey : WIG
85. Sidestepped : DUCKED
86. Sentry's cry : HALT
87. Seed covers : ARILS
88. Pure, in Parma : FINO
89. Poe house : USHER
90. Jordan, to Carter : AIDE
91. Blots out : ANNULS
93. Kanga's creator : MILNE
94. "___ Death" : ASES
95. Well, he's no John Wayne : ISRICHLITTLE
97. Partner of wiser : OLDER
98. Ullmann : LIV
99. Status quo ___ bellum : ANTE
100. Man with a mike : EMCEE
101. Red Sox specialty : HOMERS
102. Sight enhancer : EYEGLASS
105. Bowl calls : RAHS
106. Cicatrix : SCAR
108. Rock debris : SCREE
109. Dash : ELAN
111. Rubberneck : STARE
112. Guevara : CHE
115. "Excalibur" part : HILT
116. Cooking direction : SCALD
117. Mail class : THIRD
118. Heath for Heathcliff : MOOR
119. Figaro's forte : SHAVE
121. Nobody on Broadway : WHOMDIDMOLLYPICON
124. N.M. terrains : MESAS
125. Use a strop : HONE
126. In proximity : NEARTO
127. Turkeys : FLOPS
128. Closing words : AMENS
129. Bookie's quote : ODDS
130. Autor Seton : ERNEST
131. Littoral area : COAST
1. Brownish orange : TAWNY
2. Second of two : OTHER
3. Ottomans : SEATS
4. Hipsters : CATS
5. Branch : ARM
6. Famed choreographer: 1880–1942 : FOKINE
7. Makes better : AMENDS
8. Pauses : RESTS
9. Sigh for Yorick : ALAS
10. Society newcomer : DEB
11. Trinidad combo : STEELBAND
12. ___ the hole : ACEIN
13. Clasps or clamps : BRACES
14. Mongolian monk : LAMA
15. Cote female : EWE
16. ___ carry : CASHAND
17. Capital of Eritrea : ASMARA
18. Imprisoning officials : WHOMADEOSCARWILDE
19. It could be electric : EEL
20. N.Y. time, at times : DST
26. Garner : AMASS
27. Brush, in Brest : BROSSE
32. Chateaubriand, e.g. : STEAK
34. Court figures : SUERS
37. Bull or jam : SESSION
39. Like fish eyes : GLASSY
40. Senior on the Seine : AINE
42. Muse for Pindar : ERATO
43. Columnist Barrett : RONA
44. Without foundation : FALSE
45. Penang person : ASIAN
46. Ask 43 Down! : WHOMDIDCHEVYCHASE
47. Kesey and Rosewall : KENS
48. Yoga posture : ASANA
51. Olla podrida : STEW
53. Oft-watched line : WAIST
54. But, in Bonn : ABER
55. Satisfy : FILL
56. Polyantha, e.g. : ROSE
57. Maine bay : CASCO
61. Lean as a rake : BONY
63. Did an inside job : LINED
64. Theatrical lover : ABIE
65. Entangles : MIRES
68. Political cartoonist : NAST
69. Any planet : ORB
72. Greets the dawn : WAKES
73. Livy's field : AGER
75. Beat : PULSE
76. Down Under fellows : AUSSIES
77. Ravine : WADI
78. Author Waugh : ALEC
79. City on the Loire : NANTES
80. Yahoo : BRUTE
81. Very small pin : LILL
83. Word with city or tube : INNER
84. Takeoff group : GOERS
85. Kind of role : DUAL
86. Puts on the payroll : HIRES
88. Item not to be exposed : FILM
90. Movie pooch : ASTA
91. Variety of garnet : ALMANDINE
92. Czar's name: Abbr. : NICH
93. Henry the sculptor : MOORE
95. Estuary : INLET
96. Harbinger : HERALD
99. Ever-abiding : AGELESS
101. He wrote "The Dynasts" : HARDY
103. Capital of Armenia : ERIVAN
104. Abet : SECOND
106. Avocets' kin : STILTS
107. Freight shipment : CARLOT
110. Incapacitates : LAMES
111. Tanning locale : SHORE
112. Apres-ski drink : COCOA
113. Holey rollers : HOOPS
114. Artist Max : ERNST
116. Booted : SHOD
117. Fed : TMAN
118. Grain sorghum : MILO
119. Little, in Lanark : SMA
120. Haw's partner : HEM
121. "___ is Silvia?" : WHO
122. German article : DER
123. Mil. rank : PFC

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