COINING PHRASES

New York Times, Sunday, October 9, 1983

Author:Louis Baron
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { X Z }, Scrabble score: 552 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 120, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 12, XRef: 0
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Short of : SHY
4. Popular promise : IDO
7. Color: Comb. form : CHROMO
13. City that once tired the U.S. : AKRON
18. Old lyric poem : LAI
19. Lopez theme song : NOLA
21. Titubated : REELED
22. Sheer linen : TOILE
23. Cleo ender : ASP
24. Schizoid biblical economist? : DRSHEKELANDMRHYDE
27. Wellsian telephone? : THEDIMEMACHINE
29. Port of Israel : EILAT
30. Poet ___ Maria Rilke : RAINER
31. Connective word : AND
32. Miguel's aunt : TIA
33. Pitcher part : LIP
35. " . . . rare as a day ___?" : INJUNE
38. Use credit cards : OWE
39. Sonny's sibling : SIS
40. Dracula's pet comb. form : HEMO
41. Othello's people : MOORS
42. Loses ardor : COOLS
45. London borough : BATTERSEA
47. Rubicund's opposite : ASHY
48. Remembered ship : MAINE
49. Where Emily Dickinson lived and died : AMHERST
50. Mil. bigwig : GEN
51. Complicated Russian contraption? : RUBLEGOLDBERG
54. Exclamation in Aachen : ACH
57. Flu shot, e.g. : INJ
58. Zoological suffix : INI
59. Assamese hill dweller : NAGA
60. Refrain opener : TRA
61. Taboo-free, in Hawaii : NOA
62. Phrase from an OPEC butler? : DINARISSERVED
69. Keatsian contraction : EER
70. Port. coin : ESC
71. French director Clair : RENE
72. Palindromic Amerind : OTO
73. Polynesian beverage : AVA
74. ___ gratias : DEO
75. Exchequer business? : FLORINAFFAIRS
81. Rap; chin : GAS
82. "___ the Night," 1941 song hit : BLUESIN
84. Uhlan's gear : LANCE
85. P.O.W. in England : HESS
86. Unreflecting : IMPULSIVE
88. Intrinsically : PERSE
89. All nerves : TENSE
90. Sailing vessel : SAIC
91. Pipe joint : TEE
92. Beach top : BRA
93. Rasped : GRATED
94. Ottoman title : AGA
95. N.T. book : COR
96. Consult with : SEE
97. Cop's arrest : COLLAR
100. Thrusting sword : ESTOC
102. Peon's partnership dream? : APESOTHEACTION
107. Where to find Washington? : ONTHEQUARTERFRONT
109. She-bear: Sp. : OSA
110. Sleipnir or Bucephalus : STEED
111. Area above a bumper : GRILLE
112. Inner: Comb. form : ENDO
113. Author Beigel : ULI
114. Has coming : EARNS
115. Family of a German philosopher : HEGELS
116. Sov. state : SSR
117. Peruvian coin : SOL
1. Blind feature : SLAT
2. Hodgepodge : HASH
3. Complain shrilly : YIPE
4. Wickiup occupants : INDIANS
5. Ahead, in golf : DORMIE
6. "Hellzapoppin" star : OLSEN
7. Housing in a Model-T eng. : CRKC
8. Brays : HEEHAWS
9. Mend a coat : RELINE
10. Chan before Toler : OLAND
11. Word on an O.T. wall : MENE
12. Poe's "The Angel of the ___" : ODD
13. Open courts : ATRIA
14. Eastern cosmetic : KOHL
15. Propertied Saudi? : RIYALESTATEAGENT
16. Of yore : OLDTIME
17. Formerly called : NEE
20. Disyllabic sigh : AHME
25. Lobed organ : EAR
26. Goethe's "Wilhelm ___" : MEISTER
28. "Advise and Consent" author : DRURY
32. Institutional levy : TITHE
34. Kentucky bluegrass : POA
35. Fantasized : IMAGINED
36. "___, jolly red . . . ": Ravenscroft : NOSENOSE
37. Turkish fur merchant? : JOHNJACOBPIASTER
38. Kiev was his capital : OLEG
39. Large Asiatic deer : SAMBAR
40. Many mins. : HRS
42. Room on a steamship : CABIN
43. Canvas : OIL
44. ___ and the same : ONE
45. Shield : BADGE
46. Cgs unit : ERG
48. "Scarface" portrayer : MUNI
51. Get ___ of (discard) : RID
52. "Being ___, sail": Herbert : ONSEA
53. Some notes : LAS
55. Glacier hazard : CREVASSE
56. Heckled : HARASSED
63. Show up : ARRIVE
64. Gallic royal personage : REINE
65. Lodging : INN
66. Domingo asset : VOICE
67. Ecole verb : ETRE
68. Allowables : DOS
75. Ending for cheer or tear : FUL
76. Auber opera: 1834 : LESTOCQ
77. Willow for baskets : OSIER
78. Fido's "uninvitee" : FLEA
79. A long way off : FAR
80. Pt. of a test : ANS
83. Director Jean-___ Godard : LUC
85. Courage : HEART
86. "Life ___ jest . . . ": Gay : ISA
87. Purplish red : MAGENTA
88. Warm up customers via ads : PRESELL
89. Farm machine : TRACTOR
92. Uang or elater : BEETLE
93. Endocrinologist's concern : GLANDS
95. Some Yalies : COEDS
96. Bit of mistletoe : SPRIG
97. Off. document : CTF
98. River to the Elbe : OHRE
99. Blum and Trotsky : LEONS
101. Now's partner : THEN
102. Interlaken's river : AARE
103. Smeltery piles : ORES
104. Chits : IOUS
105. Kon-Tiki Museum's city : OSLO
106. Spike's relative : NAIL
107. Simple sugar : OSE
108. Cry of disgust : UGH

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