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New York Times, Sunday, November 20, 1988

Author: Shirley Soloway
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 94, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 594 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 131, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 14, XRef: 0
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. City in Calif. : LODI
5. Rebuffs : SLAPS
10. Make merry : REVEL
15. Chancel item : ALTAR
20. Noted research physician : SABIN
21. Membranes : TELAE
22. Writer Jong : ERICA
23. Worsted : SERGE
24. Shaking like ___ : ALEAF
25. Capital of Guam : AGANA
26. Plump roasting fowl : CAPON
27. Book by J. B. Cabell: 1937 : SMIRE
28. Items in Liz's closet? : TAYLORMADESUITS
31. Made a bridge play : TRUMPED
33. Ar chaser : ESS
34. Cousin of a wrymouth : EEL
35. "It ___ laugh": Pinero : ISTO
36. Bouquet beauty : TEAROSE
37. "___ for All Seasons" : AMAN
39. Together: Mus. dir. : ADUE
40. Tip : CAREEN
41. Party for Elke? : SOMMERSHOWER
46. Ruffian : GOON
47. The Great Compromiser : CLAY
51. Seething : ABOIL
52. S.E.C. member : ALA
53. Townsend ___: 1934 : PLAN
55. Clement people : SPARERS
58. Shea performer : MET
59. Cassandra was one : SEERESS
63. Medical suffix : EMIA
65. Cavity in a cactus : AREOLE
66. Vow : OATH
68. Teresa has it? : WRIGHTSTUFF
70. Wide-eyed tourist : STARER
71. Straight or sharp follower : SHOOTER
73. Stoolies : RATTERS
75. Queen Elizabeth's Aussie vessel : HMAS
76. Julius of songdom : LAROSA
79. Robin Hood's quaff : ALE
80. Accumulate : ROLLUP
82. Herds of whales : GAMS
84. Discontented one : REPINER
86. Most spooky : EERIEST
90. Specify : DENOTE
92. Walter got set for a race? : PIDGEONTOED
96. ___ Wiesel, Nobelist for Peace : ELIE
97. Milk curdler : RENNET
98. Dot on a map : ISLE
99. Highwayman : FOOTPAD
101. Nabokov book : ADA
102. " . . . lovely ___" : ASATREE
104. Towel designation : HERS
106. ___ generis : SUI
107. Western : OATER
109. Intertwine : MESH
110. Temperate : MILD
112. The ex-Mrs. Bono's hairdressers? : CHERCROPPERS
116. Queen of mystery : ELLERY
119. Ownership document : DEED
120. Always : EVER
121. Vocations : CAREERS
123. Private eye Peter : GUNN
124. Jeanne or Cécile: Abbr. : STE
125. Andress film : SKE
128. Strips a ship : DEMASTS
129. Lorne's favorite side dish? : GREENEBEANSALAD
134. Concerning : ANENT
135. Ryan or Tatum : ONEAL
137. Qum resident : IRANI
138. Wrathful : IRATE
139. Problem for Fido : MANGE
140. Present occasion : NONCE
141. Hebrew month : NISAN
142. QE2, e.g. : LINER
143. Beeweed or starwort : ASTER
144. Bayard or Bucephalus : STEED
145. Tales or exploits : GESTS
146. Aglets : TAGS
1. Song sounds : LALAS
2. Minds : OBEYS
3. Clock face : DIAL
4. Lowdown : INFO
5. Flower parts : STAMENS
6. Within the law : LEGAL
7. "When I was ___ . . . " : ALAD
8. Sheet of stamps : PANE
9. Ocean front : SEASIDE
10. Emulate a diseur : RECITE
11. One of the dryads : ERATO
12. Bigwigs : VIPS
13. He wrote "The Name of the Rose" : ECO
14. Japan's Feast of ___ : LANTERNS
15. Guarantee : ASSURE
16. Jack's favorite dessert? : LEMMONCREAMPIE
17. Voyages : TRIPS
18. Jibe : AGREE
19. Tall grass : REED
20. Cloy : SATE
29. Foster : REAR
30. Seize power : USURP
32. Actress Charlotte : RAE
36. Chinese principle : TAO
37. "___ Blue?" : AMI
38. Blanc and Ferrer : MELS
39. Flooded : AWASH
40. Christmas tree : CONIFER
41. Island in the Aegean : SAMOS
42. Voodoo : OBEAH
43. Eureka, to a Californian : MOTTO
44. Mata ___ : HARI
45. Designer Cassini : OLEG
46. Entire scope : GAMUT
48. Arrowsmith's first wife : LEORA
49. City on the Rhone : ARLES
50. River of Flanders : YSER
54. ___ credit : LETTEROF
56. ___ de deux : PAS
57. Dudley Moore film : ARTHUR
60. Pitcher : EWER
61. Trial's partner : ERROR
62. One feared by xenophobes : STRANGER
64. Beehive's relative : AFRO
67. Celeste in her nest? : HOLMONTHERANGE
69. Salted, as a noix : SALEE
72. Sampler : TASTER
74. Coleridge's "gentle thing" : SLEEP
77. Aug. 31 follower : SEPI
78. How pongids behave : APISHLY
81. Wife of Tyndareus : LEDA
82. Embden and Toulouse : GEESE
83. Moffo and Moses : ANNAS
85. Lallygagged : IDLED
87. Happify : ELATE
88. Partisan : SIDER
89. Shreds : TEARS
90. Minute amount : DRAM
91. Summer in St.-Tropez : ETE
93. Snooped : NOSED
94. Guided trip : TOUR
95. Of the ear : OTIC
100. Jughead : DOPE
103. Famed Concord family: 19th century : EMERSONS
105. Film segment : SCENE
108. Spring mo. : APR
111. Tax org. : IRS
113. Illusionist Doug : HENNING
114. Keeps : RETAINS
115. Hot spot : OVEN
117. Bandleader Lanin : LESTER
118. Allow : LET
119. Fought one-on-one : DUELED
121. Suppers, in Sevilla : CENAS
122. Catkin : AMENT
123. Preprandial words : GRACE
124. Governing body of France : SENAT
125. Ade medium : SLANG
126. Despises : KATES
127. German reservoir : EDER
128. Lady of Spain : DAMA
129. Hackman or Barry : GENE
130. Fourth of HOMES : ERIE
131. Pinza was one : BASS
132. Residue : SILT
133. Diva delivery : ARIA
136. Gershwin's "But ___ for Me" : NOT

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