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New York Times, Sunday, November 1, 1992

Author:Caroline G. Fitzgerald
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 571 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 20, XRef: 2, Spans: 2
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Advantages : EDGES
6. Emulate Blossom Seeley : SING
10. West Point freshman : PLEBE
15. Mawkish sentimentality : MUSH
19. Vader of "Star Wars" : DARTH
20. Neighborhood : AREA
21. ___ aves : RARAE
22. Undying dying words : ETTU
23. Burns setup : GRACIEHOWSYOURBROTHER
27. Carney : ART
28. "___ Daughter," 1970 film : RYANS
29. "___ and gap-tooth'd man . . . ": Tennyson : AGRAY
30. South African pen : KRAAL
31. Swagger : ROISTER
33. "Ida, ___ as Apple Cider" : SWEET
34. Proposes a toast : DRINKS
35. "Evvvre-body ___": Durante : WANTSAGETINNADEACT
39. Red or Dead : SEA
40. Smooth and glossy : SATINY
41. Good periods : UPS
42. Trouble : AIL
44. Stage in a scale : RUNG
45. Attention getter : PSST
47. Vaudeville features : ACTS
51. Amuse : TICKLE
54. Ignited : LIT
55. Benny retort : CUTTHATOUT
57. Persons or things : ONES
58. Sobrina's relative : TIA
60. "Licker talks . . . loud we'en . . . loose fum ___": Harris : DEJUG
61. Cahn or Davis Jr. : SAMMY
62. Needlefish : GAR
63. Joe Penner pitch : WANNABUYADUCK
67. Robe de ___ (evening dress) : BAL
68. Gracie Allen's heritage : IRISH
70. "___ of dreadful note": Macbeth : ADEED
71. Leucothea, as a mortal : INO
72. Stride : PACE
73. "___, Sharlie?": Jack Pearl's Baron : VUSYOUDERE
75. Bleat : BAA
77. Diaskeuast : EDITOR
79. The Rome of Hungary : EGER
80. "That was no ___ . . . " : LADY
81. Mary's chaser : LAMB
82. Dolittle and Kildare : DRS
83. Part of H.R.H. : HER
84. Gold and silver : METALS
86. Snacked : ATE
88. Hope sign-off : THANKSFORTHEMEMORY
94. Jacket or laced leader : STRAIT
96. Subtle sarcasm : IRONY
97. Durante's heritage : ITALIAN
99. Cut short : ABORT
100. Flèche : SPIRE
101. Applied oneself to : GOTAT
103. S. Vietnam's Dinh Diem : NGO
104. Jolson topper : YOUAINTHEARDNOTHINYET
108. Book by Julian Huxley : ANTS
109. Lengthwise : ALONG
110. Wyatt or Wyman : JANE
111. Soothsayers : SEERS
112. Monster's loch : NESS
113. Society : MONDE
114. Certain trumpeter : SWAN
115. "Jerusalem Delivered" poet : TASSO
1. Voice of Charlie and Mortimer : EDGAR
2. Defender of Scopes : DARROW
3. Deo ___ (thanks to God) : GRATIAS
4. List ender : ETC
5. Distantly related : SHIRTTAIL
6. Arid wastes : SAHARAS
7. Merciless : IRON
8. Michael Gartner's department : NEWS
9. Vapor : GAS
10. Issue : PROGENY
11. Bacall : LAUREN
12. Corrigenda : ERRATA
13. Brice's Snooks : BABY
14. Poetic contraction : EER
15. Kind of ton : METRIC
16. U.N. chief: 1962-71 : UTHANT
17. See 95 Down : STEAK
18. Rushes : HURLS
24. Banjo ___ (Cantor sobriquet) : EYES
25. Ship's unsteady action : YAWING
26. Gumbos : OKRAS
32. Skulks : SNEAKS
33. Limit : STINT
34. Profundity : DEPTH
36. Decked with leis : GARLANDED
37. Small case : ETUI
38. Device for spraying pesticide : DUSTGUN
43. "___ Smile Be Your Umbrella" : LETA
45. Hindu religious rite : PUJA
46. Fit for scrutiny : STUDIABLE
47. TV's "One Day ___ Time" : ATA
48. Strife : COMBAT
49. Colombian seaport : TUMACO
50. Beautician's appliance : STYLER
51. " . . . more blessed ___ than to receive": Acts : TOGIVE
52. Snug bug's location : INARUG
53. Cherry red : CERISE
55. Baseball's Penguin : CEY
56. Play interlocutor : ASK
59. "___ Time," Roethke poem : INADARK
60. Worthless : DUD
63. First baseman of comedy : WHO
64. Ethereal : AERY
65. Nectar collector : BEE
66. Kind of dorm : COED
69. ___ Darya (Aral Sea tributary) : SYR
72. "___ Packin' Mama," 1943 song : PISTOL
74. Fraud attachment : ULENT
75. Bonkers : BATTY
76. Oriental nursemaid : AMAH
78. Kyd was one : DRAMATIST
81. Loewe's partner : LERNER
83. Part of Hispaniola : HAITI
84. Anchoring place : MOORAGE
85. Inspired with love : SMITTEN
87. The Furies : ERINYES
88. Dizzy and son, Steve, of baseball : TROUTS
89. Plague : HARASS
90. Draw off through a bent tube : SIPHON
91. Benny, to Burns : FRIEND
92. Peary base in Greenland : ETAH
93. Hunters : YAGERS
94. ___ Mountains, featuring Munku-Sardyk : SAYAN
95. With 17 Down, popular American entree : TBONE
98. False : NOTSO
100. Capital of Manche : STLO
101. Torment : GNAW
102. Chaplin's widow : OONA
105. Video artist ___ June Paik : NAM
106. Radio V.I.P.'s : DJS
107. Govt. org. sponsoring opera, etc. : NEA

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