COURT STARS

New York Times, Sunday, November 13, 1977

Author: Herb L. Risteen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { X Z }, Scrabble score: 537 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 113, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
Herb L. Risteen has 135 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York Times
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1. Thin nail : BRAD
5. Bismarck : OTTO
9. Normand of silents : MABEL
14. Dull sound : THUD
18. Swiss river : AARE
19. Saddlers' products : REINS
21. Name to remember : ALAMO
22. Pictorial presswork : ROTO
23. Popular novel of 1881 : THEPRINCEANDTHEPAUPER
27. Dining halls on liners : SALOONS
28. Did ranch work : RODE
29. "___ Miller" : DAISY
30. Building extension : ELL
31. Means of access : DOOR
32. Indo-Chinese group : SHAN
34. Event in 1780 : BATTLEOFKINGSMOUNTAIN
44. Shade of green : ALOES
45. Loam deposit : LOESS
46. Bread spread : OLEO
47. Choler : IRE
48. Little foxes : KITS
49. Of the earth : GEAL
50. Yesterday's eternal chaser : TODAY
52. Merganser : SMEW
53. Poet Merriam : EVE
54. "Hobohemian" : TRAMP
55. Tall cap : MITER
56. Baltic Sea feeder : PEENE
57. Mark for poor work : DEMERIT
59. Morning song : MATIN
60. Farm implement : SEEDER
61. Author of "Why Not the Best?" : JAMESEARLCARTER
65. Like Jason's quest : FLEECY
68. Stage designer Bernstein : ALINE
69. Pulmonary cavities : AIRSACS
73. Uhlan's weapon : LANCE
74. Genetic offshoot : CLONE
75. Natives of Tampere : FINNS
77. Inlet in the Orkneys : VOE
78. He was: Lat. : ERAT
79. "Gymnopedies" composer : SATIE
80. Tennis star of the 1930's : LOTT
81. Moselle tributary : SAAR
82. Outside: Prefix : ECT
83. Be furious : FUME
84. Building material : STONE
86. Jai alai basket : CESTA
87. Venice : THEQUEENOFTHEADRIATIC
92. Bring to ruin : UNDO
93. Weight allowance : TARE
94. Commercials : ADS
95. Rawboned person : SCRAG
98. Inflexible : IRON
99. Perfume : ESSENCE
103. Romantic novel of 1844 : THECOUNTOFMONTECRISTO
109. Gaunt : LANK
110. "March King" : SOUSA
111. Bellini opera : NORMA
112. Adjective for Yorick : POOR
113. Track figures : ODDS
114. "Forever ___" : AMBER
115. Playwright Simon : NEIL
116. Feudal underling : ESNE
1. Rod Carew's weapon : BAT
2. Stadium sounds : RAHS
3. ___ code : AREA
4. Exhausts, as resources : DEPLETES
5. Bobolink's relative : ORIOLE
6. One of fifty: Abbr. : TENN
7. Nervous ailments : TICS
8. Singleton : ONE
9. One in the "noonday sun" : MADDOG
10. Modifies : ALTERS
11. Cry of disgust : BAH
12. Dutch uncle : EME
13. Cut off : LOP
14. Shirking responsibility : TRUANT
15. Southwest Indian : HOPI
16. Salt Lake City team : UTES
17. Small rowboat : DORY
20. Lydia's capital : SARDIS
24. Kipfels : ROLLS
25. Times of day : NOONS
26. Where Joppolo commanded : ADANO
32. Kind of eclipse : SOLAR
33. Long of La. : HUEY
34. ___ Alaska : BAKED
35. Read novel : ALIVE
36. Tribal emblem : TOTEM
37. Acid salt : OLEATE
38. Lager head : FOAM
39. Hornplant : KELP
40. City NW of Bologna : MODENA
41. Drew a bead on : AIMED
42. One of the Horae : IRENE
43. Less trite : NEWER
49. Mean and unpleasant : GRIMY
50. Duke, for one : TITLE
51. Of hearing : OTIC
52. Haruspices : SEERS
54. Footprint : TRACE
55. Battle scene: 1914, 1918 : MARNE
56. Noblemen : PEERS
58. Force out : EJECT
59. Name to remember : MAINE
60. Task : STINT
62. He wrote "Bambi" : SALTEN
63. French saint: Dec. 1 : ELOI
64. Yammered : RANTED
65. Argosy : FLEET
66. Hackmatack : LARCH
67. Growing out : ENATE
70. Cousin of "Belay!" : AVAST
71. Ring-tailed animal : COATI
72. Ice pinnacle : SERAC
74. Small featured role : CAMEO
75. Navigation hazard : FLOE
76. Hebrides island : IONA
79. Brought to court : SUED
81. Phalarope : SEASNIPE
83. Fly hit by a coach : FUNGO
84. Sen. Thurmond : STROM
85. From ___ (afterwards) : THENON
86. Fall drink : CIDER
88. Charlatans : QUACKS
89. Lazy : OTIOSE
90. Carton's "___ better thing" : FARFAR
91. Sterling North book: 1963 : RASCAL
95. Town on the Vire : STLO
96. Neighbor of Libya : CHAD
97. Disrupt : REND
99. Raison d'___ : ETRE
100. Large truck : SEMI
101. Army V.I.P.'s : CSOS
102. School founded by Henry VI : ETON
104. Dos Passos book : USA
105. ___ de plume : NOM
106. Bulky boat : TUB
107. Negative prefix : NON
108. Pittsburgh intake : ORE

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