THE ENVELOPE, PLEASE

New York Times, Sunday, November 14, 1976

Author: Barbara Gillis
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 132, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.47, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 528 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 113, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Barbara Gillis has 7 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Number for 86-Across clue was originally mislabeled as 85-Across; this was corrected
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© 1976, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Track events : MEETS
6. Drivers' org. : AAA
9. Architect I.M. : PEI
12. Contest : AGON
16. New Delhi name : GANDHI
17. Scratch awls : SCRIBERS
20. Baseball team : NINE
21. By the sea : ONTHEWATERFRONT
23. Pledges : GAGES
24. Dye's partner : TIE
25. Like maidens of old : FAIR
26. Like some music : ATONAL
27. Asian rulers : EMIRS
28. City of Ethiopia : HARAR
30. Actress Hunt : MARSHA
32. Old slave : ESNE
34. Tapeworm larva : MEASLE
36. Norse classic : EDDA
39. Caught in ___ : ATRAP
42. Town in Java : MALANG
45. Israel's Six-___ : DAYWAR
47. Dieter's portion : SLIVER
49. Reveal : EVINCE
50. Page number: Abbr. : FOL
51. Candlenut tree : AMA
52. Withdraw : SECEDE
53. Mint said to have curing quality : SELFHEAL
55. Save : LAYIN
57. Town in Portugal : AMARES
58. Partner: Abbr. : ASSOC
59. Syncopation : RAGTIME
61. Praying figure : ORANTE
62. Origin : ROOT
64. Town near Munster : AHLEN
65. Kind of skirt : MINI
66. Nook's companion : CRANNY
68. Catches a fish : REELSIN
70. Makes a close fit : SNUGS
74. Pakistan port : CHALNA
75. Place to wear an obi : TOKYO
76. Use wrongly : MISAPPLY
78. Village : HAMLET
79. Cuckoo : ANI
80. Dunk : DIP
82. Moroccan port : AGADIR
83. Composer Georges : ENESCO
84. Vexes : ANNOYS
86. Spanish weight : ARROBA
87. Take care of : SEETO
88. Parts of a trip : LEGS
89. Vishinsky : ANDREI
92. Small islands : AITS
94. One who partakes : SHARER
96. Chemical compound : ESTER
100. Italian poet : TASSO
103. Orwell's farm : ANIMAL
106. Hobart's island: Abbr. : TASM
108. Acid initials : RNA
109. Constellation : ORION
110. Vanished : GONEWITHTHEWIND
113. The Man : STAN
114. Willing : AMENABLE
115. Relatives on mother's side : ENATES
116. Hesitates : HEMS
117. Once named : NEE
118. Mideast land: Abbr. : ISR
119. Confused : ATSEA
1. Enthusiasm : MANIA
2. Register : ENTER
3. Old English letter : EDH
4. Foreign alliance : THEFRENCHCONNECTION
5. Libyan oasis : SIWA
6. Starry : ASTRAL
7. Hole-in-one : ACE
8. Tapestry : ARRAS
9. Laborer : PEON
10. Girl's name : ERNA
11. Carpet fiber : ISTLE
12. Expatriate : ANAMERICANINPARIS
13. Chevalier film : GIGI
14. Corker : ONER
15. Cape : NESS
16. Barbarian : GOTH
18. "___ could see me now" : IFTHEY
19. Gotham tune : BROADWAYMELODY
22. Prepares to fire : AIMS
23. Handshake : GENTLEMANSAGREEMENT
29. Versatile one : AMANFORALLSEASONS
31. Decorate again : REDO
33. Area of Sardinia : SASSARI
35. U.S. writer : AGEE
37. Lepers' helper et al. : DAMIENS
38. Irish island : ARAN
40. Ward off : AVERT
41. Carolina river : PEDEE
42. Plateau : MESA
43. Salutations : AVES
44. Abner et al. : LILS
46. Helpless saviors : ALLTHEKINGSMEN
48. Thing, in law : RES
50. Neighbor of Ga. : FLA
54. Dilettantish : ARTY
56. Alvin of ballet : AILEY
60. French river : GARONNE
61. Prefix for present : OMNI
63. Out drinking : ONATOOT
66. Charlie and sons : CHANS
67. Ouida : RAMEE
69. Unruly one : IMP
71. Hair style : UPDO
72. Voluble : GLIB
73. Aegean island : SYRA
74. Guevara : CHE
75. South African : TAAL
77. German basin : SAAR
81. Danube feeder : ISAR
85. Ontario city : OSHAWA
90. One of the worlds : NETHER
91. Goldarn! : DRAT
93. Writer Françoise : SAGAN
95. Excuse : ALIBI
97. Corny : TRITE
98. Nine: Prefix : ENNEA
99. Energy units : RADS
100. Twaddle : TOSH
101. Comedian Johnson : ARTE
102. " . . . king of ___, I am" : SIAM
104. Alaskan cape : NOME
105. Arrow poison : INEE
107. N. L. park : SHEA
111. Compliments: Abbr. : TLS
112. "The Week That ___" : WAS

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