VOCATIONAL CONVOCATION

New York Times, Sunday, November 16, 1986

Author:Deborah Pelkey Trombley
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 77, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { X Z }, Scrabble score: 525 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 116, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 10, XRef: 1
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Tbsp. or tsp. : MEAS
5. Purviance of silents : EDNA
9. A predecessor of Boomer : ASTA
13. Welsh-rabbit enhancer : ALE
16. Impassiveness : APATHY
18. N.M. resort : TAOS
19. Goldfish's relative : CARP
20. Schism : RENT
22. Chairman? : DUNCANPHYFE
24. Bellman? : QUASIMODO
26. Mouths : ORA
27. Bolivian mountain : SORATA
28. Guideless : UNLED
29. Next, toMehta : POI
30. Eur. kingdom : NETH
32. "___ Go Gentle . . . ": D. Thomas : DONOT
33. Lavabo, e.g. : RITE
34. Jam sometimes spread for miles : SNARL
36. "___ the Moon," 1953 song : ISEE
37. Part of a.s.a.p. : SOON
38. Covered dish : TUREEN
40. Old tongue : ERSE
41. British guns : STENS
43. More brilliant : FLASHIER
45. Left out : ELIDED
47. Marzipan ingredient : NUTS
49. Some bills in tills : TENS
50. Stoke : FUEL
51. Rogation : PRAYER
54. "___ Ideas, " 1951 song : IGET
56. A poetic Moore : MARIANNE
60. Frosted : RIMY
61. Postman? : EDDIEARCARO
65. Cuddy or study : ROOM
66. World Bank word : AGIO
67. Frank's wrap : ROLL
68. "Shall Caesar send ___?": Shak. : ALIE
69. Fr. miss : MLLE
70. Aromatic oleoresin : TOLU
71. Marksman? : WILLYBRANDT
74. Getz of music : STAN
75. Fosses : TRENCHES
77. Sundown times, to Keats : EENS
78. Serve : ATTEND
80. Actor Will ___ : GEER
81. Blain : SORE
83. Baltic Sea feeder : ODER
84. Cloisonné coating : ENAMEL
87. Keyboard instruments : CELESTAS
90. Closefitting hat : TOQUE
94. Loser to Louis: Sept. 29, 1941 : NOVA
95. One of nine revolvers : PLANET
97. Shell : HUSK
99. Pigeons or weaverbirds : NUNS
100. Bank-file category : LIENS
102. Scraps : ORTS
103. Kind of sleeve : SETIN
104. Encircled : GIRT
105. Leb. neighbor : ISR
106. Holy, to Henri : SACRE
108. This may be gross : PROFIT
110. Babe Zaharias, ___ Didrikson : NEE
111. Mailman? : SIRGAWAIN
113. Plainsman? : JIMMYCARTER
115. ___ off (riled) : TEED
116. Kind of cement : ELEC
117. Ubiquitous Celebes beast : ANOA
118. Kowtows : KNEELS
119. Map abbrs. : RDS
120. Like the Negev : SERE
121. Trounce : BEST
122. Halite : SALT
1. Aquatic mammal : MANATEE
2. Catchall abbr. : ETC
3. Cries of surprise : AHAS
4. Ecclesiastical councils : SYNODS
5. Grain alcohol : ETHANOL
6. ___ International Speedway : DAYTONA
7. "Jack Sprat could eat ___" : NOFAT
8. Chemical suffix : ASE
9. Gets : ACQUIRES
10. Stroll : SAUNTER
11. Seat of County Kerry : TRALEE
12. Area under a concha : APSE
13. Clemens asset : ARM
14. Lafayette athlete : LEOPARD
15. Approve : ENDORSE
16. A lover of Aphrodite : ADONIS
17. Least alloyed : PUREST
21. Dug ditches, e.g. : TOILED
23. Printers' trial sheets : PROOFS
25. Dog tags for G.I.'s : IDS
31. Lineman? : HENNYYOUNGMAN
33. Wreck : RUIN
35. Journeyman? : NEILARMSTRONG
38. Greeks' "unlucky" letter : THETA
39. Kind of surgeon : NEURO
42. Sweet girl of song : SUE
44. Hard : STEELY
46. Maui garland : LEI
48. Three, in Torino : TRE
50. Got along : FARED
51. Institute in Brooklyn : PRATT
52. Severity : RIGOR
53. "A miss is as good as ___" : AMILE
54. Teraphim : IDOLS
55. Branchia : GILL
56. Conduits : MAINS
57. Actor from Omaha : NOLTE
58. Queeg portrayer : NOLAN
59. Castigate a text : EMEND
62. Less dank : DRIER
63. Peep shows : RAREES
64. Close-knit group : CLAN
71. Puppy : WHELP
72. Basque cap : BERET
73. Shaver : TAD
76. Third of 26 : CEE
79. Asian holiday : TET
81. Life is the longest one : SENTENCE
82. Cheers for Manolete : OLES
83. Become bony : OSSIFY
84. Recruit : ENLIST
85. More like a charivari : NOISIER
86. Made an affirmation : AVERRED
87. Flattop : CARRIER
88. Lunchbox item : THERMOS
89. Eatery : AUTOMAT
91. Celtics or Lakers : QUINTET
92. Empty a filature : UNREEL
93. Organic compounds : ESTERS
96. Site : LOCALE
98. Another 91 Down : KNICKS
101. U.S. agcy. for senior citizens : SSA
103. Rachis : SPINE
107. Windmill sails : AWES
109. Ethiopian lake (Blue Nile source) : TANA
112. Mdse. : GDS
113. Sting in a ring : JAB
114. Loser to U.S.G. : REL

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