MIXED SEA FARE

New York Times, Sunday, November 17, 1974

Author: Arnold Moss
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 97, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { Z }, Scrabble score: 626 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 142, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 19, XRef: 0
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© 1974, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Kind of domo : MAJOR
6. Moabite king : BALAC
11. Summit : ACME
15. French smoke : TABAC
20. "There ___ books like a dame" : ARENO
21. Confirmation ritual : ALAPA
22. Soldier at Verdun : POILU
24. Balbo : ITALO
25. Hangouts : NESTS
26. Actress-writer Taylor : RENEE
27. Accessory for Stern : ROSIN
28. Kind of pneumonia : VIRAL
29. Bowery-bound : ONTHESQUIDS
31. Roman chef's pride : SCALLOPINE
33. Demolish: Var. : RASE
34. Self: Prefix : AUT
35. ___ Pueblo : USS
38. Adjective suffix : IAL
39. Cochineal, e.g. : DYE
40. "Am I my ___?" : BROTHERSKIPPER
48. Trochees and iambs : METERS
52. Give an engagement ring : SEALATROTH
53. Fitzgerald : ELLA
54. Russian lake : ONEGA
55. To ___ his own : EACH
57. Belgian violinist : YSAYE
58. "Now you ___, now you . . . " : SEEIT
59. Source of "Summertime" : PORGYANDBASS
63. Sack of a kind : SAD
64. Romanov edict : UKASE
65. April 15 org. : IRS
66. Barrie pirate : SMEE
67. Fiber knot : NEP
68. Cool one of l920's : CAL
69. Mother's kin : ENATES
70. Merganser : SMEW
72. Guthrie : ARLO
74. Bigwig : NABOB
76. Smear : DAUB
77. Eardrums : HERRINGAIDS
80. ___ detergent : ALLPORPOISE
85. 500 city, for short : INDY
86. Yorkshire city : LEEDS
88. Jazzman Hines : EARL
89. Aces : ONES
90. Kind of electric switch : TOGGLE
93. Copies for eds. : MSS
94. Mesabi matter : ORE
96. Wool units : LEAS
98. Graduate degrees : MAS
99. End : OMEGA
100. Tin-roof dweller : CAT
101. U. S. Chief Justice : SALMONPCHASE
104. Correspond : TALLY
105. Socrates's place : AGORA
108. Bring a vessel into the wind : EASE
109. ___ the town : OUTON
110. Smooth, in France : UNIE
111. Rocking-chair locale : FRONTPERCH
114. U. of Ore. site : EUGENE
115. Condition after 40 or so : MIDDLEAGESPRAT
117. York, e.g. : SGT
118. Power org. : AEC
119. ___ Lanka : SRI
120. Claire : INA
121. Dies ___ : IRAE
125. People with forks : PIANOTUNAS
132. State of some weightlifters : MUSSELBOUND
136. Idiom : ARGOT
137. Kind of eclipse : LUNAR
139. Solzhenitsyn, e.g. : EXILE
140. Source of strength : UNION
141. Indira's robes : SARIS
142. Feed a fire : STOKE
143. Observant one : NOTER
144. Actress Christian : LINDA
145. Delusion's kin : SNARE
146. Minx : SNIP
147. Long bit of hair : TRESS
148. Fundamentals : BASES
1. "A ___ a fish?" (The Tempest) : MANOR
2. Field of conflict : ARENA
3. "He ___ at scars, that . . . " : JESTS
4. ___ ball : ONTHE
5. Merman-Lansbury role : ROSE
6. Sailing vessel : BARQUE
7. Alaskan : ALEUT
8. Wool: Prefix : LANI
9. Mimicked : APED
10. Verse pause : CAESURA
11. Month: Abbr. : APR
12. Bills' partner : COOS
13. Odds and ends: Abbr. : MISC
14. Kazan : ELIA
15. Copenhagen park : TIVOLI
16. "Take ___ from me" : ATIP
17. Apulian port : BARI
18. Actor Alda : ALAN
19. Old king : COLE
23. Like some phone numbers : UNLISTED
30. Simon ___ : SAYS
32. Indian money unit : LAKH
36. Hurok : SOL
37. Match a poker raise : STAY
39. Carts : DRAYS
40. "Hostage" author : BEHAN
41. Elevations: Abbr. : HTS
42. Like blackboards : ERASABLE
43. Shade of purple : ROYAL
44. Type of blouse : PEEKABOO
45. Fold : PLEAT
46. "Für ___" (Beethoven) : ELISE
47. Deserves : RATES
48. Listless : MOPISH
49. Gigantic: Fr. : ENORME
50. More pithy : TERSER
51. Word with plant or roll : EGG
52. College degree : SCB
55. Crisis source : ENERGY
56. Novelist St. Johns : ADELA
58. Lula Vollmer hit of 1920's : SUNUP
60. French nut : AMANDE
61. Horse ___ : SENSE
62. Marienbad, e.g. : SPA
68. High pass : COL
69. Winter-cap device : EARLAP
71. Squirmed : WRIGGLED
73. Whetting device : OILSTONE
75. Iraqi port : BASRA
76. Girl's name : DORENE
78. Filling : INLAY
79. From, in Paris : DES
81. Columbus's port : PALOS
82. Prisoner : INMATE
83. Spice : SEASON
84. Ancient ascetic : ESSENE
87. ___ Passos : DOS
90. Small top : TOTUM
91. Muscat native : OMANI
92. Icy : GELID
93. Biblical people : MAGOG
95. Exclusive group : ELECT
97. Kit Carson, e.g. : SCOUT
100. Lamb furs : CARACULS
102. ___-jongg : MAH
103. Bunny ___ : HUG
106. Wall St. term: Abbr. : RTS
107. Book supplements: Abbr. : APPS
111. Prosody units : FEET
112. Deviate : ERR
113. Attire : RAIMENT
114. Same, in France : EGAL
116. Founder of Taoism : LAOTSE
117. Curls the lip : SNEERS
120. Wight and Man : ISLES
121. Aegean region : IONIA
122. Persepolis sight : RUINS
123. Electrode : ANODE
124. Best and Millay : EDNAS
125. Base on balls : PASS
126. Where Tabriz is : IRAN
127. Taj Mahal site : AGRA
128. Roulette term : NOIR
129. Bastogne word : NUTS
130. Presently : ANON
131. H. H. Munro : SAKI
133. Roman wife : UXOR
134. Location : SITE
135. Tulip's start : BULB
138. Pol. party : REP

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