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New York Times, Sunday, November 17, 1985

Author:Joy L. Wouk
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 579 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 116, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 14, XRef: 0
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Thresher's husks of wheat : CHAFF
6. Pie part : CRUST
11. Balaam's mount : ASS
14. Snail's relatives : SLUGS
19. Jeopardy : PERIL
20. Dispatch : HASTE
21. Even if, to Tennyson : THO
22. Buddhist caves site : KARLI
23. Large: Comb. form : MACRO
24. Whirling : AREEL
25. Mountain climber's action : HOLDINGON
27. Film for which Odets wrote the screenplay: 1936 : THEGENERALDIEDATDAWN
30. Concorde, e.g. : SST
31. Wry face : MOUE
32. Portico : STOA
33. On the Java : ASEA
36. Gilbert and Sullivan group : YEOMENOFTHEGUARD
44. Curaçao city : WILLEMSTAD
46. Masons' needs : HODS
47. Where to view a gnu : ZOO
48. Building wing : ANNEX
49. Home of Katharina and Bianca : PADUA
51. Sin : ERR
52. Field mouse : VOLE
53. Chou En-___ : LAI
54. Source of Samson's strength : HAIR
56. Coward opus : PRIVATELIVES
60. Related : KIN
61. Honshu port : UBE
62. Wind into a ball : CLEW
63. Country singer Bandy : MOE
64. C. S. Forester opus: 1945 : COMMODOREHORNBLOWER
72. Edge : HEM
73. Canonical hour : NONE
74. Exclamations of worry : OYS
75. ___ Filippias, Greek town : NEA
77. Shaw opus : MAJORBARBARA
82. Mendelssohn's "Lieder ___ Worte" : OHNE
83. Windy City time : CST
84. Spanish landladies : AMAS
85. British swell : NOB
86. Slyly derisive : SNIDE
88. Follower of D. C. Beard : SCOUT
90. Race part : LAP
91. Luzon lake : TAAL
93. Vivace : ANIMATEDLY
95. Shirley Temple vehicle: 1935 : THELITTLECOLONEL
100. Wimbledon calls : LETS
101. "Prince ___," by R.L.S. : OTTO
102. Venom route : FANG
103. Life, in Lyon : VIE
105. S. E. Morison opus on Columbus : ADMIRALOFTHEOCEANSEA
114. Smooth-skinned peach : NECTARINE
115. Fifth-century Roman general : ASPAR
116. In the least : ATALL
118. Bit of land : ISLET
119. Bill's possible future : ACT
120. Snow, in Sonora : NIEVE
121. Conductor-teacher Boulanger : NADIA
122. Ecole item : LIVRE
123. Bess Truman, ___ Wallace : NEE
124. Some are Great : DANES
125. Old auto : ESSEX
1. Meas. of periodic rate : CPM
2. Ardor : HEAT
3. Kind of bishop or duke : ARCH
4. Burnt offering? : FIRESALE
5. Beats : FLOGS
6. T. N. Page's "Marse ___" : CHAN
7. Steak order : RARE
8. Addict : USER
9. Irate : STEAMEDUP
10. Wear out : TELLON
11. "To Catch ___," Hitchcock film : ATHIEF
12. Crispin's product : SHOE
13. Underestimated : SOLDSHORT
14. Winter sportswear : SKITOGS
15. Former automobile style : LANDAU
16. City renamed Ulan Bator in 1924 : URGA
17. Kind of lamp or worm : GLOW
18. ___ Fein, Irish society : SINN
26. Gone with the trend : DATED
28. Sci. of word origins : ETYM
29. Pair : DUO
33. "___ on the Wild Side": Algren : AWALK
34. Of an Egyptian peninsula : SINAIC
35. Ecuadorean inshore current : ELNINO
37. Caught sight of : ESPIED
38. Town near Alma-Ata : OTAR
39. "___ Wednesday," H. Lloyd film : MAD
40. Crooked, in Caithness : THRAWN
41. Black Sea arm : AZOV
42. Cameo, for one : ROLE
43. Causes : DOES
45. Ghoul, perhaps : EXHUMER
50. Toxophilites : ARCHERS
51. In any way : EVER
52. What a belvedere commands : VIEW
55. Aug. 1945 weapon : ABOMB
57. Worldwide workers' gp. : ILO
58. Welsh writer-actor Williams : EMLYN
59. Most free : LOOSEST
65. Units of elec. conductance : MHOS
66. Ham ___ (deli order) : ONROLL
67. L.B.J. son-in-law : ROBB
68. Bambi's aunt : ENA
69. Puccini's "La ___" : BOHEME
70. Put into cipher : ENCODE
71. Upshot : RESULT
76. D.A.'s : ATTYS
77. Brewer's need : MALT
78. Oriental nurse : AMAH
79. Trick : JAPE
80. Native of Izmir : ANATOLIAN
81. Absence of sense of pain : ANALGESIA
82. One-eyed god : ODIN
87. Wife of Athamas : INO
89. Keyboard instruments : CELESTAS
91. Do a chemical measurement : TITRATE
92. Famed Persian mystic poet : ATTAR
94. Part of T.A.E. : ALVA
96. Spend time idly : LOITER
97. Spent and sterile : EFFETE
98. Margay or serval : CAT
99. Present : ONHAND
104. Jejune : INANE
105. Indigo : ANIL
106. Arnaz : DESI
107. Year in the reign of Henry II : MCLV
108. Head of a tale : ONCE
109. Links event : OPEN
110. Spelunker's milieu : CAVE
111. "___ Tu," 1932 song : ERES
112. St. Louis bridge : EADS
113. "I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
117. Negligent : LAX

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