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New York Times, Sunday, November 17, 1991

Author:June A. Boggs
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 673 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 137, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 15, XRef: 2
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© 1991, The New York Times
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1. Hog feed : MAST
5. Botswana boss : BWANA
10. Honchos : CHIEFS
16. Spread out : SPLAY
21. Claudia ___ Johnson : ALTA
22. Carlos Saavedra ___, 1936 Nobelist for Peace : LAMAS
23. Attentive, in Lanark : TENTIE
24. ___ chose (a trifle) : PEUDE
25. Missing ring : COURTOFAPS
27. Convertible : RAGTOP
28. Poets Sexton and Marx : ANNES
29. Persevered : HUNGON
30. Dickens clerk : HEEP
32. Lower a spar : REEF
33. Wrinkles, to botanists : RUGAE
34. " . . . black as the ___ of night": Read : STEEDS
36. Philly's transit system : SEPTA
38. Rounders : WASTRELS
41. Truncated trunk covering : THELEYSOFBROADWAY
45. Good times : UPS
48. Emulate Henry : ORATE
49. Gas plant's family : RUE
50. Suffix with rend or vend : ITION
51. Sec.-largest planet : SAT
54. Out-and-out : TOTAL
56. ___ mind (remember) : BEARIN
58. Mother of Apollo : LETO
59. Calcutta cigarette : BIRI
60. A Plummer from N.Y.C. : AMANDA
62. Auditions : READSFOR
65. Ai-ling and Mei-ling : SOONGS
67. Certain bottom lines : HEMS
68. Showy plant : PHLOX
71. Politico Landon : ALF
72. Porcelain ware : LIMOGES
73. Inspiration for W. C. Bryant : GENTIAN
75. Prohibited : TABU
77. Vienna, to Hans : WIEN
78. Kokoon : GNU
79. Thespian Thomas : MARLO
81. No big theory connector : THEWHOLESHE
84. Galled : IRATE
86. Master, in Mexico : AMO
87. Fetor : ODOR
89. Cod cousin : HAKE
90. Type of screw hook : PIGTAIL
92. Ploverlike bird of Asia : COURSER
94. ___ vivant : BON
95. Waterfront inn : BOTEL
96. Staff symbol : CLEF
99. Skate blade : RUNNER
100. Draggletail : SLATTERN
103. Be united : COHERE
105. Ampersands : ANDS
106. Aleutian island : ATTU
108. Summit : APOGEE
111. Early TV sensation : BERLE
112. Cato's 105 Across : ETS
113. Close, poetically : ANEAR
114. Page instrn. : PTO
115. Greeks' Greece : ELLAS
117. Still : YET
118. Buzz off : ENGELBERTPERDINCK
122. Hawk aggressively : OVERSELL
125. Senior member : DOYEN
126. ACTION is one : AGENCY
129. What some subscribers do : RENEW
130. Gide's "___ Die" : IFIT
132. Snorri Sturluson work : EDDA
135. James Wright's predecessor : ONEILL
137. Constellation Grus : CRANE
138. Ericaceous shrub : AZALEA
140. Muffled thud : MOBILEALAA
142. "Landlord of New York" : ASTOR
143. Descry : DETECT
144. Reunion in Dallas, e.g. : ARENA
145. Force : DINT
146. Pothers : STEWS
147. Carol starter : ADESTE
148. Chute material : NYLON
149. Solomonic seasoning? : SAGE
1. Jet-speed unit : MACH
2. Fraternal baseball trio : ALOUS
3. Dwarf : STUNT
4. Quintain : TARGET
5. Beauty-shop comparative : BLONDER
6. Service person at Lackland base : WAF
7. Maid in Japan : AMAH
8. Scruff : NAPE
9. Measure : ASSESS
10. Linc. is one : CTR
11. " . . . ___ still a moment": Poe : HEARTBE
12. Functioning continuously : INGEAR
13. Kitchen extension : ETTE
14. Yell out : FIOFWATER
15. No. 9 on a menology : SEP
16. Austere : SPARTAN
17. Dearth : PENURY
18. Rush; charge : LUNGE
19. Cut ___ (transact) : ADEAL
20. Sycophants' oft-used words : YESES
26. Slight advantage : TOEHOLD
31. Bradley campus site : PEORIA
35. Puncheon : SLAB
37. Pound, in Bayreuth : PFUND
39. Colliers' entry : ADIT
40. Actress Kurtz : SWOOSIE
42. It precedes automne : ETE
43. From the ___ (long time) : YEARONE
44. ___ catechumens : OILOF
45. Locale of Rainbow Bridge : UTAH
46. Quince or pear : POME
47. Dismiss pong's partner : STAMGROUNDS
51. Don't give a ___ : SINGGALLERY
52. Silvery white : ARGENT
53. Epithelium : TISSUE
55. Photographer Adams : ANSEL
57. Mardi Gras V.I.P. : REX
59. Half a blunder : BOO
61. Disposed : APT
63. Fla. cape : SABLE
64. Fishing net : FLUE
66. "___ vincit amor" : OMNIA
69. Haphazardly, with "miss" : HITOR
70. He played in "Waiting for Godot" : LAHR
72. Faithful : LIEGE
74. Headstall's kin : NOOSE
75. U.N.'s U ___ : THANT
76. Acey-deucy : AOK
77. Particle : WHIT
79. "Oklahoma!" star in 1955 : MACRAE
80. Aggregate : AMOUNT
82. Mountie's command : WHOA
83. Mooch : SPONGER
85. Nouveau ___ : RICHE
88. Make mad : DERANGE
91. It's provided by 93 Down : TLC
93. O.R. personnel : RNS
94. Book-jacket item : BLURB
95. Soul chaser: Abbr. : BRO
97. First name in "sleuthery" : ERLE
98. Trilbies : FEET
100. Suppressed sob : STALLIZED
101. Ill-kempt : TATTY
102. Epic poetry : EPOPEE
104. Fescennine : OBSCENE
107. Sesame : TEEL
109. Old times, old style : ELD
110. Lamb of pork fame : ELIA
113. "Jeopardy" offerings : ANSWERS
114. Forfend : PROTECT
116. Luanda native : ANGOLAN
118. Heretofore : ERENOW
119. Curule-chair occupants : EDILES
120. Certain minstrel : ENDMAN
121. Works clay : KNEADS
122. Predatory dolphins : ORCAS
123. Former Russian measure : VERST
124. Maternal kin : ENATE
127. Lashes : CILIA
128. Double this for a perfume : YLANG
131. Lot : FATE
133. Lobster boat : DORY
134. A co-inventor of cordite : ABEL
136. Cunctatious : LATE
138. "Bleak House" lass : ADA
139. Mischievous Olympian : ATE
141. Lifesaver of myth : INO

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