LINGUISTRICKS

New York Times, Sunday, November 18, 1979

Author: William J. Yskamp
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 649 (avg 1.47)
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© 1979, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Hacks : CABMEN
7. Wild goat : TAHR
11. Social classes : STRATA
17. Appointment : DATE
21. Small pit : AREOLE
22. Dad, in Damascus : ABOU
23. Contribute : CHIPIN
24. Ardor : ELAN
25. Darius, to his spouse? : PERSIANLAMB
27. Makes merry : REVELS
28. Firm or quick : FAST
29. Snake eyes at Vegas : ONES
30. Poet Lizette : REESE
31. Had the misery : AILED
32. Gambling game : ECARTE
34. Writer Hentoff : NAT
35. Cardiff dog-track figure? : WELSHRABBIT
37. This often runneth over : BRIMMER
38. Old name for a Swiss city : BASLE
39. Hall of Fame surgeon : REED
40. Part of O.D. : OLIVE
41. That that is : REALITY
44. This, to a torero : ESTA
46. Sigurd's steed : GRANI
47. "___ Mir Bist . . . " : BEI
50. Blotter item : ARREST
51. Peking supermarket group? : CHINESECHECKERS
55. Largest port in Gloucestershire : BRISTOL
57. Owns : HAS
58. Ladies of Lisbon : DONAS
59. Cobbler's sparable : NAIL
60. Flee : BOLT
61. Interrupt : ABORT
63. Dir. from Bern to 38 Across : ENE
64. Rap session? : SEANCE
66. Tax org. : IRS
67. Facts : DATA
69. Party mixture : DIP
71. Aristotle irked? : GREEKCROSS
74. Cruel one : SADIST
76. Jaguar : CAT
78. Sadat's namesakes : ANWARS
79. Temporary teacher in Torino? : ITALIANSUB
83. Ship-shaped napkin holder : NEF
85. In ___ (in place) : SITU
86. Bath is one : SPA
89. Observance of moral law : NOMISM
90. Auction input : BID
92. Prowl after prey : RAVEN
94. Caesar was here : GAUL
95. Leak : DRIP
96. Rundown : SEEDY
98. "Bel ___," Burnford novel: 1978 : RIA
99. Goon : GORILLA
102. Nureyev donning tights? : RUSSIANDRESSING
106. Feats of Keats : VERSES
107. Dead ember : ASH
108. Oafs : CLODS
109. Newts : EFTS
110. Holders of salt or wine : CELLARS
111. Kipling's Kim : OHARA
112. 107, to Gaius : CVII
114. Rival of Martina : CHRIS
115. Emulate ecdysiasts : DISROBE
118. "A votre santé!" : FRENCHTOAST
121. Directed : LED
124. Site of Twain's remains : ELMIRA
125. Threesome : TRINE
126. Weird : EERIE
127. Force afloat : NAVY
128. Alexandrian V.I.P. : CLEO
129. Glum : MOROSE
131. Oriental desire : JAPANESEYEN
133. Cytologist's interest : CELL
134. Carol opener : ADESTE
135. Wicked : EVIL
136. H. W. L. subject : REVERE
137. Tosca's "Vissi d'___" : ARTE
138. Wise elder : NESTOR
139. Mack and Lewis : TEDS
140. Fits' partner : STARTS
1. Gallinaceous entree : CAPON
2. Omni or Kemper : ARENA
3. Groucho wore one : BERET
4. Bryophyte : MOSS
5. Whitney : ELI
6. " . . . I am ___ the gods": Socrates : NEARESTTO
7. Author Gay : TALESE
8. Discomfit : ABASH
9. Marine painter : HOMER
10. Chafe : RUB
11. French dramatist: 1791–1861 : SCRIBE
12. Keep ___ on : THELID
13. Fastener : RIVET
14. Impersonated : APED
15. East Indian herb : TIL
16. Silly : ANSERINE
17. Slander : DEFAME
18. Startle : ALARM
19. Sample : TASTE
20. Come in : ENTER
26. Giant petrel : NELLY
31. " . . . not worth ___" : ABEAN
33. Oppidan : CIVIC
35. Oft watched line : WAIST
36. Like a Tate display : ARTISTIC
37. Lets off hot air : BLAHS
38. Beatified : BLEST
40. Killer whale : ORCA
41. Ben Ezra : RABBI
42. Mistake : ERROR
43. Seed coverings : ARILS
44. She loved Narcissus : ECHO
45. Pottery fragment : SHARD
46. Major divisions in biology : GENERA
47. Relative of bingo : BEANO
48. Sevareid and Blore : ERICS
49. British ___ : ISLES
52. Nigerian town : EDE
53. Porter opus : SONG
54. Burls on trunks : KNARS
56. Old tongue : LATIN
62. Fish or voice : BASS
64. Three-handed card game : SKAT
65. Color : ECRU
67. Platform : DAIS
68. He took a ribbing : ADAM
70. Roast or roaster : PAN
72. Start of Mass. motto : ENSE
73. Adlai ___ Stevenson : EWING
74. Butterfingers' word : SLIPS
75. Potatoes, e.g. : TUBERS
77. Great! : TERRIFIC
79. Hindu god : INDRA
80. Convex molding : TORUS
81. Certain Mennonites : AMISH
82. Stay : BIDE
84. Indistinct : FAINT
86. Sauce for pasta : SALSA
87. He pours out whines : PULER
88. "I loved ___": Wither : ALASS
91. Lalo's "Le Roi ___" : DYS
93. Weary Willies : VAGS
94. Little women : GIRLS
96. Zzzzzzz : SNORE
97. Norse saga : EDDA
100. Foremen : OVERSEERS
101. Kindled again : RELIT
103. Ethereal fluid : ICHOR
104. Dixie dweller : ALABAMAN
105. Le Havre's river : SEINE
110. Network : CHAIN
111. Bird or player : ORIOLE
112. Papini subject : CRISTO
113. Superficial polish : VENEER
114. Anthozoans : CORALS
115. Br. navigation aid : DECCA
116. Danube feeder : ILLER
117. Sparling : SMELT
118. Robert or David : FROST
119. Labor; struggle : HEAVE
120. Hypothermal : TEPID
121. Hen : LAYER
122. Turn outward : EVERT
123. Work units : DYNES
125. ___ bien : TRES
127. Shade of green : NEVA
130. Horatian gem : ODE
131. 747 : JET
132. Bridge reversal : SET

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