WACKY WEATHER REPORTS

New York Times, Sunday, November 2, 1986

Author:Maurice J. Teitelbaum
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 518 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 123, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 1
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© 1986, The New York Times
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1. Denture arm : CLASP
6. Walton's fling : CAST
10. Gasconade : BRAG
14. Fen fuel : PEAT
18. Capital of Flanders: 17th century : LILLE
19. Norse goddess : URTH
20. Section of Warsaw : PRAGA
21. Heroine of Conrad's "Victory" : LENA
22. "For want of ___ . . . " : ANAIL
23. Juvenal's journey : ITER
24. Swiss composer: 1852–1921 : HUBER
25. Solans' kin : ERNS
26. Puzzle : NONPLUS
28. For Americans, Jan. 17, 1893? : MOURNINGHAYES
31. Hershfield's "agent" : ABIE
33. Practiced extortion : BLED
34. ___ Cruces, N.M. : LAS
35. Water-rooted plants : EMERGENTS
40. Anecdotal collections : ANAS
42. May or Stritch : ELAINE
46. For El Salvador? : RECURRENTREIGN
48. Cabinetmaker's tool : SANDER
49. Org. for Tilden or Budge : USLTA
50. "Cows ___ my passion": Dickens : ARE
51. Furnish a lining : CEIL
53. Peculate : STEAL
54. Egyptian deity : PTAH
55. Oppose : RESIST
58. Bounty man : TAR
60. Item from Iraq : DATE
61. Make lace : TAT
62. Dr. Dolittle's Gub-Gub : PIG
63. Poet Mark Van ___ : DOREN
66. Shabby abodes : HOVELS
68. Gunlock hammer holder : SEAR
69. Resin used in printing ink : ELEMI
70. Mind : OBEY
71. Testator's largess : ESTATE
73. Gained a championship again : REWON
74. Soak timber : RET
75. Pend.'s pal : PAT
78. Whine : PULE
79. D.A. : ATT
81. Vascular plant parts : STELES
83. Vedic ritual drink : SOMA
84. Kind of artery or vein : ILIAC
86. One of last year's frosh : SOPH
89. M. Levin novel : EVA
90. Kind of battery : SOLAR
91. Naval vessel : TENDER
93. For Texas ranchers? : THUNDERINGHERD
97. Branch of the Campbells : ARGYLE
98. Healthy, in Honduras : SANO
99. For golfer Irwin? : HALETODAY
100. Worthless horse : RIP
101. Can. law enforcers : RCMP
103. Duplicate event : SLAM
104. For an ailing prince? : UNHEALTHYHEIR
110. Venomous snakes : ELAPIDS
115. A pope who became a saint : LEOI
116. Chemical compound : AMINE
117. Director Fritz ___ : LANG
119. Jinx : JONAH
120. Word that stuck in Macbeth's throat : AMEN
121. Large, coarse seaweeds : TANGS
122. "Martha" melody : ARIA
123. Fla.'s Marion County seat : OCALA
124. Raft's gats : RODS
125. Within: Comb. form : ENTO
126. Fierce : FELL
127. Stern purchase : ROSIN
1. Group of families : CLAN
2. Folkestone floor covering : LINO
3. Actor Badel : ALAN
4. Knitting stitch : SLIP
5. Disease caused by niacin and protein deficiency : PELLAGRA
6. Style of cooking : CUISINE
7. Hockey's ___ Ross Trophy : ART
8. Stalk of bananas : STEM
9. Beat : THROB
10. Former Olympic V.I.P. : BRUNDAGE
11. Nobelist in physics: 1944 : RABI
12. Town on the Garonne : AGEN
13. Mouthwashes : GARGLES
14. For smiling Susan? : PLEASANTDEY
15. Hitchcockian : EERY
16. A Hathaway who had a way with Will : ANNE
17. Ivan's news source : TASS
20. Mental : PHRENIC
27. Above, in Aachen : UBER
29. Hawaiian lizard fish : ULAE
30. Papa Bear : HALAS
32. Lab burners : ETNAS
35. Vesuviate : ERUPT
36. Flower into the Aegean : MESTA
37. Publicity : ECLAT
38. Sultan of Swat : RUTH
39. Water ___ (long-legged bug) : STRIDER
41. State of agitation : SNIT
43. Model : IDEAL
44. ___-foot oil : NEATS
45. Dashiell contemporary : ERLE
47. Put new platforms on platforms : RESOLE
52. City in NE Pakistan : LAHORE
55. Lariat : RIATA
56. Plumed birds : EGRETS
57. Hose worn under kilts : TREWS
59. Galabias : ROBES
62. Type of shooter : PEA
64. Emulated William Gillette : EMOTED
65. Assyrian capital : NINEVEH
67. Doc for Dobbin : VET
68. For Churchill Downs? : STEADYREINS
71. Great Swiss mathematician : EULER
72. First-aid contrivance : SLING
75. Propelled a gondola : POLED
76. Town on the Tigris : AMARA
77. Behindhand : TARDY
78. Century plant : PITA
80. Adds up : TOTS
82. "___ Theme" : LARAS
83. London district : SOHO
85. Lass in "As You Like It" : CELIA
87. Larynx's neighbor: Comb. form : PHARYNGO
88. Jostles : HUNCHES
90. Army officer, somewhat abbreviated : SGTMAJOR
92. Mend armor : REPLATE
94. Alaskan cape : NOME
95. Adjective for a speak-easy : ILLEGAL
96. Patricia from Ky. : NEAL
102. Rice dish : PILAF
104. Suffix with cell : ULAR
105. James Mason role : NEMO
106. What Markham's man did : HOED
107. D.C. agent : TMAN
108. Soupçon : HINT
109. Like a royal flush : RARE
111. Somewhat, to Mehta : POCO
112. Balin and Claire : INAS
113. "Persistence of Memory" painter : DALI
114. Mongoloid people of Asia : SHAN
118. "___ desperandum": Horace : NIL

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