"DEAR MARTY AND ANNIE HALL,

New York Times, Sunday, November 23, 1986

Author: Nancy W. Atkinson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 91, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { K Q }, Scrabble score: 663 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 26, XRef: 0
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© 1986, The New York Times
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1. Tribal symbols : TOTEMS
7. Cosa ___ : NOSTRA
13. Goals : AIMS
17. Arafat's gp. : PLO
20. Of part of the eye : IRIDIC
21. Thumb-twiddler : DALLIER
22. One who is lovey-dovey : SMOOCHER
24. "YOU KNOW US AS ___ : ORDINARYPEOPLE
26. Thin sheet of metal : TINPLATE
27. White compound used in pottery : CERIA
28. WHO WANTED ___ : APLACEINTHESUN
30. SO WE BOUGHT A BUSINESS JUST ___ : EASTOFEDEN
34. Cousin of etc. : ETAL
35. Oscar winner: 1958 : IVES
36. Auth. of "Ash Wednesday" : TSE
37. Hallucinogen, for short : LSD
38. Put in operation : USE
39. Helmet-shaped flower parts : GALEAE
43. Utah Indians or mountains : UINTAS
47. Hostel : INN
49. Test formulator : BINET
50. Musical pause : REST
54. LAST MONTH ___ : INTHEHEATOFTHENIGHT
60. Catch a glimpse of : SEE
61. Les ___-Unis : ETATS
62. Actor Richard and family : GERES
63. Interlock : MESH
64. Elliptical ornaments : OVA
65. Swath; bank : ROW
68. IN WALKED ___ : THEGODFATHER
71. Relating to wheels : ROTAL
73. Grabby or gung-ho : AVID
75. Just around the corner : NEAR
76. Companion of drabs : DRIBS
77. Corn pest : BORER
78. WITH ___ : JEZEBEL
80. Freund, in France : AMI
83. Quattro preceder : TRE
84. THEY TOOK OVER OUR SMALL ___ : CABARET
86. American blacksnake : RACER
87. Use up shekels : SPEND
89. Mine, to a mineur : AMOI
91. Pliny's 30th year : LIII
92. Flub : ERROR
93. AND MOVED INTO ___ : THEAPARTMENT
96. B–F links : CDE
97. Auction action : BID
98. Brainchild : IDEA
100. Of the throat : GULAR
101. Peteman's material : NITRO
104. Foofaraw : ADO
105. PLEASE MEET US AT THE ___ : AIRPORTINOLDCHICAGO
111. Ship-shaped clocks : NEFS
113. Mark over a vowel : BREVE
114. Native of Benin : EDO
115. Crosses the threshold : ENTERS
116. Comb. form for As : ARSENO
118. A Tyrol ending : ESE
120. Yak : GAB
123. Kind of kangaroo : RAT
124. Homophone for sight : SITE
126. Hay or choir follower : LOFT
128. FOR WE ARE ___ : COMINGHOME
132. VIA ___ : CHARIOTSOFFIRE
137. Take effect : INURE
138. Adventurous; visionary : ROMANTIC
139. LOVE, ___" : JULIAANDBENHUR
144. Nepal's highest peak : ANAPURNA
145. Bone formation : OSTOSIS
146. Give the go-by : IGNORE
147. Chess pieces : MEN
148. Auden offering : POEM
149. Previous to this : YESTER
150. Strong ___ : ASANOX
1. Familia member : TIO
2. Eight-time Norris Trophy recipient : ORR
3. Highlands mood : TID
4. One kind of bull : EDICT
5. "Giant" actor : MINEO
6. Bureau accessory : SCARF
7. Pile : NAP
8. City on the Allegheny : OLEAN
9. Spill over messily : SLOP
10. Soprano guitars : TIPLES
11. Unfold a tale : RELATE
12. Feathery palm : ARECA
13. Italian wine center : ASTI
14. "___ the. Mood for Love" : IMIN
15. ___ Blanc, in the Alps : MONT
16. Queen of Spain : SOPHIA
17. Stage : PHASE
18. "___ pray" : LETUS
19. A son of Jerahmeel : OREN
21. Pairs : DYADS
23. Showing know-how : CLEVER
25. Cambodian coin : RIEL
29. Baylor of N.B.A. fame : ELGIN
30. Savoie sheath : ETUI
31. "Pleasure's ___ . . . ": Byron : ASIN
32. Commissioned to go : SENT
33. Emulate Greeley : EDIT
38. Deprived of nutrition : UNFED
40. Varnish ingredients : ANIMES
41. French artist: 1881–1955 : LEGER
42. Old English letters : ETHS
44. A relative : THE
45. At the age of: Abbr. : AET
46. Capt. Kirk portrayer : SHATNER
48. NASA negative : NOGO
49. Exert (oneself) : BESTIR
51. Abstruse : ESOTERIC
52. Author of "Not So Wild a Dream" : SEVAREID
53. A shade of blue : TEAL
55. Cohan's first wife : ETHEL
56. "Into ___ of dew": Field : ASEA
57. Moved, jobwise: Abbr. : TRFD
58. This is sometimes lost : HEART
59. Beat : THROB
65. Sovereignty, in India : RAJ
66. Annul : OVERRIDE
67. ___ of Menlo Park : WIZARDOF
69. Muscat, for one : GRAPE
70. Building girder : HBEAM
72. Evangelist Roberts : ORAL
74. Art style revived in the 1960's : DECO
77. "___ hook well . . . ": Shak. : BAITTHE
79. Purgerof Stalin's opponents : BERIA
81. Scanty, British style : MEAGRE
82. Data for a computer : INPUT
84. Fastigiate : CONIC
85. Foulard : TIE
87. "Behold, I was ___ in iniquity . . . ": Psalm 51 : SHAPEN
88. "Babaoua" author : DALI
90. Patch up : MEND
92. He wrote "My People" : EBAN
93. Basse-___, Guadeloupe : TERRE
94. Eastern noble : RANEE
95. Trampled on : TROD
99. Jacks, to London tots : DIBS
102. Start of a canine name : RIN
103. Mo. of the spooks : OCT
106. Convex molding : OVOLO
107. Mad. Ave. creation : LOGO
108. Danish island : AERO
109. Chickpea : GRAM
110. Padua innkeeper : OSTE
112. Petty tyrant : SATRAP
117. Bring Silver to a halt : REINUP
118. Radiate : EFFUSE
119. Acrobatic equipment : STILTS
121. Gemayel et al. : AMINS
122. Swaddle : BIND
124. Excelled : SHONE
125. O. W. Burt's "___ American" : IAMAN
127. H.H.H.'s "politics ___" : OFJOY
128. Terminate : CEASE
129. Woman's scarf : NUBIA
130. Morris and Luzinski : GREGS
131. Hairdresser's item : HENNA
132. Stuff to the gills : CRAM
133. Other, to Sancho : OTRO
134. Part for piercing : TINE
135. Bunco : SCAM
136. Sidesplitter : RIOT
140. Suite movement : AIR
141. Sweetie pie : HON
142. Taillike: Comb. form : URO
143. Mardi Gras V.I.P. : REX

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