SHAKESPEAREAN OLYMPICS

New York Times, Sunday, November 25, 1984

Author: Bert Rosenfield
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 695 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 146, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 15, XRef: 2
Bert Rosenfield has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
Notepad: Football, baseball, the Bible and in this case the Olympics are the realms into which this puzzle constructor has taken the oft-quoted words of Shakespeare.
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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Takes measured steps : PACES
6. Hussein's capital : AMMAN
11. Yellowish green : NILE
15. Import : SENSE
20. Entrance courts : ATRIA
21. Subject of an 1898 slogan : MAINE
22. Kind of code : PENAL
23. Oneness : UNITY
24. "Macbeth" II, 3 : THISVAULTTOBRAGOF
27. Consumer advocate : NADER
28. Opposite of heter : HOM
29. Depressed, in a way : OBLATE
30. Oscar winner: 1961 : LOREN
31. Esteem : ADMIRE
32. Down Under ratite : EMEU
34. Some ref. books : OEDS
35. Fund-raiser's concern : QUOTA
36. "___ nocent, docent" : QUAE
37. Event for Alice : TEAPARTY
39. With 33 Down, "Antony and Cleopatra" III, 8 : OURFORTUNELIES
44. Endings for boff and plug : OLAS
45. Barbecue accessories : SPITS
46. A murid : RAT
47. Port on Huon Gulf : LAE
48. Author of "Topaze" : PAGNOL
51. In der ___ (close by, in Bonn) : NAHE
52. Blue dye : ANIL
54. Call on the main : AVAST
56. Perceptive : ACUTE
57. "Cymbeline" IV, 2 : CANITBESIXMILEYET
61. In Jabberwocky, they outgrabe : RATHS
62. Hall-of-Famer Roush : EDD
63. Reclined : LAIN
64. Org. founded in 1890 : DAR
65. Broadway opening : ACTI
66. Blue Jay pitcher Dave : STIEB
68. Foliage mo. : OCT
69. U.S. power facility : TVA
71. Battle site: 1914 : YSER
75. Slapstick props : PIES
76. "Romeo and Juliet" III, 5 : HURDLETHITHER
79. Vasco da ___ : GAMA
80. Mecca pilgrimage : HADJ
81. Burro : ASS
82. January hrs. in N.J. : EST
83. Snipe's habitat : SHORE
84. Newspaper item, for short : OBIT
85. Severn tributary : USK
87. A royal Stuart : ANNE
88. Speakers' hesitations : ERS
89. Composer-conductor Ray : NOBLE
90. "Julius Caesar" I, 2 : SWIMTOYONDERPOINT
97. Name of four U.S. counties : ADAIR
98. Nelson's widow : HAPPY
99. Odds' partners : ENDS
100. Twisted : AWRY
101. Choristers' vestments : COTTAS
102. Bill Donovan's org. : OSS
103. Printemps time : MAI
104. Friends of Jacques : AMIES
106. Musetta's pal : MIMI
107. "Romeo and Juliet" V, 1 : THEREISTHYGOLD
112. Play down : MINIMIZE
116. Whilom : ERST
117. Flying machines : AEROS
118. Sheet of stamps : PANE
119. Pickerel genus : ESOX
120. Poilu, e.g. : SOLDAT
123. Anatomical loops : ANSAE
124. Albumin and globulin, sometimes : SERUMS
126. Old Danish coin : ORA
127. Bette Davis, for one : ARIES
128. "Merchant of Venice" IV, 1 : RUNANDOVERTAKEHIM
131. Rowdydow : MELEE
132. King-size antelope : ELAND
133. T. J. Jackson's boss : RELEE
134. A Castle : IRENE
135. Pickens and Summerville : SLIMS
136. King of Saudi Arabia : FAHD
137. Prunes, in Perth : SNEDS
138. Lombardy's capital : MILAN
1. ___ Lao : PATHET
2. Kind of reception : ATHOME
3. Its capital is Simferopol : CRIMEA
4. Ice, in Eisenach : EIS
5. Solomons battle site: 1942 : SAVO
6. Charms : AMULETS
7. Coryza or yaws : MALADY
8. Musts for Garvey and Carter : MITTS
9. A penny, at times : ANTE
10. Modernist : NEO
11. " . . . so very ___ God": Paget : NEARTO
12. Engaged : INGEAR
13. Town NE of Paris : LAON
14. Brownie : ELF
15. Sweet treat : SUNDAE
16. Champlevé, e.g. : ENAMEL
17. Breeding places : NIDI
18. Team follower : STER
19. Circuit court : EYRE
22. Test prints : PROOFS
25. Away from the mouth : ABORAL
26. ___ out (spill the beans) : BLURT
31. Tía or tante : AUNT
33. See 39 Across : UPONTHISJUMP
35. Peace's companion : QUIET
36. Scruple : QUALM
38. Fugard's "A Lesson from ___" : ALOES
39. Snake: Comb. form : OPHI
40. Relative of -tress : TRIX
41. Faulkner's "As ___ Dying" : ILAY
42. Alleviate : EASE
43. Tartan pattern : SETT
45. Did a floor job : SANDED
48. Signatory flourish : PARAPH
49. Wattle tree : ACACIA
50. Torched out : GUTTED
51. Lowest points : NADIRS
52. Under present conditions : ASITIS
53. Author Anaïs : NIN
54. Insect's wing : ALA
55. "Measure for Measure" V, 1 : VERYGOODTIME
57. A constellation : CETUS
58. Police record : BLOTTER
59. Apiece : EACH
60. "___ do all . . . ": Macbeth : IDARE
66. Plumed headgear : SHAKO
67. Whisky and coffee mélanges : BLENDS
69. Spinose : THORNY
70. Former Russian linear measure : VERST
72. Halloween assemblage : SABBAT
73. Iago's wife : EMILIA
74. Figure-skating judges, e.g. : RATERS
77. Feudal drudge : ESNE
78. His and hers : THEIRS
86. Gilt's abode : STY
87. As well as : AND
89. Biblical mother-in-law : NAOMI
90. Kind of glass : SHOT
91. B.C. neighbor : WASH
92. ___ dixit (dictum) : IPSE
93. Fermenting agent : YEAST
94. Step ___ (hurry) : ONIT
95. Beach toys : PAILS
96. Had markers out : OWED
101. An art form : CINEMA
103. Steam up : MIST
104. "It's ___ Night for Singing" : AGRAND
105. Called from the byre : MOOED
106. Records of a sort : MINUTES
108. Turn in stamps : REDEEM
109. Expunges : ERASES
110. Hardhearted gal of song : HANNAH
111. ___ no (iffy) : YESAND
112. Defaced : MARRED
113. Sunshine line : ISOHEL
114. Vera of ballet : ZORINA
115. Critical study : EXAMEN
118. Shakespeare contemporary : PEELE
120. Waterston and Donaldson : SAMS
121. Turgenev's birthplace : OREL
122. "___ Marlene" of W.W. II : LILI
123. Assembly hall : AULA
124. Explorer Hedin : SVEN
125. Kind of milk : SKIM
128. Mad. Sq. arbiter : REF
129. Hosp. areas : ORS
130. "___ tu," baritone favorite : ERI

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