Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci 

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New York Times, Sunday, November 27, 1977

Author: Alfio Micci
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J K Q X Z }
Open Squares: 112, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Alfio Micci has 91 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York Times
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1. Jai alai equipment : CESTAS
7. Imitative : APISH
12. Selfish : EGOCENTRIC
19. Cracker : SALTINE
20. Oblivion : LETHE
21. Appraise : VALUATE
22. Easily accessible : CENTRALLYLOCATED
24. Appears : EMERGES
25. Inner: Prefix : ENTO
26. Tuftlike mass : FLOC
27. Future chick : EGG
29. Sauce or bean : SOY
30. Sandra or Ruby : DEE
31. Stimulus : INCENTIVE
33. Interpret : READ
35. Quarrel : SPAT
38. Spell : RELIEVE
40. Crapshooter's wager : CENTERBET
42. Fisherman's decoy : LURE
44. ___ Dame : NOTRE
45. Tax agcy. : IRS
46. Patriotic org. : SAR
47. Old : AGED
48. Sergeant's charge : TRAINEE
51. Growing out : ENATE
53. Pedantic : DONNISH
55. Gaunt : HAGGARD
56. Photographer's abbr. : ENL
57. Stresses : ACCENTUATES
59. Detail : ITEM
60. Fabled bird : ROC
61. "G.W.T.W." name : RHETT
62. Tarkington book, with "The" : MAGNIFICENTAMBERSONS
70. Keep another date with : RESEE
71. ___ Canals : SOO
72. Horse feed : OATS
75. Routs : DEBACLES
78. Keeve : TUB
79. Grenade charges : TOLITES
82. Traveler in Torino : TURISTA
83. Dilutes : THINS
85. Menlo Park family : EDISONS
86. Kind of sale : ONECENT
87. Nice friend : AMI
89. Hexapod : ANT
90. Effect of past experience : MNEME
91. Ancient Asian : MEDE
92. Kind of habit : RIDING
94. Sacrament : BAPTISM
96. Dispatched : SENT
98. Wood quantity : CORD
99. Check : ARREST
100. Aside : OFF
103. ___ de guerre : NOM
105. Israel's Bar ___ : LEV
106. Evening, in Paris : SOIR
107. Guthrie : ARLO
108. Steel helmet : BASINET
112. Golden title : FORTWOCENTSPLAIN
116. Post was one : AVIATOR
117. Road maneuver : UTURN
118. Shoulder décor : EPAULET
119. Clarissa of fiction : HARLOWE
120. Cotton fabrics : LENOS
121. Rod for a rifle : RAMMER
1. French film director : CARNE
2. Beetle : ELATER
3. Town on the Vire : STLO
4. East Indian herb : TIL
5. One or another : ANY
6. Heedless of others : SELFCENTERED
7. Recess : ALCOVE
8. Irene's concern : PEACE
9. Communications initials : ITT
10. Most transparent : SHEEREST
11. He bets against his own bets : HEDGER
12. Massenet oratorio : EVE
13. Whale schools : GAMS
14. Backdrops for TV scenes : OLEOS
15. American aloe : CENTURYPLANT
16. Joplin specialty : RAG
17. Follower: Suffix : ITE
18. These: Fr. : CES
19. Fragrant : SCENTED
23. One source of oil : OLIVE
28. Chews the fat : GABS
31. Massey : ILONA
32. Saltpeter : NITER
34. Crank position : DEADCENTER
36. Bellow's March : AUGIE
37. Comoid item : TRESS
39. Riddle : ENIGMA
40. Studio dept. : CENTRALCASTING
41. Rainbow and brook : TROUTS
43. Old English letter : EDH
45. Pure : INNOCENT
48. Part of a weather rpt. : THI
49. Bandicoot : RAT
50. " . . . ___ of purest ray serene" : AGEM
51. Most unearthly : EERIEST
52. Lobe adornments : EARBOBS
54. Western alliance : NATO
58. Guevara : CHE
63. Fat, in France : GRAS
64. Heavenly drink : NECTAR
65. Kind of calendar : ISLAMIC
66. Charge : FEE
67. Steed : MOUNT
68. Rackets : NOISES
69. Tanaka's predecessor : SATO
73. Last of the count : TEN
74. Draft initials : SSS
75. Scene from Provincetown : DUNES
76. Noted conductor from Genoa : EREDE
77. 1976 : BICENTENNIAL
79. Actor's agent : TENPERCENTER
80. He wrote "Night Music" : ODETS
81. Restriction : LIMIT
82. Twain's Canty : TOM
84. Open ballot : HANDVOTE
88. Golden calf, e.g. : IDOL
90. Tosca's lover : MARIO
93. Angry : IREFUL
94. Cleveland eleven : BROWNS
95. Esprit de corps : MORALE
97. Role for Jay Silverheels : TONTO
99. Texas athlete : ASTRO
101. Aerialist : FLIER
102. Assortment of type : FONT
104. Feline whine : MEOW
107. Astringent : ALUM
108. Scrooge's cry : BAH
109. Former Mrs. Rooney : AVA
110. Falstaff's title : SIR
111. Uno e due : TRE
113. Bank scourge : RUN
114. Bath, for one : SPA
115. Jack of clubs : PAM

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