DECIMAL DESCRIPTIONS

New York Times, Sunday, November 30, 1986

Author: Harold B. Counts
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 91, Avg Word Len: 5.07, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 467 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 110, Cheaters: 18, FITB: 12, XRef: 0
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© 1986, The New York Times
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1. "What's in ___?" : ANAME
6. U.S.S.R. republic : TATAR
11. Corrida beasts : TOROS
16. Vivienne and George : SEGALS
18. Blankets in Puebla : SERAPES
20. Marabout, e.g. : SHRINE
21. Baseball's Manny : TRILLO
22. Cut into three parts : TRISECT
23. Daze : TRANCE
24. St. Lawrence River feature : IOOOISLANDS
26. Ladyfish : IOPOUNDER
28. A pollutant : SOOT
29. Brownstone features : STOOPS
30. Williwaw : GUST
34. Male cat : GIB
36. It has wings and flies : STAGE
37. ___ couture : HAUTE
42. Doughty : ABLE
43. Biotite : MICA
44. Cast or vise preceder : TELE
45. Patroclus's slayer : HECTOR
46. Jingo : IOOPERCENTER
49. Bookkeeping term : POSTING
50. Spuds : TATERS
51. "I Was the ___," Presley hit : ONE
52. Nothing but a pound dog : CUR
53. Kind of strut : OLEO
54. "Hedda Gabler" character : THEA
55. French plutocrats : IOOOOOONAIRES
59. Topper for Diana : TIARA
62. Signed : INKED
63. Sawbucks : IODOLLARBILLS
69. Writer Calderon : ERMA
73. Italian province : COMO
74. Unkind word for kind : ILK
75. High skyline letters in N.Y.C. : RCA
76. J. F. Cooper's "Afloat and ___" : ASHORE
78. N.Y. Indians : ONEIDAS
80. Obsolescent emporia : IOCENTSTORES
84. Coined : MINTED
85. Sonny in "The Godfather" : CAAN
87. North Sea feeder : TEES
88. A blemish : DENT
89. Like a back number : PASSE
90. What cuckolds wear : HORNS
91. Moslem commander : AGA
92. Star with a tail : ASTA
93. Old Testament book : PSALMS
95. Store sign : ASIS
98. Singles : IBASEHITS
102. Had a perfect record : BATTEDAIOOO
109. Beach house : CABANA
110. Idyllic poem : ECLOGUE
112. Impanels : ENROLS
113. On cloud nine : ELATED
114. Breed of sheep : RYELAND
115. Salt or sugar : STAPLE
116. Flattened a flat : RASED
117. Jars : EWERS
118. Handles for Hadrian : ANSAE
1. Italian wine center : ASTI
2. ___ Deep, oceanic depression : NERO
3. Foreign-exchange fee : AGIO
4. Hawaiian loincloth : MALO
5. ___ Bell (Emily Brontë) : ELLIS
6. Medrick : TERN
7. Hardscrabble : ARID
8. Scottish goblet : TASS
9. Pongo or wou-wou : APE
10. Horowitz performance : RECITAL
11. Fieldfares : THRUSHES
12. Algerian city : ORAN
13. Cortex : RIND
14. Quondam : ONCE
15. Daniel or Isaiah : SEER
17. Average : SOSO
18. Sea lavender : STATICE
19. Hanger-on : STOOGE
20. Discontinue : STOP
25. Reasoning : LOGIC
27. He influenced Baudelaire : POE
29. Type of type : STEREO
30. Rack, e.g. : GAIT
31. Corvette's target : UBOAT
32. Seventh deadly sin : SLOTH
33. Crow's nest : TEPEE
35. Anathema : BAN
36. Pool occupant : STENO
38. Cotten or Woolley : ACTOR
39. Practical : UTILE
40. Blends : TONES
41. Hence : ERGO
43. "___ Dot," Maugham play : MRS
45. Season goddesses : HORAE
47. A Nereid : ERATO
48. Besides : TOO
49. ___ rock : PUNK
52. Swindles : CONS
55. Asian country : IRAK
56. A propeller : OAR
57. Lardner's "Say It With ___" : OIL
58. That is: Lat. : IDEST
60. Epic translated by Pope : ILIAD
61. "___ Well . . . " : ALLS
63. Ancient region in Asia Minor : IONIA
64. Warnings : OMENS
65. Trifles : DOITS
66. "___ Song," Grammy winner in 1973 : BRIANS
67. Part of a Byzantine church's décor : ICONS
68. 100,000 rupees : LAC
70. TV oldie : RHODA
71. Folkways : MORES
72. "___ You Glad You're You?" : ARENT
73. Essay: Abbr. : COMP
76. Jennet or kiang : ASS
77. This: Sp. : ESTA
79. Intensified : DEEPENED
81. Greek letter : ETA
82. Annulled : NEGATED
83. Vex : TEASE
85. Plow part : COLTER
86. Sleeve hole : ARMSCYE
90. Offering, in Oahu : HAI
94. Menhaden's look-alike : SHAD
96. Casca's day to slay : IDES
97. Subject of a famed 1897 editorial : SANTA
98. Champagne bucket : ICER
99. Lake in Wales : BALA
100. Youth who mocked Demeter : ABAS
101. Glut : SATE
102. Friable clay : BOLE
103. Kanten : AGAR
104. Brewers' vats : TUNS
105. Qum is here : IRAN
106. "Sorry about that!" : OOPS
107. Cooking pot : OLLA
108. Hosea, in the Douay : OSEE
111. Hoad of tennis : LEW

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