PARTICULARIZING

New York Times, Sunday, November 6, 1988

Author:Bert H. Kruse
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 79, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { Q V X }, Scrabble score: 540 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 104, Cheaters: 18, FITB: 10, XRef: 0
Bert H. Kruse has 43 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

1
P
2
A
3
S
4
T
5
E
6
A
7
H
8
A
9
B
10
S
11
I
12
E
13
G
14
E
15
M
A
D
E
I
T
16
A
R
E
C
A
17
U
N
D
O
N
18
E
19
P
U
T
O
N
T
H
20
E
S
P
I
T
Z
21
R
E
T
U
R
N
22
S
23
U
T
E
24
S
L
E
P
T
25
R
O
O
26
F
E
R
27
D
O
G
E
28
P
A
L
29
M
30
E
L
I
A
31
S
32
R
O
O
S
T
33
A
B
I
E
34
A
T
L
A
35
S
36
S
C
R
I
37
M
38
K
I
T
39
S
C
E
N
D
40
S
E
A
C
O
41
W
42
S
E
N
E
43
G
A
L
44
R
E
A
D
E
45
A
L
E
46
C
47
D
A
O
S
48
T
A
L
K
49
M
50
A
51
C
B
E
T
H
52
T
53
H
I
N
G
54
J
A
I
L
E
55
M
56
U
57
S
58
A
M
O
R
59
E
R
E
60
Y
O
61
L
A
N
D
A
62
I
R
E
63
N
I
N
E
64
T
R
I
E
65
D
66
L
U
N
D
S
67
F
L
A
N
68
A
N
N
69
G
R
I
N
D
U
70
P
71
N
E
E
72
L
A
N
D
73
T
O
U
74
L
O
U
S
E
75
C
O
76
U
N
T
M
77
E
78
R
I
N
O
S
79
I
N
C
H
80
C
A
R
R
81
S
M
U
T
82
C
83
R
O
A
K
84
A
L
L
E
G
85
E
86
S
87
P
E
T
88
A
89
R
90
D
91
F
R
O
N
D
92
S
M
A
93
R
E
A
T
94
A
95
S
E
D
E
R
96
L
A
S
S
97
K
E
E
P
98
S
99
S
T
U
B
100
S
101
D
E
L
A
102
A
T
E
M
103
L
A
N
C
E
104
S
105
S
T
R
A
106
P
107
L
I
N
108
M
E
T
E
109
O
U
T
110
L
I
P
111
P
I
Z
A
N
E
112
R
I
N
G
113
S
T
O
O
G
E
114
A
N
I
O
N
115
D
E
P
O
N
E
116
A
W
N
E
D
117
P
E
N
T
118
E
R
O
D
E
© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Kindergarten material : PASTE
6. Melville protagonist : AHAB
10. Troy suffered one : SIEGE
15. Succeeded: Colloq. : MADEIT
16. Betel-nut producer : ARECA
17. Ruined : UNDONE
19. Give oneself airs : PUTONTHESPITZ
21. Election results : RETURNS
23. Western athlete : UTE
24. Dozed : SLEPT
25. Shingle man : ROOFER
27. Venetian bigwig : DOGE
28. Certain reading matter : PALM
30. Inventor Howe : ELIAS
32. Perch : ROOST
33. Rose's love : ABIE
34. Divinity with a load on : ATLAS
36. Curtain fabric : SCRIM
38. Caboodle's pal : KIT
39. Wave lift : SCEND
40. Dugong : SEACOW
42. African republic : SENEGAL
44. Griffith Gaunt's creator : READE
45. A Waugh : ALEC
47. Very large Philippine trees : DAOS
48. Proverbially cheap item : TALK
49. Toy : MACBETHTHING
54. Prisoners : JAILEMUS
58. Conqueror in a Latin adage : AMOR
59. Bard's before : ERE
60. Veloz's dancing partner : YOLANDA
62. Anger : IRE
63. Sayers's "The ___ Tailors" : NINE
64. Experimented : TRIED
66. Actor John and family : LUNDS
67. Tart : FLAN
68. Antarctic cape : ANN
69. Masticate : GRINDUP
71. Born, to a Parisienne : NEE
72. Catch : LAND
73. Cook one's ___ (dash another's hopes) : TOULOUSE
75. Try to overcome insomnia : COUNTMERINOS
79. Foot part : INCH
80. El Paso's Vikki : CARR
81. Plant affliction : SMUT
82. Emulate Kermit : CROAK
84. Claims : ALLEGES
87. Kind of firecracker : PETARD
91. Fern part : FROND
92. Little, in Lothian : SMA
93. "Giant" ranch : REATA
95. Passover feast : SEDER
96. Highlands girl : LASS
97. Hangs onto : KEEPS
99. Short smokes : STUBS
101. Crème ___ crème : DELA
102. Up and ___: Slang : ATEM
103. Knightly weapons : LANCES
105. Subway item : STRAP
107. Author Yutang : LIN
108. Apportion : METEOUT
110. ___ around (cutting capers) : LIPPIZANERING
113. Moe, e.g. : STOOGE
114. Charged particle : ANION
115. Testify : DEPONE
116. Bearded, botanically : AWNED
117. Kind of house : PENT
118. Undermine : ERODE
1. Kneecap : PATELLA
2. Commotion : ADO
3. French cathedral city : SENS
4. Kind of fight : TITLE
5. Kennedy and Barrymore : ETHELS
6. A founder of Dadaism : ARP
7. Name in a will : HEIR
8. Thespian : ACTOR
9. Shaw's "___ and the Man" : BAZOOKAS
10. Most dependable : SUREST
11. Lifeless : INERT
12. Certain N.Y. time : EDT
13. Flesh-revealing photo : GOUDACAKE
14. Attired : ENROBED
15. Undergo change : MUTATE
16. Gazing fixedly : ASTARE
18. Motor : ENGINE
19. Immature monarchs, e.g. : PUPAS
20. Homeric products : EPICS
22. Beginning : SEED
26. Thwart : FOIL
29. Ghastly : MACABRE
31. Indian tongue: Var. : SINDI
35. Only : SOLE
37. Villain : MEANY
39. Pituitary location : SELLA
41. Dry foe : WET
43. "Taras Bulba" author : GOGOL
44. Incursions : RAIDS
46. Hold dear : CHERISH
48. Certain two-wheeled carriages : TANDEMS
49. ___-arms : MANAT
50. Kind of acid : AMINO
51. Known, in Nice : CONNU
52. Musical chord : TRINE
53. Pay attention : HEED
54. Actress Leigh : JANET
55. Italian metropolis : MILAN
56. Heaven: Comb. form : URANO
57. Dispatches : SENDS
61. Sally ___ (tea cake) : LUNN
64. Bargain; deal : TRUCK
65. Aristocratic : DUCAL
67. Aped a butterfly : FLITTED
69. Cell-producing gland : GONAD
70. Student, at times : PORER
74. Lollapalooza, to a flapper : LIONSMEOW
76. Encourages : URGES
77. H.R.E. part : EMP
78. Regrets : RUES
80. Lauren Bacall vehicle : CLAPCLAP
82. Cargo units : CRATES
83. ___ stone (famous tablet) : ROSETTA
84. Vocal approval : AMEN
85. Dines at home : EATSIN
86. It was a Bearcat : STUTZ
88. Barbershop sweetheart : ADELINE
89. Fix brakes : RELINE
90. Klinger's "Sturm und ___" : DRANG
91. Lie : FLAM
92. Using a squab : SEATED
94. Grate : ABRADE
97. W.W. II field marshal : KLUGE
98. Net : SEINE
100. More reasonable : SANER
104. Whirl : SPIN
106. Squash or melon : PEPO
109. Cart or ball ending : OON
111. Kind of luck : POT
112. Reel's companion : ROD

Found bugs or have suggestions?