COMBOS

New York Times, Sunday, November 7, 1976

Author: Nancy W. Atkinson
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 648 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 132, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 16, XRef: 0
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© 1976, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Nibs or Honor : HIS
4. Phony coin : SLUG
8. Shopping complexes : MALLS
13. Dallas campus : SMU
16. Tablet : PAD
19. Protagonist in fiction : ANTIHERO
21. Oil: Prefix : ELAIO
22. Draw a bead on : AIM
23. Sumatra's neighbor : JAVA
24. Made a full report : WROTEOUT
25. Political-musical duo : DALEYANDBAILEY
28. Actor–U.S. composer–President : NEWMANSCHUMANANDTRUMAN
30. French river : EURE
31. Drench, with "down" : HOSE
32. Run of luck : STREAK
33. Gist : NUB
35. Elec. units : AMPS
37. Showed off : PARADED
40. S.A. country : ARG
41. Atlantic isl. : ICEL
42. Something often read : RIOTACT
45. Came close : NEARED
47. Most stingy : MEANEST
49. ___ du Diable : ILE
50. Mary Ellen or Stuart : CHASE
52. Skier's need : SLOPE
55. Autograph, for short : SIG
56. Spanish wave : OLA
57. Climb again : RESCALE
60. Miss Miles : VERA
61. Ledger entry : DEBIT
65. Vanocur of TV : SANDER
67. Authorize : ENABLE
69. Take ___ with : ISSUE
72. Also, old style : EKE
73. Signed off : ENDED
74. Gromyko : ANDREI
75. Take steps : ACTON
76. Dog or bob : SLED
77. Bridge call: Abbr. : DBL
78. Howard and Bob : KEELANDSTEELE
80. Words with king : ALA
81. Busy as ___ : ABEE
82. Irish cries : ARROS
83. Arrow poison : OURARI
84. Mule : HINNY
86. Miss Farrow : MIA
87. Kind of case or well : STAIR
88. Treasure or Long : ISLAND
89. Move, as a hairline : RECEDE
90. Bird's wing : ALULA
92. Biblical place : ENON
94. One revising a news piece : UPDATER
96. Album contents: Abbr. : LPS
97. Biblical name : IRI
99. ___ for (summons) : SENDS
101. ___ large : BYAND
102. Ignited : LIT
103. Sweet potato : OCARINA
107. Joint-making machine : SEAMER
110. Slipup : MISTAKE
112. Kudos : FAME
113. Ending for moral or journal : IST
115. Gambols : FROLICS
117. Male ant : ANER
118. To's partner : FRO
119. Drink ___ to (honor) : ATOAST
122. "That hurts!" : OUCH
123. Miss Muller : MAUD
125. Dukes : WELLINGTONANDELLINGTON
132. Stars : GABLEANDGRABLE
133. Yonder : OUTTHERE
134. " . . . and mine ___ one" : ASAD
135. Grassy area : LEA
136. Have, in Cannes : AVOIR
137. Qualifies for : ENTITLES
138. Pronoun : SHE
139. Hovel : STY
140. Orders, of old : HESTS
141. ___ uncle (gives in) : SAYS
142. Altos or Pinos : LOS
1. Actress Goldie : HAWN
2. Concerning : INRE
3. Two U.S. writers and Brummell : STOWEPOEANDBEAU
4. Trim : SHEAR
5. Sierra ___ : LEONE
6. Extinct wild ox : URUS
7. Cry of petty triumph : GOTCHA
8. Jellyfishes : MEDUSAE
9. Shaded walk : ALAMEDA
10. Tra-___ : LALA
11. Property claim : LIEN
12. Sauce beans : SOYAS
13. Miss Dee : SANDRA
14. College exam : MIDTERM
15. States of pique : UMBRAGES
16. Jack of films : PALANCE
17. Fifth and others : AVENUES
18. Dennis or Clarence : DAY
20. "___ be so" : ITMUST
23. Conrad's Lord : JIM
26. Opposite of syn. : ANT
27. Diving bird : AUK
29. Lena and friend : HORNEANDLORNE
34. Sandwich initials : BLT
35. Songlike : ARIOSE
36. Economist and puppeteer : MILLANDBIL
37. School-org. units : PTAS
38. Stalling sounds : ERS
39. Search into : DELVE
41. "Picnic" host : INGE
43. Wealthy in land : ACRED
44. Chastity's mother : CHER
46. "___, a deer . . . " : DOE
48. Part of A.D.C. : AIDE
51. Backdrops : SCENERIES
53. Vincent and Baby Snooks : PRICEANDBRICE
54. Spring landmark : EASTERDAY
58. Byron hero et al. : LARAS
59. Scrooge, for short : EBEN
62. Alexander, Gwyn and William : BELLNELLANDTELL
63. President and explorer : IKEANDPIKE
64. Williams or Knight : TED
66. Proof word : DELE
68. Beach resorts : LIDOS
70. Arias : SOLI
71. French article : UNE
74. Time period: Var. : AERA
75. Like rats in ___ : ATRAP
76. Levantine ketch : SAIC
78. Krazy ___ : KAT
79. Sea off Borneo : SULU
81. Org. for M.D.'s : AMA
84. Crowds : HERDS
85. Word with eve or year : YESTER
87. Punjab dress : SARI
88. Grammar article: Abbr. : INDEF
89. Italian painter : RENI
91. Coins in Florence : LIRE
93. Light-switch positions : ONS
95. Headwear : TAMS
98. F.D.R., for example : INITIALS
100. Medit. island : SAR
103. "We're ___ to see the . . . " : OFF
104. Cleaning business of a sort : CARWASH
105. Minute animals : AMOEBAE
106. "I intended an ode; and it turned to ___" : ASONNET
108. Awash in the evening : MOONLIT
109. Evasive ones : ELUDERS
111. Educated : TAUGHT
114. Fund-raising time : TAGDAY
116. Daphnis's love et al. : CHLOES
119. Drink : ALE
120. Silver abbr. : STG
121. Pentateuch : TORAH
123. Thurber's Walter : MITTY
124. The opposition : ANTIS
126. Legal degree : LLD
127. Wheel center : NAVE
128. Native Australians : ABOS
129. Large moth : LUNA
130. Mountain: Prefix : OREO
131. Monster's home : NESS
132. Balloon filling : GAS

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