MUSICAL DIRECTIONS

New York Times, Sunday, December 16, 1984

Author:Barbara Lunder Gillis
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 555 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 113, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Barbara Lunder Gillis has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Preminger or Kruger : OTTO
5. Brume : MIST
9. Oil source : SHALE
14. Swift horse : ARAB
18. Rhine feeder : RUHR
19. Imitate : ECHO
20. Lesser Sunda island : TIMOR
21. Stream : POUR
22. Sketch : DRAW
23. ___ und Drang : STURM
25. Basque province : ALAVA
26. Icelandic literary work : EDDA
27. OUTSIDE : ONTHESUNNYOFTHESTREET
31. Tooth wearers : ELKS
32. Dolt : OAF
33. Motives : REASONS
34. Province in China : SHANSI
37. Be moodily silent : SULK
39. Large, thick or gross : MACRO
41. Assist, in "Texian" : HEP
42. Accompany : ATTEND
44. Othello's ensign : IAGO
45. Sir, in colonial India : SAHIB
50. Gumbo : OKRA
52. N African garment : HAIK
53. Pasture grass : GRAMA
55. Art cult : DADA
56. Star of "The Entertainer": 1960 : OLIVIER
59. Doctrine : TENET
61. Cryptologist : ENCODER
63. One of the Furies : ALECTO
64. Agitated states : SNITS
65. Ancient Hebrew month : BUL
66. Soak up rays : TAN
67. Malay boat : PRAHU
68. Shelley's "___ Skylark" : TOA
69. Moon crater named for a French astronomer : ARAGO
71. British break : TEA
73. Marble or plane : MIG
74. Spanish silver pesos : DUROS
76. Piranha : CARIBE
78. Brake sound : SCREECH
80. Misbehave : ACTUP
81. Roguish trick : KNAVERY
83. Puccini piece : ARIA
84. Openbill, e.g. : STORK
86. Wrongful act : TORT
88. Wildcat : EYRA
89. Becomes oxidized : RUSTS
91. Long from La. : HUEY
92. Lowest decks : ORLOPS
95. "___ the ramparts . . . " : OER
96. Addicts : USERS
98. Newts : EFTS
99. Refer : ALLUDE
101. By the joint action of : BETWEEN
105. Powell co-star : LOY
106. Portico for Pericles : STOA
107. TOP OFF : IMSITTINGONOFTHEWORLD
115. Spare : LEAN
116. Double curves : OGEES
117. An archangel : URIEL
118. Sign of sorrow : TEAR
119. "Venerable" English scholar : BEDE
120. Coast : SHORE
121. City on the Oka : OREL
122. Site of Hannibal's defeat: 202 B.C. : ZAMA
123. Galena and pyrite : ORES
124. Certain heaters : ETNAS
125. Kind of physician : META
126. Discoverer of heavy hydrogen : UREY
1. Catholic calendar : ORDO
2. Rotate : TURN
3. "___ Hagen Girl," Reagan film : THAT
4. NOWHERE : ORWHEN
5. Soldier's gear : MESSKIT
6. Metrical stress : ICTUS
7. Eschew : SHUN
8. Actor Rip : TORN
9. Rod : STAFF
10. Dagger handle : HILT
11. Oriental nurse : AMAH
12. EXCUSE ME : LOVERCOMEBACKTO
13. Utensil on a pencil : ERASER
14. Mimics : APERS
15. Copland ballet : RODEO
16. Poet Wystan Hugh : AUDEN
17. Spoiled children : BRATS
24. HOMELESS : MYOLDKENTUCKY
28. Actress Lanchester : ELSA
29. Durmast or roble : OAK
30. N.M. resort : TAOS
34. Drive away : SHOO
35. Volcano in Iceland : HEKLA
36. CUT IN : APRILPARIS
37. Plaice's place : SEA
38. Groups of troops : UNITS
39. Trade centers : MARTS
40. Turkish title : AGA
43. ALL GONE : THROUGHTHENIGHT
44. DROP KICK : IGETAOUTOFYOU
46. Fuss : ADO
47. SKIP IT : HADTOBEYOU
48. Notion : IDEA
49. Farm structure : BARN
51. Declare : AVER
54. Frog or toad : ANURAN
57. Translation for Caesar's "Veni" : ICAME
58. System of morals : ETHICS
60. City in W France : NIORT
62. Pianist Schumann : CLARA
70. Bestow : GIVE
71. Despot : TSAR
72. Beige : ECRU
74. Challenges : DARES
75. Frolic : SPORT
77. Was human : ERRED
79. Break bread : EAT
82. River through The Broads : YARE
85. "___ Town" : OUR
87. Literary initials : RLS
90. Kugel ingredient : SUET
93. Kneecap : PATELLA
94. Road sign : SLOW
97. Bristly : SETOSE
98. Ages upon ages : EON
100. Founder of Taoism : LAOTZU
101. Finely tempered sword : BILBO
102. Arabian ruler : EMEER
103. Hebrew letter : TSADE
104. Hock and sack : WINES
105. Christie's "Poirot ___ a Client" : LOSES
106. Cookie pan : SHEET
108. Xenon's cousin : NEON
109. City ESE of Erfurt : GERA
110. Out of : FROM
111. Bore : TIRE
112. Construct : REAR
113. Brocaded fabric : LAME
114. Low cart : DRAY

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