KEEPING UP WITH THE JONESES

New York Times, Sunday, December 17, 1989

Author:Bette Sue Cohen
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 94, Avg Word Len: 5.12, Missing: { J Q V }, Scrabble score: 674 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 153, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 19, XRef: 0
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Errand boy : GOFER
6. Hall of Fame catcher : BERRA
11. Jewish month : ADAR
15. Mirror reflection : IMAGE
20. Emulate Cicero : ORATE
21. Hunter slain by Artemis : ORION
22. Harrison Ford's role in "Star Wars" : SOLO
23. "The ___ Spur," 1953 film : NAKED
24. Where Mr. Jones lived? : BACHELORFLAT
27. Where Mr. Jones got engaged? : PLAZASUITE
29. ___-de-France : ILE
30. Grievously : SORELY
31. Hate : ABHOR
33. Mailer or Lear : NORMAN
34. Omit : ELIDE
35. Muslim ruler : AMEER
36. Whirlpool : EDDY
37. Typesetter's concern: Abbr. : PTG
40. Jane, to Peter : SIS
41. Late bloomer : ASTER
42. Preminger or Kruger : OTTO
43. Word with night or skull : CAP
46. Fat : LARD
48. Where Mr. Jones's fiancée lived? : THELSHAPEDROOM
52. One of a Latin trio : AMO
53. Interstice : AREOLA
55. Motet anagram : TOTEM
56. One, in Köln : EINE
57. Companion of Aeneas : ABAS
58. Carved pillar : STELE
59. Actress Garr : TERI
60. Designates : NAMES
62. "Our Man ___," 1966 film : FLINT
63. Painter of "The Fife Player" : MANET
64. Where the Joneses were married? : GRANDHOTEL
67. Actress Jackson : GLENDA
68. Kind of wrestling : ARM
69. Neighbor of Ont. : MINN
70. Abundant : RIFE
71. Lowly : MENIAL
72. "And ___ is to the living . . . ": M. M. Dodge : ASLIFE
75. Athenian lawgiver : SOLON
76. "I'll Take ___," 1965 film : SWEDEN
78. New ___, Conn. : CANAAN
80. Hair style : UPDO
81. Brian Piccolo portrayer : CAAN
82. These produce six pts. : TDS
85. Help : ASSIST
86. Where the Joneses had cocktails? : THEBALCONY
89. An Allen : ETHAN
91. Climbs, in a way : SHINS
92. "The Gods Must Be ___," 1981 film : CRAZY
93. Appends : ADDS
94. Lermontov's "___ of Our Time" : AHERO
95. Old-time actor Gibson : HOOT
96. Item in a chest : TOOL
97. More timid : SHIER
99. City SE of San Francisco : FRESNO
100. Sea eagle : ERN
101. Whence Mrs. Jones threw her bridal bouquet? : FROMTHETERRACE
105. ___ out (supplemented) : EKED
106. ___ Moines : DES
107. Finn's neighbor : LAPP
108. Broadcast : AIRED
109. Prill or pyrite : ORE
111. Many ft. : YDS
112. Ring event : BOUT
113. Begot : SIRED
114. Brazilian dance : SAMBA
116. Israeli greeting or farewell : SHALOM
119. Gay ___ : PAREE
120. Impede : HAMPER
121. Underworld god : DIS
124. Where the Joneses go for Christmas? : HOLIDAYINN
126. Where the Joneses live? : THEAPARTMENT
129. Wear away : ERODE
130. Penny ___ : ANTE
131. "Bubbles" author : SILLS
132. Plunder : HARRY
133. Golf great : SNEAD
134. Gist : MEAT
135. Kilmer poem : TREES
136. Wing : ANNEX
1. Asian desert : GOBI
2. Spoken : ORAL
3. Confront : FACE
4. Ordinal suffix : ETH
5. Della and Pee Wee : REESES
6. Rude : BOORISH
7. Was human : ERRED
8. Ransack and rob : RIFLE
9. Poly's partner : ROLY
10. Actress Alicia : ANA
11. "To make up a year/And ___": Emerson : ASPHERE
12. Sorrow, in Sonora : DOLOR
13. Winglike : ALAR
14. Cartoonist Chast : ROZ
15. "Is there beauty ___?": Dostoyevsky : INSODOM
16. Wills of baseball : MAURY
17. Actor Tamiroff : AKIM
18. Japanese wooden clog : GETA
19. Actress Barbara : EDEN
25. Kubrick film: 1962 : LOLITA
26. Gong : TAMTAM
28. Heel-___ : ANDTOE
32. Toot : BEEP
35. Tennis great : ASHE
36. Certain collars : ETONS
37. Whey : PLASMA
38. Bad-tempered one : TARTAR
39. Where the Joneses spend their weekends? : GREENMANSIONS
41. Actor in "The Addams Family" : ASTIN
42. Bay window : ORIEL
43. Where the Joneses honeymooned? : CABININTHESKY
44. TV role for Kate Jackson : AMANDA
45. Kind of card or union : POSTAL
47. Relief : DOLE
49. Everlasting, poetically : ETERNE
50. Navigational system : LORAN
51. Greek commune : DEME
54. Court call : LET
57. Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
59. Workers' joyful letters : TGIF
60. "There is ___ like an old . . . " : NOFOOL
61. Solar disk : ATEN
62. Skipped town : FLED
65. Visit : DROPBY
66. Imagist Doolittle : HILDA
67. F.B.I. agents : GMEN
69. Marjoram, e.g. : MINT
73. ___ Bernard : SAINT
74. Colleen : LASS
75. Egyptian port : SUEZ
76. Actress Dee : SANDRA
77. Means' partner : WAYS
78. Converted the chips : CASHED
79. On land : ASHORE
81. Cryptographer : CODER
83. Mended : DARNED
84. Headbands : SNOODS
86. Defeat decisively : TROMP
87. Discontinue : HALT
88. Scottish hobo : CAIRD
89. Pinna : EAR
90. Quaker pronoun : THEE
92. Appropriate : COOPT
96. Mental shock : TRAUMA
97. Easy or Grub : STREET
98. Pay attention : HEED
99. "So Big" author : FERBER
101. Inundated : FLOODED
102. Protection for locks : HAIRNET
103. Ireland, to a Gael : EIRE
104. Navigator's need : COMPASS
110. Singer Kitt : EARTHA
112. City SW of Algiers : BLIDA
113. Annual visitor : SANTA
114. Elbe tributary : SAALE
115. Plentiful : AMPLE
116. "Take Her, ___ Mine," 1963 film : SHES
117. Shofar, e.g. : HORN
118. Tub plant : ALOE
119. Yearn : PINE
120. Legatee : HEIR
121. Actor in "Family Plot" : DERN
122. As to : INRE
123. River of Charon : STYX
125. Camote : YAM
127. F.D.R.'s successor : HST
128. Staff : MAN

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