LOGOGRIPHS

New York Times, Sunday, December 27, 1992

Author: Ernst Theimer
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.35, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 532 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 127, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 3, Spans: 4
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. " . . . care'll kill ___": Jonson : ACAT
5. Traveler : FARER
10. Petruchio, for one : TAMER
15. Break : SNAP
19. Singer Vikki from El Paso : CARR
20. Philippine fetish : ANITO
21. "___ Lucy" : ILOVE
22. Residence : HOME
23. Engine cooler : THEAUTOMOBILERADIATOR
27. 23 & 41 Across; 78 & 100 Across; 58 Across and its clue : ANAGRAMS
28. Excessive : UNDUE
29. Most curious : ODDEST
30. Like the fairy-tale duckling : UGLY
31. Resource : ASSET
32. Sole : ONLY
33. Name : TITLE
36. "Vissi d'___," Puccini aria : ARTE
37. Lose color : FADE
38. Indian sheep : SHA
41. Why 23 Across needed repair : ATOURMADEITHEATORBOIL
47. Magnifier : LENS
48. Antipodean soldier : ANZAC
49. Car part : AXLE
50. Grandma Moses : ANNA
51. Have a bawl : CRY
52. Log : ENTER
53. Ground hominy : GRITS
54. Male deer : STAGS
55. Panay native : ATI
56. Rent : LEASE
57. Makes amends : ATONES
58. Smart curing utensils : SURGICALINSTRUMENTS
64. Hummeling machines : AWNERS
65. Eats : DINES
66. Catfish or Cannery : ROW
67. Twin crystal : MACLE
68. Osprey's kin : ERNES
69. Mopsus and Calchas : SEERS
71. Set : GEL
74. Gudrun's husband : ATLI
75. Latvian seaport : RIGA
76. Sri Lankan aborigine : VEDDA
77. Eden discard : CORE
78. An 1849 event : THECALIFORNIAGOLDRUSH
83. Double curve : ESS
84. Religious faction : SECT
85. Bedfellow : ALLY
86. External : OUTER
87. Exclamations of triumph : AHAS
88. Fashions : MODES
90. Dray : CART
92. Short sock : ANKLET
95. Shiny fabric : SATIN
96. Cement component : SILICATE
100. Sour-grapes comment on 78 Across : FOOLSHUNTAREALRICHDIG
103. Get one's goat : RILE
104. Middle East ruler : EMEER
105. Hiatus : SPACE
106. "___ kleine Nachtmusik" : EINE
107. Algerian port : ORAN
108. Slender : REEDY
109. Las Vegas natural : SEVEN
110. Rigel or Betelgeuse : STAR
1. Recorded proceedings : ACTA
2. Famed lyrist : CAHN
3. Sector : AREA
4. Chevrotains' genus : TRAGULUS
5. Deadly : FATAL
6. Rootlessness : ANOMY
7. Edges : RIMS
8. W.W. II sphere of action : ETO
9. Vigorous : ROBUSTIC
10. Diacritical mark : TILDE
11. Alaskan islander : ALEUT
12. Oliver Twist's entreaty : MORE
13. Señora Perón : EVA
14. Calif. beach : REDONDO
15. Disreputable : SHADY
16. Observe : NOTE
17. Alvin Childress's TV role : AMOS
18. Jaunty : PERT
24. Prodding person : URGER
25. Atlas feature : INSET
26. Flâneur : IDLER
31. In back : AREAR
32. Popish Plot fabricator : OATES
33. Steatite : TALC
34. Brain passage : ITER
35. Theater award : TONY
36. Wood-trimming tool : ADZE
37. Weaken : FALTER
38. Voiced : SONANT
39. Depends : HINGES
40. "Then hey for ___ . . . ": Burns : ALASS
42. Devout insect? : MANTIS
43. Dido : ANTIC
44. Pester : HARASS
45. Are : EXIST
46. Majorette's wand : BATON
52. Tidal bore : EAGRE
53. Heredity factors : GENES
54. Frets : STEWS
56. Straight : LINEAR
57. Ethically neutral : AMORAL
58. Mower paths : SWATHS
59. Sam and Tom : UNCLES
60. Keepsake : RELIC
61. Purposeless : ADRIFT
62. Special vocabulary : LINGO
63. Skin irritation : UREDO
64. Timber tree of Central America : AMATE
68. Several Danish kings : ERICS
69. Barking circus performers : SEALS
70. Tense : EDGY
71. Style; taste: Fr. : GOUT
72. Gaelic : ERSE
73. Annealing oven : LEHR
76. Contemptibility : VILENESS
77. Supports of sorts : CRUTCHES
79. Sackcloth's partner : ASHES
80. Pendulous part of a dog's ear : LEATHER
81. Lowest point : NADIR
82. Kind of column : DORIC
87. George or Gracie : ALLEN
88. Won at chess : MATED
89. Sea lion, e.g. : OTARY
90. Mythical siren : CIRCE
91. E.T. or Alf : ALIEN
92. Kind of hairdo : AFRO
93. Roulette bet : NOIR
94. Often-chewed nut : KOLA
95. Ko-Ko's weapon : SNEE
96. Croat or Bulgar : SLAV
97. This may lead to lead : ADIT
98. Actress Louise from N.Y. : TINA
99. Elbe tributary : EGER
101. Japanese apricot : UME
102. Mimic : APE

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