COURT CASES

New York Times, Sunday, December 6, 1992

Author:Jeanette K. Brill
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.10, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 542 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 115, Cheaters: 18, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Weep aloud : SOB
4. Unites : WEDS
8. Choir member : ALTO
12. Inst. at Annapolis : ACAD
16. Comedienne-actress from Brooklyn : MEARA
18. A wife of Esau: Gen. 36:2 : ADAH
19. Burden : LOAD
20. Venal person's gain : BRIBE
21. Tennis player's sitcom? : ANYTHINGBUTLOVE
24. Nivellate : LEVEL
25. Any Venetian canal : RIO
26. Former "L.A. Law" actress : DEY
27. Race-track figures : TOUTS
28. Gerontological : SENILE
29. Lit : IGNITED
32. Tart : SOUR
33. Ultimate : FINAL
34. Fine violins : AMATIS
35. Type of poker for tennis players? : DEUCESWILD
38. Use a snifter : SIP
41. Parts of a nasus : NARES
42. Saddle strap : GIRTH
43. Extra benefits: Colloq. : PERKS
44. Netherlands city : EDE
45. Jehoshaphat's father : ASA
46. Kálmán operetta : SARI
47. Frosted : RIMY
48. Unencumbered : FREE
49. Some linesmen? : FAULTFINDERS
54. Kumquat's shape : OVAL
55. Noon : MIDDAY
56. Prepared apples for baking : CORED
57. Pixie : SPRITE
59. Climbing perch : ANABAS
61. Soprano Marton : EVA
62. Mended, in a way : PIECED
63. Napoleon's "birthplace" : BAKERY
64. River in E Malaysia : BARAM
66. Vulgar : COARSE
68. Little who made it big : APER
69. How tennis players make noise? : RAISEARACKET
71. Hot tubs : SPAS
72. Paving stone : SETT
73. He burned up the courts in the 70's : ASHE
74. Dernier ___ (latest fashion) : CRI
77. "___ Heldenleben": Strauss : EIN
78. Some nerve you've got : OPTIC
79. Andy Moog specialties : SAVES
81. Ponti's wife : LOREN
83. Kingsley's "The Sands of ___" : DEE
84. Like a tennis player's compliment? : BACKHANDED
86. Quidnunc's interest : LATEST
87. They take a pasting : TEETH
89. One of Byron's names : NOEL
90. Bureaucratic wrapping : REDTAPE
91. Rathskeller orders : LAGERS
93. Fleeced : SHORN
95. Andress film: 1965 : SHE
96. French shooting match : TIR
97. Author Calvino : ITALO
98. Tennis ace? : POINTOFNORETURN
102. E.T., for one : ALIEN
103. Associate : ALLY
104. Neighbor of Afghanistan : IRAN
105. Street show : RAREE
106. Cortex : RIND
107. Meet one's gaze in a haze : LOOM
108. Solve, with "out" : DOPE
109. Day partner : AGE
1. Goodbye on the Ginza : SAYONARA
2. Service gp. : ORT
3. Companion of "humbug" : BAH
4. Receded : WANED
5. Tense : EDGY
6. Light stroke : DAB
7. Baseball pitcher's delight : SHUTOUT
8. Entice : ALLURE
9. Plunder : LOOT
10. Hebrew letters : TAVS
11. Canzone : ODE
12. Houston's The Summit : ARENA
13. What a polite tennis player is noted for? : CIVILSERVICE
14. I. W. or Walter : ABEL
15. Printing term : DELE
16. Trench in the W Pacific : MARIANA
17. Riddles : ENIGMAS
20. Mixes : BLENDS
22. November 13, e.g. : IDES
23. One of the senses : TOUCH
28. Lustrous : SILKY
30. Tail of a meteor : ITE
31. "___ the season . . . " : TIS
32. Letter embellishment : SERIF
33. Companies : FIRMS
35. "___ Harry," Eastwood film : DIRTY
36. Bender : SPREE
37. Eldritch : WEIRD
39. Imagine : IDEATE
40. Pared : PEELED
42. Festive occasion : GALA
46. Like bubble baths : SUDSY
48. Shade of green : FOREST
49. Threads : FIBERS
50. Jewish month : ADAR
51. Workers in milk-shipping companies : ICERS
52. Variable stars : NOVAE
53. Foote work : DRAMA
55. Profit on the court? : MAKEANETGAIN
57. "Thus ___ Zarathustra": Nietzsche : SPAKE
58. Nobelist for Peace: 1958 : PIRE
59. Demeaned : ABASED
60. Small serving dish : NAPPIE
64. Hand-dyed fabric : BATIK
65. Cockney's problem : AITCH
66. Looked the joint over : CASED
67. U.S. publisher: 1858-1935 : OCHS
69. Show stomach discomfort : RETCH
70. Composer of "Daphnis et Chloé" : RAVEL
72. Footwear for W. C. Fields : SPATS
74. Kind of comfort : CREATURE
75. Breathe : RESPIRE
76. Ward healer: Var. : INTERNE
78. King of Mommur : OBERON
79. Bar slug : SNORT
80. Of lymph glands : ADENOID
81. Terhune canine : LAD
82. Giant great : OTT
85. Assumed name : ANONYM
86. Salacious look : LEER
88. Sniggled : EELED
90. River that sounds like a horse : RHONE
91. Taradiddler : LIAR
92. Gudrun's husband : ATLI
93. "Star Wars" captain : SOLO
94. Rainbow Falls' site : HILO
95. Dragon head, ginger tail : SNAP
98. Catercousin : PAL
99. To's opposite : FRO
100. ___ of Good Feeling : ERA
101. Curlicue, in writing : TAG

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