" . . . SUCH SWEET SORROW . . . "

New York Times, Sunday, December 7, 1986

Author:Charlotte Shore
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 547 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 101, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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© 1986, The New York Times
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1. Refrain start : TRALA
6. G.I.'s weaponry : AMMO
10. Furtive whisper : PSST
14. Mad or red follower : CAP
17. Fix the lawn : RESOD
18. Liquid part of fat : OLEIN
19. Novelette : RECIT
21. Ethiopian town : IMI
22. Tune for author Hesse? : AUFWIEDERSEHENHERMANN
26. L–P connectors : MNO
27. Word on a bottle of "snake oil" : ELIXIR
28. Concerning : ASTO
29. Play the Old Vic : EMOTE
30. Smell that may cast a spell : PERFUME
32. U.S. humorist Finley Peter ___ : DUNNE
34. Walking ___ (euphoric) : ONAIR
36. Cry of vindication : AHA
37. Treat for Cheeta : BANANA
38. "Dialogues of the Gods" author : LUCIAN
40. Thurible contents : INCENSE
43. Shamir's words to Peres? : SHALOMSHIMON
46. Actor Delon : ALAIN
47. Foreman's opponent in Zaire : ALI
49. What wreckers do in Soho : RASE
50. Gold, in Genova : ORO
51. Mechanic's garment : COVERALLS
53. As guilty ___ : ASSIN
56. Legendary Irish king : RONAN
58. Soprano Marton : EVA
59. Some desk trays : INS
60. Unlikely : REMOTE
62. Philippine vine : IYO
63. First loyalty, to Polonius : SELF
65. Remark from Mrs. Guinness? : TATASIRALEC
68. Arizona artisan : HOPI
72. Run up bills : OWE
74. Marilu ___, "Taxi" actress : HENNER
75. Yarn measure : LEA
77. Muffler mangler : RUT
78. "I ___ dream": King : HAVEA
81. Typewriter of sorts : TELEX
82. Moriarty and J. R. : EVILDOERS
85. Candlenut tree : AMA
86. Proceed; act : GOIT
88. Clock-radio button : SET
89. With caustic humor : DRYLY
90. 'Bye, Godfather? : SOLONGMARLON
96. Dwells : RESIDES
98. Longfellow subject : REVERE
99. Shirley in "Terms of Endearment" : AURORA
101. Speak softly : COO
102. Goddess who knew her oats : CERES
103. Podium prelim : INTRO
104. Upset on a jet : AIRSICK
108. Puppeteer Lewis : SHARI
110. Historian's subject : PAST
112. ___ gai pan (Chinese dish) : MOOGOO
114. Antonym's antonym: Abbr. : SYN
115. Paint Goya out of the picture? : HASTALAVISTAFRANCISCO
119. Fogeater : ARC
120. Sheer woven fabric : NINON
121. Fishhook line : SNELL
122. Was reverential : KNELT
123. Indeed : YEA
124. Chimney on das Haus : ESSE
125. Ocean motion : EDDY
126. Linus and Elihu : YALES
1. Bird of passage : TRAMP
2. See old schoolmates : REUNE
3. About : ASFOR
4. Kind of blow : LOW
5. Be short with Toulouse-Lautrec? : ADIEUHENRI
6. Judd Hirsch TV role : ALEX
7. Capital of Yucatán : MERIDA
8. Incomplete metal castings : MISRUNS
9. Indivisible : ONE
10. Fasten in advance : PRESEAL
11. Made ecstatic : SENT
12. Educator in the Middle Ages : SCHOOLMAN
13. Stalemate : TIE
14. Note Novarro's comings and goings in Italy? : CIAORAMON
15. Country cousin of ain't : AMNT
16. Emulate Echo : PINE
18. Garfield's friend : ODIE
20. SPECTRE specialty : TREACHERY
23. Virtuoso Mischa : ELMAN
24. Co-creator of "The Flintstones" : HANNA
25. When Prince William will be 21 : MMIII
31. Prima ___ evidence : FACIE
33. Slangy refusal : NAH
35. Nut, in Nürnberg : NUSS
37. Liberty, for one : BELL
39. Writer Ephron : NORA
40. "___ thy rocks and rills" : ILOVE
41. Describing some stores : NAVAL
42. Latin-style dance music : SALSA
44. A college at Oxford : ORIEL
45. No, in Noisy-le-Sec : NON
46. Dice throw : ACES
48. ___ Baline (Irving Berlin) : ISRAEL
52. Poker pittance : ANTE
53. "I don't care . . . ___, or a Sphinx": Dickens : AMINX
54. Achy : SORE
55. Looks fixedly : STARES
57. Kin of "Wow!" : OOH
61. Peon of yore : ESNE
62. It's SE of Grnld. : ICEL
64. Cheyenne, to a Pawnee : FOE
66. Letter after eta : THETA
67. Choice : ELITE
69. "What immortal hand ___": Blake : OREYE
70. Some knitting stitches : PURLS
71. Bitsy's partner : ITSY
73. Admirer of the composer of "Rienzi" : WAGNERIAN
76. Farewell, Stallone? : ADDIOROCKY
78. Experiences : HAS
79. Love, in Latium : AMOR
80. Caesar's words to his first assailant? : VALECASCA
81. Millenniums and minutes : TIMESPANS
83. Ship of "Ship of Fools" : VERA
84. Desert region in China : ORDOS
87. Grimm villain : OGRE
91. Not underhanded : OVERT
92. Pear-and-quince preserve : RAISINE
93. Stars of "The Visit": 1958 : LUNTS
94. Alley cat's scrap : ORT
95. Mabel of the silents : NORMAND
97. Shoot cut for grafting : SCION
100. Like Seattle's Kingdome : ROOFED
104. "I've Got ___ in Kalamazoo" : AGAL
105. Basketballer Dan : ISSEL
106. Recurring pattern : CYCLE
107. Hitches and slips : KNOTS
108. Logger's locomotive : SHAY
109. Aesopian smart aleck : HARE
111. Macao money : AVOS
113. Airfield near Paris : ORLY
116. Prevaricate : LIE
117. Monogram of "The Waste Land" poet : TSE
118. Claire or Balin : INA

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