WORLD MARKET

New York Times, Sunday, December 13, 1992

Author:Michael Priestley
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 629 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 153, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Emporiums : MARTS
6. Romans' foes in Britain: fourth century : PICTS
11. Edmond Dantès's creator : DUMAS
16. Pomologist's spray : ALAR
20. Thumb-raising film critic : EBERT
21. Small bay : INLET
22. Bungling : INEPT
23. Cubic meter : STERE
24. Bulgarian salad green? : SOFIARUGULA
26. Canterbury prelate's headdress : MITRE
27. Small heaters : ETNAS
28. Vindicate : AVENGE
29. Gaucho's lariat : REATA
31. Egyptian lettuce? : CAIROMAINE
33. Desiccated : SERE
34. Gogol's "___ Souls" : DEAD
36. Open, as a sleeping bag : UNROLL
38. Greater London borough : BARNET
39. Polite bloke : GENT
40. Longhorns : STEERS
41. Author Yutang : LIN
42. Subject of Boyle's law : GAS
43. Canadian summer treat? : OTTAWATERMELON
48. Share the marquee : COSTAR
50. Steinbeck's "___ With Charley" : TRAVELS
51. They go to blazes : HOSES
52. Pinnule : FIN
53. Teed off : IRATE
56. Duke of Cornwall's wife : REGAN
57. Panhandle : BEG
58. Equine armor : BARD
59. Encrypted : CODED
60. Bone: Comb. form : OSSI
61. Bluish-green : AQUA
63. Neapolitan fruit? : CAPRICOT
67. Marple or Havisham : MISS
68. Chemist Pauling : LINUS
70. Modern "Wellaway!" : OHDEAR
71. Hindu's hello or goodbye : NAMASTE
73. Sprite : ELF
76. Luau neckwear : LEIS
77. Gay tunes : LILTS
78. Workbench tool : VISE
79. Tyrant in "2001" : HAL
80. Trusting : RELIANT
82. Rolling restaurants : DINERS
83. Jots : IOTAS
85. Ferrous metal : IRON
86. Japanese gumbo ingredient? : TOKYOKRA
88. Queen for 1,000 days : ANNE
89. Ghanaian neighbor : TOGO
93. "Queenie" author : KORDA
95. Mountain, to Marcellus : MONS
96. Nantes-to-Angers dir. : ENE
97. Adjudged : RULED
98. French title of respect, once : SIEUR
99. Featherweight Attell : ABE
100. Portuguese enclave in China : MACAO
103. Salary : STIPEND
105. Nullify : NEGATE
107. Venezuelan perennial? : CARACASPARAGUS
109. C.P.A.'s record : ACC
111. Siouan of Okla. : OTO
112. Buff : POLISH
113. Jade : TIRE
114. Emmenthaler, e.g. : CHEESE
116. Jai-alai racquets : CESTAS
117. Warble : SING
118. God worshiped by Ahab's wife : BAAL
122. Finnish fruit? : HELSINKIWI
124. Cavalryman's weapon : SABER
126. Empower : ENABLE
128. Valor; virtue : ARETE
129. Straighten : ALINE
131. Lebanese tuber? : BEIRUTABAGA
133. Certain circuit courts : EYRES
134. Gunpowder ingredient : NITER
135. Cabin builders' tools : ADZES
136. Rose and Rozelle : PETES
137. Variation of Alice : ALYS
138. Cup, in Caen : TASSE
139. Astromancers : SEERS
140. On the qui vive : ALERT
1. Cartouches : MESAS
2. In excess of : ABOVE
3. Allude : REFER
4. Astrological aspect : TRINE
5. Part of a hippocerf : STAG
6. Musical direction : PIU
7. Unappreciative one : INGRATE
8. Tipped off : CLUED
9. Honduran seaport : TELA
10. Law-book material : STATUTES
11. Feebleminded : DIM
12. Emblem on British arms : UNICORN
13. Cadmium and tungsten : METALS
14. When Arbor Day comes : APRIL
15. Poll follower : STER
16. Rose oil : ATTAR
17. Former Russian crucifer? : LENINGRADISH
18. Spider, to Pliny : ARANEA
19. Alley buttons : RESETS
23. Of different meanings of words : SEMANTIC
25. Distribute cards anew : REDEAL
30. Anoint, old style : ANELE
32. Geisha belts : OBIS
35. Tolkien's tree shepherds : ENTS
37. Old autos : REOS
39. Actress Verdon : GWEN
40. Los Angeles problem : SMOG
41. English tear-jerker? : LONDONION
43. Another, in Madrid : OTRO
44. ___ bien : TRES
45. Sale labels : TAGS
46. Be of help : AVAIL
47. Zeus's mother : RHEA
48. Approx. : CIRC
49. Taste-bud stimulator : AROMA
52. What the brave deserve : FAIR
54. Seed covering : TESTA
55. Ford's lemon : EDSEL
57. Kiss : BUSS
58. Effrontery : BRASS
61. Relating to : ANENT
62. Ecuadorean salad ingredient? : QUITOMATO
63. Fissure : CHINK
64. Planetarium in Chicago : ADLER
65. Edomites' capital : PETRA
66. Decorator's asset : TASTE
69. Labor org. : ILA
70. Miscellanies : OLIOS
72. ___ culpa : MEA
73. Satie's namesakes : ERIKS
74. Playwright Jones : LEROI
75. Italian crunchy munchy? : FLORENCELERY
78. Hollywood intersector : VINE
81. Endow : INDUE
82. Unit of force : DYNE
84. Buddhist shrine : STUPA
87. Honshu port : KOBE
88. Dwarf buffalo : ANOA
90. Actor Vidov : OLEG
91. It's flexed by a kneeler : GENU
92. Las Vegas posting : ODDS
94. Merchant ships : ARGOSIES
96. "To ___ His Dulcinea," 1965 song : EACH
97. Laughter, in Lyon : RIRE
100. Fifties' milkshake : MALT
101. Nobelist for Peace: 1987 : ARIAS
102. Winter melons : CASSABAS
103. What dreidels do : SPIN
104. Item for a toxophilite : TARGET
106. Amenhotep IV's god : ATEN
107. Trig functions : COSINES
108. Swizzle stick : STIRRER
109. Peloponnesian region : ACHAEA
110. Tiegs or Ladd : CHERYL
112. Lapwings : PEWITS
115. Adlai's running mate: 1956 : ESTES
116. Eyelashes : CILIA
117. Bellow's "___ the Day" : SEIZE
118. Where speech was an impediment : BABEL
119. Diminish : ABATE
120. "Luck and Pluck" author : ALGER
121. Smallest amount : LEAST
123. Founder of critical idealism : KANT
125. Eliot's "Adam ___" : BEDE
127. Sonoma neighbor : NAPA
130. Before, in poesy : ERE
132. Initials for the Intrepid : USS

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