APPLICATIONS FROM QUOTATIONS

New York Times, Sunday, December 14, 1986

Author:Ernst Theimer
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 58, Avg Word Len: 5.72, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 543 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 154, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 7, Spans: 4
Ernst Theimer has 50 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Challenges to a duel : SLAPS
6. Bartered : SWAPPED
13. Fine plaster : STUCCO
19. Existing : INESSE
20. Salt of a certain acid : PICRATE
21. Former Turkish V.I.P.'s : PASHAS
22. Words from "Samson Agonistes" : NOTHINGISHEREFORTEARS
25. Skeleton : BONES
26. Assay anew : RETEST
27. Rams' mates : EWES
28. Never, in Bonn : NIE
29. Footless : APOD
30. Blanched : PALED
31. Vapid : INANE
33. "___ Rhythm": Gershwin : IGOT
34. Faulty: Prefix : DYS
35. Enthusiast : RAVER
36. Sounds of disapproval : TUTS
37. Ornamental pillar : STELE
38. Like new wine : UNAGED
40. Gyrates : SPINS
42. Abashes : SHAMES
43. Leaves the premises : VACATES
45. Wahoos : PETOS
46. Start of a Dickens title : ATALE
47. Pigments for Opie : OCHRES
48. Father-in-law of Jacob : LABAN
49. Nemo, on applying 2 Down : CREDITED
52. Ship of the desert : CAMEL
53. Destructive insect : BORER
54. English county : SHIRE
55. Monosaccharide : OSE
56. Cities in Minn. and Okla. : ADAS
57. , on applying 22 Across : LACRIMATION
59. Sala location : CASA
60. Author Yutang : LIN
61. Declines : SINKS
62. Passive : INERT
63. Farmer, at times : SOWER
64. Deliberate subversion : SABOTAGE
66. Relative of a tent caterpillar : EGGER
67. Mend the brakes : RELINE
68. British noble family : EDENS
69. Diminutive : SMALL
70. Medical official : CORONER
71. Us, on applying 90 Across : ACTIVE
73. Pleasant, to Pablo : AMENO
74. Rank : RATING
75. Scandinavian : NORSE
76. Me, on applying 16 Down : WREN
77. Breed of cattle : DEVON
78. Work unit : ERG
81. Relish; liking : GOUT
82. Quoted : CITED
83. Coe or Ovett : MILER
84. Vein, in Vienna : ADER
85. Raises : UPS
86. He played Hulot : TATI
87. " . . . and I'll show you ___" : ALOSER
89. Permeate: Var. : EMBUE
90. Line from Longfellow : LETUSTHENBEUPANDDOING
94. Where gladiatores fought : ARENAE
95. Salt springs : SALINES
96. Worships : ADORES
97. Old Dutch gold coins : RYDERS
98. Wooden horse : TRESTLE
99. Magicians' gear : WANDS
1. Red Baron's adversary : SNOOPY
2. Line from "The Merchant of Venice" : LETNOSUCHMANBETRUSTED
3. Incinerated : ASHED
4. Penultimate Greek letters : PSIS
5. D.C. V.I.P. : SEN
6. Gave a barker's talk : SPIELED
7. Author of "The Virginian" : WISTER
8. Yearned : ACHED
9. D.C. V.I.P. : PRES
10. Divider : PARTITION
11. Season for Bastille Day : ETE
12. Vanquishes : DEFEATS
13. Binge : SPREE
14. Makes lace : TATS
15. Employ : USE
16. Words from "Hippolytus" : CHANGEMETOAWINGEDBIRD
17. One-horse carriage : CARIOLE
18. Some Caucasians : OSSETES
19. Out of favor : INBAD
23. "I, Claudius" author : GRAVES
24. Has : OWNS
30. Leaves : PAGES
32. Sisters : NUNS
33. Early southern Europeans : ITALI
35. Badgerlike mammal : RATEL
37. Parasol : SHADE
39. Facial openings : NARES
40. Subdistrict in Kenya : SEBEI
41. Me, on applying 16 Down : PTARMIGAN
42. Rear : STERN
43. What Sinatra renders on platters : VOCALS
44. Nova Scotia, formerly : ACADIA
45. Young salmon : PARRS
46. In turmoil : ARIOT
48. Stillingfleet antagonist : LOCKE
49. Trill like a bird : CHIRR
50. Early ascetic : ESSENE
51. More expensive : DEARER
53. Type of hairdo : BANGS
54. Harden : STEEL
57. Climbing plant : LIANE
58. ___-Saxon : ANGLO
59. A province of Panama : COLON
61. Allen or Martin : STEVE
63. Me, on applying 16 Down : SERIN
65. Shelley, for one : ODIST
66. Subject to alteration : EMENDABLE
67. Helicopter's sine qua non : ROTOR
69. Captain Hook's henchman : SMEE
70. Grotto : CAVERN
71. Gaunt : ANGULAR
72. Beer casks, e.g. : COOPERY
73. Most chichi : ARTIEST
74. Untie : RELEASE
76. Accompanying : WITH
77. Scatter : DISPEL
79. Celebrates Alumni Day : REUNES
80. Luzinsky and Louganis : GREGS
82. Delicacies : CATES
83. McKinley or Washington : MOUNT
84. "___ for the Misbegotten": O'Neill : AMOON
86. Despot : TSAR
88. Garlands : LEIS
89. Icelandic literary work : EDDA
91. "___ Vie," Maupassant novel : UNE
92. V.P. under G.R.F. : NAR
93. Me, on applying 16 Down : DAW

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