ANIMAL SOUNDS

New York Times, Sunday, December 15, 1991

Author: Norma Steinberg
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 92, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 652 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 133, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 17, XRef: 0
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Early N.A. money : WAMPUM
7. Board : TABLE
12. Better : AMEND
17. ___ facto : IPSO
21. Director May : ELAINE
22. Conspirator against Peter III : ORLOV
23. A Montague : ROMEO
24. Pippin : SEED
25. Tundra hairdresser? : STYLINGMOOSE
27. Wildebeest country? : GNUENGLAND
29. Cat's-paw : TOOL
30. Lie adjacent to : ABUT
31. Lacks : NEEDS
33. Gather : AMASS
34. Farm towers : SILOS
36. Shorthander : STENO
37. Hack of baseball : STAN
38. Aspirin compound : APC
41. Keep ___ on : ANEYE
42. Trumpeter from New Orleans : HIRT
43. Grew tall and thin : SPINDLED
47. Witnesses : BEHOLDS
49. Napoleon won here: 1796 : LODI
50. Game divided into chukkers : POLO
51. "And ___ bed": Pepys : SOTO
52. Street sign : ONEWAY
53. Funny weasel? : PEEWEEERMINE
57. Pi follower : RHO
58. Overturn : UPEND
59. Turkish royal court : DIVAN
60. ___ E. Lee: Abbr. : ROBT
61. Draw ___ on (aim at) : ABEAD
63. Indian matting : TAT
64. Tea treats : SCONES
66. Glissade : SLIDE
68. Kind of knot : GRANNY
69. Map line: Abbr. : LAT
71. No longer ahead : OVERTAKEN
73. Come to know : REALIZE
75. Breathe hard : HEAVE
77. Actress Arthur : BEA
78. "___ Remember," 1960 song : TRYTO
79. English dry-goods dealers : DRAPERS
81. Beach find : DRIFTWOOD
85. Stallone's nickname : SLY
87. Dried grape : RAISIN
88. Immaculate : CLEAN
90. One on the payroll : EARNER
92. Actor from Prague : LOM
94. Ouphs : ELVES
95. Jean Kerr's "Lunch ___" : HOUR
96. Blanches : PALES
97. Simulacrum : IMAGE
99. Reckless Olympian : ATE
100. Birds in the walls? : HEATINGDUCKS
104. Grudge : ANIMUS
105. Buzzing insects : DORS
107. Matches : PITS
108. Tie down securely : LASH
109. Cronyn and Tandy, often : COSTARS
110. In a natty way : SNAPPILY
112. Fellies : RIMS
113. Highland lord : THANE
115. Hordeolum : STY
116. Regions of shifting sands : REGS
117. Kern show : SUNNY
118. McMahon's drawn-out word : HERES
119. Brenda or Bart : STARR
121. Singer Baker : ANITA
122. Miler Andersson : ARNE
123. Crew cut's antithesis : AFRO
127. Very early bird? : CROWMAGNON
129. Buffalo celebration? : BISONTENNIAL
133. Hang around : LOLL
134. Esposa de su padre : MADRE
135. Cleo or Frankie : LAINE
136. A star in Anaheim : MINNIE
137. Functions : USES
138. Caught sight of : SPIED
139. Enroll : ENTER
140. Tripods : STANDS
1. Shrine Bowl team : WEST
2. ___ sax : ALTO
3. B.L.T. option : MAYO
4. Bolus : PILL
5. Prefix with corn : UNI
6. Chess pieces : MEN
7. Hoyden : TOMBOY
8. Wake : AROUSE
9. Escutcheon stain : BLOT
10. ___ Alamos : LOS
11. Twilight : EVENTIDE
12. Silvery : ARGENT
13. "___ Cane," Jacopetti film : MONDO
14. Big birds : EMUS
15. Society-page word : NEE
16. Handout : DONATION
17. Manhattan and Roanoke : ISLANDS
18. Pod contents : PEAS
19. There are 100 in D.C. : SENS
20. Anomalous : ODD
26. Fragrant marsh shrubs : GALES
28. Role for Zimbalist Jr. : GMAN
32. Spooky : EERIE
34. Buffet features : SALADS
35. ___ 500 : INDY
36. Displayed : SHOWN
37. Bowler's problem : SPLIT
38. Circa : ABOUT
39. Correspondent of a sort : PENPAL
40. Song-and-dance cat? : CHEETAHRIVERA
43. Serious : SOMBER
44. Pack animals from Santa Monica? : LORENZOLLAMAS
45. Colorless, odorless gas : ETHANE
46. Early TV surname : DOODY
48. Hold the deed on : OWN
49. Smallest amount : LEAST
50. Nudge : PROD
53. Yearn : PINE
54. Perpetually : EVER
55. Innisfail : ERIN
56. Jubal ___ of the C.S.A. : EARLY
59. English Channel port : DOVER
62. Lures : BAITS
65. Thirteen witches : COVEN
66. Ball of yarn : SKEIN
67. Page : LEAF
68. En ___ : GARDE
70. Backcomb : TEASE
72. Steinbeck siren : ABRA
74. Short jackets : ETONS
76. Foolishly affected : APISH
79. A Bond portrayer : DALTON
80. Chief engineer on the Enterprise : SCOTTY
81. Actor Bruce : DERN
82. Impart knowledge : TEACH
83. Four balls : WALK
84. Prospectors' objectives : ORES
86. Cultured-milk product : YOGURT
87. Enjoys literature : READS
89. San ___ Obispo : LUIS
91. Washes out suds : RINSES
93. Disorderly : MESSY
95. Greets : HAILS
96. Owl's shipmate : PUSSY
98. Inst. near Harvard : MIT
101. Bits of wit : EPIGRAMS
102. Flash : GLINT
103. Outrageous : DAMNABLE
104. Super : AONE
106. Straggles : SPRAWLS
109. Insert mark : CARET
111. Short wave : PERM
112. Like the Roman Forum : RUINED
113. Sovereignty : THRONE
114. Actress Marilu : HENNER
117. Rhonchus : SNORE
119. B'way hit signs : SROS
120. Metal used for trays : TOLE
121. "___ sae weary . . . ": Burns : ANDI
122. " . . . ___ is in Heaven" : ASIT
123. Donizetti's "___ Bolena" : ANNA
124. Lahti resident : FINN
125. Surprise from Francis Marion : RAID
126. Fronton shouts : OLES
127. Actor Gulager : CLU
128. Lacuna : GAP
130. Golfer Woosnam : IAN
131. Quartet in "A Midsummer-Night's Dream" : EMS
132. Unit of luminous intensity : NIT

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