THROUGH THE LOOKING-GLASS

New York Times, Sunday, December 16, 1979

Author:Michael Priestley
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 104, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 686 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 132, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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© 1979, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Silvers from Brooklyn : PHIL
5. Mashes grapes : STOMPS
11. Metric weight : GRAM
15. Sermon's preface : TEXT
19. Beans : LIMAS
21. Imitation gold : ORMOLU
22. ___ de boeuf : ROTI
23. Baker's assistant : ICER
24. Yawning : AGAPE
25. Adviser to Odysseus : MENTOR
26. Age : YEARS
27. Turner : LANA
28. Pale hero : WHITEKNIGHT
30. "Nat Turner" author : STYRON
31. Parachutist's descent : DROP
32. Sub detector : SONAR
33. Short distance : STEP
35. Seeds : SPORES
37. Liz or Robert : TAYLOR
42. The law's reach : ARM
43. "Follow me ___!": Kipling : OME
44. Neighbor of Mex. : USA
47. Roman moralist : CATO
50. Radamès's beloved : AIDA
51. Egg, to Nero : OVUM
53. Iroquoian : SENECAN
55. Richard Arlen role: 1933 : CHESHIRECAT
58. Cartoonist's light bulb : IDEA
60. Consequence : RESULT
61. Discordant : AJAR
62. Prunes : LOPS
63. Flagpole rope : HALYARD
66. Oscillate : WEAVE
67. Tender : SORE
68. Boxer's stat : KOS
69. Rosie's fastener : RIVET
70. Cygnet's sire : COB
72. These, to René : CES
73. Uses a letter opener : SLITS
75. Distant: Prefix : TELE
76. Flick foretaste : PREVUE
79. Look-alikes : TWEEDLEDUMANDTWEEDLEDEE
88. Finesse : OUTWIT
89. Uproot : GRUB
90. Witch's town : ENDOR
91. Actress Charlotte : RAE
94. Dernier ___ : CRI
95. Hebrew A : ALEPH
97. Ling. unit : SYL
100. Preserve : CURE
101. Dole out : ALLOT
104. Go gaga over : ENTHUSE
106. Pad of sorts : FLAT
107. Prefix with chord or meter : OCTA
108. Glassy : VITRIC
110. Aesir, e.g. : GODS
111. Edna May Oliver role: 1933 : THEREDQUEEN
114. In high dudgeon : ENRAGED
116. Computer's sustenance : DATA
118. Llama's habitat : PERU
119. Hindus' sacred books : VEDA
120. Rumanian coin : LEU
121. Yale name : ELI
122. Tormé : MEL
123. Neighbor of Perugia : ASSISI
125. Flourish : THRIVE
128. Perry's creator : ERLE
130. What "duco" means : ILEAD
134. Dillydallier : POKE
136. Population statistic : BIRTHS
138. Gibberish : JABBERWOCKY
144. Andean native : INCA
145. Desirable thing : ASSET
146. Like Verdi's music : ARIOSO
147. "___ Sensational," 1956 song : YOURE
148. Soviet sea : AZOV
149. Phalanges' locales : TOES
150. "Ecce homo" man : PILATE
151. Comforts : EASES
152. Wife: Law : FEME
153. Long ago, long ago : ERST
154. Annual incomes, in Arles : RENTES
155. Angel Clare's bride : TESS
1. Surveyor's map : PLAT
2. Anticyclones : HIGHS
3. Adult insect : IMAGO
4. Rabbit fur : LAPIN
5. "___ Like It Hot" : SOME
6. Weight allowance : TRET
7. Atlanta's civic center : OMNI
8. Lepidopteran : MOTH
9. Snow removers : PLOWS
10. California's Big ___ : SUR
11. Western novelist : GREY
12. Leonine outbursts : ROARS
13. One of the Fates : ATROPOS
14. Use of a wrong name : MISNOMER
15. Diacritical mark : TILDE
16. Pre-election competition : CAUCUSRACE
17. Kind of phobia : XENO
18. Golfer's obstacle : TRAP
20. Church or Nunn : SENATOR
26. Egghead : HUMPTYDUMPTY
29. Isthmus or monkey : KRA
30. Abject : SERVILE
34. Lao-tse's way : TAO
36. Freshen : RENEW
38. Brute : YAHOO
39. Speech imperfections : LISPS
40. Tributary verses : ODES
41. Bowl call : RAH
45. Unguent : SALVE
46. Pays the pot : ANTES
47. Wheedle : CAJOLE
48. Mite or tick : ACARID
49. Cylindrical : TERETE
52. ___ culpa : MEA
54. That, in Toledo : ESE
55. Armor part : TASSE
56. Kind : ILK
57. Piaget subject : CHILD
59. Discharged light : ARCED
64. Vindicates : AVENGES
65. Symbol of peace : DOVE
69. Possible creator of some Easter bonnets : THEMADHATTER
71. News acct. : BUL
74. Highway sign : SLO
75. Doubly: Prefix : TWI
77. Catch-22, perhaps : RUB
78. Town in Gelderland : EDE
80. French noble : DUC
81. Being, to Sartre : ETRE
82. Part of A.E.S. : EWING
83. Land unit, in Canada : ARPEN
84. Ovation's demand : ENCORE
85. Reasoned out : EDUCED
86. Not ___ red cent : WORTHA
87. Pick up the tab : TREAT
91. "La Valse" composer : RAVEL
92. Type of skirt : ALINE
93. Kind of soup : MOCKTURTLE
96. Fine shines : LUSTERS
97. Vilipends : SLURS
98. Sonora Indian : YAQUI
99. Inc., in London : LTD
102. Sixty minutes, in Siena : ORA
103. Blake's model of symmetry : TIGER
105. Mann's "Der ___ in Venedig" : TOD
106. Doctor's bills : FEES
109. Vow taker : CELIBATE
112. D.C. ecology group : EPA
113. Bad-luck glance : EVILEYE
115. Quotient factor : DIVISOR
117. "___ in the Family" : ALL
124. Dubbed one : SIR
126. Pant : HEAVE
127. Gaels : ERSES
129. Craggy nest : EYRIE
131. Armed vessel, British style : EBOAT
132. Revile : ABUSE
133. ___ Salaam : DARES
134. Late chanteuse : PIAF
135. Between dix and douze : ONZE
137. Criterion : TEST
139. Ceramist's need : KILN
140. Layer : COAT
141. Bone: Prefix : OSTE
142. Troubles : WOES
143. Falconer's strap : JESS
146. Mar. follower : APR

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