YULETIDE QUOTES

New York Times, Sunday, December 19, 1976

Author: Anne Fox
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 700 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 127, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Spans: 5
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© 1976, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Brews : ALES
5. Sudan people : FULAS
10. Port of Jordan : AQABA
15. Conform : ADAPT
20. Lease : RENT
21. Joan ___ : OFARC
22. Recap : SUMUP
23. Fought : WARRED
25. Bulwer-Lytton heroine : IONE
26. Place for a dude : RANCH
27. Restaurateur Shor : TOOTS
28. Of a chemical compound : AMMONO
29. Absentee : TRUANT
31. Its capital is Accra : GHANA
33. Hard wood : TEAK
35. Acknowledge : AVOW
36. Words by Edward Caswell : HAILTHOUEVERBLESSEDMORN
41. "Seven against ___" : THEBES
42. Postponement : STAY
43. Skin : PARE
44. Xanadu's river : ALPH
47. Kind of money or Hatter : MAD
48. Tenn. stronghold of Civil War : FTHENRY
51. Newspaper item : WANTAD
55. Speed: Abbr. : VEL
56. Europe's largest lake : LADOGA
58. Ford : ERNIE
59. King of the Huns : ATTILA
60. Frog or toad : ANURAN
62. French horns : CORNI
64. Wine container : CASK
66. Chess pieces : MEN
67. ___ against (protest) : INVEIGH
69. Last-ditch words : DOORDIE
72. N.J. town : TEANECK
75. Superman's girl : LOIS
76. Roof part : EAVE
78. Navy noncoms : CPOS
79. Bellow's March : AUGIE
80. Words by Phillips Brooks : NOEARMAYHEARHISCOMING
86. Dew, rain and cough : DROPS
87. Con : ANTI
88. Mexican dish : TACO
89. Rail bird : SORA
91. Camelopard : GIRAFFE
94. Songs of praise : ANTHEMS
96. Long journey : ODYSSEY
98. Numero ___ : UNO
99. "Jacques ___ Is Alive . . . " : BREL
101. Stern or Newton : ISAAC
103. Beyond: Prefix : PRETER
104. Castigate : SCATHE
107. Plays in the Masters : GOLFS
110. Monkey genus : ATELES
112. Way: Abbr. : RTE
113. Deep or strep : THROAT
114. Musical of 1968 : GEORGEM
116. Card game : LOO
117. Young lady : LASS
118. River to the Rhine : RUHR
120. Après juillet : AOUT
121. Syrian city : ALEPPO
123. Words by Edward Devlin : OLITTLEKINGINSTABLEBORN
132. Divorce place : RENO
133. Test : EXAM
134. Capital of Senegal : DAKAR
135. Woman counselor : EGERIA
136. Moslem leader : CALIPH
138. Soprano Adelina : PATTI
141. Group of Moslem scholars : ULAMA
143. Hangs back : LAGS
144. "___ Fideles" : ADESTE
145. Sky hunter : ORION
146. Actor Conrad : NAGEL
147. Small land body: Var. : ILOT
148. Visible vapor : STEAM
149. Tibetan wild ass : KIANG
150. Sad sound : KNELL
151. Ethereal : AERY
1. School subj. : ARITH
2. Mrs. Arrowsmith : LEORA
3. Weariness : ENNUI
4. Furtiveness : STEALTH
5. "___ cradles a king" : FORTHEMANGEROFBETHLEHEM
6. Russian city : UFA
7. French wine region : LANGUEDOC
8. Foot parts : ARCHES
9. Cold soup : SCHAV
10. Words from an old German poem : ASTARTHEIRPATHISGUIDING
11. "___ animo?" : QUO
12. One of a Latin trio : AMO
13. Montana city : BUTTE
14. Church parts : APSES
15. Words from a traditional carol : AWAKEAWAKEGOODPEOPLEALL
16. Lake Mead sight : DAM
17. Military hardware : ARMAMENT
18. Utah city : PROVO
19. Purport : TENOR
24. Not up : DOWN
30. A degree : NTH
32. Aerie : NEST
34. Viper : ASP
37. O.T. book : OBAD
38. Max, Buddy or Bugs : BAER
39. Fontanne : LYNN
40. Mild oath : DRAT
44. Profit : AVAIL
45. Singing sisters : LENNON
46. Rain: Prefix : PLUVIO
48. Casino game : FARO
49. Paper or pudding : RICE
50. Indeed : YEA
52. Occasion : TIME
53. Smart one : ALEC
54. Humid : DANK
56. Medieval poem : LAI
57. Lady's-Book founder : GODEY
61. Garden mignonette : RESEDA
63. Harmful : NOCENT
65. Fine plaster : STUCCO
68. Laundry holder : HAMPER
70. Fishing boats : DORIES
71. Ending with boy or girl : ISH
73. Objective : AIM
74. River to the Oder : NEISSE
77. Anatomical duct : VAS
79. Botanist Gray : ASA
81. Sandy's word : ARF
82. Chinese dynasty : HAN
83. Where ___ (scene of action) : ITSAT
84. Cosa ___ : NOSTRA
85. Welcomes : GREETS
90. Actor Lew : AYRES
91. Outburst : GUST
92. Kind of worm : INCH
93. Loud cry : ROAR
94. Medicinal plant : ALOE
95. Queenly address : MAAM
97. Time periods: Abbr. : YRS
100. Head or plant : EGG
102. Certain storage charge : CELLARAGE
105. Race winner : TORTOISE
106. ___ monde : HAUT
108. Money deal : LOAN
109. Croaker : FROG
111. U.S. banker : LOEB
115. Volcano : ETNA
117. Flowery plant : LOBELIA
119. "Oedipus ___" : REX
121. Language group of Ecuador : ATALAN
122. Girl of song : PEG
123. Killer whale : ORCA
124. Roles : LEADS
125. Estuary : INLET
126. Sleeping-bag filling : KAPOK
127. Japanese ware : IMARI
128. Shut out an opponent : SKUNK
129. Papal cape : ORALE
130. Severity : RIGOR
131. Snide : NASTY
137. School org. : PTA
139. Spanish aunt : TIA
140. Large supply : TON
142. Ott : MEL

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