PARONOMASIA

New York Times, Sunday, December 30, 1984

Author:Beverly Tivin
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.38, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 536 (avg 1.44)
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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Small shoot : SPRIG
6. Animation : DASH
10. Jazz form : BOP
13. Sashay : CHASSE
19. Where gladiators met : ARENA
20. Turnip : RUTABAGA
22. Bitless headstall : HALTER
23. Over-the-wire canvasses? : TELEPHONEPOLLS
25. Entirely : INTOTO
26. Exploit : USE
27. Elect : OPT
28. What troubadours played : LUTES
29. Celebrations : GALAS
30. Sacks : RAVAGES
33. River in Bolivia : BENI
34. Cognizant : AWARE
36. Magueys, e.g. : AGAVES
37. Oenologist's goal? : BESTCELLAR
40. Saul's uncle or grandfather : NER
43. Principle : TENET
44. Walsy's partner : PALSY
45. Noun suffix : TION
46. Something secondary : BYE
47. Timetable abbr. : EST
48. Memorable soprano from Valencia : BORI
49. Confined : CAGED
50. Folk singer Joan : BAEZ
51. Raspy chuckles? : HOARSELAUGHS
55. Rodeo item : LASSO
56. What a QB directs : OFFENSE
59. Resource : ASSET
60. Expire : PASSON
61. Formidable : DREADED
62. Hybrid : CROSS
63. "___ d'Eté," 1943 film : LUMIERE
64. Moved swiftly : DARTED
65. Soup scoop : LADLE
66. Ultimatums : ORELSES
67. Begets : SIRES
68. Wardrobe attendants in a warren? : HAREDRESSERS
71. Land owned absolutely in feudal times : ALOD
72. Eminent : NOTED
73. Graf ___ : SPEE
74. Pitch : TAR
77. Recent, in Recklinghausen : NEU
78. Seneca's foe : ERIE
79. Horner or Sprat : EATER
81. Spanish hill : CERRO
83. A.M.A. members : DRS
84. Bank officer? : LOANRANGER
86. Rogue : PICARO
87. Complain peevishly : WHINE
89. Miller's "All My ___" : SONS
90. Lures lecherously : SEDUCES
91. Allen or Frome : ETHAN
93. Fiber plant : ISTLE
95. Gram weight : MOL
96. Quiet! : TST
97. Handles, as a sword : WIELDS
99. Snowy English county? : THEISLEOFWHITE
103. Parisian pupils : ELEVES
104. Shore : SEACOAST
105. Edmonton hockey pro : OILER
106. Slacken : RELENT
107. French designer's monogram : YSL
108. Brawl : FRAY
109. Culls : WEEDS
1. Steep : SATURATE
2. Warnings : PRESAGES
3. Material : RELEVANT
4. Chemical ending : INE
5. Hiatus : GAP
6. Falls : DROPS
7. Margaret, to the Prince of Wales : AUNT
8. Sault ___ Marie : STE
9. Unfortunate : HAPLESS
10. Atlantic sea : BALTIC
11. Gaze amorously : OGLE
12. Sentry's verb : PASS
13. Greek letter : CHI
14. Shed for the Spruce Goose : HANGAR
15. Communion site : ALTAR
16. Purloined instruments? : STOLENBASSES
17. Rossini's "La scala di ___" : SETA
18. One of Plato's topics : EROS
21. Generosity : BOUNTY
24. Anagram of shoe : HOES
31. "Hail, Hadrian!" : AVE
32. Fetch : GET
33. Prove false : BELIE
34. Fugard's "A Lesson from ___" : ALOES
35. Rod : WAND
37. Captains' insignia : BARS
38. Floors, to François : ETAGES
39. Smoker's need : LIGHT
41. Sight that is a blight : EYESORE
42. Gerrymanders, perhaps : REZONES
44. Reflected deeply : PORED
48. Established : BASED
49. Foul mouth : CUSSER
50. Mint-family herbs : BASILS
51. Like some altercations : HEATED
52. Waves, in Lac Léman : ONDES
53. Garnished : LARDED
54. ___ as the hills : ASOLD
55. Debussy work : LAMER
56. ___ ends (miscellany) : ODDSAND
57. Less robust : FRAILER
58. Iron object seen by Ezekiel? : FERROUSWHEEL
60. Thick soup : PUREE
62. Rush wildly : CAREER
63. Mondale on Nov. 6, 1984 : LOSER
65. Virgil's tongue : LATIN
68. Greek goddesses of the seasons : HORAE
69. Simon of the Met : ESTES
70. "From Native Roots" author : SPER
72. Inert gas : NEON
74. Capable of being drawn : TRACTILE
75. Seized : ARRESTED
76. Wattled fowl : ROOSTERS
79. Of an organic compound : ENOLIC
80. "___ God," Broadway hit : AGNESOF
81. Spanish hero : CID
82. Medieval shield : ECU
84. Shade tree : LINDEN
85. "It's ___!" (bargainer's phrase) : ASTEAL
86. Riches : PELF
88. Share equally : HALVE
90. Fuliginous : SOOTY
91. Jug : EWER
92. Roofing piece : TILE
93. ___-bitsy : ITSY
94. "Take Her, ___ Mine," 1961 play : SHES
95. Costa ___, city in Calif. : MESA
98. Concorde, e.g. : SST
100. Ancient Roman spirit : LAR
101. Smash hit : WOW
102. Scurry : HIE

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