MUSICAL METEOROLOGY

New York Times, Sunday, December 6, 1981

Author:Bert Rosenfield
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 566 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 122, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 14, XRef: 0
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© 1981, The New York Times
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1. "___ 'em!" : SIC
4. Tax : SCOT
8. 500 lbs. of cotton : BALE
12. Forecast: tornado alert : ILLWIND
19. V.I.P. at Burning Tree : PRO
20. City in Kansas : IOLA
21. Type of car : USED
22. On a 24-hour schedule : DIURNAL
23. Regatta necessity : OAR
24. Enlivening : ANIMATING
26. Charms : INCANTS
27. Forecast: 20° Celsius : ITSALOVELYDAYTODAY
30. Actor Erickson : LEIF
31. Basketry fiber : ISTLE
32. Lowell and Carter : AMYS
33. Univ. degrees : BSS
36. The Red Raiders : COLGATE
39. Mar. follower : APR
41. Start of the "Aeneid" : ARMA
42. Island off Copenhagen : AMAGER
44. Forecast: flood watch : RAINONTHEROOF
50. 155-mm. gun : LONGTOM
52. ___ B'rith : BNAI
53. Cottonseed residue : OILCAKE
54. Hedonist of a sort : PLAYBOY
55. N.B.A. team : NETS
56. Tamarisk salt tree : ATLE
57. Beth ___, Jewish tribunal : DIN
58. Certain pols : DEMS
59. Suffix with ethyl : ENE
60. Openers for documents : PREAMBLES
62. ___ culpa : MEA
64. Forecast: drought continues : HOWDRYIAM
67. Fleur-de-___ : LYS
68. Archibald Leach : CARYGRANT
71. Bon follower : MOT
72. Born, in Bourges : ISSU
75. "___ tu," Verdi aria : ERI
76. Virginia City phenomenon : LODE
77. Quadragesimal period : LENT
78. Immersed : STEEPED
82. Machiavelli : NICCOLO
84. Navy warrant officer : BOSN
85. "The ___," Handel opus : MESSIAH
86. Forecast: precipitation : STORMYWEATHER
89. Suppliants : ASKERS
90. Pinza : EZIO
91. Highway sign : GAS
92. Card game : OLDMAID
95. Pop : DAD
96. Monk's cloak : COWL
99. Hindu lute : SITAR
101. Group of poems : EPOS
104. Forecast: –20° Celsius : BABYITSCOLDOUTSIDE
109. President Doe's land : LIBERIA
112. "___ cannot be undone": Lady Macbeth : WHATSDONE
113. Arrowroot : PIA
114. Whence Tosca leaped : PARAPET
115. Chaplin's widow : OONA
116. Church mem. : EPIS
117. Prefix for Asian : EUR
118. Forecast: smog warning : INAMIST
119. Film ambiances : SETS
120. Gypsy gentlemen : RYES
121. Want-ad abbr. : RMS
1. Damage : SPOIL
2. Teed off : IRATE
3. City SE of Dallas : CORSICANA
4. Outer portion of the earth : SIAL
5. Product of a Spanish pine : CONO
6. Malvolio's employer : OLIVIA
7. Least feral : TAMEST
8. Synthetic rubber : BUTYL
9. Stage direction : ASIDE
10. Popilius ___, of "Julius Caesar" : LENA
11. Raw-nerved : EDGY
12. Dialect of a people : IDIOM
13. Hop of the 40's : LINDY
14. Painter ___ van Leyden : LUCAS
15. Fay of "King Kong" : WRAY
16. Hostel : INN
17. Turner or Hentoff : NAT
18. Librarian's deg. : DLS
25. ___ ego : ALTER
28. Forecast: travelers' advisory : AFOGGYDAY
29. Pool for an oread : TARN
33. In coarse fashion : BROADLY
34. Appalachian range, popularly : SMOKIES
35. Reduces toxic effects : SAFENS
37. Leave intact : LETBE
38. He has a stable job : GROOM
39. Mallard genus : ANAS
40. Hawaiian staple : POI
41. Rainbow : ARC
42. Zugspitze, for one : ALP
43. Gram weight : MOL
45. Evening in Berlin : ABEND
46. Fit together : INTERMESH
47. Emblem worship : TOTEMISM
48. Starch grain nuclei : HILA
49. Plat. or plut. : ELEM
51. "Me and ___," air for Feb. 2 : MYSHADOW
55. Triton : NEWT
56. Constellation : ARA
60. The Panthers : PITT
61. Forecast: clearing trend : BLUESKIES
62. Countess of a Kálmán operetta : MARITZA
63. Heathlike : ERICOID
65. Waugh's "The Loved ___" : ONE
66. Seine tributary : YONNE
68. Used a thurible : CENSED
69. Swipe : GLOM
70. Poly preceder : ROLY
73. Kind of bath or boat : STEAM
74. Shakespeare's "Hurry!" : SESSA
77. Real estate : LOTS
79. Legendary German musician : PIEDPIPER
80. Stirrup site : EAR
81. A.L. tenth men : DHS
83. ___-Magnon : CRO
84. Cote noise : BAA
87. Palermo pronoun : EGLI
88. Moslem weights : ROTLS
93. Run, British style : LADDER
94. Tuckered out; mopish : DROOPY
96. Wrist bones : CARPI
97. Awards for playwrights Breuer and Durang: 1979–80 : OBIES
98. Mother in "Father Knows Best" : WYATT
99. Not enough : SCANT
100. Whits : IOTAS
102. Stigma : ODIUM
103. Name on the world's tallest building : SEARS
104. I or H : BEAM
105. Bills seldom passed : TWOS
106. Loafer, e.g. : SHOE
107. In Gallic harmony : UNIE
108. Polanski heroine : TESS
109. Pelican State inst. : LPI
110. Author Fleming : IAN
111. Bikini part : BRA

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