Lynn Lempel
Lynn Lempel 

LIGHT HOUSEKEEPING

New York Times, Sunday, December 9, 1979

Author: Lynn Gilbert Lempel
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J W Z }, Scrabble score: 525 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 106, Cheaters: 20, FITB: 8, XRef: 1
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© 1979, The New York Times
Across Down
1. HUD relative : FHA
4. Nautical dir. : SBE
7. Cape Town's famous son : SMUTS
12. Pilot's residence : ALOFT
17. Revel noisily : ROISTER
19. Dieter's snack : CARROT
21. "Wolsey" author: 1930 : BELLOC
23. Raids : INROADS
24. Iroquoian group : ONEIDA
25. "___ Butterfly" : MADAMA
26. ___ land : NOMANS
27. Poet McKuen : ROD
28. Flatfish : SOLE
30. Yoga posture : SQUAT
31. Night watchman's residence : GUARDINAPARTMENT
35. Golden-rule word : UNTO
36. Sea sight : ERN
37. Jack London hero : EDEN
38. Dead heat : TIE
39. RR terminal : STA
40. Egyptian deity : ATON
41. " . . . ___ saw Elba" : EREI
42. With it : HEP
43. Corrigendum : ERROR
45. Gulfs : CHASMS
47. Syrian statesman : ASSAD
50. Crimean resort : YALTA
52. Former TV host : PAAR
53. Star: Comb. form : ASTR
55. Surly, churly chap : CUR
57. Their, in Tours : LEUR
59. Desert region : ERG
60. Exigency : NEED
61. Eighth-century Chinese poet : LIPO
62. Penned : YARDED
64. Smooth musical passage : LEGATO
67. Gave consent : ACCEDED
69. Harden : OSSIFY
70. Physicist from Hungary : TELLER
71. Item sought by 4 Down : SEAT
72. Inca territory : PERU
74. Jasmine, e.g. : TEA
75. Check : REIN
76. Wapiti : ELK
77. Plunder : LOOT
78. Drover's concern : HERD
79. Organ knobs : STOPS
82. Permission : LEAVE
85. Bits : SHREDS
87. Ménage à ___ : TROIS
89. Irritate : VEX
90. Oates novel : THEM
91. Synagogue : SHUL
94. N.L. arbiter : UMP
95. Otto ___ Bismarck : VON
96. Alta. or Ont. : PROV
97. Org. for boys : BSA
100. Assuage : EASE
101. Outcast's residence : ROOMINDEBASEMENT
105. Dishonest gain : GRAFT
107. Hussein's queen : NOOR
108. Sullivan and Wynn : EDS
109. Vibration : TREMOR
110. Symbol : EMBLEM
112. Dallies : FLIRTS
114. Cleft : FISSURE
115. Connect : RELATE
116. Greet : SALUTE
117. Gladdens : PLEASES
118. Turn aside : DETER
119. Kingly : REGAL
120. Loser to D.D.E. : AES
121. Book by Bry: 1976 : EST
1. Type of benefit : FRINGE
2. Lovelace's first love : HONOUR
3. U.S.A.F. member : AIRMAN
4. Straphangers : STANDERS
5. Doctor's residence : BEDSIDEMANOR
6. Forage plant : ERS
7. Reporter's coup : SCOOP
8. Orders : MANDATES
9. Suffix for cult or strict : URE
10. "Valse ___": Sibelius : TRISTE
11. Sin City : SODOM
12. Mil. weapon : ABM
13. Pastures : LEAS
14. Numismatist's residence : OLDQUARTERS
15. Be brazen : FLAUNT
16. Marinara ingredient : TOMATO
18. Fly high : SOAR
20. "Honor Thy Father" author : TALESE
22. Start of a Williams title : CATON
27. Operated : RAN
29. Kind of blank : ENTRY
32. German-Polish border river : NEISSE
33. Rushes headlong : RIPS
34. "G.W.T.W." estate : TARA
41. Item to be lent : EAR
42. Overaggressive salesman's residence : HARDCELL
44. Hacienda pots : OLLAS
45. Calling : CAREER
46. Bargains : HAGGLES
48. Niacin is one : ACID
49. Con artist's residence : DUPEPLEX
51. Looked at the books : AUDITED
52. Hunter's souvenir : PELT
54. What hairdressers do : TEASE
56. Roundup : RODEO
58. Alludes : REFERS
61. "___ It Be," Beatles hit : LET
62. Juvenile delinquent's residence : YOUTHHOSTILE
63. Couple : DYAD
65. Second-rate singer's residence : ALITTLEFLAT
66. Robert Nagy is one : TENOR
68. Kind of walk : CAKE
73. Pulpits : ROSTRA
78. Haw's partner : HEM
80. Serve drinks : POUR
81. What he says goes : SIMON
83. Rugby's river : AVON
84. Feud : VENDETTA
86. Misfortunes : REVERSES
88. Jests : SPOOFS
91. Bob ___, pop singer : SEGER
92. Was destructive : HARMED
93. Convenient : USABLE
95. Masculine : VIRILE
96. Monogram of the "Ozymandias" poet : PBS
97. Stupefy : BEMUSE
98. Nighttime disturbances : SNORES
99. Relaxed : ATREST
102. Bicuspid's neighbor : MOLAR
103. Lemon on wheels : EDSEL
104. Western hill : MESA
106. Place for a chapeau : TETE
111. Debussy subject : MER
113. Proverbial dirt hider : RUG
114. "Conning Tower" columnist : FPA

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