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New York Times, Sunday, February 23, 1986

Author: Louis Baron
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 565 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 123, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 17, XRef: 0
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Farmer's unit : ACRE
5. Faire partner : SAVOIR
11. Worries : FRETS
16. James Jones's heroes : GIS
19. Author Bellow : SAUL
20. Pass : ELAPSE
21. "Shéhérazade" composer : RAVEL
22. Follower : IST
23. "Gagman's Primer," by the Bard? : THEERRORSOFCOMEDY
26. P.I. cordage tree : DAO
27. " . . . hiss'd him ___": Shak. : INSCORN
28. Tribal division : CLAN
29. Market type : BEAR
30. The last Beatle fan on earth? : THEGIBRALTAROFROCK
37. Former Spandau inmate : SPEER
40. Turmeric plants : REAS
41. Actor McGavin's namesakes : DARRENS
42. Event at McCullers's club? : WEDDINGOFTHEMEMBER
47. Heir's sound-alike : ERE
48. Wild buffalo : ARNI
49. Falana and Montez : LOLAS
50. Historian's concern : ERA
53. Nothing's alternate : ALL
54. "Lives like a drunken sailor on ___": Shak. : AMAST
55. Jalopies : HEAPS
56. Elmo of polls : ROPER
58. Changed the circuitry : REWIRED
60. June, e.g. : MONTH
61. Withdrawn state : AUTISM
62. "The A.S.P.C.A. Blues"? : EVERYDAYHASITSDOG
66. U.F.O. crewmen : ALIENS
68. Cask hoops: Sp. : RUMOS
69. Mali neighbor : ALGERIA
72. Beethoven's "___ Solemnis" : MISSA
73. Tales of derring-do : SAGAS
74. Contradict : BELIE
76. Reese in Tex. is one : AFB
77. Word to a proposer : YES
78. Stratum : LAYER
79. Medicinal plant : ALOE
80. Kind of shooter : PEA
81. The Colonies, to G. Washington? : COUNTRYOFHISFATHER
87. Give a ___ (aid a tyro) : STARTTO
89. Hawaiian tree : NAIO
90. Moriarty's creator : DOYLE
91. Bio of the team lush? : THERYEINTHECATCHER
96. Get one's goat : RILE
97. Link : YOKE
98. Beatnik successors : HIPPIES
102. "Ode ___ Grecian Urn" : ONA
103. Mendelssohn's dictionary? : WORDSWITHOUTSONGS
109. 'Neath's opposite : OER
110. U. of Maine site : ORONO
111. A Japanese religion : SHINTO
112. Event for tear gas : RIOT
113. Be a yenta : PRY
114. Wagnerian role : WOTAN
115. Usher, at times : SEATER
116. ___-culotte : SANS
1. ___ spumante : ASTI
2. Lyricist Sammy : CAHN
3. Wishes one hadn't : RUES
4. Chose : ELECTED
5. Oise feeder : SERRE
6. As company : ALONG
7. Alt. form : VAR
8. Harvest goddess : OPS
9. Advocate of equal political power : ISOCRAT
10. Resuscitation of flame : REFLASH
11. Facade : FRONT
12. Male argali : RAM
13. Name in a garden : EVE
14. Newsman Koppel : TED
15. Vulpine : SLY
16. A judge of Israel : GIDEON
17. Newton and Asimov : ISAACS
18. Reputed deliverer : STORK
24. Canal on the Indus : ROHRI
25. Pres. before Herb : CAL
29. Fox or Rabbit : BRER
31. Shackles : IRONS
32. Suit : BEFIT
33. Long Island campus : ADELPHI
34. Nicaraguan people : RAMAS
35. Orrery units : ORBS
36. Fri., in Frankfurt : FRE
37. Cross one's heart : SWEAR
38. Medicine taker's capsule : PERLE
39. Gem from "The Sound of Music" : EDELWEISS
43. Christeners : NAMERS
44. "Sweet Rosie O'___" : GRADY
45. Nikolaidi and Verdugo : ELENAS
46. Castle features : MOATS
50. Stone-inscription study : EPIGRAPHY
51. ___ judicata : RES
52. Brachium's locale : ARM
54. Action site : ARENA
55. Sounds from St. Nick : HOHOS
56. Dickens's Barnaby : RUDGE
57. Kiowa's cousin : OTOE
59. Composer Charles : IVES
60. Cowper line to a lady : MYMARY
61. "I had ___ not be . . . ": Cassius : ASLIEF
63. "Polyolbion" poet: 1622 : DRAYTON
64. Gimlet's cousin : AUGER
65. Mythical man of brass : TALOS
66. Golfer Alcott : AMY
67. Whopper : LIE
70. "___ Pretty," 1957 song : IFEEL
71. "With ___ bodkin? . . . ": Shak. : ABARE
73. Italian conductor Nello ___ : SANTI
74. A state of Brazil : BAHIA
75. "The Waste Land" poet : ELIOT
78. Pandurina or citole : LUTE
81. Custody : CARE
82. Rossini's "Le Comte ___" : ORY
83. Romberg song: 1928 : ONEKISS
84. Berlin's "___ Music": 1932 : FACETHE
85. Animal fat : ADEPS
86. Lethargies : TORPORS
87. Mouse : SHINER
88. Spinning webs : TELARY
91. March along : TROOP
92. Actress Cicely : TYSON
93. "And ___!" : HOW
94. Slide : CHUTE
95. ___ miss (at random) : HITOR
99. Amazon dolphin : INIA
100. Pianist Petri: 1881–1962 : EGON
101. Mod craft : SSTS
103. Small-fry cry : WOW
104. Gold for Goya : ORO
105. Balderdash : ROT
106. Genetic initials : DNA
107. Hawk parrot : HIA
108. Que. neighbor : ONT

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