TEE OFF ON THE BIGGIES!

New York Times, Sunday, February 3, 1985

Author:Judith C. Dalton
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 527 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 102, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 10, XRef: 1
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© 1985, The New York Times
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1. Joshua's spying companion : CALEB
6. Actress Siddons : SARAH
11. Tappet mover : CAM
14. "___ a little pony" : IHAD
18. Unburnt brick : ADOBE
19. Tequila plant : AGAVE
20. Lady from Leiria : DONA
21. Parnassian number : NINE
22. Soviet money producer : ROUBLEMAKER
24. Hermaphroditic plant : ANDROGYNE
26. Enclosed : FRAME
27. Polish area : SANDINGROOM
29. Citified : URBAN
32. Azimuth : ARC
34. Tale: Abbr. : STO
35. Violinist Kavafian : IDA
36. Smelting residue : SPEISS
37. Famed Canadian physician: 1849–1919 : OSLER
39. Gosling on la ferme : OISON
43. Short songs for Scotto : ARIETTAS
46. Writer Foley et al. : RAES
47. " . . . strange ___ could be!": E. Lear : ASANOSE
49. Burler's need : LOG
50. Sprinkle : SPARGE
52. Glacé : ICED
53. Group for J.D. and R.E.L. : CSA
54. Indian carriage : TONGA
57. Position document : ISSUEPAPER
59. Round farm basket : SKEP
60. Comical trio : STOOGES
62. Steno's concern : WPM
63. Jot : IOTA
64. Gentles : PETS
65. Jackson and Clay, e.g. : FOES
66. Common cold's cousin : CATARRH
68. Calm, in Calais : PAIX
70. Singer Ed : AMES
72. Autocrat : TSAR
74. Strong ale : NOG
75. Chooses : SELECTS
78. Empty : BARE
79. Chimpanzee criterion : APEMEASURE
82. Like some committees : ADHOC
83. J.F.K. info : ARR
84. Astound : STUN
85. Site of half of Lake Victoria : UGANDA
86. Alma-___, Russian city : ATA
87. Walked through puddles : SLOSHED
89. Musical intro : PREL
90. Of durability : STAMINAL
94. Azores seaport : HORTA
95. New Zealand native : MAORI
96. Unwed : SINGLE
97. Trappist cheese : OKA
99. Alsatian artist : ARP
100. Concha : EAR
103. Bumbo and ombu : TREES
104. Milwaukee assents : BREWERSYEAS
109. Daises : PODIA
111. "A virtue that was ___ . . . ": Shak. : NEVERSEEN
112. Contests at Cambridge : HARVARDBEES
118. Jewish month : ADAR
119. "Meet Me ___ Louis" : INST
120. Moslem ruler : AMEER
121. Emulate Red Jacket : ORATE
122. Charged atoms : IONS
123. Calendar abbr. : SAT
124. Billiard shot : MASSE
125. Insurance-premium estimator : RATER
1. LaSalle or Mercer : CAR
2. Fuss : ADO
3. First Lady in 1929 : LOU
4. Wane : EBB
5. Site of Queen's University : BELFAST
6. Muttonfish : SAMA
7. Old World lizard : AGAMA
8. Fall guy? : RAKER
9. Rosary bead : AVE
10. Linen marking : HERS
11. Andean flier : CONDOR
12. "The Breeze ___," 1940 song : ANDI
13. Singer Nixon : MARNI
14. Kind of carpet or dye : INGRAIN
15. "___, Silver!" : HIYO
16. Part of A.D. : ANNO
17. Judge : DEEM
20. Count of Monte Cristo : DANTES
23. Surrealist Max : ERNST
25. Eight : OGDOAD
28. In the arms of Morpheus : ASLEEP
29. Eradicate : UPROOT
30. Foolocracy period : REIGNOFERROR
31. An M.I.T. degree : BIE
33. Debase : CORRUPT
36. Preserves : SALTS
38. Wise administrator : SAGEMANAGER
40. Bout in a ring : SOCKEXCHANGE
41. A Caucasian : OSSET
42. Wagon tongues, Down East : NEAPS
44. Sign on a second : ASIS
45. U.S.N. policing groups : SPS
47. Vinegar: Comb. form : ACET
48. Sonoran's garb : SERAPE
51. Teeming : ASWARM
52. Malaysian city : IPOH
55. Toulouse, e.g. : GOOSE
56. Space or Stone follower : AGE
58. Device for spraying paint : AIRGUN
59. Caught sight of : SPIED
61. Property holdings : ESTATE
66. Norman city : CAEN
67. Patron saint of Palermo : ROSALIE
69. Miss. neighbor : ALA
70. Flummox : ABASH
71. Actress Thomas : MARLO
73. Weeding tool : SPUD
75. Establish in office : SEAT
76. Bottom lines : TOTALS
77. Squama : SCALE
80. Mother of Minos : EUROPA
81. Kin of sts. : RDS
84. Bar vessel : SHAKER
88. I.L.A. men : STOWERS
89. Dam, to a lamb : PARENT
91. Up and about : ASTIR
92. Balcony : MIRADOR
93. Ending for hero : INE
95. "Thou ___ not sacrifice the passover": Deut. 16:5 : MAYEST
98. Upbeat, in music : ARSIS
101. After, in Arles : APRES
102. Is nomadic : ROVES
104. ___ B'rith : BNAI
105. Change the décor : REDO
106. Meredith's "___ Harrington" : EVAN
107. Town in Mozambique : SENA
108. Counterfeit : SHAM
110. Bell the cat : DARE
113. Drs.' group : AMA
114. Bikini part : BRA
115. Break a fast : EAT
116. Midi season : ETE
117. Rev.'s talk : SER

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