HOMOPHONE EXCHANGE*

New York Times, Sunday, February 8, 1981

Author:Sandra Gast
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 69, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { F J Z }, Scrabble score: 549 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 1
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© 1981, The New York Times
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1. Sea voyages* : CRUSES
7. Word with laugh or play* : HOARSE
13. Frightens : ALARMS
19. Full of wool : LANOSE
20. Acquire : OBTAIN
21. Story installments* : CEREALS
23. British ___* : AISLES
24. Mouth: Prefix : STOMAT
25. Commotion* : RACQUET
26. Secondhand : USED
27. Jazz pianist : TATUM
29. Verbal rhythms : METERS
31. Grassy field* : LEE
32. Letter or river : DEE
33. Southern breads : PONES
34. Optimistic : ROSY
35. Astronaut Slayton : DEKE
36. Banks of baseball : ERNIE
38. St. George was one* : SLEIGHER
42. Crossed the plate : SCORED
44. Mucilaginous pods : OKRA
46. Egg whites* : GLARES
48. Y's : ASSNS
49. Villain : MEANIE
52. Peers : EQUALS
54. Mus. comedy locale : OKLA
56. Surviving : EXTANT
57. Campus buildings : QUADS
58. Affronts* : SLEIGHTS
62. "I ___ Rhythm" : GOT
63. Authentic : GENUINE
65. Genuflect* : NEIL
66. ___ Stanley Gardner* : EARL
67. Alert : ATIP
69. Dancer Shearer : MOIRA
70. British Columbian group : HAIDA
71. "Swing and ___ . . . " : SWAY
72. Familiar Midwest sight : SILO
73. Cantiflas role: 1959 : PEPE
74. In power* : RAINING
76. ___ State (N.D.)* : SUE
77. Bright colors : SCARLETS
79. Panache : VERVE
80. Carved poles : TOTEMS
82. Anchor rings : TORI
83. Employee in an orchard : PICKER
84. Turkish mountain : ARARAT
85. ___-Maritimes : ALPES
88. Method of self-defense* : CARATE
90. B.&O. man : ENGR
91. Third-largest island : BORNEO
93. Grains, as of corn* : COLONELS
96. ___ Downs : EPSOM
100. Swiss canton : VAUD
101. Study for a quiz : PREP
103. Style* : MANOR
105. Memorable yachtsman's nickname : ARI
106. Offs and ___ : ONS
107. Babies do it : TEETHE
109. Kitchen device : TIMER
110. Troubles* : ALES
111. Decreases* : LESSONS
113. Preserve, as Tut : EMBALM
115. Injure : DAMAGE
117. Tercet : TRIPLET
118. "Toiler" of comics : TILLIE
119. Charm : ENAMOR
120. "Strong Poison" author : SAYERS
121. Supplied with funds : STAKED
122. Copal and mastic, e.g. : RESINS
1. Scratched* : CLAUDE
2. Shaving instrument* : RAISER
3. Not discovered : UNSEEN
4. Did a cobbler's job* : SOLD
5. Compass point : ESE
6. Sixth, in Siena : SESTO
7. Antagonistic* : HOSTEL
8. Dense or dull : OBTUSE
9. Iota : ATOM
10. Aries : RAM
11. Gulf of ___ : SIAM
12. Diarists : ENTERERS
13. They have the misery* : ACRES
14. Timothy and Herbert Fairfax : LEARYS
15. Watertight vessels* : ARCS
16. R.S.V.P., for instance : REQ
17. Ruffians : MAULERS
18. Make smooth : SLEEKEN
22. High-spirited horses : STEEDS
28. Amphora adjunct : ANSA
30. Ripped : TORE
33. Temple of Heaven site : PEKING
35. Medicinal amounts : DOSAGES
37. Hebrides island : IONA
39. End of a T. Williams title : IGUANA
40. Space inside Sherwood Forest : GLADE
41. "Jolly Trio" painter : HALS
43. Colombian city : CALI
45. Heat and cool again : RETEMPER
47. Roman coins : SOLIDI
49. Sugar-cane residue : MEGASS
50. Foreign : EXOTIC
51. King of the Huns : ATTILA
52. Furnishes : EQUIPS
53. Company of singers* : QUIRE
55. Malaysian state : KELANTAN
58. More rational* : SEINER
59. Mooring rope : HAWSER
60. Shock : TRAUMA
61. Most crafty : SLYEST
64. Originating in the intellect : NOETIC
65. Unsophisticated : NAIVE
68. Foreshadow : PORTEND
70. Listen : HARKEN
74. Right-hand page : RECTO
75. Gormandizer : GORGER
78. Costello and Gehrig* : LOSE
79. Mean or vulgar* : VIAL
81. Boat cover, for short : TARP
83. Gains* : PROPHETS
85. Electromagnetic unit : ABVOLT
86. Solitary ones* : LOANERS
87. European kingdom: 1701–1871 : PRUSSIA
89. Vinegar: Prefix : ACET
90. Serf in a fief : ESNE
92. First bidder : OPENER
94. One of a famous quintet : EMILIE
95. Gave birth to sheep* : LAMMED
97. Deli purchase : SALAMI
98. Beaver State : OREGON
99. Skinflints : MISERS
102. Takes by force* : RESTS
104. Mandate : ORDER
107. Tax or duty* : TOLE
108. Issue : EMIT
109. Converse : TALK
110. León landladies : AMAS
112. Undercover agent : SPY
114. Coll. degree : BLA
116. Chemical suffix : ANE

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