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New York Times, Sunday, February 10, 1974

Author: Jean J. Davison
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 112, Avg Word Len: 5.09, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 592 (avg 1.42)
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© 1974, The New York Times
Across Down
1. King and Cranston : ALANS
6. Frenzied : MANIC
11. N. T. book : ACTS
15. These: Fr. : CES
18. Rascals : ROGUES
20. Battery part : ANODE
21. Encourage the team : ROOT
22. Brubeck : DAVE
23. Band instruments : CORNETS
25. Determine : GETAT
26. Con : ANTI
27. Dare, in Caen : OSER
28. Miser : NICKELPINCHER
31. Widespread : FARFLUNG
33. Flower : ASTER
34. Pond dweller : THOREAU
36. Recount : RELATE
37. Catalogue pricing word : PER
40. Period : EON
42. Suffix for tonsil : ITIS
43. Footnote term : ETAL
44. Form of Helen : ELENA
47. Squirt : TWERP
50. Black-fin snapper : SESI
51. German article : DER
52. Glamour man, in Spain : TORERO
54. Letters : VEES
56. ___ Alamos : LOS
58. Old verb : HAST
62. Pipe up : PUTINONESTENCENTSWORTH
69. Subjugate : ENSLAVE
70. Shades : TONES
71. Prize giver : AWARDER
72. Greek god : EROS
74. Bye-bye : TATA
76. Supple : LISSOME
77. Coarse fiber : ADAD
81. Egg on : PROD
82. Carson : KIT
83. Soothe : CALM
85. Gaelic : ERSE
86. Retribution : NEMESIS
88. Snare or kettle : DRUM
90. Person : SELF
91. Green shade : OLIVINE
92. Perfect : IDEAL
94. Asks for a raincheck : BEGSOFF
100. Reason to see one's doctor in these times : AHEARTASSOUNDASADOLLAR
104. Window part : SILL
105. Snoop : SPY
106. Capture : TAKE
107. Engine type : DIESEL
109. Word of disgust : UGH
112. Johnson of TV : ARTE
115. Goal : MECCA
118. Hopscotch : POTSY
119. Merchant's event : SALE
120. Menotti : GIAN
121. Sesame : TIL
122. Haggard book : SHE
123. Safari assistant : BEATER
125. Most adamant : HARDEST
129. Forbidden acts : NONOS
133. Abscissa's partner : ORDINATE
135. Deli item, nowadays : PUMPERQUARTER
139. Old-fashioned person : DODO
140. Wood strip : LATH
142. Lariat : RIATA
143. French encyclopedist : DIDEROT
145. Barbara : EDEN
146. ___ processing : DATA
147. Former Harvard president : ELIOT
148. Imposts : LEVIES
149. Cambodian money : SEN
150. Cut : SLIT
151. Medicinal plant : SENNA
152. Peewee : REESE
1. Triomphe, for one : ARC
2. Diving bird : LOON
3. Fields: Lat. : AGRI
4. Never, in Spain : NUNCA
5. Aims at : SEEKS
6. Wise men : MAGI
7. Concerning : ANENT
8. Outlaw's rifle décor : NOTCH
9. Western state : IDAHO
10. ___ paribus : CETERIS
11. Macaw : ARA
12. Disorder : CONFUSION
13. Grivet monkey : TOTA
14. Completed the martini : STIRRED
15. Offhand : CASUAL
16. Happening : EVENT
17. Twilled fabric : SERGE
19. Word on a proof : STET
22. Breed developed for sprinting : DOLLARHORSE
24. Weather forecast : SLEET
29. Bow : PROW
30. Network : RETE
32. Regale : FETE
35. Two on the ___ : AISLE
37. Favorite : PET
38. Run off : ELOPE
39. Stale TV show : RERUN
41. Granular snow : NEVE
45. Aerialists' needs : NETS
46. Seed cover : ARIL
48. Takes five : RESTS
49. Wahoo : PETO
53. ___ bet : ONA
55. Feeling : SENTIMENT
57. Caged for fattening, as steers : STALLFED
59. Enthusiasm : ARDOR
60. Originates : STEMS
61. Quorum for a crowd : THREE
63. Abroad : OVERSEAS
64. Wolfe : NERO
65. Undiluted : NEAT
66. U.S. time zone : CST
67. Join Leander : SWIM
68. Existed : WAS
73. Roulette bet : ODD
75. Expert : ACE
77. Oxen of East : ANOAS
78. Indian city : DELHI
79. Swiss poet : AMIEL
80. Currency maneuver : DEVALUATION
81. Pub order : PINT
82. African antelope : KUDU
84. Morning song : ALBA
87. Knight's title : SIR
89. ___ Bravo : RIO
90. Assuage : SLAKE
93. Seth's father : ADAM
95. Ares or Mars : GOD
96. Error : SLIP
97. Spread : OLEO
98. Eats little : FASTS
99. Fruitstand sign : FRESH
101. Meatball's partner : SPAGHETTI
102. Mideast country : SYRIA
103. Religious faction : SECT
108. Soap ingredient : LYE
110. Campbell : GLEN
111. Proclaims : HERALDS
113. Canvas cover : TARP
114. Bears : ENDURES
116. French number : CINQ
117. Read ___ : ALOUD
119. Depress : SADDEN
123. Presages : BODES
124. Deteriorate : ERODE
126. Zola : EMILE
127. Basque homeland : SPAIN
128. Western range : TETON
130. Word with hob or hang : NAIL
131. Directive : ORDER
132. McQueen : STEVE
134. Afrikaans : TAAL
136. Pro ___ : RATA
137. Famous canal : ERIE
138. Hinds : ROES
141. Checkroom item : HAT
144. Poet's monogram : TSE

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