REEL CONNECTIONS

New York Times, Sunday, February 10, 1991

Author: Bette Sue Cohen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 92, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 660 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 147, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 16, XRef: 0
Bette Sue Cohen has 41 pre-Shortz puzzles and 6 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. One of the Dioscuri : CASTOR
7. Bird of the night : OWLET
12. Helen of Troy's mother : LEDA
16. "___ Suspicion," 1943 film : ABOVE
21. Seek ambitiously : ASPIRE
22. Nose: Comb. form : RHINO
23. Concern on Wall St. : ECON
24. Ancient city of Egypt : TANIS
25. CHOREOGRAPHER : SHALLWEDANCE
27. ASTRONOMER : MOONSTRUCK
29. "___ Cardboard Lover," 1942 film : HER
30. Corrigenda : ERRATA
31. Sacred song : PSALM
33. Malediction : CURSE
34. Novelist Murdoch : IRIS
35. Certain fighter : PLANE
36. "Mondo ___," 1963 documentary : CANE
37. Gelada or pongo : APE
40. Actress in "The Wedding Night" : STEN
41. Actress Patricia and actor Tom : NEALS
42. Capitol Hill list : CALENDAR
46. Used a treadle : PEDALED
48. Rich cake : TORTE
49. Equipped with weapons : ARMED
50. Defendants, in law : REI
51. Hat adornments : PLUMES
52. CINEMATOGRAPHER : MOVIEMOVIE
54. Mother of Eris : HERA
55. Added spirits : LACED
56. Carouse : REVEL
57. Strip : PEEL
58. Sherlock portrayer, often : BASIL
59. Actor in "A Summer Place" : EGAN
60. Capital of Lombardy : MILAN
61. Coagulated part of milk : CURD
62. The March King and family : SOUSAS
63. Tennis division : SET
64. FARMER : WILDHARVEST
67. "___ is . . . a refuge from home life": Shaw : AHOTEL
68. Hole-___ (ace) : INONE
70. Congrio, e.g. : EEL
71. Eminent : NOTED
72. Made zzz's : SNORED
73. LOCKSMITH : THEGLASSKEY
78. Scottish cap : TAM
81. Piscator : ANGLER
82. Jejune : ARID
83. Posts : MAILS
84. Deli order : TOGO
85. Rhea's role in "Cheers" : CARLA
86. Go with the gale : SCUD
87. Parsonage : MANSE
88. Compare : LIKEN
89. Fourth-largest Great Lake : ERIE
90. POULTRYMAN : THEEGGANDI
93. "___ to my remains . . . ": Dryden : BEKIND
94. Prepare flax : RET
95. Texas longhorn : STEER
97. Author of "The Dynasts" : HARDY
98. Girl in a calypso song : MATILDA
99. Ramate : BRANCHED
101. Dance in a single file : CONGA
102. Actor in "The Guardsman" : LUNT
103. Wager : LAY
104. Gunfighter at the O.K. Corral : EARP
105. Standard : GAUGE
106. Flex : BEND
107. A Houston athlete : ASTRO
109. Uses a discus : HURLS
110. Comedienne Anne and kin : MEARAS
112. Like a March hare : MAD
115. LIFEGUARD : ONTHEBEACH
117. REPORTER : THEFRONTPAGE
120. Turned white : PALED
121. Puerto ___ : RICO
122. Red dye : EOSIN
123. Intransitive verb : NEUTER
124. Segal's "Oliver's ___" : STORY
125. Stagehand : GRIP
126. Takes five : RESTS
127. Unit of electric current : AMPERE
1. Singer Johnny : CASH
2. He wrote "Off the Court" : ASHE
3. Boom : SPAR
4. Sesame : TIL
5. Architectural fillet : ORLE
6. Alters the text : REWRITES
7. Destine : ORDAIN
8. "___ Up, Doc?": 1972 film : WHATS
9. Director Wertmuller : LINA
10. Ref. book : ENC
11. Protection for a loafer : TOEPLATE
12. Famous racing site : LEMANS
13. Nice school : ECOLE
14. Condemn : DOOM
15. Actress Harding : ANN
16. Brought into harmony : ATTUNED
17. Fruitless : BARREN
18. Blame : ONUS
19. Wickedness : VICE
20. Arc. dweller : ESK
26. Was human : ERRED
28. Squama : SCALE
32. Capital of the Beaver State : SALEM
35. Christie's "___ at End House" : PERIL
36. Deloul, for one : CAMEL
37. Fameuse and pippin : APPLES
38. Hairy covering : PELAGE
39. TEACHER : EDUCATINGRITA
40. Komatik, e.g. : SLED
41. Roman Catholic devotion : NOVENA
42. Wept : CRIED
43. MODEL : DRESSEDTOKILL
44. Rooftop sight : AERIAL
45. Money in Iran : RIALS
47. Hemsley TV vehicle : AMEN
48. Actress Feldshuh : TOVAH
49. Ward off : AVERT
52. Canasta play : MELD
53. Magnum ___ : OPUS
54. ___ couture : HAUTE
56. Hot under the collar : RILED
58. Spoils : BOOTY
60. He may do some stripping : MINER
61. Zygote : CELL
62. Clogs or pumps : SHOES
64. "She ___ Yellow Ribbon," 1949 film : WOREA
65. College in Ore. : REED
66. Carrot, briefly : VEG
67. Place for a bracelet : ANKLE
69. ___ prosequi : NOLLE
72. Trapper : SNARER
73. More loyal : TRUER
74. Screen : HIDE
75. Blake of "Gunsmoke" : AMANDA
76. Dog in "Annie" : SANDY
77. Señor's response : SISI
79. Meeting outline : AGENDA
80. When Grundy was born : MONDAY
81. Vinegary : ACERB
82. Yearned : ACHED
84. Heyerdahl's "Kon-___" : TIKI
86. Precipitous : STEEP
87. Actress-dancer Champion : MARGE
88. Native of Riga : LETT
91. He commits grave crimes : GHOUL
92. Moll's companion : GANGSTER
93. Large handkerchief or scarf : BANDANNA
95. Kind of cat : SCAREDY
96. Pulse : THROB
98. Saki : MUNRO
100. Lower : NETHER
101. Drive-in waitress or waiter : CARHOP
102. Memorizes : LEARNS
105. Name in fashion : GUCCI
106. Suit : BEFIT
107. Premed subj. : ANAT
108. Town WSW of Caen : STLO
109. BARBER : HAIR
110. Muddle : MESS
111. Check : STEM
112. Spouse : MATE
113. Ripening agent : AGER
114. Streeter's "___ Mable" : DERE
115. Wife of Saturn : OPS
116. Work unit : ERG
118. Garden implement : HOE
119. Young seal : PUP

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