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New York Times, Sunday, February 11, 1990

Author: Arnold Moss
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 96, Avg Word Len: 5.15, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 643 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 137, Cheaters: 18, FITB: 15, XRef: 0
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1. Hawthorne's birthplace : SALEM
6. U.S.S.R. river : LENA
10. Chagall or Connelly : MARC
14. Comedian Mort : SAHL
18. Miniver Cheevy's love : MEDICI
19. Glorifies : EXALTS
22. A k a Lamb : ELIA
23. Medicinal plant : ALOE
24. USUAL VACATION? : TWEEKSWITHPAY
26. DOUBLES : TBASEHITS
28. Brando role in "I Remember Mama" : NELS
29. Qadaffi's gulf : SIDRA
30. Actress Hughes : TRESA
32. Soupçons : TRACES
33. Evita Perón, e.g.: Abbr. : SRA
34. A ___ minute : MILEA
35. Match : BOUT
36. Films' Arthur Stanley Jefferson : LAUREL
37. Marcus Aurelius's M.D. : GALEN
38. Brownish gray : TAUPE
39. Mexican's estate : FINCA
40. Provided a banquet for a fee : CATERED
43. AVENUE GOING EAST OR WEST : TWAYSTREET
45. Angle or color preceder : TRI
48. "Venus and ___," Shakespearean poem : ADONIS
49. Tennis great of 1920's and 30's : MOODY
51. Anagram for tuna : AUNT
52. British gun : STEN
53. Loblollies : PINES
54. Square : CORNY
55. French wrinkles : PLIS
56. "Borstal Boy" author : BEHAN
57. Degenerates : ROTS
58. Actress Witherspoon : CORA
59. Haut monde : ELECT
61. Quibbles : CAVILS
62. Tough wood : ASH
63. TOOL FOR A PAIR : THANDEDSAW
66. Backpackers : HIKERS
67. Exit : EGRESS
69. French composer Erik : SATIE
70. "The ___ of Good Women": Chaucer : LEGEND
71. Least furnished : BAREST
72. DISCIPLE OF ANANIAS : TFACEDLIAR
74. As written: Mus. : STA
77. Help freshmen adjust : ORIENT
78. Wilbur and Kunitz : POETS
80. Train for many N.Y. commuters : LIRR
81. Tel ___ : AVIV
82. Narrowly defeated, with "out" : NOSED
83. Some are wild : OATS
84. Brief joy rides : SPINS
86. "To a rag and ___ . . . ": Kipling : ABONE
87. "Twice-___ Tales" : TOLD
88. ___ spumante : ASTI
89. Home, for one : PLATE
90. Carpenter's tool : ROUTER
91. Sappho creation : ODE
92. BIKINI, E.G. : TPIECESUIT
95. Miss America, e.g. : CONTEST
96. Yawns : GAPES
97. A tropical ray : MANTA
98. Centennial choice for U.S. President : HAYES
99. Dragonfly : DARNER
101. Some Russian planes : MIGS
102. Actress from Greece : PAPAS
103. Gibraltar, e.g.: Abbr. : STR
106. Money in Santander : PESETA
107. TV's Sawyer : DIANE
109. European thrush : OUZEL
110. Erin, to a Gael : EIRE
111. TRIKES' COUSINS : TWHEELERS
113. FLETCHER-SHAKESPEARE PLAY, WITH "THE" : TNOBLEKINSMEN
116. A carny : GEEK
117. Kin of etc. : ETAL
118. Saunter : STROLL
119. Bristly : SETOSE
120. Damascenes: Abbr. : SYRS
121. Anderson or Fonteyn : DAME
122. Role in a Gershwin opus : BESS
123. Mohawk months : MOONS
1. Cloaca : SEWER
2. Author Turin : ADELA
3. U.N.'s Trygve and kin : LIES
4. Opponent of Luther : ECK
5. Trident and Titan : MISSILES
6. Rembrandt's birthplace : LEIDEN
7. Film day-player : EXTRA
8. Okinawan city : NAHA
9. Jungfrau, e.g. : ALP
10. "Miracle team" of 1969 : METS
11. Provençal love song : ALBA
12. Inlet : RIA
13. Rhythm maker : CASTANET
14. Tuaregs' region : SAHARA
15. Linda Lavin's TV hit : ALICE
16. Hailey best seller : HOTEL
17. " . . . and ___ than kind": Shak. : LESS
18. Pennines or Carpathians: Abbr. : MTNS
20. Tropical armadillo : TATOUAY
21. Cloying : SYRUPY
25. Enticed : WILED
27. Emit violently : ERUCT
31. Summers, in Soissons : ETES
34. He hit 61 home runs in '61 : MARIS
35. Obscene : BAWDY
36. Mortgages : LIENS
37. Tunney and Kelly : GENES
38. KIND OF TRUCK : TTON
39. Jujube or loquat : FRUIT
40. Director of "It Happened One Night" : CAPRA
41. Goodbye, in Granada : ADIOS
42. CRITICS' SEATS : TONTHEAISLE
44. Baby soother : TALC
45. CONGRESSIONAL REQUIREMENT FOR AMENDMENTS : TTHIRDSVOTE
46. Former Spanish coins : REALS
47. Caravansaries : INNS
49. Dawns, poetically : MORNS
50. Toward the mouth : ORAD
52. Reno "natural" : SEVEN
54. Keep going effortlessly : COAST
55. Flycatcher : PEWEE
56. He makes good scents : BAKER
58. Stallone feature : CHEST
59. Estoy, ___, está : ESTAS
60. Secular : LAIC
61. George Burns's companion : CIGAR
63. Drift : TREND
64. Bass-baritone Simon ___ : ESTES
65. Crazy : DAFT
66. "Make us ___ of all eternity": Shak. : HEIRS
68. Classic Von Stroheim film : GREED
70. Radiation term : LLINE
71. Offspring : BROOD
73. Honorary degree : DLIT
75. Prongs : TINES
76. Ward off : AVERT
77. Aware of : ONTO
78. Spreads : PATES
79. Auricular : OTIC
81. Borders on : ABUTS
83. Willow twig : OSIER
84. Clefts : SLITS
85. ___-cake (child's game) : PATA
86. Top ratings : AONES
88. Went to a higher court : APPEALED
89. Tangy : PUNGENT
90. Support of kings : ROYALISM
92. "La Plume de Ma ___" : TANTE
93. Bovary or Lazarus : EMMA
94. New Orleans eleven : SAINTS
95. Author of "The Makropoulos Secret" : CAPEK
96. Attic natives : GREEKS
98. Filberts : HAZELS
99. Loser to Truman : DEWEY
100. Tribe of Israel : ASHER
102. Plays tug of war : PULLS
103. Simple one : SIMON
104. Lock : TRESS
105. ___ Sully Prudhomme, poet and Nobelist : RENE
106. Series of book copies: Abbr. : PTGS
107. Mite : DRAM
108. Key : ISLE
109. A double-reed : OBOE
110. "___ Perpetua," motto of Idaho : ESTO
112. Greek long e : ETA
114. Sphere : ORB
115. Modernist : NEO

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