POWER PLOYS

New York Times, Sunday, February 16, 1975

Author: Stanley Glass
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 128, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.55, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 521 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 26, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
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© 1975, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sheep cries : BAAS
5. Diffuse by absorption : OSMOSE
11. Eastern porters : HAMALS
17. Open the wine : UNCORK
20. Contribute : CHIPIN
21. Boer statesman : DELAREY
22. Whale or platypus : MAMMAL
23. Track officials : TIMERS
24. Comes forth : EMERGES
25. Unswerving : STEADY
26. Corn bread : PONE
27. Skin blemish : PAPULE
28. "'Tis the ___ of summer" : LASTROSE
31. Paint solvent : ACETONE
33. Start of austerity : BIRTHOFARATION
36. Sailor : TAR
38. Durocher et al. : LEOS
40. Marine peril : REEF
41. Vols' state : TENN
42. Asian tree : BITO
43. Vessel : URN
44. Plant study: Abbr. : BOT
45. Speaks : UTTERS
48. Groups of sayings : ANAS
49. Aeriform zoo : GASMENAGERIE
52. Fertilizer : NITRATE
55. Part of a flight : STAIR
56. Buoyancy, in ballet : BALON
57. Continued : RANON
58. Drillings marked by success : OILWELLSTHATENDWELL
64. Small harps : LYRES
65. Indo-European : ARYAN
66. Condescend : STOOP
68. Early Italians : SABINES
71. Volatile fuel : STORMYPETROL
73. Nerve-cell process : AXON
74. Calif. city : FRESNO
76. Fish : GAR
77. Brit. medal : DSO
78. Clamp : VISE
79. Stupid one : DOPE
80. Dr. Seuss's jungle : NOOL
82. Syrian city, to French : ALEP
83. Dawn goddess : EOS
84. Relatives' assets : OILINTHEFAMILY
88. Huge : MASSIVE
91. Mod people : HIPSTERS
92. Town near Newark : NUTLEY
93. Decorate over : REDO
94. Type of toboggan : TWOMAN
98. Shelley's elegy to Keats : ADONAIS
100. Surviving mates : WIDOWS
102. Violent speech : TIRADE
103. Small stream : RIVULET
104. Voltaire's real name : AROUET
105. Wild ass : ONAGER
106. McCormick's money-maker : REAPER
107. Aristocracy : GENTRY
108. Spanish child : NINO
1. Cadges : BUMS
2. Med. course : ANAT
3. Peak : ACME
4. East Africans : SOMALIS
5. Ale month: Abbr. : OCT
6. Oil tanker : SHIPOFFUELS
7. Southern shrub : MIMOSA
8. Poker player, at times : OPENER
9. Beget : SIRE
10. Naval rank: Abbr. : ENS
11. Of a rope fiber : HEMPEN
12. Alaskan native : ALEUT
13. Miss Thomas : MARLO
14. Péron's turf : ARGENTINA
15. Strasberg of theater : LEE
16. Part of C.B.S. : SYS
18. Electronic spotter : RADAR
19. UFO tube : KLYSTRON
21. One-hoss shay man : DEACON
27. Distresses : PAINS
29. Turn ___ on (reverse) : THETABLES
30. Preacher of baseball : ROE
32. ___ home (dine in) : EATAT
33. Dwarfed potted tree : BONSAI
34. Suit to ___ : ATEE
35. Thrice: Prefix : TER
37. Flower : ROSE
38. Pulls : LUGS
39. Muse : ERATO
42. Dick of Knicks' staff : BARNETT
44. Chicago suburb : BERWYN
46. Easy gait : TROT
47. Protective helmets : TINHATS
50. Ad-copy unit : MILLINE
51. Guys' friends : GALS
52. Domestic animal : NANNYGOAT
53. Certain voter: Abbr. : IND
54. Name for a large dog : TOWSER
57. Bevel out : REAM
59. Prior to : ERE
60. ___ Kodesh (Holy Ark) : ARON
61. Irish energy : TYRONEPOWER
62. Haughty : LORDLY
63. ___ ends : LOOSE
67. Fall heavily : PLOP
68. Deliberate bridge overbid : SAVE
69. Obvious fact : AXIOM
70. Relative of the samba : BOSSANOVA
71. Beheld : SEEN
72. S.C. state tree : PALMETTO
74. Irish sculptor : FOLEY
75. Troy, N.Y., campus : RPI
79. Deprive of : DIVEST
81. Province of South Africa: Abbr. : OFS
82. Trailer : ALSORAN
84. More unctuous : OILIER
85. "And Quiet Flows ___" : THEDON
86. Went under cover : HIDOUT
87. Writer Shaw : IRWIN
89. Dawn : SUNUP
90. Overfamiliar : STALE
93. Laugh, in Lyon : RIRE
95. Early priests : MAGI
96. Arabian port : ADEN
97. Pianist Peter : NERO
98. Timetable abbr. : ARR
99. "The ___ is cast" : DIE
100. Droll one : WAG
101. Farm place : STY

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