CELEBRITY HEADLINES

New York Times, Sunday, February 17, 1991

Author: Norman S. Wizer
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.32, Missing: { J }, Scrabble score: 553 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 125, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 5
Norman S. Wizer has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles and 14 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Castle feature : MOAT
5. Violin's predecessor : REBEC
10. Girasols : OPALS
15. Paraphernalia : GEAR
19. Othello's ancient : IAGO
20. Poetry Muse : ERATO
21. A Heep of literature : URIAH
22. River at Rennes : ILLE
23. Tallyho for dancer, pitcher, saxophonist and actor : CHAMPIONHUNTERGETZFOX
27. Conserve : HUSBAND
28. Concealed obstacles : SNAGS
29. Ammonia derivative : AMINE
30. Like Hume's tomes : DEEP
32. Letter opener : SIRS
33. Tahiti togs : SARONGS
35. Bower : ARBOR
39. White poplar : ABELE
41. Handles roughly : PAWS
42. The old grind for two actresses and two authors : FARMERMILLSWILDEOATES
50. Hemsley sitcom : AMEN
51. Warwick, to Houston : AUNT
52. Footpace : DAIS
53. Type of vaccine : SALK
54. TV network's concern : RATINGS
56. Hooch or all-night flight : REDEYE
59. Clown in "Pagliacci" : TONIO
60. Saturn attachment : ALIA
62. Dispatch boat : AVISO
63. Kitt from S.C. : EARTHA
64. Faulty cobbling for jockey, philosopher, runner and TV actor : SHOEMAKERKANTFIXXSOUL
70. Humphrey's widow : LAUREN
71. Poet Lizette Woodworth ___ : REESE
72. Centers; hubs : FOCI
73. Structure on a predella : ALTAR
74. Lined with mother-of-pearl : NACRED
75. Following the sun : WESTING
80. Saul's uncle and grandfather : NERS
81. Tony Pena's glove : MITT
82. Abbreviated attribute : QUAL
84. Arrow poison : INEE
85. Culinary blunder for actor, TV narrator, comedian and essayist : GREENECOOKEBURNSBACON
91. Belgian river : YSER
92. This features Achilles' wrath : ILIAD
93. Yoga position : ASANA
94. Resembling : SIMILAR
98. Cry of woe : ALAS
99. Takes advantage of : USES
102. Sky: Comb. form : URANO
103. Numbers game : LOTTO
105. Rats : TATTLES
110. Outdoor chore for author, singer, showman and President : GARDNERWATERSROSEBUSH
115. Stake : ANTE
116. Acronym for an ex-treaty : SEATO
117. Shade of green : OLIVE
118. Con : ANTI
119. Inlets : RIAS
120. Stand-in for Standish : ALDEN
121. Goren partner Helen ___ : SOBEL
122. Use a scythe : REAP
1. Wolverine St. : MICH
2. Locale of Diamond Head : OAHU
3. Turkish titles : AGAS
4. Pyramid, e.g. : TOMB
5. Catherine de Médicis was one : REINE
6. Subject to planation : ERODE
7. Censor : BAN
8. Numerical suffixes : ETHS
9. Advise : COUNSEL
10. Increased faster : OUTGREW
11. Vintner's gear : PRESS
12. Broadcast : AIR
13. Billiard opening action : LAG
14. Andress film: 1965 : SHE
15. Thingamajig : GIZMO
16. Sprite-ly : ELFIN
17. In conformity with : ALONG
18. Harrison and Reed : REXES
24. G.I.'s devil-dodger : PADRE
25. Brad and spad : NAILS
26. Ankle: Comb. form : TARSO
31. Gagne ___ (French breadwinner) : PAIN
33. Hekzebiah Hawkins's daughter : SADIE
34. Terrifies : AWES
35. From a distance : AFAR
36. Hero in a Sanskrit epic : RAMA
37. A Maverick of TV : BRET
38. Hawks fly here : OMNI
40. PBJ alternative : BLT
41. Tie-breaking contest, e.g. : PLAYOFF
43. Loose overcoat : RAGLAN
44. Bach's output : MUSIK
45. Common Latin phrase : IDEST
46. Hebrew instruments : ASORS
47. So much, to Verdi : TANTO
48. One of Job's friends : ELIHU
49. Trondheim toast : SKOAL
55. Identifier : NAMER
56. Croupier, e.g. : RAKER
57. Enlarging gradually : EVASE
58. Feasted : DINED
59. Goes from gate to runway : TAXIS
61. Effervescing device : AERATOR
63. Surpasses : EXCELS
64. Ade medium : SLANG
65. Czech coin : HALER
66. Bizarre : OUTRE
67. Clear a tape : ERASE
68. Right-hand page : RECTO
69. Hawkeye : IOWAN
74. More refined : NICER
76. Madre's sisters : TIAS
77. Quechuan : INCA
78. Element #10 : NEON
79. Actress Rowlands : GENA
81. L. L'Amour's "The Haunted ___" : MESA
82. In the capacity of : QUA
83. Indic language : URDU
86. Parachute material : NYLON
87. Explosive force : KILOTON
88. Make jubilant : ELATE
89. Nightclubs : BISTROS
90. Thrash : BASTE
94. Honeyed word : SUGAR
95. He may come from Qum : IRANI
96. The Street Singer's theme song : MARTA
97. Rameau's "Les ___ galantes" : INDES
98. Winged ant : ALATE
100. Franklin invented one : STOVE
101. Support for Soyer : EASEL
104. A Nobel Institute site : OSLO
106. Ski lift : TBAR
107. Clair de ___ (porcelain) : LUNE
108. Spanish demonstrative : ESTA
109. Corvette, for one : SHIP
111. Hockey star Tikkanen : ESA
112. Electrical unit : REL
113. Paper ball : WAD
114. Tease : RIB

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