WOOF!

New York Times, Sunday, February 18, 1979

Author:Sam Bellotto Jr.
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.10, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 518 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 106, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 14, XRef: 0
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© 1979, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Smart follower : ALECK
6. White House monogram: 1881–85 : CAA
9. Legatee : HEIR
13. Bundles: Abbr. : SKS
16. Ring around Rover : COLLAR
18. Cantor lass : SUSIE
20. Erstwhile : ONCE
21. Chemical suffix : ANE
22. Part of B.L.T. : TOMATO
23. Prefix with action or figure : TRANS
24. Put one's foot down : TROD
25. Shooting, in Savoie : TIR
26. Baudelaire, e.g. : SYMBOLIST
28. It comes in scales : DANDRUFF
30. Name for a field dog : SHEP
33. Midwestern rodents : PRAIRIEDOGS
35. "___ Tu," 1932 pop song : ERES
36. Purposive : TELIC
38. Army org. : OTC
39. Stone or dog's : AGE
40. Peaks: Abbr. : MTNS
41. Father of the Titans : URANUS
43. Updike's "A Month of ___" : SUNDAYS
47. Canine coat : FUR
48. Of mixed origin : MONGREL
50. Waste away : ERODE
51. Obligations : DUTIES
54. Fido's favorite food : MEAT
56. Acted, in Arles : AGI
57. Table of ___ : CONTENTS
59. Detestable : ACCURSED
63. Telephone word : HELLO
65. Egg-shaped : OVOID
66. Hound or line : BLOOD
67. More strange, to Alice : CURIOUSER
69. Gwyn and others : NELLS
70. Adhered : CLUNG
71. "Here's looking ___!" : ATYOU
72. Polk was one : DEMOCRAT
74. Page corners, turned down : DOGSEARS
76. Kitchen meas. : TSP
78. Letter after yodh : KAPH
79. Apologetic interjection : WHOOPS
80. Bugs and Buddy : BAERS
82. Geological time period : NEOCENE
87. Compass pt. : NNE
88. Hair stylist Vidal : SASSOON
90. Pompey's booty : SPOLIA
91. R.R. depots : STAS
93. ___-de-sac : CUL
94. Antlered ruminant : ROE
96. Certain lingerie : SLIPS
97. ___ impasse : ATAN
98. Incisor's neighbor : CANINETOOTH
103. Cockle : OAST
104. Utterly exhausted : DOGTIRED
106. Galoshes : OVERSHOES
108. Pothouse potion : ALE
109. El ___ : PASO
110. Emmett song: 1859 : DIXIE
111. Viola's bridegroom : ORSINO
115. "Delta of Venus" author : NIN
116. Pulled thread : SNAG
117. ___-Unis : ETATS
118. Big-A "dog" : PLATER
119. Inexplicable : ODD
120. Endings with musket and cannon : EERS
121. One or another : ANY
122. Cause jubilance : ELATE
1. Dog ___, in vaudeville : ACT
2. Old card game : LOO
3. Relative of a dogwood : ELM
4. Gripping : CLASPING
5. Girl in a 1918 song : KATY
6. Scribe's flourish : CURLICUE
7. Light ___ (weightless) : ASAIR
8. Thus, in Tours : AINSI
9. Showoffish athletes : HOTDOGS
10. Madden : ENRAGE
11. Images : ICONS
12. Foxx : REDD
13. Ringed planet : SATURN
14. Stabs : KNIFES
15. Villeins, to lords : SERFS
17. Caper : ROMP
18. Ermines : STOATS
19. Italian princely family : ESTE
27. Sibling: Abbr. : BRO
29. Dogged tennis player : RETRIEVER
30. Unfermented grape juice : STUM
31. Edible submarine : HERO
32. Spirit : ELAN
34. First New World printer : DAYE
37. Crusty old codgers : CURMUDGEONS
40. Grant growth : MUTTONCHOPS
42. Clairvoyant : SEER
44. New Deal org. : NRA
45. Toolsheds : DOGHOUSES
46. Farewell : ADIEU
47. Merriment : FUN
49. Indian sailors : LASCARS
51. Sometime dog-walker : DOORMAN
52. ___ Gay (bomber) : ENOLA
53. Limicoline bird : STILT
55. Ger. tribesmen : TEUTS
57. No. 4 wood : CLEEK
58. Radical coll. group : SDS
59. Permit : ALLOW
60. Coryza symptom : COUGH
61. Sympathetic : CONSONANT
62. Thirsty : DRY
64. Hallucinogenic chem. : LSD
66. A–E connection : BCD
68. Jots : IOTAS
73. Uncloses, in poetry : OPES
75. Dog ___ (baboon) : APE
77. Con neutralizer : PRO
80. Romantic isle : BALI
81. Campus clique : SORORITY
83. Huge : COLOSSAL
84. Kazan : ELIA
85. Light bites : NIPS
86. Orient : EAST
88. Parhelia : SUNDOGS
89. Wild West "neckwear" : NOOSES
91. Impassive : STOLID
92. Tail : TAGEND
93. Latin II "teaser" : CAESAR
95. Ordinal suffix : ETH
97. Hersey town : ADANO
98. Davit : CRANE
99. Protuberance : NODE
100. A Peron : EVITA
101. Dale Evans, e.g. : TEXAN
102. Cask part : HOOP
105. ___ dixit : IPSE
107. Writer Gardner : ERLE
112. Call ___ day : ITA
113. Catch sardines : NET
114. Miner's find : ORE

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