BIBLICAL SCIONS

New York Times, Sunday, February 18, 1990

Author: Jeanette K. Brill
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.32, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 560 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 10, XRef: 0
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Tick, e.g. : ACARID
7. Succinct : TERSE
12. Til : SESAME
18. Pertaining to the nostrils : NARINE
19. Nonterrestrial : ALIEN
20. Wild asses of central Asia : ONAGERS
22. Anna Mary Robertson : GRANDMAMOSES
24. A 1914 Oriole who took wing : BABERUTH
26. Lubricate : OIL
27. Caught sight of : ESPIED
28. Certain trucks : SEMIS
29. Buck's mate : DOE
30. ___ ha-Shanah (Jewish New Year) : ROSH
32. Brave who really could hammer : HENRYAARON
34. Connors or Wallace : MIKE
35. Epithet of Athena : ALEA
36. Lesions : SORES
37. Young tag-on : STER
38. Subdued : MUTED
39. Scorch : SEAR
40. Angered : IRED
41. Even : TIED
42. Woodpeckers : BORERS
43. Propelled a randan : OARED
45. Jet-engine housing : POD
46. Type of pinafore : TIER
47. Open grating : GRILLE
50. Jonathan Winters, e.g. : COMEDIAN
53. Husband of Jezebel : AHAB
57. Jack or Julie : LONDON
58. Heddle's place : LOOM
59. Naso of Rome : OVID
60. Mythical beast : YALE
61. Obloquy : ABUSE
62. Singer-song writer ("Piano Man") : BILLYJOEL
64. Miguel de ___, Spanish composer : FALLA
65. A memorable Mostel : ZERO
66. Garb for Lakmé : SARI
67. Canning equipment : JARS
68. Kin of pine martens : SABLES
69. Düsseldorf donkey : ESEL
70. Prepares for later use, as a meal : PRECOOKS
72. Stop : ARREST
73. One-eyed god : ODIN
75. That ship : SHE
76. Doctrine : DOGMA
78. N.M.U. member : SEAMAN
81. Island off Ireland : ARAN
83. Iron-containing pigment : HEME
84. "___ Copy," TV program : HARD
88. Crazy Legs Hirsch : ELROY
89. Dross : SLAG
90. Errand boy: Slang : GOFER
91. "Sting like ___": Ali : ABEE
92. Claim on a property : LIEN
93. Actor in "Hold Back the Dawn" : WALTERABEL
95. Grain for Vassar : MALT
96. Kind of dye : AZO
97. 1957 Nobelist in Literature : CAMUS
98. Shadows, to Jeanne : OMBRES
100. Bishopric : SEE
101. Lyricist-collaborator with Burt Bacharach : HALDAVID
103. U.S. novelist-poet : ROBERTNATHAN
106. Conceal : SECRETE
107. Soul : ANIMA
108. Quiescent : ATREST
109. Broke up a shutout : SCORED
110. Part of a potpourri : PETAL
111. Carolina river : PEEDEE
1. Certain cats and goats : ANGORAS
2. Covered cart : CARIOLE
3. U.S.S.R. inland body of water : ARALSEA
4. ___ Tin Tin : RIN
5. State adjoining Ill. : IND
6. Administrative division of Greece : DEME
7. Interfered : TAMPERED
8. Carried away, as property : ELOINED
9. Perron parts : RISERS
10. Down at the heels : SEEDY
11. Naval off. : ENS
12. Grew serious, with "up" : SOBERED
13. Captivate : ENAMOR
14. Antipolio pioneer : SABIN
15. Ripens : AGES
16. Matelot's milieu : MER
17. Scholarly : ERUDITE
21. O'Neill's Yank, e.g. : STOKER
23. On land : ASHORE
25. Listens to : HEEDS
28. Glut : SATE
31. Netman from D.C. : HAROLDSOLOMON
33. Stage device : ASIDE
34. F. ___, Oscar winner in 1984 : MURRAYABRAHAM
36. Mud eel : SIREN
38. Country singer Bandy : MOE
41. Former Yankee pitcher : TOMMYJOHN
42. Tie : BIND
44. Medicinal plant : ALOE
45. Game in "The Color of Money" : POOL
46. What a Manx cat lacks : TAIL
47. Take panes with one's work : GLAZE
48. Judges' garb : ROBES
49. Habituate : INURE
50. Mulligrubs : COLIC
51. Spots for slots : DOORS
52. Type of grape : IVES
54. Handel's birthplace : HALLE
55. "Deutschland über ___" : ALLES
56. A sixth-day creation : BEAST
58. Cambio in Calabria : LIRE
62. Rembrandt's "___ and Cottage" : BARN
63. Hunky-dory; copacetic : JAKE
64. Sow and hoe : FARM
66. Gyre : SPIN
68. More discerning : SAGER
71. River or Indian : OSAGE
74. Forsyth's "The ___ of the Jackal" : DAY
76. Postponement : DEFERRAL
77. Breakfast fare : OMELET
78. Hebrew word in the Psalms : SELAH
79. Doolittle and namesakes : ELIZAS
80. Small interstices : AREOLES
81. Referred (to) : ALLUDED
82. Deserters : RATS
83. Dutch painter: 1638-1709 : HOBBEMA
85. Disconcerted : ABASHED
86. Let go : RELEASE
87. Relaxing of international tensions : DETENTE
89. Heavy silk fabric in the Middle Ages : SAMITE
90. Opening maneuver to gain advantage : GAMBIT
93. Show indecision : WAVER
94. ABC's Arledge : ROONE
97. Dear, in Italy : CARO
99. Shot or dragon preceder : SNAP
102. Caesar's 700 : DCC
103. Reverse of par : RAP
104. Olympic brat : ATE
105. Uno, due, ___ : TRE

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