MONIKER BUSINESS

New York Times, Sunday, February 2, 1986

Author:Sam Bellotto Jr.
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 557 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 114, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. A Waugh : ALEC
5. What a knight might plight : TROTH
10. Verse play by MacLeish : PANIC
15. Kind of gen. : ADJT
19. "___ I," Crosby hit : SODO
20. Fur seal's surrounders : HAREM
21. Fish moving along : TROLL
22. Kind of dice : LIAR
23. Catch : PAWL
24. Is otiose : IDLES
25. Where the buoys are : ATSEA
26. Sinew: Comb. form : TENO
27. In this style: Abbr. : ITAL
28. Tohubohu : RIOT
29. Wimbledon winner: 1975 : ASHE
30. Grubbed : ROOTED
32. Kit Carson : CHRISTOPHER
35. Court officer at the door : USHER
37. Tokyo, once : EDO
38. When Ike struck : DDAY
39. Acquire a debt : INCUR
41. Firedog : ANDIRON
43. Distort : SKEW
44. Card game : FANTAN
46. Holy smoke : INCENSE
47. Pung or luge : SLED
48. Scold a Scot : TARGE
49. Sandy hues : GINGERS
51. Vandal : HUN
52. Bar : SHUT
53. Circular niche : ROUNDEL
55. Outside: Comb. form : ECT
58. A, in Ulm : EIN
59. Solo goer : LONER
61. Rubber tree : ULE
62. Got rid of : DITCHED
65. Vinegar : ACETUM
67. Chico Marx : LEONARD
70. Deposition taker : NOTARY
71. Hamilton's ___ Party : FEDERAL
73. Director Jean-___ Godard : LUC
74. Spadefoots or bufos : TOADS
76. Genetic letters : RNA
77. Stain : DYE
78. Segments of worms : SOMITES
81. Artificial eloquence: Abbr. : RHET
82. "Mighty ___ a Rose," 1901 song : LAK
83. Balearic island : MAJORCA
85. Suffix with rend or vend : ITION
87. Favorites : PETS
88. "___ Weekend," 1945 film : THELOST
90. Pinguid : GREASY
92. Pomander, e.g. : CASE
93. A pony, perhaps : CHORINE
94. Informal garb : JEANS
95. "Chu Chin Chow" star : WONG
96. Dep. opposite : ARR
97. Luanda language : BANTU
99. Eubie Blake : JAMESHUBERT
104. Enemy plane : BANDIT
106. Stew or jar : OLLA
108. Tract : AREA
109. Debauchee : ROUE
110. Not aweather : ALEE
111. Garden plant, for short : HELIO
113. Prokofiev's "The Flaming ___" : ANGEL
114. Spheres : ORBS
115. Union-management agcy. : NLRB
116. Devoured : ATEUP
117. Vacuum tube : DIODE
118. "___ a Kick Out of You" : IGET
119. Kind of mgr. : ASST
120. Icelandic, e.g. : NORSE
121. Spotted butterfly : SATYR
122. Minus : LESS
1. Meat jelly : ASPIC
2. Disinclined : LOATH
3. Duke Ellington : EDWARDKENNEDY
4. Disagreed sharply : COLLIDED
5. June number : THIRTY
6. One of the media : RADIO
7. Bottom deck of a warship : ORLOP
8. Type of ring : TEETHING
9. "___ Pinafore" : HMS
10. Educ. groups : PTAS
11. Harpo Marx, later : ARTHUR
12. They're frequently counted : NOSES
13. An O'Neill play : ILE
14. Buster Crabbe : CLARENCELINDEN
15. Vocal range : ALTO
16. They bantingize : DIETERS
17. Mary Major's twin : JANEDOE
18. Crushed underfoot : TRODON
29. Old strongbox : ARCA
31. Cry in the court : ORDER
33. Maxim : SAW
34. Drive-in sign : ENTER
36. How Tom Dooley ended up : HANGED
40. Hoof : UNGULA
42. Earwig, e.g. : INSECT
43. Opened the floodgates : SLUICED
44. Nijinsky role : FAUN
45. Soviet union : ARTEL
46. N.Y.C. subway : IND
47. Fascicle : SHEAF
48. Stonewall Jackson : THOMASJONATHAN
50. Like krypton : INERT
52. Elide : SLUR
54. Snow leopard : OUNCE
56. Chinese Gordon : CHARLESGEORGE
57. Arranged in threes : TERNATE
60. Memento : RELIC
63. "As I was going ___ Ives . . . " : TOST
64. Borneo tribesmen : DYAKS
66. A steelworker : TEEMER
68. Problem at the power company : OUTAGE
69. Mother of the Nereids : DORIS
72. Set free : LOOSEN
75. Skipper's shout : AHOY
79. He's on TV's "A-Team" : MRT
80. Tuscan province : SIENA
84. Excuse : ALIBI
86. Where a Mt. Ossa is : TASMANIA
87. Cook uncovered with no fat : PANBROIL
88. Bondmen : THRALLS
89. Noisy motorists : HORNERS
91. Indian chief : RAJA
92. Nicole's neck : COU
93. Beach house : CABANA
94. Groucho Marx : JULIUS
95. The Pequod was one : WHALER
98. A Chan portrayer : TOLER
100. Rye fungus : ERGOT
101. Gone to pot : SEEDY
102. Goldberg et al. : RUBES
103. Experiments : TESTS
105. U.S.A. problem : DEBT
107. Canter's kin : LOPE
112. Ike's milieu in W.W. II : ETO
113. These are often classified : ADS

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