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New York Times, Sunday, February 22, 1976

Author: Tap Osborn
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 158, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.68, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 668 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 180, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
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© 1976, The New York Times
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1. Bullock cart : HACKERY
8. Urban ___ : SPRAWL
14. Sanatorium : RESTHOME
22. K. Roberts novel : ARUNDEL
23. Remit in advance : PREPAY
24. Treeless : UNWOODED
25. "Flight time has been delayed" : LATEDISCLOSURE
27. Strategists : PLANNERS
28. Be prevalent : OBTAIN
29. Downstairs wear : LIVERY
30. Dance : TANGO
31. Josh : RIDE
32. "Phèdre" author : RACINE
33. Hauler : TRUCK
35. Scum : RAFF
39. Wine casks : TUNS
40. Most arid : SEREST
41. "Wreck of the Mary ___" : DEARE
42. House lily : CALLA
43. Trig's relative : ALG
44. Repeat: Lat. : ITERO
45. "Beau ___" : GESTE
46. October specter : GOBLIN
47. Eucalyptus secretion : LERP
49. Burning : LIT
50. Declaim : ORATE
51. Fashion variable : HEMLINE
52. Fabric line-marker : CREASER
54. "Nuts!" : GENERALCOMMENT
57. Pooh creator : MILNE
58. "___ Irish Rose" : ABIES
59. " . . . dreary everywhere ___" : IROAM
60. Venus, for one : PLANET
62. " . . . when ___ at you" : ILOOK
63. Jack's fish : SPRAT
65. God of love : EROS
69. Like a jug : EARED
70. "Out, damned spot!" : CLEANSPEECH
72. Rockne : KNUTE
73. Answered: Abbr. : ACKD
74. Meaning : POINT
75. Canonical hour : TERCE
76. Lemon's cousin : CITRON
77. "What a way to ___ living" : EARNA
79. City of Italy : PARMA
80. Russian girl's name : SONIA
81. "Soak the rich!" : TAXDECLARATION
85. Famed Vita : LADOLCE
88. Indian way : WARPATH
89. Court quieter : GAVEL
90. Cloche : HAT
91. Neighbor of Minn. : NDAK
92. Come forth : EMERGE
93. Carries on : RAVES
94. Treat, as ham : SMOKE
96. Before : ERE
97. Miss Adoree : RENEE
98. Bibulous one : TOPER
99. Pit remover : STONER
100. Fusing materials: Abbr. : SLDS
101. Time periods : ERAS
102. Like Monsarrat's sea : CRUEL
103. Like cutlery : BLADED
104. Irish festival : FEIS
105. Kind of tax : SALES
107. Plant organisms : CLONES
108. Drool : SLAVER
110. Shy : RETICENT
113. "A fat paunch never breeds fine thoughts" : BROADSTATEMENT
115. Weaken : ETIOLATE
116. Red stone : GARNET
117. Put the hex on again : RECURSE
118. Polite : MANNERED
119. Disdainful : SNEERY
120. Printing chemicals : INKDYES
1. Nimbus : HALO
2. Faisal, for one : ARABRULER
3. "Et tu, Brute" : CUTTINGREMARK
4. Makes dough : KNEADS
5. Cantor : EDDIE
6. Hold back : REIN
7. Primary colors: Abbr. : YLS
8. Film mender : SPLICER
9. Condition : PROVISO
10. Dislike : RESENT
11. Venezuelan river : APURE
12. Cautious : WARY
13. Soap base : LYE
14. Break : RUPTURE
15. Interweave : ENLACE
16. Posh : SWANK
17. Holding device : TONG
18. "Here comes the judge" : HONORABLEMENTION
19. Poem : ODE
20. Sea: Fr. : MER
21. Begley et al. : EDS
26. Red wine : CLARET
32. Withdraw : RETIRE
33. Seed casing : TESTA
34. Asian badger : RATEL
36. Exhausted : ALLIN
37. Lighter part : FLINT
38. Temple : FANE
39. Powder : TALC
40. Taciturn : SILENT
41. Loved ones : DEARS
42. Colon's cousin : COMMA
45. "If I am Sophocles, I am not mad" : GREEKSTATES
46. Old English council : GEMOT
48. "How sharper than a serpent's tooth . . . " : PAINEDEXPRESSION
50. Tear inducer : ONION
51. Acre dance: Var. : HORAH
53. Bob at Lake Placid : SLED
54. Ancient medic : GALEN
55. Small German craft : EBOAT
56. Enchantress : CIRCE
60. Hen or nut : PEA
61. Tree resin : LAC
62. Of a pelvic bone : ILIAL
63. Auto-da-fé : SERMO
64. Pie nut : PECAN
66. " . . . folks, all politics is applesauce" : RURALDELIVERY
67. Siouan : OTO
68. Tokyo money : SEN
70. Seashell : CONCH
71. Danger : PERIL
72. Type : KIND
74. Ready, in Paris : PRETE
76. Film-paper worker : COATER
78. Proverb : ADAGE
79. Road worker : PAVER
80. Satisfied : SLAKED
81. Circus star : TAMER
82. Scene : ARENA
83. Slack-jawed : AGAPE
84. Snarl : RAVEL
86. Plus for a bridge player : CARDSENSE
87. Makes do, with "out" : EKES
88. Common verb : WERE
90. Abe or Injun : HONEST
93. Shook awake : ROUSTED
94. Actor Lionel : STANDER
95. Humility : MODESTY
98. Juin's total of days : TRENTE
99. Brit. Museum benefactor : SLOANE
100. Slimy shore deposit : SEAMUD
102. Intelligible : CLEAR
103. Movies' Eric : BLORE
104. Mote : FLECK
106. Asian tree : ACLE
107. Scottish swift : CRAN
108. Carbine : STEN
109. Ways: Abbr. : RTES
110. Ad ___ : REM
111. Greek letter : ETA
112. Pewter's base : TIN
113. One-star men: Abbr. : BGS
114. Onassis : ARI

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