MODERNIZED PEOPLE OF YORE

New York Times, Sunday, February 22, 1987

Author: Dorothy Smitonick
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 536 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 107, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Spans: 6
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© 1987, The New York Times
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1. Bog : MIRE
5. Impassive : STOIC
10. Comedian-actor Kaplan : GABE
14. Astringent : ALUM
18. Indigo : ANIL
19. Like Galahad : NOBLE
20. Inlet : BAYOU
21. Brussels-based org. : NATO
22. Michael, Reggie, Glenda and Jesse? : JACKSONIANCELEBRITIES
26. On ___ (alert) : ONESTOES
27. Parts of the Koran : SURAS
28. Sour substances : ACIDS
29. Apt., e.g. : RES
30. Prosperous periods : UPS
31. Pandurinas : LUTES
32. Intl. signal adopted in 1912 : SOS
33. Monogram of music's Duke : EKE
34. Calligraphy line : SERIF
35. Bargain terms : ASIS
37. W. S. Gilbert's "___ Ballads" : BAB
40. Actresses Eden, Rush and Bel Geddes? : BARBARIANENTERTAINERS
46. Spread : OLEO
47. Baseball abbr. : RBI
48. "O patria ___," Verdi aria : MIA
49. Scary one : OGRE
50. Robert's Hart? : WAGNERIANDRAMATICLEAD
58. W.W. II craft : LST
59. Exanthem : RASH
60. Hayworth and Moreno : RITAS
61. Baltic people : LETTS
62. Beaten track : PATH
63. Many times, to Keats : OFT
64. Heap : PILE
65. ___ cuisine : HAUTE
67. Pansy : VIOLA
69. Preachers' patron saint : PAUL
70. Erwin or Udall : STU
73. Presentations by Borge and Principal? : VICTORIANPERFORMANCES
77. A son of Seth : ENOS
78. Rel. : BRO
79. Quarter of four : ONE
80. Fleming and Hunter : IANS
81. Koch or Kennedy? : EDWARDIANOFFICEHOLDER
89. Afghan coin : PUL
90. Greeting for a villain : HISS
91. Analyze grammatically : PARSE
92. Epinicion : ODE
93. ___ Alamos : LOS
94. ___-arms (soldiers) : MENAT
95. Digs : PAD
96. Menton or Vichy : SPA
99. Cheese commune : GOUDA
101. Composer Copland : AARON
102. Cohort of Cornwallis : TARLETON
104. Taylor part in "Father of the Bride"? : ELIZABETHANCOMEDYROLE
107. Mediocre : SOSO
108. Lascivious looks : LEERS
109. ___ France : ILEDE
110. Signs : INKS
111. Bacheller's "___ Holden" : EBEN
112. Bird of prey : ERNE
113. Mexican gentleman : SENOR
114. Certain sac or spore : CYST
1. Andre's rank : MAJOR
2. Shallow : INANE
3. Prepares potatoes, in a way : RICES
4. Tooth wearers : ELKS
5. Busybody : SNOOPER
6. Sounds : TONES
7. Sashes : OBIS
8. Labor org. : ILA
9. Be critical : CENSURE
10. Fetes : GALAS
11. Some votes : AYES
12. Float on a fish line : BOB
13. A land mass : EURASIA
14. Those opposed : ANTIS
15. ___-back (relaxed) : LAID
16. Shoshoneans : UTES
17. Jan., Feb., etc. : MOS
20. Deprived (of) : BEREFT
23. German dive bomber : STUKA
24. Interrupt : CUTIN
25. Twenty: Comb. form : ICOSI
31. Pravda founder : LENIN
33. Dark : EBON
34. Malaysian state : SABAH
35. U.S. tennis pro : ARIAS
36. Photocopy, for short : STAT
37. Give rise to : BEGET
38. Wall hanging : ARRAS
39. Coll. degree : BSED
40. Emulate Earl Anthony : BOWL
41. Too bad! : ALAS
42. Mil. unit : REGT
43. Kind of setter : IRISH
44. Madame Bovary : EMMA
45. Actor from Omaha : NOLTE
51. Muse or Dryad : ERATO
52. Assessor : RATER
53. Languish : DROOP
54. Garand, e.g. : RIFLE
55. Perfume : ATTAR
56. Pelvic bone : ILIUM
57. Part of an ancient temple : CELLA
62. ___ stop to (ends) : PUTSA
64. Porter tune: 1929 : PAREE
65. A believer in karma : HINDU
66. "I like a church; I like ___": Emerson : ACOWL
67. Length units in Mexico : VARAS
68. Having a share : INON
69. City in Puerto Rico : PONCE
70. Saurel or goggler : SCAD
71. Shoe size : TENE
72. Sputnik's birthplace : USSR
73. Barkley's sobriquet : VEEP
74. Wading bird : IBIS
75. Palm off : FOIST
76. Ludwig subject : NILE
82. Harper role : RHODA
83. Incapacitate : DISABLE
84. Gluck products : OPERAS
85. Papal vestment : FANON
86. Essayist Bacon : FRANCIS
87. Sub rosa collector : HOARDER
88. In a strange way : ODDLY
93. Lamon Bay locale : LUZON
94. U.S. slalom ace : MAHRE
95. Child: Comb. form : PAEDO
96. Pitiless : STONY
97. White House family: 1845-49 : POLKS
98. "___ of robins . . . " : ANEST
99. Lumpish mass : GLOB
100. Where Beauvais is : OISE
101. Solar disk : ATEN
102. Govt. agents : TMEN
103. Author Ambler : ERIC
104. Suffix with journal : ESE
105. Ever, to Poe : EER
106. Approval in Madrid : OLE

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