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New York Times, Sunday, February 24, 1985

Author: Dale O. Burgener
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 570 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 12, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Brazilian dance : SAMBA
6. City on the Wabash : PERU
10. Curtis ___, George Sand biographer : CATE
14. Glacis : SLOPE
19. Pierre's goodbye : ADIEU
20. Whence the Pison flowed : EDEN
21. "Neither can you crack ___": Emerson : ANUT
22. Broché : WOVEN
23. Andretti's vehicle : RACER
24. Speechless : DUMB
25. Noted designer : FATH
26. Vinegary: Comb. form : ACETO
27. Drama by Samuel Johnson : IRENE
28. Maple genus : ACER
29. "Just ___ boys grown heavy": Praed : ETON
30. Dressed to the ___ : NINES
31. Farewells to school days : VALEDICTORIES
35. Skips about : GAMBOLS
39. Dialect : IDIOM
40. Crosby or Columbo : CROONER
45. Oscan, Umbrian, etc. : ITALIC
46. Illness caused by plasmodia : MALARIA
48. Locomotive : ENGINE
49. Fluff : BONER
50. Maldive's capital : MALE
51. Titan, for one : ICBM
53. Humorous spelling of "fish" : GHOTI
54. Danish composer: 1860–1939 : ENNA
55. Garrison : MAN
56. Dutch pupil of Rembrandt : DOU
58. She abducted Cleitus : EOS
60. "As thick as three in ___": Scott : ABED
61. Goodbyes to G.I.'s : DEARJOHNS
64. Bush leaguers : SMALLTIMERS
67. Post post, for short : APO
68. ___ fire : CEASE
70. Racket : DIN
71. Fairy-tale requisite : HAPPYENDING
76. Finale for Fischer : CHECKMATE
82. Tony's cousin : OBIE
83. Goa, Daman and ___ : DIU
84. Decalogue number : TEN
86. Mork's home : ORK
87. Lambs' dams : EWES
88. Acknowledgments of pmt. : RECTS
90. A hormone, for short : ACTH
92. Father of delight : EROS
94. Dido : PRANK
95. Mothballs : STORES
97. Flourished : THRIVED
99. Puckered fabric : PLISSE
100. Sights at Newport : ESTATES
102. Grades : RATES
103. Survive : WEATHER
104. Future benedict's last hurrah : BACHELORPARTY
107. Hawaiian farewell : ALOHA
111. Actual : REAL
112. Bog down : MIRE
113. Nanny's mate : BILLY
118. ___ acid : BORIC
119. Con : ANTI
120. Jacob's-sword : IRIS
121. Juan's farewell : ADIOS
122. Primitive starter : CRANK
123. "Beau Geste" author : WREN
124. Neither masc. nor fem. : NEUT
125. French ___ : LEAVE
126. Scars on cars : DENTS
127. Marine fish : LING
128. Mil. decorations : DSMS
129. Kind of beam : LASER
1. Draped garment : SARI
2. Jewish month : ADAR
3. Apollo 17 passengers : MICE
4. "It might have ___" : BEEN
5. Boyer's "I'll be seeing you" : AUREVOIR
6. Treadles : PEDALS
7. Bring out : EDUCE
8. Meant to offer improvement : REMEDIAL
9. Without restraint : UNBRIDLED
10. Double-duty schoolrooms : CAFETORIUMS
11. Of bodily structure : ANATOMIC
12. Pangloss, to Candide : TUTOR
13. Cultural : ETHNIC
14. Farewell appearance : SWANSONG
15. Places : LOCI
16. Child's need : OVEN
17. A Rose by another name : PETE
18. Father of Cainan : ENOS
32. Intoxicant in liq. : ALC
33. Spy org. : CIA
34. Before, in poesy : ERE
35. Taunted : GIBED
36. Observe Yom Kippur : ATONE
37. Heavenly food : MANNA
38. Make eyes watery : BLEAR
41. Old Irish alphabetic system : OGHAM
42. Amphion's wife : NIOBE
43. Put into a computer : ENTER
44. Whitelaw and Ogden : REIDS
46. Felix Krull's creator : MANN
47. Arne oratorio : ABEL
50. Barberry shrub : MAHONIA
52. Disintegrates : MOLDERS
55. Powered bicycle : MOPED
57. Kind of orange : OSAGE
59. Place for a muleta : STICK
62. Gatsby : JAY
63. Ecol. is one : SCI
65. Former nuclear agcy. : AEC
66. Sign : INK
69. Circean : ENTHRALLING
71. Houyhnhnm, for one : HORSE
72. Primes and crimes : ABETS
73. Ornamental loop : PICOT
74. Ancient Edomite capital : PETRA
75. Type of pipe : DUCT
77. Almuce, e.g. : HOOD
78. Legion of ___ : MERIT
79. Flooded : AWASH
80. Stiffen : TENSE
81. Long ridge of sand : ESKER
85. Forget it! : NEVERMIND
89. Reverses : SETBACKS
91. Menace : THREATEN
93. Breathes : RESPIRES
94. An opening line : PLAYBALL
96. Andaman or Tasman : SEA
98. Dancer Michio ___ : ITO
99. Huff : PET
101. Hen tracks on paper : SCRAWL
103. Pulls away forcefully : WRESTS
105. Painter Matisse : HENRI
106. Suffix with planet : ARIUM
107. Starting quartet : ABCD
108. Space on a snake's face : LORE
109. Algerian port : ORAN
110. Soupçon : HINT
114. Conceit : IDEA
115. Jurassic subdivision : LIAS
116. Noted mezzo-soprano : LOVE
117. Nieuport's river : YSER

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