MUTE MUSICALE

New York Times, Sunday, February 4, 1979

Author:Bert H. Kruse
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 81, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 537 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 112, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 9, XRef: 2
Bert H. Kruse has 43 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1979, The New York Times
Across Down
1. C.S.A. general : BRAGG
6. "The Destroyer," to Hindus : SIVA
10. ___ Alaska : BAKED
15. More acidic : SOURER
16. Flu symptoms : ACHES
17. Region of simple pleasure : ARCADIA
19. Capote work : THEGRASSHARP
21. Aquatic herbs : BURREEDS
23. " . . . reck the ___": Burns : REDE
24. Presupposes : POSITS
25. Mirador : ORIEL
26. Lupulus : HOP
27. Last word : AMEN
28. Publications for employees : HOUSEORGANS
30. Virginia's Virginia : DARE
31. Cultivation of land : TILTH
33. Grand Central: Abbr. : TRM
34. Auto pioneer : OLDS
35. Nodded : ERRED
36. Bond rating : AAA
37. Pointed arch : OGEE
39. Melville book : TYPEE
41. Forest clearing : GLADE
42. Othello's people : MOORS
43. Tint : HUE
44. Japanese art medium : SUMI
45. Kin of olés : BRAVOS
47. Dull fellows : HUMDRUMS
50. Snack : NOSH
54. Boxed : CRATED
55. Miss Negri : POLA
56. Came down : ALIT
57. Dome : PATE
58. Suggestions : HINTS
59. Additional : MORE
60. Force : DINT
61. Like certain organs : VITAL
62. "The Gloomy Dean" : INGE
63. Indefinite number : SOME
64. Leonardo lady : MONA
65. Rely : DEPEND
66. Equal : PEER
67. Pentagon V.I.P.'s : TOPBRASS
69. Alter ego, e.g. : FRIEND
70. Danube tributary : HRON
72. "I Like ___" : IKE
73. Items in the fire : IRONS
74. Bend over : STOOP
76. Put by : SAVED
78. Slangy denial : NOPE
79. Cote sound : MAA
82. Seal : OTARY
83. Marquette, for one : PERE
84. Dep. : STN
85. Mild oaths : DRATS
87. Sally ___ (tea cake) : LUNN
88. Hearing aids : EARTRUMPETS
92. Discordia, to Greeks : ERIS
93. Headache relief: Pharm. : APC
94. Spanish rooms : SALAS
95. Bradley U. site : PEORIA
96. Trig term : SINE
97. Dangerous dwelling : FIRETRAP
99. Symbol of dependence : APRONSTRINGS
101. U.S.-U.S.S.R. breather : DETENTE
102. Italian statesman : LEONE
103. Sings atop 42 Down : YODELS
104. Use a divining rod : DOWSE
105. Hunter's quarry : PREY
106. Della or ex-Dodger : REESE
1. Vagabond's world : BOHEMIA
2. ___ Paix : RUEDELA
3. Silvery : ARGENT
4. Land south of Den. : GER
5. Ending for poly or tele : GRAPH
6. Dichotomy : SCHISM
7. "___ war": F.D.R. : IHATE
8. Left-hand page : VERSO
9. Viper : ASP
10. U.C.L.A. team : BRUINS
11. Sheridan character : ACRES
12. Malden or Marx : KARL
13. Nigerian city : EDE
14. Stubborn one : DIEHARD
15. Layers : STRATA
16. Promises : ASSURES
17. Chafe : ABRADE
18. Renee of silents : ADOREE
20. Chimney sweeps : SOOTERS
22. Tore : SPED
25. Coquet : OGLE
29. Captured a dogie : ROPED
30. Water carriers : DRAINPIPES
32. Smiths' concerns : HOOVES
35. Slippery ___ : ELM
38. Virtuous : GOOD
39. Remote goal : THULE
40. Arizona city : YUMA
41. Squall : GUST
42. Swiss-Italian peak : MATTERHORN
44. Hit, old style : SMIT
45. Pickling solution : BRINE
46. Kitchen appliance : RANGE
47. Biblical mountain : HOREB
48. Claude of cinema : RAINS
49. Cubitus : ULNA
51. Made of a grain : OATEN
52. Endure : STAND
53. Ziegfeld's first wife : HELD
54. Amy's big brother : CHIP
55. Vainglory : POMP
59. Place in space : MOON
60. Gave medicine to : DOSED
61. Striated : VEINED
63. Discontinue : STOP
64. Construct : MAKE
65. Mail receive : DROP
68. Charles or James : RIVER
69. Book illustration, for short : FRONTIS
71. White or Wilkins : ROY
73. Medic : INTERNE
74. Obtuse : STUPID
75. Norman Crusade leader : TANCRED
76. Monterrey blanket : SERAPE
77. Liberal ___ : ARTS
79. Leathernecks : MARINES
80. Ecstatic : ATINGLE
81. Tax : ASSESS
82. Elgar's "King ___" : OLAF
83. Sense of taste : PALATE
84. Foolish : SPOONY
86. Dwell : RESIDE
88. Merits : EARNS
89. Train bed : UPPER
90. Ancient Ethiopian capital : MEROE
91. Butterfly : SATYR
94. Lobscouse : STEW
98. W.W. II arena : ETO
99. See 42 Down : ALP
100. Cervine creature : ROE

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