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New York Times, Sunday, February 4, 1990

Author:Donald V. Lee II
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 69, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { A J Q X }, Scrabble score: 564 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Medicinal root bark or S.C. mountain : SSSFRS
7. While on the contrary : WHERES
13. Finial : EPI
16. Music-industry acronym : SCP
19. Circus swing : TRPEZE
20. Spanish city : SEVILL
21. Crumbly soil : MRL
22. Poi source : TRO
23. Hemingway title : TOHVENDHVENOT
25. Harden by heat : BKE
26. Harvest : REP
27. Arrow poison : INEE
28. Eagles' nests : ERIES
29. Of a religious festival : PENTECOSTL
32. Basketball player : CGER
33. Pay attention : MIND
34. Settle by intervention : MEDITE
35. It comes in reams : PPER
36. South Pacific island group : TONG
37. Goneril's father : LER
38. Level : FLTTEN
40. Water from steam, e.g. : CONDENSTION
45. ___ de foie gras : PTE
46. Musical instruments : ORGNS
49. Diversion : PSTIME
50. Unexceptional : ORDINRY
52. Former Raider QB : STBLER
53. Liquid vessels : BSINS
54. Small flasks : CNTEENS
55. Thieves : STELERS
56. Tolstoy et al. : LEOS
57. ___ High Command of W.W. II : LLIED
58. Greeted : WELCOMED
60. Sicilian volcano : ETN
61. Sailor : SEMN
62. Hurdy-gurdies : ROTS
63. Brewer's yeast : BRM
66. Streetside pillars : LMPPOSTS
70. Dried orchid tubers : SLEPS
72. Parsonage : MNSE
73. Unfortunate event : DISSTER
75. Type of lock or wheel : MORTISE
77. Thomas and Robert : PINES
78. Roil anew : RESTIR
79. Worker along the Thames : RIVERMN
80. Flower parts : STMENS
81. Dexterous : DROIT
82. Spurious wing of a bird : LUL
83. Indulgent, in a way : GRNDFTHERLY
85. Receives with approval : CCEPTS
87. River islets : ITS
88. Couples : PIRS
89. Small point of land : SPIT
91. Feel indignant : RESENT
93. Elaborate meal : FEST
94. Tasteless or uncultured : CRSS
98. Restaurant order for two : CHTEUBRIND
100. Threaten : MENCE
101. Bristlelike parts : SETE
102. French king : ROI
103. "Cavalleria" temptress : LOL
104. Cameraman : CINEMTOGRPHER
107. Early Christian pulpit : MBO
108. Carpentry need : NIL
109. Wrought-iron grating : GRILLE
110. Resident of Haifa : ISRELI
111. Former Boston ace : SIN
112. City in Nev. : ELY
113. Landed properties : ESTTES
114. Discipline : CHSTEN
1. Radio interference : STTIC
2. East Indian garment : SRONG
3. Algerian cavalry soldier : SPHEE
4. Pyrexia : FEVER
5. Demolish : RZE
6. Brightly colored polyp : SENEMONE
7. Capital residents : WSHINGTONINS
8. Lifted with effort : HEVED
9. Projecting rims : EVES
10. Shower : RIN
11. Lover on the run : ELOPER
12. Scheduled : SLTED
13. Fortify : EMBTTLE
14. Budgerigar : PRKEET
15. Of the small intestines : ILEC
16. Key work : STRSPNGLEDBNNER
17. Establish : CRETE
18. Abele or aspen : POPLR
24. Empties : DRINS
30. Stylish; smart: Slang : NIFTY
31. Fit to be surgically treated : OPERBLE
34. Bad guy : MENIE
36. Harnessed oxen : TEMS
37. Weighted : LODED
39. Primitive family symbols : TOTEMS
40. Qualified : CPBLE
41. Caucasian inhabitant : OSSET
42. Part of N.A.A.C.P. : NTIONLSSOCITION
43. Ross and Rigg : DINS
44. Incensed : IRTE
45. Solve grammatically : PRSE
47. Close by : NER
48. Ladies of Spain: Abbr. : SRS
51. Compass dir. : NNW
52. Brown ermines : STOTS
54. Loud and continued noise : CLMOR
55. Range of view : SCOPE
57. Salmon or frog, e.g. : LEPER
59. Household gods : LRESNDPENTES
61. Rove; ramble : SPTITE
64. Munitions depot : RSENL
65. Untidy : MESSY
67. Chew : MSTICTE
68. Dravidian language : TMIL
69. Former U.K. coin : SOV
70. Blaze and Brenda : STRRS
71. Delineate : LIMN
72. Marceau forte : MIME
73. Yugoslav town : DRD
74. Noun-forming suffix : IER
76. Yacht race : REGTT
77. Trails : PTHS
79. Muscovite's land : RUSSI
80. Advantageous : STRTEGIC
82. Sideways : LTERLLY
84. Complete failure : FISCO
86. Precook : PRBOIL
87. Late Hindu leader and namesakes : INDIRS
89. Beats it : SCRMS
90. Irrational fear : PHOBI
92. Confine at the zoo : ENCGE
93. Dow or ewe : FEMLE
94. Weinberger et al. : CSPRS
95. Put back on the burner : REHET
96. Engraved pillars : STELE
97. European songbird : SERIN
99. Armbones : ULNE
100. Dissolve : MELT
105. Bryant or Loos : NIT
106. Hasty; reckless : RSH

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