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Nancy Nicholson Joline
Nancy Nicholson Joline

IT TAKES ALL KINDS

New York Times, Sunday, February 7, 1993

Author: Nancy Nicholson Joline
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 98, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 628 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 149, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 17, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Nancy Nicholson Joline has 61 pre-Shortz puzzles and 48 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,797
Across Down
1. Oppose : COMBAT
7. Warm overcoats : ULSTERS
14. Walks arrogantly : STRIDES
21. Indolent : OTIOSE
22. Cole Porter song; Nelson Eddy film, 1937 : ROSALIE
23. Go before : PRECEDE
24. Meddler in others' affairs : POLYPRAGMATIST
26. Quebec city on the St. Lawrence : LACHINE
27. Mosaic tiles : TESSERAE
28. Ancient bucket-shaped vessel : SITULA
31. City visited by Tarzan : OPAR
32. Prom-night item : CORSAGE
36. Spanish baby boys : NENES
37. Prince Valiant's son : ARN
38. "Le ___ de la Rose," Fokine ballet : SPECTRE
42. One who has poor penmanship : CACOGRAPHER
45. Novelist Rölvaag : OLE
48. Yakutsk's river : LENA
49. Knightwear : ARMOR
50. Dir. of San Diego from L.A. : SSE
51. Fiats : UKASES
53. "Thou would'st still be ___ ": Moore : ADORED
56. Some cuts of meat : ROUNDS
58. Roadster : RUNABOUT
60. One who hates marriage : MISOGAMIST
62. A king of Judah : ASA
65. Grable, to many W.W. II G.I.'s : PINUP
66. "Semper fidelis" et al. : MOTTOS
67. Sir Henry Irving, e.g. : ACTOR
69. A way up in mil. service : OCS
70. Harridan : HAG
73. "The ___ Old Moon," 1927 song : SAME
76. The law, to Mr. Bumble : ASS
77. Coffee variety : MOCHA
78. Govt. sponsor of opera, etc. : NEA
79. Screenwriter Diamond : IAL
80. Cager Frazier's nickname : CLYDE
82. One who has an aversion to work : ERGOPHOBE
86. Fresh : SASSY
88. Outward appearance : AIR
89. Utmost degree : NTH
92. Divert : AMUSE
93. Pinch : NAB
96. Light submachine gun : STEN
97. Highlands headgear : TAM
98. Jefferson's bill : TWO
99. Select, as a jury : PANEL
100. Cracklings : SCRAPS
102. Eldritch : EERIE
104. Pismire : ANT
105. Editor : DIASKEUAST
109. Reduced to low status : DECLASSE
112. Strands : SHORES
115. Immature : UNRIPE
116. Consecrate : ANOINT
117. Tones on a scale : LAS
120. Revile : ABUSE
121. Mavourneen's home : ERIN
122. Baudelaire's "Les Fleurs du ___" : MAL
123. One who likes dogs : CYNOPHILIST
126. Implement for Poseidon : TRIDENT
129. Epicede : ODE
131. Sabers' less lethal kin : EPEES
132. Emulates Mark Hopkins : TEACHES
134. Buck or byte preceder : MEGA
136. Flavoring agent : SESAME
138. Mexican sandal : HUARACHE
143. Raccoonlike mammals of S. America : OLINGOS
146. One who designs flags : VEXILLOGRAPHER
150. "Tancredi" composer : ROSSINI
151. Redcoats, to Minutemen : ENEMIES
152. Minn. range : MESABI
153. ___ cordiale : ENTENTE
154. Notwithstanding : DESPITE
155. Places for schussing : SLOPES
1. Egyptian Christian church member : COPT
2. Pawnee's friend : OTOE
3. Some units of length : MILS
4. "___ Town," 1938 Tracy film : BOYS
5. Mien : ASPECT
6. Reign of ___: 1793-94 : TERROR
7. Impulses : URGES
8. Actor Herbert from Prague : LOM
9. Fed. agency concerned with retirees : SSA
10. Use a shuttle : TAT
11. Site of ancient Olympics : ELIS
12. Insurrection : RISING
13. Hunting dogs : SETTERS
14. Tom Hanks film: 1984 : SPLASH
15. Musical syllable : TRA
16. Kind of room : REC
17. Venous fluid for Aphrodite : ICHOR
18. One who excels at table conversation : DEIPNOSOPHIST
19. Actress Purviance : EDNA
20. Sight attachment : SEER
25. Rhine feeder : AARE
29. Actresses Merkel and O'Connor : UNAS
30. Pariah : LEPER
33. Start of a Hemingway title : ACROSS
34. Breadth; scope : GAMUT
35. Campaign issue in '92 : ECON
37. MacArthur hailed from here : ARKANSAS
38. Kind of dunk : SLAM
39. Foot: Comb. form : PEDI
40. Sonny Shroyer role on TV : ENOS
41. Rebounded : CAROMED
43. City in central Neb. : ORD
44. A Shriver : EUNICE
46. Romanian monetary unit : LEU
47. Triple this for a wine : EST
49. Songlike : ARIOSE
52. ___ Simbel, Egypt : ABU
54. Psyche component : EGO
55. Kind of bank : DATA
57. Leroy Paige, familiarly : SATCHEL
59. "___ my word!" : UPON
61. Map abbr. : MTS
63. London's ___ Square : SOHO
64. Breed of horse : ARAB
67. Quantities : AMOUNTS
68. Thicket : COPSE
71. Peer Gynt's mother : AASE
72. She wrote "Three Weeks" : GLYN
73. Ailurophobe's word : SCAT
74. Former queen of Jordan : ALIA
75. One who studies ants : MYRMECOLOGIST
81. Spellbind : ENTRANCE
83. ___ Nui (Easter Island) : RAPA
84. Role for E. Zimbalist Jr. : GMAN
85. Box : ENCASE
87. Certain : ASSURED
90. Like some roads or plots : TWISTY
91. Straddlers : HOES
94. "___ gratia artis" : ARS
95. Capital of Azerbaijan : BAKU
100. Nicaraguan's nap : SIESTA
101. Female swan : PEN
103. Bush or Taft : ELI
105. Member of a Middle Eastern sect : DRUSE
106. Million chaser : AIRE
107. What teetotums do : SPIN
108. Kind of caterpillar : TENT
109. Lamb's mother : DAM
110. Spanish queen: 1906-31 : ENA
111. Leap, like some lovers : ELOPE
113. Falstaff's princely pal : HAL
114. R.I.P. notice : OBIT
118. Gibraltar tourist attractions : APES
119. Bundled, as grain : SHEAVED
124. Highlands monster, familiarly : NESSIE
125. A daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta : ISMENE
126. Ruffian : THUG
127. Provides new weapons : REARMS
128. Site of Beersheba : ISRAEL
130. Saint-Saëns's "___ Macabre" : DANSE
133. Elected : CHOSE
134. "Utopia" author : MORE
135. N.C. college : ELON
137. Love-letter letters : EXES
139. Lhasa ___ (Tibetan dog) : APSO
140. Fellow : CHAP
141. "H.M.S. Pinafore" lass : HEBE
142. Discordia : ERIS
144. "The ___ Game," 1977 play : GIN
145. Neighbor of Que. : ONT
147. Poe's "The ___ of the Perverse" : IMP
148. One-fifth of CCLX : LII
149. "___ It Be," Beatles song : LET

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