TOUJOURS L'AMOUR

New York Times, Sunday, February 8, 1976

Author: Jack L. Steinhardt
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 158, Blocks: 96, Avg Word Len: 5.48, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 641 (avg 1.48)
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© 1976, The New York Times
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1. Talkative one : GABBER
7. Rio de la ___ : PLATA
12. Youth org. : BSA
15. Place within : ENCASE
21. Hit the big time : ARRIVE
22. Loom bar : EASER
23. Fleming : IAN
24. Widened a hole : REAMED
25. Rolling and birth : STONES
26. "You used to come ___ . . . " : ATTEN
27. Electric abbr. : RVA
28. Warm-water fishes : SALPAS
29. Love: Crabbe : WARPSTHEMINDALITTLE
33. Liabilities : DEBTS
35. New World: Abbr. : AMER
36. "I ___ tell a . . . " : CANNOT
37. Quartzes : SARDS
40. Out of line : AGEE
41. Novello et al. : IVORS
42. Take retribution : AVENGE
43. Swift : FLEET
44. Mauna ___ : LOA
45. Mother or silly : GOOSE
46. German name for 92 Across : SAU
47. Self-assured : POISED
48. Love: Johnson : ISTHEWISDOMOFTHEFOOL
55. Bradley : OMAR
56. ___ lazuli : LAPIS
57. Without columns : ASTYLAR
61. Rumanian coins : BANI
63. One who welds : UNITER
65. Container: Abbr. : BBL
67. Suffix of action : IZE
68. Form of Helen : ELENA
70. Stimulate : LIVEN
71. Leading ___ : ROLE
73. Snooty one : SNOB
74. Love: Shakespeare : ABRIGHTPARTICULARSTAR
79. Commotions : ADOS
80. Western lawman : EARP
81. In reserve : ONICE
82. Royal sight in Colorado : GORGE
83. Roman 551 : DLI
84. Vote against : NAY
85. Girls : LASSES
86. Sediment : LEES
87. Seraglios : ZENANAS
91. Fabric ribs : WALES
92. Belgrade's river : SAVA
94. Love: Congreve : BUTAFRAILTYOFTHEMIND
102. "___ Mucho" : BESAME
105. Cousin or aunt: Abbr. : REL
106. Extort : BLEED
107. Correlative : NOR
108. Use a pencil end : ERASE
109. Las Vegas employee : DEALER
112. "Orphans of the ___" : STORM
113. Town near Caen : STLO
114. Old German coin : TALER
115. Hat for Al Capone : FEDORA
116. Herring measure : CRAN
117. Boot or razor : STRAP
118. Love: Dryden : AMALADYWITHOUTACURE
122. Totaled : CAMETO
124. Have bills : OWE
125. Afternoon, in Madrid : TARDE
126. Roman general : SCIPIO
129. Acid prefixes : AMINOS
130. Russian village : MIR
131. Mideast title : AMEER
132. Plant found in dry places : ORPINE
133. Glitter : LUSTRE
134. Wall and Main: Abbr. : STS
135. Ointments : NARDS
136. Farm implement : SEEDER
1. Balloon filler : GAS
2. Cultural field : ART
3. Bully : BROWBEAT
4. Double : BINATE
5. Tinker to ___ to . . . : EVERS
6. Defendant: Abbr. : RESP
7. Soil improver : PEATMOSS
8. Frothed, as a horse : LATHERED
9. Garden flowers : ASTERS
10. Abound : TEEM
11. Rubbing fluid : ARNICA
12. Oriental soup staples : BIRDNESTS
13. Dixie port : SAVANNAH
14. Parallel thing : ANALOGUE
15. ___ while : ERST
16. Type of oil : NEATSFOOT
17. Katharine Hepburn's flower : CALLALILY
18. Electical units : AMPERES
19. " . . . ___ of troubles" : SEA
20. Desk workers: Abbr. : EDS
30. ___ faire : SAVOIR
31. Seagoing: Abbr. : NAV
32. Native: Suffix : ITE
33. Contemporary painter : DALI
34. Assertive tendencies : EGOS
38. Scottish river : DEE
39. Theology degree : STD
41. Big Ten team : IOWA
45. Castor and Pollux : GEMINI
47. Opposite of neg. : POS
49. Oilstone users : HONERS
50. Tony of baseball : OLIVA
51. Stabat or Alma : MATER
52. Not restricted : OPENTOALL
53. Tree : FIR
54. Manuel de ___ : FALLA
58. Amount of printed matter : LINAGE
59. Atlantic islands : AZORES
60. Johnny ___ : REB
61. Parish officer : BEADLE
62. Lombard king : ALBOIN
63. Violet or modern : ULTRA
64. Like fall air : NIPPY
65. Liberator of Scotland : BRUCE
66. Tree trunks : BOLES
69. Stone or coon's : AGE
72. Work unit : ERG
73. Flow : STREAM
75. Medieval guild : HANSA
76. Double-boiler part : INSET
77. Form of Cecilia : CISSY
78. Worked out : SOLVED
79. Cutting tool : ADZ
85. Medieval poem : LAI
88. Humiliation : ABASEMENT
89. Part of a fraction : NUMERATOR
90. Corroded : ATE
91. Hogs, at times : WALLOWERS
92. Breastbones : STERNA
93. Interrupter's word : AHEM
95. F.D.R.'s Four : FREEDOMS
96. Spontaneous humor : READYWIT
97. Pushed out : OBTRUDED
98. Vagrants : FLOATERS
99. Dauntless : INTREPID
100. Lopez theme : NOLA
101. Kick or leaf : DROP
102. "You ___!" (surely) : BET
103. Victorian ___ : ERA
104. Deli purchases : SALAMIS
109. Graduate degree : DFA
110. Silkworm : ERI
111. Cane : RATTAN
112. O. J. Simpson often : SCORER
113. Rank designation : STRIPE
117. Coin of Ecuador : SUCRE
119. Fail to keep : LOSE
120. Syrian city : HAMA
121. Army comm. officers : CSOS
122. Silent ___ : CAL
123. ___ Darya : AMU
127. Chemical suffix : INE
128. Atop, to poets : OER

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