Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci 

HAVE A HEART, LOVER!

New York Times, Sunday, February 9, 1986

Author: Alfio Micci
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 542 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 133, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Overalls fabric : DENIM
6. Glowing : RADIANT
13. Calif.'s Mount ___ : SHASTA
19. Omni and Spectrum : ARENAS
21. Nemesis : AVENGER
22. Star of "Bombshell" : HARLOW
23. Start of a four-line verse : ISENTMYWIFEAVALENTINE
26. Subbed for Mehta : LED
27. Shake a leg : HIE
28. Tasso's patron : ESTE
29. Brain-wave reading, for short : EEG
30. First word of "Home, Sweet Home" : MID
31. Onions' kin : LEEKS
33. Goose genus : ANSER
34. "The Conning Tower" author's initials : FPA
35. Pied followers : ATERRE
37. Fools : ASSES
38. Cooking direction : STIR
39. Moo : LOW
42. Yegg's target : SAFE
43. Greek wine flask : OLPE
44. He gave us a lift : OTIS
45. A Turner : TINA
46. Second line of verse : THISCARDISNICESHESAID
52. Aurora, to Aeschylus : EOS
53. Fiddle's ancestor : REBEC
54. Lifeless : INERT
55. Kind of corporal : LANCE
56. Mixture of sodium salts : REH
57. First place : EDEN
58. E. Power Biggs played it : ORGAN
59. Hid behind words : HEDGED
60. United : ONED
61. He played Fogg : NIVEN
62. Emulate an expectant father : PACE
63. Royal headwear : TIARAS
66. Kind of eclipse : SOLAR
67. Boundless : VAST
68. D.C. thoroughfare : PST
71. 4-F : UNFIT
72. "The Age of Anxiety" author : AUDEN
73. Kind of kiss : MOTTO
74. NBC's parent : RCA
75. Third line of verse : BUTBEADEARANOTHERYEAR
79. Culture for some viruses : BREI
80. Blackbird : MERL
81. Fronton calls : OLES
82. These can be smoked : EELS
83. Saw or law ender : YER
84. Campaigners, for short : POLS
85. Series of eight : OCTAD
87. Shrimp dish : SCAMPI
89. Psychic Geller : URI
90. More competent : ABLER
91. Twenty: Comb. form : ICOSI
92. Vital juice : SAP
95. Lacrosse team : TEN
96. Tell all : BLAB
97. Family room : DEN
98. Once called : NEE
101. End of verse : WHYNOTADIAMONDINSTEAD
107. Diacritical mark : UMLAUT
108. Pa. city : ALTOONA
109. ___ deaf ear to (ignores) : TURNSA
110. "___ Me," 1929 song : MEANTO
111. Was a salesperson : CLERKED
112. Gershwin's "___ Eat Cake" : LETEM
1. ___ Eireann : DAIL
2. Gaelic : ERSE
3. Gar : NEEDLEFISH
4. Stopover : INN
5. Cotton or Increase : MATHER
6. Crude : RAW
7. Prefix for fauna or culture : AVI
8. Justifications : DEFENSES
9. Actually existing : INESSE
10. Marbles : AGATES
11. "___ on Sunday," 1960 film : NEVER
12. "Amor ___ nemici," Ariosti opera : TRA
13. Bashful : SHEEPISH
14. Airfield sight : HANGAR
15. Helen Frankenthaler's forte : ART
16. Pickens : SLIM
17. Writer Morrison : TONI
18. In wonder : AWED
20. Nickleby's protégé : SMIKE
24. Toady's word : YES
25. Radical : LEFTIST
32. "___ Tu," 1932 song : ERES
33. Meat jelly : ASPIC
35. Late bloomer : ASTER
36. Western resort : TAHOE
37. Standish's stand-in : ALDEN
38. Isaac of fiddledom : STERN
39. Old Chinese weight unit : LIANG
40. In reserve : ONICE
41. Used hip boots : WADED
43. Encircled : ORBED
44. The bounding main : OCEAN
45. Hebrew letter : TSADE
47. Scalloped : CRENATE
48. Mosquito : AEDES
49. Felicitous state : NIRVANA
50. Actress Stevens : INGER
51. Member of a certain college : ELECTOR
58. Cargo vessel : OILER
59. Dispatch : HASTE
60. African antelope : ORIBI
61. Knotty : NODAL
62. They often cross : PATHS
63. Roly-poly : TUBBY
64. Harden : INURE
65. Miller's "___ the Fall" : AFTER
66. Plaintiffs : SUERS
67. Went to the polls : VOTED
68. Outstanding : PREEMINENT
69. Sell hot tickets : SCALP
70. Ankles : TARSI
72. Soprano Patti : ADELINA
73. Grinder : MOLAR
76. A cupid, in Italian paintings : AMORETTO
77. Schoolbag item : NOTEBOOK
78. Affirmatives : YEAS
84. Annoyed : PUTOUT
85. One dedicated to the religious life : OBLATE
86. Din : CLAMOR
87. Bloodhound's forte : SCENT
88. Menotti's "The ___" : CONSUL
90. "___ of Divorcement" (Hepburn's first film) : ABILL
91. March 15, in Italy : IDI
92. Natatory word : SWUM
93. "O, woe!" : AHME
94. Brain opening : PYLA
99. Facilitate : EASE
100. Dutch treat : EDAM
102. Singer Merriman : NAN
103. Patriotic org. : DAC
104. Pisa-to-Verona dir. : NNE
105. June honoree : DAD
106. Uno plus due : TRE

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