Charles M. Deber
Charles M. Deber 

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New York Times, Sunday, March 18, 1990

Author:Charles M. Deber
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 534 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 119, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Delhi dress : SARI
5. Fem.'s opposite : MASC
9. Make amends : ATONE
14. Trim : PARE
18. Ancient: Comb. form : PALEO
19. Ogee, e.g. : ARCH
20. Yclept : NAMED
21. Swear : AVER
22. HAVING VERY COLD FEET : FROSTBITIO
24. ___ CIRCUMSTANCES : EXIOUATING
26. Certain reeds : CATTAILS
27. Send back : REMIT
29. Some Yugoslavs : CROATS
30. Play parts : ACTS
31. Venus's island : MILOS
32. Nubby yarn : RATINE
33. Maids of sugar and spice : GIRLS
35. Lightweight silk : HONAN
36. Daydreamer's food : LOTUS
37. À votre ___ : SANTE
38. ELVIS HIT : LOVEMEIODER
40. Fannie or Ginnie follower : MAE
43. Sale proviso : ASIS
44. African republic : MALI
45. Colors : HUES
46. "The Empire Strikes ___" : BACK
47. Mil. address : APO
48. PLACE FOR FIVE-YEAR-OLDS : KINDERGARIO
52. Divide into segments : SLICE
53. Answers : RESPONDS
55. Abodes : HOMES
56. Switches : SHUNTS
57. "Was-saw" connector : IEREI
58. Temptress : SIREN
59. Singer Te Kanawa is one : MAORI
60. Ransacked : RIFLED
62. Troughs for feeding cattle : BUNKS
63. Bêtes noires : BUGABOOS
66. That Loos woman : ANITA
67. YANKEE SKIPPER, ONCE : CASEYSIOGEL
69. Chemical ending : ANE
70. Inhabitants: Suffix : ITES
71. Obi, e.g. : SASH
72. Flags : SAGS
73. Buzzy body : GNAT
74. Doze : NOD
75. THE BIG HOUSE : PENIIOTIARY
79. "Santa ___," Italian song : LUCIA
80. Site of a lengthy error : PANTS
81. Pineapples, in Peru : PINAS
82. Agrippina, to Nero : MATER
83. Heart parts : AORTAS
85. Eye nerve : OPTIC
86. Tackle tidbit : BAIT
87. Sense : IMPORT
88. Brewing : AFOOT
89. The Bronx—and Brooklyn, too : BOROUGHS
93. RIGHT-HAND MEN : LIEUIOANTS
95. ACCIDENTAL : INADVERIOT
97. Maynard and Olin : KENS
98. "Walk Away ___," 1966 hit : RENEE
99. Mother of Aeolus : ARNE
100. Goalies' goals : SAVES
101. Helper, for short : ASST
102. Reads meter : SCANS
103. Shane portrayer : LADD
104. Logger's travois : SLED
1. Actress Mia ___ : SARA
2. Plenty : ALOT
3. Begins anew : RESTARTS
4. OCTOPUS ARM : IOTACLE
5. Posts : MAILS
6. Fine or lively followers : ARTS
7. ___-fi : SCI
8. Rialto pony, e.g. : CHORINE
9. Thimbleweed : ANEMONE
10. N.Y.C. has almost 12,000 of these : TAXIS
11. Leave out : OMIT
12. Avant-gardist : NEO
13. Emulates Mark Hopkins : EDUCATES
14. Dialect : PATOIS
15. Of birds : AVIAN
16. Income, in France : RENTE
17. Saharan tracts : ERGS
18. Mil. rank : PFC
23. Computer units : BITS
25. Pianist Rubinstein : ARTUR
28. Biblical land : ELAM
31. Ron Howard offering : MOVIE
32. De Mille-Copland ballet : RODEO
33. Quebec peninsula : GASPE
34. STEPPED UP : INIOSIFIED
35. Full nelsons, e.g. : HOLDS
36. Hall of Fame boxer : LOUIS
37. European coal basin : SAAR
38. Elissa of old films : LANDI
39. German pronoun : IHREN
40. UPKEEP : MAINIOANCE
41. Bank no. : ACCT
42. Barely gets by : EKES
44. Laid booby traps : MINED
46. Short, laudatory notice : BLURB
48. An Olympics site: 1988 : KOREA
49. "Watch"-ed river? : RHINE
50. Moscow's main street : GORKY
51. Whomp up ___ of pottage : AMESS
52. Sandbank : SHOAL
54. Skins : PELTS
56. Emerson, Mencken et al. : SAGES
58. Raw fish dish : SUSHI
59. Hot and humid : MUGGY
60. Jeanne Eagles vehicle: 1922 : RAIN
61. Dividing word : INTO
62. Groundwork : BASIS
63. Wild hogs : BOARS
64. Walking ___ (ecstatic) : ONAIR
65. Bristle : SETA
67. Whines : CANTS
68. Asimov or Stern : ISAAC
71. Thesmothetes : SENATORS
73. Of the throat : GUTTURAL
75. Father: Comb. form : PATRI
76. Is against : OPPOSES
77. One of the singing Jacksons : TITO
78. Monogram ingredient : INITIAL
79. TARDY STATE : LAIOESS
80. "Remembrance of Things Past" author : PROUST
82. Hagler or Hamlisch, to pals : MARV
83. French girlfriends : AMIES
84. Has a premiere : OPENS
85. Frequently : OFTEN
86. Foretold : BODED
87. Writer-actress Chase : ILKA
88. Karenina or Christie : ANNA
89. Combo : BAND
90. Contribute : GIVE
91. Weeded : HOED
92. Neb. and Mo., e.g. : STS
94. Agcy. succeeded by the N.R.C. : AEC
96. Gun org. : NRA

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