NON-CONVEYANCES

New York Times, Sunday, March 22, 1981

Author:Bert H. Kruse
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 94, Avg Word Len: 5.12, Missing: { Z }, Scrabble score: 675 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 153, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 15, XRef: 0
Bert H. Kruse has 43 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Derby drink : JULEP
6. University in N.Z. : OTAGO
11. Beene creation : GOWN
15. Part of a chair back : SPLAT
20. Theater signs : EXITS
21. Showed a video tape again : RERAN
22. One of the "Amazin' Mets" : AGEE
23. Whence to view Cotopaxi : QUITO
24. One who snores : NOISYSLEEPER
27. Butcher : MEATCUTTER
29. Late shipping tycoon : ARI
30. Opportunity : CHANCE
31. Grate sight : EMBER
33. Repetitive recital : LITANY
34. Old trade association : HANSA
35. Tracks : OVALS
36. Huguenots' city : SENS
37. Science ctr. : LAB
40. Fate : END
41. Of wrens, hens, etc. : AVINE
42. Go after flies : SWAT
43. Grid ballcarriers : FBS
46. Chamber: Comb. form : ATRI
48. Strong bar orders : DOUBLESIDECARS
52. Kind of grass : OAT
53. Particular : CHOOSY
55. Bête ___ : NOIRE
56. Microscope part : LENS
57. Knife resembling a machete : BOLO
58. Eucalyptus eater : KOALA
59. Town on the Vire : STLO
60. Of hogs and peccaries : SUINE
62. Dissuade : DETER
63. German seaport : EMDEN
64. Container for mandarins : ORANGECRATE
67. "Lolita" playwright : ALBEE
68. Evergreen : YEW
69. Becloud : BLUR
70. Ornithologist's adjective : RARA
71. Opposite of maritime : INLAND
72. Apex : APOGEE
75. Synod site: 15th century : BASEL
76. Involve : ENTAIL
78. English whodunit writer : SAYERS
80. Singer Coolidge : RITA
81. Jib guy : STAY
82. Gangster's getaway : LAM
85. Ruhr industrial center : ESSEN
86. Tobacco addict : CHAINSMOKER
90. Russian villa : DACHA
92. Texas player : ASTRO
93. Tin Man of the movies : HALEY
94. Market : VEND
95. Shade of green : ALOES
96. Grazing areas : LEAS
97. Chalcedony : SARD
98. ___ potatoes : FRIED
100. Pipes : BRIARS
101. Our lang. : ENG
102. Ear part : EUSTACHIANTUBE
106. Adolescent's problem : ACNE
107. Rd. : RTE
108. Tiny item : MITE
109. As a consequence : HENCE
110. Priest's garment : ALB
112. Grainger's "Shepherd's ___" : HEY
113. Stand : RISE
114. Looey's aide : SARGE
115. Kringle : SANTA
117. Rawboned animals : SCRAGS
120. ___ cum laude : SUMMA
121. New York island : STATEN
122. Hades : DIS
125. "___ the Hesperus" : THEWRECKOF
127. Ho-hum writer : LITERARYHACK
130. Ballerina Jeanmaire : RENEE
131. Rickey ingredient : LIME
132. Poison : VENOM
133. Evangelist's name : AIMEE
134. Pledged solemnly : SWORE
135. Vizier's superior : EMIR
136. Certain collars : ETONS
137. Penurious : NEEDY
1. Napoleonic victory site : JENA
2. Calpurnia, to Caesar : UXOR
3. Half of CVI : LIII
4. French conjunctions : ETS
5. She loved Cupid : PSYCHE
6. Rosalind's swain : ORLANDO
7. Awakening period : TEENS
8. Source of betel nuts : ARECA
9. Yawn : GAPE
10. Popular bill : ONE
11. Tried the slots : GAMBLED
12. Moldings : OGEES
13. Follower of soft or hard : WEAR
14. Proceeds : NET
15. Is strabismic : SQUINTS
16. Par allows two per green : PUTTS
17. Chaplin's second wife : LITA
18. Egyptian symbol : ATEN
19. Churchill was one : TORY
25. Sterne's "Tristram ___" : SHANDY
26. Improve, usually : REVISE
28. Exonerates : CLEARS
32. "The ___ Love" : MANI
35. Wireless word : OVER
36. Gershwin tune: 1919 : SWANEE
37. Servile follower : LACKEY
38. Comfortable : ATHOME
39. Drama center : BROADWAYSTAGE
41. "___ is in the streets": Proverbs : ALION
42. Bloodhound's forte : SCENT
43. Noll or Bryant : FOOTBALLCOACH
44. Whalebone : BALEEN
45. Put away : STORED
47. Hercules' captive : IOLE
49. False : UNTRUE
50. Clayey : BOLAR
51. Essayist : ELIA
54. ___ Quentin : SAN
57. Noted lawyer : BELLI
59. Thenar : SOLE
60. Protest vigorously : SCREAM
61. Orsk's stream : URAL
62. Actor Andrews : DANA
65. Like certain wallpaper : GRAINY
66. Orients : EASTS
69. Army V.I.P.'s : BGS
71. Suffix with acid or vapid : ITY
73. Equals : PEERS
74. Yes ___ : ORNO
75. Canapé spread : BRIE
76. Extensive, in Etampes : ETENDU
77. Ointment : NARD
78. Wood finisher's need : SEALER
79. Agreement : ASSENT
81. Shooting sport : SKEET
83. Actor Brian : AHERNE
84. Famed impersonator of Lincoln : MASSEY
86. Unsullied : CHASTE
87. Twain collaborator : HARTE
88. Robert or Alan : ALDA
89. Woolly and dumb : OVINE
90. Patriotic org. : DAR
91. Inter ___ : ALIA
97. Switzerland, to Pierre : SUISSE
98. Oscar ___ O'Flahertie Wills Wilde : FINGAL
99. Derby : RACE
100. Type of chair : BELTER
102. A displaced person : EMIGREE
103. Bevel : CHAMFER
104. Statue in the form of a square pillar : HERM
105. Small fowl : BANTAMS
111. Widespread Indian tree : BANYAN
113. Less experienced : RAWER
114. Finland, to Finns : SUOMI
115. Gregg girl : STENO
116. Elvis ___ Presley : AARON
117. Orch. sections : STRS
118. Quid : CHEW
119. Lake's Crossing, today : RENO
120. Read on the run : SKIM
121. Dele's antithesis : STET
122. Christie was one : DAME
123. Glacé : ICED
124. Bar on an ox yoke : SKEY
126. ___ Elum, city in Wash. : CLE
128. "___ Got Sixpence" : IVE
129. Skedaddle : HIE

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