CITY SLICKERS

New York Times, Sunday, March 15, 1987

Author: Gloria Evans
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 654 (avg 1.48)
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Saint's town in Umbria : ASSISI
7. Like the Piper : PIED
11. Valletta's locale : MALTA
16. On the highest rung : ATOP
20. Rhyme's mate : REASON
21. Eventuate : ENDUP
23. Sci-fi film of 1979 : ALIEN
24. Spread unchecked : RAGE
25. Egyptian hardware dealer : CAIRONMONGER
27. Japanese warbler : TOKYODELER
29. The works : ALL
30. Wiglet : TOUPEE
31. ___ go (active) : ONTHE
33. Legislative list : DOCKET
34. Bks. : VOLS
35. D-day beach : OMAHA
36. Pianist Hess : MYRA
37. Joey, for one : PAL
40. Safe's partner : SANE
41. Beef : GRIPE
42. Staircase upright : BANISTER
46. Frees from obligation : EXEMPTS
48. Polish surgeon : WARSAWBONES
50. Mil. address : APO
51. "The Raven" maiden : LENORE
52. Railroad-car undercarriage : BOGIE
53. Former length measures : ELLS
54. Habitat of the chamois : ALPS
55. Mutual understanding : AMITY
56. Malayan craft : PROAS
57. Floral arrangement : SPRAY
59. Strindberg's "Miss ___" : JULIE
60. Wolfe's Eugene : GANT
61. Sir Herbert Beerbohm : TREE
62. Stogies and pattens : SHOES
63. "Ugolino" and "Le Baiser" : RODINS
64. The king's lang. : ENG
65. German drill master : DRESDENTIST
68. Like certain hours : WAKING
69. Most uncommon : RAREST
71. Inferior diamond : BOART
72. A judge of Israel : GIDEON
73. Beauty spots : SALONS
74. Canadian with lots to offer : MONTREALTOR
76. Birthplace of Hippocrates : KOS
79. Muskrat, e.g. : RODENT
80. "___ et decorum est . . . " : DULCE
81. Bank transaction : LOAN
82. Philippine port : CEBU
83. Harden : ENURE
84. Lofty stronghold : AERIE
85. Cronus, for one : TITAN
87. Diacritical mark : BREVE
88. Overcome : BEAT
89. Cicatrix : SCAR
90. Nasser's successor : SADAT
91. Grim one : REAPER
92. Nosh : EAT
93. Calif. counselor : SACRAMENTOR
96. Court star in the 40's : TALBERT
97. Fine fiddles : CREMONAS
99. Visionary : IDEAL
100. Kind of jerk : SODA
101. Itinerary abbr. : RTE
102. Initial quartet : ABCD
103. Author Germaine : GREER
104. A 1947 Nobelist in Medicine : CORI
105. "Grin and ___" : BEARIT
108. Liszt or Werfel : FRANZ
109. Pervasive atmospheres : AROMAS
111. Footlike part : PES
114. Norwegian master of argumentation : OSLOGICIAN
116. Oregonian biologist : EUGENETICIST
119. ___ jure : IPSO
120. Hellkite : FIEND
121. Flock : DROVE
122. Writer Fallaci : ORIANA
123. Capital of Rhône : LYON
124. Crimean resort : YALTA
125. Hungarian city : EGER
126. Short jacket : REEFER
1. Medieval chest : ARCA
2. Cachet : SEAL
3. Moonraker or crossjack : SAIL
4. Neighbor of Syr. : ISR
5. Sweep's sweeps : SOOT
6. Start something new : INNOVATE
7. Styne song: 1964 : PEOPLE
8. Author Hammond ___ : INNES
9. Selvage : EDGE
10. Proper : DUE
11. Poet Arnold : MATTHEW
12. Ewa greeting : ALOHA
13. Cotton to : LIKE
14. Mystery writer Josephine : TEY
15. Pain relievers : ANODYNES
16. Nutty palms : ARECAS
17. Kind of show : TALK
18. Molding type : OGEE
19. Fresh : PERT
22. Lick's companion : PROMISE
26. Nuclear particles : MUONS
28. Nereids' mother : DORIS
32. Calif. county : NAPA
35. Gold lace for upholstery : ORRIS
36. Virile : MANLY
37. Mammalian covering : PELAGE
38. Forest clearer : AXEMAN
39. Soviet alumnus : LENINGRADUATE
40. Nimble : SPRY
41. Cuckoo : GAGA
42. Gauchos' weapons : BOLAS
43. Estonian hosteler : TALLINNKEEPER
44. Forest near London : EPPING
45. Subject for Frank Gilroy : ROSES
47. Suffragette Lucretia : MOTT
48. Courted : WOOED
49. Arty chapeau : BERET
52. French port : BREST
54. TV component : AUDIO
56. Kind of room or box : PRESS
57. Gather, in sewing : SHIRR
58. Mail in Metz : POSTE
59. Card no. 53 : JOKER
61. E. C. Bentley sleuth : TRENT
62. Cabinet department : STATE
63. Gaseous element : RADON
65. Parasitic loafer : DRONE
66. Princess in "Don Carlos" : EBOLI
67. The time being : NONCE
68. Counselors to early English kings : WITAN
70. Warn : ALERT
72. Crow : GLOAT
73. "___ and yet so far" : SONEAR
74. Roman mineral used for vases : MURRA
75. Ara : ALTAR
77. Change the appearance of : OBVERT
78. Andalusian luck : SUERTE
79. Renaissance fiddle : REBEC
80. Cherished ones : DEARS
82. Master-tailor, e.g. : CRAB
84. City of Nimrod's kingdom : ACCAD
85. Turkic language : TATAR
86. Teraph : IDOL
87. Benjamin's first son : BELA
89. Consecrate : SANCTIFY
90. Provoked a Gesundheit : SNEEZED
91. Car part : RADIATOR
93. Ferber work : SOBIG
94. Prospero's daughter : MIRANDA
95. J. London hero : EDEN
96. Melodious Mel : TORME
98. Strand : MAROON
100. Native of Muskogee : SOONER
103. Greeley's opposition in 1872 : GRANT
104. ___ Coeur, Ill. town : CREVE
105. Be fervid : BOIL
106. Spot : ESPY
107. Moreover : ALSO
108. Loyal, in León : FIEL
109. Keyed up : AGOG
110. Paddock papa : SIRE
111. Memorable chanteuse : PIAF
112. Serf of yore : ESNE
113. Achernar, e.g. : STAR
115. O.S.S. successor : CIA
117. Actress Mary : URE
118. Calais corp. : CIE

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