PALM READING

New York Times, Sunday, March 19, 1978

Author: Tap Osborn
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 571 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 11, XRef: 0
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© 1978, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Wherewithal : CASH
5. Fifth wheel : SPARE
10. Wonder drug : ACTH
14. D-day craft : LCTS
18. Italian harps : ARPE
19. Debussy's "___" : LAMER
20. Seaver's former bailiwick : SHEA
21. State or city in Brazil : CEARA
22. Palm : BEACHOROIL
24. Palmate : HANDSHAPED
26. Veranda in Oahu : LANAI
27. "Rule Brittania" composer : ARNE
28. Palm part : LINEOFFATE
29. Upper crust : ELITE
30. Wellington, to Napoleon : FOE
31. "___ the ramparts . . . " : OER
32. Run-of-the-mill : SOSO
33. But, to Brutus : SED
34. Baum marten : FUR
35. Indy "500" : RACE
37. Sneak attack : RAID
41. For shame! : TCH
43. Family member : SIS
44. Pavlov : IVAN
45. Al of films : PACINO
47. Battle site: 1862 : RAPIDAN
50. Blacksmiths, at times : SHOERS
52. Tooth: Comb. form : ODONTO
53. Part of A.E.C. : ATOMIC
54. Get ___ of oneself : AHOLD
55. Member of a certain college : ELECTOR
56. Peace or Marine : CORPS
57. Statue garment : DRAPE
58. Dwindle : SHRINK
60. "___ Perpetua," Idaho motto : ESTO
61. Palmer is one : ARCHIPELAGO
63. "How like ___ . . . ": Shak. : AGOD
67. Kind of blind : SCREEN
69. Balbo : ITALO
70. Part of a mart : STORE
71. Raised aloft : SPHERED
74. Madras, e.g. : STATE
75. Lark : FROLIC
76. "Riders to ___," Synge play : THESEA
77. Poorly done : BOTCHY
79. Letterpress worker : PROOFER
80. Feminist, colloquially : LIBBER
81. Father-in-law of Esau : ANAH
82. Truth, Chinese style : TAO
83. Guileful : SLY
84. Composer Speaks : OLEY
85. Pure and simple : MERE
86. Part of H.R.H. : HER
87. Nabokov title : ADA
89. Middle-age spread : FLAB
93. Timetable abbr. : ARR
94. Morsel for Seattle Slew : OAT
95. N.C.O.'s : SERGS
98. Palmistry : CHIROMANCY
102. Indira's gown : SARI
103. Ho Chi Minh's capital : HANOI
104. Apparel made from palmlike plants : PANAMAHATS
105. Palmy : PROSPEROUS
107. Quibble : ARGUE
108. ___ Hopkins, Continental Navy leader : ESEK
109. Shillong is its capital : ASSAM
110. Pandora's escapees : ILLS
111. Origin : SEED
112. Sturdy boat : DORY
113. Salad days : TEENS
114. Vortex : EDDY
1. Kind of stitch : CABLE
2. Of space : AREAL
3. Palma : SPANISHPORT
4. Underworld goddess : HECATE
5. Road sign : SLO
6. Candle sealer : PARAFFIN
7. In love : AMOROUS
8. Conductor from Hungary : REINER
9. Contemporary of Dashiell : ERLE
10. ___ maple, or box elder : ASHLEAVED
11. Pullman : CHAIRCAR
12. N.C. neighbor : TENN
13. Place guarded by Cerberus : HADES
14. Palm : LEAFORCOCKATOO
15. Matador's cloak : CAPA
16. Tare's partner : TRET
17. Marquis de ___ : SADE
21. Tribal heads: Abbr. : CHFS
23. Scurried : HIED
25. ___ Canals : SOO
31. Palmer : ORIOLEPITCHER
36. Letters : ENS
38. Solecism : AINT
39. Divider's word : INTO
40. Spot for a slot : DOOR
41. Footprint : TRACE
42. Two Roman statesmen : CATOS
43. Micmac's cousin : SAC
45. Salk's target : POLIO
46. Gulf of ___ : ADEN
48. Palms off : IMPOSESBYFRAUD
49. Prefix with prove or solve : DIS
50. Ben, the artist : SHAHN
51. Shoshonean : HOPI
54. U.N. leader in 1948 : ARCE
55. Sic : ERGO
57. Stowe novel : DRED
58. Grayish : SLATY
59. Boggs or Irwin : HALE
61. Hindmost : AREAR
62. Eskimo town near Thule : ETAH
64. Palmer : GOLFSARNOLD
65. Bay window : ORIEL
66. Criticize severely : DECRY
68. Algonquian : CREE
70. Hit-show sign : SRO
71. Town on the Vire : STLO
72. Villapiano of the Raiders : PHIL
73. Goddess of youth : HEBE
74. Sight on a clear night : STARRYSKY
75. To's partner : FRO
77. Socko! : BAM
78. Short play : ONEACTER
79. Zealous advocate : PARTISAN
82. Garden favorite : TEAROSE
86. Throaty : HOARSE
87. Wimbledon champ: 1975 : ASHE
88. Sweetie pie : DEARIE
90. Capital of Togo : LOME
91. Physicians' org. : AMA
92. Exclaimed one's disdain : BAHED
96. Elliot or Jay : GOULD
97. Timid one : SISSY
98. Auditors: Abbr. : CPAS
99. One of the leporids : HARE
100. "Picnic" author : INGE
101. Ovid : NASO
102. Young oyster : SPAT
106. Heath and Eden: Abbr. : PMS

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