BRAINCHILDREN

New York Times, Sunday, March 2, 1975

Author: James Barrick
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { F Q }, Scrabble score: 559 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 2, XRef: 2
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© 1975, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Extreme : NTH
4. Bookbinder's glue : SIZE
8. Volcanic rock : TRASS
13. Inebriate : TOPER
18. Early English coin : ORA
19. Bit of news : ITEM
20. Grin and ___ : BEARIT
21. Arm bones : ULNAE
22. Invention of 1885 : LINOTYPEMACHINE
25. Birch and ginger : BEERS
26. Stage phone, e.g. : PROP
27. Entreat : PRAY
28. Invention of 1620 : SLIDERULE
30. Accelerates, with "up" : REVS
31. Tenebrae candle frame : HEARSE
33. Playing cards : TENS
34. Shea player : MET
35. Mass: Suffix : OME
36. Takes it easy : LOLLS
37. Grasslands : LEAS
39. Diamond Lil's measurements : CARATS
42. Sea bass : SERRANID
44. Borscht ingredients : BEETS
45. Witticisms : MOTS
46. Word of approval : AMEN
47. Twin crystal : MACLE
48. Engravers' tools : STYLI
50. Wheel parts : SPOKES
53. Like juleps : MINTY
54. Miscellanea : ANALECTS
57. Old German coin : TALER
58. Of a hand part : VOLAR
59. Crockett's last stand : ALAMO
60. Truk island : TOL
61. Chemical suffixes : ENES
62. Invention of 1887 : KINETOSCOPE
64. Miss Moreno : RITA
65. Tokyo, formerly : EDO
66. Environs : PARTS
67. Miss Mead's concern : MORES
68. Corday's victim : MARAT
69. Gill parts : LAMELLAE
71. Old nags : JADES
72. In a brusque way : RUDELY
73. Be of service : AVAIL
74. French painter : DEGAS
75. Motto, in Oviedo : LEMA
76. Weight allowance : TRET
77. Bearings : MIENS
78. Invention of 1868 : AIRBRAKE
82. Croatian city : ZAGREB
84. River to the Rhine : AARE
85. Agree: Lat. : ADNUO
86. Vessel : URN
87. Pier union: Abbr. : ILA
88. Spry, in Baza : AGIL
90. Betrayed : TOLDON
92. City of Rumania : ARAD
93. Invention of 1785 : PARACHUTE
96. Part of a blucher : HEEL
97. Kind of gravure : ROTO
98. Leontyne : PRICE
99. Invention of 200's B.C. : ARCHIMEDESSCREW
104. Unit: Ger. : EINER
105. Prohibits : VETOES
106. River of England : OUSE
107. Metric unit : ARE
108. Carriage for Cicero : RAEDA
109. Nineveh native: Abbr. : ASSYR
110. Neighbor of Ariz. : NMEX
111. Chemical find of 1943 : LSD
1. Drop a lawsuit : NOLPROS
2. Ancient galley : TRIREME
3. Dartmouth's home : HANOVER
4. Perch : SIT
5. Degree: Suffix : ITY
6. Invention of 1900 : ZEPPELIN
7. Beryl : EMERALD
8. Gumshoe : TEC
9. Cheer : RAH
10. Having bristles : ARISTATE
11. Like the first stonecaster : SINLESS
12. Beer mug : STEIN
13. See 92 Down : TUBE
14. Smell, in Toledo : OLER
15. Invention of 1888 : PNEUMATICTIRE
16. Small plant parts : EARLETS
17. Adjusts : RESETS
20. Ormoc and Moreton : BAYS
23. Harvest goddess : OPS
24. Roman god : MARS
29. Army medal : DSC
31. Sharpens : HONES
32. Invention of 1824 : ELECTROMAGNET
36. More feeble : LAMER
38. Wriggling : EELY
40. Starch: Prefix : AMYLO
41. Function : ROLE
43. Does a garden job : RAKES
44. Region of east Europe : BANAT
47. Standish : MILES
48. Photos : SNAPS
49. Insipid : TAME
50. Invention of 1856 : STEEL
51. Zoo animal : PANDA
52. Invention of 1868 : OLEOMARGARINE
53. Casino game : MONTE
54. Bitter drug : ALOES
55. Kind of recall : TOTAL
56. Of a grayish hue : SLATY
58. Like some infections : VIRAL
59. Estate : ACRES
62. Hindu goddess : KALI
63. Sal and chocolate : SODAS
64. Invention of 1922 : RADAR
66. Blue or home : PLATE
68. Half a ritual : MUMBO
70. Glades or more : EVER
71. Deride : JEER
72. Second showing : RERUN
74. Language deviations : DIALECTS
75. Invention of 1860 : LINOLEUM
76. Mercury's shoes : TALARIA
77. Headwaiters for short : MAITRES
78. Annexed : ADDEDON
79. Of the dawn : AURORAL
80. Ancient vases : KRATERS
81. Set up a fund : ENDOWED
82. Invention of I891 : ZIPPER
83. Rats! : BAH
85. Nautical word : ALEE
89. Jelly fruit : GUAVA
91. Electrical units : OHMS
92. Invention of 1923, with 13 Down : ARC
94. Made a hole-in-one : ACED
95. Spanish wax : CERA
100. Warning cry : HOY
101. Suffix for cash or cloth : IER
102. Compass point : SSE
103. "The Second ___" : SEX

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