SOBRIQUETS

New York Times, Sunday, March 2, 1986

Author:Barbara Lunder Gillis
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 572 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 113, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Puzzle bird : MOA
4. Arabic letters : ZAS
7. Carson or Griffin : HOST
11. Burn ___ in one's pocket : AHOLE
16. Parvenu : UPSTART
18. Mag. contents : AMMO
19. Tebaldi or Scotto : RENATA
21. Pasta dish : LASAGNE
22. Pinch : TWEAK
23. Rosie's family : OGRADYS
24. Bismarck : THEIRONCHANCELLOR
27. Singer Sumac : YMA
28. Fiber for carpets : ISTLE
29. Zwei follower : DREI
30. Lumps : KNOBS
31. Start of a C. Moore poem : TWAS
32. Place for nonconformists : BOHEMIA
35. Shields on insects' heads : CLYPEI
37. Piedmontese city : ASTI
41. ___ Nui (Easter Island) : RAPA
42. Caroline Islands group : PALAU
45. Special edition : EXTRA
48. Boosters' calls : RAHS
49. Valley : GLEN
50. Soap substitute : AMOLE
51. Western resort : TAHOE
52. Menotti heroine : AMELIA
54. Distress signal : SOS
56. Do not rush in dressing : PREEN
58. Capital of Manche : STLO
59. Place of torment : GEHENNA
61. Confronted : FACED
63. Sarlak : YAK
65. Poulard : HEN
66. Kind of salt : ATTIC
67. "Dum ___, spero," S.C. motto : SPIRO
68. Rousseau novel : EMILE
70. Summit : CAP
72. Sugary suffix : OSE
73. He has taking ways : THIEF
74. Site of the Alcazar : SEVILLE
77. Coleridge's "sacred river" : ALPH
79. Pith helmet : TOPEE
81. Barnabas and Brendan: Abbr. : STS
83. Café ___ : AULAIT
84. Spanish rulers : REYES
86. Odd notion : FREAK
88. Sort of wort : HERB
90. K–P connection : LMNO
91. Flycatcher : PEWEE
92. Former part of a lira : SOLDO
93. Organic compound : ENOL
94. Begin : OPEN
95. Founder of Dogpatch : ALCAPP
97. Played for time : STALLED
100. Rest on one's ___ : OARS
102. Layers : TIERS
105. Oculus mundi : OPAL
106. Epopees : EPICS
111. Capek classic : RUR
112. Napoleon I : THELITTLECORPORAL
115. Platitudes : CLICHES
117. Kin of firkins : PAILS
118. Profane : VIOLATE
119. Indian language family : SIOUAN
120. An accipiter : ERNE
121. Landed : ESTATED
122. Groups of windjammers : CREWS
123. Cattail : REED
124. Legal matter : RES
125. Forage plant : ERS
1. Prefix with fold or level : MULTI
2. Brilliantly colored fish : OPAHS
3. Resource : ASSET
4. Capital of Croatia : ZAGREB
5. Cartoonist Peter : ARNO
6. Marie Henri Beyle's pseudonym : STENDHAL
7. Michener book: 1959 : HAWAII
8. Augury : OMEN
9. Fishing boat : SMACK
10. Item in a vecturist's collection : TOKEN
11. Fleet of ships : ARGOSY
12. Title for Hans : HERR
13. "___ Clear Day" : ONA
14. Nightingale : LADYWITHTHELAMP
15. Word origins : ETYMA
17. Shadow : TAIL
20. A king and a Gray : ASAS
22. Kent : THEMANOFSTEEL
23. Sinatra : OLBLUEEYES
25. Brunch treats : CREPES
26. Scene : LOCALE
31. Kind of ranger or leaguer : TEXAS
33. Sunday player : ORGANIST
34. Tropical tree : APA
36. Favorite : PET
37. Berlin's "He's ___ Picker" : ARAG
38. Ditto : SAME
39. Smith : THEHAPPYWARRIOR
40. Cay : ISLET
43. Electrical units : AMPERES
44. Tarzan : LORDOFTHEAPES
46. Starlet's goal : ROLE
47. Long time : AEON
53. Division word : INTO
55. Fool : SAPHEAD
57. Identifiable : NAMEABLE
60. Reilly : ACEOFSPIES
62. Twice LI : CII
64. Zairian province : KIVU
69. He wrote "The Christian Hero": 1735 : LILLO
70. Nag : CARP
71. Sheltered at sea : ALEE
75. What a tourist may drop : LINE
76. Scholar's collar : ETON
78. "Time wounds all ___" : HEELS
80. Drive : PROPEL
82. Battle of Hastings site : SENLAC
85. Whipstitch : SEC
87. Birthplace of Hippocrates : KOS
89. Command to Fido : ROLLOVER
96. Maxwell Anderson's "Barefoot in ___" : ATHENS
98. Rang : TOLLED
99. Stations : DEPOTS
100. Grampuses : ORCS
101. Courtly : AULIC
103. More auspicious : RIPER
104. Etiquette boo-boo : STARE
107. Negri of silents : POLA
108. Furious : IRATE
109. Supply food : CATER
110. Monoskis : SLEDS
112. Spring in Alaska : THAW
113. Part of a harrow : TINE
114. Levitate : RISE
116. Shuffleboard instrument : CUE

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