CAPSULE COMMENTS

New York Times, Sunday, March 20, 1977

Author: Ruth N. Schultz
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.04, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 525 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 112, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 12, XRef: 0
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© 1977, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Marner or Lapham : SILAS
6. Spiny-finned fish : SCAD
10. Red Baron, e.g. : ACE
13. Side dish : SLAW
17. Voiced : SONANT
18. Iroquois : ERIE
19. General's word : NUTS
21. ___ colada, rum drink : PINA
22. Emulate Delilah : ENTICE
23. Two years in the House : TERM
24. Tidy : NEAT
25. Fail to mention : OMIT
26. Queen's words : WEARENOTAMUSED
29. Prima ballerina : ETOILE
31. Egyptian cotton : SAK
32. Comment : REMARK
33. Caxton or Zenger : PRINTER
34. Dweller : RESIDER
38. Mideast natives : IRANIANS
41. Lulu Bett's sister : INA
42. King's words : LETATCESTMOI
47. Bellamann book: 1940 : KINGSROW
52. Society girls : DEBS
53. Hives : UREDO
54. Detective's word : ELEMENTARY
57. Reaped after reapers : GLEANED
59. Achieve much : GOFAR
60. Errata : TYPOS
62. Year in reign of Louis VII : MCLI
64. Ruminate : MUSE
65. King's words : THEWOMANILOVE
69. Rio Rita: Abbr. : SRTA
73. Greek god : ARES
74. Loosely woven fabrics : LENOS
75. Fifth wheel : SPARE
80. Generosity : LARGESS
82. Diarist's words : ANDSOTOBED
84. Squirrel fare : ACORN
85. Fans' words : GOGO
89. Trestle : SAWHORSE
90. Conqueror's words : VENIVIDIVICI
94. Conger : EEL
95. Atomic group : ISOTONES
96. Ecuadorean province : LOSRIOS
100. Retinue : CORTEGE
104. More clownish : ZANIER
106. Buttons : RED
108. Bob or shingle : HAIRDO
109. Flower seller's words : IWANTTOBEALADY
114. Give the nod to : OKAY
115. Gumbo : OKRA
117. "Bei Mir ___ du Schon" : BIST
118. Lennon or Starr : BEATLE
119. Sumps : PITS
120. John's predecessor : DEMI
121. D-Day beach : UTAH
122. Failed a G. I. rifle-range test : BOLOED
123. Lap, at times : SEAT
124. Pale : WAN
125. The take : GATE
126. Entangling : SNARY
1. "___ and yet so far" : SONEAR
2. Output's opposite : INTAKE
3. Hideout : LAIR
4. Noun suffix : ANCE
5. British gun : STEN
6. Irish, for one : SETTER
7. Quintessence : CREAM
8. Kind of postage : AIRMAIL
9. Objected : DEMURRED
10. Princess : ANNE
11. Signaled : CUED
12. After zeta : ETA
13. Flatware item : SPOON
14. Last straw : LIMIT
15. Old-womanish : ANILE
16. Kind of bed : WATER
17. Backstitches : SEWS
20. English novelist : STERNE
27. Pay dirt : ORE
28. Ray : SKATE
30. Web : TISSUE
33. Felt shoe : PAC
35. Millisecond : SIGMA
36. Place an ad : INSERT
37. Mend socks : DARN
39. Collar : NAB
40. Pronoun : ITS
43. Streetcar : TRAM
44. Carte : MENU
45. Pindar's output : ODES
46. Antiseptic: Fr. : IODE
47. Pub vessel : KEG
48. Worldwide labor org. : ILO
49. Ship-shaped clock : NEF
50. Beavers' neighbors : OTTERS
51. "The ___ Were" : WAYWE
55. Certain mail cars: Abbr. : RPOS
56. ___ Kippur : YOM
57. Moth's tongue : GLOSSA
58. Ullmann : LIV
61. Girl in a song : SAL
62. Neighbor of Wis. : MINN
63. Lumps of clay : CLODS
66. Owns : HAS
67. Teachers' org. : NEA
68. Biblical queen : ESTHER
69. Muscovite, e.g. : SLAV
70. Sprint : RACE
71. Cyclo follower : TRON
72. Kind of culture : AGRI
76. African tree : POOLI
77. Shorten, for short : ABR
78. Legal matter : RES
79. Town near Arnhem : EDE
81. Was jealous of : ENVIED
83. Has debts : OWES
85. Scram! : GIT
86. Ab ___ (from the start) : OVO
87. Tokyo's "Fifth Ave." : GINZA
88. Insect on the deep : OCEANBUG
91. "No news ___ news" : ISGOOD
92. Female rabbit : DOE
93. "___ Lovely Day?" : ISNTITA
96. ___ Lip (Durocher) : LEOTHE
97. Any planet : ORB
98. Bryan was one : ORATOR
99. Becky Sharp's victim : SEDLEY
100. Karate blows : CHOPS
101. Jack, of old films : OAKIE
102. Lariat : RIATA
103. Romantic meeting : TRYST
105. "Where ___!" : ITSAT
107. Recolored : DYED
109. Mlle. La Douce : IRMA
110. Farm wagon : WAIN
111. Sags or flags : EBBS
112. Time unlimited : AEON
113. Gershwin's "___, Lucille" : LALA
116. "Go down to ___ . . . " : KEW

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