NOW YOU C IT . . .

New York Times, Sunday, March 20, 1983

Author:Judith C. Dalton
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 94, Avg Word Len: 5.12, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 634 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 143, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 15, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Take long steps : STRIDE
7. Render weaponless : UNARM
12. Priest's neckcloth : AMICE
17. Squeal : BLAB
21. Like Pinocchio : WOODEN
22. Martinique mount : PELEE
23. Pisces neighbor : CETUS
24. German hall : AULA
25. LIONS, TIGERS, BEARS, etc.? : ALLOFTHEWILD
27. BEAUTICIAN? : HAIRPERSON
29. Golfer's gadget : TEE
30. Mandarin, e.g. : ORANGE
31. Corrals : PENS
32. Chewed the scenery : EMOTED
33. Lee or Starr : BRENDA
34. Separate : APART
36. Anti : CON
37. Sourdough's concern : CLAIM
40. Wicker's "A ___ Die" : TIMETO
42. Arranges in twos : PAIRSOFF
47. Shoots the breeze : RAPS
48. BARD'S LAMENT? : RIMEDOESNOTPAY
52. Fla. neighbor : ALA
53. Away from the wind : ALEE
54. Número ___ : UNO
55. Airfield at Paris : ORLY
56. Otaria member : SEAL
57. Winter Palace resident : TSAR
58. Political birds of a feather : BLOC
59. Spanish painter called "El Divino": 16th century : MORALES
61. Evergreen : FIR
62. Londoner's quart : LITRE
63. Astern, to Drake : BAFT
64. Headland : RAS
65. Former Congolese prime minister : ILEO
66. Top kicks : SARGES
67. Sch. subject : ENG
68. AGED BODY PART? : OLDSHOULDER
73. "Close ___," pop song : TOYOU
74. "Rock ___" : OFAGES
76. Hurdles for would-be Ph.D.'s : ORALS
77. Richardson heroine : PAMELA
78. External : OUTER
79. MONGOOSE? : SNAKEHARMER
81. Circular: Abbr. : RND
84. Core groups : CADRES
86. Derr Biggers hero : CHAN
87. Corded fabric : REP
88. Date of Columbus's last voyage : MDII
89. A Mousquetaire : ATHOS
90. ___ Cruces : LAS
91. Too full : STUFFED
95. Grapevine disease : ESCA
96. Heath for Heathcliff : MOOR
97. Silvers or Harris : PHIL
99. Sough : MOAN
100. Parseghian : ARA
101. Preacher's sign-off : AMEN
102. Kind of song : POP
103. READY FOR EVEREST? : MOUNTAINLIMBER
106. Zola heroine : NANA
107. Speed up : STEPONIT
109. ___-order (tailored) : MADETO
110. Trigonometry ratios : SINES
111. High, in music : ALT
112. Greek communes : DEMES
113. Indulge in forensics : DEBATE
117. Fruity cocktail : MAITAI
120. "___ soit . . . " : HONI
121. Love song : SERENA
122. Nonpro athletes' assoc. : AAU
125. SCRIPT DIRECTION FOR SALLY? : ENTERFIELD
127. MUSIC, SCULPTURE, PLUS LOTS MORE? : ARTSANDRAFTS
130. "Rome of Hungary" : EGER
131. Power in "Star Wars" : FORCE
132. Billy and nanny : GOATS
133. Tell : RELATE
134. Hyson and oopak : TEAS
135. Staid : SOBER
136. Pastrami order, often : ONRYE
137. Douay Bible's Ezra : ESDRAS
1. Catch a fly : SWAT
2. Enameled metalware : TOLE
3. Function : ROLE
4. Marriage words : IDO
5. Spoil the shape of : DEFORM
6. ___ nous : ENTRE
7. Topple : UPEND
8. Former London prison : NEWGATE
9. " . . . sin to tell ___" : ALIE
10. Bro. or sis. : REL
11. Fly type, for short : MED
12. Charon's river : ACHERON
13. Intended : MEANT
14. 'Tis, in toto : ITIS
15. Mongrel : CUR
16. Outstanding : ESPECIAL
17. Cuts of beef : BARONS
18. Concupiscence : LUST
19. Lily plant : ALOE
20. Alexander's men : BAND
26. Chinese dynasty: 202 B.C.–A.D. 220 : HAN
28. Atlanta university : EMORY
31. Fall guy : PATSY
33. Do a lab division : BISECT
34. Love, in Livorno : AMORE
35. Decorticates : PEELS
37. He played Tarzan : CRABBE
38. Lowland, to a laird : LALLAN
39. OPTIMISTIC ORANGUTAN? : APEOFGOODHOPE
41. Golden calf, e.g. : IDOL
42. Feather: Comb. form : PTERO
43. U.S. druggists' org. : APA
44. KILN DEFENDER? : OASTGUARDSMAN
45. Fusee : FLARE
46. Cabbie's arithmetic : FARES
48. Molasses distillate : RUM
49. Arranged neatly : INORDER
50. Quagmire : MORASS
51. Willow : OSIER
57. Alpine region : TIROL
60. Cinder : ASH
61. "The Way of All ___" : FLESH
62. Hen : LAYER
65. Otiose : IDLE
66. Indefinite amount : SOME
68. She wrote "Angel of Light" : OATES
69. Sweater sizes: Abbr. : LGES
70. Namesakes of Chaplin's widow : OONAS
71. Monitor lizard : URAN
72. "Mighty ___ a Rose" : LAK
73. Finnish city : TAMPERE
75. Rage : FUROR
77. Assembly-line house : PREFAB
79. Commandment word : SHALT
80. Sandy's plaint : ARF
82. ___ Councils (A.D. 325 and 787) : NICENE
83. Ross and Dors : DIANAS
84. Bivouacs : CAMPS
85. Go on ___ (make merry) : ATOOT
86. Actor Eastwood : CLINT
88. Villain : MEANIE
91. Meteorologist's device : SONDE
92. Dinesen products : TALES
93. Module : UNIT
94. Nabokov novel : DAR
97. Bishops : PONTIFFS
98. Chinese secret society : HUI
99. Don Shula's team : MIAMI
103. Bicuspid's neighbor : MOLAR
104. Editor, at times : AMENDER
105. Decorum : MODESTY
108. Eton boys' parents : PATERS
110. Goggles : STARES
112. Musically smooth : DOLCE
114. Rub out : ERASE
115. London's Big ___ : BEN
116. Conductor Previn : ANDRE
117. Track event : MEET
118. Cherbourg cherub : ANGE
119. Graceful tree : ITEA
120. Thyme or sage : HERB
121. Sirius or Mizar : STAR
122. At a distance : AFAR
123. "___ boy!" : ATTA
124. Employs : USES
126. Five score : IOO
127. In the past : AGO
128. Nessen or Ziegler : RON
129. Borough council rep. : ALD

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