FUN-HOUSE MIRRORS

New York Times, Sunday, March 20, 1988

Author: Bert H. Kruse
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 556 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 113, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 14, XRef: 0
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© 1988, The New York Times
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1. Final English letters : ZEDS
5. Apple concoction : CIDER
10. Franklin or Harrison, for short : BENJ
14. Famed Napoleonic general : RAPP
18. Greenland community : ETAH
19. Lizard : ANOLE
20. "___ With a View" : AROOM
21. Second-largest bird : EMEU
22. Frank Gifford was one : NEWYORKELF
24. Noted La. politician : SENRBSHORT
26. Beer type : LAGER
27. Libertines : RAKES
29. Dined without cooking : ATEOUT
30. Whirlybird part : ROTOR
31. Flogged : CANED
32. Irish exclamation : ARRA
33. Quiet creatures : MICE
34. Greek peninsula : ACTE
35. Came ___ (fell headlong) : ACROPPER
39. Four Horsemen driver : ROCKNE
41. Dickens tad : TITANICTIM
43. Character in "Charley's Aunt" : ELA
44. Bonn exclamations : ACHS
45. "___ she blows!" : THAR
47. Anile person's home : SHOE
48. Busy : ATIT
49. Andress film: 1965 : SHE
50. Epithet for Pitt, Gladstone or Clay : WEECOMMONER
54. El Greco's birthplace : CRETE
55. Box opener of note : PANDORA
57. Parisian elders : AINES
58. "Man, the Unknown" author : CARREL
59. Supplicating figure : ORANT
60. Resigned Vice President : AGNEW
61. Giverny painter : MONET
62. Irritate : ABRADE
64. Give the cold shoulder to : SNOOT
65. Not the same : ANOTHER
68. Certain parliaments : RUMPS
69. Hammett book : THEGROSSMAN
72. A Gabor : EVA
73. Indonesian island group : AROE
74. A Roosevelt : SARA
75. Egyptian symbol : ATEN
76. Allow as a handicap : SPOT
77. W. Va. native Joanne : DRU
78. E. B. White classic : STUARTHUGE
82. Brimless hats : TOQUES
84. N.Y. prison site : OSSINING
86. R.I. motto : HOPE
87. Seeks a tan : SUNS
88. "___ Tread on Me" : DONT
89. Comes down : LANDS
90. That is ___ (in other words) : TOSAY
92. Actress from Malmö : EKBERG
95. Keats poem : LAMIA
96. Housing project, for short : REHAB
97. Hall of Fame shortstop : GIANTREESE
99. Bill Cosby creation : THINALBERT
104. Finished hang gliding : ALIT
105. S.A. heights : ANDES
106. Like a beaver : EAGER
107. Nero's 62 : LXII
108. Chances : LOTS
109. Once around Sol : YEAR
110. List of candidates : SLATE
111. Poetic twilights : EENS
1. Buddhist sect : ZEN
2. Summer: Fr. : ETE
3. Noted Margery : DAW
4. Tough creditors : SHYLOCKS
5. Concern of stevedores : CARGO
6. Printer's must : INKER
7. Activist : DOER
8. Addition : ELL
9. Deflect, as light rays : REFRACT
10. Kind : BREED
11. Long, long time : EONS
12. Eur. country : NOR
13. "The Twelve Pound Look" dramatist : JMBARRIE
14. Pile up again : REHEAP
15. "With ___ moo here and a . . . " : AMOO
16. Ind. city : PERU
17. Tap on the green : PUTT
20. " . . . ___/As is the razor's edge invisible": Shak. : ASKEEN
23. Like a certain meal : OATEN
25. ___ Thurmond of S.C. : STROM
28. Wall pier : ANTA
30. Celebrated mimic : RICHENORMOUS
31. African metropolis : CAIRO
32. John Lithgow, for one : ACTOR
33. Coffee : MOCHA
35. Pines : ACHES
36. Notable Russian czar : PETERTHEPUNY
37. Cream : ELITE
38. Badger's look-alike : RATEL
39. File : RASP
40. Without end, in poesy : ETERNE
41. Tic-___-toe : TAC
42. "So what else ___?" : ISNEW
46. Pressure : HEAT
48. Canadian court decree : ARRET
50. Dye herbs : WOADS
51. Historic London statue : MAGOG
52. Not important : MINOR
53. ___ a customer : ONETO
54. Type of type : CANON
56. Hanging : DRAPE
58. Harvard president: 1933-53 : CONANT
60. Lend ___ (hearken) : ANEAR
61. Stage aunt : MAME
62. Cultivated fields, in Tex. : ARADO
63. Nuts : BURRS
64. Lop, as trees, in Britain : SHRAG
66. Bacchanalian cries : EVOES
67. Darn it! : RATS
69. Tease : TAUNT
70. Sapient elders : SAGES
71. Geneviève or Jeanne: Abbr. : STE
74. Fish with dangerous spines : STINGRAY
76. Bicker : SQUABBLE
78. Show disgust : SNORT
79. North Sea feeder : THAMES
80. "___ soit qui mal y pense" : HONI
81. Modernizes : UPDATES
83. Bonelike : OSSAL
85. Certain cards, for short : IDENTS
89. Medical beam : LASER
90. Belief : TENET
91. Kennedy's Midwestern cousin : OHARE
92. Peer, in Paris : EGAL
93. Weight, for short : KILO
94. Minnows, e.g. : BAIT
95. Spartan queen : LEDA
96. European port : RIGA
98. Chemical ending : ENE
100. Falstaff's friend : HAL
101. English river past Exeter : EXE
102. Old Japanese coin : RIN
103. "___ the season . . . " : TIS

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