NON COMPOSER MENTIS

New York Times, Sunday, March 21, 1976

Author: Arnold Moss
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 93, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 713 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 142, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 23, XRef: 0
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© 1976, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Noted whaler and family : AHABS
6. "Bell Song" singer : LAKME
11. ___ Raton : BOCA
15. White poplar : ABELE
20. Ward off : REPEL
21. Skull part : INION
22. Kind of cake or cut : SHORT
24. Consumers' spearhead : NADER
25. World aid org. : UNRRA
26. Hangs fire : PENDS
27. Sadat : ANWAR
28. Yields : CEDES
29. Witch's ride : BROOMHANDEL
31. Carved walrus teeth, etc. : ESKIMOZART
33. Senior, in Paris : AINE
34. Adherent : IST
35. M.D.'s org. : AMA
38. Cob's mate : PEN
39. G.I.'s rating : PTE
40. " . . . knits up the ___ care" : RAVELLDSLEAVEOF
49. Dodges : EVADES
53. Lost too much weight : OVERDIETED
54. Edison name : ALVA
55. Where Niamey is : NIGER
56. "___ Camera" : IAMA
58. Israeli port : EILAT
59. Eskimo boat : UMIAK
60. Suburbia site : CHOPINGCENTER
64. April 15 org. : IRS
65. Outpouring : SPATE
66. Sports org. : AAU
67. Animal for March : LION
68. Coal product : TAR
69. Beverage : ALE
70. Costumed : GUISED
71. Mlle., in Rio : SRTA
73. Shot up : GREW
75. Jai alai item : CESTA
77. John Dickson ___ : CARR
78. Child's game : HAYDNGOSEEK
81. Yiddish theater star : MAHLERPICON
86. Blockhead : DOLT
87. Nigerian town : YASHI
89. ___ Fein : SINN
90. Singing group, in Spain : CORO
91. Swift's forte : SATIRE
94. Mustangs' campus : SMU
95. "___ no use!" : ITS
97. Anne and Geneviève: Abbr. : STES
99. Darrow, for one: Abbr. : ATT
100. Growing out : ENATE
101. I stand: Lat. : STO
102. Noted N.Y. theater byway : SCHUBERTALLEY
105. Waxy acid : CERIN
106. "___ luck!" : TOUGH
108. Minotaur's den : MAZE
109. Belgian city : LIEGE
110. Roman 154 : CLIV
111. Empire symbols : BRITTENIAS
114. French impressionist : SEURAT
115. Like square dancers at times : OFFENBACHTOBACH
117. Monk's title : DOM
118. Yalie : ELI
119. On the ___ (hiding) : LAM
120. Turf : SOD
121. Gospel writer : MARK
125. Barber's bid to child : DOHOLSTILL
132. Abuzz : BIZETASABEE
136. West Point, etc.: Abbr. : ACADS
137. "Prufrock" author : ELIOT
139. Change one's ___ : IMAGE
140. Nerve-cell process : AXONE
141. Miss. river : YAZOO
142. "___, in thy orisons . . . " : NYMPH
143. Venice street : CANAL
144. Writer Gore : VIDAL
145. Isaac : STERN
146. Church part : APSE
147. " . . . would ___ as sweet" : SMELL
148. Divinations : OMENS
1. Oil island : ARUBA
2. Matisse : HENRI
3. ___ strings : APRON
4. Semele's nurse : BEROE
5. Grand or little : SLAM
6. Enzyme : LIPASE
7. Concerning : ANENT
8. Ilk : KIND
9. Music scale : MODE
10. Subjugate : ENSLAVE
11. Dan Beard org. : BSA
12. Without: Ger. : OHNE
13. Homecoming animals : COWS
14. Mideast drink : ARAK
15. Adriatic port : ANCONA
16. Singer Joan : BAEZ
17. Norse epic : EDDA
18. Sly look : LEER
19. Formerly, of old : ERST
23. Donald Duck's nephews : TRIPLETS
30. Producers' goals : HITS
32. Reward : MEED
36. Debussy's "La ___" : MER
37. Birch's relative : ALDER
39. Risk : PERIL
40. "Pins and Needles" composer : ROME
41. ___-garde : AVANT
42. Year for Nero : LII
43. Haircutters : DELILAHS
44. Gaze : STARE
45. Dracula-like : VAMPIRIC
46. Inventor Howe : ELIAS
47. Egg-shaped : OVATE
48. Phonied : FAKED
49. Turn into money : ENCASH
50. Buddhist temple : VIHARA
51. S. A. rodent: Var. : AGOUTY
52. Airline abbr. : DEP
56. Luzon native : IGOROT
57. Teen-agers' woes : ACNES
59. Seize illegally : USURP
61. Trifle with : NIGGLE
62. Thumb and carpet : TACKS
63. "Able was I ___ . . . " : ERE
69. One ___ time : ATA
70. January stone : GARNET
72. F.D.A.'s concern : ADDITIVE
74. Mass. town : WEYMOUTH
76. Friend of Pocahontas : SMITH
77. Middle, to British : CENTRE
79. Ex-Yankee Irv : NOREN
80. ___-de-vie : EAU
82. Read: Fr. : LISEZ
83. Ship : COALER
84. ___ y Gasset : ORTEGA
85. "Hold it!" : NOTYET
88. ___, haec, hoc : HIC
91. Dry-plaster painting : SECCO
92. Mischievous as ___ : ANELF
93. Price list: Fr. : TARIF
94. Zeno follower : STOIC
96. Poison ___ : SUMAC
98. Witches' town : SALEM
101. Confine : STRAITEN
102. Underworld : SHEOL
103. Carousal : BASH
104. N. Y. campus : LIU
107. Drops, in pharmacy : GTT
111. Containers: Abbr. : BBLS
112. Knicks' org. : NBA
113. Poetic beats : IAMBICS
114. Bar item : SODA
116. Half or Ozzie : NELSON
117. "You don't say!" : DOTELL
120. Actor George : SEGAL
121. Proverb : MAXIM
122. Habitation : ABODE
123. French historian : RENAN
124. Ship bottoms : KEELS
125. Doris and Dennis : DAYS
126. One ___ : OCAT
127. Mist : HAZE
128. In bad ___ : ODOR
129. Novelist Ehrenburg : ILYA
130. Flaccid : LIMP
131. Cuts off : LOPS
133. Moslem priest : IMAM
134. Grey : ZANE
135. Comedian Jimmy : SAVO
138. Social event in Rouen : THE

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