LITERARY RELATIVITY

New York Times, Sunday, March 23, 1980

Author:Hal R. Hollinger
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 92, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 658 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 151, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 11, XRef: 0
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© 1980, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Like Kate, as a wife : TAMED
6. Son of Eric the Red : LEIF
10. Moon crater : ROMER
15. Coronet's cousin : TIARA
20. Cat-quick : AGILE
21. Brother of Brynhild : ATLI
22. Reserved : DEMURE
23. Sitting pretty : ONTOP
24. Orwell prediction for 1984 : BIGBROTHER
26. Educe : ELICIT
27. Suffix for Rock : ETTES
28. Fair to middling : SOSO
29. "The ___," rock group : WHO
30. "In ___ are many mansions": John 14:2 : MYFATHERSHOUSE
33. Declines : WANES
35. Sessions for Borg : SETS
36. Take ___ the lam : ITON
37. Sch. for shavetails : OCS
40. Prefix with chance : PER
41. Part of Caesar's trio : VENI
42. Sends back to the Hill : REELECTS
46. Like April, proverbially : SHOWERY
48. Back of a leaf : VERSO
49. Black-and-blue : LIVID
50. Relative of H.I.M. : HRH
51. Hopeless cases : GONERS
52. Sohrab, to Rustum : SON
53. Make interesting : ENLIVEN
55. Much-wived Henry : VIII
56. Crell's river : OISE
57. Behave badly : ACTUP
59. Anatomical passage : ITER
60. Dig for data : DELVE
61. Wood sorrel : OCA
62. Olga, Masha and Irina : THREESISTERS
66. Binge : BENDER
67. Kind of mother : DEN
68. Actor in "Four Daughters" : RAINS
69. Milieu of "Mother Courage" : STAGE
70. Banish : DEPORT
71. Sleep lightly : DROWSE
73. Spile : STAKE
74. Herodias's daughter : SALOME
75. Provision in a contract : CLAUSE
76. Made-to-order kin : CLONE
77. Item for a high-stepper : STILT
78. Dir. : NNE
81. ___ l'oeil : TROMPE
82. She wrote "My Life's History" : GRANDMAMOSES
84. Mrs. Weller's boy : SAM
85. Les Folies Bergère, for one : REVUE
86. Sleuth with a "number one son" : CHAN
87. Plaintive poem : ELEGY
88. Canton is here : OHIO
89. Western team : UTES
90. Discipline : CHASTEN
93. "Life with Father" name : DAY
94. Author of "Eight Cousins" : ALCOTT
96. Telpher, e.g. : CAR
97. Mother Seton's mainstay : FAITH
98. Jewish ceremonial dinner : SEDER
100. Special article : FEATURE
101. Tangles : ENSNARLS
103. Castor, to Pollux : TWIN
104. Adj. for some verbs : IRR
105. Mrs. Skelton's favorite color? : RED
106. Fearful, in a way : AWED
107. Satisfy : FILL
108. Walking ___ : ONAIR
110. Lear production : ALLINTHEFAMILY
116. One of the Cole family : NAT
117. Uniform, in Paris : EGAL
121. Furuncles : BOILS
122. Lubricator : OILCAN
123. Ivan Petrovich Voinitsky : UNCLEVANYA
126. Montague's offspring : ROMEO
127. Swann's wife : ODETTE
128. Somersault : ROLL
129. President: father or son : ADAMS
130. Inexorable : STERN
131. Wield a divining rod : DOWSE
132. One of 52 : TREY
133. Mrs. Rochester's kin : EYRES
1. Sugar daddy pickups : TABS
2. Exchange premium : AGIO
3. Russian planes : MIGS
4. Ell : ELBOW
5. "___ Rosenkavalier" : DER
6. Like some detergents : LATHERY
7. Group character : ETHOS
8. ___ du Diable : ILE
9. Company : FIRM
10. Anagram for Oriental : RELATION
11. Skips : OMITS
12. Loads : MUCH
13. Part of HOMES : ERIE
14. Chesapeake Bay is one : RETRIEVER
15. Fragile footing : TOEHOLD
16. Perform Gregorian chants : INTONE
17. Island in the Near group : ATTU
18. Bambi's aunts : ROES
19. Recess : APSE
22. Purpose of the DEW line : DEFENSE
25. Some of the haves : OWNERS
31. River to the North Sea : YSER
32. She wrote about Mrs. Reynolds : STEIN
34. Little, e.g. : APER
37. First U.S. Postmaster General : OSGOOD
38. Option : CHOICE
39. Lawrence relationships : SONSANDLOVERS
41. Mother of Aeneas : VENUS
42. Cleaves : RIVES
43. Time for Alice, Allegra and Edith : CHILDRENSHOUR
44. Hot-plate holder : TRIVET
45. Less gregarious : SHIER
47. "My Wife's a Winsome ___ Thing": Burns : WEE
48. Has one's say in the U.S.A. : VOTES
49. Quart in a London pub : LITRE
52. Part of "I Remember Mama" : SCENE
54. Belgian steel center : LIEGE
55. Viper's defense : VENOM
57. Rebel : ARISE
58. Car part : PISTON
60. Storage places : DEPOTS
62. Barnstorm : TROUPE
63. Bow neck : HAWSE
64. Tolerate : STAND
65. "___ Along," 1959 song : TAKEME
66. She has a ball at a ball : BELLE
70. Mrs. Miller's naïve daughter : DAISY
72. Branch, to a botanist : RAMUS
73. Edit subjectively : SLANT
74. "El ropo" : STOGY
75. King Minos was one : CRETAN
76. Evel Knieval upheaval : CRASH
77. Vilification : SMEAR
79. To be born, in Brest : NAITRE
80. Overplayed : EMOTED
81. Cease-fire : TRUCE
82. Indian river landings : GHATS
83. A Pilgrim Father : ALDEN
86. Time of your life : CHILDHOOD
88. Mo. for hobgoblins : OCT
90. Proofreader's mark : CARET
91. Make a guess : ESTIMATE
92. Couturier's annual surprise : NEWLINE
94. Charge with gas : AERATE
95. Gulls, terns, etc. : LARI
97. Cringes and flatters : FAWNSON
99. Pickle : DILL
100. At long last : FINALLY
102. User of spads and brads : NAILER
107. Scientist's concern : FACTS
108. Tante's husband : ONCLE
109. Rough's partner : READY
110. Digests, for short : ABRS
111. Corsair's quest : LOOT
112. Thorny tree : LIME
113. Image: Comb. form : EIDO
114. Took a Concorde : FLEW
115. Mongol tent : YURT
118. Snarl : GNAR
119. Contemporary French author : AYME
120. Bonnie bairn : LASS
124. Hide ___ hair : NOR
125. ___ victis : VAE

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