MEMORANDA

New York Times, Sunday, March 25, 1990

Author: Bert Rosenfield
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 524 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 127, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 20, XRef: 1
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© 1990, The New York Times
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1. Wrinkled : RUGATE
7. Word that may stop a truck : EATS
11. Gen. ___ Arnold : HAP
14. Kind of plan : GAME
18. Former U.K. judicial writ : ELEGIT
19. ___ cog (err) : SLIPA
21. Football Hall-of-Famer Parker : ACE
22. Boesky of finance : IVAN
23. Memo to a gabby vintner : PUTACORKINIT
25. Use a death ray : ZAP
26. Norm's unseen wife in "Cheers" : VERA
27. Far out : ULTRA
28. Combiner with dyne or doxy : HETERO
29. Arcane : ESOTERIC
31. Monogram of the 21st V.P. : TAH
32. Covert's cousin : LAIR
34. Pollster's unit : SAMPLE
36. Took the bait : BITAT
37. Saison chaude : ETE
38. Oldest settler in the west : SUN
39. A-U vowel connection : EIO
40. Nine-to-fiver : STENO
41. Rue ___ Paix : DELA
43. Memo to a sluggish walnut processor : GETCRACKING
50. Shebat, ___, Nisan : ADAR
51. Dir. to Rochester from Buffalo : ENE
53. Cinnabar, for one : ORE
54. One on the watch : ESPIER
56. Institute in Brooklyn : PRATT
58. Kin of strathspeys : REELS
60. Cohan song: 1907 : HARRIGAN
64. Effulge : RADIATE
66. Sartre novel : NAUSEA
69. Word in Kan.'s motto : ASPERA
70. Kant's concern : EGO
71. Memo to a careless Bonn teller : GETONYOURMARK
74. ___ Downing Street : TEN
75. Small pikeperch : SAUGER
77. New Zealand's discoverer : TASMAN
78. Fatuous : IDIOTIC
80. Lacking a breastbone : ASTERNAL
82. "___ Kick Out of You" : IGETA
84. Nary a soul : NOONE
85. Came down in buckets : TEEMED
87. Durango demonstrative : ESA
88. Land-based newt : EFT
89. ___-Cynwyd, near Philadelphia : BALA
92. Memo to a waiting taxidermist : DOYOURSTUFF
97. Riza Khan Pahlevi, e.g. : SHAH
100. Bouquet : AROMA
102. "___ Alone" from "The Desert Song" : ONE
103. Like sushi : RAW
105. Qua ___ (here and there, in Napoli) : ELA
106. ___ Gulf, Aegean Sea inlet : SAROS
107. Evince affection : CARESS
110. ___-bel-Abbès, onetime Foreign Legion home : SIDI
111. Afghan coin : PUL
112. Kind of shoe : ELEVATOR
114. Arabian kettledrum : ATABAL
116. Wynonna Judd's mom : NAOMI
118. "Bank ___" (old movie-house come-on) : NITE
119. Israeli burp gun : UZI
120. Memo from a bored stripteaser : SAMEOLDGRIND
122. Acronym for an aircraft's ascent : JATO
123. Where Trevino got his start : TEE
124. AFB in Fla. : EGLIN
125. Auricles : PINNAE
126. "It ___ ancient Mariner" : ISAN
127. Boundless: Abbr. : UNL
128. Garth, in "Ivanhoe" : ESNE
129. Bihar and Kerala : STATES
1. Supposed to be such : REPUTED
2. Keen : ULULATE
3. Memo to a lazy galena miner : GETTHELEADOUT
4. Petri-dish filler : AGAR
5. Siamese coins : TICALS
6. Ike and Monty's bailiwick : ETO
7. Gravel ridge in a glacier : ESKER
8. Finished hang gliding : ALIT
9. Antler subdivisions : TINES
10. Meadowsweet : SPIRAEA
11. Noisette : HAZEL
12. "___ of Identity," S. Holmes adventure : ACASE
13. Squash, for one : PEPO
14. Memo to a hasty seamstress : GIVEITARIP
15. Warded off : AVERTED
16. ___ Trench (deepest Pacific area) : MARIANA
17. Thespian or thesmothete : ENACTOR
20. Kind of pile : ATOMIC
24. Where Alberich struck gold : RHINE
30. TV network logo : TBS
33. L.B.J.'s birth month : AUG
35. Sourdough's sack : POKE
42. Prefix with tank or trust : ANTI
44. Part of a golf club : TOE
45. Hurt's victim in "Body Heat" : CRENNA
46. Fresh crews : RELAYS
47. Bandleader-songwriter Jones : ISHAM
48. American news execs' org. : NPA
49. Name of cities in Ill., Kan., Ohio and Pa. : GIRARD
52. Whatnot : ETAGERE
55. Former Brooklyn pitcher : ERSKINE
56. Cue in group singing : PRESA
57. Sitar solos : RAGAS
58. Out of the labor mkt. : RET
59. Finland, to Sibelius : SUOMI
61. Memo to a U.S.M.A. recruit : GETTOTHEPOINT
62. "When the sheep ___ the fauld . . . " : AREIN
63. Onetime V.P. John ___ Garner : NANCE
65. Coated with tin-lead alloy : TERNED
67. Metalworking tools: Var. : SUAGES
68. Conductor Ansermet : ERNEST
72. Yorkshire town NW of Leeds : OTLEY
73. U.S. architects' org. : AIA
76. Memo to a dilatory chess player : GETAMOVEON
79. Reactions to solar-plexus punches : OOFS
81. "Yo te ___" (Avila avowal) : AMO
83. Kind of cross : TAU
86. Updike's "The Same ___" : DOOR
89. African dog : BASENJI
90. Houseplants used medicinally : ARALIAS
91. Lynn from Ky. : LORETTA
93. Disquiet : UNEASE
94. Put a play on again : RESTAGE
95. Furbelow : FRILL
96. Cabbage Patch dolls, e.g. : FAD
98. Bennington homecomers : ALUMNAE
99. Some chemical compounds : HALIDES
101. Soft-drink tycoon Candler : ASA
104. Improvise : WINGIT
107. Defraud : COZEN
108. A moon of Uranus : ARIEL
109. Houston and Coleridge: Abbr. : SAMLS
110. Rhone River augmenter : SAONE
113. Garb for Patricia McBride : TUTU
115. "Oh, to ___ England . . . ": Browning : BEIN
117. Author Bontemps : ARNA
121. Unfortunates of W.W. II : DPS

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