GETTING FAMILIAR

New York Times, Sunday, March 28, 1976

Author: Ruth N. Schultz
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 552 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 90, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 15, XRef: 0
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5. Loki's son : NARE
9. B'way sign : SRO
12. Léman et al. : LACS
16. Stock the pantry : STORE
17. Threw an errant pass : OVERSHOT
19. Malay laws : ADATS
21. Edward H. Harriman : COLOSSUSOFROADS
23. On earth : BELOW
24. ___ even keel : ONAN
25. Historic council site : TRENT
26. Casting ___ eyes : SHEEPS
28. Blackbird : ANI
29. " . . . a woman be more like a ___?" : MAN
30. Mecca pilgrimage : HADJ
31. Metric units: Abbr. : KGS
32. N. or S. ___ : AMER
33. Girl's nickname : ETTIE
35. "You can fool ___ of . . . " : SOME
38. Dorothy Lamour : SARONGGIRL
41. Superdome athletes : SAINTS
43. George Herman Ruth : BAMBINO
45. River isles : AITS
46. Maximilian : SCHELL
48. Like river deltas : SILTY
49. Having stains : SOILY
51. Russian co-op : ARTEL
53. ___ Palmas : LAS
54. U.S. fighter plane : SABREJET
57. Comedian Mort : SAHL
60. Of an element : CERIC
62. Kind of processing : DATA
63. Gardner : AVA
64. Wings : ALAE
65. Will Rogers : CHEROKEEKID
67. Indigo : ANIL
68. Luxury's offering : LAP
69. Possessive : HERS
70. Hidden spoiler : JOKER
71. Congo river : UELE
72. Touts : TIPSTERS
75. Dance, in Paris : BAL
76. Porkfish : SISIS
79. Irish poet : YEATS
80. Clear : LUCID
82. Eleanor M. Patterson : CISSIE
85. Kind of song : SWAN
86. "Tinderbox of Europe" : BALKANS
88. Pinch pennies : STINGE
90. Mae West : DIAMONDLIL
93. Defense org. : NATO
95. Like a Ziegfeld girl : LEGGY
96. Mr. 'iggins : ENRY
97. Scottish denial : NAE
98. Like Lowell's June day : RARE
100. Compass point : ENE
101. Poetic word : EER
102. Do street repair : REPAVE
105. Outburst : SPATE
107. Not the same: Abbr. : ANOR
108. Voting bellwether : MAINE
110. P.T. Barnum : PRINCEOFHUMBUGS
113. Pry : SNOOP
114. Syrian's neighbor : LEBANESE
115. Man or pitch : SALES
116. Convey, as a hint : DROP
117. News workers: Abbr. : EDS
118. Raced : SPED
119. Cast-off spouses : EXES
1. Ocean or City : ATLANTIC
2. " . . . braes o' bonny ___" : DOON
3. "___ longa . . . " : ARS
4. Perle : MESTA
5. Certain plastic surgery : NOSEJOB
6. Resort near Asbury Park : AVON
7. Broken : REFT
8. Wander : ERR
9. Sultan's relative : SHAH
10. Town in Denmark : RODEKRO
11. Cooperstown's lake : OTSEGO
12. Places for retorts : LABS
13. Drink : ADE
14. Martha J. (Canary) Burke : CALAMITYJANE
15. Lucy ___ (reformers) : STONERS
16. Moonlight et al. : SONATAS
18. Sea signal : SOS
20. Eddy : SWIRL
21. "Here ___ the Showboat" : COMES
22. Indian beans : URDS
27. Place: Abbr. : PSN
30. Other: Prefix : HETER
32. Sprightly : AGILE
34. Breathe : INHALE
36. Family members : MAS
37. P.I.'s Aguinaldo : EMILIO
38. Convenes : SITS
39. "___ port in a storm" : ANY
40. Keen, in Scotland : GAIR
42. Snow's relative: Abbr. : SLT
44. John J. Pershing : BLACKJACK
47. Lascivious ones : LECHERS
49. Like "Gulliver's Travels" : SATIRIC
50. O.T. book : OBAD
52. Side looks : LEERS
54. "___ alive!" : SAKES
55. Unfortunate : EVIL
56. Bit of gossip : TALE
57. Shaker contents : SALT
58. Jai ___ : ALAI
59. Alfred E. Smith : HAPPYWARRIOR
61. Chessie et al.: Abbr. : RRS
62. Ten: Prefix : DEK
65. Huntley : CHET
66. Wind-borne : EOLIAN
67. One from down under : AUSSIE
73. One side of life : SEAMY
74. Pueblo Indian : TANO
75. Run or market : BULL
77. Spanish yeses : SIS
78. Basket fiber : ISTLE
80. Medieval verse : LAI
81. Genetic initials : DNA
83. Relatives of soubrettes : INGENUES
84. Holiday potions : EGGNOGS
85. ___ cosine : SINEAND
86. Like watery eyes : BLEARED
87. Raked with bullets : STRAFED
89. Observers : EYERS
90. Composer Taylor : DEEMS
91. Compass point : NNE
92. Sancho Panza's mule : DAPPLE
94. Vow : OATH
99. Conserve : REUSE
102. Upholstery cloth: Var. : REPP
103. Pulsations: Abbr. : VIBS
104. Spanish queen : ENA
105. Ooze : SEEP
106. Say cheese : POSE
107. ___-bodied : ABLE
109. Mind: Prefix : NOO
111. Church laws: Abbr. : CNS
112. Beerbohm : MAX

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