CITY FEATHERS

New York Times, Sunday, March 28, 1993

Author:Judith C. Dalton
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 146, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J X Z }, Scrabble score: 500 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 107, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 11, XRef: 0
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Poet Seeger : ALAN
5. Mort from Montreal : SAHL
9. He wrote "The Hive" : CELA
13. Compound used as a photographic developer : AMIDOL
19. Chinese: Comb. form : SINO
20. Nautical command : ALEE
21. Greeting for Clinton : HAIL
22. Proper and fitting : DECENT
23. Missouri bird? : HANNIBALDEAGLE
26. Opts : ELECTS
27. Utensil on a pencil : ERASER
28. An anagram for staple : PASTEL
29. Within: Prefix : INTRA
30. Catalpa or ceiba : TREE
32. Gulf ___ system : STREAM
34. Census fig. : STAT
37. Satellite letters: 1962-75 : OSO
39. Stiff hairs : SETAE
42. Gabon's Prime Minister and family : MBAS
45. Rubber tree : ULE
46. New York bird? : CHAPPAQUAIL
49. John Denver album : AERIE
50. Penn Station builder : REA
51. Film producer Wallis : HAL
52. Cotton thread : LISLE
53. Madam, in Milano : SIGNORA
55. Gold measures: Abbr. : KTS
56. "Cry Me ___," Arthur Hamilton song : ARIVER
58. Sch. course : ENG
60. Conductor Koussevitzky : SERGE
61. Group of badgers : CETE
62. Georgia bird? : MACONDOR
64. Bony : OSTEAL
66. Trades man, e.g. : PLYER
67. Club receipts : DUES
68. A seasoning, in Savoie : SEL
69. City ENE of Wichita : IOLA
71. " . . . thumb, and pulled out ___" : APLUM
74. Titter : TEEHEE
77. Utah bird? : LOGANNET
81. Grain husk : BRAN
82. Outlaw Starr : BELLE
83. Perform a wedeln : SKI
85. Result of gradual decline of a disease : LYSATE
86. Actor Chaney : LON
87. A flammable gas : PROPANE
89. Japanese immigrant to the U.S. : ISSEI
91. Suffix with Adam or Edom : ITE
92. Reference bk. : ENC
93. Macho male : HEMAN
94. Rhode Island bird? : NEWPORTOLAN
97. R.M.N.'s first V.P. : STA
98. Lynn ___, top bridge player : DEAS
99. Actress Van Devere : TRISH
100. Pub. co. pileup : MSS
101. Fling : TOSS
103. Moment-of-truth man : TORERO
106. Ahab's father : OMRI
109. Aquarium fish : TETRA
112. Fortified city in Gaul : ALESIA
115. Great Greek geometrician : EUCLID
119. Fielding novel : AMELIA
121. Virginia bird? : CULPEPEREGRINE
123. Actor in TV's "Reasonable Doubts" : HARMON
124. Butterine : OLEO
125. Lampblack : SOOT
126. As soon as : ONCE
127. Voiced : SONANT
128. Berlin's "Say It ___ So" : ISNT
129. Eleven pair : ONES
130. Up close : NEAR
1. "That ___ is, so was he made": Bridges : ASHE
2. Fabricator : LIAR
3. Held or Neagle : ANNA
4. Continuous : NONSTOP
5. Buffalo hockey pro : SABRE
6. S.E.C. member : ALA
7. Hands : HELP
8. A rival of Hera : LEDA
9. Certain items of tangible property : CHATTELS
10. On pins and needles : EAGER
11. City NNE of Paris : LILLE
12. Collier's cooler : ALE
13. Yemeni capital : ADEN
14. Dissolve : MELT
15. Bakery workers : ICERS
16. Illinois bird? : DECATURKEY
17. Can. province : ONT
18. They oversee sgts. : LTS
24. Comparative ending : IER
25. Test, in Tours : ESSAI
29. Bitter disagreement : IMBROGLIO
31. Brit. courtesy titles : ESQS
33. Supreme Egyptian god : AMENRA
35. Building wing : ALETTE
36. Madison Ave. come-on : TEASER
37. "From the Terrace" author : OHARA
38. Of a Frankish people : SALIC
40. Noted Swiss mathematician: 1707-83 : EULER
41. Captured, in poesy : TAEN
43. River at Leeds : AIRE
44. Cousteau's milieu : SEA
46. Epithet for Samuel Johnson : CHAM
47. Full assembly : PLENUM
48. "___ la poupée," Offenbach song : AIRDE
49. Author-scenarist James ___ : AGEE
54. Fibers for carpets : ISTLES
57. Form of black magic : VODUN
59. Land of plenty : GOSHEN
61. Close-knit groups : CLANS
63. Benign swellings : OSTEOMATA
65. Bishopric : SEE
66. "___, Sam" : PLAYIT
70. Cheesecake viewer : OGLER
71. Most capable : ABLEST
72. Immediately : PRONTO
73. Pennsylvania bird? : LANCASTERN
75. Rio Grande city : ELPASO
76. Verve : ELAN
77. Speech impediments : LISPS
78. A human score : NAILS
79. Kett and James : ETTAS
80. Adolescent : TEEN
82. Fonda's role in "Klute" : BREE
84. New Zealand bird : KIWI
87. Pres. Wilson was one : PHD
88. Warehouse : ENTREPOT
90. London film center : SOHO
95. Irregular : EROSE
96. Xi follower : OMICRON
102. Freedom March city : SELMA
104. Actor Julia and a Castro : RAULS
105. Glasgow or Goodman : ELLEN
107. Encounters : MEETS
108. Bokhara or Tuzla : RUG
110. Noun-forming suffix : TION
111. Rodomontade : RANT
113. ___ facto : IPSO
114. Long time period : AEON
116. Occupation : LINE
117. Quechuan : INCA
118. Does, e.g. : DEER
119. Cries of delight : AHS
120. "___ II," DeLillo novel : MAO
121. Peaceful, in Pau : COI
122. Caviar : ROE

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