SIGN LANGUAGE

New York Times, Sunday, March 29, 1987

Author:Ralph G. Beaman
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 75, Avg Word Len: 5.15, Missing: { J Q Z }
Open Squares: 126, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 18, XRef: 1
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Bussed audibly : SMACKED
8. Family member : GRANDMA
13. Attacks : ASSAILS
20. "___ child are doing well" : MOTHERAND
21. Bucolic : RURAL
22. Kerchiefs : BANDANNAS
23. Disrupt; perturb : UNHINGE
24. Sluggish : INERT
25. Spark-plug spacings : AIRGAPS
26. Ermine, at times : STOAT
27. Co.'s arm for investigation-growth : RANDD
29. Cry at Bonn : ACH
30. Cherbourg cherub : ANGE
31. Ozark individuals : UNS
32. V.I.P. : BIGSHOT
35. Milk: Comb. form : GALACT
39. Toward sunrise : EAST
41. Line on a letter : SERIF
42. Headland : RAS
44. Kind of plexus : SOLAR
45. In broad and noble style : GRANDIOSO
48. Mouths : ORA
49. Lecture material : NOTES
51. Air-quality org. : EPA
52. "___ do thou likewise": Luke 10:37 : GOAND
53. Word with ears, heart or thumbs : ALL
54. Speech part : NOUN
56. ___ forth : ANDSO
57. Crossed out : XED
58. Sledder's gear : SNOWSUIT
61. Reduces speed : SLOWSUP
64. Wicked wax : CANDLE
65. Witness : NOTICER
67. Jam : TIEUP
68. Sun: Comb. form : HELI
69. Frankfurt an der ___ : ODER
71. Solution strength : TITER
73. Sends back to a lower court : REMANDS
75. Algerian port : ORAN
76. Enclosures : PENS
77. Domingo is one : TENOR
79. N.F.L. team : PACKERS
81. Give off : EMIT
82. Bridge gaffe : MISDEAL
84. Offspring : CHILDREN
87. Opposite of pos. : NEG
88. Off ___ (occasionally) : ANDON
89. Obstacle : SNAG
91. Bad ___, German spa : EMS
92. Trivial bother : ADO
93. A hardwood : ASH
94. Mr. ___ (Prince Charming) : RIGHT
97. W. African language branch : KWA
98. Tiered centerpiece : EPERGNE
100. Job for an emcee : INTRO
102. "A Boy Named ___" : SUE
103. Preppy town in Mass. : ANDOVER
105. Kin of etc. : ETAL
106. Excise : RESECT
108. Four-flusher : BLUFFER
110. ___-fi : SCI
111. Barbershop song : GLEE
113. Midianite king : EVI
114. Stoolie : RAT
116. Like certain bombs : TIMED
119. Hash house : BEANERY
122. Ragout of game : SALMI
124. In a wrathful way : IRATELY
126. Deadlock : IMPASSE
127. Briefs : ITEMS
128. Fit for drinking : POTABLE
129. Foreigner : OUTLANDER
130. Dish up : SERVE
131. Althing member : ICELANDER
1. Insts. in Tex. and Mass. : SMUS
2. ___ Blanc in the Alps : MONT
3. Collection of tales told by Scheherazade : ATHOUSANDANDONENIGHTS
4. Vino at Harry's bar : CHIANTI
5. Clark and Rockwell : KENTS
6. Work unit : ERG
7. What some get up when mad : DANDER
8. Refrigerator's milieu : GRIDIRON
9. Emulate Cram or Ovett : RUN
10. Calif.'s San ___ : ANDREASFAULT
11. Twain portrayer: 1944 : MARCH
12. Brasses member : ALTHORN
13. Rhyme scheme : ABAA
14. Prepaint work : SANDING
15. Sea east of Bermuda : SARGASSO
16. Deputy in "Measure for Measure" : ANGELO
17. Frost's "___ Vale" : INA
18. Pass at Indy : LAP
19. Draft initials : SSS
28. "Eat, drink ___ merry" : ANDBE
33. Copters' kin : GIROS
34. Yellow River feeder : TAO
36. Golden oldie: 1911 : ALEXANDERSRAGTIMEBAND
37. Giant star in Auriga : CAPELLA
38. Part payment, at times : TRADEIN
39. ___ Benedict : EGGS
40. "East of Eden" character : ARON
41. Entreaties : SOLICITINGS
43. Shirley Temple film: 1934 : STANDUPANDCHEER
46. Malt kiln : OAST
47. S. African gulch : SLUIT
50. Clairvoyance, for short : ESP
55. Black, in Brest : NOIR
59. Best : WORST
60. Heads of France : TETES
62. Emulate Niobe : WEEP
63. Poisonous plant : SUMAC
64. Keyboard combination : CHORD
66. Tear : REND
69. Alfresco : OPENAIR
70. Estate : DEMESNE
72. Anonymous Richards : ROES
74. Economize : SKIMP
78. Private or corporal : RANKANDFILER
80. Otherwise : ELSE
82. Me, to Miss Piggy : MOI
83. ___ Moses (Pentateuch) : LAWOF
85. Author Ferber : EDNA
86. December word : NOEL
88. "___ the Lion" : ANDROCLESAND
90. ___ to (brought about) : GAVERISE
95. Focal point : HUB
96. Planned progress : TELESIS
99. Dance concert : RECITAL
101. Kingly : REGNAL
104. Historic time : ERA
107. Pithy : TERSE
109. Conserve of grapes : UVATE
110. Express : STATE
112. Looker : EYER
115. "___-Tin," 1938 song : TIPI
117. Paris magazine : ELLE
118. Alizarin user : DYER
119. Résumé : BIO
120. Rhea's cousin : EMU
121. Inclined : APT
123. CDI quintupled : MMV
125. Bird in 3 Down : ROC

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