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New York Times, Sunday, March 29, 1992

Author: Ernst Theimer
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 132, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.56, Missing: { Q X Z }
Open Squares: 138, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 10, XRef: 0
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Bodice : WAIST
6. Expiator : ATONER
12. Noted athlete Jim and family : THORPES
19. Moderate gallop : CANTER
20. Green film on bronze : PATINE
21. Contrition : REMORSE
22. Zoroastrian Bible : AVESTA
23. Deems : OPINES
24. Object : PROTEST
25. Stayed : REMAINED
27. Spanish muralist : SERT
28. Grooming process : TOILET
29. Stumble : TRIP
30. Lapse : SLIP
32. La-di-da : TOOTOO
35. ___ fois (once, in Paris) : UNE
36. IN OTHER WORDS, HE'S A FINE FATHER : ASAPARENTHESESTIMABLE
39. LUCKY FIDO, ABOUT HIS OWNER : NOMASTERISKINDER
42. Shakespeare's shrew : KATE
43. Pip : SEED
45. Cinderella's stepsisters, e.g. : MEANIES
46. Turnkeys : JAILERS
49. Black bird : ANI
50. Italian angels' instruments : ARPAS
51. British P.M. during the U.S. Civil War : PALMERSTON
53. Indian shawl : PATTU
55. Premed course : ANAT
59. The cast : ACTORS
60. Kind of school : PREP
62. Blame bearer : GOAT
63. Opera by Handel : NERO
64. Luau instr. : UKE
65. WHAT LONG JOHN SILVER GOT WALKING ON A WET BEACH : ADAMPERSANDAL
67. ___ Alamos : LOS
68. Corsican's neighbor : SARD
70. Apartment : FLAT
73. Singer Sumac and namesakes : YMAS
75. Of lunar stages : PHASIC
78. Bride of Lohengrin : ELSA
79. Refuges : OASES
81. Phylum of insects, spiders and crustaceans : ARTHROPODA
83. These are proper or common : NOUNS
85. Barracks bed : COT
87. Cravat adornments : TIEPINS
88. Holiday, in Scotland : VACANCE
90. Foot part : INCH
92. Stylish : CHIC
93. A CLOTHING SHOP : HABERDASHERY
95. EAGLE SPORTERS : CHICKENCOLONELS
100. Italian interjection : ALO
101. Property : ESTATE
103. Anodyne's target : PAIN
104. Hindu land grant : ENAM
105. Of grubs and caterpillars : LARVAL
108. Lanolin source : WOOL
110. Sideboard: Fr. : DESSERTE
112. Treaty of a sort : ENTENTE
114. Brom Bones's creator : IRVING
116. Infuse with an antiseptic : IODATE
117. Like most soap : SCENTED
118. Dolce far ___ (pleasant idleness) : NIENTE
119. Vassals : LIEGES
120. Hay spreaders : TEDDERS
121. Circumferences : GIRTHS
122. Church official : ELDER
1. Shilly-shallies : WAVERS
2. Result of Dracula's attentions? : ANEMIA
3. SINCE HE'S LIVING IN AN IGLOO ___ : ITSAPPARENTHESESKIMO
4. Egyptian king : SETI
5. Astronomical devices : TRANSITERS
6. Snakelike condition : APODIA
7. Break open : TAP
8. Cornelia ___ Skinner : OTIS
9. Score minus one : NINETEEN
10. Febrero preceder : ENERO
11. Newsman James ___ : RESTON
12. B.S.A. unit : TRP
13. WHY SHE CANNOT MAKE ZWIEBACK : HERTOASTERISKAPUT
14. "Typee" successor : OMOO
15. Cordon-bleu entree : ROTI
16. Overture : PRELUDE
17. Ancient celibates : ESSENES
18. Hunting dog : SETTER
19. Magna ___ : CARTA
26. Gantry and Fudd : ELMERS
31. N.Y.'s 13, Boston's 2, etc. : PBS
33. Kind of soup : TOMATO
34. Code of silence : OMERTA
37. Old German coin : TALER
38. Inclined : LEANED
40. Once ___ blue moon : INA
41. Jewish month : NISAN
44. Short swim : DIP
46. Wild dog : JACKAL
47. Changes : ALTERS
48. P.O. item : STP
51. Stop temporarily : PAUSE
52. Emulate Cicero : ORATE
54. Medieval town WNW of Trieste : AGLAR
56. Wrestling hold : NELSON
57. Garden herbs : AROIDS
58. Puccini heroine : TOSCA
61. HOW TO PLEASE ORPHAN ANNIE : PAMPERSANDY
66. "Three on ___," 1932 Bogart-Davis movie : AMATCH
69. Ball : DANCE
70. DISCOVERED A SANCTUARY : FOUNDASHELTER
71. Jousting weapons : LANCES
72. State positively : ASSERT
74. Code name for a Virgin Islands airport : STT
75. Like a monkey's tail : PREHENSILE
76. Invitation to a hitchhiker : HOPIN
77. A FLUTIST'S AD : APICCOLONEEDED
80. ___-fi, Verne genre : SCI
82. Gadget: Var. : HICKIE
84. Implement for a shell : OAR
86. Quick look : ONCEOVER
88. Short window drapery : VALANCE
89. Scrubbed a mission : ABORTED
91. Part of a cheer : HIP
93. Most healthy : HALEST
94. Deviating from course : YAWING
96. Begs : CADGES
97. Infuriate : ENRAGE
98. Second of two : LATTER
99. Wigeons : SMEES
102. Shinto temple gateway : TORII
106. Sell : VEND
107. Feed the kitty : ANTE
109. Scourge of serge : LINT
111. Besmear : SOIL
113. Sullivan and Koch : EDS
115. Ultimate degree : NTH

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