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New York Times, Sunday, March 3, 1985

Author: Jeanette K. Brill
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 77, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 504 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 12, XRef: 0
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Tree : CORNER
7. Something to be counted : COST
11. Former featherweight champ : PEP
14. Metal fastener : HASP
18. Small space : AREOLA
19. Coxey's ___ (1984 marchers) : ARMY
20. Under the weather : ILL
21. Sei's cousin : ORCA
22. What Kojak watches? : TELLYVISION
24. Golfer Calvin's garden staple? : PEETEMOSS
27. Equal, to Pierre : EGAL
28. Landed properties : ESTATES
30. Meter ___ : MAID
31. Actress Hagen : UTA
32. Quaver, for one : NOTE
33. River of NW France : ORNE
34. "___ are the times . . . " : THESE
36. Seed covering : ARIL
37. Chemical suffix : ANE
38. Attic festival : HALOA
40. What singer Pat can do to seem busy? : BOONEDOGGLE
42. Placer contents : GOLD
43. Wild goose : BRANT
44. Bobbins : REELS
45. Usually : ASARULE
48. Raccoon's kin : COATI
49. Pouched racquet : CROSSE
51. Smallest of the Cyclades : DELOS
52. Not curly, as hair : LANK
53. Cnemis : SHIN
54. Famed skater's favorite game? : HEIDENGOSEEK
58. Actress Molly's favorite dessert? : PICONPIE
63. "The ___ Love . . . ": 1924 song : ONEI
64. Gung-ho : EAGER
65. Blazing : AFIRE
67. Beloved of Radamès : AIDA
68. Boxer Billy's racket? : CONNGAME
70. Newscaster Daniel's favorite meal? : SCHORRDINNER
73. Midi city : ALES
74. Old Norse poem : RUNE
75. Purloin : STEAL
76. Frugal one : SPARER
79. Small sandpiper : STINT
81. William, Dick and Eleanor of filmdom : POWELLS
83. Author Potok : CHAIM
84. Ky. college : BEREA
85. Macaws : ARAS
86. How actress Dorothy sings? : LOUDONCLEAR
89. Late bloomer : ASTER
91. "___ Stoops to Conquer" : SHE
94. First name in whodunits : ERLE
95. "___ Day's Night," Beatles film : AHARD
96. Prefix with natal : ANTE
97. Phocid : SEAL
98. Goddess banished from Olympus : ATE
99. Noah's eldest : SHEM
100. Commercial section of London : EASTEND
103. Household need : PAIL
104. Josip Broz on the wagon? : TITOTALER
107. What a raconteur shouldn't dangle? : PAARTICIPLE
109. W.W. II locale : STLO
110. "Exodus" hero : ARI
111. Paddock papa : SIRE
112. Lustrous fabric : SATEEN
113. Sneak exposed by Micawber : HEEP
114. Precognition, for short : ESP
115. Greek resistance gp. of W.W. II : ELAS
116. Tendencies : TRENDS
1. Connected series : CATENA
2. Webfoot's home : OREGON
3. Tell : RELATE
4. ___ prosequi : NOLLE
5. English urban district on the Ouse : ELY
6. Enthusiastic review : RAVE
7. Leader of the 26th of July movement : CASTRO
8. Good Queen Bess : ORIANA
9. Struck : SMOTE
10. Actress Daly : TYNE
11. Cabin boy in "Moby-Dick" : PIP
12. Antimony is one : ELEMENT
13. Give satisfaction : PLEASE
14. Did some gardening : HOED
15. Firth, e.g. : ARM
16. Flogs : SCOURGES
17. Lozenge : PASTILLE
23. "Liebestod" singer : ISOLDE
25. Fit to be ___ : TIED
26. Soupy from N.C. : SALES
29. Ermine in summer : STOAT
35. "___ soit qui mal y pense" : HONI
36. Iron and Stone : AGES
38. Tudor or York : HOUSE
39. Totality : ALL
40. Retard : BRAKE
41. Site of U. of Maine : ORONO
42. Actor from Pittsburgh : GRODIN
43. Fluffs : BONERS
45. For the problem at hand : ADHOC
46. "___ evil . . . " : SEENO
47. Starman, e.g. : ALIEN
48. Receptacle : CASE
49. Insect's trill : CHIRR
50. Prepared potatoes, in a way : RICED
52. Some Rialto seats : LOGES
53. Steeple : SPIRE
55. Hymnist John Mason ___ : NEALE
56. Winning hit, in baseball argot : GAMER
57. Native medicine man in Hawaii : KAHUNA
59. City on the Loire : NANTES
60. French pioneer in psychiatry : PINEL
61. Standard of perfection : IDEAL
62. Hines and Warren : EARLS
66. Receptacle for holy water : FONT
69. Former name of Communism Peak : GARMO
71. Colonial broadcaster : CRIER
72. " . . . this ___": C. F. Adams : ISWAR
76. Rather brief : SHORTISH
77. Actress Goddard : PAULETTE
78. Candy striper : AIDE
79. Calchas was one : SEER
80. Swap : TRADE
81. Obvious : PATENT
82. Prill or stibnite : ORE
83. Grip of sorts : CLEAT
84. Faultfinders : BLAMERS
87. Okinawan seaport : NAHA
88. Lobster claws : CHELAE
89. Arabian romance : ANTARA
90. Metric measures : STERES
91. Squid : SEAPEN
92. Greeted : HAILED
93. Terry and Glasgow : ELLENS
96. Ancient Mariner's cry : ASAIL
97. Kind of fence : SPITE
99. Bus station : STOP
101. Recess at Notre Dame : APSE
102. Congressman's reg. : DIST
105. Violinist Bull : OLE
106. Van Winkle : RIP
108. Telpher : CAR

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