CROSSWORDESE

New York Times, Sunday, March 31, 1985

Author: Peter G. Snow
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.30, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 558 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 129, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Shade trees : ELMS
5. Colony on the wing : SWARM
10. Deceived : DUPED
15. Kick : BOOT
19. Celt : GAEL
20. Debate : ARGUE
21. Incensed : IRATE
22. ___ breve : ALLA
23. AWN : GRAINBEARD
25. EFT : SALAMANDER
27. Places where brine is evaporated : SALTERNS
28. Amusing : DROLL
30. Microphone inventor : EDISON
31. Hannah ___, Van Buren's bride : HOES
32. Certain spoons : CLUBS
33. Signs loved by angels : SROS
34. A Burmese group : KARENS
37. Dalis of opera : IRENE
38. Adjective for Everest : HIGHEST
42. Stravinsky and Sikorsky : IGORS
43. ERG : ENERGYUNIT
46. Dep. : STA
47. Henri, René et al. : NOMS
48. Auto part : AXLE
49. Household god : LAR
50. Dusty or Home Run : BAKER
52. Period : ERA
53. TAU : GREEKLETTER
57. River into the Bay of Biscay : LOIRE
58. Became insufficient : RANSHORT
60. Titles for Fatima's descendants : EMIRS
61. Cultivated : FARMED
62. Promote : BOOST
63. Plant's tiny opening : STOMA
64. Kidney bean : PINTO
65. Scrutinize : PERUSE
67. Chief Justice: 1874–88 : WAITE
68. Pilots' unusual landings : PANCAKES
71. Jack the nipper : FROST
72. ERS : BITTERVETCH
74. Styron hero : NAT
75. Erstwhile money in Madras : ANNAS
76. A follower : ONE
77. Apiece : EACH
78. Beatles' meter maid : RITA
79. Anchorwoman Walker of Boston : LIZ
80. ETC. : ANDSOFORTH
84. Postpone : DEFER
85. Dutch province : ZEELAND
88. Ariz. Indians : PIMAS
89. Ecclesiastical headwear : MITERS
90. Sashes for Pitti-Sing : OBIS
91. Conclusion : FINIS
92. Culloden ___, Scotland : MOOR
93. Frozen desserts : BOMBES
96. Former Red Sox ace : TIANT
97. Grounds : TERRAINS
101. OCA : EDIBLEROOT
103. ORT : TABLESCRAP
105. Platform's platform : SOLE
106. Bore : EAGRE
107. De Soto contemporary : EDSEL
108. Sybarite's delight : EASE
109. Trampled : TROD
110. Pairs : DYADS
111. Photographer's developers : DOPES
112. ___ job (this puzzle) : SNOW
1. Roe : EGGS
2. "Granada" songwriter : LARA
3. Corn product : MEAL
4. Glides : SLITHERS
5. N.H.L. team : SABRES
6. Christopher and Percival : WRENS
7. Moslem officials : AGAS
8. River in W Europe : RUR
9. Yenta, e.g. : MEDDLER
10. Fail to follow orders : DISOBEY
11. Eurasian range : URALS
12. Lose strength : PALL
13. Japanese outcast : ETA
14. Fault : DEMERIT
15. Dismiss : BANISH
16. Agricultural town in Alberta : OLDS
17. ___ strut, on a plane : OLEO
18. Relative of a loch : TARN
24. City lights : NEONS
26. "Is thy servant ___ . . . ?": II Kings 8:13 : ADOG
29. Rundle : RUNG
32. Ria : CREEK
33. Bake, as eggs : SHIRR
34. Ralph of baseball's Hall of Fame : KINER
35. Israeli coin : AGORA
36. AES : ROMANBRONZE
37. Ria : INLET
39. ULU : ESKIMOKNIFE
40. Cordwood measure : STERE
41. Marked a weight deduction : TARED
43. Use muscle power : EXERT
44. Extreme : ULTRA
45. Rob Roy's refusals : NAES
48. Rebelled : AROSE
50. Scald vegetables or almonds : BLANCH
51. Trunk in a trunk : AORTA
53. Ibsen play : GHOSTS
54. "So ___ be with Caesar": Shak. : LETIT
55. Gush : EMOTE
56. Horologe : TIMER
59. March name : SOUSA
61. Serin : FINCH
63. Surfeits : SATES
64. Herd of seals : PATCH
65. Palatinate, to a Berliner : PFALZ
66. "Sesame Street" character : ERNIE
67. Harmattan, e.g. : WIND
68. Bold women : PEATS
69. Horner or Peter : EATER
70. Fourth-day creations : STARS
72. Chains : BONDS
73. Miles and Vague : VERAS
78. Goes over again : RETRACES
80. A flavoring or medicine : ANISEED
81. Drugs : OPIATES
82. Trollope's Phineas ___ : FINN
83. Elided : OMITTED
84. Christian creations : DIORS
86. Hit a high curve at Wimbledon : LOBBED
87. Explorer Tasman : ABEL
89. Mushrooms resembling sponges : MORELS
91. Scandinavian bay : FIORD
92. Brawl : MELEE
93. Defeat : BEST
94. Reputation : ODOR
95. ___ Minderbinder of "Catch-22" : MILO
96. Pompey's mufti : TOGA
97. Recipe abbr. : TBSP
98. Where Kerman is : IRAN
99. Ovid : NASO
100. Eject : SPEW
102. Skate : RAY
104. Stir : ADO

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