SOUND OUT THE SONGS

New York Times, Sunday, March 7, 1993

Author: Betty Jorgensen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 96, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 644 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 141, Cheaters: 9, FITB: 10, XRef: 0
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Layer of tissue : TELA
5. Pearl Mosque site : AGRA
9. Optimistic : UPBEAT
15. Peter and Paul : TSARS
20. Gossip tidbit : ITEM
21. El ___, "View of Toledo" artist : GRECO
23. Rap session : SEANCE
24. Wrinkles on Cato's brow : RUGAE
25. Quaker pronoun, use a scale, tiny, wing sound? : THEEWEIGHWEEWHIRR
28. Flabbergast : AMAZE
29. Cleric's collection box : LADLE
30. Mighty small : TEENY
31. ___ Bingle (Crosby) : DER
32. " . . . the sky ___": Matt. 16:2 : ISRED
33. Store grain : ENSILE
35. Valued goods : ASSETS
38. Ratio words : ISTO
40. Perfume base : ATTAR
42. Hoover Dam's lake : MEAD
44. ___ culpa : MEA
45. In apple-pie order : NEAT
49. Shavian monogram : GBS
52. Chapfallen : SAD
53. Consequently, hesitation sound, Magi gift, snout? : THUSUMMYRRHNOSE
57. Actual : REAL
59. Strong aversion : HORROR
61. Podium : DAIS
62. Erse : GAELIC
63. Stares at a pinup : OGLES
65. Diagnostic technique : BIOPSY
67. Soak hemp : RET
68. Its bells jingle : SLEIGH
69. Electrical measure, recline, owing? : WATTLIEDUE
71. Tarsus adornment : ANKLET
74. Certain Turkish chambers : ODAHS
75. Phidian work : STATUE
76. Hogwash : TRIPE
78. Some Sp. women : SRAS
80. Sluggard's suggested role model : ANT
81. Clutch : GRAB
84. Health club : SPA
85. Slangy assent : YEAH
87. Maxim : SAW
90. Scads : SLEW
92. Dodecanese island : LEROS
95. Flash ___ of comics : GORDON
100. Sharpen a razor : STROP
102. Type of mining : PLACER
104. Observe, os, poet's always? : SEEBONEAYE
107. Not so strong : WEAKER
109. Of good size: Abbr. : LGE
110. Strong beer in a local : STINGO
112. Noted designer of chairs : EAMES
113. "Measure for Measure" deputy : ANGELO
114. Whirlybird : HELO
116. Member of a southern Md. ethnic group : WESORT
118. Procacious : PERT
119. Actors Dudley, Roger, Constance? : MOOREMOOREMOORE
122. Forty winks : NAP
124. Draft initials : SSS
125. Fire: Comb. form : IGNI
126. Elec. unit : AMP
127. Road shoulder : BERM
128. Icy cold : GELID
130. Singer Tennille : TONI
132. Transient of a sort : ROOMER
135. She starred in "42d Street" : KEELER
139. Pounds the keys : TYPES
142. Small fry : TOT
145. Capital of Morocco : RABAT
147. Exact duplicate : CLONE
148. Kindled anew : RELIT
149. Biblical pronoun, heath, watch, body of water, tree? : THEEMOOREYESEAYEW
154. Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
155. Soprano Farrell : EILEEN
156. River to the Humber : TRENT
157. Easily maneuverable, as a ship : YARE
158. Flat: Comb. form : PLANO
159. "Annie ___ Live Here Anymore" : DOESNT
160. Where Priam ruled : TROY
161. One-armed bandit : SLOT
1. What Riddick Bowe won in 1992 : TITLE
2. Green Mountain's Allen : ETHAN
3. Where you can get out in the Aire : LEEDS
4. Menotti heroine : AMELIA
5. Vital statistic : AGE
6. Pluck : GRIT
7. Outfit anew : REGEAR
8. Yearns : ACHES
9. Take advantage of : USE
10. Seat in the amen corner : PEW
11. Phooey! : BAH
12. Actress Markey : ENID
13. Farm unit : ACRE
14. Fox or Skye : TERRIER
15. Characteristic : TRAIT
16. Total, male offspring, require, first letter? : SUMSONNEEDA
17. Culture medium : AGAR
18. Demolish : RAZE
19. Spore or pippin : SEED
22. Possesses : OWNS
26. Strips of shoe leather : WELTS
27. Observe, walls in Arles? : EYEMURS
34. Peary's winter headquarters : ETAH
36. Thy, in Toulon : TES
37. King for whom a country was named : SAUD
39. Marionette maker's family : SARGS
41. Hacienda material : ADOBE
43. German monetary unit, for short : DMARK
44. Christie product : MYSTERY
46. Kind of harp : EOLIAN
47. ___ for sore eyes : ASIGHT
48. Skilled workers, for short : TECHS
49. Expands : GROWS
50. Sired : BEGAT
51. Chinese checkers' cousin : SALTA
53. Namaycush, e.g. : TROUT
54. Aspirant : HOPER
55. Bee products, in Bayeux : MIELS
56. Symbol of virtue : HALO
58. Riga resident : LETT
60. Disencumber : RID
64. Garden pest : SLUG
66. Chatterboxes : YAPPERS
70. Suffixes with cloth and cash : IERS
72. Close at hand : NEAR
73. Monogram at Menlo Park : TAE
77. Key or cay : ISLE
79. Starchy foodstuff : SAGO
82. The Matterhorn, for one : ALP
83. Hotel gofer : BELLHOP
86. Use a whetstone : HONE
87. Dictator's writer, for short : STENOG
88. "Front rouge" poet : ARAGON
89. Left dreamland, ceremony, hotel? : WOKERITEINN
91. Bet : WAGER
93. Willow : OSIER
94. Import : SENSE
96. Lop the crop : REAP
97. Beknighted females : DAMES
98. Some criminal trials : OYERS
99. Fits snugly : NESTS
100. Pundit : SWAMI
101. Soccer great : PELE
103. V.I.P. : CELEB
105. Self : EGO
106. Carried, as by the wind : BORNE
108. Kind of candle : ROMAN
111. Duo, a Filipino? : TWOMORO
115. One-tenth of an ephah : OMER
117. Lecture : TALK
120. Left out : OMITTED
121. Conquistador's quest : ORO
123. Segment : PIECE
128. More dismal, as skies : GRAYER
129. Tests of patience : DELAYS
131. Kind of path : OSTEO
133. Trade center : MART
134. Siskel's partner : EBERT
136. True blue : LOYAL
137. January, in Jalisco : ENERO
138. Moisten again : REWET
139. Ensnare : TRAP
140. Holler : YELL
141. Entreaty : PLEA
143. Buckeye State : OHIO
144. Far: Comb. form : TELE
146. "A ___ clock scholar" : TENO
150. Some M.I.T. grads : EES
151. "Tin ___," 1987 film : MEN
152. Canadian prov. : ONT
153. Messy ménage : STY

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