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New York Times, Sunday, March 8, 1992

Author: Kevin Boyle
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 91, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 625 (avg 1.43)
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Schussboomer's spot : SLOPE
6. Frogman : DIVER
11. Swimsuit top : BRA
14. Symbol of feminine curiosity : FATIMA
20. Gave succor : AIDED
21. Muslim decree : IRADE
22. No, to Ho : AOLE
24. Pliny the Younger, for one : ORATOR
25. Detritus : FLOTSAMANDJETSAM
28. Stonecrop-family plant : ORPINE
29. Raison d'___ : ETRE
30. Clear : NET
31. Caesar's "I rate" : AESTIMO
32. Jefferson and Paine, e.g. : DEISTS
33. Took five : RESTED
36. Comb: Comb. form : CTENO
37. Dolce ___ niente : FAR
38. Big Board's big brother : SEC
41. Scottish lake or river : AWE
42. Paravanes : OTTERS
44. Soprano role in "Orfeo ed Euridice" : AMOR
46. LAX notice : ARR
49. Star assemblage : CLUSTER
51. Originate : ARISE
52. Brit. medieval pennies : STERS
53. Apiculturist's concern : BEE
54. Newsman Dan : RATHER
55. A Bobbsey twin : NAN
56. Prepare leftovers : REHEAT
58. Paraguayan tea : MATE
59. Join : ENTER
60. Braxton and Thomas of the C.S.A. : BRAGGS
63. Reluctant : LOATH
64. Giant slain by Apollo : OTUS
65. Heine's sigh : ACH
66. Lardner's "___ Ike" : ALIBI
67. Deprive of weapons : UNARM
69. Wife of Paris : OENONE
71. "Come live with ___ . . . ": Donne : MEE
72. Venezuelan prairie : LLANO
73. Cor or core : HEART
74. Allay inflammation : SUBDUE
75. Impairs : MAIMS
77. All-purpose trk. : UTE
79. Whiffenpoof word : BAA
80. Everglades denizen : EGRET
81. Zenith : SUMMIT
82. Adjusts machinery : TRAMS
84. Spicy snack : NACHO
86. Cry of amused surprise : OHO
89. Framework : CASING
90. Burning : AFIRE
91. Dostoyevsky novel, with "The" : IDIOT
92. Winter mo. : FEB
93. Tolkien's Fangorn et al. : ENTS
94. Virile fellow : HEMAN
96. Parsonages : MANSES
98. Sunken fences : HAHAS
100. Indonesian law : ADAT
101. Instants : TRICES
103. Soft : LOW
104. Ballerina's movement : RELEVE
105. Sun. speech : SER
106. "Playboy of the Western World" playwright : SYNGE
107. Dress wood : PLANE
109. Shrinks back : RESILES
110. Actor Byrnes : EDD
111. Conception : IDEA
112. Naval construction worker : SEABEE
113. Curvaceous letter : ESS
114. Rural kin of aves. : LNS
115. Nigerian native : EDO
116. Stage, in Sevilla : ETAPA
117. Began to use : TAPPED
120. Hammerlike weapon : MARTEL
123. John Evelyn was one : DIARIST
125. European winter resort : PAU
126. "Sustineo ___," U.S.A.F. motto : ALAS
130. TNT mixture : AMATOL
131. Unguentary drosophila : FLYINTHEOINTMENT
134. Connected series : CATENA
135. "___ and Mabel," Gable film : CAIN
136. Sniggler for wrigglers : EELER
137. Designer de la ___ : RENTA
138. Shot follower : CHASER
139. The T in R.O.T.C. : TNG
140. Rummages about : ROUTS
141. Ruhr city : ESSEN
1. Vault : SAFE
2. Rhythmic swing : LILT
3. Redolence : ODOR
4. Lord ___ Wimsey : PETER
5. Mag. chiefs : EDS
6. Line of two feet : DIMETER
7. Wroth : IRATE
8. Fourgon : VAN
9. Snorri Sturluson's work : EDDA
10. Sometime action by 5 Down : REJECTING
11. Violent one : BATTERER
12. Substances for Strads : ROSINS
13. Memorable mission : ALAMO
14. Lucubratory pabulum : FOODFORTHOUGHT
15. Unpaid debt : ARREARS
16. South American ungulate : TAPIR
17. Med. suffix : ITIS
18. ___ Blanc : MONT
19. Homer's "scourge of mortals" : ARES
23. Comedian Phillips : EMO
26. Entrance of a fugue subject : ANSWER
27. Famed American photorealist : ESTES
34. Trencherman : EATER
35. Perform peripeteia, in a way : DOANABOUTFACE
38. Very funny person : SCREAM
39. Kin of 104 Across : ELANCE
40. Abscind brassica : CUTTHEMUSTARD
43. Earlobe adjuncts : TRAGI
44. U.S. Special Forces unit : ATEAM
45. Headcheese, e.g. : MEAT
46. Vespertilio from Abaddon : ABATOUTOFHELL
47. Adjust a spinet : RETUNE
48. A.F.B. in Tex. : REESE
50. Andress film: 1965 : SHE
52. Compendious plus melliferous : SHORTANDSWEET
57. A moon of Jupiter : ELARA
58. Tout le ___ (everyone) : MONDE
60. Saturnalia : BLAST
61. Tenth of a sen : RIN
62. Implead : SUE
66. Puissant spondulicks : ALMIGHTYDOLLAR
68. Collars : NABS
70. River in Spain : EBRO
72. Portray in words : LIMN
73. Take testimony : HEAR
74. Ancient Greek sanctuary : SECOS
76. Love-in-___ (buttercup) : AMIST
78. Threefold : TRINE
81. Prepared for painting : SANDED
83. Hebrew letter : MEM
85. Cry of despair : AIE
87. Firmament : HEAVEN
88. Haunt : OBSESS
89. Discontinue : CEASE
90. Female's friend : AMIGA
91. Golfer's hole-___ : INONE
95. Pelagic predator : ERNE
97. Smooth and white : ALABASTER
98. "Demian" author : HESSE
99. Clay, today : ALI
102. Primitive hunting method : SPEARING
104. Wove again : RESPUN
106. Record-album designation : SIDEONE
108. Rabbit : LAPIN
109. Betakes oneself : REPAIRS
112. Remain at home : STAYIN
115. Fem. suffixes : ETTES
116. Israeli seaport : EILAT
118. " . . . every fool is not ___": Pope : APOET
119. Matrons : DAMES
120. Book of the Apoc. : MACC
121. Eastern maid : AMAH
122. Pro ___ : RATA
123. U.S.A.F. decoration : DFC
124. One of the Huxtables : THEO
127. Optical device : LENS
128. Poker payment : ANTE
129. Bandleader Kenton : STAN
132. Chosen, in Caen : ELU
133. Due follower : TRE

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