MALAPROP POPS UP AGAIN!

New York Times, Sunday, March 9, 1980

Author:Bert H. Kruse
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 100, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 647 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 132, Cheaters: 22, FITB: 18, XRef: 1 Grid is asymmetric.
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© 1980, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Peridot : JEWEL
6. Poet Shapiro : KARL
10. E.r.a. or r.b.i. : STAT
14. "High ___ Windy Hill" : ONA
17. End of a Stein line : AROSE
18. Roosevelt and Teasdale : SARAS
19. Hemidemisemiquaver : NOTE
20. Robert ___ Sherwood : EMMET
22. Mail service, to M. : PARTIALPOST
24. M.'s name for Athens's famous height : APOCALYPSE
26. Sommer from Berlin : ELKE
27. Final disposal : MOPUP
28. Fight : SCRAP
30. ___ of quinine : OLEATE
31. Polytheistic : PAGAN
32. Kind of pool : KELLY
33. Salver : TRAY
34. Undrafted mil. group : USV
37. Mouths : ORA
38. Don't, in Dundee : DINNA
40. German emperors : KAISERS
43. Treat under glass : PHEASANT
46. M.'s considered opinions : SEDIMENTS
49. Actress Hagen : UTA
51. Worsted : SERGE
52. Life of Riley : EASE
54. Stew : RAGOUT
55. ___ Penh : PNOM
56. Harvested alfalfa, e.g. : HAYED
57. Public-utility magnate of the 30's : INSULL
59. Sailing problem : CALM
60. Iraqi port : BASRA
61. Killer whales : ORCS
62. Pyknic : OBESE
63. "Ripeness ___": King Lear : ISALL
65. Shipbuilder's strip of wood : BATTEN
66. Father ___, in a Wolff opera : TYL
67. M. identifies a certain law : STATESTATUE
69. Netherlandish : DUTCHY
70. Film awards : OSCARS
72. S.A. port, for short : RIO
73. Pacify : SOOTHE
74. Dahlias' kin : ASTERS
75. M.'s word for future generations : PROSPERITY
79. Wander idly : GAD
82. One not dry behind the ears : GREENY
83. Skipper's order : LIETO
84. City in Ohio : NILES
85. Except : SAVE
86. Face with stone : REVET
87. Word to a dog : HEEL
88. Caught lepidopterans : NETTED
90. Santo ___, Philippine university : TOMAS
91. Lulu : ONER
92. Tenderhearted one : SOFTIE
94. Banker's decision : LOAN
95. U.S.S.R. monetary unit : RUBLE
96. Merry, in Metz : GAI
97. What M. learned : CATACLYSM
99. Secy. of the ___ (Cabinet post, to M.) : INFERIOR
102. They use gins to get skins : SNARERS
105. "Half Mile Down" author : BEEBE
107. Measure of area : ARE
108. Blaster's need : TNT
109. Tiny chorine : PONY
110. These make some love N.Y. : SHOWS
112. Creator of the Moffats : ESTES
114. Sugar, e.g. : STAPLE
117. Large barges : SCOWS
118. Aristocles : PLATO
119. Shock : JOLT
123. M. gets a medical checkup : HASAFISCAL
125. M.'s sharp perceptions : KEENINSIDES
127. Practical : UTILE
128. Bore : PALL
129. Ex ___ (one-sided) : PARTE
130. Religious society of Iowa : AMANA
131. British collation : TEA
132. Canasta item : TREY
133. More underhanded : SLYER
134. Rhode Island Red : LAYER
1. Play tricks : JAPE
2. Of an age : ERAL
3. Solve, as a puzzle : WORK
4. Commune near Padua : ESTE
5. Hawaiian wreath : LEI
6. Greek letter : KAPPA
7. Here and there : AROUND
8. Wood file : RASP
9. W.W. II craft : LST
10. Jam that's not sweet : SNARL
11. "Rob Peter ___ Paul" : TOPAY
12. Surmounting : ATOP
13. L.A.P.D. member : TEC
14. Insecticide, for short : OMPA
15. Hatching post : NEST
16. Fit to ___ : ATEE
18. Madison Ave. product : SLOGAN
20. Athenian's homeland : ELLAS
21. "Light of ___!": Herbert : MYEYE
23. Soprano Lucine : AMARA
25. Tense for Thucydides : AORIST
28. Transmit : SEND
29. Director René : CLAIR
31. Propounded : POSED
32. Genuflect : KNEEL
33. Late great jazz pianist : TATUM
34. Outcome : UPSHOT
35. Having an uneven gloss : SHEARY
36. M.'s singular vascular problem : VERYCLOSEVEIN
39. Sends forth : ISSUES
40. Hillock : KNOLL
41. M. ranges from A to Z : RUNSTHEGAMBIT
42. Part of a London building : STOREY
44. Jaques' septet : AGES
45. M.'s lessees : TENETS
47. Portuguese colony off China : MACAU
48. Parisienne's peer : EGALE
50. Galsworthy's "___ of Devon" : AMAN
53. Fox of southern Africa : ASSE
55. Herd of seals : PATCH
57. Building steel : IBARS
58. Relationship : LIAISON
60. Lt. col.'s group : BATT
62. Kind of seal : OTARY
64. Fret on a guitar : STOP
65. Channel markers : BUOYS
67. Gift for milady : SCENT
68. Jog : TROT
69. Was foolishly fond : DOTED
71. Filet mignon source : STEER
73. Cousins of satyrs : SILENI
74. Punta ___, Chile : ARENAS
75. Buonarroti masterpiece : PIETA
76. Holy Grail, e.g. : RELIC
77. Inter : ENTOMB
78. Singer Coolidge : RITA
80. King Arthur's final home : AVALON
81. Painted ___, Ariz. : DESERT
82. Tar's quaff : GROG
83. Ring blows : LEFTS
85. Off-key : SOUR
87. Very old : HOARY
89. Red ___ (southern African shrubs) : ELSES
90. Last of a Hemingway title : TREES
92. Play start : SCENEI
93. Be rude in a crowd : ELBOW
98. Sources of archers' bows : YEWS
100. Not so slovenly : NATTIER
101. Refrigerant : FREON
103. Dismay : APPAL
104. Husband of Pocahontas : ROLFE
106. Where to catch congers : EELERY
110. Squama : SCALE
111. Buddy of rock fame : HOLLY
113. "A votre ___!" : SANTE
114. Occlude : SHUT
115. Poet laureate after Shadwell : TATE
116. Where Bhutan is : ASIA
117. Cicatrix : SCAR
118. Resound : PEAL
119. Iwo ___ : JIMA
120. Singer Anita : ODAY
121. Unaspirated : LENE
122. Winter Palace resident : TSAR
124. N.Y.C. or Balt. : SPT
125. G.I. aides to cooks : KPS
126. Gal of songdom : SAL

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