STAND-INS

New York Times, Sunday, April 14, 1985

Author:Bert H. Kruse
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 654 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 149, Cheaters: 9, FITB: 17, XRef: 0
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. A Cabinet post : LABOR
6. Steak order : MEDIUM
12. Pour forth : SPEW
16. Ebb : ABATE
21. Stan's pal : OLLIE
22. "___ Fideles" : ADESTE
23. "Winnie ___ Pu" : ILLE
24. Wanderer : NOMAD
25. Massey role : RAILSPLITTER
27. Popular card game : GOLDENGATE
29. Kennel complaints : YIPS
30. Loggers' contest : ROLEO
31. Designer Oscar de la ___ : RENTA
33. Newsman, often : QUOTER
34. More honorable : FINER
35. Digs : MINES
36. Hearts, e.g. : SUIT
37. Move quickly : ZIP
40. Danish fjord : ISE
41. Common affliction : COLD
42. Grave words : EPITAPH
45. Skiers' trestles : INRUNS
47. Grain or whisky : NEWYORKCITY
50. ___ Paul of the Boers : OOM
52. Like the Cheshire-Cat : GRINNY
53. Melville captain : VERE
54. Land and buildings : REALTY
55. Hindu deity : SIVA
56. Author Grey et al. : ZANES
57. Rugged : SEVERE
59. Mindanao group : ATAS
60. Tailor's lapboard : PANEL
61. Rainbows : ARCS
62. Homs is here : SYRIA
63. Mubarak's predecessor : SADAT
65. Spot : MOTTLE
66. Golly! : GEE
67. Shakespearean lover : MANSSLIPPER
69. Water blooms : LILIES
70. Big cat : OCELOT
72. Louis XVI, e.g. : ROI
73. "Ruggles of Red Gap" actress : BOLAND
74. Fearful : AFRAID
75. Gold coin : TWOUNDERPAR
79. Sprout : BUD
82. Drives : IMPELS
83. Dilemma items : HORNS
84. Empire State city : OLEAN
85. Part of N.B. : BENE
86. Gams : STEMS
87. Hara-___ : KIRI
88. Erodes : EATSAT
90. Kind of horse : DRAFT
91. Dies ___ : IRAE
92. Give : DONATE
94. Transfer : DEED
95. S.D.'s capital : PIERRE
96. Fox's relative : SAC
97. N.Y. baseballers : NORTHERNERS
99. Dodges : EVADES
100. Organic compounds : KETONES
102. Bro. and dau. : RELS
103. Irish love : GRA
104. Prescribe : SET
105. Viktor ___, ballet master : RONA
106. S.A. serpent : ABOMA
108. Relationship : TIEIN
110. Kay Thompson girl : ELOISE
113. Trap : SNARE
114. Transports : CARTS
115. Heater for hops : OAST
119. Great Lake : WOLVERINES
121. "Gem of the ocean" : SPACESHUTTLE
124. Kornelia ___, E. German swimming star : ENDER
125. Force : DINT
126. Big Ten team : ILLINI
127. He commits grave crimes : GHOUL
128. Takes five : RESTS
129. Sweetsop : ATTA
130. Ease : SOFTEN
131. Billiards immortal : HOPPE
1. A swimming companion of Alice : LORY
2. Jai ___ : ALAI
3. Radar image : BLIP
4. Robert Motherwell's medium : OILS
5. Legal point : RES
6. "___ Dies," Beckett novel : MALONE
7. Circus Maximus official : EDILE
8. Hold back : DETER
9. "It ___ laugh": Pinero : ISTO
10. All-purpose trk. : UTE
11. How to roll along : MERRILY
12. Actress Hasso : SIGNE
13. Story lines : PLOTS
14. Citron attachment : ELLA
15. Join : WED
16. Yearly income : ANNUITY
17. Colombia's capital : BOGOTA
18. A.A.U. member : AMAT
19. Poet laureate: 1692–1715 : TATE
20. German river : EDER
26. Very prim and precise : PRISSY
28. Fairness : EQUITY
32. Witch's home : ENDOR
34. Natives of Oulu : FINNS
35. Timothy shaver : MOWER
36. Barbecue gear : SPITS
37. Do slaloms : ZIGZAG
38. ___ form (at one's best) : INRARE
39. Famous oratorio : PRINCEOFPEACE
41. Food named for a goddess : CEREAL
42. Brilliance : ECLAT
43. Famed Flemish portraits : POINTEDBEARDS
44. Huts : HOVELS
46. French indefinite pronoun : UNES
47. Hamilton's birthplace : NEVIS
48. Griffith Gaunt's creator : READE
49. Its capital is Doha : KATAR
51. Drake or cob : MALE
53. Russian length : VERST
55. Duchesse, e.g. : SATIN
57. Church council : SYNOD
58. Support : ESPOUSE
60. Pivotal : POLAR
62. Cum grano ___ : SALIS
64. "You could hear ___ drop" : APIN
65. Wide-brimmed straw hat : MILAN
67. Items "on wheels" : MEALS
68. Kind of fist : IRON
69. Steady Eddie of pitching fame : LOPAT
71. Lait topper : CREME
73. Modern moola : BREAD
74. Railroad name : AMTRAK
75. Pentateuch : TORAH
76. Emulate Bellow : WRITE
77. Grandparents, at times : DOTERS
78. Red ___, S African shrubs : ELSES
80. Shackled : UNFREE
81. Loathe : DETEST
82. Goddess worshiped by Radames : ISIS
83. Insinuations : HINTS
85. La ___, Trinidadian port : BREA
87. Divided country : KOREA
89. Author St. Johns : ADELA
90. Parlor piece : DIVAN
92. A reindeer in a Moore poem : DONNER
93. "Oops!" cause : ERROR
95. "___ the thought!" : PERISH
97. Rodeo stars : NOOSERS
98. Retribution : NEMESIS
101. Hot-dish stand : TRIVET
103. Arrives : GETSIN
106. Regarding : ANENT
107. "Enough!" in Roma : BASTA
108. Unspoken : TACIT
109. One of the Horae : IRENE
110. Jug : EWER
111. Like an anchoret : LONE
112. Car pioneer : OLDS
113. Tizzy : SNIT
114. Young whale : CALF
115. Galba's successor : OTHO
116. Surmounting : ATOP
117. Drink noisily : SLUP
118. Kind of mark or cast : TELE
120. G. & S. princess : IDA
122. Mideast org. : PLO
123. Yeeuck! : UGH

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