Jim Page
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SHOW-HOW SESSION

New York Times, Sunday, April 23, 1989

Author:Jim Page
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 530 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 104, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 19, XRef: 0
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Ibsen heroine : LONA
5. Part of NASA gets the gait : PACE
9. "___ c'est moi" : LETAT
14. Bal.-sheet worker : CPA
17. Jai ___ : ALAI
18. Gomorrah neighbor : SODOM
19. Mason's concern : ALIBI
20. Attention-getting word : AHEM
21. Pits turn into little arbiters : UMPS
22. March along : TROOP
23. Conjecture becomes embezzlement : PECULATION
25. Change a bulb : REPLANT
27. Certain taxes : TITHES
29. ___ l'oeil : TROMPE
30. Tati's ta-ta : ADIEU
31. U.S.S.R. area goes south : IBERIA
33. Stormy ___ (sea birds) : PETRELS
34. Nathan, to David : SON
35. Tusked swine : BOAR
37. Stupid guys become little cutups : IMPS
39. N.Y.C. observes it : EDT
40. Soak flax : RET
41. "To ___, to Greece, and into Noah's ark": Cowper : GAUL
43. Bill-of-exchange signer : ACCEPTOR
46. Intoxicating : HEADY
48. Foxhole kin becomes illuminated : LITTRENCH
51. Batik expert : DYER
52. Restaurateur goes to a Jordanian peak : HOR
53. Entomb : INURN
54. Author goes to college : ETON
56. Time to irrigate : DROUGHT
60. Bilbao visitor : TURISTA
62. Actress Claire : INA
64. Silvertip : BEAR
65. Kind of sauce : SOY
66. "Robust ___ alone is eternal": Gautier : ART
67. Santa becomes less egotistical : ELFCENTERED
70. Prefix with Raphaelite : PRE
72. Guido's high note : ELA
74. Depend (on) : RELY
75. Ade's "___ Horne" : DOC
76. Crab, lobster or shrimp : DECAPOD
79. "Clair de lune" composer : DEBUSSY
81. "Streamers" playwright : RABE
83. Casked-wine process : AGING
84. Suffix from a trig function : INE
85. Actress Raines : ELLA
89. Bet becomes emporium gelt : MARTMONEY
91. Arabian prince : AMEER
94. " . . . a sea of ___": Shak. : TROUBLES
96. Safecracker : YEGG
97. Forest humus : MOR
98. Blotter ltrs. : AKA
100. River duck : SMEE
101. Eliel's son : EERO
103. Monogram of Garfield's successor : CAA
106. Pliant : ELASTIC
108. Doughnut-shaped rolls : BAGELS
110. Pushers' targets : USERS
112. Prepare a diamond : RESEED
113. Oily resins : ELEMIS
115. Fiendish : SATANIC
117. Cocktail becomes a coxswain : CREWDRIVER
119. Lithe animal : OTTER
121. "Wishing will make ___" : ITSO
122. Attain justly : EARN
123. Pinguid : OBESE
124. Whistle-blowing times : NOONS
125. Baltic native : LETT
126. Concordes come to N.Y., N.J., etc. : STS
127. Baseball Hall of Famer : WANER
128. W.W. I German admiral : SPEE
129. Mmes., in Mexico : SRAS
1. Petrarch's beloved et al. : LAURAS
2. Wimbledon champ: 1959 : OLMEDO
3. Reptile becomes drowsy : NAPPINGTURTLE
4. Usher's beat : AISLE
5. Bassanio's beloved : PORTIA
6. Hoopla : ADO
7. Col. Pickering portrayer : COOTE
8. Charlatan of old : EMPIRIC
9. Dazed, miler becomes obsessed : LAPHAPPY
10. Robt. ___ : ELEE
11. Twitches : TICS
12. Elephant boy turns into Arabian dad : ABU
13. Jousted : TILTED
14. Foolish fancy : CHIMERA
15. Colonized : PEOPLED
16. Pardon : AMNESTY
18. Social pos. : STN
20. Suffix for emend : ATOR
24. " . . . wherefore ___ Romeo?" : ARTTHOU
26. Reddish browns : AUBURNS
28. Clocked : TIMED
32. Leaflike plant part : BRACT
33. ___ diem : PER
36. Fish gets a cheer : OLE
38. Sault ___ Marie : STE
42. Abruzzi town : ATRI
44. Fastidious: Slang : CHOICY
45. Willy Loman's quest : ORDER
47. Work units : ERGS
48. Rock singer ___ Ford : LITA
49. Hardened : INURED
50. Football's Greasy et al. : NEALES
52. Mongol throng : HORDE
55. Wind dir. : NNE
57. German navy V.I.P.: 1928-43 : RAEDER
58. Mall becomes a warren : HOPPINGCENTER
59. Power of the movies : TYRONE
61. Compendious : TERSE
63. Writer gets a connection : AND
64. Looked good on : BECAME
68. Philadelphia hockey player : FLYER
69. Anderson's "High ___" : TOR
71. High-strung : EDGY
73. Role in 20's Broadway hit : ABIE
77. Emerged, as an article : CAMEOUT
78. Enthralled : AGOG
80. Like movies, once : UNRATED
82. Swiss river port : BASEL
86. ___ Alamos : LOS
87. Sleepy one becomes a woodsman : LUMBERER
88. Perpendicular to the keel : ABEAM
90. Son of Odin : TYR
91. Punishes by fine : AMERCES
92. Bandicoot : MOLERAT
93. Utensils on pencils : ERASERS
94. Tic-___-toe : TAC
95. Roman army units : LEGIONS
99. Vagrants' area changes into children's line : KIDROW
102. Ancient ascetic : ESSENE
104. Awn : ARISTA
105. Ties : ASCOTS
107. Like a quilt : SEWN
109. Bar legally : ESTOP
111. Ballooners, e.g. : SAILS
113. Odd number becomes the opposite : EVEN
114. ___-majesté : LESE
116. ___ Antiqua : ARS
118. Philippine tree : IBA
120. Low digit : TOE

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