SAVING SPACE

New York Times, Sunday, April 26, 1981

Author:William Lutwiniak
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.35, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 561 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 133, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 12, XRef: 0
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1. " . . . lift dat ___" : BALE
5. The end : FINIS
10. Naldi of the silents : NITA
14. Box-score data : RBIS
18. "Giralda" composer : ADAM
19. Serviceable : UTILE
20. Island off Galway : ARAN
21. Horn : CORNU
22. Uprising in Uganda : KAMPALACEREVOLT
25. Viscount Templewood : HOARE
26. Fortify : EMBATTLE
27. Caper : PRANK
28. Expert : MASTER
29. Undo : DESTROY
30. Crowd together : SERRY
31. ___ spumante : ASTI
32. Layer : HEN
33. Slight : MINOR
34. Fondled : CARESSED
38. Ade book: 1896 : ARTIE
41. Canadian land agent : MONTREALTOR
43. Gibbon : LAR
44. Leaflet: Abbr. : CIRC
45. ___ Hari : MATA
46. Western pact : NATO
47. Destine : FATE
48. French pronoun : TOI
49. Accident in Kansas : WICHITANDRUN
53. Currier's partner : IVES
54. Maligns : ASPERSES
56. Sharif : OMAR
57. Is trepid : FEARS
58. Skips : OMITS
59. Krait : SNAKE
60. Developed ability : SKILL
62. Wine-bottle size : SPLIT
64. Dust-bowler : OKIE
65. Immature : CHILDISH
68. Bucket : PAIL
69. Political victory in California : OAKLANDSLIDE
73. ___ de vie : EAU
74. "___ homo" : ECCE
75. Habilimented : CLAD
76. Painter Holbein : HANS
77. Adriatic feeder : DRIN
78. Bee follower : CEE
79. Bay State ceramics : BOSTONEWARE
83. Give : YIELD
84. Indonesian volcanic island : KRAKATOA
86. Pigment for Gainsborough : OCHRE
87. Help! : SOS
88. Essential meaning : CORE
89. Be nosy : SNOOP
90. Comatose states : STUPORS
94. Copter features : ROTORS
96. Cotton thread : LISLE
97. Part of E.C.A. : ECONOMIC
98. Apocopate : ELIDE
99. Uruguayan symbol : MONTEVIDEOGRAPH
101. Runcible ___ : SPOON
102. Former constellation : ARGO
103. J.R. in "Dallas" : EWING
104. Quaker word : THEE
105. "___ clock scholar" : TENO
106. Benchley's "The ___" : DEEP
107. Actress-singer Blakley : RONEE
108. Grit : SAND
1. Used the oven : BAKED
2. " . . . Nothing Like ___" : ADAME
3. Actors' club : LAMBS
4. Sharing another's emotions : EMPATHIC
5. U.S. inventor : FULTON
6. Where the Po flows : ITALY
7. Pleasant : NICE
8. O'Neill play : ILE
9. Ophidian : SERPENT
10. French-Spanish region : NAVARRE
11. Literary device : IRONY
12. Dialogue : TALK
13. Exemplar for a sluggard : ANT
14. Perches : ROOSTS
15. Czech necklace : BRATISLAVALIERE
16. As to : INRE
17. Litigant : SUER
21. Bar serving : CHASER
23. End of a Kilmer poem : ATREE
24. Gaffe : ERROR
28. Strand : MAROON
30. Mount Moses climbed : SINAI
33. Millers : MOTHS
34. Orch. member : CLAR
35. Aleutian island : ATTU
36. What "-vore" means : EATER
37. Sheath or shift : DRESS
38. Proceedings : ACTA
39. Mayo and Yaqui : RIOS
40. Law enforcement in Lebanon : TRIPOLICEACTION
41. Symbols of authority : MACES
42. Conductor Previn : ANDRE
45. Aerosol output : MIST
47. Blue part of Old Glory : FIELD
49. Legal paper : WRIT
50. ___ bean : TONKA
51. Exceedingly : AMAIN
52. In the buff : NAKED
55. M. Zola : EMILE
57. Do an office task : FILE
59. Five centesimi : SOLDO
60. Do very well : SHINE
61. Small fry : KIDS
62. Mote : SPECK
63. Indiana athlete in the N.B.A. : PACER
65. Mrs. Luce : CLARE
66. Lateen, e.g. : SAIL
67. Dominik's dog : HUND
69. Mexican pines : OCOTES
70. Too : ALSO
71. Judo exercises : KATA
72. Acute : SHARP
77. Frolics : DISPORTS
79. Unproductive : BARREN
80. Airline adjective : NONSTOP
81. Pierre's school : ECOLE
82. Unspecified person : WHOEVER
83. Of tender years : YOUNG
85. Veld beast : KOODOO
87. Straight man : STOOGE
89. Beauty-shop treatment : SINGE
90. Vista : SCENE
91. City on the Missouri : OMAHA
92. Bring to a peak : RIPEN
93. Timetable: Abbr. : SCHED
94. Relax : REST
95. Wine flask : OLPE
96. Erudition : LORE
97. Dun ___, Scotland : EDIN
99. Dippy : MAD
100. ___ Jima : IWO

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