GAME OF THE NAME

New York Times, Sunday, April 29, 1984

Author:Louis Baron
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 556 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 123, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pine for : MISS
5. Beats : TEMPI
10. Boxer, e.g. : DOG
13. Gone : PAST
17. Top Ferrara family : ESTE
18. Detestation : ODIUM
19. Gaper's state : AWE
20. Obeyed the sentry : HALTED
22. Shakespearean fox? : SLYCHRISTOPHER
25. Polished : URBANE
26. Double trio : SEXTETTE
27. Virtuous jazzman? : GOODMANBENNY
29. Incenses : IRES
30. Kind of drama : MELO
31. To use, to Nero : UTOR
32. Sierra Nevada resort : TAHOE
35. Voiced : SONANT
37. Talk foolishly : BLITHER
41. Muscat's land : OMAN
42. Erewhon's Ruggles? : BUTLERSAMUEL
45. Shoulder: Comb. form : OMO
46. Needlefish : GARS
47. " . . . all my fame for ___ of ale": Henry V : APOT
48. Films' Calhoun : RORY
49. Flèche weapon : EPEE
50. Say more : ADD
51. Former grouch at the opera? : CROSSMILTON
55. Less green : RIPER
56. Versatile legumes : SOYBEANS
58. Lake Geneva resort : EVIAN
59. Some clerks : FILERS
60. Drying chamber : OAST
61. "McSorley's Bar" painter : SLOAN
62. Gen. Bradley : OMAR
63. Barrio sauces : SALSAS
65. Like Samson at the end : SHORN
66. Event for Salazar : MARATHON
70. Colonists' newscaster : CRIER
71. Labor heavy before 1980? : MEANYGEORGE
73. Poetic palindrome : ERE
74. Guns Lizzie : REVS
75. " . . . Bounty" narrator : BYAM
76. Imprison : CAGE
77. Purviance of silents : EDNA
78. Parisian's "eine" : UNE
79. Young Gig's opposite? : MATUREVICTOR
83. Colliery approach : ADIT
84. Doctor in "The Marriage of Figaro" : BARTOLO
86. Fixes front ends : ALINES
87. Headline word in 1929 : CRASH
88. Mini-powerhouse : ATOM
89. Nerve-cell process : AXON
90. Razz : HOOT
92. Film magnate who fired an old comic? : KEATONBUSTER
97. Headset part : EARPHONE
101. Londoner's thyroid problem : GOITRE
102. Wastrel of the poetic world? : SPENDERSTEPHEN
104. Cereal grass : BARLEY
105. Guess wrong : ERR
106. Play to the cheap seats : EMOTE
107. Tough : IRON
108. Be without : NEED
109. Difficult: Prefix : DYS
110. Washer button : RESET
111. Roman clan : GENS
1. Snafu : MESS
2. Dordogne feeder : ISLE
3. Charon's crossing : STYX
4. Divisions : SECTIONS
5. Baker's goodie : TORTE
6. Trims for a deadline : EDITS
7. ___ en scène : MISE
8. Take's opposite : PUT
9. Coca : IMOGENE
10. Southern hollies : DAHOONS
11. Due : OWED
12. "Bug" : GERM
13. Cook partly : PARBOIL
14. Walt Kelly's alligator : ALBERT
15. Bandsman Kenton : STAN
16. It's north of Ga. : TENN
20. Brinkley's old pal : HUNTLEY
21. Susan ___, TV actress : DEY
23. Roll-call reply : HERE
24. Antithetical : POLAR
28. Alabama's Tigers : AUBURN
30. Undergoes ecdysis : MOLTS
32. Judges' wear : TOGAS
33. Novelist Jorge from Brazil : AMADO
34. Slapstick survivor? : HARDYOLIVER
35. German sculptor–wood carver: 1440–1533 : STOSS
36. Kilt cloth : TARTAN
38. Memorable jitterbugging columnist? : HOPPERHEDDA
39. Pasha's colleague : EMEER
40. Old African rifles : ROERS
42. Pacific squalls : BARATS
43. Atop : UPON
44. Kayo's "brudder" in comics : MOON
49. Israel's leading oil port : EILAT
51. Franck or Cui : CESAR
52. Pepo : MELON
53. Eburnean hue : IVORY
54. Old Chinese weight : LIANG
55. Anatomical fissures : RIMAE
57. First, second and third : BASES
59. Whom a teller might tell on : FORGER
61. Bronze Age city Ras ___ : SHAMRA
63. Clean up : SCRUB
64. Action site : ARENA
65. Pottery pail : SEAU
66. Castle protectors : MOATS
67. Classical vessel : ARGO
68. Avifauna : ORNIS
69. O'er's opposite : NEATH
71. " . . . no inscription upon ___": Emmet : MYTOMB
72. Off center: Abbr. : ECCEN
75. Hokum : BALONEY
77. Aardvark, literally : EARTHPIG
79. Drove : MOTORED
80. Snapping beetles : ELATERS
81. Shrew : VIXEN
82. "Set thine house ___": Isa. 38:1 : INORDER
85. Spill the beans : TATTLE
87. Wearily make do : COPE
90. A source of mistakes : HASTE
91. Clone's origin : ORTET
92. MVD follower : KGB
93. Auroral : EOAN
94. Leeds's river : AIRE
95. Owned previously : USED
96. Peppy : SPRY
97. Psyche's love : EROS
98. Karlovy Vary's river : OHRE
99. Garish sign : NEON
100. Austria's first chartered city : ENNS
103. Burnsian kin : EME

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