THE BARD AT THE BALL PARK

New York Times, Sunday, April 5, 1992

Author:Warren W. Reich
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 644 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 153, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 20, XRef: 1, Spans: 2
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pirogue : CANOE
6. Stockpile : AMASS
11. Pine product : RESIN
16. Plus item : ASSET
21. Circa : ABOUT
22. Clerical breast piece : RABAT
23. One of the Masseys : ILONA
24. Ornament silverware : CHASE
25. To a pitcher replacing another: "Hamlet" : FORTHISRELIEFMUCHTHANKS
29. Daimler invention : ENGINE
30. Outline sharply : LIMN
31. Mama bear, in Taxco : OSA
32. Kind of performance : REPEAT
33. Dramatic streetcar : DESIRE
35. Infer : EDUCE
37. Bhutan's location : ASIA
39. Stumbles : ERRS
40. Becker forte : ACING
42. Astronaut Shepard : ALAN
43. Get-up : RIG
45. Restive : EDGY
48. Ashcan's target : SUB
50. On a slow roller: "A Midsummer Night's Dream" : ISTHERENOPLAY
58. Indian weight : SER
59. Frothed : SPUMED
62. Wear away : ERODE
63. Briny : SALINE
64. British molasses : TREACLE
66. Half a drum : TOM
68. Ludwig and Jannings : EMILS
70. Climbing plant : LIANA
71. Novel by Fielding : AMELIA
72. Bathos : NADIR
74. Coup d'___ : ETAT
75. Sister of Ares : ERIS
76. Patio event : BARBECUE
78. Sceneshifter : GRIP
80. Basket grass : OTATE
83. Game, ___, match : SET
84. On a great bunt: "King Henry VIII" : ONESWEETSACRIFICE
88. Force : VIM
91. Cantilever : TRUSS
92. Valorous one : HERO
93. Order __ (agenda) : OFTHEDAY
97. Rainbow : IRIS
99. Circle parts : ARCS
101. Summer TV fare : RERUN
103. El Greco's "View of ___" : TOLEDO
104. Chicago Bears' coach : DITKA
106. Partner of bounds : LEAPS
108. ___ Plaines : DES
109. Consecrated : BLESSED
110. Inuit : ESKIMO
112. Solar-lunar year difference : EPACT
114. Mutuel-window employee, e.g. : SELLER
116. "Some ___ meat . . . " : HAE
117. On a miscue: "Julius Caesar" : OHATEFULERROR
120. "___ Zauberflöte" : DIE
121. Spot for an arras : WALL
122. Postal abbr. : RFD
123. Book after Joel : AMOS
125. Vine of the bean family : VETCH
128. Vicinage : AREA
132. Long times : EONS
135. Cloys : GLUTS
137. Beadle's bailiwick : PARISH
140. Silly smile : SIMPER
142. Goddess of plenty : OPS
144. "What's ___ for me?" : INIT
145. Swiped : LIFTED
147. On poor umpiring: "Macbeth" : FAIRISFOULANDFOULISFAIR
152. Web-footed mammal : OTTER
153. Biblical witch's home : ENDOR
154. Neighbors of the radii : ULNAE
155. ___ la Cité : ILEDE
156. Chinese civet : RASSE
157. Harass : BESET
158. Looks : PEERS
159. Blissful, in Berlin : SELIG
1. "___ Metropole," 1937 film : CAFE
2. "And take ___ of fate": "Macbeth" : ABOND
3. Norway in Norway : NORGE
4. On a close play: "Macbeth" : OUTISAY
5. Racial : ETHNIC
6. "___ Poetica": Horace : ARS
7. Damage : MAR
8. Poplar : ABELE
9. City WSW of Colorado Springs : SALIDA
10. Response evokers : STIMULI
11. Moroccan range : RIF
12. Sailors' saint : ELMO
13. "Semper Fidelis" composer : SOUSA
14. Cuzco was their capital : INCAS
15. Relative of nope : NAH
16. Long : ACHE
17. Mold : SHAPE
18. More judicious : SANER
19. Glacial ridge : ESKAR
20. Dick and Schick : TESTS
26. Yesterday, to Luigi : IERI
27. Box in : ENCASE
28. Corteges : TRAINS
34. Supervene : ENSUE
36. ___ nous : ENTRE
38. Wrath : IRE
41. Gingiva : GUM
44. Part of a hat trick : GOAL
45. Founded: Abbr. : ESTAB
46. Stuffed ___ (kishke) : DERMA
47. Garson of filmdom : GREER
49. Beth's Greek cousin : BETA
51. What Shea is to the Mets : HOME
52. Diaskeuast : EDITOR
53. Tie : RELATION
54. Ballerina's movement : PLIE
55. Kind of poker : LIARS
56. Musical role: 1977 : ANNIE
57. Ferment : YEAST
59. Knowing : SCIENT
60. Mineral deposit : PLACER
61. Matt Dillon's ___ City : DODGE
65. White: Comb. form : ALBO
67. Risibility : MIRTH
69. Biblical comforter : STAFF
72. Erstwhile movie fare : NEWSREEL
73. Step face : RISER
77. "Business as ___" : USUAL
79. Reduced : PARED
81. Jot : TITTLE
82. Parrot, often : ECHOER
85. Fly the coop : ESCAPE
86. Cruxes : CORES
87. Elvers : EELS
88. Part of a TV broadcast : VIDEO
89. People of 141 Down : IRISH
90. Capital of Russian America : MITKA
94. Ark. county : DESHA
95. "Let's Make ___" : ADEAL
96. Tyrolean refrain : YODEL
98. Burlesque piece : SKIT
100. Bowsprit : SPAR
102. Secondhand : USED
105. Pt. of U.S.A. : AMER
107. Lean one : SCRAG
109. Electronic censor : BLEEP
111. Tenders : OFFERS
113. A "9 to 5" actress : TOMLIN
115. IX x VI : LIV
118. Edible Japanese plant : UDO
119. Common scene in westerns : ROUNDUP
121. Vacillate : WHIFFLE
124. Squelch : STIFLE
126. Anklebones : TALI
127. Trying time : CRISIS
128. In re : ASFOR
129. Lariat : RIATA
130. Emanates : EMITS
131. ___ ski : APRES
133. Kathleen ____, actress on "Knots Landing" : NOONE
134. What the K.P. peel : SPUDS
136. "JFK" director : STONE
138. Madame de ___, belle-lettrist : STAEL
139. Johanna Spyri character : HEIDI
141. Tralee's land : EIRE
143. Kind of gin : SLOE
146. Remnant : DREG
148. Winter mo. : FEB
149. Frick collection : ART
150. Egypt from 1961 to 1971: Abbr. : UAR
151. Bandleader Brown : LES

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