CAPITAL PUNISHMENT

New York Times, Sunday, April 13, 1975

Author: Bob Lubbers
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.06, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 518 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 114, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
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© 1975, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Writer Waugh : ALEC
5. Binges : BATS
9. Made possible, old style : ABLED
14. Marker : SLAB
18. Hindu giant : BANA
19. Willow : ITEA
20. Appear : CROPUP
22. African antelope : TORA
23. ___ B'rith : BNAI
24. Oversupply : GLUT
25. Venezuelan noisemakers : FIRECARACAS
27. Like a highwire act in Ghana : ACCRABATIC
30. Golfing aid : TEE
31. Ruling system : REGIME
32. ___ cap for : SETONES
33. Central points : NODI
35. Thing chosen up : SIDE
36. French bridge : PONT
37. Square pegs, often : MISFITS
40. Scoria : SLAG
44. Scottish terrier : CAIRN
47. Indian food treat : DELHICACY
49. Much's partner : ADO
50. Dawn, in Italy : ALBA
51. Boat hoist : DAVIT
54. Church giving : TITHE
55. Stalag occupant : POW
56. Latin-class word : HAEC
57. Implement : UTENSIL
60. Game warden : UMPIRE
62. Barber's refrain : NEXT
63. Bjorn of tennis : BORG
64. Approval sign : NOD
66. More harsh : STERNER
67. Norwegian freighter : OSLOBOATTOCHINA
71. Like a clear night : STARLIT
74. Jeanne or Marie: Abbr. : STE
75. Scottish negatives : NAES
76. Clothing : GARB
80. Choice fellow : HOBSON
81. Rapid ___ : TRANSIT
83. Above, in Berlin : UBER
84. Employ a cockney : IRE
85. Moves slowly : EDGES
89. Smells : REEKS
90. Ocean bird : ERNE
91. Greek letter : ETA
92. R.O.K. : SEOULDIER
95. Hunter of sky : ORION
96. Half: Prefix : DEMI
98. Japanese port : MURORAN
99. African fox : ASSE
101. Force : DINT
103. Askew : ALOP
105. Ice, at times : DESSERT
109. Fighting Urbanans : ILLINI
112. Cook's meas. : TSP
114. Albanian fossil : TIRANASAUR
116. Certain Formosan bank deposit : BLOODTAIPEI
119. Fireplace fodder : LOGS
120. ___-bitsy : ITSY
121. Common suffix : MENT
122. Dieter's standby : YOGURT
123. Toward shelter : ALEE
124. Old hands : VETS
125. Petitions : SUES
126. Jomo's land : KENYA
127. Parker of TV : FESS
128. Formerly, of old : ERST
1. Mr. Eban et al. : ABBAS
2. Tilting weapon : LANCE
3. Put into law : ENACT
4. Nerve-minded Egyptians : CAIROPRACTORS
5. Parliamentary toller : BIGBEN
6. Finally : ATLAST
7. German: Abbr. : TEUT
8. Shiny cloth : SATIN
9. Big Board initials : ACF
10. Certain Isles : BRITISH
11. Learning : LORE
12. Fencing foil : EPEE
13. French noble : DUC
14. Buses' ancestors : STAGES
15. Places : LOCI
16. Khatchaturian : ARAM
17. Ignoble : BASE
21. French leapers of a sort : PARISCHUTISTS
26. River known for its valley : RED
28. Shortly : ANON
29. Space travelers : COMETS
34. Make thinner: Abbr. : DIL
35. Copy, for short : STAT
38. Able : FIT
39. Here, in France : ICI
41. Rabbit fur : LAPIN
42. Love : ADORE
43. Champion of dance : GOWER
44. Songwriter Sammy : CAHN
45. Winglike parts : ALAE
46. Mountain goat : IBEX
47. Wild dogs : DINGOS
48. Red Sea land : YEMEN
51. Irish accident coverage : DUBLINDEMNITY
52. On ___ (carousing) : ATOOT
53. Certain word : VERB
58. Bury : INTER
59. Film studio : LOT
61. Certain Czech liberal : PRAGUERESSIVE
65. Lake near Tahoe : DONNER
66. Araby V.l.P. : SHEIK
68. Blackthorns : SLOES
69. Old coin of Siam : ATT
70. Six-pack's relative : CASE
71. Recoiled : SHIED
72. Pastry : TORTE
73. Nautical term : ABEAM
77. Dugout : ABRI
78. "Biggest little city" : RENO
79. Machine gun : BREN
82. "And things ___ what . . . " : ARENOT
86. Comic-strip ailment : GOUT
87. Continent: Abbr. : EUR
88. Traffic sign : SLO
93. Hangings : DRAPERY
94. Suffix for fil or aer : IAL
95. Greek peak : OSSA
97. Fools : IDIOTS
99. Saws : ADAGES
100. Famous five : SENSES
102. Neighbor of Ill. : IND
104. Rice dish : PILAF
106. Cockney rod : EATER
107. Deteriorates : RUSTS
108. Rendezvous : TRYST
109. Long-range missiles : IBMS
110. Celtic deity : LLEU
111. ___ wolf : LONE
112. Buster's dog : TIGE
113. Reeled : SPUN
115. Part : ROLE
117. Affirmative : AOK
118. Call ___ a day : ITA

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