CHANGELINGS

New York Times, Sunday, April 13, 1986

Author: Norma Steinberg
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 94, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 684 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 141, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 16, XRef: 0
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Linguine, e.g. : PASTA
6. Singer LaBelle : PATTI
11. Stabilizing device : GYRO
15. Reno–Carson City dir. : SSE
18. Parisian's property : AVOIR
19. Walking ___ (elated) : ONAIR
20. What a happy G.I. may do : REUP
21. Man between Tyler and Taylor : POLK
23. Scrappy novelist? : NORMANMAULER
26. Foreign patriot? : ETHANALIEN
29. ___ Nubbles, Dickens lad : KIT
30. Spoliation : RAPINE
31. Hardy's "___ of Blue Eyes" : APAIR
33. ___ whose time has come : ANIDEA
34. What a QB wishes to gain : YDS
35. Salt's cry : AVAST
36. These may lead to gold : ADITS
37. Plain : EVIDENT
38. Getz of music : STAN
39. Carrot's kin : ANISE
40. Sordor : LEES
41. Waggish : ARCH
44. Thoughtful philosopher? : JOHNSTUARTMULL
49. Half sole : TAP
52. Grain-shipping Calif. city : DELANO
54. Slackens : EASES
55. Bear, in Brest : OURS
56. One of the Leewards : SABA
57. Start of an Odets title : AWAKE
58. Former queen of Jordan : ALIA
59. Ancient Greek colony : IONIA
61. Curses : BANES
62. Grimaces : MOUES
63. Irate Simon character? : FELIXANGER
66. Emeralds and aquamarines : BERYLS
67. It might not be in sight : END
68. Prunes : THINS
70. Slip-ons : MULES
71. Daughterly or sonly : FILIAL
72. Eastern leaders : EMEERS
74. Berlin tune : MARIE
75. Lee Krasner, e.g. : ARTIST
76. Political exile : EMIGRE
77. Holy book : KORAN
78. Win by ___ : ANOSE
79. Binet-test scores : IQS
82. Sycophant : SPONGE
83. Athletic movie star? : JOCKLEMMON
85. Empty spaces : VACUA
87. Mallards' milieus : PONDS
88. Ex–Miss America M.C. : PARKS
89. R.I.P. notice : OBIT
90. Gravelly ridge : ESKER
91. ___-deucy : ACEY
92. Stare : GAZE
93. Author of "Deathtrap" : LEVIN
95. Most desiccated : DRIEST
96. "___ will be done . . . " : THY
97. Undersized flower girl? : ELIZATOOLITTLE
101. Bread: Comb. form : ARTO
102. Panty-hose mishap : SNAG
103. "Duino Elegies" poet : RILKE
104. ___ impasse : ATAN
106. Pooh's creator : AAMILNE
109. Greek city-state : POLIS
110. ( or ), for short : PAREN
112. Bill's possible future : ACT
115. Inactive : STATIC
116. Knight vs. knight : JOUST
117. Cruel one : SADIST
118. TV's "Murder, ___ Wrote" : SHE
119. Leader of red cows? : MOOTSETUNG
121. Scourge of humor? : ATTILATHEPUN
124. A tense: Abbr. : PRET
125. Part of a foot : INCH
126. Actor in "The Winslow Boy": 1948 : DONAT
127. Choice : ELECT
128. April 15 group : IRS
129. Perceives : SEES
130. Enough, for Caesar : SATIS
131. Otters' cousins : MINKS
1. Hanky-___ : PANKY
2. Steer clear of : AVOID
3. Classes : SORTS
4. Actor Holt: 1918–73 : TIM
5. Biblical height : ARARAT
6. Food fish : POMPANO
7. Writer Nin : ANAIS
8. Mock : TAUNT
9. Favus : TILE
10. Choler : IRE
11. ___ Antilles : GREATER
12. Abominable Snowmen : YETIS
13. Essen's valley : RUHR
14. Wilhelm's grandpa : OPA
15. Servile, fawning person : SPANIEL
16. Cubes, e.g. : SOLIDS
17. Suppress, as a vowel : ELIDE
22. Wail, Irish style : KEEN
24. SW Indian : NAVAJO
25. Forearm bone : RADIUS
27. Objects contemplated during omphaloskepsis : NAVELS
28. Actor Pendleton : NAT
32. Galileo's birthplace : PISA
36. Stake : ANTE
37. Archeological site in India : ELURA
38. Brandish : SHAKE
39. Brazilian palm : ASSAI
41. What there's "nothing like" : ADAME
42. Conquered again : REWON
43. Wealthy impressionist? : CLAUDEMONEY
45. Saint ___, city in Ore. : HELENS
46. Carpentry needs : NAILS
47. Parts of chords : TONES
48. Alaska's ___ Glacier : MUIR
49. Country singer who's all heart? : TANYATICKER
50. "___ for Adano" : ABELL
51. Marino bomb : PASS
53. Rainy-day stockpiles : NESTEGGS
56. Dresses in Calcutta : SARIS
58. Blazing : AFIRE
59. Queued up : INLINE
60. Gula : OGEE
61. Theist, e.g. : BELIEVER
64. ___ the spot : XMARKS
65. Of the ear or air : AURAL
66. Drill parts : BITS
69. Now companion : HERE
71. This might be cold : FRONT
73. Mork's friend : MINDY
74. Pseudo : MOCK
75. Rub oil on : ANOINT
76. Cycle : EPOCH
77. Tae Han : KOREA
78. Circuit : AMBIT
80. Search : QUEST
81. Family name of Pope Pius X : SARTO
82. Young oyster : SPAT
83. Music from New Orleans : JAZZ
84. Capra creation : MOVIE
86. Man of Manchuria : ASIAN
88. Satchel of pitching fame : PAIGE
92. Flash : GLANCE
93. Humbert's beloved : LOLITA
94. Order having teeth : ELKS
95. Loathe : DETEST
97. Wins support from : ENLISTS
98. Depressions between waves : TROUGHS
99. Medium for Motherwell : OILS
100. Catchers at a rodeo : LARIATS
102. Stand-in for Mama : SITTER
105. Song of praise : ANTHEM
106. Missile type: Abbr. : ASM
107. On : ATOP
108. Soprano Te Kanawa is one : MAORI
109. City in Puerto Rico : PONCE
110. Emulate Pollock : PAINT
111. Ike's opponent : ADLAI
112. Quaker in a grove : ASPEN
113. Steak or Berry : CHUCK
114. Yurts : TENTS
116. Havoc or Lockhart : JUNE
117. Greek walkway : STOA
120. "My country, ___ of thee . . . " : TIS
122. Grid scores : TDS
123. Yalie : ELI

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