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New York Times, Sunday, April 15, 1990

Author:Judith C. Dalton
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 548 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 127, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 1
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pro votes : AYES
5. Shinbone : TIBIA
10. Bucks' mates : DOES
14. "Big" creation theory : BANG
18. It's nothing to Graf : LOVE
19. Japanese port : OTARU
20. Sea birds : ERNES
22. Ending for buck or smack : EROO
23. Stare-downs : EYECLASHES
25. Crazy talk : MADCHATTER
27. Ava's was barefoot : CONTESSA
28. Honks : TOOTS
30. Red crystal mineral : RUTILE
31. Division word : INTO
32. Pickle fluid : BRINE
33. Charter : HIRE
34. Plants with two seed leaves, for short : DICOTS
37. Thin pancakes : BLINI
38. Certain surveyors? : MONARCHS
42. Make amends : ATONE
43. Wreck winders : BREAKCRANKS
45. Knock : RAP
46. Props for TV weathermen : MAPS
47. Train, to José : TREN
48. Seasons in Pau : ETES
49. Middling : SOSO
50. It's below a sop. : ALT
51. Greens, cooked : CHARDBOILED
55. Right-hand page : RECTO
56. Stains, old style : SOILURES
58. Strive : ESSAY
59. Former actor Ralph : MEEKER
60. Natalie and Nat King : COLES
61. Actress Spacek : SISSY
62. Hindi master : SAHIB
63. Where Bond meets Nunn : SENATE
65. "___ Grows in Brooklyn" : ATREE
66. Listeners : AUDITORS
69. Circus workers' brawls : CLEMS
70. "Gyp sheet" : CHEATINGPAD
72. Caddy's contents : TEA
73. " . . . an old man in ___ month": Eliot : ADRY
74. Kind of opera : SOAP
75. Clumsy one's cry : OOPS
76. Rat followers : ATAT
77. O.T. book : LEV
78. Separate rockers : SPLITCHAIRS
82. Electron tube : DIODE
83. More comely : PRETTIER
85. Kind of fever : LASSA
86. Brought about, deviously : WORMED
87. Go after game : HUNT
88. Compendious : TERSE
89. Dear followers, sometimes : SIRS
90. City facing Lake Huron : ALPENA
93. Musical paces : TEMPI
94. Head-shaped, to botanists : CAPITATE
98. Original box : FIRSTCRATE
100. Extra troughs : SPARECRIBS
102. Jai ___ : ALAI
103. Macho fellows : HEMEN
104. City on the Mosel : TRIER
105. Legendary Greek hero : IDAS
106. Acuff and Rogers : ROYS
107. Waistcoat : VEST
108. Units of loudness : SONES
109. French father : PERE
1. Anchovy sauce : ALEC
2. Stringed toy : YOYO
3. Flush : EVEN
4. Cuttings : SECTIONS
5. Idols of sorts : TOASTS
6. "___ nice to have a man around . . . " : ITSSO
7. ___ Ullah, Persian religious leader : BAHA
8. Wrath : IRE
9. Haydn's homeland : AUSTRIA
10. Frenzied : DEMONIC
11. What spell-binders do : ORATE
12. Partner of odds : ENDS
13. Part of a min. : SEC
14. Ameliorate : BETTER
15. Collegio offerings : ARTI
16. Mime-dancer Parenti : NOEL
17. Tenn.'s Albert : GORE
21. Contracts : SHRINKS
24. "Festina ___" : LENTE
26. Ambiences : AURAS
29. Sow sound : OINK
32. Mixture : BLEND
33. Gave a knife new life : HONED
34. Ladies in León : DAMAS
35. Writer Calvino : ITALO
36. Egyptian courage : COPTICNERVE
37. Southern bros. : BRERS
38. London docker : MATEY
39. Pot base : CROCKBOTTOM
40. Subject of 24 Down : HASTE
41. Track of the pack : SPOOR
43. Hillsides, to Burns : BRAES
44. One of several early U.S. satellites : RELAY
47. Kipling's "Soldiers ___" : THREE
49. Murrow's "___ Now" : SEEIT
51. Groups of devotees : CULTS
52. Small antelope of Somaliland : BEIRA
53. A Caucasian : OSSET
54. Early Japanese immigrant : ISSEI
55. Concealed again : REHID
57. Like fertile land : LOAMY
59. ___ a wet hen : MADAS
61. "It Seems Like Old Times" composer : STEPT
62. Additions: Abbr. : SUPPS
63. Sell tickets illegally : SCALP
64. Presbyter : ELDER
65. "Who touches ___ . . . ": Whittier : AHAIR
66. Greek marketplace : AGORA
67. Author of "The Cloister and the Hearth" : READE
68. Glutted : SATED
70. Poet who was Flaubert's mistress : COLET
71. Cacophony : NOISE
74. Source of Popeye's strength : SPINACH
76. Small landing field : AIRSTRIP
78. Acrobatic feat : STUNT
79. Name of 14 popes : CLEMENT
80. Part of a lamp : HARP
81. Hockey statistics : ASSISTS
82. A boldface type : DORIC
84. Proposition : THESIS
86. Windshield mechanisms : WIPERS
88. Parisian pates : TETES
89. Hindu garment : SAREE
90. Churchill's "___ Country" : AFAR
91. Inflatable beach mattress : LILO
92. Say the rosary : PRAY
93. Milky : TAME
94. Enoch's father : CAIN
95. Adjutant : AIDE
96. Skier's convenience : TBAR
97. To live, to Livy : ESSE
99. Accelerate : REV
101. Favoring : PRO

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