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New York Times, Sunday, April 18, 1976

Author: Hume R. Craft
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 81, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 644 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 152, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 14, XRef: 0
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© 1976, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Drays : CARTS
6. Director Frank : CAPRA
11. Epsom items : SALTS
16. Sir Samuel : HOARE
21. "Cookery is become ___" : ANART
22. Revoke : ADEEM
23. Love: It. : AMORE
24. Kind of tube : INNER
25. Words for some stocks : NOPAR
26. Oil source : SHALE
27. French town : LUNEL
28. Port of Italy : GENOA
29. Woman, to Sir Walter Scott : AMINISTERINGANGELTHOU
33. ___ anchor : LIESAT
34. Literary monogram : RLS
35. Bookie's quote : ODDS
36. River feeding : OUTFLOW
39. Puppeteer Tony : SARG
40. ". . . that ___ the malt" : ATE
42. Underworld : HADES
44. Mutuel-window sign : WIN
45. Street cry : TAXI
46. Old thicket : RONE
48. Ordinal suffix : ETH
49. "With unshut ___" : EYE
51. Scott's Lucy : ASHTON
53. Old Marley, to Dickens : ASDEADASADOORNAIL
60. Schumann-___ : HEINK
61. Minimal : LEAST
62. Greek letter : TAU
63. Certain cats : MOUSERS
64. Seething : ABOIL
65. Raggedy ones : ANNS
66. "The Just" : ARISTIDES
68. Drinker's woes: Abbr. : DTS
70. Story beginning : ONCE
71. Turner : NAT
72. Fuss : ADO
73. Articles : THES
74. Chinese guild : HUI
76. Take-home item : PAY
78. Dallas : STELLA
80. Corporate V.I.P. : PRES
81. Court action : FINE
82. Elianic efforts : ESSAYS
86. Word to a firing squad : AIM
87. Disgruntled sound : OOF
88. Word for St. John: Abbr. : BAPT
89. Insect : BEE
90. "Cannery ___" : ROW
91. Graduate degrees : PHDS
94. Dallas campus : SMU
96. Like some streetcars : OPENSIDED
99. H. H. Munro : SAKI
100. Sacks : LOOTS
102. Damnable : ACCURST
104. U.N. name : DAG
105. Greek physician : GALEN
106. Oil island : ARUBA
107. Francis Bacon, to Izaak Walton : SECRETARYOFNATURE
110. Like some fenders : INBENT
112. Cheer : RAH
113. Meadow grass : RIE
114. Like mechanics' hands : OILY
115. Conventioneers: Abbr. : DELS
116. Muscovite: Abbr. : RUS
118. Units of fitness : UTILS
120. ___ Magnon : CRO
121. Bible book : ACTS
125. Felt hat : STETSON
127. Give ___ of approval to : ANOD
128. Overly : TOO
130. Limonite : BOGORE
132. Books, to Jonathan Swift : THECHILDRENOFTHEBRAIN
136. TV card or box : IDIOT
138. Independently : APART
139. Lecture : ORATE
140. Consumed : EATEN
141. Cigar city : TAMPA
142. Yes ___! (natch!) : SIREE
143. Utah lilies : SEGOS
144. Kashmir language : SHINA
145. Like Sue : SWEET
146. Trudges : PLODS
147. Gardens : EDENS
148. Moves with care : EASES
1. Welland and Kiel : CANALS
2. Mollusk genus : ANOMIA
3. Sword : RAPIER
4. Infringe : TRANSGRESS
5. Narrow ridge : STRIA
6. Producers' concern : CAST
7. Maintain loyalty : ADHERE
8. Harbor or Bailey : PEARL
9. Enjoyed : RELISHED
10. Closing word : AMEN
11. Cuisinier's specialty : SALADE
12. Belgica, Gjoa, and Fram, to Roald : AMUNDSENSSHIPS
13. Yearns : LONGS
14. Kilmer's love : TREE
15. Greek-oracle aides : SELLOI
16. "Childe Harold was he ___" : HIGHT
17. Popular fellow to his peers : ONEOFTHEBOYS
18. Ring formation : ANNULATION
19. Vintage car : REO
20. Pitching record: Abbr. : ERA
30. Custer's or news : STAND
31. Divinities : GODHOODS
32. Food fish : TUNA
37. Type of crystalline acid : OXONIC
38. Oyster's enemy : WINKLE
41. Playhouse, in Italy : TEATRO
43. Tiny particles : ATOMIES
44. Dracula-like one : WEIRDIE
47. Cereal grain : OAT
50. Scottish one : YAE
52. Sheep of India : SHA
53. Lerner and Ladd : ALANS
54. France's upper house : SENAT
55. He wrote "All hope abandon . . . " : DANTE
56. Capuchin monkey : SAI
57. ___-Hungarian : AUSTRO
58. Poe's Morgue : RUE
59. Beachhead craft: Abbr. : LST
66. Author Samuel Hopkins : ADAMS
67. Exclusive set, to Ward McAllister : THEFOURHUNDRED
69. Kind of limit : SPEED
72. Ring master : ALI
75. Slovenly : UNTIDY
77. Ibsen role : ASE
79. The Union, to Lincoln : LASTBESTHOPE
80. Thumbstalls of old : POUCERS
81. Jutting stern of a ship : FANTAIL
83. Babylonian abode of dead : ARALU
84. Fitter of ox frames : YOKER
85. Pearl-caster's targets : SWINE
88. Tower over : BESTRIDE
89. ___ mercy (plead) : BEGFOR
91. Highland wear : PLAIDS
92. Stinger : HORNET
93. Premium wage : DOUBLETIME
95. P.T.A. people : MAS
97. Before: Prefix : PRE
98. P.I. tree : DAO
99. Passive resistance, to Gandhi : SATYAGRAHA
101. ___ Gabriel : SAN
103. Certain tribunal: Abbr. : CCA
105. Sal, e.g. : GAL
108. Saved, as a painting : RESTORED
109. Teary queen : NIOBE
111. Barter: Fr. : TROC
117. Release a fastener : UNHASP
119. Rich cakes : TORTES
120. Fabric : COTTON
122. Raccoons' relatives : COATIS
123. Chemical compound : TRIENE
124. Cassia plants : SENNAS
126. Attack : SETAT
127. Majorca town : ALARO
129. Adult : OFAGE
131. Corpulent : OBESE
133. Pacific tree : IPIL
134. Face part : NOSE
135. Dame Myra : HESS
136. "___ in the bag" : ITS
137. Margery of rhyme : DAW

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