RARAE AVES

New York Times, Sunday, April 21, 1991

Author: Jeanette K. Brill
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 572 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 117, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 12, XRef: 0
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York Times
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1. Short haircuts : BOBS
5. Perfume ingredient : ESTER
10. Indian chief : RAJAH
15. Asian unit of weight : TAEL
19. In ___ (going nowhere) : ARUT
20. Ezra or lrving : STONE
21. Ham it up : EMOTE
22. University or playwright : RICE
23. He composed "Love Letters in the Sand" : JFREDCOOTS
25. "Best actor" Oscar winner: 1976 : PETERFINCH
27. Nevertheless : AFTERALL
28. Les femmes : ELLES
30. Rota : ROSTER
31. Easy gait : LOPE
32. Melancholy, to Milton : DREAR
33. Gossip : DIRT
34. Greek goddess of wisdom : ATHENE
37. "___ Keys to Baldpate" : SEVEN
38. Joshed : BANTERED
42. Greek letter : RHO
43. British lexicographer-author: 1894-1979 : ERICPARTRIDGE
46. Wood sorrel : OCA
47. Ravens' strident cries : CAWS
49. One of Pooh's friends : ROO
50. Stretches the budget : EKES
51. Gator's relative : CROC
52. Smell ___ (suspect) : ARAT
53. U.S. poet who wrote "The Bridge" : HARTCRANE
57. Morley's "Kitty ___" : FOYLE
58. Bishop, e.g. : PRELATE
60. Had expectations : HOPED
61. Rhythmical beat : PULSE
62. Male duck : DRAKE
63. College in Lewiston, Me. : BATES
64. A man of morals : AESOP
65. Gleam : SHINE
66. Abbot's right-hand man : PRIOR
67. Deighton's "___ in Berlin" : FUNERAL
69. It's used on a cue tip : CHALK
70. Boston Celtics star : LARRYBIRD
72. Goddess of discord : ERIS
74. Elias or Gordie : HOWE
75. Despina, in "Cosi fan tutte" : MAID
77. ___ rule (generally) : ASA
78. Attract : DRAW
79. Quest of Indiana Jones : ARK
80. He painted "Old Battersea Bridge" : JAMESWHISTLER
86. Actress Munson : ONA
87. Brought back into use : RESTORED
89. Parts of a horse's collar : HAMES
90. Room for action : LEEWAY
92. Author of "Battle Cry" : URIS
93. Shankar's instrument : SITAR
94. Footnote abbr. : IBID
95. Excel on the track : OUTRUN
98. "___ Laughing," 1967 film : ENTER
99. Lengthen : ELONGATE
103. Celebrity-roast host : DEANMARTIN
105. Orioles' manager in 1970 Series win : EARLWEAVER
107. Actress Sommer : ELKE
108. He wrote "Hard Cash" : READE
109. Crows, e.g. : TRIBE
110. Rock's partner : ROLL
111. Device on a loom : REED
112. Kirstie from Wichita : ALLEY
113. Velocity : SPEED
114. Ko-Ko's dagger : SNEE
1. ___ California, peninsula in Mexico : BAJA
2. German composer: 1895-1982 : ORFF
3. Loni's husband : BURT
4. Addison's writing partner : STEELE
5. Gone con? : ESCAPER
6. Neckpiece : STOLE
7. Pawn : TOOL
8. Tolkien creature : ENT
9. Modesty, in Madrid : RESERVA
10. Change the flower bed : REPLANT
11. Native ruler in Africa : AMEER
12. Tittles : JOTS
13. Ingested : ATE
14. If red, these may mislead : HERRINGS
15. "Valse ___" : TRISTE
16. "___ She Sweet?": 1927 song : AINT
17. Behold, to Brutus : ECCE
18. Oven used to anneal glass : LEHR
24. Bombinate : DRONE
26. One's strong point : FORTE
29. Lewd look : LEER
32. Magazine for military stores : DEPOT
33. Miami's county : DADE
34. Chest for valuables : ARCA
35. Twyla, the choreographer : THARP
36. Director of "The Big Sleep" : HOWARDHAWKS
37. Censure : SCORE
38. Used a tandem : BIKED
39. N.B.A. player with the Sacramento Kings : RORYSPARROW
40. What an élève attends : ECOLE
41. Cyprinoid fish : DACE
44. Steamed up : IRATE
45. Coty or Cassin : RENES
48. Barren : STERILE
51. Pan of N.A.A.C.P. : COLORED
53. Cod's kin : HAKE
54. Bergère, e.g. : CHAIR
55. Revolving part on a machine : ROTOR
56. Imitation : APERY
57. Blend : FUSE
59. Not curly, as hair : LANK
61. Hang fire : PEND
63. Finishing nails : BRADS
64. Of hearing : AURAL
65. Snipe's habitat : SHORE
66. Performed diligently : PLIED
67. Signs used in printing : FISTS
68. Climbing plant : LIANA
69. Carbonize : CHAR
71. More despicable : BASER
73. Controlling influence : SWAY
75. Type of spaghetti sauce : MARINARA
76. Cyclones play here : AMES
80. Large drinking bowl : JORUM
81. Singer Houston : WHITNEY
82. H. Broun's "Pieces of ___" : HATE
83. Turkish inns : IMARETS
84. Jostled : ELBOWED
85. Marie Antoinette, for one : REINE
88. Changed, as leaves : TURNED
91. Awards for mystery writers : EDGARS
93. Insinuating : SNIDE
94. "___ Seeing You" : ILLBE
95. River in central Europe : ODER
96. Ubangi feeder : UELE
97. The gate : TAKE
98. Butcher shop: Fr. : ETAL
99. Coloratura Mills : ERIE
100. Sight from Warwick Castle : AVON
101. Psychic affinity : TELE
102. Film director Kenton : ERLE
104. Electrical unit : REL
106. A founder of Dadaism : ARP

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