BIRDS OF A FEATHER

New York Times, Sunday, April 26, 1992

Author:Ernie Furtado
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.32, Missing: { J V X Z }, Scrabble score: 512 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 122, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 18, XRef: 0, Spans: 5
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Fledgling's home : NEST
5. Powers of Hollywood : MALA
9. Lifts : GLOMS
14. In full measure : AMPLY
19. Model Macpherson : ELLE
20. Rara avis : ONER
21. Capacity : LIMIT
22. Walesa's people : POLES
23. "Lawrence of Arabia" director : LEAN
24. " . . . where the buffalo ___" : ROAM
25. Place for fans : ARENA
26. Incite : ROUSE
27. Jay, Robin and canary : LENOHOODANDANINFORMER
31. Lock : TRESS
32. Raisa's affirmatives : DAS
33. Completed : DONE
34. Camber : BOW
36. " . . . ___ is I set it down": Hamlet : MEETIT
38. Lily-family member : CAMASS
41. N. M. Indian : SIA
44. "As leene was his hors as is ___": Chaucer : ARAKE
46. Note from Guido : ELA
47. Fabric ends? : ATORS
48. Now, to Calpurnia : NUNC
49. Bear, Cat and mouse : BRYANTBALLOUANDADANCE
54. Roy Crane's captain : EASY
55. Words of approximation : ORSO
56. Sts. : RDS
57. Rumor in Montmartre : ONDIT
58. Concur : AGREE
60. One way to stand : PAT
61. ___ Jovi, rock group : BON
63. Big Ten inst. : OSU
64. Heather, Daisy and hyacinth : LOCKLEARMILLERANDAGEM
71. Defunct cage gp. : ABA
72. N.Y.C. subway : IND
73. Actress Alicia : ANA
74. Duke's ex : ASTIN
75. Famed fiddle : STRAD
77. Aloha "boa" : LEI
78. Norman battle town : STLO
79. The Big ___ of basketball : EAST
83. Catfish, Cisco and sole : HUNTERKIDANDTHEPLANTA
89. Düsseldorf donkey : ESEL
90. Nurses' ___ : AIDES
91. Shoe width for Big Foot? : EEE
92. U.S.S.R. workers' collective : ARTEL
93. "L.A. Law" actress : DEY
94. "When yellow leaves, ___, or few . . . ": Shak. : ORNONE
95. Ex-baseballer Fain : FERRIS
98. Afore's poetic cousin : ERE
99. Tore : SPED
100. Fa-la go-between : SOL
101. Sweetened the pot : ANTED
103. Butterfly, Beetle and cricket : MCQUEENBAILEYANDAGAME
112. Emulate Electra : MOURN
113. Pass over : ELIDE
114. German oldster : ALTE
115. "___ o'clock scholar" : ATEN
116. Caesar was one : EDILE
117. Fathered : SIRED
118. "___ ne va plus" (no more bets) : RIEN
119. The Grateful ___ of rock : DEAD
120. Faun's fellow traveler : SATYR
121. Checks : STEMS
122. Pub missile : DART
123. Fast fliers : SSTS
1. Carter of "Ain't Misbehavin'" : NELL
2. S. Grant foe : ELEE
3. Obliquely : SLANTWAYS
4. Neil Shicoff is one : TENOR
5. Glum : MOROSE
6. "Marriage is ___": Cervantes : ANOOSE
7. Tip : LEAD
8. Mammal found from Argentina to the Southern U.S. : ARMADILLO
9. Iris-family members, for short : GLADS
10. Trevi throw-in : LIRA
11. Portent : OMEN
12. Skirt style : MINI
13. It goes with time : STANDARD
14. Kitchen wear : APRONS
15. Templar portrayer : MOORE
16. Prize : PLUM
17. ___ majesté : LESE
18. River to the North Sea : YSER
28. Macho types : HEMEN
29. Of birth : NATAL
30. Madagascar's largest carnivore : FOSSA
34. Bunyan's ox : BABE
35. Odd, to Burns : ORRA
37. Come-on : TEASER
38. Taillike : CAUDAL
39. "___ of Honey," Alpert hit : ATASTE
40. My, to monsieur : MON
41. Parhelion : SUNDOG
42. Carve : INCISE
43. Vinegar : ACETUM
45. Palindromic craft : KAYAK
48. N as in ___ : NAN
50. Marta of the movies : TOREN
51. Cabbage; clams : BREAD
52. " . . . in meadow ___": Swinburne : ORPLAIN
53. Edson-Hasen comic strip : DONDI
59. Slur, in music : GLIDE
61. City on the Rhine, old style : BASLE
62. Successful : ONTOP
64. Secured : LASHED
65. Insensitive : OBTUSE
66. Unger portrayer : CARNEY
67. He won an Oscar for Mitch : MALDEN
68. "That rots itself ___ . . . ": Shak. : INEASE
69. TV newsman : RATHER
70. Nigh : ANEAR
76. Pt. of NATO : ATL
78. Balance also called lever scales : STEELYARD
80. Precedes in time : ANTEDATES
81. Young or old chaser : STER
82. Tattle tail : TALE
84. Street show : RAREE
85. "For beauty lives with ___": Shak. : KINDNESS
86. Half a Broadway title : IDO
87. Crusoe's creator : DEFOE
88. "I Won't ___ Day Without You": Paul Williams : LASTA
94. It goes with eye or can : OPENER
96. Soapbox demagogue : RANTER
97. Make a larger margin : INDENT
99. Gruff : SURLY
100. Bob starts them : SLEDS
102. Hoople whoops : EGADS
103. Fr. ladies : MMES
104. Musical finale : CODA
105. Discontinue : QUIT
106. Scholar's deg. : BLIT
107. Million follower : AIRE
108. It's the same to a Roman : IDEM
109. President of Albania : ALIA
110. Substance : MEAT
111. Some are tight : ENDS

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