PAGING POLLYANNA

New York Times, Sunday, April 28, 1974

Author: Joseph LaFauci
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 511 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 132, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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© 1974, The New York Times
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1. Digressions : ASIDES
7. Humbled : ABASED
13. Sinews : THEWS
18. Evening song : SERENA
19. Prepare a page layout : PASTEUP
21. Lowly worker : COOLIE
22. Try a quid-pro-quo policy : PRACTICETHEGOLDENRULE
25. Anti-sub gear : SONAR
26. Bitter drug : ALOES
27. Checked : ARRESTED
28. Reduces : LESSENS
30. Sine, e.g. : RATIO
32. Hardy heroine : TESS
33. New World org. : OAS
36. Law man: Abbr. : ATT
37. "Twelfth Night" clown : FESTE
38. Continuous transit facility : SHUTTLE
41. Sentiment on the Main Line : BROTHERLYLOVE
49. Authorize : EMPOWER
50. Uncanny : EERIE
51. Naval petty officer : YEOMAN
52. Recipe direction : RESTIR
53. "___ boy!" : ATTA
54. Least sullied : CLEANEST
56. Miss Harding : ANN
57. Banana unit : STEM
58. Shinto temple : SHA
59. Born: Fr. : NEE
60. Beneficial drink : MILKOFHUMANKINDNESS
67. Convened : SAT
68. Libertine : RIP
69. Reveille call : DIAN
70. Gypsy : ROM
71. Pulling force : TRACTION
75. Coloration : TINT
76. Guessing-game category : ANIMAL
80. Thorough-going : ALLOUT
81. "A sight ___" : TOSEE
82. "___ Lindo" : CIELITO
83. What Frost's fences make : GOODNEIGHBORS
86. Undertake : ENTERON
87. Get in shape : TRAIN
88. Evangeline's Grand ___ : PRE
89. Poetic word : OPE
90. African lake : CHAD
94. Do atelier work : PAINT
95. Highway menace : SPEEDER
99. "Indian ___" : LOVECALL
101. Roman dictator : SULLA
102. V.I.P. at a durbar : RAJAH
106. Refrain for a trio : ONEFORALLANDALLFORONE
110. City near Milan : VARESE
111. Arranged in order : SERIATE
112. Conceive : IDEATE
113. Bridge declarer's concern : ENTRY
114. Attraction : MAGNET
115. Coated with an alloy : TERNED
1. Snakes : ASPS
2. Fluid: Prefix : SERO
3. Empress Farah's land : IRAN
4. Stick-on picture : DECAL
5. ___ nous : ENTRE
6. Capuchin monkey : SAI
7. Tarzan's playmate : APELET
8. Conductor's need : BATON
9. Remains : ASHES
10. Marie, etc.: Abbr. : STES
11. Brain exam: Abbr. : EEG
12. Pair : DUO
13. Resiliency : TONE
14. Actor Buchholz : HORST
15. Cleanse chemically : ELUTE
16. Artifices : WILES
17. Sunflower features : SEEDS
20. Nebraska river : PLATTE
21. Game fish : CERO
23. Furniture wheel : CASTER
24. Paint ingredient : DRIER
29. Battle port of W. W. II : SALERNO
30. Plexuses : RETIA
31. Tennis pro : ASHE
33. Dare, in France : OSER
34. Words of futility : AHME
35. Dines : SUPS
37. Iowa city : FORTMADISON
39. Find the sum : TOTAL
40. Sparkle : TWINK
41. Thrash : BEATUP
42. Biblical juniper : RETEM
43. Caustic substance : LYE
44. Certain vote : YEA
45. Cambodia's ___ Nol : LON
46. Divinations : OMENS
47. Florists' needs : VASES
48. Being, in Spain : ENTE
54. Andy Gump's lack : CHIN
55. Swedish county : LAN
57. Climb in a way : SHIN
58. Roller and ice : SKATES
60. Miss Thomas : MARLO
61. ___ Balbo : ITALO
62. To's partner : FRO
63. Forty-___ : NINER
64. Used up : DRAINED
65. Music group : NONET
66. Rousseau work : EMILE
67. Party for the boys : STAG
72. Bay State fish : COD
73. Wine cask : TUN
74. Resident: Suffix : ITE
75. Apocrypha book : TOBIT
77. Spanish painter : MIRO
78. On : ATOP
79. Star State or wolf : LONE
81. Word of comparison : THAN
82. Morning fare : CEREAL
84. Early scripture : ITALA
85. Gives the third degree : GRILLS
88. BB-gun fodder : PELLET
90. Bit of garlic : CLOVE
91. Chinese province : HONAN
92. Stave off : AVERT
93. Lay over : DEFER
94. Prune : PARE
95. Region of Africa : SUDAN
96. Home or armor : PLATE
97. Deteriorate : ERODE
98. Not as common : RARER
100. Snug: Var. : COSY
101. Eel, in England : SNIG
103. Sutherland : JOAN
104. Stud fee : ANTE
105. Consider : HEED
107. Moon-landing vehicle : LEM
108. Macaw : ARA
109. Conniption : FIT

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