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New York Times, Sunday, April 3, 1988

Author:June A. Boggs
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 75, Avg Word Len: 5.23, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 584 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 122, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Spans: 4
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Airy creature : SYLPH
6. Joint : DIVE
10. Sacrifice : COST
14. Nightingale's device : LAMP
18. Papal adornment : TIARA
19. " . . . ___ the alien corn": Keats : AMID
20. Marketing pro : ADMAN
22. Dies ___ : IRAE
23. Window skirt : APRON
24. Mammoth sight, in Ky. : CAVE
25. Dough or bread : MOOLA
26. Learner : TYRO
27. Feather : BEDPOSTMASTERKEYCHAIN
31. Fawning : OILY
32. Radar and Hawkeye, e.g. : ROLES
33. Youngman from Liverpool : HENNY
34. Sound of disapproval : HISS
37. Former French province : ALSACE
41. Tomato blight : EDEMA
43. Bear witness : ATTEST
45. See 39 Down : CRAFTS
47. "A Clockwork ___," Burgess book : ORANGE
52. Letter : HEADLIGHTHOUSEFLYBALL
56. Lowell or Alcott : AMY
57. Chemical suffix : ANE
58. " . . . ___ qui mal y pense" : SOIT
59. Start of a Remarque title : ALL
60. Asian deer : AXIS
61. Emulate Gwinnett : SIGN
62. Bodkin's cousin : AWL
63. Mantises seemingly do this : PRAY
64. Writer Morrison : TONI
65. Allow to enter : LETIN
68. Sea birds : ERNS
70. Leave a lover in the lurch : JILT
71. Beau ___ : GESTE
72. Impetuous ardor : ELAN
73. Put into service : USED
74. Nursery-tub fillers : MEN
75. Walked heavily : TROD
77. River at Leeds : AIRE
78. Soak hemp : RET
79. Bois de Boulogne is one : PARC
80. Immeasurable period : EON
81. Grad. degree : SCM
84. Game : SHOWCASEWORKHORSESHOE
89. Hungarian cavalryman : HUSSAR
90. Kindred : ALLIED
91. Takes a hike : TRAMPS
92. Fortified frontier : LIMES
95. Make beloved : ENDEAR
97. "Portnoy's Complaint" author : ROTH
98. "Tiny Alice" playwright : ALBEE
102. Pasty : ASHEN
104. Pair : DUAD
106. String : BEANBAGPIPEDREAMWORLD
114. Tolstoy character : ANNA
115. Devoid of sense : INANE
116. Part for O'Brian : EARP
117. Mental deficiency : ANOIA
118. Posthaste, to a doc : STAT
119. Dueling maneuver : LUNGE
120. Glassmaker's mixture : FRIT
121. "Jonah" painter : RYDER
122. Concavity : HOLE
123. Church offering : MASS
124. Hamilton adorns these : TENS
125. Use muscle power : EXERT
1. Pink : STAB
2. Cry out sharply : YIPE
3. Embellish : LARD
4. Made a suggestion : PROPOSED
5. Capital of Vietnam : HANOI
6. Metrical foot : DACTYL
7. Moslem priest : IMAM
8. Oxford oral exam : VIVA
9. Greek resistance org. in W.W. II : EDES
10. Part Hitchcock often took : CAMEO
11. Like carbon monoxide : ODORLESS
12. Cured, in a way : SMOKED
13. "Honor Thy Father" author : TALESE
14. Supple : LITHE
15. Indo-Iranian, formerly : ARYAN
16. Memorable painter of Me. seascapes : MARIN
17. Showy bloom : PEONY
21. Anti's vote : NAY
28. Roof material : SLATING
29. Girl Scout emblem : TREFOIL
30. Cautious : CHARY
34. Sunken fence : HAHA
35. ___ veto (gubernatorial power) : ITEM
36. Spar rope : STAY
38. Tchrs.' milieu : SCH
39. With 45 Across, a popular course : ARTSAND
40. Bermuda petrels : CAHOWS
42. Pitcher who made history : MOLLY
44. An anagram for nails : SLAIN
46. A Pharaoh, for short : TUT
48. Annulled, as a writ : ABATED
49. Largest of the Cyclades : NAXOS
50. Inkling : GLINT
51. Janis of vaudeville : ELSIE
53. Beginnings : GENESES
54. Fatha Hines : EARL
55. Blacksmith's tool : FLATTER
61. Source of vigor : SINEWS
63. Economized : PINCHED
65. Trio, as of hounds on a hunt : LEASH
66. Yale or Root : ELIHU
67. Tropical food plants : TAROS
69. Plexus : RETE
70. Sleeveless jacket : JERKIN
71. Dead duck : GONER
73. Arrow poison : URARI
74. First name of "The Blue Angel" star : MARLENE
76. Speaker's spot : ROSTRUM
79. Czech. neighbor : POL
81. Nerd: Var. : SHMO
82. Egyptian Christian : COPT
83. Interlock : MESH
85. Diplomat Cushing: 1800-79 : CALEB
86. Launderers' concerns : WASHINGS
87. "___ to Duty": Wordsworth : ODE
88. An August birthstone : SARDONYX
93. Type of opus : MAGNUM
94. Home, to Joan Miró : ESPANA
96. Accommodates : ADAPTS
98. Disconcert : ABASH
99. Slowly, to Solti : LENTO
100. Hackneyed : BANAL
101. Mother's cousin, e.g. : ENATE
103. Fencing swords : EPEES
105. Mindful : AWARE
107. Have the pip : AIL
108. Dexterous : DEFT
109. Like certain books : RARE
110. Hibernia : ERIN
111. Took a cab : RODE
112. Recliner : LIER
113. Insect's stinger : DART

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