NO MORE DIMINUTIVES

New York Times, Sunday, April 30, 1978

Author: Bert H. Kruse
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 539 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 106, Cheaters: 18, FITB: 10, XRef: 0
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© 1978, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Diamond fragment : CHIP
5. Stop ___ : ONADIME
12. Millay's "Aria ___" : CAPO
16. Single-handedly : ALONE
17. Sound at a door : RATATAT
18. "___ to Hold Your Hand" : IWANT
20. Baked-apple dessert : BROWNELIZABETH
22. Bribes : GETSAT
24. Mechanical repetition : ROTE
25. Juridic : LEGAL
26. Pip-pip : TATA
28. Malayan archipelago : RHIO
29. Suffix with boy or girl : ISH
30. Call it a day : RETIRE
31. Mexican gentleman : SENOR
32. City in Kansas : IOLA
33. Simpletons : GEESE
35. Unit : ONE
36. More dreadful : DIRER
37. Young cod : SCROD
38. City southeast of Lima : ICA
40. Famed N.Y.C. hospital : STLUKES
42. Where to buy croissants : BAKERY
43. Predicament : SCRAPE
46. Very unpopular : HATED
47. Bird's crop : CRAW
48. Short tale: Abbr. : STO
49. Attitudinize : POSE
51. Chem., geol., etc. : SCS
52. Tyrants : PHARAOHS
56. Boat covering, for short : TARP
58. Coarse linen cloth : CRASH
60. Victory: Ger. : SIEG
61. Punkie : GNAT
62. Lake in Ireland : ERNE
63. John Silver, for instance : MARGARETLEG
65. Bismarck : OTTO
66. Not jaggy : EVEN
67. Little or Frye : APER
68. Coquette : OGLER
69. Girl in an old song : NITA
70. Did some sleuthing : DETECTED
72. Attys.' group : ABA
73. ___ mater : DURA
76. Camb. campus : MIT
77. Recent : LATE
78. Ledge : SHELF
80. Cheyenne's foe : PAWNEE
82. "In Cold Blood" author : CAPOTE
85. Honors : LAURELS
87. West : MAE
88. Saltated : LEAPT
89. Doesn't own : HASNT
90. Siouan : OTO
92. Links area : ROUGH
96. Anent : INRE
97. Exploded : BURST
98. Exchanged : TRADED
100. Originally known as : NEE
101. Butte's relative : MESA
102. Spore sacs in fungi : ASCI
103. Philosopher of the Absolute : HEGEL
104. Pre-Lenin ruler : TSAR
105. Lake of ___, Switzerland : BIENNE
107. Medicine, osteopathy, etc. : HEALINGARTHURS
111. Restrain : DETER
112. Intrinsic nature : ESSENCE
113. Calcars : OVENS
114. Overcasts : SEWS
115. Cocktail : STINGER
116. Yin's companion : YANG
1. Endue : CLOTHE
2. Foe of Washington : HOWE
3. Caravansary : INN
4. Elizabethan dramatist : PEELE
5. Sources : ORIGINS
6. Christ's childhood home : NAZARETH
7. "And thereby hangs ___" : ATALE
8. Flatfish : DAB
9. Resident: Suffix : ITE
10. Was important : MATTERED
11. Natural gas components : ETHANES
12. Castro's companion : CIGAR
13. Disciple's emotion : AWE
14. Police conveyance : PATRICKWAGON
15. Kind of wind or current : ONSHORE
16. Started : AROSE
19. Savile Row businessman : TAILOR
20. Two-master : BRIG
21. Apollo's mother : LETO
23. Truckler : TOADY
27. Rocky peak : TOR
30. Tire : RECAP
31. Twist's persecutor : SIKES
34. Chaplin's title : SIR
36. Hair style : DUTCHROBERT
37. European mining center : SAAR
39. Army address : APO
41. "And every ___ queen": Kingsley : LASSA
42. C.S.A. general : BRAGG
43. Go without food : STARVE
44. Trumpet's relative : CORNET
45. Gone con : ESCAPEE
47. Solacer's advice : CHEERUP
48. Mount : STEED
50. Goofed : ERRED
52. Nappy : PILED
53. Punctual : ONTIME
54. "Panama ___" : HATTIE
55. Ermine in brown : STOAT
57. Poker game : PENELOPEANTE
59. Dept. in the Cabinet : AGR
60. Cardinals' insignia : STL
63. Dull finish : MATTE
64. Equal, as a Parisienne : EGALE
71. Noted suffragette : CATT
72. On a safari : AHUNT
74. Namath in 1977 : RAM
75. Edgar or Emmy : AWARD
78. Most impudent : SASSIEST
79. Dental ___ : FLORENCE
81. Modernist : NEO
82. Conquer Everest : CLIMB
83. Epic in 12 books : AENEID
84. Fire worshipers : PARSEES
85. Tamaracks : LARCHES
86. Reel : STAGGER
89. Czech martyr : HUS
91. Old Greek theaters : ODEA
93. Like many heroes : UNSUNG
94. Car parts : GEARS
95. Linen marking : HERS
97. Boxing brothers : BAERS
98. Object : THING
99. "Crazy Legs" Hirsch : ELROY
104. At that moment : THEN
106. Just out : NEW
108. "___ live and breathe!" : ASI
109. Bernstein nickname : LEN
110. Govt. power project : TVA

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