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New York Times, Sunday, April 6, 1986

Author: Judith C. Dalton
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 543 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 123, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 16, XRef: 0
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Rhyme scheme : ABAB
5. Discover gradually : GLEAN
10. Outdoor pie material : MUD
13. Invitation letters : RSVP
17. ___ avis : RARA
18. Right-hand page : RECTO
19. Ending for malt or verb : OSE
20. Battologize : REPEAT
22. Diamonds, tinsel, gold, etc. : THEBRIGHTSTUFF
25. Income from wealth : USANCE
26. Take a ___ (attempt something) : STABATIT
27. Summon at the Rio Grande : CALLTOBORDER
29. Tilt : LIST
30. British roster : ROTA
31. Minn. neighbor : NDAK
32. Polio-vaccine man : SABIN
35. Delusion : MIRAGE
37. Newspaper messenger : COPYBOY
41. Disney movie: 1982 : TRON
42. Critics' courageous comments : BRAVEREVIEWS
45. French pronoun : LUI
46. Snug as ___ . . . : ABUG
47. Chemical-compound suffix : EINE
48. Lebanon's ___ Gemayel : AMIN
49. Epithet for Alexander Pope : WASP
50. Witticism : MOT
51. Satan : BEASTOFEDEN
55. Refuse : WASTE
56. Slip out of place, to a doctor : PROLAPSE
58. Batman's cousin : VALET
59. Like some Swiss : DOTTED
60. Watson's warning : FORE
61. Nov. 2 group : SOULS
62. "Goodbye, Columbus" author : ROTH
63. Sampled : TASTED
65. Mayor, in Marseille : MAIRE
66. Cleft, old style : SCISSURE
70. R.I.P. notices : OBITS
71. Brazen language : BOLDENGLISH
73. Legal thing : RES
74. State flower of Utah : SEGO
75. First Bond film : DRNO
76. Fleming and Hunter : IANS
77. Time divisions : ERAS
78. E Afr. country : ETH
79. Household help : BROOMSERVICE
83. Thurmond of N.B.A. fame : NATE
84. Like ___ of lightning : ASTREAK
86. Ruth McKenney's sister : EILEEN
87. Allen or Frome : ETHAN
88. North Sea tributary : ELBE
89. Items in capts.' logs : LATS
90. Information : DATA
92. Head hounds : CHIEFBASSETS
97. Applies a second coat : REPAINTS
101. Altar cloth : DOSSAL
102. Paleontologist's rare find : BONEINAMILLION
104. Author of "Thy Neighbor's Wife" : TALESE
105. Fogeater : ARC
106. Some winning margins : NOSES
107. Vulcan's chimney : ETNA
108. Part of R & R : REST
109. Bishop's authority : SEE
110. Floating : AWASH
111. Like Hume's tomes : DEEP
1. Martial ___ : ARTS
2. Thai monetary unit : BAHT
3. Kind of rug : AREA
4. Like some brooks : BABBLING
5. Hominy food : GRITS
6. On the up and up : LEGIT
7. Genuine, in Gladbeck : ECHT
8. Sol. Gen., e.g. : ATT
9. 0-0 : NOSCORE
10. Mold-making science : MOULAGE
11. N.F.L. rival : USFL
12. Dexterous : DEFT
13. Lathers again : RESOAPS
14. Manager Anderson of the Tigers : SPARKY
15. Sell : VEND
16. Les Whitten's "A Killing ___": 1983 : PACE
20. Job for a masseur : RUBDOWN
21. Gerard ___ Borch, Dutch painter : TER
23. Eagels vehicle: 1922 : RAIN
24. Turkic person : TATAR
28. ___ a blue moon : ONCEIN
30. Device for Rosie : RIVET
32. Distinct mark, or mark distinctly : STAMP
33. Ramada : ARBOR
34. Stare-down competition : BOUTOFSIGHT
35. Parsonage : MANSE
36. Avoids : EVADES
38. Herald a victory : BLASTHURRAH
39. "Allez ___!" (gendarme's command) : OUSTE
40. Cried out sharply : YIPED
42. Honked : BEEPED
43. Narrow inlets : RIAS
44. "___ a man . . . " : IMET
49. Los Angeles area : WATTS
51. Exposes : BARES
52. Shaped like Humpty Dumpty : OVOID
53. Composer Gabriel Urbain : FAURE
54. Actress Burstyn : ELLEN
55. Rushing sound : WOOSH
57. Bingo's parent : LOTTO
59. Halyard, in Le Havre : DRISSE
61. Wilde play: 1893 : SALOME
63. Put ___ (sail away) : TOSEA
64. Incites : ABETS
65. Cosmetician Madeleine ___ : MONO
66. Done in : SLAIN
67. A title for R.W.R. : CINC
68. Ranch in Ferber's "Giant" : REATA
69. Ruhr city : ESSEN
71. " . . . you ___ British square!": Kipling : BROKEA
72. Supplies : GIVES
75. She wrote "The Needle's Eye": 1972 : DRABBLE
77. Involved necessarily : ENTAILED
79. N. Ireland seaport : BELFAST
80. Sometimes it's golden : SILENCE
81. Fill with joy : ELATE
82. Greek wine : RETSINA
85. Della and Lizette : REESES
87. Catchall abbr. : ETAL
90. Attic townships : DEMES
91. Imitative : APISH
92. Mich. time, at times : CDT
93. Rime : HOAR
94. Swinburne is one : ISLE
95. Insts. for future executives : SBAS
96. In a snit : SORE
97. Tabula ___ : RASA
98. "Rock On" author : NITE
99. Orchestral concern : TONE
100. Football center's job : SNAP
103. Kaltenborn's "Europe ___" : NOW

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