UPWARD BOUND

New York Times, Sunday, May 20, 1990

Author:John Russell
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.10, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 543 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 121, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 15, XRef: 1
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Contort : TWIST
6. Short and sharp : TERSE
11. "Wonderland" character : DODO
15. Scottish river noted for salmon fishing : SPEY
19. Jackson's first Secy. of War : EATON
20. Shoot from cover : SNIPE
21. The Hawks fly here : OMNI
22. Autumnal hue : RUST
23. Arresting expression for this crossword : THEGAMEISUP
25. Happy : GLAD
26. Aerie newcomer : EYAS
27. Austrian state : STYRIA
28. "Vilia" composer : LEHAR
30. Guidonian high note : ELA
31. Word on Japanese freighter hulls : MARU
32. Friend in a fray : ALLY
34. Former head of 79 Down : ASNER
36. Jostled : ELBOWED
38. Mil. educational institution : OTS
41. Pod population : PEAS
43. Gimlet's cousin : AUGER
45. Colleen : LASS
46. Traumatize : HARM
48. Bandleader of "Heartaches" fame : WEEMS
50. Katmandu is here : NEPAL
52. Chemical suffix : ENE
55. Poe's "To ___ Paradise" : ONEIN
57. Overseas addresses for G.I.'s : APOS
58. Some exercises : SITUPS
59. Forget-me-___ : NOT
60. Jewish group in Iberia : SEPHARDIM
62. Series, in Sevilla : SERIE
63. Where to give a rap : DOOR
64. Petulant : SPLEENY
65. Leave high and dry : STRAND
66. Every corner or con man has one : ANGLE
67. Group of Muslim scholars : ULAMA
68. Watt power! : STEAM
69. Ancient Peruvian : INCAN
71. Russian pianist ___ Gabrilowitsch : OSSIP
73. Item used in Carver experiments : PEANUT
75. Medium : PSYCHIC
77. Emblem of Wales : LEEK
78. Took apart : UNDID
79. He tried to blow up Parliament: 1605 : GUYFAWKES
81. "Oysters ___ Season" : RIN
82. An echo's performance : REPEAT
84. ___ of Kutch, salt marsh in India : RANN
85. Some coll. buildings : DORMS
86. Fuss : ADO
87. Mine entrance : STULM
88. Sandarac, e.g. : RESIN
89. Singing King : COLE
90. Straight : NEAT
92. Snooper : PRIER
94. Like a runt : PUNY
97. Ton preceder : WON
98. " . . . fury like a woman ___": Congreve : SCORNED
101. Two wives of Henry VIII : ANNES
103. Tennis divisions : SETS
105. Stead : LIEU
106. But, to Cato : SED
108. Vicuña's habitat : ANDES
110. Library listings : TITLES
114. Kin of paraments : ALBS
115. Seine terrains : ILES
117. "The flowers that bloom ___, tra la": Gilbert : INTHESPRING
119. Kanga's kin : ROOS
120. Jambalaya base : RICE
121. Philippine island : PANAY
122. Italy's "City of a Hundred Towers" : PAVIA
123. Prefix with chord or meter : OCTA
124. Popular bag : GRAB
125. Be clement : SPARE
126. Cheerful conclusion? : UPEND
1. Proofreader's direction : STET
2. Unbend : THAW
3. Tibetan trailblazer? : YETI
4. A foe of Sparta : ARGOS
5. Flexible : PLIANT
6. Reduced estimate? : EST
7. Occupation : LINE
8. Norse gods : AESIR
9. Collossal collisions : SMASHUPS
10. Lake ___, N.H. : SUNAPEE
11. Jove, to Juvenal : GOD
12. Sailor's saint : ELMO
13. Dik-dik's big cousin : ELAND
14. Famed Italian architect ___: 16th century : PALLADIO
15. Actress Suzanne ___ : SOMERS
16. Emulating Hillary or a solver of this puzzle : WORKINGONESWAYUP
17. X out : ERASE
18. Like many an attic : DUSTY
24. Ancient kingdom in SW Asia : ELAM
29. Eur. country : GER
33. A hit tune of 1967 : UPUPANDAWAY
35. NASA space probe : MARINER
37. Pitcher's plate : SLAB
38. Area in Manhattan : SOHO
39. French legislative body : SENAT
40. To have a hole-in-one—or two? : TOBEONONESUPPERS
42. Cries out sharply : YIPES
44. Gunpowder ingredient : NITER
47. "I'll learn him or ___": Twain : KILLHIM
49. A Stooge : MOE
51. One way to cook eggs : SUNNYSIDEUP
53. Doctorow's "___ Lake" : LOON
54. Late Art Deco illustrator : ERTE
56. Last movement of Beethoven's Ninth, e.g. : PAEAN
58. Biblical weeds : TARES
61. Trenet's "La ___" : MER
62. Works for two : DUETS
63. Ranch worker : COWHAND
65. Hair dyes : TINTS
66. Capital of Bangladesh, old style : DACCA
68. Naval forces : ARMADAS
70. Danish island : FYN
71. Woody's wonderboy : ARLO
72. "___ Irae" : DIES
74. Fully, to an attorney : PLENE
75. Barracks wall décor : PINUP
76. Ancient native of S Mexico : OLMEC
79. Actors' org. : SAG
80. Loch without a key? : NESS
82. Shah ___-ed-Din: 19th century : NASR
83. French working girl : GRISETTE
84. Go-between for illicit affairs : PANDERER
88. Angler's lure : SPINNER
91. Convince : ASSURE
93. Tropical American bird : ANI
95. British gun : STEN
96. Snobbish : UPPITY
98. Exams for would-be Ph.D.'s : ORALS
99. Mulligrubs : COLIC
100. Got one's goat : RILED
102. Poker pots : ANTES
104. Segments : PARTS
107. Made a perfect serve : ACED
109. Cheers : RAHS
111. Malevolent : EVIL
112. Cubs or Mets : NINE
113. Hanging ends : DAGS
116. Egyptian god of pleasure : BES
118. Hurricane center : EYE

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