SILLY-BUS FOR PUN-DITS

New York Times, Sunday, May 24, 1981

Author:Louis Baron
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 547 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 115, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 15, XRef: 0
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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. ___ Archipelago : GULAG
6. Pool : TARN
10. Mild oath : EGAD
14. Preserves : CURES
19. City on the Mohawk : UTICA
20. Book after "Typee" : OMOO
21. Ubangi feeder : UELE
22. Hives : UREDO
23. Course for grid illiterates? : MATHLETICS
25. Whiz-course in earth science? : GEEOGRAPHY
27. Veered, as a boat : YAWED
28. Asset for Godiva : TRESS
30. Peer's mother : ASE
31. "___ du lieber!" : ACH
34. Haw's buddy : HEM
35. Recumbent : PRONE
36. Stoop : CROUCH
39. Tin Pan Alley's Irving : CAESAR
41. Irgun Zvai ___ : LEUMI
42. Less lenient : HARSHER
44. Like Mr. Milquetoast : TIMID
45. Know-how for a country druggist? : FARMACOLOGY
48. Rocco's "Hurrah!" : EIA
49. Khachaturian : ARAM
50. Doting : FOND
51. Met extra : SUPE
52. Linen marking : HERS
53. "Junior" : SON
54. Study of a crooner's lyrics? : BINGUISTICS
58. Eclipse cycle : SAROS
59. W.W. II craft : PTBOATS
61. Street show : RAREE
62. Refer : ALLUDE
63. Meat treats : ROASTS
64. Golden Horde member : TATAR
65. Ready for the sack : SLEEPY
66. Lennon's "I Am the ___" : WALRUS
67. Like an oriel : PANED
68. "With . . . your ___ your feet . . . ": Exodus 12:11 : SHOESON
69. Oak-to-be : ACORN
70. D.D.S. who makes house calls? : RESIDENTIST
72. Hoover, e.g. : DAM
74. Place to keep gds. : STGE
75. Garden tools : HOES
76. Angers : IRES
77. V.I.P.'s "wheels" : LIMO
78. Thou, in Thiers : TOI
79. Sage at the gas pump? : FILLOSOPHER
83. Wadi : OASIS
84. Vintage car : ERSKINE
86. Anchor position : ATRIP
87. Large stain : BLOTCH
88. Stern choices : STRADS
89. Flynn : ERROL
90. Foot: Comb. form : PED
91. Pilot's dir. : SSE
92. Upward: Prefix : ANO
93. Cutter's cousin : SLOOP
94. Code word for T : TANGO
96. Study of cab-caused pollution? : TAXICOLOGY
100. Science of reptilian tissue? : HISSTOLOGY
105. Handpicked group : ELITE
106. Claque exciter : ARIA
107. Quod ___ demonstrandum : ERAT
108. Venezuelan prairie : LLANO
109. Poker verb : RAISE
110. Founder of a state : PENN
111. The O'Hara mansion : TARA
112. Workable fact : DATUM
1. Moscow's mart : GUM
2. Hagen : UTA
3. Came to rest : LIT
4. Hurting : ACHY
5. Symbol of purity : GALAHAD
6. Indian symbol : TOTEM
7. Surrounded by : AMID
8. Army missile : ROC
9. Quack's prescription : NOSTRUM
10. Well-born : EUGENIC
11. Brants, e.g. : GEESE
12. Pub offerings : ALES
13. ___ volente : DEO
14. Not thorough : CURSORY
15. Sacred asp : URAEUS
16. D.C. title : REP
17. Defunct letter : EDH
18. ___ sauce : SOY
24. Washstand item : EWER
26. Spot for a sale : GARAGE
29. "Arrivederci ___" : ROMA
31. Documents, in Durango : ACTAS
32. Some Egyptian practitioners? : CAIROPRACTORS
33. Doctor for red-blooded machos? : HEMANTOLOGIST
35. Lost, in Lyon : PERDU
36. Tennis strokes : CHOPS
37. Alumni of Dr. Twinkletoes' classes? : CHEERUPODISTS
38. Science of estate disputes? : HEIRODYNAMICS
40. Actor Alastair : SIM
41. Andrew and Fritz : LANGS
43. Grizzled civet : RASSE
45. Type assortments : FONTS
46. Basket willow : OSIER
47. Writer-diplomat : LUCE
50. Edicts : FIATS
52. Summons to court : HALES
54. Ship's petty officer : BOSUN
55. Man from Qum : IRANI
56. Stuffed : SATED
57. Part of F.T.C. : TRADE
58. Hiemal hazard : SLEET
60. Wilkes-___ : BARRE
62. Inge's "___ of Roses" : ALOSS
64. Symphonic poem by Liszt : TASSO
65. Not so bold : SHIER
66. Use recklessly : WASTE
67. Decorticate : PEEL
68. ___ throat : STREP
70. Functions : ROLES
71. It was nothing, to Nero : NIHIL
73. Dayan of Israel : MOSHE
75. Man from Bombay : HINDOO
77. Citizen of Vientiane : LAO
79. She said "yes" : FIANCEE
80. "The Time of Your Life" author : SAROYAN
81. Other for José : OTRO
82. Joel or Amos : PROPHET
83. Dark yellow color : OLDGOLD
85. Mambas' kin : KRAITS
87. Out of shape : BENT
89. ___ marbles : ELGIN
90. Ristorante order : PASTA
93. Tender : SORE
94. Bolshevism casualty : TSAR
95. Mexican stew : OLLA
96. Thrice: Comb. form : TER
97. Chicken ___ king : ALA
98. Midnight on Big Ben : XII
99. Sitter's formation : LAP
101. Author Levin : IRA
102. Rustic pipe : OAT
103. African antelope : GNU
104. ___ tov (Jewish holiday) : YOM

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