REVERSE ORDERS

New York Times, Sunday, May 6, 1990

Author:Jacques Liwer
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 92, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 607 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 118, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 18, XRef: 0
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. He played Mr. Chips : DONAT
6. Joyous celebration : FETE
10. Barb of a feather : RAMUS
15. "Driving ___ Daisy," Uhry play : MISS
19. A symbol of purity : GALAHAD
21. Elbe feeder : ISER
22. Major Joppolo's post : ADANO
23. Region : AREA
24. Lively, to Solti : ANIMATO
25. ENDURE YOURSELF! : STANDFASTHOWARD
28. Still burning : LIVE
29. Loti contemporary : ANET
31. Hermes' mother : MAIA
32. Mahoganylike wood : TOON
33. Sister of a padre, e.g. : TIA
34. ___-de-boeuf (a window) : OEIL
35. Biblical sage: Prov. 30:1 : AGUR
37. Sleep, food, etc. : NEEDS
39. Divided : CLEFT
41. PORTRAY YOURSELF! : PLAYBALLLUCILLE
45. Painter Georges ___ Tour : DELA
47. One of the Joneses : INDIANA
48. Zinke player : CORNETIST
53. Hunter's hideaway : BLIND
56. Fellies : RIMS
58. Felt eager : ACHED
59. "Do not go gentle ___ . . . ": Thomas : INTO
60. Most magnificent : GRANDEST
63. SNUB YOURSELF! : CUTGRASSGUNTER
66. Govt. man : NARC
67. Special kind of plane : STOL
69. What Bassanio pressed : SUIT
70. Somber : SAD
71. ___ publica : RES
72. Improper : UNDUE
74. ___ out (makes last) : EKES
76. Bellini's Norma, e.g. : DRUID
79. Type of steam locomotive : MIKADO
81. PROMOTE YOURSELF! : BLOWYOURHORNELENA
85. One amok : MANIAC
88. Bone: Comb. form : OSTEO
89. Charles of the silents : OGLE
90. Heath : ERICA
94. Bath-to-London dir. : ENE
95. Wk. day : TUE
97. Boat cover : TARP
99. Greek letters : ETAS
101. Muscat resident : ARAB
102. UNDERSTAND YOURSELF! : DIGWELLESORSON
107. Turncoat : APOSTATE
109. ___ Nagy, Hungarian hero : IMRE
110. Choreographer Ailey : ALVIN
111. Scene of Perry's victory : ERIE
113. Loamy deposit : LOESS
114. Pertaining to Gaius Julius : CAESARIAN
116. Certain Jayhawker : TOPEKAN
119. Polanski movie: 1980 : TESS
120. OPPOSE YOURSELF! : CROSSRIVERSJOAN
128. Cowboy's cow catcher : LASSO
131. Victor at Gettysburg : MEADE
132. Reeking : OLID
133. Heraldic band : ORLE
134. Flock member : EWE
135. SHAPE is part of it : NATO
138. ___ Beach, Fla. resort : VERO
140. Kafka heroine : OLGA
142. Bani-___, ex-president of Iran : SADR
143. WELCOME YOURSELF! : HAILSTONEIRVING
147. Issued : EMITTED
149. Cartoonist Peter : ARNO
150. Jubal's invention: Gen. 4:21 : ORGAN
151. Biblical trader : ESAU
152. Pribilof Islands, e.g. : SEALERY
153. Yellow-fever conqueror : REED
154. "To a Steam Roller" poet : MOORE
155. Actor Auberjonois : RENE
156. Monoskis : SLEDS
1. One of the Websters : DANIEL
2. De Havilland or Hussey : OLIVIA
3. To wit : NAMELY
4. Eureka! : AHA
5. Bye-bye : TATA
6. Hollow, as a pipe : FISTULAR
7. "Iacta alea ___" : EST
8. Work or play preceder : TEAM
9. Verdi opera : ERNANI
10. Trujillo of the Dominican Republic : RAFAEL
11. Nabokov novel : ADA
12. Gin poles : MASTS
13. Biblical preposition : UNTO
14. Manhattan section : SOHO
15. Stomach : MAW
16. Incensed : IRATE
17. Sans ___ (type style) : SERIF
18. Leader before Mubarak : SADAT
19. Lively dance : GALOP
20. Disney character : DONALD
26. Of a 24-hour period : DIEL
27. "Mon ___," Tati film : ONCLE
30. He, in Napoli : EGLI
36. Having secret meaning : RUNIC
38. British radio navigational aid : DECCA
40. Livy's tongue : LATIN
42. Swathe : BIND
43. Chilean mountains : ANDES
44. "The Plague" author : CAMUS
45. Habit : DRESS
46. Last stage of strategy, in chess : ENDGAME
49. Exclamations : OHS
50. Within: Prefix : INTRA
51. Bayard or Bucephalus : STEED
52. Statue with limitations : TORSO
53. Edible fiber : BRAN
54. Bedeck : LARD
55. Nightmares : INCUBI
57. Stallion : STUDHORSE
58. Toscanini : ARTURO
60. Kokoon : GNU
61. Fret : STEW
62. Summer Olympics site: 1964 : TOKYO
64. Copter cousin : GIRO
65. City NE of Venice : UDINE
68. Composer Janacek : LEOS
73. Happify : ELATE
75. He wrote "Where the Money Was" : SUTTON
77. Photographer Morath : INGE
78. Nile end : DELTA
80. A martial art : KARATE
82. Eyepieces : OCULARS
83. Erect : REAR
84. TV's "Quantum ___" : LEAP
85. Ward healer : MEDIC
86. Soul : ANIMA
87. Pic ___, Andorran mountain : NEGRE
91. Writers Levin and Wolfert : IRAS
92. "___ Cradle": Vonnegut : CATS
93. Burrows of Broadway : ABE
96. Sexologist Havelock ___ : ELLIS
98. Ajaccio and Algeciras : PORTS
100. Heliacal : SOLAR
103. Rebecca, Benjamin and Adam : WESTS
104. ___ Marie Saint of films : EVA
105. Because : SINCE
106. ___ du Sahel, town in Mali : NIORO
108. Buck book : SONS
112. Concluding part : EPILOGUE
115. Time periods : AEONS
117. Sin : EVIL
118. Small anchors : KEDGES
121. Gulch : RAVINE
122. River at Frankfurt : ODER
123. Tray : SERVER
124. Push and shove : JOSTLE
125. Sounded off : ORATED
126. Rot-resistant woods : ALDERS
127. Cousin of wimpish : NERDY
128. "Villa" composer : LEHAR
129. Informed : AWARE
130. Catcher in the Rhine? : SEINE
131. Cuban jazz artist Santamaria : MONGO
136. Molecule part : ATOM
137. Matador charger : TORO
139. Department in N France : OISE
141. City north of Des Moines : AMES
144. Israeli airport : LOD
145. Otology subject : EAR
146. Diva Merriman : NAN
148. Suffix for manor or baron : IAL

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