THE IN CROWD

New York Times, Sunday, May 8, 1988

Author:Bette Sue Cohen
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 96, Avg Word Len: 5.09, Missing: { Q X Z }
Open Squares: 131, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 17, XRef: 0
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Riata : LASSO
6. Respond to stimuli : REACT
11. Set the oven at 350° : BAKE
15. Franks' accompaniment : BEANS
20. Fill with joy : ELATE
21. Nobelist in Literature: 1976 : BELLOW
22. Actor in "Support Your Local Sheriff!" : ELAM
23. "Creatures that by a ___ nature teach": Shak. : RULEIN
24. Physicist born on March 14, 1879 : ALBERTEINSTEIN
26. Kentuckey Derby winner: 1980 : GENUINERISK
28. Fishing net : SEINE
29. "___ a Kick Out of You" : IGET
30. Norwegian monetary unit : KRONE
32. Chirp : TWEET
33. Watched : EYED
34. Bustle : TODO
35. List of candidates : SLATE
36. Seven-day cycle : WEEK
37. Depth charge : CAN
38. Recording in writing : NOTING
40. Deep-seated : INGRAINED
44. Opined : RECKONED
49. Cayuga, Seneca, etc. : FINGERLAKES
53. "Ben ___," 1959 film : HUR
54. Apportions : ALLOTS
55. Actor in "Scarface": 1932 : RAFT
57. More profound : DEEPER
58. Goddess of women and marriage : HERA
59. For the most part : MAINLY
60. ___ Major : CANIS
61. ___ on (trampled) : TROD
62. Gene Anthony Ray's role in "Fame" : LEROY
63. A 1492 vessel : PINTA
64. Outpatient facility : CLINIC
65. Bear : STAND
67. Bell-shaped flower : TULIP
68. Archdiocese : SEE
69. Word with wave or trust : BRAIN
70. Interlace : ENTWINE
72. Sharp-crested ridge : ARETE
73. Condense : ABRIDGE
76. Architects' org. : AIA
77. Clothing : RAIMENT
80. Moslem faith : ISLAM
81. Folding : LAPPING
84. Nurtured : BRED
85. Cut with an ax : HEW
88. Barrel part : STAVE
89. Actress in "The Big Chill" : CLOSE
90. "Forever ___," Winsor novel : AMBER
92. Author of "Rosemary's Baby" : LEVIN
93. "___ you do?" : HOWDO
94. Oscar winner for "Moonstruck" : CHER
95. Got on one's feet : STOOD
96. Carpenter's activity : SAWING
97. Medicinal plant : ALOE
98. Coquettes : FLIRTS
100. "Thanks ___!" : ALOT
101. " . . . there is ___ and a great man . . . ": II Samuel : APRINCE
102. Wedding response : IDO
103. U.S. women's singles champion: 1979 and 1981 : TRACYAUSTIN
105. Interwove : THREADED
107. River in southern Alberta : REDDEER
109. ___ to (adheres) : CLINGS
111. First ___ : AID
112. Emit smoke : REEK
113. Raid : FORAY
115. D.C. group : CONG
117. West German river : SAAR
121. Journalist-author Alexander : SHANA
123. Brazilian seaport : BELEM
124. Mascara recipient : LASH
125. Musical vamp : INTRO
126. "Crisis" publisher: 1776-83 : THOMASPAINE
128. Pool V.I.P. : MINNESOTAFATS
132. Label again : RETAG
133. Singer James : ETTA
134. Meantime : INTERIM
135. Newmar or Andrews : JULIE
136. Test choice : FALSE
137. Part of Y.W.C.A. : ASSN
138. Prado display : GOYAS
139. Absquatulates : FLEES
1. Tenant's document : LEASE
2. Bowling lane : ALLEY
3. Italic language : SABINE
4. Spirited horse : STEED
5. "___ the ramparts . . . " : OER
6. Checked : REINED
7. Howard of baseball fame : ELSTON
8. Hgt. : ALT
9. "Producer's Showcase" producer : COE
10. Instant : TWINKLING
11. Sired : BEGOT
12. Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
13. Welles role : KANE
14. Flightless bird : EMU
15. ___ yeast (vitamin source) : BREWERS
16. Calif.'s motto : EUREKA
17. "I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
18. Nutcracker's suite : NEST
19. Where to find a drip? : SINK
21. Depart! : BEGONE
25. Children of Uranus and Gaea : TITANS
27. 0, e.g. : INTEGER
31. Prevailed uncontrollably : RAGED
35. Is frugal : STINTS
36. Nictitated : WINKED
37. French president: 1954-59 : COTY
39. Function : OFFICE
41. Play by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee : INHERITTHEWIND
42. Sixth-largest continent : EUROPE
43. Wagon with detachable sides : DRAY
44. Highway exits : RAMPS
45. May or Stritch : ELAINE
46. Carmel V.I.P. : CLINTEASTWOOD
47. Caffeine-rich nut : KOLA
48. Flowing off gradually : DRAINING
50. Keep : RETAIN
51. "Brigadoon" lyricist : LERNER
52. Footless animal : APOD
56. Black bird : ANI
58. Hayes or Traubel : HELEN
60. Clothed : CLAD
62. Enticed : LURED
64. Robbery or arson : CRIME
65. Short plant stalk : STIPE
66. "A Tramp Abroad" writer : TWAIN
67. More subdued : TAMER
69. Hired assassin : BRAVO
71. Siestas : NAPS
74. Leaf : BLADE
75. A Queen : ELLERY
78. Costello's partner : ABBOTT
79. Angered : IRED
80. Beloved of Tristram : ISOLDE
82. Artery : AORTA
83. A gun inventor : GATLING
86. Show : EVINCE
87. Alar : WINGED
89. Stylish : CHIC
91. King Guzzle's kingdom : MOO
92. Actor Teeter : LARA
93. Hit musical of the 60's : HAIR
94. "American Bandstand" host : CLARK
95. Smooth : SATINY
96. Made haste : SPED
98. "___ the breeze . . . " : FREEAS
99. Monetary unit of Ecuador : SUCRE
101. Correctly : ARIGHT
103. Of adolescents : TEENAGE
104. Activity for Sam Snead? : SLAMMING
106. Two-wheeled carriage : HANSOM
108. Albee products : DRAMAS
110. Outer coat enclosing the eyeball : SCLERA
113. Makes a pretense of : FEINTS
114. N.Y. city : OLEAN
116. Watering place : OASIS
117. Wicked : SINFUL
118. Start of a Dickens title : ATALE
119. Ade book: 1896 : ARTIE
120. Annual Pasadena display : ROSES
121. Queens stadium : SHEA
122. "The ___ Baltimore," Wilson play : HOTL
123. Leatherwings : BATS
126. Type of bus ticket: Abbr. : TRF
127. Thimblerig object : PEA
129. Division word : INTO
130. Marshal of France: 1804 : NEY
131. Famed racecar driver's monogram : AJF

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