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New York Times, Sunday, May 1, 1977

Author: Elaine D. Schorr
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.38, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 528 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 21, XRef: 0
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© 1977, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Ah Sin's creator : HARTE
6. Dive aftermath : SPLASH
12. Serb or Sorb : SLAY
16. Laments : BEMOANS
18. Theologian of the 16th century : ERASTUS
20. Greek city-state : POLIS
22. O. Henry made ___ : ALONGSTORYSHORT
24. Singer Bryant : ANITA
25. Cutters : SLEDS
26. French heavenly beings : ANGES
27. "Awake and Sing" playwright : ODETS
29. Martini base : GIN
30. Africa's highest point : KIBO
31. Goose genus : ANSER
32. ___ the good : ALLTO
33. Roe source : SHAD
34. That: Sp. : ESA
35. "Der ___" (Adenauer) : ALTE
36. Rose's swain : ABIE
37. Resolute : GRITTY
39. Edison saw ___ : THELIGHT
41. Noted art gallery : FREER
42. Petrels' kin : ERNES
43. Nantes notion : IDEE
44. Singer Howard : KEEL
45. Playbill listing : SCENEI
48. Composer Gustav : MAHLER
51. Have a powwow : CONFER
53. Ministers to : ATTENDS
56. Ph.D. ordeal : ORALS
57. She stabs Scarpia : TOSCA
58. A.k.a. : ALIAS
60. See the point : GET
61. Ferris wheel, e.g. : RIDE
62. Dr. Faustus ___ : WASHELLBENT
64. Ski lift : TBAR
65. ___ rule : ASA
66. Home on high : AERIE
67. Frankie from Chicago : LAINE
68. ___ Loa : MAUNA
69. English Channel city : LEHAVRE
71. Out at the elbows : RAGGED
73. Burned lightly : SINGED
74. Most gelid : ICIEST
76. Twosomes : DUOS
77. Have the grumps : SULK
78. Morning prayer : MATIN
80. Persuades : SWAYS
82. Babies are sometimes ___ : UPINARMS
86. Corresponds : AGREES
88. D.J.'s put on ___ : AIRS
89. Renown : NOTE
90. Grain kernel : OAT
91. ___-do-well : NEER
92. Marilyn of the Met : HORNE
94. Izaak Walton dropped ___ : ALINE
96. Republic in Africa : MALI
97. Business abbr. : INC
98. "M*A*S*H" man : MEDIC
99. Scotto's forte : ARIAS
100. Code of law : CANON
101. Honor as divine : ADORE
103. Scheherazade made ___ : ASHORTSTORYLONG
106. Chili con ___ : CARNE
107. See life : STEPOUT
108. Transforms : REMAKES
109. Mt. Rushmore's state: Abbr. : SDAK
110. Some astral types : SSTARS
111. Bells the cat : DARES
1. Infernal : HELLISH
2. Protozoans : AMOEBAE
3. Sonata movement : RONDO
4. Aglets : TAGS
5. Annapolis grad. : ENS
6. Suit suiting : SERGE
7. Snoop : PRYER
8. Lad's love : LASS
9. Durable wood : ASH
10. "Rat" : STOOLIE
11. Olympics group : HURDLERS
12. Health clubs : SPAS
13. Chaney : LON
14. Benjamin Franklin was ___ : ALIGHTNINGBUG
15. Spoil; mar : YITIATE
16. Court target : BASKET
17. "___ Man" : STANTHE
19. Typesetter's cue : STET
21. Dennis and Duncan : SANDYS
23. Assault : ONSET
28. Dress (up) : TOG
31. "Luck and Pluck" author : ALGER
32. White poplar : ABELE
33. "Yes, ___!" : SIREE
35. "Brass" entourage : AIDES
36. Stunt men ___ : AREFALLGUYS
38. Schisms : RENTS
40. City in N France : LILLE
41. Thrust and parry : FENCE
44. Legit : KOSHER
46. Wouk ship : CAINE
47. Budget, in Berlin : ETAT
48. Fable dividend : MORAL
49. Originate : ARISE
50. Ty Cobb ___ : HADAHITRECORD
51. "___ fan tutte" : COSI
52. Hydrophobia : RABIES
54. Revolutionary patriot : DEANE
55. Musical heirloom : STRAD
57. Weedy plants : TARES
59. Advance : LEND
62. "The Way We ___" : WERE
63. Nigerian capital : LAGOS
64. Tibetan religious painting : TANKA
66. Birdlike : AVINE
68. Christopher Robin's father : MILNE
70. Quaker gray : ACIER
72. Antarctic cape : ADARE
73. Musical form : SUITE
75. Bolsheviks' foes : TSARISTS
77. Patron of the arts : SPONSOR
78. Lunatic : MANIAC
79. Plans; programs : AGENDAS
81. Cranking devices : WINCHES
82. Eastern Christian : UNIAT
83. City once called Big Lick : ROANOKE
84. "Molly" of song et al. : MALONES
85. Overcharges : STINGS
87. "___ walks in beauty . . . " : SHE
93. Sequestered rooms : ODAS
94. Rubinstein : ARTUR
95. Site of knight-fights : LISTS
96. Of the cheek : MALAR
98. Like Milquetoast : MEEK
99. Venezuelan mining town : AROA
100. Cornice molding : CYMA
102. Acid initials : RNA
104. Take one's pick : OPT
105. Rubicund : RED

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