MEMORABLE MOTHERS

New York Times, Sunday, May 11, 1980

Author:Vincent L. Osborne
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 535 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 103, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 13, XRef: 0
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© 1980, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Cascades peak : SHASTA
7. In a dudgeon : IRATE
12. Jazz artist Zoot : SIMS
16. As ___ kite : HIGHASA
18. Ruark's "Poor ___" : NOMORE
20. Portray : ENACT
22. Tear gas, e.g. : IRRITANT
24. Mother of Orestes : CLYTEMNESTRA
26. Diamond of song : NEIL
27. Astral phenomena : NOVAE
29. Repeater requisite : AMMO
30. Thummim's biblical companion : URIM
31. Sops : PLACEBOS
34. Smith or Jones, at times : ALIAS
35. Uvula : LOBE
36. Egyptian killer : ASP
38. Cause of a suit : LIBEL
39. Condign : JUST
40. Ross and Macduff : THANES
42. Site of Marina City : CHICAGO
44. Touch on : ABUT
46. Everglades denizen : EGRET
48. Drift : TENOR
49. City on the Rio Grande : LAREDO
51. Conspicuous : SALIENT
55. Mawkishness : SMARM
56. Grinding powder : EMERY
57. Aggregate : SUM
59. Where Saul saw a witch : ENDOR
60. Black or red follower : EYE
61. Incite : EGGON
63. Source of mohair : ANGORA
64. These: Fr. : CES
67. Mother of Louis XIV : ANNEOFAUSTRIA
70. Mercator item : MAP
71. ___ razor (philosophic rule) : OCCAMS
73. Assay again : RETRY
74. Unit of resistance : OHM
75. Man from Shiraz : IRANI
76. Ukr. or Lith. : SSR
77. Tureen's companion : LADLE
79. Toil : LABOR
84. Enesco's homeland : RUMANIA
86. Where Frontenac governed : CANADA
87. Tilled land : ARADA
88. Catches : LANDS
90. ___ even keel : ONAN
91. City on the Volga : SARATOV
93. Predicament : PLIGHT
96. Cowboy's sidekick : PARD
98. Chiang ___, Mao's widow : CHING
100. Charlemagne's domain: Abbr. : HRE
101. Wrapper : ROBE
102. As free as ___ : ABIRD
104. Pacific pinnipeds : SEALIONS
106. Puts in reserve : ICES
107. Miracle site : CANA
108. Single pers. : INDIV
109. Hindu caste : AHIR
112. Mother of Marie Antoinette : MARIATHERESA
115. Flotation device : LIFEBELT
118. Linda Lavin role : ALICE
119. "___ 17" : STALAG
120. U.S. research rocket : AEROBEE
121. Cummerbund : SASH
122. Comes alive : STIRS
123. Dickeys for clergymen : RABATS
1. Tibia's locale : SHIN
2. Engage : HIRE
3. Mother of Nero : AGRIPPINA
4. Grifter's accomplice : SHILL
5. Work on a doily : TAT
6. Third king of Judah : ASA
7. Machu Picchu residents : INCAS
8. Lead, perhaps : ROLE
9. Chip's sister : AMY
10. Bottom lines : TOTALS
11. Hermit : EREMITE
12. Diocese : SEE
13. Setting apart : INSULATING
14. A Mother's Day honoree : MATRON
15. Skilled penman : SCRIBE
17. Mother of Elizabeth I : ANNEBOLEYN
19. Madame Bovary : EMMA
21. Subdues a shrew : TAMES
23. "___ or not . . . " : TOBE
25. Cosa ___ : NOSTRA
28. Hit song of 1958 : VOLARE
32. Cry wolf : ALARM
33. Short smoke: Slang : CIG
34. Hudson or DeSoto : AUTO
36. Treads the boards : ACTS
37. Man on the Ark : SHEM
39. Mother of Liza Minnelli : JUDYGARLAND
41. Mother of Constantine the Great : HELENA
43. Heart : COR
45. Deprived : BEREFT
47. Loser to R.M.N. in 1972 : GSM
50. Desert potentates : AMEERS
52. Neighbor of old Palestine : EDOM
53. Nick Charles's wife : NORA
54. Springe, e.g. : TRAP
57. Plea at sea : SOS
58. Immeasurable : UNTOLD
60. Metaphysical being : ENS
62. S.A. country : GUYANA
63. Scope : AIM
64. Cordage fiber : COIR
65. Color of raw silk : ECRU
66. Con game : SCAM
67. Mother of Mohammed : AMINAH
68. "___ the ramparts . . . " : OER
69. Mother of Romulus and Remus : RHEASILVIA
72. Aspirin, e.g. : ANALGESICS
76. Blue : SAD
78. Emulated Ted Shawn : DANCED
79. Handel opus : LARGO
80. Parseghian : ARA
81. Mother of Solomon : BATHSHEBA
82. Scent : ODOR
83. Laudatory review : RAVE
85. Whole : INTACT
86. Lanyard : CORD
89. Small harpsichords : SPINETS
92. Cuckoo : ANI
93. ___ facie : PRIMA
94. Certain trains : LOCALS
95. Where the Tagus flows : IBERIA
97. Reputed terminal peak : ARARAT
99. Ave! : HAIL
103. Debunkers' words : BAHS
104. Navigation hazards : SNAGS
105. Mogul : NABOB
108. Munich's river : ISAR
110. "___ a Song Go . . . " : ILET
111. Mailmen's tours: Abbr. : RTES
113. "Shropshire Lad" monogram : AEH
114. Wallach : ELI
116. Chemin de ___ : FER
117. Pitcher's stat : ERA

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