BESTIARY

New York Times, Sunday, May 13, 1990

Author:Stanley Glass
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 71, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 553 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 148, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 14, XRef: 1
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Girl in Maude Nugent's 1896 song : ROSIE
6. Poe's "gold bug" : SCARAB
12. Enticed via deception : ROPEDIN
19. Hysterias on Wall Street : PANICS
20. Civil : POLITE
21. Point in a certain space orbit : APOLUNE
22. Vinegary : ACETIC
23. Raucous fan : HOOTER
24. "Johnny ___," Wyman movie : BELINDA
25. Unprized possession : WHITEELEPHANT
27. Challenge to a surfer : BREAKER
28. Zenith's antithesis : NADIR
29. Type of code : AREA
30. Homer's "homer"? : ILIAD
32. Cousin of an ophidiid : EEL
33. Prohibition : BAN
34. Ad infinitum : EVER
35. Thimblerig : CHEAT
37. A star of "Naughty Marietta" : EDDY
38. Signoret film: 1967 : GAMES
40. Fannie ___ (Government issue) : MAE
41. Malevolence : SPITE
44. Better prepared : READIER
47. College-credit unit : HOUR
48. Knocked for a loop : UPENDED
52. Crimson Tide's archrival : AUBURN
53. Intuitive good judgment : HORSESENSE
56. Wrigley Field flora : IVY
57. Adorned : GRACED
58. Gaelic : ERSE
59. Colberteen, e.g. : LACE
60. Dawson or Deighton : LEN
61. Perambulates : WALKS
62. Roe v. ___ (historic case) : WADE
63. Hawkeye's unit : MASH
64. Jerry's Anne : MEARA
66. Within: Prefix : ESO
67. "The Way We ___" : WERE
68. Dignity : FACE
69. New Zealand statesman: 1878-1943 : COATES
70. "Ich bin ___ Berliner" : EIN
71. Their job causes lots of interest : LOANSHARKS
73. Swallow : INGEST
74. Evil spirits : DAEMONS
76. Geologic periods : ERAS
77. Bears witness : ATTESTS
78. Chose : OPTED
80. Bill's possible future : ACT
81. "Spandau . . . " author : SPEER
82. Composer of "Le Roi d'Ys" : LALO
85. Rouget de ___ ("Marseillaise" composer) : LISLE
87. Slice of bacon : BARD
88. Acquiesce : BOW
91. Mistress of 82 Down : AMA
92. Type of flycatcher : PEWEE
94. Metric thousand : KILO
95. Brownish photo : SEPIA
97. Hundredth of a peso : CENTAVO
99. Certain whip : CATONINETAILS
103. New England prep school : ANDOVER
104. Come forth : EMERGE
105. Sheridan work, with "The" : RIVALS
106. Compensation : STIPEND
107. Blunt : DEADEN
108. What 2,000 pounds comes to : ONETON
109. States : ASSERTS
110. Out of bounds : ERRANT
111. Disseminate : STREW
1. Protector of Joshua's spies: Var. : RACHAB
2. Silver center in N.Y. : ONEIDA
3. Easy target : SITTINGDUCK
4. Less friendly : ICIER
5. Ending for an inchoative verb : ESCE
6. Celestial bodies : SPHERES
7. Lou Gehrig portrayer : COOPER
8. Greeting on Maui : ALOHA
9. T. H. Benton's "Self-Portrait With ___" : RITA
10. Egyptian sun disk : ATEN
11. Victoria's consort, to friends : BERTIE
12. Illegal blow : RABBITPUNCH
13. " . . . Mahagonny" is one : OPERA
14. Propelled a gondola : POLED
15. Director-author Kazan : ELIA
16. Immersed : DUNKED
17. Verily : INDEED
18. Almost : NEARLY
19. Potential queen : PAWN
26. Four-time Wimbledon winner : LAVER
31. ___ Palmas : LAS
34. Correct : EMEND
35. ___ célèbre : CAUSE
36. "The eyes are not ___": Eliot : HERE
37. Poetic twilight : EEN
39. Buenos ___ : AIRES
40. First telegrapher : MORSE
42. Caesar's "myself" : IPSE
43. Origin of a drive : TEE
44. Pollen source : RAGWEED
45. Largest land mass : EURASIA
46. A source of mother-of-pearl : ABALONE
47. Swarms : HORDES
49. Enlarges : DILATES
50. Himalayan challenge : EVEREST
51. "The ___," Hardy's poetic drama : DYNASTS
53. Author Lafcadio ___ : HEARN
54. Informal garb : SLACKS
55. Facilitates : EASES
62. Evasive speech : WEASELWORDS
63. A colleague of Danton : MARAT
64. Casino game : MONTE
65. Enthusiast : EAGERBEAVER
67. Habit : WONT
68. Travesty : FARCE
69. Mentioned : CITED
71. Truncate : LOP
72. Fulfill a Hippocratic promise : HEAL
75. Bovine comment : MOO
77. Airport area : APRON
79. Gambling cube : DIE
81. Striking : SALIENT
82. The house, to Pedro : LACASA
83. Catkins : AMENTS
84. First baseball commissioner : LANDIS
86. Emulate S.C. in 1860 : SECEDE
87. Home of the storied Mouse Tower : BINGEN
89. Producer of inertia : OPIATE
90. Machine for cleaning cotton : WILLOW
92. He prepares the way : PAVER
93. Blessed ___ : EVENT
94. "Elephant Boy" co-director : KORDA
95. Be frugal : STINT
96. N.A.A.C.P., e.g. : ASSN
98. Guzzle : TOPE
100. Part of N.A. : AMER
101. Rip along or rip : TEAR
102. Plato's "Symposium" topic : EROS

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