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New York Times, Sunday, May 16, 1976

Author: William Lutwiniak
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.23, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 672 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 145, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 15, XRef: 0
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© 1976, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Solomon island : TULAGI
7. Composer Ned : ROREM
12. Ordered : BADE
16. Praise : LAUD
20. Saint-Pierre's isle : OLERON
21. Armadillos : APARAS
23. Tel ___ : AVIV
24. Harbor on Guam : APRA
25. Ignites : STARTSAPPHIRE
27. Happen : COMETOPAZ
29. Skin disease : HERPES
30. Argo's skipper : JASON
32. Irk : NETTLE
33. U.S. flying unit : SAC
36. Steel, in Brest : ACIER
37. Collins's "The ___ in White" : WOMAN
38. Posts: Abbr. : STAS
39. Venezuelan copper town : AROA
41. Biblical name : UEL
42. Temptress : SIREN
43. Got hep : WISEDUP
47. Solid meals : DINNERS
49. Breakfast item : ORANGEJADE
52. Call ___ day : ITA
53. Get comfortable : NESTLE
54. City on the Willamette : SALEM
56. French painter : DORE
57. "___ Yankees" : DAMN
58. Feminine endings : ETTES
59. Pulled along : TOWED
60. Shillong's state : ASSAM
62. Kind of drop or peel : LEMON
63. Boer town : STAD
64. Farm building : SILO
65. Cut : HEWED
66. Bristly : SETOSE
67. ___ Remo : SAN
68. "Empty Saddles in ___" : THEOLDCORAL
71. Proxy : AGENT
72. Eiffel and London : TOWERS
74. Up : RISEN
75. Firecracker : PETARD
77. Yampa or Ucayali : RIVER
78. TV's top banana : MILTONBERYL
80. Italian numeral : TRE
83. Gainsaid : DENIED
84. Rec-room players : HIFIS
85. Acidity : ACOR
86. Yak : CHIN
87. Short jackets : ETONS
88. Estuary : DELTA
89. Puts in order : RANKS
91. Snoozed : SLEPT
92. Kind of dream : PIPE
93. ___ mell : PELL
94. Yields : BENDS
95. Quake : TREMOR
96. Musical syllable : TRA
97. Playwright : DRAMETHYST
100. Garden flower : TEAROSE
101. Unruly brat : HELLION
103. Whizzes : HARES
104. Clay: Prefix : PEL
105. Dravidian language : KOTA
106. ___ benedict : EGGS
107. Noise abroad : BRUIT
108. " . . . it ___ for thee" : TOLLS
110. Mil. unit : DET
111. Ankle injury : SPRAIN
114. Chinese sisters : SOONG
115. Go yachting : CRUISE
116. Pomades : HAIRTONYX
118. Heaven will protect her : THEZIRCONGIRL
124. Amos's friend : ANDY
125. Rational : SANE
126. Hull planking : STRAKE
127. Word with me-not : FORGET
128. ___ Irae : DIES
129. Potato buds : EYES
130. More miffed : SORER
131. Palm leaves : FRONDS
1. Mil. set-ups : TOS
2. Preceding month: Abbr. : ULT
3. Pasture : LEA
4. Sked abbr. : ARR
5. Almanach city : GOTHA
6. Shaky : INSECURE
7. Mountaineer's maneuver : RAPPEL
8. Cartoonist Frederick : OPPER
9. Cheers : RAHS
10. Silkworm : ERI
11. Seasoning : MARJORAM
12. Home delivery of a sort : BACON
13. River of England : AVON
14. Obfuscated : DIM
15. Time of day : EVENTIDE
16. Chinese philosopher : LAOTSE
17. Date: Abbr. : APPT
18. River of Russia : URAL
19. Bewilder : DAZE
22. Able-bodied ones : SEAMEN
26. Zodiac sign : ARIES
28. Rag : TEASE
31. Joined in the chorus : SANG
33. Melancholy : SADNESS
34. Short song : ARIETTA
35. Now Istanbul : CONSTANTINOPAL
37. Electrified : WIRED
38. Bee grouping : SWARM
40. Ponied up : ANTED
42. Food fish : SOLE
44. "___ for Love" : DIAMONDTHEMOOD
45. Extreme : UTMOST
46. Lustrous fabric : PANNE
48. City railroads : ELS
50. Ford : EDSEL
51. "Grapes of Wrath" family : JOAD
54. Goes on one's own : SOLOS
55. M.P.'s quarry : AWOL
57. Hinder : DETER
59. Stadium part : TIER
60. Correo ___ (air mail) : AEREO
61. Proust hero : SWANN
62. Sanctioned : LEGAL
64. Pottery fragment: Var. : SHERD
65. Throws a party : HOSTS
66. Butterfly : SATYR
68. Aviary sounds : TWEES
69. General idea : DRIFT
70. Eyelashes : CILIA
73. Sheeplike : OVINE
75. Nibbles : PECKS
76. Olympian god : EROS
77. Call it a day : RETIRE
78. Thousand, in Dijon : MILLE
79. Big ___ era : BAND
81. Retaliatory maneuver : RIPOSTE
82. Beg : ENTREAT
83. Vertical dimension : DEPTH
84. Pilot's place : HELM
86. Office worker : CLERK
88. Campus V.I.P.'s : DEANS
89. Adjust again : RESET
90. Hill-dwellers : ANTS
91. Hacienda lady : SRA
93. Forecast, medically : PROGNOSE
94. In justice : BYRIGHTS
95. Lectures : TELLSOFF
97. Finger : DIGIT
98. Poetic word : THRO
99. Hangouts : HAUNTS
100. Purposive : TELIC
102. Mrs. O'___ cow : LEARYS
104. V.I.P. at a tea : POURER
107. Spars : BOXES
108. Three-wheeler : TRIKE
109. Mexican man : SENOR
111. Kind of roe : SHAD
112. Warsaw Mrs. : PANI
113. Go cantering : RIDE
114. Auld lang ___ : SYNE
115. Peter or Nicholas : CZAR
117. Vote against : NAY
119. Cockney's idol : ERO
120. Twelve doz. : GRO
121. Auto key: Abbr. : IGN
122. Crimson : RED
123. Mil. officers : LTS

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