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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

MUSICAL ASSOCIATION GAME

New York Times, Sunday, May 24, 1992

Author: Bernice Gordon
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.23, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 605 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 123, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Bernice Gordon has 126 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,538
Across Down
1. Hodgepodge : HASH
5. Plods through clods : SLOGS
10. École event : LECON
15. Unit of illumination : PHOT
19. Choir voices : ALTI
20. Holy Ark's contents : TORAH
21. Principle of good conduct : ETHIC
22. Newspaper section, for short : ROTO
23. Farewell to a tot on the first day of school : BYEBYEBABY
25. Sweetheart's needless question : DOILOVEYOU
27. Venerated : ESTEEMED
28. Sidetrack : SHUNT
30. In honor of : AFTER
31. Butts : RAMS
32. Calls a halt : STOPS
33. Norwegian river : OTRA
35. Inflammation of tonsils : QUINSY
38. Frangipani, e.g. : SCENT
39. Popular board game : SCRABBLE
43. Not qualified : UNFIT
44. Hood's decision re a payoff : WHEREORWHEN
46. Car makers' gp. : UAW
47. Virginia willow : ITEA
48. Climb : SHIN
49. Gaels' republic : EIRE
50. Eye sore : STYE
51. ___ grass (meadow barley) : RIE
52. Statement from Liberace : ILOVEAPIANO
56. Director Clair et al. : RENES
57. Underwater plant : EELGRASS
59. Framework : CADRE
60. Jourdan role in "The Swan" : TUTOR
61. Established as true : PROVE
62. Glazed fabrics : CIRES
63. C3PO in "Star Wars" : ROBOT
64. Old, withered woman : CRONE
65. "___ the Beasts and Children," Kramer film of 1972 : BLESS
66. Gave the cold shoulder : REBUFFED
69. Gumlike : CHEWY
70. Flattery for the boss : YOURETHETOP
72. Granada cheer : OLE
73. Barabaras : HUTS
74. Actor Moses ___ of "Roots" : GUNN
75. Where Reykjavik is: Abbr. : ICEL
76. Narrow fillet : ORLE
77. Banking abbr. : INT
78. Muti's opinion of skat : CRAZYRHYTHM
82. Fortified : ARMED
83. Indirect sunlight : SKYSHINE
85. "___ up, wear it out" (New England maxim) : USEIT
86. City on the Somme : AMIENS
87. Port in Libya : HOMS
88. Of the bees : APIAN
89. Crow : BRAG
90. George Peppard's TV group : ATEAM
93. Close to, in poesy : ANEAR
94. Victoria, e.g. : CARRIAGE
98. Dream of every gold digger : BIGSPENDER
101. Eloper's secret : NOONEKNOWS
103. Between quod and faciendum : ERAT
104. Depended (upon) : LEANT
105. Icelandic literary works : EDDAS
106. Old-time dill : ANET
107. Lady of Lisbon : DONA
108. Dix and Lee : FORTS
109. Distributed : DEALT
110. Actress Olin : LENA
1. "The Poisoned Stream" author: 1969 : HABE
2. Khan's namesakes : ALYS
3. Nullify a correction : STET
4. Latin name for a British isle : HIBERNIA
5. Abounding in stalks : STEMMY
6. Cam-wheel projections : LOBES
7. Toward the mouth : ORAD
8. Chew the fat : GAB
9. Ambulance-chaser, e.g. : SHYSTER
10. Prepared the way for : LEDUPTO
11. Certain collars : ETONS
12. Signed voucher : CHIT
13. Source of the Ewing fortune : OIL
14. Sarge : NCO
15. Type of house : PREFAB
16. Singer-guitarist Axton : HOYT
17. Member of a Siouan tribe : OTOE
18. What a cicerone conducts : TOUR
24. Product used in baking : YEAST
26. Monitor lizard : VARAN
29. Sharpen : HONE
32. Mielziner design : SCENE
33. Pale yellow: Comb. form : OCHRO
34. Dryad's home : TREE
35. Quantity of paper : QUIRE
36. Loosen : UNTIE
37. Woman's post-plastic surgery song : IFEELPRETTY
38. Knives: Slang : SHIVS
39. Peccaries : SWINE
40. Dieter's song while looking at a sweets table : BUTNOTFORME
41. Stratum : LAYER
42. Farm animals : EWES
44. "___ Life Is It Anyway?": Dreyfuss movie : WHOSE
45. Fosters : REARS
48. Kind of driver : SLAVE
50. "Where men go at ___ day": Wharton : SETOF
52. Wit of a sort : IRONY
53. Quaker gray : ACIER
54. Do Latin homework : PARSE
55. That is, to Tacitus : IDEST
56. Recall, in London : RUBUP
58. Sprouts : GROWS
60. River rising in the Urals : TOBOL
62. "___ Brown," Jennifer Jones film : CLUNY
63. Desert shrub : RETEM
64. Slab : CHUNK
65. Buddhist monk : BONZE
66. Right, in Rostock : RECHT
67. Terry or Drew : ELLEN
68. Gary Cooper role : DEEDS
69. Greek letters : CHIS
70. Chinese councils : YUANS
71. Polo play : HITIN
74. Like the Reaper : GRIM
76. Fresh and unusual : ORIGINAL
78. Chew : CHOMP
79. Brooke and Hughes : RUPERTS
80. First Dynasty in Chinese history : HSIA
81. Ached : YEARNED
82. "And the Lord set ___ upon Cain . . . ": Gen. 4:15 : AMARK
84. Mountain peak in Calif. : SHASTA
86. Nab : ARREST
88. Concerning : ANENT
89. Very commonplace : BANAL
90. Not arisen : ABED
91. Cicero's famous scribe : TIRO
92. Richard of the screen : EGAN
93. The month following Shebat : ADAR
94. Closing passage in music : CODA
95. First-rate : AONE
96. Verdon of "Sweet Charity" : GWEN
97. "¿Cómo ___?" : ESTA
99. Ouph : ELF
100. Modernist : NEO
102. Epinicion : ODE

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