OMNIUM-GATHERUM

New York Times, Sunday, May 28, 1978

Author: Henry Hook
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 562 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 11, XRef: 1
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© 1978, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Author of "America" : SMITH
6. First Bishop of Rome : STPETER
13. Hashish source : HEMP
17. Asian capital : HANOI
18. Electronic musical instrument : THEREMIN
20. Batten down : SECURE
22. A Shaw : ARTIE
23. Macbeth's crime : REGICIDE
24. For the time being : PROTEM
25. Baltic seaport : KIEL
26. Kind of rail or plane : MONO
27. Bond film, "Live and ___" : LETDIE
29. Viper : ASP
30. Perpetually, poetically : EER
31. "All systems go!" : AOK
32. Double agent : SPY
34. Malefic; baleful : SINISTER
36. Valentines : SWEETHEARTS
40. Tooth tissue : DENTINE
41. "Saturday night special" : PISTOL
42. Marker of a sort : BUOY
43. Alphabetic trio : LMN
45. Putrefies : ROTS
46. Singer John : ELTON
47. Shaped like a tepee : CONIC
48. Satisfy edacity : EAT
49. Littler and Wilder : GENES
50. A ___ Able : ASIN
51. Hanging on for dear life : CLUTCHING
53. Let : LEASE
54. Jockey Turcotte : RON
55. Arm of a starfish : RAY
56. Cartoonist's choice : INDIAINK
58. Albion : ENGLAND
60. Yoga squat : ASANA
62. Dupe : CATSPAW
66. Famed Swiss conductor : ANSERMET
68. Pique at its peak : IRE
69. Yeast nucleic acid: Abbr. : RNA
70. Simon's colleague : BINET
72. Low-heeled sandals : HUARACHES
76. Grove on a prairie : MOTT
77. Revenue, in Rennes : RENTE
78. Fabius's foot : PES
79. Lazy one : IDLER
80. Doc : MEDIC
81. Sybarite's delight : EASE
82. Native of: Suffix : ITE
83. Seaver's old home : SHEA
84. 1972 Summer Olympics site : MUNICH
85. Hayes or Taylor : ACTRESS
88. "How swift the moments fly!" : TEMPUSFUGIT
90. Force into service : SHANGHAI
92. Loser to R.M.N.: 1972 : GSM
93. Ship-shaped napkin holder : NEF
94. G.I.'s letter drop : APO
95. "To thine ___ self . . . " : OWN
96. Enmity : RANCOR
98. In, in a way : CHIC
100. Hammer part : CLAW
101. Under : NETHER
103. This may have charms : BRACELET
106. Scriven : WRITE
107. Recognize rank : SALUTE
108. J.F.K.'s Defense Sec. : MCNAMARA
109. ___ Noster : PATER
110. Saloon orders : RYES
111. Shows up : ATTENDS
112. Bottomless pit : ABYSS
1. Writer of at least 154 sonnets : SHAKESPEARE
2. "My Friend Irma" star : MARIEWILSON
3. "Ver-r-ry ___!" : INTERESTING
4. Trouble's mate : TOIL
5. Get a move on : HIE
6. Drive or putt : STROKE
7. Subsequently : THEN
8. "___ My Heart" : PEGO
9. Silkworm : ERI
10. Gumshoe : TEC
11. Girl in "Our Town" : EMILY
12. Hitchhiker's quest : RIDE
13. Follower of "enclosed" : HEREIN
14. Habitat: Prefix : ECO
15. Sports of sorts : MUTATIONS
16. Dais personage : PRESENTEE
19. N.J. five : NETS
20. Bookbinder's item : SPINE
21. Josephine, e.g. : EMPRESS
26. Hugo von ___, noted 19th-century botanist : MOHL
28. "She ___ Say Yes" : DIDNT
31. Like ___ of bricks : ATON
32. Impassive : STOIC
33. Alfred Adler et al. : PSYCHIATRISTS
35. Veins or strains : STREAKS
37. Jacket type : ETON
38. Leigh Hunt hero : ABOU
39. Poor poker hand : RUNT
43. ___ hand (aid) : LENDA
44. Crèche trio : MAGI
47. Walt Frazier : CLYDE
49. People, in Padua : GENTE
51. "Mend when thou ___": Lear : CANST
52. Boniface's place : INN
53. Mendacious men : LIARS
55. Punjab princess : RANEE
57. Quaker gray : ACIER
59. Diogenes' burden : LANTERN
60. Divert : AMUSE
61. Carson subject : SEA
63. Spendthrift's problem : PRODIGALITY
64. Foretastes : ANTICIPATES
65. Lookouts : WATCHTOWERS
67. Art of literary comp. : RHET
70. Cabana items : BEACHWEAR
71. P.D.Q. : INSTANTLY
73. Father of 38 Down : ADHEM
74. Radio sportscaster McCarthy : CLEM
75. Car that's gone too far : HEAP
76. Carte : MENU
77. Ratiocinates : REASONS
78. Galileo was one : PISAN
80. Fielding error : MUFF
84. One 60-thousandth of a min. : MSEC
86. Plume suppliers : EGRETS
87. Purchase on Wall St. : SHARE
89. Erstwhile Colt star : UNITAS
91. Missile, for short : ICBM
92. Julia Dent's bridegroom: 1848 : GRANT
97. 1977 disaster film : ORCA
98. Close-knit group : CLAN
99. Pack of camels : HERD
100. Fiddler on the reef : CRAB
102. Tincture : HUE
104. Small sailboat : CAT
105. Scottish uncle : EME
106. New Deal agcy. : WPA

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