TURNING PHRASES

New York Times, Sunday, May 28, 1989

Author: Jeanne Wilson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.07, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 537 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 104, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 15, XRef: 0 Grid is asymmetric.
Jeanne Wilson has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: The 61 Down clue contains an error—it should have been written as "60 minutes, in Siena."
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Fiery felony : ARSON
6. ___ law (Germanic code) : SALIC
11. Type of herring : SPRAT
16. Residue : ASH
19. Actress from N.Y.C. : MEARA
20. Louis ___, memorable bandleader : PRIMA
21. Enforcement powers : TEETH
22. Watering hole? : SPA
23. Ait : ISLET
24. "The Shield of Achilles" poet : AUDEN
25. ___ Johnson of decathlon fame : RAFER
26. Darn : SEW
27. Wrestling holds : NELSONS
29. Fernando's fast food : TACO
31. Is under new management : REOPENS
33. Yoko : ONO
34. Elec. units : AMPS
37. Fill this graph : SOLVE
39. Quail : WINCE
40. Syndicated columns? : TWICESOLDTALES
44. Bury : INTER
45. Smith and Capp : ALS
46. Bucolic : RURAL
47. Eschew : SHUN
49. Tex. battle site : ALAMO
52. Memorable stutterer : ATES
53. "___ thee late a rosy wreath": Jonson : ISENT
54. "Home, Sweet Home" opener : MID
57. Out of the race : SCRATCHED
59. Dublin or nothin'? : JAMESCHOICE
62. King Sunny ___, Nigerian pop star : ADE
63. Kind of frost : HOAR
64. Aesopian finale : MORAL
65. "My Fair Lady" lyricist : LERNER
66. Wilbur works : POEMS
68. Muslim wise man : HAKIM
69. Greek letters : BETAS
70. Nod off : DROWSE
72. Scolded : RATED
73. Pseudologist : LIAR
74. Stalemate : TIE
77. Hiked through camp grounds? : PASSEDTENTS
79. Librarians' clientele : BORROWERS
81. Article : THE
82. Physicist Bohr : NIELS
83. Soviet sea : ARAL
84. What salesmen proffer : WARES
85. Group of badgers : CETE
86. Brilliance : ECLAT
88. Ens' followers : OES
89. What Salk conquered : POLIO
93. Beer foam? : HEADOFTHEGLASS
98. Carry out : EXECUTE
100. Wildebeest : GNU
101. Vend : SELL
102. Symbol of strength : OAK
104. He dyes for a living : STAINER
105. Shipment to a paper mill : RAGS
107. Dickens's Madame ___ : DEFARGE
110. Bern's river : AAR
111. Pepper-pot ingredient : TRIPE
113. Capitol Hill body : HOUSE
116. Building projection : LEDGE
117. Racket : DIN
118. Kovacs : ERNIE
119. Depside is one : ESTER
120. Arabian gazelle : ARIEL
121. Sextet in "Little Nellie Kelly" : ELS
122. Stormed : RAGED
123. Facients : DOERS
124. Après-ski drink : TODDY
1. ___ acids : AMINO
2. Take umbrage : RESENT
3. Jaundiced : SALLOW
4. Mine finds : ORES
5. Brussels-based org. : NATO
6. Bursts of energy : SPASMS
7. Indonesian island group : ARU
8. Palpebra : LID
9. "___ a man who wasn't there" : IMET
10. Rummy game : CANASTA
11. Promenade : STROLL
12. Certain princess's problem : PEA
13. What a pause does : REFRESHES
14. Fit to ___ : ATEE
15. Advice to an inept gardener? : THROWINTHETROWEL
16. Agreement : ASSENT
17. Londoner's pantry : SPENCE
18. Mooring rope : HAWSER
28. Scots' negatives : NAES
30. Anthracite : COAL
32. Barrette : PIN
35. O. Henry : PORTER
36. Swung around : SLUED
38. Craft : VESSEL
41. "___ Camera" : IAMA
42. Moths' meeting? : CLOTHESENCOUNTER
43. A.M.A. members : DRS
48. Muddied : UNCLEAR
49. Third king of Judah : ASA
50. Statistician's abbr. : LCD
51. "I long for ___ . . . ": Wordsworth : AREPOSE
52. Discovery sounds : AHAS
53. Mosque priest : IMAM
54. Cathedral : MINSTER
55. Jewel thief's loot : ICE
56. "___ Rosenkavalier" : DER
58. ___ Française (French national theater) : COMEDIE
59. One-liners, e.g. : JOKES
60. Jejune : ARID
61. Sixty seconds, in Siena : ORA
64. Dillon of "Gunsmoke" : MATT
67. Sounds from tack-sitters : OWS
68. Brinker of fiction : HANS
69. Spin a log : BIRL
70. Agr. is one : DPT
71. Fall call : RAH
72. D. S. Freeman book : RELEE
73. Abominate : LOATHE
75. Wrath : IRE
76. Ar's chaser : ESS
78. Cowboy's activity, sometimes : TETHERING
79. Churlish children : BRATS
80. Porter's "DuBarry ___ Lady" : WASA
83. TV sitcom : ALF
86. Ferber or Millay : EDNA
87. Gave reluctantly, with "up" : COUGHED
88. Make eyes at : OGLE
89. Dressage maneuver : PESADE
90. Soup ingredient : OXTAIL
91. Ascertains : LEARNS
92. Here, in Haiti : ICI
94. Made a pact : AGREED
95. Church officials : ELDERS
96. Vile : SORDID
97. Lost muscle tone : SAGGED
99. ___ incognita : TERRA
103. Singer Smith : KEELY
106. Mediocre : SOSO
108. Soho pad : FLAT
109. Baltic island : AERO
112. Nesselrode, e.g. : PIE
114. Actress Christensen : UTE
115. Sun. discourse : SER

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