IMPORTANT PEOPLE

New York Times, Sunday, May 4, 1975

Author: Marjorie Pedersen
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 688 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 145, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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© 1975, The New York Times
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1. Tartan patterns : SETTS
6. Spanish ladies : DAMAS
11. Duties: Abbr. : OBLS
15. Square peg in a round hole : MISFIT
21. Mary A. Evans : ELIOT
22. Boot land : ITALY
23. Mideast country : IRAN
24. Moroccan port : ARCILA
25. Stephen Foster line : WEEPNOMOREMYLADY
28. Holed up, as an animal : LAIRED
29. Taj Mahal site : AGRA
30. Bolivian river : BENI
31. Cabinet member: Abbr. : SECY
32. Most-recent styles : LATESTS
33. Member of a family pride : LIONET
35. Captivate : ENAMOR
38. Campus figure : STUDENT
40. Insect often told to fly home : LADYBUG
42. Eve's second : ABEL
43. "___ hands make light . . . " : MANY
44. Clique : CLAN
47. Play parts: Abbr. : SCS
48. Govt. news agency : USIA
50. A White House hostess : LADYBIRD
53. Pipe or officer : PEACE
54. Ready-built : PREFAB
56. Lorelei, for one : TEMPTRESS
58. Joanne of films : DRU
59. Part of a play : ACTI
62. Attracts : LURES
64. Tough wood : ASH
65. ___ the valley : LILYOF
67. Street hockey : SHINNY
69. Nobel physicist : RABI
72. Dispatch boat : AVISO
74. Bell-like sounds : TINKS
75. "___ or the Tiger?" : THELADY
78. Arthurian wife : ENID
79. Roman 57 : LVII
83. Words for a famed bank : OLDLADYOFTHREADNEEDLEST
87. Bonheur : ROSA
88. Ethiopian weight : OKET
89. Holy terror : TIGRESS
90. Laundry cycle : RINSE
91. Blots : DRIES
93. Opposed, in old West : AGIN
94. Plant wall : SEPTUM
95. Broadway chronicler : RUNYON
98. "___ a Camera" : IAM
101. Trinket : BIJOU
104. Simple sugars : OSES
105. Miss Claire : INA
106. Saint ___ (Jan. 20) : AGNESSEVE
111. Hamburger sauce : CATSUP
113. Senegal port : DAKAR
115. Scheherazade for one : ARABLADY
117. Aim : GOAL
118. Kiln : OST
121. Plaintiff : SUER
122. Figure-skater's concern : FORM
123. Virginia ___ : REEL
125. Nasal twang : SNUFFLE
127. "Never had a ___ nice" : DREAMSO
129. Clam's relative : MUSSEL
131. Queasiness : NAUSEA
132. Fort in Georgia : PULASKI
134. Minn. athlete : TWIN
136. Miss Bayes : NORA
138. Summers, in Paris : ETES
139. Forward, in Rome : AVANTI
140. Merlin's mistress : THELADYOFTHELAKE
144. Book for Bob Cratchit : LEDGER
145. Fume : REEK
146. ___ blanche : CARTE
147. Norse sea god : AEGIR
148. Cake parts : LAYERS
149. Boats : ARKS
150. Game : CHESS
151. Waste allowances : TRETS
1. Salem witch judge and family : SEWALLS
2. Plaintive verse : ELEGIAC
3. Auto steering bars : TIERODS
4. ___ bet (take on the field) : TOPANY
5. R.R. depot : STN
6. Old novel price : DIME
7. Expiate : ATONE
8. Home base for a yacht : MARINA
9. Brew : ALE
10. Orchestra: Abbr : SYM
11. Tanker : OILER
12. Bric-a-___ : BRAC
13. Natal city : LADYSMITH
14. Ship-plank's curve : SNY
15. Ailment : MALADY
16. Incensed : IRATE
17. Kind of fiction : SCIENCE
18. Eve or Betty : FIRSTLADY
19. Small island: Var. : ILET
20. Young ones : TADS
26. Bluntly : OBTUSELY
27. Tristan's love: Var. : YSOLDE
32. Norway canton : LUNDE
34. Ivory, in old Rome : EBUR
36. Grammar case: Abbr. : ABL
37. Lamb or ham : MEAT
39. Popular 1918 novel : TARR
41. Honshu city : GIFU
45. Height: Prefix : ACRO
46. Paris's Pont-___ : NEUF
49. Swiss river : AAR
51. Miss Sumac : YMA
52. Chess pieces: Abbr. : BPS
53. Greek letters : PSIS
54. Bar order : PINKLADY
55. Deprived : BEREFT
57. Maneuver for Kelly : SLIDE
59. Mary of films : ASTOR
60. Moth genus : CHILO
61. Ignites, in England : TINDS
63. Peter or water : SALT
66. Good ship : LOLLIPOP
68. Sea-trade org. : NSA
70. Thai money : BAHT
71. Calif. town : IDRIA
72. Raggedy and Cape : ANNS
73. Strives : VIES
75. Small child : TYKE
76. Does weeding : HOES
77. Safecracker : YEGG
78. Ideal : EDENIC
80. Coat slits : VENTS
81. Publish : ISSUE
82. Particulars : ITEMS
84. Action : DOING
85. What Adam gave up for Eve : ARIB
86. Church degree : DRE
92. Loud laugh : ROAR
94. Foster girl : SUSANNAH
95. Relieves of : RIDS
96. Sloth : UNAU
97. Meadow saffron : NAKEDLADY
98. "What ___ to do?" (parent's lament) : ISAMOTHER
99. Fire retarder: Abbr. : ASB
100. Singer Torme : MEL
102. Spree : JAG
103. Siouans : OTOS
107. Ruth's mother-in-law : NAOMI
108. Strays : ERRS
109. Hindu god : VARUNA
110. Greek group of W.W. II : EDES
112. Hawaiian fish : ULUA
114. Prepare : ARRANGE
116. Kind of man : YES
118. Stars ___ and screen : OFSTAGE
119. Crafty: Scot. : SLEEKIT
120. Ones who nag : TEASERS
122. Dervishes : FAKIRS
124. Miss Ulric : LENORE
126. Fire tender : FUELER
128. Chem. unit : ESTER
129. Does a farm chore : MILKS
130. Author Norah : LOFTS
132. ___ Mall : PALL
133. Eye part : UVEA
135. Year segment : WEEK
137. Ways: Abbr. : RTES
140. Pewter coin : TRA
141. Roman 700 : DCC
142. Cry of contempt : YAH
143. Dine : EAT

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