GENERATION GAP

New York Times, Sunday, May 5, 1974

Author: Louis C. Mandes Jr.
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 774 (avg 1.75)
Open Squares: 151, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 12, XRef: 0
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© 1974, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Humiliated : ABASED
7. Place for a quad : CAMPUS
13. Wild animal : BOAR
17. Strain : SIFT
21. Darrow, e.g. : LAWYER
22. Take to the skies : AVIATE
23. Federal org. : USIA
24. Auto part : AXLE
25. Source of Lincoln's indebtedness : MYANGELMOTHER
27. Man or ape : MAMMALIAN
29. Reserved : SHY
30. "If I've ___ once . . . " : SAIDIT
31. Viscous : ROPY
33. Yielding : PLIANT
34. Scout's daily bit : DEED
35. Oppressive : HEAVY
37. Peacock blue : PAON
38. Hoover or beaver : DAM
41. Zodiac unit : SIGN
42. Treaty, in Tours : PACTE
43. Works on proofs : CORRECTS
47. Fancy : IMAGINE
49. Mints : MOTHERWORTS
51. Royal initials : HRH
52. Kind of call : MATING
53. Page number : FOLIO
54. Fills with wonder : AWES
55. Peach or plum : TREE
56. Certain freshman : PLEBE
57. One of the Americas : LATIN
58. Like some prices : FIXED
60. "Now I ___ . . . " : LAYME
61. Money in Milan : LIRE
62. Wearies : JADES
63. Not so undecided : SURER
64. Friend of Shakespeare : JONSON
65. Desire : YEN
66. Slogan for the discreet : MUMSTHEWORD
68. Magyars' land : HUNGARY
69. Vacuous : INANE
71. Varnish base : LAC
72. Gaseous element : ARGON
73. Wades into : ATTACKS
75. Obscure utterings : MUMBOJUMBOS
80. Pewter coin : TRA
83. Seasonings : THYMES
84. Some dogs, for short : PEKES
85. Walking ___ : ONAIR
86. "___ scepter'd isle" : THIS
87. Julia Ward and Elias : HOWES
88. Cargo ship : OILER
89. Lighter part : FLINT
90. Singer Cesare : SIEPI
91. Time periods : ERAS
92. Old instrument : LUTE
93. Spiteful : CATTY
94. Like rush-hour buses : JAMMED
95. Opposite of sou. : NOR
96. Certain veins : MOTHERLODES
99. Employ, with "of" : MAKEUSE
100. Sci-fi creatures : ANDROIDS
102. Initiated in a way : HAZED
103. Scruff : NAPE
104. Washington and McKinley: Abbr. : MTS
105. Concerning : ASTO
106. Kind of oak : FUMED
107. Casserole ingredient : TUNA
108. Denounce fiercely : SCATHE
111. Fireplace part : JAMB
112. Antiseptic : IODINE
114. Adjective suffix : IAL
117. Common sense : MOTHERWIT
119. Nefertiti : EGYPTIANMUMMY
123. Grafted, in heraldry : ENTE
124. Roof part : EAVE
125. Ruffles hair : TEASES
126. More slippery : EELIER
127. Last : WEAR
128. Tie-___ : DYED
129. Abe or John : HONEST
130. Chaperon : DUENNA
1. Charity : ALMS
2. Birch of Midwest : BAYH
3. On vacation : AWAY
4. Matching word: Abbr. : SYN
5. Med. tests : EEGS
6. In fear of : DREADING
7. Whitman's last home : CAMDEN
8. Bypass : AVOID
9. Gear for Bench : MITT
10. Cry of disdain : PAH
11. U.S. Indian : UTE
12. Toothed : SERRATE
13. Like back roads : BUMPY
14. Key opening : OSAY
15. Direct : AIM
16. Defensive walls : RAMPARTS
17. Like sea water : SALINE
18. Corn lily : IXIA
19. Pastry : FLAN
20. Pup or circus : TENT
26. Belgian city : LIEGE
28. Then, in France : ALORS
32. Through : OVER
35. ___ the ring : HATIN
36. Answer in kind : ECHO
37. Studied with care : PORED
38. Like young Shirley Temple : DIMPLY
39. Charlotte ___ : AMALIE
40. Area for arrivals : MATERNITYWARD
41. Trig word : SINE
42. ___ off (finish) : POLISH
43. Shrink away : COWER
44. Flower : CHRYSANTHEMUM
45. Vibration : TREMOR
46. Lustrous : SHEENY
48. Deride : GIBE
49. Sacred song : MOTET
50. Did floor work : WAXED
53. Hula hoops, etc. : FADS
55. Certain Paris finale : TANGO
57. Metallic materials : LAMES
58. Fire, in Florence : FUOCO
59. Kind of verb: Abbr. : IRR
60. Coat sizes : LONGS
62. Shanghai sights : JUNKS
63. Doctors' devices : SWABS
64. Certain decision-maker : JUROR
66. Staffs : MACES
67. Gantry : ELMER
68. Practice : HABIT
70. Designates : NAMES
73. Wise goddess : ATHENA
74. Heavy gas : THORON
75. Fracas : MELEE
76. Musical instr. : UKE
77. Shook up : JOLTED
78. Military groups : UNITS
79. Divers : MANY
81. At the peak of maturity : RIPEST
82. Digressions : ASIDES
84. Essential parts : PITHS
86. Kind of clock : TIME
88. Exceed : OUTDO
89. Dull : FADED
90. Purpose : SAKE
92. Hung around : LOITERED
93. Friendly talk : COZE
94. Varnished in black : JAPANNED
96. Dayan : MOSHE
97. Baba au ___ : RHUM
98. London palace : LAMBETH
99. High enthusiasm : MANIA
101. Newscaster Dan : RATHER
103. Colony dweller : NUDIST
106. Inevitable : FATED
107. Beach bags : TOTES
108. Merganser : SMEW
109. Volcano peak : CONE
110. Sweetsop : ATTA
111. Swing : JIVE
112. ___ dixit : IPSE
113. Large bird : EMEU
114. "___ love with a . . . " : IMIN
115. Hymn word : AMEN
116. Constellation : LYRA
118. Appian or right-of : WAY
120. Earth: Prefix : GEO
121. Penn ___, N.Y. : YAN
122. Rubber tree : ULE

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