RUN FOR THE ROSES

New York Times, Sunday, May 7, 1978

Author: Anthony B. Canning
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 660 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 149, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 11, XRef: 0
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© 1978, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Shade of brown : ALMOND
7. Produce : HATCH
12. Unit of power : WATT
16. Bernie of the Red Sox : CARBO
21. Conakry is its capital : GUINEA
22. "Fidelio" is one : OPERA
23. Mingle-mangle : OLIO
24. "You're ___ Smoothie," 1932 song : ANOLD
25. Ridder of rats in 1918? : EXTERMINATOR
27. Wilted immature flower of 1914? : OLDROSEBUD
29. Ruby or Sandra : DEE
30. Horsy flicks : OATERS
31. Dillydally : DELAY
33. Little or Frye : MIMER
34. Mtg. : SESS
35. Author of "The Green Hat" : ARLEN
36. Years, to Claudius : ANNI
37. Colloway : CAB
40. "Flee, feline!" : SCAT
41. Tod ___, great jockey : SLOAN
42. General's host : BRIGADES
46. Threatening : OMINOUS
48. Solar year excess : EPACT
49. Lagniappe : BONUS
50. Lizard : UMA
51. Jaw teeth : MOLARS
52. Poet recalled in 1917? : OMARKHAYYAM
54. Kind of story : SOB
55. Prefix for fold or graph : MULTI
56. Endure : ABIDE
57. N.M. neighbor : ARIZ
58. Smelting mixture : MATTE
60. Faulkner character : ANSE
61. Nimble in 1905? : AGILE
62. Where to get tired : AKRON
64. Limoges item : SAUCER
65. Direction: Abbr. : STH
66. Herb of 1909? : WINTERGREEN
68. World's greatest coffee port : SANTOS
69. Papal capes : ORALES
71. Poetic contraction : EEN
72. Infrequently : SELDOM
73. Della and Peewee : REESES
74. Road ridden in 1960? : VENETIANWAY
78. Mary Quant's style : MOD
81. Order back : REMAND
82. Apportioned : METED
83. Bobbin : SPOOL
84. Japanese ship : MARU
85. M.O.M.A. display : OPART
86. "Bugs," the writer : BAER
87. Menu entree : CAPON
88. Thrasher : CANER
89. Seoul soldier : ROK
90. U.N. group of 1973? : SECRETARIAT
93. Test eggs : CANDLE
94. Suffix with Siam : ESE
95. Choir group : ALTOS
96. Model : IDEAL
97. Size : BIGNESS
98. Of noon in 1911? : MERIDIAN
100. Locale for Rosalind : ARDEN
101. Jazzman Fountain : PETE
102. Thing, in law : RES
103. Placebos : SOPS
104. Skedaddles : FLEES
105. Entertainer Falana : LOLA
106. Milan's subway : METRO
108. Brightness : SHEEN
109. SAC members : PILOTS
111. Jack ___, TV actor : SOO
114. Courteous Reynard of 1930? : GALLANTFOX
116. Theme of this puzzle : DERBYWINNERS
119. Embassy worker : ALIEN
120. Sea or salt: Comb. form : HALI
121. Take over forcibly : USURP
122. Forecaster : ORACLE
123. Horse, e.g. : BEAST
124. Former spouses : EXES
125. Specks : MOTES
126. Loire seaport : NANTES
1. Well along : AGED
2. Elegance : LUXE
3. Bit : MITE
4. ___-horse town : ONE
5. Fiddler or pianist : NERO
6. Capital of Syria : DAMASCUS
7. Aboveboard : HONEST
8. Armadillos : APARS
9. Hanoi holidays : TETS
10. ___-Magnon man : CRO
11. Kind of miner : HARDROCK
12. Fabric from yarn : WOOLEN
13. Historian Nevins : ALLAN
14. Shipshape : TIDY
15. Rocky peak : TOR
16. Enclosing frames : CASINGS
17. Lack of pep : ANEMIA
18. Home wear : ROBE
19. Indistinctness : BLUR
20. Bizarre : ODD
26. Willows : ITEAS
28. Whatnot : OMNIUM
32. Israeli port : ELATH
35. Nose part : ALARE
36. Desi or Lucie : ARNAZ
37. Quotation marks : COMMAS
38. Aggregate : AMOUNT
39. Charge a cobbler? : BILLSHOEMAKER
40. Fern spores : SORI
41. Disk harrow : SPADER
42. Cézanne's "___ a Red Vest" : BOYIN
43. Saharan leader in 1970? : DUSTCOMMANDER
44. Overplays : EMOTES
45. Side arm : SABER
47. Thurmond of N.B.A. fame : NATE
48. Zola : EMILE
49. Author of "Don Juan" : BYRON
52. Final notices : OBITS
53. Rhine feeder : AARE
56. Choreographer de Mille : AGNES
58. Berlin song : MANDY
59. Durant or Kissel : AUTO
61. Felt out of sorts : AILED
62. Slender as ___ : AREED
63. British dukedom : KENT
64. Western shrub : SALAL
66. " . . . man who ___ there" : WASNT
67. Littler or Wilder : GENE
68. Attach, as a button : SEWON
70. Perform a pesade : REAR
72. High-hat : SNOOT
73. Rest : REPOSE
74. Yaws : VEERS
75. To be, to Bardot : ETRE
76. Of a Hebrew prophet : ISAIAN
77. Shock : APPAL
79. Threatening term : ORELSE
80. Constraint : DURESS
81. Ned ___, U.S. composer : ROREM
82. City on the Ocmulgee : MACON
84. Thomas or Horace : MANN
86. Certain rays : BETAS
87. Hudson Bay Indians : CREES
88. Zoo structure : CAGE
90. Pullover : SLIPON
91. Hebrides island : TIREE
92. Supplement : ADDENDUM
93. Award of 1948? : CITATION
95. Loving : ADORANT
97. In Hades : BELOW
99. Fibers for cordage : ISTLES
100. Czar-to-be, slain in 1918 : ALEXIS
101. Sea anemones : POLYPS
104. Violin aperture : FHOLE
105. Cuba ___, rum drink : LIBRE
106. Cob or drake : MALE
107. Lamb : ELIA
108. Tunisian seaport : SFAX
109. River into the Danube : PRUT
110. Mrs., in Portugal : SNRA
111. Denomination : SECT
112. Shield border : ORLE
113. Sugars : OSES
114. Certain "gift" : GAB
115. ___ Four Horsemen : THE
117. That, in Taxco : ESO
118. Merriman of opera : NAN

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