WRITERS WRONGED

New York Times, Sunday, May 7, 1989

Author: Bert H. Kruse
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 92, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 645 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 161, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 18, XRef: 0
Bert H. Kruse has 55 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Agreed : JIBED
6. Jam : PACK
10. Imprecates : DAMNS
15. Enforce : COERCE
21. Papal cape : ORALE
22. Loathsome one : OGRE
23. Walking ___ (gleeful) : ONAIR
24. Planetarium : ORRERY
25. "Roar of the Bull" author? : SAULBELLOW
27. "The Office Machine" author? : NORMANMAILER
29. Purfles : HEMS
30. Mortgage : LIEN
31. "Mercure" composer : SATIE
32. Choose : OPT
33. Comprehend : SEE
34. Dull surface : MATTE
35. Holy Roman emperors : OTHOS
36. Bonnet item : BEE
37. U.S.S.R. lake : SEG
40. Memorable stutterer : ATES
41. Hershfield's "___ the Agent" : ABIE
42. Scads of money : POTS
43. Early ceremonial cup : AMA
46. Sport of a sort : TREATER
48. "Cooler in July" author? : GEORGEADE
51. Astronaut Shepard : ALAN
52. Street shows : RAREES
53. Composer-singer: 1936-73 : DARIN
55. Crooked : AWRY
56. Impression : DENT
57. Successor to a Colt '45 : ASTRO
58. Thesaurus man : ROGET
59. Helps a hood : ABETS
60. Near the hip : COXAL
61. ___ Deep (oceanic depression) : NERO
62. Baldwin-Wallace locale : BEREA
63. Fern's means of reproduction : SPORE
64. Kind of sale : GARAGE
65. Actress Joanne : DRU
66. "Too Hot to Handle" author? : ROBERTBURNS
68. More unruffled : SERENER
69. Keaton or Baker : DIANE
71. Wahine's welcome symbol : LEI
72. Nosed : PRIED
73. Attentive : HEEDFUL
75. "Living With Elsa" author? : CHARLESLAMB
80. Quartet in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" : EMS
83. Dismays : UPSETS
84. Hyenas' homes : LAIRS
85. Day centers : NOONS
86. Inhale : DRAW
87. ___ a pig (obese) : FATAS
88. Guillemot : MURRE
89. Mythical hold-up man : ATLAS
90. Billiards immortal : HOPPE
91. Sustenance for an iron horse : FUEL
92. Pay to play : ANTE
93. Like Harvard Yard's walls : IVIED
94. King or Lombard : CAROLE
95. Site of the first Olympics : ELIS
96. "The Onion Row" author? : ESGARDNER
98. Greyhound's small lookalike : WHIPPET
99. Retreat : DEN
100. Tear : RACE
101. To be, in Paris : ETRE
102. Irish assembly : DAIL
103. Alpine road : ESS
104. ___ glance : ATA
105. Roman shades : MANES
107. Painter of jockeys : DEGAS
108. Bustle : ADO
111. V.P. under G.R.F. : NAR
112. ___ nous : ENTRE
113. Straighten : EVEN
114. Book about the South Seas : OMOO
118. "The Apple of My Eye" author? : JAMESBALDWIN
121. "Beaches" author? : GEORGESAND
123. Explosive containing TNT : AMATOL
124. Climbing plant : LIANE
125. Commedia dell'___ : ARTE
126. Daunted : FAZED
127. Dub again : RENAME
128. Disclosed : BARED
129. Act : DEED
130. Lock : TRESS
1. Banter : JOSH
2. Dies ___ : IRAE
3. Creator of the Oz books : BAUM
4. Pipe elbows : ELLS
5. Society gal : DEB
6. Better mannered : POLITER
7. Shoelace tags : AGLETS
8. Witch : CRONE
9. London's ___ Gardens : KEW
10. Gift : DONATION
11. Franken's "___ Language" : ANOTHER
12. Cuomo or Lanza : MARIO
13. City NW of Marseille : NIMES
14. Mrs., in Mexico : SRA
15. Vie : COMPETE
16. Emulates Demosthenes : ORATES
17. Silkworm : ERI
18. Electric units : RELS
19. Native Canadian : CREE
20. Explorer of Australia : EYRE
26. Gladdens : ELATES
28. "___ Sweetheart," 1924 song : NOBODYS
31. Amen : SOBEIT
34. San ___, Calif. : MATEO
37. "On Baile's ___," Yeats play : STRAND
38. Hit man : ERASER
39. "A Beer Is a Beer" author? : GERTRUDESTEIN
41. "It's ___ day for the Irish" : AGREAT
42. Ex ___ (one-sided) : PARTE
43. "Vatican Days" author? : ALEXANDERPOPE
44. Cope : MANAGE
45. Stag's weapon : ANTLER
47. Of aircraft : AERO
49. African republic : GABON
50. Jugs : EWERS
51. Actress Renée of silents : ADOREE
53. Dante illustrator : DORE
54. Time, e.g. : AGER
58. Nonconformist : REBEL
59. Shower time : APRIL
60. S.A. Indian : CARIB
62. Honorarium : BONUS
63. Litigants : SUERS
64. Rudiments : GERMS
66. Lots : RAFTS
67. Trumpet sound : BLARE
68. Teams of horses : SPANS
70. Perfect types : IDEALS
73. Emulated the nursery wolf : HUFFED
74. Shoulder, in Sedan : EPAULE
75. Magna ___ : CARTA
76. Personnel director : HIRER
77. Unimpaired : ENTIRE
78. Dover delicacy : SOLE
79. Backpack : LOAD
81. Box elders, e.g. : MAPLES
82. Darling : SWEETS
84. Dueler's move : LUNGE
86. Hamlet : DORP
88. Makeup item : MASCARA
89. Reluctant : AVERSE
90. Salutes : HAILS
93. Served in a hospital : INTERNED
94. ___ Kai-shek : CHIANG
96. Adjective for a morel : EATABLE
97. Principal mass of a tooth : DENTINE
98. Bet : WAGERED
100. Redeem : RANSOM
102. Set apart : DEVOTE
105. Press, TV, etc. : MEDIA
106. Sadat : ANWAR
107. Plow inventor : DEERE
108. Not in harmony : AJAR
109. Title Christie held : DAME
110. Arabia's Gulf of ___ : OMAN
114. To dare, in Durango : OSAR
115. Confusing network : MAZE
116. People : ONES
117. Track concerns : ODDS
119. J.F.K. listing : ETA
120. Belli's deg. : LLB
121. Wander idly : GAD
122. Newt : EFT

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