Alfio Micci
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New York Times, Sunday, June 10, 1990

Author:Alfio Micci
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { J Q Z }
Open Squares: 109, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 13, XRef: 1
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© 1990, The New York Times
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1. Con game : SCAM
5. Mighty mite in a computer : CHIP
9. Withheld : KEPT
13. Kitchen ender : ETTE
17. Ancient Greek flask : OLPE
18. Mozart portrayer in "Amadeus" : HULCE
20. Structural bar : IRAIL
22. Center : CORE
23. Fleet V.I.P.'s : REARADMIRALS
25. Movie star of the 30's : NORMASHEARER
27. In a pleasant manner : GENIALLY
28. Dated : PASSE
30. Ideate : THINK
31. Dress material : ORGANDY
32. Residue : ASH
33. Spare : LEAN
34. Ess follower : TEE
35. Veranda : LANAI
37. Dispatch : SENDOFF
40. Approached : NEARED
42. Fade-out : DISAPPEARANCE
44. Kind of seal : EARED
46. Not so much : LESS
47. Honshu city : SETO
48. Fay of old flicks : WRAY
49. Kirghiz range : ALAI
50. Scamp : IMP
51. Reconnaissance groups : SEARCHPARTIES
55. "___ of robins . . . ": Kilmer : ANEST
56. Cunégonde's creator : VOLTAIRE
58. Suit material : SERGE
59. Survives : EXISTS
60. Satiric twist : IRONY
61. Henry IV's birthplace : PAU
62. States of pique : SNITS
63. Student's action re electives : OPTING
65. Folk-rock singer Jim : CROCE
67. Certain barren area : BADLANDS
70. Please, in Bonn : BITTE
71. Fairy-tale title : THETHREEBEARS
73. "___ tu," Verdi aria : ERI
74. Composer Siegmeister : ELIE
75. Hawthorne's "The Marble ___" : FAUN
76. Cambodian neighbor : LAOS
77. Godunov, e.g. : TSAR
78. Itch : YEN
79. Christina Crawford book : MOMMIEDEAREST
83. Sanguine : ROSY
84. Bypasses : IGNORES
86. Mignon lead-in : FILET
87. ___ capita : PER
88. Table scraps : ORTS
89. Group once ruled by J.E.H. : FBI
90. Descent : LINEAGE
94. Beautiful woman : HOURI
96. Full follower : HOUSE
98. Arlington, Va., structure : PENTAGON
99. Alan Bates movie: 1966 : KINGOFHEARTS
101. Taking the lead : SPEARHEADING
103. Fancy : IDEA
104. Spanish commune : YESTE
105. A hydrocarbon : TOLAN
106. Word with shoppe : OLDE
107. Saucy : PERT
108. Modernists : NEOS
109. Jane of fiction : EYRE
110. "Camino ___," Williams play : REAL
1. Syrup source : SORGO
2. More lucid : CLEARER
3. "A grief without ___ . . . ": Coleridge : APANG
4. Reconciles : MEDIATES
5. Byron's "___ Harold's Pilgrimage" : CHILDE
6. Burly antecedent : HURLY
7. "Now ___ me down . . . " : ILAY
8. P.O. item : PCL
9. Affinity : KINSHIP
10. London statue : EROS
11. Reduce : PARE
12. Actor Reed : TIM
13. Prickly: Comb. form : ECHINO
14. "And there's little ___ . . . ": Kingsley : TOEARN
15. Tough trip : TREK
16. Rocket attachment : EER
19. Chabrier favorite : ESPANA
21. Dormant state : LATENCY
24. Like lions or zebras : MANED
26. Elm's offering : SHADE
29. Kin of P.D.Q. : ASAP
33. Horne and Nyman : LENAS
35. Nimble : LITHE
36. Drenched : ASOP
37. Delhi garb : SAREE
38. Daredevil's trait : FEARLESSNESS
39. Famine's antithesis : FEAST
40. Remote telecast : NEMO
41. Very loud : EARSPLITTING
42. Condemn : DECRY
43. Small centipede : EARWIG
45. Morse-code signals : DITS
46. Actress Ullmann : LIV
47. Scorching : SEARING
49. Singer Baker : ANITA
51. Rhone feeder : SAONE
52. In ___ (having difficulty) : ASPOT
53. Attain : REACH
54. More loyal : TRUER
55. Leaf-stem angles : AXILS
57. Stale : TRITE
59. Makes beloved : ENDEARS
62. Patten's cousin : SABOT
63. Mind : OBEY
64. Mushroom caps : PILEI
65. Finn and Sawyer, e.g. : CHUMS
66. Actor Santoni : RENI
67. Hell kite : BEAST
68. Squirrel's nest : DRAY
69. Lieutenant, to a private : SIR
71. Emulates Petruchio : TAMES
72. Freeman's "R. ___" : ELEE
75. Arm : FORTIFY
77. Escamillo, for one : TOREADOR
79. ___ Castle, historic Cuban fort : MORRO
80. Sheds : EFFUSES
81. Sweet syrup used in the East : DIBS
82. First to come : EARLIEST
83. Fashion's Oscar de la ___ : RENTA
85. Almond confection : NOUGAT
87. Turpentine component : PINENE
90. "Vilia" composer : LEHAR
91. Spry : AGILE
92. Town ENE of Lucknow, India : GONDA
93. U.S. conductor-composer : ENGEL
94. Seek's companion : HIDE
95. Lulu : ONER
96. Funereal sight : HEARSE
97. Palindromic name : OTTO
98. Like heaven's gates : PEARLY
99. Monetary unit of 76 Across : KIP
100. Layer : HEN
102. Creator of Arthur Gordon Pym : POE

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