TITULAR TITILLATION

New York Times, Sunday, June 11, 1989

Author:Joy L. Wouk
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 511 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 118, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 19, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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© 1989, The New York Times
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1. Germany's Otto ___ Bismarck : VON
4. Kind of prof. : ASST
8. Lewis's Timberlane : CASS
12. Excuse : PLEA
16. Shaped : MADE
17. "___ Kick Out of You" : IGETA
18. "Gypsy Love" composer : LEHAR
20. File : RASP
21. High cards : ACES
22. ___ of Marmara, Turkey : SEAOF
23. Old World lizard : AGAMA
24. Kitchen follower : ETTE
25. Stone-Day collaboration? : LUSTFORLIFEWITHFATHER
29. Coarse silk : TUSSAH
30. That, in Cannes : CET
31. Inhibit : STIFLE
32. Tiny, in Scotland : SMA
33. "Auld Lang ___" : SYNE
36. Besides : TOO
38. Elsa, e.g. : LIONESS
42. MacDonald-Graves collaboration? : THEEGGANDICLAUDIUS
46. Volcano crater : MAAR
49. Asian weight : TAEL
50. One of seven: Abbr. : AFR
51. Sights at Provincetown : DUNES
52. Hamilton-Rice collaboration? : ANGELSTREETSCENE
58. Sophia or Isabel : REINA
59. Actress Alicia : ANA
60. Wilder's "___ Town" : OUR
61. Keddah, e.g. : TRAP
65. Warren-Kingsley collaboration? : ALLTHEKINGSMENINWHITE
72. North Sea feeder : TEES
73. Long time : EON
74. "High ___": M. Anderson : TOR
75. Bert's "Sesame Street" friend : ERNIE
76. Saint-Exupéry-Borodin collaboration? (with "The") : LITTLEPRINCEIGOR
82. Russian mountains : ALTAI
87. Mouths : ORA
88. Arabian V.I.P. : EMIR
89. Pokey dwellers : CONS
90. Wouk-Tolstoy collaboration? (with "The") : WINDSOFWARANDPEACE
96. "___, Lover," 1954 song : LETMEGO
97. Henri's soul : AME
98. " . . . Cupid ___ longer an archer": Shak. : ISNO
99. Bearish period : SAG
102. Namesakes of the chief Vedic god : INDRAS
105. "___, That Kiss," 1931 song : OOH
107. Tristram's love : ISOLDE
109. Conrad-Koestler collaboration? : HEARTOFDARKNESSATNOON
115. Square column : ANTA
116. ___ and sometimes Y : AEIOU
117. In a tumult : ARIOT
118. Choreographer-director Tommy ___ : TUNE
119. Rock star Billy ___ : IDOL
120. Town in Provence : DIGNE
121. ___ Sap, Cambodian lake : TONLE
122. Galatea's lover : ACIS
123. Prunes trees : LOPS
124. —— off (irate) : TEED
125. Hem : EDGE
126. H.H.S. arm : PHS
1. Empty space : VACUUM
2. Black Sea port : ODESSA
3. Retreats : NESTS
4. Composer of "Happy Days Are Here Again" : AGER
5. Close an envelope : SEAL
6. Follower of Zeno : STOIC
7. Stiff fabric : TAFFETA
8. Hammer part : CLAW
9. Auspices : AEGIS
10. ___-al-Arab (Iraqi waterway) : SHATT
11. Euphemism for "hell" : SAMHILL
12. So-called, in Provence : PRETENDU
13. Plaster holder : LATH
14. Tasso's patron : ESTE
15. Mimic : APER
16. Brewers' needs : MALTS
17. Rainfall-chart lines : ISOHYETS
19. Basket fiber : RAFFIA
26. Trouble, in Ayr : FASH
27. Orwell's school : ETON
28. Not in a whisper : ALOUD
34. Orderly : NEAT
35. Hungarian city : EGER
37. Harem rooms : ODAS
39. "___ Heldenleben": R. Strauss : EIN
40. Petition : SUE
41. Draft org. : SSS
42. Rivers in England and Ontario : TRENTS
43. Collect facts slowly : GLEAN
44. World banking org. : IFC
45. King of Thebes : CREON
46. Corday's victim : MARAT
47. Anoint, old style : ANELE
48. Spry : AGILE
53. ___-di-dah : LAH
54. H.S. subj. : ENG
55. Flavor : TASTE
56. Rapa ___ (Easter Island) : NUI
57. Suffix with a cardinal point : ERN
61. Threefold : THRICE
62. Beatles' Starr : RINGO
63. Suffix with form or reform : ATION
64. Equals : PEERS
66. Moray : EEL
67. Japanese carp : KOI
68. Under one's control : INTOW
69. Swab : MOP
70. Bungled : ERRED
71. ___ Willie Winkie : WEE
77. Musical syllable : TRA
78. Pasternak girl : LARA
79. Body of African warriors : IMPI
80. She wrote "Seven Women" : NIES
81. Having a skull : CRANIATE
82. Hole maker : AWL
83. Trygve of the U.N. : LIE
84. Explosive letters : TNT
85. Nimitz and Byrd : ADMIRALS
86. "___ thee late a rosy wreath": Jonson : ISENT
91. Group of eight : OGDOAD
92. Fine : FORFEIT
93. In a violent rage : AMOK
94. Infant under one month : NEONATE
95. Price : COST
99. Loafer : SLOUCH
100. Persephone's love : ADONIS
101. Chromosome parts : GENES
103. Verona's river : ADIGE
104. Rhone feeder : SAONE
106. A king of Judea : HEROD
108. Ready for consideration : ONTAP
109. Multiseasonal pelter : HAIL
110. Inner: Comb. form : ENDO
111. Upon : ATOP
112. Regretted : RUED
113. Trill or troll : SING
114. Shoe part : SOLE

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