ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

New York Times, Sunday, June 12, 1988

Author:Warren W. Reich
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 555 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 112, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 12, XRef: 0
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Twerp : WIMP
5. Mother of Pollux : LEDA
9. Ponselle or Luxemburg : ROSA
13. O. Henry's "The ___ of Red Chief" : RANSOM
19. Domingo specialty : ARIA
20. Use a goose : IRON
21. Livy's way : ITER
22. Beethoven's Third : EROICA
23. Sensible cipher? : RATIONALNUMBER
26. Creeds : FAITHS
27. Vex : NEEDLE
28. Potsdam pot : TOPF
29. Brainy comber? : SAGEBRUSH
31. Falls behind : LAGS
33. Fish with bobbing bait : DIB
35. Betel : SIRI
36. Williwaw : SQUALL
39. City near Montpelier : BARRE
41. Changes actors : RECASTS
46. Some are proper : NOUNS
47. Clever bevel? : ACUTEANGLE
50. Honolulu movie sleuth : CHAN
51. Inter ___ : ALIA
52. Shell, to Pierre : ECALE
53. Freezes : ICES
54. Fabulous racer : HARE
55. Seemingly inviting : BECKONING
57. He sounds like a bomb, kind of : ADAM
58. Become known : EMERGE
60. Atchison is here : KANSAS
61. Spaceship adjunct : LEM
62. Thrive : PROSPER
63. Prefix with play or band : DIS
65. Polished gem? : CULTUREDPEARL
69. Pts. of dollars : CTS
70. Comestibles : EDIBLES
72. "Bei ___ Bist Du Schoen" : MIR
73. Forked pole : CROTCH
75. Flowed forth : WELLED
76. Ankle cover : SPAT
77. Falstaff's favorite tavern : BOARSHEAD
80. Etna output : LAVA
81. Use a distaff : SPIN
82. Cotton pods : BOLLS
83. Luigi's yesterday : IERI
84. "___ o'clock scholar" : ATEN
85. Bright bankroll? : SMARTMONEY
87. Major and Minor : URSAE
88. Sheet material : PERCALE
90. Oxlike antelope : ELAND
91. Stepped on it : ZIPPED
93. Medicine container : VIAL
95. Yang's opposite : YIN
96. Proclivity : BENT
97. Prudent pastures? : WISEACRES
102. "___ Heart," 1964 film : DEAR
104. Loutish : COARSE
109. "___ Fideles" : ADESTE
110. Profound painting? : PENETRATINGOIL
113. Companion of ambrosia : NECTAR
114. Hibernia : ERIN
115. Colliery entrance : ADIT
116. New Rochelle college : IONA
117. Aromatic compounds : ESTERS
118. Censures : RAPS
119. Rel. of the Amex : NYSE
120. Auspice : OMEN
1. Use a tocsin : WARN
2. Dies ___ : IRAE
3. Acarologist's subject : MITE
4. No longer due : PAID
5. Hereditary : LINEAL
6. NOW members' aim : ERA
7. Birdbrains : DOLTS
8. Part of A.D. : ANNO
9. Kind of rifle or cartridge : RIMFIRE
10. Way to play ponies in N.Y. : OTB
11. Gets the point : SEES
12. Tapestry type : ARRAS
13. Ring noncombatant : REFEREE
14. Hussein's language : ARABIC
15. Monte Carlo roulette bet : NOIR
16. In ___ (originally positioned) : SITU
17. Renowned newspaper publisher : OCHS
18. Alda TV vehicle : MASH
24. Bulging jars : OLLAS
25. Make current : UPDATE
30. Little women : GIRLS
32. Stages of the Pleistocene Epoch : GLACIALS
34. Like some locks : BRAIDED
36. Cobbler's concern : SOLE
37. Fast money? : QUICKSILVER
38. Tenn.'s ___ Mountains : UNAKA
39. Neighbor of Yugo. : BULG
40. Bivouac : ENCAMP
42. Yearns : ACHES
43. Piercing pecorino? : SHARPCHEESE
44. Tell's apple, e.g. : TARGET
45. Looks the villain : SNEERS
46. Catch a culprit : NAB
48. "Or ___ thou guide Arcturus . . . ": Job 38:32 : CANST
49. Lapidary's interest : GEM
52. Eventuated : ENSUED
56. Père's frère : ONCLE
57. All ears : ALERT
58. Court failures : ERRORS
59. Sheds : MOLTS
62. Stupefy : PARALYZE
63. Wattle : DEWLAP
64. Perform in a think tank : IDEATE
66. Cricket official : UMPIRE
67. Mirthfully : RIANTLY
68. Place for an élève : ECOLE
71. Mont ___ (highest of the Alps) : BLANC
74. Aviary sound : CHIRP
76. Bad Ems is one : SPA
77. Timothy Dalton role : BOND
78. W Rumanian city : ARAD
79. Cease functioning : DIE
81. Besmirch : SMEAR
82. British hood : BONNET
85. Deli devices : SLICERS
86. Race horses yet to win : MAIDENS
87. Author Sinclair : UPTON
89. Incarnation : AVATAR
92. Instigate : INCITE
94. Shunned one : LEPER
96. Famed Civil War photographer : BRADY
97. Dwindle : WANE
98. Nine days after nones : IDES
99. Product of a schism : SECT
100. Old Italian noble family : ESTE
101. Antitoxins : SERA
103. Galway Bay islands : ARAN
105. Money changer's fee : AGIO
106. Elbow's need, at times : ROOM
107. ___ qua non : SINE
108. Pizzazz : ELAN
111. Tuck's partner : NIP
112. It's for poets : TIS

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