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New York Times, Sunday, June 13, 1993

Author:Frances K. Schnitzer
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 539 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 131, Cheaters: 11, FITB: 18, XRef: 1 Grid is asymmetric.
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. A Yorkshire city : LEEDS
6. Rebuff : SLAP
10. Frenzied : AMOK
14. Netherlands cheese : EDAM
18. Journalist Pyle : ERNIE
19. Shriek of pain : OUCH
20. Turkish poet: 17th century : NABI
21. Bouquet : AROMA
22. Mature offspring : GROWNUPCHILDREN
25. Rumor, in Rouen : BRUIT
26. Gilbert and Sullivan operetta : IOLANTHE
27. Hard to handle : EELY
28. Obliged : LIABLE
29. Irish seaport : TRALEE
30. Down with, in Dijon : ABAS
32. Scarab : BEETLE
33. "___ a long way to Tipperary" : ITS
34. Rara ___ : AVIS
35. Aureoles : CORONAE
37. Nav. bigwig : ADM
40. Mentally defective person with a special talent : IDIOTSAVANT
42. Julie Andrews film: 1981 : SOB
45. Debussy's "Air de ___" : LIA
46. It has gobs of gobs : FLEET
47. Thick, in Toulon : EPAIS
48. Vomer or zygoma : BONE
49. J.F.K.'s imperative : ASK
50. Fee for motorists : FREEWAYTOLL
52. Expunged : DELED
53. Fountain treat : ICECREAM
55. Wilander of tennis fame : MATS
56. "Full Disclosure" author : SAFIRE
57. Act like a pack rat : HOARD
58. Substance for making beads : NACRE
60. Fortuneteller's card : TAROT
61. Freshman's cap : BEANIE
63. Caravansary : SERAI
64. " . . . on ___ a prayer" : AWINGAND
67. Art supporter : EASEL
68. Well-known motorcycle group : HELLSANGELS
70. Halberd follower : IER
71. A.B.A. members : ATTS
72. Malediction : CURSE
73. Galley equipment : OARS
74. Caviar : ROE
75. Monogram of "The Waste Land" poet : TSE
76. Very large crustacean : JUMBOSHRIMP
79. Terminus : END
80. Part of a network : STATION
82. Co-feeder of the Humber : OUSE
83. Ewe said it : BAA
86. Slanted : SLOPED
87. "A Death in the Family" author : AGEE
88. Abscond : ESCAPE
92. Mining drill : STOPER
93. Actress Nazimova : ALLA
95. Makes ready : PREPARES
97. Kind of failure : POWER
98. Amicable foes : FRIENDLYENEMIES
101. Kirstie of "Cheers" : ALLEY
102. Cleavage : RIFT
103. Pinnae locales : EARS
104. Female sandpiper : REEVE
105. Negative votes : NAYS
106. Old woman: Ger. : ALTE
107. Erdrich's "The ___ Queen" : BEET
108. "Annie ___," by Gwendolyn Brooks : ALLEN
1. Not phony : LEGIT
2. Solecism : ERROR
3. ___ Gay (Hiroshima bomber) : ENOLA
4. Hindu festival of lights : DIWALI
5. Small barracuda : SENNET
6. Frosh, later : SOPH
7. Full-grown pike : LUCE
8. Herr's "alas!" : ACH
9. Homophone for fie : PHI
10. Lake Titicaca's locale : ANDES
11. Clayey fertilizer : MARL
12. Comply : OBEY
13. Relatives : KIN
14. Corrigenda : ERRATA
15. Card game for two : DOUBLESOLITAIRE
16. "A miss is as good as ___" : AMILE
17. Spouse : MATE
21. Tending to avoid a stimulus or situation : ABIENT
23. All-purpose trks. : UTES
24. Minimal : LEAST
28. Blum and Trotsky : LEONS
30. Miller's "___ From the Bridge" : AVIEW
31. Flora and fauna : BIOTA
32. Line used to haul in 56 Down : BRAIL
34. Revoke a legacy : ADEEM
35. "Breakfast at Tiffany's" author : CAPOTE
36. Some race tracks : OVALS
37. Kyrgyz range : ALAI
38. Kind of jockey : DISC
39. Cautionary adage : MAKEHASTESLOWLY
40. Translation of Caesar's "duco" : ILEAD
41. Forage grass : SETARIA
43. Nonpareil : ONER
44. The Venerable ___, English monk : BEDE
46. Brother, to Pierre : FRERE
48. Obfuscate : BEFOG
50. Basket for raisins : FRAIL
51. Certain youth orgs. : YMCAS
52. Restores old socks : DARNS
54. Strobiles : CONES
56. Schooner features : SAILS
58. Subject of a Trafalgar Square column : NELSON
59. Gauguin's "The Women of ___" : ARLES
60. Cousin of a nerd or wimp : TWERP
61. Cudgel : BEAT
62. Picnic spread : EATS
63. ___-Croatian (Slavic language) : SERBO
64. "But war's ___ . . . ": Cowper : AGAME
65. Algren's "The ___ Wilderness" : NEON
66. Stowe subject : DRED
68. Dank : HUMID
69. Ran-tan : NOISE
72. More cunning : CUTER
76. Jokes : JAPERY
77. Navajo Indian dwelling : HOGAN
78. Tentwort : RUE
81. Pith helmets : TOPEES
83. "We've ___ had!" : BEEN
84. "Ad astra per ___" (Kan. motto) : ASPERA
85. " . . . and swallow ___": Matt. 23:24 : ACAMEL
86. Garb for Calpurnia : STOLA
87. Tasso character : ALETE
89. A satellite of Uranus : ARIEL
90. Source of annoyance : PEEVE
91. Ruhr city : ESSEN
92. Nine inches : SPAN
93. Integument : ARIL
94. Elevator, in England : LIFT
95. Fiery stack : PYRE
96. Repose : REST
98. ___ Diavolo : FRA
99. Richard of the L.P.G.A. : DEB
100. Port on Huon Gulf : LAE

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