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New York Times, Sunday, June 16, 1985

Author:Virginia P. Abelson
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.41, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 555 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 139, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0
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© 1985, The New York Times
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1. A brandy : MARC
5. Gin : TRAP
9. Bill of umpiring fame : KLEM
13. Former governor of Ariz. : CASTRO
19. "Il mio tesoro" is one : ARIA
20. Jabberwocky word : WABE
21. Second Mrs. Chaplin : LITA
22. Elizabeth I's tutor : ASCHAM
23. Bruno Frank play : STORMINATEACUP
26. Stow in a hold : STEEVE
27. Land of King Tupou IV : TONGA
28. William H. Webster's employees : GMEN
29. A cocktail : STINGER
30. Rattler's end : CABOOSE
33. Official with a list : DEAN
34. Having no key : ATONAL
35. Crazy as ___ : ALOON
36. Supports for crow's-nests : MASTS
37. British mil. group : RAF
38. Bearish periods : SAGS
41. Ash ___, a Monroe home : LAWN
42. Weill-Blitzstein song : MACKTHEKNIFE
46. Lady of Sp. : SRA
47. Start of a Shakespearean title : ALLS
48. Medieval chest : ARCA
49. Help : AID
50. Scented : NOSED
52. Clock numeral : III
53. Covering for tanks : ARMORPLATE
57. Mount ___, peak in Israel : CARMEL
58. Consecrate : SANCTIFY
60. Golfer Irwin : HALE
61. Company : SOCIETY
62. Natural fertilizers : GUANOS
63. Calendar abbr. : OCT
64. Author of "The Seven Storey Mountain" : MERTON
65. "A dillar, ___" : ADOLLAR
67. Preminger or Kruger : OTTO
68. Stores or collections : ARSENALS
71. Adorée and Taylor : RENEES
72. Cornmeal dish : SPOONBREAD
74. Set : GEL
75. Likewise : DITTO
76. Eroded : ATE
77. Indian princess : RANI
78. John preceder : DEMI
79. Country in E Afr. : ETH
80. Pie in the sky? : FLYINGSAUCER
85. Home of many Shiites : IRAN
86. Nikita's refusal : NYET
88. Before, to Byron : ERE
89. Islamic month : RABIA
90. "Of Thee ___" : ISING
91. Roadway material : GRAVEL
93. Bates or Paton : ALAN
94. Airline employee : HOSTESS
96. Looks for food : FORAGES
98. Wildebeests : GNUS
99. Franck : CESAR
100. "___ for Benny," 1945 movie : AMEDAL
101. Home of TV's Ewings : SOUTHFORKRANCH
106. Coryza symptom : SNEEZE
107. Shield border : ORLE
108. Broad-topped hill : LOMA
109. Whit : IOTA
110. Flammable material : TINDER
111. Legal paper : DEED
112. World's largest country : USSR
113. Call : TERM
1. Bell and Barker : MAS
2. Expertise : ART
3. Any Venetian canal : RIO
4. Some Paul Revere products : CARTOONS
5. Minn. team : TWINS
6. Antelope's home : RANGE
7. Rhyme scheme : ABAA
8. Hamster, e.g. : PET
9. ___ Falls, city in Ore. : KLAMATH
10. Freedom : LICENSE
11. Vingt-___, gambling game : ETUN
12. Cartographer's creation : MAP
13. Discarded : CASTOFF
14. He married a Duke : ASTIN
15. Parts of operas : SCENAS
16. Williams play : THEGLASSMENAGERIE
17. This may cause a hit : RAVE
18. Part of an ephah : OMER
24. Head of the Unification Church : MOON
25. Cast out, in a way : EGEST
29. Sedate : STAID
30. Port on the Strait of Dover : CALAIS
31. Mutism : ALALIA
32. Lawn game : BOWLINGONTHEGREEN
33. Capital of Senegal : DAKAR
34. Man with an army : ARNIE
36. Hatfield haters : MCCOYS
39. Welcome : GREET
40. With morosity : SADLY
42. Boat basins : MARINAS
43. " . . . and my bended ___ a pillow": Confucius : ARMFOR
44. Actress Jackson : KATE
45. Made into law : ENACTED
51. Mark Twain's elder brother : ORION
53. "___ Two Cities" : ATALEOF
54. Kind of finish : PHOTO
55. Milk: Comb. form : LACTO
56. ___ B. Parker, U.S. jurist : ALTON
57. Privateer : CORSAIR
59. Gem facet : CULET
61. Tranquil : SERENE
64. Gourd used as a musical instrument : MARACA
65. TV's Miss Brooks : ARDEN
66. Zeus, to Zeno : DEITY
67. Doing business : OPEN
69. Auto-racing city : LEMANS
70. Hamlet's companions of arrows : SLINGS
72. Handle, to Hesse : STIEL
73. Orr was one : BRUIN
76. Movies' Dr. Kildare : AYRES
78. Upset : DISTRAIT
81. Something reducing differences : LEVELER
82. Bit of wheat : GRANULE
83. Recognized rank : SALUTED
84. Disconcert : ABASH
87. Swapped : TRADED
90. River to the Danube : ISAR
92. Staring : AGAZE
94. Pillars surmounted by busts : HERMS
95. Actor Werner : OSKAR
96. Quick : FAST
97. Arena in Atlanta : OMNI
98. Author Vidal : GORE
99. Cote cries : COOS
101. Turf : SOD
102. Common ailment : FLU
103. Father of Shem, to an Italian : NOE
104. Rockefeller in N.Y.C. : CTR
105. Shack occupant : HAM

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