CELEBRITY HILARITY

New York Times, Sunday, June 25, 1989

Author:Jeanette K. Brill
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 536 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 113, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 10, XRef: 0
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© 1989, The New York Times
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1. Turkish title of respect : AGHA
5. Israeli seaport : ACRE
9. Watch part : STEM
13. Moist : DAMP
17. Gravy container : BOAT
18. Archibald ___ (Cary Grant) : LEACH
20. "___ Grows in Brooklyn" : ATREE
21. Jannings or Ludwig : EMIL
22. The President and his supporters? : BUSHLEAGUE
24. Actress Sally's home construction? : FIELDSTONE
26. Bacall stage vehicle: 1970 : APPLAUSE
27. Abzug or Spewack : BELLA
29. Greek island in the Aegean Sea : ICARIA
30. Major follower : ETTE
31. Benedict or Matthew : ARNOLD
32. Dernier ___ (last word) : CRI
33. Profundity : DEPTH
36. Omni, for one : ARENA
37. Future benedict : FIANCE
40. View amorously : OGLE
41. Boston Celtic fans' favorite pastime? : BIRDWATCHING
45. Actress Gardner : AVA
47. Noteworthy periods of time : ERAS
48. Therefore : ERGO
49. Home of a certain terrier : AIRE
50. Former silver coin of Spain : REAL
51. Juan Carlos, e.g. : REY
52. Tennis player Margaret's recreation area? : COURTYARD
56. Ridge or rib : COSTA
57. Cowboy hats : STETSONS
60. Share equally : HALVE
61. Former First Family of Egypt : SADATS
62. Capacious : ROOMY
63. Clearance sale, in Caen : SOLDE
64. Kitchen gadget : PARER
65. Walk cautiously : TIPTOE
67. Layer : STRIA
68. City or game : LACROSSE
71. E.T., e.g. : ALIEN
72. Actor-dancer as composer? : TUNESMITH
74. S.E.C. member : ALA
75. Where Anna Leonowens taught : SIAM
76. Scrutinize carefully : SCAN
78. Stake of a sort : ANTE
79. Daminozide : ALAR
80. Tanning agent : SUN
81. Cafe pianist on tour? : SHORTCIRCUIT
85. Church part : NAVE
86. Contemporary : MODERN
88. TV backdrops : OLEOS
89. Lost color : FADED
90. Inst. at Troy, N.Y. : RPI
91. Resources : ASSETS
93. Chard : BEET
95. Attack : ASSAIL
98. ___ Tshombe, Congolese statesman : MOISE
99. Unsportsmanlike loser : SOREHEAD
103. First Chief Justice afoot? : JAYWALKING
105. Dinah's vacation? : SHORELEAVE
107. "Judith" composer : ARNE
108. Rose-colored dye : EOSIN
109. Expressing purpose : TELIC
110. Mech.-eng. degree : MSEM
111. What arroz is : RICE
112. Campus org. : ROTC
113. Author of "Miss Lonelyhearts" : WEST
114. Relating to aircraft : AERO
1. Israel's Eban : ABBA
2. Increase in value : GOUP
3. Hinged fastener : HASP
4. Decathlon participants : ATHLETES
5. Alaskan native : ALEUT
6. Desist : CEASE
7. Furor : RAGE
8. Shield, in Savoie : ECU
9. Yet : STILL
10. "Don't ___ on me" : TREAD
11. Lamprey : EEL
12. Kind of ball or lodge : MEDICINE
13. Confine : DETAIN
14. "Porgi ___," Mozart aria : AMOR
15. Type of skirt : MINI
16. Entreaty : PLEA
19. Language of the Old Testament : HEBREW
20. Drifting about : AFLOAT
23. Plaster backing : LATH
25. Scrawny animal : SCRAG
28. Danish composer: 1860-1939 : ENNA
31. Zeal : ARDOR
33. Activists : DOERS
34. Wading bird : EGRET
35. Golfer's musical instrument? : PLAYERPIANO
36. Watchful guardian : ARGUS
37. Santa Lucia, e.g. : FIR
38. Comedian's favorite diet food? : CAESARSALAD
39. President of U.N. General Assembly: 1948-49 : EVATT
41. Look well on : BECOME
42. Literary device : IRONY
43. Sculpt : CARVE
44. Screen : HIDE
46. Welladay! : ALAS
50. Copland composition : RODEO
53. Spine : THORN
54. Cantab's rival : YALIE
55. Actors Robert and Alan : ALDAS
56. Songstress Vikki : CARR
58. Freud's "___ und Tabu" : TOTEM
59. Anon : SOON
61. Perfumed bag : SACHET
63. Hinder growth : STUNT
64. Singer Page : PATTI
65. Soviet wire service : TASS
66. Troy : ILIUM
67. Deneb is one : STAR
68. "Peanuts" character : LINUS
69. Drudge : SLAVE
70. Like cups and pitchers : EARED
73. Egyptian cottons : MACOS
76. Marked by greater intensity : SHRILLER
77. Swindle : CON
79. Execration : ANATHEMA
81. A dark brown : SEPIA
82. Assure payment of a promissory note : COSIGN
83. Sights on the Seine : ILES
84. Examine again : RETEST
87. A participant in a bill-of-exchange transaction : DRAWEE
89. Sense : FEEL
91. Love-in-___ (garden plant) : AMIST
92. Kind of boom : SONIC
93. "___ Godunov," Pushkin play : BORIS
94. Upright : ERECT
95. Slightly open : AJAR
96. Patola : SARI
97. Adjust for sound and sight : SYNC
99. A flatfish : SOLE
100. Bed of roses : EASE
101. Affirm : AVER
102. Item sent to a D.J. : DEMO
104. Chinese statesman Wellington ___ : KOO
106. Cut down : HEW

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