HIGH FINANCE

New York Times, Sunday, June 7, 1987

Author: John R. Prosser
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 707 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 149, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 15, XRef: 0
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Plunder : MARAUD
7. Like new dollar bills : CRISP
12. Hard money : CASH
16. Coin of Oman : RIAL
20. Mandarin or temple : ORANGE
21. Indy 500 vehicle : RACER
22. Claudia ___ Johnson : ALTA
23. The Cat Nation : ERIE
24. Strike it rich : HITTHEJACKPOT
27. Appear : SEEM
28. Recipe direction : BAKE
29. Capitalizes on : USES
30. Hanky's partner : PANKY
31. Snack-bar offering : SHAKE
33. Laundry employee : IRONER
35. ___ cent : RED
36. Turns over to : CEDES
37. Sunday drives : SPINS
38. Money in Edam : FLORINS
39. Gave inflection : TONED
40. Decreased one's wherewithal : SPENT
41. Clergyman in "Emma" : ELTON
42. With mouth agape : AMAZED
44. Woman's catchall : POCKETBOOK
46. Coin of Bulgaria : LEV
49. Inclined : SLOPED
50. Square one : START
52. ___ marché (cheaply, in Paris) : ABON
53. Silk for Rosalita : SEDA
54. ___ one's pockets (profited unfairly) : LINED
55. Navigator's sine qua non : CHART
56. Miscounted : ERRED
58. Tycoon : MOGUL
59. State peremptorily : AVER
60. Pan foe : HOOK
61. Family bond : BLOOD
62. Comfort : SOLACE
63. Turhan of filmdom : BEY
64. Indian bead money : WAMPUMPEAG
67. Bribes : BOODLES
68. Mint ___ (folding money: Slang) : LEAVES
70. Mountain ridge : ARETE
71. "___ a plain man live . . . ?": Shak. : CANNOT
72. One who gives collateral : PLEDGER
74. Government notes, checks, etc. : PAPERMONEY
76. Wawaskeesh : ELK
79. Teton and Wyoming : RANGES
80. Allays : CALMS
82. Dumbarton ___ : OAKS
83. Snarl; growl : GNAR
84. What pandemonium lacks : ORDER
85. January marchers : DIMES
86. Jousts : TILTS
88. Spokes : RADII
89. Charge or tax preceder : OVER
90. A literary Ephron : NORA
91. Promissory note in India : HUNDI
92. Hawkers' targets : BUYERS
93. Much : FAR
94. German currency: 1924-48 : REICHSMARK
97. Apt. managers : SUPERS
98. Wren's "Beau ___" : GESTE
99. What some thoughts are worth : PENNY
100. Cryptographer : CODER
101. Bottom lines for C.P.A.'s : AMOUNTS
104. Doubles over : FOLDS
105. Pressure device : GAUGE
106. Piece of butter : PAT
109. Parcel out : DIVIDE
110. ___-Detoo, "Star Wars" robot : ARTOO
111. Race-track bonanza : PURSE
112. Pisa's river : ARNO
113. Arabian seaport : ADEN
114. Vasco da ___, explorer : GAMA
116. Coin collecting : NUMISMATOLOGY
119. Cut back on expenses, e.g. : PARE
120. Singer Campbell : GLEN
121. Rich German cake : TORTE
122. Isolate : ENISLE
123. Star with a tail : ASTA
124. In ___ (harmonious) : SYNC
125. Golfer's number 3 wood : SPOON
126. Flock of turkeys : RAFTER
1. Gold coin of British India : MOHUR
2. Rebel : ARISE
3. Set the cost : RATED
4. Six-legged carpenters : ANTS
5. Grunt sound : UGH
6. Dug out a bit more : DEEPENED
7. Stretched the neck : CRANED
8. Draws off wine : RACKS
9. Cloyingly sweet: Slang : ICKY
10. Calendar abbr. : SEP
11. Potential client : PROSPECT
12. Hogsheads : CASKS
13. Nautical term : ALEE
14. Sault ___ Marie Canals : STE
15. Man on a $10 bill : HAMILTON
16. Having a new perspective : REBORN
17. Mashhad native : IRANI
18. Conrad ___, U.S. poet : AIKEN
19. Eyes wickedly : LEERS
25. Worn out : JADED
26. Kind of tank : THINK
32. Chip in a chip : ANTE
34. Swindle : ROOK
36. Chatted : COZED
37. Big spender : SPORT
38. River too big for its breaches : FLOOD
39. Slender candle : TAPER
40. Box or mast : SPAR
41. Flowed back : EBBED
42. Vibrant : ALIVE
43. Pawnbroker : MONEYLENDER
45. Starchy rootstock : TARO
46. Currency : LEGALTENDER
47. Draw forth : EDUCE
48. Areas between mountains : VALES
49. Bacon piece : SLAB
50. Compares prices : SHOPS
51. Town in NE China : TAKU
53. Former Italian coin : SOLDO
55. Promising person : COMER
56. Cause euphoria : ELATE
57. Actor Moore from London : ROGER
58. Listless : MOONY
60. Moneyed people : HAVES
61. Pac-man noises : BEEPS
62. Units of loudness : SONES
64. Risk money : WAGER
65. Syrup source : MAPLE
66. Buggies, in Bath : PRAMS
67. Deposits : BANKS
69. Garden tool : EDGER
71. Raccoon's cousin : COATI
72. Validation : PROOF
73. Tadpole, e.g. : LARVA
75. Die : MOLD
77. Beds for Leo and Elsa : LAIRS
78. Actor Kristofferson : KRIS
80. Homeric sorceress : CIRCE
81. Nurse in the Orient : AMAH
83. More festive : GAYER
85. Old Dutch coins : DOITS
86. Pirouettes : TURNS
87. Atramentous : INKY
88. Coin of India or Pakistan : RUPEE
90. Rainy-day reserves : NESTEGGS
91. Press releases : HANDOUTS
92. Itemizerof income and outgo : BUDGETER
94. Tear apart : REND
95. Ten ___ (sawbuck) : SPOT
96. Stockholder's bonanza : MELON
97. The March King : SOUSA
98. Former English coin : GUINEA
100. Opera's cigarette girl : CARMEN
101. First man, in Babylonian mythology : ADAPA
102. Touching gold producer : MIDAS
103. Plain to see : OVERT
104. Pierre's dollar : FRANC
105. Hearty enjoyment : GUSTO
106. A Grand Prix winner: 1981 : PROST
107. Point of view : ANGLE
108. Coquette : TOYER
110. TV sitcom : AMEN
111. Tribe decimated by Apaches : PIRO
112. Arabic A : ALIF
115. Like a pub drink : ALY
117. Unruly locks : MOP
118. "Swinging ___ Star," 1944 song : ONA

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