PLANT-ERS

New York Times, Sunday, June 10, 1984

Author:Mary Virginia Orna
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 103, Avg Word Len: 5.01, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 632 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 126, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 15, XRef: 0
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© 1984, The New York Times
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1. Antitoxins : SERA
5. Abbey Theatre dramatist : YEATS
10. Lots of land : ACRES
15. Nile green : BOA
18. Speedlight : STROBE
20. Fracas : MELEE
21. Consumer of eucalyptus : KOALA
22. Ending for planet or aster : OID
23. One of "Twelve Angry Men" : MARTINBALSAM
25. Stud stakes : ANTES
26. Fashion : MOLD
27. Actress Hagen : UTA
28. Old French coins : ECUS
29. Baritone Hawkins : OSIE
31. "It Happened Tomorrow" actor : JACKOAKIE
33. Decimal base : TEN
34. Cuckoopint : ARUM
36. Catchall abbr. : ETC
37. Frequently, to Byron : OFT
38. Snoop : PRIER
39. H. James novelette : DAISYMILLER
43. "___ a Lonesome Old Town" : ITS
44. New England sculptor: 1825–61 : AKERS
45. Feminine suffix : INE
46. Constellation south of Scorpio : ARA
47. Keatsian container : URN
49. "___ Shook Up," Presley hit : ALL
50. Stable sound : SNORT
53. Type of pine or grain : SCOTCH
56. Essential oil : ATTAR
59. Site of first Olympics : ELIS
63. Orff's "___ Burana" : CARMINA
65. Chessmen : ROOKS
67. "Wolf!" crier : ALARMIST
69. ___ Islands, in Bay of Bengal : ANDAMAN
70. Singer from Kentucky : ROSEMARYCLOONEY
72. Pat and Debby : BOONES
73. Excludes : DEBARS
74. ___-ed-Din, Ottoman statesman : ALA
75. Librarian's aid : INDEX
76. Glinka's "___ for the Czar" : ALIFE
78. Mangles : IRONS
80. Resource : ASSET
85. Soul, in Sologne : AME
86. Diplomat Welles : SUMNER
89. Give the nod : ASSENT
95. Noted violist : WILLIAMPRIMROSE
98. Gene of the P.G.A. : LITTLER
99. Opposite of phenomenal : NOUMENAL
100. First mayor of N.Y.C. : DUANE
101. Needlelike : ACERATE
102. Ko-Ko's weapon : SNEE
103. Valor or virtue : ARETE
105. Noble : LORDLY
108. Washer cycle : RINSE
109. ___ gestae : RES
111. Word with time or weed : RAG
113. Prefix for pod or corn : TRI
114. Gloucester's cape : ANN
115. Soprano Lucine : AMARA
118. Vacation spot : SPA
120. Grocery clerk who became a millionaire : RUSSELLSAGE
125. ___ acid : BORIC
126. Owns : HAS
127. Colony denizen : ANT
128. Weld and woad : DYES
129. Carson subject : SEA
132. Ex-Senator from Indiana : BIRCHBAYH
134. Tamarack's kin : FIRS
136. Moue : POUT
138. Year in Trajan's reign : CVI
139. Corolla petals : ALAE
140. Bypass : AVOID
142. Increase's scion : COTTONMATHER
145. Baseball's Penguin : CEY
146. Book by D. S. Freeman : RELEE
147. Resort on Lake Geneva : EVIAN
148. Bahrain bigwigs : EMEERS
149. Units on N.F.L. fields : YDS
150. Macaw : ARARA
151. Floral-piece fillers : FERNS
152. Handles crudely : PAWS
1. Virginia, e.g. : STATE
2. Chore for Junior : ERRAND
3. Nonsense : ROT
4. Solomon Levy's son : ABIE
5. Singer from Peru : YMASUMAC
6. North Sea catch : EEL
7. Further : ALSO
8. Bristly plant : TEASEL
9. Descendent of Noah's eldest : SEMITE
10. TV's "___ Pablo" : AKA
11. United : CONJOINT
12. F.A. Hartley's collaborator : RATAFT
13. Picks : ELECTS
14. Prov. between Man. and Alta. : SASK
15. He betters most bettors : BOOKIE
16. Slicker : OILIER
17. Calculating vipers? : ADDERS
18. Plant disease : SMUT
19. House or box : ENCASE
24. ___ Saint Edmunds, in England : BURY
26. A founder and editor of Punch : MARKLEMON
30. Beige : ECRU
32. Geyserite, e.g. : OPAL
35. Spanish Surrealist : MIRO
40. Floyd Bennett was one : AIRMAN
41. "A stitch ___" : INTIME
42. Architect under Jefferson : LATROBE
48. Tabula ___ : RASA
49. Expanse fed by the Syr Darya : ARAL
50. Defective spot on a plant : SCAB
51. Billionth: Comb. form : NANO
52. Word on a dollar bill : ORDO
53. ___ Juan Hill : SAN
54. Matter, to Matteotti : COSA
55. Gardener : HOER
57. Maxwell or Zachary : TAYLOR
58. Northwest "passage" : ALCAN
60. The Swedish Nightingale : LIND
61. " . . . a dagger which ___": MacBeth : ISEE
62. Charon's river : STYX
64. Houston org. : NASA
66. Dist. units : KMS
68. Hugh Capet was one : ROI
70. Pass along : REFER
71. Kind of show : RAREE
73. Mark on Miss Marker : DIMPLE
77. Truman's birthplace : LAMAR
78. Godets or gussets : INSERTS
79. Mediterranean sailboat : SAIC
80. Barley beards : AWNS
81. London college : SION
82. Swamp : SLUE
83. "Street Scene" dramatist : ELMERRICE
84. Bond : TIE
86. Dallas campus : SMU
87. River to the Caspian : URAL
88. Prefix with plane or tone : MONO
90. Breastbones : STERNA
91. Sequence : STRING
92. Verve : ELAN
93. Clears : NETS
94. Famed English actor-manager : TREE
96. Collections of anecdotes : ANAS
97. Notion : IDEA
98. Secular : LAY
104. More worthless : TRASHIER
106. Stowe novel : DRED
107. Mrs. Andre Kostelanetz : LILYPONS
110. Apiece : EACH
112. ___ Spee : GRAF
114. Take for granted : ASSUME
115. Head monk's jurisdiction : ABBACY
116. Engaged in drudgery : MOILED
117. Decks out : ARRAYS
118. Lad : SHAVER
119. Graft of a sort : PAYOLA
121. Org. created in 1946 : UNICEF
122. Tried hard : STROVE
123. Author Uris : LEON
124. Shun : ESCHEW
130. Tinker's target : EVERS
131. Mannerisms : AIRS
133. A vamp of the silents : BARA
135. Child directive : STIR
137. Pack firmly : TAMP
141. Venus or Minerva : DEA
143. Thrash : TAN
144. Congou, e.g. : TEA

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