SILLY SYLLABUS

New York Times, Sunday, June 11, 1978

Author: Stanley Glass
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 562 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 115, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 11, XRef: 1
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© 1978, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sacrificial area : ALTAR
6. Mince-pie ingredient : SUET
10. Clumsy one : OAF
13. Early shipbuilder : NOAH
17. Author of "Games People Play" : BERNE
18. Killer whale : ORCA
19. Robin Hood's drink : ALE
20. Does intensive research : DELVES
22. Respond to a stimulus : REACT
23. She wrote "Seductio ad Absurdum" : HAHN
24. Relatives : KIN
25. Type of tire : RADIAL
26. Study that Edith Bunker digs : ARCHIEOLOGY
29. Concept : IDEA
31. Own : HAVE
32. Rages : STORMS
33. An 1898 discovery : NEON
35. Like some guesses : EDUCATED
37. Defendants, in law : REI
38. Trunk : TORSO
39. Study of corrections : RIGHTING
40. Study of Caesar's shapes and forms : SALADGEOMETRY
45. Article much in use : THE
46. Bullring cry : OLE
47. Jutting rock : CRAG
48. Sequential notes : REMI
49. Impressionist master : MANET
51. "Have you ___ wool?" : ANY
52. Beloved, in Bordeaux : AIME
53. Puts in office : ELECTS
56. Emphatic refusal : NODICE
58. Chanticleer's domain : ROOST
60. Fodder storage : ENSILAGE
62. Angels of mercy : NURSES
66. Statampere, for instance: Abbr. : ESU
67. Land mass south of Eur. : AFR
69. Rain check : DAM
70. Alt. : HGT
71. Use a Mason jar : CAN
72. Hungarian-born conductor : DORATI
74. Glacial fissure : CREVASSE
78. Malice : SPITE
80. Russell of the N.B.A. : CAZZIE
82. "I ___ arrow into the air" : SHOTAN
84. Samoan port : APIA
85. Exist : ARE
87. Transvaal police : ZARPS
89. Italian terrorists' victim : MORO
90. Join : LINK
91. Beast of Barbary : APE
92. Greedy one : PIG
93. Trotsky's private course in fossils : PAYLEONTOLOGY
97. Study of snakes' evolution : HISSTORY
100. Water nymph : NAIAD
101. __ Nor, lake in Sinkiang : EBI
102. Hawaiian volcano : MAUNALOA
103. Ballet subject : SWAN
104. Golf ball ingredient : BALATA
107. ___ Pater (almanac) : ERRA
108. European capital : OSLO
110. Study of trash : LITTERATURE
113. Pool activity : DIVING
115. Shoshonean : UTE
117. Outer portion of the earth : SIAL
118. Exhausts : TIRES
119. Blossom of the silents : SEELEY
120. Fem. group : NOW
121. Eight: Comb. form : OCTO
122. French spa : EVIAN
123. Method: Abbr. : SYST
124. Command to oxen : GEE
125. Bridge positions: Abbr. : NSEW
126. Feel : SENSE
1. Canyon mouth : ABRA
2. Looks maliciously : LEERS
3. Mather product : TRACT
4. Moorings : ANCHORAGES
5. Called it a day : RETIRED
6. Areas in London and N.Y.C. : SOHOS
7. Russian river : URAL
8. Science studied by yodelers : ECHONOMICS
9. Noli me ___ : TANGERE
10. Charter ___ of Hartford fame : OAK
11. Et ___ : ALII
12. Wheel guard : FENDER
13. Educational org. : NEA
14. Passé : OLDHAT
15. The Wrights' delight : AVIATION
16. Celestial : HEAVENLY
20. Course for artful bartenders : DRAUGHTING
21. Type of hammer : SLEDGE
27. Expatriate : EMIGRE
28. Former U.S. ambassador to U.N. : YOST
30. Did newsroom work : EDITED
34. Average : NORM
36. Guevara : CHE
38. "Good-will ___": Longfellow : TOMEN
40. Chicken : SCARED
41. Melodious : ARIOSO
42. Dorothy from New Orleans : LAMOUR
43. Sniggler for wrigglers : EELER
44. Cry of the wild goose : YANG
50. Italian for 13 Across : NOE
51. Atmosphere: Prefix : AER
54. Canute's proof of his limitations : TIDE
55. Eastern Europeans : SLAVS
57. Reduces : CUTS
59. Informal farewell : TATA
61. Eastern nana : AMAH
63. Hannibal's adversary : SCIPIO
64. Gourmet's pleasure : EATING
65. Furtive : SNEAKY
68. Science of carbonation : FIZZIOLOGY
70. Author Lafcadio : HEARN
73. Star pitcher : ACE
74. Round: Abbr. : CIR
75. Corded fabric : REPP
76. Study of certain high jinks : SOMEANTICS
77. Put up with : STOOD
79. Soothing : PALLIATIVE
81. Iranian range : ZAGROS
83. "O shed ___!": Keats : NOTEAR
85. Honey factories : APIARIES
86. Inspect again : RESURVEY
88. ___ souci : SANS
91. Names of several Turkish sultans : AHMEDS
92. Sch. affiliate : PTA
94. Small boat : YAWL
95. Affair of the heart : LIAISON
96. Monastery residents : OBLATES
98. Slow movers : SNAILS
99. Yangtze feeder : YALUNG
104. "Look out ___!" : BELOW
105. Home of Fiat and Lancia : TURIN
106. Sections or sectors : AREAS
109. Nebraska City's county : OTOE
111. London museum : TATE
112. Medieval drudge : ESNE
114. Gain : NET
116. Ram's dam : EWE

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