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New York Times, Sunday, June 12, 1977

Author: Jay Scott
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 132, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.56, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 558 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 154, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
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© 1977, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Galileo's town : PISA
5. Fill up again : REPLENISH
14. Middle: Comb. form : CENTRI
20. Effluvium : ODOR
21. Guarantee against loss, old style : ENSURANCE
22. Assertive one : AVOWER
23. Counteractive process : NEUTRALIZATION
25. City in Suisse : GENEVE
26. October attraction : SERIES
27. Made of wood : TREEN
29. In the: It. : NEL
30. "Reduce Speed" : SLO
31. G.B.S. : SHAW
35. Unearth : FIND
36. ___ vez (again, in Spain) : OTRA
37. Middle East garment : CAFTAN
40. In code : CIPHERED
42. A ___ the ointment : FLYIN
43. Go by plane : AVIATE
44. Makes effervescent : AERATES
45. Word with bare or flat : FOOTED
46. More succinct : TERSER
47. Contort : WRITHE
48. Far from fragile : TOUGH
49. Morns : AMS
50. C.I.A.'s forerunner : OSS
51. Kind of charges : CARRYING
54. Carroll grinner : CAT
55. Jockey Angel : CORDERO
60. Ex-Yankee pitcher : LOPAT
61. U.S. cartoonist : REA
62. ___ pro nobis : ORA
63. Begin intense activity : SHIFTINTOHIGH
65. Pennyweight: Abbr. : DWT
66. Hr. component : MIN
67. Must : HASTO
68. Signoret and de Beauvoir : SIMONES
69. That girl : SHE
70. D's and F's : BADMARKS
72. Hitherto : YET
73. Former chess champion : TAL
74. Incursion : FORAY
75. Land tenure : SOCAGE
78. Do road work : REPAVE
81. Reporting coups : SCOOPS
83. Plant named for a governor of Santo Domingo : BEGONIA
84. Makes one's day : ELATES
85. Whittles : PARES
86. More ingenious : BRAINIER
87. Producer-director Stanley and family : DONENS
88. "___ Three Lives" : ILED
89. Vientiane's land : LAOS
90. June celebrities : DADS
91. Disencumber : RID
92. ___ de guerre : NOM
93. Miles : SARAH
94. Tristan's beloved : ISEULT
98. X-rated : EROTIC
100. Gridiron razzle-dazzle plays : DOUBLEREVERSES
107. Medicinal drink : TISANE
108. Wipe out : ERADICATE
109. Pack down : TAMP
110. Bird dog : SETTER
111. One of the media : NEWSPAPER
112. In the twinkling ___ eye : OFAN
1. French Lily : PONS
2. ___ fixe : IDEE
3. Off-key : SOUR
4. Picasso y Goya : ARTISTAS
5. Logical newsman? : REASONER
6. Made bigger: Abbr. : ENL
7. Greek letter : PSI
8. Light, in Cuba : LUZ
9. Pitcher's stat : ERA
10. One of the Turners : NAT
11. Hole ___ (golf thrill) : INI
12. Not in harm's way : SCOTFREE
13. Units of inductance : HENRIES
14. Behind bars : CAGED
15. Deadlocked : EVEN
16. Reverse of: Prefix : NON
17. Maine : TWENTYTHIRDSTATE
18. Woolgatherer's vision : REVERIE
19. Limerick's locale : IRELAND
24. Spin a yarn : RELATE
28. Peroration : END
31. Old word for headland : SCAW
32. Yesterday, in Paris : HIER
33. Deductive : APRIORI
34. Famous dialogue line : WHATSONSECOND
36. Science : OLOGY
37. Subterranean complex : CATACOMB
38. Rosary bead : AVEMARIA
39. Primary : FIRSTANDFOREMOST
41. Old English letters : ETHS
42. Quarters : FOURTHS
45. Animal food : FORAGE
48. Easy shot for Dr. J : TAPIN
51. Silver salmon : COHO
52. Ivy League city : NEWHAVEN
53. Like some fences : GATELESS
55. Notes : CSHARPS
56. Maureen and Scarlett : OHARAS
57. Having long odds : RISKY
58. Ones on trial: Abbr. : DFTS
59. W.W. II area : ETO
60. Actor Herbert : LOM
64. Oberon's spouse : TITANIA
71. Lowed : MOOED
72. Berra or Bear : YOGI
75. Vacation spot : SEASHORE
76. Donated, in Scotland : GIED
77. Dumbo's large features : EARS
78. Oklahoma-Texas border : REDRIVER
79. Kay Thompson's heroine: 1956 : ELOISE
80. Wait on hand and foot : PANDERTO
81. Small pianos : SPINETS
82. Dieter's unit : CALORIE
83. Expand : BROADEN
86. Tavern section : BAR
89. Worker in a football factory : LACER
93. Trig function : SINE
95. "Wild blue yonder" gp. : USAF
96. Motto, in Madrid : LEMA
97. Recipe amt. : TSPN
99. Work on doilies : TAT
101. Detroit labor initials : UAW
102. Groups of directors: Abbr. : BDS
103. Durocher's nickname : LIP
104. U.S. agcy., 1948–51 : ECA
105. What fall guys take : RAP
106. Paris, when it sizzles : ETE

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