Maura B. Jacobson
Maura B. Jacobson 

MANGLED MIDDLE NAMES

New York Times, Sunday, June 14, 1987

Author: Maura B. Jacobson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 567 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 98, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 11, XRef: 0
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Antarctic cape : ADARE
6. Esau's land : EDOM
10. Café au ___ : LAIT
14. Sch. cooperative : PTA
17. Bill addendum : RIDER
18. Serenades : LOVESONGS
20. Parisian cop : FLIC
21. Iron deficiency : ANEMIA
23. Actress idolized by leathernecks? : EVAMARINESAINT
25. "Road" film destination : BALI
26. Penrod's friend : SAM
28. Guido's high note : ELA
29. Tissue: Comb. form : HISTO
30. Author of Hindu fairy tales? : HANSKRISHNANANDERSEN
37. Practice girth control : DIET
38. Completely: Comb. form : CATA
39. Be remorseful : RUE
40. Conducted : LED
41. Poet who wrote "Hair"? : JAMESWITHCOMBRILEY
47. Incense emanation : ODOR
48. Cartoon squeals : EEKS
49. Virgil's tongue : LATIN
50. La ___, Bolivia : PAZ
53. Shogun's Tokyo : EDO
54. Certain securities : BONDS
56. Half a sawbuck : FIN
57. Lord or vassal : LIEGE
59. Algonquian Indian : ARAPAHO
62. Einstein's birthplace : ULM
63. Played the coquette : FLIRTED
65. Composer of "Pump and Circumstance"? : JOHNFILLUPSOUSA
69. Reddish-yellow dye : ANNATTO
72. Anonymous John : DOE
73. Staggers : TOTTERS
76. Coronet : TIARA
77. Wily : SLY
78. Corresponded : WROTE
80. Folded border : HEM
82. Tomahawk : AXE
83. Use a club : SMITE
86. Author Sheehy : GAIL
87. Former Venetian ruler : DOGE
88. Inventor of a Turkish confection? : THOMASHALVAHEDISON
93. I.R.S. employee : CPA
95. Deface : MAR
96. Time ___ half : ANDA
97. Pub stock : ALES
98. Publisher who managed fairways? : WILLIAMRANGOLFHEARST
104. Ancient Greek poet : ARION
105. Some gridders: Abbr. : LGS
106. Fond du ___, Wis. : LAC
107. In the thick of : AMID
109. Writer of jazz anthems? : FRANCISSCATKEY
115. Covenant : TREATY
117. Vats : TUNS
118. Starting place : SQUAREONE
119. Historian Nevins : ALLAN
120. Trans-Atl. jet : SST
121. Sir Anthony : EDEN
122. Leonine complaint : ROAR
123. Pooh's creator : MILNE
1. Part of U.A.R. : ARAB
2. One of the Washingtons : DINAH
3. Daughter of William I : ADELA
4. Memory-jogger : REMINDER
5. Silk source : ERI
6. Oleoresin : ELEMI
7. Sal's "Exodus" role : DOV
8. An avis lays them : OVA
9. Souvenirs : MEMENTOS
10. Navigational system : LORAN
11. Savanna blackbird : ANI
12. Eng. starter : IGN
13. ___-tung, now Zedong : TSE
14. Puckered fabric : PLISSE
15. Colored : TINTED
16. ___ Bell (Anne Brontë) : ACTON
19. Low bow : SALAAM
20. In an equitable manner : FAIRLY
22. Not symmetrical : ASKEW
24. Haggard's Ayesha : SHE
27. Frosh esthetics course : ARTI
31. Sonny's sibling : SIS
32. Timetable, for short : SCHED
33. Chops clumsily : HACKS
34. Firth of Clyde island : ARRAN
35. Nantes night : NUIT
36. Supermarket dept. : DELI
41. Palooka of the comics : JOE
42. Po tributary : ADDA
43. Othello, for one : MOOR
44. ___ diamonds (big casino) : TENOF
45. Nonrigid airship : BLIMP
46. Join the ranks : ENLIST
50. Resident animal : PET
51. It goes before beauty : AGE
52. British letter : ZED
54. Thai coin : BAHT
55. Cry of disbelief : OHNO
56. Scourge in 1918 : FLU
58. Dies ___ : IRAE
60. A bit open : AJAR
61. Caustic compound : POTASH
62. Rubber tree : ULE
63. Dactyl, e.g. : FOOT
64. Troubadour's tote : LUTE
66. Runs in neutral : IDLES
67. "Thin Man" co-star : LOY
68. Gown for Calpurnia : STOLA
69. Alma-___, Soviet city : ATA
70. Slangy veto : NIX
71. Scottish veto : NAE
74. Greek ars : RHOS
75. Utah's lily : SEGO
77. Beatle surname : STARR
78. ___ Pepper (Redford role) : WALDO
79. Giant, to a Dodger : RIVAL
81. Crew : MEN
84. N.Y.C. museum : MOMA
85. Emir's colleague : IMAM
86. Legs Diamond was one : GANGSTER
87. Earl of Beaconsfield : DISRAELI
88. Falcons' weapons : TALONS
89. O'Hare garage : HANGAR
90. Kin of tee-hee : HAHA
91. Vote in : ELECT
92. Goddess, in the Forum : DEA
93. Filmy variety of cloud : CIRRUS
94. Flexible : PLIANT
98. Floats airily : WAFTS
99. Business abbr. : INC
100. Thruway to Fairbanks : ALCAN
101. Handbill : FLYER
102. Like a bantam : SMALL
103. U.S. missile : TITAN
108. Unit of force : DYNE
110. Shrine city of Japan : ISE
111. Police gp. : SQD
112. Be a plaintiff : SUE
113. Wellington ___, Chinese statesman : KOO
114. Bambi's aunt : ENA
116. Aries : RAM

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