COMMENTS ON CONJUGALITY

New York Times, Sunday, June 16, 1991

Author:Michael J. Parris
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.32, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 568 (avg 1.55)
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© 1991, The New York Times
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1. Andalusian port : CADIZ
6. Imarets : INNS
10. Disney's inventive mouse : AMOS
14. Senegal's capital : DAKAR
19. U.S. rocket stage : AGENA
20. What a swain presses : SUIT
21. Niagara Falls sound : ROAR
22. Evergreen shrub : ERICA
23. Marriage, to Cicero : THEFIRSTBONDOFSOCIETY
27. Flavorful : SAPOROUS
28. Lovelace's colleagues : POETS
29. Toils : SLAVES
30. Choler : IRE
31. Whirled : SPUN
32. Satirist Freberg : STAN
33. "Marry'd in haste, ___": Congreve : WEMAYREPENTATLEISURE
42. Ivanhoe, e.g. : SAXON
43. Opercula : LIDS
44. Shower gift : BROOM
45. Stole : BOA
46. Victorian expletive : EGAD
47. She wrote "My Life": 1975 : MEIR
49. Tie material : REP
50. Trifles : SOUS
51. "Husband and wife ___": O. W. Holmes : COMETOLOOKALIKEATLAST
58. Large wts. : TNS
59. Finished parasailing : ALIT
60. Wrong : AMISS
61. Fries quickly : SAUTES
62. Inverness uncles : EMES
63. Guidry or Darling : RON
64. Other : ELSE
65. Barrel parts : STAVES
68. Rise on a wave : SCEND
70. Chapeau ___ (a cocked hat) : BRAS
71. Audit maker : CPA
74. What man and wife shouldn't have, according to Farquhar : POWERTOHANGONEANOTHER
78. Director Flaherty's "Man of ___" : ARAN
79. Nothing : NIL
80. Cockle : OAST
81. Algerian port : ORAN
82. "We'll ___ a cup o' kindness yet": Burns : TAK
83. Type of goat : SCAPE
85. Something real : FACT
87. End of a Stein line : AROSE
88. "___ is born married": John Ray : SHEWHOISBORNHANDSOME
93. Mr., in Munich : HERR
94. Watercourse : RACE
95. Lover of Tithonus : EOS
96. Stalactite locale : CAVERN
99. Islamic spirit : JINNI
101. River of N Ecuador : AGUARICO
106. Marriage, to Menander : EVILBUTANECESSARYEVIL
109. Father of English empiricism : LOCKE
110. Frangipani, e.g. : ODOR
111. Undiluted : NEAT
112. Big cousin of a dik-dik : ELAND
113. End of an O. Henry tale : TWIST
114. Counting-out word : EENY
115. Record, as a wedding : TAPE
116. Force units : DYNES
1. Margays and civets : CATS
2. Muslim title : AGHA
3. Profound : DEEP
4. Tout's dope : INFO
5. Kinshasa resident : ZAIRIAN
6. Publisher : ISSUER
7. Streisand film: 1987 : NUTS
8. Pen point : NIB
9. Checked : STOPPED
10. Like honeymooners : ARDENT
11. Debatable : MOOT
12. Dull-witted ones : OAFS
13. Grads., not long ago : SRS
14. Orate : DECLAIM
15. Certain Christian doctrinists : ARIANS
16. Ukrainian capital : KIEV
17. Part of a French play : ACTE
18. Thornbacks : RAYS
24. Actor Calhoun : RORY
25. Husband and wife, e.g. : NOUNS
26. Bone: Comb. form : OSTEO
31. "Dum ___, Spero," S.C. motto : SPIRO
32. Incline : SLOPE
33. Gilly or democrat : WAGON
34. Profs' concoctions : EXAMS
35. Fashion : MODE
36. Romola's creator : ELIOT
37. Shelters, in Savoie : ABRIS
38. Difficult journeys : TREKS
39. Wolfpack member : UBOAT
40. Stir up : ROUSE
41. Bridge positions : EASTS
42. The Shakers, e.g. : SECT
47. Annoy : MOLEST
48. Site of first Olympics : ELIS
50. Swing around : SLUE
52. Petruchio, e.g. : TAMER
53. Valentine for moviegoers : KAREN
54. "___ My Souvenirs," 1927 song : AMONG
55. "Cielito ___," Spanish song : LINDO
56. Oblique : ASLANT
57. Renaissance poet : TASSO
62. Tied : EVEN
64. Actian and Augustan : ERAS
65. Groom's wear in yesteryear : SPATS
66. Pentateuch : TORAH
67. On the alert : AWAKE
68. Liners : SHIPS
69. Biblical spy : CALEB
70. ___ retreat (flee) : BEATA
71. Color: Comb. form : CHROM
72. A.F.B. in N.H. : PEASE
73. "Judith" composer : ARNE
75. Walking ___ (happy) : ONAIR
76. Bedtime for a señora : NOCHE
77. Matador's foe : TORO
83. Frozen dessert : SHERBET
84. Horn-shaped structure : CORNU
85. Montmartre money : FRANC
86. Like S.T.C.'s Mariner : ANCIENT
87. Used a cupel : ASSAYED
89. Certain elongated snails : WHELKS
90. Cantankerous : ORNERY
91. Nullify : NEGATE
92. Sullen : DOUR
96. Briton or Breton : CELT
97. Take ___ (say "I do") : AVOW
98. Last of a Caesarean trio : VICI
99. Nephrite : JADE
100. Privy to : INON
101. Kin of P.D.Q. : ASAP
102. Depend (on) : RELY
103. Actor Dixon : IVAN
104. Spanish movies : CINE
105. Auto pioneer : OLDS
107. Dactyl or hallux : TOE
108. Poseidon's domain : SEA

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