SPECTRAL TYPES

New York Times, Sunday, June 2, 1974

Author: Bert Beaman
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 642 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 146, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 16, XRef: 0
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© 1974, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sinks in : BOGS
5. Bara : THEDA
10. Eats sparingly : FASTS
15. Tom or Sam : UNCLE
20. European iris : ORRIS
22. Like a cereal : OATEN
23. Merry : RIPROARIOUS
25. Indian, for one : OCEAN
26. Late-spring cold spells : BLACKBERRYWINTERS
28. Having a topic : THEMED
30. Shrinking one : VIOLET
31. News bits : ITEMS
32. Sandra or fiddle-de : DEE
33. Kind of party : HEN
34. "___ blue, dilly, dilly . . . " : LAVENDER
36. Where Greeks met : AGORA
37. Org. : ASSN
38. Mosaic glass : SMALTO
40. Guest : EDGAR
42. Groom's party : STAG
44. ___ blue : ETON
45. Vestments : ALBS
48. Hitches : SNAGS
51. Green ___ : GAGES
55. Orange ___ (drink) : CRUSH
57. Give ___ (help) : ALIFT
60. English author : ELLIS
62. Leave in a way : ELOPE
63. Hawaiian island : LANAI
64. Undo : NULLIFY
66. Fran's friend : OLLIE
68. W. W. II craft : LST
69. D. A., for one : ATT
70. City near Sacramento : ROSEVILLE
72. River to the Severn : AVON
73. ___ Yam, Israel : SDOT
74. Certain ad : TEASER
76. African people : NANDI
77. ___ off (measures) : STEPS
78. Blood: Prefix : HEMO
79. Mood shade : INDIGO
81. European fish : TENCH
83. Bring under control : REININ
85. Topflight : AONE
87. Wrong-number word : SORRY
89. Needles : GOADS
91. Respond to a mail plea : DONATE
94. Kind of root : CUBE
95. Cloy : SATE
96. Brezhnev missive : REDLETTER
98. Initials of '30s : NRA
99. Luzon group : ATO
100. Health resorts : BATHS
101. Interstices : AREOLAS
102. Shocks : MANES
104. ___ blue : ROYAL
106. ___ odds (antagonize) : SETAT
108. Hit : SMOTE
109. Make off with : SWIPE
110. Come after : ENSUE
111. Archeologist's find : RELIC
113. Cliques : SETS
115. Poetry immortal : OVID
116. Gists : NUBS
119. Dirty and second : LOOKS
122. Did arctic hunting : SEALED
124. White ___ : SALE
127. Acknowledgment : REPLY
130. Decorous affairs : PINKTEAS
133. Brit. fliers : RAF
135. Uris hero : ARI
136. Linen fabric : TOILE
137. Police concern : FELONY
138. Cascade peak : SHASTA
140. Bit of labor hanky-panky : YELLOWDOGCONTRACT
144. Bluish green : EMAIL
145. Like many feuds : INTERNECINE
146. Like some fingers : ITCHY
147. Aegean gulf : SAROS
148. French cup : TASSE
149. Apollo's mother et al. : LETOS
150. Sand ridge : ESKER
151. River to the North Sea : TYNE
1. Stall : BOOTH
2. Do a music job : ORCHESTRATE
3. N. Y. foes of 1775 : GREENMOUNTAINBOYS
4. South China Sea gulf : SIAM
5. African garment: Var. : TOB
6. Tie a golf hole : HALVE
7. French pewter : ETAIN
8. Unscramble : DECODE
9. Walked : ANKLED
10. Stew : FRET
11. Kind of brake : AIR
12. Shoot : SPRIG
13. Have a go at : TRYTO
14. Farmers, at times : SOWERS
15. Pottery pieces : URNS
16. Kind of picker : NIT
17. Certain students : COEDS
18. Inveigles : LURES
19. Swedish count : ESSEN
21. Fishing leader : SNELL
24. Draw a bead on : AIMAT
27. Arctic sights : BERGS
29. Computer food : DATA
35. Constellation near Argo : VOLANS
36. Sea of Asia : ARAL
37. Part of an Arab's garb : AGAL
39. Handle, to Cicero : ANSA
41. Keep ___ on (watch) : ANEYE
43. U. S. author : AGEE
44. Brilliance : ECLAT
46. Cold wind of Southwest : BLUENORTHER
47. Trees of a region : SILVA
49. Crow : GLOAT
50. Nevada : SILVERSTATE
52. Certain milestone : GOLDENANNIVERSARY
53. Certain salts : EPSOM
54. Argument : SETTO
56. Kind of hand : HIRED
58. Obdurate : FLINTY
59. Mark used in "señor" : TILDE
61. Skier's spot : SLOPE
65. Seaver, for one : FLINGER
67. Kind of job : INSIDE
71. Indian state : ORISSA
73. Clamber up a tree : SHIN
75. Dirk : SNEE
77. Mideast greeting : SHALOM
80. Laughing-stocks : GOATS
82. Morse et al. : CODES
84. Standards : NORMS
85. Have ___ (take pains) : ACARE
86. ___ a limb : OUTON
88. Remainder, in Paris : RESTE
90. Greek island : DELOS
92. Alarm : TREPIDATION
93. Slackened : EASED
96. Sine or secant : RATIO
97. African insect : TSETSE
100. Cordon ___ : BLEU
103. Army acronym : AWOL
105. Measure, in Marseille : AUNE
107. Join forces : ALLY
112. Blue shade : COPEN
114. Red and Coral : SEAS
117. Study color : BROWN
118. Rathskeller item : SEIDEL
120. Certain Highlander : KILTIE
121. Quick drinks : SNORTS
123. Remains : ASHES
124. "___ isn't so" : SAYIT
125. Ring : ARENA
126. Sprightly airs : LILTS
128. Emphatic repetition : PLOCE
129. On the up-and-up : LEGIT
131. Hang : KNACK
132. Goddess of fortune : TYCHE
134. ___ colors : FALSE
136. Ripped : TORE
137. Rivals : FOES
139. Latin-lesson word : AMAT
141. Bandleader Brown : LES
142. Naval V.I.P. : CNO
143. Son of Odin : TYR

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