HACKED SAWS

New York Times, Sunday, June 24, 1979

Author: Caroline G. Fitzgerald
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 523 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 94, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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© 1979, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Where the Yukon rises : CANADA
7. Sculptor Lorado : TAFT
11. Part of a slip : STRAP
16. Vinegary : ACETIC
17. Nondependent : EARNER
19. "I'm in ___ for Love" : THEMOOD
22. Offense : THEOTHERSIDEOFDEFENSE
25. Silken : SERIC
26. Floating zoo : ARK
27. Brace : TWO
28. Advice to a loner : MINGLE
29. Reason for a D.S.C. : HEROISM
33. Greek dialect : ELEAN
35. Cave man of comics : OOP
36. Studio spinner : DISC
40. Trash : ALLTHATLITTERS
43. Stamen parts : ANTHERS
45. Triclinium meal : CENA
46. Herring barrel : CADE
47. Principled : MORAL
48. Eureka! : AHA
49. Electrical unit : MHO
52. Mallorca or Menorca : ISLA
56. Poor devil : AFIENDINNEED
60. "___ the truth!" : AINTIT
62. Factor in Mendel's law : GENE
64. Kind of shark : LOAN
65. Two English saints : OSWALDS
67. Surgeons' assts. : RNS
68. Ann or Andy : RAGDOLL
70. "Be my ___!": Shak. : TROTH
72. "Let them ___" : EATCAKE
74. Stone or Iron : AGE
75. Dennis the Menace : HELLION
77. Blow ___ top : ONES
79. Looped handle : ANSA
80. Individual : PERSON
82. Decorator's activity : EMBELLISHING
85. Formerly formerly : ERST
86. Haw's opposite : GEE
87. Pop singer Janis : IAN
88. Tiny creature in warm seas : SALPA
91. Old chest for valuables : ARCA
95. Cut of beef : RUMP
97. Lacking atmosphere : AIRLESS
99. Jonathan Livingston : ABIRDINTHESAND
103. Discordia : ERIS
104. Parties, British style : DOS
106. Give way : BUDGE
107. ___ aqueduct, brain channel : SYLVIAN
109. Branch of physical science : OPTICS
111. Antediluvian : OLD
113. River islet : AIT
114. Elèves' milieu : ECOLE
119. Put a nag up against a Derby winner : LEADAHORSETOSLAUGHTER
124. Hot under the collar : ENRAGED
125. ___ time (singly) : ONEATA
126. Englishman : BRITON
127. Soothing word : THERE
128. Soviet refusal : NYET
129. Liquid used in perfumery : IONONE
1. Clowder members : CATS
2. Charley horse : ACHE
3. ___-do-well : NEER
4. To you, in Toulouse : ATOI
5. Leave in the lurch : DITCH
6. "Alas!" in Anhalt : ACH
7. Part of TNT : TRI
8. Moreover : AND
9. Iambs or spondees : FEET
10. Dogtail, e.g. : TROWEL
11. Norm: Abbr. : STD
12. Subjects of discourses : THEMATA
13. Highbred : REFINED
14. Sanction : AMEN
15. Orangutans : PONGOS
17. Little Lord Fauntleroy : ERROL
18. Henderson, with his metronome : ASKITCHINTIME
20. Locale of Frogner Park : OSLO
21. Benchley's "The ___" : DEEP
23. H.L. members : EARLS
24. One of the Pirates : FOLI
30. Lug of a jug : EAR
31. Gallagher's partner : SHEAN
32. Subject of a Pope essay : MAN
34. Favorite word of Anna's king : ETC
36. Rain check, at times : DAM
37. Wife of Athamas : INO
38. Sandburg's "Always the Young ___" : STRANGERS
39. Irritated : CHAFED
41. Most subdued : TAMEST
42. Saddler's product : REIN
44. Hophni's father : ELI
48. Nabokov heroine : ADA
50. Indy trailer : HEWHOLAPSLAST
51. Turkish chamber : ODA
53. Tree or fig : STRANGLER
54. Player milieu : LINKS
55. Uncertain : ATSEA
57. Terry or Drew : ELLEN
58. Steelers' coach : NOLL
59. Nemo, to Nero : NOONE
60. " . . . of folly": Addison : ADASH
61. "How ___ with me . . . ?": Macbeth : IST
62. Oenology symbol : GRAPE
63. Gung-ho : EAGER
66. Sordor : LEES
69. Taunting word : OHO
71. Herrick or Service : ROBERT
73. Venezia sight : CANALE
76. Gamb : LEG
78. "Delta of Venus" author : NIN
81. Sudden pain : STAB
83. English swabbie : LIMEY
84. Neighbor of Syr. : ISR
89. "___ Love You" : PSI
90. Numbskull : ASS
92. Chest wall : RIBCAGE
93. Knockout : CRUSHER
94. Say more : ADD
96. Vocalized pauses : UHS
97. Santa ___ race track : ANITA
98. Mt. near Troy : IDA
99. Suddenly : ASTART
100. Sikorsky : IGOR
101. Wrestling hold : NELSON
102. Teresa de ___ : AVILA
104. Handout : DOLE
105. Hit Broadway : OPEN
108. Amazon tributary : NEGRO
110. Town on the Niger : IDAH
112. Refuse : DENY
115. Yak or jaw : CHIN
116. Teutonic king : OTTO
117. Trotsky : LEON
118. Former lightweight champ : ERNE
120. Ronsard product : ODE
121. Whence Pate drives : TEE
122. Pilcorn : OAT
123. Where, in prescriptions : UBI

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