LOVE -- AMERICAN STYLE?

New York Times, Sunday, June 27, 1993

Author:Alex K. Justin
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 98, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 658 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 147, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 21, XRef: 3
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Ensnare : CATCH
6. Diners' protectors : BIBS
10. Feast of Lots : PURIM
15. Start of corner or pillar : CATER
20. Stately potato? : IDAHO
21. "The jig ___!" : ISUP
22. Kind of acid : AMINO
23. Rodgers's "There Is Nothin' Like ___" : ADAME
24. Part 1: Where they met : DATINGGAME
26. Maximally : ATBEST
27. "Ora pro ___" : NOBIS
28. Jannings or Ludwig : EMIL
29. Memorabilia : ANA
30. Part 9: In 82 Across they swore ___ : TOTELLTHETRUTH
33. State flower of N.H. : LILAC
35. Despicable : VILE
36. Part of a C.S.A. hero's signature : ELEE
37. Sliding piece of machinery : CAM
40. Pro ___ (for the time being) : TEM
41. Schiller hero : TELL
42. Cheese from Meaux : BRIE
43. Caloric meas. : BMR
46. Edible mollusk : ABALONE
48. Main line : AORTA
49. Co-star of "Hellzapoppin'" : OLSEN
50. Wade's opponent of note : ROE
51. Circle of light : CORONA
52. Explosive trio : TNT
53. Forward letters : REMAIL
55. Tony-winning choreographer : KIDD
56. Gary or Mary : HART
57. Cotswold : SHEEP
59. "Rocket Man" singer : JOHN
60. Supported in a dispute : SIDED
61. Son of Gad : ERI
62. Part 4. Their post-reception status : HONEYMOONERS
66. Showy clothing : FINERY
67. A.E.S. defeater: 1952 and 1956 : DDE
68. Eliminate : ERASE
69. Cooling-off period : TRUCE
70. Brunei V.I.P. : SULTAN
71. Doctor's prescription : DOSAGE
73. Nasser's successor : SADAT
74. The movies : SCREEN
75. Nursery-rhyme pair : SPRATS
76. Eucharistic service plate : PATEN
77. Flatware item : SPOON
78. Orthodontist's degree : DMD
81. Pierre's sweetheart : CHERIE
82. Part 8: Where they ended up : DIVORCECOURT
84. Gunk : GOO
85. Cuckoopint, e.g. : AROID
86. "Cogito, ___ sum": Descartes : ERGO
87. Methodical : EXACT
88. In a rank : AROW
89. Companions of chips : DIPS
90. Expatriate of a sort : EMIGRE
92. Get one's goat : IRK
93. Cager Karl or Moses : MALONE
95. Type of toothpaste : GEL
96. Oversentimental : SAPPY
97. Soup scoop : LADLE
100. Metallic wrap : TINFOIL
101. ___ out (just get by) : EKE
102. Part of B.A. : ARTS
103. Actress McClurg : EDIE
104. Serenata : ODE
105. Enero or febrero : MES
106. Obligation : DUTY
107. "Yes ___," Sammy Davis's autobiography : ICAN
108. Weary looking : DRAWN
110. Part 2: Where they got engaged : LOVECONNECTION
116. " . . . Lord, is ___?": Matt 26:22 : ITI
117. Air: Comb. form : AERI
121. In reserve : ONICE
122. More macabre : EERIER
123. Part 6: Days ___, from 24 Across to 82 Across : OFOURLIVES
126. Roscian performer : ACTOR
127. ___ à manger (dining room) : SALLE
128. Sound from Socks : PURR
129. Mariner's "Halt!" : AVAST
130. Phobias : FEARS
131. Low-value playing cards : TREYS
132. Different : ELSE
133. An Italian sauce : PESTO
1. Murderous suffix : CIDE
2. Early fruit fancier : ADAM
3. Cinema's M. Hulot : TATI
4. ___ out (relax): Slang : CHILL
5. Sweetheart, briefly : HON
6. Celebrity: Colloq. : BIGNAME
7. Newton or Stern : ISAAC
8. It follows beach, ski, surf and tennis : BUM
9. Small barracuda : SPET
10. Involving the kneecap : PATELLAR
11. Heep's adjective for himself : UMBLE
12. Cambodian's 100 sen : RIEL
13. Part of M.I.T. : INST
14. Part 7: ___-law, possible cause for their breakup : MOTHERSIN
15. Post exchange : CANTEEN
16. Revere : ADORE
17. No-no : TABU
18. Give vent to : EMIT
19. It's between koph and sin : RESH
25. Lead ore : GALENA
26. Like Pisa's tower : ATILT
31. Terminated : OVER
32. Eero Saarinen's father : ELIEL
34. Take ___ the lam : ITON
37. Secreted : CACHED
38. On the ship : ABOARD
39. Part 5: Their status after the wedding : MARRIEDPEOPLE
41. Indian symbol : TOTEM
42. Having the ___ (spiritless) : BLAHS
43. Part 3: Their status at the wedding : BRIDEANDGROOM
44. Newfangled : MODERN
45. Singer of "I Am Woman" fame : REDDY
47. Kismet : LOT
48. Keep ___ on (watch) : ANEYE
49. Irish rebel : OMORE
52. "___ are the times . . . " : THESE
54. Throw out : EJECT
55. "Roots" role : KINTE
57. Stumbling blocks : SNAGS
58. "The ___ Eaters": Van Gogh : POTATO
60. Kind of majority : SILENT
62. Part 10: ___, she said, steno notes from 82 Across : HESAID
63. What spellbinders do : ORATE
64. Judge's demand : ORDER
65. Delicate difference : NUANCE
66. Commotion : FUROR
70. Tonto's horse : SCOUT
72. Fragrant rootstock : ORRIS
73. Delight in : SAVOR
74. American physician-author : SPOCK
75. Shrill sound : SHRIEK
76. Tot's toe : PIGGY
77. Be a bugbear : SCARE
79. Unification Church follower, informally : MOONIE
80. Wooden pegs : DOWELS
81. Sponge : CADGE
82. Plumbers' concerns : DRIPS
83. Prospero, e.g. : EXILE
86. Part 11: Their final legacy : EMPTYNEST
88. Gordon Shumway : ALF
90. With an ___ the ground : EARTO
91. The ones chosen : ELECTEES
93. Kind of collision : MIDAIR
94. Again : ANEW
96. Parts of a service : SAUCERS
98. Noted fighter of oil fires : ADAIR
99. Flintstones' pet : DINO
100. Torquemada's claim to fame : TORTURE
106. Interior designer's expertise : DECOR
107. In an aloof way : ICILY
108. Some fashion wear : DIORS
109. Unsophisticated : NAIVE
110. Do nothing : LOAF
111. In the past : ONCE
112. Dante's "La ___ nuova" : VITA
113. Close : NEAR
114. Contemporary of Rex : ERLE
115. Kin of nix : NOPE
118. Gabor and Perón : EVAS
119. Caesura : REST
120. Ratio words : ISTO
124. Ending for hand or mouth : FUL
125. Sitter's creation : LAP

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