TITULAR TITTERS

New York Times, Sunday, June 28, 1987

Author: Mary M. Murdoch
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 541 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 119, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 18, XRef: 0
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© 1987, The New York Times
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1. Kind of post or lighter : LAMP
5. Cattle breed : ANGUS
10. Elbe tributary : ISER
14. Speechless : DUMB
18. Moslem chief : EMIR
19. Damp : MOIST
20. Bundle : SHEAF
22. Evangelist Roberts : ORAL
23. Bewildered fish? : SOLESATSEA
25. Midas's marker? : GOLDENBUOY
27. French legislature : SENAT
28. Biblical plants : TARES
30. Le ___ Soleil : ROI
31. Slander : ASPERSE
34. Noted ennead : MUSES
35. Musical selection : ARIETTA
39. Luft or Doone : LORNA
40. Rich German cake : TORTE
41. Belgian-French river : LYS
42. Owns : HAS
43. Monogram pt. : INIT
44. Remark at a Western P.O.? : THEREINSCAME
48. Forage plant : ERS
49. Puts up : CANS
50. Dail's land : EIRE
51. Ivy League member : YALE
52. Selvage : EDGE
53. N.Y. subway : IRT
54. Epithet for Orville or Wilbur? : THEPLANESMAN
58. English river : TEES
59. They give confidence : ASSURERS
61. Egyptian Christians : COPTS
62. "___ Amore," Dean Martin hit : THATS
63. The Joads, e.g. : OKIES
64. Dumas character : ATHOS
65. "Robin ___" (old song) : ADAIR
67. Parlor pieces : SOFAS
69. Relating to oil : OLEIC
70. Got ready to spring : CROUCHED
73. Switch positions : OFFS
74. Remark at a geranium nursery? : SOREDTHEROWS
77. French article : UNE
78. Siouan : OTOE
79. Egyptian skink : ADDA
80. Electrical units : RELS
81. "The Kink ___," film with a twist? : ANDI
82. No soap : NIX
83. Crusoe and Friday? : TWOONTHEISLE
87. Mail: Abbr. : LTRS
88. Scot's uncle : EME
89. Statement to the I.R.S. : RTN
90. "The Son Also ___," family film? : RISES
91. An Alaskan : ALEUT
92. Do a movie scene over : RESHOOT
94. Platters : DISCS
95. Carlsbad ___ : CAVERNS
97. From ___ Z : ATO
98. ___ Rica : COSTA
99. Golf score : BOGEY
100. Jouster's steed? : KNIGHTMARE
104. Eloise's dessert? : PLAZASWEET
109. Sicilian resort : ENNA
110. Of blood : HEMIC
111. Horner or Sprat : EATER
112. ___ code : AREA
113. Decade part : YEAR
114. Assay : TEST
115. Correct a text : EMEND
116. Tale : YARN
1. "___ Girls" : LES
2. Latin I word : AMO
3. Wire measure : MIL
4. Puts on : PRESENTS
5. "___ home is his castle" : AMANS
6. Juvenal's jottings : NOTAE
7. Essential part : GIST
8. Employ : USE
9. Height : STATURE
10. "The Coin ___," film re numismatists? : ISGREEN
11. Parts of brake mechanisms : SHOES
12. Congers : EELS
13. Half a diam. : RAD
14. ___ Gillis of TV : DOBIE
15. Neighbor of Arg. : URU
16. Name in Communism : MAO
17. Robert ___, modern poet : BLY
21. Charon's colleagues : FERRYMEN
24. Antitoxins : SERA
26. Cacophony : NOISE
29. Italian wine center : ASTI
31. Ballerina Markova : ALICIA
32. Devices on destroyers : SONARS
33. Hunt-club wall décor? : PRINTSOFFOXES
34. Edible mushroom : MOREL
35. Ancient Greek war cry : ALALA
36. Singles-bar patron? : THEDEARHUNTER
37. Type of practice : TARGET
38. Rate : ASSESS
40. U. of Md. team : TERPS
44. Giggle : TEHEE
45. Yesterdays: Fr. : HIERS
46. Methods: Abbr. : SYSTS
47. Machine parts : CAMS
52. Set of values : ETHIC
54. Baseballer Speaker : TRIS
55. Emulated Bernhardt : ACTED
56. Type of baseball game : NOHIT
57. Notable period : EPOCH
60. Autocratic order : UKASE
62. Greek letters : TAUS
64. " . . . ___ and hungry look": Shak. : ALEAN
65. On ___ (going strong) : AROLL
66. Search for water : DOWSE
67. Oklahoman : SOONER
68. Start of a Wolfe title : OFTIME
69. Church calendar : ORDO
70. Salad ingredient : CRESS
71. Football play : ENDRUN
72. Certain believers : DEISTS
74. Serrate : SAWTOOTH
75. Tooth: Comb. form : ODONT
76. Tribe whose name means "long tail" : ERIES
81. Urban passage : ALLEYWAY
83. Fidelity : TROTH
84. Divide into three parts : TRISECT
85. Sound seeking attention : HIST
86. Jailbreak participant : ESCAPEE
91. Sts.' kin : AVES
93. Horrible one of comics : HAGAR
94. Mother of the Nereids : DORIS
95. Beguile : COZEN
96. Henry ___ Wallace : AGARD
98. "Some ___ Punning," witty book? : CAME
99. Moderate : BATE
100. Reef : KEY
101. Vane reading : NNE
102. Actress Claire : INA
103. Strawberry, e.g. : MET
105. Hood's exit : LAM
106. Mayan or Roman : ERA
107. Perpetually, to Poe : EER
108. Thrash : TAN

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