QUESTIONS, QUESTIONS

New York Times, Sunday, June 28, 1992

Author:Sally Coyle
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 89, Avg Word Len: 5.30, Missing: { K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 636 (avg 1.45)
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Rice dishes : PILAFS
7. Former New York City mayor : BEAME
12. Rail bird : SORA
16. Ripening agent : AGER
20. Small penguin : ADELIE
21. Recant : UNSAY
22. Intricate : ELABORATE
24. Where MacArthur shops? : GENERALSTORE
26. Sitting Bull's social group? : INDIANCLUB
27. Corrode : EAT
28. Roofers : SLATERS
29. Actress Jeanne : CRAIN
30. Obscure : SHADE
31. Marsh bird : STILT
33. According to : PER
34. Former hostage Terry ___ : WAITE
35. Kind of engine : DIESEL
36. French school : ECOLE
38. Answer : RESPONSE
41. Actor Foxx: 1922-91 : REDD
42. Sheet of matted cotton : BATT
44. Lack : DEARTH
45. Blue or green : BICE
46. Haul : LUG
49. Auditioned : TRIEDOUT
53. Soft drink : CREAMSODA
55. Yawn : GAPE
56. Singer from Australia : REDDY
57. Whines : PULES
59. Cleanse : BATHE
60. Maxim : MOTTO
61. Perfect serve : ACE
62. Mock : DERIDE
63. Ananias : LIAR
64. Understand : FATHOM
65. Brace : STAY
67. Straightens : ALINES
68. Sprite : ELF
69. Money : CASH
70. Why mother darns a sock? : HOLEINONE
72. What Stan tries to do to Oliver? : FOOLHARDY
77. Supplements : ADDS
78. Mongrel : CUR
81. Spines : THORNS
83. Bog : MIRE
84. Almost : NEARLY
87. Lockhart or Allyson : JUNE
88. Supply with oxyen : AERATE
89. Zero : NIL
90. Banish : EXILE
91. Design : MOTIF
92. Dipper : LADLE
93. Stand for Frank or Joseph Stella : EASEL
95. Crafty : WILY
96. Melted : DISSOLVED
98. Tehees : SNIGGERS
100. Nov. 1 group : STS
101. Heavy weights : TONS
102. Snares : NOOSES
104. Country in West Africa : TOGO
105. Model A : FORD
106. Recondite : ESOTERIC
108. Small fish : SPRAT
111. Secret doctrine : CABALA
114. Bea Arthur TV role : MAUDE
115. Baudelaire's "Les Fleurs du ___" : MAL
117. What gandy dancers do : LABOR
119. Castor Oyl's daughter : OLIVE
120. Mother of the Nereids : DORIS
121. The poker plant : TRITOMA
124. Sp. matron : SRA
125. Title for Dracula? : BLOODCOUNT
127. Earthquake geologists? : FAULTFINDERS
129. Turned up : RETROUSSE
130. Arabian gazelle : ARIEL
131. Dwight ___, U.S. high jumper : STONES
132. Collections : ANAS
133. Quitclaim : DEED
134. Opaque : DENSE
135. African fly : TSETSE
1. Leaves : PAGES
2. Think : IDEATE
3. Pertaining to still water : LENTIC
4. Stout : ALE
5. Title for Eve? : FIRSTLADY
6. Marine carnivore : SEAL
7. Actor Keaton : BUSTER
8. Joined : ENTERED
9. Hebrew lyre : ASOR
10. Olympic hawk : MARS
11. Needle part : EYE
12. Thesmothetes' milieu : SENATE
13. Movie or record of past years : OLDIE
14. Play based on Maugham tale : RAIN
15. Arab garment : ABA
16. Having a curved doorway : ARCHED
17. Celebrations : GALAS
18. Practice piece for Previn : ETUDE
19. Insurgent : REBEL
23. Within the prescribed area : ONSIDE
25. Fold over : LAP
26. James Joyce's correspondence? : IRISHMAIL
29. Songlike and flowing in style : CANTABLE
32. Having rounded projections : LOBED
34. Had on : WORE
35. Ten: Comb. form : DECA
37. D.D.E.'s W.W. II post : ETO
39. Withdraw : SECEDE
40. Analyzes grammatically : PARSES
41. Astronaut Sally : RIDE
43. Black gum trees : TUPELOS
45. Danish atomic physicist : BOHR
46. Slat : LATH
47. Capable of : UPTO
48. Branch of math. : GEOM
49. Warhol film : TRASH
50. Right-hand page : RECTO
51. Perfect : IDEAL
52. Italian city on the Po : TURIN
54. Pulitzer Prize author: 1970 : STAFFORD
55. New York City nickname : GOTHAM
58. Types of engravings : LINECUTS
60. The 4077th, for short : MASH
62. Fop : DANDY
64. Erroneous : FALSE
66. Annually : YEARLY
69. Satisfied : CONTENT
71. "Trivolous" : IDLE
73. Some exams : ORALS
74. Washer setting : RINSE
75. Less interesting : DRIER
76. War whoops : YELLS
79. A.F.L.-C.I.O. court case? : UNIONSUIT
80. Submerges again : REFLOODS
81. He wrote " . . . A Serendipiter's Journey" : TALESE
82. What a hopper sometimes takes : HEADER
84. Tidings : NEWS
85. Egress : EXIT
86. Is out of sorts : AILS
87. Chinese idol or stick : JOSS
91. Obey : MIND
93. Henneries? : EGGPLANTS
94. Shopping area for Xanthippe : AGORA
96. Poem by Tennyson : DORA
97. Have one's say, in a way : VOTE
99. Aegean island : IOS
101. Finely tempered sword : TOLEDO
103. Plath ploys : SIMILES
105. Noisemakers, paper hats, etc. : FAVORS
106. Produced interest : EARNED
107. Patrician's term for the masses : CATTLE
109. Missing : ABSENT
110. Australian strait : TORRES
111. Hooded snake : COBRA
112. "Bananas" director-actor : ALLEN
113. Plant life : BIOTA
114. Black eye : MOUSE
116. Russian dry measure : LOF
118. Grizzled civet : RASSE
120. Prescribed amount : DOSE
121. Biblical weed : TARE
122. Perdition : RUIN
123. Brume : MIST
126. Ruminant's chew : CUD
127. It's in one era . . . out the other : FAD
128. Female rabbit : DOE

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