NUPTIALS

New York Times, Sunday, June 3, 1984

Author:Barbara Lunder Gillis
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 559 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 93, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 11, XRef: 1
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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Casino game : FARO
5. Information : DATA
9. Clergyman : ABBE
13. Dalai ___ : LAMA
17. Meshed native : IRANI
19. Organic compound : AMIDE
21. Valley : GLEN
22. Wild goat : IBEX
23. Painting on plaster : SECCO
24. Happy days : HONEYMOONS
26. Compartment : CELL
27. Stage dance : CAKEWALK
29. About three nautical miles : LEAGUE
30. Davis or Midler : BETTE
31. African republic : MALI
32. Language of Buddhism : PALI
33. Harsh : STERN
35. ___ Jima : IWO
37. A memorable Bugs : BAER
39. Best seller by Jean Stein : EDIE
41. Piston-packing ring : GASKET
45. Humdinger : ONER
46. Marked, as a manuscript : STETTED
48. New York's geographical hub : ONEIDA
49. Least rubicund : PALEST
52. Heine's sigh : ACH
53. Approaches : NEARS
56. Greek letters : PSIS
57. Ga. capital : ATL
58. Russ Westover's heroine : TILLIE
60. Feat for Pete Peeters : SAVE
61. Mil. vessels : LSTS
62. Valises : LUGGAGE
64. Merganser : SMEW
66. Palindrome part : IMADAM
69. Waugh work : BRIDESHEADREVISITED
73. Too : OVERLY
74. Subsequently : THEN
75. One way or another : SOMEHOW
77. Lily plant : ALOE
79. "Beowolf" is one : EPIC
81. Francis from Boston : ARLENE
83. Period : AGE
84. Cook book : COMA
85. He painted "Christina's World" : WYETH
86. Bauble : TOY
87. Lively wit : ESPRIT
89. Soprano : TREBLE
91. Greek vase : AMPHORA
94. Epinicia : ODES
95. Enclosed, as a pool : INDOOR
96. Wings for Amor : ALAE
97. Like Kareem Abdul-Jabbar : TALL
99. Scheldt feeder : LYS
100. Absolute : UTTER
102. Keystone ___ : KOPS
104. City near Phoenix : MESA
106. Arabic dialect : IRAQI
109. Eyeball covering : SCLERA
111. Pampers : CATERSTO
115. Carte before the course : MENU
116. December 31 activity : USHERINGIN
118. Mosaicist : TILER
119. Window section : PANE
120. Snead's needs : TEES
121. City in Turkey : ADANA
122. Mothball : STORE
123. Lover's quarrel : SPAT
124. At loose ___ : ENDS
125. Actor Clunes : ALEC
126. Desires : YENS
1. Exchequer : FISC
2. ___ code : AREA
3. Draw off wine : RACK
4. "___ unto the breach" : ONCEMORE
5. Showy flowers : DAHLIAS
6. One way not to run : AMOK
7. U.S. import : TIN
8. Daughter of William the Conqueror : ADELA
9. Eager : AGOG
10. Part of an ensemble : BLOUSE
11. Pulitzer Prize poet: 1929 : BENET
12. Annapolis grad. : ENS
13. Car necessity : LICENSEPLATE
14. Incite : ABET
15. Thaw : MELT
16. Mandrel : AXLE
18. Waterloo is here : IOWA
20. Grommet : EYELET
25. Perennial herb : MAIDENSWREATH
28. Relative of a dalmatic : ALB
30. Cereal : BRAN
32. Exact : PRECISE
34. Psyche components : EGOS
35. "Three men ___" : INATUB
36. Neat and clean : WELLGROOMED
38. Lat. phrase : ETAL
40. Prelude to an invention : IDEA
42. Some of Nelson's last words : KISSMEHARDY
43. Emulate Harold Ross : EDIT
44. Soviet wire service : TASS
45. Oculus mundi : OPAL
47. Wilder subject : THEMATCHMAKER
50. Geological time period : STADE
51. Blake beast : TIGER
54. Tel ___ : AVIV
55. Release via a deed : REMISE
59. Actress ___-Anne Down : LESLEY
63. Pay a compliment : GIVEABOUQUET
65. Old English letter : EDH
67. Unanimously : ASONE
68. Annual marchers : DIMES
70. Issue a sensational promo : HYPE
71. Establishes : ENROOTS
72. Strays : DOGIES
76. Opponents of the 18th Amendment : WETS
77. Heading on a playbill : ACTI
78. Forsaken : LORN
80. Romance lang. : ITAL
82. Northern constellation : LYRA
85. "Bird thou never ___": Shelley : WERT
88. Trend in a specific direction : POLARITY
90. Louis Marie Julien Viaud : LOTI
92. Bradley U. site : PEORIA
93. Annual source of information : ALMANAC
96. Curved : ARCHED
98. Permit : LET
101. Ruhr city : ESSEN
103. Zoo attraction : PANDA
105. Congeals : SETS
106. Evil spirits : IMPS
107. Harvest : REAP
108. Soprano Moffo : ANNA
110. Excluding : LESS
111. Motion picture : CINE
112. Blackthorn : SLOE
113. Darr : TERN
114. Pyrite and galena : ORES
116. Shoshone : UTE
117. "Sleepy-time ___" : GAL

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