SKOAL!

New York Times, Sunday, June 3, 1990

Author:James E. Hinish Jr.
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J }, Scrabble score: 737 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 157, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 20, XRef: 1
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© 1990, The New York Times
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1. A fruit for a spirit : PEACH
6. Feel one's way : GROPE
11. Clay or Webster : WHIG
15. Sharpen a razor : STROP
20. Strong drink, for short : USQUE
21. Glaswegian's great-grandchild : IEROE
22. Man in the van of a clan : THANE
23. Italian philosopher: 1866-1952 : CROCE
24. Certain turkeys : BOURBONREDS
26. Deltas : RIVERMOUTHS
28. Quarrel : SPAT
29. Cerveza ingredient : AGUA
30. Containers larger than six-packs : CASES
31. Without profit : ATCOST
32. "___ the Single Girl" : SEXAND
34. Necessity for a screwdriver : VODKA
35. Cold ___ : DUCK
36. Vintner's vessel : VAT
39. L.A. eleven : RAMS
40. Elder (girl): Fr. : AINEE
41. Wort ingredient : MASH
42. Utters, in Br'er Fox jargon : SEZ
45. Heighten : ENHANCE
47. Howe won here: 9/11/77 : BRANDYWINE
49. Monogram of Garfield's successor : CAA
50. Cover for the iris : CORNEA
51. Banshee sounds : WAILS
52. ___'acte : ENTR
53. Lewd material, for short : PORN
54. Common noun endings : TIONS
55. Computer channels : BANDS
56. Likeness : IMAGE
58. Singer Page : PATTI
59. Burden : ONUS
60. Deserve : RATE
61. British coins, for short : SOVS
62. Bon ___ (cheap): Fr. : MARCHE
63. Hooper or Nielsen: Abbr. : RTG
64. Maugham book : CAKESANDALE
68. ___ Vineyard : MARTHAS
69. Harding's Secretary of Commerce : HOOVER
71. He summons: Lat. : CITAT
72. Asiatic peninsula : MALAYA
73. ___ in bond : BOTTLED
75. Plays a child's game : HOPSCOTCHES
77. Beatty or Rorem : NED
80. Lucy ___, the bride of Lammermoor : ASHTON
81. Complain : CARP
82. S.A. sorrels : OCAS
83. Commercial abbr. : MDSE
84. Food and drink : CHEER
85. Barbara's Oscar-winning role : FANNY
86. Author of "Taras Bulba" : GOGOL
88. The Vaisyas, for one : CASTE
89. Actress in "Tea and Sympathy" : KERR
90. Distinctive air : AURA
91. Hungarian wine : TOKAY
92. Hector, Hercules et al. : HEROES
93. Scotland's longest river : TAY
94. West Indies island chain : GRENADINES
97. Beguiles : DELUDES
98. Simple sugar : OSE
99. Jigger : SHOT
100. Wined and ___ : DINED
101. Melkarth : BAAL
102. French soul : AME
103. Ursid : BEAR
104. Four-time Wimbledon winner : LAVER
105. Saki and family : MUNROS
107. Consents : AGREES
110. Rickey ingredients : LIMES
111. Sacred bird : IBIS
112. Rudiments : ABCS
116. Expire, à la Tennyson : CROSSTHEBAR
118. Famed essayist and caricaturist : MAXBEERBOHM
121. Fix the clocks again : RESET
122. Concerning : ANENT
123. Co-star in "The Seven Year Itch" : EWELL
124. Forearm bones : ULNAE
125. Give an ___ (look after) : EYETO
126. Brewer's need : MALT
127. Old Spanish sherry : XERES
128. Union general : MEADE
1. London taverns : PUBS
2. Fabulist: Var. : ESOP
3. ___ vitae : AQUA
4. Gowdy and namesakes : CURTS
5. N.T. book : HEB
6. Coburn's Pulitzer Prize play, with "The" : GINGAME
7. Summer TV fare : RERUNS
8. Mountain nymph : OREAD
9. Seed holder : POD
10. Draft or train endings : EES
11. ___-jack, the Canada jay : WHISKEY
12. "I ___ dream": M. L. King Jr. : HAVEA
13. Model ___ de la Fressange : INES
14. Schnaps country: Abbr. : GER
15. Stamp out : SCOTCH
16. Kegs carrier : TRUCK
17. Newspaper section, for short : ROTO
18. "Der Rosenkavalier" baron : OCHS
19. Annoyance : PEST
22. Swapped : TRADED
25. Home of Juárez : OAXACA
27. German firearm : MAUSER
30. Directs a ship's navigation : CONNS
33. White-tailed birds : ERNES
34. Lab items : VIALS
35. Subject of 23 Across : DANTE
36. Airplane's course : VECTOR
37. Rub with oil : ANOINT
38. "Coming ___": Burns : THROUGHTHERYE
40. Saharan : ARID
41. Valuable vases : MINGS
42. Kingston Trio hit: 1962 : SCOTCHANDSODA
43. Singer Kitt : EARTHA
44. Kooks : ZANIES
46. Jillian and Sheridan : ANNS
47. Poisons : BANES
48. Emulate Penelope : WEAVE
51. Ingredient of a barman's cubes : WATER
53. Cocktail ___ : PARTY
55. ___ Alaska : BAKED
56. Newton or Hayes : ISAAC
57. ___ adagio (very slowly) : MOLTO
58. Coins of Belgrade : PARAS
60. Prowl after prey : RAVEN
62. Drakes or harts : MALES
64. Wine is one : COLOR
65. Kind of squash : ACORN
66. Sharp; biting; cold : NIPPY
67. Affliction on skid row : DTS
68. Taj ___ : MAHAL
70. Playful mammal : OTTER
72. Genuine one : MCCOY
73. "___ the Future," 1985 movie : BACKTO
74. Family of a music-hall star : OSHEAS
75. A treasurer of Nehemiah : HANAN
76. Apparel at an "Animal House" orgy : TOGAS
78. Respect : ESTEEM
79. Goddess, in Grenoble : DEESSE
81. Insert mark : CARET
83. Word on a Japanese freighter : MARU
85. Prevailing mania : FUROR
86. Hopeless one : GONER
87. Approved : OKED
88. Rostropovich's instrument : CELLO
90. Horrified : AGHAST
91. Prongs : TINES
92. Undertaker's purchase : HEARSE
95. Hard : ADAMANT
96. Amuse : DIVERT
97. Jack or Josephus : DANIELS
99. Takes care of : SEESTO
101. Champagne feature : BUBBLE
103. Assail : BESET
104. Nizer subject : LIBEL
105. Highball ingredient : MIXER
106. Fla. cape : SABLE
107. Israeli port : ACRE
108. "Cabaret" co-star : GREY
109. Kind of wine : ROSE
110. Hyena created by Capp : LENA
113. ___ fide : BONA
114. Everett of TV and films : CHAD
115. Widgeon : SMEE
117. Stage fright? : HAM
118. Tequila country: Abbr. : MEX
119. Disciple's emotion : AWE
120. Strange, in Soho : RUM

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