COLORFUL PEOPLE

New York Times, Sunday, June 5, 1977

Author: Barbara Gillis
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 92, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 660 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 132, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
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© 1977, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Jazz singing : SCAT
5. Substance : MEAT
9. City in Florida : TAMPA
14. Disturb : AGITATE
21. Soft drink : COLA
22. Norse Fate : URTH
23. Migrant workers : OKIES
24. North Star : POLARIS
25. Exam : ORAL
26. Jolly one : GREENGIANT
28. Pullovers : SLIPONS
29. Winter wear : PARKAS
31. Nautical term : ABEAM
32. Supplemented, with "out" : EKED
34. Slave : ESNE
35. Tree : ELM
36. "Good man" : CHARLIEBROWN
40. Raids : FORAYS
42. Particle : ATOM
43. Destroyer : UNDOER
44. Egyptian goddess : ISIS
46. Convinced : SOLD
49. Haul : TOTE
51. Secures : BATTENS
53. Greek island : KOS
56. Mature : ADULT
58. Chatters : YAKS
60. Maine tree : PINE
61. Opposed : AGAINST
63. Classes : GENERA
65. Like some bills : UNPAID
67. American writer : AGEE
69. Middling : SOSO
70. Starry : ASTRAL
71. Legendary home of Hercules : TIRYNS
72. Row : OAR
73. Jug : EWER
74. Wedding words : IDO
76. Carnival man : GEEK
77. Precipice : CRAG
79. Mountain ridge : ARETE
80. Simon subject : LASTOFTHEREDHOTLOVERS
86. Mulcts : FINES
87. Belongs : FITS
88. Chilean President: 1942–46 : RIOS
89. Caesar's pronoun : EGO
90. Hide-out : LAIR
91. Legal deg. : BCL
92. Sound system : STEREO
94. Debris : RUBBLE
99. Porch part : ANTA
100. Heaps : LOTS
102. Carved emblems : TOTEMS
103. Cream puff : ECLAIR
104. Conjugal : MARITAL
106. Mountain lake : TARN
108. Season : SALT
110. Indian language : HINDI
111. That, in Taxco : ESA
112. Assistant : ACOLYTE
114. Artist Bonheur : ROSA
116. Inert gas : NEON
117. Gumbo : OKRA
118. Bequest : LEGACY
122. Berserk, in Burma : AMOK
124. Badger : HARASS
128. Man from Minsk : WHITERUSSIAN
131. Quick to learn : APT
134. Landed : ALIT
135. "___ soit . . . " : HONI
137. Religious leader : RABBI
138. Homophone for a Roman : SEIZER
140. Scored : TALLIED
142. Oldsters : GRAYBEARDS
146. Brazilian Indian : MURA
147. Wrinkled : CREASED
148. Asian capital : HANOI
149. English historian : BEDE
150. Invites : ASKS
151. European mints : HYSSOPS
152. Medicinal herb : SENNA
153. North Sea feeder : YSER
154. TV show : MASH
1. Range : SCOPE
2. Atoll builder : CORAL
3. Tocsin : ALARM
4. Lecture : TALK
5. Kind of photo : MUGSHOT
6. Stray : ERR
7. "The homage of ___": Byron : ATEAR
8. Policeman on TV : THEBLUEKNIGHT
9. Dressed like Cicero : TOGAED
10. Hand on hip : AKIMBO
11. Farrow : MIA
12. Female swan : PEN
13. In ___ (worried) : ASTEW
14. Church section : APSE
15. Fleming villain : GOLDFINGER
16. River in China : ILI
17. Candle : TAPER
18. Swiss resort : AROSA
19. Metallic : TINNY
20. Snaky shapes : ESSES
27. Frau's refusal : NEIN
30. Personate : ACT
33. Heal : KNIT
37. Port opposite Taiwan : AMOY
38. Bridge calls : REBIDS
39. Algerian city : ORAN
41. Peak in Thessaly : OSSA
42. Noted conductor : ADLER
45. Osprey : SEAEAGLE
46. Heroic tale : SAGA
47. Verses : ODES
48. Theater name : LUNT
50. Firm : TAUT
52. Earl Grey, e.g. : TEA
53. Informed one : KNOWER
54. Caucasians : OSSETS
55. Bootery : STORE
57. Features : TRAITS
59. Binges : SPREES
60. Puccini lieutenant : PINKERTON
62. French Alps area : ISERE
64. Actor Ray : ALDO
66. Town in Mass. : AYER
68. Fall guy : GOAT
75. Racy : OFFCOLOR
77. Tasks : CHORES
78. Levin novel : ROSEMARYSBABY
79. Guarantee : AVOUCH
80. Climbing plants : LIANAS
81. "Peer Gynt" enchantress : ANITRA
82. Caravansary : SERAI
83. Pinball-machine sign : TILT
84. Parliament : DIET
85. Fiend : OGRE
86. Sweetheart : FLAME
91. Prodigal son : BLACKSHEEP
92. Wall or Fleet : STREET
93. European capital : OSLO
95. Trice : BLINK
96. Poison : BANE
97. Italian resort : LIDO
98. Innisfail : ERIN
101. Piggery : STY
105. N.M. art center : TAOS
107. Gudrun's king : ATLI
109. Chinese hero, for short : TSAI
113. Sheer fabric : LAWN
115. Collector : AMASSER
119. Monster slain by Hercules : GERYON
120. Saracen's milieu : ARABIA
121. Kind of root : CUBE
123. United : ONE
124. Originate : HATCH
125. Winglike : ALARY
126. Peeves : RILES
127. Overburdened Titan : ATLAS
129. Anticyclones : HIGHS
130. Paddock papas : SIRES
131. City near L.A. : AZUSA
132. Freshens (up) : PERKS
133. Junk : TRASH
136. Track figures : ODDS
139. Moslem leader : IMAM
141. Equal: Prefix : ISO
143. Arctic explorer : RAE
144. Raggedy doll : ANN
145. J.F.K. predecessor : DDE

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