PHRASEMAKING

New York Times, Sunday, June 6, 1976

Author: Tom Sheehan
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 546 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 113, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 24, XRef: 2
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© 1976, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Charles or roast : LAMB
5. "What ___ say?" : CANI
9. "Life ___ short" : ISTOO
14. Barrelhead need : CASH
18. Gazetteer data : AREA
19. Zionist activist group : IRGUN
20. Workout : DRILL
21. Table spread : OLEO
22. Current : FLOW
23. Motto of St. Crispin : SOULSHEALED
25. Promoter, of a way : WILL
26. Cockfighting : FOWLPLAY
28. Plural ending : IES
29. Alimony, so to speak : TIMEBALM
31. Vile odor : REEK
32. Farewell : ADIOS
34. Bats' H.Q. : CAVE
35. Artist Schiele : EGON
37. Like a grieving usher : TIERFUL
39. "The Taking of ___ One . . . " : PELHAM
43. He owned a rod : AARON
44. "___ disturb" : DONOT
45. Kind of player : BIT
47. Clean ___ : SLATE
48. Cup part : BRIM
49. Optician's place, with 71 Down : SITEFORSORE
52. Sins : ERRS
53. Vereen : BEN
54. Auk genus : ALLE
55. Chinese island and strait : HAINANS
57. One, in Bonn : EIN
58. Eve, so to speak : ADAMBALM
60. Turkoman people : SEIDS
61. U.S. athlete Jim : THORPE
63. Brash : NERVY
64. Snivel : WHINE
65. Macaw : ARARA
66. He's left holding the bag : CADDIE
68. ___ khan (tiger) : SHERE
69. Mafia outing : SLAYRIDE
72. Globe : ORB
73. Theory of government : STATISM
75. Galatea's beloved : ACIS
76. What Confucius do : SAY
77. First of a Kipling trio : ARAG
79. "Death ___" (maritime story) : OFASAILSMAN
82. Unaspirate : LENE
83. "Vive ___!" : LEROI
85. A Kennedy monogram : RFK
86. Underworld figure : SATAN
87. Beaverbrook and Jim : LORDS
88. Dallas or Stevens : STELLA
90. Crystalline mineral: Var. : FELSPAR
92. Chair or mark : EASY
93. A Dumas : FILS
95. Coins of Iran : RIALS
96. Kind of pole : BEAN
98. Tavern maid : BARBELLE
102. Neighbor of Ga. : FLA
103. Site for Icarus : SOARSPOT
107. Great Barrier Island : OTEA
108. What a blacksmith has : HORSESCENTS
111. Bacteriologist's wire : OESE
112. Freshly : ANEW
113. Mississippi has four : ESSES
114. Fiat : EDICT
115. ___ robbery (flirt's forte) : MALE
116. Drum ___ : ROLL
117. Greek letter : THETA
118. Thomas of the clocks : SETH
119. Winged god : EROS
1. Tehee, Variety style : LAFF
2. Guthrie : ARLO
3. Bark's counterpart : MEOW
4. Nursery : BAWLROOM
5. Frog sound : CROAK
6. "___ Named Joe" : AGUY
7. Not any, in law : NUL
8. Within : INSIDEOF
9. ___ March : IDESOF
10. Spanish Mrs. : SRA
11. Knight work : TILT
12. Of an acid : OLEIC
13. Treasure–hunter's aid : OLDMAP
14. Rodeo rider : COWBELLE
15. Inter ___ : ALIA
16. Kind of salesman's block? : SELL
17. Celeste ___ : HOLM
19. Two on the ___ (Crusoe and Friday) : ISLE
24. Old family prayer books : HEIRTOHEIRMISSALS
27. Robert ___ Warren : PENN
30. Holiday times : EVES
32. Senior: Fr. : AINE
33. Ebb : SUBSIDE
35. Dog-___ : EARED
36. ___ it (stripper's motto) : GRINANDBARE
37. Clan symbol : TOTEM
38. ___ share : LIONS
40. Rabbit fanciers : HARERAISERS
41. Like some anchors : ATRIP
42. Middle, in law : MESNE
43. Bishop's title : ABBA
44. Pip : DILLY
46. Music syllable : TRA
49. Be a ___ habit : SLAVETO
50. Creator of Tugboat Annie : RAINE
51. Board the Metroliner : ENTRAIN
54. Shelters : ABRIS
56. Rebellion leader : SHAYS
59. Robe size: Abbr. : MED
60. "___ Latin from . . . " : SHESA
62. Hockey star : ORR
64. Cat feature : WHISKER
65. Thruway to Fairbanks : ALCAN
66. Embers : COALS
67. Court decree : ARRET
68. Kind of sergeant : STAFF
69. Leyte's neighbor : SAMAR
70. Candy, to Nash : DANDY
71. See 49 Across : EYES
74. Continent: Abbr. : AFR
78. "Fore!" : GOLFBAWL
80. French astronomer and family : LAPLACES
81. Depots: Abbr. : STAS
82. Like a spurned pawnbroker : LOANSOME
84. Nastase : ILIE
87. "Nonsense" author : LEAR
89. ___ up (excited) : ALLHET
91. "___ pleasant institution . . . " : LIFESA
94. Liquid sound : SLOSH
96. Louse up : BOTCH
97. Bridge seat : EAST
98. Pet for Smuts? : BOAR
99. ___ time (never) : ATNO
100. Stagger : REEL
101. Gaelic : ERSE
103. Angry fit : SNIT
104. Fruit : PEAR
105. Eur. capital : OSLO
106. Pipe joints : TEES
109. Agreed upon : SET
110. Dutch town : EDE

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