BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE

New York Times, Sunday, June 9, 1991

Author:Lou Sabin
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.30, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 540 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 121, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 1
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Horned vipers : ASPS
5. Alpine pinnacle : SERAC
10. Title for Macbeth : THANE
15. Troon, e.g. : SPA
18. Use a bubble pipe : BLOW
19. Madrid art museum : PRADO
20. Student of Fauré : RAVEL
21. Cantina cash : PESO
23. Subject of this puzzle : COLEPORTER
25. "Can-Can" tune : ILOVEPARIS
27. Some playing marbles : STEELIES
28. Blackout while young F.A.S. sang : SWOON
30. Woolly Andean : VICUNA
31. Had effect : TOLD
32. Stops working : FAILS
33. Pride of one in a pride : MANE
34. Bits of land : ISLETS
37. Ship to remember : MAINE
38. Sevens and elevens : NATURALS
42. Chief buyers of performers' albums : TEENS
43. "Anything Goes" tune : YOURETHETOP
45. Neck warmer : BOA
46. Muslim chiefs : AGAS
47. "___ Do lt": 1928 : LETS
48. State : AVER
49. Stuffy chap : PRIG
50. Schisgal play : LUV
51. "Gay Divorce" tune : NIGHTANDDAY
55. Light too bright for sight : GLARE
56. Zetetic : SEEKING
58. Pouty looks : MOUES
59. Kind of bullet : TRACER
60. A prelate and a playwright : INGES
61. Seals, as pipe joints : LUTES
62. Lake Volta is here : GHANA
63. Triangular sail : LATEEN
65. Stupefy : BESOT
66. Tricked : ROPEDIN
69. Where two become one : ALTAR
70. "The New Yorkers" tune : LOVEFORSALE
73. Violinist Kavafian : ANI
74. Move wearily : PLOD
75. Unit of loudness : SONE
76. Roof segment : EAVE
77. Shepard's "Fool for Love" won one: 1984 : OBIE
78. Lap pooch : POM
79. "Red, Hot and Blue!" tune : ITSDELOVELY
83. Napoleonic general or red hog : DUROC
84. Regular dates : STEADIES
86. Major Hoople's cries : EGADS
87. Lighter fluid : BUTANE
88. Earsplitters : DINS
89. A.L. M.V.P.: 1960-61 : MARIS
90. Bender : TOOT
91. Tar : SEADOG
94. Expand : WIDEN
95. Fragrant : AROMATIC
99. Musical featuring "I Hate Men," "So in Love," etc. : KISSMEKATE
101. "Born to Dance" tune : EASYTOLOVE
103. Dividing word : INTO
104. Cauthen or Pincay : RIDER
105. Taffeta sound : SWISH
106. "Fish Magic" artist : KLEE
107. Long time : EON
108. Motivates : STIRS
109. Rorschachs, e.g. : TESTS
110. Vocal impertinence : SASS
1. Basics : ABCS
2. Token taker : SLOT
3. Chopin or Gomulka : POLE
4. Adds instruments to make a lusher sound : SWEETENS
5. Victor's take : SPOILS
6. Missed a pop-up : ERRED
7. "Peanuts" plaint : RATS
8. He wrote "The College Widow" : ADE
9. Pirate : CORSAIR
10. Its rhyme scheme is ABaAabAB : TRIOLET
11. Aureoles or glorioles : HALOS
12. English Channel feeder : AVON
13. Ida. neighbor : NEV
14. Kind of shoe : ELEVATOR
15. Typewriter bar : SPACER
16. Indiana birthplace of 23 Across : PERU
17. A ___ Able : ASIN
22. She-bear, in Barcelona : OSA
24. Dramatic designs : PLOTS
26. Barracks decoration : PINUP
29. Médoc product : WINE
32. Gounod opera : FAUST
33. Companionable, in Cheshire : MATEY
34. Natives of Sic. : ITALS
35. Musician's transition : SEGUE
36. Musical featuring "My Heart Belongs to Daddy" : LEAVEITTOME
37. Racing sailboat : MOTH
38. Actress Patterson et al. : NEVAS
39. "Mexican Hayride" tune : ABRACADABRA
40. River at Tours : LOIRE
41. Lyricist Carol Bayer ___ : SAGER
43. Petemen : YEGGS
44. Pluto, to Plato : HADES
47. Fabric for an amice : LINEN
49. Sycamore : PLANE
51. Gulf of Guinea feeder : NIGER
52. Tickle : AMUSE
53. "___ This Earth," 1988 film : NOTOF
54. Because of : DUETO
55. Cornucopia item : GRAPE
57. Shape manually : KNEAD
59. Pin inserted into a gunwale : THOLE
61. Flood controller : LEVEE
62. Windfall : GRAVY
63. Finns' neighbors : LAPPS
64. Dole out : ALLOT
65. What some gentlemen prefer : BONDS
67. Occipital protuberance : INION
68. Dorothy, to Em : NIECE
70. Is schneidered : LOSES
71. Hautboys, e.g. : REEDS
72. E. Indian timber trees : SALS
75. Brandy-based drinks : STINGERS
77. Shows verbal superiority : OUTTALKS
79. Language student's problem : IDIOM
80. Coryphaei : LEADERS
81. Grendel, in "Beowulf" : OGRE
82. Most peacockish : VAINEST
83. Cynosure in Florence : DUOMO
85. Appends : ADDSON
87. Kiosks : BOOTHS
89. Carpenter's ___ box : MITER
90. Possible cause of "seen us" trouble : TRYST
91. Perform Christies : SKI
92. "___ kleine Nachtmusik": Mozart : EINE
93. Regarding : ASTO
94. Dry spot except in a rainy season : WADI
95. William Hoffman play: 1985 : ASIS
96. Altman's "Welcome ___" : TOLA
97. U.S. composer: 1874-1954 : IVES
98. Fair marks : CEES
100. Little fox : KIT
102. Veneration : AWE

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