MUSICAL ADAPTATIONS

New York Times, Sunday, July 7, 1985

Author:Richard Silvestri
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 92, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 635 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 147, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 1
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© 1985, The New York Times
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1. Swagger : SWASH
6. Calendar abbr. : SEPT
10. Gridiron gear : PADS
14. State forcefully : ASSERT
20. Usher's beat : AISLE
21. Hosiery fabric : LISLE
22. Entice : LURE
23. Elementary textbook : READER
24. Iron alloy : STEEL
25. Salts or Downs preceder : EPSOM
26. Berlin's "He's ___ Picker" : ARAG
27. Air : MELODY
28. Theme from "Candida"? : SHAWMETHEWAYTOGOHOME
32. Hands-up time : NOON
33. Other, in Oviedo : OTRO
34. Olive product : OIL
35. TV spots : ADS
38. Bus. degree : MBA
41. Theme from "Bus Stop"? : JUNEINGEANUARY
45. Actor Marvin : LEE
46. Awkward person : GALLOOT
48. Inlet : RIA
49. Evangeline's Grand ___ : PRE
50. Singer Lane : ABBE
51. Forte : LOUDLY
52. Graven image : IDOL
54. Pub missile : DART
57. Recess : BREAK
58. Companion of Artemis : OREAD
59. Shortly : ANON
60. End: Prefix : TELEO
61. Reproductive cell : GAMETE
62. Kinsman : SIB
63. Theme from "Playboy of the Western World"? : SYNGEYOUSINNERS
67. Sun. talk : SER
68. Autocrat : TSAR
70. A grandson of Adam : ENOS
71. Release from confinement : UNPEN
72. Dawdles : LOITERS
74. Reddish brown : RUSSET
76. Stout holder : STEIN
77. Dog star : LASSIE
78. Taiwan, once : FORMOSA
80. Large fishhooks : GAFFS
81. Clan : GENS
82. Places in opposition : PITS
85. Italian diminutive suffix : INI
86. Theme from "Lady Windermere's Fan"? : WILDEBLUEYONDER
90. Jock's negative : NAE
91. Close-fitting jacket : REEFER
93. Matriculate : ENROL
94. Regretful Miss : OTIS
95. Point of view : ANGLE
97. Surrey district : ESHER
98. Hammer part : CLAW
99. Vivacity : ELAN
100. Did as told : OBEYED
101. Chow follower : MEIN
102. Word with dance or hold : TOE
104. Wapiti : ELK
105. Menlo Park family : EDISONS
106. The works : ALL
107. Theme from "Under Milk Wood"? : THOMASONMYSIDE
113. "For shame!" : TUT
114. Letters for a fall Sunday : NFL
115. Female lobster : HEN
116. "And ___ bed" : SOTO
117. Monogram unit: Abbr. : INIT
118. Theme from "Once in a Lifetime"? : MYHARTBELONGSTODADDY
127. Ultimately : INTIME
130. City on the Oka : OREL
131. Pied pony : PINTO
132. Signorina's love : AMORE
133. Birthplace of Virgil : MANTUA
134. Shadow : TAIL
135. Close, to Coleridge : ANEAR
136. Last : FINAL
137. Vouch for : ATTEST
138. Kind of clarinet : ALTO
139. Munich mister : HERR
140. Vagabond : TRAMP
1. Back talk : SASS
2. In the company of : WITH
3. Out of port : ASEA
4. Ruck : SLEW
5. Tiller : HELM
6. Tube for transferring liquid : SIPHON
7. Early ascetic : ESSENE
8. Get rid of snow : PLOW
9. Musical subject : TEMA
10. Neb. river : PLATTE
11. The dawn : AURORA
12. Puff of songdom : DRAGON
13. State flower of Utah : SEGO
14. Ornate cabinet : ARMOIRE
15. Decorous : SEEMLY
16. Vendition : SALE
17. Tokyo, formerly : EDO
18. Rubescent : RED
19. Examine judicially : TRY
21. Emit : LETOUT
29. Benefit from : ENJOY
30. System of exercises : YOGA
31. Kind of frost : HOAR
35. Theme from "The Zoo Story"? : ALBEESEEINGYOU
36. Candidate, at times : DEBATER
37. Inquirers : SEEKERS
38. N.Z. natives : MAORIS
39. Theme from "Peter Pan"? : BLUEBARRIEHILL
40. Hawkeye portrayer : ALDA
42. Subtle sarcasm : IRONY
43. Nothing : NIL
44. Author Sinclair : UPTON
46. Glazed ware : GLOST
47. Part of R.E.O. : OLDS
50. Weapon : ARM
52. Bar of metal : INGOT
53. Carries out : DOES
54. Regard as contemptible : DESPISE
55. Saucer creature : ALIEN
56. German W.W. I novelist : RENN
57. Foundation : BASIS
59. Strengthen and temper : ANNEAL
60. Melodious : TUNEFUL
61. ___ Pointe, Mich. : GROSSE
64. Private's reply : YESSIR
65. Efflux : OUTFLOW
66. Klipspringers' kin : ELANDS
69. Pirate's drink : RUM
73. Pourboire : TIP
75. Johnny Appleseed, e.g. : SOWER
76. Native Israeli : SABRA
77. He replaced Kerensky : LENIN
78. He goes to blazes : FIREMAN
79. Reflexive pronoun : ONESELF
80. Ike in W.W. II : GENL
81. "I've ___ Secret" : GOTA
83. Scout's quest : TALENT
84. Tennis rankings : SEEDS
87. X : DECEM
88. Vitelline : YOLKY
89. Nobelist in Physics: 1944 : RABI
92. Marsh : FEN
96. Hatching post : NEST
99. Slippery tree : ELM
100. "___ Billy Joe" : ODETO
102. "If you can't stand ___ . . . " : THEHEAT
103. An O'Neill : OONA
104. Organic compound : ENOL
105. Masthead listing : EDITOR
107. Gland of uncertain function : THYMUS
108. Stellar : ASTRAL
109. Amen : SOBEIT
110. Verdi opera : OTELLO
111. Hancock or Franklin : SIGNER
112. Spangle : INSTAR
118. Tiny arachnid : MITE
119. Church court : ROTA
120. Moonfish : OPAH
121. Thrice three : NINE
122. Goofy : DAFT
123. Mideast prince : AMIR
124. Lady of Spain : DONA
125. Sixty grains : DRAM
126. Shrill cry : YELP
127. "___ little teapot . . . " : IMA
128. A Turner : NAT
129. Shell filling : TNT

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