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New York Times, Sunday, July 1, 1979

Author:Anne Fox
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.23, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 724 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 136, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 17, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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© 1979, The New York Times
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1. Speaks gruffly : BARKS
6. Essays : TRIES
11. Low bow : SALAAM
17. Literature Nobelist: 1925 : SHAW
21. Moslem prince : AMEER
22. Droll : WITTY
23. Spanish stew : PAELLA
24. Sheltered place : COVE
25. Poem for June 17, 1775 : BALLADOFBUNKERHILL
28. Turgenev's birthplace : OREL
29. Apple thrower of myth : ERIS
30. Not seldom : OFTEN
31. Bakery aide : ICER
32. Bombard : ATTACK
34. Tennis great René : LACOSTE
36. Chinese-American architect : PEI
37. That is to say : TOWIT
39. Poem for Aug. 6, 1777 : THEBATTLEOFORISKANY
48. Jelly fruit : GUAVA
52. ___ incognita : TERRA
53. Asian tree : DITA
54. Sun: Comb. form : HELIO
55. City on the Chemung : ELMIRA
57. Kind of cross : TAU
58. Balancing : POISING
61. Pull : YANK
62. Poem for Dec. 26, 1776–Jan. 3, 1777 : TRENTONANDPRINCETON
66. Heel's companion : TOE
67. "___ semper tyrannis" : SIC
68. Emulate Killy : SKI
69. Celt : GAEL
70. Story from the past : LEGEND
72. U.S. satellite : ECHO
74. Progenitor : PARENT
77. Graduated : SCALAR
80. Poem for July 16, 1779 : THESTORMINGOFSTONYPOINT
88. Moved along an apron : TAXIED
89. Chubby : ROTUND
90. Word with bank or ball : SNOW
91. Magnificent : SUPERB
94. Over: Fr. : FINI
95. Western org. : OAS
98. First-rate : ACE
99. Daughter of Cadmus : INO
100. Poem for May 12, 1780 : SONGABOUTCHARLESTON
108. Forbidding : GRIM
110. Some speakers : WOOFERS
111. Yangtze feeder : KAN
112. Show off : FLAUNT
113. Memorable impresario : HUROK
115. Reunion et al. : ILES
116. Overcast : SEWED
118. Surround : EMBAY
119. Poem for Oct. 19, 1781 : THENEWSFROMYORKTOWN
124. "The Bells of St. ___" : MARYS
125. Promissory note : IOU
126. Pinched with a jerk : TWEAKED
131. Past : BYGONE
134. Swirl : EDDY
136. Teacher of Stradivari : AMATI
139. ___ bene : NOTA
140. U.S. island : OAHU
141. Poem for April 30, 1789 : THEVOWOFWASHINGTON
146. Bed part : SLAT
147. Mexican state : COLIMA
148. ___ the Riveter : ROSIE
149. Chan portrayer : OLAND
150. First name in clocks : SETH
151. Comet man : HALLEY
152. Asian range : ALTAI
153. In disorder : MESSY
1. Biblical tower : BABEL
2. Opera star Lucine : AMARA
3. Esteemed object : RELIC
4. Great horse of the 60's : KELSO
5. Relative of Mme. : SRA
6. Goodly part of a yard : TWOFEET
7. Breach : RIFT
8. "Let ___," Beatles song : ITBE
9. Vingt-___ : ETUN
10. With: Prefix : SYN
11. Money in coin : SPECIE
12. River to the Rhine : AARE
13. Long oven : LEHR
14. Hero of a Sheed book : ALI
15. Every : ALL
16. African republic : MALAWI
17. U.S. poet Francis : SCOTTKEY
18. Israeli dance : HORA
19. ___ plaisir : AVEC
20. "Champagne music" man : WELK
26. "How ___ the little busy . . . " : DOTH
27. German port : KIEL
33. Rinehart character : TISH
35. Jumps : STARTS
36. School group : PTA
37. Comedienne Fields : TOTIE
38. Praying figure : ORANT
40. Greek letter : BETA
41. Island off Ireland : ARAN
42. Swimming stroke : TRUDGEN
43. Ruler of the Aesir : ODIN
44. Exchequer : FISC
45. Winged : ALATE
46. Sheer fabric : NINON
47. Joined : YOKED
48. "Ready, ___, go!" : GETSET
49. Zwingli's first name : ULRICH
50. Actor Don from Kenosha : AMECHE
51. Médoc, for one : VIN
56. Astronaut's "perfect" : AOK
58. First president of the Transvaal : PRETORIUS
59. Fuel in the news : OIL
60. "Gee whiz!" : GOLLY
63. Unless before: Lat. abbr. : NIPRI
64. Throe : PANG
65. One of the tides : NEAP
71. ___ point (lace) : GROS
73. Bone: Comb. form : OSTE
75. Spirit of St. Louis : AME
76. Free of : RID
77. Erwin of films : STU
78. Against : CON
79. Contract phrase : ANDOR
81. Salts : TARS
82. "The ___ Incident," 1943 movie : OXBOW
83. Baptismal basin : FONT
84. Thorn, for one : STICKER
85. "Three men ___" : INATUB
86. Texas town : NOCONA
87. Jackson's bill : TWENTY
91. Kind of seer : SIGHT
92. Loser to Reagan: 1970 : UNRUH
93. French fruit : POIRE
94. Pro : FOR
96. Loser to F.D.R.: 1936 : ALF
97. Moon goddess : SELENE
101. Strident : NOISY
102. Plays the Doral : GOLFS
103. Southwest wind : AFER
104. Amador's delight : BESO
105. Dove's opposite : HAWK
106. "He hath spread ___ . . . " : ANET
107. Avuncular name : SAM
109. Battle site: June 28, 1778 : MONMOUTH
114. Great English actor : KEAN
116. Trifle : SOU
117. Be precise : DOTTHEI
120. Despicable one : WRETCH
121. Part of a fair : MIDWAY
122. Toy : YOYO
123. James Jones book: 1975 : WWII
127. Fish : ANGLE
128. Bantu-speaking people : KOTAS
129. Collars : ETONS
130. "Just great!" : DANDY
131. Tweed, e.g. : BOSS
132. ___ blue : YALE
133. Mountain pass, in India : GHAT
134. Bad : EVIL
135. Capitol feature : DOME
136. Truant G.I. : AWOL
137. Topgallant : MAST
138. Land mass : ASIA
142. ___-Binh, 1970 film : HOA
143. Annex : ELL
144. Lippo Lippi : FRA
145. ___ de guerre : NOM

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