GOOD NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, July 11, 1976

Author: Barbara Gillis
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 550 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 111, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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© 1976, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Kind of pneumonia : LOBAR
6. Andes native : INCA
10. Chemist's milieu : LAB
13. Place for Pierre: Abbr. : SDAK
17. Port of Jordan: Var. : AKABA
18. Powder : TALC
19. Cream or cap : ICE
20. Kind of sandwich : HERO
21. Entertain : TREAT
22. White Nile feeder : SOBAT
23. Latch onto : GRAB
25. Egyptian goddess : ISIS
26. In a stern way : HARSHLY
28. Fragments for Howard K. : SMITHEREENS
31. Jewel or bank job : HEIST
33. One : UNIT
34. Most inane : DOPIEST
37. Too bad, Bill : MOYERSTHEPITY
41. Villain, at times : SNEERER
42. Heroic poetry : EPOS
43. Gull's cousin : TERN
44. Letters : CEES
46. Exam taker : TESTEE
47. Directed : LED
48. Lament : BEMOAN
50. Home to L.B.J. : RANCH
52. Recipe units: Abbr. : TSPS
53. Russian river : NEMAN
55. Dark : EBON
57. Choice : RARE
58. Finally : ATLAST
59. Stead : LIEU
61. Rumanian city : IASI
63. Finnish port, to Swedes : ABO
66. Novel for Marvin and Bernard : THEBROTHERSKALBAMAZOV
71. Poetic word : EER
72. Indonesian islands : AROE
73. Common abbr. : ETAL
74. Private attendants : FAMULI
75. Ancient kingdom : ELAM
77. Fast planes : SSTS
79. Asian rulers : EMIRS
80. Wooded area : BOSK
84. Mixture : ALLOY
86. Diners : EATERS
88. Resident: Suffix : ITE
90. Removes fasteners : UNPEGS
92. Old French coins : SOUS
94. Debts : IOUS
95. U.S. Indians : UTES
96. Cloth edging : SCALLOP
98. Dan's seafood specialties : SCHORRDINNERS
101. Greek : HELLENE
102. College subj. : ECON
103. Ford's T or A : MODEL
104. Jim's club : LONELYHARTZ
107. Paraphrases : REWORDS
111. Hefty swallow : SWIG
113. Libertine : ROUE
114. Coronet : TIARA
116. Watery fabric : MOIRE
117. Kind of nail : HANG
118. Boston jetsam : TEA
119. Bovary : EMMA
120. Resource : ASSET
121. Work units : ERGS
122. Connective : AND
123. Tide : NEAP
124. Lacks : NEEDS
1. Plaster backing : LATH
2. Gumbo : OKRA
3. Max or Buddy : BAER
4. Embarrasses : ABASHES
5. Somewhat, Dan : RATHER
6. Japanese statesman : ITO
7. Apprehends : NABS
8. Quit talking : CLAMUP
9. Of radiation : ACTINIC
10. About six trillion miles : LIGHTYEAR
11. Israeli port : ACRE
12. Defies : BEARDS
13. Most worn, as a serge suit : SHINIEST
14. Pastries, etc. : DESSERTS
15. Onassis : ARI
16. Greek island : KOS
22. Solar ___ : SYSTEM
24. Take care, Morley : BEONTHESAFERSIDE
27. Be sensible, Harry : LISTENTOREASONER
29. Solution strength : TITER
30. Sword : EPEE
32. Pang : THROE
35. Exude : SEEP
36. Very, in Vichy : TRES
37. Torme : MEL
38. "___ Door, Richard" : OPENTHE
39. Alpine soloist : YODELER
40. Empower : ENABLE
45. Slow mover : SNAIL
48. Port of Iraq : BASRA
49. Bête ___ : NOIRE
51. Grass or apple : CRAB
54. Fairy queen : MAB
56. Retreats : NESTS
58. Greek goddess : ATE
60. Edict : UKASE
62. Moslem leaders : IMAMS
63. Semi-precious stone : AZURITE
64. Support : BOLSTER
65. Egg: Prefix : OVI
67. Kind of call or road : TOLL
68. Mends : HEALS
69. Milky Way star : ALTAIR
70. French friend : AMI
76. Item for T.R.'s trophy room : MOOSEHEAD
78. Rage : STORM
80. Something to beat around : BUSH
81. Formerly : ONCE
82. Chipping, as stone : SPALLING
83. U.S. statesman and family : KELLOGGS
85. New Mexico's flower : YUCCA
87. Miss Welty : EUDORA
89. Curve : ESS
91. Campbell : GLEN
93. Convert to a mini : SHORTEN
95. Release : UNLOOSE
97. Jai alai : PELOTA
99. Arrival-board words : ONTIME
100. Edwin, at first : NEWMAN
105. River in China : YUEN
106. Tunisian town : ZAMA
108. Shine's partner : RISE
109. Scott : DRED
110. Adjusts : SETS
111. Pronoun : SHE
112. Conflict : WAR
115. Beat the ___ : RAP

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