ANAGRAMANIA

New York Times, Sunday, July 11, 1993

Author:Ernst Theimer
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 510 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 131, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 8
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "The Dunciad" poet : POPE
5. Wins at chess : MATES
10. Indian melodies : RAGAS
15. Swindle : SCAM
19. Actor Williams of "A Different World" : AMIR
20. Ibsen's "An ___ of the People" : ENEMY
21. Warn : ALERT
22. So long : TATA
23. He is a near anagram of 100 Across : COPERNICUS
25. They are a near anagram of 100 Across : PORCUPINES
27. Outerwear : TOPCOATS
28. Tribal symbol : TOTEM
30. Devilfish : MANTAS
31. Forum wear : TOGA
32. Place : LOCUS
33. Summary : EPITOME
34. Beginning, in Ayr : ONCOME
37. Kind of eclipse : SOLAR
38. States firmly : AVERS
39. Wretched : SORRY
40. Throne claimants : PRETENDERS
42. Cosset : PET
45. Frost's "The Witch of ___" : COOS
46. To ___ (precisely) : ATEE
48. Wyeth medium : OILS
49. The Magi, e.g. : TRIO
50. Initials at Tempe : ASU
51. See 100 Across : TRANSPORT
55. Vowed : SWORE
56. Winchester, e.g. : REPEATER
59. Grampuses : ORCS
60. Options : CHOICES
62. Filling : INLAY
63. Type size : ELITE
64. Greene of "Bonanza" : LORNE
65. Middle linesmen : CENTERS
67. Vein : LODE
68. Agons : CONTESTS
71. "Peter Grimes," for one : OPERA
72. Pierce : PENETRATE
74. Pose : SIT
75. Promising : ROSY
76. Kensington Park vehicle : PRAM
78. Pale : ASHY
79. Lot or spot : SITE
80. Onager : ASS
81. These are a near anagram of 100 Across : PRECISIONS
85. Orarion : STOLE
86. Origins : ROOTS
87. Dais V.I.P. : EMCEE
88. Conked : BEANED
89. Convoys : ESCORTS
92. Winged ant : ALATE
93. Egyptian Christian : COPT
94. Culmination : APOGEE
95. Wind: Comb. form : ANEMO
96. Ledger entries : POSTINGS
100. With 51 Across, a Concorde : SUPERSONIC
102. Fitting anagram of 100 Across : PERCUSSION
104. Mideast ruler : EMIR
105. Reliance : TRUST
106. Kind of jack or suit : UNION
107. Albacore : TUNA
108. Fabled septet : SEAS
109. Loudness units : SONES
110. Adventure tales : SAGAS
111. Ooze : SEEP
1. Covenant : PACT
2. Melville novel : OMOO
3. Wally ___ of baseball fame : PIPP
4. Builders : ERECTORS
5. Household : MENAGE
6. Singer Baker : ANITA
7. Gumshoes : TECS
8. Ratite bird : EMU
9. Opposite of ectasis : SYSTOLE
10. Bliss : RAPTURE
11. Agalloch : ALOES
12. Microbe : GERM
13. Electrode bridge : ARC
14. Posers : STUMPERS
15. Restricts : STINTS
16. Section of a Pound poem : CANTO
17. The ___, TV rescuers : ATEAM
18. Billiard stroke : MASSE
24. Spacious : ROOMY
26. Poker holdings : PAIRS
29. One ___ (sandlot game) : OCAT
32. Ponti's spouse : LOREN
33. Daredevil Knievel : EVEL
34. Emma Thompson's award: 1993 : OSCAR
35. Loop for Captain Lynch : NOOSE
36. An anagram of 100 Across : CROUPINESS
37. Asparagus unit : SPEAR
38. Mine entrance : ADIT
41. Vikings : NORSE
42. A near anagram of 100 Across : PROCESSION
43. European republic : EIRE
44. Digits : TOES
46. Rose oil : ATTAR
47. Deuce beaters : TREYS
49. Cord : TWINE
52. Wise lawgiver : SOLON
53. Leonine group : PRIDE
54. Musical group : OCTET
55. Kind : SORT
57. Admission : ENTRY
58. Epithet of Athena : ALEA
60. Fabric : CLOTH
61. Fly catcher : HONEY
63. Fragrant resin : ELEMI
65. J. F. Cooper heroine : CORA
66. Heroic poetry : EPOS
68. Wine disorder : CASSE
69. Legal document : TITLE
70. Pegasus, for one : STEED
72. Moccasins : PACS
73. Hindu noblewoman : RANEE
76. Objects : PROTESTS
77. Soaks flax : RETS
79. Data gatherers, for short : STATISTS
81. Bookworm : PORER
82. Chooses : SELECTS
83. Mohammedan priest : IMAM
84. Cuttlefish : OCTOPUS
85. Clan units : SEPTS
86. Astaire dancing partner : ROGERS
88. Warrant officers : BOSUNS
89. Relaxes : EASES
90. Froth : SPUME
91. Plenty: Lat. : COPIA
92. Plant of the umbel family : ANISE
93. Ghanaian export : COCOA
95. Faulkner's "Requiem for ___" : ANUN
96. Stuffed shirt : PRIG
97. Savage Island : NIUE
98. Auctioneer's last word : GONE
99. Break : SNAP
101. Coronado's quest : ORO
103. Former Spanish queen : ENA

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