VERY CONVENTIONAL

New York Times, Sunday, July 12, 1992

Author:Patricia A. Cevaal
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 75, Avg Word Len: 5.23, Missing: { X }, Scrabble score: 586 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 106, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 11, XRef: 2
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Catcher in the Rhine : SEINE
6. There's one on this page : DIAGRAM
13. Piedmontese province : ASTI
17. Type of audience : CAPTIVE
19. Exaggerate : INFLATE
20. Sacred statues: Var. : IKONS
22. Convention site for distillers? : WHISKEYBOTTOMMD
24. Back of the neck : NUQUE
25. Mother's forte, for short : TLC
26. ___ the other (either) : ONEOR
27. Bay City Rollers' 1978 hit, "The ___ Feel Tonight" : WAYI
28. Drink noisily : SLURP
29. Suede lead-in : ULTRA
30. Planetary rulers in a 1968 movie : APES
32. Irish lass : COLLEEN
34. Caribbean cruise ship's destination : NASSAU
37. Large vat for bleaching cloth : KIER
38. Not original: Abbr. : DERIV
39. Within: Comb. form : ENTO
40. Tijuana Brass man : ALPERT
43. Zoophagan : MEATEATER
47. Gen. Schwarzkopf's new title : SIR
48. Convention site for mattress manufacturers? : SLEEPYEYEMN
50. Store of knowledge : LORE
51. "Oldtown Folks" author : STOWE
53. Prop for Cagney? : GAT
54. Ungallant : RUDE
55. Most otiose : IDLEST
57. One-celled creatures : AMOEBAS
59. Paella ingredient : RICE
60. "Just When ___ You Most" : INEEDED
61. Godfrey's companion : UKULELE
63. In a shrewd manner : CANNILY
65. Boiler-room workers : PHONERS
68. Director Kazan : ELIA
70. Have magnetic power : ATTRACT
73. Winning coach at Super Bowl XII : LANDRY
74. "___ the Mood for Love" : IMIN
75. After-hours school gp. : PTA
76. Pyrenees chamois : IZARD
78. Dies ___ : IRAE
79. Convention site for gamblers? : BLACKJACKMO
82. Wall Street order : BUY
83. Maxim de Winter's estate : MANDERLEY
86. Commotion : POTHER
87. Kind of pottery : WARE
88. Urged a saddle horse on : KNEED
89. World turner? : LOVE
90. Waco, Tex., university : BAYLOR
92. Séance phenomena : TRANCES
95. Slalom obstacle : GATE
96. Dumb bunny : STUPE
98. Man's slipper : ROMEO
99. Fr. holy women : STES
101. Defeat decisively : THUMP
102. Make do : EKE
105. Wickerwork branch : OSIER
106. Convention site for blacksmiths? : HORSESHOEBENDID
110. Uptight : TENSE
111. Tasso heroine : ERMINIA
112. Holmes's quarry : SLAYERS
113. Does some landscaping : SODS
114. Ornament made of ribbons : ROSETTE
115. Nicholas Gage book : ELENI
1. Comedian from Montreal : SAHL
2. "Divine Comedy" is one : EPIC
3. Neither his nor hers : ITS
4. Inventor Tesla : NIKOLA
5. Ultimate : EVENTUAL
6. He introduced the sack : DIOR
7. Savings-acct. entry : INT
8. Rear, to Popeye : AFT
9. Look daggers at : GLOWER
10. Nicaraguan group : RAMAS
11. "___ Front Door," Pat Boone's 1955 single : ATMY
12. Of a 14th-century Tuscan family : MEDICEAN
13. Scottish poet Hew ___: 1792-1878 : AINSLIE
14. Convention site for phrenologists? : SKULLVALLEYAZ
15. Woman's small hat : TOQUE
16. Acclimate : INURE
17. Hundred pounds, for short : CWT
18. Window shopper, e.g. : EYER
21. Marital breakup short of divorce: Abbr. : SEPN
23. Constricting scarf? : BOA
29. G.I. Joe's entertainer : USO
30. Well ventilated : AIRY
31. Czar called "the Great" : PETERI
33. Treat for Fido : ORT
34. Capone's nemesis : NESS
35. Bryant or Loos : ANITA
36. Senator Thurmond : STROM
37. Supported : KEPT
38. Attic township : DEME
41. Ads required by law : LEGALS
42. Kind of porridge : PEASE
43. Jason's helper : MEDEA
44. Drove a nail on the slant : TOED
45. Gaelic : ERSE
46. Sent back: Abbr. : RETD
48. Zetetic person : SEEKER
49. Agave : YUCCA
52. Convention site for orthopedists? : WOUNDEDKNEESD
55. "What's ___ for me?" : INIT
56. Mexican actress : DELRIO
58. Hide, as a dog's bone : BURY
59. Artifact : RELIC
60. Output's opposite : INTAKE
62. Wallace's running mate: 1968 : LEMAY
64. But of course! : NATCH
65. Swell, in Soho : PLIM
66. With 103 Down, Japanese suicide : HARA
67. Esther Williams film, "___ Island With You" : ONAN
69. Container for Hancock : INKPOT
71. Junta : CABAL
72. Town on Cape Cod : TRURO
74. "___ Three Lives" : ILED
75. Party spread : PATE
77. Beautician, at times : DYER
79. "___ when she is riggish": Shak. : BLESSHER
80. Jupiter : JOVE
81. Character in "Oliver Twist" : MRBUMBLE
84. Performances after performances : ENCORES
85. Female ruff : REE
87. River of eastern Wales : WYE
89. Canine TV star : LASSIE
91. Judicial action : APPEAL
92. Jog : TROT
93. Kentucky Derby prize : ROSES
94. Kind of acid : AMINO
95. Cause of sepsis : GERMS
96. Japanese measure : SHO
97. Mon. follower : TUES
100. Picador's target : TORO
101. These, in Inveraray : THAE
102. Scene of a temptation : EDEN
103. See 66 Down : KIRI
104. Workers on MSS. : EDS
107. Tolkien creature : ENT
108. Pose : SIT
109. American humorist : NYE

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