TABLE TALK

New York Times, Sunday, July 14, 1991

Author: Bert Rosenfield
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 524 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 20, XRef: 1
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. ___ in a lifetime : ONCE
5. Palm of the hand : VOLA
9. " . . . as a wild bull in ___": Isa. 51:20 : ANET
13. Street's boss : MASON
18. Okla. city : TULSA
20. Make worse : AGGRAVATE
22. Light-footed : AGILE
23. Belgian moppets? : BRUSSELSSPROUTS
25. Actress Thomas : MARLO
26. Leroy Anderson's "___ of the Ball" : BELLE
27. Some legal writs : MISES
28. Where the Ambrosian Library is : MILAN
29. Malefactor : MISDOER
31. Sole of a plow : SLADE
33. Cosmetician Madeleine ___ : MONO
34. Worker on a hill : ANT
35. Stolen sockeye? : POACHEDSALMON
39. "___ De-Lovely," 1936 Porter song : ITS
42. Thornburgh's predecessor : MEESE
44. Kilauea effusion : LAVA
45. Hoover Dam's lake : MEAD
46. Hugh Johnson's org. : NRA
47. Highlands hillside : BRAE
48. Like many U.K. drinks : ICELESS
51. Trans-central chord : DIAMETER
54. One of the Aleutians : ATKA
55. Baseball's Paul or Lloyd : WANER
56. Oriental restaurant cartel? : NOODLERING
58. Pear variety : BOSC
59. Have the miseries : AIL
60. "___ the Rear" (old song) : STEPTO
61. Bangladesh capital's former spelling : DACCA
65. Undersized pickpocket? : SHRIMPDIP
70. He was TV sleuth Jones : EBSEN
71. Dahl or Francis : ARLENE
73. Make a selection : OPT
74. Fuzzy surfaces : NAPS
76. Roughage fanatics? : BRANFLAKES
79. Bowler's woe : SPLIT
81. Ridges between ice walls : OSAR
85. "___ or five attend him": "Twelfth Night" : SOMEFOUR
86. Simple wind instrument : OCARINA
88. Coiffeur's creation : UPDO
89. Univ. degrees : ABS
90. Desdemona's handkerchief, e.g. : PROP
92. Shamrock land : ERIN
93. London trolleys : TRAMS
94. Tic-toe connector : TAC
95. Beauty salon? : PEACHPRESERVE
99. Creek : RIA
100. City in S France : ALES
102. Desert juniper : RETEM
103. Tragi : EARLETS
105. Propounds : POSES
107. Guam's capital : AGANA
109. Almost, to the Bard : ANEAR
110. Coalesce : UNITE
111. Gorbachev in A.M. action? : RUSSIANDRESSING
117. "Gare Saint-Lazare" painter : MONET
118. Where concert musicians relax : GREENROOM
119. Hindustani emperor: 16th century : AKBAR
120. Kitchen attraction : AROMA
121. A York river : OUSE
122. They sometimes bounce mgrs. : UMPS
123. Ratio words : ISTO
1. Outlet for N.Y. horse players : OTB
2. Only, in Bonn : NUR
3. Driver's main course? : CLUBSTEAK
4. Gaul's chariot : ESSED
5. De ___ of 92 Across : VALERA
6. G.I.'s supervisors : OGS
7. Some coll. linemen : LGS
8. A Dadaist : ARP
9. Ducks : AVOIDS
10. Ad ___ (to a sickening degree) : NAUSEAM
11. Chanson follower : ETTE
12. Hardy protagonist : TESS
13. Material wealth : MAMMON
14. "Encore!" : AGAIN
15. What beefy waiters get? : SIRLOINTIPS
16. Southwest stewpot : OLLA
17. ___ tetra (aquarium favorite) : NEON
19. Slanting : ASLOPE
21. Belligerent sea groups : ARMADAS
24. Oil: Comb. form : ELEO
29. Cobra's relative : MAMBA
30. Like argon : INERT
31. Laminated rock : SHALE
32. Tool for Archimedes : LEVER
33. Some propositions in logic : MODALS
36. Make a fist : CLENCH
37. W.W. II India-Burma road : LEDO
38. Marian, for one : MAID
40. ___ et quarante (Monte Carlo game) : TRENTE
41. Assyrian monarch : SARGON
43. Thalassic expanse : SEA
48. ___ Jima : IWO
49. Timberlane of fiction : CASS
50. Prune : SNIP
52. Dishes out : METES
53. Jewish holiday eve : EREB
57. Antediluvian : OLD
58. Alberta park : BANFF
59. Qty. : AMT
61. Touches gingerly : DABSAT
62. Spanish weight unit : ARROBA
63. Gambling spot for littlenecks? : CLAMSCASINO
64. Recent, to a geologist : CENE
66. Marathoner Allison ___ : ROE
67. ___ facto : IPSO
68. Kind of engine : INLINE
69. Distress : PAIN
72. Flees to a J.P. : ELOPES
75. Org. dating from 1897 : PTA
77. Ambience : AURA
78. Fast-food magnate : KROC
79. Hindu outergarment : SAREE
80. Spectrum producer : PRISM
81. "___ Nell," Gershwin musical : OUR
82. Leftovers from a TV roast? : SPARERIBS
83. Come clean : ADMIT
84. Ponselle and Raisa : ROSAS
87. Incontrovertible : CERTAIN
91. Catchwords : PHRASES
93. Wright or Brewer : TERESA
95. Córdoba coin : PESETA
96. Thought, to Pascal : PENSEE
97. Fortifies anew : REARMS
98. Windmill impeller : VANE
101. "___ Eat Cake," 1933 musical : LETEM
104. Harold ___, English political scientist: 1893-1950 : LASKI
105. Cougar : PUMA
106. ___ about (circa) : ONOR
107. Jason's ship : ARGO
108. Spiritual mentor : GURU
112. Indonesia's ___ Islands : ARU
113. ___ de guerre : NOM
114. Diamond cutter's device : DOP
115. Basketball Hall-of-Famer Holman : NAT
116. Twelve doz. : GRO

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