HEAVENS ABOVE!

New York Times, Sunday, July 15, 1990

Author: Warren W. Reich
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 545 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 127, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 12, XRef: 1
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© 1990, The New York Times
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1. Jack preceder : FLAP
5. Grimalkins : CATS
9. Italian coin of yore : SCUDO
14. Young pest : BRAY
18. Bombay bigwig : RANA
19. Kauai greeting : ALOHA
21. Polynesian garment : PAREU
22. Miff : RILE
23. His business is looking up : ASTRONOMER
25. Unresolved : UPINTHEAIR
27. Actor Alan from Allestree : BATES
28. Tones down : TAMES
30. Becloud : DIM
31. Chrysler cars of 1928-61 : DESOTOS
34. Grape variety : PINOT
35. Assumes : TAKESON
39. Weapon for D'Artagnan : RAPIER
40. Luster : SHEEN
41. In a pacific way : SERENELY
42. Graduate-school hurdles : ORALS
43. Sort of friend : FAIRWEATHER
45. By way of : VIA
46. One-stripe G.I.'s : PFCS
47. Low blow : FOUL
48. Had regrets : RUED
49. Guns an engine : REVS
50. Yes, to Nanette : OUI
51. Regardless of circumstances : RAINORSHINE
55. Palmists' interests : LINES
56. Naval unit : FLOTILLA
58. Inclined : ATILT
59. Hindu scripture : TANTRA
60. Soviet range : URALS
61. Ceramists' needs : OVENS
62. "When the ___ breaks . . . " : BOUGH
63. Harasses : BESETS
65. "Whom shall ___ . . . ": Isa. 6:8 : ISEND
66. British sneaker : SANDSHOE
69. Befuddled : ATSEA
70. Elated : ONCLOUDNINE
72. Be human : ERR
73. S. Korean soldiers : ROKS
74. Actress-writer Chase : ILKA
75. Time past : YORE
76. So long, in England : TATA
77. Half of MIV : DII
78. The world over : UNDERTHESUN
82. Any rich man : DIVES
83. Ornamental shrub : OLEANDER
85. Laconian serf : HELOT
86. Break one's word : RENEGE
87. More irascible : TESTIER
88. Noted name in polio research : SABIN
89. River into Monterey Bay : SALINAS
90. Big A offshoot : OTB
91. Keglers' milieu : LANES
92. Macho type : HEMAN
93. Dreamily romantic : MOONSTRUCK
97. Like 93 Across : STARRYEYED
102. Domingo specialty : ARIA
103. ___ nous : ENTRE
104. Part of a TV transmission : AUDIO
105. Parched : SERE
106. Obey a cheerleader : YELL
107. In a stupor : DAZED
108. Combo : BAND
109. Gush forth : SPEW
1. Browning's "___ Lippo Lippi" : FRA
2. ___ Cruces, N.M. : LAS
3. Carpenter with six legs : ANT
4. Precooks : PARBOILS
5. Stage name for Mr. Iskowitz : CANTOR
6. Fugard's "A Lesson From ___" : ALOES
7. Collins and Mix : TOMS
8. Haggard romance : SHE
9. Cool Italian dessert : SPUMONE
10. French dynast : CAPET
11. "The Angry Hills" author : URIS
12. Hideaway : DEN
13. Surpassed in audacity : OUTDARED
14. City on the Weser : BREMEN
15. Inlet : RIA
16. "The Greatest" : ALI
17. ___ Borch, Dutch painter : YER
20. More chichi : ARTIER
24. "Cybele" author : OATES
26. Backpacker : HIKER
29. Once more : ANEW
31. "A ruddy ___ manly blood": Emerson : DROPOF
32. Scolding : EARFUL
33. Phrase from "America the Beautiful" : SPACIOUSSKIES
34. Van Dine's Vance : PHILO
35. Ha-ha : TEHEE
36. What Jimmy Stewart was in during 1937 : SEVENTHHEAVEN
37. Twist of fiction : OLIVER
38. Former name of Lake Malawi : NYASSA
40. Bathhouse of a sort : SAUNA
41. Air-show feature : STUNT
43. Frustrates : FOILS
44. Seed coverings : ARILS
47. Victoria and Reichenbach : FALLS
49. Saturn features : RINGS
51. Lasso : RIATA
52. "La Valse" composer : RAVEL
53. Apt anagram for notes : STENO
54. Veda adherent : HINDU
55. Summa cum ___ : LAUDE
57. Persea and poon : TREES
59. A thousand kilograms : TONNE
61. Caricaturist Berger : OSCAR
62. Scottish offspring : BAIRN
63. "Viva Maria!" actress: 1965 : BARDOT
64. Arc de Triomphe locale : ETOILE
65. Printer's roller : INKER
66. Weevil feature : SNOUT
67. Philosopher José ___ y Gasset : ORTEGA
68. Cleans the slate : ERASES
70. Not so fresh : OLDER
71. English stargazer: 1868-1939 : DYSON
74. Beholden : INDEBTED
76. Lilliputian hallmark : TININESS
78. Entities : UNITS
79. Expressed gratitude : THANKED
80. Wife of Hercules : HEBE
81. Phoenician name of Dido : ELISSA
82. Hold up : DELAY
84. Like some modern music : ATONAL
86. Martinet : RAMROD
88. ___ Coeur (Paris landmark) : SACRE
89. European finch : SERIN
91. Figure-skating jump : LUTZ
92. "If I ___ Million," 1932 movie : HADA
93. Hawthorn : MAY
94. Vein yield : ORE
95. Wildcatter's quest : OIL
96. Genetic initials : RNA
98. Keeve : TUB
99. Opposite of nope : YEP
100. Afore : ERE
101. Kind of line : DEW

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