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New York Times, Sunday, July 17, 1988

Author: Norman S. Wizer
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 548 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 131, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 5
Norman S. Wizer has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles and 14 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Young salmon : PARR
5. Medieval estate : FEOD
9. She loved Narcissus : ECHO
13. British servicewoman of W.W. I : WAAC
17. Woodwind : OBOE
18. Up and about : ASTIR
20. Porch : STOOP
21. Earth goddess : ERDA
22. Vulgar group avoided argument : LEWDBROODESCHEWEDFEUD
26. "Die Fledermaus" maid : ADELE
27. African timber tree : PEARWOOD
28. Annoy : NETTLE
29. Retiree's nest egg : IRA
31. Reconnoiters : SCOUTS
32. Plants used for raising nap : TEASELS
33. Active chemical substance : REAGENT
37. Choreographer Tommy : TUNE
38. Where H.H.H. lived : MINN
39. Four couples expect big argument : EIGHTAWAITGREATDEBATE
46. French violinist: 18th century : ANET
47. Behold, to Cicero : ECCE
48. Precipitation in Dundee : SNA
49. Baseball stats. : RBIS
50. Commanded : LED
51. Solitary : LONE
53. Rabbit fur : LAPIN
55. Lighter and tender : BOATS
56. Period of penitence : LENT
57. Leone or Nevada preceder : SIERRA
59. Platitude : CLICHE
60. Intelligent men find fault with falsehoods : WISEGUYSCRITICIZELIES
65. "Popo" author: 1980 : REEVES
66. Archer's goal : TARGET
67. Mamma or Peggy : CASS
68. Bury : INTER
69. Paludous place : MARSH
70. Vents : AIRS
71. Sir, in Madrid : DON
74. So. state : NCAR
75. Curve : ARC
76. Mantle : CAPE
78. Take aliment : DINE
79. Silly people bilk fat relative : GEESEFLEECEOBESENIECE
86. Rex or Donna : REED
87. Showy performers : HAMS
88. Kitchen appliance : TOASTER
89. Orbs : SPHERES
93. Daffy Duck, e.g. : LISPER
95. Cagers' gp. : NBA
96. Emulate Gulliver : TRAVEL
97. Comportment : DEMEANOR
99. More experienced : OLDER
103. Assistant held up sober young man : AIDEDELAYEDSTAIDBLADE
106. Orison finis : AMEN
107. Leases : RENTS
108. Galingale : SEDGE
109. Portent : OMEN
110. Dry run : TEST
111. Tokyo drink : SAKE
112. To live, to Livy : ESSE
113. Proceed : WEND
1. Negri of silents : POLA
2. Retired : ABED
3. English poet laureate: 1715-18 : ROWE
4. Car stopper : REDLIGHT
5. Partner of wide : FAR
6. Fabulist: Var. : ESOP
7. Okla. Indians : OTOES
8. Preachy : DIDACTIC
9. Cultural characteristics : ETHOS
10. Betty of songdom : COED
11. "___ now, brown cow?" : HOW
12. Allowing for contingencies : OPENEND
13. Woven fabrics : WEFTS
14. Mountain ridge : ARETE
15. " . . . makes Jack ___ boy" : ADULL
16. Aqua and motor endings : CADES
19. Detour traffic : REROUTE
20. Sea duck : SCOTER
23. Chapeau for Corot : BERET
24. Went for the pitch : SWUNG
25. Revolutionary diplomat : DEANE
30. Actress Alicia : ANA
32. Rhea or Cronus : TITAN
33. Kind of estate : REAL
34. "___ kleine Nachtmusik" : EINE
35. Ripened : AGED
36. Score : TWENTY
38. Lunatic : MANIAC
40. Tennis coup : ACE
41. ___ de corps : ESPRIT
42. Tumults : BROILS
43. Calculators of sorts : ABACI
44. A tenth part : TITHE
45. Sinuous letters : ESSES
51. French painter: 1881-1955 : LEGER
52. Load : ONUS
53. She was an O'Hara : LEIGH
54. Prado offering : ARTE
55. Consecrate : BLESS
56. Pries : LEVERS
57. Infrequent : SCARCE
58. Imperfect mdse. : IRRS
59. Person exercising power : CZAR
60. Twist : WRING
61. Pat needs this to maintain composure : IENCE
62. Bristles : SETAE
63. Gawked : STARED
64. Most frigid : ICIEST
69. Tiercel and cob : MALES
70. Copy : APE
71. Assembly : DIET
72. Head of a tale : ONCE
73. ___-do-well : NEER
76. Mariner's aid : COMPASS
77. Nonattender : ABSENTEE
78. Veto : DISALLOW
80. Goofed : ERRED
81. Antennae : FEELERS
82. Rings : CHIMES
83. Allayed : EASED
84. Time period : EON
85. Wealthy man : NABOB
89. Hessen or Hamburg : STAAT
90. Coach : PRIME
91. A brother of Zeus : HADES
92. Nine days' wonder, e.g. : EVENT
93. Philippine island : LEYTE
94. Burma and Tobacco : ROADS
97. Moist and chilly : DANK
98. Manipulates dishonestly : RIGS
100. British title : DAME
101. Whence the Pison flowed : EDEN
102. Tear : REND
104. Where cows browse : LEA
105. Scottish river : DEE

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