SPACE-SAVING

New York Times, Sunday, July 18, 1976

Author: George Rose Smith
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 627 (avg 1.42)
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© 1976, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Mary ___ Lincoln : TODD
5. Biblical brother : ABEL
9. Taj Mahal site : AGRA
13. Pare : REDUCE
19. Sheltered : ALEE
20. City of Ecuador : QUITO
21. Promenades : STOAS
22. Equalizer : EVENER
23. Manslaughter : DEEPGUFFAW
25. Weeknight : TINYCAVALIER
27. African native : SOMALI
28. Kind of glass : FIBER
30. Stone nodules : GEODES
31. Draft org. : SSS
32. Dance : REEL
34. Babies: Sp. : NENAS
36. Con's hostel : STIR
37. Perturbs : AGITATES
41. Two wives of Henry VIII : ANNES
43. Average : SOSO
45. Scot's wee : SMA
48. ___ Stroheim : VON
49. Sparking : MUHAMMADALI
52. On tranquilizers : SEDATED
54. Business abbrs. : ENCS
56. "Quien ___?" : SABE
57. Work shift : STINT
59. Gay Nineties, for one : DECADE
60. Balancers : SEALS
62. Reddish, in Spain : ROSEA
65. Bus handhold : STRAP
67. Poker or tease : STRIP
68. Subjects : TOPICS
70. Powders : TALCS
72. Take off : EXIT
74. Office copy : STAT
75. Silent, to listen, e.g. : ANAGRAM
77. Dragon : SEEMTEDIOUS
81. Printer's measures : ENS
82. Coons' kin : COATIS
84. 144 : GROSS
85. Basked : SUNNED
87. Assam worm : ERI
89. Bestrides : MIDWAYBOAST
92. Marie and Thérèse : SAINTES
95. Ration : METE
97. ___ down (make final) : NAIL
98. Famous poem : TREES
100. Tried : STROVE
101. Florida city : OCALA
103. City blankets : SMOGS
106. J.C. or Sam : SNEAD
108. To date : SOFAR
109. Mountains of West : TETONS
111. High-hat : SNOOT
113. Astride : UPON
115. Damita : LILI
116. Mineral : EDENITE
118. Reappears : GATHERPOMES
122. Sweet or Sioux City : SUE
123. Flag color : RED
124. Sea or air : LANE
126. Stalk : STIPE
127. Old Faithful does : REGUSHES
129. Precept : RULE
131. Antelope : ORIBI
133. Asian garment : SARI
134. Pronoun : SHE
137. Shinplasters : SCRIPS
139. Restricted : SCANT
141. Care for : TENDTO
145. Hearten : TAKETHECOUNT
148. Bargains : LAWYERFEES
150. Boulevard : AVENUE
151. Impressions : IDEAS
152. Bagnold et al. : ENIDS
153. Insist on : URGE
154. Finish anew : RESAND
155. M. Antoinette lost hers : TETE
156. Scout groups : DENS
157. Fewer : LESS
1. Young ones : TADS
2. Spread : OLEO
3. Adjudge : DEEM
4. Go : DEPART
5. ___ Wiedersehen : AUF
6. Swat : BIFF
7. Tin: Fr. : ETAIN
8. Headlight setting : LOWBEAM
9. Panay native : ATI
10. Bell : GONG
11. Martha and family : RAYES
12. Scarves : ASCOTS
13. Did a turnabout : REVERSED
14. Miss St. Clare and others : EVAS
15. State: Abbr. : DEL
16. Les Etats-___ : UNIS
17. So-so marks : CEES
18. Miscues : ERRS
20. Period of inactivity : QUIETUS
21. Leaves in the lurch : STRANDS
24. Light up : GLEAM
26. Goodbye : ADIOS
29. Sicilian city : ENNA
33. Operetta composer : LEHAR
35. Locations : SEATS
37. Sacred book : AVESTA
38. In love with : GONEON
39. Notable : INCAPACITATED
40. Footwear : SABOT
42. ___ trench : SLIT
44. Urn writings : ODES
45. Castanet : STARTEDTOFISH
46. Highway strip : MEDIAN
47. Aces : ADEPTS
50. Plateaus : MESAS
51. "The Lady ___" : INRED
53. Scenes' seniors : ACTS
55. Irish county : SLIGO
58. Rainy-day scarcities : TAXIS
61. Scat! : SCRAM
63. Poetry piece : ELEGY
64. Astringent : ACERB
66. Reverent : PIOUS
69. Dress fabric : SATIN
71. Tariff advocate of 1930's : SMOOT
73. Fish : TUNAS
76. Touchy king : MIDAS
78. Rulers : TSARS
79. Krupp site : ESSEN
80. Peeves : SNITS
83. Keeps afloat : SWIMS
86. Record : ENROL
87. Ham : EMOTER
88. Move away : RECEDE
90. During : ALONG
91. Get set to drive : TEEUP
93. Appraise : EVALUE
94. Infinite or World : SERIES
96. N.C. school : ELON
99. Taste : SAPOR
102. Dye : ANIL
104. "You can ___ far . . . " : GOAS
105. ___ voce : SOTTO
107. Noggins : DOMES
110. Like some collars : STARCHED
112. Appetites : THIRSTS
114. Denies : NEGATES
117. Toughen : ENURE
119. On a grand scale : EPIC
120. Packaged again : REBALED
121. Less hazardous : SURER
125. Draw out : ELICIT
128. Scandalous : SINFUL
130. Lyric work : EPODE
132. Without point : INANE
134. Deneb, for one : STAR
135. Eat : HAVE
136. ___ out (gets by) : EKES
137. Bewilder : STUN
138. Fat : SUET
140. Remus, for one : TWIN
142. Streeter's Mable : DERE
143. Young sheep : TEGS
144. Chem. suffixes : OSES
146. Spanish queen : ENA
147. Scot's negative : NAE
149. More than ft. : YDS

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