FRACTURED POLYSYLLABLES

New York Times, Sunday, July 2, 1989

Author: Ernst Theimer
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 622 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 147, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 8, XRef: 1
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Notepad: FURTHER CLUES
25 A = 37 A
52 A = 116 A
65 A = 118 A
27 A = 40 D
48 D = 93 D
73 D = 91 A
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Certain secants : POLARS
7. Cried loudly : BAWLED
13. Border river in 104 Down : YALU
17. Prohibit : BAR
20. Charm : AMULET
21. Each : APIECE
22. Assert : AVER
23. Match king Kreuger : IVAR
25. OPPOSED TO A BANNER SHARE : CONFLAGRATION
27. AWAY, SORROW! : WOEBEGONE
29. Forum garb : TOGA
30. European carp : ROACH
31. Distort : SKEW
33. Britain, poetically : ALBION
34. Plow sole : SLADE
35. Run, as a dye : BLEED
37. DEDUCE A REFUSAL : INFERNO
38. Lay a lawn : SOD
41. Fondles : PETS
42. Suspicious : LEERY
43. Foreign : ALIEN
44. Hedge shrubs : PRIVETS
46. Hall in a casa : SALA
47. A grandson of Adam : ENOS
48. Agnus ___ : DEI
51. Atlas items : INSETS
52. NI : INDIFFERENT
55. Flowerless plant : FERN
56. Speeds : RACES
57. Exhortation to Kelly : SLIDE
58. Capital of Guam : AGANA
59. Apportion : ALLOT
60. Over : ATOP
61. Marry in haste : ELOPE
62. Skipper's "Stop!" : AVAST
63. European sea bream : BRAISE
64. Author Deighton : LEN
65. LOUGANIS'S CHARGED PARTICLE : DIVERSION
67. Pipe repairman : PLUMBER
68. Placid : SERENE
71. Ratite bird of crosswords : EMU
72. Race horse: Slang : GEEGEE
73. Magi activity at Bethlehem : ADORING
75. STREAKERS = TOP NOTES : OVERTONES
78. Gypsy boy : ROM
81. Bloomers in Whitman's dooryard : LILACS
82. Australian tennis great : LAVER
84. East Indian woody vines : ODALS
85. Elephant's-ear : TARO
86. Basketry grass : OTATE
87. European finch : SERIN
88. Come up : ARISE
89. Wreck completely : TOTAL
90. "Prince ___," R.L.S. work : OTTO
91. SEAFOOD VENDOR'S STALL : STANDOFFISH
93. Quarter ___ (8:45) : TONINE
94. Enemy : FOE
95. Executioner in "The Mikado" : KOKO
96. Nominate, in Scotland : LEET
97. Crowds : THRONGS
98. Small napkin : DOILY
100. Brainstorms : IDEAS
102. Very proper : PRIM
103. Obtain : GET
104. Supplements : ADDENDA
107. Curl the lip : SNEER
108. Solo : ALONE
109. Appeared : SEEMED
110. Color : TINT
111. Imbibed : DRANK
112. Turkish regiment : ALAI
116. CONTRACT DEBT CHITS : INCURIOUS
118. HOW TO MAKE MEN TAT : ENTERTAINMENT
122. Suffix with comment : ATOR
123. Sisters : NUNS
124. Navy engineering corpsman : SEABEE
125. Marked with spots or lines : NOTATE
126. Hurricane center : EYE
127. Ashen : GRAY
128. Makes croutons : TOASTS
129. Soho cig : GASPER
1. Covenant : PACT
2. Melville novel : OMOO
3. Respiratory organ : LUNG
4. Esparto : ALFA
5. Electrical unit : REL
6. Hollywood hopefuls : STARLETS
7. Pressure units : BARADS
8. Speedily : APACE
9. Accompanying : WITH
10. Wahine's wreath : LEI
11. Author of "The Name of the Rose" : ECO
12. More compact : DENSER
13. Deviated from course : YAWED
14. Own : AVOW
15. Shelter : LEE
16. Franciscan nun : URBANIST
17. London attraction : BIGBEN
18. To have: Fr. : AVOIR
19. Continued without interruption : RANON
24. City with lots of slots : RENO
26. Fall guys : GOATS
28. Sprite: Fr. : ELFE
32. Pitch : KEY
34. Small barracudas : SPETS
35. Misrepresent : BELIE
36. Page : LEAF
37. Actress Massey : ILONA
38. Helix : SPIRAL
39. Elaborately decorated : ORNATE
40. BEEF ABOUT 3 A.M. RECORD PLAYING : DISCONSOLATE
42. Stocking run : LADDER
43. Concerning : ANENT
45. Barkley was one : VEEP
46. Marsh bird : SNIPE
47. Epochs : ERAS
48. PANNING THE COLD CUTS SHOP : DELIBERATING
49. Irregular : EROSE
50. Bury : INTER
52. "___ Lucy" : ILOVE
53. Churchill's good will : FAVOUR
54. Actor Richard : EGAN
55. Blaze : FLAME
57. David's weapon : SLING
59. Snug as a bug in ___ : ARUG
61. British noble family : EDENS
62. Rifleman, at times : AIMER
63. Sanctify : BLESS
66. ___ clock (six bells) : SEVENO
67. "The Old Wives' Tale" dramatist : PEELE
69. Poetic Muse : ERATO
70. Sake source : RICE
72. Grind one's teeth : GNASH
73. IT CONSISTS OF 592 TCHASTS : ALOOF
74. Same : DITTO
75. "Amores" poet : OVID
76. Conservatives : TORIES
77. Pindar, for one : ODIST
79. Bergamot or mandarin : ORANGE
80. Harass : MOLEST
82. Pervious : LEAKY
83. Tuscan river : ARNO
85. Wells's "___ Bungay" : TONO
87. Roman outer garment : STOLA
88. Frighten: Dial. : AFEAR
89. The Velvet Fog : TORME
91. Problem on an icy road : SKIDDING
92. Run away : FLEE
93. SVELTE MONARCH : THINKING
97. Mineral found in dried lake basins : TRONA
98. Decorous : DEMURE
99. Unique person : ONER
100. Hostel : INN
101. Hate : DETEST
102. Home bases : PLATES
104. Largest continent : ASIA
105. Spaghetti al ___ : DENTE
106. Lure : DECOY
107. Actress Spacek : SISSY
108. Court decree : ARRET
110. Albacore : TUNA
111. Former perennial Socialist candidate : DEBS
112. Danish counties : AMTS
113. Jump : LEAP
114. Feed the kitty : ANTE
115. Brain passage : ITER
117. Start of the Lord's Prayer : OUR
119. Modernist : NEO
120. Chinese pagoda : TAA
121. Common, in Hawaii : NOA

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