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New York Times, Sunday, July 21, 1985

Author:Tap Osborn
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 553 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 121, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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© 1985, The New York Times
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1. Ziti or vermicelli : PASTA
6. A pal of Curly : MOE
9. Reasoning power : WIT
12. F.D.R.'s predecessor : HCH
15. Word in a Maugham title : ALE
18. Namesakes of a wife of Esau : ADAHS
19. He wrote "Steps in Time" : ASTAIRE
21. Jinni summoner : ALADDIN
23. "Man on the Run" : TALESOFHATTAN
25. Most chary : WARIEST
26. Rampant fear : HYSTERIA
27. "Stolen Hours" : THEDESPERATE
29. Silkworm : ERIA
30. Apple dish : PIE
31. Erie-to-Buffalo dir. : ENE
32. European yard : METER
33. Wading birds : STILTS
36. Two shakes : SEC
37. Kind of shrew : ERD
38. Col., e.g. : SCH
39. Determination : WILL
40. Kind of dough or ball : SOUR
42. Common contract : LEASE
45. Game-stopping word : TIME
48. Touched down : ALIT
49. "A Loss of Roses" : AREREDMYLOVE
53. Lon's follower : NOL
54. Flash of light : GLEAM
56. Have a real crush on : ADORE
57. Burstyn or Drew : ELLEN
58. Trevi number : TRE
59. Fate : LOT
61. Represent : ENACT
63. True grit : SAND
64. Bad actor : HAM
65. Advice to a toper : SOBERUP
69. Furor : STORM
71. Herzog is one : ISRAELI
73. Onassis nickname : ARI
74. Jack from Miami, Ariz. : ELAM
76. Concert hall : ODEUM
78. Bouncer's cry : OUT
79. In back of : FOR
80. "The ___ delicate": Shak. : AIRIS
82. Insect: Comb. form : ENTOM
84. Gypsy or Bedouin : NOMAD
88. To boot : AND
89. "Breaking Away" : UPISHARDTODO
92. Chibchan : RAMA
93. Ginseng or licorice : ROOT
95. "Father of Lies" : SATAN
96. Sei's cousin : ORCA
97. Theater sign : EXIT
98. Evergreen : FIR
100. Nabokov heroine : ADA
101. Chemical suffix : ANE
102. One of the Four Horsemen : FAMINE
104. Composer Jule : STYNE
106. About 14 gallons in Budapest : AKO
107. No and J : DRS
108. Political worker : AIDE
109. "Fallen Angel" : LOOKHOMEWARD
112. School gathering : ASSEMBLY
116. Rival : EMULATE
117. "Lost Horizon" : BEYONDTHEBLUE
119. Diplomatic cooling off : DETENTE
120. Acid dye : ORANGER
121. She started with Stiller : MEARA
122. Husher's word : SSH
123. Mild British oath : GOR
124. Greek letters : XIS
125. Numéro ___ : UNO
126. Mlles., in Madrid : SRTAS
1. Footway : PATH
2. "An apple ___ . . . " : ADAY
3. Mineo and Bando : SALS
4. "The Secret Heart" : THETELLTALE
5. Proclaim : ASSERT
6. Rackets rulers : MAFIA
7. Work-safety agcy. : OSHA
8. Between zeta and theta : ETA
9. Willow twig : WITHE
10. Dies ___ : IRAE
11. "Scarf up the ___ . . . ": Shak. : TENDEREYE
12. Ship's bow area : HAWSE
13. Sharp sound : CLAP
14. Male seals' surrounders : HAREMS
15. "Fugitive Family" : ADEATHINTHE
16. Schedule, in Metz : LISTE
17. Word of welcome : ENTER
20. Tall story : ATTIC
22. What Forman and Huston do : DIRECT
24. State north of Madras : ORISSA
28. Most desirable of goals : ENDALLS
30. Outdoor stairways : PERRONS
33. Hook's booty : SWAG
34. Money holder : TILL
35. U.S. Open tennis victor over Arthur: 1972 : ILIE
36. Fashion fabric : SUEDE
37. Shade tree : ELM
41. Old English money : ORA
43. Town in Kenya : SOLAI
44. Nevertheless : EVENSO
46. Lesson of a sort : MORAL
47. Resin used in making ink : ELEMI
50. Muse of mime : ERATO
51. C.I.A. tool : DECODER
52. Gridiron sweep : ENDRUN
55. Actress Jeanne : MOREAU
60. Signs of spring : TULIPS
62. Course : TREND
65. Moslem's second month : SAFAR
66. Vallee college town : ORONO
67. "Sweet Hostage" : BIRDOFYOUTH
68. Utah-Ariz. river : PARIA
70. Central issues : MUTTONS
72. "Escape by Night" : ATOREMEMBER
75. Error : MISTAKE
77. Part of M.T.M. : MOORE
81. Spar with nobody : SHADOWBOX
83. Year in Pope Clement VIII's era : MDC
85. Fashion word : MAXI
86. Lebanon's ___ Gemayel : AMIN
87. Palm fruit : DATE
90. Library treasures : ANA
91. Big and clumsy : OAFISH
94. Gentle sound : TINKLE
99. Change a tapestry : REHANG
101. A son of Caleb : ARDON
103. Revokes a legacy : ADEEMS
104. Coasters : SLEDS
105. Volumes : TOMES
106. Caliph's cousin : AMEER
107. Rosaceous plant : DRYAS
108. Texas pro : ASTRO
110. Kruger or Bismarck : OTTO
111. Gas: Comb. form : AERI
112. South Yemen's gulf : ADEN
113. Baa : BLAT
114. Brain orifice : LURA
115. Affirmative votes : YEAS
118. Annamese measure of length : NGU

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