"E, I, E, I, O"

New York Times, Sunday, July 21, 1991

Author: Virginia Yates
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 587 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 123, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 15, XRef: 1
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Mecca trek : HADJ
5. "Ars gratia ___" : ARTIS
10. Farmer's field: Abbr. : AGRIC
15. Kin of cock-and-bull stories : FIBS
19. Actress McClurg : EDIE
20. Jazz clarinetist Jimmie ___ : NOONE
21. Plain : CLEAR
22. Hornswoggle : ROOK
23. Chauvinism in the fold? : NOEWETURNS
25. Goat on a bender? : TOOTENANNY
27. Occur : EXIST
28. Gogol's "___ Bulba" : TARAS
30. Appearance : VISAGE
31. Bother : AFFLICT
34. Lab tube : PIPET
35. Heat, at times : RACE
36. Culpabilities : GUILTS
37. English composer and family : ARNES
38. Mediterranean flower : MUSKROSE
42. Provence city : ARLES
43. Wild hogs' quartets? : BOARSOMES
45. Barker of the movies : LEX
46. Related : TOLD
47. Profess : AVOW
49. Lived : WERE
50. Year in the reign of Louis XII : MDVI
51. Trick ending : ERY
52. Formal 1 Down parties? : FOWLBALLS
56. A Koblenz river : MOSEL
57. Where boards are formed : SAWMILL
60. Helm position : ALEE
61. Rayon maker's solvent : ACETONE
63. "La Tulipe ___": Dumas : NOIRE
64. Acclaim : ECLAT
65. Xanthippe, e.g. : SHREW
66. Flippers : PADDLES
68. Anonymous Richards : ROES
69. Clobber : SHELLAC
71. Finish : OMEGA
72. Stable fables? : PONYTALES
74. British medical org. : NHS
76. Irish river : NORE
77. Thunderstruck : AWED
79. Kind of resort : LAST
80. Minn. neighbor : NDAK
81. Snooker stick : CUE
82. Cousin of a Cotswold? : SHEEPSKIN
86. Siepi, Hines et al. : BASSI
87. Cop making a collar : ARRESTER
90. Subleased : RELET
91. Out-of-the-way : REMOTE
92. Pouter's look : MOUE
93. Song of praise : PAEAN
94. Extended a subscription : RENEWED
95. Apathetic : TORPID
98. Ganef's job : HEIST
99. Judges' seats : BANCS
100. Nothing but bovines? : WHOLLYCOWS
102. Lagomorph exes? : SPLITHARES
107. ___ many words : INSO
108. TV dragon : OLLIE
109. Earthen pot : CRUSE
110. Winter wind in Hawaii : KONA
111. Like Paul Pry : NOSY
112. Deeds of paladins : FEATS
113. A Simpson : HOMER
114. Gurge : EDDY
1. Layer : HEN
2. Flap : ADO
3. Sine ___ (indefinitely) : DIE
4. Like a diadem : JEWELLED
5. Monkeyshines : ANTICS
6. Drive out of bed : ROUST
7. Suit for Belli : TORT
8. "Holiday ___," 1942 film : INN
9. It has a tercet : SESTINA
10. Hepburn or Hepburn : ACTRESS
11. Crow : GLOAT
12. Classic cars : REOS
13. "Ten thousand saw ___ a glance": Wordsworth : IAT
14. Hazard on Mont Blanc : CREVASSE
15. Former U.A.W. head : FRASER
16. Mull Island neighbor : IONA
17. Sound made by Big Ben : BONG
18. Kind of terrier : SKYE
24. Off ramps : EXITS
26. Result of a shaver's flub : NICK
29. Takeoff specialist : APER
31. Mocha stone : AGATE
32. Dithers : FURORS
33. Colt on the loose? : FILLYANDERER
34. Kind of car : PROWL
35. Contrite one : RUER
37. "Life Is Just ___ of Cherries" : ABOWL
38. Fr. titles : MMES
39. Barnyard crone? : OLDSOWANDSOW
40. Number of Little Foys : SEVEN
41. Pearl Buck's "The ___": 1936 : EXILE
44. Little hooter : OWLET
47. Like London in 1666 : AFIRE
48. Field rodents : VOLES
50. Bates ___ ("Psycho" locale) : MOTEL
53. It's sometimes saved : BACON
54. Mr. Oop : ALLEY
55. Slightest : LEAST
56. Blackbird : MERL
58. Chunk, in Chelsea : WODGE
59. Uris's "___ 18" : MILA
61. Lenten symbol : ASHES
62. Coffer : CHEST
64. Subject to planation : ERODE
66. Siouan Indian : PONCA
67. ___-propre (self-esteem) : AMOUR
69. Bias : SLANT
70. Virtuous : CHASTE
72. Squint : PEER
73. Outlander : ALIEN
75. Schussed : SKIED
77. "___ History": Toynbee : ASTUDYOF
78. Word heard on a roller coaster : WHEE
80. Praenomen sharer : NAMESAKE
83. Panegyrics : PRAISES
84. Homophone for seize : SEES
85. Kaffee ___ : KLATSCH
86. Put on the sidelines : BENCH
88. Take on : EMPLOY
89. Kind of bank : SOIL
91. Tenant : RENTER
93. Lapwing : PEWIT
94. Poker ploy : RAISE
95. Castor, e.g. : TWIN
96. Exclamation of dismay : OHNO
97. Writer Macdonald : ROSS
98. Salutation to a señor : HOLA
99. French statesman: 1872-1950 : BLUM
101. Key, in Cannes : CLE
103. P.G.A. tourer : PRO
104. Angler's need : ROD
105. Type of table : END
106. Right to decide : SAY

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