COUNTERPOINT

New York Times, Sunday, July 24, 1977

Author: Jay Spry
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 85, Avg Word Len: 5.09, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 503 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 18, FITB: 10, XRef: 0
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© 1977, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Conservatives : RIGHT
6. Liberals : LEFT
10. ___ de Calais : PAS
13. Tin Pan Alley acronym : ASCAP
18. Originated : AROSE
19. Groundless : IDLE
20. Nimbus : AURA
21. Magna ___ : CARTA
22. Discord : CONTENTION
24. Concord : FRATERNITY
26. Chemical suffix : ENE
27. Feminine endings : ETTES
28. She : FEMALE
29. He : MAN
30. Vassal : SERF
32. Cheers : OLES
33. Roman's victim: 290 B.C. : SABINE
34. Simple : MERE
35. Like some paper : LINED
37. Moves : STIRS
38. W.W. II theater : ETO
40. Exploits : FEATS
42. Raced : TORE
43. Jong : ERICA
47. Color : TINGE
48. Inveighed : RAILED
50. Plumbers' cables : SNAKES
51. Unyielding : INDOMITABLE
54. Yielding readily : SPINELESS
57. Legal claim : LIEN
58. Exercises : DRILLS
59. Furthers : ABETS
60. Drug : LSD
61. Nets : SEINES
62. Maledictions : CURSES
64. Group under a col. : RGT
67. Rare violin : AMATI
68. Sex : GENDER
69. Function : ROLE
70. Very active : TURBULENT
74. Very inactive : UNCONSCIOUS
76. Warns : ALERTS
77. T.A.E. : EDISON
79. Is bested or worsted : LOSES
80. Determine : GETAT
81. Rock: Comb. form : LITE
82. Vulgar; cheap : TATTY
83. Faulty: Prefix : DYS
85. "King Olaf" composer : ELGAR
86. Penitent's emotion : SHAME
88. Gay deceiver : RAKE
91. Wheel on a tea wagon : CASTER
93. High spot : PEAK
94. Low spot : DALE
98. Bambi's cousin : AVA
99. Gaucho's milieu : PAMPAS
100. Thick : DENSE
101. Wire measure : MIL
102. Flimsy : JERRYBUILT
104. Far from flimsy : UNSHAKABLE
107. Galahad's gear : ARMOR
108. Notices : SEES
109. Pulitzer Prize novelst : AGEE
110. Great quantity : OCEAN
111. Target in horseshoes : STAKE
112. McMahon and Muskie : EDS
113. Not so much : LESS
114. Spanish playwright : LORCA
1. Events at Belmont : RACES
2. Perfume ingredient : IRONE
3. Dead duck : GONER
4. Winner over T.E.D. : HST
5. Pipe joint : TEE
6. Chicken ___ : LITTLE
7. Revised : EDITED
8. Ice masses : FLOES
9. Bills : TENS
10. Certain cattle or canines : PUREBREDS
11. Musketeer : ARAMIS
12. "Paradise Lost" character : SATAN
13. Israeli port : ACRE
14. ___ Mateo, Calif. : SAN
15. Arson is one : CRIME
16. Rose essence : ATTAR
17. "Home, Sweet Home" author : PAYNE
20. Balzac's "Une Ténébreuse ___" : AFFAIRE
23. Night sights : NEONS
25. Robert ___ : ELEE
31. Bottle for wine : FLAGON
33. Wraps : STOLES
34. Ethics : MORALS
36. Detail : ITEM
37. Photographs of a sort : STILLS
39. Beliefs : TENETS
40. Last word : FINIS
41. Over : ENDED
44. D.D.E. : IKE
45. These, in Tours : CES
46. Dunderhead : ASS
47. Cultivate : TILL
48. "The ___ Spain . . . " : RAININ
49. Competent : ABLE
50. Shows scorn : SNEERS
52. High aims : IDEALS
53. Banal : TRITE
55. Forgive : PARDON
56. Hedda Gabler's creator : IBSEN
61. Off-color : SMUTTY
62. Thurible : CENSER
63. Remarkable: Scot. : UNCO
64. Chanticleer's realm : ROOST
65. Like stickum : GLUEY
66. Bride of Angel Clare : TESS
67. Sandpaper : ABRADE
68. Segovia's instrument : GUITAR
69. Created a rowdydow : RIOTED
70. Baseball putout : TAG
71. Diminutive suffix : ULE
72. Soak : RET
73. Informers : TELLTALES
75. Noninformer : CLAM
78. Summarizes : DIGESTS
82. ___ powder (decamp) : TAKEA
84. Strikebreaker : SCAB
85. Caught sight of : ESPIED
86. Perceives : SENSES
87. Chops to pieces : HASHES
88. Indian princes : RAJAS
89. Ward off : AVERT
90. Fate : KARMA
92. Divert : AMUSE
93. Part of Greater London : PENGE
95. Spotlight color : AMBER
96. Popular scent : LILAC
97. Gluck's "Paride ed ___" : ELENA
99. Combustible heap : PYRE
100. Twofold : DUAL
103. Seoul soldier : ROK
105. ___ Nidre, Hebrew prayer : KOL
106. French explorer : ACO

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