HOMETOWN HOKUM

New York Times, Sunday, July 24, 1983

Author:Stanley Glass
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 547 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 118, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 10, XRef: 0
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© 1983, The New York Times
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1. Shavian vehicle for Cornell : CANDIDA
8. Sudden flurry : SPASM
13. Van Gogh's "The Potato ___" : EATERS
19. Like a leaf : FOLIATED
20. Delicious : TASTY
21. "Rose of ___" : TRALEE
22. President out of Pa.? : CHESTERAARTHUR
24. Kind of verb : ACTIVE
25. Segments of insects' legs : COXAE
26. Typewriter parts : DETENTS
28. Initiated violently : HAZED
29. Song from "A Chorus Line" : AND
30. Up the ante : RAISE
32. Blackthorn fruit : SLOE
34. Undercooked : RARE
35. Small British isle : MAN
37. Fontanne and spouse : LUNTS
38. Fiber from a Philippine palm : ERUC
40. Sea bottom : BED
41. Bizarre : ODD
42. Stuttering comedian : ATES
43. Tribute to a toreador : OLE
46. Love feast : AGAPE
48. ___ diem : PER
49. Cobbling gear : AWLS
50. Spry : AGILE
52. On cloud nine : ELATED
55. Head of state out of S.D.? : PIERRETRUDEAU
58. Had a snack : NOSHED
59. Beat : TANNED
60. Soissons summer : ETE
61. Je vous ___ (I beg you) : PRIE
63. Pinball no-no : TILT
64. Secret society of a sort : TONG
65. Containers for holy water : FONTS
67. "___ fan tutte" : COSI
69. Young Capitol employee : PAGE
72. Area of a bird's beak : CERE
74. Once called : NEE
75. Glossy finish : ENAMEL
78. Luck : CHANCE
80. Former first sacker from Fla.? : ORLANDOCEPEDA
83. County in Ga. : BARTOW
84. Fermentation fomenter : YEAST
85. Taken, in Toulon : PRIS
86. Dart's partner : EGG
88. Neighbor of Saudi Arabia : YEMEN
90. Biblical verb ending : ETH
91. German port : KIEL
92. Teachers' org. : NEA
93. Utility agcy. : PSC
95. Alliance : BLOC
97. De Lesseps feat : CANAL
98. Essay : TRY
99. Old cars : REOS
101. Long-tailed apes : KRAS
103. Male seal's contingent : HAREM
104. Printers' org. : ITU
106. Act melodramatically : EMOTE
108. Lively, to Verdi : ANIMATO
110. Did some flooring : TILED
113. Show up : APPEAR
115. Social historian out of Ohio? : CLEVELANDAMORY
119. Goalie's domain : CREASE
120. Gantry or Rice : ELMER
121. ___-Lautrec : TOULOUSE
122. Conducted a roundup : HERDED
123. City NW of Grenoble : LYONS
124. Sign, as a payee : ENDORSE
1. Small salmon : COHO
2. Home of the first great library : ALEXANDRIA
3. Hebrew month before Iyar : NISAN
4. Passé : DATED
5. Ending with Bronx or Brooklyn : ITE
6. Berg's "___ Wein" : DER
7. "Bleak House" heroine : ADA
8. Emphasis : STRESS
9. French poodle's paw : PATTE
10. Tennis star of the 70's : ASHE
11. Dazes : STUNS
12. Periwinkle, e.g. : MYRTLE
13. Zeta follower : ETA
14. Overcute : ARCH
15. Early resident of the Caucasus : TATAR
16. Ruler from N.J.? : ELIZABETHI
17. Warner of 1775 : REVERE
18. Rated in tennis : SEEDED
19. Body governing TV : FCC
23. Mine entrances : ADITS
27. Carolina rail : SORA
30. Lincoln's fiancée : RUTLEDGE
31. "___ of robins . . . " : ANEST
33. Playwright out of Ore.? : EUGENEONEILL
35. Mass of hair : MOP
36. Expert : ADEPT
37. Bandleader out of Kan.? : LAWRENCEWELK
39. Beautiful: Prefix : CALO
43. Comic poet from Utah? : OGDENNASH
44. Fabulize : LIE
45. Passed : ELAPSED
47. Diversion : PASTIME
49. Pisa's river : ARNO
50. Hudson or Essex : AUTO
51. A cont. : EUR
53. Slippery one : EEL
54. Banned pesticide : DDT
56. Understanding between nations : ENTENTE
57. KO counter : REFEREE
62. Cold comfort : ICECREAM
66. Yurt : TENT
68. Undermines : SAPS
69. Controversial chemical : PCB
70. Triumphant cry : AHA
71. Actor from Ind.? : GARYCOOPER
73. Rogers or Acuff : ROY
76. Toothless : EDENTULOUS
77. Pilsen product : LAGER
79. Search thoroughly : COMB
81. Mother of Fr., Sp., etc. : LAT
82. State a viewpoint : OPINE
87. ___ Nineties : GAY
89. Kaye of ballet fame : NORA
91. Pope John Paul II's given name : KAROL
93. Moralize : PREACH
94. Always, on a score : SEMPRE
96. Annul : CANCEL
97. Provides provender : CATERS
100. Frame for a fourposter : STEAD
102. Asinine : SILLY
103. Sort of port : HAVEN
104. Balbo or Tajo : ITALO
105. Indonesian island : TIMOR
107. Alleviate : EASE
109. Exec's note : MEMO
111. Gaelic : ERSE
112. Tint : DYE
114. Ryder of comics : RED
116. Daughter of Eris : ATE
117. ___ sequitur : NON
118. Flop : DUD

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