FAIR GAME

New York Times, Sunday, July 27, 1986

Author:Jeanne Wilson
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.04, Missing: { J K Q X Z }
Open Squares: 104, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 14, XRef: 0
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Fodder : OATS
5. Mil. address : APO
8. Disparity : GAP
11. Popular Manhattan locale : TIMESSQUARE
17. Hominy ___ : GRITS
19. Skeet device : TRAP
20. Surface measure : ARE
21. Kind of viper : HORNED
22. Licit : LEGAL
23. Belonging to the past : HISTORIC
25. Down Under resident : AUSSIE
26. NE African, to Shakespeare : ETHIOPE
28. Ominous : SINISTER
30. Actress Merkel : UNA
31. Used tire : RETREAD
32. Brother of Olive Oyl : CASTOR
33. Very early invention : WHEEL
35. Aggregate : GROSS
38. Bridge man : HORATIO
40. Henry James novel : WASHINGTONSQUARE
46. Penitents : ATONERS
49. Elevated : ALPINE
50. Gibson item : ONION
52. Meadow sounds : LOWS
53. Wide shoe size : EEE
55. Articulate to a fault : GLIB
56. Alice ___, singer for Welk : LON
58. Father of Cainan : ENOS
60. Average : NORMAL
62. Central African group : SARA
63. Utah Beach craft : LCI
64. "___ pray" : LETUS
66. Three ___ a day : SQUAREMEALS
67. Suffix for poet : ICS
69. Gumshoes : TECS
71. Don Juan's emotion : AMOR
73. David ___ Lilienthal : ELI
74. Straightforward : ONTHESQUARE
77. Role for Clark : RHETT
79. 2 x rad. = : DIA
81. "___ de Castro," Ferreira play : INES
84. Title for Elizabeth II : REGINA
85. Geisha's receptacle for perfumes : INRO
86. Song from "A Chorus Line" : AND
87. Collection of Scandinavian myths : EDDA
88. Indonesian island group : ARU
89. Quarry of an M.P. : AWOL
92. Pancake topper : SYRUP
94. Clean shrimp : DEVEIN
96. Flatter, in a way : IMITATE
98. Like a Crawford gown : SQUARESHOULDERED
100. Founding family in a Metalious novel : PEYTONS
103. Tiny branch : SPRIG
104. Part songs : FALAS
107. Like "Orlando Furioso" : EPICAL
110. Brandy glass : SNIFTER
115. Lardner's "Say It With ___" : OIL
116. Brouhahas : FRACASES
118. Mean : IGNOBLE
119. A name for Aphrodite : URANIA
122. Anagram for Oriental : RELATION
124. Old English coin : GROAT
125. Send back or consign again : REMAND
126. Hereditary factor : DNA
127. He wrote "The Man Without a Country" : HALE
128. Actress Berger : SENTA
129. Quadrille, e.g. : SQUAREDANCE
130. Sun. dissertation : SER
131. Kind of play : END
132. Melampus was one : SEER
1. Drugstore cowboy : OGLER
2. Mountain ridge : ARETE
3. Parsimonious : TIGHT
4. Tread + riser = : STAIR
5. Greek nickname : ARI
6. Annie Oakley : PASS
7. Kind of nerve or axis : OPTIC
8. Showy : GARISH
9. Best: Comb. form : ARISTO
10. Thoracic : PECTORAL
11. "___ she blows!" : THAR
12. Chit : IOU
13. Woolf's "___ Dalloway" : MRS
14. Follow, as a consequence : ENSUE
15. Flower under the Pont Neuf : SEINE
16. Honest transaction : SQUAREDEAL
18. A red liqueur : SLOEGIN
19. What snobs put on : THEDOG
24. Tierra del Fuego native : ONA
27. Irish Nationalist leader: 1846–91 : PARNELL
29. One of the Dryads : ERATO
33. Engaging : WINSOME
34. Straddler : HOE
36. More unyielding : STONIER
37. Nathan, to David : SON
39. Village hub : TOWNSQUARE
40. Wits : WAGS
41. Actress Nazimova : ALLA
42. Actors' makeup glue : SPIRITGUM
43. Charcoal stove : HIBACHI
44. TV ratings : NIELSENS
45. What poor planners must go back to : SQUAREONE
47. Residuum : REMAINDER
48. A pinniped : SEAL
51. Specialists in musical details : NOTATORS
54. Kay followers : ELS
57. J.E.C.'s arrival time : OCT
59. Total : SUM
61. Emulate Bob Stanley : RELIEVE
65. Soft drink : SODAPOP
68. Where to see whips : SENATES
70. Ho ___ Minh : CHI
72. "Oysters ___ season" : RIN
74. Mouths : ORA
75. St. Philip ___ : NERI
76. Prepare : SQUAREAWAY
78. Carpenter's tool : TRYSQUARE
80. Causing confusion : ADDLING
82. Stein-Plimpton book : EDIE
83. Chopin's amie : SAND
90. "The Wind in the Willows" character : OTTER
91. Ferocious felines : LEOPARDS
93. Sounds of hesitation : UHS
95. Lace and rickrack : EDGINGS
97. Member of an Argentine people : IPA
99. Bearlike : URSINE
101. A creed : NICENE
102. Graduated : SCALAR
104. Without equivocation : FOURSQUARE
105. Broadcast : AIRED
106. Guanaco's kin : LLAMA
108. A king of Judah : ASA
109. Oblivion : LETHE
111. Links sounds : FORES
112. Kind of steak : TBONE
113. Exhilarate : ELATE
114. Do the roof over : RETAR
116. Become washed-out : FADE
117. Shenshi's capital : SIAN
120. Ping River feeder : NAN
121. "Airways, ___": Dos Passos : INC
123. Picasso's "The ___ Guitarist" : OLD

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