GOURMET MEAL

New York Times, Sunday, July 29, 1979

Author: Reginald L. Johnson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 96, Avg Word Len: 5.15, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 631 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 118, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Spans: 5
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© 1979, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Marching as ___" : TOWAR
6. Spartan magistrate : EPHOR
11. Heroic story : SAGA
15. Kind of seaman : ABLE
19. Have ___ (be prudent) : ACARE
20. English author of 19th century : READE
21. Yule-tree ornament : ICICLE
24. Coward : NOEL
25. Banquet appetizer choice : SHRIMPORLOBSTERCOCKTAIL
29. Disgruntled : SORE
30. Resort near Lisbon : ESTORIL
31. "Faster!" : STEPONIT
32. Duchess of ___, Goya's friend : ALBA
34. Coyote St. : SDAK
36. Food store, for short : DELI
37. Bowler or dicer : HAT
40. Managed : RAN
42. One of the Johnsons : ARTE
45. Nondisputable thing : TASTE
48. Word with cap or gold : FOOLS
50. Banquet second-course choice : OXTAILORGREENTURTLESOUP
57. On one's toes : ALERT
58. Afghan prince : AMEER
59. On the briny : ATSEA
60. Vail equipment : SKIS
61. Judge : DEEM
62. Loman : SALESMAN
65. Ready for reaping : RIPE
67. "Get out!" : SCAT
70. "___ My Shadow" : MEAND
71. Trespass : ENCROACH
75. Start-off trio : ABC
78. Gazetteer data : AREAS
81. U. of Florida player : GATOR
83. Subtle emanations : AURAE
84. Banquet fish course : SAUTEEDFILLETOFGREYSOLE
90. Gardner et al. : ERLES
91. Suffix with sect : ARIAN
92. Civil War admiral : FOOTE
93. Performed : DID
94. American historian : COMMAGER
97. De Soto and Hudson : AUTOS
100. Court ace : BORG
102. P.G.A. members : PROS
103. ___ of nature (nude) : INASTATE
106. ___ Scotia : NOVA
110. Greek wine pitcher : OLPE
113. Argentine actor : LAMAS
116. Airs : TUNES
117. Mansard extensions : EAVES
118. Banquet meat-course choice : ROASTDUCKORVENISONSTEAK
123. Twain's pauper : CANTY
124. Tooth: Comb. form : DENTI
125. "___, you noblest English!" : ONON
126. "Tusitala" monogram : RLS
127. Friend of Pierre : AMI
128. Somewhat, in music : POCO
131. Goddess of discord : ERIS
134. Predicate word : VERB
136. Superior violins : CREMONAS
140. Complain : GRUMBLE
144. Dismounted : ALIT
147. Banquet dessert-course choice : BAKEDALASKAORPIEALAMODE
151. First place : EDEN
152. Depended : RELIED
153. Fencers' needs : EPEES
154. Let down : LOWER
155. Bustle : TODO
156. Crowlike birds : DAWS
157. Polite blokes : GENTS
158. Kind of circle : INNER
1. Soviet agency : TASS
2. ___ Rios, Jamaica : OCHO
3. Recipient of a guarantee : WARRANTEE
4. Prospero's servant : ARIEL
5. Ad ___ (pertinent) : REM
6. Desire : EROS
7. Saucy : PERT
8. Saint's headgear : HALO
9. Perfumes : ODORS
10. Bridge ploy : REBID
11. Command to Fido : SIT
12. Service scores : ACES
13. Equip or encircle : GIRT
14. Those who give in : ACCEDERS
15. Prefix for dote or freeze : ANTI
16. Mooring device : BOATHOOK
17. Waikiki wreath : LEI
18. Building extension : ELL
22. Easy gait : LOPE
23. Sci. in the news : ECOL
26. Teardrop or dewdrop : PEARL
27. List of candidates : SLATE
28. Coutel : KNIFE
33. Torment : BAIT
35. Neighbor of Neb. : KAN
38. His, in Caen : ALUI
39. Tableware: Abbr. : TSPS
40. Artery : ROAD
41. Chassis part : AXLE
43. Heated and browned : TOASTED
44. Author Bombeck : ERMA
46. "We ___ our guns all day": G. & S. : STANDTO
47. Pharaoh, for short : TUT
49. Bony : OSSEOUS
51. Venus de Milo's lack : ARMS
52. Semisolid material : GEL
53. Wild ox, in the Bible : REEM
54. Gaelic : ERSE
55. Gull's cousin : TERN
56. Secular : LAIC
63. Purplish red : MAGENTA
64. Med. study : ANAT
66. Orison : PRAYER
68. Latin II teaser : CAESAR
69. Part of "to be" : ARE
71. Consequently : ERGO
72. " . . . there shall come forth ___": Isa. 11:1 : AROD
73. City in Colombia : CALI
74. Pay attention : HEED
75. "Wait ___!" : ASEC
76. Weight: Comb. form : BARO
77. Refuse coal screenings : CULM
79. Distant : AFAR
80. Bors or Modred : SIR
82. Having a holiday : OFF
85. Commotion : TEMPEST
86. Close bond : LIAISON
87. Potter's net : LAUN
88. He once played Othello : ROBESON
89. W.W. II area : ETO
95. Forty-niner's quest : GOLD
96. A son of Isaac : ESAU
98. Italian innkeeper : OSTE
99. Daze : STUN
101. Midge : GNAT
104. Witch bird : ANI
105. Eastern Uganda group : TESO
107. Past full bloom : OVERBLOWN
108. Kind of cutlet : VEAL
109. Inquires : ASKS
110. Killer whale : ORCA
111. Good earth : LOAM
112. Affected with terror : PANICKED
114. Steel union's former boss : MCDONALD
115. N.Z. tree : AKE
117. Slave of yore : ESNE
119. Pounded the keys : TYPED
120. Hwy. : RTE
121. Constellation : VIRGO
122. Austen product : NOVEL
129. Khayyám : OMAR
130. Cabbage : COLE
132. Like some verbs: Abbr. : IRREG
133. Composer Franz von ___ : SUPPE
135. Novarro of films : RAMON
137. Some ties end here : RENO
138. Where Laos is : ASIA
139. Twist : SKEW
141. Bearing : MIEN
142. Chard : BEET
143. Bonnie bairn : LASS
145. ___ fixe : IDEE
146. Virgin Islands, to U.S. : TERR
147. Stake : BET
148. Foofaraw : ADO
149. Plugs : ADS
150. MacGraw : ALI

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