SIGN LANGUAGE

New York Times, Sunday, July 3, 1977

Author: Anne Fox
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 687 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 16, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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© 1977, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Lake in Cooper's books : OTSEGO
7. Jardin publique : PARC
11. Symbol of satiety : HILT
15. Of the wrist : CARPEL
21. Private eye : SHAMUS
22. Third man : ABEL
23. Acidity : ACOR
24. Actor from Ireland : OTOOLE
25. Md. Signer : SAMUELCHASE
27. N.C. Signer : JOSEPHHEWES
29. Hurt : AIL
30. Trifle : SOU
31. Author Shaw : IRWIN
33. Sine qua ___ : NON
34. Roof piece : EPI
35. Likely : APT
37. Steve or Miss Jean : BRODIE
40. Religious group : SECT
42. Memorable mime : HARPO
44. Rival of Amneris : AIDA
46. African tree : OBECHE
48. Va. Signer (with Jr.) : THSNELSON
50. N.Y. Signer : FRANSLEWIS
54. Gen. Bradley : OMAR
56. Malt drink : ALE
57. Fortify : ARM
58. "___ Bulba" : TARAS
59. Conn. Signer : OLIVERWOLCOTT
65. Siberian monk : RASPUTIN
67. Revolutionary spy : ANDRE
68. ___ Minor : URSA
69. Cry of surprise : OHO
70. Desserts : ICES
71. Narrow cuts : SLITS
72. Wildebeest : GNU
73. Shopper stoppers : SALES
75. Picador's weapon : LANCE
77. Winnie : POOH
78. Subtle sarcasm : IRONY
80. Kennedy matriarch : ROSE
81. Southern Signer : BUTTONGWINNETTOFGEORGIA
86. Equal: Fr. : EGAL
87. "Fables in ___" : SLANG
88. Thirst: Fr. : SOIF
89. Checks : STAYS
90. Ear parts : LOBES
92. Ocellus : EYE
93. Type of tea : PEKOE
94. Sign : OMEN
95. Explorer Johnson : OSA
96. Chester ___ Arthur : ALAN
98. U.S. missile : TITAN
99. Viscous liquids : COALTARS
103. R.I. Signer : WILLIAMELLERY
106. Underlying : BASAL
107. Meadow sound : BAA
108. Halsey's title: Abbr. : ADM
109. Light brown : ECRU
110. Pa. Signer : ROBTMORRIS
112. N.H. Signer : WMWHIPPLE
117. French resort : STMALO
119. Row of oars : BANK
120. Core : HEART
121. Sybarite's delight : EASE
123. "He that spareth his rod ___ his son" : HATETH
125. Twitching : TIC
126. "Memories of ___": Poe : ELD
127. Sigma follower : TAU
128. One of seven arts : MUSIC
130. Initials for a monarch : HRH
132. French pronoun : LUI
135. Poem about a Del. Signer : RODNEYSRIDE
139. S.C. Signer (with Junr.) : THOSHEYWARD
143. Smoothing device : EVENER
144. Knievel : EVEL
145. General at Bull Run : RENO
146. Ethically neutral : AMORAL
147. Placid : SERENE
148. Rustic road : LANE
149. Saisons : ETES
150. In a humble way : MEEKLY
1. Greek peak : OSSA
2. Siamese : THAI
3. Mass. Signer : SAMLADAMS
4. Big bird : EMU
5. U.S. verse writer : GUEST
6. European capital : OSLO
7. Cry of disgust : PAH
8. Arab garment : ABA
9. Lives : RESIDES
10. Churchman : CLERIC
11. Moslem pilgrim : HAJI
12. Sacred pictures : ICONS
13. ___ Alamos : LOS
14. Excavation : TRENCH
15. ___ and Schine : COHN
16. Muscular; agile: Abbr. : ATH
17. Caviar : ROE
18. Great nations : POWERS
19. Syrian city : ELEPPO
20. Wound : LESION
26. Young fox : CUB
28. Kitchenware : POTS
32. Signers' words : WEHOLDTHESETRUTHS
36. Wok's cousin : PAN
38. Mountain ash : ROWAN
39. Sashes : OBIS
41. To be, in Brest : ETRE
42. Achilles' homeland : HELLAS
43. Guinness : ALEC
44. Distant : AFAR
45. Soprano Petina : IRRA
47. Arab chieftains : EMIRS
49. Ancient temple : NAOS
51. Building material : STUCCO
52. Triangular sails : LATEENS
53. Sister of Ares : ERIS
55. Rosary bead : AVE
59. Gibson feature : ONION
60. ___-the-mill : RUNOF
61. Squeezed a wet rag : WRUNG
62. Study of birds' eggs : OOLOGY
63. Dissertation : THESIS
64. Where Bobby Shaftoe went : TOSEA
66. Towing hook : PINTLE
67. Lengthwise : ALONG
71. Prickle : SPINE
72. U.S. composer : GROFE
74. Out-and-out : ARRANT
75. Bela : LUGOSI
76. Moorish drum : ATABAL
78. Noun suffix : ITION
79. Polite answer : YESMAAM
81. Unworthy of : BELOW
82. Flash of light : GLEAM
83. "Mad Anthony" : WAYNE
84. Grape variety : TOKAY
85. Verdi opera : OTELLO
91. "There! I've ___ Again" : SAIDIT
93. Arch supports : PIERS
94. Van ___ (Flemish painter) : OOST
97. Aladdin's loss : LAMP
98. Solicitude, for short : TLC
99. Old N.E. name : CABOT
100. N.J. Signer : ABRACLARK
101. 1922 play : RAIN
102. Can. province : SASK
104. Comedian Bert : LAHR
105. Two Va. Signers : LEES
106. Tree trunk : BOLE
110. Toothed tool : RATCHET
111. Baseball stat : RBI
112. "___ the fire?" : WHERES
113. "You Made ___ You" : MELOVE
114. Cannon-loading implement : WADDER
115. Play-gun ammo : PEAS
116. Victory emblem : LAUREL
118. ___ d'hôtel : MAITRE
122. German port : EMDEN
124. L.B.J.'s V.P. : HHH
125. Garden herb : THYME
127. Phoenician port : TYRE
129. Ubangi feeder : UELE
131. Twenty quires : REAM
133. Russian range : URAL
134. Without purpose : IDLY
136. Compass point : NNE
137. Poetic time : EEN
138. Shrubby plant : IVA
140. "___ nation . . . " : ONE
141. Plea at sea : SOS
142. Trouble : WOE

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