URBAN UNDERWORLD

New York Times, Sunday, July 5, 1992

Author:Wilson McBeath
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 532 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 115, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
Wilson McBeath has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1992, The New York Times
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1. Enervates : SAPS
5. Springs : SPAS
9. Valence lead-in : AMBI
13. Brewers' city in France? : ALES
17. Nautical term : ALEE
18. ___-Flow : SCAPA
19. Charter : LEASE
21. Miami's county : DADE
22. Lucid Liquid, Fla. : CLEARWATER
24. Sceptre Cosmetic, La. : BATONROUGE
26. Blue corundum : SAPPHIRE
27. Women's hats or nets : CAULS
29. Kind of bicycle : TANDEM
30. Calcium oxide : LIME
31. Granges : FARMS
32. Baseball stat. : RBI
33. Greater Antilles island natives : CUBANS
36. Intermediate, in law : MESNE
37. Religious beliefs : THEISMS
41. Vacuous : INANE
42. Carbon Chief, Hawaii : DIAMONDHEAD
44. Novelist de Queiroz : ECA
46. London art gallery : TATE
47. Actor Mineo et al. : SALS
48. A sq. is one : RECT
49. Bede of fiction : ADAM
50. Superlative ending : EST
51. Dyed Stake, N.Y. : PAINTEDPOST
55. Rousseau classic : EMILE
56. Obliged : LIABLE
58. A teammate of Hodges : REESE
59. Shoppers' concerns : PRICES
60. Regatta locale : HENLEY
61. Vatican tribunals : ROTAS
62. Pompous : TURGID
63. Baseman : SACKER
64. Plebe : CADET
65. Part of a Spanish explorer's name : DELEON
66. Folklore heavies : OGRES
67. Cook's Meadow, Calif. : BAKERSFIELD
69. Wapiti : ELK
72. ___ P, Dickens character : AGED
73. Like Ben Jonson : RARE
74. Family of a Giant star : OTTS
75. Crispin's product : SHOE
76. Kind of chart : PIE
77. Yeast Value, Kan. : LEAVENWORTH
81. German political leader: 1863-1919 : HAASE
82. Like a snowy slope : SKIABLE
84. One of the Dryads : ERATO
85. Meager : LENTEN
86. Prefix for angle or corn : TRI
87. What quibblers split : HAIRS
88. Prod into action : GOAD
89. More chichi : ARTIER
92. Knave's loot : TARTS
93. Some cocktails : MARTINIS
97. Byre Livery, Mass. : BARNSTABLE
99. Ruminant Courage, Ill. : MOOSEHEART
101. Disembarked : ALIT
102. Convalesces : HEALS
103. Ethan or Steve : ALLEN
104. Clarified butter : GHEE
105. State flower of Utah : SEGO
106. Worry : FRET
107. N.J. five : NETS
108. Kiln : OAST
1. Black Hawk's group : SACS
2. ___ breve : ALLA
3. Furtive glance : PEEP
4. Amphibian : SEAPLANE
5. Alarm : SCARE
6. ___ de foie gras : PATE
7. Gibbon : APE
8. Caustic wit : SARCASM
9. Egg white : ALBUMEN
10. ___ on wheels : MEALS
11. Pipistrelles : BATS
12. Equal: Comb. form : ISO
13. Handsome young man : ADONIS
14. Eulogize : LAUD
15. Flange : EDGE
16. Appear : SEEM
18. Uses a crawl : SWIMS
20. Importune : ENTREAT
23. Lorelei's home : RHINE
25. Virulent : RABID
28. River in Tuscany : ARNO
31. Spread : FEAST
33. Commend a G.I. : CITE
34. Actress Merkel et al. : UNAS
35. Fray Bayou, Mich. : BATTLECREEK
36. Creator of Christopher Robin : MILNE
37. "___ Foolish Things . . . ": 1935 song : THESE
38. Hundred: Comb. form : HECT
39. Remedy Bowler, Alta. : MEDICINEHAT
40. Prepared fish : SCALED
42. Per diem : DAILY
43. Refuse : DROSS
45. Writer Ben ___ Williams : AMES
47. Type of saw : SABER
49. Pedro's friend : AMIGO
51. Fence pickets : PALES
52. Subject to planation : ERODE
53. Check : DETER
54. Bold, merry women : PEATS
55. Was wrong : ERRED
57. Signed : INKED
59. Plays tug of war : PULLS
60. Scottish dish : HAGGIS
61. Middle East liquor : RAKEE
62. Canines : TEETH
63. Afternoon TV fare : SOAP
64. Emulate Buonarroti : CARVE
65. Duplicate : DITTO
67. Jezebel's deity : BAAL
68. Knox and Ord : FORTS
70. Be bested : LOSE
71. Trenchant : KEEN
73. Renaissance : REBIRTH
75. Home of the Padres : SANDIEGO
77. ___ and penates : LARES
78. Most proximate : NEAREST
79. Court order : WRIT
80. Sculler : OARSMAN
81. Tract of wasteland : HEATH
83. "I had no time to lick ___ form": Burton : ITINTO
85. Scicoloni on screen : LOREN
87. German city : HALLE
88. Neon and xenon : GASES
89. Down with: Fr. : ABAS
90. Chest rattle : RALE
91. Math type : TRIG
92. Ski lift : TBAR
93. Shed : MOLT
94. Okinawan capital : NAHA
95. Angers : IRES
96. Galley mark : STET
98. Black Jack's outfit : AEF
100. Cheer from Pedro : OLE

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