TEAM PLAY

New York Times, Sunday, July 7, 1991

Author:Caroline G. Fitzgerald
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 577 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 140, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 16, XRef: 0
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1. Ex-head of Japan : YOSHIDA
8. Town of the Big Red : ITHACA
14. San Diego wives, perhaps : MADRES
20. "There is three ___ in this matter": W.S. : UMPIRES
21. Gazed idly : MOONED
22. Weaver bird, formerly : ORIOLE
23. St. Louis runs : CARDINALPOINTS
25. Maltreat : MISUSE
26. "'Fraud!' ___ the maddened thousands" : CRIED
27. Pop-ups, usually : OUTS
28. Lou Piniella : REDHEAD
29. Houston: No hits, no runs, no errors : ASTRONOUGHTS
33. Bull chaser : PEN
34. Neat as ___ : APIN
35. Winning pennant: 1979 : PIRATEFLAG
42. Imputes : ASCRIBES
47. Broke up or in : STAVED
49. Belgian Congo, today : ZAIRE
50. " . . . sin to prefer life ___": Juvenal : TOHONOR
51. In order : TIDY
52. Flourisher : THRIVER
54. St. Louis base of yore : BROWNBAG
56. Generation : AGE
57. Oakland players : THEATEAM
58. "___ Grows in Brooklyn" : ATREE
59. Miss Thompson : SADIE
61. Power source : FUEL
62. Diminutive : TEENSY
64. Painter Claude ___, né Gelée : LORRAIN
66. Crinkly fabric : PLISSE
72. " . . . in the twinkling ___ eye": I Cor. 15:52 : OFAN
74. Kind of measure : CUBIC
76. Small bay : INLET
77. Coach's area in Kansas City : ROYALBOX
82. Enchantress : HAG
83. Chicago recruiter : CUBSCOUT
85. Devoid of native minerals : ORELESS
86. Racing sled : LUGE
87. Backslide : RELAPSE
88. Source of igneous rock : MAGMA
89. More obtuse : DENSER
91. Base security : SAFENESS
92. Calif. pitching arms, slangily : ANGELWINGS
94. Countertenor : ALTO
95. Top pitcher : ACE
96. Squeeze-play sign in the Bronx : YANKEEGOHOME
104. Four balls to a Torontonian : JAYWALK
109. Silk, in Savoie : SOIE
110. Kiel, e.g. : CANAL
111. Tip of baseball : ONEILL
112. Feller and Garcia, for years : INDIANPITCHERS
117. Raw material : STAPLE
118. Foiled by a Fisk throw : CAUGHT
119. Eddy role : MOUNTIE
120. For this reason : HEREAT
121. Nevertheless : EVENSO
122. Individuals : PERSONS
1. Kind of moth : YUCCA
2. Sharif et al. : OMARS
3. Spar : SPRIT
4. It's quarry : HIDER
5. Optic membrane: Comb. form : IRIDO
6. Haunt : DEN
7. Simile words : ASA
8. Deny : IMPUGN
9. Canine, e.g. : TOOTH
10. Raise aloft : HOIST
11. Joe Palooka's bride : ANN
12. This, in Tours : CET
13. Ins and outs of tennis : ADS
14. Import : MOMENT
15. Dull : ARID
16. Home plate? : DISH
17. Debauchee : ROUE
18. Hostess Maxwell : ELSA
19. Spore : SEED
24. A Mo. patron? : LOUIS
28. ___ riot act : READTHE
30. Tycoon, for one : NABOB
31. Gluck works : OPERAS
32. Digger : SPADE
33. Vent or view leader : PRE
36. Boston or ground follower : IVY
37. Old Testament book : EZRA
38. ___ accompli : FAIT
39. In play, as a ball : LIVE
40. Tract : AREA
41. Pathogen : GERM
42. Facing Orel : ATBAT
43. Kind, in Calais : SORTE
44. Odd job : CHORE
45. Aftermath : ROWEN
46. Writer of suspense tales : INNES
47. Ramp alternative at a stadium : STAIR
48. Detroit's batting-practice backstop : TIGERCAGE
53. Employees : HELP
55. Wreath evergreen : GALAX
57. Unisex gown of old Greece : TUNIC
60. Drysdale or Mattingly : DON
61. Taradiddle : FIB
63. British hoods : YOBS
65. Gimlet's larger cousin : AUGER
67. Stocking fabric : LISLE
68. Early Peruvian : INCAN
69. Hill : SLOPE
70. "The Cat in the Hat" man : SEUSS
71. Feminine endings : ETTES
73. Capp's Fearless fellow : FOSDICK
75. Parish priest : CURATE
77. City NW of Napoli : ROMA
78. "Is it a hit ___ error?" : ORAN
79. Peteman : YEGG
80. Egyptian dancing girl : ALME
81. True, in Ayr : LEAL
82. Minx : HUSSY
84. Confuse : BEFOG
86. Highly volatile fuel: Abbr. : LNG
90. Chicago-to-Detroit dir. : ENE
91. Get some shuteye : SLEEP
93. Pickpocket's prize : WALLET
94. " . . . devotion is ___ love": Coleridge : AKINTO
97. "And this shall be ___ unto you": Luke 2:12 : ASIGN
98. Netman Yannick's family : NOAHS
99. Exist : OCCUR
100. Family of a 1944 Nobelist in Chemistry : HAHNS
101. ___ a customer : ONETO
102. San Rafael's county : MARIN
103. Someone ___ (another's) : ELSES
104. Banter : JOSH
105. Poker payment : ANTE
106. Manager of the ___ : YEAR
107. Help with the dishes : WIPE
108. ___ breve (2/2 time) : ALLA
112. Trainer's aid, often : ICE
113. Pt. of U.S.N. : NAV
114. Fitting : DUE
115. Devilkin : IMP
116. Tot's "little piggy" : TOE

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