BASTILLE DAY BICENTENNIAL

New York Times, Sunday, July 9, 1989

Author: Jacques Liwer
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 79, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 531 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 112, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 19, XRef: 0 Grid has mirror symmetry.
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© 1989, The New York Times
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1. A Picasso daughter : PALOMA
7. Start of a famous speech of defiance : WEARE
12. Dead Sea ___ : SCROLL
18. Ethically neutral : AMORAL
19. Clarsach player : HARPIST
21. Capital of Taiwan : TAIPEI
22. Effect : IMPACT
23. Victor over Antony: 31 B.C. : AGRIPPA
24. Mesh : ENGAGE
25. Female goat : DOE
26. Mister, in Munich : HERR
28. Orphan Annie's Oriental friend : ASP
29. Gist : MEAT
31. A drug, for short : LSD
32. Speech: Part II : HEREBYTHEWILLOF
36. River at Zaragoza : EBRO
39. African antelope : TORA
40. Rio ___ Plata, S.A. estuary : DELA
41. Hebrew prophet : AMOS
45. Struggles clumsily : FLOUNDERS
48. Trellises : ESPALIERS
51. Quoits players : TOSSERS
52. Arab garb : ABA
55. Large mackerels : SIERRAS
56. Speech: Part III : THENATIONANDWESHALL
61. Knock : RAP
62. Bantu language : SWAHILI
63. Le jour de ___ (New Year's Day): Fr. : LAN
64. Eating place : BRASSERIE
68. Forbid : INTERDICT
73. What mendicants do : BEG
74. Pointer : INDICATOR
78. " . . . ___ gloom of night . . . " : NOR
79. Singular TV program : SPECIAL
83. ___ de guerre : NOM
84. In a foolish way : INEPTLY
88. Speech: Part IV : NOTLEAVESAVEONTHE
93. Chaplains, to G.I.'s : PADRES
95. N.J. river : RARITAN
96. W.W. II German cipher machine : ENIGMA
99. Warning : ALARM
100. The buck starts here : MINT
101. Formicidae : ANTS
103. Attu native : ALEUT
104. Movie actress Pitts : ZASU
105. Crucifix : ROOD
106. Trickle : DRIP
108. "___ la Douce," 1963 movie : IRMA
109. End of the speech : POINTOFBAYONETS
115. Activity during a riot : LOOTING
118. "Uhuru" author : RUARK
119. Recesses : GROTTOS
123. Skill, in Sedan : ADRESSE
124. Remove by dissolving : ELUTE
125. Victors in Gaul : LEGIONS
126. Wapiti's cousin : REDDEER
127. Contents of an onomasticon : NAMES
128. One who attempts : ESSAYER
1. "I ___ Hitler": Thyssen : PAID
2. Ordnance item, for short : AMMO
3. Easy gait : LOPE
4. Mouths : ORA
5. Papier-___ : MACHE
6. Kind of ego : ALTER
7. Joker : WAG
8. Printers' mistakes : ERRATA
9. Silly : APISH
10. Tore : RIPPED
11. Psychic phenomenon, for short : ESP
12. Bargain : STEAL
13. Bel ___ (singing style) : CANTO
14. Fix : RIG
15. Gemstone : OPAL
16. Gangster Diamond : LEGS
17. Schumann product : LIED
19. Conceal : HARBOR
20. Sri Lanka group : TAMILS
27. Student's new chance : RETEST
30. Pass : ELAPSE
32. Building promoters : HOUSERS
33. Parts of a cent. : YRS
34. "___ Geordie," 1956 movie : WEE
35. ___ square (honest) : FAIRAND
36. Salamander : EFT
37. Moral flaw : BLOT
38. ___ ha-Shanah : ROSH
42. Blackbird : MERL
43. Buccal : ORAL
44. Mil. draft org. : SSS
46. Spanish baby girls : NENAS
47. Hang loosely : DRAPE
49. Passage : AISLE
50. "The Merry Widow" composer : LEHAR
52. Actress Alicia : ANA
53. Word of disdain : BAH
54. Witch bird : ANI
57. "Beauty ___ the eye . . . " : ISIN
58. Had chits out : OWED
59. Eng. prof's degree : DLIT
60. Skid-row denizen : WINO
64. Little shots for small fry : BBS
65. G.O.P. member : REP
66. Lists of things to be done : AGENDAS
67. Get one's goat : RILE
69. The Bee Gees, e.g. : TRIO
70. Entity : INTEGER
71. Mountain pass : COL
72. Rugby play : TRY
75. Motionless : INERT
76. "___ fan tutte," Mozart opera : COSI
77. Wife of King Latinus : AMATA
80. Rotten : CORRUPTED
81. Newsy note : ITEM
82. Jolson and Pacino : ALS
85. Paris-to-Senlis dir. : NNE
86. Sight from Taormina : ETNA
87. Land in ancient Palestine : PHILISTIA
89. In a tumult : ARIOT
90. Mark or Mamie : VANDOREN
91. Certain beards : VANDYKES
92. I come in: Sp. : ENTRO
93. La ___, Bolivia : PAZ
94. Ga. neighbor : ALA
97. It's the word : MUM
98. ___ loss (puzzled) : ATA
100. Fish or war follower : MONGER
102. Infield hit : SINGLE
105. Car-wash step : RINSE
107. Israeli Labor leader : PERES
110. Seine tributary : OISE
111. A Sudanese people : FULA
112. First author of the "Oz" books : BAUM
113. Commedia dell'___ : ARTE
114. Clothing, informally : TOGS
115. Roman household deity : LAR
116. Lyric poem : ODE
117. ___ Peak, Ariz. : ORD
120. Trifle : TOY
121. Moss Hart's "Act ___" : ONE
122. Ukr., e.g. : SSR

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