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New York Times, Sunday, August 19, 1984

Author: Mary Cee Whitten
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 575 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 111, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 10, XRef: 0
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© 1984, The New York Times
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1. Succulent plant : ALOE
5. Bravo and Mayo : RIOS
9. Novel thread : PLOT
13. Goad : PROD
17. Delivers a diatribe : RANTS
19. One of the deadly sins : ENVY
20. Venetian resort : LIDO
21. Papal garment : ORALE
22. Get-together problem of some joints : KNOCKKNEES
24. Mississippi who? : ANDMRSIPPY
26. "My Gal ___" : SAL
27. Cowboy cinema : OATER
28. Binders : TIES
29. Steam-bath sounds : HISSES
30. They publish lists : DEANS
32. "___ in a name?" : WHATS
34. He charges in Mexico City : TORO
35. Remington of TV : STEELE
37. Steeps : SOAKS
38. Paraclete's activity : AIDING
40. Finish lines : WIRES
41. Brooklyn's debt to Eden : TREE
42. "Sprite-ly" creatures : ELVES
43. Expression of surprise : OHO
46. Calydon sire : ARES
47. No way to run : AMOK
49. Bronze, pewter, etc. : ALLOYS
51. Mite that might blight : ATOM
52. Owner of Alice's workplace : MEL
53. "Crest-fallen" Russians : CZARS
54. First name of The Good Gray Poet : WALT
55. Brahmanic precept : SUTRA
56. Fanciful speculation : IDEOLOGY
58. Famed English surgeon: 19th century : PAGET
59. Not al fresco : INDOOR
60. Elizabeth II's consort : PHILIP
61. U.N. arm : ILO
62. Attack : ASSAIL
64. Act mannerly : BEHAVE
66. Parts of the St. Lawrence Seaway : LOCKS
68. Cobra's nemesis : MONGOOSE
71. Sentient : AWARE
72. Sufficient, to FitzGerald : ENOW
73. Defeatists; traitors : BOLOS
74. White Sox bailiwick : CHI
75. Antony's approval : BENE
76. Mosaic components : SMALTI
78. Loti contemporary : ANET
79. Lose traction : SKID
80. Guggenheim display : ART
81. Dagwood's dog : DAISY
82. Lacey protrayer ___ Daly : TYNE
84. Londoner's saltpeter : NITRE
85. Move forward like a conqueror : STRIDE
87. Like some deals : SHADY
88. Swinger's plea : HIGHER
89. Ages upon ages : EONS
90. Ray follows this : GAMMA
91. Trimming for milady : RUCHE
92. Agreement : ASSENT
95. Goodfellow, Tex., is one : BASE
96. Electra, to Menelaus : NIECE
98. Genetic unit : DNA
101. Iran who? : UPTHESTEPS
103. Criticizes Grant's works : KNOCKSWOOD
105. Dissolute men : ROUES
106. Sheltered, at sea : ALEE
107. "I could ___ horse!" : EATA
108. Gunwale pin : THOLE
109. "Ma—He's Making Eyes ___," 1921 song : ATME
110. Spitballs, e.g. : WADS
111. Memo p.d.q. : ASAP
112. Algerian seaport : ORAN
1. Enclosures in temples : ARKS
2. Turner or Cantrell : LANA
3. Tuscaloosa who? : ONOLDERELEPHANTS
4. Catchall abbr. : ETC
5. Landlords' incomes : RENTS
6. Arrow poison : INEE
7. Plies compulsively : OVERWORKS
8. Method: Abbr. : SYS
9. Intertwines : PLAITS
10. Sights in parades : LINES
11. Consideration at the Big A : ODDS
12. Kite of the P.G.A. : TOM
13. Attica, for one : PRISON
14. Séance sounds : RAPS
15. Greek flask : OLPE
16. Ottoman heads, once : DEYS
18. Toasts : SKOALS
21. A son of Nut : OSIRIS
23. "Louisiana Hayride" author : KANE
25. ___ scholar : RHODES
28. Tia Juana who? : TAKEAWALKWITHME
31. Wide shoe sizes : EEES
33. "Some ___ meat . . . ": Burns : HAE
34. Huntsman's call : TIVY
35. Pundit : SWAMI
36. Ready for the bunk : TIRED
37. Tulsa who? : STORYPLEASE
38. Io who? : ALOTTAMONEY
39. Hoover who? : GOTTOLOCKTHEDOOR
42. Parisian magazine : ELLE
44. Boundary: Comb. form : HORO
45. Tentmaker of yore : OMAR
47. Amino acids source : AZOLE
48. Epiphany trio : MAGI
50. Portuguese port : LAGOS
51. Video complement : AUDIO
53. Battle of Plassey hero : CLIVE
55. Hosiery problems : SNAGS
57. Chicago's plane place : OHARE
58. Ornamental loop : PICOT
59. "A House ___ a Home": Adler : ISNOT
63. Flatfish : SOLE
64. ___ au rhum : BABA
65. Pitcher : EWER
67. "It's ___ a Paper Moon," 1932 song : ONLY
69. "Rocky" actress : SHIRE
70. Stuffing for quilts : EIDER
73. Kerchiefs : BANDANNAS
76. New Orleans eleven : SAINTS
77. U.S.N.A. students : MIDS
79. Forlorn sound : SIGH
81. Hive occupants : DRONES
83. Sweet spud : YAM
84. Most pleasant : NICEST
86. Giggle : TEEHEE
87. Yaks back, like a brat : SASSES
88. Charge of the Widow Douglas : HUCK
90. Was open-mouthed : GAPED
91. Newsy digest : RECAP
92. Nimbus : AURA
93. Abomination to Lady Macbeth : SPOT
94. Grape by-product : STUM
95. Early Hungarian king : BELA
97. Whit or bit : IOTA
99. Vincent Lopez's theme song : NOLA
100. Arabian gulf : ADEN
102. Junior's shooter : TAW
103. Predatory parrot : KEA
104. Abbott's first baseman : WHO

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