NO END IN SIGHT

New York Times, Sunday, August 24, 1986

Author: Arnold Moss
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 542 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 115, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 12, XRef: 2
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1. l. R.S. go-between : CPA
4. One of a Dumas trio : ATHOS
9. "The Sweetheart of ___ Chi" : SIGMA
14. Northern diver : AUK
17. Corded fabric : REP
18. Manes : SHADES
20. Idle : OTIOSE
22. New Deal agcy. : NRA
23. French avant-garde painter : ARP
24. "The Wedding of Camacho" composer : FELIXMELSSOHN
26. Neighbor of Aus. : GER
27. Presley's companion : GUITAR
29. Las Vegas lights : NEONS
30. Of the windpipe : TRACHEAL
32. Proofreader's mark : CARET
34. Fare for "Saturday Night Live" : SKITS
36. Slalom expert : SKIER
37. Washing-machine part : AGITATOR
40. Emulate Fadiman : EDIT
41. Mets or Cubs : ENNEAD
44. Like a gangster's ice : HOT
45. French medieval farce : SOTIE
47. Offshoot : SCION
50. Biographer Maurois : ANDRE
51. Foreign-exchange term : AGIO
53. Emulates kangaroos : HOPS
55. Relish : ENJOY
57. Entertainer Adams : EDIE
58. ___ nova, Brazilian dance : BOSSA
60. Distinctive character of a people : ETHOS
62. Carried : TOTED
64. Some M.I.T. alumni : EES
65. Uppity person : SNOB
67. Saroyan hero : ARAM
69. Swift trips to Laputa and Lilliput : TRAVELS
71. Composer in "Amadeus" : SALIERI
74. Maui movements : HULAS
76. Counterpart : OBVERSE
77. Commotion : TEMPEST
78. Famed Spanish muralist : SERT
79. Actor Conrad : BAIN
80. Taramasalata ingredient : ROE
81. Side, to an M.D. : LATUS
84. The world, to Jaques : STAGE
86. Coach : TUTOR
90. Novelist Ehrenburg : ILYA
92. The stuff of jeans : DENIM
94. Korean War river : YALU
95. Former lightweight champ : ERNE
96. Devout : PIOUS
98. Harris character : REMUS
100. Gangland territories : TURFS
103. Emulate Olivier : ACT
104. Roman shield : SCUTUM
106. Mil. vessels : LSTS
108. Trojan War hero : MERIONES
110. R2D2, e.g. : ROBOT
112. Strasbourg steel : ACIER
114. Body shops' concerns : DENTS
115. Wielded a gavel : PRESIDED
118. Some teenagers' ailments : ACNES
120. Friends of the Vanzettis : SACCOS
123. Mauna ___ : LOA
124. Fitzgerald opus: 1934 : TERISTHENIGHT
127. Pixy : ELF
128. ___ Town : OUR
129. Like Art Deco : ORNATE
130. Cugat : XAVIER
131. Teachers' org. : NEA
132. What Ado Annie could say? : YES
133. Like Ozarks speech : NASAL
134. Chemistry Nobelist: 1963 : NATTA
135. Burden : TAX
1. Bluff : CRAG
2. Land of the Quechuas : PERU
3. Internal inflammation : APPICITIS
4. Up to a certain point : ASFARAS
5. To that place : THERETO
6. Prince or Prince : HAL
7. He ruled Valhalla : ODIN
8. "The Battle of the ___," 1960 film : SEXES
9. One of two events a year : SOLSTICE
10. "___ a wise child . . . ": Nash : ITS
11. Kernel : GIST
12. Setting of some Hardy novels : MOORS
13. Quivering : ASHAKE
14. Beasts protected by NEPA : ANGEREDDEER
15. Carbamide : UREA
16. Poet Shapiro : KARL
19. "Summer and ___" : SMOKE
21. Live oak : ENCINA
25. Markey and Bagnold : ENIDS
28. Use a shuttle : TAT
31. A hair dye: Fr. : HENNE
33. Until the last drop : TOTHEBITTER
35. Sandpiper : STINT
37. Jezebel's husband : AHAB
38. Kind of dancer : GOGO
39. Wild scene : RIOT
42. Arabian gazelles : ARIELS
43. Juno or Diana, to 50 Across : DEESSE
46. Hebrew dry measure : EPHAH
48. Southwestern oasis : OJO
49. "O vile, Intolerable, ___!": Shak. : NOTTOBEURED
52. Pianist Gabrilowitsch : OSSIP
54. Fern part : SORUS
56. ___ Buena Island, Calif. : YERBA
59. Slippery as ___ : ANEEL
61. Drummers' triumphs : SALES
63. Lifeboat device : DAVIT
66. "Look'd he or red or pale, ___ . . . ?": Shak. : ORSAD
68. Film directed by Delbert Mann : MARTY
70. Crime's location : VENUE
71. Peels : STRIPS
72. Ancient Greek dialect : AEOLIC
73. Antony's plea : LMEYOUREARS
75. Political unit in Bonn : STAAT
82. "___ Vie," Maupassant novel : UNE
83. Town in NW India : SIMLA
85. Morose : GLUM
87. Extraordinary : TRANSCENT
88. Head of a tale : ONCE
89. Soaks timber : RETS
91. Racers at Indianapolis : AUTOS
93. Sweet wine : MUSCATEL
97. Quickly, in music : SUBITO
99. Line or verse : STICH
101. Flood : FRESHET
102. Pride of Hoboken : SINATRA
105. Neoteric : MODERN
107. Cato in 149 B.C., e.g. : SENEX
109. Lt.-making place : OTC
111. Pope's list of three nominees : TERNA
113. "La Vie de Jésus" author : RENAN
115. Maneuver : PLOY
116. Orgy participant : ROUE
117. Cape of Good Hope discoverer : DIAS
119. Hindu god : SIVA
121. Olive genus : OLEA
122. Barbary pirates' haven : SFAX
125. As written, in music : STA
126. Worthless one in Soho : GIT

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