PEOPLE OF 58 ACROSS

New York Times, Sunday, August 29, 1993

Author: Tap Osborn
Editor: Mel Taub
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 554 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 129, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 14, XRef: 0
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PS notes: Mel Taub, not Eugene T. Maleska, edited this puzzle. It was a last-minute replacement for a Maleska-edited puzzle that had to be scrapped because of an uncorrectable spelling mistake (OTTOWA instead of OTTAWA) where two long theme entries intersected.
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Gaited horse : PACER
6. Bird talk? : CHAT
10. Old Greek coins : OBOLI
15. "Woe ___!" : ISME
19. Site of an 1836 battle : ALAMO
20. Military staff person : AIDE
21. Enraged one : FUMER
22. Lunch time for many : NOON
23. "Syncopated Clock" composer : LEROYERSON
25. N.Y. Giant great, now a TV sportscaster : FRANKGFORD
27. Certain enzymes : MALTASES
28. Land of sand : DESERT
30. Hair tint : RINSE
31. Sediment-laden : SILTY
32. Las Vegas naturals : SEVENS
33. Annoy no end : BADGER
34. Leiden footwear : SABOTS
36. Insert sign : CARET
37. Creator of Ah Sin : HARTE
39. French commune once noted for lace : CLUNY
40. He smooths the way : PAVER
41. "The Way of All Flesh" author : SAMUELLER
45. Affectations : AIRS
46. Grand Canal worker : POLER
47. Afghan city : HERAT
48. Serve with verve : ACE
49. A sucker holds it : BAG
50. Dionysian reveler : SATYR
51. Paramount workplace : LOT
52. Limb bandage : SPICA
54. Barber's tool : STROP
55. Painter Andrea del ___ : SARTO
57. Tea-party party : POURER
58. Positively as is : NOIFSANDSORBUTS
61. Pauline's woes : PERILS
64. "___ mio" : OSOLE
65. Villainous Vader : DARTH
66. Act excessively expressively : EMOTE
67. Drive a nail obliquely : TOE
68. Release : LETGO
69. Income source : JOB
72. Memorable cartoonist : REA
73. Put on the payroll : HIRED
76. Menu : CARTE
77. Site of 1962 Kennedy-Khrushchev confrontation : CUBA
78. Educator Nicholas ___: 1862-1947 : MURRAYLER
81. Tom Sawyer's aunt : POLLY
82. Kelly of W.W. II fame : COLIN
83. Furnish with income : ENDOW
84. Undeveloped cotton pod : BOLLY
85. Blasting explosive : TONITE
86. Howard of film : LESLIE
89. Hebdomadal : WEEKLY
91. Short story : CONTE
92. Hebrew prophet in Douay Version : ELIAS
93. Positively a nocturnal lemur : AYEAYE
94. Some Vivaldi compositions : CONCERTI
97. Inventor who laid it on the line : ALEXERBELL
99. St. Petersburg-born actor: 1906-72 : GEORGESERS
101. Trig function : SINE
102. Soviet collective : ARTEL
103. Switch ending : EROO
104. City on the Nile : ASWAN
105. Be in charge of : HEAD
106. Himalayan goats : TAHRS
107. No-no of some diets : SALT
108. Wild-horse catcher : LASSO
1. Seer's reading material : PALM
2. Epithet of Athena : ALEA
3. Midwestern Pulitzer poet : CARLSBURG
4. Love, hate, fear, etc. : EMOTIONS
5. Publisher's payment : ROYALTY
6. Actor MacDonald ___ : CAREY
7. Vocal thumbs down : HISS
8. Bustle : ADO
9. Offer maker : TENDERER
10. Counterbalance : OFFSET
11. Martin Van ___ : BUREN
12. Egyptian-born film actor : OMARSHAR
13. Mardi Gras's follower : LENT
14. Put in a pet : IRK
15. Crusader to a Saracen, e.g. : INFIDEL
16. Mme. Chiang's maiden name : SOONG
17. His message: "What hath God wrought!" : MORSE
18. Tail's tail, at times : ENDER
24. N.E. times : ESTS
26. Hibachi feature : GRATE
29. Ending for what or when : EVER
32. Passbook holder : SAVER
33. Dry, as bubbly : BRUT
34. Sign of healing : SCAB
35. Albania's Ramiz ___ : ALIA
36. Belafonte forte : CALYPSO
38. Dior ending : AMA
40. The rainbow's ___ gold : POTOF
41. Heated argument : SETTO
42. Hiding place : LAIR
43. "___ homo!" : ECCE
44. Construct : REAR
46. Where Stein held forth : PARIS
47. Trigger, e.g. : HORSE
50. Shoulder piece : STOLE
51. Serving spoon : LADLE
52. ___ voce : SOTTO
53. Drive : PUSH
54. Agitated state : SNIT
55. Hair holder : SNOOD
56. Tidy : ORDERLY
57. Get rid of, Stalin style : PURGE
59. Late bloomer : ASTER
60. Bananas : BATTY
61. Short wave? : PERM
62. Cassowary's cousin : EMEU
63. Sound of audience appreciation : ROAR
68. Steel structural column : LALLY
69. "The Sound of Music" star : JULIEREWS
70. Final notice : OBIT
71. Source of harm : BANE
73. Fictional alter ego : HYDE
74. Worldwide labor org. : ILO
75. Famed U.S. painter : REWWYETH
76. University subdivisions : COLLEGES
77. "The Barefoot ___," 1954 film : CONTESSA
79. Laid-back : RELAXED
80. Herb for flavoring : ANISE
81. Dull; annoyingly slow : POKY
82. Mask : CONCEAL
84. End-alls' partners : BEALLS
85. Serve sugar cubes : TONG
86. Rover's restraint : LEASH
87. ___ May Lester of "Tobacco Road" : ELLIE
88. Tuscan commune : SIENA
90. A certain fisherman : EELER
91. French landscapist : COROT
93. Canyon mouth : ABRA
94. ___ it (calm down) : COOL
95. Musical syllables : TRAS
96. "There ___ Frigate . . . ": Dickinson : ISNO
98. Squeal : RAT
100. Nolan Ryan stat : ERA

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