SWINGER'S DIARY

New York Times, Sunday, August 11, 1974

Author: Stafford P. Osborn
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 642 (avg 1.46)
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© 1974, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Jazz style : BEBOP
6. Tourney round, for short : SEMIS
11. Iranian coin : RIAL
15. Hurt : DAMAGE
21. Mrs. Hobby : OVETA
22. Baseball deal : TRADE
23. Sicilian city : ENNA
24. Turkish inn : IMARET
25. Measure : METER
26. Gourmet, for one : EATER
27. ___ pickings : SLIM
28. Advice from the antis : VOTENO
29. "Saturday, 9 A.M.: ___" : BREAKFASTOFCHAMPIONS
33. Miss McPherson : AIMEE
34. Chaplin name : OONA
35. Scrap : ORT
36. Pull : TOW
39. Myra Hess, e.g. : DAME
43. Color : RED
44. "Sat., 1 P.M." : NAKEDLUNCH
47. Stowe character : EVA
48. Britain's Laurence : OLIVIER
50. Shoe parts : SOLES
51. Van der Rohe : MIES
52. Chalice veil : AER
53. Senior : OLDER
54. Beat it! : SHOO
55. One of the ages : SPACE
57. Funny one : CARD
58. "Sat., 7 P.M." : DINNERATANTOINES
63. Uptight : TENSE
64. Island décor : LEI
65. Roman official : EDILE
66. Components : UNITS
67. Goren, at times : BIDDER
68. Work unit : ERG
69. Belt, at the bar : SNORT
70. Fair or trooper : STATE
71. Hates : DETESTS
72. Czech coins : HALERS
74. Daily phenomena : DAWNS
75. Woman of fashion : MILADY
76. Bulb mark : WATTAGE
78. Hindu title : RANEE
79. Score a base-runner : BATIN
80. Title : MRS
83. Niche : ALCOVE
84. Bag man : SANTA
85. Corny : TRITE
86. "To Helen" author : POE
87. Irving or Lucy : STONE
88. "Sat., 2 P.M." : AFTERNOONOFAFAUN
92. Suffragist name : HOWE
93. Author Bret : HARTE
95. "Mila 18" author : URIS
96. Singer Page : PATTI
97. Kind of scene : MOB
98. House, in Madrid : CASA
99. Code for the lawless : PENAL
101. House-call need : SATCHEL
103. Upward: Prefix : ANO
104. "Sat., 10 A.M." : ONTHEBEACH
107. Category: Abbr. : SPP
108. Brontë's Jane : EYRE
109. Certain vote : NAY
110. Harem room : ODA
111. Tavern items : MUGS
112. Weather word : SLEET
114. "Sunday, 2 A.M." : ALLSWELLTHATENDSWELL
122. Golfer's concern : STANCE
125. Gardner : ERLE
126. Vast quantities : ACRES
127. Cliff nest : AERIE
128. Kind of steak or sauce : TARTAR
129. Roman field : AGER
130. Fielder's need : GLOVE
131. Dors or Ross : DIANA
132. Underdog's goals : UPSETS
133. Tennis calls : LETS
134. Building V.I.P. : SUPER
135. Glasgow : ELLEN
1. Rialto turkey : BOMB
2. Kind of glades or green : EVER
3. Cheval or tigre : BETE
4. Great Barrier Island : OTEA
5. Coat for Nanook : PARKA
6. Ship : STEAMER
7. Obliterated : ERASED
8. Dull finish : MATTE
9. Thought: Prefix : IDEO
10. Toiler of old : SERF
11. Does a blacksmith's job : RESHOES
12. Kind of waterway : INLAND
13. Yak or springbok : ANIMAL
14. Tiffany piece : LAMP
15. Unmarried one : DIVORCEE
16. Pay ___ rent in advance : AMONTHS
17. Tablecloth savers : MATS
18. "___ you sure?" : ARE
19. Brig. or Lt. : GEN
20. W.W. II area : ETO
30. Prometheus's loot : FIRE
31. Fuel : COKE
32. Kind of column : IONIC
36. "Sat., 5 P.M." : TEAANDSYMPATHY
37. Typographical excess : OVERSET
38. Guards : WARDERS
39. Board-meeting art : DOODLE
40. Unite, in France : ALLIER
41. "Sunday, late" : MIDNIGHTCOWBOY
42. Abreast : EVEN
44. "___ but you" : NOONE
45. "Thanks ___" : ALOT
46. Amherst campus, in headlines : UMASS
49. Anger : IRE
50. Biblical word : SHALT
54. Coolers : STIRS
55. Tizzies : SNITS
56. Fountain name : PETE
57. Gave up : CEDED
59. Bridge gaffe : RENEGE
60. Love : ADORE
61. Exhaust : OUTWEAR
62. Silly : INANE
63. Giant : TITAN
67. Faith : BELIEF
69. Bracelet or ant : SLAVE
70. French toast word : SANTE
71. Me-too : DITTO
73. In harmony : ATONE
74. Alighieri : DANTE
75. Water carriers : MAINS
76. Laundry worker : WASHMAN
77. Penn. city : ALTOONA
78. Huck's transport : RAFT
79. Cook on a grill : BROIL
81. Durable racehorse : ROUTER
82. Doddering : SENILE
84. Miss Miles : SARAH
85. Jewish scripture : TORAH
89. Now: Lat. : NUNC
90. Fitting : APT
91. Saving of a sort : FACE
93. Ringside men : HANDLERS
94. Movie dog and namesakes : ASTAS
98. Hep one : COOLCAT
99. Westbrook and family : PEGLERS
100. Direction : EAST
101. "Faerie Queen" author : SPENSER
102. Mimed : APED
105. Come forth : EMERGE
106. Kind of pass : BULLET
107. Garment part : SLEEVE
112. Razor ___ : STROP
113. Hebrew letter : TSADE
114. Start the pot : ANTE
115. Well-being : WEAL
116. Crones : HAGS
117. Rights org. : ACLU
118. Because: Ger. : WEIL
119. Of a period : ERAL
120. Salesman's need : LINE
121. Incline : LEAN
122. Actor Erwin : STU
123. Do a phone job : TAP
124. ___ poetica : ARS

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