EVER HEAR OF . . .

New York Times, Sunday, August 12, 1990

Author:Walter Covell
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 75, Avg Word Len: 5.23, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 523 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 126, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 7, XRef: 1
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© 1990, The New York Times
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1. . . . "THE PALLID PROF" by J. B. Poquelin? : DONWAN
7. Men, e.g. : BIPEDS
13. Seasoning herbs : BASILS
19. An ointment : OLEATE
20. Of the moon : SELENIC
21. Ancient marketplaces : AGORAE
22. . . . "RIGHT? RIGHT!" by A. Loos? : GEEGEE
23. Slender and sharp : ACEROSE
24. Expand : DILATE
25. Paradigm : MODEL
26. . . . "GRAND IMAGES" by H. Gardner? : ATHOUSANDCLONES
28. "The law is a ___": Dickens : ASS
29. Occupied : INUSE
31. Convert into cash : REDEEM
32. Got a hole-in-one : ACED
33. Newspaper-publishing family : HEARSTS
36. Port of Scotland : OBAN
40. Year or frog preceder : LEAP
43. Islet : AIT
45. Pronoun for the Andrea Doria : ESSA
46. Medicinal root : SENEGA
48. . . . "O'ER THE LENT HERB" by P. Osborn? : ONBORROWEDTHYME
53. Nicholas II & Ivan IV : TSARS
54. World-weary : BLASE
55. Lotion ingredient : ALOE
56. Jockey's garb : SILKS
58. Milieu for Levine : MET
59. Effort : STAB
61. Blockheads, in Brest : ANES
63. Pasture : LEA
64. Cries of disgust : FIES
65. . . . "AVE, SALVADOR" by M. Stewart & J. Herman? : HELLODALI
68. . . . "SAGAN'S STARS" by A. Miller? : ALLMYSUNS
71. Identical : SAME
72. ___ de plume : NOM
73. Hollow out : CAVE
75. Cather's "One of ___" : OURS
76. Uncle in 36 Across : EME
77. Organizational regulation : BYLAW
79. Generator's power output : LOAD
81. Observant one : NOTER
84. Bamboo lover of China : PANDA
86. . . . "MOLDING MOLD" by E. Williams? : THECORNICEGREEN
90. Harmonize : ATTUNE
92. Norse poem : RUNE
93. Mythical piper : PAN
94. Parts of joules : ERGS
95. "More matter with ___ art": Shak. : LESS
96. Did some sowing : PLANTED
99. Fixations : TICS
101. Steal : THIEVE
103. F's forerunners : ABCDE
105. Job of TV's Teddy Z. : AGT
108. . . . "HOSTESS TO THE IMPECUNIOUS" by J. Gay? : THEBEGGARSOPRAH
114. Jockey, at times : RATER
116. Dwell : RESIDE
117. Frame braces : TIERODS
118. Plant also called germander : BETONY
119. Ballerina McKerrow : AMANDA
120. Reference works : ATLASES
121. French ordnance : BALLES
122. Book of prayers : MISSAL
123. Blush : REDDEN
124. Least forthright : SLIEST
1. System of tenets : DOGMA
2. Spreads : OLEOS
3. Sleep, food, etc. : NEEDS
4. Carry on : WAGE
5. Imperfective, as a verb : ATELIC
6. Maiden-name preceder : NEE
7. ___-de-mer (trepang) : BECHE
8. Former Congolese prime minister : ILEO
9. City on the Wabash : PERU
10. He lived 905 years : ENOS
11. Upsets : DISARRAYS
12. Tantrums in public : SCENES
13. Misfortune, in Hibernia : BADCESS
14. Spry : AGILE
15. Guadalcanal, Malaita et al. : SOLOMONS
16. New Persia : IRAN
17. Lasting into the wee hours : LATE
18. Homophone for seize : SEES
20. Col. entrance exams : SATS
26. TV sound signal : AUDIO
27. Insecticide in disrepute : DDT
30. Niggardly : NEAR
32. Asch's "The ___" : APOSTLE
33. Pleasurable : HEDONIC
34. A Lauder : ESTEE
35. Bat wood : ASH
37. Dorset town : BEAMINSTER
38. Matches : AGREES
39. Family of a memorable cartoonist : NASTS
40. Lugworm : LOB
41. Signed up, as a G.I. : ENL
42. Humiliations : ABASEMENTS
44. "The ___ Dogs," Burns poem : TWA
47. French connections : ETS
49. Actual : REAL
50. Israeli airline : ELAL
51. Stir until foamy : MILL
52. Grade sch. : ELEM
57. Land a haymaker : KAYO
60. Like a skeleton : BONY
62. Relished : SAVORED
64. Public uproars in England : FURORES
65. Hooked at the tip : HAMATE
66. Numskull : DOLT
67. Oriental nurse : AMAH
69. Scraggy : LEAN
70. Intoned : SUNG
71. Calyx segment : SEPAL
74. Byrd book : ALONE
77. Interdict : BAN
78. Mineral resembling feldspar : WERNERITE
80. Skinny follower : DIP
82. Brain specialist's rec. : EEG
83. T.L.C. givers : RNS
85. Trash-cans-on-Thames : DUSTBINS
87. Collegian's prerogative : CUT
88. Tricky drawback : CATCH
89. Actress Markey : ENID
91. Living near the ground, as insects : EPIGEAL
97. Part of a journey : LEG
98. Human incarnation of a deity : AVATAR
100. Breakfast food : CEREAL
102. Hopper of Hollywood : HEDDA
103. Shakespearean forest : ARDEN
104. Food fish : BASS
105. Southwestern porridge : ATOLE
106. Chromosome constituents : GENES
107. Lovers' date : TRYST
108. Trombone, to a jazzman : TRAM
109. Half: Prefix : HEMI
110. Those niñas : ESAS
111. Rarely, old style : SELD
112. Toward the mouth : ORAD
113. Raise a question : POSE
115. Gudrun's victim : ATLI
118. Airgun ammo : BBS

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