Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci 

MUSICAL SHORTHAND

New York Times, Sunday, August 17, 1986

Author:Alfio Micci
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 553 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 114, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 12, XRef: 0
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Casaba : MELON
6. Zeno follower : STOIC
11. ___ juris : SUI
14. Bribe : SOP
17. Body shop : GARAGE
18. Stevens or Dallas : STELLA
19. Youmans-Caesar hit: 1924 : TFORTWO
21. Brown-Freed hit: 1935 : URMYLUCKYSTAR
23. Greeks of yore : IONIANS
24. Start of a Dostoyevsky title : CRIME
25. Olive's folks : OYLS
26. Freshwater fish : IDE
28. ___ on the line (be truthful) : LAYIT
29. Last Supper painting : CENA
30. Perry's creator : ERLE
31. Overseas residence : EMBASSY
34. Wallet bill : ONE
35. "Henry VI, Part II" character : IDEN
36. Aviation agcy. : CAA
37. Member of the wedding : GROOM
38. Cheech's sidekick : CHONG
40. Fain-Kahal hit: 1938 : ILLBCINGU
42. Mmes. of Spain : SRAS
43. Former 5-franc coin in Brussels : BELGA
46. Oahu cookout : LUAU
47. Board game and Italian city : TIVOLIS
51. Beethoven's is in G : MINUET
52. Energy source : SOL
53. Algonquian people : LENAPE
56. Boxer Lee ___ of Joe Louis's day : OMA
57. Rumor : ONDIT
58. Place for a "steak-out" : PATIO
60. Diva Adelina : PATTI
61. "6 Rms ___ Vu" : RIV
62. March king : SOUSA
63. Jones-Kahn hit: 1924 : ITHADTOBU
65. Artist Andrea del ___ : SARTO
67. Kind of bullet: Abbr. : TCR
68. Porter's "___ Went to Haiti" : KATIE
70. Dais V.I.P. : EMCEE
71. Tuck or Laurence : FRIAR
72. Spanish "L" : ELE
73. Least cordial : ICIEST
75. Interrogative expressions : EHS
76. Half : MOIETY
77. Stravinsky's "___ du Printemps" : LESACRE
79. Greek peak : OSSA
81. Clean the board : ERASE
82. Ring decisions, for short : TKOS
83. Kern-Hammerstein hit: 1927 : YDOILOVEU
86. Unworthy of : BELOW
88. Prepares eggs, in a way : BOILS
89. Opera mecca : MET
90. Changed the color : DYED
94. Zilch : NIL
95. Free as a bird : UNCAGED
97. Composer Bartók : BELA
98. Kan. city : IOLA
99. Tune : ADAPT
101. Cry of surprise : HAH
102. She, in Paris : ELLE
103. Less naïve : SLYER
104. Lament : DEPLORE
106. Start of a 1936 Porter hit : UDBSOEZTOLOVE
110. To such an extent : INSOFAR
111. Van Gogh's "___ Arles" : ROOMAT
112. Was a good child : OBEYED
113. Noshed : ATE
114. Prefix for corn or cycle : UNI
115. Palindromic belief : TENET
116. Evita or Juan : PERON
1. Spoiled : MARRED
2. Regal fur : ERMINE
3. Professional's antithesis : LAYMAN
4. Make goo-goo eyes : OGLE
5. Modern, in Mannheim : NEU
6. Panache : STYLE
7. Polanski flick : TESS
8. Danube tributary : OLT
9. Laders' org. : ILA
10. Reindeer's kin : CARIBOU
11. Piggeries : STIES
12. Celestial sighting : UFO
13. Dubin-Warren hit: 1934 : IONLYHAVEISFORU
14. Extend one's visit : STAYON
15. In possession of : OWNING
16. Paris mail : POSTE
17. Emilio of fashion : GUCCI
18. Astronauts' workshop : SKYLAB
20. Estuary : RIA
22. Reef material : CORAL
27. Beaver creation : DAM
30. Renown : ECLAT
31. Soprano Berger : ERNA
32. Bigwig : MOGUL
33. Scenario : SCRIPT
37. Child, to a Roman chef : GIULIA
39. Barcelona bear : OSO
40. Porter hit: 1934 : IGETAKICKOUTOFU
41. Man maker? : CLOTHES
42. Phidian creation : STATUE
43. Card game akin to bezique : BINOCLE
44. Lasts : ENDURES
45. Pitcher Tiant : LUIS
48. Trowbridge trucks : LORRIES
49. Copy : IMITATE
50. Toothsome : SAVORY
51. First Tevye : MOSTEL
52. "Gymnopédies" composer : SATIE
54. Of a historic interval : EPOCHAL
55. Local cinemas, for short : NABES
58. Has mercy : PITIES
59. Canticle : ODE
64. Compound-word separation : TMESIS
66. "Un bel di," for one : ARIA
69. "Uneasy lies the head that wears ___": Shak. : ACROWN
74. Wicker's "A Time ___" : TODIE
76. "Gin a body ___ body . . . ": Burns : MEETA
78. Part of NATO : ATL
80. Auctioneer's cry : SOLD
83. Health-food favorite : YOGHURT
84. Spanish or Western : OMELET
85. Lupe of old flicks : VELEZ
86. Two-pronged instrument : BIDENT
87. Slip by : ELAPSE
88. Pasture sound : BAA
90. Comic from Lima, Ohio : DILLER
91. Start of a Bernstein-Comden-Green hit: 1953 : YOYOYO
92. Field-hockey team : ELEVEN
93. Challenged : DARED
94. Comaneci or Boulanger : NADIA
96. Colette title : CHERI
97. Puff up : BLOAT
100. Arafat's org. : PLO
102. Salinger heroine : ESME
103. ___ it (amen) : SOBE
105. Campaigned : RAN
107. Jane or John : DOE
108. Japan's Feast of Lanterns : BON
109. Go one better : TOP

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