PLUS SIGNS

New York Times, Sunday, August 18, 1991

Author:Jeanne Wilson
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 533 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 101, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 26, XRef: 10
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "The labor of ___ . . . ": Milton : ANAGE
6. Holds court : SITS
10. Gait : PACE
14. Gorgons' mother : CETO
18. Humorist Myron ___ : COHEN
19. "___ to bury Caesar . . . ": Shak. : ICOME
21. O.T. book : OBAD
22. On the summit : ATOP
23. "Halt, salts!" : AVAST
24. Yclept : NAMED
25. Loupe : LENS
26. Wheys : SERA
27. With 4 Down, hand wave : PARTING
29. Theater critic Barnes : CLIVE
31. With 14 Down, Hollywood's "cattle call" spot : CENTRAL
33. Dictators : DUCES
34. Peppard and pals : ATEAM
35. Actor Delon : ALAIN
36. Disgusts : REVOLTS
38. Mortgage, e.g. : LIEN
40. Cookies : SNAPS
43. "___ homo" : ECCE
46. Model de la Fressange : INES
47. Horn of a crescent moon : CUSP
48. Philadelphia eleven : EAGLES
49. Eureka! : AHA
50. Ballerina Spessivtseva : OLGA
51. Do over the bathroom : RETILE
53. Rent : LET
54. Chaste : VESTAL
56. Mauritian casualty : DODO
59. Actress Jones (Mrs. Addams on TV) : CAROLYN
62. Dumbarton Oaks, e.g. : ESTATE
63. Get the lead out? : ERASE
65. Monts ___, French range : DORE
66. Bet : STAKE
67. With 47 Down, theme of this puzzle : CROSSWORD
70. Brazilian dance : SAMBA
74. Soprano Berger : ERNA
76. Sacred: Comb. form : HIERO
77. "There is ___ in love": I John 4:18 : NOFEAR
78. Prince Philip, e.g. : CONSORT
81. Very, very short time : NSEC
82. Thrips, e.g. : INSECT
83. ___ favor (Pablo's please) : POR
84. R. Carson's "Silent ___" : SPRING
87. Berry and Howard : KENS
89. Ref's decision : TKO
90. "Say good night, ___": G. Burns : GRACIE
93. Roscoe Coltrane's deputy : ENOS
94. "___ Only Just Begun," P. Williams song : WEVE
95. EI ___,Tex. : PASO
96. Per ___ (yearly) : ANNUM
97. Himalayan sight? : YETI
98. Part of E.T.A. : ARRIVAL
100. Dine in a meadow : GRAZE
102. Goddess of peace : IRENE
104. Birthmark : NEVUS
106. With 91 Down, glider's cushion : THERMAL
108. Wherewithal : MEANS
109. With 95 Down, poultry preparer : CHICKEN
112. Tony ___, Sinatra role : ROME
113. Allegation, in law : PLEA
115. "All together, musicians!" : TUTTI
117. "Go fly ___!" : AKITE
118. Spirit : ELAN
119. Buttinsky : PEST
120. Historian Nevins : ALLAN
121. Pomme de ___ (potato) : TERRE
122. Lear's loyal follower : KENT
123. Johnson of "Laugh-In" : ARTE
124. An NCO : SERG
125. Made a boo-boo : ERRED
1. "For ___ and bells . . . ": Lowell : ACAP
2. Popular PBS program : NOVA
3. "___ Day's Night," Beatles film : AHARD
4. See 27 Across : GESTURE
5. Lure : ENTICE
6. Chantlike : SINGSONG
7. Colombian Indian : ICA
8. Back-fence yowlers : TOMCATS
9. Silvery fishes : SMELTS
10. One versed in disputation : POLEMIST
11. Featherweight Attell : ABE
12. Moulin Rouge dance : CANCAN
13. Ford flop : EDSEL
14. See 31 Across : CASTING
15. " . . . to be secluded ___ . . . ": Donne : ETERNALLY
16. One-third of a 1970 film title : TORA
17. Kind of glass or lamp : OPAL
20. Actress McClurg : EDIE
28. Brand or Chamberlain : NEVILLE
30. Worth : VALUE
32. LEM's creator : NASA
37. Coryphaeus : LEADER
39. D. W. Griffith product : EPIC
41. Part of a hammerhead : PEEN
42. Fast flier : SST
43. " . . . a sparrow in the ___": Yeats : EAVES
44. Treasure chaser : CHEST
45. "___ diva," Bellini aria : CASTA
47. See 67 Across : CROSSINGS
48. Architect Saarinen : EERO
50. Randolph Scott films : OATERS
52. Cheryl ___ of "Charlie's Angels" : LADD
55. Frost's "The Road Not ___" : TAKEN
57. Spanish Main booty : ORO
58. Bravura : DASH
60. Welles and Bean : ORSONS
61. Browses : LEAFS
64. Homophone for use : EWES
67. Speak like a fishwife? : CARP
68. Placer material : ORE
69. J.F.K.'s favorite chair : ROCKER
71. "Gin a body ___ body": Burns : MEETA
72. Supports : BACKS
73. Robot Detoo in "Star Wars" : ARTOO
75. Proboscis : NOSE
77. Capital of ancient Assyria : NINEVEH
78. Schmaltz : CORN
79. N. Ireland Protestant : ORANGEMAN
80. Kilmer subject : TREE
83. Tourn. won five times by J. Nicklaus : PGA
85. Hint at : INTIMATE
86. "La Tulipe ___": Balzac : NOIRE
88. Showing clearly : EVINCING
91. See 106 Across : CURRENT
92. Mosque priest : IMAM
94. Emulate Gorgeous George : WRESTLE
95. See 109 Across : PLUCKER
97. "Old ___," Disney film : YELLER
98. Negates : ANNULS
99. Propel a triplane : AVIATE
101. Director of "Two Hundred Motels" : ZAPPA
103. "Do I dare to ___ peach?": Eliot : EATA
105. Buzzing sound : SKIRR
106. Long day's journey : TREK
107. What a dibble makes : HOLE
110. To be, to Bernadette : ETRE
111. Want : NEED
114. Autumn in N.Y. : EST
116. Pitch : TAR

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