STRIP TEES

New York Times, Sunday, August 19, 1979

Author: Ronald Friedman
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q T X Z }, Scrabble score: 545 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 107, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
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© 1979, The New York Times
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1. Type of post : RADING
7. Former Yankee pitcher : LOPA
11. African lake or republic : CHAD
15. Convenes : SIS
18. Yield to gluttony : OVEREA
19. Hawaii and Alaska in 1958: Abbr. : ERRS
20. Addiction : HABI
21. Poetry of a people : EPOS
23. David Frost's "TW3" of TV : HAWASHEWEEKHAWAS
26. Main artery : AORA
27. Kefauver : ESES
28. Rouses : SIRS
29. Wild and excited : FRENEIC
31. Fifty forming one : SAES
34. Stumble : RIP
36. Doctrines : ENES
37. Advances slowly : INCHES
38. Turner's agcy. : CIA
39. Eye-opener : AENIONGEER
42. Serve food for a banquet : CAER
43. Landon : ALF
44. Pleaded : URGED
45. Moon's age on Jan. 1 : EPAC
47. She-bear, in Granada : OSA
50. Basketball targets : HOOPS
52. Ragged : AERED
56. Debases : PROSIUES
58. Turtles : ERRAPINS
61. Playground item : EEEROER
63. ___ Benedict : EGGS
64. Pule or mewl : WHINE
65. Maris or Williams : ROGER
66. City on the Merrimack : NASHUA
68. Inoculation or jigger : SHO
70. Quote : CIE
71. Pigs' kin : BOARS
72. Suffix for gang or team : SER
73. Pronoun : HEY
74. Pagan : HEAHEN
76. Reese : DELLA
77. Fool's gold : PYRIE
79. High schooler's problem : ACNE
80. Heckled : NEEDLED
82. Musical passages : SOSENUOS
85. Enjoyed oneself : HADABALL
87. Flow : SREAM
89. Greet : SALUE
90. Meat dish : SEW
91. Writing pad : ABLE
92. Small amount : RIFLE
95. Floor piece : ILE
96. Honolulu is here : OAHU
98. Poe tale, with "The" : ELLALEHEAR
103. Throw stones at : PEL
104. Stop for gas : REFUEL
106. New Rochelle college : IONA
107. Separate carefully : SIF
108. Cash or charm : ASSE
109. Obsolete : OUOFDAE
111. Slide : SKID
112. Deep cut : GASH
114. Houston athlete : ASRO
115. Bikini adjectives : ISYBISYEENYWEENY
122. Decayed : ROEN
123. Margarine : OLEO
124. Land west of Wales : EIRE
125. One who samples oolong : EAASER
126. Boy : LAD
127. Floating or swimming : NAAN
128. Rent payer : ENAN
129. Provides funds for : ENDOWS
1. Something to pledge : ROH
2. Gardner : AVA
3. Morning moisture : DEW
4. Most wrathful : IRAES
5. Nutcrackers' suites : NESS
6. One who collects : GAHERER
7. Actor Ayres : LEW
8. Pulled apart : ORE
9. Gift : PRESEN
10. Soliciting : ASKING
11. Dance step : CHASSE
12. Melt : HAW
13. To the stern : ABAF
14. Perry's adversaries : DISRICAORNEYS
15. Spiritualists' meeting : SEANCE
16. Tim's tune : IPOEHROUGHHEULIPS
17. Sally : SORIE
22. Black Hawk's tribe : SACS
24. Trying : ESING
25. Number of Bears or Pigs : HREE
30. Makes into law : ENACS
31. Criticize severely : SCAHE
32. He tries to suit the customer : AILOR
33. Popular refrain : EAFORWOANDWOFOREA
35. Michelangelo works : PIEAS
39. Omen : AUSPICE
40. Keats work : ODE
41. Announce formally : REPOR
46. Prefix for fix : PRE
48. Musician's transition : SEGUE
49. Analyze ore : ASSAY
51. Track : PAH
53. Shoots dice anew : REROLLS
54. Nondrinker : EEOALER
55. Lower in rank : DEGRADE
57. Dead heats : IES
59. Ringing of bells : ININNABULAION
60. Born: Fr. : NEE
62. Remainder : RES
67. Policeman, at times : ARRESER
68. Former Iranian rulers : SHAHS
69. Six-armed Greek goddess : HECAE
71. Board's partner : BED
72. Detect : SPO
75. Degree of warmth : HEA
76. Cross out : DELEE
78. Actress Louise : INA
81. Swiss hero : ELL
82. Metalworkers : SMIHS
83. Electrical needs : OULES
84. Addison's colleague : SEELE
86. Used the tub : BAHED
88. Biblical weed : ARE
93. Pretend : FEIGN
94. Continental army volunteer : LAFAYEE
97. Basically, in Nice : AUFOND
99. Site of the Teatro São Carlos : LISBON
100. Norse god of mischief : LOKI
101. Sweet liqueur : ANISEE
102. ___-waiting : LADYIN
104. Crowd sound : ROAR
105. Antiseptic : EUSOL
108. Leading : AHEAD
110. American inventor : ESLA
113. Cygnet : SWAN
116. Affirmative vote : YEA
117. Part of Q.E.D. : ERA
118. Harold of comics : EEN
119. This, in Valencia : ESO
120. Salamander : NEW
121. Time periods: Abbr. : YRS

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