OUT-OF-PLACE WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, August 2, 1987

Author: Jeanette K. Brill
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 94, Avg Word Len: 5.18, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 626 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 145, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 11, XRef: 0
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Flower arrangement : SPRAY
6. Unruly child : BRAT
10. Taj ___ : MAHAL
15. Viola da ___ : GAMBA
20. Investigate thoroughly : PROBE
21. Decoy : LURE
22. Fearful: Fr. : TIMORE
23. "___ Indolence": Keats : ODEON
24. Just deserts, in Iran? : QOMUPPANCE
26. Rx for a hangover : ICEBAG
27. Sting : SMART
28. Enthralled : RAPT
29. D.D.E.'s domain in W.W. II : ETO
30. Cloning in Malaysia? : STEREOTAIPING
33. Palanquin : SEDAN
35. Scents : ODORS
36. Allowance for waste : TRET
37. "Mayday!" cousin : SOS
40. Recreation vehicle : VAN
41. Cancel : SCRUB
43. Iranian coin : RIAL
44. Three-toed sloths : AIS
47. In attendance : PRESENT
49. How Irish tea was once served in China? : PEIPINGHOT
52. Former stage luminary : LUNT
53. Quantity : AMOUNT
54. Set : GEL
55. A tooth : CANINE
56. Tasso's patron : ESTE
57. Gloomy : DOUR
58. Seed coverings : ARILS
60. Lambastes : TANS
61. "___ a Hot Tin Roof" : CATON
62. Building extension : ELL
63. Boring, in Lebanon? : TYRESOME
66. Isl. W of England : IRE
67. Judeo-Spanish : LADINO
68. Provide a new sound track : DUB
69. Is of consequence : RATES
70. Flynn of films : ERROL
72. Large gully : RAVINE
73. Widened a gun bore : REAMED
75. Church dogma : CANON
76. Having rhythmic fall : CADENT
77. Verse form : RONDEL
78. Edible mushroom : MOREL
79. A boring tool : AUGER
80. Police release, for short : APB
83. Make more substantial : FATTEN
84. Noted archeologist: 1840-1909 : MAU
85. Creeping anger in Switzerland? : SLOWBERN
87. It precedes la-la : TRA
88. Plant insect : APHID
89. Sagan or Jung : CARL
90. Earthen water jars : OLLAS
91. Food regimen : DIET
92. Dyeing vat : KIER
93. ___ play (snap) : CHILDS
95. Lair : DEN
96. Press flat : SMOOTH
98. As to : INRE
99. Pests in N. Vietnam? : HANOIANCES
102. Law : STATUTE
103. In medias ___ : RES
104. Column part : BASE
105. Hoods : GOONS
106. Prefix with angle : TRI
107. One of the Chaplins : SYD
108. Thespian's delight : PART
109. Cremona violinmaker : AMATI
111. Tropical creeper : LIANA
113. France's favorite TV show? : CAENDIDCAMERA
117. Astern : AFT
118. Eight furlongs : MILE
122. He succeeded Nasser : SADAT
123. Relief : SUCCOR
124. Pretentious, in Israel? : HAIFALUTIN
127. Aromatic herb : ANISE
128. Baseball boo-boos : ERRORS
129. "Judith" composer : ARNE
130. Very: Mus. dir : ASSAI
131. Grimes of opera : PETER
132. First U.S. diplomat sent abroad : DEANE
133. "I've ___ to London . . . " : BEEN
134. Van Dyke, e.g. : BEARD
1. Senate and people of Rome: Abbr. : SPQR
2. Indonesian boat : PROA
3. Frolic : ROMP
4. Touches upon : ABUTS
5. Slangy assent : YEP
6. Obtrusive : BLATANT
7. Kind of sentence : RUNON
8. Trefoil shape : ARC
9. "Cosi fan tutte" trio : TEES
10. Of small organisms : MICROBIC
11. Moslem prince : AMEER
12. Vagrants : HOBOS
13. Smell ___ (be suspicious) : ARAT
14. Diplomatic missions : LEGATIONS
15. Evangel : GOSPEL
16. Own : ADMIT
17. Ignoble : MEAN
18. Tennis great : BORG
19. Pismire : ANT
22. Busy : TIEDUP
25. Formalist in teaching : PEDANT
31. Anchor rings : TORI
32. Incensed : IRATE
34. Level : EVEN
37. Dug : SPADED
38. Imitation gold decoration : ORMOLU
39. Kindred spirits in S. Korea? : SEOULBROTHERS
41. Smelting product : SPEISS
42. Rostropovich's instrument : CELLO
43. Variety of white wine : RHINE
44. Showy in Texas? : AUSTINTATIOUS
45. Chant : INTONE
46. Pool person : STENO
48. It's Big in Calif. : SUR
50. Reformer Carry : NATION
51. Growl : GNARL
52. Intro : LEADIN
54. Avarice : GREED
58. Soviet workers' cooperative : ARTEL
59. Daub : SMEAR
61. Underground chamber : CAVERN
63. Swapped : TRADED
64. Chinese official's residence : YAMEN
65. Pelagic predators : ERNES
67. One in a leaking boat : LADER
71. Norse chieftain: 860-931? : ROLLO
72. Furors : RAGES
74. Undivided : ENTIRE
75. "___ Leave You?": 1971 song : COULDI
76. Kind of heel : CUBAN
77. Plunder : RAPINE
78. Phil's mate : MARLO
79. Without fear: Var. : AWLESS
81. Like many a model : PRETTY
82. Took to the tub : BATHED
83. Hindu beggar : FAKIR
84. Feb. 15, 1898, headline word : MAINE
86. Of a bygone era : OLDEN
89. Punished : CHASTISED
91. Marriage portion : DOT
93. Kind of beet : CHARD
94. Indian chief : SAGAMORE
96. Layers : STRATA
97. Principal : MAIN
100. Observers : NOTERS
101. Coconut fiber : COIR
102. Become less flexible : STIFFEN
104. Playful teasing : BANTER
108. "___-porridge hot . . . " : PEASE
109. Port city of Ghana : ACCRA
110. City in France or Georgia : MACON
111. "Mule Train" singer : LAINE
112. Divert : AMUSE
113. Walking stick : CANE
114. Mine entrance : ADIT
115. Last, long ago : DURE
116. King of Israel, ninth century B.C. : AHAB
119. "___ girl!" : ITSA
120. Ananias : LIAR
121. Okla. city : ENID
122. Weaken : SAP
125. Exist : ARE
126. M.I.T. room : LAB

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