OFF THE LEASH

New York Times, Sunday, August 22, 1976

Author: DeWitt Anderson
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 526 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 108, Cheaters: 18, FITB: 14, XRef: 0
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© 1976, The New York Times
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1. Walt Kelly's possum : POGO
5. Confine : IMMURE
11. Friend, in Bari : AMICO
16. Action words : VERBS
17. Snares : NOOSES
18. Split or cream pie : BANANA
20. Hunts in style : RIDESTOHOUNDS
22. Board workers : IRONERS
24. Annul : UNDO
25. Images : ICONS
26. Raison d'___ : ETRE
28. Chemical suffix : ITOL
29. Word part: Abbr. : SYL
30. Adult : MATURE
31. Nasty : SNIDE
32. Igneous rock : SIMA
33. Resin : ELEMI
35. Thus, in Spain : ASI
36. Bets on : BACKS
37. Capital of Jordan : AMMAN
38. Neighbor of Que. : ONT
40. Fugitive : ESCAPEE
42. Most wily : SLIEST
43. Share : RATION
46. Wyatt and family : EARPS
47. " . . . as ___ wipeth a dish" : AMAN
48. English prison of note : DARTMOOR
50. Occasional limit : SKY
51. Secondary benefits : SPINOFFS
55. Climbing vines : IVIES
56. "What ___ got to lose?" : HAVEI
58. Fireside ___ : CHAT
59. Vex : RILE
60. Pensacola sight: Abbr. : NAS
61. Symbol of cleanliness : HOUNDSTOOTH
63. Anais ___ : NIN
64. Hoary : AGED
66. Evils : ILLS
67. "___ Grow Too Old . . . " : WHENI
68. Roulette bets : NOIRS
70. Echoes : RESOUNDS
72. Hawaiian staple : POI
73. Bleach : ETIOLATE
75. Lawns, etc.: Abbr. : GRDS
76. Concerns : CARES
78. Marx associate : ENGELS
79. Stage fare : DRAMAS
82. Condiments : CATSUPS
84. Turkish title : AGA
85. Bucolic : RURAL
86. Foible's opposite : FORTE
87. Murphy's or Salic : LAW
89. Map part : INSET
93. Slightly : ABIT
94. Blouse : MIDDY
95. French artist : DERAIN
97. Headpiece : TAM
98. "___ fan Tutte" : COSI
99. Eve's grandson : ENOS
100. Huxley's "___ Hay" : ANTIC
101. ___ Morgana : FATA
102. Dominate vocally : OUTSING
104. Conscience, to Francis Thompson : HOUNDOFHEAVEN
108. Type of tale : TATTLE
109. Cicero, e.g. : ORATOR
110. Western : OATER
111. Flight: Fr. : ESSOR
112. Nations : POWERS
113. Bitter herbs : RUES
1. Vend : PEDDLE
2. Mountain: Prefix : OREO
3. Literary monogram : GBS
4. Rome's old port : OSTIA
5. Limited to an organization : INHOUSE
6. Sky sight : MOONRISE
7. Black eye : MOUSE
8. Mil. branch : USN
9. Radical : RED
10. Perfumes : ESSENCES
11. Have ___ eye view of : ABIRDS
12. Tide, in Calais : MAREE
13. Cadmus's daughter : INO
14. Orion's neighbor : CANISMINOR
15. Former : ONETIME
16. Durable plastic : VINYL
19. Scents : AROMAS
20. Stratagem : RUSE
21. Eight: Prefix : OCTA
23. Point of view : SLANT
27. Small child: Var. : TIKE
30. Half notes : MINIMS
31. Foolish : SAPPY
34. Tree grove : MOTTE
36. "His ___ than . . . " : BARKISWORSE
37. Arkin : ALAN
39. Overly : TOO
41. Looked over carefully : CASED
42. Bessie or Kate : SMITH
43. Sack : RAVAGE
44. Originates : ARISES
45. ___ barred : NOHOLDS
47. Phosphate mineral : APATITE
48. Coin of Iran : DINAR
49. Arizona's Castro et al. : RAULS
51. Was eminent : SHONE
52. Crowning ornament : FINIAL
53. Plays at love : FLIRTS
54. Common or non : SENSE
57. Heifetz needs: Abbr. : VNS
58. Iowa college : COE
61. Female deer : HINDS
62. Former Saigon name : THIEU
65. Opinionated ones : DOGMATISTS
68. Head : NOGGIN
69. N.Y. city : OLEAN
71. River to the Caspian : URAL
72. Miss Duke : PATTY
74. Miss Balin : INA
76. Pre-Xmas beehive : CARDSHOP
77. Eclat : SPLENDOR
79. Athenian lawgiver : DRACO
80. Erase : RUBOUT
81. Grain awns : ARISTAE
82. Elbow, in Spain : CODO
83. Tailors, to Carlyle : SARTORS
86. N.Y. lakes : FINGER
88. Urchin : WAIF
90. Poem parts : STAVES
91. Trencherman : EATER
92. Govt. agent : TMAN
94. Certain wizard's park : MENLO
95. Alighieri : DANTE
96. Ethereal fluid : ICHOR
101. Karma : FATE
103. "___ six of one . . . " : ITS
105. Gold, to Cortés : ORO
106. Woodcock's org. : UAW
107. ___ Claire : EAU

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