Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci 

LIGHTS OUT

New York Times, Sunday, August 29, 1976

Author: Alfio Micci
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 100, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 651 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 108, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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© 1976, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Point of land : SPIT
5. People of Anatolia : HATTI
10. Opening moves : GAMBITS
17. Raccoon's relatives : COATIS
19. African lemur : APOSORO
21. Title-transfer receiver : ALIENEE
22. Burning : AFLAME
23. Peeks : LOOKSIN
24. Sprouts or lace : BRUSSELS
25. Chat for Miss Day : PILLOWTALK
27. Tenant's concern : LEASE
29. Groove : RUT
30. ___ de deux : PAS
31. Thrice: Pref. : TER
32. Greek god : ARES
34. Freshwater fish : IDE
36. Sweet grass : SORGO
40. Feeling no pain : THREESHEETSTOTHEWIND
45. Flower arrangement : SPRAY
48. Upward: Prefix : ANO
49. Small barracuda : SPET
50. One on the other side : FOE
51. Boy : LAD
52. Stunt-flier's maneuver : LOOP
53. Arise : STANDUP
55. Schedule abbr. : ARR
57. Map additions : INSETS
60. Mideasterners : YEMENI
62. Ransack : RIFLE
63. ___ Paulo : SAO
64. Jane or John : DOE
65. Mine entrance : ADIT
66. Surgeon's handiwork : MATTRESSSTITCHES
72. Sea bird : ERN
74. Way to stand : PAT
76. Pancakes : CREPES
77. Stopping-place : ETAPE
78. Tipplers : SOTS
80. Kind of down : RUB
82. Pale : ASHEN
84. U.S. Indian : SAC
86. Irish, for one : STEW
87. It's often crazy : QUILT
89. "Two ___" : FORTEA
91. Unrefined : RAW
93. Time span: Abbr. : CEN
94. Certain safeguards : SECURITYBLANKETS
100. TV show : MASH
102. ___ amis : MES
103. Labor org. : CIO
104. Warm-sea fish : CABIO
105. Ace : EXPERT
108. Bit : MORSEL
111. Spanish bear : OSO
112. Prohibition : EMBARGO
114. Mavourneen's place : ERIN
115. Gums : ULA
116. ___ crow : EAT
118. Glut : SATE
120. Car of old : REO
121. Author Seton et al. : ANYAS
122. Broadcasts : SPREADSTHEWORDAROUND
128. Bewails : KEENS
129. More, in Milan : PIU
130. Caddoan tribe : ADAI
131. Neighbor of Ga. : FLA
132. Part: Abbr. : PCE
135. Coins: Abbr. : CTS
137. Bottom : NADIR
139. Spirit raisers : COMFORTERS
143. One of the classes : LABORING
147. Repeat : ITERATE
149. U.S. Indians : UCHEES
150. Stuffed oneself : OVERATE
151. ___ the aisle (choice spots) : SEATSON
152. Asian mountaineer : SHERPA
153. Worked on walls : PANELED
154. Concede : ADMIT
155. Day before: Abbr. : YEST
1. Balkan city : SOFIA
2. Cloys : PALLS
3. Kind of type: Abbr. : ITAL
4. Horse food : TIMOTHY
5. Pipe for Xaviera Hollander? : HOOKAH
6. Inquire : ASK
7. Words from Hamlet : TOSLEEPPERCHANCETODREAM
8. Italian port : TRIESTE
9. Hebrides island : IONA
10. Needlefish : GAR
11. Lake Albert people : ALUR
12. Do harm to : MISUSE
13. Give : BESTOW
14. Chemical suffix : INE
15. ___ Aviv : TEL
16. Its, in France : SES
17. Li'l Abner creator : CAPP
18. Betsy Ross, e.g. : SEWER
19. In the manner of : ALA
20. Office seeker: Abbr. : POL
24. Carefree situation : BEDOFROSES
26. Oct. 31 alternative : TREAT
28. Meet : SIT
33. Ensue : RESULT
35. W.W. II area : ETO
37. Disturb : RILE
38. Insect : GNAT
39. Bettor's concern : ODDS
40. Not live : TAPED
41. Provide with weapons : ENARM
42. Russian girl's name : SONIA
43. Politician Harold : STASSEN
44. Spyri heroine : HEIDI
45. Cunning : SLY
46. He felled an Usher : POE
47. Like Bali : ROMANTIC
53. Shankar's instrument : SITAR
54. Court figure: Abbr. : DFT
56. Grate : RASP
58. Musical symbol : NOTE
59. Social groups : SECTS
61. Fall-air quality : NIP
67. Prior to : ERE
68. Ivan or Peter : TSAR
69. Breeding place : HATCHERY
70. Sword : EPEE
71. Basted : SEWN
72. Abbrs. on letters : ESQS
73. Rake : ROUE
75. Clump : TUFT
79. Blighted areas : SLUMS
81. Not buying : BOYCOTTING
82. ___ ends : ATLOOSE
83. Expanse : SEA
85. Bit part : CAMEO
88. Corner : TREE
90. Hitting stats : RBIS
92. Purchase for Mme. Tussaud : WAX
95. Stranded : ISLED
96. Picture-taker in Bonn : KAMERA
97. Wane : EBB
98. Headpiece : TIARA
99. More peeved : SORER
101. Disburse : SPEND
106. Inlet : RIA
107. Weights: Abbr. : TNS
108. Ox or rat : MUSK
109. Oil flask : OLPE
110. Steak order : RARE
113. Depart : GOOFF
117. Viper : ASP
119. Was in store for : AWAITED
121. Emma Goldman's goal : ANARCHY
123. Concert cry : ENCORE
124. Starry : ASTRAL
125. Snail genus : HUA
126. Athenian judge : DICAST
127. Slightly: Suffix : ULOUS
132. Equals : PEERS
133. Moved slowly : CREPT
134. She, in Italy : ESSA
136. Place : SITE
138. Orchid genus : DISA
140. Siouan : OTO
141. Crew : MEN
142. "Of ___ I Sing" : THEE
143. Cut off : LOP
144. Gardner : AVA
145. Big ___ : BEN
146. Composer Rorem : NED
148. U.S. highway : RTI

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