GENDER BENDER

New York Times, Sunday, August 30, 1981

Author: Dorothea E. Shipp
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { Z }, Scrabble score: 528 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 104, Cheaters: 20, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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© 1981, The New York Times
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1. Fanatical : RABID
6. Year in the reign of Louis VII : MCLI
10. Rubberneck : STARE
15. Item counted by a dieter : CALORIE
17. Very intelligent person : BRAIN
18. Devices for cold feet : WARMERS
20. Queen's group of musicians : ALEXANDRASRAGTIMEBAND
23. Lacoste of tennis fame : RENE
24. Noted Alaskan politician : EGAN
25. Cities in Ala., N.Y., etc. : TROYS
26. Previn's platforms : PODIA
27. German donkey : ESEL
28. Sinister : EVIL
30. Town on Lago Maggiore : STRESA
32. Meek's partner in comics : EEK
33. "Tote ___ barge!" : DAT
36. That, in Valencia : ESO
37. Auguries : OMENS
39. Ladylike flowers : SWEETWILHELMINAS
46. Latin I word : AMAT
50. Darwin, for one : CHARLES
51. N.M.U. members : SEAMEN
52. Hammer parts : CLAWS
53. Gas: Comb. form : AER
54. Character in "Charley's Aunt" : ELA
56. Allgood and Teasdale : SARAS
57. Quint name : DIONNE
58. These might be light : BEERS
61. Nandu's look-alike : EMU
63. Droop : SAG
64. Footwear for dancers : CLOGS
65. She wants more proof : DOUBTINGTHOMASINA
70. Position in yoga : ASANA
71. Musical instrument : SAW
72. Sort of sack : SAD
73. Grant's portrayer on TV : ASNER
76. Cold, in Calabria : FREDDO
77. Become prevalent : SETIN
79. Stocky horse : COB
81. Tokyo, formerly : EDO
82. Code name for a French beach : OMAHA
83. Much-photographed word : CHEESE
84. Releases by deed : REMISES
87. ___ Fiord : OSLO
88. Feminine upstart : JOANIECOMELATELY
91. Thugs : GOONS
93. Meadow barley : RIE
94. Earl Grey, for one : TEA
95. ___ Anthony Wayne : MAD
98. Worsted : BESTED
101. Automobile pioneer : OLDS
103. Cobbler's need : LAST
107. Heeling at sea : ALIST
109. Archangel in an epic : URIEL
111. But, in Brest : MAIS
113. Division word : INTO
114. Handy woman : JACQUELINEOFALLTRADES
118. Cassatt and O'Keeffe : ARTISTS
119. Rommel : ERWIN
120. Some pitches in horseshoes : LEANERS
121. Roman shades : MANES
122. Nostradamus was one : SEER
123. They hustle after those who rustle : POSSE
1. Harsh breathing sounds : RALES
2. Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
3. N. American maple : BOXELDER
4. Novelist Levin : IRA
5. Eat in style : DINE
6. Miniver's status : MRS
7. Golf conveyance : CART
8. Emulators of Ananias : LIARS
9. Bar at Fort Knox : INGOT
10. Levene or Levenson : SAM
11. Surgeon's tool : TREPAN
12. Pulpit of a sort : AMBO
13. Author of "The Cloister and the Hearth" : READE
14. One of the Fords : ERNIE
15. Humane org. : CARE
16. Razor's feature : EDGE
17. Exile : BANISH
18. Melchior, e.g. : WISEMAN
19. Pierre is its cap. : SDAK
21. Tangle or untangle : RAVEL
22. Family in an O'Neill play : TYRONES
29. Wind-borne deposit : LOESS
31. His: Fr. : SES
34. Body east of N.A. : ATL
35. Bird cry : TWEE
38. Nation's targets : SALOONS
39. British blackleg : SCAB
40. Exclamation of elation : WHEE
41. Otary : EAREDSEAL
42. River feature : ISLET
43. Anyway : LEASTWISE
44. Halting place in Exodus : MARAH
45. Insects in final stages : IMAGOS
47. Element used in many alloys : MANGANESE
48. Barley features : AWNS
49. Mao ___-tung : TSE
52. Eyelashes : CILIA
55. "___ Blue?": 1929 song : AMI
57. Certain aircraft : DCS
59. Highway menace : ROADHOG
60. ___ Islands, in the Malay Archipelago : SUNDA
62. Sight ___ : UNSEEN
66. ___ Dai of Vietnam : BAO
67. Stadium sign : GATEI
68. Singer Davis : MAC
69. Put on a pedestal : ADORE
70. Coat of ___ : ARMS
74. Biographer of Henry James : EDEL
75. Optimistic : ROSY
76. Eggs ___ yong : FOO
77. Prime Minister of India: 1964–66 : SHASTRI
78. Prefix for mancy : NECRO
80. Bible ___ : BELT
83. Representatives abroad : CONSULS
85. Daisy ___ of Dogpatch : MAE
86. Dante, Gabrielli and Rossetti : ITALIANS
88. Namath : JOE
89. Wildcatter, e.g. : OILMAN
90. Purple Heart, for one : MEDAL
92. Dull : OBTUSE
95. Goya subject : MAJA
96. Cry wolf : ALARM
97. Ukases : DICTA
99. ___ Tages (one day): Ger. : EINES
100. Farm implement inventor : DEERE
102. Threshold : SILL
104. Where Aconcagua rises : ANDES
105. Cordwood measure : STERE
106. Flip : TOSS
108. Meas. of area : SQIN
110. Actor Edmund : LOWE
112. Short distance : STEP
115. French connectives : ETS
116. Larch or sapin : FIR
117. Noted Indian novelist : RAO

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