Bernice Gordon
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New York Times, Sunday, August 30, 1987

Author:Bernice Gordon
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 92, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 657 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 145, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 14, XRef: 0
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Conical masses of sugar : LOAVES
7. Driving force : STEAM
12. An inflorescence : CYME
16. Capital of Ghana : ACCRA
21. Lead astray : ENTICE
22. Valentino's film realm : ARABY
23. Bumpkin : LOUT
24. More uncommon : RARER
25. Tool for a P.I.? : MIKEHAMMERSSLEDGE
28. Costa ___, Spain : BRAVA
29. Group in the Philippines : ATA
30. Hayes or Harding : OHIOAN
31. Busy place : HIVE
32. Drowse : SLUMBER
34. Toward the mouth : ORAD
35. Richardson opus: 1740 : PAMELA
37. Shoshonean : UTE
38. Spots on TV : ADS
41. Light machine gun : BREN
42. Subjects of Astyages : MEDES
43. Some team players : REGULARS
48. Where to place statuary : NICHES
50. India's ___ Mutiny: 1857-58 : SEPOY
51. Shelters for Devons : BYRES
52. Neckpiece : BOA
53. Sound of an artist? : GEORGEBELLOWSROAR
57. Channel : RUT
58. Maison followers : ETTES
59. Cries of the bacchanals : EVOES
60. Motorists' havens : INNS
61. Full of substance : MEATY
63. ___ Day, in Hawaii : LEI
64. Type on the typewriter : ELITE
65. Loses hair : BALDS
67. A shade of red : MADDER
68. Dice for a bandleader? : RAYBLOCHSCUBES
72. Strongly built carts : BOGIES
73. "I'm a dreamer, ___ we all?" : ARENT
74. Sphere : ORB
75. He recorded "Mack the Knife" : DARIN
76. Like pearls on a necklace : STRUNG
78. Prop for an Oscar winner? : DONNAREEDSCANE
84. Surveying method : STADIA
85. Galsworthy novel : TOLET
86. Escape : EVADE
87. Law, to Pliny: Var. : IUS
89. Famed photographer : HORST
90. Sutherland offering : ARIA
91. Town ESE of Salerno : EBOLI
92. Kitchen appliance : RANGE
94. T-man : AGT
95. Drink for a writer? : SYLVIAPORTERSBEER
99. Debussy's "Air de ___" : LIA
100. "Tippecanoe" author: 1916 : MCCOY
102. Above : SUPRA
103. Italy's Lago d'___ : AVERNO
104. Diamondback : TERRAPIN
106. Rumanian name for a city on the Dnestr : HOTIN
107. Part of a shoe : VAMP
109. Fasten with filament : SEW
110. Room for Scheherazade : ODA
111. Impede : STYMIE
113. Cinco follower : SEIS
114. Throwback : ATAVIST
118. Becomes ripe : AGES
119. Did some mending : DARNED
121. "Bel-___": Maupassant : AMI
124. Some Surrealistic paintings : DALIS
125. Tufts of ice for a poet? : ROBERTFROSTSRIMES
129. ___ acids : AMINO
130. French possessive : ATOI
131. Heroine of Poe's "The Sleeper" : IRENE
132. Item in a first-aid kit : IODINE
133. Stoop : DEIGN
134. Tree of Trinidad : MORA
135. Intimidated : COWED
136. Hospice in Turkey : IMARET
1. Winner of the 1964 British Open : LEMA
2. Step ___ (hurry) : ONIT
3. One of the Aleutians : ATKA
4. Eau de ___ (brandy) : VIE
5. Unhappy nymph : ECHO
6. Large whitecap : SEAHORSE
7. Native of Navigators Islands : SAMOAN
8. Set foot on : TREAD
9. Get justly : EARN
10. Away: Abbr. : ABS
11. Poem by R.L.S. : MYSHADOW
12. Whence an Anne hailed : CLEVES
13. Music for Heidi : YODEL
14. Phiz : MUG
15. Seasons in St.-Lô : ETES
16. Early spring bloomer : ARBUTUS
17. Mayor Eastwood's town : CARMEL
18. Crosspatch : CRAB
19. Dream, in Dijon : REVE
20. Sandarac : ARAR
26. Wet substratum : MIRE
27. Tars in Elizabeth II's "navee" : LIMEYS
33. Racing sled : LUGE
35. Squashes, e.g. : PEPOS
36. Indo-Europeans : ARYANS
38. Actress Heather : ANGEL
39. One who bants : DIETER
40. Sea SE of the Falklands : SCOTIA
41. Seeks baksheesh : BEGS
42. Free-for-alls : MELEES
44. Makes a boo-boo : ERRS
45. Wear down : ABRADE
46. Certain lines on maps : ROUTES
47. Sylvan deity : SATYR
49. Otto's realm: Abbr. : HRE
50. Arboreal mammal : SLOTH
51. What gentlemen prefer? : BONDS
54. Fit : BELONG
55. Force out : EVICT
56. Irritate : RILE
61. Copperfield's field : MAGIC
62. City in Knox Co., Mo. : EDINA
64. Contralto Nikolaidi : ELENA
65. ___ almond (ice-cream flavor) : BURNT
66. Swedish musical group : ABBA
67. Robert, of stage and screen : MORSE
69. Gains by a fullback : YARDS
70. Spread a rumor : BRUIT
71. Apex of Mt. Saint Helens : CONE
72. Villain in an oater : BADDIE
75. Gave out : DEALT
76. Prop for George Burns : STOGIE
77. Dental problem : TARTAR
78. Part of a place setting : DOILY
79. Name of five kings of Norway : OLAV
80. Revived by a revivalist : REBORN
81. City in Portugal : EVORA
82. Forty-___ : NINERS
83. Sue or Onegin : EUGENE
84. Verb used in the Bible : SHALT
85. Author Thomas and family : TRYONS
88. Goat antelope : SEROW
90. Spore sacs : ASCI
91. Girl in "Silas Marner" : EPPIE
92. Invitation initials : RSVP
93. Fortas or Burrows : ABE
96. Radioactive nucleus : ISOMER
97. Living in a world of fantasy : AUTISTIC
98. Builder of two temples at Abu Simbel : RAMSESII
100. Dorothea Payne's second husband : MADISON
101. Nos. men : CPAS
105. Nomadic : ROVING
106. Greek goddess of health : HYGEIA
107. Skilled, with "in" : VERSED
108. "___ We Got Fun?" : AINT
112. Small drum : TABOR
113. A river at Lyon : SAONE
114. Coarse fiber : ADAD
115. Lacking excitement : TAME
116. Et follower : ALII
117. Cable car : TRAM
119. A Barrymore : DREW
120. Racecourse: Comb. form : DROM
121. Eastern potentate : AMIR
122. Writing-on-the-wall word : MENE
123. " . . . ___ it down": Hamlet : ISET
126. Indian of Okla. : OTO
127. To's partner : FRO
128. Mount in Crete : IDA

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