IN OTHER WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, August 4, 1985

Author:William J. Yskamp
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 92, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 660 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 147, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 1
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Strait or sea : BERING
7. "Eri tu . . . " is one : ARIA
11. Cleric's abode : MANSE
16. F.D.R.'s pooch : FALA
20. Poet Wylie : ELINOR
21. Ladders : RUNS
22. Wines : MEDOCS
23. Piscine beauty : OPAH
24. Donald dunned monotreme : DUCKBILLEDPLATYPUS
27. Ruin : UNDO
28. Tooth-wearing group : ELKS
29. Alley Oop's homeland : MOO
30. Bring up : REAR
31. Iota : TAD
32. Giddy : AREEL
33. Sting or soak : GYP
34. Punish Pisan hired man : FINEITALIANHAND
37. Lean : SPARE
41. Tokyo, formerly : EDO
43. Ribonucleic acid, for short : RNA
44. Helix mtrl. : DNA
45. Spartan serfs : HELOTS
47. Shady group shadowed swinger : RINGTAILEDMONKEY
56. Piccadilly Circus cynosure : EROS
57. Spiritual leader ___ Khan IV : AGA
59. Purse packers : ONES
60. Bovine symbol of "crosswordese" : ANOA
61. Xanadu structure : DOME
62. Twining plant : BINE
63. Book of the Dead, e.g. : PAPYRUS
65. Tesserae : TILES
66. A Cather biographer : EDEL
67. Actor Clunes : ALEC
68. Entreaty : PLEA
69. Quagmire : MORASS
70. Jolt for Jock : DIRL
71. Singleton gave weapon to thief : ONEARMEDBANDIT
76. "Nor iron bars ___": Lovelace : ACAGE
77. Beat Everest : SCALED
80. Gettysburg general : MEADE
81. Became alert : AWAKED
82. Dermal décor: Var. : TATOO
83. Vida looked at nun : BLUEEYEDSISTER
89. Like Pegasus : ALAR
90. Eary canal : MEATUS
91. B'way group : ANTA
92. Blockhead : DOLT
96. Fourth dimension : TIME
97. Cybele's beloved : ATTIS
98. Windlasses : WINCHES
101. Kind of club : GLEE
102. Sch. : ACAD
103. Coward : NOEL
104. Reduce : PARE
105. Tolkien creature : ENT
106. Part of South Yemen : ADEN
107. Huey exhausted a soapbox speaker : LONGWINDEDORATOR
111. Gantry et al. : ELMERS
113. Astral feline : LEO
114. Carney or Buchwald : ART
115. Loser to D.D.E. : AES
117. Laconic : TERSE
118. International group annulled restraint : UNCANCELEDCHECK
126. Song from "A Chorus Line" : AND
128. Perfect place to lay an egg : ROOST
129. Like Anthony Wayne : MAD
130. Daughter of King Eurytus : IOLE
131. For : PRO
132. Entertainer Lane : ABBE
136. Claire and Balin : INAS
137. Mao wounded raven : REDWINGEDBLACKBIRD
141. "___ homo!" : ECCE
142. Modern name for British Honduras : BELIZE
143. "___ nome" (Gilda's song) : CARO
144. Defeated a bill : KILLED
145. Rents : LETS
146. Castle or Hervey : IRENE
147. Elderly canine : TRAY
148. Cold and hard : STEELY
1. Venerable one : BEDE
2. Jewish month : ELUL
3. Stack of hay : RICK
4. Pens : INKS
5. S.F. hill : NOB
6. Like Poppins, at times : GRIMY
7. Woody's boy : ARLO
8. Regrettable herb? : RUE
9. Large lemur : INDRI
10. Resort or tree : ASPEN
11. Convened : MET
12. Greek sancta : ADYTA
13. Prickly pear : NOPAL
14. Italian coins of yore : SCUDI
15. Sigmoid letter : ESS
16. Quartet gave wit some fun : FOURHANDEDCARDGAME
17. Temporary halt in respiration : APNEA
18. Afflicted : LADEN
19. "Get ___ of yourself!" : AHOLD
22. Mooring basins : MARINAS
25. Bounding gait : LOPE
26. Hamlet's adversary : LAERTES
32. Part of A.D. : ANNO
33. Obtain : GET
34. Faith, in Lourdes : FOI
35. Southeast Asian : TAI
36. Marketing system : ADMASS
37. Queen in I Kings : SHEBA
38. Hazard : PERIL
39. Unescorted : ALONE
40. Mrs. Kennedy painted tumblers : ROSECOLOREDGLASSES
42. Cloth vendor : DRAPER
46. Drained : SAPPED
48. "___ any drop to drink" : NOR
49. Wildebeest : GNU
50. V.I.P. in Argyle : LAIRD
51. Chou ___ : ENLAI
52. Biblical verb : DOEST
53. Ursine giant : KODIAK
54. Come out : EMERGE
55. Bellowed : YELLED
58. Fest : GALA
64. Albee character : YAM
65. Lightly tinted : TONED
69. Created : MADE
72. Avant-gardist : NEO
73. Avine giants : EMEUS
74. Sandra and Ruby : DEES
75. Laurel : BAY
76. Cow : AWE
77. Of Ohio, e.g. : STATAL
78. Mottled : CALICO
79. Cossack chief : ATAMAN
81. Delaney's "___ of Honey" : ATASTE
83. Concrete, French style : BETON
84. Overdue, in poesy : LATED
85. Practical : UTILE
86. Black Hawk was one : SAC
87. Belong : INHERE
88. "Nana" star in 1934 : STEN
90. Cassava : MANIOC
93. Born earlier : OLDER
94. Lewd looks : LEERS
95. Future, e.g. : TENSE
98. Wild African quadruped : WARTHOG
99. Org. in "Odd Man Out" : IRA
100. Not gross : NET
104. Describing 98 Down : PORCINE
108. Left : WENT
109. Book by William Wharton : DAD
110. Sturdy tree : OAK
112. British business abbr. : LTD
116. Poet Teasdale : SARA
118. An archangel : URIEL
119. Kind of word : NONCE
120. Work together : COACT
121. Arab leader : EMEER
122. Scoop : LADLE
123. Booth or Moses : EDWIN
124. Choose : ELECT
125. Aromatic wood : CEDAR
127. Arrow grooves : NOCKS
131. Gambit : PLOY
132. Willing follower : ABLE
133. Spleen : BILE
134. Memorable Belgian musician : BREL
135. Gurge : EDDY
137. Diamond stat : RBI
138. Suffix for lion or union : IZE
139. Bikini part : BRA
140. Little fox : KIT

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