PAROLE INCROCIATE

New York Times, Sunday, August 6, 1978

Author: Joseph La Fauci
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 71, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 523 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 120, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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© 1978, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Caracalla feature : BATH
5. Hazards for Columbus : REEFS
10. Famous bovine : ELSIE
15. Pipe smoker's device : TAMP
19. Lily plant : ALOE
20. Medal presented by a doge : OSELA
21. Leghorns' lodge : ROOST
22. Kitchen staple : OLEO
23. Brutus, to Antony : NOBLESTROMANOFTHEMALL
27. Stars, to Seneca : STELLAE
28. Michelangelo work : PIETA
29. Marconi interest : RADIO
30. What Cassius lacked : FAT
31. Thinly populated : SPARSE
33. Fen fuel : PEAT
35. "Naughty Marietta" selection : THEITALIANSTREETSONG
42. Festivals, in Firenze : SAGRE
43. Rainbows : ARCS
44. Neapolitan's naso : NOSE
45. Orfeo's orecchio : EAR
47. Amor's wings : ALAE
48. Galley word : STET
49. Verdi opera : ERNANI
52. Salt, in Siena : SALE
53. Santo : RON
54. Played glissandi : SLID
55. Fiori, in Fiesole : BLOOMS
56. Plate for Pius : PATEN
57. Verdon : GWEN
58. Composed : SEDATE
59. Placid : SERENE
60. Women's wear : CAPRIPANTS
64. Summer hat fabric : MILANSTRAW
66. Fallible : ERRANT
67. Gone up : ARISEN
69. "The Bridges at ___-Ri" : TOKO
70. Comedian Martin : STEVE
71. Umbral : SHADED
72. Red dye root: Var. : CHOY
73. Ponchielli's "Cielo e ___!" : MAR
76. Relative of terrazzo : TILE
77. Frolicked : PLAYED
78. Annina, in "La Traviata" : MAID
79. Cavatina : SOLO
80. Sly ___ fox : ASA
81. Irish island group : ARAN
82. Hit the books : PORE
83. Absquatulate : SCRAM
84. Rivals for Silvia's hand : TWOGENTLEMENOFVERONA
90. Gin pole : MAST
91. Ethically neutral : AMORAL
92. Altar in a chiesa : ARA
93. Key : ISLET
96. "Don't ___ Lulu" : BRING
97. Came in on a radar screen : BLIPPED
101. Amazing campanile : THELEANINGTOWEROFPISA
106. Etna has one : CONE
107. Gondolier : POLER
108. Romeo : LOVER
109. Zest for life : ELAN
110. Caldo, in Calabria : HEAT
111. A diacritic : TILDE
112. Sentient : AWARE
113. Casanova : ROUE
1. Interdicts : BANS
2. Molto : ALOT
3. Caesar's "esse" : TOBE
4. "Inferno" sight : HELLFIRE
5. Acqua ___ (rose water) : ROSATA
6. Ferrara family : ESTE
7. Poetic word : EER
8. Broadway name : FLO
9. Chinese skiffs : SAMPANS
10. Borgnine : ERNEST
11. Blackout villain : LOOTER
12. Upholstered item : SOFA
13. Firm follower: Suffix : IST
14. Anglo-Saxon letter : ETH
15. Source of a pasta sauce : TOMATO
16. "When I was ___ . . . " : ALAD
17. Honey: Comb. form : MELI
18. Venetian globe-trotter : POLO
24. Cause euphoria : ELATE
25. Affectation : AIRS
26. Sponge out : ERASE
31. Begat : SIRED
32. SEATO is one : PACT
33. Kin of paesani : PEONS
34. Although, to Antony : ETSI
35. Word derived from "Caesar" : TSAR
36. Aureola : HALO
37. Noted Alaskan : EGAN
38. Via ___ (used by Hannibal) : LATINA
39. Nail polish : ENAMEL
40. Less like Oscar Madison : NEATER
41. Chief ore of lead : GALENA
46. Freshen : RENEW
48. Dozed : SLEPT
49. "Memories of ___": Poe : ELD
50. Went far afield : ROAMED
51. " . . . and ye took me ___": Matt. 25:43 : NOTIN
52. Andrea del ___ : SARTO
54. Spurners of pearls : SWINE
55. Next to : BESIDE
56. Troublesome : PESKY
57. Keats's is in Rome : GRAVE
58. Lost dogie : STRAY
59. Hairnet : SNOOD
60. Basket, in Bologna : CESTA
61. Titian was one : ARTIST
62. College course : PRELAW
63. Resort town in Mass. : NAHANT
65. "To Catch ___" : ATHIEF
68. But, to Britannicus : SED
71. Distort a report : SLANT
72. Channing : CAROL
73. Italian statesman : MORO
74. Arkin : ALAN
75. City on the Tevere : ROMA
77. J.E.C. : PRES
78. "___ Lisa" : MONA
79. Pugilist : SCRAPPER
81. Size of type : AGATE
82. Trellis, Italian style : PERGOLA
83. Calligraphy line : SERIF
85. Fluffy fare : OMELET
86. City in Kansas : LARNED
87. Refugee : EMIGRE
88. ___ Blanc : MONT
89. Soldato's courage : VALORE
93. Hankering : ITCH
94. Clog : SHOE
95. Venetian's vigor : LENA
96. Invoice : BILL
97. Fox or Rabbit : BRER
98. Hair: Comb. form : PILO
99. Biblical twin : ESAU
100. Hamlet : DANE
102. Likely : APT
103. We, to Loren : NOI
104. "Mamma mia!" : WOW
105. Soprano Marton : EVA

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