John M. Samson
John M. Samson 

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New York Times, Sunday, September 17, 1989

Author: John M. Samson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 572 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 131, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Milady : MADAM
6. Author Rivabella : OMAR
10. Epic : SAGA
14. Avow : SWEAR
19. Berries : ACINI
20. Divergence : VARIATION
22. Roo's mom : KANGA
23. Wells sequel to "Jude the Obscure"? : THEINVISIBLEMAN
25. Garret : ATTIC
26. Genet play, with "The" : MAIDS
27. Bribed : OILED
28. "Storm" novelist : STEELE
29. Winged fruit of the maple : SAMARA
32. Pianist Peterson : OSCAR
33. Trilled like a grasshopper : CHIRRED
34. Old French coin : OBOLE
35. City on the Songka River : HANOI
37. Drawing rooms : SALONS
39. E. E. Smith cousin of "I Am a Camera"? : FIRSTLENSMAN
42. Manhandle : ROUGHUP
45. Bustle : ADD
46. S. C. river : SANTEE
47. Throw out : EVICT
49. Holm or key : ISLE
51. Fissure : RENT
53. Doggone! : DRAT
54. Sprightly : BRISK
55. Rose's enemy : APHID
56. Sacred : HOLY
58. Hollandaise, e.g. : SAUCE
59. Zealous : ARDENT
60. Ende book that's hard to put down? : THENEVERENDINGSTORY
65. Robots : DROIDS
66. Fronton basket : CESTA
67. Vidi, in English : ISAW
68. Marilyn who was Carmen : HORNE
69. Rivera of stage fame : CHITA
70. Beau Brummell : DUDE
72. Lille's department : NORD
76. Slovene or Slovak : SLAV
77. John Ridd's Lorna : DOONE
78. Cable company : ROPERY
80. Resort of SW France : PAU
81. Idle hours : LEISURE
83. Tolkien book about the World Trade Center? : THETWOTOWERS
86. Bedouins : NOMADS
88. N. Y. city : OLEAN
89. Danube tributary : SIRET
90. Singular : SPECIAL
93. Walking, on the Rue Royale : APIED
95. Of the number six : SENARY
96. Nocturnal mammals : TAPIRS
97. Novelist Jong : ERICA
98. "Now I ___ down . . . " : LAYME
100. Brick building : ADOBE
101. Pohl book about Arsenio Hall? : BLACKSTARRISING
106. Befuddle : ADDLE
107. Intrudes : IMPOSESON
108. Actress Shire : TALIA
109. King salmons : TYEES
110. Wilbur or Nemerov : POET
111. Eleanora of "Cenere" : DUSE
112. Resin used in adhesives : EPOXY
1. Frame within a frame : MAT
2. Alas, to Arndt : ACH
3. Cutting tool : DIE
4. Aesopian characters : ANIMALS
5. Mosque turrets : MINARETS
6. "Amores" poet : OVID
7. Bulk : MASS
8. "Exodus" hero : ARI
9. Part of a cell : RIBOSOME
10. Roman burial stone : STELA
11. Marksmen : AIMERS
12. Prod : GOAD
13. "___ Veronica," Wells book : ANN
14. Activity in which camels may be executed : SKATING
15. Adams book about the Nautilus? : WATERSHIPDOWN
16. Program in : ENTER
17. Nimble : AGILE
18. Rushed : RACED
21. Ballerina Alonso : ALICIA
24. ___ Dolorosa : VIA
28. Whoop : SHOUT
29. Up to now : SOFAR
30. Tolerate : ABIDE
31. City SW of Buenos Aires : MORDN
32. Assault : ONSET
33. Clepsydra, e.g. : CLOCK
35. Shakespearean drama : HENRYV
36. Stage org. : ANTA
38. Gone up : ARISEN
40. Scoops for soups : LADLES
41. Chilean poet : NERUDA
43. End of a Poe title : USHER
44. "Historia naturalis" author : PLINY
48. " I conquered," to Caesar : VICI
50. S.C. summer time : EDT
52. Lem novel about Mike Tyson? : THEINVINCIBLE
54. Danza'a "Taxi" role : BANTA
55. "Thou ___ lady": Kingsley : ARTA
57. Wave on la mer : ONDE
58. Sonnet unit : SESTET
59. Postulate : ASSERT
60. King in "Peer Gynt" : TROLL
61. Dike, Eunomia and Irene : HORAE
62. Parroted : ECHOED
63. Hold back : REIN
64. Judge, in Judges : GIDEON
65. Some A.L. batters : DHS
69. Gift for a 35th anniversary : CORAL
70. Fussed over : DOTED
71. Meat packers' union : UPWA
73. "Werther," for one : OPERA
74. Less manifold : RARER
75. Rhodes of Polo Grounds fame : DUSTY
77. "La Dame aux camélias" playwright : DUMAS
78. Discharged : RELEASED
79. El Capitan locale : YOSEMITE
82. Evening gatherings : SOIREES
84. Cry to the hounds : HOICKS
85. Winter apple : WINESAP
87. Wrap of Juárez : SARAPE
90. Country, to Nietzsche : STAAT
91. Rice field : PADDY
92. Lyric poem : EPODE
94. Embroidery loop : PICOT
95. ___ Darya, U.S.S.R. river : SYR
97. Author Wortman : ELMO
98. Vientiane locale : LAOS
99. "Comus" composer : ARNE
101. Marceau character : BIP
102. Nashville col. : TSU
103. U.N. agency : ILO
104. Veto : NIX
105. Author Talese : GAY

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