WEEKLY TABLOID EDITOR'S DREAMS

New York Times, Sunday, September 10, 1989

Author:Bert H. Kruse
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { Z }, Scrabble score: 526 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 97, Cheaters: 20, FITB: 15, XRef: 0
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© 1989, The New York Times
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1. "___ Ike" button : ILIKE
6. A son of Jacob : LEVI
10. Make sense : ADDUP
15. Flutters the sheets : SNORES
16. Luster : SHEEN
17. Publication makeup : FORMAT
19. Ceremonies : RITUALS
20. Precocious Ivy Leaguer! : YALEGRADATTWO
23. Alt. : ELEV
24. Connery and Penn : SEANS
26. New Orleans hoopla word : MARDI
27. Buttons, for one : RED
28. Writer Earl ___ Biggers : DERR
29. Like many valuable paintings : ONLOAN
31. Alias : AKA
32. Bête ___ : NOIRE
34. Stopped at a motel : INNED
36. Beat pounder : COP
37. What a Mexican whistles : AIRE
39. Cries of joy : WHOOPS
40. Concorde bows to big birds! : GEESEBEATSST
43. Switches : SHUNTS
44. Roh ___ Woo, President of S. Korea : TAE
45. God, to Verdi : DIO
46. Certain gales : EASTERS
49. U.S. Open tennis champ: 1966 : STOLLE
52. Rimsky-Korsakov's "Le ___ d'Or" : COQ
54. Command at sea : LIETO
55. ___ Mahal : TAJ
58. Arduous : TOILSOME
60. Armor plate on the thighs : TUILLE
62. Rollo's men : NORSE
64. "Bus Stop" playwright : INGE
65. Egotist ties his knot! : WEDSHIMSELF
68. Goddess of victory : NIKE
69. Devil : FIEND
71. Ivanhoe's love : ROWENA
72. Intensifying agent : DEEPENER
74. Dolce ___ niente : FAR
75. Twin City suburb : EDINA
77. Refrain start : TRA
79. Moved like a chickadee : DARTED
80. Karate ploy : KNEEING
82. Some Bx. trains : ELS
84. "Blame It on ___," 1984 film : RIO
85. Like deciduous trees : LEAVED
87. Snowman elected! : YETITOSENATE
93. Globetrotters' home : HARLEM
94. Fail on Broadway : BOMB
96. Crossette : EAR
97. Judicial attire : ROBES
98. Kind of city : INNER
99. Pants maker of song : SAM
100. Actress Franklin : BONNIE
103. Budget concern : RENT
104. Nigerian city : EDE
105. "___ bleu!" : SACRE
107. Cheryl Tiegs, e.g. : MODEL
108. ___ time (never) : ATNO
109. Vehicle made of ballpoints! : DISPOSABLECAR
113. Inlet in SE Conn. : NIANTIC
115. Yalta figure : STALIN
116. Special collars : ETONS
117. Steps for pairs : TANGOS
118. ___ the hills : OLDAS
119. Type of dancer : TAXI
120. Aromatic compound : ESTER
1. Hospital person : INTERNE
2. Paris art palace lifted! : LOUVRESTOLEN
3. "Rosemary's Baby" author Levin : IRA
4. Five-time Horse of the Year : KELSO
5. Heart : ESSENCE
6. ___ apso : LHASA
7. Moray, e.g. : EEL
8. Kind of sign : VEE
9. Director Bergman : INGMAR
10. Valuable Nigerian tree : AFARA
11. U.S. publisher : DODD
12. Great Lake being emptied! : DRAINHURON
13. U.S. draft program : UMT
14. New England football pro : PATRIOT
15. Wild pink; catchfly : SILENE
16. Like some Gospels : SYNOPTIC
18. Insignificant ones : TWERPS
19. Excavate again : REDIG
21. Hogarth's progress maker : RAKE
22. Keats feats : ODES
25. "___ would sink a navy . . . ": Shak. : ALOAD
30. "Emerald Point ___," TV series : NAS
33. Endings for ball and harp : OONS
35. Understandings : DEALS
38. Cato's "Go!" : ITE
39. Sharpen : WHET
41. In Hades : BELOW
42. Pacify : SOOTHE
43. Inured : STEELED
47. Comedy title starter : ALLS
48. Rained hard, in Yorkshire : SILED
49. French painter Delaunay : SONIA
50. Blake's burns bright : TIGER
51. Polished, in a way : EMERIED
53. One of five, for short : QUINT
55. Threefold : TRINE
56. Bid's market companion : ASKED
57. Scoff : JEER
58. Dust-up : TIFF
59. Ancient Thracians : EDONI
61. Turkish inn : IMARET
63. Gigantic citrus produced! : ONETONORANGE
66. Variety of neck : SWAN
67. Partner of hopes : FEARS
70. Western capital auctioned! : DENVERSOLD
73. Nosy one : PRIER
76. Consider : DEEM
78. They transfer property : ALIENORS
80. Mazuma : KALE
81. Sports site : GYM
83. Put up with : STAND
85. Actress Carole or famed judge : LANDIS
86. Composer Lecuona : ERNESTO
88. Wane : EBB
89. Cuban province : ORIENTE
90. One fostering a felon : ABETTOR
91. Michael Chang's game : TENNIS
92. Renaissance sword : ESTOC
93. Tore : HIED
94. Arrow part : BARB
95. Foo yong, for one : OMELET
99. Checks over : SCANS
101. Native of Muscat : OMANI
102. Inventor Howe : ELIAS
106. Where Brunei is : ASIA
110. Sidekick : PAL
111. Greek letter : ETA
112. Harding beat him : COX
114. Rock star Adam ___ : ANT

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