KATHARINE THE GREAT

New York Times, Sunday, September 12, 1982

Author: Barbara Lunder Gillis
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 562 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 126, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Martha or Randolph of films : SCOTT
6. Life raft : BALSA
11. Gasconade : BRAG
15. Set : GEL
18. Pentateuch : TORAH
19. Fortified Portuguese city : ELVAS
20. Berra : YOGI
21. Windmill sail : AWE
22. Symbol : EMBLEM
24. Mariner's direction : APORT
25. Worried : HARASSED
27. The high cost of leaving : ABILLOFDIVORCEMENT
30. Witticism : MOT
31. Number of Disney Dalmations : IOI
32. Capital of Okinawa : NAHA
33. Original form of a word : ETYMON
37. Early bloomer : MORNINGGLORY
42. Gardner : AVA
43. City on the Vistula : TORUN
46. Danube feeder : ISAR
47. Shoshone : UTE
48. Companion of true : TRIED
50. Violin for a virtuoso : AMATI
51. Swift specialty : SATIRE
54. People of Ghana : ASHANTI
56. Architectural disk : BEZANT
58. Leading lady : WOMANOFTHEYEAR
61. Kind of punch : ONETWO
62. Become a tar : GOTOSEA
63. Bone's basis : OSSEIN
64. White House name : RON
67. Jeanne or Cécile: Abbr. : STE
68. Angled structure : AFRAME
73. Where to spend naira : NIGERIA
76. Mining tool : TREPAN
77. Tough old bird : ROOSTERCOGBURN
84. ___-run (baseball ploy) : HITAND
85. "The gang's ___!" : ALLHERE
86. Greek poet : HESIOD
88. ___ di Bassetto (G.B.S. pen name) : CORNO
89. Nastier : VILER
90. Bee chaser : CEE
93. Cry at Pan's parties : EVOE
94. Chancel item : ALTAR
95. Gabor : EVA
96. Over sparkling water : ONGOLDENPOND
100. "Bicycle Thieves" director : DESICA
104. Old Irish capital : TARA
105. N–R connection : OPQ
106. Stout : ALE
109. July elopement : SUDDENLYLASTSUMMER
115. Eden teaser : ADAMSRIB
118. Last : OMEGA
119. Petty officer : YEOMAN
120. Lemon : DUD
121. Sight on Oxford Street : KERB
122. Did roadwork : PAVED
123. Expunge : ERASE
124. Beastly place : ZOO
125. Pintail duck : SMEE
126. Rhonchus : SNORE
127. Roman date : NONES
1. What inspired Watt : STEAM
2. Dance band : COMBO
3. Sphere : ORBIT
4. Farfetched : TALL
5. Cool cat : THELIONINWINTER
6. Ornament : BEAD
7. Sight at Como : ALPI
8. City in the Ukraine : LVOV
9. Lamour's apparel : SARONG
10. Starry : ASTRAL
11. From memory : BYHEART
12. Gad : ROAM
13. Correspond : AGREE
14. Colossus : GIANT
15. Yak : GAS
16. Ma that says "maa" : EWE
17. Began : LED
23. Anchor : MOOR
26. Hordeolum : STY
28. Conclusion : FINIS
29. Mao associate : CHOU
34. Havana casualty: 1898 : MAINE
35. She had a Hobby : OVETA
36. Lowest point : NADIR
37. Change significantly : MUTATE
38. Part of a palindrome : ISAW
39. Org. established in 1949 : NATO
40. Forbidding : GRIM
41. "Crazy Jane" poet : YEATS
43. Forbidden : TABOO
44. Straws in the wind : OMENS
45. Brings down the house : RAZES
48. Antony's flame : THEAFRICANQUEEN
49. Bolger : RAY
52. Joplin creation : RAG
53. Seth's son : ENOS
55. Dress style : SHEATH
57. More fashionable : TONIER
59. Polo Grounds hero : OTT
60. Sulla, to Marius : FOE
64. Type of room, for short : REC
65. Acapulco gold : ORO
66. Almost : NIGH
69. Narrated anew : RETOLD
70. Estranged : APART
71. Windfall : MANNA
72. Witch of ___ : ENDOR
74. José or Buddy : GRECO
75. Vigoda : ABE
77. Blathered : RAVED
78. Oil source : OLIVE
79. Earthenware jars : OLLAS
80. Haggard's Ayesha : SHE
81. Worn : USED
82. Cleave : RIVE
83. Eight bells : NOON
87. Type of magazine : DEPOT
91. Raid site: 1976 : ENTEBBE
92. Actor Richard : EGAN
97. Lowest decks : ORLOPS
98. Secular : LAYMAN
99. Examination: Comb. form : OPSY
101. Doctrine : ISM
102. Cods' kin : CUSKS
103. Relevantly : ADREM
106. Capital of Jordan : AMMAN
107. Hire : LEASE
108. Pelagic predators : ERNES
110. Extreme : DIRE
111. Counterclockwise : LEVO
112. Dyer's device : AGER
113. Radio's "Vic and ___" : SADE
114. Subject of Katz's "Days of Wrath" : MORO
115. Cutting tool : ADZ
116. Pair : DUO
117. Stir : ADO

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