FLUID DRIVE

New York Times, Sunday, September 15, 1974

Author: Threba Johnson
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 577 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 129, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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© 1974, The New York Times
Across Down
1. ___ tears (tire) : BORETO
7. Eye parts : PUPILS
13. Mites : ACARI
18. Like barn floors : UNEVEN
19. Colleen's home : IRELAND
21. Man who says : SIMON
22. Place to swim with Joyce : STREAMOFCONSCIOUSNESS
26. Day: Abbr. : THUR
27. Black : EBON
28. Landseer : EDWIN
29. Profit : NET
30. Forwards : SENDS
32. Writer Ambler et al. : ERICS
35. Solemn period : LENT
36. "Tell ___ the . . . " : ITTO
37. Electric units : OHMS
39. Live peacefully with : COEXIST
41. Large artery : ILIAC
42. Place for a troubled swim : HOTWATER
46. Start a compulsory dive : WALKTHEPLANK
48. Verges : BRINKS
49. Take the other side : OPPOSE
51. City transits : ELS
52. French revolutionary : MARAT
53. ___ the iceberg : TIPOF
54. Body of doctrine : IDEOLOGY
59. Clean again : REWASH
61. Coat parts: Abbr. : PKTS
63. S. A. country : ARG
64. ___ code : AREA
65. Kind of dish or show : SIDE
66. Flytrap of a sort : WEB
68. Edwardian ___ : ERA
69. French poem : LAI
70. Flintstones' pet : DINO
71. Adz or ax : TOOL
72. State: Abbr. : ALA
73. Wind or Argyle : SOCK
75. Words of recognition : ITSYOU
77. Not ornate : UNFLORID
79. Man's name : URIAN
81. Humpback salmon : HOLIA
83. Doctor's wall hanging: Abbr. : CTF
84. Customs : HABITS
86. Protect : DEFEND
87. Niagara barrel route : OVERTHEFALLS
92. Confused : ALLATSEA
94. Girl in "As You Like It" : CELIA
95. Fonteyn vehicles : BALLETS
97. Baltic land: Abbr. : ESTH
98. Bunker : TRAP
99. Bunker game : GOLF
100. Irish dramatist : SYNGE
102. Of the blood : HEMIC
106. ___ bodikins : ODS
107. Got the card game going : DEALT
108. Cry of pain : OUCH
110. Bee elements : LORA
111. Swimming advice : BUTDONTGONEARTHEWATER
117. U. S. Indians : ERIES
118. Pistol time : SUNRISE
119. Vietnam river : MEKONG
120. Brief novel : RECIT
121. Brewing needs : YEASTS
122. Sound system : STEREO
1. Hall of Fame units : BUSTS
2. ___ run : ONTHE
3. TV encore : RERUN
4. "If you're ___, ring my bell" : EVERDOWNAWELL
5. Drink : TEA
6. "The joke's ___" : ONME
7. Treat for ants : PICNIC
8. Bolivian Indian : URO
9. Pal of a sort : PEN
10. ___ sont : ILS
11. Webby : LACELIKE
12. Most nasty : SNIDEST
13. Org. : ASSN
14. Ohio city: Abbr. : CIN
15. Lack of intellectual growth : AMENTIA
16. Red-yellow shade : ROSETAN
17. Available for sale : INSTOCK
20. Lost for good : DOWNTHEDRAIN
23. Portly : OBESE
24. In favor of : FOR
25. Not in, to Dutch : UIT
31. Hindu worshiper : SHAKTA
33. Ranch riders : COWPOKES
34. Place to swim with Shakespeare : SEAOFTROUBLES
36. Adverse : ILL
38. Alps: Abbr. : MTS
40. Garment sizes: Abbr. : XLS
41. ___ facto : IPSO
42. Title for Elizabeth: Abbr. : HBM
43. Deacon's stole : ORARION
44. Fed up with : TIREDOF
45. French king : ROI
47. Legal writ : ELEGIT
50. Very soft, in music : PPP
53. "Man ___!" (last call at sea) : THELIFEBOATS
54. Adjective suffix : IAL
55. Scott's swimming companion : LADYOFTHELAKE
56. A. L. team : ORIOLES
57. Sincere : GENUINE
58. Emperor in Chinese legend : YAO
60. Turf: Var. : SWARTH
62. Church room : SACRISTY
65. Actor Erwin : STU
67. German swim spot : BAD
74. Carson : KIT
76. Kind of dress : SHEATH
78. Eight: Prefix : OCTA
80. ___ rule : ASA
82. Nabokov title : ADA
84. News-photo print : HALFTONE
85. ___ wet : ALL
86. Library degree: Abbr. : DLS
87. Ale time : OCTOBER
88. Greenery : VERDURE
89. Resilient : ELASTIC
90. Tear : RIP
91. Scapegoat : FALLGUY
93. Hanger-on : LEECH
96. Certain sounds : SNORES
99. Army off. : GEN
101. Kind of reaction : GUT
103. Kind of pool : MOTOR
104. B'way musical : IRENE
105. Freight : CARGO
107. Biblical word : DOST
109. Haws' partners : HEMS
112. Gods: Lat. : DEI
113. F.D.R. agency : NRA
114. German cooler : EIS
115. Doer: Suffix : AST
116. Kind of wash or hen : WET

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