WHAT'S WHOSE?

New York Times, Sunday, September 16, 1979

Author: Mary Virginia Orna
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { F J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 529 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 120, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 11, XRef: 1
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© 1979, The New York Times
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1. ___ by (saves) : PUTS
5. Research ctrs. : LABS
9. Coil: Comb. form : SPIRO
14. Touchstone : TEST
18. It follows sieben : ACHT
19. "___ a customer" : ONETO
21. King or queen : HONOR
22. Prefix for present : OMNI
23. What Mark got stuck with? : CLEOPATRASNEEDLE
26. Actress Patricia : NEAL
27. Off-limits : TABOO
28. "___ wise father . . . " : ITISA
29. Right angle : ELL
30. Dry : SERE
31. Guernsey or Jersey : ELM
32. Greek shipping domain? : CHRISTINASWORLD
36. Dominique's donation : EGG
38. Booted feline : PUSS
40. Gothic novelist Victoria : HOLT
41. Stapes locale : EAR
42. Three-ring setting : BIGTOP
44. Big cats : PUMAS
45. Copy : DITTO
49. Rock song for Victorians? : BRAHMSLULLABY
53. Gallinaceous female : PEAHEN
54. Angry; peeved : SORE
55. Lamb : ELIA
56. Grand ___, Evangeline's home : PRE
58. Mt. Wilson glass : LENS
59. Ross or Andaman : SEA
61. Tupelo hero : ELVIS
63. Alpine feature : ARETE
65. Ending with hex or malt : OSE
66. B'way sign : SRO
68. Cabinet appliance in 1867? : SEWARDSICEBOX
71. Rent : LET
72. Chop off : LOP
73. Metal-bending tool : SWAGE
74. Ecole inhabitant : ELEVE
75. El ___, Spanish hero : CID
77. Ripens : AGES
79. Storm part : EYE
80. Auricular : OTIC
81. Tease : TWIT
84. Textile dealer : MERCER
86. Red Sox infielder's decision? : HOBSONSCHOICE
91. Word with up or head : START
92. Brilliant unit : CARAT
93. Emulates Marple : SOLVES
94. Personate : ACT
96. Expanse fed by the Amu Darya : ARAL
97. Seraph's song: Var. : PEAN
99. Sullivan and Wynn : EDS
100. Where George got free drinks? : MARTHASVINEYARD
106. Militant campus org. : SDS
108. A Waugh : ALEC
109. A West : MAE
110. Circle parts : RADII
111. ___ miss (haphazardly) : HITOR
114. Co-signer with Hancock : RUSH
115. Wonderland tearoom? : ALICESRESTAURANT
119. Sheltered : ALEE
120. Indian queens : RANIS
121. Salts or Downs : EPSOM
122. Author Wiesel : ELIE
123. Is employed in Valenciennes : TATS
124. Stewart or Joseph : ALSOP
125. Petrol-station accessory : TYRE
126. Soaks flax : RETS
1. NATO, e.g. : PACT
2. Bruins' campus : UCLA
3. Did it cost three pennies? : THEBEGGARSOPERA
4. Pigeon of a sort : STOOL
5. Mauna ___ : LOA
6. Clowns' specialties : ANTICS
7. Uppers and lowers : BERTHS
8. Part of a flight : STAIR
9. Haggard novel : SHE
10. "The Tell-Tale Heart" author : POE
11. Forms a new paragraph : INDENTS
12. Missouri campus town : ROLLA
13. Threatening alternative : ORELSE
14. Barber-ous? : TONSORIAL
15. Relative of a sheik : EMEER
16. Watchdog's warning : SNARL
17. Like many bathrooms : TILED
20. Bone: Prefix : OSSI
24. "Chicago piano" : POMPOM
25. Preakness winner: 1955 : NASHUA
33. The Taj Mahal, e.g. : TOMB
34. Faulkner's "As ___ Dying" : ILAY
35. Wimbledon winner: 1977 : WADE
36. Recedes : EBBS
37. Copter's cousin : GIRO
39. Highs : UPS
43. "Friendly" pronoun : THEE
44. Tartan : PLAID
46. "Little Women" sequel? : THEOLDWIVESTALE
47. Future, e.g. : TENSE
48. Town on Buzzards Bay : ONSET
50. Elbowroom : LEEWAY
51. Amount needed to fill a cask : ULLAGE
52. Pound, in Paris : LIVRE
53. A companion of Falstaff : PETO
56. André or Dory : PREVIN
57. Strads' precursors : REBECS
60. Balaam's "vehicle" : ASS
62. Compass dir. : SSE
63. Vinegar: Prefix : ACETO
64. Title for a gov. or amb. : EXC
66. Bridge feats : SLAMS
67. Thesaurus name : ROGET
69. Liquid container : EWER
70. Berlin's "When ___ You" : ILOST
76. Chemical suffix : ITOL
78. Horseplayers' concerns : SCRATCHES
82. Glacé : ICED
83. Hardy heroine : TESS
85. Emulate Hogarth : ETCH
86. Mata ___ : HARI
87. Dinars are spent here : ORAN
88. Workers in cotton : BALERS
89. Jeff Davis's org. : CSA
90. Osaka's island : HONSHU
92. Mine disasters : CAVEINS
95. Spicy Italian mixture : TAMARA
97. Sissified : PRISSY
98. Ben Bradlee, e.g. : EDITOR
100. Corday's victim : MARAT
101. Wing tip : ALULA
102. Button for a bowler : RESET
103. West Coast shrub : SALAL
104. Easily handled, as a ship : YARE
105. Skilled : ADEPT
107. More threatening : DIRER
112. "You can bet ___!" : ONIT
113. 66, 95, etc. : RTES
116. A.F.L. affiliate : CIO
117. Psychic's métier : ESP
118. Soul, in Solesmes : AME

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