CLOSING OUT

New York Times, Sunday, September 5, 1976

Author: Cornelia Warriner
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 551 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 129, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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© 1976, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Weight : CARAT
6. Zip, for one : CODE
10. Teasdale : SARA
14. Vestiges : SIGNS
19. Lizard : ANOLE
20. Damage : HARM
21. Boxer's target : CHIN
22. Lobster roe : CORAL
23. Get away from it all : LEAVECAREBEHIND
26. Sun-dried brick : ADOBE
27. Mexican tomorrows : MANANAS
28. Performer Jane et al. : GREERS
29. Drudged : SLAVED
30. Grads-to-be : SRS
31. Hebrew letter : ALEF
33. ___ matres : ALMAE
34. Reds' Rose et al. : PETES
35. Copter's relative : GIRO
36. Bee follower : CEE
37. Drying frame : AIRER
38. Residence : ABODE
42. Shows a thin skin : OVERREACTS
46. Black-ink items: Abbr. : CRS
49. One of 24 : HOUR
50. Schick of medicine : BELA
52. Aniline, etc. : DYES
53. Fastener of a sort : GLUE
54. Pilaster : ANTA
55. Item for a clambake : AKEGOFBEER
59. Visitor : GUEST
60. Pestered : BADGERED
62. Tourist-stop sign : ROOMS
63. N.L. players : BRAVES
64. Western : OATER
65. Callas : MARIA
66. The rockets' was red : GLARE
67. Put away : STOWED
69. Blanc et al. : MONTS
70. Dealer in provisions : CHANDLER
73. Wall tapestry : ARRAS
74. Start a holiday trip : HITTHEROAD
76. Goddess of healing : IASO
77. Miss Dee : RUBY
78. ___ for (washed up) : DONE
79. Pony up : ANTE
80. Part of A.D. : ANNO
81. Goddess: Lat. : DEA
82. September outing, usually : FINALFLING
86. Condors' home : ANDES
87. Street show : RAREE
89. Nessen : RON
90. Large bird : EMEU
93. Full to the top : ABRIM
94. Small bits : DRIBS
96. Indian weights : SERS
97. Britons' network : BBC
100. Welcomes : GREETS
101. Put in the clink again : REJAIL
103. Niagara's outlet : ONTARIO
105. Scarf : ASCOT
106. Season's last gasp : LABORDAYWEEKEND
108. Casino game : BOULE
109. Combine: Abbr. : AMAL
110. Wild shout : EVOE
111. Roundish : RINGY
112. Show contempt : SNEER
113. Ruth or Herman : BABE
114. Divide : REND
115. Lightens : EASES
1. Windless conditions : CALMS
2. Close to, to poets : ANEAR
3. Certain horses : ROANS
4. Part of Edison's name : ALVA
5. In the prime of life : TEENAGE
6. Part of a boilermaker : CHASER
7. Put one's ___ in : OAR
8. Bit of sediment : DREG
9. Welcome : EMBRACE
10. Plotting one : SCHEMER
11. Moses's census aide : AHIRA
12. Henna job : RINSE
13. Slow, in music: Abbr. : AND
14. Fish cleaners, at times : SCALERS
15. Acid salt : IODATE
16. Signer of a holiday bill : GROVERCLEVELAND
17. Local movies, for short : NABES
18. Coast : SLED
24. Colombian city : CALI
25. Fisherman : EELER
29. Skewers : SPITS
32. Misled : FOOLED
37. Maple genus : ACER
38. Famous captain : AHAB
39. ___ fide : BONA
40. Holiday event : OUTDOORBARBECUE
41. Haul off : DRAGAWAY
43. Hobo, for short : VAG
44. Swelling disease : EDEMA
45. Certain votes : AYES
47. Subterfuge : RUSE
48. Puts into type : SETS
50. Exposed : BARED
51. Watercress, in England : EKER
53. Kind of angel : GUARDIAN
56. Praying figure : ORANT
57. Famous firth : FORTH
58. Idaho city : BOISE
59. Gramp's wife : GRAN
61. Paris seasons : ETES
63. Razor or gay : BLADE
65. Roadside place : MOTEL
66. Ganges landing : GHAT
67. Native of Cagliari : SARD
68. Certain test answer : TRUE
69. Talking bird: Var. : MINA
70. Dismissals : CONGES
71. Old laborer : ESNE
72. Wallabies, for short : ROOS
74. Sharpen : HONE
75. Took off : RAN
78. Per ___ (allowances) : DIEMS
82. Fried cake : FRITTER
83. Kidney bean : FRIJOLE
84. Pneumonia type : LOBAR
85. One of the gang : INSIDER
86. Forbidding : AUSTERE
88. Small cavity : AREOLE
91. Catcalled : MEOWED
92. Marine flier : ERNE
93. Certain crime : ARSON
94. Real-life ___ : DRAMA
95. Arabian fiddle : REBAB
97. British guns : BRENS
98. Bash : BINGE
99. Buffalo Bill et al. : CODYS
100. Chatters : GABS
102. Wash : LAVE
104. Hawaiian shrub : AKIA
106. Science place : LAB
107. Over there : YON

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