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New York Times, Sunday, September 7, 1980

Author:Caroline G. Fitzgerald
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 96, Avg Word Len: 5.09, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 638 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 119, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 15, XRef: 0
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© 1980, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Coating or film : GLAZE
6. On Old Ironsides : ABOARD
12. Frolic : ROMP
16. Churchill's "___ Country" : AFAR
20. Start over : RENEW
21. Thurified : CENSED
22. Unlucky : EVIL
23. Largest country in Africa : SUDAN
25. Originate : ARISE
26. Apostles' and Nicene : CREEDS
27. Tarzan's swing : VINE
28. Moslem scholars : ULEMA
29. Memorial Stadium : COLTSCORRAL
31. Riverfront Stadium : BENGALSLAIR
33. Observe : EYE
34. Suffix with diction : ARY
35. Ham it up : EMOTE
37. Rumpled : TOUSLED
38. Hog fat : LARD
40. Metallic disks : PATENS
42. High, waterproof boot : PAC
43. Meadowlands stadium : GIANTSCASTLE
46. Shea Stadium : JETPLAIN
51. City ENE of Indianapolis : MUNCIE
52. Suffix with suffer : ANCE
53. Drudge : SLAVEY
55. Ericsson : LEIF
57. Baba the woodcutter : ALI
58. Bullet : SLUG
60. Eight-time Norris Trophy winner : ORR
62. Capital of Southern Yemen : ADEN
63. Piscivorous flier : ERNE
64. Veterans Stadium : EAGLESNEST
67. Starfish : ASTEROID
71. Noted ref. book : OED
72. Spurt : GOUT
73. Trouble : ADO
74. Year in reign of Otto I : CMLI
75. Mounted police : TROOPERS
77. Eye sore : STY
79. Estelle from Lynn : PARSONS
82. Part of Can. : NWT
83. False claim : PRETENSE
88. Central Park producer : PAPP
89. Key letter : PHI
92. Undercover cop : NARC
95. Linden or Holbrook : HAL
96. Isolated : SEPARATE
98. Louisiana Superdome : SAINTSHALO
101. Great Barrier Island : OTEA
103. Operatic prince : IGOR
104. Islanders' org. : NHL
106. Undiluted : NEAT
107. Kier or keeve : VAT
108. Compact : TAMP
109. Make bubbly : AERATE
111. Egg-shaped : OOID
113. Doe, to a fawn : PARENT
115. Pontiac Silverdome : LIONSDEN
117. Orange Bowl : DOLPHINSTANK
120. ___ Canals, St. Marys River : SOO
121. Roman officials : EDILES
122. Suit to ___ : ATEE
123. Ex-Dodger manager and familiy : ALSTONS
127. Kind of remark : SNIDE
128. N.Z. tree : AKE
129. Bill : TAB
132. Metropolitan Stadium : VIKINGSCOVE
134. County Coliseum : RAIDERSCAVE
139. " . . . ___ and silver beam": Shelley : AMILD
140. Asian desert : GOBI
141. Unworthy idol : TINGOD
142. Dimmer : PALER
143. Moore's "___ Rookh" : LALLA
144. Persea or wicopy : TREE
145. Witch in TV's "Bewitched" : ENDORA
146. Nautical direction : APORT
147. Loom reed : SLEY
148. Orange-red ring stone : SARD
149. Taws, often : AGATES
150. Tithe part : TENTH
1. Favor : GRACE
2. "Bad" Mr. Brown : LEROY
3. Old-womanish : ANILE
4. Gusto : ZEST
5. Togolese group : EWES
6. Harmonies : ACCORDS
7. Bird's morsel : BERRY
8. Person who is sui generis : ONER
9. On a cruise : ASEA
10. Memorable, as a day : REDLETTER
11. Deg. for one who cares about caries : DDS
12. Faces, as an embankment : REVETS
13. Like bighorns : OVINE
14. Type of porcelain : MING
15. Skirt feature : PLEAT
16. "Business ___" : ASUSUAL
17. All-out : FULLSCALE
18. "Let's Make ___" : ADEAL
19. Nettle : RAMIE
24. Plant or ointment : NARD
30. Trusts : CARTELS
31. "Treasure Island" pirate : BONES
32. Drooping : LOPPY
36. Ferrer or Tormé : MEL
38. Varnish base : LAC
39. Cordials : ANISETTES
40. Roast or roaster : PAN
41. Tie for a groom : ASCOT
43. Solzhenitsyn's "Archipelago" : GULAG
44. Architect Jones: 1573–1652 : INIGO
45. Like gnus in zoos : CAGED
46. Broken-down horse : JADE
47. She married a Lloyd : EVERT
48. Drift : TENOR
49. Great-grandchild, in Glasgow : IEROE
50. Forty-___ : NINER
51. Busch or Marsh : MAE
54. Quarter type in Paris : LATIN
56. I.R.S. agents : FEDS
59. ___ boat, for sailing : UNA
61. Memorial Coliseum : RAMSPEN
65. Irving Stone's "___ for Life" : LUST
66. Bribe : SOP
68. Dr. in "Tristram Shandy" : SLOP
69. Charged atom : ION
70. Southern New York, e.g. : DOWNSTATE
74. Demo follower : CRAT
76. Egyptian god : PTAH
78. Chemical suffix : YNE
80. Notwithstanding : APART
81. Place to get fit : SPA
83. Unit of illumination : PHOT
84. Amount of assessment : RATAL
85. Ink resin : ELEMI
86. Emulated Caleb : SPIED
87. Bore hated by sailors : EAGRE
90. Official language of India : HINDI
91. Suffix with opal : INE
93. Poe's one-word bird : RAVEN
94. Sharp metallic sound : CLANK
97. Bookbinder's sheepskin : ROAN
98. Spot for a snow bunny : SLOPE
99. One of many behind bars : TAPSTER
100. Four-time N.L. home-run champ : OTT
102. Marginal note : APOSTILLE
105. Outlet for fans : HOLLERING
109. "I Feel ___ Comin' On": 1935 : ASONG
110. Arcaro or Stanky : EDDIE
112. Letters on a chasuble : IHS
114. "Norma ___" : RAE
116. Lunchtime for many : NOONDAY
118. Like: Suffix : OID
119. ___ a jaybird : NAKEDAS
121. Committed a deadly sin : ENVIED
123. Of grandparents : AVAL
124. Certain beans : LIMAS
125. Carpentry, for one : SKILL
126. Some noncoms : SSGTS
127. Temperate : SOBER
128. Antonym for abhor : ADORE
129. Leftovers in solitaire : TALON
130. Prevent : AVERT
131. Slip for a ship : BERTH
133. J. F. Cooper heroine : CORA
135. Lick ___ promise : ANDA
136. "___ Rhythm": 1930 : IGOT
137. Young oyster : SPAT
138. Elizabeth is one : CAPE
141. Boston jetsam: Dec. 16, 1773 : TEA

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