SECOND OPINIONS

New York Times, Sunday, September 9, 1990

Author: Jeanette K. Brill
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 492 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 113, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Served perfectly : ACED
5. River in E France : SAONE
10. Part of a Latin paradigm : AMAT
14. Competent : ABLE
18. Rich fabric : LAME
19. Muster : ENROL
20. Major Joppolo's post : ADANO
21. Wampum item : BEAD
22. Disco queen Summer? : PRIMADONNA
24. Nicaraguan music makers? : CONTRABAND
26. Pledge : PROMISE
27. "Ici on ___ français" : PARLE
29. Sham : PSEUDO
30. Enameled metalware : TOLE
31. Like Modigliani's "Reclining Nude"? : SHIFTLESS
33. You're on one now! : SPHERE
36. Stair part : TREAD
38. Old name of the Bulgarian port called Varna : ODESSUS
42. "___-porridge hot . . . " : PEASE
43. Obtuse : CRASS
44. Fortunetelling card : TAROT
46. City in E Brazil : UBA
47. Violinist Kavafian : ANI
48. Int. group established in 1948 : OAS
49. Song from "A Chorus Line" : AND
50. Supercilious person : SNOB
51. Orch. section : STR
52. J.P.'s office? : HITCHINGPOST
58. Jewish month : ADAR
59. Strict disciplinarian : MARTINET
61. Author of "The Making of a Surgeon" : NOLEN
62. Akin on the father's side : AGNATE
64. Upbeat, in music : ARSIS
65. Like some seals : EARED
66. Oneness : UNITY
67. Least moist : DRIEST
69. Latin American dance music : SALSA
70. Warehouse : ENTREPOT
73. Singer Stevens : RISE
74. Like a confirmed bachelor? : SINGLEMINDED
77. Nice article : UNE
78. Eager : AVID
79. Menuhin's title : SIR
80. Erwin or Symington : STU
81. Diarist Anaïs ___ : NIN
82. Fortify : MAN
83. Type of type : AGATE
85. Rowdydow : MELEE
87. Name in the 1921 headlines : SACCO
89. "X" math? : ALGEBRA
91. Play a higher card : COVER
92. W. German city on Belgium's border : AACHEN
93. Memo from rock singer Slick? : GRACENOTE
96. West Point mascot : MULE
97. Mite, e.g. : ACARID
100. He doesn't like company : LONER
101. Clique : COTERIE
104. Gen. Jaruzelski and Lech Walesa? : POLESAPART
106. Sock in the mouth? : TOOTHPASTE
109. Give forth : EMIT
110. Baritone role in "I Pagliacci" : TONIO
111. Sappho's Muse : ERATO
112. Part of a pitchfork : TINE
113. Star in reverse : RATS
114. Old Icelandic poetry : EDDA
115. Sorrow : DOLOR
116. Kin of etc. : ETAL
1. Eisenhut, e.g. : ALP
2. Cavil : CARP
3. Arabian prince : EMIR
4. Reduces in rank : DEMOTES
5. Chancel seat : SEDILE
6. Win by ___ (inch ahead) : ANOSE
7. Writer Sarah ___ Jewett : ORNE
8. ___ compos mentis : NON
9. Goes by : ELAPSES
10. Gustaf ___, former Swedish king : ADOLF
11. Painter of "Olympia" : MANET
12. Formicary denizen : ANT
13. Underwater projectile : TORPEDO
14. Head of a convent : ABBESS
15. Brummell or Bridges : BEAU
16. Cry from a crow's-nest : LAND
17. Edible corm of the taro : EDDO
20. Stinging to the taste : ACRID
23. Tosca's emotion : AMORE
25. Valuable possession : ASSET
28. Cries of triumph : AHAS
32. Are they to the manor born? : LORDS
33. Involuntary muscular contraction : SPASM
34. Five: Comb. form : PENTA
35. Like minoxidil? : HAIRRAISING
36. Paine or Mather product : TRACT
37. Headlong : RASH
39. Weekend libation? : SUNDAYPUNCH
40. One of Tirpitz's vessels : UBOAT
41. Buffalo man in a rink : SABRE
43. Shelters for sheep : COTES
44. Not live : TAPED
45. Shortly : ANON
50. "A votre ___!" : SANTE
52. Sound of escaping steam : HISS
53. Components of monograms : INITS
54. Totally : INALL
55. Vikings : NORSE
56. Faint light : GLEAM
57. Aunt, in Arles : TANTE
60. Cornered : TREED
63. Encircle : GIRD
65. This bore may cause excitement : EAGRE
66. Improper : UNDUE
67. Ibsen's forte : DRAMA
68. Competitor : RIVAL
69. Pique : SNIT
70. Stage direction : ENTER
71. In readiness : ONICE
72. Companion of a mortise : TENON
75. Writer Singer : ISAAC
76. Archipelago unit : ISLE
83. Dugouts : ABRIS
84. Arrange in degrees : GRADATE
85. Cornea irritant : MOTE
86. Turned inside out : EVERTED
87. Dried tubers of orchids : SALEP
88. Needle-shaped : ACERATE
90. Wading birds : EGRETS
91. Portuguese money of account : CONTO
92. Glasgow or London : AUTHOR
94. Impala's big cousin : ELAND
95. Water wheel : NORIA
96. Words to live by : MOTTO
97. Unoriginal person : APER
98. Robin Cook novel : COMA
99. Finished parasailing : ALIT
101. Pea or egg follower : COAL
102. "___ Really Me?": 1963 song : ISIT
103. Suburb of Pittsburgh : ETNA
105. School of whales : POD
107. Relative of plata : ORO
108. Anguineous fish : EEL

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