Jim Page
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EMPLOYEESE

New York Times, Sunday, January 10, 1982

Author:Jim Page
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 79, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 498 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Khayyám : OMAR
5. Cleric's title: Abbr. : MSGR
9. Kind of knight or sweeper : CARPET
15. Attend Exeter, e.g. : PREP
19. Deep mud : MIRE
20. River at Leeds : AIRE
21. Chicago-fire name : OLEARY
22. Tony of fairway fame : LEMA
23. "Farewell" and "goodbye," to a stagehand : EXITLINES
25. EKG's, to a watchmaker : TICKERTAPES
27. Righted the tenpins : RESET
28. ___-anker (Ger. kedge) : KATT
30. Wedding-report word : NEE
31. "Gunsmoke" et al. : OATERS
32. Subject of Pope's mock-heroic : TRESS
33. Ripley's "Believe ___ Not" : ITOR
34. Noted friend of da Vinci : ESTE
36. Jittery : TENSE
37. Dep. : ASST
38. Hawaiian goose : NENE
39. Pen name : STY
40. Lodge, as a protest : ENTER
41. Bolger, Bailar et al. : PMGS
43. Critic Huxtable : ADA
46. Wielded the baton : LED
48. Former campus org. : SDS
49. Tucker's partner : BIB
52. Special concern of a tailor : VESTEDINTEREST
57. Ballroom dance : ONESTEP
59. Actor Greene : LORNE
60. Fuliginous : SOOTY
63. Porgy : SCUP
64. Type of farmer : TENANT
66. Fairy queen : MAB
69. Crystal gazer's opening : ISEE
70. Prime Oregon land, to a realtor : SALEMSLOT
72. Higgins or Moriarty : PROFESSOR
75. State of nonexistence : NADA
76. Hilo neckwear : LEI
77. Strong Greek brandy : METAXA
79. "Woe ___!" : ISME
80. Thanksgiving Day: Abbr. : THURS
82. Portly : OBESE
84. Bani-Sadr, for one : IRANIAN
86. Exerting influence, as a puppeteer : PULLINGSTRINGS
90. Ending for ethyl : ENE
91. Holders of i.o.u.'s : CRS
94. Yang's counterpart : YIN
95. Mao ___-tung : TSE
96. "Fire in the Lake" family : NGOS
97. "Wiener Frauen" composer : LEHAR
100. Jungfrau, etc. : MTS
102. Actor Jannings : EMIL
104. Hines or Siepi : BASS
108. "___ told by an idiot . . . " : ATALE
109. River of Greece : ARTA
111. Jane, to Tarzan : MATE
112. Televox : ROBOT
113. Poilu : SOLDAT
115. Long time span : EON
116. Part of être : SUIS
117. Book by Read : ALIVE
118. Objective of a Dover fisherman : SOLEPURPOSE
121. Newspapers, radio and TV, to a Boston ad exec : MASSMEDIA
123. College in N.C. : ELON
124. Grayish tans : BEIGES
125. Yucca's kin : ALOE
126. Titubate : REEL
127. Planes once barred from J.F.K. : SSTS
128. Kraits : ADDERS
129. Its grads are often at sea : USNA
130. Scraps for Spot : ORTS
1. Sicilian code of silence : OMERTA
2. Get-togethers : MIXERS
3. Rebels : ARISES
4. SAT, given again : RETEST
5. Avril follower : MAI
6. Bear market, to a stockbroker : SINKINGSPELL
7. Ali, to himself : GREATEST
8. Virginia city : RESTON
9. Foldaway : COT
10. Type of skirt : ALINE
11. Grade-schooler's break : RECESS
12. "Ma and ___," 1949 movie : PAKETTLE
13. Homophone for air : ERE
14. Beginner : TYRO
15. Typewriter part : PLATEN
16. Is contrite : REPENTS
17. Like some aquatic plants : EMERSED
18. Jaworski and Todd, e.g. : PASSERS
24. O.T.S. grads : LTS
26. Poet Nahum : TATE
29. "Don't ___ me" : TREADON
35. Ogler : EYER
41. Certain G.I. : PVT
42. Faces : MEETS
44. Malicious talk : DIRT
45. Blyth, from Mt. Kisco : ANN
47. ___ Plaines : DES
49. Dithers or Tweed : BOSS
50. Charm : INCANT
51. Bondi, from Chicago : BEULAH
53. High spirits : ELATION
54. Mephistopheles, e.g. : TEMPTER
55. Lyon product : SOIE
56. ___ the towel (cede) : TOSSIN
58. Stepped on the gas : SPEDUP
61. Music-hall star O'Shea : TESSIE
62. Petty officer : YEOMAN
65. Ham's father, to Italians : NOE
67. Parseghian : ARA
68. Training tip, to a cigar packer : BOXINGLESSON
71. Merchant ship, in Tokyo : MARU
73. N.D. city : FARGO
74. Story by Chateaubriand : RENE
77. Fort spread : MESS
78. Regards highly : ESTEEMS
81. Stallone's nickname : SLY
83. Purchased: Abbr. : BGT
85. Silly one : ASS
87. City in Ohio : LIMA
88. America's Cup challenger : INTREPID
89. Signs a memo : INITIALS
91. Reunion groups : CLASSES
92. Adapts factory machinery : RETOOLS
93. Small onion : SHALLOT
98. Pilgrim couple : ALDENS
99. Cut grain : REAP
101. Moe or Curly : STOOGE
103. Kenyan secret society : MAUMAU
104. Ravel classic : BOLERO
105. Resident : ABIDER
106. It's Supreme in Moscow : SOVIET
107. Purloins : STEALS
110. Goose genus : ANSER
112. Fordham's mascot : RAM
114. Big horn : TUBA
119. Barber or Ruffing : RED
120. Snaky curve : ESS
122. China, e.g. : SEA

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