COMPOTE

New York Times, Sunday, January 2, 1983

Author: Barbara Gillis
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 516 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 109, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 1
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. White cliffs feature : SCAR
5. Sitology subject : DIET
9. Defiles : COLS
13. "Nabucco" is one : OPERA
18. Floral emblem of Hawaii : LEHUA
19. Foot section : INCH
20. Medley : OLIO
21. Intrepidity : VALOR
22. Bakers' aides : ICERS
23. Persian sprite : PERI
24. A "Hud" star : NEAL
25. Nobelist in Literature: 1948 : ELIOT
26. Morsel : SCRAP
27. Primly precise speech or behavior : PRUNESANDPRISMS
30. Pinnacle : TOR
31. Mangel-wurzel : BEET
33. Varnish ingredient : TUNGOIL
34. Submit : YIELD
36. Fetal membrane : CAUL
38. ___ linguae : LAPSUS
43. Frangipani, e.g. : PASTRY
45. Sinecures for ward heelers : POLITICALPLUMS
49. Peripheral : OUTER
50. Lava : SLAG
51. Stowe stuff : SNOW
52. Expression of disgust : UMPH
53. Tedious : PROSY
54. Writer Joyce : OATES
56. ___ and yet so far : SONEAR
59. Sloth, e.g. : SIN
60. Elevate : ENNOBLE
62. ___ Flow : SCAPA
65. Attempt the impossible : GETFIGSFROMTHISTLES
71. Dam on 110 Down : ASWAN
72. Pacify : APPEASE
73. Expressions of inquiry : EHS
75. Gores : INSETS
79. Actress Berger : SENTA
80. English dramatist: 18th century : LILLO
82. Paraphernalia : GEAR
85. "Granada" composer : LARA
87. Who's sorry now? : RUER
88. He wrote "Philosopher's Quest" : EDMAN
89. Contention causer : APPLEOFDISCORD
93. Moslem lords : AMEERS
94. Nap, in Navarra : SIESTA
95. "Utopia" author : MORE
96. Redolence : AROMA
97. Adler's ___ Culture : ETHICAL
101. Bearing : MIEN
102. Swabbie : GOB
105. Singers' goals : PEARSHAPEDTONES
111. Supported : BORNE
113. Veranda : LANAI
114. Juan's chamber : SALA
115. Sutter's place : MILL
116. Demote : ABASE
117. Heath : ERICA
118. Tupolevs, e.g. : SSTS
119. Blackthorn : SLOE
120. Davey of baseball : LOPES
121. Woody, for one : ALLEN
122. Mountain in Thessaly : OSSA
123. Perceptions : KENS
124. Join : MEET
1. Plaster painting (from "dry": It.) : SECCO
2. Small quahogs : CHERRYSTONES
3. Atmosphere : AURA
4. Bronx cheer : RASPBERRY
5. Immersed : DIPPED
6. Static : INERT
7. Beige : ECRU
8. Spare : THIN
9. Refers to for information : CONSULTS
10. New York city : OLEAN
11. Old Chinese weight unit : LIANG
12. Former Italian coin : SOLDO
13. Imbricate : OVERLAP
14. Language of Buddhism : PALI
15. Early Olympic site : ELIS
16. Space : ROOM
17. Some are fine : ARTS
18. Roll : LIST
28. Ornamental case : ETUI
29. Bore : PILL
32. English cathedral town : ELY
35. Natives: Suffix : ITES
36. ___ arms : COATOF
37. Boolean ___ : ALGEBRA
39. We or us, e.g. : PLURAL
40. "Cogito, ergo ___" : SUM
41. Grid official : UMP
42. "Quiet!" : SSH
43. John Williams's group : POPS
44. Charioteer constellation : AURIGA
45. Designs : PLANS
46. Electees : INS
47. Murmur, in a way : COO
48. Arista : AWN
50. Air : SONG
55. Spills over : SLOPS
57. Being, to Cato : ESSE
58. Law : ACT
60. Before zwei : EINS
61. Kind of butterfly : EMPEROR
63. Mae West line : PEELMEAGRAPE
64. Building stone : ASHLAR
66. Spins : TWIRLS
67. Strike out : FAN
68. Possession right : TENURE
69. Execrated : HATED
70. Danube feeder : ISAR
74. Buck book : SONS
76. Imp : ELF
77. Jot : TAD
78. Indian title : SRI
80. Fragrant perennial : LEMONBALM
81. Footnote word : IDEM
82. Energy source : GAS
83. Finial : EPI
84. Mimic : APE
86. ___ wet hen : ASMADASA
90. Annual, as some winds : ETESIAN
91. Pledge : OATH
92. Young zebra : COLT
93. Metric unit : ARE
96. June passages : AISLES
98. Actress Signe : HASSO
99. Bridge declaration : IPASS
100. Gaels : CELTS
101. Extra dividend : MELON
103. Assault : ONSET
104. Bonnet denizens : BEES
105. Entreaty : PLEA
106. Warren or Holliman : EARL
107. Indigo : ANIL
108. Contest : RACE
109. City in Siberia : OMSK
110. African river : NILE
112. Hautboy : OBOE

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