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New York Times, Sunday, January 23, 1977

Author: Tap Osborn
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 545 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 123, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
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© 1977, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Demeaned : ABASED
7. Short swims : DIPS
11. Old Greek coin : OBOL
15. Wail : BAWL
19. Delaware Indian : LENAPE
20. Concerning : INRE
21. Atmosphere : AURA
22. Mélange : OLIO
23. Look aside : BACKINANGER
25. Without doubt : SHADOWOFA
27. "Small Fry" cartoonist : STEIG
28. Sea-washed : THECRUEL
30. Mount : STEED
31. Continent: Abbr. : EUR
33. Snide remarks : SLURS
34. Voice : ALTO
36. Persian ruler's domain : SATRAPY
40. Bulrush : TULE
41. Flu source : ASIA
42. Highway: Abbr. : TPK
45. Give saintly status to : ENHALO
46. Doggone : DAYAFTERNOON
49. Bird, to Cato : AVIS
50. Garner's middle name : NANCE
54. Japanese seaweed : NORI
55. Czech river : OHRE
56. Speech defect : LISP
57. Celebes ox : ANOA
58. Kind of processor : DATA
60. Add comments to a text : NOTATE
62. Leprechaun : ELF
63. As far as possible : MISSIONIM
65. Nonsense : DRIVEL
66. Feudal estate: Var. : ODHAL
69. Stags : HARTS
70. Pedro's meat : CARNE
71. Loft : GARRET
73. Cut the grass : ISGREENER
75. Buffoon : ASS
78. Trumpet V.I.P. : ALHIRT
79. Vientiane's land : LAOS
80. Bruins' milieu : RINK
81. Special bolt hardware : TNUT
82. Breezy : FLIP
83. Brooklet : RILL
85. Art gallery : SALON
86. Taro root : EDDO
87. Twofold : FORTHESEESAW
91. Adorn in a way : ENSTAR
93. Farm animal : EWE
94. Biblical name : ASER
95. Gullet : CRAW
97. Nuclide : ISOTONE
98. Shine's partner : RISE
99. Cleveland suburb : PARMA
100. Iowa time: Abbr. : CST
101. Of the leg calf : SURAL
104. Lost out : PARADISE
106. In a stupor : DAZED
111. Fatherless : KNOWSBEST
114. Time lapse : NOFORCOMEDY
116. Unoccupied : IDLE
117. Furnace : OAST
118. Miss Verdon : GWEN
119. Rudiment : ANLAGE
120. Shape : MOLD
121. Bohemian : ARTY
122. Within: Prefix : ENDO
123. Merchant : DEALER
1. Vestments : ALBS
2. Whip : BEAT
3. Ending for pitt : ANCE
4. H.H. Munro : SAKI
5. Living near the ground level : EPIGEAL
6. Study : DEN
7. Coup victim, Ngo ___ Diem : DINH
8. Swallow : INGEST
9. Shut out : PRECLUDE
10. Toothed keel of a spider : SERRULA
11. Refuges : OASES
12. Inlaid decoration : BUHL
13. Mouths : ORA
14. Youngster : LAD
15. Show obeisance : BOWTO
16. Lily plant : ALOE
17. Half of a team : WIFE
18. Burden : LOAD
24. Give it ___ (attempt) : ATRY
26. Spectral body : OSTAR
29. Atom-pioneer Harold : UREY
32. Once removed : UPONAMATTRESS
34. Star: Prefix : ASTR
35. Chopped down : LIEINDARKNESS
36. Black Panther Bobby : SEALE
37. Smith's tool : ANVIL
38. Gun-shy : THISFORHIRE
39. Grate : RASP
41. Sudsing : AFOAM
42. Hold in abeyance : TOHAVEANDTO
43. ___-cochère : PORTE
44. Bend down : KNEEL
47. Vaccines : ANTISERA
48. Away : NOTIN
51. Dye : ANIL
52. Turndowns : NOS
53. No-returns store event : CASHSALE
58. Glacial troughs : DORRS
59. Feed the pot : ANTE
61. Hockey great : ORR
64. Evil ensign : IAGO
67. Trickled: Var. : DRIPT
68. Part of H.R.H. : HER
70. Recent: Prefix : CENO
71. Faux pas : GAFFE
72. Admit to : ALLOW
73. More sickly : ILLER
74. Nonexistent : NIL
76. Khartoum's land : SUDAN
77. Lay up : STORE
81. I.Q. or Binet-Simon : TEST
84. Words of understanding : ISEE
85. Scubaed to the bottom : SWAMDOWN
88. Acclaims : HAILS
89. Disfigure : SCAR
90. Set up : ARRANGE
92. Incomplete : NOTDONE
96. Flag-marked a harpooned whale : WAIFED
97. Bakery worker : ICER
98. Made sore : RAWED
99. Hamburger unit : PATTY
101. Do a pool job : SKIM
102. Destroy : UNDO
103. Word with drum or bank : ROLL
104. Sibilant aside : PSST
105. Noise: Prefix : SONO
107. East Indian tree : AMLA
108. Passion : ZEAL
109. Advantage : EDGE
110. Cloth worker : DYER
112. Scarf : BOA
113. Tympanum's location : EAR
115. Villain : CAD

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