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New York Times, Sunday, January 24, 1982

Author: Edward J. Marchese
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.30, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 658 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 133, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 1
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Barriers : DAMS
5. Expenditures : COSTS
10. God to a Meccan : ALLAH
15. Authoritative book : BIBLE
20. One of the Ages : IRON
21. Moslem units of weight : ARTAL
22. Corrupt : POISON
24. Ryan of Hollywood : ONEAL
25. King of the Huns : ATLI
26. Singer Lanza : MARIO
27. Regulate : POLICE
28. Inner self : ANIMA
29. Last words of Robert E. Lee : LETTHETENTBESTRUCK
33. Contemporary diarist : NIN
34. Before, to Byron : ERE
35. Toward the sheltered side : ALEE
36. Head of an abbé : TETE
37. Shorthand notebook : STENOPAD
40. Energy personified : DYNAMO
42. Exhibits : PRESENTS
46. Flooded : AWASH
47. Core : PITH
49. Arabian Sea gulf : ADEN
50. Winged : ALAR
52. Doubly : TWICE
55. Singing group : OCTET
58. Kimono sash : OBI
60. Environmentalist's concern : ECOLOGY
62. Astringent : ALUM
63. Expression of disgust : PAH
64. Epitaph Dorothy Parker suggested for herself : EXCUSEMYDUST
67. Remove, as by surgery : ABLATE
69. Dec. 24 and 31 : EVES
71. Rubber city : AKRON
72. Suffix for Finn : ISH
73. Jinni summoner : ALADDIN
74. Arab's robe : CAFTAN
76. Reddish-yellow dye : ANATTO
79. Mystical meditators : YOGIS
81. Objective : END
82. "Mansfield Park" author : AUSTEN
84. ___ operandi : MODUS
86. Barfly's order : REFILL
88. Hockey great : ORR
90. Opted : CHOSE
92. River bordering Manchuria : USSURI
94. Having equal footing : ONAPAR
97. Empty : VACUOUS
99. Basic trio at school : RRR
101. Baffling problem : POSER
103. India butter : GHEE
104. Low-I.Q. group : AMENTS
105. "Benjamin Franklin . . . lies here, ___" : FOODFORWORMS
109. Tiriac of tennis : ION
110. N.Z. honey eaters : TUIS
111. Model : PATTERN
112. Printing measures : ENS
113. Factory : PLANT
115. Ruhr hub : ESSEN
117. Personal: Prefix : IDIO
118. Arkin or Mowbray : ALAN
120. Fencer's weapon : EPEE
122. Depict : PAINT
124. Faultfinding : CRITICAL
127. Like a winning team : REDHOT
131. Retract : CALLBACK
134. State bird of Hawaii : NENE
135. Kind of car : USED
137. Miscue : ERR
138. ___ standstill : ATA
139. End of Dryden's epitaph for his wife : SHESATRESTANDSOAMI
144. Party in a money deal : PAYEE
147. Inventor of the phonograph : EDISON
148. Fungus disease : TINEA
149. At the peak : ATOP
150. Given preference : ELECT
151. Salt marsh : SALINA
152. Ancestor : ELDER
153. Betray : SELL
154. Light anchor : KEDGE
155. Hailey novel : HOTEL
156. Utter : STARK
157. Right : TRUE
1. Tuned in : DIALED
2. Major thoroughfare : ARTERY
3. Liquefied by heat : MOLTEN
4. Fit of pique : SNIT
5. King Arthur's turf : CAMELOT
6. Speak pompously : ORATE
7. Oscar winner: 1979 : STREEP
8. Tinfoil for mirrors : TAIN
9. Made grooves : SLOTTED
10. Strong desire : APPETENCY
11. Unbind : LOOSEN
12. Rhythmic tune : LILT
13. Province of Saudi Arabia : ASIR
14. Dupe : HOCUS
15. Woman's scarf : BOA
16. Auberge : INN
17. W.C. Fields's epitaph: " . . . I'd rather ___" : BEINPHILADELPHIA
18. Keats poem : LAMIA
19. Antelope : ELAND
23. Source of honey : NECTARY
30. Descendant of a son of Noah : HAMITE
31. Be fitting : BESEEM
32. London suburb : KEW
38. Turner or Hentoff : NAT
39. St. Aidan's patron : OSWALD
41. Do likewise : APE
43. ___ d'être : RAISON
44. Anklebone : TALUS
45. Like wading areas : SLOSHY
48. Part of a horse's leg : HOCK
51. F.B.I. man : AGT
53. Interrupt : CUTIN
54. Castigate texts : EMEND
55. Oil cartel : OPEC
56. René's "Comment ___?" : CAVA
57. Alleged last words of Rabelais : THEFARCEISPLAYED
59. Russia's windstorms : BURANS
61. Abhorrent : ODIOUS
65. Achilles' talking horse : XANTHUS
66. City in ancient Palestine : ENAM
67. Synonym for 50 Across : ALIFORM
68. "___ Street Blues" : BASIN
70. Erwin or Udall : STU
73. Mature : AGE
75. English track : ASCOT
77. ___ force (clever creation) : TOURDE
78. Football stats : TDS
80. Prayer : ORISON
83. Orion's beloved : EOS
85. Mgr., e.g. : SUPR
87. Fall behind : LAG
88. Egg-shaped : OVATE
89. Branch, to a biologist : RAMUS
91. Amatory : EROTIC
93. Ivanhoe's bride : ROWENA
95. Long time : AEON
96. Hire : RENT
98. Open : UNSEAL
100. Helicopter part : ROTOR
102. Gaelic : ERSE
105. A day's craze : FAD
106. Kind of twin : FRATERNAL
107. In a queue : ONLINE
108. Expedites : SPEEDS
111. What Nolan Ryan does : PITCHES
114. Was ahead : LED
116. Beak : NIB
119. "Aeneid" archer : ACESTES
121. Time before nightfall : PREDARK
123. Nose: Prefix : NAS
125. Chant : INTONE
126. Capital of Angola : LUANDA
128. Roscoe : HEATER
129. Imitation gold : ORMOLU
130. Kind of crown : TRIPLE
131. Author of "R.U.R." : CAPEK
132. "I could ___ unfold . . . " : ATALE
133. Malaysian state : KEDAH
136. Show scorn : SNEER
140. Missile's home : SILO
141. Strange ___ seems : ASIT
142. Slant : TILT
143. Kiln : OAST
145. Cardiac perf. chart : ECG
146. Summer in Lyon : ETE

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