TRUNCATED TITLES

New York Times, Sunday, January 30, 1983

Author:Tap Osborn
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 556 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 113, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Kind of gear or jacket : MESS
5. Town freed by the Allies: July 18, 1944 : STLO
9. Legendary eagle rider : ETANA
14. Teasdale : SARA
18. Where Waikiki is : OAHU
19. Olympian blood : ICHOR
20. Undernourished lamb : PINER
21. Subatomic particle : PION
22. "Metamorphoses" author : OVID
23. Countless : THEOFMONTECRISTO
26. Lean : TEND
27. Watson flub : HOOK
28. Decided on : OPTED
29. Sicilian city : ENNA
30. "___ newt . . . ": Shak. : EYEOF
32. Borg boomer : ACE
33. Novel of 1847 : OMOO
34. Actress Joan: 1909–79 : BLONDELL
37. Lockout : THERAPEOFTHE
43. Weaver and Campbell : EARLS
44. Inkling : IDEA
46. Zest : ELAN
47. Burden, to Bardot : FAIX
48. ___-eyed (angry) : OREY
49. Court dance : PAVAN
51. F.D.R.'s medium : RADIO
52. Bandleader Fields : SHEP
53. Substitutes : FILLERSIN
55. Far-from-frail male : HEMAN
56. Lee ___, former boxer : OMA
57. Strange : ALIEN
58. Spot for a shot : CAFE
59. Big name in cameras : EASTMAN
63. Bursts of energy : SPASMS
66. Kitchen utensils : GRATERS
69. Saw : BEHELD
70. Monotonous drumbeats : TOMTOMS
72. Eternally : EVER
73. Roman public-works head : EDILE
75. Wave, in Avila : OLA
76. One of a pack at a track : PACER
78. Details : SPELLSOUT
82. Flask size : PINT
84. Clayey : BOLAR
85. Chudder : SHAWL
86. Singer Tennille : TONI
87. "And what ___ rare . . . " : ISSO
88. Monitor lizard : URAN
89. Facient : DOER
90. Arrested : RANIN
91. Vanishing point : THEWESTSTORY
94. Stand : TOLERATE
97. Golfer North or Bean : ANDY
98. By way of : VIA
99. Pisces follower : ARIES
100. Holly of Dixie : ASSI
101. Duct : CANAL
104. Future execs : MBAS
105. Penitence period : LENT
109. Forgone : WHOMTHEBELLTOLLS
112. Grab-bag contents : OLIO
113. Feudal flunky : ESNE
114. Goal : IDEAL
115. Part of an arrow : STELE
116. The Storting meets here : OSLO
117. Ship's minor officer : BOSN
118. Subordinate : PETTY
119. Brief sentiment : POSY
120. Carina : KEEL
1. Unsettled : MOOT
2. Wall overhang : EAVE
3. Amida Buddha sect : SHIN
4. Summer squash : SUDDENLYLAST
5. Grouper's group : SCHOOL
6. Kill-joy : THEOFLIVING
7. Countenance : LOOK
8. Golden ide : ORF
9. Heroic poem : EPOPEE
10. Hair dye : TINT
11. Stake : ANTE
12. Exigency : NEED
13. Parabola : ARC
14. Corporate transfers : SPINOFFS
15. Clearinghouse : AISNOTAHOME
16. Hurdy-gurdy : ROTA
17. Upward: Prefix : ANO
19. " . . . ring ___ wed" : ITHEE
24. Glove leather : MOCHA
25. San ___, Italy : REMO
31. Jets' gains: Abbr. : YDS
32. Egyptian symbol : ATEN
33. Wine: Comb. form : OENO
34. "___ good cheer": Matthew : BEOF
35. Gull grouping : LARI
36. City on the Oka : OREL
38. Fruit squeezer : REAMER
39. Robert or Alan : ALDA
40. "The Age of Reason" author : PAINE
41. Wintry : HIEMAL
42. Develop : EXPAND
45. Dapper one : DAN
49. Polyhedron : PRISM
50. Enzyme : ASE
51. Advert : REFER
54. Pollster Roper : ELMO
55. Misogynist, e.g. : HATER
58. Spelunker : CAVER
60. "___ of Divorcement" : ABILL
61. N.Y.S.E. order : SELL
62. Downfallen : THESTARSLOOK
63. "Cut that out!" : STOPIT
64. Cultivation : POLISH
65. Free-for-all : AMANSEASONS
67. Confess : RECANT
68. Ate out : SEPARTABLES
71. Gay blade : SPORT
74. Kind of lap : DEW
77. Word of distress : ALAS
78. "___ Loves You," Beatles hit : SHE
79. A Chaplin : OONA
80. Fixed amount : UNIT
81. Pitchfork part : TINE
83. Villagers : TOWNSMEN
84. Active : BUSY
85. High-protein staple : SOYA
89. Practice : DRILL
90. Caddoan : REE
92. Redact : EDIT
93. In an elliptical way : OVALLY
95. Through speech : ORALLY
96. Glossy, in Nice : LISSE
100. Words from Charlie : AHSO
101. Give up : CEDE
102. Aid an arsonist : ABET
103. Straight : NEAT
104. Fictional detective : MOTO
106. Other : ELSE
107. Ludwig subject : NILE
108. Auger, for one : TOOL
109. Network : WEB
110. Start of a cheer : HIP
111. Chef's meas. : TSP

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