ECHOES

New York Times, Sunday, January 9, 1983

Author: Louis Baron
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 545 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 135, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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© 1983, The New York Times
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1. Start of many a book title : THE
4. Ankara porter : HAMAL
9. Prot. sect : BAPT
13. Appears menacingly : LOOMS
18. Like good books : READ
20. Brier : ERICA
21. Ai's cousin : UNAU
22. Chief monk : ABBOT
23. Smart guy : INTELLIGENTGENT
26. Sad, in music : MESTO
27. Refrigerates before shipment : PRECOOLS
28. African foxes : CAAMAS
29. First: Comb. form : PROTO
30. Noncombustible gases : INERTS
31. Bowling-alley worker : PINBOY
32. Combined : POOLED
33. "___ Dot," Maugham play : MRS
34. Down Under predator : DINGO
35. Loafer : DRONE
36. "I'll ___ . . . ": 1928 song : GETBY
39. Burmese hood : RANGOONGOON
42. Haggard's Ayesha : SHE
45. Gondola fare : LIRE
46. Judicial seat : BANC
47. Debt memos : IOUS
48. Square-ended transport : SCOW
49. Moreno of baseball : OMAR
50. Conventional bull : ORTHODOXOX
54. Ninnies : GEESE
55. Maine symbol : PINETREE
57. Dudeen, e.g. : PIPE
58. Diplomat Welles: 1892–1961 : SUMNER
59. Calumniate : SMEAR
60. Proved viable : LIVED
61. Small herring : SPRAT
62. Wirer's hook-in unit : TAPBOX
64. Singular chap : ONER
65. Stated definitely : ENOUNCED
68. Van Gogh environs : ARLES
69. Snake-house updater : ADDERADDER
72. Chapeau's milieu : TETE
73. Growl : GNAR
74. Comfy : SNUG
75. "African Queen" scriptwriter : AGEE
76. About : INRE
77. Trinity figure : SON
78. Vision of pink elephants : BENDERENDER
82. Was a histrio : ACTED
83. Cape Cod resort : TRURO
85. Nigerian group : EBOES
86. Lilienthal's org. : TVA
87. Have ambitions : ASPIRE
89. Cloppy shoes : SABOTS
91. Luck : CHANCE
94. Composer Robert Emmett ___ : DOLAN
95. Desert salt : ALKALI
96. Wagnerian roles : TRISTANS
98. Penless exams : ORALS
99. Physicist's report : PARTICLEARTICLE
101. African language group : BANTU
102. Classical "Whoopee!" : EVOE
103. Receives rightfully : EARNS
104. Second man : CAIN
105. Bar legally : ESTOP
106. Hangouts : DENS
107. Resign : DEMIT
108. Like Vic or Bailey : OLD
1. Alarm activator : TRIP
2. Vieuxtemps or Wieniawski : HENRI
3. Boccaccio's "The ___ Heart" : EATEN
4. Spartan serfs : HELOTS
5. Integuments : ARILS
6. Soviet aircraft : MIGS
7. Top of a suit : ACE
8. Uhlan exercise : LANCING
9. Bête noire : BUGABOO
10. Wind: Comb. form : ANEMO
11. Mindoro neighbor : PANAY
12. Chiding words : TUTS
13. Caricature : LAMPOON
14. Von Weber opus : OBERON
15. Inflation casualty : OBSOLESCENTCENT
16. Woody copse : MOTTE
17. Lost a lap : STOOD
19. Yesterday's Yule log : DECEMBEREMBER
24. British truck : LORRY
25. Valentino special : TANGO
31. Do a cop's job : PINCH
32. Watson, Holmes et al. : PROS
34. "Il Convivio" author : DANTE
35. Billet-___ : DOUX
36. Icky eats : GLOP
37. Book by E. E. Cummings : EIMI
38. Repotted herb : TRANSPLANTPLANT
39. In shorter supply : RARER
40. Thumbs-downed : NIXED
41. Stickum : GOO
43. Water carrier : HOSE
44. Basin adjunct : EWER
46. Cleansing agent : BORAX
48. Pun : SEMANTICANTIC
51. Offer a view : OPINE
52. Cousteau crewman : DIVER
53. "Lulu" or "Zaza" : OPERA
54. Charismatic leader : GURU
56. Anacreon's birthplace : TEOS
58. Reproductive body : SPORE
60. Hogan : LODGE
61. Heavy's look : SNEER
62. Makes "it" : TAGS
63. Pisa's river : ARNO
65. Trims rims : EDGES
66. Ecole verb : ETRE
67. Owner's paper : DEED
69. Domini's partner : ANNO
70. Fiasco : DUD
71. River in Morocco : DADES
74. Rainless : SERE
78. Angers : BURNSUP
79. Kickbacks : REBATES
80. Princess in Verdi's "Don Carlos" : EBOLI
81. Discerned : NOTICED
82. Skipper's order : AVAST
84. "What news on the ___?" : RIALTO
86. Craving : THIRST
87. Clay house : ADOBE
88. Marsh waders : SORAS
89. Choiceless worker : SLAVE
90. Place that causes us to get tired : AKRON
91. Skull: Comb. form : CRANI
92. Chocolate source : CACAO
93. Sumerian storm god : ENLIL
95. Did a Little skit : APED
96. Duration : TERM
97. ___ packing (fire) : SEND
100. Huon Gulf port : LAE

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