THREE-IN-ONE

New York Times, Sunday, October 23, 1983

Author:Derrick C. Niederman
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 574 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 119, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 7, XRef: 1
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Seized firmly : CLASPED
8. Christmas spirit : EGGNOG
14. Hummingbird sound : WHIR
18. W.W. I battlegrounds : TRENCHES
19. Flog : TROUNCE
21. Top-notch : AONE
22. Two generals and an actress : LEEGRANT
23. Two Presidents and an actor : HARRISONFORD
25. Lurches : CAREENS
26. Flick : MOVIE
27. Like cookie flour : SIFTED
28. Bandicoot : RAT
29. In an ignoble manner : BASELY
30. Spot for a house plant : SILL
31. "Coal-ition" initials : UMW
34. Simple organism : MONAD
36. Dud : LEMON
38. Cheese city : EDAM
42. Uncluttered : NEAT
44. Two actresses and a trumpeter : MILESDAVIS
47. Gums : ULA
48. Islet: Sp. : CAYO
49. Balzac work : ADIEU
50. ___ de plume : NOM
52. Lulu : ONER
53. Related through males : AGNATIC
56. ___ Zee : TAPPAN
59. Golfer Bert : YANCEY
61. Transvaal capital : PRETORIA
63. Three times CCCLI : MLIII
64. Moreno : RITA
65. Sun. message : SER
66. Two authors and another author : SINCLAIRLEWIS
69. Loc. of Sydney : NSW
72. Grampuses : ORCS
74. About : CIRCA
75. Kidnap, in a way : SHANGHAI
77. Jamaican musical form : REGGAE
79. Lacking consideration : UNKIND
81. Song girl : ADELINE
82. Coordinate markers : AXES
83. Mad. and Lex., e.g. : STS
85. Unit of heat : THERM
87. ___ years (elderly) : ONIN
88. Shock : JAR
89. Two patriots and a historian : HENRYADAMS
93. ___ noire : BETE
94. Neth. port : AMST
96. Nimbi : AURAE
97. On the move : AFOOT
99. Neighbor of Jord. : SYR
100. Publishing name : OCHS
102. First-aid device : SPLINT
105. "___ Town" : OUR
107. Chatterer : MAGPIE
110. Tartan wearers : CLANS
111. Harsh, rasping sound : STRIDOR
115. Two football greats and an author : GRAHAMGREENE
118. Two former Yankee southpaws and a director : JOHNFORD
119. Home of Octavius : ROMA
120. Amble : SAUNTER
121. V.P. and family: 1877–81 : WHEELERS
122. Combat flies : SWAT
123. Abhor : DETEST
124. Sides : BORDERS
1. Spanish linen : CREA
2. Lascivious look : LEER
3. Fury : ANGER
4. Horror-film sound : SCREAM
5. Apparition : PHANTOM
6. Poetic dusks : EENS
7. Result of "spring forward" : DST
8. Characteristic beliefs : ETHOS
9. Serious : GRAVE
10. Thug : GORILLA
11. Famed 1961 defector : NUREYEV
12. Navy agcy. like 101 Down : ONI
13. He played Gen. G.S.P. : GCS
14. Vacillate : WAFFLE
15. Campsite sound : HOOT
16. Concerning : INRE
17. Comedian Foxx : REDD
18. What R.N.'s provide : TLC
20. Cousin of indigo : EOSIN
24. Aught : NIL
26. Succeeded : MADEIT
29. Like a tired tire : BALD
30. Fair : SOSO
31. Opens a beer can : UNCAPS
32. Like a char's wages : MEAGRE
33. Two cowboy portrayers and an actor : WAYNEROGERS
35. Thiamine's kin : NIACIN
37. Pearl and Mouse : MINNIES
39. Two dancers and a gourmet : DUNCANHINES
40. Nautical term : ALEE
41. Lamb owner or a Lamb : MARY
43. Precisely : TOAT
45. Beacon, e.g. : SEAMARK
46. Hypocritical cunning : DUPLICITY
51. Countless : MYRIAD
52. Can. province : ONT
54. Puccini work : TOSCA
55. Pupil regulators : IRISES
57. Piscatorial carnivore : PIRANHA
58. Ache : AIL
60. Oise tributary : AISNE
62. Plaintiff : ACCUSER
67. Author Yutang : LIN
68. Abruptly, in comics : WHAMMO
70. Soundness of judgment : SANITY
71. Frank : WIENER
73. Grid blockers : RGS
76. Semisolid lump : GLOB
77. Indian bigwig : RAJA
78. Tchr.'s concoction : EXAM
80. Within, in Dijon : DEDANS
84. Hence : THUS
86. Catamaran : RAFT
90. Embryonic : NASCENT
91. Well supplied : REPLETE
92. Nurse or yes man : SOOTHER
95. Astaire hit: 1935 : TOPHAT
96. Throat-clearing sounds : AHEMS
98. Curdled : TURNED
101. Bush's old org. : CIA
103. Highway divisions : LANES
104. Exanimate : INERT
106. Browning, for one : RIFLE
107. Diamond V.I.P.'s : MGRS
108. Lined up : AROW
109. Vasco da ___ : GAMA
111. London district : SOHO
112. Active one : DOER
113. Stowe's "The Pearl of ___ Island" : ORRS
114. Hwys. : RDS
116. Traipse : GAD
117. Repent : RUE
118. Monogram of an 1865 assassin : JWB

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