ILLEGAL TENDER

New York Times, Sunday, October 17, 1982

Author:Bert H. Kruse
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 81, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J V X Z }, Scrabble score: 522 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 114, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 10, XRef: 0
Bert H. Kruse has 43 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1982, The New York Times
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1. Fragment : SCRAP
6. Buss : KISS
10. City in Syria : HAMA
14. Paradisiacal nymph : HOURI
15. Ray : MANTA
16. Type of type : ITALICS
19. Sorbonne site : LATINQUARTER
21. Place for strays : DOGPOUND
23. Candid : OPEN
24. Somewhat ordinary : UNRARE
25. Indigenous Japanese : AINUS
26. Kind of hold : TOE
27. Midway attraction : RIDE
28. Brief words from Greeley : EDITORSNOTE
30. Sage : HERB
31. Subject to ablation : ERODE
33. Singleton : ONE
34. Late Yugoslav leader : TITO
35. North Sea feeder : WESER
36. Conjunction : NOR
37. Strobile : CONE
39. Stickers : FOILS
41. Ritualistic formula : MANTRA
42. Cabbage : KALE
43. Duck : TEAL
44. Dwarf: Comb. form : NANN
45. Inclination : ESCARP
48. Nobelist in Literature: 1938 : PEARLBUCK
51. Strong desires : YENS
55. Pixie : SPRITE
56. Tennis divisions : SETS
57. Kind of hemp : ALOE
58. Ballet action : PLIE
59. Pickle : SOUSE
60. Demonstrative : THIS
61. Cries of distaste : FIES
62. Middle, in law : MESNE
63. Old tongue : ERSE
64. Kubla of Xanadu : KHAN
65. Molander's "Dollar": 1937 : FILM
66. Like the rich : MONIED
67. ___-do-well : NEER
68. Second-largest island : NEWGUINEA
70. Cussed : ORNERY
71. Benefit : BOON
73. She sallied forth with fans : RAND
74. Looking good : ROSY
75. Certain nun : MARIST
78. Glass materials : FRITS
80. Phonetically smooth : LENE
81. Stern : AFT
84. An Astaire : ADELE
85. Align : TRUE
86. Call for help : SOS
87. Word with alligator : LATER
89. Brötchen or kipfel : ROLL
90. Salad ingredient : HEADLETTUCE
94. Relief in England : DOLE
95. Divers information : ANA
96. Coat with an alloy : TERNE
97. Shrimp : PEANUT
98. Porter's "I ___ Love" : AMIN
99. High-water point, usually : TIDEMARK
101. Woman's proverbial prerogative : CHANGEOFMIND
103. Dopes : SEDATES
104. Nez ___ War: 1877 : PERCE
105. Clamor : NOISE
106. Retreats : DENS
107. "The ___ 'e knows . . . ": Kipling : ORSE
108. Conventicle groups : SECTS
1. Poet Karl : SHAPIRO
2. Dijon is its capital : COTEDOR
3. Spoiled : RUINED
4. Prince Valiant's son : ARN
5. Inlaid : PIQUE
6. Self-defense system : KARATE
7. Musical vamp : INTRO
8. T-bone source : STEER
9. Patriotic org. : SAR
10. The ___, Netherlands : HAGUE
11. Sight at Innsbruck : ALPS
12. "O Sole ___" : MIO
13. Most discerning : ACUTEST
15. Gyrene : MARINE
16. Sherwood's "___ Delight" : IDIOTS
17. John Todd's radio role : TONTO
18. Stertorous one : SNORER
19. Famed prisoner: May 1982 : LOREN
20. Defeated : UNDONE
22. Actress Paget : DEBRA
25. Indigo : ANIL
29. Mountain-dew maker : STILL
30. Juvenile poultry character : HENNYPENNY
32. Card game : ECARTE
35. Like Suckling's lover : WAN
38. Oenochoe's cousin : OLPE
39. Exploits : FEATS
40. Rows : OARS
41. Manufacture : MAKE
42. W.W. I leader's nickname : KAISERBILL
43. Action at Pebble Beach : TEEING
44. Sgt. and cpl. : NCOS
45. Krupp works center : ESSEN
46. Seed : SPORE
47. Jug for honey : CRUSE
48. Doggone it! : PSHAW
49. Dipped water out of a boat : BAILED
50. Moslem brain trust : ULEMA
52. Venner of fiction : ELSIE
53. Forty-___ : NINER
54. Down at the heels : SEEDY
60. At that time : THEN
61. Lapps' neighbors : FINNS
62. Tidbit : MORSEL
64. Sandpiper : KNOT
65. Sanction : FIAT
66. Mr. Mullins : MOON
69. Archangel : URIEL
72. Glucide : OSE
74. Save : RESCUE
75. Corday's quarry : MARAT
76. Male dreamboat : ADONIS
77. Put on cargo again : RELADED
78. Hot dogs : FRANKS
79. Unwrought : RUDE
80. Use a chaise : LOUNGE
81. Democritus was one : ATOMIST
82. Lynx and puma : FELINES
83. Leaning : TREND
85. Pomme de ___ : TERRE
86. Golfer's concern : STANCE
88. Like a biblical man : ADAMIC
90. Inflames : HEATS
91. A son of Ezra : EPHER
92. "Like Niobe, all ___" : TEARS
93. Collars : ETONS
96. Govt. agent : TMAN
100. Nigerian city : EDE
101. Navy off. : CPO
102. Adversary : FOE

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