Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri 

ECHOES

New York Times, Sunday, October 2, 1983

Author: Richard Silvestri
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 96, Avg Word Len: 5.09, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 675 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 131, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Mendacious : FALSE
6. Walk through puddles : SLOSH
11. Agile : SPRY
15. Bogart role : SPADE
20. Expect : AWAIT
21. Lacedaemon : SPARTA
22. Creator of Mrs. Sarah Battle : ELIA
23. Calumets : PIPES
24. Film-festival dance? : CANNESCANCAN
26. Crazy stratagem? : CUCKOOCOUP
28. Son-in-law of Elon : ESAU
29. Pop singer Clapton : ERIC
30. Leave in the lurch : DITCH
32. Targets for Ness : HOODS
33. The one here : THIS
34. Strike location : LANE
35. Hooch holder : FLASK
36. Dispatched : SENT
37. Ginger : PEP
38. Hawthorne's birthplace : SALEM
40. Die face : ONESPOT
44. Calculated : RECKONED
49. North African-Scottish accent? : BERBERBURR
53. Grand ___ Opry : OLE
54. Belong to : INHERE
55. Woeful cry : ALAS
57. Sudatory : SWEATY
58. Kind of jerk : SODA
59. Idolize : ADORE
60. Just picked : FRESH
61. Eastern European : ESTH
62. Alternate of a sort : OTHER
63. Burg : TOWN
64. Mussolini portrayer in a 1940 film : OAKIE
65. It was good for Buck : EARTH
67. Uses shears : SNIPS
68. Parabolic path : ARC
69. Part of A.M. : ANTE
70. Think up : DEVISE
72. Conn man : PILOT
73. High-tails it : HASTENS
76. Showed the way : LED
77. Opposite of de jure : DEFACTO
80. Anatomical trunk : AORTA
81. Bordeaux product : CLARET
84. Trevi throwaways : LIRE
85. "___ we but world enough . . . ": Marvell : HAD
88. Pounce : SWOOP
89. Contaminate : TAINT
90. Ho predecessor : HEAVE
92. Capital of Western Samoa : APIA
93. AMPAS giveaway : OSCAR
94. Additional : MORE
95. Mountain spur : ARETE
96. Crop killer : FROST
97. German valley : RUHR
98. Diamond measures : CARATS
100. Hue : TONE
101. One of the Pelican State natives : CREOLE
102. Latin I verb : AMO
103. German candy? : BONNBONBON
105. Covered old ground : REHASHED
107. This ends via time or use : NEWNESS
109. Ready for battle : ARMED
111. Kindled : LIT
112. Netman Nastase : ILIE
113. Ancient astrologer : MAGUS
115. Overlook : OMIT
117. Church alcove : APSE
121. Mideast capital : AMMAN
123. Choir division : BASSI
124. Art style of the 20's and 30's : DECO
125. Declared : SAID
126. Farewell to a Hoosier Democrat? : BYEBYEBAYH
128. Prison social event? : SINGSINGSING
132. Dipper : LADLE
133. Century plant : ALOE
134. Renan or Seton : ERNEST
135. Coppers for Copperfield : PENCE
136. Drew back : SHIED
137. Sea swallow : TERN
138. Long and thin : REEDY
139. Mink's cousin : OTTER
1. Gem surface : FACET
2. Flooded : AWASH
3. Hawaiian porch : LANAI
4. Antrum : SINUS
5. Tours season : ETE
6. Sixteenth-century power : SPAIN
7. Lists weapons : LANCES
8. Grampus : ORC
9. RR stop : STA
10. Boxing second : HANDLER
11. Denominations : SECTS
12. Grit : PLUCK
13. In the chips : RICH
14. Tibetan ox : YAK
15. When he botched words, he watched birds : SPOONER
16. Ornamental loops : PICOTS
17. Snake, for one : APOD
18. ___ ex machina : DEUS
19. Second sight, for short : ESP
21. Difficulty : SCRAPE
25. Moon goddess : SELENE
27. W. S. Porter : OHENRY
31. Metrical feet : IAMBS
35. Pound sought by Shylock : FLESH
36. Bottom of the map : SOUTH
37. Skin opening : PORE
39. Cast down : ABASED
41. Deride Winnie? : POOHPOOHPOOH
42. Firstborn : OLDEST
43. Eye drop : TEAR
44. Cowboy's rope : RIATA
45. Witch of ___ : ENDOR
46. Dog food? : CHOWCHOWCHOW
47. "Show Boat" composer : KERN
48. Shade in : DARKEN
50. Washstand appurtenances : EWERS
51. Took five : RESTED
52. Balneal activity : BATH
56. Souvenir of Hilo : LEI
58. Marsh bird : STILT
60. Lot : FATE
62. In the bag : ONICE
64. At hand : ONTAP
65. Turn inside out : EVERT
66. Staff member : AIDE
67. Ten in two on an alley : SPARE
69. First woman to sit in Parliament : ASTOR
71. Verve : ELAN
74. Bellowing : AROAR
75. Deified beetle : SCARAB
78. Noisy beetle : ELATER
79. Quitting time, for some : FIVE
80. Take for granted : ASSUME
82. Rest at anchor : LIETO
83. Royal roost : THRONE
86. Bridal path : AISLE
87. Behind the times : DATED
89. Riven : TORN
91. Dusk, to Donne : EEN
92. Father of Hippolyte : ARES
93. Algerian port : ORAN
94. Parsonage : MANSE
95. Molecule constituents : ATOMS
96. Sigma Chi, e.g. : FRAT
98. Trigonometry word : COSINE
99. Catches : SNAGS
101. Agora wear : CHITON
103. Fastened, nautically : BELAYED
104. Bully or boxer : BRUISER
106. Draw out : ELICIT
108. Mentally quick : NIMBLE
110. Sidestepped : DODGED
113. Burgomaster : MAYOR
114. Cinereous : ASHEN
116. Not shipshape : MESSY
117. Plus factor : ASSET
118. Canvas covering : PAINT
119. Inasmuch as : SINCE
120. Garden tool : EDGER
121. Indian maid : AYAH
122. Middle: Prefix : MEDI
123. Cotton unit : BALE
126. Librarian's deg. : BLS
127. Cave dweller : BAT
129. High dudgeon : IRE
130. Compass point : NNE
131. Where ltrs. come and go : GPO

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