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New York Times, Sunday, November 15, 1981

Author: Nancy W. Atkinson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 96, Avg Word Len: 5.15, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 632 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 116, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 18, XRef: 0
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© 1981, The New York Times
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1. Establishes as true : PROVES
7. Nursery items : SHRUBS
13. Author of "De Oratore" : CICERO
19. Sojourn anew : REVISIT
21. Property recipient : ALIENEE
22. Solid ___ : ASAROCK
24. Invention : ELECTRICLAMPTAE
26. Film of 1963, with "The" : BIRDSAH
27. Tpk. : RTE
28. Night crawlers : BAIT
29. Meek's teaser, in comics : EEK
30. Vino locale : ASTI
31. Note from Guido : ELA
32. Town on the Vire : STLO
34. ___ qua non : SINE
35. Black and Valentine : KARENS
37. "___ is an island . . . " : NOMAN
39. Detective : POIROTAC
41. Triple, e.g. : HIT
42. Stevens of opera : RISE
44. Ohio university town : ADA
45. " ___ Sincere?": 1957 song : AREYOU
46. Ran off : ELOPED
49. Soccer great : PELE
51. Do wrong : ERR
53. Memorabilia : ANA
54. Costello or Grant : LOU
55. Theory : RELATIVITYAE
59. What Allen and Keaton often do : COSTAR
62. Ukrainian port : ODESSA
64. " ___ of horns . . . ": John Day : ANOISE
65. Hurriedly : INHASTE
67. Five-eighths of a mi. : KIL
68. Dodo and Hogg : IMAS
71. Casino employee : DEALER
72. Cambodian coin : RIEL
73. Short story : RAINSM
76. " . . . ___ and not heard" : BESEEN
78. Kin of etc. : ETAL
79. Cartoon character : MINNIEMOUSEWD
82. Bit of news : ITEM
86. Head: Comb. form : CRANIO
88. Cash for tacos : DINERO
89. Prado name : GOYA
90. ___ as gold : ASGOOD
93. Brahmin : SNOB
96. E.M.K. is one : SEN
97. A kind of gambler : TINHORN
100. ___-café : POUSSE
101. Chipmunk or beaver : RODENT
103. Hand warmer : MITTEN
104. Statue : THETHINKERAR
108. "Agnus ___" : DEI
110. Letter for Sappho : PSI
111. Heraldic colors : ORS
112. Altman's "Welcome ___" : TOLA
113. Some New Delhi women : RANEES
115. Nymph deserted by Paris : OENONE
119. Part of Can. : NWT
121. Annie, for one : GIRL
123. Scottish pike : GED
124. Professor, at times : ASSIGNER
126. Duffer's problem : SLICE
128. Slip by : ELAPSE
130. Communion, e.g. : RITE
131. Eras upon eras : AEON
132. Felt shoe : PAC
133. Type of rug : SHAG
136. Lee Mazzilli, e.g. : MET
137. Desiccate : SEAR
138. City transp. : ELS
139. Connecting device : ADAPTER
141. Royalty : LEARANDHAMLETWS
146. Novel : TYPEEHM
147. Like some gems : INCISED
148. Separate : DISJOIN
149. Binges : SPREES
150. Plain of a sort : STEPPE
151. Place with lots of dough : BAKERY
1. Beginning for package : PRE
2. Family mem. : REL
3. Rest upon : OVERLIE
4. Phrase from a W.W. II speech : VICTORYATALLCOSTSWC
5. Tasso's patron : ESTE
6. Guinness, for one : SIR
7. Blind part : SLAT
8. Play by e. e. cummings : HIM
9. Fraudulent voters : REPEATERS
10. ___ den Linden : UNTER
11. Goblet : BEAKER
12. Episcopacy : SEE
13. Hacks : CABS
14. "Lord, ___ I?": Matt. 26:22 : ISIT
15. Keellike part : CARINA
16. European shrew : ERD
17. Novel character : ROSEMARYIL
18. City in Florida : OCALA
20. Shinbone : TIBIA
21. "Shall Caesar send ___?" : ALIE
23. Kublai ___ : KHAN
25. Wipe out : CANCEL
30. Brains or beauty : ASSET
32. Bad Ems or Bex : SPA
33. Craggy place : TOR
34. Astronaut Roosa : STUART
35. Gymnastic feat : KIP
36. Australasian palm : NIPA
38. Poem : ODETOANIGHTINGALEJK
40. Namesakes of Chaplin's widow : OONAS
41. Erich Weiss : HOUDINI
43. Biblical priest : ELI
47. Pay a brief call : LOOKINON
48. He played Ricky on TV : DESI
50. Gave the go-by : EVADED
52. Scratch out : RASE
56. Hood's exit : LAM
57. Relative of curare : INEE
58. Suffix with racket : EER
59. Glossy finish : CIRE
60. Step ___ (hie) : ONIT
61. Neighbor of La Guardia : SHEA
63. Otherwise : ELSE
66. Hibernia : ERIN
69. Type of ballot : ABSENTEE
70. Melampus or Mopsus : SEER
74. Cannes cordial flavoring : ANIS
75. Sci-fi year : MMD
77. Cram at Cambridge : SWOT
79. Achieved success : MADEIT
80. Compiègne's department : OISE
81. Not finished : UNENDED
83. Tug's salute : TOOT
84. Brontë heroine : EYRE
85. Horace or Thomas : MANN
87. ___ ha-Shanah : ROSH
90. Smart as a whip : APT
91. N.Y.C. area : SOHO
92. Painting : GUERNICAPP
94. Ice name : ORR
95. Wild hog : BOAR
98. Obtrude : IMPOSE
99. Japanese-American : NISEI
102. Place for a hot rod : DRAGSTRIP
105. Wooden peg : NOG
106. Light for the set : KLIEG
107. "Fatha" Hines : EARL
109. O.T. book : ISAIAH
114. Born : NEE
116. Stub ___ (miscalculate) : ONESTOE
117. Modernist : NEO
118. Pelagic flier : ERN
120. SAT participant : TESTEE
122. Wail : LAMENT
125. Fine fiddle, for short : STRAD
126. Aped an angry cat : SPAT
127. Kind of man or maid : LADYS
129. Corps for J.F.K. : PEACE
130. Foxx : REDD
134. Foolish giggle : HEHE
135. Shaw's "___ and the Man" : ARMS
137. Dirk of yore : SNEE
138. The Adamsons' pet : ELSA
140. Via : PER
141. Lyon lily : LIS
142. Viper : ASP
143. Child's marble : MIB
144. We, in Weimar : WIR
145. Curve in a hull : SNY

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