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New York Times, Sunday, November 13, 1983

Author:Diana R. Sessions
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 726 (avg 1.95)
Open Squares: 127, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Fortunes : ESTATES
8. Words on Alice's cake : EATME
13. Squirrel or magpie : STORER
19. Platonism subject : REALITY
20. Visionary project : SCHEME
22. Dorotea's dollar : PESETA
23. Upper limit : MAXIMUM
24. Frank Morgan role : THEWIZARDOFOZ
26. Bon ___ : AMI
27. Nursery item : BIB
28. Brazilian money until 1942 : REIS
29. A son of Cronus and Rhea : ZEUS
30. Taylor nickname : LIZ
31. Vibrant : RESONANT
33. Pottery, e.g. : WARE
34. Soccer's Edson Arantes do Nascimento : PELE
35. Kitchen tool : DICER
38. Dip : LADE
39. Cicero's shorthand man : TIRO
40. Under a strain : TAXED
41. Eager : AGOG
42. "___-Dee-Doo-Dah" : ZIPA
43. True grit : SAND
44. Albanian king: 1928–46 : ZOGI
45. Appoint as an assistant : DEPUTIZE
47. Color : TINT
48. Change of residence : REMOVAL
51. Treat nonnaturally : STYLIZE
52. Adroitness : DEXTERITY
54. Father of Phinehas : ELI
55. Cutting tool : ADZ
56. Cartago is here : COSTARICA
57. Mum's distant cousin : GLAD
58. Nimble : SPRY
60. Setup for eavesdroppers : PARTYLINE
61. Bribes : BUYS
62. Fabric's diagonal : BIAS
63. Adopt Teutonic customs : GERMANIZE
64. "Sketches by ___": 1836 : BOZ
65. Samovar : URN
66. Dupe : VICTIMIZE
67. Gagged : MUZZLED
71. N.J. resort : REDBANK
73. La ___, site of Iron Age remains : TENE
74. Unwavering : RESOLUTE
75. Historic Italian commune : ORIA
76. Kind of defense : ZONE
77. Snazzy : POSH
78. Hindu land grant : ENAM
79. Mind: Comb. form : PHREN
81. "Bird thou never ___": Shelley : WERT
82. Croaker's kin : DRUM
83. Eurasian range : URALS
84. Plumbum : LEAD
85. The number called : MANY
86. Nutritional necessities : PROTEINS
88. Pacino and Hirt : ALS
89. Partial: Comb. form : MERI
90. Social group at a un. : FRAT
91. Hosp. workers : RNS
92. Gretzky's milieu : ICE
95. Small Liberian animal : ZEBRAANTELOPE
98. Think-tank specialist : IDEAMAN
100. Consecrate : ANOINT
101. Porky Pig's trotters : HOOVES
102. Denmark's largest island : ZEALAND
103. Fine wool fabric : SAXONY
104. Bowling or trolling : SPORT
105. Scopes : EXTENTS
1. Writer Bombeck : ERMA
2. Wrinkle or ridge : SEAM
3. Type of dancer : TAXI
4. "Open Sesame" lad : ALI
5. Logger's call : TIMBER
6. Ornamental cases : ETUIS
7. Typify : SYMBOLIZE
8. Erik of TV : ESTRADA
9. Part of a strawberry : ACHENE
10. "___ Girl" (Clara Bow) : THEIT
11. British royal stables : MEWS
12. ___ Watanabe, Olympics figure skater : EMI
13. Dross : SPRUE
14. Knight and Turner : TEDS
15. Bear: Sp. : OSO
16. In an introspective way : REFLEXIVELY
17. Markova was one : ETOILE
18. Gave the bird to : RAZZED
21. Champ between two Joes : EZZARD
25. Baltic island : AERO
31. Career soldiers : REGULARS
32. Nucha : NAPE
33. Prepare for Jack Frost : WINTERIZE
34. Double this for a Samoan port : PAGO
35. Pops : DADS
36. "___ a Kick Out of You" : IGET
37. Reproduce : COPY
39. Torment : TANTALIZE
40. Poe's "___ Mother" : TOMY
42. Umph; vim; wallop : ZIZZ
43. Mets' miraculous year : SIXTYNINE
44. Sixth Greek letter : ZETA
46. Antimacassar : TIDY
47. Will : TESTAMENT
48. Jambalaya ingredient : RICE
49. Cry of woe : ALAS
50. Official curb : LID
52. Certain quarters for dollars : DORMITORY
53. Russian hemp : RINE
56. Sulky : CART
57. Cars with low m.p.g. : GUZZLERS
58. Dam's mate : SIRE
59. Source of troubles : PANDORASBOX
60. Large quantity : PECK
61. Guy : BOZO
62. Clinging weed : BUR
63. Lollobrigida : GINA
64. George of Washington : BUSH
66. Fruitless : VAIN
67. Spellbind : MESMERIZE
68. Large moth : LUNA
69. And elsewhere: Abbr. : ETAL
70. Reps.' rivals : DEMS
72. Reared : BRED
74. Beat badly : ROUT
76. Babbitt's home town : ZENITH
77. Sit-in, e.g. : PROTEST
79. Marketplaces : PLAZAS
80. Western capital : HELENA
81. Put on guard : WARN
82. British dry-goods dealer : DRAPER
83. Remove from office : UNSEAT
85. Thought-provoking : MEATY
86. City in Utah : PROVO
87. Catalogue : INDEX
89. Tonio Kröger's creator : MANN
90. Turkey : FLOP
92. "___ Old Cowhand" : IMAN
93. Argot : CANT
94. Some are tight : ENDS
96. ___ Bravo : RIO
97. Orion's beloved : EOS
99. Stout : ALE

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