DIRTY TRICKS

New York Times, Sunday, November 28, 1982

Author: Warren W. Reich
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.23, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 642 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 145, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 16, XRef: 0
Warren W. Reich has 13 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Function : OFFICE
7. Eastern bishops : ABBAS
12. ___ spumante : ASTI
16. O'Casey : SEAN
20. Corner sitter : HORNER
21. Tutti-___ : FRUTTI
23. Image : ICON
24. Spot for gyring and gimbling : WABE
25. Sordid abnormality? : MEANDEVIATION
27. Raunchy music? : RAWSCORES
29. City on the Somme : AMIENS
30. Hebrew letter : LAMED
32. Giants or dwarfs : TROLLS
33. Media control agcy. : FCC
36. Rivulets : RILLS
37. Begot : SIRED
38. Cenozoic and Mesozoic, e.g. : ERAS
39. Byron work : LARA
41. Spread to dry : TED
42. ___ Manutius, printer-scholar: 1450–1515 : ALDUS
43. Exercises : PUSHUPS
47. Split : ASUNDER
49. Mud-covered impersonator? : FILTHYRICH
52. Pile : NAP
53. "JR" author : GADDIS
54. Lee or Spencer : TRACY
56. Faction : SECT
57. Woody's boy : ARLO
58. Adipose : OBESE
59. Jacques of song : FRERE
60. Spot for swinging : PLATE
62. Wind: Comb. form : ANEMO
63. Ecuadorean river : NAPO
64. Term at sea : ALEE
65. Martha from Butte : RAYE
66. "Gentlemen ___ Blondes" : PREFER
67. Vane reading : SSE
68. Profits from porno? : GROSSINCOME
72. Rouse : BESTIR
73. Henley's waterway : THAMES
75. Part of a springe : NOOSE
76. Desert, as in a desert : MAROON
77. Obliterates : ERASES
78. Uncouth Pancho? : VULGARLATIN
80. Nav. officer : ENS
83. Retarded : SLOWED
84. Adriatic wind : BORA
85. Love god : EROS
86. June 6, 1944 : DDAY
87. Grippers on horseshoes : CALKS
88. Metallic disk : PATEN
89. Welty's "Music from ___" : SPAIN
91. Copal or elemi : RESIN
92. Pongo and wou-wou : APES
93. Hit the books : PORE
94. Dodge : ELUDE
95. Burgage : TENURE
96. Baton Rouge inst. : LSU
97. Ignoble athlete? : BASERUNNER
100. Saddle straps : LATIGOS
101. "Ten Commandments" producer : DEMILLE
103. Foamy drink : LAGER
104. Lake in Kashmir : DAL
105. Tropical tree : MABI
106. Parson birds : TUIS
107. Receive eagerly : EATUP
108. Escritoires : DESKS
110. ___ de veau (sweetbread) : RIS
111. Places for frontals : ALTARS
114. Carman's "___ Airs" : APRIL
115. Part of Berlin : PANKOW
116. Indecent dances? : FOULBALLS
118. Obnoxious approach? : OFFENSIVELINE
124. Hindu peeress : RANI
125. Antic : DIDO
126. Oder feeder : NEISSE
127. Redactor : EDITOR
128. Greek music halls : ODEA
129. A Dutch treat : EDAM
130. Inhibit : DETER
131. Alarm sounder : REVERE
1. Electrical unit : OHM
2. Opponent : FOE
3. Angelico, for one : FRA
4. Imaret : INN
5. Closet material : CEDAR
6. Holy recluses : EREMITES
7. Off the right path : AFIELD
8. Husks of certain grains : BRANS
9. "No ifs, ands or ___" : BUTS
10. Panay tribe : ATI
11. With impassivity : STOLIDLY
12. Broadcast : AIRED
13. Large amount : SCAD
14. Kind of head : TOW
15. Coach : INSTRUCT
16. Gush out : SWOOSH
17. Title between viscount and marquess : EARL
18. Arne oratorio : ABEL
19. Loch ___ : NESS
22. Bogged down : INARUT
26. More contemptible : VILER
28. Event of '29 : CRASH
31. Coordinate : MESH
33. Vessels for liquids : FLAGONS
34. Melons : CASABAS
35. Crass OPEC offering? : CRUDEPETROLEUM
37. Golf flub : SLICE
38. French chef's need : EPICE
40. "___ to bed" : ANDSO
42. From a distance : AFAR
44. Coarse sweetheart? : UNREFINEDSUGAR
45. Pilgrim : PALMER
46. Trace : SPOOR
48. "___ Walküre" : DIE
50. Belgian composer-virtuoso: 1858–1931 : YSAYE
51. Plexus : RETE
54. Lock : TRESS
55. Pawnees' cousins : REES
57. Pico de ___, in the Pyrenees : ANETO
59. Ice sheets : FLOES
60. Partner of poesia : PROSA
61. Weaker : LAMER
62. Kind of squad : ARSON
64. ___ forces : ARMED
66. Elfin beings : PERIS
68. Xenon and krypton : GASES
69. Harden : INURE
70. E. E. Hale antihero : NOLAN
71. Tooth : COG
72. Mehta's need : BATON
74. Atlanta five : HAWKS
76. Madame Curie : MARIE
77. Pass : ELAPSE
78. U.S. woman since 1920 : VOTER
79. Plumbum : LEAD
81. Kenya's capital : NAIROBI
82. Sense over syntax : SYNESIS
83. Blanch : SCALD
84. Reveal : BARE
86. Blue ___ (dungaree) : DENIM
88. Propounds : POSES
89. Coleridge's "gentle thing" : SLEEP
90. Motor sound : PURR
91. Soak flax : RET
93. Pointed stake : PALISADE
94. Overwhelmed : ENGULFED
95. Discuss : TALKOVER
97. Rave notice : BLURB
98. Relating to: Suffix : ULAR
99. Hatchet woman : NATION
100. "Communism" author: 1927 : LASKI
102. Where Firenze is : ITALIA
104. More obtuse : DENSER
107. ___ salts : EPSOM
108. ___ macabre : DANSE
109. Nobel, for one : SWEDE
111. Hair style : AFRO
112. Backpack : LOAD
113. Harry Warren product : TUNE
114. Robert or Alan : ALDA
115. Varmint : PEST
117. Repressive force : LID
119. Faugh! : FIE
120. Actress Ullmann : LIV
121. Follower: Suffix : ITE
122. Eur. land : NOR
123. Palindromic word : ERE

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