ORNITHOLOGY

New York Times, Sunday, December 12, 1982

Author:Bert Rosenfield
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.10, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 582 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 122, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 17, XRef: 1
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Rodgers and Hart's "___ in Arms" : BABES
6. Knout : LASH
10. LARK : FROLIC
16. It serves the telly : BBC
19. Animate : ALIVE
20. Fairy-tale opener : ONCE
21. Branched : RAMOSE
22. One-time Mideast initials : UAR
23. Tournament of Roses entry : FLOAT
24. French window : DOOR
25. Consecrate : ANOINT
26. "Dio ___!" : MIO
27. CARDINAL : FUNDAMENTAL
30. Uncivil courtroom acts : CONTEMPTS
32. Seneca's foe : ERIE
33. Whatever : ANY
34. Ab ___ (from the start) : OVO
36. Libertines : RAKES
37. Act as sommelier : DECANT
39. SWIFT : MASTEROFSATIRE
45. Put the ___ on (solicit) : BITE
47. Nobel Prize physicist: 1922 : BOHR
48. Power : VIS
49. November winners : INS
50. Lamb-chop decoration : FRILL
53. Liberty or Victory : SHIP
55. Ineffective : USELESS
58. Vehicles at J.F.K. : LIMOS
59. Driver's need : TEE
60. Scowl : GLARE
61. Body muscle : PSOAS
65. "Rubáiyát" word : ENOW
66. L.B.J. beagle : HER
67. Made a wager : LAID
68. Put out : QUENCH
69. Bad or good : EGG
70. SNIPE : FIREFROMCOVER
74. U.S. ancestral org. : SAR
75. Ponchielli's "___ mar!" : CIELOE
77. Precinct : AREA
78. Type of sack : SAD
79. Caesar's second announcement : VIDI
80. Combiner meaning "nine" : ENNEA
81. Behind at sea : ABAFT
82. Blue : BEN
83. Participate : SITIN
84. Bewitching charm : GLAMOUR
86. Fem.'s opposite : MASC
87. Rare treat, sometimes : STEAK
88. Not dbl. : SGL
90. Author Santha Rama ___ : RAU
91. Byzantine image : IKON
93. "Brute" antecedents : ETTU
95. CRANE : STRETCHTHENECK
99. Lively wit : ESPRIT
103. In ___ (hurried) : ARUSH
104. ___ Annie of "Oklahoma!" : ADO
105. Fled : RAN
107. Apiece : EACH
108. Triple Cy Young Award winner : TOMSEAVER
112. EAGLE : TWOUNDERPAR
116. Police dept. alert : APB
117. Not subject to a rule : EXEMPT
119. Milnes role in "Otello" : IAGO
120. Secant, for one : RATIO
121. Stanley Cup org. : NHL
122. Flights by oiseaux : VOLEES
123. Tanglewood area : SHED
124. Make up for : ATONE
125. Match the bet : SEE
126. SWALLOW : ENDURE
127. Flawless : PURE
128. Certain murals : SERTS
1. Lofted a golf ball : BAFFED
2. Entice : ALLURE
3. TV's "___ Woman" : BIONIC
4. DUCK : EVADEABLOW
5. Caterpillar hair : SETA
6. Tyrolean fabric : LODEN
7. Elia, e.g. : ANONYM
8. Glaswegian : SCOT
9. Statue by Polyclitus : HERA
10. Auber's "___ Diavolo" : FRA
11. Animus : RANCOR
12. Melville work : OMOO
13. Pork cut : LOIN
14. Berlin's "___ This a Lovely Day . . . " : ISNT
15. Et ___ : CETERA
16. JAY : BUMPKIN
17. Fishermen, at times : BAITERS
18. Baggataway stick : CROSSE
28. Dillon : MATT
29. Averse : LOTH
31. Painter of "Odalisque" : MATISSE
35. Baron ___ (Francis Bacon) : VERULAM
38. Asther of films : NILS
40. Nichols protagonist : ABIE
41. Petty bribe : SOP
42. Medicates to excess : OVERDOSES
43. Rattail, e.g. : FILE
44. Tampa-to-Fort Myers dir. : SSE
46. Aromatic compound : ESTER
50. GULL : FLEECE
51. "___ the new!" : RINGIN
52. Daughter of Cymbeline : IMOGEN
54. In this vicinity : HEREABOUT
56. Levantine craft : SAIC
57. San Antonio cager : SPUR
60. CROW : GLOAT
62. Type of inspection : ONSITE
63. Maine national park : ACADIA
64. QUAIL : SHRINK
66. Step on it : HIE
68. Geometry letters : QED
70. Secretariat, once : FOAL
71. Mann's partner : FRAU
72. ___ beans (Mexican dish) : REFRIED
73. Cyrus or Philo : VANCE
76. Ophidianlike : LEGLESS
79. RAIL : VITUPERATE
81. Shanghai nurse : AMAH
82. Judicial bench : BANC
83. Concordes, e.g. : SSTS
85. Part of a trefoil : ARC
86. Country singer Bandy : MOE
88. Stanza : STROPHE
89. GROUSE : GRUMBLE
92. Granny is one : KNOT
94. Watch over : TEND
95. Wicked people : SATANS
96. "___ of St. Agnes": Keats : THEEVE
97. Novelist Lee : HARPER
98. "Oom Paul" : KRUGER
100. Predacious flier : RAPTOR
101. "___ Say No" (sung by 104 Across) : ICAINT
102. Anguish : THROES
106. Negative terminal : ANODE
109. Neurite : AXON
110. South African grassland : VELD
111. Rhea's relative : EMEU
113. Tenuous strip : WISP
114. Where Waialua is : OAHU
115. Victorian and Edwardian : ERAS
118. Monogram of Prufrock's creator : TSE

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