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New York Times, Sunday, December 26, 1982

Author:Barry L. Cohen
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 619 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 12, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Start of the 13th century : MCCI
5. Puckerel : IMP
8. Plebiscite : VOTE
12. Networks : WEBS
16. Tennyson poem : DORA
20. Part of C.A.A. : ALAN
21. Bishop : DIOCESAN
23. Anagram for Roma : AMOR
24. CB word : OVER
25. Rover Boy saw mothers as goddesses : SAMDEIFIEDMAS
27. Place for an ICBM : SILO
28. Egypt's lifeline : NILE
29. Jesse Stuart's "___ Heaven" : TREESOF
30. Patricia from Ky. : NEAL
31. Median strip : MALL
32. Keynote : TONIC
33. Choice : SELECT
34. Memo abbr. : ATTN
35. Rattling noise : RALE
36. Nero's tutor : SENECA
37. French Lick is one : SPA
38. R.I.P. notice : OBIT
39. "Do I dare to ___ peach?": T.S.E. : EATA
40. "Woe is me!" : ALAS
41. Peppy N.Y. nine beat bad guys : LIVEMETSDIDSTEMEVIL
48. Hope : BOB
51. On the market : ASALE
52. Medical suffix : ITIS
53. Dupin's creator : POE
54. Riley's life : EASE
55. Número ___ : UNO
56. Dinesen offering : TALE
57. Weigh down : PRESS
58. Blind alleys : IMPASSES
60. Landlord : LESSOR
62. Jets' home : SHEA
64. House of Lords cry : HEAR
66. Like argon : INERT
67. Bars : BISTROS
69. Wave in la mer : ONDE
71. Adolf's ally : BENITO
74. U.S.S.R. range : ALAI
75. Musial eliminated Wash. Senators : STANDELEDNATS
79. It's below the occiput : NAPE
83. Heckle : NEEDLE
85. " . . . leaven of ___": Byron : ALIE
86. Kind of guest : HONORED
88. Elicit : EVOKE
91. Davis Cup figure : ASHE
94. Small village : DORP
96. Paradigms : MODELS
97. Warden of a sort : FORESTER
100. Diarize : ENTER
102. Bakery employee : ICER
104. Symbol of precision : TEE
105. Snarl : GNAR
106. Deposed ring king : ALI
107. Jewish month : ADAR
108. You gotta have miles of it : HEART
109. Underwater shocker : EEL
110. That guy sketches City Hall grass. Right? : HEDRAWSCIVICSWARDEH
114. Flèche weapon : EPEE
115. Child, in Puebla : NINO
116. Take on : HIRE
117. Part of an orch. : STR
120. Plantation employee : PICKER
123. London's "White ___" : FANG
124. Feme ___ (spinster) : SOLE
125. English essayist : STEELE
128. Globular : ROUND
129. Told all to the cops : SANG
130. Pond, in poesy : MERE
131. Sub : STANDIN
132. Con : ANTI
133. First name in raga : RAVI
134. Pilfer device for maintaining copter blade : LOOTROTORTOOL
136. Scarsdale, e.g. : DIET
137. "___ Rhythm" : IGOT
138. Film coating : EMULSION
139. City in Sicily : ENNA
140. Trireme features : OARS
141. Hart or Player : GARY
142. Strong wind : GALE
143. Minstrel tune : LAY
144. Arnaz : DESI
1. Parts of cranes : MASTS
2. Farrell's "Bernard ___" : CLARE
3. Llamas' cousins : CAMELS
4. Up to one's ears : INDEEP
5. Dostoyevsky subject : IDIOT
6. Make peevish : MIFF
7. Taro product : POI
8. Any well-known entertainer : VEDETTE
9. Ottoman Empire founder : OSMAN
10. Cape Dutch : TAAL
11. Nav. rank : ENS
12. "When I ___": W.S.G. : WASALAD
13. Anatole's contemporary : EMILE
14. Flax pod : BOLL
15. Hit initials : SRO
16. Knotts performing; notices lack of approval : DONONSEESNONOD
17. Akin to capric : OVINE
18. Token : RELIC
19. Betel palm : ARECA
22. Gallic penny : CENTIME
26. Kind of clause : ESCALATOR
31. Mondrian contemporary : MATISSE
32. Five, nine or eleven : TEAM
34. White poplars : ABELES
35. Salad root : RADISH
36. Realm of Somnus : SLEEP
38. Ellipsoid : OVAL
39. Town near Padua : ESTE
40. Bohr subject : ATOM
42. Part of a Stein line : ISAROSE
43. Harangue : TIRADE
44. Easter shrub : SPIREA
45. Still-life prop : VASE
46. Elbe feeder : ISER
47. For fear that : LEST
48. Gogol's "Taras ___" : BULBA
49. Peggy of songdom : ONEIL
50. ___ nova (Brazilian dance) : BOSSA
57. Hang : PEND
59. Islet : AIT
61. Little brat uses needles and wool again : STINKERREKNITS
63. Whets : HONES
65. Cousin of Saul : ABNER
68. Mil. banner : STD
70. Guidonian note : ELA
72. Kind of degree : NTH
73. Corresponding part : ISOMERE
76. He sacked Rome in A.D. 410 : ALARIC
77. Ancestors : ELDERS
78. Name in fashion : DIOR
80. Sharp ridge : ARETE
81. Martinique site : PELEE
82. Car named for a tycoon : EDSEL
84. Shoe widths : EES
87. Polaris : NORTHSTAR
88. Forerunners of I : EFGH
89. W.W. II rocket : VONE
90. Mouthward : ORAD
92. Lifting with effort : HEAVING
93. Finis : ENDING
95. Novelist Boulle : PIERRE
98. Leathermaker : TAWER
99. Otherwise : ELSE
101. Taxco treat : TACO
103. European juniper : CADE
108. Cab callers : HAILERS
111. Put on a Little act : APED
112. Anserine quality : INANITY
113. Huckleberry : WHORTLE
118. Bivouacked : TENTED
119. Decorated anew : REDONE
120. Where to find Goyas : PRADO
121. Ancient Greek colony : IONIA
122. Cleverer : CUTER
123. Advocate : FAVOR
124. Pyongyang's rival : SEOUL
125. Unfeeling : STONY
126. They have their pride : LIONS
127. Chou ___ : ENLAI
129. "Roots" or "Hawaii" : SAGA
130. N.Y.C. art center : MOMA
131. Portico : STOA
133. Gear : RIG
134. Part of a journey : LEG
135. Naphtha, e.g. : OIL

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