DISPLACED PERSONS

New York Times, Sunday, December 5, 1982

Author: Virginia P. Abelson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 548 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 117, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 14, XRef: 0
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Shoe part : VAMP
5. Soprano Lily : PONS
9. Actor Alan's college? : BATES
14. First letters : ABC
17. Suffix with comment : ATOR
18. Enchantment : MAGIC
19. Cancel a space trip : ABORT
20. French town once frequented by a writer? : LOOS
22. Prima's beat? : LOUISVILLE
24. Julie's bailiwick? : HARRISBURG
26. English composition : INNOMINE
27. Pupil of Socrates : PLATO
29. Table wine : CLARET
30. Home of Runyon's Nathan? : DETROIT
31. Once upon ___ : ATIME
32. Lean : SKINNY
33. Wallach : ELI
34. Verdugo : ELENA
35. Seculars : LAICS
36. Topknot : CREST
39. Dick and Mark's domain? : CLARKSVILLE
41. Pinguid : FAT
44. Charged atoms : IONS
45. Coconut fiber : COIR
46. Island in Taiwan Strait : AMOY
47. Boxer from Clay Center? : ALI
48. Communication: Abbr. : MSG
49. Where Claire blossomed? : BLOOMINGTON
53. Room in a maison : SALLE
55. Moray : EEL
56. Stunted plant : RUNT
57. Did she go to Duke? : DORIS
58. "Hedda ___," Ibsen play : GABLER
59. Scenes of crimes : VENUES
61. State flower of N.H. : LILAC
62. Alehouse : TAVERN
63. Indian officials : DIWANS
64. Ax and adz : TOOLS
65. Caliber : BORE
66. Suffix with Bronx : ITE
68. Cather's "___ Lady" : ALOST
69. Betty's sphere? : WHITEPLAINS
71. U.S.I.A. arm : VOA
72. Ziegfeld : FLO
73. First tiller : CAIN
74. Piedmontese city : ASTI
75. Morning moistures : DEWS
76. Bandleader Weems : TED
77. Van's hometown : JOHNSONCITY
81. Site of W.W. I battles : MARNE
82. Portable craft : CANOE
83. Pat's Iowa address? : BOONE
84. Benign bump on the skin : WEN
85. Breed of sheep : MERINO
87. Sharp ridge : ARETE
88. City for cartoonist Young in the past? : CHICAGO
92. Neighbor of a Kenyan : SOMALI
93. Cato was one : EDILE
94. Belgian vassal? : LIEGEMAN
95. Maurice's habitat? : EVANSVILLE
97. Walter's settlement? : SCOTTSDALE
99. Bridle part : REIN
100. Buddy : EBSEN
101. Ninnies : DOPES
102. ___ B'rith : BNAI
103. Foxy : SLY
104. Kin of movers and shakers : DOERS
105. No longer new : USED
106. Aussie town : YASS
1. Sound : VALID
2. Make amends : ATONE
3. Steed : MOUNT
4. Convent head : PRIORESS
5. Coating : PAINT
6. Stare amorously : OGLE
7. Zero : NIL
8. Emblem of power : SCEPTER
9. Long Islander's resort? : BAHAMAS
10. Subside : ABATE
11. Picadores pick on him : TORO
12. Miscue : ERR
13. In a maudlin manner : STICKILY
14. St. ___, locale for Berg? : ALBANS
15. Rivulet : BOURN
16. Wendell or Jeff : COREY
18. Year in Ethelred II's reign : MVIII
21. N.C.O. : SGT
23. Young salmon : SMOLT
25. Spatula : SLICE
28. Connection : LINK
31. Siren : ALARM
32. Drawing room : SALON
34. "Romola" author : ELIOT
35. Cars for execs : LIMOS
36. Summits in Siena : CIME
37. Pete's stamping grounds? : ROSEVILLE
38. Poet Paul's place? : ENGLEWOOD
39. Ring-tailed mammals, for short : COONS
40. Oracular : VATIC
41. Whence Albert hailed? : FALLRIVER
42. Birthplace of Fred and Steve? : ALLENTOWN
43. Row : TIER
45. Hints for Holmes : CLUES
49. Hardest part : BRUNT
50. Dostoyevsky's "The ___" : IDIOT
51. ___ prosequi : NOLLE
52. Clutch : GRASP
53. Rescues : SAVES
54. Vigoda : ABE
58. Bouquet ___ : GARNI
60. Nose: Prefix : NAS
61. Gird up one's ___ : LOINS
62. Hoity-___ : TOITY
63. Loony : DAFT
64. Your, of yore : THINE
65. Sew loosely : BASTE
67. Slack off : EASE
69. Kind of elm : WAHOO
70. Frankie or Cleo : LAINE
73. Machinated : CONNIVED
75. " . . . ___ the light of the moon" : DANCEDBY
77. Bridewells : JAILS
78. Margaret and Pat : OBRIENS
79. Coward : NOEL
80. ___-Nord, French dept. : COTESDU
81. Author Cornelia : MEIGS
82. Fissure : CRANNY
84. Hones : WHETS
85. Plays in chess : MOVES
86. Enamel : EMAIL
87. Luther or Larry : ADLER
88. Quoted : CITED
89. "Give ___ horse . . . " : AMANA
90. Celebrations : GALAS
91. "___ so near to another . . . ": Job 41:16 : ONEIS
92. Sun. discourse : SER
93. Other : ELSE
94. Canter's kin : LOPE
96. Nigerian native : IBO
98. Romaine lettuce : COS

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