INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES

New York Times, Sunday, February 21, 1982

Author: Reginald L. Johnson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 98, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 613 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 155, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
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© 1982, The New York Times
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1. ___ days (youth) : SALAD
6. Interpret : READ
10. Bore : DRILL
15. Rude critic : JEERER
21. Turn from : AVOID
22. Airfield near Paris : ORLY
23. Frightening : EERIE
24. Preserve feed : ENSILE
25. Lots of terra firma? : REALESTATE
27. Plebeian stores? : COMMONSTOCKS
29. Extensions : ARMS
30. Pomander : CASE
31. Lacquer : JAPAN
32. Hot time in Paree : ETE
33. 'Tis, to Tacitus : EST
34. Feed feasters for a fee : CATER
35. Fruity blends : ADES
36. Matelot's milieu : MER
37. Bandicoot : RAT
40. Protector of Hector : ARES
41. Last of a litany : AMEN
42. Towel word : HERS
43. Ullmann : LIV
46. Seeing red : ENRAGED
48. Stupidity : DENSENESS
51. Roses' partner : WINE
52. Looked searchingly : PEERED
53. "___ intense young man": W.S.G. : AMOST
55. Prefix for john or god : DEMI
56. Salamanders : EFTS
57. One of a Latin trio : AMAT
58. Colette novel : CHERI
59. Tiny locks : WISPS
60. Ice-cold shower : SLEET
61. Playmate of bro. : SIS
62. Business firm : HOUSE
63. Pungent : SALTY
64. Surface mellowing : PATINA
65. Inst. at Fort Worth : TCU
66. Pork-barrel contents? : COMMODITIES
68. Inventors' concerns : PATENTS
69. Gather, as money : RAISE
71. Decalogue adverb : NOT
72. Extraordinary people : ONERS
73. He pettifogs : SHYSTER
75. Waterless pool? : MUTUALFUNDS
80. Caucho : ULE
83. Encamped : TENTED
84. Assail : BESET
85. Trunk in a trunk : AORTA
86. Joplin creation : RAG
87. Like surf in a storm : AROAR
88. Detection device : RADAR
89. Saw : ADAGE
90. "Turandot" character : PANG
91. American suffragist : CATT
92. Neighbor of Wash. : OREG
93. Move furtively : SIDLE
94. Position taken by Palmer : STANCE
96. "Twittering Machine" painter : KLEE
97. In which E is • : MORSECODE
99. He wrote "The House of Fame" : CHAUCER
100. Former univ. militants : SDS
101. Small sum : MITE
102. U.S. citizen, e.g. : AMER
103. Weight unit : GRAM
104. Sinuous shape : ESS
105. Daughter of Cadmus : INO
106. Raised : BRED
107. Stood : AROSE
108. Corolla petal : ALA
111. Kind of cross : TAU
112. Extravagant : OUTRE
113. Boss of a first lieut. : CAPT
114. Tasso's patron : ESTE
118. Stock cars? : CONVERTIBLES
121. Bettor spots in N.Y.C. : OTBPARLORS
123. Undivided : ENTIRE
124. D'Artagnan's saddle : SELLE
125. He raced with a Ford in 1976 : DOLE
126. Half a S.A. city : AIRES
127. Stop : DESIST
128. Meeting on the sly : TRYST
129. Stowe novel : DRED
130. Dull finish : MATTE
1. F.D.R.'s mother : SARA
2. Asseverate : AVER
3. Plasterer's need : LOAM
4. Isn't up to par : AILS
5. Painter Pres. : DDE
6. Took turns : ROTATED
7. Clears a tape : ERASES
8. Modify : ALTER
9. Woad, e.g. : DYE
10. Effete : DECADENT
11. Takes up again : REOPENS
12. La Douce et al. : IRMAS
13. Delineate : LIMN
14. "___ the Lip" : LEO
15. Merry-andrews : JESTERS
16. Puts one's hat in the ring : ENTERS
17. Within: Comb. form : ESO
18. Shipment from Galveston : RICE
19. Wawaskeesh and wapiti : ELKS
20. Music sign : REST
26. ___ stiff : SCARED
28. Unbeatable rival : NEMESIS
31. Gunpowder Plot target : JAMESI
34. Islanders' target : CAGE
37. Gourmand's delight : REPAST
38. Lacking pep : ANEMIC
39. Memos from Sec. Regan? : TREASURYNOTES
41. Worshiped : ADORED
42. Like abaca : HEMPY
43. Good will policy? : LIFEINSURANCE
44. Rapt : INTENT
45. Matches : VESTAS
47. Berenson's subject : ART
49. Circus Maximus emcee : EDILE
50. Haunts : NESTS
51. Turmoil : WELTER
53. Buzzing : AHUM
54. Middle: Prefix : MESO
58. His star is rising : COMER
59. "But, by my sooth! she'll ___ wee": Burns : WAITA
60. Gratifies : SATES
62. Fought a fire : HOSED
63. Pub order : STOUT
64. Raccoon's relative : PANDA
66. One who quotes : CITER
67. Prefix with lace or face : INTER
68. ___ Vecchio : PONTE
70. In ___ (agitated) : ASTATE
73. Flues : STACKS
74. Forerunner : HERALD
75. Rivals of Persians : MEDES
76. Customary action : USAGE
77. Jacob's vision : LADDER
78. Colt or filly : FOAL
79. Press : URGE
81. Jousting needs : LANCES
82. Moths harmful to trees : EGGERS
84. Vermont city : BARRE
88. Extirpate : ROOTOUT
89. ___-camp : AIDEDE
90. Birthplace of Henry of Navarre : PAU
93. English county : SOMERSET
94. Kind of daisy : SHASTA
95. Zestless : TAME
97. Muezzin's perch : MINARET
98. Trusts : CARTELS
99. Trimmed : CROPPED
101. Tall caps : MITERS
103. Pinup girl in W.W. II : GRABLE
106. T.R.'s "Good!" : BULLY
107. Man in a cast : ACTOR
108. Served perfectly : ACED
109. Single : LONE
110. Little subway makers : ANTS
112. Supreme, in Stuttgart : OBER
114. English pen name : ELIA
115. Winnow : SORT
116. Allowance for waste : TRET
117. To live, to Livy : ESSE
119. "QB ___," Uris book : VII
120. Adherent : IST
121. Bizarre : ODD
122. Boss of the flock : RAM

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