GLOBAL SITUATIONS

New York Times, Sunday, February 20, 1983

Author:Maurice J. Teitelbaum
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.10, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 646 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 139, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 0
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. He wrote "The Chocolate Soldier" : STRAUS
7. Rome Beauty : APPLE
12. Kind of whale : SPERM
17. Vola : PALM
21. Lindsay's partner : CROUSE
22. Cutting tool : BURIN
23. Part of Pliny's wardrobe : TOGAE
24. Drought victim : OKIE
25. German store employee? : ROSTOCKCLERK
27. Rook support : ROOST
28. City east of Callao Bay : LIMA
29. Lhasa ___, Tibetan dog : APSO
30. The "Splendid Splinter" : TED
31. Libyan law enforcers? : TRIPOLICEWOMEN
34. Drupe : PEACH
36. Trig : NEAT
38. ___ de plume : NOM
39. Former Hyde Park resident : SARA
40. Liech. neighbor : AUS
42. Feet: Fr. : PIEDS
44. Part of NATO : ATL
45. Dustin Hoffman role : RATSO
50. New Jersey money changers? : REDBANKTELLERS
55. Assigns : ALLOTS
56. American Beauty : ROSE
57. Sydney Pollack film: 1982 : TOOTSIE
58. Hyson, e.g. : TEA
60. Omahas' homes : LODGES
61. Place for an aspiring lt. : OCS
62. Fish trap : EELPOT
63. "Ode to ___": Collins : FEAR
64. English scholar: 18th century : BROOME
65. Fourth Estate : THEPRESS
67. Angel's sign of joy : SRO
69. Farm adjunct : SHED
71. Basis of std. time : GMT
72. Bell ringer, at times : SEXTON
73. Enrapture : IMPARADISE
77. Vaudeville family : FOYS
78. W. Hemisphere group : OAS
79. German U.N. employee? : BERLINGUIST
81. Luckman of football fame : SID
82. E. Indian herbs : TILS
84. Michigan entertainers? : LANSINGERS
85. Paste : STRASS
88. French explorer : ACO
89. Cry heard at St. Andrews : FORE
90. Burns's always : EER
91. Sageness : SAPIENCE
93. Entertain sumptuously : REGALE
95. Bombast : RANT
98. Tec, at times : TAILER
100. Use a Mason jar : CAN
101. Fidel's friends : AMIGOS
102. Vein's glory : ORE
103. Member of some families : ADOPTEE
105. Sideswipe reminder : DENT
106. Certain alley buttons : RESETS
107. Russian ranch hands? : MOSCOWPUNCHERS
110. Procedures before a deal : ANTES
111. Clarence or Doris : DAY
113. Lucy Ricardo's friend : ETHEL
114. Norse underworld queen : HEL
115. Expressions of surprise : AHAS
117. Nice friend : AMI
118. Reduce a fever : LYSE
121. News feature : RECAP
125. Ohio coachman? : COLUMBUSDRIVER
131. Requisite for a good R.N. : TLC
133. Dippy or dotty : GAGA
134. Hot spot : OVEN
135. C'est-___ (that is to say) : ADIRE
136. Turkish hotel V.I.P.? : ADIYAMANAGER
139. An element : LEAD
140. Pitch : RESIN
141. Theologian's principle : TENET
142. Strong : POTENT
143. Sight from the Ponte Vecchio : ARNO
144. Feather grass : STIPA
145. M.I.T. grads : ENGRS
146. Wields or strives : EXERTS
1. Row : SCRAP
2. Figure of speech : TROPE
3. La Croce ___ (Red Cross, in Italy) : ROSSA
4. Parade of a sort : AUTOCADE
5. Pvt.'s home away from home : USO
6. Amish, e.g. : SECT
7. Start of a kindergarten refrain : ABCDE
8. Kabul currency : PUL
9. Most comely : PRETTIEST
10. N.Y. line : LIRR
11. Light : ENKINDLE
12. ___ Thurmond of S.C. : STROM
13. Snooker, e.g. : POOL
14. Meredith's "The ___" : EGOIST
15. Scaramouch : RASCAL
16. Verse form : METER
17. Game having chukkers : POLO
18. Tamiroff : AKIM
19. Viatmin C source : LIME
20. Picayunish : MEAN
26. Author Kesey : KEN
32. Stance : POSE
33. Aggressive tyrant : WARLORD
35. Center of interest : HUB
37. Prone : APTTO
41. Glossy fabric : SATEEN
43. Samuel's teacher : ELI
44. On the Marmara : ASEA
46. Actor Ray : ALDO
47. African entertainer? : TOGOGODANCER
48. Like some grasses : STEMMY
49. Aryan people of Caucasia : OSSETS
50. Author de la ___ : ROCHE
51. English therapist, perhaps? : ESSEXOLOGIST
52. Cambodian family : NOLS
53. Keystone ___ of early films : KOPS
54. Tpk. : RTE
55. Pulitzer Prize dramatist: 1967 : ALBEE
56. Molders : ROTS
59. Musical upbeat : ARSIS
62. Symposium topic, for Plato : EROS
63. Bloomery worker : FORGER
66. Sch. groups : PTAS
67. Small electronic organ : SPINET
68. Deer playground : RANGE
70. White House monogram : HST
73. Apr. collectors : IRS
74. II x DXXV + I : MLI
75. Otic: Comb. form : AUR
76. Prefix for play or band : DIS
77. Type of fly : FIRE
79. Impediment : BAR
80. Resolution time in Toledo : ENERO
81. Pother : STIR
82. "___-boom-de-ré" : TARARA
83. Kitchen visitors of yore : ICEMEN
84. Loamy deposit : LOESS
85. Drama-school subject : SPEECH
86. Radar displays : SCANS
87. Transmitted : SENT
89. Vagrants : FLOTSAM
91. In ___ (in position) : SITU
92. Danish measure of length : ALEN
94. U.S. author: 1909–55 : AGEE
96. Host : ARMY
97. Avant-garde member : NEO
98. Bathroom fixture : TOWELRING
99. Put to use : APPLY
103. Cause to function : ACTIVATE
104. Scale note: Var. : DOH
105. Deputize : DELEGATE
108. Trucking rig : SEMI
109. Pronoun : HER
111. "Sapho" and "Jack" author : DAUDET
112. Town near Perugia : ASSISI
116. Girders : HBARS
117. Type of theater : ARENA
119. S.o.'s and e.r.a. : STATS
120. Wahoo : ELM
122. Bird, e.g. : CAGER
123. Mole, maybe : AGENT
124. Widgets : PARTS
125. Popular flavoring : COLA
126. Wireless word : OVER
127. Not pinguid : LEAN
128. Ruin : UNDO
129. Result when a tap isn't tip-top : DRIP
130. A Churchill successor : EDEN
132. Horn, e.g. : CAPE
137. Suffix with law or saw : YER
138. Associate of Luna : NOX

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