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New York Times, Sunday, February 28, 1982

Author:Bert Rosenfield
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 77, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 546 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 112, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 15, XRef: 0
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. George C. Scott role : PATTON
7. Hannah Van Buren, née ___ : HOES
11. City with streets of song : LAREDO
17. Gives off : EXHALES
19. Plains man : CARTER
21. Dumas's Chevalier d'Herblay : ARAMIS
22. Grant another term : REELECT
23. Building wing : ALETTE
24. Places for yachts : BASINS
25. Bell, ___ (ritual trio) : BOOKANDFLASHLIGHT
28. Words of confidence : ICAN
30. A top female marathoner : ROE
31. Señora's cupboard : TACA
32. Asian holiday : TET
35. Soothing agent : BALSAM
38. Leroy Anderson composition : SNOWMOBILERIDE
44. Kind of wind : ILL
45. Symbol of Gov. Brennan's state : PINETREE
47. Tarpon Springs product : SPONGE
48. Drain off : DEPLETE
50. Spoke harshly : RASPED
54. Five-time P.G.A. champ : HAGEN
55. Spreads rumors : NOISES
56. Rack one's ___ (think hard) : CALCULATOR
58. No. 1 Norse god : ODIN
59. RR depot : STA
61. Hazard to paddle-wheelers : SANDBAR
62. "___ Hey Kid" : SAY
65. Between fly and feather : BANTAM
68. Work unit : ERG
70. Golf-ball position : LIE
71. Nagana carrier : TSETSE
73. N.Y.C. subway : IRT
74. Patriarchs : NESTORS
77. Roman or Greek : ERA
79. Hawkeye's milieu : MASH
80. Man with a ___ (Father Time) : POWERMOWER
82. Western elk : WAPITI
85. "Call Me ___" : MADAM
88. Gemini star : CASTOR
89. North Sea sights : OILRIGS
91. Menotti's operatic lady : AMELIA
93. Violet dye : ORSEILLE
96. "___ Clear Day" : ONA
97. Declaration signer : ZIPPERGWINNETT
101. I.R.S. prospect : EARNER
103. Moray : EEL
104. Shadow : TAIL
105. Go quickly : HIE
107. Outstanding : OWED
108. Verdi opera : UNDISCOINMASCHERA
116. Bit parts : CAMEOS
118. Contribute : KICKIN
119. Geometric figure : HEXAGON
122. Interstice : AREOLA
123. Tubman and Turner : SLAVES
124. Musical interval : TRITONE
125. Abate : LESSEN
126. Auto pioneer : OLDS
127. Pool person, for short : STENOG
1. ___ se : PER
2. Fell a fir : AXE
3. Item "mightier than the sword" : THEBALLPOINT
4. Hawk hooks : TALONS
5. Shopping list entry : OLEO
6. Violin part : NECK
7. N.F.L. rest period : HALF
8. U.S.S.R. grain center : OREL
9. Kett of comics : ETTA
10. Makes a beginning : SETSTO
11. Some consonants : LABIALS
12. "To ___ and a bone . . . " : ARAG
13. Precipitate : RASH
14. Sending forth : EMITTING
15. Kipling hero : DIN
16. Clandestine initials : OSS
18. Procyon, e.g. : STAR
19. Having a rhythmic fall : CADENT
20. Therapy, to a G.I. : REHAB
26. Pinocchio feature : NOSE
27. Beachhead boat : LCI
28. In the same loc. : IBID
29. Judicial schedule : CALENDAR
33. Betting advantage : EDGE
34. Old comics character : TEEN
36. Gibbons : APES
37. Half a farthing : MITE
39. ___ man (Scottish farmhand) : ORRA
40. Whip marks : WEALS
41. Cactus liquor : MESCAL
42. Greek officials : EPHORS
43. Niagara sound : ROAR
46. Promontory : NESS
49. Scourge of serge : LINT
51. More Lilliputian : PUNIER
52. Golfer Lee : ELDER
53. Small flounder : DAB
56. Rebounds : CAROMS
57. Make lace : TAT
58. Sash for Suzuki : OBI
60. Aquarium denizen : TETRA
62. Item swapped for Richard's kingdom : STATIONWAGON
63. Legal recipient : ASSIGNEE
64. Slangy assent : YEH
66. Lawless state : ANOMIE
67. Gull sound : MEW
69. Town on the Thames : GROTON
72. African chief : EMIR
75. Like some champagne : SEC
76. Kind of enemy : SWORN
78. Service-record demerit letters : AWOL
80. Insect feeler : PALP
81. Gaelic : ERSE
83. Part of an ange : AILE
84. Cop a ___ : PLEA
85. Rodent's pathway in a lab : MAZE
86. Pierre's girlfriend : AMIE
87. Strips of honors : DEPLUMES
90. Red chalcedony : SARD
92. Skilled practitioner : ARTISAN
94. Allen and Frome : ETHANS
95. "How sweet ___!": Gleason : ITIS
98. Lewisite, e.g. : GAS
99. Chandler's threads : WICKS
100. Philippine city : ILOILO
102. ___ Sunday of Advent : RORATE
106. Genuine, in Gotha : ECHT
109. The avant-garde : NEOS
110. Big name in Hawaii : DOLE
111. Suffix with class : ICAL
112. Secret-police letters : NKVD
113. Architect ___ van der Rohe : MIES
114. Word on a towel : HERS
115. Thruway sign : EXIT
116. "Silent ___" : CAL
117. Exist : ARE
120. Top golfer from Japan : ONO
121. Undev. film : NEG

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