ESS-CAPADES

New York Times, Sunday, February 6, 1983

Author:Richard Silvestri
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 541 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 125, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 11, XRef: 0
Richard Silvestri has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles and 84 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Rolling bones : DICE
5. Bric-a-___ : BRAC
9. Airs : MIENS
14. Original sinner : ADAM
18. Egyptian god of life : AMON
19. Largest city in Africa : CAIRO
20. Stringed playthings : YOYOS
21. Jungle swing : VINE
22. Surveyor's nail : SPAD
23. Novelist's style? : IRVINGSTONE
25. Court proceedings : ACTA
26. Dinner portion : HELPING
28. Perturb : AGITATE
29. Sought information : ASKED
30. Changes shoestrings : RELACES
32. Yalie : ELI
33. Tiny earthmovers : ANTS
34. Famed Italian sculptor : PISANO
35. Violinist's bird? : ISAACSTERN
40. Mack or McGraw: Abbr. : MGR
43. Data : FACTS
44. Attica unit : CELL
45. Gaelic : ERSE
46. Subject of "A Man for All Seasons" : MORE
47. High spirits : GLEE
48. Can : FIRE
49. Kind of wave : HEAT
50. Take ___ the chin : ITON
51. Actor's light? : LARRYSTORCH
54. ___ as blazes : ASHOT
55. Opposite of nera : BIANCA
57. Code name : MORSE
58. Raglan, e.g. : SLEEVE
59. S. F. Smith air : AMERICA
61. Roadside rest : INN
62. Boxed while training : SPARRED
63. Toothsome : SAVORY
64. Skirmish : MELEE
66. "___ Restaurant" : ALICES
67. General direction : TREND
68. Actor's course of action : ROBERTSTACK
70. Israeli port : ACRE
71. Footless animal : APOD
72. Anne Nichols hero : ABIE
73. Cur. units : AMPS
77. Excise : GELD
78. Keep clear of : SHUN
79. Ceramist's requisite : OVEN
80. Winglike : ALARY
81. English cathedral city : ELY
82. Comedian's drinks? : SOUPYSALES
85. Songs from yesteryear : OLDIES
86. Jamie Green is one : SAIL
88. Former times, in former times : ELD
89. Touching : TANGENT
91. Aptly named bird : SWIFT
93. Recreation : PASTIME
97. Adorned with nacre : PEARLED
99. It's played in chukkers : POLO
100. Actress's sense of humor? : LORETTASWIT
102. Antitank device : MINE
103. Woody's boy : ARLO
104. Show mercy : SPARE
105. Likeness: Prefix : ICONO
106. Amphora adjunct : ANSA
107. Use a cupel : TEST
108. Prohibit : DEBAR
109. Euphemistic oath : DANG
110. Exigency : NEED
1. Bespatter : DASH
2. Majestic : IMPERIAL
3. Grow together : COALESCE
4. Mine-shaft timber : ENDPLATE
5. Craft for Cleo : BARGE
6. "6 Rms ___ Vu" : RIV
7. La Scala solo : ARIA
8. Clot : CONGEAL
9. Obscure : MYSTIC
10. I, to Plato : IOTA
11. Small island : EYOT
12. Zilch : NONE
13. Compass point : SSE
14. Nautical cry : AVAST
15. Parent and inlaw of a music-making comic? : DICKSMOTHERS
16. Part of A.M. : ANTE
17. Honey drink : MEAD
19. Before seis : CINCO
24. Monster of the Southwest : GILA
27. Smith and Fleming : IANS
29. Raggedy doll : ANN
31. ___ Leone : SIERRA
33. "All the Things You ___" : ARE
34. Ger. coin : PFG
36. Weaving reed : SLEY
37. Prognosticators : SEERS
38. Minute amount : TRACE
39. Baltic native : ESTH
41. Channel : GROOVE
42. Let : RENTED
44. About : CIRCA
46. Poverty, in Paris : MISERE
48. Caprice : FANCY
49. Social insect : HORNET
51. Scottish landowner : LAIRD
52. Beamed : SMILED
53. Paint ingredient : TONER
54. Word of woe : ALACK
55. Soprano's misfortune? : BEVERLYSILLS
56. Pressed : IRONED
58. Cardamom, e.g. : SPICE
59. All the world, to Jaques : ASTAGE
60. Proust : MARCEL
62. Done in : SLAIN
64. Finish, in a way : MOPUP
65. "___ and Ivory," 1982 hit song : EBONY
66. Optimally : ATBEST
68. Hindu eclipse demon : RAHU
69. Stat for Gossage : SAVE
73. City board member : ALDERMAN
74. Principal highway : MAINLINE
75. Sham : PRETENSE
76. Method: Abbr. : SYS
78. Helios : SOL
79. Card game : OLDMAID
80. Kelp : ALGA
82. Hold a session : SIT
83. Bird dog : SETTER
84. Completed a sky dive : ALIT
85. "___ a customer" : ONETO
87. In motion : AFOOT
90. Little activity : APING
91. Young oyster : SPAT
92. Lasted : WORE
93. "Wicked Wasp of Twickenham" : POPE
94. Spirited steed : ARAB
95. Antitoxins : SERA
96. Grape disease : ESCA
98. The Grateful ___, rock group : DEAD
100. Hallucinogen, for short : LSD
101. ___ ton soup : WON

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