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Henry Hook
Henry Hook

FORGET YOUR TROUBLES

New York Times, Sunday, March 21, 1982

Author: Henry Hook
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { Q V X }
Open Squares: 112, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 18, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Henry Hook has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 25 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,821
Across Down
1. Cavern sound : ECHO
5. Tool for weeding : SPUD
9. Beanery order : FRIES
14. Secs : JIFFS
19. Globule : DROP
20. Guardianship : CARE
21. Alba ___ : LONGA
22. Anticipate : AWAIT
23. Not fully dried : DAMP
24. Start of a quotation : APERSONCANTWORRY
27. Quotation: Part II : ABOUTPAYING
29. "My Way" composer : ANKA
30. System of worship: Abbr. : REL
31. Apparatus : GEAR
32. Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
34. Lucrezia's brother : CESARE
37. Lacked, informally : HADNT
40. Sand, to Chopin : AMIE
42. Chaplain under William of Orange : CARSTAIRS
46. Wallet fillers : ONES
47. Pinza : EZIO
48. Whenever : SOMETIME
49. Indian poet : LAL
50. "On the Waterfront" director : KAZAN
51. Quivering effect, in music : TREMOLO
52. "6 ___ Riv Vu" : RMS
55. ___ personae : DRAMATIS
57. Carnera's successor : BAER
58. Cygnet's mama : PEN
59. Garlic, in Grenoble : AIL
60. Ulrica in "Ivanhoe" : CRONE
61. Fosse : MOAT
63. Equi- : ISO
65. Quannet : FILE
66. Quotation: Part III : THERENTIFHESCONCERNED
71. Attraction at Rockefeller Center : RINK
72. Have an effect : ACT
73. Phony : SHAM
74. Hampton ___ : ROADS
75. Inquired, in Ozarkese : AST
76. Longest wholly-Swiss river : AAR
78. Asner's award in '80 : EMMY
80. Toothless : EDENTATE
83. Harper Valley org. : PTA
84. Girl Scout's kid sister : BROWNIE
86. Nutritionist's concern : FOODS
87. Vogue : TON
88. Boreal : NORTHERN
89. Johansson, to boxing fans : INGO
90. Author Robert ___ Warren : PENN
91. Aspen or Vail : SKIRESORT
93. Father of Ascalaphus : ARES
94. They're occasionally loaded : BASES
95. Vitiates : TAINTS
96. Bowlers and boaters : HATS
98. Author Wister : OWEN
100. Gobs' org. : USN
101. Wee'un : TYKE
105. Quotation: Part IV : WITHFINDING
110. End of quotation : THEANSWERTO7DOWN
114. Polecat's defense : ODOR
115. ___ cotta : TERRA
116. Bo-peep's staff : CROOK
117. Wings for Amor : ALAE
118. Ballet by Balanchine : ROMA
119. Point in question : ISSUE
120. Amphora adjuncts : ANSAE
121. Croquet arena, maybe : YARD
122. Dart throwers' quaffs : ALES
1. A work by Snorri Sturluson : EDDA
2. Nebula in Taurus : CRAB
3. "___ sum": Terence : HOMO
4. Controverts : OPPUGNS
5. Scotland's ___ Flow : SCAPA
6. Freelance photogs : PAPARAZZI
7. A Nobelist in 1934 : UREY
8. Scorn : DERISION
9. Takes the rod to : FLOGS
10. Nancy's hubby : RON
11. Quechua : INCA
12. Prominent Alaskan : EGAN
13. Fell prey to quicksand : SANK
14. Masseter's locale : JAW
15. ___ Jima : IWO
16. Author of the quotation : FARRAR
17. They do stoking : FIRERS
18. Elegance : STYLE
25. Snick's partner : SNEE
26. Pertaining to touch : TACTILE
28. Asian holiday : TET
33. XX : SCORE
35. Ireland's De Valera : EAMON
36. "Sprechen ___ Deutsch?" : SIE
37. Phone button : HOLD
38. Zeno of Citium was one : ANARCHIST
39. Renowned fashion designer : DELARENTA
41. Unpleasant, as air : MIASMIC
43. Hymn by S. F. Smith : AMERICA
44. Ad ___ (to the point) : REM
45. ___ a dime : STOPON
47. Boccaccio's "The ___ Heart" : EATEN
48. De Witt and Pitt : STATESMEN
50. "Louisiana Hayride" author : KANE
52. Postponement precautions, in sports : RAINDATES
53. Significant event : MILESTONE
54. Monoski : SLED
56. Robin Williams role : MORK
57. Nonsense! : BAH
62. Not so seldom : OFTENER
64. "Make ___ Happy," pop song : SOMEONE
65. Frosh-rushing group : FRAT
66. Elementary problem for Watson : TRAP
67. Seeresses' tableaux : TAROTS
68. Reticent : SHY
69. Words to live by : CREDO
70. Lo-o-ong time : EONS
76. Scrap a project : ABORT
77. Checks : ARRESTS
79. Glee : MIRTH
81. " . . . let slip the ___": Shak. : DOGSOFWAR
82. Austrian town or river : ENNS
85. Song from "Sunny" : WHO
86. When a partridge was given : FIRSTDAY
88. "Delta of Venus" author : NIN
90. First woman, in Greek myth : PANDORA
91. Casements : SASHES
92. Ralph and Nancy of sports fame : KINERS
93. Janis Ian hit: 1975 : ATI7
94. Cartwright or Casey : BEN
95. ___-frutti : TUTTI
97. Left Morpheus's arms : AWOKE
99. Plied with the grape : WINED
102. Women's org. since 1866 : YWCA
103. Composer of 85 Down : KERN
104. Feb. 14 V.I.P. : EROS
106. "Hello!" in Honduras : HOLA
107. Golden calf : IDOL
108. Boom town in 1899 : NOME
109. Mardi ___ : GRAS
111. Irish exclamation : ARU
112. Aberdonian's "unh-unh" : NAE
113. "___ Skylark": Shelley : TOA

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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