WORKMAN'S COMPENSATION

New York Times, Sunday, April 22, 1984

Author: Tap Osborn
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.23, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 565 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Esparto grass : ALFA
5. Treasury worker : TMAN
9. Decline : ABATE
14. Join into a whole : PIECE
19. Unable to decide : TORN
20. Broadway actress Mary : HARA
21. Waugh's "The ___ One" : LOVED
22. Agatha's award : EDGAR
23. Sulky driver's dessert? : PRUNEWHIP
25. Game warden's dish? : POACHEDEGGS
27. Jackie's second mate : ARI
28. One touch of Venus : CARESS
30. Estuary : RIA
31. Wood ibis : GANNET
32. Goes over old ground : RETRACES
34. Detect and expose : NAIL
36. Dot, in Lisbon : PONTO
37. Freshens : PERKS
38. Start of a D. H. Lawrence title : SONS
39. Night crawlers, e.g. : BAIT
40. Unctuous speech : OIL
43. Property held for others : TRUSTS
45. Banker's breakfast? : DOUGHNUTS
47. Cairo lizard : ADDA
48. After : SINCE
49. Ormoc's locale : LEYTE
50. Plumber, at times : INSTALLER
52. Habituates : ACCUSTOMS
54. Like many a hoopster : LANKY
56. A.F.B. in Texas : REESE
57. Mies van der ___ : ROHE
58. The Greatest : ALI
59. RR train : FRT
60. Secret explosions : ATESTS
61. Croupier's comestibles? : POTATOCHIPS
66. A Siouan : DAKOTA
71. Call from a columbary : COO
72. Rain and snow mixt. : SLT
73. Use a letter opener : SLIT
77. Baseball's Banks : ERNIE
78. Change a bit : AMEND
80. Ancestral link : BLOODLINE
82. Beatty, for one : LIONTAMER
84. Editing mark : CARET
86. Lexiconizing physician : ROGET
87. Stickiness : TACK
88. Complaint manager's meal? : CRABSALAD
90. Naught, in Nottingham : CYPHER
91. Put it to : ASK
92. Ganges platform : GHAT
93. Holy statue : IKON
94. Aspect : FACET
95. "___ hell": Sherman : WARIS
97. Tricolore part : BLEU
98. Singer Natalie's side dish? : COLESLAW
101. Enter, as a crowd : POURIN
103. Grand ___, Nova Scotia : PRE
104. Zanuck : DARRYL
106. Where Tell did his thing : URI
107. Violinist's veggies? : STRINGBEANS
110. Sanitary engineer's treat? : DUMPLINGS
112. Pyromaniac's crime : ARSON
113. TV role for Linda Lavin : ALICE
114. When Casca struck : IDES
115. Porgy : SCUP
116. Shoddy : TATTY
117. Doctrine : TENET
118. Opera by Handel : NERO
119. People generally : THEY
1. Stock term : ATPAR
2. Peter of "Casablanca" : LORRE
3. Boxer's beverage? : FRUITPUNCH
4. Blyth : ANN
5. Hard blows : THWACKS
6. U.S. slalom greats : MAHRES
7. First sign : ARIES
8. Siestas : NAPS
9. Zermatt sight : ALP
10. Like Stanley Kowalski : BOORISH
11. Make use of : AVAIL
12. Mexican Indian : TECA
13. Dead letter : EDH
14. Bluestocking : PEDANT
15. G.I.'s dog tag : IDENT
16. Psychiatrist's supper? : EGGNOODLES
17. Bingo device : CAGE
18. Whilom : ERST
24. Old card games : ECARTES
26. He has "I" trouble : EGOIST
29. Muzzle : SNOUT
33. Deliverance : RESCUE
35. Padre's pastry? : ANGELFOODCAKE
36. ___ Mink, Hawaii's first Congresswoman : PATSY
38. Certain legumes : SOYS
39. Poppycock : BUNK
41. Explanatory phrase : IDEST
42. Penates' partner : LARES
43. White Russian ruler : TSAR
44. Petrocelli of Red Sox fame : RICO
45. Resign : DEMIT
46. Beethoven's last symphony : NINTH
47. Not aweather : ALEE
49. Tibeto-Burman group : LOLO
51. J. S. Copley's forte : ART
53. Bark cloth : TAPA
55. Circle segment : ARC
60. Concerning : ASTO
62. Astringent : ACERB
63. Fashion : TON
64. Cut off, in a way : ISLED
65. Novelist's need : PLOT
66. River triangle : DELTA
67. Court star : ARIAS
68. Critic's snack? : KNOCKWURST
69. Message from the pen : OINK
70. Lunar New Year in Vietnam : TET
73. Klammer's arena : SLOPES
74. Electrician's repast? : LIGHTLUNCH
75. Curare's cousin : INEE
76. Four: Comb. form : TETR
78. Hog plums : AMRAS
79. Gist : MEAT
80. Cleanse of oil : BRAN
81. Battery type : DRYCELL
83. Heartsore : ACHING
85. Not sotto voce : ALOUD
89. Golden intangible : SILENCE
90. Belafonte's forte : CALYPSO
92. Like the Cheshire Cat : GRINNY
94. Previous : FORMER
96. Out of control : ARIOT
97. Smart one : BRAIN
98. Unfinished : CRUDE
99. Contend : ARGUE
100. Nebulous : WISPY
101. H.S. junior's exam : PSAT
102. Norwegian river : OTRA
103. He kicked to conquer : PELE
105. Tennis term : ADIN
108. Lost weekend : BAT
109. Young plant : SET
111. Adherent : IST

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