DIAMOND CHIPS

New York Times, Sunday, April 10, 1983

Author:Peter G. Snow
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 550 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 115, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Secure : SAFE
5. Postpone : DEFER
10. Dowel : PEG
13. Swallows greedily : GULPS
18. Fortas and Vigoda : ABES
19. M. Zola : EMILE
20. Household god : LAR
21. Gluck products : OPERAS
23. Make a start : GETTOFIRSTBASE
26. One of the weasels : ERMINE
27. Powell and Steber : ELEANORS
28. Change type : RESET
29. Tulsan, e.g. : SOONER
30. Wed.'s predecessor : TUES
31. Type of belt : SEAT
32. A London suburb : ACTON
34. ___ up (gives info to) : WISES
37. Opposite of dynamic : STATIC
39. Area of potential trouble : HOTSPOT
43. Titles of courtesy: Abbr. : ESQS
44. Two-reel movie : SHORT
46. West Indian Indians : CARIBS
48. General Eaker : IRA
49. Viral infection : FLU
50. Gas: Comb. form : AERI
51. Singer Simone : NINA
52. Merkel and O'Connor : UNAS
53. North Sea feeder : TEES
55. Have a bull session : BATAROUND
59. Stains : TINCTS
61. Jimmy and Gloria : STEWARTS
63. Anglo-Saxon slaves : ESNES
64. Titter or snicker : TEHEE
65. Dyer's "Your Erroneous ___" : ZONES
66. Insults : SLAPS
67. Fatten : FLESH
69. Antigone's uncle : CREON
71. Ear of grain : SPIKE
72. Constraining : COERCIVE
75. River horses, for short : HIPPOS
77. Type of accident : HITANDRUN
79. Aural : OTIC
80. Escapees from Pandora : ILLS
81. Role for Oland or Toler : CHAN
83. ___ Reekie (Edinburgh) : AULD
84. Overly : TOO
85. ___ culpa : MEA
86. Tool for smoothing plaster : TROWEL
88. Hair plait : TRESS
89. Cartoonist Lazarus : MELL
90. Souls or minds : PSYCHES
92. Trigonometry term : SECANT
94. Less desirable : WORSE
95. Chopped : HEWED
97. Units of acceleration : GALS
98. Flock talk : BAAS
100. Collect in condensed form : ADSORB
103. Aptly named 19th-century novelist : READE
105. Trust : RELIANCE
109. Smallest quantities : MINIMA
110. Ridic : OUTINLEFTFIELD
112. At the tip : APICAL
113. Galena, e.g. : ORE
114. Prohibited : TABOO
115. Steep, rugged rock : CRAG
116. Relieve : SPELL
117. Virginia Clemm's bridegroom : POE
118. Sexist social gatherings : STAGS
119. "___ Came Running": J. Jones : SOME
1. Judicious : SAGE
2. Explorer Tasman : ABEL
3. Entertain : FETE
4. Shaker Heights sights : ESTATES
5. "Roxana" author : DEFOE
6. Eastern bigwigs : EMIRS
7. Sapins : FIRS
8. Trio in Lilliput : ELS
9. Flag-lowering ceremony : RETREAT
10. Flexible : PLASTIC
11. Slacken : EASE
12. Actress Nissen : GRETA
13. ___ for (defends) : GOESTOBAT
14. Eradicates : UPROOTS
15. Slot-machine items : LEMONS
16. School exec. : PRIN
17. Sensible : SANE
22. Sun. talk : SER
24. Blame : ONUS
25. Habitual path : BEAT
31. Narrow channel : STRIA
33. Rap : CHIN
34. Warp crossers : WEFTS
35. Key : ISLET
36. Pressure of a sort : SQUEEZEPLAY
37. Classes : SORTS
38. Film-festival site : CANNES
40. Substitute in an emergency : PINCHHITTER
41. Speak pompously : ORATE
42. Demi follower : TASSE
44. Buffalo hockey pro : SABRE
45. Excites : HEATS
47. Disencumbers : RIDS
52. An arm of a worldwide org. : UNESCO
54. Pounces upon : SWOOPS
56. Turned a lamp back on : RELIT
57. Major Japanese seaport : OSAKA
58. Release : UNPEN
60. Passage for Pompey : ITER
62. ___ Hegirae : ANNO
66. Book parts : SPINES
67. Soils : FOULS
68. Imparts : LENDS
69. J. Fred Muggs : CHIMP
70. Gets one's dander up : RILES
71. Famed Fabian : SHAW
72. Vinegar container : CRUET
73. Stringed instruments : VIOLS
74. René's school : ECOLE
76. Nut : SCREWBALL
78. Mends : DARNS
82. Sprinkle : HOSE
86. Type of underwear : THERMAL
87. Heir : LEGATEE
88. Natural endowments : TALENTS
89. Inlays of tiles or stones : MOSAICS
91. Superior : CHOICE
93. Moslem magistrate : CADI
94. Stray bit : WAIF
96. Wilt; flag : DROOP
98. Puzzle : BEFOG
99. Choir group : ALTOS
100. Japanese woman diver : AMA
101. Uses snuff : DIPS
102. Minx : SNIP
104. Large kangaroo : EURO
105. Midianite king : REBA
106. Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus : NERO
107. Cherrystone, e.g. : CLAM
108. Advantage : EDGE
111. Long.'s partner : LAT

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