SOUND EFFECTS

New York Times, Sunday, May 22, 1983

Author:Derrick C. Niederman
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 585 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 109, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 13, XRef: 2
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Voracious S.A. fish : CARIBE
7. Fellows : CHAPS
12. Tortures : WRACKS
18. He has pressing problems : IRONER
19. Byron lass : LEILA
20. Columbo's garb : RAINCOAT
22. Napoleon at St. Helena? : ONEMANBANNED
24. Protective covering : ARMATURE
25. Jacob's brother : ESAU
26. Utah's ___ Mountains : UINTA
27. Willie of boxing fame : PEP
28. Born : NEE
29. Puget Sound port : TACOMA
31. With 98 Down, 1974 Wimbledon winner : CHRIS
34. Colliery roof : ASTEL
36. Regal : QUEENLY
39. Preseason? : AHEADOFTHYME
41. Coffee container : URN
42. Director Jules : DASSIN
45. Keelbill : ANI
46. Marine hazard : REEF
47. Faulkner's "___ Dying" : ASILAY
49. Nero's lang. : LAT
50. Shows compassion : PITIES
52. Fitting : APT
55. Worship : ADORE
56. H.R.E. ruler: 962–73 : OTHO
58. Wall Street org. : NYSE
59. Bedouin, e.g. : ARAB
60. Yell : CRY
61. Wheel stoppers : TRIGS
63. Like Venus de Milo : ARMLESS
65. Forbidden : TABOO
68. 100% pure beef? : WHOLLYCOW
71. Columnist Stewart : ALSOP
72. One who scatters things : STREWER
74. Tanglewood locale : LENOX
75. Expert : PRO
76. Devoid of interest : ARID
77. Blackstone's subjects : LAWS
80. "Babaoua" author : DALI
81. Light-greenish colors : AQUAS
84. Disencumber : RID
85. Greek beginnings : ALPHAS
87. Pea dwelling : POD
88. A spice : NUTMEG
90. Canter's cousin : LOPE
92. Equal: Comb. form : ISO
93. Prompt a blessing : SNEEZE
95. "Ten thousand saw ___ a glance": Wordsworth : IAT
96. I.L.A. influence? : PIERPRESSURE
100. "Gosh!" : JEEPERS
102. Little sketch of a sort : INSET
103. Auto-engine category : VTYPE
104. Bob, for one : HAIRDO
106. A Udall : STU
107. ___ Air, Md. : BEL
108. Evil spirit : FIEND
110. Lett's neighbor : ESTH
113. Sassoon job : COIFFURE
116. Korean fish dish? : FILETOFSEOUL
119. Competitors : ENTRANTS
120. Slur over : ELIDE
121. Stand-in : DOUBLE
122. "___ is believing" : SEEING
123. Dr. J's alma mater : UMASS
124. "I have ___": King : ADREAM
1. A.F.L. partner : CIO
2. "Rule, Britannia" composer : ARNE
3. Homophone for rose : ROES
4. Prisoner : INMATE
5. Indian swain on the hunt? : BEAUANDARROW
6. Suffix with east or west : ERN
7. Prospector's deed : CLAIM
8. Reddish dye : HENNA
9. Start of a B'way title: 1978 : AINT
10. Braid : PLEACH
11. Woebegone : SAD
12. Twerp's cousin : WIMP
13. Genetic initials : RNA
14. Pretend : ACT
15. Local taxes? : COUNTYFARES
16. Hoopster who was once Lew : KAREEM
17. Henry ___ Commager : STEELE
20. Swiftness : RAPIDITY
21. "You ___ Lovely . . . ": Rodgers-Hart song : ARESO
23. Channel markers in harbors : BUOYS
30. Like some earth : CLAYEY
32. Jalopy : HEAP
33. Arrested : RANIN
34. Philippine tree : ATES
35. Pronoun for a doe : SHE
36. Sine ___ non : QUA
37. Major or Minor : URSA
38. Okla. city : ENID
39. Busy mound : ANTHILL
40. D.C. art gallery : FREER
43. Tree-dwelling animal : SLOTH
44. Physician: Comb. form : IATRO
48. Caused to go crazy : LOCOED
51. " . . . ere ___ Elba" : ISAW
53. El ___, Tex. : PASO
54. Recipe meas. : TBSP
57. Flirted with : OGLED
59. With maximum effort : ALLOUT
62. Neurons' point of contact : SYNAPSE
64. Turf-roofed shelter? : MARQUEEDESOD
65. Autocrat : TSAR
66. Longfellow's bell town : ATRI
67. Whence the reins came? : BRIDLESUITE
68. Shawl : WRAP
69. Sentence divider : COLON
70. Iron ___ : OXIDE
73. Viking great Carl ___ : ELLER
75. Armored, German style : PANZER
78. Train warnings : WHISTLES
79. Fresh : SASSY
82. French girlfriend : AMIE
83. Scorch : SEAR
85. Mtg. with a doctor : APPT
86. Thick fog : SOUP
89. Shipping wts. : GTS
91. Bauxite, e.g. : ORE
94. Mexican communal farmland : EJIDO
96. Fishy sign : PISCES
97. Chant : INTONE
98. See 31 Across : EVERT
99. Shoot over : REFILM
101. Affected person : POSEUR
104. Obeys : HEEDS
105. Starts playing poker : ANTES
107. Cask stopper : BUNG
109. Pelvic bones : ILIA
111. What "être" means : TOBE
112. Type of hoop or skirt : HULA
114. Pt. of T.G.I.F. : FRI
115. Strike out : FAN
116. Fire, in France : FEU
117. Agcy. watching provender and pills : FDA
118. Moon-vehicle unit : LEM

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