HUMAN EQUATIONS

New York Times, Sunday, May 8, 1983

Author: Elaine Schorr
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 541 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 119, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Light source : LAMP
5. Corolla component : PETAL
10. Latin-lesson word : AMAT
14. Malcontent : CRAB
18. Upolu town : APIA
19. Petrarch's beloved : LAURA
20. Stephen V. or William R. : BENET
22. Berg's unfinished opera : LULU
23. Where Mae and Irving meet : WESTBERLIN
25. Author and actor take on a builder : STONEMASON
27. Fit for a silo : STORABLE
28. Unfledged : GREEN
30. In sets : SORTED
31. Raises the hackles : IRES
32. Horned creature : ELAND
33. Make a case of it : SUE
34. Sported : HADON
37. Odorous : OLENT
38. Newsy : EVENTFUL
43. Entity : UNIT
44. Artist and historian stimulate growth : VANDYKEBEARD
47. Oft passed bill : ONE
48. Deps. : STAS
49. Arrow poison : INEE
50. Sea creature : ORCA
51. A noncom : MSGT
52. Kipling title : KIM
53. Minnie and Asa form colorful combo : PEARLGRAY
57. Attack : SETAT
58. Pasture pealer : COWBELL
61. Sister of Ares : ERIS
62. Fish workers : SCALERS
64. Bête ___ : NOIRE
65. Bligh's "Halt!" : AVAST
66. Less rubicund : PALER
67. Eos or Aurora : GODDESS
69. Couple : LINK
70. Pasadena coll. : CALTECH
72. Like Dracula's countenance : ASHEN
73. George and Gale cause turbulence : SANDSTORM
75. On the ___ (busy) : HOP
77. Gun or actress : STEN
78. Egyptian queen of gods : SATI
80. Palm part : HEEL
81. Beget : SIRE
82. Actress Zadora : PIA
83. Ruth and Billie attend spectacle : ROMANHOLIDAY
87. Lohengrin's love : ELSA
88. Heavy of heart : SADDENED
90. Jesse or Buck : OWENS
91. U.S.M.A. member : CADET
92. Garb for a Bedouin : ABA
93. Kind of preview : SNEAK
94. What a caesura indicates : STOP
96. Official seal : SIGNET
99. Cather's "___ Lady" : ALOST
100. ___ to (woo) : PAYCOURT
104. Painter and botanist employ artisan : WOODCARVER
106. Monty and O. Henry summon up hotel attendant : HALLPORTER
108. Brittany's patron saint : ANNE
109. Range : SCOPE
110. School, in Savoie : ECOLE
111. Toodle-oo : TATA
112. Braddock's 1935 opponent : BAER
113. Compulsory bet : ANTE
114. Tied the knot again : REWED
115. Noah's heir : SHEM
1. Mosaic contribution : LAWS
2. In ___ (miffed) : APET
3. Hatred: Comb. form : MISO
4. New England eleven : PATRIOTS
5. U.S.N.A. beginner : PLEBE
6. Some H.L. members : EARLS
7. Marsh plant : TULE
8. "Exodus" name : ARI
9. Aeronautical pioneer : LANGLEY
10. ___ reo (defendant not present) : ABSENTE
11. Apportioned : METED
12. In a bit : ANON
13. Downing St. number : TEN
14. Bordeaux libation : CLARET
15. "Too much rest is ___": Scott : RUST
16. Medicinal herb : ALOE
17. Confederation : BUND
21. Small piece of tile : TESSERA
24. Place for a dance : BARN
26. Anthill : MOUND
29. File's partner : RANK
32. Kind of berry : ELDER
34. Ear covering : HUSK
35. Gambado : ANTIC
36. Neil and Edith come to Oahu sight : DIAMONDHEAD
37. "Love Story" actor : ONEAL
38. Like the start of "Hamlet" : EERY
39. Household implement, for short : VAC
40. Stephen and Julia take in waif : FOSTERCHILD
41. He wrote "FBI": 1976 : UNGAR
42. Riga people : LETTS
44. Ophidians : VIPERS
45. Anoints, old style : ANELES
46. Gasconade : BOAST
51. Battle royal : MELEE
54. "Rosemary's Baby" author : LEVIN
55. Ten C-notes : GRAND
56. Gambles : RISKS
57. Pungent humor : SALT
59. Chief Teutonic god : WODEN
60. ___-aimé (beloved) : BIEN
62. " . . . Can You ___ Dime?" : SPAREA
63. With serenity : CALMLY
65. Actor Delon : ALAIN
67. Expressions of shock : GASPS
68. Whence Pompey sailed : OSTIA
70. Some B.A. earners : COEDS
71. Percheron or Houyhnhnm : HORSE
73. African village : STAD
74. Cerebrate : THINK
76. Turf for fuel : PEAT
78. "Moonlight," etc. : SONATAS
79. Soul, in Sèvres : AME
81. Tampico and Vigo : SEAPORTS
83. Medieval instrument : REBEC
84. One who is feted : HONOREE
85. Is beholden to : OWES
86. Tan : LEATHER
89. Riser during a conniption : DANDER
91. Hepburn role : COCO
93. Siestaed : SLEPT
94. Pension room : SALLE
95. Used the black keys : TYPED
96. Mop : SWAB
97. Inner Hebrides island : IONA
98. Carried away : GONE
99. Rugby's river : AVON
100. Stag gang, e.g. : PLOW
101. Joseph Smith's state : UTAH
102. Part of the epidermis : RETE
103. Vehicle going into an adit : TRAM
105. NBC's parent : RCA
107. Connors coup : ACE

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