PEOPLE YOU CAN COUNT ON

New York Times, Sunday, July 10, 1983

Author:J. Samuel Smart
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 92, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { Z }, Scrabble score: 717 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 153, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 15, XRef: 0
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. RICH MAN : MIDAS
6. Member of the lily family : ALOE
10. Indian mountain pass : GHAT
14. U.S.S.R. river : URAL
18. Betel palm : ARECA
19. Lymnaeid : SNAIL
20. Deep-sea diving pioneer : BEEBE
21. Cordial flavoring : ANISE
22. DOCTOR : HENRYJEKYLL
24. CHIEF : RODERICKDHU
26. Resident of Green Gables : ANNE
27. "Gasoline ___" : ALLEY
28. Twilled fabric : SERGE
29. Word with scandal or iron : MONGER
30. Marshal at Waterloo : NEY
31. Steve Ovett is one : MILER
32. Milieu for Drew : STAGE
33. More agile : SPRIER
34. Eastern Europeans : POLES
35. Italian violinmaker : AMATI
36. Concerning : ANENT
37. Less impassioned : SOBERER
40. SAILOR : ENOCHARDEN
42. Calloway : CAB
45. Acknowledged : AVOWED
46. Furniture stuffing : FLOCK
47. Phone button : HOLD
48. Shade of blue : YALE
49. Defamation : LIBEL
50. Shoot randomly : PLINK
51. Spin : TWIRL
53. Cuttlefish ink : SEPIA
54. Thrice minus twice : ONCE
55. Reputed to be : SAID
56. Without, in Würzburg : OHNE
57. Photographic equipment : PLATES
58. For each : PER
59. One of an identical pair : TWEEDLEDEE
63. Au ___ (in the know) : COURANT
64. Concurs : AGREES
67. Bucolic : RURAL
68. Graduates : ALUMNI
69. Kind of tire : RETREAD
71. LAWYER : PERRYMASON
73. Snooze : NAP
76. Go over : EXCEED
77. Scottish hillside : BRAE
78. Take care of : MIND
79. London gallery : TATE
80. Region south of the Sahara : SAHEL
81. "If seven ___ . . . " : MAIDS
82. Hammett detective : SPADE
84. Western lake : TAHOE
85. Leave out : OMIT
86. Poet Teasdale : SARA
87. "I ___ Freedom": Kravchenko : CHOSE
88. Useful metallic element : COBALT
89. A period from late Apr. to late Oct. : DST
90. THIEF : PROMETHEUS
93. Carp : QUIBBLE
94. Whence sherry comes : SPAIN
96. Thin layer : SHEET
97. Daisy Mae, to Li'l Abner : PURTY
98. Van Gogh's "The Potato ___" : EATERS
100. ___ as a beet : ASRED
101. Integuments : ARILS
102. BEGGARMAN : PEW
105. Sudden : ABRUPT
106. Sully : SMEAR
107. Cardamom, e.g. : SPICE
108. Drink used in Vedic rituals : SOMA
109. SOLDIER : TOMMYATKINS
111. DOCTOR : JOHNHWATSON
113. Königsberger ___ (German meatball) : KLOPS
114. Hoisting machine : WINCH
115. Kramden's mate : ALICE
116. Sudra or Vaisya : CASTE
117. Unsubstantial : AIRY
118. Sioux : OTOE
119. Style : MODE
120. At bay : TREED
1. U.S. naval historian : MAHAN
2. "Goodnight, ___" : IRENE
3. Actor Reginald ___ : DENNY
4. Measure of area : ACRE
5. Shakespearean lord : SAY
6. Tarsi : ANKLES
7. Section of a cake : LAYER
8. Unctuous : OILY
9. Old cloth measure : ELL
10. Brown girl : GEORGIA
11. Ambiguous statement : HEDGE
12. Busy as ___ : ABEE
13. Atlas abbr. : TER
14. Ravel : UNKNIT
15. Hogback : RIDGE
16. Jacob's eighth son : ASHER
17. Their, in Tours : LEUR
19. Vendor : SELLER
20. Slight breeze : BREATH
21. Squirrel's tidbit : ACORN
23. In the calaboose : JAILED
25. Loom in the future : IMPEND
28. Arrangement of chips : STACK
31. Edible mushroom : MOREL
32. Loose outer garment : SMOCK
33. Fish-line attachment : SNELL
34. Flycatcher : PEWEE
35. Presently : ANON
36. Revere : ADORE
37. Shropshire : SALOP
38. Sheeplike : OVINE
39. POOR MAN : BOBCRATCHIT
40. Suppress : ELIDE
41. ESP pioneer : RHINE
42. SAILOR : CAPTAINAHAB
43. Peregrine : ALIEN
44. Aesop character : BEAST
46. Moves swiftly : FLIES
48. Long : YEARN
50. Handled clumsily : PAWED
51. "He who can call ___ his own": Dryden : TODAY
52. Submerge; engulf : WHELM
53. Urban-renewal target : SLUM
55. Stand one in good ___ : STEAD
57. Use a pestle : POUND
60. Angst : DREAD
61. Inveigles : LURES
62. Go wrong : ERR
63. Genetic duplicate : CLONE
65. Welcome : GREET
66. Scottish dance : REEL
68. Stage direction : ASIDE
69. Fix up the lawn : RESOD
70. Profs' concoctions : EXAMS
71. Cassandra's father : PRIAM
72. Collect : AMASS
74. Coral isle : ATOLL
75. Calvin of the P.G.A. : PEETE
77. Magnate : BARON
79. Watered silk : TABBY
81. One of three Dutch painters : MARIS
82. He wrote "Muhammad Ali" : SHEED
83. Sulk : POUT
84. "Sous les ___ de Paris," René Clair film : TOITS
86. Ancient capital of Laconia : SPARTA
87. Joy : CHEER
88. Shore bird : CURLEW
91. Basic nature : ESSENCE
92. Beat : THRASH
93. ___ Lorraine : QUICHE
94. Short and thick : STUMPY
95. Restoration recorder : PEPYS
97. Fine fellow : PRINCE
98. Mezzo-soprano in "Dos Carlos" : EBOLI
99. Protection : ARMOR
100. ___ acids : AMINO
101. Plant pest : APHID
102. Hustlers after rustlers : POSSE
103. Ham it up : EMOTE
104. Dwindled : WANED
105. Aleutian island : ATKA
106. Short play : SKIT
107. Finale in flight training : SOLO
108. Betelgeuse, for one : STAR
110. Company, proverbially : TWO
111. Obstruct : JAM
112. Pretend : ACT

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