ALPHABETIC CLANS

New York Times, Sunday, July 17, 1983

Author: Tap Osborn
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 599 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 133, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 5
Tap Osborn has 110 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1983, The New York Times
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1. Plagiarize : CRIB
5. Sock exchange : SCRAP
10. Unisonally : ASONE
15. Counterfeit : SHAM
19. This may have an aglet : LACE
20. Forgo : WAIVE
21. Composer Anderson : LEROY
22. Foofaraw : TODO
23. Davises : AJEFFERSONBBETTECOWEN
27. Event for Figaro : MARRIAGE
28. De Soto or Hudson : AUTO
29. Far from popular : HATED
30. Occupied with : INTO
31. Nickname of a famous warship : BIGMO
33. Précis : EPITOME
35. Skirmish : MELEE
38. Tops : AONE
39. King, for one : ALAN
40. Johnsons : ALYNDONBWALTERCSAMUEL
49. Lampshade wearer : CARD
50. Physician from Pergamum : GALEN
51. Induct : ADMIT
52. Lapse, in Lisbon : ERRO
53. Queen before Sofia : ENA
54. Orchard product : CIDER
55. Cold : ALGID
56. Lips : LABIA
57. Actuate : MOVE
58. Harry's backup man : ALBEN
59. Legislate : ENACT
60. Washingtons : ABOOKERTBGEORGECDINAH
67. One of the Starrs : BELLE
68. Charged : RANAT
69. Get out of control : RAGE
70. Colliery accesses : ADITS
71. Korean port : PUSAN
72. Set a value on : PRICE
74. Former chess champ : TAL
77. Sheltered nook : COVE
78. Stud : JOIST
79. Ice-cream flavor : PEACH
80. Cleaning agent : SODA
81. Williamses : ATENNESSEEBESTHERCTED
85. Grist for Cholly : ITEM
86. Enfilade : RAKE
87. O. Henry device : IRONY
88. Barbarians : SAVAGES
92. Like a kook : FLAKY
94. One of the Trimurti : SIVA
96. Figure of speech : TROPE
97. Decapod's weapon : CLAW
98. Lounged clumsily : SPRAWLED
102. Russells : ABILLBCHARLESCLILLIAN
107. Nevus : MOLE
108. Defeat : UPEND
109. Wild calla, e.g. : AROID
110. Differently : ELSE
111. Maraud : PREY
112. Awkward : GAWKY
113. Gloves for Fish and Cerone : MITTS
114. Legislative body : DIET
1. Stolid one : CLAM
2. Prince in Punjab : RAJA
3. Culinary specialist : ICER
4. Help : BEFRIEND
5. Diaphoresis, commonly : SWEAT
6. Freight : CARGO
7. Happen : RISE
8. Macao coin : AVO
9. Swan or hutch : PEN
10. Beatles' "Abbey Road," e.g. : ALBUM
11. Take care of : SEETO
12. "___ take arms . . . ": Hamlet : ORTO
13. Gershwin's "But ___ for Me" : NOT
14. Cyclone center : EYE
15. Ermine, at times : STOAT
16. Book genre : HOWTO
17. Revoke a legacy : ADEEM
18. Pierre's world : MONDE
24. Amerced : FINED
25. Roll : BAGEL
26. Henry Luce's birthplace : CHINA
31. Leafy retreat : BOWER
32. ___ instant (immediately) : INAN
33. Heston film: 1961 : ELCID
34. Kind of master : PAST
35. A spice : MACE
36. Joie de vivre : ELAN
37. Constellation for Orpheus : LYRA
38. Qualified : ABLE
39. Cold-war activity : ARMING
41. Gothic arch : OGIVE
42. D.C. gadfly : NADER
43. Lyle or Nita : TALBOT
44. Gardener's tool : EDGER
45. Selfish person : MEANIE
46. Papal name : URBAN
47. Heath : ERICA
48. Reluctant : LOATH
54. Fountain drinks : COKES
55. " . . . ___ and hungry look" : ALEAN
56. Shelf : LEDGE
57. Liquefied by heat : MOLTEN
58. Paternal kinsman : AGNATE
60. Philippine fiber : ABACA
61. Make spangly : BEDOT
62. Oil source : OLIVE
63. Obvious fact : TRUISM
64. ___-Terre, Guadeloupe capital : BASSE
65. Segal or Fromm : ERICH
66. Hide away : CACHE
71. Propounds : POSES
72. Bothersome : PESKY
73. Chastise : RATE
74. Dog that went to Oz : TOTO
75. Arabian seaport : ADEN
76. Windermere, e.g. : LADY
78. Leap by Massine : JETE
79. Maximum : PEAK
80. Hastily recorded : SCRAWLED
82. Bruce of films : NIGEL
83. Donnybrook : BRAWL
84. Giant, to a Dodger : RIVAL
88. Semipostal, for one : STAMP
89. Ann ___, Mich. : ARBOR
90. Cotton fabric : VOILE
91. Fictional Bostonian : APLEY
92. Type of steak : FLANK
93. Fat : LARDY
94. Alley woe : SPLIT
95. Crocus and gladiolus : IRIDS
97. Masticate : CHEW
98. Watt or Adam Smith : SCOT
99. Actress Damita : LILI
100. Smooth : EASE
101. Fishing device : DNET
103. Flaw : BUG
104. Auditor, for short : CPA
105. Greek W.W. II resistance movement : EAM
106. ___ Lanka : SRI

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