HANKY-PANKY

New York Times, Sunday, July 25, 1982

Author:Alex F. Black
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 77, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 545 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 1
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Prestige : STATUS
7. Minuscule : ATOMIC
13. Look : APPEAR
19. Bearlike : URSINE
20. Sardou play : FEDORA
21. ___ Beach, S.C. : MYRTLE
22. Bilbao bottles : BASQUESFLASKS
24. Melancholy merino : BLUEEWE
26. Stead : LIEU
27. Most precious : RAREST
28. Lowest Laconian : HELOT
30. Séance sound : RAP
31. Author Hammond : INNES
33. Peat source : BOG
34. Chased woman : SIREN
35. Ooze : MIRE
36. Showcase for a Pavarotti : MET
37. Oriental ship : CHINALINER
41. Electronic device : DIODE
42. McMahon and Asner : EDS
43. Unpaid sitter : AUNT
44. Gas-company customers : USERS
45. Marriage notice : BANNS
46. Dreary in Dundee : DREE
47. Pilaster : ANTA
48. Pop : SODA
49. Box : SPAR
52. Jack/Giant dialogue : STALKTALK
55. One of Jubal's inventions : HARP
59. Pointer : ARROW
61. Pâtisserie item : TARTE
62. Grande or Bravo : RIO
63. Mystery writer's award : EDGAR
64. Pitcher at Monmouth : MOLLY
65. Border lake : ERIE
66. "___ is the spur . . . " : FAME
67. Adriatic feeder : PIAVE
68. White poplar : ABELE
69. Old Caen coin : ECU
70. Turns : SLUES
71. Flips in a chip : ANTES
72. Let : RENT
73. Reading for 46 Down : GNOMETOME
75. Fish dish : EELS
76. Regrets : RUES
78. Zhivago's mistress : LARA
79. Fellow like Othello : MOOR
82. Teatime treat : SCONE
84. Like London in 1666 : AFIRE
86. Belts : BOPS
87. Little, to Burns : SMA
90. Abzug or Spewack : BELLA
91. Cuts family ties : BOOTSROOTS
93. Chum : PAL
94. "Life is ___!" : REAL
95. On the qui vive : ALERT
97. Neighbor of Que. : ONT
98. Bitter : ACERB
100. Trainee: Abbr. : APP
101. Rage onstage : EMOTE
102. Starr player : PACKER
105. Elihu's U. : YALE
106. Headgear attachment : CAPFLAP
108. Rainwear buyer : SLICKERPICKER
111. Cio-Cio-San, e.g. : GEISHA
112. Restricting rope : TETHER
113. Special gift : TALENT
114. Bevin or Seton : ERNEST
115. Wimsey's creator : SAYERS
116. Nocturnal noises : SNORES
1. "We can make our lives ___" : SUBLIME
2. Worked out for a bout : TRAINED
3. Says yes : ASSENTS
4. Tiny pest: Fr. : TIQUE
5. Burmese statesman : UNU
6. Divination is his vocation : SEER
7. Offend : AFFRONT
8. Caucasian wagon : TELEGA
9. Harem rooms : ODAS
10. Part of M.V.P. : MOST
11. Vex : IRK
12. Drum out : CASHIER
13. Padnag : AMBLE
14. Faulkner novel : PYLON
15. Balkan boundary river : PRUT
16. Printemps follower : ETE
17. Eagle depicted in heraldry : ALERION
18. Bounties : REWARDS
23. Port Arthur's lake : SABINE
25. Rapier's cousin : EPEE
29. Makes mistakes : ERRS
32. Hilum : SCAR
34. Sly guy : SNEAK
35. Bird feeder : MINAHDINER
38. Vietnamese city : HUE
39. Crescent-shaped : LUNATE
40. Cordage fiber : ISTLE
41. Palindrome for pater : DAD
45. Dutch-born U.S. author : BOK
46. Funny Scandinavian creature : DROLLTROLL
47. Family room, Roman style : ATRIUM
48. Kin of bullaces : SLOES
49. Visayan island : SAMAR
50. Investigate : PROBE
51. "Stormy Weather" composer : ARLEN
52. Flesh: Comb. form : SARCO
53. Shock : TRAUMA
54. Evangelist McPherson : AIMEE
56. Type type : AGATE
57. Fray, in a way : RAVEL
58. Basketball tactic : PRESS
60. Forked shape : WYE
61. Youthful years : TEENS
63. Waste watchers: Abbr. : EPA
66. City in Brazil : FLORES
70. Square one : START
73. Order to Dobbin : GEE
74. "Felix Holt" author : ELIOT
77. "Faerie Queene" heroine : UNA
79. More debatable : MOOTER
80. Pick : OPT
81. Greek peak : OSSA
82. Cause of losing by oozing : SEEPAGE
83. Bell part : CLAPPER
84. Give a leg up to a yegg : ABET
85. Smokey's preserves : FORESTS
86. Daft : BONKERS
87. Tris or Tip : SPEAKER
88. "Lilli ___" : MARLENE
89. Camus and Finney : ALBERTS
90. Bric-a-___ : BRAC
92. J.F.K.'s favorite chair : ROCKER
95. Nanchang nannies : AMAHS
96. Steady Eddie of baseball : LOPAT
99. Circle: Comb. form : CYCLO
101. Different : ELSE
102. Compassion : PITY
103. Molar malady : ACHE
104. Accts. : RPTS
107. Alewife's appendage : FIN
109. Where cows browse : LEA
110. John, to Jock : IAN

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