SOUNDS FAMILIAR

New York Times, Sunday, July 31, 1983

Author:Jim Modney
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { F J Q }, Scrabble score: 556 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 138, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. West Coast naval air base : ALAMEDA
8. Absquatulates : SCATS
13. Worthless rock, in mining : GANGUE
19. Lets down one's hair : RELAXES
20. Ace place : COURT
21. Quercus fruit : ACORNS
22. What analgesics are to pain : KILLERS
23. Frenzied regattas on the Shannon? : WILDIRISHROWS
25. Hide : SECRETE
27. Unseats : DEPOSES
28. Episcopacy : SEE
29. In re : ASTO
31. Flanders river : YSER
32. SANE targets : NUKES
33. Antiwar demonstrators' org. : SDS
34. Koala ___ : BEAR
35. Vapor : STEAM
38. ___ diem : PER
39. Drivel : PAP
41. Horse's armor : BARDES
44. Cookie-jar pilferer : SNEAK
46. Pendergast partisan, e.g. : DEMOCRAT
50. Declare : ASSERT
51. Like Schönberg's early work : TONAL
53. Statue spot : ALCOVE
54. Smashing events : RIOTS
57. Peter of the 88's : NERO
58. Fabulous : AESOPIC
59. Benign bump on the skin : WEN
62. Violinist Morini : ERIKA
64. More like the Magi : SAGER
66. Ruler ousted on Jan. 16, 1979 : SHAH
67. Lode finds : ORES
69. The Dark Ages? : KNIGHTTIMES
72. Place for a chapeau : TETE
73. English poet laureate: 1715–18 : ROWE
74. Assyrian chief deity : ASHUR
75. With full force : AMAIN
77. Turner or Sorensen : TED
78. Checkmates, in a way : STYMIES
81. Seasoned : AGED
83. "Ragged Dick" author : ALGER
85. Package-deal features : TIEINS
86. Schliemann find : SHERD
88. Comical TV show : HEEHAW
92. Routs : SCATTERS
95. Square one : START
97. A vacuum tube : TRIODE
98. Maxwell's cousin : REO
99. Prefix with cycle or form : UNI
101. React to the heat : SWEAT
103. Icky stuff : GLOP
104. Rheine's river : EMS
106. Grafters' items : CIONS
108. Others, to Octavian : ALII
110. Raven's haven : NEST
111. Like Leroy Brown : BAD
112. Prussian nobleman's glass : MONOCLE
114. ___ boy (Mel Ott) : MCGRAWS
116. Times to put one's foot down? : BRAKINGPOINTS
119. Closes again : RESEALS
122. Lipase or amylase : ENZYME
123. Hard red wheat : EMMER
124. Takes a breath : INHALES
125. Transferred property legally : DEEDED
126. Poet Lizette Woodworth ___ : REESE
127. Dixon or Leek : SEERESS
1. Focus of a Spielberg thriller : ARK
2. Pearl Harbor remembrance : LEI
3. Athletes' athletes : ALLSTARS
4. Special delivery from a dating service? : MALEORDER
5. Boardroom biggy : EXEC
6. Orangeman's city : DERRY
7. Size up : ASSESS
8. ___-fi : SCI
9. Something easy to catch : COLD
10. "The Age of Anxiety" poet : AUDEN
11. Leave without a leg to stand on : TRIPUP
12. Caressed : STROKED
13. Range fuels : GASES
14. Leipzig laments : ACHS
15. Eur. land : NOR
16. Wall Streeter predicting pay dirt? : GROSSPROPHET
17. Not hitched : UNWED
18. Slalom path : ESSES
23. Common contraction : WERENT
24. Rhone tributary : ISERE
26. Asian holidays : TETS
29. Swedish rock group : ABBA
30. " . . . snarled and yelping ___": T. S. Eliot : SEAS
36. Long long time : AEON
37. Where parades are held to lionize heroes? : MANESTREETS
39. Ward heelers : POLS
40. Greet abruptly : ACCOST
42. Feeder of Maumee Bay : ERIE
43. Voiceless bird : STORK
45. Unit of fineness for gold : KARAT
47. Fannie follower : MAE
48. Emulate Howard Hughes : AVIATE
49. Dotty : TECHED
52. Collected sayings of Christ : LOGIA
55. Turner and Louise : TINAS
56. What a kanone does : SKIS
58. Of a region : AREAL
59. Defeats : WORSTS
60. X-rated : EROTIC
61. Holiday hangover? : NEWYEARSDAZE
63. Istanbul brass : AGHAS
65. Madame Bovary : EMMA
68. Babylonian or Phoenician : SEMITE
70. Downs and Carey : HUGHS
71. Tour highlight : SIGHT
76. Poetic negative : NEER
79. Involved with : INTO
80. Compass pt. : ESE
82. Type of poker : DRAW
84. King's waterproof coat? : REIGNWEAR
87. Oneirocritics' field : DREAMS
89. Quantity bargain at a donut shop? : HOLESALE
90. Fusses : ADOS
91. Cried : WEPT
93. Regretting : RUING
94. Juicy-tidbit seeker : SNOOPER
96. Powder-puff covering : TALC
100. Outgo's opposite : INCOME
102. Baghdad's river : TIGRIS
104. Waned : EBBED
105. W.W. I pivotal battle : MARNE
106. Shaped tires : CONED
107. Hypocrite in "Little Orphan Annie" : SLIME
109. Actress Rich : IRENE
112. Marceau, e.g. : MIME
113. Chemical suffixes : ENES
115. Davis Cup captain : ASHE
117. Shakespeare contemporary : KYD
118. Uno + uno + uno : TRE
120. Guitarist Paul : LES
121. Draft agcy. : SSS

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