ODD JOBS

New York Times, Sunday, August 12, 1984

Author: Bert Rosenfield
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 529 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 126, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 14, XRef: 1
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© 1984, The New York Times
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1. Augusta invitee : MASTER
7. Dijon desserts : TARTES
13. Gabor and Lupescu : MAGDAS
19. Performs a canticle : INTONES
21. Lots : OCEANS
22. Old style love song : AMORET
23. Pitting machines : STONERS
24. What a candy farmer can do : MILKCHOCOLATE
26. What a Persian outfielder can do : SHAGRUGS
28. Female rabbit : DOE
29. Furbish : RENEW
30. Available : ONTAP
32. Teacher of Guarnieri : AMATI
35. Saunter : AMBLE
38. Russian writer Ehrenburg : ILYA
42. What an aerial broker can do : TRADEWINDS
45. ___ Tafari (Haile Selassie) : RAS
46. Challenge to climbers : MASSIF
49. Helps on 46 Across : COLS
50. "A short madness": Horace : ANGER
51. Calvin follower : IST
52. What the meat tailor did : PRESSEDHAM
54. Author Rand : AYN
55. "Too ___ be true" : GOODTO
57. Arens or Herzog : ISRAELI
58. American muralist : AHL
60. "___ body meet a body . . . ": J.C. Cross : IFA
62. Literary strife : AGON
63. Emulate Magnum : DETECT
66. Father of Theseus : AEGEUS
68. "Myth of Hercules" painter : RENI
69. Footlike part : PES
72. What an underwater gunner can do : SHELLFISH
74. Monsarrat's "The Cruel ___" : SEA
75. Singer Cantrell : LANA
77. ___ clay (frailty) : FEETOF
78. Costly strings, for short : STRADS
82. Historic periods : ERAS
83. Northumberland river : ALN
84. Anchor tackle : CAT
86. Enlighten : EDUCATE
90. Mariachi maven : ALPERT
92. Type : ILK
94. What an orchestral trapper can do : SNAREDRUMS
97. Imogene's co-star : SID
98. Basket fiber : ISTLE
100. Newman or Whiteman : PAUL
101. ___ a pin : NEATAS
102. Auction ender : EER
103. What a fish organizer can do : POOLSHARKS
105. Player who cuts the cards : PONE
106. Festoon : DRAPE
108. Contact-restoring device : RESET
109. Lady of a 1932 hit song : EADIE
113. Kind of jib or salami : GENOA
115. Accouter : ARM
117. What a judge can do in a saloon : BARFLIES
122. What a fruit squeezer can do : CHOKECHERRIES
127. Glacial deposit : MORAINE
128. Lady of Lérida : SENORA
129. Dimes, quarters, etc. : SPECIE
130. Burr and Hamilton, e.g. : ENEMIES
131. Levy : ASSESS
132. Bara, Pringle et al. : SIRENS
133. Adorn leatherwork : EMBOSS
1. Liberty or America : MISS
2. Literary coll. : ANTH
3. Periclean promenade : STOA
4. Chinese fraternity : TONG
5. Part of invierno : ENERO
6. "M*A*S*H" episode, now : RERUN
7. Fun-loving Rover Boy : TOM
8. Kind of rain : ACID
9. Inserts a fresh clip : RELOADS
10. "___ to your leader" : TAKEME
11. Abbr. with a check : ENC
12. Admonition to a cinema gabber : SSH
13. Nutmeg spice : MACE
14. Eavesdropper in Act III of "Aïda" : AMONASRO
15. Automaton : GOLEM
16. What an art engineer can do : DRAWBRIDGES
17. Biog. note for Plutarch : AET
18. Anne or Geneviève: Abbr. : STE
20. Upper-rank NCO : SSGT
25. Joint-sealing gasket : ORING
27. Ex-basketballer Sanders : SATCH
31. Malay sailer : PROA
33. Entitled to putt first : AWAY
34. Most unmusical : TINNIEST
36. "___ in is a rotten egg" : LASTONE
37. Locale of Tartu and Pärnu : ESTONIA
38. African warrior unit : IMPI
39. Gibbons of Malay : LARS
40. North Sea feeder : YSER
41. No. 1 Damascene : ASSAD
43. Miss Rubens of the silents : ALMA
44. Painter of the ballet : DEGAS
47. Thoughtful phrase : ISEE
48. Perceived : FELT
53. Kind of fuel : DIESEL
54. Beth's preceder : ALEF
56. Crab catcher : OAR
59. "___ loaf is better . . . " : HALFA
61. Tyrant : FUHRER
64. Bedspread fabric : CHENILLE
65. Offensive in 1968 news : TET
67. Pvt. and cpl., e.g. : GIS
69. Gratified : PLEASED
70. Previously : EARLIER
71. What a monstrous photographer can do : SNAPDRAGONS
73. Cowlick, e.g. : LOCK
76. Enzyme : ASE
77. Borgnine movie role : FATSO
79. Yemeni seaport : ADEN
80. Toff, U.S. style : DUDE
81. Discard : SCRAP
85. Autocrat : TSAR
87. Erskine or Durant : AUTO
88. D.C. agent : TMAN
89. Sum, ___, fui . . . : ESSE
91. Maturative agents : RIPENERS
93. Minus : LESS
95. SANE concern : NUKE
96. Preakness winner: 1942 : ALSAB
99. O.T. first five : TORAH
100. Munsel or Lumumba : PATRICE
104. Auditor : HEARER
107. Sri Lanka export : PEKOE
110. ___ Joan Sutherland : DAME
111. Perfume ingredient : IRONE
112. Violinist Zimbalist : EFREM
114. Wood sorrels : OCAS
116. Chow or lo ___ : MEIN
118. Paschal ___ : LAMB
119. Year in Louis the Fat's reign : IIIO
120. Endings for ethyl and butyl : ENES
121. Org. meeting : SESS
122. Monogram of 1861 : CSA
123. "For ___ a jolly good . . . " : HES
124. Ar–tee connection : ESS
125. Initials at Troy, N.Y. : RPI
126. French possessive : SES

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