BIO-SYNTHESIS

New York Times, Sunday, August 15, 1982

Author: Louis Baron
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 563 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 121, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 13, XRef: 1
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Llama's milieu : ANDES
6. N.D. Indian : ARIKARA
13. Card game : CANASTA
20. Zangwill's bio of Bessemer? : THEMELTINGPOT
22. Unrepeated venture : ONESHOT
23. Audie Murphy's bio of Orpheus? : TOHELLANDBACK
24. Flying object : MACHINE
25. "___ Time," 1921 song : ANY
26. Become one : MERGE
27. Irish: Abbr. : HIB
29. Short stalks : STIPES
30. Ustinov's bio of Zsa Zsa? : DEARME
32. Property seizer : LIENOR
35. Goddess of early risers : EOS
36. Gossip : DIRT
38. Rabbi in "Winterset" : ESDRAS
40. Rabat suburb : SLA
41. What a d.a. needs : PRF
42. Provo native : UTAHAN
44. "Abdul Abulbul ___" : AMIR
46. Cheka's successor : OGPU
48. Abbot's subordinate : FRA
51. Natural film : PATINA
52. Chekhov's bio of Jonathan? : THESEAGULL
54. Feat of Klee : OIL
55. Vote in : ELECT
56. Isn't out of : HAS
57. Beach bonus : TAN
58. Phantoms : EIDOLA
60. VI : SEX
61. Muppets' bio by Runyon? : GUYSANDDOLLS
64. Defrosting device : THAWER
68. "___ diem" : CARPE
69. Silly as ___ : AGOOSE
70. Dodo's bio by Michael Stewart? : BYEBYEBIRDIE
72. Before: Prefix : PRE
73. "I had ___ in Yucatan": Belloc : ANAUNT
74. Collector's clock : NEF
75. Command : BID
76. Caesar's last word : BRUTE
81. Ballerina's handrail : BAR
82. Poe's bio of Midas? : THEGOLDBUG
86. Oklahoman : SOONER
87. Tolkien creature : ENT
88. Saarinen : EERO
89. Assents : YEAS
90. Cipher clerk's job : CODING
91. Cagliari's isl. : SAR
93. Eve's "roots" : RIB
95. Glue : ATTACH
98. Tritons : EFTS
99. Not neg. : POS
100. Sly ones : SNEAKS
102. Obeah's kin : VOODOO
104. Determinants : CAUSES
107. Pump gold : GAS
108. None: Comb. form : NULLI
109. P.O. decision : RTE
112. Fairness : HONESTY
114. Thurber-Nugent bio of Kong? : THEMALEANIMAL
118. Methusaleh : OLDSTER
119. Papillon's bio by Hugo? : LESMISERABLES
120. Have and hold : POSSESS
121. Calif. Indian : ESSELEN
122. Poker expert : HOYLE
1. "___ boy!" : ATTA
2. Qui ___, Vietnamese port : NHON
3. Dry out : DEHYDRATE
4. Highlander's uncle : EME
5. Writer Lagerlof : SELMA
6. Sergeant-___ : ATARMS
7. Annular : RINGED
8. Gandhi's land, to Zola : INDE
9. A successor to 46 Across : KGB
10. Paraguay-Brazil river : APA
11. Author Mazo de la ___ : ROCHE
12. British "Tommy" : ATKINS
13. With: Prefix : COM
14. Mot collections : ANAS
15. Swimming: Comb. form : NECT
16. More pallid : ASHIER
17. Bligh's bio by K. Porter? : SHIPOFFOOLS
18. Colors : TONES
19. R-Roscoe of f-films : ATES
21. City in western Spain : LLERENA
28. Deli purchase : BOLOGNA
31. The Protestant ___ : ETHIC
32. Kind of brain : LAME
33. Egyptian goddess : ISIS
34. Italian stew : RAGU
36. Patsy : DUPE
37. Emph. in print : ITAL
39. Encouraging yells : RAHS
41. Polished, to Pedro : PULIDO
43. Picnic schnorrer : ANT
45. Order to a steno : RETYPE
47. Assurance : PLEDGE
49. Lunar valley : RILLE
50. Sad word : ALAS
52. Strain : TAX
53. Mrs. Gynt : AASE
56. Bouncing Bess, e.g. : HERB
59. "Zip-A-Dee-___-Dah" : DOO
60. Churn : SEETHE
61. Provocative pest : GADFLY
62. Psychic Geller : URI
63. Ointment : NARD
64. Critic-author Kenneth : TYNAN
65. Dr. DeBakey's bio by Martha Lear? : HEARTSOUNDS
66. "___ Hassan," von Weber opera : ABU
67. Actress Dana : WYNTER
68. Flesh: Comb. form : CREO
70. Ruth or Herman : BABE
71. Like some tides : INGOING
72. Metal casting : PIG
75. Washout : BUST
76. "Didn't say ___" : BOO
77. Site for lots of bucks : RODEO
78. Without variation : UNIFORMLY
79. Scenite's shelter : TENT
80. Desert regions : ERGS
83. Slips : ERRS
84. Hungarian statesman: 1803–76 : DEAK
85. Kalongs : BATS
86. Erasmus was one : SCHOLAR
92. Size up : ASSESS
94. McCartney, e.g. : BEATLE
96. Tear away : AVULSE
97. Actress Gray from Neb. : COLEEN
99. Veronese or Uccello : PAOLO
101. Pompeii's undoing : ASHES
103. Alice's cat : DINAH
104. Karate ploy : CHOP
105. Renaissance family : ESTE
106. Hagiography abbr. : STES
108. Collar : NAIL
110. Chinese weight : TAEL
111. Other : ELSE
113. Lots of mos. : YRS
115. Suffix for count : ESS
116. Metz Mrs. : MME
117. Lower Nigeria native : IBO

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