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New York Times, Sunday, September 26, 1982

Author:William H. Ford
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 543 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Rattigan's "'Separate ___" : TABLES
7. "Mr. Moto" star : LORRE
12. And : ALSO
16. Fragments: Abbr. : PCS
19. Fit like ___ : AGLOVE
20. Running berserk : ARIOT
21. Noon is one : NOUN
22. This, to Virgil : HOC
23. Paton's "Cry" ender : THEBELOVEDCOUNTRY
26. Marne land : ILE
27. Demolish, in Sussex : RASE
28. Fear intensely : DREAD
29. Rubber source : LATEX
30. Hang limply : LOP
31. Nova Scotia time : AST
32. SE Asia : EIND
33. Evita's successor : ISABEL
35. Whisper : HINT
36. Confessed, with "up" : OWNED
38. Nonpareil in a "South Pacific" song : ADAME
39. Squawker : YAUPER
41. ___ au lait : CAFE
43. Of a newborn child : NEONATAL
45. Coquette's standby : SMILE
46. Antony and Chagall : MARCS
47. Name for an old dog : TRAY
48. Sennacherib's domain : ASSYRIA
51. Just about : ALMOST
53. Warm Alpine wind : FOHN
55. Made : EARNED
58. Daydreamer, in a way : MOONER
59. Like Cabernet : WINY
60. Offbeat guy : CUSS
62. Legislative combine : BLOC
64. Wells's "Mr." adherent : BRITLINGSEESITTHROUGH
68. Leeds's river : AIRE
69. Partner of kin : KITH
70. Kind of Nellie : NICE
71. " . . . alas, so ___ far": Donne : LONGSO
72. Perfumed the air : CENSED
74. Antinuke org. : SANE
75. Sings, Tyrolean style : YODELS
76. Most shipshape : TIDIEST
79. Grind, as teeth : GRIT
82. Belgian princess : MARIE
83. Aromatic plant : BASIL
86. Bitterness of manner : ACRIMONY
88. Pulitzer winner: 1958 : AGEE
89. Eye-pupil border : AREOLA
91. Lorelei's abode : RHINE
92. Not original : TRITE
94. Getz or Kenton : STAN
95. Old dances in 2/4 time : GALOPS
97. Honolulu tec : CHAN
98. Wee hour : IAM
101. Twitch : TIC
102. Large book : FOLIO
103. Vogue : TREND
104. Wagnerian goddess : ERDA
105. Equal: Prefix : ISO
106. Forster's "Where" trailer : ANGELSFEARTOTREAD
110. Nebraskan Amerind : OTO
111. Shaping tools : DIES
112. Topsy's partner : TURVY
113. Name for Elizabeth I : ORIANA
114. Lepidopterist's trap : NET
115. Spanish painter : SERT
116. Napoleon's Grande ___ : ARMEE
117. Smollett's Roderick : RANDOM
1. ___ Mountains, Czechoslovakia : TATRA
2. Turkish chiefs : AGHAS
3. Consecrated : BLEST
4. It's below the tragus : LOBE
5. Second person : EVE
6. Oxonian "Table Talk" author: 1689 : SELDEN
7. Sachet filler : LAVENDER
8. Hellenic haunter of hills : OREAD
9. Fictional Lorna's John : RIDD
10. Bird for a peri : ROC
11. W.W. II area : ETO
12. Poe's Lee et al. : ANNABELS
13. Singer-actress Lenya : LOTTE
14. Of course! : SURELY
15. Chalcedony : ONYX
16. Spanish king called "the Handsome" : PHILIPI
17. Silver-eagle wearer : COLONEL
18. Wand for Victoria : SCEPTRE
24. Whence Polo returned : ORIENT
25. Moslem theologians : ULAMAS
33. Author Tarbell : IDA
34. Milton's antihero : SATAN
35. Maugham's aftermath of "Of" : HUMANBONDAGE
36. How Sayers finished "The Bone" : OFCONTENTION
37. ___ Islands off N Australia : WESSEL
38. "Tennis, ___?" : ANYONE
40. Province in SW Saudi Arabia : ASIR
41. Of heat : CALORIC
42. Wardrobe : ARMOIRE
44. Lamebrained : OAFISH
46. African snake : MAMBA
49. Mon., on Tues. : YEST
50. On sudden impulse : RASHLY
52. Rode, kiddy style : TRIKED
54. Bestial laugher : HYENA
56. To mourn for: Lat. : ELUGERE
57. "Let sleeping ___" : DOGSLIE
59. Kg., e.g. : WGT
60. Chicago suburb : CICERO
61. Pass or Peak in Colo. : UTE
63. Singled out : CHOSE
65. Spider nests : NIDI
66. "___ your song, O!": W. S. Gilbert : SINGME
67. "___ the Top," 1958 film : ROOMAT
73. Window part : SILL
74. Las Vegas feature : STRIP
77. First : EARLIEST
78. Kind of bus or year : SCHOOL
80. Salinger's backer of "The Catcher" : INTHERYE
81. Legree type : TYRANT
83. Bulwark : BASTION
84. Prima ballerina, for one : ARTISTE
85. Scoter : SEACOOT
87. They got the votes : INS
90. Anguish, for Pierre : AGONIE
93. Kind of games : INDOOR
96. He wrote more than 100 books for boys : ALGER
97. Thirst for : CRAVE
98. " . . . just what ___ in the papers": Rogers : IREAD
99. Major Joppolo's post : ADANO
100. Palindromic title : MADAM
102. Rages : FADS
103. Duration : TERM
104. Banshee's bailiwick : ERIN
107. Dep. : STA
108. Baum marten, e.g. : FUR
109. Sound in a round : TRA

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