COSMOS

New York Times, Sunday, September 18, 1983

Author: Bert Rosenfield
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 533 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 120, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 11, XRef: 0
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Stillage or spillage : SLOP
5. Con man's ploy : SCAM
9. Roe source : SHAD
13. FATHER OF ONE-EYED SONS : URANUS
19. Statue by Polyclitus : HERA
20. One of the Guthries : ARLO
21. Do port work : LADE
22. Cocktail-party item : CANAPE
23. Forbear : OMIT
24. Trumpet : TOOT
25. Hussein, for one : ARAB
26. Up : ARISEN
27. WEILL MUSICAL : ONETOUCHOFVENUS
31. Paramour in Paris : AMANT
32. Posher : TONIER
33. Screw pine : ARA
34. N.K.V.D. antecedent : OGPU
36. Robert or Alan : ALDA
37. "Student Prince" prop : STEIN
38. Indian groom : SYCE
41. Notation in an M.D.'s book : APPT
43. Hunk of pie : SLAB
45. METEOROLOGY OR GEOPHYSICS : EARTHSCIENCE
51. Biblical verb ender : ETH
54. Ship's berth : SLIP
56. Electrician : WIREMAN
57. General Eaker : IRA
58. Worm of Assam : ERIA
60. "Of Thee ___" : ISING
63. Tappet mover : CAM
64. Tizzies : STATES
66. Leo, for one : SIGN
67. Virgilian opus : AENEID
69. FINANCIAL MOGUL : PLUTOCRAT
71. Bd.-of-director's head : CHN
72. Renowned Met basso : CHALIAPIN
74. Make lace : TAT
75. RODGERS-HART OPUS : BYJUPITER
78. Entire membership : PLENUM
80. Amos of baseball : OTIS
82. Eyepiece : OCULAR
83. Abet's companion : AID
85. Canonic mark : PRESA
86. "Le ___," Massenet aria : REVE
87. European salamander : OLM
88. ___ the Admiralty (U.K. naval brass) : LORDSOF
91. Shipment to a hospital : SERA
93. Aberdeen's river : DEE
94. NORTH AMERICAN WHELK : NEPTUNESHELL
97. U.S. mil. decorations : DSMS
99. Where Sikkim is : ASIA
100. Port ___, Egypt : SAID
102. Potsdam pronoun : EINER
105. Minn. neighbor : SDAK
108. Rowing gaffe : CRAB
111. Have being : ARE
113. Sulky : INAPET
115. ___ in (receptive) : TUNED
117. CALOMEL : MERCURYCHLORIDE
121. Grape seed : ACINUS
123. Worms get-together : DIET
124. Ab's follower : ELUL
125. Partaking of : INON
126. Soirs' antitheses : MATINS
127. Ferber : EDNA
128. Fad : RAGE
129. A billionth: Comb. form : NANO
130. Kent's Daily ___ : PLANET
131. Time's Thomas : SETH
132. Anne and Cécile: Abbr. : STES
133. Kind of plaid : GLEN
1. New growth : SHOOT
2. Aegean island : LEMNOS
3. ___ Express : ORIENT
4. Little pies : PATTIES
5. WINGDING, ROMAN STYLE : SATURNALIA
6. Zambezi denizen, for short : CROC
7. Hilo hello : ALOHA
8. Traverses the turnpike : MOTORS
9. Serb or Croat : SLAV
10. Pika's cousin : HARE
11. Hersey's W.W. II town : ADANO
12. Spray a vine : DEBUG
13. Fiddler-crab genus : UCA
14. ___ avis : RARA
15. Do a Disney job : ANIMATE
16. Twangy : NASAL
17. Topple : UPEND
18. "Flying Dutchman" soprano : SENTA
28. ___-de-boeuf (oval windows) : OEILS
29. Alice of films : FAYE
30. Burst of energy : SPASM
35. Directed aloft : UPCAST
39. Cornfield sound : CAW
40. Sevareid : ERIC
42. Tex's mount : PINTO
44. Split a circle : BISECT
46. ___ John of TV : TRAPPER
47. Ups and downs of fashion : HEMLINES
48. Treated chemically : NITRATED
49. Ingenious : CREATIVE
50. Shrine Bowl team : EAST
51. M.I.T. degrees : EES
52. Type of landing gear : TRICYCLE
53. L.A. event in 1984 : HIGHJUMP
55. Small minnows : PINHEADS
59. Invalidate : ANNUL
61. Rather miserly : NEARISH
62. Hodges or MacDougald : GIL
65. Plummer, e.g. : ACTOR
68. Short swim : DIP
70. New : UNUSED
73. Nadelhorn, for one : ALP
75. Jovial : BOON
76. Stake, to Sulla : PALUS
77. Wry : IRONIC
79. REVERSIBLE COTTON FABRIC : MARSEILLES
81. Match the bet : SEE
84. Sylvan denizens : DOES
89. Build up matériel : REARM
90. Ala. neighbor : FLA
92. ___ acids : AMINO
95. Gulled : TAKENIN
96. Mendacious one : LIAR
98. Employing a springe : SNARING
101. Basement appliances : DRYERS
103. Town on the Moselle : EPINAL
104. Fixed over : REDONE
105. Act of 1765 : STAMP
106. Almost princely : DUCAL
107. Singer O'Day : ANITA
109. Dangerous mosquito : AEDES
110. June walker : BRIDE
112. Dash : ECLAT
114. Wood-joint component : TENON
116. Cape Cod feature : DUNE
118. Copper, once : CENT
119. Its motto is "Industry" : UTAH
120. Titanic : HUGE
122. Orly-Dulles transp. : SST

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