New York Times, Thursday, January 14, 1982

Author:Eli Wesoff
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Eli Wesoff has 92 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Trailer truck : SEMI
5. Aegean island : SAMOS
10. Roosevelt matriarch : SARA
14. Chester ___ Arthur : ALAN
15. This might be red : ALERT
16. Oscar-winning Jannings : EMIL
17. When a child born in 1982 will be 22 : MMIV
18. Tropical orchid : VANDA
19. 'Bye now : TATA
20. Sooner or later : SOMETIMEOROTHER
23. Chick chaser's cry : SHOO
24. Pt. of a hebdomad : TUE
25. Hercules, to Iole : CAPTOR
28. Mary Cassatt, to Degas : PROTEGEE
33. Covering for a cordon bleu : APRON
34. Arabic A : ALIF
35. Word before ball : ODD
36. Surrogate ambassador : CHARGEDAFFAIRES
40. What a sleeper turns out to be : HIT
41. "___ guys finish last" : NICE
42. Bar item : CREME
43. Appraise : ESTIMATE
46. Describing some modern music : ATONAL
47. Combat land, to a G.I. : NAM
48. Bridge : SPAN
49. H.R.E. ruling family : HOUSEOFHAPSBURG
57. Different : ELSE
58. "The Cloister and the Hearth" author : READE
59. Leontyne Price offering : ARIA
60. Look from the likes of Sikes : LEER
61. Forgo the restaurant : EATIN
62. Assume a threatening posture : RAMP
63. Word with air or sea : PORT
64. Preserved, in a way : DRIED
65. Swiss artist : KLEE
1. U.S. missiles : SAMS
2. Early film Tarzan, ___ Lincoln : ELMO
3. Wound : MAIM
4. Brokerage customer : INVESTOR
5. Rescuer : SAVIOR
6. Southwest shrine : ALAMO
7. Handwriting-on-the-wall word : MENE
8. Guide for a priest : ORDO
9. Begin to move : STARTOFF
10. Bench with a back : SETTEE
11. Oriental servant : AMAH
12. Bar mitzvah, e.g. : RITE
13. Antithesis of apterous : ALAR
21. Strip of leather : THONG
22. Cry at a tennis match : OUT
25. Hiding place : CACHE
26. Plant insect : APHIS
27. Institute in Brooklyn : PRATT
28. Between win and show : PLACE
29. Widespread : RIFE
30. Bridge name : GOREN
31. Swelling : EDEMA
32. ___ Ford Ranges, Antarctica : EDSEL
34. Passage for U.M.W. men : ADIT
37. Captivated : ENAMORED
38. Documents, in Durango : ACTAS
39. Tree for a hungry koala : IRONBARK
44. Interpolate : INSERT
45. Marsh or Murray : MAE
46. Affix : APPEND
48. Jeanne Eagels role : SADIE
49. Beatles movie : HELP
50. TV backdrop : OLEO
51. Addict : USER
52. Awe ingredient : FEAR
53. The heart in Egyptian religion : HATI
54. Caspian Sea feeder : URAL
55. Hoarfrost : RIME
56. Yawn : GAPE

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