New York Times, Saturday, January 29, 1983

Author: Jack L. Steinhardt
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0 Grid has super symmetry.
Jack L. Steinhardt has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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1. Advanced study group : SEMINAR
8. Kind of glaze or mosaic : CERAMIC
15. Shutdown : CLOSURE
16. State since Dec. 14, 1819 : ALABAMA
17. Nimrod's activity : HUNTING
18. Cloudy : NEBULAR
19. Feminine suffix : ESS
20. Gallery : TERRACE
22. "The Gilded ___," 1873 novel : AGE
23. Glove Gehrig wore : MITT
25. Smallest amount : LEAST
26. English actor-manager: 1853–1917 : TREE
27. Turn inside out : EVERT
29. Brother of Osiris : SET
30. Shrill, trilling sound : CHIRR
31. Examines anew : REREADS
33. Routes for the jet set : AIRWAYS
35. Dir. from Dayton to Daytona : SSE
36. ___ culpa : MEA
37. Carpenter's horse : TRESTLE
41. Sanction : APPROVE
45. Sidewalk spectacle : RAREE
46. Grow drowsy : NOD
48. Alcohol-heated receptacles : ETNAS
49. Ancient calendar date : IDES
50. Composer Copland : AARON
52. Pungent wit : SALT
53. Snap : PIC
54. Mail man : ARMORER
56. Hyson or Assam : TEA
57. Kind of work : LATTICE
59. Caustic : ERODENT
61. Immutable : ETERNAL
62. Daily grind : RATRACE
63. Calms : SEDATES
64. Looked high and low : SCOURED
1. Intrigant : SCHEMER
2. Baffling : ELUSIVE
3. Griffin, e.g. : MONSTER
4. Ending for novel or journal : IST
5. Darkness, in Dijon : NUIT
6. Synthetic fiber : ARNEL
7. Backslide : REGRESS
8. Rummy variation : CANASTA
9. Choose : ELECT
10. Broadway playwright : RABE
11. ___-Bekr, Mohammed's successor : ABU
12. Tropical affliction : MALARIA
13. Poetic technique : IMAGERY
14. Goes at full speed : CAREERS
21. Scottish explorer : RAE
24. Locks : TRESSES
26. Frustrates : THWARTS
28. Discrimination : TASTE
30. French delicacy : CREPE
32. N.J. neighbor : DEL
34. Devil's offspring : IMP
37. Three-baggers : TRIPLES
38. Project, as joy : RADIATE
39. Built : ERECTED
40. Outer tooth layers : ENAMELS
41. Magi, e.g. : ADORERS
42. Painting the town red : ONATEAR
43. Capital of Drôme : VALENCE
44. Like the landed gentry : ESTATED
47. Gold, in Granada : ORO
50. Old chests for valuables : ARCAE
51. Town SE of Bordeaux : NERAC
54. "___ Misbehavin'" : AINT
55. Newspaper section, for short : ROTO
58. ___-la-la : TRA
60. Actress Joanne : DRU

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