New York Times, Monday, January 4, 1982

Author:Nancy McCarthy
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
Nancy McCarthy has 47 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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1. A source of roe : SHAD
5. Cup-and-lip intruder : SLIP
9. Appealed earnestly : PLED
13. Lovely lass : PERI
14. Word with hair or spring : TONIC
16. Lord's spouse : LADY
17. Essayist's pseudonym : ELIA
18. Atelier appurtenance : EASEL
19. Medicinal herb : ALOE
20. Outline for puzzle solvers : DIAGRAM
22. Freshwater algae : DIATOMS
24. Unctuous : OILY
25. Egyptian goddess : MUT
26. Leans : SLANTS
29. Substandard language form : DIALECT
33. Goddesses of the seasons : HORAE
34. Jai-alai equipment : CESTA
35. Before rod; after battering : RAM
37. U.S.S.R. city : OREL
38. Poet Rossetti : DANTE
39. Name literally meaning "gifts" : DORA
40. Manipulate a camera : PAN
41. Befogs : MISTS
42. Indian game : BISON
43. "Restless" ones, at times : NATIVES
45. Crows : BOASTS
46. Malt beverage : ALE
47. Polly, to Tom Sawyer : AUNT
48. Channel choosers : DIALERS
52. Logs : DIARIES
56. Fischer's castle : ROOK
57. Dravidian : TAMIL
59. Leggy Nilot : IBIS
60. Thousand-day queen : ANNE
61. Spotted : SPIED
62. Stooped : BENT
63. Word after tumble or rag : WEED
64. French money, once : SOUS
65. Zsa Zsa has several : EXES
1. Exceeded a certain limit : SPED
2. Sun: Comb. form : HELI
3. "Arianna" air : ARIA
4. Bias : DIAGONAL
5. Purloins : STEALS
6. Like good soil : LOAMY
7. Reagan's group : INS
8. Mottled : PIED
9. Nebraska river : PLATTE
10. French composer : LALO
11. Biblical land : EDOM
12. Eosin and anilin : DYES
15. Weather conditions : CLIMATE
21. Solemnity : RITE
23. Meeting hall : AULA
26. Compare prices : SHOP
27. Navigation system : LORAN
28. Spanish sand : ARENA
29. Fender benders : DENTS
30. Exponents : ISTS
31. Crotchety : CROSS
32. Soothsayer's card : TAROT
34. Inspect with larceny in mind : CASE
36. Supplies personnel : MANS
38. Entertains : DIVERTS
39. Violent denunciation : DIATRIBE
41. Wanamaker or Millrose run : MILE
42. ___ fide : BONA
44. Spilled the beans : TALKED
45. Erects : BUILDS
47. So long, in Brest : ADIEU
48. Sketch : DRAW
49. Bulwer-Lytton heroine : IONE
50. Top-notch : AONE
51. Weakens : SAPS
53. Wild climber of peaks : IBEX
54. German article : EINE
55. Concordes : SSTS
58. "O sole ___" : MIO

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