New York Times, Thursday, January 7, 1982

Author:Norman S. Wizer
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V W X }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 3
Norman S. Wizer has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles and 14 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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Across Down
1. Dante's terza ___ : RIMA
5. Where Gov. Atiyeh works : SALEM
10. Nigerian native : EFIK
14. Kind of history or pathology : ORAL
15. Cut of meat : TBONE
16. Scoff : GIBE
17. Work by Puccini : MADAMABUTTERFLY
20. Chemical suffix : ENE
21. Mountain spur : ARETE
22. Apportions : METES
23. Abstract being : ENS
24. A Roman from Boston : RUTH
25. Pale : FAINT
28. Sheds for fowl : COTES
31. Roy or Reiner : ROB
34. Record of a single event : ANNAL
35. Massenet melody : ARIA
36. Arrive : COME
37. Work by Wagner : GOTTERDAMMERUNG
40. ___ fixe : IDEE
41. Without worth : IDLE
42. Spirits : GENII
43. Saul's uncle : NER
44. Less open and forthright : COYER
45. Fortification : REDAN
46. Apartment : FLAT
48. Quartet in "cookbook" : OES
49. To the stern : AREAR
51. Daytime TV fare : SOAPS
54. Object : AIM
57. Work by Verdi, with "La" : FORZADELDESTINO
60. Toward the sheltered side : ALEE
61. Arab chief : AMEER
62. Access to the Comstock Lode : ADIT
63. Rhode Island ___ : REDS
64. Beethoven's "___ Solemnis" : MISSA
65. Estimate : RATE
1. Songwriter for "Call Me Mister" : ROME
2. Bani-Sadr's land : IRAN
3. Fabricated : MADE
4. Sen. Denton's state : ALA
5. Some are super : STARS
6. Title Liszt held : ABBE
7. Bumpkin : LOUT
8. Chap, in Chiapas: Colloq. : ENTE
9. Where to see 17 Across : MET
10. Wading bird : EGRET
11. In which Ali kayoed Dunn: 1976 : FIFTHROUND
12. Suffix with repress : IBLE
13. Cronin's "The ___ of the Kingdom" : KEYS
18. Cloak : MANTLE
19. Large birds : EMUS
23. Growing out : ENATE
24. Bevel out : REAM
25. Fence created by Dickens : FAGIN
26. Collector of electrons : ANODE
27. Meddled : INTERFERED
28. Tea container : CADDY
29. Vestment for John Paul II : ORALE
30. Kitchen device : TIMER
32. "___ vincit amor" : OMNIA
33. Mideast V.I.P. : BEGIN
36. Indian group : CREES
38. Tumult : RIOT
39. Way out : EGRESS
44. Comedienne Williams : CARA
47. Lolls : LAZES
48. Theme of this puzzle : OPERA
49. Distantly : AFAR
50. Carmen or Violetta : ROLE
51. Prefix with tone : SEMI
52. Bravos' kin : OLES
53. Fruity drinks : ADES
54. Ethiopian princess : AIDA
55. First: Abbr. : INIT
56. Speck : MOTE
58. Rain check : DAM
59. Dick Deadeye, e.g. : TAR

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