New York Times, Saturday, October 2, 1982

Author:Bert H. Kruse
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
Bert H. Kruse has 43 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Londoner's meat-and-potatoes stew : HOTPOT
7. Complacent : SMUG
11. Motor speed: Abbr. : RPM
14. Cook too long : OVERDO
15. Sap : TIRE
16. Mouths, to Marcellus : ORA
17. Le Roi ___ (Louis XIV) : SOLEIL
18. Rates : ASSESSES
20. Men of the cloth : ECCLESIASTICS
22. Comedian Jimmy: 1896–1960 : SAVO
24. Author Yutang : LIN
25. A Ford : ERNIE
26. ___ arms (aroused) : UPIN
27. "Twelfth Night" clown : FESTE
29. Marrayat's midshipman : EASY
30. Orchestrate again : RESCORE
32. Tied : EVEN
34. Notable train of yesterday : FREEDOM
35. Herring seine : RINGNET
39. El ___, Tex. : PASO
40. Tableland : PLATEAU
41. Blind as ___ : ABAT
44. Despots : TSARS
46. Matador's undoing : HORN
47. Medea's servant in a Cherubini opera : NERIS
49. Chemical ending : YNE
50. Italian province : ENNA
51. Bills or church groups : DENOMINATIONS
55. Mason or compositor : STONEMAN
56. Noted German jurist: 1816–95 : GNEIST
59. Annex of a sort : ELL
60. Bugs Baer's writing daughter : ATRA
61. More capacious : LARGER
62. Amherst poet's monogram : EED
63. Acuff and Campanella : ROYS
64. Open or detach : UNSNAP
1. Cries of surprise : HOS
2. Ab ___ (from the start) : OVO
3. Broadcast, in a way : TELEVISE
4. Bias : PRECONCEPTION
5. Of lyrical poetry : ODIC
6. What campanologists do : TOLL
7. Quiescence : STASIS
8. Understand incorrectly : MISINTERPRET
9. ___ Major : URSA
10. Quinks, e.g. : GEESE
11. Rossini heroine : ROSINA
12. Epitome : PRECIS
13. Stage Lincoln : MASSEY
19. Energizing agents : STRENGTHENERS
21. Charitable : ELEEMOSYNARY
22. Shore sight : SURF
23. Mimic : APER
27. Inaugural poet: Jan. 1961 : FROST
28. Sins : EVILS
31. Harem part : ODA
33. Queen before Sophia : ENA
36. Part of the Main St. glitter : NEONSIGN
37. Make one's salt : EARN
38. Anagram for aunt : TUNA
41. Politician's wait-___ policy : ANDSEE
42. Coleopteroid : BEETLE
43. "Merope" poet : ARNOLD
45. The pineapple : ANANAS
48. Throw mud at : SMEAR
52. "For ___ be Queen o' the May" : IMTO
53. Arctic pad : IGLU
54. Judah's second son : ONAN
57. Liner's milieu : SEA
58. Boy Scout's div. : TRP

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