New York Times, Monday, October 18, 1982

Author:Hodge
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 1
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1. Uninteresting : DRAB
5. Cram for exams : PORE
9. Lean eater : SPRAT
14. Role for Plummer : IAGO
15. Heron's cousin : IBIS
16. Relinquish, as rights : WAIVE
17. Land-sighter's site : CROWSNEST
19. Bandleader Shaw : ARTIE
20. Proofreader's asset : EAGLEEYE
21. Prepares dough : KNEADS
22. A TD gets six of these : PTS
23. Talk back : SASS
24. "___ My Lou" : SKIPTO
28. Prefix with space : AERO
29. Barn occupant, sometimes : CAR
32. Leo's pride : MANE
33. Categorize : PIGEONHOLE
36. Chose : OPTED
38. Larry Bird's target : NET
39. Item for 46 Across : GAVEL
40. W.W. I dance : TURKEYTROT
43. Horne from Brooklyn : LENA
44. Zeta–theta connection : ETA
45. Caesarean salutations : AVES
46. Speaker in F.D.R.'s day : RAINEY
48. ___-Neisse Line : ODER
49. "Le ___" Corneille opus : CID
50. Kind of fair : WORLDS
53. Fit neatly together : DOVETAIL
58. Au revoir's kin : ADIEU
59. Little John's pal : ROBINHOOD
60. One of Aristotle's fortes : LOGIC
61. Taj Mahal site : AGRA
62. ___ about . . . : ONOR
63. Lure for some gamblers : TRACK
64. Type of ticket : MEAL
65. Product of R. E. Olds : REOS
1. Modern knucklebones : DICE
2. ___ avis : RARA
3. Eager : AGOG
4. Emulate Earl Anthony : BOWL
5. Relative of moonshine : PINETOP
6. Isn't recalcitrant : OBEYS
7. ___ and shine : RISE
8. "C'___ la vie!" : EST
9. Last act : SWANSONG
10. Peels : PARES
11. Moreno : RITA
12. Athirst : AVID
13. North Sea feeder : TEES
18. When sch. starts : SEPT
21. N.Z. shrub : KARO
23. Look after : SEETO
24. Hit, biblical style : SMOTE
25. Done for : KAPUT
26. Prefix with mural : INTRA
27. Cheat at hide-and-seek : PEEK
28. Excessive worries, e.g. : AGERS
29. Bank of witches : COVEN
30. Coeur d'___ : ALENE
31. Kind of race : RELAY
34. Bury : INTER
35. Salt or sea: Comb. form : HALI
37. Goner : DEADDUCK
41. Singer-actor Montand : YVES
42. Unimportant : TRIVIAL
47. Arabian gulf : ADEN
48. ___ acid, soap component : OLEIC
49. Hooded reptile : COBRA
50. Mickey's creator : WALT
51. Skunk's protection : ODOR
52. Capital of Latvia : RIGA
53. Francesco Foscari, e.g. : DOGE
54. Fifth-day deity : THOR
55. Tops : AONE
56. Grand number : IOOO
57. Gen., adm.et. al. : LDRS
59. Aries animal : RAM

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