New York Times, Wednesday, October 27, 1982

Author: Dorothy Smitonick
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { D J Q V W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Humane org. : SPCA
5. Luggage piece : GRIP
9. Grain disease : ERGOT
14. This may be out in left field : TIER
15. On this planet : HERE
16. Leave off : CEASE
17. Highway man? : INNKEEPER
19. Plants that are full of beans : LIMAS
20. Uses henna again : RETINTS
21. The Hub's Celtics : CAGERS
22. "The Confessions of ___ Turner" : NAT
23. Contract : SHRINK
25. Tavern : PUB
28. Outline : CONTOUR
30. Newt : EFT
33. Circa : ABOUT
35. "Clown of the orchestra" : OBOE
36. Prefix with plane : AERO
37. Becomes mild after being riled : COOLSIT
39. Part of a seal : FLIPPER
41. Gate receipts : TAKE
42. Fork part : TINE
44. Salad garnish : CRESS
45. Wall St. item : STK
46. Penitent's emotion : REMORSE
48. Greek letter : RHO
49. Paint : ENAMEL
51. Circuit : LAP
53. Composer Oley : SPEAKS
55. Catchword; slogan : TAGLINE
59. Indiscretion : LAPSE
60. One with a honey bunch? : BEEKEEPER
62. In the back : AREAR
63. Lake in Ireland : ERNE
64. Sale sign : ASIS
65. Frat topic : GIRLS
66. Makes lace : TATS
67. Concern of musicians and physicians : TONE
1. Cooking direction : STIR
2. Maine's main tree : PINE
3. Coin : CENT
4. One of the Alans : ARKIN
5. Certain city quarter : GHETTO
6. Ribbed fabrics : REPS
7. Anger : IRE
8. ___ annum : PER
9. Dessert : ECLAIR
10. Own the throne : REIGN
11. Lucky poacher? : GAMEKEEPER
12. Glacial ridges : OSAR
13. Hardy lass : TESS
18. Decrees : ENACTS
21. Merciless : CRUEL
23. Religious deg. : STB
24. Chorine : HOOFER
25. Agreements : PACTS
26. Lusitania's undoer : UBOAT
27. Library menace? : BOOKKEEPER
29. "___ for Sergeants" : NOTIME
31. New : FRESH
32. Trunk : TORSO
34. Diminutive suffix : ULE
36. Mo. in spring : APR
38. Articles : ITEMS
40. Frigid epoch : ICEAGE
43. Lon of Cambodia : NOL
46. Autumnal cleanup group : RAKERS
47. Assuages : SLAKES
50. Kind of drip : NASAL
52. Dress feature : PLEAT
53. Dross of metal : SLAG
54. Prefix with mutuel : PARI
55. Nomad's home : TENT
56. ___ facto : IPSO
57. Opposite of "Ja!" : NEIN
58. Old language : ERSE
60. Wager : BET
61. Stat for Fingers : ERA

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