New York Times, Tuesday, October 5, 1982

Author: Barbara J. Weakley
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 252 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 1
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Damascene : ARAB
5. Leguminous tree : CAROB
10. Popular fabric patttern : DOTS
14. "With malice toward ___ . . . ": Lincoln : NONE
15. Have ___ for news : ANOSE
16. Ancient kingdom : ELAM
17. Bizarre : OUTLANDISH
19. Game fish : CERO
20. Claudia Johnson, ___ Taylor : NEE
21. Indifferent : COOL
22. Tea type : OOLONG
24. Performer from Centro, Calif. : CHER
25. Smiling Lisa : MONA
26. Woodwinds : OBOES
28. Frantic : FEVERISH
32. The Terrible and the Great : IVANS
33. Subject to modification : ALTERABLE
34. Federal agt. : NARC
35. Blackthorns : SLOES
36. Either of 32 Across : TSAR
37. Toilsome : STRENUOUS
39. Strainer : SIEVE
40. What R.W.R. became in 1924 : TEENAGER
41. Rosetta ___ : STONE
42. Singing syllables : TRAS
43. Avoid : SHUN
44. Soprano Geraldine : FARRAR
47. Like ___ of bricks : ATON
48. Skill : ART
51. Lamb's pen name : ELIA
52. He's outwardly tough, inwardly weak : PAPERTIGER
55. Plunder : LOOT
56. "Maria ___," 1933 song : ELENA
57. Descartes : RENE
58. Minstrel's companion : LUTE
59. Brother of Moses : AARON
60. Whirlpool : EDDY
1. Later : ANON
2. Womanizer : ROUE
3. Penny follower : ANTE
4. ___ canto : BEL
5. Dugouts : CANOES
6. Contract combo : ANDOR
7. Stir up : ROIL
8. Wild Bill Donovan's org. : OSS
9. Is proper : BEHOOVES
10. It begins: "When in the Course . . . " : DECLARATION
11. Spread : OLEO
12. Pool for an oread : TARN
13. City problem : SMOG
18. Pines : ACHES
23. Kayo blow : ONER
24. Advice to a scatterbrain : CONCENTRATE
25. Allocates : METES
26. Egg-shaped : OVATE
27. Wilkes-___, Pa. : BARRE
28. Kitchen staple : FLOUR
29. Hedda Gabler's creator : IBSEN
30. Helot : SLAVE
31. Present : HERE
32. R.P.I. or V.M.I. : INST
33. Heartwood : ALOES
35. Plant having edible pods : SUGARPEA
38. Honshu city : NARA
39. Acrobatic feat : STUNT
41. Aircraft navigation system : SHORAN
43. Word form with typist : STENO
44. Cut down : FELL
45. Baseball family name : ALOU
46. Public tumult : RIOT
47. Copycat : APER
48. Ripened : AGED
49. Tear out or away : REND
50. Playing card : TREY
53. ___ créole : ALA
54. Anger : IRE

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