New York Times, Monday, November 29, 1982

Author: Lois Sidway
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Kind of truck : DUMP
5. Hit : SMOTE
10. Bark cloth : TAPA
14. Part of an Ed.D. exam : ORAL
15. Itinerant : NOMAD
16. Approval : AMEN
17. Like equestrienne Godiva : NAKEDASAJAYBIRD
20. Toggery merchant : CLOTHIER
21. Heart essential : AORTA
22. Blessed : HOLY
23. K–P connection : LMNO
25. Proceeds steadily with difficulty : PLOWS
27. Thai export : TEAK
28. Literary monogram : GBS
31. Endure : WEAR
32. Home entertainment : MOVIE
33. "___ a poor wayfaring . . . " : IAM
34. Like Savalas : ASBALDASANEAGLE
38. From ___ Z : ATO
39. Waiter's request : ORDER
40. SANE target : NUKE
41. Pro : FOR
42. Air : AURA
43. Not easily duped : CAGEY
45. Sharpness : EDGE
46. S O S, e.g. : CALL
47. Key group : CADRE
50. Furniture slots : MORTISES
54. Like a new father : PROUDASAPEACOCK
57. On the summit : ATOP
58. Beat : PULSE
59. City SE of Torino : ASTI
60. Wowed : SENT
61. Made of wood : TREEN
62. High time : NOON
1. Therefore: Fr. : DONC
2. Soviet river : URAL
3. Tasty shark : MAKO
4. Excess : PLETHORA
5. René's escargots : SNAILS
6. Saunter : MOSEY
7. First name in Persian poetry : OMAR
8. ___ Mahal : TAJ
9. Psychologist LeShan : EDA
10. Ban : TABOO
11. Riyadh bigwig : AMIR
12. Spritely : PERT
13. Welk's "A-one ___-two . . . " : ANDA
18. Junk's Arabian cousin : DHOW
19. Type of know-how : YANKEE
23. Actor Burton : LEVAR
24. Open sea : MAIN
25. Spaghetti sauce : PESTO
26. ___ of love : LABOR
27. Where an owl and a cat went : TOSEA
28. Lively dance of yore : GIGUE
29. Obstinate : BALKY
30. River duck : SMEE
31. Wren's relative : WAAF
32. A parent of Pedro : MADRE
35. Like some questions : LOADED
36. Hospital item : DRUG
37. Queen Elizabeth is one : ANGLICAN
43. Lurch : CAREEN
44. Can. province : ALTA
45. Break out : ERUPT
46. Thicket : COPSE
47. They're busy in Apr. : CPAS
48. Comic-actor Johnson : ARTE
49. "The Banks o' ___": Burns : DOON
50. Buck, for one : MALE
51. Middling : SOSO
52. Outside: Prefix : ECTO
53. Fleece : SKIN
55. Likely : APT
56. Big ___, Calif. : SUR

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