New York Times, Wednesday, December 15, 1982

Author:J. Samuel Smart
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. ___ vu : DEJA
5. Flowering shrub : LILAC
10. Hebrew prophet : AMOS
14. Pedro's tender passion : AMOR
15. Historic site since 1836 : ALAMO
16. District of London : SOHO
17. Force : DINT
18. Star in Orion : RIGEL
19. Word with spin or wind : TAIL
20. French-controlled land: 1847–1962 : ALGERIA
22. Object of fear : BUGABOO
24. Alcoholic beverage : MEAD
25. River between Manchuria and U.S.S.R. : AMUR
26. First-aid device : SPLINT
29. Flat-bottomed river boat : BATEAU
33. Knight's expedition : QUEST
34. Statue of Liberty and Grant's Tomb : MONUMENTS
37. Yorkshire river : URE
38. V.P. under Coolidge : DAWES
39. Devoured : ATE
40. Pleasant : AGREEABLE
43. " . . . and ___ to steer her by": Masefield : ASTAR
45. Emulate Dior : DESIGN
46. Musicians carrying bags : PIPERS
47. Directions on a phial : DOSE
49. Ordered : BADE
50. Bears witness : DEPOSES
53. Champion weaver : ARACHNE
57. Babilonia feat : AXEL
58. Edict of a czar : UKASE
60. Fowl or hue : TEAL
61. "Futilitarian" expression : NOGO
62. European finch : SERIN
63. Shankar : RAVI
64. Prolific auth. : ANON
65. Build : ERECT
66. Culbertson et al. : ELYS
1. Arp's art : DADA
2. Actor Jannings : EMIL
3. She wrote "Fear of Flying" : JONG
4. Goddess of the hunt : ARTEMIS
5. Cowboy's equipment : LARIAT
6. Epic poem : ILIAD
7. Fall behind : LAG
8. Protozoan : AMEBA
9. Famed Genoese : COLUMBUS
10. A goddess of fertility : ASTARTE
11. King Mesha's realm : MOAB
12. River to Cairo : OHIO
13. Alone : SOLO
21. Split : RENT
23. Largest of the Marianas : GUAM
26. Part of a platoon : SQUAD
27. Cleanse : PURGE
28. Ogles evilly : LEERS
30. Related on the mother's side : ENATE
31. Perfume : ATTAR
32. Employers : USERS
34. Fairy queen : MAB
35. Symbol of wisdom : OWL
36. Born : NEE
38. Gelsey Kirkland, for one : DANSEUSE
41. Phantom : EIDOLON
42. Conceits : EGOS
43. Rival of Amneris : AIDA
44. Act I figure in "Hamlet" : SPECTRE
46. Source : PARENT
48. Glacial ridge : ESKER
49. Fundamental : BASIC
50. Actress Wynter : DANA
51. Senator from Nebraska : EXON
52. "___ My Heart" : PEGO
54. Free from grief : HEAL
55. Branch chosen by J.E.C. : NAVY
56. Cantabs' rivals : ELIS
59. Metric surface measure : ARE

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