New York Times, Saturday, December 18, 1982

Author: I. Judah Koolyk
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { H J Q X }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 56, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
I. Judah Koolyk has 42 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Houston or Browne : SAM
4. Suited, e.g. : CLAD
8. From the beginning : ABOVO
13. Org. Helen Keller helped found : ACLU
14. Tops : AONE
15. Comaneci : NADIA
16. Word before born and after "Born" : FREE
17. Coryphée's wear : TUTU
18. Oct. 31 choice : TREAT
19. Dream on the metro? : TUNNELVISION
22. Rouse : BESTIR
23. Ignores : SNUBS
26. IRT entree? : TOKENPAYMENT
30. ___ Creed : NICENE
33. Mork's planet : ORK
34. Salt : TAR
35. French interjection : ALORS
36. Brown's league : IVY
37. Land or sea follower : SCAPE
39. Cat's-eye or sard : GEM
40. Chromosome constituent, for short : DNA
41. Riser in Czechoslovakia : NEISSE
42. Succession beneath the Big Apple? : SUBWAYSERIES
46. Boxer Archie : MOORE
47. British P.M.: 1945–51 : ATTLEE
50. Units of resistance, often charged up? : UNDERGROUNDS
54. Pale-blue gas : OZONE
57. Bartók : BELA
58. Buntline et al. : NEDS
59. They're often eaten when not weighed : WORDS
60. Meadow sound : BLAT
61. Dulcinea, in Dijon : AMIE
62. Loamy deposit : LOESS
63. New Year's Eve word : SYNE
64. Milieu for a catcher : RYE
1. Bench warmer : SCRUB
2. Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
3. Gouda kin : MUENSTER
4. Stealthy : CATLIKE
5. Home for Nike of Samothrace : LOUVRE
6. Con man? : ANTI
7. ___ ex machina : DEUS
8. Mark of fame : ANTONY
9. Thumb's employer : BARNUM
10. Lyrical lines : ODE
11. Shipper's preposition : VIA
12. Stable staple : OAT
13. Nautical adverb : AFT
20. Collars : ETONS
21. Author Dinesen : ISAK
24. Fraternity letters : BETAS
25. They close clothes : SNAPS
27. These blaze, then grow dimmer : NOVAE
28. Use a lever : PRY
29. ___ of heaven (ailanthus) : TREE
30. Dilapidated dobbins : NAGS
31. Jejunum's neighbor : ILEUM
32. Bebop band : COMBO
36. Officeholders : INS
37. Tend : SEETO
38. On this side of the moon : CISLUNAR
40. Stained : DYED
41. Guncotton, e.g. : NITRATE
43. Lesions : WOUNDS
44. McClain portrayer : ARNESS
45. Overcoat : RAGLAN
48. Lee, to Grant : ENEMY
49. Netman Dibbs : EDDIE
51. Declines : EBBS
52. Depend : RELY
53. 157.5° from N : SSE
54. It gives a hoot : OWL
55. Bronx attraction : ZOO
56. Stockholm coin : ORE

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