New York Times, Monday, December 20, 1982

Author: Peter G. Snow
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J P Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Spans: 3
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Card game : FARO
5. Aberdeen native : SCOT
9. Franks' ___ law : SALIC
14. Pianist Gilels : EMIL
15. Poi source : TARO
16. Saying : ADAGE
17. Tra-___ : LALA
18. Bedouin : ARAB
19. Sheer linen fabric : TOILE
20. Comic strip : THEFAMILYCIRCUS
23. Young socialite, for short : DEB
24. Common verb : ARE
25. Comic-strip hero created by Bob Kane : BATMAN
29. Faithful : TRUE
31. Theta predecessor : ETA
34. Of a region : AREAL
35. Red and Black : SEAS
36. Passage for Pompey : ITER
37. Creators of 20 and 48 Across : KEANEANDKETCHAM
40. Emulate Tillie the Toiler : EARN
41. Method : MODE
42. A boy of summer, once : REESE
43. Thirsty : DRY
44. Pamper : BABY
45. Deceived : MISLED
46. Revenue agcy. : IRS
47. Posed : SAT
48. Comic strip : DENNISTHEMENACE
57. Came up : AROSE
58. Tiller : HELM
59. Campbell of football : EARL
60. Addition to a bill or contract : RIDER
61. Role for Marie Wilson: 1949 : IRMA
62. Song for Cio-Cio-San : ARIA
63. Snug places : NESTS
64. Pribilof Islands denizen : SEAL
65. C.S.A. men : REBS
1. Perceived : FELT
2. Tender of tots in Taiwan : AMAH
3. Get one's goat : RILE
4. Norwegian king : OLAF
5. Flower part : STAMEN
6. S.A. Indian : CARIB
7. Form of exam : ORAL
8. Beer mug : TOBY
9. Literary device : SATIRE
10. Worship : ADORE
11. Secular : LAIC
12. Eskimo abode : IGLU
13. So-so grades : CEES
21. Allan of Robin Hood's group : ADALE
22. Produce : CAUSE
25. Put in an oven : BAKED
26. Abaft : AREAR
27. Lachrymose : TEARY
28. Educator Horace : MANN
29. Kind of bear : TEDDY
30. Roué : RAKE
31. Waters or Merman : ETHEL
32. Tantalize : TEASE
33. Provided weapons : ARMED
35. Smug one : SNOB
36. Frosts : ICES
38. Accumulate : AMASS
39. Stale : TRITE
44. Brambles : BRIERS
45. Dolphin or whale, e.g. : MAMMAL
46. Atlas feature : INSET
47. Alabama city : SELMA
48. Mend : DARN
49. One of a great five : ERIE
50. Signs of assent : NODS
51. "Now hear ___!" : THIS
52. On earth : HERE
53. Close : NEAR
54. Swiss river : AARE
55. Plagiarize : CRIB
56. Gr. resistance group of W. W. II : ELAS

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