New York Times, Thursday, December 16, 1982

Author:A. J. Santora
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 3
A. J. Santora has 111 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Letter after ex : WYE
4. Off. on a ship : BOSN
8. Join forces : MERGE
13. Ending for "Hallow" : EEN
14. Prefix with plasm : ENTO
15. For ___ money : LOVEOR
16. With "The," part of V.B.O.B. : BATTLEOF
18. The best of places : UTOPIA
19. Shoulder movement : SHRUG
20. Rue de la ___ : PAIX
22. Camera eye : LENS
23. Ullmann : LIV
25. Words after 16 Across : THEBULGE
27. Part of G.I. : ISSUE
29. Send out : EMIT
30. Had visions : DREAMT
31. Like doorjambs : RABBETED
35. Crewman : OAR
36. Don's January : ENERO
38. W.W. II Pres. : HST
39. Like Poe's poems : MEASURED
42. L.A. college team : UCLANS
45. Cousins of an el : TRAM
46. Allied river objective in Dec. 1944 : RHINE
47. With 61 Across, official name of B.O.B. : ARDENNES
51. E.T.O. leader : GEN
52. Innocent : PURE
53. ___ of Tarsus : SAUL
55. Off-the-script remark : ADLIB
59. Space program : APOLLO
61. See 47 Across : CAMPAIGN
63. Aid : RELIEF
64. Mideast coin : RIAL
65. Bird of yesterday : MOA
66. Wireless: Abbr. : TELEG
67. Whirl : EDDY
68. "Exodus" hero : ARI
1. Meshes : WEBS
2. Slangy agreement : YEAH
3. ___'acte : ENTR
4. E.T.O. area of B.O.B. : BELGIUM
5. Washington's bill : ONE
6. Check : STOP
7. " . . . could eat ___" : NOFAT
8. Bon ___ : MOT
9. Unfolded : EVOLUTE
10. Drive back : REPEL
11. A kind of concern : GOING
12. Wipe out : ERASE
15. Other E.T.O. area of B.O.B. : LUXEMBOURG
17. Oklahoma university : TULSA
21. "Do ___ a Waltz?" : IHEAR
24. First part of V.B.O.B. : VETERANSOF
26. Tucker's partner : BIB
27. Dies ___ : IRAE
28. Antitoxins : SERA
30. A DiMaggio : DOM
31. The ___, White and Blue : RED
32. "More ___ You Know" : THAN
33. Serf of yore : ESNE
34. Affliction on skid row : DTS
37. Labor site for Hercules : NEMEA
40. Metallic playing marble : STEELIE
41. Samovar : URN
43. In an inexpensive way : CHEAPLY
44. Actress Lavin : LINDA
47. Not together : APART
48. Indian money : RUPEE
49. Laughable : DROLL
50. S.A. city : SUCRE
54. Set, as a stone wall : LAID
56. Kind of bean : LIMA
57. Sikorsky : IGOR
58. ___ B'rith : BNAI
60. Part of a trek : LEG
62. Insane : MAD

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