New York Times, Monday, December 27, 1982

Author:Warren W. Reich
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.77, Missing: { G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Warren W. Reich has 13 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1982, The New York Times
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1. He was Grant on TV : ASNER
6. Tapestry type : ARRAS
11. Inst. near Olean, N.Y. : SBU
14. Office worker : STENO
15. Signals of sorts : BEEPS
16. Hit the jackpot : WON
17. Reagan, for one : HEADOFSTATE
19. Yalie : ELI
20. Reels : SPOOLS
21. Radar image : BLIP
22. Biblical verb ending : ETH
25. Fortune card : TAROT
26. Salute of sorts : SALVO
27. Ooze : SEEP
29. Dumbbell : BLOCKHEAD
31. Certain beetles : SCARABS
34. Caviar : ROE
35. G.P.'s : DRS
36. Capitol feature : DOME
37. Kind of helmet : PITH
39. Wheel part : CAM
41. Agcy. succeeded by N.R.C. : AEC
43. Transmitters : SENDERS
46. Advantage : HEADSTART
49. Breeze catcher : SAIL
50. Upbeat : ARSIS
51. Piece of the action : SHARE
54. Night's partner : DAY
55. Word with under or cut : RATE
56. Nova ___ : SCOTIA
57. Suffix for Brooklyn : ITE
58. What runners and locomotives "get up" : HEADOFSTEAM
63. Rocky pinnacle : TOR
64. Jewish feast : SEDER
65. Author Jong : ERICA
66. Cen. units : YRS
67. Lock : TRESS
68. Kind of beam : LASER
1. Refuse : ASH
2. Sault ___ Marie : STE
3. Teachers' org. : NEA
4. Offensive one, at times : END
5. Perch : ROOST
6. Assimilates : ABSORBS
7. Adapt machinery to new needs : RETOOL
8. NAREB member : REALTOR
9. Certain pads, for short : APTS
10. Compass point : SSE
11. Self-conceit : SWELLEDHEAD
12. S.A. liberator : BOLIVAR
13. Camera supports : UNIPODS
18. Overseas-news org. : FPA
21. "___, humbug!" : BAH
22. Pluralizer : ESS
23. Private eye : TEC
24. Principals : HEADMASTERS
26. Yarn quantity : SKEIN
28. Con's partner : PRO
30. Handle problems well : COPE
32. Accumulate : AMASS
33. Sugar source : BEET
38. Grid six-pointers : TDS
39. "___ begins at home" : CHARITY
40. Fumigating device : AERATOR
42. Shower of sparks : CASCADE
43. Opposites of rotors : STATORS
44. Narrow inlet : RIA
45. Foxy : SLY
47. "___ Walküre" : DIE
48. Capital of the Dodecanese : RHODES
52. Moroccan range : RIF
53. Painter's prop : EASEL
56. Prophet : SEER
58. Pride of Independence, Mo. : HST
59. ___-la-la : TRA
60. Ice, in Essen : EIS
61. Suit topper : ACE
62. Spoil : MAR

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