New York Times, Wednesday, December 29, 1982

Author:Fraas
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Offshore hermit : CRAB
5. Chicken-chasing word : SHOO
9. Swift : RAPID
14. A daughter of Hera : HEBE
15. Toy-gun ammo : CAPS
16. Swiftly : APACE
17. End of a Stein line : ALAS
18. Asian sea : ARAL
19. Recess : NICHE
20. Recklessly : FASTANDLOOSE
23. Urge strongly : EXHORT
24. Hoosegow : LOCKUP
28. Revenue-raising D.C. committee : WAYSANDMEANS
32. Challenges : DARES
35. Algonquian Indians : CREES
36. Sch. group : PTA
37. "When I was ___ . . . " : ALAD
38. Muliebral ones : WOMEN
39. Invent : COIN
40. Stocky horse : COB
41. Prepare coconuts : SHRED
42. Encrusted : CAKED
43. Wholly : HEARTANDSOUL
46. Behind, at sea : ASTERN
47. Kingdoms : REALMS
51. Vigorously : MIGHTANDMAIN
55. Bow : STOOP
58. First-rate : AONE
59. ___-European : INDO
60. Mad as a wet hen : IRATE
61. Pother : STIR
62. Far and ___ : NEAR
63. Senate majority leader : BAKER
64. Many: Comb. form : POLY
65. Existence : ESSE
1. Wear away by rubbing : CHAFE
2. Slacken : RELAX
3. Put to shame : ABASH
4. Granted : BESTOWED
5. Sparse : SCANTY
6. Unfeeling : HARD
7. Semiprecious stone : OPAL
8. ___ Fjord, Norway : OSLO
9. Redeems : RANSOMS
10. Individually : APIECE
11. "Man" in an electronic game : PAC
12. "___ dien," motto for Prince Charles : ICH
13. Aberdeen's river : DEE
21. Macaws : ARAS
22. Ancient : OLDEN
25. Cushion filling : KAPOK
26. Free : UNTIE
27. ___ q's (best behavior) : PSAND
29. Contemn : SCORN
30. Anagram for dream : ARMED
31. Necessarily : NEEDS
32. Summer house for Andropov : DACHA
33. Fugard's "A Lesson from ___" : ALOES
34. Morocco's capital : RABAT
38. Sharp, vibrant sound : WHANG
39. Lotion : CALAMINE
41. Sea bass : STRIPER
42. Prompted : CUED
44. Aloof : REMOTE
45. Cantankerous : ORNERY
48. Bowling alleys : LANES
49. Legendary king of Phrygia : MIDAS
50. Slumberous rumble : SNORE
52. Fastener : HASP
53. In ___ (altogether) : TOTO
54. Indigo dye : ANIL
55. Blood relation : SIB
56. ___-la-la : TRA
57. Acorn producer : OAK

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