New York Times, Friday, December 3, 1982

Author: Johnson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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1. Item to talk through : HAT
4. Javelin : SPEAR
9. "Oh, what ___ was Mary" : APAL
13. Palm starch : SAGO
14. Indisputable thing : TASTE
15. Observe : NOTE
16. Dynasty of Henry II : THEPLANTAGENETS
19. What spokes do : RADIATE
20. Oneness : UNITY
21. His, to Pierre : SES
22. What George couldn't tell : ALIE
23. Scarfs : ASCOTS
27. ___ rags : GLAD
28. Crusty thing : PIE
31. Asian capital : SEOUL
32. Take nourishment : EAT
33. Tweed's nemesis : NAST
34. Founder of the Tudor dynasty : HENRYTHESEVENTH
38. Greek resistance group in W.W. II : EDES
39. ___ judicata : RES
40. Rousseau hero : EMILE
41. Draft org. : SSS
42. Shave : PARE
43. Shot at the bar : BRACER
44. Carp's relative : DACE
45. Col.'s superior : GEN
46. Love word in Paris : CHERI
48. In : ELECTED
53. Dynasty of Henry IV : THELANCASTRIANS
56. Defoe's "___ Flanders" : MOLL
57. Furze : GORSE
58. Student's aid : TROT
59. Pilsener topper : SUDS
60. Convention of sorts : SYNOD
61. Letter : ESS
1. Sound of mirth : HAHA
2. Adjective for a patriarch : AGED
3. Headgear seen in India : TOPI
4. Union units : STATES
5. What glaziers take : PANES
6. Founded: Abbr. : EST
7. Alma-___, Russian city : ATA
8. Adjust : REGULATE
9. Strip girl on Broadway : ANNIE
10. Gray or Greene : POET
11. A.B.A. member : ATTY
12. Bandleader Brown : LES
13. Riv. boat : STR
17. In conclusion : LASTLY
18. Arthurian wife : ENID
22. Ah me! : ALAS
23. Silent butler's collection : ASHES
24. Grains : SEEDS
25. Highway workers' items : CONES
26. Bear, in Brest : OURS
27. Toulouses : GEESE
28. Kind of button : PANIC
29. Agave fiber : ISTLE
30. Upper regions : ETHER
33. Eelworm : NEMA
35. Copies : TRACINGS
36. Hither : HERE
37. Danish philologist: 1846–96 : VERNER
42. Rubber type : PARA
43. Like some garments : BELTED
44. Small valleys : DELLS
45. Plaster of paris : GESSO
46. ___ En-lai : CHOU
47. U.S. portrayer of flappers : HELD
49. Quote : CITE
50. H.M.S. Pinafore crew : TARS
51. Cabell of the Tigers : ENOS
52. Summer time, for short : DST
53. Mfrs.' symbols : TMS
54. Shrinking modestly : COY
55. Scottish alder : ARN

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