New York Times, Thursday, December 30, 1982

Author: Raymond F. Eisner
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Raymond F. Eisner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Lads from Limerick : PATS
5. Subsides : EBBS
9. Odes, in Oviedo : ODAS
13. Oil: Comb. form : OLEO
14. Dies ___ : IRAE
15. Pepper plant : BETEL
17. Fabled mountain of India : MERU
18. Norwegian's neighbor : FINN
19. Irish patriot: 1778–1803 : EMMET
20. Duck an issue : PUSSYFOOTAROUND
23. Badger : TEASE
24. Theban deity : AMON
25. Baba and Pasha : ALIS
28. Queued up : INLINE
32. Impudent : SASSY
36. Changes color : DYES
38. Munich's river : ISAR
39. Popular piano piece : KITTENONTHEKEYS
42. Vague impression : IDEA
43. Kafka character : OLGA
44. Della from Detroit : REESE
45. Trumpeter's stage signal : SENNET
47. Actress Sommer : ELKE
49. Stowe novel : DRED
51. Poetic stress : ICTUS
55. Speculative securities : CATANDDOGSTOCKS
61. Love, in Livorno : AMORE
62. Saroyan character : ARAM
63. Space between wharves : SLIP
64. Cocktail garnishes : RINDS
65. Shade of blue : YALE
66. "I Should ___," 1944 song : CARE
67. Vespiary, e.g. : NEST
68. Flap, as sails : SLAT
69. Prefix with chamber : ANTE
1. Circumstance's leader : POMP
2. Citizen of Unalaska : ALEUT
3. Epigrammatic : TERSE
4. Composer of "The Liberty Bell" : SOUSA
5. French engineer: 1832–1923 : EIFFEL
6. Vivacity, to Vivaldi : BRIO
7. Bath, in Barcelona : BANO
8. "Flying Dutchman" heroine : SENTA
9. Husband of Titania : OBERON
10. Satanic : DEMONLIKE
11. Egyptian sun god : ATMU
12. Homophone for scene : SEEN
16. British business abbr. : LTD
21. Belgian violinist : YSAYE
22. Mennonite group : AMISH
26. Admired one : IDOL
27. He wrote "Deirdre of the Sorrows" : SYNGE
29. Conversational cliché : ISEE
30. Capitol Hill refusals : NAYS
31. Gaelic : ERSE
32. Snow runners : SKIS
33. Candy striper : AIDE
34. This Anna was Nana : STEN
35. Flags : STANDARDS
37. And others: Lat. abbr. : ETAL
40. Distinguished : NOTED
41. Straight up : ERECT
46. Oscar winner Borgnine : ERNEST
48. Appointed lot : KISMET
50. Operation-launching times : DDAYS
52. Mario Cavaradossi's lover : TOSCA
53. Bruins member : UCLAN
54. Edge around : SKIRT
55. Nash or Studebaker : CAR
56. Writer Saikal : AMIN
57. Elegance : TONE
58. Parol : ORAL
59. Festival : GALA
60. Germany's Count von ___ : SPEE

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