New York Times, Monday, December 6, 1982

Author: Whitten
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
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Across Down
1. Covered : CLAD
5. Comfort : EASE
9. Minnow's cousin : CHUB
13. Anderson of "WKRP" : LONI
14. Thespians' org. : AFTRA
16. Stockings : HOSE
17. Hotels : INNS
18. City to tour in? : TURIN
19. Inter ___ : ALIA
20. Attractive complexion : PEACHESANDCREAM
23. Once more : ANEW
24. Unit of resistance : OHM
25. Lots : RAFTS
29. Theda : BARA
31. Part of a circle : ARC
34. Source of a bitter drug : ALOE
35. Sins : ERRS
36. Agcy. that lit up farmhouses : REA
37. Bakery items : BANANACREAMPIES
42. Command : BID
43. At all times : EVER
44. To exist, to Severus : ESSE
45. ___ hurry (rushed) : INA
46. Nosegay : POSY
47. Exceed a certain limit : SPEED
48. "Look before you leap" is one : SAW
49. Benny : JACK
52. Lad imprisoned by his father : HUCKLEBERRYFINN
60. Reason for calling a D.D.S. : ACHE
61. Book by D. S. Freeman : RELEE
62. Tract : AREA
63. Escape : FLEE
64. Seasons : SALTS
65. Kind of race : DRAG
66. Loose lass : TART
67. Colors : DYES
68. Boneheads : SAPS
1. Shear : CLIP
2. Single : LONE
3. Karenina : ANNA
4. Phonograph record : DISC
5. Consumed : EATEN
6. Blow ___ (lose one's cool) : AFUSE
7. Spread on a muffin : STRAWBERRYJELLY
8. Where banshees howl : ERIN
9. Amulet : CHARM
10. Aperture : HOLE
11. Govt. agcy. : USIA
12. Shine : BEAM
15. Its official language is Catalan : ANDORRA
21. Owns : HAS
22. Fissure : CHASM
25. Ben Ezra, for one : RABBI
26. Delon of films : ALAIN
27. Recent Oscar winner : FONDA
28. Earl Grey, e.g. : TEA
30. 100 square meters : ARE
31. Insurgent's urging : ARISE
32. Motown celebrity : REESE
33. Enclosed : CASED
38. Neighbor of Tibet : NEPAL
39. Acknowledgers : AVOWERS
40. These, in Toulon : CES
41. Vim : PEP
47. Firmament : SKY
48. Trapshooting : SKEET
50. Sharp ridge : ARETE
51. Salad item : CRESS
52. Handle : HAFT
53. Bruins of the West : UCLA
54. Sonny's ex : CHER
55. Necklace item : BEAD
56. Fashions : FADS
57. Soprano Petina : IRRA
58. One of the tides : NEAP
59. Torments : NAGS

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