New York Times, Thursday, December 9, 1982

Author: Jones
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 249 (avg 1.30)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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Across Down
1. Bergman role in "Casablanca" : ILSA
5. County ___ : SEAT
9. Crookedly : ASKEW
14. Indian queen : RANI
15. Dresden's river : ELBE
16. Pool adjunct : SLIDE
17. Ending for comment : ATOR
18. Energetic one : DOER
19. NASA purchase : TILES
20. Headlined item : NEWSPAPERREPORT
23. Establish : INSTATE
24. Flying: Comb. form : AERO
25. Way to go: Abbr. : RTE
26. Aqueous animator : SPA
27. Nutcracker's suite : NEST
31. Time of greatest depression : NADIR
34. Kind of fence : SPITE
36. Pedro's aunt : TIA
37. Adage for those needing a refuge : ANYPORTINASTORM
40. Call ___ day : ITA
41. Cousins of the Greek Fates : NORNS
42. Met basso : HINES
43. Singer Cantrell : LANA
45. McClellan's foe at Sharpsburg : LEE
46. What George Brett wields : BAT
47. Yard event : SALE
49. Portuguese name for Taiwan : FORMOSA
53. TV staples : SPECTATORSPORTS
57. Kin of stomata : PORES
58. Singer Laine : CLEO
59. ___ Bator, capital of Mongolia : ULAN
60. Get ___ on (find out about) : ALINE
61. Orison finale : AMEN
62. Unique : SOLE
63. Oscar de la ___ : RENTA
64. Disencumbers : RIDS
65. "Yours as ___" : EVER
1. Isfahan native : IRANI
2. Grow toward sunset : LATEN
3. Glibly misleads : SNOWS
4. Temporary runway : AIRSTRIP
5. Composed : SEDATE
6. Emulate Jessica and Lorenzo : ELOPE
7. Busy as ___ : ABEE
8. Diamondbacks : TERRAPINS
9. Suffix for poet or critic : ASTER
10. Type of shoe : SLIPON
11. Thousand: Comb. form : KILO
12. Fritzlar's river : EDER
13. Kang's "East Goes ___": 1937 : WEST
21. Role of many a Medici : PATRON
22. Lariat for León : REATA
26. Quill : SPINE
28. School Orwell attended : ETON
29. Title for King Arthur : SIRE
30. Clan caps : TAMS
31. Sparable, e.g. : NAIL
32. Acronym on Broadway : ANTA
33. Actress Cannon : DYAN
34. Williams vehicle : STREETCAR
35. Symbol for Sousa : ESHARP
38. Campus town in Mo. : ROLLA
39. Small bird : TITMOUSE
44. Slope : ASCENT
46. Subatomic particles : BOSONS
48. Perplexed : ATSEA
49. Out of bondage : FREED
50. A paramour of Catherine II : ORLOV
51. Commonplace : STALE
52. President of the Screen Actors Guild : ASNER
53. Go a round : SPAR
54. Copernicus or Chopin : POLE
55. Mary McDonough TV role : ERIN
56. "Il Posto" director: 1961 : OLMI

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