New York Times, Monday, February 1, 1982

Author:Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Sidney L. Robbins has 136 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Departed : LEFT
5. Wise : SAGE
9. Unbalanced : ALOP
13. She, in Paris : ELLE
14. Dress up : PRIMP
16. Ballot : VOTE
17. Inter ___ : ALIA
18. Chinese silk plant : RAMIE
19. Israeli seaport : ACRE
20. Original impact : FIRSTIMPRESSION
23. Strict : STERN
24. Tank for liquids : VAT
25. ___ loss for words : ATA
27. "Go down to ___ . . . ": Noyes : KEW
28. Author Marshall : SLA
31. Org. : ASSN
35. A social sci. : ECON
37. One of the Allens : ETHAN
39. Dotage : SECONDCHILDHOOD
42. News on the sports page : TRADE
43. Pictorial presswork, for short : ROTO
44. "___ Can": Sammy Davis Jr. : YESI
45. Frequently, to Keats : OFT
46. A Gershwin : IRA
48. Tree juice : SAP
50. Type of trip : EGO
51. Popular form of music : DISCO
55. "Eroica" : BEETHOVENSTHIRD
62. Type of support : ARCH
63. Go ___ for : TOBAT
64. Actor-writer-director : ALDA
65. Anent : INRE
66. Mouthlike opening : STOMA
67. Opinion : VIEW
68. Barnstorm : TOUR
69. An ace: Slang : ONER
70. Be a jobholder : EARN
1. Page : LEAF
2. ___ Island : ELLIS
3. Play at love : FLIRT
4. Annoy : TEASE
5. Raced : SPRINTED
6. Syria in ancient times : ARAM
7. Halting walk : GIMP
8. Eastern bigwig : EMIR
9. "Cease, you swabbies!" : AVAST
10. Places : LOCI
11. Other, in Madrid : OTRO
12. End of a hammerhead : PEEN
15. Irritate : PEEVE
21. Folk-song syllable : TRA
22. Cut into cords : SAWED
26. Ghanaian port : ACCRA
27. Does some needlework : KNITS
28. Tire : SHOE
29. Country slightly larger than Utah : LAOS
30. "The Breeze ___," 1940 song : ANDI
31. Apropos of : ASTO
32. Derivative of "servus" (slave) : SERF
33. "Scram!" : SCAT
34. Where stained Cain lived : NOD
36. Exclamation of amused surprise : OHO
38. "___ Neighbor's Wife": Talese : THY
40. Horse cry : NEIGH
41. Guiding principle : LOADSTAR
47. One of TV's biggest hits : ROOTS
49. Seed : PIT
50. Solvent for resins and fats : ETHER
52. This is often close : SHAVE
53. Eyelashes : CILIA
54. Command : ORDER
55. What a shark might take : BAIT
56. Conductor Rapee : ERNO
57. Tan shade : ECRU
58. Author Bernard De ___ : VOTO
59. Black : EBON
60. In ___ only : NAME
61. Begin to be clear : DAWN

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