New York Times, Saturday, February 13, 1982

Author:Virginia Butler
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { C F K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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1. Sweep of a scythe : SWATH
6. Jupiter and Saturn, e.g. : ORBS
10. Insect in the post-larval stage : PUPA
14. Johnny Mercer's dream girl : LAURA
15. Niggardly : NEAR
16. Straight ___ arrow : ASAN
17. Annunciation figure : ANGEL
18. Clubs, e.g. : MINORSUIT
20. " . . . should ___ not heard" : BESEENAND
22. Oklahoma Amerind : OSAGE
23. What all planners must have : AIMS
24. Crossed swords, perhaps : DUELED
25. Veiled, elderly woman, in art : STANNE
28. Molded clay : PUG
29. Bob, for one : HAIRDO
30. Prepares an oven before baking : PREHEATS
35. Deity for Meccans : ALLAH
36. Rob Peter to ___ Paul : PAY
37. Dismay : APPAL
38. Wearing a pith hat : HELMETED
40. Scornful; cynical : SNEERY
41. A tense for Homer: Abbr. : AOR
42. Not extreme : MODEST
43. Recall : MEMORY
47. What to show an unwanted visitor : DOOR
48. Watchful : ALERT
49. Dutch seaport : ROTTERDAM
54. Bakery offering : JELLYROLL
56. Where the eagle has landed : AERIE
57. Cyma reversa : OGEE
58. Mignon follower : ETTE
59. Scoria : DROSS
60. Male gypsies : RYES
61. Nosegay : POSY
62. Cries out sharply : YIPES
1. Thick slice : SLAB
2. Dwindle : WANE
3. Summer mos. : AUGS
4. Horseradish of E. Indies : TREE
5. Vigorous : HALEANDHEARTY
6. "Put the Blame ___" : ONMAME
7. Saddlers' products : REINS
8. Goodman group : BAND
9. Sign for which playwrights pine : SRO
10. Like spats : PASSE
11. Customary : USUAL
12. Hall of Fame pitcher : PAIGE
13. Chipped in one's chip : ANTED
19. Crude but effective : ROUGHANDREADY
21. Tenor Martini : NINO
24. Fair share : DUE
25. Objective of many a plug : SALE
26. Box for bucks : TILL
27. Saroyan hero : ARAM
28. Detach by leverage : PRY
29. In one word, "I told you so!" : HAH
30. Layer on a football player : PAD
31. Inventor of a sign language : EPEE
32. What an epigone does : APES
33. Cutting : TART
34. Shakespearean tinker : SLY
36. ___ capita : PER
39. Kazoo, for one : TOY
40. Lampblack : SOOT
42. Heterogeneous : MOTLEY
43. Shaw's Barbara : MAJOR
44. Gray's brought him praise : ELEGY
45. Homophone for Malay : MELEE
46. Heraldic fillets : ORLES
47. Numbskulls : DOLTS
49. Prefix with beater : ROTO
50. Soprano Grist : RERI
51. Stage curtain : DROP
52. Comfortable, in Cannes : AISE
53. G.I. refectory : MESS
55. What a KO artist earns : REP

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