New York Times, Wednesday, February 17, 1982

Author:Bette Sue Cohen
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Bette Sue Cohen has 41 pre-Shortz puzzles and 6 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Upright : JUST
5. Part of a fedora : BRIM
9. Lollipop, e.g. : SHIP
13. Common noun ending : ENCE
14. Rival of Vegas : RENO
15. Message from Aesop : MORAL
17. MacDonald's property : FARM
18. Impersonated : APED
19. Originate : ARISE
20. Hassles; to-dos : FLAPS
22. Mine finds : ORES
24. Whodunit pooch : ASTA
25. Young ruler of yore : TUT
26. Monosyllabic word meaning "exaggerated" : STRETCHED
28. Hide : SECRETE
31. Jeanne to Jean, perhaps : AMIE
32. Arid tract : SAHARA
33. Auricular : OTIC
34. Lawn material : SOD
37. Mao ___-tung : TSE
38. Jan or Marguerite : STEEN
40. Gallic homophone for key : QUI
41. But, to Cato : SED
42. Twinkler : STAR
43. Give confidence to : ASSURE
46. Fabricate : COIN
47. Most pretentious : ARTIEST
48. Monosyllabic word meaning "cadged" : SCROUNGED
52. Annex : ELL
53. MacDermot musical : HAIR
54. Actress Rowlands : GENA
55. Elects or selects : PICKS
58. Minn. county or city : ANOKA
60. Kádár's predecessor : NAGY
62. Bloke : CHAP
63. Emulate Canova : YODEL
64. Cade or titi : TREE
65. Horne from Brooklyn : LENA
66. Tiber feeder : NERA
67. Cong. sitting : SESS
68. Anthony or Barbara : EDEN
1. Bud Fisher character : JEFF
2. Single : UNAL
3. Monosyllabic word meaning "scribbled" : SCRATCHED
4. Fried food, in Tokyo : TEMPURA
5. Lingerie item : BRA
6. Rest : REPOSE
7. Like xenon : INERT
8. Reasonable : MODERATE
9. Little, to Burns : SMA
10. Great odist : HORACE
11. Kind of coffee : IRISH
12. Defeat badly : PASTE
16. Pb : LEAD
21. Pun ending : STER
23. Class of a sort : SEMINAR
27. Twitching : TIC
28. Concordes : SSTS
29. Freedom from vicissitude : EASE
30. Oenologist's activity : TASTING
33. Key's "above" : OER
34. Monosyllabic word meaning "sat on" : SQUELCHED
35. Cather's "One of ___" : OURS
36. Assembly : DIET
39. Touching lines : TANGENTS
42. Trifle : SOU
44. Something to watch, at times : STEP
45. Mustard pod : SILICLE
46. Lulu : CORKER
47. Saws : ADAGES
48. Dobbin's follower : SHAY
49. Criterion : CANON
50. ___ Oro : RIODE
51. Finnish lake, to Swedes : ENARE
56. Welles role : KANE
57. George Washington, e.g. : SPAN
59. "Modish" words : ALA
61. Sycophant's pet word : YES

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