New York Times, Wednesday, February 24, 1982

Author:C. J. Angio
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J X Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Spans: 2
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1982, The New York Times
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1. Actor Sharif : OMAR
5. Caesar, e.g. : SALAD
10. Preacher's sign-off : AMEN
14. Yield : CEDE
15. Something to recite : PIECE
16. Banker's advice : SAVE
17. With 52 Across, epitaph for a smart aleck : HEASKEDWHATSNEW
20. Took a leisurely walk : STROLLED
21. Most exsuccous : DRIEST
22. Electrical units : RELS
23. Greek letters : CHIS
24. "The ___ a bucket of ashes": Sandburg : PASTIS
27. Rialto places : THEATERS
31. Peregrine : ALIEN
32. The staff of life : BREAD
33. Fabulous bird : ROC
34. Feral : WILD
35. Like many a tasty cake : MOIST
36. Hindu music : RAGA
37. Mount ___, Australia : EBA
38. Attachments on snells : HOOKS
39. He put his wife in a shell : PETER
40. Scatter : DISPERSE
42. Toothsome : SAVORY
43. Future M.D.'s course : ANAT
44. Noxious weed : TARE
45. Part of the Bahamas : BIMINI
48. Ruthian clouts : HOMERUNS
52. See 17 Across : INANANTIQUESHOP
54. "Let George ___!" : DOIT
55. Provide : ENDUE
56. Famed patentee's middle name : ALVA
57. These may be loose or tight : ENDS
58. Shipment from Bethlehem : STEEL
59. Incline : LEAN
1. Memorable newspaper publisher : OCHS
2. An assembling of huntsmen : MEET
3. Purim month : ADAR
4. Had recourse (to) : RESORTED
5. Relieves : SPELLS
6. White House group : AIDES
7. Lascivious : LEWD
8. "Alas!" in Austria : ACH
9. Tie : DEADHEAT
10. Basketball statistic : ASSIST
11. This appears on a horse's neck : MANE
12. "___ Diary": Twain : EVES
13. Triton : NEWT
18. U.S. designer : KLEIN
19. Musical chord : TRIAD
23. In which a queen is most powerful : CHESS
24. Handled roughly : PAWED
25. Point in a defendant's favor : ALIBI
26. Lapham or Marner : SILAS
27. Three-wheeled vehicle : TRIKE
28. Sappho's inspirer : ERATO
29. Jolly name : ROGER
30. Like a fee-faw-fum : SCARY
32. Give a leg up : BOOST
35. Glacial deposits : MORAINES
36. Setback : REVERSAL
38. Beautician's purchase : HENNA
39. Porter's "You Don't Know ___" : PAREE
41. Body-shop supply : PAINTS
42. Anointer of Saul and David : SAMUEL
44. Woman's small, round hat : TOQUE
45. ___ one's time : BIDE
46. Privy to : INON
47. Marian of Sherwood Forest : MAID
48. Stash away : HIDE
49. Top A.L. pitcher in 1926 : UHLE
50. PBS program : NOVA
51. Nine inches : SPAN
53. Powerful explosive : TNT

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