New York Times, Friday, February 12, 1982

Author: Whitten
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J K Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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1. Norse god : ODIN
5. Bea Arthur TV role : MAUDE
10. Playing-card spots : PIPS
14. Relative of the shimmy : HULA
15. ___ sight (fantastic) : OUTOF
16. Source of a bitter drug : ALOE
17. Chief Justice: 1888–1910 : MELVILLEWFULLER
20. Prepared clams, in a way : STEAMED
21. Most painful : SOREST
22. Some "biscuits" for a D.J. : LPS
23. Energy units : ERGS
24. Charge : FEE
27. Pac.'s counterpart : ATL
29. Rope : TETHER
33. Fine wood shavings : EXCELSIOR
37. Jot : IOTA
38. Stringed instrument : VIOLA
39. Business deg. : MBA
40. Boredom : ENNUI
41. She, in Savoie : ELLE
42. Ornithophiles' purchases : BIRDSEEDS
44. Double phenomenon in a canyon : REECHO
47. Forerunner of N.R.C. : AEC
48. View : SEE
49. Waiter's concern : TIPS
51. Couples: Abbr. : PRS
53. In the same place: Lat. : IBIDEM
55. Most composed : COOLEST
59. Chief Justice: 1796–99 : OLIVERELLSWORTH
61. Mulct : FINE
62. Seaweeds : ALGAE
63. Mixture : OLIO
64. I.R.S. agents : FEDS
65. Checks : STEMS
66. Llama's land : PERU
1. Electrical units : OHMS
2. Composition for two voices : DUET
3. "Winnie ___ Pu" : ILLE
4. Word with stores : NAVAL
5. Bothers : MOLESTS
6. Ancient, in Aberdeen : AULD
7. Shoshone : UTE
8. Search for water : DOWSE
9. Try : EFFORT
10. Holy Land : PALESTINE
11. Escapees from Pandora : ILLS
12. Auden, e.g. : POET
13. Sun. discourse : SER
18. Prey for a pride : IMPALA
19. Now-and-then yen : URGE
24. Nervous excitement : FEVER
25. Pearl Buck's "The___" : EXILE
26. ___ des Beaux-Arts : ECOLE
28. ___ of the devil (imp) : LIMB
30. Gives new life to a knife : HONES
31. Practice piece for Paderewski : ETUDE
32. Uplift : RAISE
34. Optional courses : ELECTIVES
35. Sash in Sasebo : OBI
36. This separates "Ta" and "Boom" : RARA
40. In ___, as a bond or deed : ESCROW
43. Bears witness : DEPOSES
45. Covering for a cave man : HIDE
46. Sacchini creations : OPERAS
50. Small, silvery fish : SMELT
52. Regatta entry : SLOOP
53. Netman Nastase : ILIE
54. Fasten : BIND
55. Quahog : CLAM
56. A Gardner who sounds noble : ERLE
57. Mix : STIR
58. " . . . waken ___ with me": Tennyson : THOU
59. Side of the wicket, in cricket : OFF
60. Opposite of sml. : LGE

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