New York Times, Tuesday, February 16, 1982

Author:Tenfelde
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
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1. Horned vipers : ASPS
5. Catamount : PUMA
9. Plant of the violet family : PANSY
14. Machete : BOLO
15. Once more : ANEW
16. Run away with a lover : ELOPE
17. A cheese center : EDAM
18. ___ of passage : RITE
19. Footing for Fabius : TERRA
20. Mangle : LACERATE
22. Give goods for goods : BARTER
23. An exercise for Rubinstein : ETUDE
24. Made of baked clay : EARTHEN
25. Finch or shrike : OSCINE
27. Framework of parallel bars : GRID
28. Coup for Goren : SLAM
29. Thin, icy coating : SLEET
31. Become less reserved : THAW
35. Withered : SERE
36. Business abbr. : INC
37. Duplicate : REDO
38. Combines to form a sum : ADDS
39. Human's tube : AORTA
41. Exploiter : USER
42. Grieve : PINE
43. Jog the memory : REMIND
45. Some advertisements : SPREADS
49. Moved at a snail's pace : CREPT
50. Graze with a bullet : CREASE
51. Worldly wiseacre : COOLCARD
54. Criticize : ROAST
55. Godlike : HOLY
56. Indonesian quadruped : ANOA
57. Subordinate to : UNDER
58. Countertenor : ALTO
59. An air arm in N.A. : RCAF
60. Disordered : MESSY
61. What a priest says : MASS
62. Impression : DENT
1. W. H. Hudson hero : ABEL
2. Order given in an old parlor : SODA
3. Identification at a banquet : PLACECARD
4. On and off : SOMETIMES
5. Spectacles : PARADES
6. Come together : UNITE
7. Apportion : METE
8. Bowl over a protégé : AWE
9. Old explosive device : PETARD
10. On the qui vive : ALERT
11. British P.M.: 1770–82 : NORTH
12. Extravagant occasion : SPREE
13. Hanker : YEARN
21. Emulate Updike's Rabbit : RUN
22. Attraction : BAIT
24. Assemble : ERECT
25. Greek peak : OSSA
26. Cart on runners : SLED
27. Class : GENRE
30. Denizens of the Silverdome : LIONS
31. Kin of an ace in the hole : TRUMPCARD
32. Hamlet's problem : HESITANCE
33. Former British colony : ADEN
34. Brief remark : WORD
39. Officer of a sort : AIDE
40. Dry gullies : ARROYOS
42. Pandowdy, e.g. : PASTRY
44. Conger : EEL
45. Rugby term : SCRUM
46. Groveling : PRONE
47. Comprehends written material : READS
48. Alleviates : EASES
49. They need breaking in : COLTS
51. Carbonated beverage : COLA
52. Barbary ___, favorite horse of Richard II : ROAN
53. Foolish : DAFT
55. Inferior actor : HAM

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