New York Times, Thursday, February 18, 1982

Author: Judson G. Trent
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { G J K Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Judson G. Trent has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Oscar-winner Rainer : LUISE
6. Hose shade : ECRU
10. European coal basin : SAAR
14. Lab vessels : ETNAS
15. Thin, rolled pancake : BLIN
16. Part of a chassis : AXLE
17. Peers : EARLS
18. Portable cradles : BASSINETS
20. Motifs : THEMES
22. Ivy League team : PENN
23. Dash's partner : DOT
24. ___ probandi : ONUS
26. Loc. of Cape Town : SAFR
28. Vanish gradually : EVANESCE
32. Correct : PROPER
36. Potpourri: Abbr. : MISC
37. Kind of race : ARMS
39. Demean : ABASE
40. Atlas or gypsy : MOTH
41. Thread: Comb. form : NEMAT
43. Mignon ending : ETTE
44. Inventor Howe : ELIAS
46. Welt : WALE
47. Browning's "Hervé ___" : RIEL
48. Of the ankle : TARSAL
50. Loud-voiced persons : STENTORS
52. Periods : ERAS
54. Editor's notation : STET
55. Sash with a bow in the back : OBI
58. Kind of corner : AMEN
60. Usher in : HERALD
64. Draft horse : PERCHERON
67. Recipient : DONEE
68. Former queen of Jordan : ALIA
69. Sound : SANE
70. ___ year : LUNAR
71. Like one of Custer's stands : LAST
72. Going into the tenth : TIED
73. Halting place : ETAPE
1. Old English court : LEET
2. Bryce Canyon's state : UTAH
3. Concerning : INRE
4. Famed Chief Justice: 1864–73 : SALMONCHASE
5. Ancient ascetic : ESSENE
6. Dwindle : EBB
7. Give a hand to : CLAP
8. Sol does this daily : RISES
9. Open, in a way : UNSNAP
10. River to the Vistula : SAN
11. Smashed an ash : AXED
12. Band instrument, for short : ALTO
13. Rhythmic silence, in music : REST
19. Prefix for red : INFRA
21. An Anthony : SUSAN
25. Driver or ball header : SCREW
27. Radio-TV newsman : ROBERTTROUT
28. Irish patriot : EMMET
29. "Twelfth Night" role : VIOLA
30. Milling : ASTIR
31. Eames and Calvé : EMMAS
33. Alfresco spot : PATIO
34. Chemical compound : ESTER
35. Spools : REELS
38. Seasons : SALTS
42. Cogs : TEETH
45. Bernhardt : SARAH
49. Least effectual : LAMEST
51. Compass part : NEEDLE
53. Caravansary : SERAI
55. October birthstone : OPAL
56. Lugosi : BELA
57. Eye part : IRIS
59. ___ too soon : NONE
61. Pavlova or Sten : ANNA
62. Emulate Bob Beamon : LEAP
63. "___ Mable": Streeter : DERE
65. Morris of TV fame : CAT
66. Buntline : NED

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