New York Times, Thursday, February 25, 1982

Author:Bette Sue Cohen
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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. Campus org. : ROTC
5. Biotite, e.g. : MICA
9. Kind of school : PREP
13. He made tents : OMAR
14. Sellers : PETER
15. Silverdome sound : ROAR
16. Book by Agatha Christie : PERILATENDHOUSE
19. Opp. of WSW : ENE
20. Sluggish : INERT
21. Feminine suffixes : ETTES
22. The Kingston ___ : TRIO
23. Beverage for Robin Hood : ALE
24. Book by Victoria Holt : THESECRETWOMAN
31. ___ avis : RARA
32. Not on the rocks : NEAT
33. Chitchat : GAB
35. Construction-work piece : IBAR
36. Long-Legs or Warbucks : DADDY
38. Graph or phone prefix : HOMO
39. ___ boss (casino employee) : PIT
40. Mediocre : SOSO
41. Vexed : IRED
42. Book by Norah Lofts : TOSEEAFINELADY
47. Switch positions : ONS
48. Soothe : LULL
49. Jerk : START
52. Nome transportation : SLEDS
54. Foofaraw : ADO
57. Book by Taylor Caldwell : THEEAGLESGATHER
60. Features on some pitchers : EARS
61. Glove material : SUEDE
62. Hindu prince : RAJA
63. Read the ___ act : RIOT
64. Adjective for a sou : MERE
65. Israeli statesman : EBAN
1. Kind of dancer or walker : ROPE
2. "The ___," Peck vehicle : OMEN
3. Counterweight : TARE
4. Dernier ___ : CRI
5. Atmospheric phenomenon : METEOR
6. Roman road : ITER
7. Ante in a "friendly" poker game : CENT
8. Dull suffix : ARD
9. For the time being : PROTEM
10. Rabble : ROUT
11. Facility : EASE
12. D.D.E. or H.S.T. : PRES
14. "___ in the Streets," 1950 film : PANIC
17. Throwaways at the Trevi : LIRE
18. Serf : HELOT
22. Alexandra's husband, for one : TSAR
23. Farther from the pin : AWAY
24. ___ up (catch) : TRIP
25. Practice : HABIT
26. Sister of Thalia : ERATO
27. "Till the ___ Time," 1945 song : ENDOF
28. Knight seen on TV : TED
29. Israeli monetary unit : AGORA
30. Nominated for office : NAMED
34. "Whose ___?" (Sayers book) : BODY
36. Acts on : DOES
37. Botanist Gray : ASA
38. One of seven in Rome : HILL
40. Actress Berger : SENTA
43. Most tender : SOREST
44. ___ la Société : ILESDE
45. Elbow : NUDGE
46. Actress Lanchester : ELSA
49. Team follower : STER
50. Siamese : THAI
51. Dynamics predecessor : AERO
52. Twist : SLUE
53. Cousin of ogle : LEER
54. Melville captain : AHAB
55. ___ vu (paramnesia) : DEJA
56. Algerian port : ORAN
58. Loser to R.M.N. : GSM
59. Three, to Gina : TRE

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