New York Times, Saturday, February 27, 1982

Author: Albert L. Misenko
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { J K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 96, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Near each other, as the eyes : CLOSESET
9. Reservoir in New York : CROTON
15. Spring blossom : HEPATICA
16. Land area personified by a princess : EUROPE
17. Protection for certain painters : OVERALLS
18. Rubble : DEBRIS
19. Monogram of a record-breaking Phillie : PER
20. Felt antipathy toward : LOATHED
22. Opportune : PAT
23. Master-tailor : CRAB
25. Hordeola : STIES
26. Kin of pigeon holes : COTE
27. Orthodox Moslem : HANIF
29. To be, in Bolivia : SER
30. Threw down the gauntlet : DARED
31. Group of eight : OGDOAD
33. Actor Williams : ROBIN
35. Pulverizes : PESTLES
37. Vamooses : DECAMPS
41. Bavarian river : ILLER
43. Behave (oneself) : DEPORT
44. Political birds of a feather : BLOCS
47. Blue-book gal : DEB
49. Networks conveying impulses : RETIA
50. What Dumbo employed to fly : EARS
51. Table fowl : CAPON
53. In England, he's a gubbins : SIMP
54. What "we got" : FUN
55. No way to go : BANANAS
57. Kind of lace : VAL
58. Red Jacket was one : ORATOR
60. New member of Sigma Chi : INITIATE
62. Repair mosaics : RETILE
63. Rebel : REVOLTER
64. Chooses : ELECTS
65. Describing ramps : STEPLESS
1. Quickly, in pidgin English : CHOPCHOP
2. Means of using greater force : LEVERAGE
3. Dividends in division, e.g. : OPERANDS
4. Org. founded in 1889 : SAR
5. Common Latin abbr. : ETAL
6. Airtight pits or towers : SILOS
7. Dazzling effects : ECLATS
8. More appetizing : TASTIER
9. Grants : CEDES
10. Was wiser and sadder : RUED
11. Sun or moon : ORB
12. Lethargy : TORPOR
13. Drug : OPIATE
14. Fitted into one another : NESTED
21. Idumean king of Judea : HEROD
24. Certain drugs, for short : BIOTICS
26. Preprandial spread : CANAPES
28. Angel or Victoria : FALLS
30. One to be faded : DICER
32. Shoffner of football fame : DEL
34. Bunk : BED
36. Jampan : SEDAN
38. What to do before teaching a lesson : MOTIVATE
39. Archbishops : PRIMATES
40. Office equipment : STAPLERS
42. Betakes oneself : REPAIRS
44. Caption in a diet-pill ad : BEFORE
45. Hardy partner : LAUREL
46. Like Chippendale : ORNATE
48. Cowl over a fireplace : BONNET
51. "For kings have ___ . . . ": R. Greene : CARES
52. Childlike : NAIVE
55. He wrote "A Man for All Seasons" : BOLT
56. Elevator button : STOP
59. Fixation : TIC
61. Unlucky : ILL

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