New York Times, Friday, March 19, 1982

Author:A. J. Santora
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { F J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Spans: 1
A. J. Santora has 111 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1982, The New York Times
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1. "Simple" letters : ABC
4. Art follower : DECO
8. "Bad guy" followers : POSSE
13. PT or U : BOAT
15. The same, to Seneca : IDEM
16. Cinched : ONICE
17. Red letters : USSR
18. A ___ Abie : ASIN
19. Within the law : LEGAL
20. Sight from 51 Across : CHANNELISLANDS
23. Idol : BAAL
24. "High" place in a play : TOR
25. Attired, in a way : CAPED
28. Xylophones' kin : MARIMBAS
33. King of the Visigoths : ALARIC
35. Tokyo, once : EDO
36. ___ corda: Dir. to a pianist : UNA
37. Sight from 51 Across : SANTAYNEZVALLEY
41. It begins in juin : ETE
42. Lab work : RES
43. Safe, as morels : EDIBLE
44. Whence signer Caesar Rodney hailed : DELAWARE
47. Carter vis-à-vis Reagan : LOSER
48. Sought a public office : RAN
49. Strong ___ ox : ASAN
51. Reagan's California spread : RANCHODELCIELO
58. Whence Sen. Borah hailed : IDAHO
59. She, in Nice : ELLE
60. Shortly : SOON
62. Locket stone : CAMEO
63. ___-Hoa, Vietnam : BIEN
64. Extra large, for one : SIZE
65. Hebrew measures : OMERS
66. Normal, in a way : SANE
67. Put in stitches : SEW
1. ___ Dhabi, Mideast sheikdom : ABU
2. Autumn pear : BOSC
3. Noted country singer : CASH
4. Bride of July 1981 : DIANA
5. Lemon once exported from Michigan : EDSEL
6. Designer Chapman : CEIL
7. Where Tree Rollins dunks : OMNI
8. Many, in Miletus : POLLOI
9. Kind of bandit : ONEARM
10. Put under contract : SIGN
11. Marine fish : SCAD
12. When split and cooked, these become spitchcocks : EELS
14. Tony of tennis : TRABERT
21. Olga's rival in the 70's : NADIA
22. Worked hard : STROVE
25. Studied "the joint" : CASED
26. Ant that can fly : ALATE
27. TV group : PANEL
28. Reagan adviser : MEESE
29. Wood-trimming tool : ADZ
30. Underground group : BULBS
31. Anoint, old style : ANELE
32. Sooth follower : SAYER
34. Rostand's "snooty" hero : CYRANO
38. Saul's uncle or grandfather : NER
39. Lyndon's U.N. delegate : ADLAI
40. Elsa was one : LIONESS
45. Toxophilite : ARCHER
46. Small elms : WAHOOS
49. Steve of TV : ALLEN
50. Spectacle : SCENE
51. Carty of baseball : RICO
52. Rib donor : ADAM
53. Door inscription : NAME
54. Politician-labor leader : DEBS
55. Creator of Mrs. Sarah Battle : ELIA
56. Lane of The Daily Planet : LOIS
57. Transude : OOZE
61. Not used : NEW

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