New York Times, Monday, March 29, 1982

Author: Whitten
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 247 (avg 1.31)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Spans: 2
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© 1982, The New York Times
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1. Raison d'___ : ETRE
5. Ermine : STOAT
10. Tarot, e.g. : CARD
14. ___ and branch : ROOT
15. Uhlan's weapon : LANCE
16. Source of a bitter drug : ALOE
17. With 58 Across, a Dryden quotation : NONEBUTTHEBRAVE
20. Small heavenly body : STARLET
21. Alexander and Darius : ENEMIES
22. Protuberance : NODE
23. Fruity drink : ADE
24. Impassive : STOIC
27. Acres for grazing : RANGELAND
33. "___ all, folks" : THATS
34. Bottom of the barrel : LEES
35. U.S. cousin of the BBC : VOA
36. Weird : EERY
37. Direct attention to : REFER
39. Mecca for shoppers : MART
40. Compass pt. : ESE
41. Arnaz : DESI
42. Outmoded : PASSE
43. Sets right : REDRESSES
46. Michaelmas daisy : ASTER
47. Consumed : ATE
48. Examination : TEST
50. Laundry workers : IRONERS
54. Dressed : ATTIRED
58. See 17 Across : DESERVESTHEFAIR
60. Diminutive ending : ETTE
61. Come afterward : ENSUE
62. Dismiss : FIRE
63. Observes : SEES
64. Crucible product : STEEL
65. Scads : SLEW
1. Sea eagles : ERNS
2. Spree : TOOT
3. Writer Jaffe : RONA
4. Infinite time : ETERNITY
5. Turned around : SLUED
6. Torn piece : TATTER
7. Can. province : ONT
8. Discomfort : ACHE
9. Holden Caulfield, e.g. : TEENAGER
10. Mount in NW Israel : CARMEL
11. Jai ___ : ALAI
12. Divagate : ROVE
13. Sandra and Ruby : DEES
18. Coalitions : BLOCS
19. Family in an Eliot novel : BEDES
24. Guide : STEER
25. "On ___ I Stand," book by Countee Cullen : THESE
26. Rowed : OARED
28. Michael Caine movie: 1966 : ALFIE
29. French homophone for nay : NEE
30. Salt's "Halt!" : AVAST
31. West Scandinavians : NORSE
32. Librarian's device : DATER
37. National Guard of the U.S. : RESERVES
38. Tee predecessor : ESS
39. Large dogs : MASTIFFS
41. Discourage : DETER
42. Strass : PASTE
44. Wives of rajahs : RANEES
45. Phidian creation : STATUE
49. Cohan's first wife : ETHEL
50. April 13, e.g. : IDES
51. Plexus : RETE
52. Boniface, in Bologna : OSTE
53. Dispatched : SENT
55. Wading bird : RAIL
56. Name of a republic: 1937–49 : EIRE
57. Nancy ___, fictional sleuth : DREW
59. Dir. from Paris to Vichy : SSE

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