New York Times, Monday, March 1, 1982

Author: Joel D. Lafargue
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Joel D. Lafargue has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Asian tree : ACLE
5. Candle threads : WICKS
10. Retired soccer star : PELE
14. A memorable Anita : LOOS
15. Mete out : ALLOT
16. Wading bird : IBIS
17. Before long : SOON
18. Climbing plant : LIANA
19. Fox ___ : TROT
20. Gain an advantage over : STEALAMARCHON
23. Angler's purchase : ROD
24. Prosecute : TRY
25. Subordinate ruler : SATRAP
29. "It's ___!" : ABOY
31. Needlefish : GAR
34. Different : OTHER
35. Book of poems by Ciardi : ASIF
36. Actress Storm : GALE
37. Charity organization : THEMARCHOFDIMES
40. Corrida creature : TORO
41. "Break ___!" (actors' good-luck saying) : ALEG
42. Teheran native : IRANI
43. Simple sugar : OSE
44. Shock : STUN
45. Defeated : FALLEN
46. Muscle spasm : TIC
47. Department or river in France : AIN
48. Halftime entertainers : MARCHINGBANDS
55. Grantland of sports fame : RICE
56. School for Pierre : ECOLE
57. Matinee ___ : IDOL
59. Concerning : INRE
60. Former German money unit : TALER
61. Treatment : CARE
62. Owner's document : DEED
63. Where one-armed bandits are fed : SLOTS
64. "When Irish ___ . . . " : EYES
1. Hirt and Pacino : ALS
2. Cote sounds : COOS
3. Booty : LOOT
4. Domestic slave of yore : ESNE
5. Clout : WALLOP
6. Epic about Achilles, Hector et al. : ILIAD
7. Razor ___ : CLAM
8. Hawaiian coffee-growing region : KONA
9. Begin : STARTOFF
10. Meaningful : PITHY
11. Spanish river : EBRO
12. Beast that has his pride : LION
13. Abbr. at Kennedy : EST
21. S.A. bird : ARARA
22. Shout : CRY
25. ___ voce : SOTTO
26. Duel personality created by Dumas : ATHOS
27. "Over ___" : THERE
28. San ___, Italy : REMO
29. Pale as a poltergeist : ASHEN
30. Life sto. : BIOG
31. Anwar's predecessor : GAMAL
32. Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
33. Varnish ingredient : RESIN
35. Legal defense org. : ACLU
36. One-fifth of Papa Dionne's surprise : GIRL
38. Toothed bars : RATCHETS
39. Famed bride of July 1981 : DIANA
44. Thus, to Tacitus : SIC
45. Filaments : FIBERS
46. Cornered : TREED
47. Lace tag : AGLET
48. "The world's ___ oyster": Shak. : MINE
49. Land measure : ACRE
50. Ending for poet or myth : ICAL
51. ___ contendere : NOLO
52. Gallic resort : NICE
53. 1944 event : DDAY
54. Angry : SORE
55. Free (of) : RID
58. "___ Misérables" : LES

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