New York Times, Thursday, March 18, 1982

Author: Eli Wesoff
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Eli Wesoff has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Service org. : AAF
4. Indian corn : MAIZE
9. Some of this is punk : ROCK
13. Neutral color : ECRU
14. Flâneur : IDLER
15. Second Israeli ambassador to U.S. : EBAN
16. Lyricist Asaf's advice in a 1915 song : SMILESMILESMILE
19. Mayhew's "It's a Sin to ___": 1936 : TELLALIE
20. Duke, for one : TITLE
21. Harte : BRET
22. Trading center : MART
24. A Ford who was born a King : GERALD
27. Hari : MATA
28. Rudiments : ABC
31. Fish sauce : ALEC
32. Carved shoe : SABOT
33. "Bei ___ Bist Du Schön" : MIR
34. Please with savory cuisine : TICKLETHEPALATE
38. John McGraw's "boy" : OTT
39. "Let's Make ___" (TV show) : ADEAL
40. Thousand Islands, e.g. : AITS
41. Model T contemporary : REO
42. Lode or mood : VEIN
43. Beribboned hat : BONNET
45. West of Wis. : MINN
46. "The ___ shall scorn pedantic laws": Scott : BARD
47. City known for its tapestries : ARRAS
50. Spar nearest the bow : FOREMAST
54. Lewis-Young advice in a 1928 song : LAUGHCLOWNLAUGH
57. Taxman's claim : LIEN
58. Nest found on a crag : AERIE
59. Anatomical network : RETE
60. Alan or Robert : ALDA
61. Stir : POKEY
62. Former Estonian coins: Abbr. : KRS
1. Zenith : ACME
2. Seed cover : ARIL
3. Army's Doc Blanchard was one : FULLBACK
4. Deceived : MISLED
5. Own up : ADMIT
6. Nastase of tennis : ILIE
7. Oriental cymbal : ZEL
8. Homophone for heir : ERE
9. Send, as money : REMIT
10. Item in a daily : OBIT
11. Phone : CALL
12. Joint : KNEE
13. Sum, es, ___ : EST
17. Campbell or Sande : EARL
18. Layers : STRATA
22. Normand of early films : MABEL
23. At the summit : ATOP
24. Jacksonville's Bowl : GATOR
25. Type size : ELITE
26. Opposed to verso : RECTO
27. Noted U.S. naval historian : MAHAN
28. With strength : AMAIN
29. "Yes, please" in Bonn : BITTE
30. Cockscomb : CREST
32. Seidel's relative : STEIN
35. Extravagant : LAVISH
36. London hero : EDEN
37. Kind of decision : LANDMARK
43. Google of old comics : BARNEY
44. City on the Oka : OREL
45. Carta : MAGNA
46. He fell at the Alamo : BOWIE
47. Nazimova : ALLA
48. " . . . I'll ___ and brawl": Petruchio : RAIL
49. Felt remorse : RUED
50. Spot encountered on a road : FORK
51. Mischa or Leopold : AUER
52. Ranks above cpl. : SGTS
53. A brew in Calais : THE
55. Surpass : CAP
56. August 1 baby, e.g. : LEO

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