New York Times, Wednesday, March 24, 1982

Author: Joy L. Wouk
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 56, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 2, Spans: 1
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York Times
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1. Fastener : HASP
5. Keep watch secretly : SPY
8. Sommer from Berlin : ELKE
12. "___ homo!" : ECCE
13. Like bacon : CURED
15. Poverty : NEED
16. Adjective for Ferdinand Marcos : PHILIPPINE
18. "Good ___": 1927 musical : NEWS
19. Actor in "The Sheik" : VALENTINO
21. At full speed : AMAIN
24. N.Y.C. skyline letters : RCA
25. Corpulent : OBESE
29. Word with clef or drum : BASS
30. Charges : FEES
31. Companions of radiuses : ULNAS
32. Balaam's rebuker : ASS
33. Utah's lily : SEGO
34. Active causes : AGENTS
35. Tchaikovsky opera, with 50 Down : QUEENOFSPADES
38. ___ up (reviewed briefly) : SUMMED
39. Four-hand piano work : DUET
40. Diving bird : AUK
42. Coop chatter : PEEPS
43. Sea swallow : TERN
44. North African gazelle : ADMI
45. What height is to a hoopster : ASSET
46. Data: Abbr. : INF
47. Largest Korean port : PUSAN
48. Dormitory partners : ROOMMATES
51. Tommy-gun lead : AMMO
54. Elberta pit : PEACHSTONE
58. Prevaricator : LIAR
59. " . . . poem lovely as ___" : ATREE
60. Lambs' dams : EWES
61. Central lines of planets : AXES
62. Short endorsements : OKS
63. Triton : NEWT
1. On to : HEP
2. German exclamation : ACH
3. ___-fi : SCI
4. Locale of the ischium : PELVIS
5. Major sector of the psyche : SUPEREGO
6. Hamlet : PRINCEOFDENMARK
7. Female gossips : YENTAS
8. Exalted : ENNOBLED
9. Actor Marvin : LEE
10. ___ Gardens, N.Y. : KEW
11. Sullivan and Begley : EDS
13. An N.C.O. : CPL
14. "Agnus ___" : DEI
17. Fleming or Hunter : IAN
20. Nutty confection : NOUGAT
21. Arab garb : ABA
22. Social events at which dominoes are worn : MASQUES
23. Undertakes : ASSUMES
26. Groups of nine : ENNEADS
27. Japanese clay ware, named for its place of origin : SATSUMA
28. Kind of curve : ESS
30. Parry : FEND
33. Takes care of : SEESTO
34. " . . . nose as sharp as ___": Shak. : APEN
36. Constantine and Hadrian : EMPERORS
37. Outsides of objets : SURFACES
38. Any fashionable resort : SPA
41. Relatives : KIN
43. Ford's "A ___ Heal . . . " : TIMETO
44. Author of "Emma" : AUSTEN
47. Cato's foot : PES
49. ___-Locka, Fla. : OPA
50. See 35 Across : THE
51. ___ carte : ALA
52. Crossbreed : MIX
53. West or Murray : MAE
55. Part of i.o.u. : OWE
56. Just released : NEW
57. Triple this for the name of a wine : EST

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