New York Times, Saturday, March 27, 1982

Author: Bert Rosenfield
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 5.06, Missing: { F Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 7, XRef: 5
Bert Rosenfield has 59 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Distributed, as seeds : SOWN
5. Like hoopster Gilmore : TALL
9. Hokum : BLAH
13. Number for Nilsson : ARIA
14. Pottage trader : ESAU
15. Brontë's Jane : EYRE
16. Theatrical duo : COMDENANDGREEN
19. Most mature : RIPEST
20. Farewell appearance : SWANSONG
22. Second half of 16 Across : ADOLPH
23. Mineral and vegetable : OILS
24. Grassland, to Gray : LEA
25. Neighbor of Md. : DEL
26. ___ Lit. (H.S. subject) : ENG
27. Golfers, now and then : TEERS
29. Turkish dynasty : SELJUK
33. First half of 16 Across : BETTY
34. York's river : OUSE
35. Loretta of "M*A*S*H" : SWIT
36. ___ à manger (French dining room) : SALLE
38. Kind of equation : LINEAR
41. Prom queen : BELLE
42. Arafat's group: Abbr. : PLO
44. Sheriff's asst. : DEP
46. Proposed 27th Amendment : ERA
47. Greek promenade : STOA
49. "Just ___" (lyrics by 16 Across) : INTIME
52. Lowering, of a sort : DEMOTION
54. Lethargy : TORPOR
55. "On the Town" hit (lyrics by 16 Across) : NEWYORKNEWYORK
57. Gulf of the Arabian Sea : ADEN
58. Kind of sch. : ELEM
59. Bone: Prefix : OSSE
60. Safe companion : SANE
61. Bread and whisky : RYES
62. Exigency : NEED
1. Toward the lower back : SACRAD
2. Gold-colored alloys : OROIDES
3. Street of the Barretts : WIMPOLE
4. Needle, in Nürnberg : NADEL
5. Chayefsky's "The ___ Man" : TENTH
6. ___ last resort : ASA
7. Snooky of TV's "Your Hit Parade" : LANSON
8. Mezzo-soprano Christa of the Met : LUDWIG
9. Composer of "On the Town" : BERNSTEIN
10. Lixiviums : LYES
11. Small interstice : AREOLET
12. Leghorn lodging : HENNERY
17. Telepathic initials : ESP
18. Eight pts. : GAL
21. Leaded or unleaded item : GAS
26. Piece out : EKE
28. Ending for wagon or kitchen : ETTE
30. Dangle : LOLL
31. Composer associated with 16 Across : JULESTYNE
32. Employ : USE
33. Montserrat, Nevis, etc.: Abbr. : BWI
35. Highway warning : SLO
36. Evening love songs : SERENAS
37. Tree-lined walkway : ALAMEDA
39. Fatty : ADIPOSE
40. Contrition : REMORSE
41. River bottom : BED
42. Wiser's correlative : POORER
43. In limp or awkward fashion : LANKLY
45. ___ up (revived) : PERKED
48. Uncle Juan : TIO
49. List contents : ITEMS
50. "___ hear this!" : NOW
51. Don at the tailor shop : TRYON
53. Author Wister : OWEN
56. Born, in Bayeux : NEE

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