New York Times, Saturday, March 6, 1982

Author: Edward Marchese
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J Q V W X }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
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© 1982, The New York Times
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1. Ghost : SPOOK
6. Waist scarf : SASH
10. Moslem leader : IMAM
14. ___ deux, ballet figure : PASDE
15. Olive for Octavia : OLEA
16. Lounging slipper : MULE
17. Former Mediterranean coin : ASPER
18. Look ahead with care : PLAN
19. Patch of ground : PLOT
20. Forts : STRONGHOLDS
23. Quoits stake : TEE
24. Appearance : MIEN
25. Part of a football team : LINE
26. Greek letter : PSI
28. Artful : SLY
29. Burglar : YEGG
30. Fencing tactic : APPEL
33. Backslides : LAPSES
35. Street, in Sevilla : CALLE
36. Clumsy : OAFISH
39. Deprived : BEREFT
40. Fresh and firm : CRISP
41. Body in outer space : SPHERE
44. Feminine name meaning "noble" : ADELE
45. Meager : POOR
46. Dom. of former Lion of Judah : ETH
49. Football Hall-of-Famer Ford : LEN
50. North Sea feeder : ELBE
51. Indian city : AGRA
52. Londoner's last letter : ZED
54. What ads strive for : SALESAPPEAL
57. Metals : ORES
59. Mariners' patron saint : ELMO
60. " . . . long-drawn ___ and fretted vault": Gray : AISLE
61. Dragon, for one : OGRE
62. Hold back : REIN
63. Appraises : RATES
64. Part of M.V.P. : MOST
65. Killer whales : ORCS
66. Photo within a photo : INSET
1. Fits of activity : SPASMS
2. Lozenge : PASTIL
3. Fish-eating bird : OSPREY
4. Ancient theater : ODEON
5. Composer of "Music in the Air" : KERN
6. Styron's "___ Choice" : SOPHIES
7. Rider of a sort : ALLONGE
8. Sailor's need : SEALEGS
9. Learned ___, famed jurist : HAND
10. "The ___ of the Perverse," Poe story : IMP
11. Manifold or complex : MULTIPLE
12. Plant of the lily family : ALOE
13. Allot : METE
21. Relief carving : GLYPH
22. Typewriter part : SPACER
27. Consolation for Randy Lightfoot : SPARE
31. Ethereal being : ELF
32. Interference, in tennis : LET
33. Cotton thread : LISLE
34. Poplars : ASPENS
36. Wood sorrel : OCA
37. Ending for drunk or dull : ARD
38. ___ choice, in baseball : FIELDERS
39. Site of Baldwin-Wallace College : BEREA
41. Exercise book of a sort : SPELLER
42. Controversial : POLEMIC
43. ___ choice (lack of an alternative) : HOBSONS
46. Casts out via pores : EGESTS
47. Seat of County Kerry : TRALEE
48. Most vigorous : HALEST
51. Beelike : APIAN
52. Kind of lens : ZOOM
53. Hence : ERGO
55. Atmosphere: Prefix : AERO
56. ___ passu (with equal pace) : PARI
58. Gel : SET

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