New York Times, Friday, April 23, 1982

Author:David Crosatto
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q W }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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© 1982, The New York Times
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1. Hero of a John Irving book : GARP
5. Confuse : ADDLE
10. Humorously trite : CAMP
14. N. Caucasian language : AVAR
15. St. ___, V.I. : CROIX
16. Spicy stew : OLIO
17. Ultimatum : LOVEMEORLEAVEME
20. Kind of film artist : ANIMATOR
21. On the up and up : LEGIT
22. Burt Reynolds, to many : IDOL
23. Abrupt setback : JOLT
25. Bony : OSTEAL
28. Papal name : PIUS
29. Spring running : SAP
32. Rage : STORM
33. English composer of "The Planets" : HOLST
34. Crane, in Rio : EMA
35. Ultimatum : TAKEITORLEAVEIT
38. Controversial amendment : ERA
39. Law-school exercises : MOOTS
40. Antelopes' playground : RANGE
41. Napoleon's "bravest of the brave" : NEY
42. Julian, e.g. : ALPS
43. Koestler's "Darkness ___" : ATNOON
44. Caesar's fatal day : IDES
45. Victory signs : VEES
46. Nancy Reagan's newsmaking buy in 1981 : CHINA
49. Wrap up : FINALIZE
53. Ultimatum : LOVEMELOVEMYDOG
56. Con Edison customer : USER
57. Nerve networks : RETIA
58. President Ford's original surname : KING
59. Co-discoverer of insulin : BEST
60. Fabric : GOODS
61. Squeals in comics : EEKS
1. Like the Mardi Gras : GALA
2. Eden's earldom : AVON
3. Sitarist Shankar : RAVI
4. Adjective for a prima ballerina : PREMIERE
5. Type of motor fuel : ACETOL
6. Go bananas over : DROOL
7. R.I. rebel of 1842 : DORR
8. Small, in Dogpatch : LIL
9. River of Devon : EXE
10. Decalogue word : COVET
11. Give ___ up : ALEG
12. Rodolfo's love : MIMI
13. Burns or Frost : POET
18. Classic palindrome : MADAMIMADAM
19. Pick of the crop, in sports : ALLSTARTEAM
23. St. John et al. : JILLS
24. York's stream : OUSE
25. East in Essen : OSTEN
26. A look at Loren, usually : STARE
27. Sweet grape : TOKAY
28. Wines of the Douro : PORTS
29. "___ evil . . . " : SEENO
30. Friendly hombre : AMIGO
31. Mass plate : PATEN
33. Bands rolled by children : HOOPS
36. Lacquered tin : TOLE
37. She wrote "The Heart Listens" : VANSLYKE
43. Trojan hero : AENEAS
44. Very sluggish : INERT
45. Strongly colored : VIVID
46. Iron or wood : CLUB
47. Flexible pipe : HOSE
48. U.S. composer of "Concord" : IVES
49. Pic : FOTO
50. "Thus with a kiss ___": Romeo : IDIE
51. Zap : ZONK
52. ___ Benedict : EGGS
54. Minute part of a joule : ERG
55. Constellation : LEO

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