New York Times, Wednesday, April 21, 1982

Author:Bette Sue Cohen
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 1
Bette Sue Cohen has 41 pre-Shortz puzzles and 6 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1982, The New York Times
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1. On : ATOP
5. Calm precedes this : STORM
10. Actor Estrada : ERIK
14. Do a clerical job : FILE
15. Capital of Vietnam : HANOI
16. In the buff : NUDE
17. Secretary of a sort : AMANUENSIS
19. ___ in one's bonnet : ABEE
20. Elegant : REFINED
21. Necessity for 53 Across : RIBBON
23. Microscopic : TINY
24. Veil fabric : TULLE
25. Painter Claude's works : MONETS
28. Cried out : HOLLERED
31. Suppose : OPINE
32. Composer of "Sally in Our Alley" : CAREY
33. J. Arness to P. Graves : BRO
34. Outlet : VENT
35. A producer of protein : RNA
36. European river : SAAR
37. Before, to Spenser : ERE
38. Beginners at Ole Miss : FROSH
40. Solution that tints hair : RINSE
41. News-story inclusion : DATELINE
43. Craze : MADDEN
44. Popeye's girl : OLIVE
45. Homophone for seed : CEDE
46. Steno's milieu : OFFICE
48. Harte's "The Luck of ___ Camp" : ROARING
52. Anagram for dial : LAID
53. Machine in use since the 1860's : TYPEWRITER
56. Exist : LIVE
57. Ham it up : EMOTE
58. Fictional plantation : TARA
59. A son of Zeus : ARES
60. Evaluated an employee : RATED
61. Character actor Jack : ELAM
1. From a distance : AFAR
2. ___ clock : TIME
3. Norwegian king : OLAF
4. Remorseful : PENITENT
5. Martin and Fulton : SHEENS
6. Actress in "The Gin Game" : TANDY
7. Switch positions : ONS
8. French king : ROI
9. Anarchy : MISRULE
10. Give power : ENABLE
11. Elastic : RUBBERBAND
12. Thought: Comb. form : IDEO
13. Sharp : KEEN
18. Merge : UNITE
22. In a bad way : ILLY
24. Holy scroll : TORAH
25. Changed one's locale : MOVED
26. "Ernani," for one : OPERA
27. A 1980 film : NINETOFIVE
28. Medieval merchants' guild : HANSE
29. Fix a typo : ERASE
30. Mamie Van ___ : DOREN
32. Hag : CRONE
36. Valuable ore of iron : SIDERITE
38. Parisian cop : FLIC
39. W.W. II's Rosie the ___ : RIVETER
40. Relative of sonar : RADAR
42. Curtails : ELIDES
43. Spoke up, as a feline : MEOWED
45. Greek island : CRETE
46. Señora's pot : OLLA
47. "My ___ Lady" : FAIR
49. Garibaldi was one: Abbr. : ITAL
50. Tiber tributary : NERA
51. Chickpea, e.g. : GRAM
54. Singer Sumac : YMA
55. Poker player's prize : POT

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