New York Times, Monday, April 26, 1982

Author: Sidney L. Robbins
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York Times
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1. Soft drink : COLA
5. Latin dance : SAMBA
10. Hemingway : PAPA
14. "Woe is me!" : ALAS
15. Concerning : ABOUT
16. Hebrew prophet : AMOS
17. Proverbial happy fellow : HEWHOLAUGHSLAST
20. ___ compos mentis : NON
21. Ceremony : RITE
22. Type of bug : LITTER
23. On one's rocker : SANE
24. French father : PERE
25. Black-belt art : KARATE
28. Able to read : LITERATE
32. "Stayin' ___," Bee Gees hit : ALIVE
33. Like many a bathroom : TILED
34. ___ Vegas : LAS
35. Amerce : FINE
36. La Douce et al. : IRMAS
37. Part of A.P.O. : POST
38. Powder ___ : KEG
39. Belittle, in a way : SNEER
40. He toured Hades with Aeneas : DANTE
41. Hallowed : ANOINTED
43. Texas state trooper : RANGER
44. A Yalie : COED
45. Assign by design : METE
46. Up-to-date : MODERN
49. Foundation : BASE
50. Papal seat : SEE
53. Shakespearean play : ACOMEDYOFERRORS
56. Oxford : SHOE
57. Rose-colored dye : EOSIN
58. ___ were (so to speak) : ASIT
59. Eland's weapon : HORN
60. Old coin of Venice : DUCAT
61. Used up : GONE
1. Lyricist Sammy : CAHN
2. Margarine : OLEO
3. A sight in suburbia : LAWN
4. Kind of tray : ASH
5. Containing sodium chloride : SALINE
6. Lessen : ABATE
7. Wry face : MOUE
8. Eavesdropper's device : BUG
9. Gymnasts : ATHLETES
10. Act insincerely : PALTER
11. Amo, amas, ___ : AMAT
12. Sit for Peale : POSE
13. Kepler's subj. : ASTR
18. Declaim : ORATE
19. Fathered : SIRED
23. Scrimp : SAVE
24. Hairy : PILAR
25. He wrote "The Trial" : KAFKA
26. Foreigner : ALIEN
27. Starr of the Beatles : RINGO
28. Cemented : LIMED
29. "Take Me ___," 1959 song : ALONG
30. Savor : TASTE
31. Perfume ingredient : ESTER
33. Cornered : TREED
36. Meant : INTENDED
37. Window part : PANE
39. Sleep sound : SNORE
40. Office item : DATER
42. Vanished vendors : ICEMEN
43. Be indignant : RESENT
45. Puzo subject : MAFIA
46. Alda smash : MASH
47. ___ Rios, Jamaica : OCHO
48. Type of mat : DOOR
49. Variety of pear : BOSC
50. Passable : SOSO
51. Innisfail : ERIN
52. Town near Padua : ESTE
54. "___ and I," 1941 song : YOU
55. Very poor magazine : RAG

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