New York Times, Friday, April 9, 1982

Author: Kathryn Righter
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { B J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 235 (avg 1.28)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
Kathryn Righter has 55 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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1. Alone : SINGLE
7. Plain : MERE
11. Arousing compassion : PITEOUS
12. Plain : PATENT
14. Tastefully ornate : ELEGANT
15. Made into law : ENACTED
17. French shooting match : TIR
18. Card wool : TEASE
20. Artist Andrea del ___ : SARTO
21. Ed. institution : ACAD
23. Kitchen apparatus : STOVE
25. Latin laborer : PEON
26. Blossom in Hindu art : LOTUS
28. Inventor Howe : ELIAS
30. Emmet : ANT
31. Aeries, e.g. : NESTS
33. Avers : ASSERTS
35. Duck : TEAL
37. Queen of the gods : HERA
38. Coins of Spain : PESETAS
41. Sudden thrust : LUNGE
44. Irish god of the sea : LER
45. A son of Priam : PARIS
47. He wrote "The Dover Road" : MILNE
49. U.S. frontiersman : EARP
51. Kind of club : NIGHT
53. Parts of some matches : SETS
54. Trap : SNARE
56. Beach : SHORE
58. Homophone for air : ERE
59. Surgeon's stitches : SUTURES
61. Plaintive : DOLEFUL
63. Alaskan plain : TUNDRA
64. Consider formally : DISCUSS
65. Average : MEAN
66. Beloved of Tristram: Var. : YSEULT
1. Element used in transistors : SILICON
2. State repeatedly : ITERATE
3. Opposite of pos. : NEG
4. Zodiac beast : GOAT
5. Leashes for hawks : LUNES
6. Manorial landholding : ESTATE
7. Valet : MAN
8. Greek letters : ETAS
9. Made-over tire : RECAP
10. Implore : ENTREAT
11. Flower part : PETAL
12. Cross : PEEVISH
13. Western range : TETONS
16. Common contraction : DONT
19. Alone, as a diva : SOLA
22. Does a housekeeping chore : DUSTS
24. Artist's purchase : EASEL
27. Saturate : STEEP
29. Whey of milk : SERUM
32. Lucifer : SATAN
34. Indian princesses : RANIS
36. City in Thessaly : LARISSA
38. Plains, Georgia product : PEANUT
39. Typesetter's goof : ERRATUM
40. Plaintive sound : SIGH
42. Far from plaintive : GLEEFUL
43. Give for safekeeping : ENTRUST
44. Not so much : LESS
46. Inferior : SHODDY
48. Bonn beasts : ESELS
50. Dried fruit : PRUNE
52. Ménage à ___ : TROIS
55. Wagnerian role : ERDA
57. Otherwise : ELSE
60. Piscatorial bird : ERN
62. Old French coin : ECU

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