New York Times, Tuesday, May 25, 1982

Author: Judson G. Trent
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Judson G. Trent has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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1. Python relatives : BOAS
5. Plus factor : ASSET
10. Kind of carriage : BABY
14. Isometric : ALLO
15. Jittery : TENSE
16. Matty or Felipe : ALOU
17. Vinland's Ericson : LEIF
18. More aloof : ICIER
19. Wagner theme : RING
20. Flattery : SOFTSOAP
22. Place of berths : MARINA
24. Direct a helmsman : CONN
25. Ignoble : BASE
26. Pythias' substitute as hostage : DAMON
29. Consoling words to a loser : TOUGHLUCK
34. Certain ester : OLEATE
36. Skirmish : FRAY
37. Nautical chain or rope : TYE
38. ___ and void : NULL
39. Contemn : SCORN
41. Take on : HIRE
42. Old times, to Poe : ELD
43. Like ___ of bricks : ATON
44. Bone-china item : TEACUP
46. Peter Fonda film: 1969 : EASYRIDER
49. Obtuse : CRASS
50. Arrived : CAME
51. Old oath : EGAD
53. Radio's Dallas : STELLA
56. Computer components : HARDWARE
60. Far: Prefix : TELE
61. Gallant : BLADE
63. Tentmaker-verse maker : OMAR
64. At the summit : ATOP
65. U.K. tar : LIMEY
66. Hawk's home : OMNI
67. Propensity : BENT
68. Tinker's target : EVERS
69. Love to excess : DOTE
1. Palais social events : BALS
2. Corn product, at times : OLEO
3. Arabic letter : ALIF
4. W. Va. product : SOFTCOAL
5. Ending for form or reform : ATION
6. A ratio in geometry : SECANT
7. Pert miss : SNIP
8. Helm dir. : ESE
9. Shrew : TERMAGANT
10. Rifle part : BARREL
11. Others, to Ovid : ALII
12. Birthplace of Beethoven : BONN
13. Krita ___ (Hindu golden age) : YUGA
21. Ils ___ (they are): Fr. : SONT
23. Pale : ASHY
25. Vidal title : BURR
26. Recipient : DONEE
27. False wing : ALULA
28. Makes a pinochle score : MELDS
30. "Six ___ and . . . " : OFONE
31. Oneida Co. city : UTICA
32. Persian king : CYRUS
33. Donjons : KEEPS
35. Worthy of respect : ESTIMABLE
40. Set of rules : CODE
41. Oak or beech : HARDWOOD
43. Shallow Asian body of water : ARAL
45. Modified organism : ECAD
47. Named, to Milton or Spenser : YCLEPT
48. Primer : READER
52. Jane and Zane : GREYS
53. Emulate Brutus or Casca : STAB
54. Place for Pierre's beret : TETE
55. N.C. college : ELON
56. Harness part : HAME
57. Caisson load : AMMO
58. Inveigh : RANT
59. Lake near Chautauqua : ERIE
62. Ullmann of films : LIV

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