New York Times, Wednesday, May 26, 1982

Author:Joy L. Wouk
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { K Q X }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1982, The New York Times
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1. Bends out of shape : WARPS
6. "___ Me," 1931 song : ALLOF
11. Intimidate : COW
14. Circa : ABOUT
15. Ancient Persian headdress : TIARA
16. Kimono accessory : OBI
17. Actress Berger : SENTA
18. Circus employee : TAMER
19. Pilot's diary : LOG
20. Jean Harlow, e.g. : PLATINUMBLONDE
23. Benin native : EDO
24. Kind of whale : SEI
25. Prepare (the way) for : PAVE
28. Former president of Italy : LEONE
32. Stylish : CHIC
36. Cretan peak : IDA
37. She was Ninotchka in 1939 : GARBO
38. Snap : PHOTO
39. Fowler's helper : GOLDENRETRIEVER
42. Welcome : GREET
43. Caesar's port : OSTIA
44. German river : EMS
45. Certain snowman : YETI
46. King who entombed Antigone : CREON
47. "___ sprach Zarathustra" : ALSO
48. Former part of Portuguese India : GOA
50. ___ es Salaam : DAR
52. An adversary of Jim Hawkins : LONGJOHNSILVER
60. Importune : WOO
61. Tragic lover : ROMEO
62. Furlough : LEAVE
63. Cooper's tool : ADZ
64. Kudu's kin : ELAND
65. Done : ENDED
66. Turn right : GEE
67. First word of an Austen title : SENSE
68. Martin and Rusk : DEANS
1. Flying stinger : WASP
2. Navigator Tasman : ABEL
3. Author Jaffe : RONA
4. Gaiter : PUTTEE
5. Settled : STAID
6. Neighbor of Adak : ATTU
7. Author O'Flaherty : LIAM
8. "Little ___, who made thee?": Blake : LAMB
9. Threat words : ORELSE
10. Denmark's ___ Islands : FAROE
11. Unresponsive : COLD
12. Basset ___ : OBOE
13. Peruke : WIG
21. He had no country : NOLAN
22. Recess : NICHE
25. "Lord of the Flies" character : PIGGY
26. Worship : ADORE
27. Gentleman's gentleman : VALET
29. Wrongdoing : ERROR
30. Corpulent : OBESE
31. "Theirs ___ reason why": Tennyson : NOTTO
33. Open shed : HOVEL
34. Agenda parts : ITEMS
35. Via del ___, Roma : CORSO
37. Acquire : GET
38. Brain membrane, for short : PIA
40. Condescend : DEIGN
41. Peels : RINDS
46. Wheedle : CAJOLE
47. Francis or Dahl : ARLENE
49. Mean, ugly ones : OGRES
51. Had the flu : AILED
52. Ore body : LODE
53. Leak slowly : OOZE
54. Muscat is its capital : OMAN
55. Layers : HENS
56. Protuberance : NODE
57. Outfielder Pinson : VADA
58. Tied : EVEN
59. Scarlet and cerise : REDS
60. Jokester : WAG

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