New York Times, Saturday, May 15, 1982

Author:I. Judah Koolyk
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Spans: 2
I. Judah Koolyk has 42 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1982, The New York Times
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1. Wicker basket : SKEP
5. Macbeth, e.g. : SCOT
9. Chinese firm : HONG
13. "La Gioconda" first name : LISA
14. Nirvana seeker : LAMA
15. Arab sheikdom : DUBAI
16. Type type: Abbr. : ITAL
17. Parcel of land : ACRE
18. Moslem "commanders" : EMIRS
19. Brief outline : THUMBNAILSKETCH
22. Baum's canine : TOTO
23. Nasser's union: Abbr. : UAR
24. Tree knot : GNARL
27. Comedienne Lily et al. : TOMLINS
31. Hitchhikers' code? : RULEOFTHUMB
34. Kind of cloth or can : OIL
36. Groundless : IDLE
37. Stir : ROUSE
38. Futhark character : RUNE
39. Links org. : PGA
40. Small fish : FINGERLINGS
42. Escaroles : ENDIVES
44. Assault : ONSET
45. Prefix for system or sphere : ECO
46. McEnroe rival : BORG
48. Punch, in slanguage : KNUCKLESANDWICH
56. Part of R.F.D. : RURAL
57. Suite "bread" : RENT
58. Miscellany : OLIO
59. See 26 Down : ADALE
60. Hindu title : RAJA
61. Liturgy : RITE
62. Certain colloids : GELS
63. Word on an octagon : STOP
64. National League's M.V.P. in 1954 : MAYS
1. Slash : SLIT
2. Friends : KITH
3. Jacob's twin : ESAU
4. Where to get a date : PALMTREE
5. Bevel : SLANT
6. Chocolate source : CACAO
7. A king of Israel : OMRI
8. Asian weight : TAEL
9. Scapulae neighbors : HUMERI
10. Bio of sorts : OBIT
11. Fed : NARC
12. Dorothy or Lillian of stage fame : GISH
15. Illinois city or county : DEKALB
20. Kind of machete : BOLO
21. Time to estivate : SUMMER
24. Valise : GRIP
25. Elbow : NUDGE
26. With 59 Across, one of Robin Hood's men : ALLAN
27. Hooligans : THUGS
28. Name of three English rivers : OUSE
29. Proper words, sometimes : NOUNS
30. Burn : SINGE
32. Trifle : FRIVOL
33. Resiliency : TONE
35. "___ we forget" : LEST
38. Tinea : RINGWORM
40. Like Lady Luck : FICKLE
41. Title C. P. Snow held : LORD
43. Transfers : DECALS
46. Bluegrass instrument : BANJO
47. Available : ONTAP
48. Former Danish prime minister : KRAG
49. Duchamp's "___ Descending a Staircase" : NUDE
50. River to the Caspian : URAL
51. Fluffs a fly : ERRS
52. Exchange membership : SEAT
53. Pelvic bones : ILIA
54. Chaplin's "___ Lights" : CITY
55. Mrs. Van Buren's maiden name : HOES

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