New York Times, Tuesday, May 18, 1982

Author: Tap Osborn
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Tap Osborn has 110 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1982, The New York Times
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1. Start of a Dickens title : ATALE
6. Dine : SUP
9. Share : SPLIT
14. Stockholder's bonanza : MELON
15. Siouan language : OTO
16. Gunwale pin : THOLE
17. Saroyan play, with "The" : BEAUTIFULPEOPLE
20. N.Y.S.E. listing : ITT
21. Preppie's word of address : SIR
22. River or dynasty : HAN
23. Saroyan novel : THEHUMANCOMEDY
29. Monosaccharide : OSE
30. Alfonso's title : REY
31. First-rate : AOK
33. In ___ (beset by troubles) : ASPOT
36. Unkempt one : SLOB
38. Sewing kit : ETUI
39. Saroyan drama : THECAVEDWELLERS
42. Gypsy ___ : MOTH
43. Produce income : EARN
44. Pentagon workers : AIDES
45. Possessive : OUR
46. L followers : MNO
47. Steel tool : DIE
48. Saroyan play, with "The" : TIMEOFYOURLIFE
55. Kind of curve : ESS
56. Pique : IRE
57. P. Hearst's captors : SLA
58. Saroyan short story : LOVEHEREISMYHAT
64. Official order : UKASE
65. Culbertson : ELY
66. "The Wreck of the Mary ___" : DEARE
67. Like a sluiceway : GATED
68. Seraglio room : ODA
69. Circus headliner : TAMER
1. Bounds or limits : AMBIT
2. What effective law has : TEETH
3. Winged : ALATE
4. Asner role : LOU
5. Suffix with differ : ENT
6. European capital : SOFIA
7. Often illegal car maneuver : UTURN
8. Ward heeler : POL
9. Vaporous : STEAMY
10. Sound: Comb. form : PHONE
11. Be pendent : LOP
12. A neighbor of Ind. : ILL
13. Ball raiser : TEE
18. "Woe ___!" : ISME
19. Flycatcher : PHOEBE
24. Booze : HOOCH
25. Amer. sports group : USTA
26. Cap's cousin : CROWN
27. Outmoded : DATED
28. "___ the Top" : YOURE
32. Gentle contact : KISS
33. Air: Comb. form : ATMO
34. Yell : SHOUT
35. Bacteriologist's ___ dish : PETRI
36. ___ Galilee : SEAOF
37. One in charge: Abbr. : LDR
38. Eero Saarinen's father : ELIEL
40. Highly veined, as flies' wings : VENOSE
41. Cougar's bed : LAIR
46. Dovetailed : MESHED
47. Club fees : DUES
49. Reagan's Ed : MEESE
50. Ramp sign : YIELD
51. Sanskrit tongue : ORIYA
52. Bandleader Jones : ISHAM
53. Distress signal : FLARE
54. Fork wielder : EATER
58. Kind of wrench : LUG
59. River to the Volga : OKA
60. Cistern : VAT
61. One of Old's cars : REO
62. Not extreme: Abbr. : MDT
63. Truly : YEA

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