New York Times, Wednesday, May 19, 1982

Author: C. J. Angio
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q V W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 252 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Office worker's fastener : STAPLE
7. Weight of a load of bricks : TON
10. Glorious noisemaker at St. Mary's : BELL
14. More unctuous : OILIER
15. Unclose, to Marlowe : OPE
16. Weird-sounding lake : ERIE
17. Unwelcome words on an envelope : POSTAGEDUE
19. Lovers' ___ : LANE
20. Evian is one : SPA
21. Oral : PAROL
22. Allocated : METED
23. Far from fresh : TRITE
25. Captivates : ENAMORS
27. Massenet opera : ARIANE
29. Angry fit : SNIT
30. A Siamese twin : CHANG
31. Approaches : ACCESSES
36. Use an iceman's pair : TONG
37. Toot : SPREE
39. Robust : HALE
40. Declared : ASSERTED
42. Shade of brown : COCOA
43. Former Rumanian capital : IASI
44. ___ Island, U.S.M.A. training base : PARRIS
45. Sedan shelter : CARPORT
49. Corporeal channel : AORTA
50. He wrote "The Cocktail Party" : ELIOT
51. Cantor : EDDIE
53. Famed Far East name : MAO
56. Reno rollers : DICE
57. Poet Riley's Indiana birthplace : GREENFIELD
59. Be behind a lawbreaker : ABET
60. Slammer : PEN
61. "Who Can I ___?": 1964 song : TURNTO
62. Emulate Shoemaker : RIDE
63. Nothing could be finer to a miner : ORE
64. Severe critic : SLATER
1. Placebos : SOPS
2. Solomon Islands settlement : TIOP
3. Certain Europeans : ALSATIANS
4. Grain exchange : PIT
5. Springboard activity : LEAPING
6. Ant of a worker caste : ERGATE
7. Flurry : TODO
8. Riches : OPULENCE
9. Born : NEE
10. Brazilian port : BELEM
11. A Muse : ERATO
12. Kipling's "lady" : LINER
13. Where British get out in the Aire : LEEDS
18. Homophone for Aire : ERE
22. Blondie, to Dagwood : MATE
24. Mesabi, e.g. : RANGE
26. Pleasant : NICE
27. Minutes of a meeting : ACTA
28. Greek letters : RHOS
29. Noted restaurateur : SARDI
32. Kind of stop : SHORT
33. Baptism is one : SACRAMENT
34. French saint: Dec. 1 : ELOI
35. A proverbial septet : SEAS
37. Top banana : STAR
38. Nudnik : PESTERER
41. Kind of squad : RIOT
42. Guarded : CAREFUL
44. Goren's arithmetic : POINTS
45. Juniper : CEDAR
46. At another place: Lat. : ALIBI
47. Prepared potatoes, in a way : RICED
48. Baudelaire, e.g. : POETE
49. Fruit punch : ADE
52. Jozsef ___, Met basso : DENE
54. German elder : ALTE
55. Repute : ODOR
57. Vendor of stps. : GPO
58. General Eaker : IRA

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