New York Times, Friday, May 21, 1982

Author:Bert H. Kruse
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J K Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Bert H. Kruse has 43 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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1. Regarding : ASTO
5. Reduced to residue via fire : ASHED
10. Kind of room, for short : REC
13. Rake's expression : LEER
14. "Over ___" : THERE
15. "Typee" sequel : OMOO
17. Pulpit product : PREACHIFICATION
20. Feeling : SENTIENT
21. Chicken ___ : LITTLE
22. ___ of Chancery : INNS
23. Problem : CASE
24. Red and Munchausen : BARONS
27. Gymnast's activity : CHINNING
31. Hockey site, e.g. : ARENA
32. Type of grass : BROME
33. "Hail!" : LOO
34. Shore-dinner gear : BIBS
35. Decelerates : SLOWS
36. Roper or Zumwalt : ELMO
37. Ending for journal or Japan : ESE
38. Apes Mount St. Helens : SPEWS
39. Speak in court : PLEAD
40. Rebuked : LECTURED
42. Scandinavian sights : FIORDS
43. In the sack : ABED
44. Judge's place : BANC
45. Sea or States : BALTIC
48. Attitudinizer : POSTURER
52. Soapbox exercise : SPEECHIFICATION
54. Lyre's ancient cousin : ASOR
55. Plume fluid : ENCRE
56. Heater : ETNA
57. Compositors' measures : ENS
58. Sniffs : NOSES
59. Unseemly utterance : SASS
1. Ski center : ALPS
2. Withered : SERE
3. Suffix with six : TEEN
4. Graduation indulgences : ORATIONS
5. Ohio University city : ATHENS
6. Leg parts : SHINS
7. Raise : HEFT
8. Silkworm : ERI
9. Harangues : DECLAIMS
10. London's ___ Row : ROTTEN
11. Give off : EMIT
12. Unrattled : COOL
16. "___ for the money" : ONE
18. Corneille drama: 1640 : CINNA
19. Oise tributary : AISNE
23. Pets with blue-black tongues : CHOWS
24. Bewildering speech center : BABEL
25. Come up : ARISE
26. Violin progenitor : REBEC
27. What a "hot dog" plays to : CROWD
28. River through Bavaria : ILLER
29. Footloose fellow : NOMAD
30. Merchandise : GOODS
32. What blackmailers do : BLEED
35. "___ Sie Deutsch?" : SPRECHEN
36. Holds forth : ELOCUTES
38. Philippine bay : SUBIC
39. Historic caravel : PINTA
41. Spuds : TATERS
42. Authority symbol : FASCES
44. To sip, in Soissons : BOIRE
45. Tenderfoot's org. : BSA
46. Church section : APSE
47. Uris or Jaworski : LEON
48. One-chevron G.I.'s : PFCS
49. Girl in a 1927 musical : RITA
50. A considerable spell : EONS
51. Genetic acids: Abbr. : RNAS
53. Wife of Athamas : INO

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