New York Times, Thursday, May 6, 1982

Author: Louise Earnest
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 12, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Dogcatcher's quarry : STRAY
6. Harms bodily : MAIMS
11. "There'll Be Some ___ Made," old song : CHANGES
13. Tropical fruit : MANGOES
15. Difficult spot : HOTSEAT
16. Bobolink : ORTOLAN
17. Daily grind : RUT
18. Lees : DREGS
20. Redolence : AROMA
21. "Miss ___ Regrets," 1934 song : OTIS
23. Pusher's nemesis : NARC
24. Bustle : STIR
25. ___ Park, N.J. : MENLO
27. Feline plaint : MEOU
29. "This ___ House," 1954 song : OLE
30. Cereal plant diseases : ERGOTS
32. Subjugates : ENSLAVES
35. Two wedded poets : BROWNINGS
37. River called "Big Muddy" : MISSOURI
40. Comfortable : ATHOME
44. ___ Shâm (Syria, to an Arab) : ESH
45. Let : RENT
47. Bridge card : HONOR
48. Active one : DOER
50. Tourist stop in N India : AGRA
52. Cheerio! : TATA
53. In worse shape : ILLER
55. Hebrew letter : TSADI
57. Qt. parts : PTS
58. Baseball's Hunter : CATFISH
60. Former European coin : PISTOLE
62. Stows cargo : STEEVES
63. "Ambition should be made of ___ stuff": Shak. : STERNER
64. Miscalculated : ERRED
65. Gardener's purchase : SEEDS
1. He's not soft-spoken : SHOUTER
2. Lace work : TATTING
3. Hosp. personnel : RNS
4. ___ P, Dickens character : AGED
5. Long : YEARN
6. Windy mo. : MAR
7. Square column : ANTA
8. Stravinsky and Sikorsky : IGORS
9. Kind of cocktail : MOLOTOV
10. Navigational measure : SEAMILE
11. ___ red (vermilion) : CHROME
12. Word with bath or boat : STEAM
13. Willie of pocket billiards : MOSCONI
14. Side drums : SNARES
19. Apples named for their hue : GREENINGS
22. Slovens : SLOBS
26. Another, in Málaga : OTRO
28. Annapolis inst. : USNA
31. Like some grapes : SOUR
33. Opp. of width : LGTH
34. Like ___ (quickly) : ASHOT
36. Chaplets : WREATHS
37. Certain mil. corpsmen : MEDICS
38. Enisle : ISOLATE
39. Protection : SHELTER
41. "Four Ducks ___," Allingham poem : ONAPOND
42. Blotches : MOTTLES
43. Desk item : ERASER
46. Hazards for Hale Irwin : TRAPS
49. Allude (to) : REFER
51. Entrances : ADITS
54. Seine bank : RIVE
56. " . . . and yet ___ thee still,": Shak. : ISEE
59. But: Lat. : SED
61. Uno, due, ___ : TRE

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