New York Times, Wednesday, June 30, 1982

Author: Wittes
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { B J Q }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.71)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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© 1982, The New York Times
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1. "The Front ___," 1928 play : PAGE
5. Fissure : SEAM
9. Sec. addition to a signed letter : PPS
12. Date-setting phrase : ASOF
13. Laconian thrall : HELOT
15. Plant native to S. Africa : ALOE
16. Newspaper feature : WEATHERFORECAST
19. Like McCullers's cafe : SAD
20. Eleven against the Cantabs : ELIS
21. ___ Day (environmentalists' event) : EARTH
22. Own : HAVE
23. Bandwagon policy : METOO
24. Away : ASIDE
26. Stained by decay, as trees : DOTY
27. Utmost : NTH
30. U.S. newspaper publisher: 1858–1935 : OCHS
31. M : IOOO
32. Chit : IOU
33. Newspaper feature : CROSSWORDPUZZLE
38. Connection : TIE
39. "___ Mia," 1954 song : CARA
40. Grown-up grigs : EELS
41. Newspaper musts : ADS
42. Corp. bigwig : EXEC
43. London house, for short : LORDS
45. N African capital : TUNIS
47. Banking game : FARO
48. Keepsake : TOKEN
49. Intimate : HINT
50. Disseminate : SOW
53. Newspaper feature : FOREIGNEXCHANGE
56. Ans. to a roll call : PRES
57. "No, ___!" : SIREE
58. Kind of pickle : DILL
59. Blockhead : ASS
60. A name for a newspaper : POST
61. Page of comment and opinion : OPED
1. Handles rudely : PAWS
2. " . . . ___ of troubles": Hamlet : ASEA
3. Spur : GOAD
4. Newt : EFT
5. Put off indefinitely : SHELVE
6. Like a haunted house : EERIE
7. Landon et al. : ALFS
8. Low : MOO
9. Adopted the idea of Aristocles : PLATONIZED
10. Luxurious : POSH
11. Unit for Borg : SET
14. Where a kite might alight : TREETOP
15. Type of phobia : ACRO
17. Kind of line : HEAD
18. "The better to ___ with!" : EATYOU
22. Greet the villain : HISS
23. Temper : MOOD
24. Biting to the taste : ACRID
25. Booteries : SHOESTORES
26. Nobelist in Physics: 1933 : DIRAC
28. Payments for passage : TOLLS
29. Raspberry, plum, etc. : HUES
30. Eight: Prefix : OCTA
34. In which Horatio accosts a ghost : SCENEI
35. Some floor treatments : WAXINGS
36. Lode finds : ORES
37. Cipher : ZERO
43. Type of arch or window : LANCET
44. Of the Gr. Church : ORTH
46. Banjos' rels. : UKES
47. Mends : FIXES
48. Rocky hills : TORS
49. Leander's beloved : HERO
50. Insignificant person : SNIP
51. Eye with a sigh : OGLE
52. Fuse : WELD
53. Memorable N.Y. columnist : FPA
54. Tipple : NIP
55. Pother : ADO

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