New York Times, Wednesday, June 2, 1982

Author: Lytle
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Speech defect : LISP
5. Bag man : SANTA
10. Did an impression : APED
14. Dies ___ : IRAE
15. Those in ambush or in bed : LIERS
16. ___ contendere : NOLO
17. Bringing good luck : FORTUITOUS
19. What claques do : CLAP
20. Brook : ENDURE
21. Tyro : NEOPHYTE
23. Shoemaker's device : LAST
25. Flagged : DROOPED
26. Dealer in land : REALTOR
29. Rocky peak : TOR
30. Petty officers, for short : BOSNS
31. Entangle : RAVEL
33. Belgian resort : SPA
36. ___ St. Louis, Ill. : EAST
37. Wandered : ROVED
38. Medicinal plant : ALOE
39. Before : ERE
40. Assents : YESES
41. Stings a customer : CLIPS
42. Asian holiday : TET
43. Plights : STRAITS
45. In the dark : UNAWARE
49. Antinuke group's acronym : SANE
50. Conclude a speech : PERORATE
52. Immaturity : NONAGE
56. Type of shoe : PUMP
57. Liable to be accused : CHARGEABLE
59. Daredevil's first name : EVEL
60. Sample : TASTE
61. Asian weight unit : TAEL
62. Gainsay : DENY
63. Show contempt : SNEER
64. Basking periods in Brest : ETES
1. No "empty dream," to H.W.L. : LIFE
2. Mashie, e.g. : IRON
3. Type of quartz : SARD
4. Irritable : PETULANT
5. Most wily : SLIEST
6. River isle : AIT
7. Component of some signs : NEON
8. Adjusted exactly : TRUED
9. Miscellaneous : ASSORTED
10. Item tattooed on Popeye's arm : ANCHOR
11. Sea anemone : POLYP
12. Make very proud : ELATE
13. Drugged : DOPED
18. Russian range : URALS
22. Table game : POOL
24. Corrida beasts : TOROS
26. Surf sound : ROAR
27. Basic verb for Virgil : ESSE
28. Enthusiastic critiques : RAVES
30. "Queen ___," J. Crawford film : BEE
32. Dresses : VESTS
33. Skirt feature : SLIT
34. Conductor J. Williams's group, for short : POPS
35. Roman bronze : AES
37. Pulls back : RETRACTS
38. Cause a friend to say, "The end!" : ALIENATE
40. Newcomer in January : YEAR
41. Light craft : CANOE
42. Woven double : TWOPLY
44. Forest denizen : RANGER
45. Raised : UPPED
46. ___-Chapelle, historic French town : NEUVE
47. "Stop the Music" singer : ARMEN
48. One of the Allens : ETHAN
51. Assuage : EASE
53. Blind as ___ : ABAT
54. Exultation : GLEE
55. Lampreys' cousins : EELS
58. Way to go: Abbr. : RTE

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