New York Times, Thursday, July 15, 1982

Author: Bert H. Kruse
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 14, XRef: 0
Bert H. Kruse has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Its spring gives zing : SPA
4. Skedaddles : SKIPS
9. Author Ludwig : EMIL
13. Bamako is its capital : MALI
15. Prank : ANTIC
16. PBS program : NOVA
17. Vigor : ELAN
18. Kind of land or paw : SOUTH
19. Aquatic reptile, for short : CROC
20. He advocates the regime of the cream : ELITIST
22. Duke ___ Island, Antarctica : OFYORK
24. "___ Diary": Twain : EVES
25. A Waugh : ALEC
26. Ibsen's "Hedda ___" : GABLER
29. Speaking like Scarlett : DRAWLING
33. Blue dyes : ANILS
34. Stadium section : TIER
35. Scent for a señorita : OLOR
36. ___ operandi (ways of operating) : MODI
37. Baltic group : LETTS
38. Silents name : POLA
39. Give ___ up (help) : ALEG
40. Ending for Jean or Nan : ETTE
41. French writer: 1823–92 : RENAN
42. Like many sages : LITERARY
44. Pompous parader of knowledge : PEDANT
45. Hammett heroine : NORA
46. Trailer-truck : SEMI
47. H*y*m*a*n K*a*p*l*a*n's creator : ROSTEN
50. Commonplace : PROSAIC
54. Choppers : AXES
55. Airman Balbo : ITALO
58. Boob ___ : TUBE
59. He painted "Aurora" : RENI
60. "___ can serve two masters . . . " : NOMAN
61. Laurel : STAN
62. Portico part : ANTA
63. Dixie specialty : GRITS
64. Food scrap : ORT
1. Pochard : SMEE
2. Bore : PALL
3. Jai ___ : ALAI
4. Senator from Tenn. : SASSER
5. Boy Scout's creations : KNOTS
6. Printer's org. : ITU
7. Stone : PIT
8. Astute students : SCHOLARS
9. Lexicographers' cousins : ENCYCLOPEDISTS
10. Memorable Italian statesman : MORO
11. Composer Novello : IVOR
12. Require : LACK
14. Brain trusters : INTELLIGENTSIA
21. Currier's colleague : IVES
23. The chosen ___ : FEW
25. Ridge : ARETE
26. ___ Abdel Nasser : GAMAL
27. Lizard : ANOLI
28. Courier's horse : BIDET
29. Kind of bag : DITTY
30. Actress Massey : ILONA
31. E.E. Hale's protagonist : NOLAN
32. Wilderness campaigner : GRANT
34. Aquarium fish : TETRA
37. Savant's acquisition : LEARNING
41. San ___, Italy : REMO
43. Hind : ROE
44. S.A. rulers, once : PERONS
46. Chair part : SPLAT
47. ___ avis : RARA
48. Early settlers' beef : OXEN
49. Thrilled: Slang : SENT
51. Graham, e.g. : AUTO
52. Construction piece : IBAR
53. Copper : CENT
56. "High ___" : TOR
57. "Why, what an ass ___!": Hamlet : AMI

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