New York Times, Friday, July 16, 1982

Author: Peter Swift
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 338 (avg 1.79)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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Across Down
1. Score : DEBT
5. Booze : HOOCH
10. Goblet part : STEM
14. Offensive : UGLY
15. Stan's partner : OLLIE
16. Prefix with demisemiquaver : HEMI
17. Long-snouted wild animal : BOAR
18. Leave off : CEASE
19. Flower-stalk angle : AXIL
20. Big shot : COCKOFTHEWALK
23. What spats engird : ANKLES
25. Perched : SAT
26. He wrote "The Wall Street Gang" : NEY
27. Touch lightly : DAB
28. African tree : SHEA
31. The ___ (rock group) : WHO
33. Tops of suits : ACES
35. Minsk miss : OLGA
37. Beginning : ALPHA
41. Big shot : GRANDPANJANDRUM
44. Macabre : EERIE
45. Midshipman's mess : MEAL
46. Remarkable: Slang : SOME
47. Explosive substance : TNT
49. Envelop : WRAP
51. Wernher ___ Braun : VON
52. ___ of Azov : SEA
55. Final resting pl. of Forms 1040 : IRS
57. Log : RECORD
59. Big shot : HIGHMUCKAMUCK
63. Brutish creature : OGRE
64. Spiced dish of wild fowl : SALMI
65. Seal's flipper, e.g. : LIMB
68. Muscle : THEW
69. Genealogical charts : TREES
70. "What's ___ for me?" : INIT
71. An Anna of filmdom : STEN
72. Exhausted : SPENT
73. Nanook's nest : IGLU
1. Nickname : DUB
2. Conceit : EGO
3. Ursus americanus : BLACKBEAR
4. Austrian province : TYROL
5. Uncle's place : HOCKSHOP
6. Spread : OLEO
7. Patron saint of Norway : OLAF
8. Ancient Roman chests : CISTS
9. Guffaw : HEEHAW
10. Josh Billings's real name : SHAW
11. Native of Jim Hogg County : TEXAN
12. Zola : EMILE
13. ___ Way : MILKY
21. These, in Bar-le-Duc : CES
22. Frome : ETHAN
23. Saw : ADAGE
24. Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
29. Media's neighbor : ELAM
30. Former Veep : AGNEW
32. Automotive pioneer : OLDS
34. Tizzy : SNIT
36. Open a bit : AJAR
38. Pest's activity : PROVOKING
39. Mood : HUMOR
40. Reform : AMEND
42. Twilled cloth : DENIM
43. Panic-button pusher : ALARMIST
48. Cartels : TRUSTS
50. Little, to Henri : PEU
52. Photos : SHOTS
53. Kind of ball : EIGHT
54. Coincide : AGREE
56. Steep cliff : SCARP
58. Half of DIV : CCLII
60. Shaped with a cutting tool : HEWN
61. "Fish Magic" painter : KLEE
62. Word of approval : AMEN
66. Fraction of an inch : MIL
67. Heat meas. : BTU

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