New York Times, Wednesday, July 28, 1982

Author: Nancy McCarthy
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { G J Q X }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Penny ___ : ANTE
5. Purposeful : TELIC
10. Craft : SHIP
14. Hammy comic's output : CORN
15. Japanese seaport : OSAKA
16. Rent : TORE
17. Gibson hit play: 1958 : TWOFORTHESEESAW
20. Swizzle stick : STIRRER
21. Drinking bouts : SPREES
22. Two-legged wolf's look : LEER
23. Mexican laborer : PEON
24. Union branches : LOCALS
27. Kitchen utensils : POTS
28. Tasseled Turkish topper : FEZ
31. Boric and prussic ___ : ACIDS
32. Nut's partner : BOLT
33. Scottish hillside : BRAE
34. Dumas swashbucklers : THREEMUSKETEERS
37. Fouls up : ERRS
38. Olive, for Ovid : OLEA
39. Fragrant : OLENT
40. Friend of David : REI
41. Like some flowers : WILD
42. Affectedly nice : PRISSY
43. Maiden : LASS
44. Whale : CETE
45. Like a martinet : STRICT
48. "Green ___," old ballad : SLEEVES
51. Apocalypse group : THEFOURHORSEMEN
54. GHQ figure : AIDE
55. Waken : ROUSE
56. A practice that can't be wrong? : RITE
57. French-Belgian river : YSER
58. Trapped morays : EELED
59. Use a poniard : STAB
1. Behave : ACT
2. "___ the Time to Fall in Love" : NOWS
3. Fox or turkey follower : TROT
4. Rakes with fire : ENFILADES
5. Strait off Australia : TORRES
6. Liquor component : ESTER
7. He played in "Waiting for Godot" : LAHR
8. Mamie's man : IKE
9. Tape-recorder adjunct : CASSETTE
10. Perlman contemporary : STERN
11. Water conveyor : HOSE
12. Dies ___ : IRAE
13. Church benches : PEWS
18. Threatening words : ORELSE
19. Collection of verses : EPOS
23. Dance in 2/4 time : POLKA
24. Afterward : LATER
25. Earth pigment, British style : OCHRE
26. Fleecy clouds : CIRRI
27. Modeled : POSED
28. Liberates : FREES
29. Is gainfully employed : EARNS
30. Piquant : ZESTY
32. Chicago N.B.A. team : BULLS
33. The faithful : BELIEVERS
35. What the Gobi needs : MOISTURE
36. Pastry : TORTES
41. City on the Brazos : WACO
42. Gazed : PEERED
43. Long-term convict : LIFER
44. Unventilated : CLOSE
45. Sojourn : STAY
46. "___ is it!" : THIS
47. " . . . reck the ___": Burns : REDE
48. Synagogue : SHUL
49. Issue forth : EMIT
50. Bristle : SETA
52. Fish eggs : ROE
53. Bird's beak : NEB

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