New York Times, Monday, August 16, 1982

Author: Wiser
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Spoken : ORAL
5. "Serpico" author : MAAS
9. Rowed : OARED
14. Passed a rope through : ROVE
15. Suffix with assist : ANCE
16. Kind of force or strength : BRUTE
17. Broadway hit: 1958 : TWOFORTHESEESAW
20. Watches : SENTRIES
21. Pledged faiths : TROTHS
22. Aficionado : FAN
23. Earth sci. : GEOL
24. Art of self-defense : KARATE
27. Smith and Jones, e.g. : SURNAMES
31. Speedily : APACE
32. ___ dixit : IPSE
33. Corrode : EAT
34. Song popularized by Pearl Bailey : TAKESTWOTOTANGO
38. Homophone for Ayr : ERE
39. Decays : ROTS
40. Nobelist in Physiology: 1970 : EULER
41. Riddlers of a sort : STRAFERS
44. One more time : ENCORE
45. Word with bath or lap : ROBE
46. Dull routine : RUT
47. Observation : ESPIAL
50. Counterfeit : SPURIOUS
55. Loesser-Carmichael hit: 1938 : TWOSLEEPYPEOPLE
57. Hindu queen : RANEE
58. Tip : TILT
59. Zola novel : NANA
60. Edit : EMEND
61. Sweetsop : ATES
62. Lath : SLAT
1. Scraps : ORTS
2. Nicholas or "Schoolboy" : ROWE
3. Bard's river : AVON
4. Military command : LEFTFACE
5. Oceanic : MARINE
6. Feed the pot : ANTE
7. Heine's sighs : ACHS
8. View : SEE
9. Merle of movies : OBERON
10. Interstice : AREOLA
11. Shade of brown : RUST
12. Greenland settlement : ETAH
13. Condensations : DEWS
18. Declaims : ORATES
19. Sound system : STEREO
23. Blasts : GUSTS
24. Smith and Jackson : KATES
25. Separate : APART
26. One gathering hay : RAKER
27. Theatrical lights : SPOTS
28. ___ Park, Calif. : MENLO
29. ___ beaver : EAGER
30. Supply : STORE
32. "And ___ a big red rose" : IWORE
35. High-pitched voice : TREBLE
36. Holding right : TENURE
37. Puts on the block : AUCTIONS
42. Up and about : ARISEN
43. Had a colt : FOALED
44. Bursts forth : ERUPTS
47. Raison d'___ : ETRE
48. Emulated Spitz : SWAM
49. Corn bread : PONE
50. Narrow shoal : SPIT
51. Ernie or Gomer : PYLE
52. Girasol : OPAL
53. Arm bone : ULNA
54. Back or bucket follower : SEAT
56. Airline abbr. : ETA

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