New York Times, Monday, August 2, 1982

Author:Whitten
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. N.T. book : ACTS
5. Brief spell of energy : SPASM
10. Pro : FOR
13. Dash : DART
14. Nonpaying activity : CRIME
15. River in India and Pakistan : RAVI
16. Sandarac tree : ARAR
17. Navigational device : RADAR
18. Shoshoneans : UTES
19. Crazy : MADASAMARCHHARE
22. Accelerate : STEPUP
23. Rips : TEARS
24. ___ judicata : RES
26. Miniver or Robinson : MRS
27. Honest one : ABE
30. Church part : APSE
34. Prank : DIDO
36. S.A. ungulate : TAPIR
38. Corn and Bible : BELTS
40. Against : CON
41. Blue-pencils : EDITS
42. River outlet : BAYOU
43. Retain : KEEP
45. Cyma : OGEE
46. Period : ERA
47. Resort : SPA
49. Hither's partner : YON
51. Secret agents : SPIES
53. Mountain nymphs : OREADS
58. Frightened : SCAREDASARABBIT
62. Chaucer's ___ of Bath : WIFE
63. Allan-___ of Sherwood Forest : ADALE
64. Fibula, e.g. : BONE
65. Surmounting : ATOP
66. Commotions : TODOS
67. Always : EVER
68. Ritter : TEX
69. Bittern's cousin : EGRET
70. Actor Bruce : DERN
1. President from Braintree, Mass. : ADAMS
2. Gem weight : CARAT
3. Barter : TRADE
4. Looped band : STRAP
5. Rubbed harshly : SCRAPED
6. Perambulator, in Soho : PRAM
7. Verdi opera : AIDA
8. Bettors with inside info : SMARTMONEY
9. British textile merchant : MERCER
10. Corpulent to an extreme : FATASAPIG
11. Once ___ lightly : OVER
12. Diva Stevens : RISE
15. German industrial region : RUHR
20. Big ___, Calif. : SUR
21. Cause of many an error : HASTE
25. Under the weather : SICKASADOG
28. Chomp : BITE
29. Gaelic : ERSE
30. Singer Lane : ABBE
31. Fruit-basket item : PEAR
32. Crafty : SLYASAFOX
33. W.W. II command : ETO
35. Female deer : DOE
37. ___ Annie in "Oklahoma!" : ADO
39. Girl that Cantor "knew" : SUSIE
44. Most impoverished : POOREST
48. Having feet : PEDATE
50. Gun org. : NRA
52. Type of school : PREP
54. Declined : EBBED
55. In Heaven : ABOVE
56. Railroad car : DINER
57. Firm : STERN
58. Whack : SWAT
59. Quote : CITE
60. Bani-___ of Iran : SADR
61. Liliaceous plant : ALOE

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