New York Times, Monday, August 30, 1982

Author:Cuzzolina
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 2
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Fly high : SOAR
5. Male deer : STAG
9. Row : SCRAP
14. "___ Camera": Van Druten : IAMA
15. Neighbor of Ecuador and Bolivia : PERU
16. Kind of wave : CRIME
17. Old comedy team : THETHREESTOOGES
20. Upholds a lawyer's objection : SUSTAINS
21. Consecrate : ANOINT
22. Word with crafts : ARTS
23. Some whiskies : BLENDS
24. Middle-of-the-road item : STRIPE
27. Silly people : GEESE
28. ___ Vance, Van Dine sleuth : PHILO
29. Historic times : ERAS
30. Chess piece : ROOK
34. Musical tones : RES
35. Make a touchdown : SCORE
36. Ottoman leader : AGA
37. First name of Lennon's widow : YOKO
39. Robin ___ : HOOD
40. One who feigns : FAKER
42. Sacred song : PSALM
44. Yule tree adornment : TINSEL
45. Indigenous : NATIVE
47. Edible root : TARO
48. Descendant of Shem : SEMITE
49. Landing field : AIRSTRIP
53. Old comedy team : THEMARXBROTHERS
55. Toward the back : AREAR
56. Power from a gen. : ELEC
57. Blue-pencil : EDIT
58. Knots : BURLS
59. Word with city or kidney : DESK
60. Diana from Detroit : ROSS
1. Poses for a portrait : SITS
2. Third-largest Hawaiian island : OAHU
3. Iowa city, once called College Farm : AMES
4. Type of cactus : RATTAIL
5. Pixie : SPRITE
6. Acne age : TEENS
7. Olympian hawk : ARES
8. Astronaut Grissom : GUS
9. Tea-time pastries : SCONES
10. Columbo or Vallee : CROONER
11. Stiff : RIGID
12. Ratifies : AMENS
13. Buttinsky : PEST
18. One of 53 Across : HARPO
19. Author of "Thy Neighbor's Wife" : TALESE
23. Baden-Powell's U.S. follower : BEARD
24. Lively : SPRY
25. God: Comb. form : THEO
26. What a funambulist takes : RISK
27. Benedict : GROOM
29. School in Lyon : ECOLE
31. Mighty trees : OAKS
32. S-shaped molding : OGEE
33. Poet Shapiro : KARL
35. He may or may not need a razor : SHAVER
38. Most desirable : OPTIMAL
40. Base place : FIRST
41. Second : ANOTHER
43. Hindu stringed instruments : SITARS
44. Old card game : TAROCK
45. Type of jacket : NEHRU
46. Arabian ruler : AMEER
47. Highway rollers : TIRES
48. Boxer's hard jab : STAB
49. ___ seaman : ABLE
50. Emend : REDO
51. Eye part : IRIS
52. Confidential sounds : PSTS
54. Deleted, with "out" : XED

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