New York Times, Thursday, August 5, 1982

Author: Ronald C. Hirschfeld
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { B J X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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© 1982, The New York Times
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1. S.A. rodents : PACAS
6. Sting a customer : SOAK
10. Napoleon won here: 1796 : LODI
14. Opt : ELECT
15. Othello's deceiver : IAGO
16. Son of Seth : ENOS
17. Beckett tragicomedy : WAITINGFORGODOT
20. Microchip element : SILICON
21. Dives : GAINERS
22. Approved, for short : OKD
23. ___ Dinh Diem of S. Vietnam : NGO
24. Nettlesome : SPINY
27. Maglie : SAL
30. Pâté de fois ___ : GRAS
33. Slam set, e.g. : LOSS
34. Play about Caius Marcius : CORIOLANUS
37. Enzyme: Suffix : ASE
38. Ben Jonson comedy : VOLPONE
39. Spasm : TIC
40. Thackeray book, with "The" : VIRGINIANS
42. After: Prefix : META
43. Psychic affinity : TELE
44. Dental degree : DDS
45. Applejack ingredient : CIDER
46. Typographical spaces : ENS
48. Some rwys. : ELS
49. A. Huxley's "Ape and ___" : ESSENCE
53. Book of the Bible : PSALTER
57. Spenser's Gloriana : THEFAERIEQUEENE
59. Tallchief's skirt : TUTU
60. French resort : NICE
61. Pas de deux : DANCE
62. Bibliographic abbr. : ETAL
63. Numerical ending : TEEN
64. Michigan lemon : EDSEL
1. Church benches : PEWS
2. Range in Russia : ALAI
3. Plaster overhead : CEIL
4. Words' outdoers : ACTIONS
5. Like resin : STICKY
6. Omen : SIGN
7. Lout : OAF
8. Excited : AGOG
9. Sacred book of Islam : KORAN
10. Verdi heroine : LEONORA
11. Wavy, in heraldry : ONDE
12. ___ die : DOOR
13. Adherents : ISTS
18. Doze : NOD
19. Silly laugh : GIGGLE
24. Serb or Croat : SLAV
25. Assume as fact : POSIT
26. Rhone feeder : ISERE
27. Kind of geometry : SOLID
28. Hungarian hero : ARPAD
29. Literary celebrities : LIONS
31. Fed the pot : ANTED
32. Simon's "Plaza ___" : SUITE
34. Swindle : CON
35. Cricket term : ONS
36. Cicatrix : SCAR
38. Congress of ___: 1814–15 : VIENNA
41. Merry : GLEEFUL
42. Dupe : MISLEAD
45. Debussy : CLAUDE
47. Bouquet : SCENT
48. Marquand's "H. M. Pulham, ___" : ESQ
49. Diminutive suffix : ETTE
50. Close : SHUT
51. Bristle : SETA
52. Clinton's canal : ERIE
53. Hammer, in a way : PEEN
54. Bo and other beauties : TENS
55. Noun ending : ENCE
56. Part of piscatorial paraphernalia : REEL
58. Diamonds: Slang : ICE

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