New York Times, Friday, September 10, 1982

Author:Emory H. Cain
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { Q V X }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Emory H. Cain has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1982, The New York Times
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1. Use a fishgig : SPEAR
6. Boat cover, for short : TARP
10. Spunky : GAME
14. Singer from Chicago : TORME
15. "I ___ a Rhapsody," 1940 song : HEAR
16. ___ Bator : ULAN
17. Its capital is Shillong : ASSAM
18. Bombeck : ERMA
19. Penitential period : LENT
20. Famed painting by Constable : THEHAYWAIN
22. Unite : FUSE
23. "How ___ thou?": Shak. : DOST
24. Swivel wheel : CASTER
26. Like some donuts or eyes : GLAZED
30. Oust : EJECT
32. Radames's lover : AIDA
33. "Born Free" lioness : ELSA
35. Actor Alan from N.Y.C. : ARKIN
39. What wrestlers do : GRAPPLE
41. Medicinal plant root : PAREIRA
43. ___ Lawrence College, N.Y. : SARAH
44. What children should be : SEEN
46. What love will find : AWAY
47. What the Knave of Hearts stole : TARTS
49. Street urchins : GAMINS
51. Dwell : RESIDE
54. Abound : TEEM
56. Roadside sign : EATS
57. Famed painting by Gainsborough : THEBLUEBOY
63. Neighbor's kid, perhaps : BRAT
64. Electrical units : RELS
65. Aspen feature : SLOPE
66. Fitzgerald : ELLA
67. Every, in Bonn : ALLE
68. Ruhr city : ESSEN
69. Caustics : LYES
70. Mortgage : LIEN
71. Dizzy and Daffy of baseball : DEANS
1. E.r.a. or r.b.i. : STAT
2. Elegant : POSH
3. Gaelic : ERSE
4. Nanking nanny : AMAH
5. Did over : REMADE
6. Sinews : THEWS
7. Makes effervescent : AERATES
8. Branches : RAMI
9. Swagger : PRANCE
10. Subject of a Homer painting : GULFSTREAM
11. Unalaska native : ALEUT
12. Hawthorne home : MANSE
13. Pierce : ENTER
21. Warble : YODEL
25. Mite: Comb. form : ACAR
26. Youngman's forte : GAGS
27. Turkish coin : LIRA
28. Jewish month : ADAR
29. Famed painting by Orozco : ZAPATISTAS
31. Make fun of : JAPE
34. "___ we forget" : LEST
36. Flightless N.Z. bird : KIWI
37. Neighbor of Pakistan : IRAN
38. Certain votes : NAYS
40. Ursa Major star : PHAD
42. Broadway figure : ANGEL
45. Actress Parsons from Mass. : ESTELLE
48. Situated at the back : RETRAL
50. Occupied pleasingly : AMUSED
51. Lee follower : REBEL
52. Another Lee follower : EARLY
53. Trite : STALE
55. Actor Buddy from Ill. : EBSEN
58. Sun: Comb. form : HELI
59. Threat word : ELSE
60. Arabian drink : BOSA
61. Word with door or house : OPEN
62. Urges : YENS

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