New York Times, Thursday, September 16, 1982

Author:C. J. Angio
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 12, XRef: 3, Spans: 3
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Betsy of flag-making fame : ROSS
5. ___ voce : SOTTO
10. Lug along : DRAG
14. Orchestra instrument : OBOE
15. To the back : AREAR
16. Unctuous : OILY
17. With 35 and 55 Across, comic's cure for insomnia : IALWAYSCURLUPON
20. Lands of SW Asia, etc. : NEAREAST
21. Small map in an atlas : INSET
22. Wild rage : FURY
23. High, in music : ALT
24. Early motels : CABINS
27. Aids for sunburn : LOTIONS
31. Bet first, in poker : OPEN
32. Boy Scout's ___ badge : MERIT
33. "Three Men ___ Horse" : ONA
35. See 17 Across : THEEDGEOFTHEBED
39. Break a Commandment : SIN
40. To pray, to Plautus : ORARE
41. Eskimo's vehicle : SLED
42. Type of poem : SESTINA
44. Van Gogh's "The Potato ___" : EATERS
46. Venturi or Rosewall : KEN
47. Concerning : INRE
48. Debussy work : LAMER
51. Señora's scarf : MANTILLA
55. See 17 Across : ANDISOONFALLOFF
58. The depth of beauty : SKIN
59. Father: Comb. form : PATRI
60. Sinister : EVIL
61. "Riddle me ___" : THIS
62. Pick pockets : STEAL
63. Like X-rated films : SEXY
1. Louis XIV, e.g. : ROI
2. Scottish seaside resort : OBAN
3. Dover ___ : SOLE
4. "And ___ seam" : SEWAFINE
5. Gale of football fame : SAYERS
6. Quai d'___, French Foreign Office : ORSAY
7. Gumshoes : TECS
8. Stretched tightly : TAUT
9. No. 4 of Bruin fame : ORR
10. Golden-rule starters : DOUNTO
11. Tears : RIPS
12. Tub plant : ALOE
13. Ibsen's "Peer ___" : GYNT
18. ___ for one's money : ARUN
19. Adam's first wife, in Jewish folklore : LILITH
23. Keep ___ (persevere) : ATIT
24. Campers' items : COTS
25. Orchard pest : APHIS
26. U.S. designer : BEENE
27. Arrowsmith's first wife : LEORA
28. Golden fish : ORFE
29. Baron or earl : NOBLE
30. Curl the lip : SNEER
32. Average : MEAN
34. Does some arithmetic : ADDS
36. Fond grandparents : DOTERS
37. Cheshire Cat's expression : GRIN
38. Actresses Parsons and Winwood : ESTELLES
43. Coils of yarn : SKEINS
44. Involve necessarily : ENTAIL
45. Seed covering : ARIL
47. Word with red or dig : INFRA
48. Final : LAST
49. Egyptian cross : ANKH
50. Caesar's 1502 : MDII
51. Ditch around a castle : MOAT
52. Prefix with chamber : ANTE
53. Tin Pan Alley subject : LOVE
54. In ___ (on the spot) : AFIX
56. Harvest goddess : OPS
57. Swatter victim : FLY

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