New York Times, Friday, September 17, 1982

Author:William Lutwiniak
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.62, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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Across Down
1. Plant injury : SCALD
6. Alphabetized, e.g. : SORTED
12. Kind of mining : PLACER
13. Goes gliding : AVIATES
15. Airline employee : FLIGHTATTENDANT
17. Regal reception : LEVEE
18. Departure : GOING
19. Excessive sentimentality : GOO
20. Fruit drinks : ADES
21. Gulps : DOWNS
22. ___ load of (glim) : GETA
23. Diamond V.I.P. : MGR
24. Daft : LOONY
25. Pickles : CURES
26. Capitol Hill get-togethers : SESSIONS
28. Voracity : GREED
29. Schemes : CONSPIRES
31. Jasper or agate : STONE
33. Solons : ENACTORS
37. Flax filaments : HARLS
38. Officious : BOSSY
39. Future salmon : ROE
40. Gobilike : ARID
41. Enliven : PEPUP
42. India's devil's-tree : DITA
43. Summer treat : ICE
44. Author Upton ___ Sinclair : BEALL
45. Wee, small hour : TWOAM
46. Sign flashed on a jet : FASTENSEATBELTS
49. Whence Elaine came : ASTOLAT
50. Kerry's capital : TRALEE
51. Tin and zinc : METALS
52. Some bluebloods : EARLS
1. Fragments : SLIVERS
2. Menagerie units : CAGES
3. Pang's relative : ACHE
4. Tolerate : LET
5. Cavalrymen : DRAGOONS
6. Soft and lustrous : SATINY
7. Oast and kiln : OVENS
8. Best man's concern : RING
9. Smidgen : TAD
10. Whatnot : ETAGERE
11. Meant : DENOTED
12. Fraternity initiate : PLEDGE
14. Porticoes for Pericles : STOAS
15. Two-stroke drumbeats : FLAMS
16. Burghers : TOWNSPEOPLE
21. Ridd's bride : DOONE
22. Invitee : GUEST
24. Celebrities : LIONS
25. Edward III's victory site: 1346 : CRECY
27. Upbraid : SCOLD
28. Hold : GRASP
30. Protect against cold : INSULATE
31. Derision : SARCASM
32. Adriatic port : TRIESTE
34. Some of Ruth's comrades in 1914 : ORIOLES
35. Take turns : ROTATE
36. Stitch lines : SEAMS
37. Israeli seaport : HAIFA
38. " . . . fled to brutish ___": Shak. : BEASTS
41. Kind of code : PENAL
42. Reside : DWELL
44. Bartók : BELA
45. Ski-lift feature : TBAR
47. One of the small fry : TOT
48. Musical syllable : TRA

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