New York Times, Thursday, September 2, 1982

Author: Bette Sue Cohen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q V X }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Bette Sue Cohen has 41 pre-Shortz puzzles and 6 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Transported : RAPT
5. Form of Hindustani : URDU
9. Dreiser subject : TITAN
14. Zoological suffix : IDAE
15. Answer to many a farmer's prayer : RAIN
16. ___ Gay, famous plane : ENOLA
17. Ignoring : TURNINGADEAFEAR
20. Russian-born violinist : ELMAN
21. Aspersion : SLUR
22. No longer new : USED
23. Takes a position : STANDS
25. Slaughter once active in St. Louis : ENOS
27. Ga., Cal., etc. : TECHS
30. Elgar's "___ Variations" : ENIGMA
34. State Dept. official : AMB
37. "The Wild Swans at ___": Yeats : COOLE
39. Wind-borne : EOLIC
40. Goes straight ahead : FOLLOWSONESNOSE
43. "Do ___ a Waltz?" : IHEAR
44. Kind of porch or window : STORM
45. Unite : WED
46. Aries follower : TAURUS
48. Swift descent : SWOOP
50. Hit song of 1979 : YMCA
52. Apt : SUITED
56. Stravinsky ballet : AGON
59. Surmounting : ATOP
62. ___ alba (gypsum) : TERRA
63. Speaker's bane : FROGINTHETHROAT
66. Used a steel ball : RAZED
67. River in England : AIRE
68. Set system : ROTE
69. Portly : OBESE
70. Beat badly : ROUT
71. Poetry of a people : EPOS
1. Bar and bas mitzvah : RITES
2. Past puberty : ADULT
3. Toscanini's birthplace : PARMA
4. Lessee : TENANT
5. Coffee server : URN
6. Riches' antitheses : RAGS
7. Choose a channel : DIAL
8. Excessive : UNDUE
9. Iced or spiced item : TEA
10. Admixture : INFUSION
11. ___ the line (obeys) : TOES
12. Wings for Mercury : ALAE
13. Plant or ointment : NARD
18. Bad taste : INDECORUM
19. Irish lake : ERNE
24. Harbor vessel : SCOW
26. " . . . silver spoon in ___" : ONESMOUTH
28. Nag in a Holmes poem : HOSS
29. Reno machines : SLOTS
31. Be visibly elated : GLOW
32. ___ en scène : MISE
33. Scored quickly, in tennis : ACED
34. Have ___ (be enraged) : AFIT
35. Koloa ___, Hawaiian bird : MOHA
36. Tricolor color : BLEU
38. Enough, poetically : ENOW
41. Voice boxes : LARYNGES
42. Piccadilly Circus sight : EROS
47. What a CAT can do : SCAN
49. Capital of S.D. : PIERRE
51. Rose essence : ATTAR
53. One of Juliette Low's groups : TROOP
54. A sister of Melpomene : ERATO
55. Bread sweeteners, at times : DATES
56. Hairdo : AFRO
57. Kind of bag : GRAB
58. Soft mud : OOZE
60. "Wonderful Town" song : OHIO
61. Scene of a Wilder novel : PERU
64. Chemical suffix : IDE
65. Asian holiday : TET

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