New York Times, Wednesday, September 22, 1982

Author: Jack R. Harnes
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { B J Q W X Y }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 2, Spans: 3
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Chance : RISK
5. Energy : VIGOR
10. Baff the golf ball : LOFT
14. Against : ANTI
15. ___ fell swoop : INONE
16. Tiger's milieu : ASIA
17. Performer like 4 or 10 Down : STAR
18. Caper : ANTIC
19. Helsinki signatory : USSR
20. Light refractor : PRISM
22. Attic promenade : STOA
23. Decays : ROTS
24. Sally : SORTIE
26. Chou ___ : ENLAI
28. Participate : ENTER
30. Turning tools : LATHES
34. Stilted : MANNERED
37. Sky blue : AZURE
38. Elgar's "King ___" : OLAF
39. Cheer up : ELATE
42. Word with post or stone : MILE
43. Advice in a 1915 song : SMILE
45. Heavy knives : MACHETES
47. Bow : SALAAM
49. Highway stopover : MOTEL
50. Attractive quality : GRACE
52. Flower for Nero Wolfe : ORCHID
56. Native minerals : ORES
59. Rail : SORA
61. Clip wool : SHEAR
62. Wine named for an Iberian city : PORT
63. Prods : SPURS
65. " . . . ___ the wide blue yonder" : INTO
66. Robert ___, who once played Gershwin : ALDA
67. Serfs : ESNES
68. Stowe's "The Pearl of ___ Island" : ORRS
69. Lettuce unit : HEAD
70. "Absinthe" painter : DEGAS
71. Branco and Mayo : RIOS
1. Grates : RASPS
2. Pop-song lead-in : INTRO
3. Place for a riser : STAIR
4. Wagnerian soprano : KIRSTENFLAGSTAD
5. Rome's ___ Appia : VIA
6. London's ___ of Court : INNS
7. Vehicle for 4 and 10 Down : GOTTERDAMMERUNG
8. Pearl or Bermuda : ONION
9. Embarrassed announcement from Detroit : RECALL
10. Noted heldentenor : LAURITZMELCHIOR
11. ___ buco (trattoria dish) : OSSO
12. Sign used in printing : FIST
13. "H.M.S. Pinafore" group : TARS
21. Dig : MINE
25. Common French verb : ETRE
27. Motorists' org. : AAA
29. Teleost : EEL
31. VIII: Fr. : HUIT
32. Gardner : ERLE
33. Observes : SEES
34. Playwright Hart : MOSS
35. Soprano Gluck : ALMA
36. Brad : NAIL
40. Confucian truth : TAO
41. Outside: Comb. form : ECTO
44. Auricle : EAR
46. Towel word : HERS
48. Assembled : MASSED
51. Thicket : COPSE
53. Matisse or Pétain : HENRI
54. Physician: Comb. form : IATRO
55. Scoria : DROSS
56. Large, brightly colored fish : OPAH
57. Part : ROLE
58. Spirit in "Siegfried" : ERDA
60. Kind of code : AREA
64. Draft org. : SSS

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