New York Times, Thursday, September 23, 1982

Author:Jeanne Wilson
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska. © 1982, The New York Times. Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { G J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
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1. Bishop's assistant : VICAR
6. Egyptian deity : PTAH
10. Ferrer and Torme : MELS
14. " . . . gift is from ___": James 1:17 : ABOVE
15. Italian river : ARNO
16. Elliptical : OVAL
17. Gracefully draped garments : SARIS
18. Like Salome : SEDUCTIVE
20. Disquisition : TREATISE
22. Needing to be taken to the cleaners : SOILED
23. Kind of bag : TOTE
24. Ego : SELF
25. "Blue book" family : ASTORS
28. No, no, no : REFUSALS
32. ___ Haute : TERRE
33. Sphere : REALM
34. Party mixture : DIP
35. Twists the truth : LIES
36. Circumspect : CHARY
37. Cornea irritant : MOTE
38. Literary oddments : ANA
39. Actors Blore and Fleming : ERICS
40. "Judith" actress: 1965 : LOREN
41. Dregs : SEDIMENT
43. Overfond lovers : DOTERS
44. Half gainer, e.g. : DIVE
45. Clusters of cells on ferns : SORI
46. 100 centimos : PESETA
49. Push a button : ACTIVATE
53. Unresponding : IMPASSIVE
55. Hides : MASKS
56. Pianist Gilels : EMIL
57. Explorer Hedin : SVEN
58. Societal character : ETHOS
59. "Darn!" : RATS
60. Jane Rochester, nee ___ : EYRE
61. Former vocalist for Erskine Hawkins : REESE
1. Boundless : VAST
2. Constructional piece : IBAR
3. Center : CORE
4. Balbo, Mitchell, Post et al. : AVIATORS
5. What a spa might do : RESTORE
6. Outmoded : PASSE
7. What Daphne became : TREE
8. Conjunction : AND
9. Dipterous insect : HOUSEFLY
10. Recurring themes : MOTIFS
11. Baseness : EVIL
12. Wash : LAVE
13. Kane's "Rosebud" : SLED
19. Padraic ___, Irish poet : COLUM
21. "___ a warm wind . . . ": Masefield : ITS
24. ___Tower, world's tallest building : SEARS
25. Rockefeller Center statue : ATLAS
26. Net : SEINE
27. Tire pattern : TREAD
28. Become innervated : REACT
29. Honor piously : ADORE
30. Successor to our quart? : LITER
31. Sir Patrick of balladry : SPENS
33. "Watch on the ___" : RHINE
36. Break in a dike : CREVASSE
37. Impel : MOTIVATE
39. Issues : EMITS
40. Harness-hardware maker : LORIMER
42. Ultimates : IDEALS
43. Period : DOT
45. Tantrum : SCENE
46. Marina mole : PIER
47. Madame Bovary : EMMA
48. Rod for a roast : SPIT
49. Say it is so : AVER
50. Tennis great : ASHE
51. Fight endings, for short : TKOS
52. Actual existence : ESSE
54. ___ League : IVY

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