New York Times, Friday, September 3, 1982

Author:Eli Wesoff
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
Eli Wesoff has 92 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1982, The New York Times
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1. Bath is one : SPA
4. Galsworthy work : SAGA
8. Exam answer : FALSE
13. Austin ploy : LOB
14. "___ a Parade," 1931 song : ILOVE
16. Lie in ambush : AWAIT
17. Gallic garlic : AIL
18. Political boss : POWERBROKER
20. "___ Three Lives": Philbrick : ILED
22. Banter : PERSIFLAGE
23. Nile Valley region : NUBIA
25. Ankara libation : RAKEE
26. Augury : OMEN
28. Time in some lives : GIRLHOOD
33. Infuriated : MAD
35. The Maid was executed here : ROUEN
37. Part of a Wren plan : APSE
38. Fabled creature : UNICORN
40. Biblical scholar : EXEGETE
43. Carol : NOEL
44. Condition: Comb. form : IASIS
46. Buntline : NED
47. Inaugural figure : INDUCTOR
50. Craving : ITCH
52. Huey and Russell : LONGS
54. Raise : ERECT
57. "Upstairs" employee : PARLORMAID
62. Asian border river : YALU
63. Orchardist, at times : FRUITSELLER
65. Butt : RAM
66. Sure thing : CINCH
67. Oscar winner in 1958 : NIVEN
68. Numerical prefix : TRI
69. Quench : SLAKE
70. Blackjacks : SAPS
71. Coal scuttle : HOD
1. Done in : SLAIN
2. Soldier at the Marne : POILU
3. Healthy and strong : ABLEBODIED
4. Taste : SIP
5. Unbalanced : ALOP
6. Late Champion : GOWER
7. Baseball factor : AVERAGE
8. Noodles : FARFEL
9. Object of an M.P. search : AWOL
10. "Mighty ___ Rose": Nevin : LAKA
11. Victory in Nürnberg : SIEG
12. To be, to Baudelaire : ETRE
15. Caldwell et al. : ERSKINES
19. Rathskeller stock : BIER
21. Indistinct : DIM
24. Sol or space prefix : AERO
27. "___ M," Christie novel : NOR
29. Slatternly woman : HAG
30. Kind of furnace : OPENHEARTH
31. Bone: Comb. form : OSTE
32. Act : DEED
33. He played Pasteur : MUNI
34. Presently : ANON
36. Gompers, Reuther et al. : UNIONMEN
39. TV's ___ Gulager : CLU
41. VI plus VI : XII
42. Historic Italian name : ESTE
45. Wild sheep of Asia : ARGALIS
48. Attire : CLOTHE
49. Craggy hills : TORS
51. "___ Havoc," 1942 play : CRY
53. Howard da ___, actor-director : SILVA
55. Mild cigar : CLARO
56. Swollen : TUMID
57. Group below cpls. : PFCS
58. Seed cover : ARIL
59. ___ temperature (be feverish) : RUNA
60. Tan : LICK
61. Profound : DEEP
64. M.D. associates : RNS

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