New York Times, Thursday, September 30, 1982

Author: Elio Desiderio
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. National park in Okla. : PLATT
6. Uncommon : RARE
10. N.L. team : METS
14. Like a banshee's wail : EERIE
15. Spirit : ELAN
16. Black, to bards : EBON
17. Mellivorous quadruped : RATEL
18. Sadly, to conductor Muti : CONDOLORE
20. Chaucer's "___ Nun's Tale" : THESECOND
22. Upper ___, Africa : VOLTA
23. Study, with "over" : PORE
24. Disowned : DENIED
25. Levied : TITHED
28. Mien : AIR
29. Strasberg's way, with "the" : METHOD
30. Urgent : PRESSING
35. Writer Chekhov : ANTON
36. Mix or Swift : TOM
37. Organic pigment : TONER
38. Amassed : STOREDUP
40. Alaska, in relation to Texas : LARGER
41. Kind of stripe : PIN
42. Eligible : FITTED
43. A former governor of Ga. : MADDOX
47. This may be over your head : TILE
48. Tatum, for one : ONEAL
49. Masseur's supply : LINIMENTS
54. Type of service : ANSWERING
56. Material for grinding : EMERY
57. Louvre attraction : NIKE
58. Impel : URGE
59. Thornton ___ Wilder : NIVEN
60. Mtg. : SESS
61. Pilsener, e.g. : BEER
62. Pompadour item : TRESS
1. Saucy : PERT
2. Jacob's substitute bride : LEAH
3. TV's Johnson : ARTE
4. Haberdasher's display : TIES
5. Spoiler of a rustic scene : TELEPHONEPOLE
6. LP, e.g. : RECORD
7. Solo : ALONE
8. She wrote "The Fountainhead" : RAND
9. Sake : END
10. Casaba : MELON
11. Town near Salerno : EBOLI
12. Viennese cake : TORTE
13. Slammin' Sammy : SNEAD
19. Exaggeration : OVERSTATEMENT
21. "Betty ___," 1930 Vallee hit : COED
24. Cutting tool : DIE
25. Voluminous dress : TENT
26. "Tell ___ the Marines!" : ITTO
27. Sif's husband : THOR
28. Slot-machine part : ARM
29. Bell and Barker : MAS
30. How goes the weasel? : POP
31. Ilk : SORT
32. Playwright from Kansas : INGE
33. CARE concern : NEED
34. Preface to a bark : GRR
36. Cask for amontillado : TUN
39. Trump worth 10 points in pinochle : DIX
40. Actress Damita : LILI
42. One of the dactyls : FINGER
43. Bewails : MOANS
44. Broadway heroine : ANNIE
45. Office equipment : DESKS
46. Coolidge's Vice President : DAWES
47. Hue that's light and slight : TINGE
49. Money for Mario : LIRE
50. Turkish title : EMIR
51. Glacial snowfield : NEVE
52. Very, to René : TRES
53. Roget's entries: Abbr. : SYNS
55. Chafe : RUB

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