New York Times, Tuesday, September 7, 1982

Author: Marie West
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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Across Down
1. Alcott girl : BETH
5. Campus orgs. : FRATS
10. Auction signals : NODS
14. Inter ___ (among other things) : ALIA
15. Transplant in a nursery : REPOT
16. Monad : UNIT
17. Orison finale : AMEN
18. Follow : ENSUE
19. Salad fish : TUNA
20. Sayers's sleuth : LORDPETERWIMSEY
23. Glen Gray's Casa ___ Band : LOMA
24. Compass point : SSE
25. Mechanic's garb : COVERALLS
30. Western resort lake : TAHOE
34. Battery terminals : ANODES
35. Old French coin : ECU
37. Glaswegian headgear : TAMS
38. Alphabet trio : RST
39. Spheres of influence : DOMAINS
42. Ex-G.I. : VET
43. Legal equal : PEER
45. Directory info : NOS
46. Comedian's foil : STOOGE
48. Tonsorial device : STROP
50. "Desire" of literature : STREETCAR
52. One-liner : GAG
54. Coup d'___ : ETAT
55. N.Y.C. sleuth in a TV series : LIEUTENANTKOJAK
63. "Picnic" playwright : INGE
64. Flat : LEVEL
65. Bog : MIRE
66. Crowd response : ROAR
67. Reflection : IMAGE
68. Qualified : ABLE
69. "Showboat" skipper : ANDY
70. Meted out : DOLED
71. Garish light : NEON
1. Ancient Semitic deity : BAAL
2. Sailor's saint : ELMO
3. Layer : TIER
4. Manipulated : HANDLED
5. Member of a secret order : FREEMASON
6. Fee set by a landlord : RENTAL
7. Church recess : APSE
8. Period of duty : TOUR
9. Simmers : STEWS
10. Edible kernel : NUTMEAT
11. Burden : ONUS
12. Sup : DINE
13. Meet the raise : STAY
21. Burned midnight oil : PORED
22. Adherent: Suffix : IST
25. Cavils : CARPS
26. Beginning : ONSET
27. Ballot marker : VOTER
28. Minimum : LEAST
29. Econ. or ecol. : SCI
31. Devastation : HAVOC
32. Last in a series : OMEGA
33. Ethyl acetate, e.g. : ESTER
36. Up in the air : UNSETTLED
40. Jan. and Feb. : MOS
41. T-bone : STEAK
44. Playful mischief : ROGUERY
47. Footstool : OTTOMAN
49. A way to stand : PAT
51. Go back on one's word : RENEGE
53. Frozen : GELID
55. Money in Milan : LIRA
56. Taking part : INON
57. Minced oath : EGAD
58. Verne's captain : NEMO
59. Grandparental : AVAL
60. Agree : JIBE
61. Folk singer Guthrie : ARLO
62. Sharp : KEEN

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