New York Times, Wednesday, September 8, 1982

Author: John Greenman
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
John Greenman has 52 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York Times
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1. "Rub-___ . . . " : ADUB
5. Noted Indian novelist : RAO
8. TV sitcom : MASH
12. Chromosome constituents : GENES
14. Writer Rand : AYN
15. High habitat : AERIE
16. Controversial power sources : NUCLEARREACTORS
19. Overshadow : ECLIPSE
20. Cabals : SCHEMES
21. Discerned : SEEN
22. ___ Corps : PEACE
24. Level of quality : RATE
25. "Agnus ___" : DEI
27. Ogden Nash creation : RHYME
29. Mankind : HUMANRACE
33. Reptile : ADDER
37. H, to Homer : ETA
38. Title akin to Rev. : VEN
39. Dickens's "Dombey and ___" : SON
41. Argentite, e.g. : ORE
42. Island of the South China Sea : MACAO
44. Repayment in kind : TITFORTAT
47. Shingled a house : SIDED
49. Angelico, for one : FRA
50. Pre-Khomeini monarch : SHAH
53. Kind of call : CLOSE
55. Ten: Comb. form : DECA
59. Meerschaum input : TOBACCO
61. Achievement of recognition : ARRIVAL
63. Bohr or Fermi : ATOMICPHYSICIST
65. "The Beginning of Wisdom" author : BENET
66. Dawn goddess : EOS
67. Tropical forest : MATTO
68. Transport with runners : SLED
69. Piece of fict. : STO
70. Colleen : LASS
1. A De Mille : AGNES
2. Tennis score : DEUCE
3. Wiggily or Remus : UNCLE
4. "Johnny ___," 1948 film : BELINDA
5. Peep show : RAREE
6. Firth of Clyde port : AYR
7. Off (no longer unspoken) : ONESCHEST
8. Imprinted with indicia : METERED
9. Bouquet : AROMA
10. Danube feeder : SIRET
11. He wrote "Steppenwolf" : HESSE
13. Ninth mo. : SEP
15. Alas, to Adenauer : ACH
17. Be ambitious : ASPIRE
18. ___-deucy : ACEY
23. New-moon feature : ARC
26. Poem's postscript : ENVOI
28. Estate of a sort : MANOR
29. Do a tailor's job : HEM
30. One of the Hagens : UTA
31. Singer Davis : MAC
32. Pronghorns' cousins : ANTELOPES
34. Tittle over an i : DOT
35. Mundane or Macedonian : ERA
36. Dampen hemp : RET
40. Bids : OFFERS
43. Guiltily rueful : ASHAMED
45. Mergers' words : IDO
46. Political extremist : RADICAL
48. L x XVI : DCCC
50. Uses a kris : STABS
51. Bellhop's milieu : HOTEL
52. Have ___ to pick : ABONE
54. Dictum : SAYSO
56. Broadway hit : EVITA
57. Assigns roles : CASTS
58. Glee-club members : ALTOS
60. U.S. voter : CIT
62. Edge : RIM
64. Torrid : HOT

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