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New York Times, Monday, April 5, 1982

Author:
Charles Engler
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J K Q }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 5, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2 Grid is asymmetric.
Charles Engler has 13 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,836
Across
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Foiler of 40 felons : BABA
5
Bob the bait : DIB
8
"What a relief!" : WHEW
12
Antiquing device : AGER
13
Vehicle for a V.I.P. : LIMO
14
Rain-forest climber : LIANA
15
Composer of "Fidelio" : BEETHOVEN
17
Illinois city : ALTON
18
Hankering : YEN
19
Biblical blessings : BEATITUDES
21
Capt.'s deck aide : BOSN
22
Pay dirt : ORE
23
Teems : SWARMS
26
Fleshy fruit : POME
28
Passé: Abbr. : OBS
31
Lesser Antilles Indian : CARIB
32
Summer buzzer : BUMBLEBEE
34
Part of a car : AXLE
35
Edward Everett and Nathan : HALES
36
Fuzz : LINT
37
Yeoman of the king's guard : BEEFEATER
39
Argosy : FLEET
40
Draft org. : SSS
41
German song : LIED
42
Magician's word : PRESTO
43
Arithmetic stat. : AVG
44
Lo or chow ___ : MEIN
45
W.C. Handy's "___ Blues" : BEALESTREET
50
Bar need : ICE
53
Abalone : ORMER
54
Fallen angel in "Paradise Lost" : BEELZEBUB
56
Consumers : USERS
57
Tiny hill-builders : ANTS
58
"Rio ___" : RITA
59
Kind of tube : TEST
60
___ gestae (things done) : RES
61
A Yemini capital : ADEN
Down
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___ Snooks : BABY
2
He wrote "The Morning Watch" : AGEE
3
"I've ___ to London . . . " : BEEN
4
Knack : ART
5
Setting for an odalisque : DIVAN
6
"___ a man who wasn't there" : IMET
7
Extra pay, in Provence : BONI
8
"De Profundis" author : WILDE
9
Abominate : HATE
10
"Country" Slaughter : ENOS
11
Languid : WAN
13
Loamy deposit : LOESS
14
Symbol of victory : LAUREL
16
Exploder at Eniwetok: 1952 : HBOMB
20
Cenotaphs : TOMBS
21
Sketchy : BRIEF
23
Finks : SCABS
24
Polishes : WAXES
25
Van Gogh painted here : ARLES
26
Whined : PULED
27
Hebrew dry measure : OMER
28
Off Broadway kudos : OBIES
29
He wrote "John Brown's Body" : BENET
30
Begin earnestly : SETTO
32
Moderate : BATE
33
Glasgow : ELLEN
35
Alexander M. and Sir Douglas : HAIGS
38
Young eels : ELVERS
39
Ex-Veep Mondale, to pals : FRITZ
42
What a stripper does : PEELS
43
Wide-awake : ALERT
44
Fits : MEETS
45
Ring battle : BOUT
46
Gaelic : ERSE
47
City on the Skunk : AMES
48
Skiers' lift : TBAR
49
"Good King ___" of old Naples : RENE
50
Footnote abbr. : IBID
51
Petite and pretty : CUTE
52
Abba of Israel : EBAN
55
Notable time : ERA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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