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New York Times, Tuesday, May 4, 1982

27-Across : Chip

Author:
Adams
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { H J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 2
Adams has 2 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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D
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,865
Across
1
Embrace : ADOPT
6
Summon : CALL
10
Not many : FEW
13
Donkey : BURRO
14
Sphere : AREA
15
A hybrid : MULE
16
Downstairs : BELOW
17
Small amount : SCINTILLA
19
Wind, rain, etc. : ELEMENTS
21
Capture : COLLAR
22
Rainbow : IRIS
23
Antitoxins : SERA
24
Bit : MORSEL
27
Chip : SPLINTER
31
Like some towers : IVIED
32
Edible root : TARO
33
Car of yore : REO
34
Peat or Spanish follower : MOSS
35
"Olympia" painter : MANET
36
___ animo (with evil content) : MALO
37
Dot on a French map : ILE
38
Ye ___ Coffee Shoppe : OLDE
39
Faults : VICES
40
Yields : CONCEDES
43
Abandon : DESERT
44
Egyptian idol of yore : APIS
45
Quartet member : BASS
46
With 49 Across, a proton : ATOMIC
49
See 46 Across : PARTICLE
53
Kind of weight or formula : MOLECULAR
55
Poem having 24 books : ILIAD
56
A stone for Jimmy Carter : OPAL
57
Speck : MOTE
58
"Beau ___" : GESTE
59
Boxer Norton : KEN
60
Raced : SPED
61
___ gum, used in varnishes : ESTER
Down
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Lane of songdom : ABBE
2
Twosome conflict : DUEL
3
Heraldic border : ORLE
4
"I do" and "I will" : PROMISES
5
Overshadowed, with "above" : TOWERED
6
Tosses : CASTS
7
Curves : ARCS
8
Welcome symbol in Oahu : LEI
9
Guinevere's paramour : LANCELOT
10
Mark on a fuel tank : FULL
11
Cinders of comics : ELLA
12
Fray : WEAR
15
Capital of Lombardy : MILAN
18
Anchor rings : TORI
20
Zero : NIL
23
Rampageous revelry : SPREE
24
Copy : MIMIC
25
Molding : OVOLO
26
Out of bed : RISEN
27
White ___, national monument in N.M. : SANDS
28
Tinge : TRACE
29
He goes where congers congregate : EELER
30
Perch : ROOST
32
Lore from old wives : TALES
35
Whits or bits : MODICUMS
36
Darts and arrows : MISSILES
39
Footstep, e.g. : VESTIGE
41
Caravan constituent : CAMEL
42
Typical De Mille film : EPIC
43
Nabokov novel : DAR
45
Exposed : BARED
46
Run ___ (riot) : AMOK
47
Small shark : TOPE
48
Pearl Buck heroine : OLAN
49
Snack spread : PATE
50
Chest for Cicero : CIST
51
Overdue : LATE
52
German river : EDER
54
Cut (off) : LOP

Answer summary: 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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