New York Times, Saturday, January 23, 1982

Author: Nancy Scandrett Ross
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { K Q V W }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Nancy S. Ross has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 22 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Indian carpet : AGRA
5. Humble : ABASE
10. Alley denizens : CATS
14. Bosc, e.g. : PEAR
15. Exactitude : RIGOR
16. "___ da Capo," Millay play : ARIA
17. Opera based on Greek legend : ORFEOEDEURIDICE
20. Kept in custody : DETAINED
21. Rorem's namesakes : NEDS
22. Tired, in Tours : LAS
23. Memorable G.O.P. senator : TAFT
25. Demaret and Foxx : JIMMYS
29. Signorina's enthusiastic assent : SISI
30. "___ Glen," Burns song : TAM
33. City in Camus's "The Plague" : ORAN
34. Movies' Maigret : GABIN
35. S.A. port : RIO
36. Opera based on a Beaumarchais comedy : LENOZZEDIFIGARO
40. Explosive letters : TNT
41. Region colonized by Greeks in 11th century B.C. : IONIA
42. Adam's place : EDEN
43. Flying Dutchman's domain : SEA
44. Orifice : PORE
45. Confessions of faith : CREEDS
47. Chevet : APSE
48. Frequent title word : THE
49. Gabrielle's guardian : ANGE
51. Least likely to last : FRAILEST
56. Opera based on a Greek legend : ARIADNEAUFNAXOS
59. Oscar winner: 1936 : MUNI
60. What Carlin and Brenner do : AMUSE
61. Nicaraguan language : RAMA
62. Last word : AMEN
63. Pub orders : PINTS
64. Can., U.S., Mex., etc. : AMER
1. Footless : APOD
2. Actor Richard : GERE
3. Float : RAFT
4. Section : AREA
5. Match sites : ARENAS
6. Stays : BIDES
7. ___ P. in "Great Expectations" : AGED
8. Centime's cousin : SOU
9. Slip : ERR
10. Eisenhower: 1911–15 : CADET
11. Like Death Valley : ARID
12. Muscle spasms : TICS
13. Thus, in Glasgow : SAE
18. Unctuous : OILY
19. Boundless, to Bardot : INFINI
23. Leg bone : TIBIA
24. Ciardi book : ASIF
25. Jars : JOLTS
26. Mysterious woman in "Idiot's Delight" : IRENE
27. Devilfish : MANTA
28. JKL followers : MNO
29. ___ Hawkins Day : SADIE
30. Economic concern : TRADE
31. Broadcast : AIRED
32. Satellites : MOONS
34. Type : GENRE
37. Sped : ZIPPED
38. Bronx, San Diego, etc. : ZOOS
39. Command to a horse : GEE
45. Annoys : CHAFES
46. Bridle part : REIN
47. Once more : AGAIN
48. Kind of fund : TRUST
49. Calla : ARUM
50. Mrs. O'Connor and colleagues : NINE
51. Nureyev role : FAUN
52. Zhivago's love : LARA
53. Student's concern : EXAM
54. Suffix with hand or tooth : SOME
55. Nicholas or Alexander : TSAR
56. Doctors' org. : AMA
57. Toddler's need : NAP
58. ___ Koussi, Chad's highest peak : EMI

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