New York Times, Thursday, January 1, 1981

Author: C. J. Angio
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { F J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Afternoon TV programs : SOAPS
6. "See ___ and . . . " : APIN
10. Kensington Gardens vehicle : PRAM
14. Historian Nevins : ALLAN
15. False attitude : POSE
16. Singer Coolidge : RITA
17. January 1 is one : NATIONALHOLIDAY
20. Use to excess : OVERWORK
21. Señor from Peru's capital : LIMENO
22. "___ a man with . . . " : IMET
23. Twofold : BINARY
24. High-low play in bridge : SIGNAL
27. European quart : LITER
28. Join in a cause : ALIGN
29. Nine nines : EIGHTYONE
33. "Life ___ jest": Gay : ISA
34. Wheelwork part : COG
35. Character in "Little Men" : NED
36. Lombardo's Royal ___ : CANADIANS
40. Tire pattern : TREAD
42. Mallards' milieus : PONDS
43. Open-house drink : SHERRY
44. Cries wolf : ALARMS
46. Turnovers : PIES
47. Tropical tree with white flowers : ACACIA
48. N.F.L. team : PATRIOTS
52. Cynical question on January 1 : SOWHATELSEISNEW
54. "Thus with a kiss ___": Romeo : IDIE
55. Part of a geometer's expression : ERAT
56. Commemorative slab : STELA
57. Suffix with high or glad : NESS
58. Cloy : SATE
59. Big Bertha's birthplace : ESSEN
1. " . . . in corpore ___" : SANO
2. King at Oslo : OLAV
3. Old man, in Munich : ALTE
4. Synapsis : PAIRING
5. Ephemeral sculpture : SNOWMAN
6. To one side : APART
7. First dark horse elected U.S. President : POLK
8. Suffix with sheep or wolf : ISH
9. Stone Age implement : NEOLITH
10. Chief : PRIMARY
11. Rotten Row figure : RIDER
12. ___ rate (in whatever event) : ATANY
13. Virginia from St. Louis : MAYO
18. Seasonal song : NOEL
19. "Morte d'Arthur" lass : LINET
23. Dr. who introduced diphtheria antitoxin in U.S. : BIGGS
24. Levantine ketch : SAIC
25. Bergman role in "Casablanca" : ILSA
26. Composer ___ Carlo Menotti : GIAN
27. Celebrities : LIONS
29. Plants modified by environment : ECADS
30. Kayo blow : ONER
31. Kind of beer : NEAR
32. Gurge : EDDY
37. Raiders of the Old West : APACHES
38. Andrea ___ : DORIA
39. Group in the 1975 Oscar-winning film : INMATES
40. "___ of Silas Lapham": Howells : THERISE
41. Does not yield to : RESISTS
43. Realtor's item : SITE
44. Kipling's "___ of Morals" : ACODE
45. "The ___ a ass . . . ": Dickens : LAWIS
46. Jellylike candy : PASTE
47. "Pleasure's ___ . . . ": Byron : ASIN
48. Municipal map : PLAT
49. Change for a five : ONES
50. Part of TV : TELE
51. Type of dive : SWAN
53. Stage of a sort : ERA

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