New York Times, Wednesday, January 13, 1982

Author: C. J. Angio
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J K Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 3
C. J. Angio has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sign near a school : SLOW
5. Topgallant : MAST
9. Kentucky Derby winner: 1955 : SWAPS
14. Twister of the truth : LIAR
15. Supermarket purchase : OLEO
16. What esthetes have : TASTE
17. Major follower : ETTE
18. Horse of a certain hue : ROAN
19. Ready for use : ONTAP
20. Start of a definition of happiness : WHENYOURDENTIST
23. Sight, touch, etc. : SENSES
24. Dover ___ : SOLE
25. Loser to H.C.H. in 1928 : AES
27. Perfect models : IDEALS
32. Red as ___ : ABEET
36. Diner specialty : HASH
39. Stickum : GLUE
40. Continuation of definition : SAYSSEEYOUAGAIN
43. Painter Mondrian : PIET
44. Composer of 43 operas : PAER
45. Hydrophobia : LYSSA
46. Engineer's concern : STRESS
48. E.M.K. : TED
50. Billions and billions of years : EONS
53. Tooth decay : CARIES
58. End of definition : INSIXMONTHSORSO
63. McKinley or Washington : MOUNT
64. South Seas staple : TARO
65. Cattle feed : MASH
66. Highest of the Pyrenees : ANETO
67. Border lake : ERIE
68. Atheist, to Antonio : ATEO
69. His I.Q. is 50–70 : MORON
70. Retreats : DENS
71. Barber's call : NEXT
1. Lots : SLEWS
2. Flexible; supple : LITHE
3. Made of a cereal grass : OATEN
4. Small birds : WRENS
5. Gloomy; sullen : MOROSE
6. Name of three major-league brothers : ALOU
7. ___ Tower, Chicago : SEARS
8. Round painting : TONDO
9. Squiffed : STONED
10. Have too little of : WANT
11. Italian wine center : ASTI
12. Sch. affiliates : PTAS
13. Family branch : SEPT
21. Nobelist in Literature: 1923 : YEATS
22. Root or Yale : ELIHU
26. Mets' stadium : SHEA
28. Like custard : EGGY
29. Woe is me! : ALAS
30. Boxer Firpo : LUIS
31. The Seine, to Spaniards : SENA
32. Vipers : ASPS
33. Dew worm, e.g. : BAIT
34. Witness : EYER
35. Ducal family of Ferrara : ESTE
37. Word heard on Capitol Hill : AYE
38. Kind : SORT
41. ___ Downs : EPSOM
42. Actors Robert and Alan : ALDAS
47. Official in a church or synagogue : SEXTON
49. Canyon phenomena : ECHOES
51. Famous : NOTED
52. Springe : SNARE
54. Brutus or Cassius : ROMAN
55. Incensed : IRATE
56. Lover of Elizabeth I : ESSEX
57. Not ___ (mediocre) : SOHOT
58. Mosque V.I.P. : IMAM
59. Censored item on TV : NONO
60. Litigant : SUER
61. Division word : INTO
62. One of triplets : TRIN

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