New York Times, Tuesday, January 26, 1982

Author: C. J. Angio
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 15, XRef: 3, 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. Actor Guinness : ALEC
5. Minnesota baseball team : TWINS
10. On ___ with (equal to) : APAR
14. Marquand sleuth : MOTO
15. O.T. book : HOSEA
16. Rollers at Reno : DICE
17. With 34 Across, question to a smart-alecky beautician : IWONDERIFYOUCAN
20. Soldiers on guard : SENTRIES
21. Layman in a monastery : OBLATE
22. Costa ___ : RICA
23. Agitated state : SNIT
24. Zebra feature : STRIPE
27. Headcheese, e.g. : MEAT
28. Toothlike projection : JAG
31. Smell ___ (be suspicious) : ARAT
32. Laissez-___ : FAIRE
33. Publicize : AIR
34. See 17 Across : GIVEAHENNARINSE
38. Simian : APE
39. Scope : RANGE
40. State bird of Hawaii : NENE
41. L.B.J. in the 50's : SEN
42. D.D.E., to MacArthur : AIDE
43. Sampled : TASTED
45. Rover's warnings : GRRS
46. Plant, vegetable or herb : WORT
47. Ethically neutral : AMORAL
50. Scholarly people : LITERATI
54. Beautician's reply to 17 and 34 Across : NOBUTIWASHDUCKS
56. High time : NOON
57. " . . . Ruler of the Queen's ___!" : NAVEE
58. Agglomeration : CLOT
59. Claude ___, Swiss-French author : ANET
60. Expunge : ERASE
61. Polanski film : TESS
1. Author Kingsley ___ : AMIS
2. Edmund of old films : LOWE
3. Harrow's rival : ETON
4. Penitent : CONTRITE
5. Break ___ (get acquainted) : THEICE
6. "When you ___ tulip . . . " : WOREA
7. Egyptian goddess : ISIS
8. Ship-shaped napkin holder : NEF
9. "Farewell, Tokyo!" : SAYONARA
10. Grown-up : ADULT
11. Size of type : PICA
12. " . . . room to swing ___" : ACAT
13. Descartes : RENE
18. Sound from a faulty faucet : DRIP
19. ___ dictum (incidental remark) : OBITER
23. Notre Dame's river : SEINE
24. Adventure tales : SAGAS
25. Rubbish : TRIPE
26. Crow's kin : RAVEN
27. A cause of baldness : MANGE
28. Actress Leigh : JANET
29. Argonne Forest river : AISNE
30. Cupidity : GREED
32. ___ off (parries) : FENDS
35. Noah's landing place : ARARAT
36. Very narrow margin : HAIRLINE
37. Teach : INSTRUCT
43. "Hail ___, blithe spirit!" : TOTHEE
44. Cézanne's "Boy in ___ Vest" : ARED
45. Wrestler's sound : GRUNT
46. ___ up (gets smart) : WISES
47. Christie or Lucasta : ANNA
48. Luna : MOON
49. Hautboy : OBOE
50. Etnean material : LAVA
51. Asiatic tree : ACLE
52. Part of Ali's rec. : TKOS
53. Adherents : ISTS
55. Kind of path or lord : WAR

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