New York Times, Wednesday, January 6, 1982

Author:Lois Sidway
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Spans: 2
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Composed : STAID
6. Basics : ABCS
10. Epithet for Alexander Pope : WASP
14. TV's Mrs. Muir, Hope ___ : LANGE
15. Dragnet : TRAP
16. What hip-huggers hug : ILIA
17. Finished : OUTOFTHERUNNING
20. Kin of epsilon : ETA
21. Schubert specialty : LIED
22. Jamaican rock style : REGGAE
23. Bossy's abode : BARN
24. Pose : SIT
25. ___-nod (drowse) : NID
26. Finish : COMETOACLOSE
31. Fanon : ORALE
32. Author Santha Rama ___ : RAU
33. H.R.E. name : OTTO
37. Fields, to Agrippa : AGRI
38. Shiite V.I.P.'s : IMAMS
40. Stunt plane's maneuver : LOOP
41. Shaver : TYKE
42. Coppola's "Apocalypse ___" : NOW
43. Epithet for Clemenceau : TIGRE
44. Finis : FINALCURTAIN
48. Some day times : PMS
51. Bask : SUN
52. Colorful food fish : OPAH
53. Fetter for a steed or a steer : HOPPLE
55. Spill over : SLOP
56. See : GET
59. Fini : OVERANDDONEWITH
62. Trivet piece : TILE
63. "___ Heart," 1964 song : DEAR
64. Fairbanks role: 1920 : ZORRO
65. Sole : ONLY
66. Targets of gypsy moths, e.g. : OAKS
67. Pierce : ENTER
1. Wild plum : SLOE
2. Tight as a drum : TAUT
3. Theater org. : ANTA
4. Kelly's "___ Pogo" : IGO
5. Take the air out : DEFLATE
6. Goddess of wisdom : ATHENA
7. Engendered : BRED
8. Pony ___ : CAR
9. Fraudulent : SPURIOUS
10. Kind of nut : WING
11. True : ALIGN
12. Peninsula often in the news : SINAI
13. Called via a bellhop : PAGED
18. Cicero's famous scribe : TIRO
19. N.B.A. team : NETS
23. Opinion : BELIEF
24. Knock verbally : SLAM
26. Primer, for one : COAT
27. Bacchanal's bash : ORGY
28. Z, for 64 Across : MARK
29. Traffic-jam verb : CRAWL
30. Prehistoric tool : EOLITH
34. Vestment for Virgil : TOGA
35. Convex moldings : TORI
36. Command from a D.D.S. : OPEN
38. Derogatory suggestion : INNUENDO
39. Wind sound : MOAN
43. On which daring people fly : TRAPEZE
45. Spanish land area : ISLA
46. Side that a person is on : COLORS
47. Atop : UPON
48. Kind of finish : PHOTO
49. "___ On," Claude Akins TV series : MOVIN
50. What Circe cast : SPELL
54. The hunted : PREY
55. Where Mt. Rushmore looms : SDAK
56. Prepared for action : GIRT
57. To be, to Beauvoir : ETRE
58. Thunderous charioteer : THOR
60. Ceres or Luna : DEA
61. Finished first : WON

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