New York Times, Tuesday, January 8, 1980

Author:Peter Swift
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q V }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 2
Peter Swift has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1980, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Common name in Svendborg : OLAF
5. By mouth : ORAL
9. Run off : ELOPE
14. With 3 Down, Western city : PALO
15. How some like their steak : RARE
16. Classified : TYPED
17. Famous last words : ETTU
18. "Region of the rising sun" : ASIA
19. Desist : CEASE
20. Swindle : SHORTCHANGE
23. Chaney : LON
24. ___ la (part song) : FAL
25. He lived 912 years : SETH
27. Surgeons' needs : SCALPELS
32. Large numbers : SCORES
36. The ___ (European city) : HAGUE
37. Bribes: Slang : OILS
39. Get one's dander up : RILE
40. You were, in ancient Roma : ERAS
41. Musical instrument of a sort : KAZOO
42. Reputation : NAME
43. Does: Poet. : DOTH
44. Drinks : ADES
45. ___ Dal, Swedish river : OSTER
46. Ready for bed : SLEEPY
48. Sci-fi flick : STARWARS
50. Stroll far and wide : ROAM
52. "Winterset" hero : MIO
53. Browne of belt fame : SAM
56. Flimflam : SKULDUGGERY
62. Carpentry, for one : CRAFT
64. Site of a Western art colony : TAOS
65. Bearded antelopes : GNUS
66. Orphan on B'way : ANNIE
67. To exist, in Dieppe : ETRE
68. Ear part : LOBE
69. Chinese rebellion: 1900 : BOXER
70. Offspring : SEED
71. Jug : EWER
1. Uncovers: Poet. : OPES
2. Wood strip supporting plaster : LATH
3. See 14 Across : ALTO
4. Faker : FOURFLUSHER
5. Source of revelations : ORACLE
6. Too quick : RASH
7. Solo : ARIA
8. Tends : LEANS
9. Words of Anna's king, for short : ETCETC
10. Soap ingredient : LYE
11. Translucent gem : OPAL
12. Monetary unit : PESO
13. State of bliss : EDEN
21. Scotch ___ : TAPE
22. Plaster of paris : GESSO
26. Bamboozle : HORNSWOGGLE
27. Diffuses; radiates : SHEDS
28. Warble : CAROL
29. Child's marble : AGATE
30. Gun charge : LOAD
31. Estimates, with "up" : SIZES
33. Lasso : RIATA
34. Playwright Rice : ELMER
35. Clairvoyants : SEERS
38. Was beaten : LOST
41. Sealskin-covered canoe : KAYAK
45. First: Abbr. : ORIG
47. Toulouse-Lautrec specialty : POSTER
49. "We are not ___": Queen Victoria : AMUSED
51. Tones down : MUTES
53. Strikebreaker : SCAB
54. Memorable cartoonist : ARNO
55. Tailless cat : MANX
57. Off schedule : LATE
58. French illustrator-painter : DORE
59. "Oh, Wilderness were Paradise ___!" : ENOW
60. Hayseed : RUBE
61. Belgian canal : YSER
63. For shame! : FIE

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