New York Times, Saturday, October 9, 1982

Author: William Canine
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Four-bagger : HOMER
6. Common-interest group : BLOC
10. Will's shrew : KATE
14. Zola : EMILE
15. Folk dance : REEL
16. Peer : EARL
17. Deadly nightshade : BELLADONNA
19. Watered rum : GROG
20. Linemen : ENDS
21. Regional dialects : IDIOMS
23. W.W. II agency : OPA
24. "___ Kampf" : MEIN
25. Ensign : BANNER
27. Scold : BERATE
30. Llama land : PERU
31. Symbol manipulators : CODERS
32. Piazza : VERANDAH
36. Pundit : SWAMI
37. Trite expression : SAW
38. Word with land or sea : SCAPE
39. Medieval treatise : ALMAGEST
41. Drudge : MOILER
42. Fleshy fruit : POME
43. Specialized talk : PATOIS
44. Wrangle : HASSLE
47. Green monkey's relative : MONA
48. Crumbly remnant : ASH
49. Imagined : DREAMT
51. Outfox : FOIL
55. Beehive State : UTAH
57. Potpourri : SALMAGUNDI
59. Verne captain : NEMO
60. East, in Spain : ESTE
61. Sam or Vanya : UNCLE
62. Redbud : TREE
63. Arrangement : DEAL
64. Bucephalus : STEED
1. Goddess of youth : HEBE
2. Quest of a haruspex : OMEN
3. Not strong : MILD
4. Building extensions : ELLS
5. Agcy. that electrified farmers : REA
6. Dive or flop: Slang : BRODIE
7. V. I. Ulyanov : LENIN
8. Wine: Comb. form : OENO
9. Ascend with effort : CLAMBER
10. Cask : KEG
11. Composer Copland : AARON
12. Figure of speech : TROPE
13. "Light and Life" composer : ELGAR
18. Subjects for many books : DIETS
22. Ringling Museum site : SARASOTA
24. Strong-scented flower : MARIGOLD
26. High papal official : NUNCIO
27. Peach or Orange : BOWL
28. Dutch export : EDAM
29. Draws new borders : REMAPS
30. "Treasure Island" character : PEW
31. R.E.L.'s supporters : CSA
32. Cistern : VAT
33. Author of "Babaoua" : DALI
34. Gibbons : APES
35. "___ Man," 1930 film : HER
37. Wind dir. : SSE
40. Standing out above the water : EMERSED
41. Devilfish : MANTA
43. Part of a saddle : POMMEL
44. Frequent : HAUNT
45. Fall-blooming plant : ASTER
46. Mortification : SHAME
47. Its capital is Valletta : MALTA
50. At ___ (comfortable) : EASE
51. "Candid Camera" creator : FUNT
52. Erstwhile : ONCE
53. Not functioning : IDLE
54. Prevaricated : LIED
56. Cultivate : HOE
58. Gloomy ___ : GUS

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