New York Times, Friday, October 1, 1982

Author: William Lutwiniak
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.62, Missing: { B Q U V X }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
William Lutwiniak has 295 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Oodles : SLEWS
6. Gulls : CHEATS
12. Denounce fiercely : SCATHE
13. O'Hare choice : AIRLINE
15. Chapman's nickname : JOHNNYAPPLESEED
17. The Spectrum, e.g. : ARENA
18. Miscarry : FAIL
19. Cassini : OLEG
20. Paper size : DEMY
21. Reception : PARTY
22. Verbal ending : IZE
23. Suffix with journal : ESE
24. Large artery : AORTA
25. Recluse : LONER
27. Afflicted : STRICKEN
29. Employers : HIRERS
30. "___ My Heart," 1934 song : THEREGOES
32. Opposite of hooked, in golf : SLICED
35. Furnish a plane with new parts : RETROFIT
39. Swearwords : OATHS
40. Medieval toilers : ESNES
41. Parseghian : ARA
42. Hwy. : RTE
43. Blighted region of Africa : SAHEL
44. Aberdonian : SCOT
45. Dreadful : DIRE
47. " . . . ___ is in Heaven" : ASIT
48. Prince Charles's wife : DIANA
49. Neat : INAPPLEPIEORDER
52. Lifford's county : DONEGAL
53. Occupation : CAREER
54. Places filled by substitutes : STEADS
55. Kenton and Laurel : STANS
1. Calculating one : SCHEMER
2. Upton Sinclair's Mr. Budd : LANNY
3. View from Taormina : ETNA
4. Reporter's query : WHY
5. Sailor : SEAFARER
6. Per ___ : CAPITA
7. Like Rome : HILLY
8. Poetic word : ERE
9. To boot : ALSO
10. Surveying aid : TIELINE
11. Snuff-taker : SNEEZER
12. Most painful : SOREST
14. Lawn tools : EDGERS
15. Old nags : JADES
16. Cahoots : PARTNERSHIP
21. Jabbed : POKED
24. Yearnings : ACHES
25. Reclining ones : LIERS
26. Thereabouts : ORSO
28. Hankering : ITCH
29. Downtown feature : HOTEL
31. Mendel's field : GENETICS
32. Base : SORDID
33. Certain South Americans : LATINOS
34. Repetitious : ITERANT
36. Exteriors : FACADES
37. Mangle : IRONER
38. Turkic tongue : TATAR
40. Atelier props : EASELS
43. Dish of greens : SALAD
44. Charmer : SIREN
46. Fencing gear : EPEE
48. Comic-strip heroine : DORA
50. Annual golf tourn. : PGA
51. Gormandize : EAT

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