New York Times, Monday, October 11, 1982

Author:Christy Ridley
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q W X Y }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Christy Ridley has 54 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Gab : CHIN
5. Pic : PHOTO
10. Melville's whale pursuer : AHAB
14. Sole : LONE
15. ___ Redbreast : ROBIN
16. Prefix with physics : META
17. Sign at a certain junkyard : AUTOMOBILEPARTS
20. Duffer's teacher : PRO
21. Skipper's "Cease!" : AVAST
22. Fresh air : OZONE
23. City of Manasseh : ANER
24. Earth: Comb. form : GEO
25. Secret associates : SILENTPARTNERS
32. Penny : CENT
33. Garlands : LEIS
34. Brooks or Tillis : MEL
35. River of Siberia : LENA
36. Arrow : SHAFT
38. Qualified : ABLE
39. Wind dir. : ENE
40. Capital : SEAT
41. Nourish : FEED
42. In the main : FORTHEMOSTPART
47. Publicize : AIR
48. Plant shoot : CION
49. Where Avila is : SPAIN
52. "___ Bulba," Gogol novel : TARAS
54. "___ Woman," Reddy hit : IAM
57. Meson, for one : NUCLEARPARTICLE
60. Folk singer Guthrie : ARLO
61. Browning heroine : PIPPA
62. Bank transaction : LOAN
63. Stare; gaze : PEER
64. Lugs : TOTES
65. Actress Markey : ENID
1. Applaud : CLAP
2. Time period : HOUR
3. Toward and more : INTO
4. New: Comb. form : NEO
5. Tried : PROVEN
6. Capital of Tasmania : HOBART
7. Sashes : OBIS
8. Do some jousting : TILT
9. Single : ONE
10. World's second-longest river : AMAZON
11. Star : HERO
12. Abbr. on an envelope : ATTN
13. Groundwork : BASE
18. Hair on a horse's neck : MANE
19. Bards : POETS
23. Utah ski resort : ALTA
24. Spunk : GRIT
25. "___ evil" : SEENO
26. ___ sanctum : INNER
27. Greek philosopher : PLATO
28. Gen. Pershing's command : AEF
29. Live coal : EMBER
30. Sublease : RELET
31. Coaster : SLED
32. Musical sign : CLEF
36. Prophet : SEER
37. Noah's second son : HAM
38. Rembrandt's "Lady with ___" : AFAN
40. Glow : SHINE
43. He handles suits : TAILOR
44. Predicament : SCRAPE
45. Headdresses : TIARAS
46. Military station : POST
49. Soft job : SNAP
50. Free from defects : PURE
51. Ironwood : ACLE
52. Gatlin Brothers, e.g. : TRIO
53. Date: Abbr. : APPT
54. Sacred picture : ICON
55. Jai ___ : ALAI
56. Repair : MEND
58. Fitting : APT
59. Homophone for eel : ILE

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