New York Times, Friday, October 16, 1981

Author: William Canine
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { V W Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Brit. fliers : RAF
4. Fasten : CLAMP
9. Craving for chalk, e.g. : PICA
13. Site of Milton's Pandemonium : HELL
14. Forearm bones : RADII
15. Summon to court : HALE
16. ___ the Great: 912–73 : OTTO
17. Palm that produces nuts : ARECA
18. Harpsichordist Kipnis : IGOR
19. Convention activity : ORATING
21. Partial resemblance : ANALOGY
23. Abandon : FORSAKE
24. Word with will or wind : ILL
25. One "little woman" : AMY
26. Philately and golf : PASTIMES
31. Grimp : CLIMB
34. Put side by side : JUXTAPOSE
35. D.D.E.'s opponent : AES
36. Pickets : PALES
37. African cobra : ASP
38. View from the George Washington Bridge : PALISADES
41. Pulitzer poet: 1944 : BENET
43. Painted : ENAMELED
44. Stole : BOA
45. Prior to: Prefix : PRE
46. Budapest, for one : QUARTET
50. Easy and Grub : STREETS
54. Free of guile : ARTLESS
55. Motor : TOUR
56. Puts out of competition : OUSTS
58. Information : DATA
59. Home of the Hawks : OMNI
60. October lollipop : TREAT
61. Period in a Jewish year : OMER
62. Shed : PEEL
63. Firearm mechanisms : SEARS
64. Homework for an ed. : MSS
1. Prefix with fire or choir : RETRO
2. Where a sacerdos presides : ALTAR
3. Vagrants : FLOTSAM
4. Cross : CRANKY
5. A size : LARGE
6. Drink : ADE
7. Silicate : MICA
8. Arrau and Duchin : PIANISTS
9. Painter commissioned by Victoria : PHILLIP
10. Symbol of false friendship : IAGO
11. Stop up : CLOG
12. Ethereal : AERY
13. Dance : HOOF
20. Metrical foot : IAMB
22. Province in Can. : ALTA
26. Whined : PULED
27. Removes rowans : AXES
28. Wind sound : MOAN
29. Being, to Aquinas : ESSE
30. Clan branch : SEPT
31. Fear, for one : CAPE
32. Spare : LEAN
33. Cuba or Menorca : ISLA
34. Wear out : JADE
36. Loose outer garments : PALETOTS
39. Tie Pauline on a track : IMPERIL
40. Withered, to George Wither : SERE
41. Umiak or shell : BOAT
42. Peer's realm : EARLDOM
44. Breaks open : BURSTS
46. State on the Persian Gulf : QATAR
47. Lions and Tigers : TEAMS
48. ___ Park (which is not a park) : ESTES
49. Boris Godunov, e.g. : TSAR
50. Tuned set of organ pipes : STOP
51. Publisher's ponderous product : TOME
52. Old Norse poem : RUNE
53. Trustworthy : SURE
57. Place for gobs of gobs : SEA

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